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Fiona becomes ‘most intense storm on record’ to slam into Atlantic Canada

  • 9-24-2022

Fiona becomes ‘most intense storm on record’ to slam into Atlantic Canada The Atlantic Canada coast was slammed with life-threatening flooding and hurricane-force wind gusts into Saturday morning as Fiona has the chance to be a “potential landmark weather

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Ontario Family Lawyers Say Coronavirus Vaccine Dispute Involving 12-Year-Old Breaks New Legal Ground

  • 9-22-2022

TORONTO, Ontario—Longtime family lawyer Russell Alexander said a recent Ontario case involving a preteen who did not want to get vaccinated against the coronavirus could portend more judicial skepticism on the issue. The case involved divorced parents who

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Canada announces $5 million aid for flood victims in Pakistan; Pak community in Canada also urged to support flood relief effort

  • 9-22-2022

Pakistan has experienced heavy monsoon rains and floods since mid-June, causing the deaths of over 1,000 people and affecting the lives of 33 million people across the country. To support the international response to this emergency, the Honourable Harjit

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More dialogue needed to address religion-based violence, say faith groups

  • 8-27-2022

Greater Sudbury more welcoming to Sikhs today, says community member When Karan Badesha moved to Sudbury in 2015 he said his beard and turban made it difficult to find a job. Badesha is Sikh and when he arrived in Sudbury as an international student, the

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David Eby: Why I'm running for leader of the BC NDP?

  • 8-23-2022

My path to politics started when I met Veronica, a First Nations woman living in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. I worked as a lawyer for Veronica and her neighbours, who were forced into the street with just a few hours’ notice when her building was condem

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Baby who bled for hours after circumcision was sent home from ER twice, suffered brain damage: lawsuit

  • 7-10-2022
  • Rachel Bergen · CBC New

The mother of a boy who suffered permanent brain damage after he bled into his diapers all day following his circumcision says they were twice turned away from a Manitoba emergency department when they sought care. She is now suing the Southern Health r

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Canadians support accepting more newcomers but we need a more equitable, rights-based approach

  • 7-10-2022

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees’ Global Trends Report recently announced that as of the end of 2021, 89.3 million people worldwide have been forcibly displaced. While Ukraine’s neighbouring countries originally opened their arms to people

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Pakistan’s iconic truck art unveiled in the heart of Ottawa

  • 6-19-2022

Canadians were treated to a colourful display of Pakistan’s traditional truck art in downtown Ottawa where a wall on the main street was painted live by a team of artists from Pakistan. Held at the busy Bank Street in the Canadian capital, the event broug

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