Democrat-Backed Darren Bailey Wins Illinois Republican Gubernatorial Primary

Illinois Democrats got the opponent they wanted for incumbent Gov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday, when state Sen. Darren Bailey won the Republican gubernatorial primary. The race was called by Bailey with about 33% of the votes counted. She got 53.5% of the vote with venture capitalist Jesse Sullivan getting 16.9% and former Aurora Mayor Richard […]

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Trump Tried to Join Jan. 6 Armed Mob Despite Threat of Violence, Former Aide Testifies

Cassidy Hutchinson, a former top adviser to Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, arrives to testify during the sixth hearing of the House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol. at the Cannon House office building in Washington on June 28. .Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images US President Donald Trump was […]

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Marjorie Taylor Greene asks for Secret Service testimony, “own J6” hearing

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Georgia, said Tuesday that she could soon hold her “own” committee hearings on Jan. 6. Greene appears during a news conference in front of the Capitol in Washington, DC, on June 15, 2022. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia said she could hold her “own” hearings on Jan. […]

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La organización benéfica del Príncipe William invierte con un banco vinculado a los combustibles sucios

LONDRES – La organización benéfica de conservación fundada por el Príncipe William, segundo en la línea del trono británico y quien lanzó el Premio Earthshot, mantiene sus inversiones en un banco que es uno de los mayores patrocinadores de combustibles fósiles del mundo, según supo The Associated Press. La Fundación Real también coloca más de […]

Iran deal tantalizingly close, but US faces new hurdles

WASHINGTON- Last week’s attack on author Salman Rushdie and the indictment of an Iranian national for plotting to assassinate former national security adviser John Bolton have given the Biden administration new headaches as it tries to negotiate a return to the 2015 nuclear deal with the United States. Iran. A resolution may be tantalizingly close. […]

Simcoe road closures for planned roadworks (Aug 19)

Expect delays or plan an alternate route: The Department of Transportation scheduled 34 closures in Simcoe on August 19 for roadworks on Highway 11, Highway 12, Highway 26, Highway 400, Highway 89 and Highway 93. Northbound 11 Freeway between Goldstein Road and Simcoe Road 169: One alternate lane closed until 9 a.m. Aug. 22 Highway […]

Feds Investigate Consultant’s ‘Disturbing’ Tweets About Government-Funded Anti-Racism Project

OTTAWA- The federal diversity minister says he is taking action over “disturbing” tweets from a senior consultant about an anti-racism project that received $133,000 from his department. Ahmed Hussen has asked Canadian Heritage to “take a close look at the situation” after what he called “unacceptable behaviour” by Laith Marouf, a senior consultant involved in […]

McKenna: A swimming strategy would be a coup for Ottawa

Breadcrumb Trail Links Opinion Cities like Paris, London and Copenhagen are opening municipal rivers and lakes for recreational swimming, with surprising benefits Publication date: August 19, 2022 • 14 minutes ago • 3 minute read • join the conversation Author and former MP Catherine McKenna crosses the line for the 2022 4K Riverkeeper Open Water […]

Opinion: Learning to love the sweet sounds of downtown life

Breadcrumb Trail Links columnists Writer Bob Chartier celebrates the joys and noise of life in downtown Inglewood. Photo by Darren Makowichuk /post media . It’s an old downtown situation that happens every summer: the tree-lined streets aren’t necessarily very quiet, like most other neighborhoods. The downtown neighborhoods have movement, energy and sound. Sometimes the sound […]

Canada’s interim arms import ban takes effect today

OTTAWA- Starting today, individuals and businesses can no longer import restricted handguns into Canada, with limited exceptions. The measure announced earlier this month is intended to accelerate a key pillar of the federal effort to limit the number of firearms in the country. In May, the Liberal government announced a plan to freeze the import, […]

‘I don’t think they intend to bring me back:’ Labor lawyers say there could be a new wave of lawsuits from workers after temporary COVID layoffs end

After more than two years, Ontario’s temporary layoff measure put in place in the early days of COVID-19 has ended. Now, experts say there could be a new wave of lawsuits from workers who were “left in limbo” during a temporary layoff. When the pandemic hit in 2020, many workers were temporarily laid off as […]