October 28, 2015

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ESA Spooktacular more than just great volleyball

Joining the Lady Cougars in Pool A are St. Martinville, 11th in Division III, and Sacred Heart of Grand Coteau, seventh in Division V. ...

On eve of third GOP debate, ugly attacks on Dr. Carson multiply like topsy

... that Dr. Carson (a) takes more credit than he deserves for pioneering surgery separating conjoined at the head twins (although even Milloy concedes Carson...

Lafayette arrest report for Oct. 28

CHASE MICHAEL LANDRY: 28, of the 5800 block of Coteau Road, New Iberia. He was booked on three counts of warrant/bench warrant. JOSEPH LANG: 25,...

Ontario Announces Plan to End Chronic Homelessness by 2025 ...

Deb Matthews addresses the audience, surrounded by members of the Advisory Panel, image by Stefan Novakovic. With members of the panel standing behind her, the...

Ontario wants to better help help people with rare disorders

TORONTO -- Health Minister Eric Hoskins says he's been moved by the stories of two young Ontario women with a rare disorder and wants to...

Orazietti says Sault taxes higher than the rest

Sault MPP David Orazietti says Sault Ste. Marie receives provincial government funding five times the provincial average yet municipal taxes rates are still among the...

Youth Voices to Play a Critical Role at Best Practices Summit in Ottawa ...

(press release)The summit will also hear from major stakeholders from across the country including: keynote speaker, The Honourable Bob Rae, former leader of the...

Ontario proposes ban on police carding, but won't say what happened to already ...

Minister of Community Safety Yasir Naqvi unveiled Wednesday a new regulation that would bar police services from stopping individuals at random on the street to...

Premier Wynne Government Vows to End Homelessness in Ontario

As a province, we will continue to work with our partners to ensure that no one is left behind and that every Ontarian can achieve...

Ontario passes law to protect freedom of expression, province works to end ...

Attorney General Madeleine Meilleur said: “I am pleased to see our government play a leading role in ending litigation that stifles free speech. This law...

Ontario drafts new regulations on carding, bans arbitrary police ...

... arbitrary stops to collect and store personal information based on nothing more than the colour of one's skin are illegitimate, disrespectful and have no...

Mayor Linda Jeffrey nailed for LRT U-turn

Toronto StarMayor Linda Jeffrey attempted Wednesday to make amends for a vote she cast to that kills any chance of a Light Rail Transit line...

Justin Trudeau's Promise To Take 25000 Syrian Refugees This Year 'Problematic'

"Because now we have a willing partner," Michael Chan said, "I really want to quicken the process as much as possible." Plans already in place...

See Ashley Campbell's Home Movies With Father Glen

Ashley Campbell's debut single, "Remembering" is a sweet, banjo-filled tribute to her dad, music icon Glen Campbell. The tune, which skillfully walks the line between...

Library of Congress Honors First Book with 2015 David M. Rubenstein Literacy Award

(press release) (press release)WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Library of Congress has awarded First Book, a nonprofit social enterprise, with its prestigious...

Iran Accepts Invitation to Join US and Russia in Talks on Syria's Future

LONDON — Iran has accepted an invitation to join talks with the United States and Russia this week on a possible political resolution to the...

Ontario homelessness report urges province to end homelessness within 10 years

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Ontario Minister of Housing Ted McMeekin, and Deb Matthews, deputy-premier, released the export panel's report Oct. 28 in Toronto.

Ontario tables legislation against sexual violence, harassment

National Post"This legislation, if passed, would give survivors the supports they need while keeping our campuses, workplaces and communities safe,” said Tracy MacCharles, minister responsible...

See who was arrested in Lafayette

The following people were arrested Tuesday, Oct. 27: Name: Arceneaux, Victor Charge: Possession Of Firearm/Carry.Co Arresting Agency: Lafayette Parish Sheriff'S Ofc Address: 300 Blk Calfon...

Akufo-Addo congratulates Jefferson Sackey

Sackey won the award alongside Dr. Julius Garvey, son of the legendary social activist Marcus Garvey and Canada's Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sports, Honorable...

Linklaters Lands Baker & McKenzie Litigator, Plus More Lateral Moves

Baker Botts brought on Vinson & Elkins partner and former federal prosecutor and NASA engineer DAVID WEAVER for its IP litigation group in Austin, Texas.

Freedom Still Awaits

Board of Education. The Court's decision to strike down racial segregation in public education (and soon in all aspects of public life) began the deconstruction...

Council members look that gift horse in the mouth

When you walk down an empty, dark street next to a concrete wall, it is not inviting, says David Landis, Urban Development Department director. "We...

Bruce Power Signs Agreement For Isotope Supply

Ontario's Minister of Research and Innovation Reza Moridi (standing) helped announce a new agreement between Bruce Power and Nordion that will secure the long-term supply...

Bruce Power Signs Agreement For Isotope Supply

Ontario's Minister of Research and Innovation Reza Moridi (standing) helped announce a new agreement between Bruce Power and Nordion that will secure the long-term supply...

Miller: 10 conclusions after 10 games

(blog) (blog)Sergio Aguero, David Silva, Yaya Toure and Vincent Kompany have all spent time on the treatment table, with Aguero and Silva unavailable for...

Outstanding warrants, Yamhill County jail reports, Newberg-Dundee Police ...

Sergio Ibarra Varela, 39, is wanted on a probation violation for DUII and identity theft. Adrian Vargas-Acero, 23, is wanted on a probation ... Mario...

Hey, remember that time Justin Trudeau came to Queen's Park and wouldn't take ...

12:56 p.m. Trudeau greets the who's who of Ontario Liberals: Deputy Premier Deb Matthews gets a hug, lots of handshakes with caucus members who look...

County Council ponders UAC role after Phil Lyman award

Added Councilman Jim Bradley: "I get embarrassed when I have to represent a county that's part of UAC" when it supports positions on public lands...

Carding regulations announcement expected Wednesday

Yasir Naqvi, minister of community safety and correctional services, will make an announcement Wednesday regarding carding regulations, the Star has learned. Naqvi, during a debate...