from THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA — The Federal Court has ordered the lobbying commissioner to take another look at whether the Aga Khan broke the rules by giving Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a vacation in the Bahamas. In September 2017, then-commissioner Karen Shepherd said there was no basis to a complaint that the Aga Khan, a billionaire philanthropist, had violated the code for lobbyists...
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Palace: 2019 budget’s vetoed provisions ‘unconstitutional’
By Azer Parrocha/Philippine News Agency MANILA — The PHP95.3 billion vetoed items of appropriations under the PHP3.8-trillion national budget for this year which has been signed by President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Monday are “unconstitutional”, Malacañang said. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo was referring to, among others, the PHP75 billion last-minute insertions made by the House of...
Mazda recalls more than 200K cars in U.S., Canada due to failing wipers
OTTAWA — Mazda is recalling more than 200,000 Mazda 3 compact cars in the U.S. and Canada because the windshield wipers can fail. The company says in documents posted Saturday by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration the recall covers cars from the 2016 through 2018 model years. The Japanese automaker traced the problem...
DON’T DAWDLE, FILING TAXES ONLINE IS FREE & QUICK USING CLOUDTAX app
A quick reminder that the tax deadline in Canada is coming up: April 30, 2019! If you’re self-employed, the last day to file taxes is June 30th. “Don’t let your procrastination be a crisis”, said my friend, a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and a Chartered Public Accountant (CPA). He was referring to the last 20...
Woman testifies about life in British Columbia polygamist community
"Women were taught that bearing children and living in plural marriages was essential to achieving the highest level of celestial glory, she said. Disobedience could put eternal salvation at risk and lead to excommunication from the community", a member of the FLDS told the court.
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PH gov’t urged to actively promote absentee voting among OFWs
Absentee voting among OFWs starts on April 13, 2019
Schools struggle with phone bans:’These devices continue to cause major problems’
On Friday, March 29, St. Francis School in Harbour Grace, N.L., announced a ban on cellphones and other personal electronics for its students, who range from kindergarten through Grade 8. “These devices continue to cause major attention and behavioural problems for our students and they are interfering with student learning,” the school reportedly said on...
No pedal to floor: Experts say no government can bring back Alberta bitumen boom
Getting Alberta's economy up and running on all its fossil fuel-powered cylinders is at the heart of the province's current election.