National Indigenous Group Asks Ottawa to Act Fast to Bring Indigenous Woman Home

REGINA – A national indigenous group says it is urging Ottawa to act quickly to bring home a Saskatoon woman imprisoned in the United States. Dawn Walker, 48 and a member of Okanese First Nation, is still in federal custody in Oregon after fleeing to the US with her seven-year-old son by allegedly using false … Read more

National Indigenous Group Asks Ottawa to Act Fast to Bring Indigenous Woman Home

REGINA – A national indigenous group says it is urging Ottawa to act quickly to bring home a Saskatoon woman imprisoned in the United States. Dawn Walker, who is 48 and a member of Okanese First Nation, remains in federal custody in Oregon after fleeing to the US with her seven-year-old son by allegedly using … Read more

National Indigenous Group Asks Ottawa to Act Fast to Bring Indigenous Woman Home

Dawn Walker, 48, is in custody in Oregon after she fled to the US with her seven-year-old son by allegedly using a false identification.The Canadian Press A national indigenous group says it is urging Ottawa to act quickly to bring home a Saskatoon woman imprisoned in the United States. Dawn Walker, who is 48 and … Read more

National Indigenous Group Asks Ottawa to Act Fast to Bring Indigenous Woman Home

REGINA – A national indigenous group says it is urging Ottawa to act quickly to bring home a Saskatoon woman imprisoned in the United States. Dawn Walker, who is 48, remains in federal custody in Oregon after she fled to the US with her seven-year-old son by allegedly using false identification. The Native Women’s Association … Read more

National Indigenous Group Asks Ottawa to Act Fast to Bring Indigenous Woman Home

REGINA – A national indigenous group says it is urging Ottawa to act quickly to bring home a Saskatoon woman imprisoned in the United States. Dawn Walker, who is 48, remains in federal custody in Oregon after she fled to the US with her seven-year-old son by allegedly using false identification. The Native Women’s Association … Read more

CNE Returns To Toronto Amid Ongoing Strike By Union Safety Inspectors

TORONTO — The Canadian National Exhibition returns to Toronto this week amid an ongoing strike by union safety inspectors. The inspectors, who are represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union, resigned on July 21 after contract negotiations with the Technical Standards and Safety Authority failed. The CNE says it has taken steps to ensure … Read more

Ottawa Valley highway closures for planned roadworks (Aug. 15)

Plan your trip before you hit the road: The Department of Transportation has scheduled one closure in Ottawa Valley for Highway 7 roadworks on August 15. Highway 7 eastbound between Tay Ridge Road and Wayside Drive: one alternate lane closed until Aug. 18 at 3:30 PM Do you have to travel further? Highway closures for … Read more

Ottawa Valley highway closures for planned roadworks (Aug. 15)

Plan your trip before you hit the road: The Department of Transportation has scheduled one closure in Ottawa Valley for Highway 7 roadworks on August 15. Highway 7 eastbound between Tay Ridge Road and Wayside Drive: one alternate lane closed until Aug. 18 at 3:30 PM Do you have to travel further? Highway closures for … Read more

Opinion: Ottawa’s centralized decision-making puts embassy staff at risk

The Embassy of Canada in Kiev on February 13.VALENTYN OGIRENKO/Reuters Sabine Nolke, Phil Calvert, Roman Waschuk, John Holmes, Louise Blais are former Canadian ambassadors. Recent reports have revealed that on the eve of the Russian invasion of Ukraine earlier this year, plans were being made to evacuate Canadian personnel from the Canadian embassy in Kiev. … Read more

The Offspring’s Dexter Holland among a rare audience: rock and pop stars with a PhD

On his way to fronting one of California’s most famous punk bands, Dexter Holland dreamed of becoming a doctor. “I went to college as a biology major – premed – and I followed the band too,” Holland, singer and guitarist for The Offspring, told the Straight ahead last month. “I found myself absorbed in the … Read more