The high level of redaction in ArriveCan invoices concerns MPs in the operations committee

The high level of redaction in ArriveCan invoices concerns MPs in the operations committee

The Canada Border Services Agency turned over hundreds of pages of documents relating to the government’s use of private contractors to build the ArriveCan app, but the chair of the committee that requested the files more than two months ago says that the high level of redaction of the service is unacceptable . In a … Read more

Ontario pharmacists can now prescribe treatments for 13 common conditions

Ontario pharmacists can now prescribe treatments for 13 common conditions

Starting today, Ontarians with 13 common conditions can skip the doctor’s office and go straight to the pharmacist to get a prescription. The provincial government says pharmacists now have the authority to prescribe treatments for conditions such as pink eye, hemorrhoids and urinary tract infections. According to the province, residents only need to bring their … Read more

American woman released the same day Griner talks about the horror of Russian captivity l GMA – Good Morning America

American woman released the same day Griner talks about the horror of Russian captivity l GMA – Good Morning America

American woman released the same day Griner talks about the horror of Russian captivity l GMAGood morning America

RCMP refuses to investigate forged documents implicating Islamic charities in terrorism-related financing

RCMP refuses to investigate forged documents implicating Islamic charities in terrorism-related financing

The RCMP will not launch an investigation to determine who sent forged government documents to a major Islamic charity suggesting they were under investigation for allegedly financing terrorism.DARRYL DYCK/The Canadian Press The RCMP says they will not launch an investigation into falsified government records that falsely suggest that federal police and the Canada Revenue Agency … Read more

The US Department of Education is investigating the removal of LGBTQ books

The US Department of Education is investigating the removal of LGBTQ books

GRANDBURY, Texas – The removal of LGBTQ-themed books from the library of the Granbury, Texas school district is under investigation by the civil rights division of the US Department of Education. “The Office for Civil Rights can confirm that there is an open investigation into Granbury ISD under Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments,” … Read more

The Ontario government of Doug Ford is removing 7,400 acres from Greenbelt

The Ontario government of Doug Ford is removing 7,400 acres from Greenbelt

Ontario Premier Doug Ford speaks in the Legislature in Toronto on September 14.Christopher Katsarov/The Canadian Press The Ontario government this week, without formal announcement, issued regulations to move ahead with its controversial plans to remove 7,400 acres of the protected greenbelt, 10 days after public consultations on the proposal ended. Two ordinances, posted on the … Read more

Ford administration’s process for appointing a new chief justice violates separation of powers, judges warn

Ford administration’s process for appointing a new chief justice violates separation of powers, judges warn

The Ford government is taking full control of the selection of the next Chief Justice of the Ontario Court of Justice, the Star has learned, using a new process judges say violates basic democratic principles and “will erode public confidence in the courts”. The Ontario Court of Justice is one of the busiest courts in … Read more

Federal officials ordered to return to office at least twice a week

Federal officials ordered to return to office at least twice a week

The Canadian Parliament is pictured on September 30, 2013 in Ottawa.Dave Chan/The Globe and Mail Ottawa is requiring federal officials to return to the office at least two to three days a week, or 40 to 60 percent of the time they are on duty, in an effort to bring more uniformity to a hybrid … Read more

RCMP investigates extensive scam targeting Canada’s largest Muslim organization

RCMP investigates extensive scam targeting Canada’s largest Muslim organization

Canada’s largest Muslim community organization has been rocked by minutely falsifying documents from the RCMP and the Canada Revenue Agency, which the organization says are “quite complicated, detailed and disturbing.”Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press Canada’s largest Muslim community organization has been rocked by meticulous falsifications of RCMP and Canada Revenue Agency records, weaving an elaborate fiction … Read more