Bennett called out over “racist and misogynist” text to Indigenous MP Wilson-Raybould 0 (0)

From Global News. Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett is apologizing for a text message she sent to Independent MP Jody Wilson-Raybould, who is Indigenous. “Pension?” was all Bennett wrote before attaching a tweet Wilson-Raybould posted in response to the discovery of hundreds of unmarked graves at a former Saskatchewan residential school. Wilson-Raybould’s tweet targeted Prime…

Global National: June 24, 2021 | Saskatchewan discovery spotlights residential school horrors 0 (0)

From Global News. A survivor of Saskatchewan’s Marieval Indian Residential School, where the Cowessess First Nation says its discovered 751 unmarked graves, recalls burying a young student who died. As Dan Spector explains, the Indigenous man says the deaths of residential school students were a well kept secret, because people were too afraid to say…

Iran plane crash: Report into flight’s downing highlights “recklessness, disregard for human life” 0 (0)

From Global News. Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Marc Garneau spoke Thursday about the forensic report into the downing of Ukrainian Airlines Flight 752 by Iran in 2020, saying the report highlights the "recklessness, incompetence and wanton disregard for human life," and adding his criticism of how Iran has covered up information on the crash. Canadian…

Nova Scotia to open New Brunswick border on June 30 without restrictions following blockade | FULL 0 (0)

From Global News. Nova Scotia Premier Iain Rankin is expected to provide a COVID-19 update on Thursday and will face questions about the blockade at the Nova Scotia-New Brunswick border which formed after the premier announced modified rules for travellers entering from the neighbouring province when the "Atlantic Bubble" reopened Wednesday. At least two arrests…

Florida rescue crews pull at least 35 people from partially collapsed condo as search continues 0 (0)

From Global News. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue said search and rescue efforts were ongoing in Surfside, Fla. on Thursday after they responded in the early morning to a partially collapsed condo building in the community. Assistant Chief Ray Jadallah said that the building, which has 136 units, saw its northeast corridor collapse, where there were approximately…

Florida rescue crews pull at least 35 people from partially collapsed condo as search continues 0 (0)

From Global News. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue said search and rescue efforts were ongoing in Surfside, Fla. on Thursday after they responded in the early morning to a partially collapsed condo building in the community. Assistant Chief Ray Jadallah said that the building, which has 136 units, saw its northeast corridor collapse, where there were approximately…

Nova Scotia premier provides update on COVID-19, blockade at border with New Brunswick | LIVE 0 (0)

From Global News. Nova Scotia Premier Iain Rankin is expected to provide a COVID-19 update on Thursday and will face questions about the blockade at the Nova Scotia-New Brunswick border which formed after the premier announced modified rules for travellers entering from the neighbouring province when the "Atlantic Bubble" reopened Wednesday. At least two arrests…

Learning Lessons: What plans are underway to revamp Ontario’s education system post-pandemic? 0 (0)

From Global News. Toronto Star political reporter Kristin Rushowy breaks down where the Ford government has been lacking when it comes to addressing learning loss during the pandemic and shares what plans might be underway to revamp the Ontario education system when schools resume this September. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca Subscribe to…

Cowessess First Nation announce discovery of unmarked graves at former residential school site| LIVE 0 (0)

From Global News. The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) and Cowessess First Nation in Saskatchewan will hold a news conference on Thursday to announce the “horrific and shocking discovery” of hundreds of unmarked graves at a former residential school, about 140 kilometres east of Regina. The number of unmarked graves, which was found at…

Heat dome in Alberta, B.C. igniting wildfire fears 0 (0)

From Global News. Alberta and British Columbia are set to face record-breaking temperatures, raising fears about wildfires. An out-of-control wildfire west of Edmonton has already forced the town of Evansburg to evacuate. Heat domes are impacting countries around the world, a result of global warming and climate change. As Lauren Pullen reports, there are fears…

Tensions rise at Nova Scotia-New Brunswick border over Atlantic bubble reopening 0 (0)

From Global News. A blockade on the Trans-Canada highway between Nova Scotia and New Brunswick has been cleared after a 17-hour protest over Nova Scotia’s decision to maintain isolation requirements for travellers from New Brunswick. Those rules don’t apply for travellers coming from Prince Edward Island or Newfoundland and Labrador. Nova Scotia’s exclusive rules for…

Toronto police criticized over force in handling of Trinity Bellwoods homeless evictions 0 (0)

From Global News. Toronto Police Services are being criticized for their use of force in handling of Tuesday’s incident at Trinity Bellwoods park where police officers tried to clear a homeless encampment. Police issued a statement saying their response was “proportionate” and they’ve instructed their officers to turn on their body-worn cameras. Police say they’ve…

Canadian federal ministers make announcement | LIVE 0 (0)

From Global News. Canadian federal ministers David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada and Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, will be making an announcement Wednesday evening. They will be joined by Bill Blair, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness and Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural…

Canada announces multi-faceted approach to combat online hate speech, crime | LIVE 0 (0)

From Global News. Canadian federal ministers David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada and Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, will be making an announcement Wednesday evening. They will be joined by Bill Blair, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness and Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural…

New Brunswick provides COVID-19 update amid ongoing Nova Scotia border blockade | FULL 0 (0)

From Global News. New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs and the province’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Jennifer Russell provided an update Wednesday on the province’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout and reopening measures. The update came as people upset about Nova Scotia’s decision to keep modified self-isolation rules in place for New Brunswick have blocked off…

New Brunswick provides COVID-19 update amid ongoing Nova Scotia border blockade | LIVE 0 (0)

From Global News. New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs and the province’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Jennifer Russell are expected to provide an update Wednesday on the province’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout and reopening measures. The update comes as people upset about Nova Scotia’s decision to keep modified self-isolation rules in place for New Brunswick…

Learning Lessons: Does Ontario’s grading system need to be reformed? 0 (0)

From Global News. Education consultant Ken O’Connor discusses why Ontario should be re-evaluating the structure of its grading systems, including the need to eliminate letter grading for elementary school students. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc Like Global News on Facebook HERE: http://bit.ly/255GMJQ Follow Global News on…

Confusion and frustration over Canada’s border reopening plans as travel rules ease 0 (0)

From Global News. The federal government had announced that fully vaccinated Canadians and permanent residents are now free to enter the country without quarantine rules after travel restrictions were eased. But, the feds have also said it’s still not safe for the country to fully reopen to non-essential travel. Fully vaccinated foreigners are still restricted…

Feds offers vague promises over military misconduct as ombudsman slams them for inaction 0 (0)

From Global News. Canada’s military ombudsman Gregory Lick offered a scathing assessment of Ottawa’s handling of sexual misconduct in the military. Lick said internal mechanisms meant to support victims of misconduct have gone from "broken" to "collapsed". He also demanded that his office gets more independence from the government because "vested political interests" complicate his…

Global National: June 22, 2021 | Ottawa under fire for military misconduct failures 0 (0)

From Global News. In tonight’s top story: Canada’s military ombudsman Gregory Lick slammed the federal government Tuesday for its handling of military sexual misconduct cases. As Mercedes Stephenson reports, Lick is calling for more independence for his office, claiming political interference is impeding on progress. In Quebec, Residents in Masouche, just north of Montreal, are…

Toronto police clash with protesters as they try to clear Trinity Bellwoods Park homeless encampment 0 (0)

From Global News. City of Toronto bylaw officers and police officers have clashed with protesters over people living in an encampment at Trinity Bellwoods Park. “I’m just in complete disbelief. I’m shocked. I’ve never seen police being so aggressive before,” Coco White, who lived at the encampment before being removed by officers, told Global News…