Monday, August 21, 2017

Lockdown and search at Grand Valley Institution for Women

On October 5, 2016, at about 9:00 p.m. a lockdown was put in place at Grand Valley Institution for Women, a multi-level security federal institution, to enable staff members to conduct an exceptional search....

U.S. ambassadors to Canada, other countries to soon step down: report – Politics

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's transition team has issued a blanket mandate requiring politically appointed ambassadors installed by President Barack Obama to leave their posts by Inauguration Day, the U.S. ambassador to New Zealand said on Friday....

Ann Makosinski, 19-year-old B.C. inventor, makes Forbes 30 under 30 list – Business

A 19-year-old inventor from B.C., whose creations include a flashlight that runs off the heat of the human hand and a mug that uses heat from a drink to charge a phone, is among several Canadians named to Forbes magazine's annual 30 under 30 lists....

Canada and Manitoba Governments Support Research Aimed to Increase Commercial Bread Market for Pulse...

The Governments of Canada and Manitoba are investing $270,000 in a pilot project to increase the use of pulse flours in the commercial bread-making industry, creating new opportunities to expand markets and value-added processing, Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler announced today....

Philando Castile’s family reaches $3M US settlement in shooting by police – World

The mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer last year, has reached a nearly $3 million US settlement in his death, according to an announcement Monday by her attorneys and the Minneapolis suburb that employed the officer....

‘It’s their backyard’: Inuit voice essential in Arctic climate studies, scientists say – Technology...

Incorporating the Inuit voice into the study of climate change isn't optional; it is essential, scientists believe....

Justin Kuijer formally charged with 1st-degree murder in death of stepson – Hamilton

The St. Catharines, Ont., man accused of killing his stepson and stabbing a woman at a bank was in court Thursday to face charges of first-degree murder and attempted murder....

Newfoundland man diagnosed with schizophrenia sues over forced injection in car – Newfoundland &...

A man diagnosed with schizophrenia who says he was forcibly injected by a health worker in the back of a car is suing Newfoundland's largest health authority....

Bill C-17 – Amendments to the <cite>Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act</cite> (YESSA)

In 2015, as part of a wider initiative to modernize and streamline the northern regulatory regime, changes were made to the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act (YESAA)....

Court ruling reveals big bank claimed $2.8 million B.C. tax refund – British Columbia

A court ruling lifts the veil on a tax rebate program for international businesses in B.C. - including big banks - and provides a glimpse into a multi-million dollar tax refund offered to a company participating in the province’s 'International Business Activities program.'...

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