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Feds nominate Mario Dion as new ethics watchdog

OTTAWA –The federal government has nominated a new conflict of interest and ethics commissioner. Mario Dion, the current chair of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, is set to replace current ethics watchdog Mary Dawson. Government House Leader Bardish Chagger made the announcement in the House of Commons Monday. Dawson’s term is set to end Jan. 8, 2018. Dion is a retired lawyer from Montreal, and has chaired the Immigration Refugee Board since 2015. Prior to that, he was the public sector integrity commissioner. The position comes with aRead More

B.C. changes tenancy regulations to limit rent increases to match area rates

The Canadian Press Published Saturday, December 9, 2017 3:13PM EST Last Updated Saturday, December 9, 2017 5:16PM EST VANCOUVER — Renters in British Columbia no longer need to worry about their landlords hiking up rates to match high rents in hot neighbourhoods. The NDP government announced it’s closing another loophole in residential tenancy and manufactured home park tenancy regulations by eliminating a clause that permitted landlords to raise rates above the allowable rental increase limit to match rents within a geographic area. Spencer Chandra Herbert, a New Democrat member ofRead More

Homan wins semifinal to reach Olympic Trials final, McEwen wins men’s semi

Gregory Strong, The Canadian Press Published Saturday, December 9, 2017 10:35PM EST OTTAWA — Beating Jennifer Jones in the round-robin finale gave Rachel Homan the hammer for their rematch in the semifinal at the Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings. The victory also appeared to give Homan and her Ottawa teammates peace of mind. Coach Adam Kingsbury noticed it as soon as he arrived at their rental house on the outskirts of town Saturday morning. That feeling carried over into their 6-3 victory over Jones in the afternoon. “There wasRead More

Moose Jaw Times Herald closes doors after more than a century

CTV Regina Published Friday, December 8, 2017 4:04PM CST Last Updated Friday, December 8, 2017 6:54PM CST The Moose Jaw Times Herald has closed its doors after more than 125 years in print. “It’s been around for 128 years,” said sports writer Shawn Slaght. “We tried our best. Thank you and we’re sorry. We tried everything, the market just wasn’t there.” Offices that used to be filled with editorial staff will be empty by Friday evening. Most of the staff have already left, leaving a skeleton newsroom to put togetherRead More

Exclusive: Husband calls for change after wife fatally injured at B.C. ski resort in 2016

A grieving husband from the United Kingdom is speaking out about the death of his wife at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort almost two years ago and says something has to change or more people will be killed in our mountain playgrounds. Anne Woods died following a collision with a snowboarder on the slopes at the Golden, B.C. resort on February 9, 2016. Woods and her husband Terry were visiting Canada with a group from Great Britain and were on a dream holiday in Western Canada when tragedy struck. Terry saysRead More

Radio company must ‘set the record straight,’ Garrison Keillor’s attorney says

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The president of Minnesota Public Radio told employees the decision to dismiss Garrison Keillor resulted from “multiple allegations” covering an extended period of time, but an attorney for the former “The Prairie Home Companion” host disputed that characterization and said the humorist wants MPR to “set the record straight.” MPR President Jon McTaggart held an off-the-record meeting with employees Wednesday, a week after the organization cut ties with Keillor. Reporters from Minnesota Public Radio News did not attend because the meeting was declared off-the-record, but compiledRead More

Canada Post in court seeking binders, bankers boxes seized in Caspian Construction raid

Canada Post is in a Winnipeg court fighting to see if it’s owed money over the construction of its mail processing plant near the airport. The crown corporation wants the RCMP and prosecutors to hand over two red binders seized by the Mounties as part of its raid of Caspian Construction three years ago. The binders were discovered as part of the probe into the Winnipeg Police Headquarters project. Canada Post is also asking for eight bankers boxes taken from a warehouse. RCMP court documents say the binders contained inflatedRead More

Derrick Lawlor appealing conviction for first-degree murder

A Waterloo man recently convicted of killing a man whose body was left near a busy park has filed an appeal. A jury found Derrick Lawlor guilty last month of killing Mark McCreadie. It took jurors about four hours to convict Lawlor of first-degree murder, following a month-long trial. His conviction carries an automatic life sentence, with no chance of parole for 25 years. McCreadie was strangled to death in April 2014. His body was left in a wooded area on the outskirts of Victoria Park. In his appeal filing,Read More

Broken or too-small birth control pills reported to Health Canada

The Canadian Press Published Saturday, December 2, 2017 9:05AM EST Last Updated Saturday, December 2, 2017 2:47PM EST OTTAWA — Health Canada is advising consumers that it’s received reports that some packages of the Alesse birth control pill that contain broken tablets or pills that are smaller than normal, potentially making the medication less effective. The government says it’s received complaints that in packages of both Alesse 21 and Alesse 28, there has been at least one pill that is roughly half the size of the others. It says theRead More