Tag: Left

Tulsi Gabbard says insider traders should be ‘investigated & prosecuted,’ as Left and Right team up on profiteering senators

In a rare moment of bipartisanship, commenters from all sides have demanded swift punishment for US senators who dumped stock after classified Covid-19 briefings. Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard has called for criminal prosecution. As chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Richard Burr (R-North Carolina) has received daily briefings on the threat posed by Covid-19 since…

Industry, passengers left stranded as anti-pipeline blockades shut rail service

Blockades set up by anti-pipeline protesters have forced Canadian National Railway Co. to shut down its entire network in Eastern Canada and Via Rail to cancel passenger service across the country. CN said Thursday that the company must initiate a “disciplined and progressive” shutdown in the East and stop and safely secure all transcontinental trains…

Toronto flower shop owner left ‘shaken’ after experiencing coronavirus racism

Upper Beach neighbourhood is showing love and support to a local flower shop owner who recently experienced a senseless act of coronavirus-related discrimination. In a phone interview, Andy Sue, the sole proprietor of Flower Centre at 1012 Kingston Rd., just west of Victoria Park Avenue, said he recently experienced “the single most offensive thing” that…

One family, eight bankruptcies, millions owed. How a Quebec clan’s revolving use of the bankruptcy system left creditors in the lurch

The branches of Jacques Bélanger’s family tree have gnarled through Canada’s bankruptcy system time and time again. Between Bélanger, a disgraced chartered accountant and failed roofing company owner, his daughter and her ex-husband, the Quebec family has accumulated six personal bankruptcies and led at least two businesses into insolvency. Altogether, their eight bankruptcies included millions…