B.C. Prosecution Service asked to consider criminal charges in northern B.C. rail blockade case

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B.C. Prosecution Service asked to consider criminal charges in northern B.C. rail blockade case

The B.C. Prosecution Service has been invited to review arrests in a CN Rail injunction case in northern B.C. and consider possibly laying criminal charges. Thirteen people, including three Gitxsan hereditary chiefs, were arrested Feb. 24 when the RCMP moved in to enforce an injunction at a CN Rail line in New Hazelton, B.C., at the …

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Toronto neurologist charged with 14 additional counts of sexual assault

Toronto police have laid more charges in the case of a former neurologist accused of abusing patients. On Saturday, 75-year-old Allan Gordon was charged with fourteen additional counts of sexual assault. He was also charged on one count of sexual assault with a weapon. He already faces five counts of sexual assault from December. Toronto …

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Key time ahead to contain coronavirus outbreaks in Windsor-Essex region, officials say

WINDSOR, Ont. — As the Windsor-Essex region partially entered Stage 2 of the province’s reopening plan this week, political leaders, health officials and farmers in the area expressed anxiety about efforts to contain COVID-19 outbreaks in the region’s sprawling greenhouses ahead of a possible second wave of the virus this fall. The southwestern Ontario region …

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Why CRA’s CERB Extension Could Create Financial Problems for Many Canadians

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is extending the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) by an additional two months. That’s great news for out-of-work Canadians who are struggling to find work and get back on their feet. But it’s a surprising move — one that could lead to problems down the road for many Canadians. Here’s …

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Meet 3 Indigenous health-care workers helping keep Northern communities safe

Through the month of June CBC Indigenous has been sharing stories from Indigenous health-care workers across the country about their jobs, why they got into health care and how they have been responding to COVID-19.  Here are three workers from the North sharing their experiences.  Minnie Grey  Minnie Grey grew up in the Inuit region of …

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Durham reports two new cases of COVID-19 Sunday, number of active cases down to 40

Once again, only two new COVID-19 cases have been reported in Durham Region. Sunday’s update also brought four resolutions, but no new deaths. The death toll remains at 180.  Of those, 152 are linked to long-term care homes and retirement homes in the region. Durham has seen at least 1,687 cases since the start of …

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6-year-old boy found safe after Amber Alert issued by Niagara police

Niagara Regional Police say a six-year-old boy who was the subject of an Amber Alert Sunday has been found safe. The alert was issued around 12:45 p.m. for the boy who was believed to be with his father. At the time, their last known location was Hamilton, Ont. Around 1:20 p.m., Niagara police tweeted that …

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Margot Robbie To Star In New Pirates Of The Caribbean Movie

Margot Robbie and Christina Hodson are back. Shiver me timbers, there’s going to be a new Pirates Of The Caribbean movie! According to the Hollywood Reporter, the new project will star Margot Robbie in a “female-fronted” movie. The project will also see Margot team up with screenwriter Christina Hodson again — you might recognize the …

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