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November 14, 2018 12:27 AM Premier Notley won’t name 2 MLAs accused of inappropriate behaviour because of privacy concerns

Notley was asked why she wouldn’t simply release the names of the legislature members but keep the other details private. “If you’re going to respect the confidentiality of the complainant, then you can’t start parsing which details come out and don’t come out,” she replied. The government came forward with the two cases after former NDP backbencher 9

November 13, 2018 4:02 PM Victim of triple homicide near London was in relationship with man found killed on same road last year

One of three people from Six Nations found murdered in a pickup truck abandoned in a field off a country road in Middlesex County was the common law partner of another Six Nations man found murdered on the same road last year. On Nov. 4, shortly before 10 a.m., OPP were called to the field off Bodkin Rd. and Jones Dr., south of London, Ont., near Oneida 7

November 6, 2018 8:26 PM Google Canada manager shares same ‘frustration’ as workers who walked out

Speaking at a lunch hosted by the Canadian Club in Toronto, Geremia says Google has taken a much harder line on inappropriate behaviour, especially in the past two years, and that no one is more keen to solve issues around misconduct than its chief executive officer Sundar Pichai. Pichai has promised to collect feedback from workers after they walked 11

November 5, 2018 9:48 PM Shopify bans some right-wing groups after activist pressure

Shopify Inc. will ban some right-wing organizations from its service after accusations from activists, such as Canadian non-profit group North99, that it was supporting hate-promoting groups. The Canadian e-commerce company tweaked its rules to allow it to bar anyone who uses Shopify to sell items that support groups that it believes condone hate or violence 12

October 25, 2018 6:59 PM Ford recalls nearly 1.5M Focuses because engines can stall

Ford says a valve in the fuel system can stick in the open position, causing too much vacuum, and an engine control computer may not detect the problem. Excessive vacuum can cause the gas tank to deform, as well as other problems. The recall came after the U.S. government’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration presented owner complaints to Ford. About 18

October 23, 2018 3:35 PM Sandra Day O’Connor announces likely Alzheimer’s diagnosis

“While the final chapter of my life with dementia may be trying, nothing has diminished my gratitude and deep appreciation for the countless blessings in my life,” she wrote. She added: “As a young cowgirl from the Arizona desert, I never could have imagined that one day I would become the first woman justice on the U.S. Supreme Court.” O’Connor’s announcement 18

October 15, 2018 4:44 PM In France, ten die in floods unseen in more than a century

“It was raining, raining, raining and my wife says to me, ‘We can hear water, switch on the light.’ So I switch on the light and nothing, it’s pitch black. So, what do I do? I get up and my feet are in water. I go to the kitchen, I open the door. Impossible. I am trying hard and then the water rose up to my belly,” the resident, who was identified only as Jean-Marc 16

October 13, 2018 11:14 PM Trump prays with American pastor recently freed by Turkey

Trump thanked Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who had resisted the demands of Trump and other high-level U.S. officials for Brunson’s release. Erdogan had insisted that his country's courts are independent, though he previously had suggested a possible swap for Brunson. The U.S. had repeatedly called for Brunson’s release and, this year, sanctioned 51

October 11, 2018 6:42 PM Trudeau names Ontario lawyer, PEI Mi’kmaq chief to Senate

Forest-Niesing is from Sudbury, where she has specialized as a trial lawyer dealing with family, civil litigation and employment cases while also serving as an active member and volunteer in the local francophone community. Francis is the high-profile chief of the Abegweit First Nation on PEI’S northern coast and has served in a variety of positions 13

October 6, 2018 3:59 PM Britain expresses concern over Hong Kong speech rights

Rights groups have called the visa rejection the latest sign of Beijing’s expanding restrictions on the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. The London-based Financial Times said in a statement that it was given no reason why Asia editor Mallet’s application was rejected. “This is the first time we have encountered this situation in Hong Kong,” it said. In response 15