Thursday, June 17, 2021
ADVT 
National

Luckily no injuries after vehicle crashes into school playground

Luckily no injuries after vehicle crashes into school playground

A 50-year-old West Vancouver woman is lucky to have walked away with only a ticket, after she lost control outside an elementary school and crashed through a fence, narrowly missing children playing nearby.

Luckily no injuries after vehicle crashes into school playground

IHIT suspect foul play in disappearance of Burnaby man Parminder Rai

IHIT suspect foul play in disappearance of Burnaby man Parminder Rai

IHIT says 33 year old  Parminder Rai a Burnaby resident was reported missing by his family on June 9. He is known to police and has possible gang connections.

IHIT suspect foul play in disappearance of Burnaby man Parminder Rai

Report on grocery pay finds cartel-like practices

Report on grocery pay finds cartel-like practices

The report comes a year after Canada's big three grocers — Loblaw Companies Ltd., Metro Inc. and Sobeys parent company Empire Company Ltd. — all cut temporary pandemic-related pay bonuses within a day of each other last June.

Report on grocery pay finds cartel-like practices

Commons committee calls for overhaul of EI system

Commons committee calls for overhaul of EI system

Today's report also asks whether special benefits, such as maternity and parental leave, should be hived off into their own program, and recommends extending sickness benefits to 50 weeks.

 

 

Commons committee calls for overhaul of EI system

Ottawa pledges $115 million in aid for Venezuelans

Ottawa pledges $115 million in aid for Venezuelans

The continued departure of refugees and migrants from Venezuela is one of the largest external displacement crises in the world with over 5.6 million people leaving the country in the last few years according to the UN refugee agency.

Ottawa pledges $115 million in aid for Venezuelans

Canada accepting 1M Moderna doses from U.S.

Canada accepting 1M Moderna doses from U.S.

Canada will receive a donation of 1 million doses of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine from the United States today. The doses are part of the U.S. promise to donate 80 million doses of vaccines by the end of June.

Canada accepting 1M Moderna doses from U.S.