Preliminary exam supports suspicion that humpback was struck by a ship

Article content STE-ANNE-DE-SOREL — Preliminary findings suggest a wayward humpback whalethat visited Montreal died after being struck by a ship. Several bruises and internal bleeding were found during a post-mortem analysis conducted on the whale in Sorel-Tracy Wednesday morning, said Stéphane Lair, a pathologist with the Université de Montréal’s faculty of veterinary medicine, based in […]

Trump response to Floyd protests is, finally, too much for America’s retired military brass

President Donald Trump stood in the Rose Garden last week and announced that he was “dispatching thousands and thousands of heavily armed soldiers, military personnel and law enforcement officers” in response to violence in Washington, D.C., amid protests against racial injustice. Later that day, June 1, police and National Guard troops employed heavy-handed tactics to clear […]

Childcare providers wait with ‘bated breath’ for funding announcement

Representatives of the childcare sector have warned they will not be able to open on June 29th unless the Government makes a decision this week about funding. The Department of Children and Youth Affairs was anticipated to have made an announcement last Friday about funding creche and childcare services to allow them to return on […]