Toronto school board votes to end having officers station...
TORONTO — The Toronto District School Board has voted to permanently end the practice of having police officers stationed in high schools. There was loud app...
‘Brace for more bloodshed’— HRW
International non-governmental organization Human Rights Watch (HRW) lambasted President Rodrigo Duterte’s recent announcement that he would soon return the ...
One of 14 inmates charged in Saskatchewan Penitentiary ri...
PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. — One of 14 men accused of taking part in a deadly riot at the Saskatchewan Penitentiary has pleaded not guilty to both charges. Brett B...
Details of the funeral service for the late Honourable To...
On behalf of the Enverga family, we wish to convey the details of the funeral service for the late Honourable Tobias C. Enverga, Jr. Visitation will be held ...
Canadian general who led UN force in Sarajevo commends co...
TORONTO — A retired Canadian major-general who led a United Nations force in Sarajevo commended the sentencing of former Bosnian Serb general Ratko Mladic to...
‘I would draw the line:’ candidate for premier opposes ab...
REGINA — One of the leading candidates in the race to become the next premier of Saskatchewan says he doesn’t believe in abortion, even in the case of ...
US declares ‘ethnic cleansing’ against Rohingya in Myanmar
WASHINGTON—The United States declared the ongoing violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar to be “ethnic cleansing” on Wednesday, threatening penalties f...
Papua New Guinea officials pressure refugees to leave camp
CANBERRA, Australia – Papua New Guinea authorities on Thursday ratcheted up pressure on more than 300 asylum seekers to abandon a decommissioned immigr...
Uber isn’t saying how many Canadians were affected by yea...
TORONTO — Privacy advocates are raising alarms at how Uber is handling a year-old security breach that saw hackers steal the personal information of millions...
Smooth sailing so far on $7.5M makeover of Pilgrim ship
PLYMOUTH, Mass. – Experts reconstructing the rotting replica of the ship that brought the Pilgrims to America in 1620 say it’s been smooth sailin...
Award rescinded for former Halifax hospital CEO mired in ...
HALIFAX — An award naming the former head of Atlantic Canada’s largest children’s hospital one of Canada’s most powerful women has been res...
Edmonton Eskimos should have conversation about changing ...
OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Alberta Premier Rachel Notley are the latest prominent voices to urge a public discussion about renaming the CFL&#...
VERDI’S UN BALLO IN MASCHERA
WHAT: VERDI’S UN BALLO IN MASCHERA WHEN: November 25, 2017, Saturday | 7:30 pm WHERE: Marpole United Church 1296 6th Avenue, Vancouver\ For more i...
Legal pot could see justice costs climb, not drop, Albert...
OTTAWA — Alberta’s premier says she’s worried that marijuana legalization could drive up policing and court bills her province cannot afford to p...
Quebec passes motion against Ottawa’s directive allowing ...
Quebec’s legislature passed a motion Wednesday against Transport Canada’s directive allowing airline passengers to carry small blades, including ...
Notley pleads with political friends, foes to support Alb...
OTTAWA — Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is warning all political parties to take off their partisan blinders or both the environment and Canada’s energy...
Eagle Cement breaks ground on P12.5-B plant in Cebu
MANILA — Listed Eagle Cement Corporation (Eagle) has started constructing its PHP12.5-billion cement plant in Malabuyoc, Cebu as part of its expansion ...
Railways Usec Cesar Chavez resigns amid MRT incidents
Cesar Chavez on Thursday morning announced the submission of his irrevocable resignation addressed to President Rodrigo Duterte as he stepped down from his p...
Reforms to boost infra spending pushed
MANILA — The Philippines needs to amend some laws and undertake reforms as it ramps up infrastructure spending to boost the economy. Raoul Villegas, Di...
Surging exports, domestic demand to bring GDP within target
MANILA — Investment bank First Metro Investment Corp. (FMIC) and the University of Asia & the Pacific (UA&P) said a surge in Philippine exports...
Celebrated Australians want services restored to refugees
CANBERRA, Australia—A dozen celebrated Australians on Thursday sent an open letter to their government warning that asylum seekers could die at a decommissio...
6.9% full-year growth attainable: Diokno
MANILA — Budget and Management Secretary Benjamin Diokno is optimistic of a 6.9 percent growth of the Philippine economy this 2017 following the sustai...
Gov’t eyes price cap for construction materials in Marawi
MANILA — Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez said the agency would identify price ceilings for particular construction materia...
Lawren Harris painting sells for more than $3 million at ...
TORONTO—A painting by Group of Seven founding member Lawren Harris sold for just over $3 million Wednesday night, in line with presale expectations. The 1925...
PH, Thailand champions in 2017 Int’l Teenagers Math Olympiad
MANILA — The Philippines and Thailand emerged as the overall champions in the 2017 International Teenagers Mathematics Olympiad (ITMO) held recently in...
Solon asks SC to stop P836-M driver’s license cards project
MANILA — ACTS OFW partylist Rep. Aniceto Bertiz III on Wednesday filed a petition before the Supreme Court seeking to stop the implementation of Land T...
Employers: Beware of Form I-9 Email Scam
In a statement released yesterday, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) warned that employers across the United States have been receiving scam emails r...
DOJ junks drug raps vs Faeldon, 11 BOC officials
MANILA — The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Wednesday dismissed the criminal charges filed against former Bureau of Customs (BOC) Commissioner Nicanor ...
Check schedule of poll offices to avoid hassle: Comelec
MANILA — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) advised the public to check first the schedule of the Office of the Election Officer (OEOs) in their are...
DOJ warns public vs unauthorized solicitation
MANILA — The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Wednesday warned the public against unscrupulous people using the name of the agency for unauthorized solic...
Marawi prelate: Locating Christians a must aside from chu...
MANILA — Apart from rebuilding the war-ravaged Marawi Cathedral, the Prelature of Marawi is also prioritizing to locate the whereabouts of Christian pa...
Marawi to be rebuilt during term of Duterte: Palace
MANILA – Efforts to rebuild Marawi City is now going full blast as the government aims to restore the battle-scarred city before President Rodrigo Duterte en...
TF Bangon Marawi to turn over 500 temporary houses before...
MANILA — Task Force Bangon Marawi is targeting to turn over 500 temporary housing units to families affected by the crisis before Christmas, its chairm...
Pres. Duterte: Soldiers commended by ASEAN delegates
MANILA — President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Wednesday, November 22, said soldiers received praises from delegates who attended the 31st Association of So...
SWITEx to decongest traffic on EDSA, Roxas Blvd, Baclaran...
MANILA — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) expects the Southwest Integrated Transport Exchange (SWITEx) being built in Paranaque City to further ...
Labor & Employment E-Note - November 2017
It seems that almost every day, another high-profile executive, politician or celebrity has now been accused of scandalous sexual harassment directed at subo...
NANNY, Child Caregiver
Mission, BC Sabiston family
Immigration Minister warns Haitian border-crossers that C...
From Feb. to Oct., officials granted asylum to 72 per cent of the 1,314 claims processed, but Haitians only had a 17 per cent acceptance rate.
Ontario reaches nomination allocation for 2017
The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP), one of Canada’s Provincial Nominee Programs, has reached its provincial nomination allocation for 2017. The ann...
Immigration minister vows to change law that bars immigra...
A parliamentary committee is reviewing the law that refuses applicants who would put "excessive demand" on health or social services.
Canada is Expecting a Whole Lot of Snow this Winter!
Get ready for a whole lot of snow, Canada. One of Canada’s high-profile weather forecasters has forewarned you. The Weather Network’s chief meteorologist, Ch...
Rules On The Chopping Block: H-4 EAD And International En...
The Trump Administration appears to be in the process of eliminating two rules: the H-4 EAD Rule and International Entrepreneur Rule. In line with President ...
House Bill To Add Obligations For Employers Dependent On ...
A bi-partisan House panel has approved the “Protect and Grow American Jobs Act,” a bill that would change eligibility requirements for exemption from the sta...
Haitian TPS Program Will End In July 2019
Six months after then-Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly announced the extension of Haitian Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for only six months (unti...
Administrative Assistant
Edmonton, AB Now Hiring
Morales assures swift probe on MRT-3 mess
Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales on Wednesday vowed that her office would immediately act on various complaints filed against top officials of the Aquino ad...
28-day TDF takes a plunge on Wednesday
MANILA — Bids for the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ (BSP) longer-dated Term Deposit Facility (TDF) failed to reach even half of the PHP90 billion offering, wh...
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