A ‘crackdown’ on journalism is dangerous to democracy: PM on global media freedom

Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian PressMon Nov 16 2020 17:31:24 OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau highlighted the work of journalists working under pressure in Hong Kong and Belarus at Monday’s international conference on media freedom. Canada has been vocal in condemning the clampdowns on democracy and free expression by the Chinese government in the former […]

Lockdowns haven’t brought down Covid mortality, but they have killed millions of jobs

By Mitch Nemeth, Mises Institute Sat Nov 14 2020 23:30:00 During the early onset of covid-19 in the spring, government officials across the political spectrum widely agreed that government intervention and forced closure of many businesses was necessary to protect public health. This approach has clearly failed in the United States as it led to […]

Dafonte Miller says assault by off-duty cop changed his view of police

By Paola Loriggio, The Canadian PressSep 25 2020 13:36:28 OSHAWA, Ont. — A young Black man who was assaulted by an off-duty Toronto police officer more than three years ago said the incident permanently changed his life and the way he views police. Dafonte Miller laid out the lingering impact of the Dec. 28, 2016 […]

Barr announces $100M more to combat human trafficking

ATLANTA (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr says the federal government is awarding more than $100 million in grants to target human trafficking. The money will go to task forces combatting human trafficking, to victim services and victim housing. Barr made the announcement Monday in Atlanta with presidential adviser Ivanka Trump and Georgia Gov. […]