RCMP Commissioner accused of interfering in Nova Scotia mass-shooting investigation to help Liberal government’s gun-control agenda

RCMP Commissioner accused of interfering in Nova Scotia mass-shooting investigation to help Liberal government’s gun-control agenda

The public inquiry into the April, 2020 Nova Scotia mass shooting was told that RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki pressed the Mounties to disclose the weapons used by the perpetrator to help advance the Liberal government’s gun-control legislation. The Mass Casualty Commission released supporting documents and notes Tuesday involving a conversation with Commissioner Lucki and RCMP … Read more

Meet the members of the select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection

Meet the members of the select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection

CNN — The House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021, Capitol Hill insurrection holds its first prime-time public hearing on Thursday and is expected to give an overview of their findings from the past year. The hearings are expected to shine a spotlight on the nine-member committee, which features seven Democrats and two Republicans. … Read more

Ontario’s right-to-disconnect policy takes effect today. Here’s what employers have come up with

Ontario’s right-to-disconnect policy takes effect today.  Here’s what employers have come up with

The Progressive Conservative government has said the right-to-disconnect legislation is intended to protect workers’ privacy amid technological advancements in the workplace.Emilio Morenatti/The Canadian Press Ontario employers that are now legally obligated to have a right-to-disconnect policy have tended to craft it in a broad fashion, rather than provide specific mechanics of how and when employees … Read more

Ottawa to halt handgun sales, imports, but stops short of total ban

Ottawa to halt handgun sales, imports, but stops short of total ban

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, with government officials and gun-control advocates, speaks at a news conference about firearms-control legislation that was tabled in the House of Commons in Ottawa on May 30, 2022.BLAIR GABLE/Reuters The federal Liberals have introduced new firearms-control legislation that would freeze the import, sale and transfer of handguns, but would not go … Read more

Gun reform negotiators will meet remotely on Tuesday, says top Senate Republican

Gun reform negotiators will meet remotely on Tuesday, says top Senate Republican

CNN — A bipartisan group of senators hoping to find common ground on gun policy plans to continue talks this week in the wake of the tragic elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. The Senate is not in session this week during the Memorial Day recess period, but lawmakers plan to meet remotely. Republican Sen. … Read more

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signs bill stripping Disney of self-governing authority

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signs bill stripping Disney of self-governing authority

A person wearing a mouse costume dances while holding a Governor Ron DeSantis. Supporters of Florida’s Republican-backed ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill, which bans classroom instruction on sexual orientation and gender identity for many young students, gathered for a rally outside Walt Disney World in Orlando on April 16, 2022.OCTAVIO JONES/Reuters Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on … Read more