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Casino operators tell B.C. money laundering public inquiry they followed money rules

Oct 18 2021 — The Canadian Press — VANCOUVER — Lawyers for British Columbia's largest gaming companies say compliance with provincial regulations to combat money laundering is and always has been a top priority at provincial casinos. In final submissions at B.C.'s public inquiry into money laundering, lawyers representing Great Canadian Casino Company and Gateway Casinos and Entertainment say their clients consistently met […]

Citizen’s complaint filed over Halifax police’s use of force, sprays during protest

Oct 18 2021 — The Canadian Press — HALIFAX — A private citizen has launched a formal complaint on the police tactics used as they clashed with protesters during the destruction of a small shelter for the homeless this summer. The complaint filed to the Halifax police was outlined today by Chief Daniel Kinsella during a municipal board meeting considering another possible civilian […]

Viewing platform opens at Peggy’s Cove in Nova Scotia with eye to improving safety

Oct 18 2021 — The Canadian Press — PEGGY'S COVE, N.S. — About 100 people gathered near the postcard-perfect lighthouse at Nova Scotia's Peggy's Cove on Monday to mark the official opening of a viewing platform that had initially rankled some local residents. The 1,300-square-metre deck was designed to improve access to the site and discourage sightseers from venturing onto the wave-washed rocks […]

N.B. chiefs call on commissioner to denounce gag order on land acknowledgments

Oct 18 2021 — The Canadian Press — FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's six Wolastoqey chiefs are calling on the province's new commissioner on systemic racism to take a stand against the provincial government's ban on land acknowledgments. Last week the province ordered government employees to stop referring to unceded or unsurrendered lands when speaking at public meetings. Attorney General Hugh Flemming said the […]

Viewing platform opens at Peggy’s Cove in Nova Scotia with eye to improving safety

Oct 18 2021 — The Canadian Press — PEGGY'S COVE, N.S. — A large viewing platform was officially opened today near the postcard-perfect lighthouse at Nova Scotia's Peggy's Cove. The 1,300-square-metre deck was designed to improve access to the site and, at times, prevent people from venturing onto the rocks when storms roll in. The $3.1-million wood and concrete structure includes steel guardrails […]

Viewing platform opens at Peggy’s Cove in Nova Scotia with eye to improving safety

Oct 18 2021 — The Canadian Press — PEGGY'S COVE, N.S. — A large viewing platform was officially opened today near the postcard-perfect lighthouse at Nova Scotia's Peggy's Cove. The 1,300-square-metre deck was designed to improve access to the site and, at times, prevent people from venturing onto the rocks when storms roll in. The $3.1-million wood and concrete structure includes steel guardrails […]

2 Ontario doctors barred from issuing medical exemptions for COVID vax, masks, tests

Oct 18 2021 — The Canadian Press — Two Ontario doctors have been barred from issuing medical exemptions for COVID-19 vaccines, masking requirements and testing. The province's medical regulator says the restrictions imposed on Dr. Mark Trozzi and Dr. Rochagne Kilian took effect just before midnight Friday. The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario says the doctors must also post signs regarding […]

2 Ontario doctors barred from issuing medical exemptions for COVID vax, masks, tests

Oct 18 2021 — The Canadian Press — Two Ontario doctors have been barred from issuing medical exemptions for COVID-19 vaccines, masking requirements and testing. The province's medical regulator says the restrictions imposed on Dr. Mark Trozzi and Dr. Rochagne Kilian took effect just before midnight Friday. The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario says the doctors must also post signs regarding […]

2 Ontario doctors barred from issuing medical exemptions for COVID vax, masks, tests

Oct 18 2021 — The Canadian Press — Two Ontario doctors have been barred from issuing medical exemptions for COVID-19 vaccines, masking requirements and testing. The province's medical regulator says the restrictions imposed on Dr. Mark Trozzi and Dr. Rochagne Kilian took effect just before midnight Friday. The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario says the doctors must also post signs regarding […]