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Previous Winnipeg hockey coach charged with previous sexual attack of 2 teenagers

Previous Winnipeg hockey coach charged with previous sexual attack of 2 teenagers

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A former Winnipeg hockey coach and current lawyer has been charged with sexual assault and child pornography offences after two people came forward to report he assaulted them in their early teens while he was their coach nearly 30 years ago, Winnipeg police say.Former Winnipeg hockey coach Robert 'Bob' Donald Joseph Dawson, 57, was arrested Wednesday and…
Study reveals most Mounties are dealing with task tension

Study reveals most Mounties are dealing with task tension

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The majority of RCMP members who responded to a survey during the pandemic reported experiencing high levels of job stress affecting their home life.According to the survey, which was sent out between October and December 2020, 76 per cent of the RCMP officers who responded reported high levels of job stress. (CBC)The majority of RCMP…
Paralympic wake-up call: Canada’s medal count grows as Rivard, Lakatos discover podium once again

Paralympic wake-up call: Canada’s medal count grows as Rivard, Lakatos discover podium once again

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Decorated Canadian athletes Brent Lakatos and Aurélie Rivard put down powerful performances to secure silver medals at the Games. Here's more of what you missed on Thursday.Aurélie Rivard swims to 100m backstroke silver, adds to Paralympic medal tallyThe St-Jean-Sur-Richelieu, Que. native captures silver in the women's 100m backstroke S10 final. 4:17 Here's more of what…
Piers Morgan cleared by U.K. media regulator for Meghan Markle remarks

Piers Morgan cleared by U.K. media regulator for Meghan Markle remarks

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Britain's media regulator on Wednesday cleared TV personality and journalist Piers Morgan of any violations for making comments about Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, that drew more than 50,000 viewer complaints, the largest number ever received by the watchdog agency. In this Oct. 25, 2019, file photo, Piers Morgan arrives at the BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia…
NDP presses Trudeau to drop Liberal prospect implicated of improper behaviour

NDP presses Trudeau to drop Liberal prospect implicated of improper behaviour

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The NDP says Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau needs to drop southwestern Ontario candidate Raj Saini in light of allegations of inappropriate behaviour toward young female staffers that spanned his six years in office.Liberal candidate Raj Saini is campaigning to be re-elected for the third time in Kitchener Centre. (Facebook/Raj Saini)The NDP says Liberal Leader Justin…
Texas prohibits most abortions: U.S. Supreme Court yet to do something about it on emergency situation appeal

Texas prohibits most abortions: U.S. Supreme Court yet to do something about it on...

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A Texas law banning most abortions in the state took effect at midnight, but the U.S. Supreme Court has yet to act on an emergency appeal to put the law on hold.This file photo shows abortion rights activists in Washington, D.C., after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on June 27, 2016. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)A Texas…
The pandemic triggered scarcities of whatever– and specialists state we ought to get utilized to them

The pandemic triggered scarcities of whatever– and specialists state we ought to get utilized...

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Shipping bottlenecks, supply chain nightmares and a continuing shortage of semiconductors have pushed up costs of just about everything — and experts say we're still a long way away from any sort of relief for Canadian businesses and consumers.A shortage of semiconductors has increased the cost and decreased the availability of everything from smartphones and…
Weather condition catastrophes are eliminating less individuals than in the past, UN company states

Weather condition catastrophes are eliminating less individuals than in the past, UN company states

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Weather disasters such as hurricanes, floods and droughts are striking the world four to five times more often and causing seven times more damage than in the 1970s, the United Nations weather agency reports. But they are killing fewer people. Here's why.Members of the Bundeswehr forces wade through the flood water following heavy rainfalls in…
Quebec provincial authorities concern Amber Alert for missing out on 3-year-old

Quebec provincial authorities concern Amber Alert for missing out on 3-year-old

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Quebec provincial police have again expanded their search for a missing three-year-old boy who is the subject of an Amber Alert.Police have established a presence in the community of Sainte-Paule as the search continues. (Radio-Canada)Quebec provincial police have again expanded their search for a missing three-year-old boy who is the subject of an Amber Alert.…
After applauding Quebec’s egalitarianism, Bloc leader stops concerns to female prospect

After applauding Quebec’s egalitarianism, Bloc leader stops concerns to female prospect

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Bloc Québécois leader Yves-François Blanchet praised Quebec's equality between men and women and raised his allegiance to Bill 21 on Tuesday's campaign trail. But in the same breath, Blanchet found himself preventing one of his party's female candidates from speaking to the media. Flanked by women candidates Marilou Alarie (left), Ensaf Haidar (centre-right) and Andréanne Larouche (right), Bloc…

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Alec Hogg’s Inbox: Rely on the IEC not remedy for attaining totally free & reasonable elections

Alec Hogg’s Inbox: Rely on the IEC not remedy for attaining totally free &...

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With the furore around the Independent Electoral Commission’s perceived lack of neutrality, a note from Robin Carlisle has relevance (he signs off as previously PFP/DP/DA MPL, MP, MLA and MEC)/ Robin wrote: Trust in the IEC is not the panacea for achieving free and fair elections. Transparency and the close involvement of the competing parties in the…
My biggest stress over bringing a kid into the world

My biggest stress over bringing a kid into the world

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How could I ever be as good a parent to them, as my parents have been to me? By Nobhongo Gxolo “You won’t have kids if you don’t already. People who think about having them rarely do,” my friend’s partner tells me. Between the two of them they have four children vs my nil. He…
Discovery’s necessary vaccination policy– CEO Adrian Gore’s ethical argument

Discovery’s necessary vaccination policy– CEO Adrian Gore’s ethical argument

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As much as mandatory vaccination policies had become an anticipated reality, the announcement last week by Discovery of its intention to move to a mandatory vaccination policy for SA-based employees – effective 1 January 2022 – still came as a shock. The imposition of mandatory vaccination upon all of Discovery’s almost 10,000 employees is hard to digest,…
Olga Constantatos of Futuregrowth on David Masondo’s questionable debt-for-climate-swap proposition

Olga Constantatos of Futuregrowth on David Masondo’s questionable debt-for-climate-swap proposition

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On Tuesday, David Masondo, South Africa’s deputy finance minister, suggested that investors forgive about R146bn of sovereign debt in exchange for Eskom – the national power utility – meeting climate targets. This very controversial proposal, which Masondo termed a debt-for-climate-swap, would entail a portion of national debt, which he suggested could be R146bn, being forgiven…
Who to start in fantasy football: Week 2 rankings, start-sit advice for PPR, standard, superflex scoring

Who to start in fantasy football: Week 2 rankings, start-sit advice for PPR, standard,...

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(SN/Getty) https://images.daznservices.com/di/library/sporting_news/fd/39/week-2-fantasy-who-to-start-ftr_14awfqrjvqjc91ponkp6sb0j0m.png?t=-313830709&w=500&quality=80 We've already had some notable casualties heading into Week 2, as Odell Beckham Jr. (knee), Josh Jacobs (ankle/toe), and Will Fuller V (personal) have been ruled out. Several other key players, including Marquise Brown (ankle), D'Andre Swift (groin), and Jonnu Smith (hip), among others, are "questionable" (see below for injury updates). That's all…