As pressure mounts on the federal and Nova Scotia governments to call an inquiry into one of the worst mass killings in Canadian history, the country's leading scholar on inquiries says Ottawa and the province should do the right thing and work together on a joint inquest.
As long-standing anger about discrimination boils over in the United States, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canadians must recognize there is systemic racism in their own country.
Home sales in the Greater Vancouver area continued their steep year-over-year drop last month amid confinement measures and physical distancing requirements related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Siddharta Vashishtha, also known as Manu Sharma, the convict in the Jessica Lal murder case was released from Tihar Jail on Tuesday. Sandeep Goel, Director-General of Tihar Jail, said: “He was released on the recommendations of the Sentence Reviewing Board meeting. The entire process has been carried out.”
Donald Trump adds fuel to the fire with his tweets with George Floyd's death at the hands of police officers in Minnesota. There are violent demonstrations all over the US and around the world in relation to race and police brutality.
Some Facebook employees critical of CEO Mark Zuckerberg protested his decision not to do anything about incendiary posts that President Trump had placed on the giant social media platform over the past week.