BC trial lawyers take NDP government to court over Legal Professions Act
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by Lee Harding
1h ago
The Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia (TLABC) has officially filed court challenge against the Legal Professions Act, citing concerns over its implications and the independence of lawyers in the province ..read more
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CIAO! Canada to vacate luxury embassy villa in Rome
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by Western Standard News Services
1h ago
The Department of Foreign Affairs is set to vacate its luxurious embassy in Rome's Villa Grazioli, marking a significant shift in its foreign real estate strategy ..read more
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UFCW eager to represent migrant workers following Senate report
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by Lee Harding
16h ago
United Food and Commercial Workers is demanding a seat at the table in a new Migrant Work Commission called for in a Senate report that calls for a phase-out of employer-specific work permits ..read more
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Without Papers Pizza hits AHS with $1.7 million lawsuit for illegally closing restaurant during COVID
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by Jen Hodgson
16h ago
Without Papers Pizza proprietor Jesse Johnson is suing Alberta Health Services (AHS) chief medical officer and the City of Calgary for unlawfully shutting his business down during the COVID-19 pandemic ..read more
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Hoffman says charter schools want to come into public education system
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by Jonathan Bradley
16h ago
Alberta NDP leadership candidate Sarah Hoffman said charter schools have long desired to merge into the public education system ..read more
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Falcon, Rustad confirm no deal between BC United, Tories to stop vote splitting
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by Jonathan Bradley
18h ago
British Columbia United leader Kevin Falcon said Conservative leader John Rustad has rejected an offer aimed at preventing a vote split that could see the NDP win ..read more
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WATCH: Tam, Henry laugh about ‘messaging’ strategy and lawsuits put forward by Canadians
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by Jen Hodgson
18h ago
A leaked video recording shows the Public Health Agency of Canada’s (CPAC) health chief Theresa Tam and BC health authority Bonnie Henry laughing at Canadians ..read more
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BACK IN BLACK: UofC to reintroduce petroleum engineering degree after three-year hiatus
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by Shaun Polczer
18h ago
The University of Calgary is reportedly looking to relaunch its suspended degree program in petroleum engineering after a three-year pause ..read more
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Alberta government revokes legal title to lawyer for sexist email
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by Jonathan Bradley
19h ago
The Alberta government has revoked a King’s Counsel title bestowed to Calgary lawyer Robert Allen Rakochey because of an email he sent joking about women and transgender people ..read more
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Bill to protect natural health products supported by all except Liberals
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by Lee Harding
19h ago
Supporters of private member's Bill C-368 to protect natural health products from onerous fees and regulations are revamping their advocacy as the bill goes to a vote on May 29 ..read more
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