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Canadian embassy moves out of Libya

Ottawa-area woman requests government minister’s attention of disabled daughter

Ontario election debate likely to happen in June

Feds propose new rules for Temporary Foreign Worker Program
London, ON mayor resigns following fraud conviction

London, Ontario mayor Joe Fontana is due to resign after being convicted on fraud charges. Fontana released a statement today saying he will step down out of respect for the mayor’s office, the city of London, and the justice system. Last week, he was found guilty of uttering forged documents, fraud, and breach of trust Read More

Black law professor from University of Ottawa wins defamation suit

A law professor from the University of Ottawa has been awarded 350 thousand dollars in damages from a defamation suit against a former professor. Joanne St. Lewis launched the suit against Denis Rancourt over a set of blog posts referring to her as the university president’s “house Negro”. The posts were apparently prompted by St. Read More

Man sought in Moncton shooting arrested unarmed

The man suspected of Wednesday’s deadly shooting in Moncton, New Brunswick has been caught. The RCMP says 24 year old Justin Bourque was found unarmed after midnight, ending a manhunt that lasted nearly 30 hours. The shooting, which left three Mounties dead and two injured, had forced authorities to place part of Moncton on lockdown. Read More

Feds ordered to look into all demonstrations happening worldwide

The federal government has sent an order to keep tabs on any and all demonstrations in Canada, a move critics say resembles Big Brother. The Government Operations Centre (GOC) in Ottawa sent out an email to all federal departments ordering them to assist in compiling a list of all known demonstrations, even the most mundane Read More

RCMP, other forces on the lookout for Moncton shooter

Police in Moncton, New Brunswick are on a massive manhunt  following last nights deadly shooting, that left three RCMP officers dead and two others wounded. Police were called after 7pm  after witnesses reported seeing a heavily armed man in camouflage. Moncton Mayor George LeBlanc offered condolences to the Mounties’ families. The suspect, 24 year old Read More

Temporary injunction given to Vancouver heroin addicts

Five people in Vancouver have been granted a temporary injunction in their pursuit to continued access of prescription heroin. A BC Supreme Court judge ruled in favour of five heroin addicts, who were part of a clinical trial that examined the use of the drug. Once the trial had finished, doctors under the special Health Read More

Ontario girl happy to have cystic fibrosis drug cleared by government

An Ontario girl with cystic fibrosis who fought to get a drug covered by the provincial government, has been granted her wish. The drug costs 350 thousand dollars annually, and the family of 12 year old Madi Vanstone had been paying over 60 thousand dollars of the total to keep her alive. After a year Read More

Ontarians keep debate in mind before reaching polls

People across Ontario are still discussing the leaders’ debate which took place last night. The televised debate was a unique opportunity for the top three candidates to take their rivals to task. For example, NDP leader Andrea Horwath called out Premier Kathleen Wynne for the gas plant scandal, which emerged from Dalton McGuinty’s Liberal government. Read More

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