Toronto mayoral elections: Saron Gebresellassi endorsed by The International Socialists

http://www.socialist.ca/node/3681 Unique among Toronto mayoralty candidates with a platform, Saron Gebresellassi has proven credentials supporting ordinary workers, including workers of colour. A vote for her sends a signal of support for Toronto’s diverse working class. An outspoken supporter of the $15 and Fairness Campaign, Gebresellassi is a successful labour and human rights lawyer. She is […]

Regina: Dr. Sylvester Ukabam accused of sexual touching agrees to give up licence

Regina doctor accused of sexual touching agrees to give up licence Dr. Sylvester Ukabam has reached an agreement with Saskatchewan’s College of Physicians and Surgeons. He will resign from his practice as of Dec. 9, 2018. (LinkedIn) The latest allegation accused Ukabam, a gastroenterologist, of inappropriately touching a female patient’s genitalia and vagina without consent or […]

RCMP say no evidence to support Richmond, B.C., vote buying allegations

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/british-columbia/article-rcmp-say-no-evidence-to-support-richmond-bc-vote-buying/ Richmond RCMP announced an investigation last Friday after the force received complaints about a Richmond-based group calling itself the Canada Wenzhou Friendship Society. The complaints from Richmond, Vancouver and Burnaby followed allegations that the group posted on a Chinese-language social media app that it would provide voters with a $20 “transportation fee” if they […]

Officials investigating alleged vote buying in Vancouver, Richmond and Burnaby

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/officials-investigating-alleged-vote-buying-in-vancouver-richmond-and-burnaby-1.4861216 Officials are investigating allegations of voter manipulation in Richmond, Burnaby and Vancouver, B.C. after messages from the Canada Wenzhou Friendship Society sent out on the social media app WeChat appeared to be offering money for voting in those three cities. The City of Vancouver, Richmond and Burnaby are all conducting investigations and the matter has been referred to […]

Winnipeg Leader Blames Maxime Bernier Tweet For Vandalism At Jinnah Park

https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2018/08/19/winnipeg-vandalism-jinnah-park-maxime-bernier_a_23505016/ Maxime Bernier ✔@MaximeBernier Canada under extreme Liberal multiculturalism: While a statue of our country’s founder is being removed in one city, a park was recently named after Pakistan’s founder in another, in the presence of M103 Liberal MP sponsor. Pakistan independence from India led to 1M deaths. Iqra Khalid ✔@iamIqraKhalid Excited to join the […]

Pakistanis honoured with heritage proclamation

https://www.stalbertgazette.com/article/pakistanis-honoured-with-heritage-proclamation-20180817 Jashn-e-Azadi celebration on Aug. 18 BY SCOTT HAYES AUG 17, 2018 The province has announced that August is its first-ever Pakistani Heritage Month, and the timing couldn’t be better for the nearly 30,000 members of Alberta’s Pakistani community. “The province of Alberta hosts the second largest population of Pakistanis in Canada. This represents the significance in […]