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Bethany Paquette: Christian graduate wins human rights case

Bethany Paquette: Christian graduate wins human rights case

A Trinity Western University graduate’s complaint against the wilderness tourism company that refused to hire her is justified, the BC Human Rights Tribunal ruled March 2, 2016. In September of 2014, Bethany Paquette applied for an assistant guide position with Amaruk Wilderness Corporation, a Norwegian company which has a Vancouver office. Read More »

Lorenzo Giordano: Man linked to Rizzuto clan shot dead in Laval

Lorenzo Giordano: Man linked to Rizzuto clan shot dead in Laval

Known Montreal Mafia member Lorenzo Giordano, 52, had been in prison for two years, serving a 15-year sentence, when he was transferred to a different prison in 2011 to ensure his own protection. Multiple sources say Giordano was hit with several bullets at around 8:45 a.m. near the Carrefour Multisports in the Chomedey district, across the street from the Carrefour ... Read More »

Undercover RCMP terror operation racked up $900K in overtime, Report

Undercover RCMP terror operation racked up $900K in overtime, ReportUndercover RCMP terror operation racked up $900K in overtime, Report

The Mounties aren’t commenting about the 910-hundred-thousand dollar overtime bill that officers and others racked up during an undercover terrorism operation. Documents obtained by The Canadian Press show the operation netted former drug addicts John Nuttall and Amanda Korody, who were found guilty of plotting to blow up the B-C legislature on Canada Day, 2013. Read More »

Margaret Coward: Woman says Facebook friend stole her prize

Margaret Coward: Woman says Facebook friend stole her prize

A woman whose Facebook friend stole her personal identification number (PIN) to redeem a $100 Tim Card in the Tim Horton’s Roll Up the Rim contest says the chain has agreed to honour her prize. Margaret Coward of Conception Bay South, Newfoundland says she didn’t know the Roll-Up-the-Rim gift card award could be claimed online. She also can’t believe one ... Read More »

Robert Pickton pens bible-quoting book from prison

Robert Pickton pens bible-quoting book from prison

A new self-published book claims to tell the story of convicted serial killer Robert Pickton. The 144-page book, entitled “Pickton: In his Own Words” and that is available for sale online, gives a glimpse into the mind of Canada’s most notorious serial killer. Pickton was able to get the book published by passing a handwritten manuscript to a former cellmate. ... Read More »

Wolf hunt moves to Northeast British Columbia

Wolf hunt moves to Northeast British Columbia

The provincial government said it planned to have hunters shoot as many as 184 wolves from helicopters last year, but wound up killing just half that amount. The Resource Operations Ministry said in a statement Friday that the cull in the South Selkirk region ended recently, but it will not provide current wolf-kill figures until both hunts are complete. Read More »

PJ Lakhanpal: Ontario teen goes to Parliament Hill as prime minister for day

PJ Lakhanpal: Ontario teen goes to Parliament Hill as prime minister for day

In his first press conference since being named Prime-Minister-for-a-Week on Tuesday, PJ (Prabjote) Lakhanpal said that the economy will be the top priority for his mandate. As part of his five-day visit to the nation’s capital, Lakhanpal is residing in the famed Chateau Laurier, which donated a week’s stay in the Prime Minister’s Suite. He also spent part of Wednesday ... Read More »