Government of Canada assists the Northwest Territories with COVID-19 response 

Today, the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, the Honourable Bill Blair, confirmed that the Government has approved a Request for Federal Assistance to provide surge capacity support to the Northwest Territories with infection prevention and control (IPC), contact tracing, and COVID-19 testing efforts.

L.A. County seeks psychiatric evaluations of Kobe Bryant’s widow and others

Los Angeles County is seeking to compel psychiatric evaluations for Kobe Bryant’s widow and others to determine if they truly suffered emotional distress after first responders shared graphic photos from the site of the 2020 helicopter crash that killed the basketball star, his daughter and others.

Dune, The French Dispatch and everything else to watch in theatres and at home this week

After a year of shuttered theatres and movies delayed due to the pandemic, the box office is poised for a comeback. A number of big-ticket movies are premiering this week, all on the same day — Friday, Oct. 22 — including some titles moviegoers have been waiting on for years.  

Ontario coroner says it’s possible deaths tied to residential schools were missed, reviewing decades-old cases

Ontario’s chief coroner says “it’s possible” unmarked graves linked to residential schools have been missed, and is setting up a team to review death investigations from past decades to see whether any should be reopened.

EllisDon Construction Services Inc. ordered to pay $100,000 for violating the Migratory Birds Convention Act, 1994

On October 4, 2021, EllisDon Construction Services Inc. was sentenced in the Provincial Court of Alberta in Calgary after pleading guilty to one count of violating section 6(a) of the Migratory Birds Regulations pursuant to the Migratory Birds Convention Act, 1994 (MBCA, 1994).

Ontario coroner says it’s possible deaths tied to residential schools were missed, reviewing decades-old cases

Ontario’s chief coroner says “it’s possible” unmarked graves linked to residential schools have been missed, and is setting up a team to review death investigations from past decades to see whether any should be reopened.

Bob Baffert, accused of doping horses, subject to stricter testing ahead of rich Breeders’ Cup races

Bob Baffert can enter horses in the Breeders’ Cup next month at Del Mar, but the event’s all-time money-leading trainer must meet certain conditions, including stricter out-of-competition testing of his horses and greater security at his barn.