‘Unacceptable’: Alberta Education Minister criticizes association after allegations a teacher abused 200 children

EDMONTON – Alberta’s Secretary of Education says “nothing is off the table,” in the wake of revelations the province’s teachers’ association has failed to report to police one of its members who admitted he was “mentally and physically attacking his students.” had mistreated”. A proposed $40 million class-action lawsuit was filed this week, alleging that … Read more

A teacher now accused of abusing 200 children was sanctioned in 2006 by the Alberta Teachers’ Association – but didn’t tell police

An investigation by the Alberta Learning Association into the behavior of a teacher who allegedly sexually assaulted high school students for years concluded that he had “mentally and physically abused his students,” but it did not pass that information on to police. Three alumni this week filed a $40 million lawsuit alleging that Michael Gregory, … Read more

A lawsuit alleges that a Calgary teacher sexually assaulted 200 children. Monday three former students told their story

Warning: This story contains a description of sexual abuse As they wept and comforted each other in Calgary on Monday, three former high school students reminisced about the teacher who abused them, and untold numbers of others, for years. Now adults, the former students of John Ware Junior High, have come forward to tell their … Read more

Port of Vancouver descends into ‘distress’ as floods in BC cut rail lines, highways

Ship-to-Shore cranes unload ocean containers from a docked container ship at Global Container Terminal’s Deltaport on Nov. 19 in Delta, BC.Alia Youssef/The Globe and Mail Extreme weather in British Columbia has exacerbated a freighter bottleneck, holding back consumer goods from Asia and slowing exports of bulk goods from the west coast. On Sunday morning, there … Read more

David Suzuki apologizes for ‘blown’ comment about pipelines after Alberta response

Edmonton-David Suzuki apologized Thursday after angering Alberta Prime Minister Jason Kenney and others for comments last weekend in which the noted environmentalist noted that pipelines could begin to blow up due to climate inactivity. Suzuki made the comments about the pipelines during an interview with CHEK News on Saturday after a protest in Victoria, BC … Read more

Counties Disagree With Ottawa’s Proposed Mental Health Transfer

Secretary of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health Carolyn Bennett at a news conference in Ottawa on Oct. 26.Justin Tang/The Canadian Press While provincial governments are pushing for more funds to bolster their health systems in the wake of COVID-19, some are pushing back against a liberal election promise to offer special … Read more

Death of child under two years old related to COVID-19 in Alberta

EDMONTON-COVID-19 was one of the causes of the recent death in Alberta of a child under two years old, the province said Tuesday. The news came the same day Alberta officials announced that parents can make vaccination appointments this week for children ages five to 11. Alberta’s health official, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, spoke at a … Read more

Death of child under two years old related to COVID-19 in Alberta

EDMONTON-COVID-19 was one of the causes of the recent death in Alberta of a child under two years old, the province said Tuesday. The news came the same day Alberta officials announced that parents can make vaccination appointments this week for children ages five to 11. Alberta’s health official, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, spoke at a … Read more