Heavy rain forces Maui residents to evacuate

Mayor Michael Victorino of Maui County, Hawaii, has issued an evacuation for some residents due to heavy rainfall and flooding, amid fears of dam failure. The extreme weather has already destroyed over half a dozen homes, trapping residents in their houses as water levels rise. “The current weather has created a very dangerous flooding situation […]

Manitoba chiefs weigh in on carbon tax, reconciliation

By Sarah Lawrynuik, Winnipeg Free PressWed Sep 23 2020 23:49 The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs was among a host of groups representing Indigenous interests to present Wednesday before the Supreme Court of Canada on the issue of the federal carbon tax backstop. Attorneys general from a number of provinces (including Manitoba’s Michael Conner) asserted Ottawa’s […]