Two Calgary City Councilmembers Sanctioned Following Integrity Commissioner Investigation – Calgary | Globalnews.ca

Ward 13 Councilman Dan McLean and Ward 9 Councilman Gian-Carlo Carra were disciplined Tuesday following an investigation by the city’s integrity commissioner. McLean and Carra will be required to attend ethics training with the ethics advisor within 30 days. Carra is also required to attend records management, ethics, and social media training with the ethics […]

Michener Awards Foundation to honor star John Honderich

Former Toronto Star editor and publisher John Honderich will posthumously receive the 2022 Michener Awards Foundation’s Michener-Baxter Prize. The award, which recognizes outstanding contributions to Canadian journalism, was also presented to former Montreal Gazette Editorial Director Norman Webster and the international media development organization Journalists for Human Rights. Coming from a legendary media family (his […]

Province touts ‘strong year’ for SGI while Sask. NDP calls for lower insurance rates | Globalnews.ca

SGI Minister Don Morgan says Saskatchewan Auto Fund and SGI Canada are in good financial shape despite weathering storms figuratively and literally in a year marked by the pandemic, inflation and the costliest storm in Canadian history. Saskatchewan. “Every year there are claims, losses and surprises,” Morgan said Tuesday at a news conference following the […]

Police: Parade Gunman Bought 5 Guns Despite Threats

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. – The gunman who attacked an Independence Day parade in suburban Chicago, killing at least seven people, legally purchased two high-powered rifles and three other weapons despite authorities calling his house twice in 2019. after he threatened suicide and used violence, police said Tuesday. A spokesman for the Lake County Major Crimes […]

Uzbekistan says 18 killed, hundreds injured in riots

ALMATY – Eighteen people were killed and 243 injured during unrest in Uzbekistan’s autonomous province of Karakalpakstan last week, Uzbek authorities said on Monday, the worst episode of violence in the Central Asian nation in 17 years. Security forces detained 516 people during the protests, which erupted over plans to curtail Karakalpakstan’s autonomy, but have […]

Mississauga councilman’s pay to be suspended for 60 days after former colleague’s car scratched, commissioner says

Mississauga’s integrity commissioner discovered that District 6 Councilman Ron Starr scratched up former Councilwoman Karen Ras’s vehicle last year and is recommending that her payment be suspended for 60 days. In a report to the city council, Robert J. Swayze said the scratching incident, which occurred in April 2021, constitutes workplace harassment under the city’s […]

Decades-old wagon wheels salvaged from Calgary bar help raise funds for hotel makeover – Calgary | Globalnews.ca

A nonprofit organization uncovered some expensive treasures in the midst of a massive renovation. the victory foundation builds affordable housing for Calgarians. Wagon wheels found at T&C. Jill Croteau/Global News They are transforming a Forest Lawn landmark, the Old Town and Country (T&C) Hotel on Southeast 17th Avenue into a 48-unit complex for women, children […]

COVID-19: Six deaths in Ottawa in the last week

Breadcrumb Trail Links Local news File photo: COVID-19 tests. Photo by Pierre Crom /fake images article content Six people have died of COVID-19 in Ottawa over the past week, with signs indicating that as the summer holidays begin, the city is seeing the start of a new pandemic wave likely fueled by new, highly contagious […]

Global warming creates danger for alpine glaciers

Italy was enduring a prolonged heat wave before a massive alpine glacier calved and killed hikers on Sunday and experts say climate change will make such destabilizing hot conditions more common. Seven hikers died and the whereabouts of several others remain unknown after large chunks of ice and rock from the Marmolada Glacier plunged down […]