Bill Peters resigns as Calgary Flames coach in wake of allegations of racism

Bill Peters resigns as Calgary Flames coach in wake of allegations of racism

After a firestorm of controversy amid allegations of racial slurs and physical abuse of players in previous jobs, embattled Calgary Flames head coach Bill Peters resigned Friday. General manager Brad Treliving made the announcement at a Calgary press conference, saying Peters voluntarily sent him a resignation letter earlier that morning. “This is the most difficult […]

Wake up and deal with the real reasons you’re in debt

Wake up and deal with the real reasons you’re in debt

Despite warnings from financial educators and the Canadian government, consumer debt continues to be a serious crisis for Canadians. It is contributing to empty wallets, increased insolvency rates and higher levels of anxiety and depression. It’s tempting to write this article on how to tactically get out of debt — consolidation at a lower rate […]

RCMP surveying potential damage in wake of charges against top intelligence official

RCMP surveying potential damage in wake of charges against top intelligence official

RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki says the force is still trying to understand the fallout of allegations levelled against one of their top intelligence officials and that RCMP officers are “shaken” by the charges. Cameron Ortis, director general of the RCMP’s national intelligence coordination centre, was arrested late last week and charged with preparing to share either safeguarded or operational information with […]

Bahamas officials say 2,500 missing in Dorian’s wake

Bahamas officials say 2,500 missing in Dorian’s wake

NASSAU — Some 2,500 people are still listed as missing in the Bahamas more than a week after Hurricane Dorian pummeled the Caribbean island chain, although that number may include evacuees who fled to shelters, authorities said on Wednesday. Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert Minnis told the nation in a televised address that the death toll […]

Liberals say there is ‘no plan’ to change law to protect pensioners in wake of Sears’ bankruptcy

Liberals say there is ‘no plan’ to change law to protect pensioners in wake of Sears’ bankruptcy

The Liberal government says it has “no plan” to change the law to protect Canadian pensioners when companies like Sears file for bankruptcy, but they are open to discussing the issue. Uncertainty over the future of Sears pensions in the wake of the retail giant’s bankruptcy have led those advocating for improved protections for pensioners to pressure the government […]