Month: April 2019

Kashechewan First Nation Has Been Evacuated Every Spring For 17 Years. Leaders Want Action.

TORONTO — Leaders from Kashechewan First Nation are looking to the Ontario government and even foreign ambassadors for support in relocating their community, which they say the federal government has delayed for years. “Our young people are getting really sick and tired of this,” Chief Leo Friday told reporters at Queen’s Park Monday. Kashechewan came…

By PENTICTONLAWYERS April 30, 2019 0

Weed Smell Causes Stink At Edmonton Airport Thanks To Aurora Cannabis

EDMONTON — A skunky smell greeting travellers at Edmonton’s airport doesn’t mean stinky critters are running loose in the area. The scent is coming from the Edmonton International Airport’s new neighbour, Aurora Sky, one of the world’s largest cannabis facilities, which produces more than 100,000 kilograms of marijuana per year. Aurora Cannabis, the company that…

By PENTICTONLAWYERS April 30, 2019 0

'Boyz N The Hood' Director John Singleton Dead At 51

The director John Singleton, the first African American filmmaker to receive a Best Director Oscar nomination, died Monday at age 51 after suffering a stroke earlier this month, his family confirmed to The Associated Press. “We are sad to relay that John Singleton has died. John passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family and friends,”…

By PENTICTONLAWYERS April 30, 2019 0

Business Council Of Canada Urges Political Leaders Not To Make Election About Immigration

OTTAWA — Big business leaders worried about Canada’s aging demographics have been urging political parties to avoid inflaming the immigration debate ahead of this fall’s federal election. The head of the lobby group representing chief executives of Canada’s largest corporations said he’s already raised the issue with political leaders who are shifting into campaign mode…

By PENTICTONLAWYERS April 27, 2019 0