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Politics

Privy Council Office launches workplace probe of Governor General’s office

The Privy Council Office (PCO) says it has launched a “thorough, independent and impartial” workplace probe into claims of harassment and verbal abuse in the office of Gov. Gen. Julie Payette. The investigation follows a CBC News report that quoted »

Economy, International, Society

British Columbia inquiry into money laundering- billion dollar ‘industry’

Earlier police investigations into money laundering suggested that in the west coast province, the practice was a multi-billion dollar operation, with estimates as high as $7 billion in 2018. Yesterday the public inquiry heard that Canada’s highly regulated banking system »

Indigenous, Society

Canada complicit in ‘race-based genocide’ against Indigenous women and girls: report

The murders and disappearances of thousands of Indigenous women and girls across Canada in recent decades constitute “acts of genocide,” according to the final report of the national inquiry into the ongoing tragedy presented Monday to the federal government during »

Politics

Emergency meeting sought over alleged Liberal conduct against military officer

After the scandal involving the Trudeau government’s handling of the SNC-Lavalin affair, comes new allegations of government interference in the case of one of Canada’s highest ranking military officers. In January 2017, Vice-Admiral Mark Norman was removed from his position »

Indigenous, Politics, Society

Another resignation from troubled inquiry into Missing, Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

The MMIW as it’s known, was announced by the Trudeau government in 2015 to examine the causes of violence against aboriginal women resulting in disproportionately high numbers of murders and persons listed as missing from aboriginal communities.. However, from the »

Indigenous, Politics, Society

Whither the troubled MMIWG inquiry?

Indigenous expert looks at the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Inquiry The federally funded inquiry looking into the national tragedy of a high proportion of missing and murdered First Nations females has been plaqued by controversy from the »

Indigenous

Still more problems for aboriginal inquiry

The non-stop controversy continues with the national inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women and girls (MMIWG) as yet another executive leaves. It is the latest in a series of high-level turnovers at the inquiry since it began in 2016 »

Society

Investigation launched into racial profiling by Toronto police

The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC)  is launching a public interest inquiry into racial profiling and racial discrimination by Toronto police. Members of the black community in Canada’s largest city have long complained about being stopped by police for no »

Indigenous, Politics, Society

Controversial  aboriginal inquiry moves to Winnipeg

It’s called the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls inquiry (MMIWG). It was launched by the federal Liberal government of Justin Trudeau after years of calls for an investigation into the high proportion of indigenous women who have been »

Indigenous, Politics

Controversial indigenous inquiry loses two more members

It’s called the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls inquiry. The national inquiry has been under a cloud of controversy almost since it was first set up by the Liberal government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. This was in »