Tag Archives: Canadian

Crazy Town – The Rob Ford Story

Robyn Doolittle Author Erin Bennett Narrator AUDIOBOOK I found this deep dive into the late Mayor Rob Ford and the Ford families life interesting. It was written by Globe and Mail investigative reporter Robyn Doolittle. Aside from a closer look … Continue reading

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Alberta suspends environmental monitoring rules for oil sands during pandemic

Oil goes into a tailings pond at the Suncor oil sands operations near Fort McMurray, Alta., September 17, 2014. Todd Korol/Reuters Carol Scott The Canadian Press Published May 14, 2020 The Alberta Energy Regulator has suspended a wide array of … Continue reading

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Alberta to rewrite oil sands tailings ponds regulations

Oil goes into a tailings pond at the Suncor tar sands operations near Fort McMurray, Alberta, September 17, 2014. Alberta’s toxic tailings ponds have become an emblem of what critics view as the energy industry’s disregard for the environment. © … Continue reading

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SNC-Lavalin pleads guilty to fraud charge, to pay $280-million fine

NICOLAS VAN PRAET, ANDREW WILLIS, GREG MCARTHUR SECURITIES REGULATION REPORTER, SEAN FINE JUSTICE WRITER, MONTREAL PUBLISHED DECEMBER 18, 2019 FOR SUBSCRIBERS https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/article-snc-lavalin-reaches-agreement-to-plead-guilty-to-charges-of-corruption/ After year of political turmoil, SNC-Lavalin gets most of what it wanted in plea deal — Comments This … Continue reading

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The CRTC is holding public consultations about the CBC’s content and news coverage

(Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press) We often hear from people about the quality of the journalism and reporting produced by the CBC. Many have expressed disappointment or frustrations with how the CBC covers political issues and the presence of bias in … Continue reading

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Are streaming services really saving people money and are Canadian producers and culture protected?

Posted: Nov 18, 2019 VIDEO https://www.cbc.ca/news/thenational/are-streaming-services-really-saving-people-money-1.5364376 With the launch of new streaming services, the cost of being subscribed to them all rivalling the cost of top-tier cable packages. Cutting the cord was supposed to save consumers money — so is … Continue reading

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Canadian Memorial Grant Program for First Responders

April 11 2018 Modified 2018-12-20 – Public Safety Canada Summary plus opinion commentary — When firefighters, police officers and paramedics put their safety on the line, they are acting in service to all Canadians. In recognition of the critical role … Continue reading

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Canadian Government proposing replacing the National Energy Board Regulator via Bill-C69 and appointing board members and high paid CEO

March 30 2019 – Various news sources plus commentary Here is an update on the status of Bill-C69, a collection of news articles, details of the appointments and some commentary. This bill passed in the house with Liberal majority and … Continue reading

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Gerald Stanley Trial – put yourself in juror’s shoes

Long but interesting read if you want to learn more about this high profile case and how the Jury was directed to deliberate. National Post Gerald Stanley and Colten Boushie. Liam Richards/CP // Handout February 14, 2018 1:59 PM EST … Continue reading

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U.S. lawsuit accuses banks of rigging a Canadian rate benchmark

Jan 15 2018 – Kevin Yaworski More allegations of Corporate corruption. Similar to price fixing that Loblaws (Superstore and Shoppers Drug Mart) recently admitted too. In this case it may not affect you directly but may have affected yur pension … Continue reading

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