Greens add first item to post-election shopping list

Greens add first item to post-election shopping list

And a Labor victory would be the perfect opportunity for the Greens and Independents to put principle above politics. (Image: Tom Red/Private Media) With the announcement on Monday that the Greens are proposing a truth and justice commission on Indigenous/non-Indigenous relations in Australia, the writing of the big post-election shopping list has begun. The Greens … Read more

NSW extends mask, gathering restrictions amid Covid surge

NSW extends mask, gathering restrictions amid Covid surge

The NSW Premier has made a big appeal to the state’s Covid rules after more than 18,000 cases were recorded overnight. NSW will extend existing pandemic rules – such as indoor mask mandates and capacity limits in pubs – for a further month. Prime Minister Dominic Perrottet said the decision was made out of caution … Read more

Africa Cup of Nations fans killed in Cameroon stadium crash

Africa Cup of Nations fans killed in Cameroon stadium crash

At least six people have been killed in a crash outside a stadium hosting a game of the Africa Cup of Nations football tournament in Cameroon. Key points: Dozens of people have been injured and more are feared to die The crush happened when the crowd struggled to get inside the Olembe stadium Witnesses at … Read more

Sohi says Edmonton City Council should consider all options to deal with overdose crisis

Sohi says Edmonton City Council should consider all options to deal with overdose crisis

Breadcrumb Links Local News Publication date : January 24, 2022 • 24 minutes ago • 2 minute read • Join the conversation Mayor Amarjeet Sohi attends a meeting of Edmonton City Council, Monday, November 1, 2021 Photo by David Bloom /Postmedia Content of the article Edmonton Mayor Amarjeet Sohi said the city must explore all … Read more

Ottawa Police Services Board will create roundtable discussion forum early this year, chair says

Ottawa Police Services Board will create roundtable discussion forum early this year, chair says

Breadcrumb Trail Links Local News Diane Deans said the board would look to implement the roundtable “early this year.” Ottawa Police Services Board chair Diane Deans Photo by Errol McGihon /post media Content item In search of meaningful dialogue with the community, the chair of the Ottawa Police Services Board said Monday that the board … Read more

Former head of national vaccine task force pleads not guilty to sexual assault charge

Former head of national vaccine task force pleads not guilty to sexual assault charge

Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin, the military commander who was stripped as Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine deployment leader, has pleaded not guilty to a sexual assault charge. The alleged incident dates back to 1988, when Fortin was a student at Royal Military College Saint-Jean. Military police referred the investigation to the Quebec prosecution service in May 2021, just … Read more

Georgia DA receives special grand jury in Trump election interference investigation

Georgia DA receives special grand jury in Trump election interference investigation

An Atlanta-area prosecutor investigating former President Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn Georgia’s 2020 presidential election results has been granted permission to sit on a special grand jury this spring to help with his investigation. . Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis last week asked to sit a special grand jury in the inquest starting May … Read more