Monthly Archives: November 2016

Sask. woman wants inquiry into missing, murdered Indigenous men

A small group of Saskatchewan women is pressing for more national attention to missing and murdered Indigenous men. On Wednesday, Colleen Whitedeer, her mother and two friends took a walk along Highway 11 near Regina. They carried a shirt showing a picture of Timothy Charlette, Whitedeer’s brother, who has been missing since October 2014. “There’s an inquiry…

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Georges St. Pierre, former UFC champions cast support behind fledgling MMA fighters association

LOS ANGELES — Former UFC champions Georges St. Pierre, Cain Velasquez and T.J. Dillashaw have joined an attempt to form a mixed martial arts fighters association. Current UFC fighters Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Tim Kennedy also announced their participation Wednesday in an organizing effort led by fighters and joined by Bjorn Rebney, the former CEO…

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Prince Harry's Most Awkward Moments From His Caribbean Tour

Chris Jackson – WPA Pool/Getty Images Awkward! That is the best word to describe several key moments from Prince Harry‘s Caribbean visit. Harry is on a two-week tour of the area. He is traveling on behalf of 90-year-old grandmother Queen Elizabeth II and is set to conclude his trip in Guyana this weekend. While most of it has gone…

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First Nations monitoring crucial on Line 3 oil pipeline, says FSIN

A national “elders advisory board” and other First Nations oversight should be mandatory for all pipeline and resource project applications, says Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) Chief Bobby Cameron. “Our elders have said it time and time again. We have to and we must protect the lands and waters so that future generations can enjoy what we…

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Public hearing ordered for Edmonton dentist after 4-year-old girl suffers brain injury

The Edmonton dentist who administered a general anesthetic to a four-year-old girl who suffered a permanent brain injury has been ordered to attend a hearing conducted by the Alberta Dental Association and College. Ramandeep Athwal, father of the young girl, received an email on Wednesday informing him of the decision. The message came almost three months after his…

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