Another Tori Stafford killer moved by CSC
Michael Rafferty is now in a medium-security prison.
The killer of 8-year-old Tori Stafford was reportedly moved from a maxim-security facility in March. Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale has responded saying he will look into it. Stafford’s other killer Teri-Lynne McClintic was recently put back in prison following public outcry over her move to a healing lodge last year.
UK struggles to deal with Brexit vote delay
Brexit is not up for renegotiation.
That’s the message from the President of the European Council, after British PM Theresa May was forced to delay a parliamentary vote on the EU divorce deal over Irish Republic trade concerns. If the Brexit deal isn’t voted on soon, the UK could be cut from the EU, which could devastate Britain’s economy.
One in four Canadians affected by prescription shortage
Health officials claim a drug shortage is getting worse and affecting more Canadians.
A recent survey by the Canadian Pharmacists Association found at least one in four Canadians has been affected by shortages for thousands of medications. Over the summer Canadians were hit by an EpiPen shortage and last month pharmacies started running out of a widely-used anti-depressant.
Climate change likely to cause largest recession in recent history
Climate change could cause a recession four times worse than the 2008 market crash.
A group made up of hundreds of investors is warning if coal use isn’t phased out by 2050, the fallout could cost the global economy $23 trillion each year. The group cited impacts on human health, agriculture and infrastructure as the driving factors in the overall cost.
First female Canadian Nobel Physics winner receives medal
Donna Strickland is officially the first Canadian woman to win the Nobel prize in physics.
The Ontario scientist collected her medal and diploma today for her work on lasers in the 1980s. She is only the third woman in history to win the award in this category.