Smith’s discrimination remark making Alberta an international embarrassment: NDP

Smith’s discrimination remark making Alberta an international embarrassment: NDP

Alberta’s Opposition NDP leader says Premier Danielle Smith has made the province an international embarrassment by proclaiming those who didn’t get vaccinated during COVID-19 endured the worst discrimination she’s seen in her lifetime. Rachel Notley says the United Conservative Party premier needs to withdraw the comment, apologize and be clear where she stands on previous … Read more

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith walks back how about unvaccinated

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith walks back how about unvaccinated

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith holds her first press conference in Edmonton, on Tuesday October 11, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason FransonJASON FRANSON/The Canadian Press Alberta Premier Danielle Smith has clarified a widely condemned how she made that people who choose not to get the COVID-19 vaccine are the “most discriminated-against group” of her lifetime – though … Read more

Pierre Poilievre planning to move into publicly funded Stornoway residence

Pierre Poilievre planning to move into publicly funded Stornoway residence

Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre, wife Anaida and son Cruz arrive at a Conservative caucus meeting in Ottawa on Sept. 12.Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press New federal Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre plans to move into Stornoway, the residence provided for the head of the Official Opposition. “Of course he will be moving into Stornoway,” Anthony Koch, Mr. … Read more

New York high court nixes Donald Trump appeal, clearing way for testimony

New York high court nixes Donald Trump appeal, clearing way for testimony

New York’s highest court on Tuesday rejected former President Donald Trump’s last-ditch effort to avoid testifying in the state attorney general’s civil investigation into his business practices, clearing the way for his deposition next month. The state’s Court of Appeals said there was no “substantial constitutional question” that would warrant its intervention in the matter … Read more

Russia investigates cause of large fire at oil depot in region near Ukraine

Russia investigates cause of large fire at oil depot in region near Ukraine

Smoke rises from oil storage facilities hit by fire in Bryansk, Russia, on April 25.The Associated Press Russia said on Monday it would investigate the cause of a large fire that erupted in the early hours of the morning at an oil storage facility in the city of Bryansk 154 km (96 miles) northeast of … Read more