Court approves settlement for B.C. foster children alleging harm from social worker

Article content continued The notice of settlement says each member will get a basic $25,000 payment and those who are Indigenous will get an additional $44,000. Further damages could be paid to those who experienced homelessness, psychological harm, sexual exploitation, injury, or whose education was delayed, the settlement says. The maximum combined total award for […]

Can Canada continue to please two masters in trade?

MAAW Law’s Mark Warner speaks with the Financial Post’s Larysa Harapyn about Canada’s relationship with China and how a potential Joe Biden presidency could change things. The Bear and the Bull: David Rosenberg and Brian Belski on where markets are headed next Rising China, waning U.S. — how Canada should navigate the changing global order […]

Spike in South Korea flu shot deaths fuelling vaccine doubts | South Korea

South Korea is giving the seasonal flu vaccine to millions to ward off any complications with COVID-19. At least 13 South Koreans have died after receiving flu shots in recent days, according to official and local media reports, fuelling doubts about vaccine safety even as authorities rule out a link and as global efforts to […]

U.S. to execute woman who cut unborn baby from pregnant friend, told husband it was theirs

Article content continued “Lisa Montgomery has long accepted full responsibility for her crime and she will never leave prison. But her severe mental illness and the devastating impacts of her childhood trauma make executing her a profound injustice.” Lisa Montgomery, second from left, and Bobbi Jo Stinnett, second from right, pose with their Rat Terriers […]

French Air and Space Force receives final batch of P4 VIPAIR vehicles

On October. 15, 2020, French armored vehicle manufacturers Arquus has announced that it delivered the last P4 VIPAIR vehicle to the French Air and Space Force, in accordance with the contractual commitments. Initiated in 2016, the VIPAIR program aimed at transforming a batch of 19 P4 ASPIC vehicles of the French Air and Space Force […]

Excerpt: A Perfect Nightmare: A harrowing tale of business, depression and violence

Article content continued The children also learned not to speak to their father about work because that only made him more stressed. The year before the crash, George had started experiencing panic attacks that sometimes landed him in the emergency room. And through it all, he was still injecting HGH, which worsened his rages. The […]

Coronavirus live updates: Montreal grappling with 130 outbreaks, including 50 in workplaces, 42 in schools

Article content continued He said “the league and its teams continue to closely follow public health directives.” 11:05 a.m. New cases dip back below 1,000 in Quebec but hospitalizations rise Quebec has recorded 900 new cases of COVID-19, the provincial government announced this morning. That’s the first time in six days that the province has […]

COVID economy: This ‘calamity is far from over’, IMF chief warns | Asia News

The global economy is in “less dire” shape than it was in June but risks crashing again if governments end fiscal and monetary support too soon, fail to control the coronavirus and ignore emerging market debt problems, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said on Tuesday. Georgieva told an online London School of Economics […]

Fifty years after the October Crisis, Quebec still occupies a special place in the national identity

Article content continued This was deeply contradictory for Canada, in which national unity was brokered rather than won on the battlefield. “We French, we English, never lost our civil war, / endure it still, a bloodless civil bore,” wrote the poet Earle Birney in 1962. “No wounded lying about, no Whitman wanted. / It’s only by […]

Giant nuclear explosion scale model erected in Russia

A giant nuclear explosion scale model has spotted during a recent Russian large-scale military exercise called Kavkaz-2020 (Caucasus 2020).  This exercise took place predominantly in Russia’s Southern Military District, a region that stretches from Russian-occupied Crimea in the west, to the Caspian Sea in the east, and the volatile North Caucasus in the middle. The […]