The Teamsters union says Canadian National Railway Co. (CN) has begun to transfer workers as part of an apparent move to relocate its rail traffic control centre to Edmonton from Montreal. Teamsters Canada says more than 100 positions would be affected at the centre, which handles the majority of rail
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was on the cusp of a commanding election victory on Friday that he cast as a historic mandate to deliver Brexit on Jan. 31, Britain’s most significant geopolitical move in 70 years. For Johnson, whose 20-week tenure in power has been marked by chaotic scenes
Harvey Weinstein and the board of his bankrupt film studio have reached a tentative $25 million US settlement with dozens of women who accused the former Hollywood producer of sexual misconduct, the New York Times said on Wednesday, citing lawyers involved in the negotiations. The accord would end nearly all civil lawsuits
What started out as a high school computer science project has grown into the only active Wikipedia in Canada operating in an Indigenous language. Wikipetcia Atikamekw Nehiromowin includes over 1,000 articles, sound clips and photos representing life, history and culture of the three Atikamekw communities in Quebec. “They cover common words, the cities of
The Law Society of British Columbia has moved to require Indigenous cultural competency training for all practising lawyers in the province, in response to gaps in legal education that the Truth and Reconciliation Commission identified. “Lawyers and the law created a justice system that discriminates against Indigenous people,” said society president
A Chinese-American detained in Iran for three years on spying charges was freed and an imprisoned Iranian was released by Washington in return, U.S. President Donald Trump and an Iranian official said on Saturday. The prisoner swap took place at a time of particularly strained relations between the longtime foes.