He worked with Canadian soldiers. He helped try to save Captain Nichola Goddard. Now this Afghan interpreter waits for the Taliban and fears he is doomed

For more than two years, Kohistany served as a combat interpreter for Canadian forces in Afghanistan’s Kandahar and Helmand provinces. He translated meetings, workshops, trainings and conferences with local elders, the Afghan National Army and the police. He also assisted in interrogations and investigations of prisoners, and translated documents and intelligence reports from sources on […]

Homeless Advocates Urge Mayor John Tory to Stop Police Lots of Clearings Like Trinity Bellwoods; they say they have a better way

More than 200 organizations, religious leaders, health workers, local artists, and other community advocates say they have outlined a better process for rehousing camp residents while urging Mayor John Tory and the city to never again clear a park like Trinity Bellwoods. The letter addressed to Tory is signed by Anishnawbe Health Toronto, Inner City […]

Bianca Andreescu withdraws from Tokyo Olympics

Canadian Bianca Andreescu has retired from the women’s tennis tournament at the Tokyo Olympics. Andreescu, who is fifth in the WTA World Rankings, announced his decision on his official Instagram account on Monday. A Tennis Canada spokesperson then authenticated the message to The Canadian Press. “I made the very difficult decision not to compete in […]

$ 2.5 million to improve food banks in Montreal

Some 30 food banks and community organizations in Montreal will receive $ 2.5 million to improve their facilities and increase their delivery capacity. The money comes from the federal government’s Local Food Infrastructure Fund (FIAL), a program established in August 2019 that has already provided $ 27 million to projects across the country. Organizations like […]

Shohei Ohtani Featured at All-Star Classic

In addition to being the favorite to win the homerun contest scheduled for Monday night, Los Angeles Angels player Shohei Ohtani will serve as the starting pitcher and first hitter in the American League’s offensive role at the All-Star Game in Baseball. major on Tuesday at Coors Field in Denver. • Read also: Shohei Ohtani […]

A perfect storm is blowing over the Cuban regime

In the aftermath of massive and unprecedented protests calling for an end to the communist regime in Cuba, Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez on Monday accused the United States of supporting the ongoing social crisis through its policies of “economic asphyxiation”. Caribbean countries and through its funding of the Cuban pro-democracy movement. Shaken, the regime […]

The burning truth about California

Firefighters working in scorching heat struggled to contain the largest wildfire in California this year, while state power operators urged people to conserve energy after a large wildfire in neighboring Oregon disrupted the flow of fire. electricity from three main transmission lines. A large swath of the west baked over the weekend in triple-digit temperatures […]

Linda O’Leary registered “alert” on the breathalyzer; told the officer that he had drunk alcohol only after the fatal boat accident

Linda O’Leary registered an “alert” on a breathalyzer test nearly two hours after her boat was involved in a fatal collision on Lake Joseph in Muskoka. But O’Leary told the police officer who administered the portable detection device test that he had only consumed a drink of vodka and water after his boat crashed into […]

Senior US commander resigned in Afghanistan

General Austin “Scott” Miller served as Senior Commander for the past three years MILESTONE. Miller leaves Afghanistan as the longest-serving senior American officer in the war. | Photo: Jeff Harris / Department of Defense. The top US general in Afghanistan resigned on Monday, marking a symbolic end to 20 years of military involvement in the […]