Day: December 20, 2018

Matthew Whitaker, acting attorney general, cleared to oversee Robert Mueller's Russia probe

Acting US Attorney General Matthew Whitaker(Photo: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images) WASHINGTON – Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker has been cleared by Justice Department ethics officers to oversee special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election, an official said Thursday. Whitaker’s potential oversight had […]

Doctor suspended after multiple botched circumcisions that sent some patients to emergency room

WARNING: This story contains graphic descriptions A Winnipeg doctor has been suspended for five months after he performed circumcisions on multiple young patients in an inappropriate manner, including two cases where patients were taken to the emergency room in life-threatening condition, according to a decision […]

Passenger bill of rights may let airlines ‘off the hook’ without an ombudsman: advocate

A consumer rights advocate is frustrated Canada’s proposed new air passenger bill of rights doesn’t include plans for an independent body that will review passenger complaints. Highlights of the proposed new regulations were released earlier this week. Airline passengers could be entitled to hefty compensation for […]