TRUDEAU BLASTS WILSON-RAYBOULD RESIGNATION; FORD GOVERNMENT EYEING CARBON PLAN STRIKINGLY SIMILAR TO TAX
Trudeau criticizes Wilson-Raybould resignation amid SNC-Lavalin controversy
Surprised and disappointed.
This from Justin Trudeau after Jody Wilson-Raybould resigned amid the SNC-Lavalin scandal. The PM says the former Justice Minister should have come forward if she had concerns. Meanwhile, Ottawa’s justice committee will decide on a probe into allegations the PMO pressured Wilson-Raybould to help reach an out of court deal for the Canadian company.
Health Canada reviewing breast implant rules
Health Canada is re-opening a review of breast implants.
The move comes after CBC and The Star reported on allegations many women are suffering from medical problems, including a rare form of cancer, caused by the implants. Health officials have also warned Canadian women with implants to check in with your doctor if you notice any issues like swelling, pain or a lump.
Ontario Carbon Plan closely resembles Ottawa tax plan
The Ford Government is reportedly eyeing a carbon emission plan similar to the one it’s fighting.
Reports suggest the province is considering a system that will charge industries, by the tonne, for emissions beyond a set standard. According to Greenpeace Canada, Ontario’s proposal is basically putting a tax on carbon.
Twitter boss criticizes lack of online abuse protection, grades his own company with “C”
Twitter’s CEO is taking aim at all social media companies over online abuse.
Jack Dorsey used his own service to call for more protection on social media against online bullying and security against fake news. And he wasn’t willing to let Twitter off the hook either, giving himself a “C” grade for his company’s lack of oversight.
Canada celebrates World Radio Day for second year
Celebrating radio and how it shapes our lives.
That’s the description for World Radio Day, which is being celebrated today across the globe. This is the second year Canada is participating in World Radio Day, with over 600 stations playing ‘I Heard it on the Radio’ a spot meant to signify important moments in history and how this broadcast medium connects Canadians and people from around the world.