Amanda Todd’s parents recall teenager’s anguish at recurring social media torment | The Canadian News

WARNING: This story contains disturbing details and may affect those who have been targeted for sextortion, or know someone affected by it. “Mom, what are we going to do?” Carol Todd recalled Amanda Todd’s words Tuesday as she took the stand for the second day of the trial of the man accused of extorting and harassing her daughter. It was November […]

The celebrity, the survivor and the grieving son: 3 voices on U.S. gun reform | The Canadian News

As U.S. lawmakers grapple with gun-violence legislation in the wake of several deadly mass shootings, three distinct voices emerged in Washington on Tuesday making passionate appeals: the celebrity, the survivor and the grieving son. Actor Matthew McConaughey — whose hometown is Uvalde, Texas, the scene of a deadly elementary school shooting two weeks ago — met with U.S […]

Bill 2: Quebec adopts family law reform

Breadcrumb Trail Links quebec News Local News Non-binary Quebecers will be able to choose ‘X’ as their sex designation on official government documents. Author of the article: The Canadian Press Jocelyne Richer Quebec Justice Minister Simon Jolin-Barrette, seen in October 2021, decided to withdraw two important aspects of the family law reform bill to meet […]

‘It’s amazing in a sad way’: Handgun sales are ‘insane’ after Ottawa unveiled plan to ban them, store owners say

OTTAWA –A week after the federal government proposed to freeze handgun sales and bring in tougher measures to curb illegal gun violence, gun vendors say handguns are flying off the shelves. “It’s insane,” said an employee at a York Region firearms store. Sales are “going crazy,” said Sylvia Shi, manager of Solely Outdoors in Markham. […]

The Montreal Marathon returns to its roots

After a two-year hiatus, the Montreal Beneva Marathon will be back with great fanfare, reconnecting with its roots. The start of the 30th edition will take place on September 25 at Parc Jean-Drapeau, where the adventure began in 1979. It is under the impetus of GPCQM Events, and therefore of the Arsenault family, that the […]

Canacintra Puebla applies anti-inflationary measures

Faced with escalating inflation, food companies find it necessary to apply measures so as not to alter the final price of the product for the consumer and maintain a certain profit margin, commented the president of the Food, Beverage and Agribusiness sector of the National Chamber of the Transformation Industry (Canacintra), Carlos Sosa Spinola. Among […]

Needless COVID-19 screening is causing Canada’s airport delays, critics charge, while Ottawa says it’s following the science

OTTAWA—The federal government says it is continuing to defer to public health advice when it comes to scrapping COVID-19 vaccination mandates for air travelers — a measure critics claim is paralyzing Canada’s major airports. “Our top priority throughout the pandemic has been to keep Canadians safe. We continue to take a layered approach to keeping […]