The “Get Out Of Jail” Card That Comes With A Price

The “Get Out Of Jail” Card That Comes With A Price

Amendments to the Criminal Code last year were intended to lessen the burden on courts across the country by reducing the number of unnecessary bail hearings.

One change toward that end involved encouraging the use of “undertakings,” by expanding the range of conditions that police are allowed to impose on accused persons in exchange for their release, without having to first go before a judge. As a check on this, the amendments said that police should only put in place conditions that are reasonable and necessary.

Drug plan touted by Trump in presidential debate hangs on Canadian insulin

Drug plan touted by Trump in presidential debate hangs on Canadian insulin

President Donald Trump’s “America First Health Plan” which he said was “big stuff” during the first presidential debate on Tuesday, could affect drug supply, including insulin, in Canada.

Early in last night’s debate, moderator Chris Wallace of Fox News asked the president about his health care plan, to which Trump responded, “I’m cutting drug prices. I’m going with favoured nations, which no president has the courage to do because you’re going against big pharma. Drug prices will be coming down 80 or 90 per cent… I’ll give you an example: insulin.”

Dene members question election postponement, COVID-19 spending

Dene members question election postponement, COVID-19 spending

Floyd Bertrand leafs through a stack documents on his dining room table – correspondence between himself and various levels of government all dealing with complaints about his chief and band council.

“Chief and council and the current administration of the band, they have to be held accountable…. for making major decisions without membership support,”

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