Ottawa accused of failing to provide for indigenous children

Nearly one year ago, Canada was ordered by the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal to stop discriminating against 163,000 indigenous children and grant them equal access to services. But two national indigenous organizations say Ottawa has failed to properly respond to the tribunal’s ruling, that the discrimination is continuing and they had no choice but to…

Report says top CEOs to earn more by lunch than average worker in 2017

David Paddon, THE CANADIAN PRESS Jan 3, 2017 , Last Updated: 6:15 PM ET TORONTO — Before lunchtime Tuesday, Canada’s highest-paid CEOs were projected to earn as much as the average working person does all year, says a report released by a think tank that tracks executive compensation. The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives estimates…

Janet Jackson, husband welcome son Eissa Al Mana

Janet Jackson’s latest escapade: motherhood. The 50-year-old pop superstar and husband Wissam Al Mana welcomed their son, Eissa Al Mana, on Tuesday, a representative for the singer said. “Janet had a stress-free healthy delivery and is resting comfortably. No further details are available at this time,” the statement read. Last year Jackson postponed her tour…

Strome’s performance somewhat underwhelming so far

Michael Traikos, Postmedia Network Jan 3, 2017 , Last Updated: 4:29 PM ET MONTREAL — To be honest, Dylan Strome isn’t looking to become a hero. The job’s too darn stressful, he said. When it comes to the world junior championship, Canada has a rich history of players who have stepped up and scored big-time…