Day: October 12, 2018

In major shift, the US says it won’t ban Canadian pot workers

October 12, 2018

In a policy change made without fanfare Tuesday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) now says Canadians who work in the legal cannabis industry here will be free to enter the United States. It’s a major reversal of a position announced in late September, when a CBP statement on marijuana legalization in Canada said that […]

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UK firms to reveal ethnicity pay gap

October 12, 2018

UK firms may be forced to publish data covering their ethnicity pay gap following a consultation launched on Thursday by Prime Minister Theresa May. The prime minister will also publish a consultation on mandatory ethnicity pay reporting, marking a year since the government published the findings of its Race Disparity Audit on how people of […]

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IEBC CEO Ezra Chiloba sacked

October 12, 2018

Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chief Executive Officer Ezra Chiloba has been sacked. Chiloba dramatically announced his own firing on Friday night following protracted wrangles between him and the commission. He said in a tweet he received the termination letter on Friday but complained that the process was predetermined and unfair. “My employment with […]

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Indianapolis Archdiocese lists 23 credibly accused priests

October 12, 2018

The Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis on Thursday released the names of 23 priests who have been credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor or a young adult dating to the 1940s. The archdiocese published the names on its website , fulfilling a promise that Archbishop Charles Thompson made in August. “I pray the release […]

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Obado to remain in custody, Court to give bail ruling on October 24

October 12, 2018

Migori governor Okoth Obado(second right) and his co-accused suspects, Michael Oyamo (centre), Casper Obiero (left) and their lead lawyer Cliff Ombeta( far right) at Mlimani Law Courts on Friday, October 12 during the hearing of their bail application.Photo/Courtesy   Migori Governor Okoth Obado will stay in police custody until October 24. The High court judge […]

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Ontario government scraps beer tax rise planned by Liberals

October 12, 2018

  The Ontario government plans to cancel a scheduled increase in the provincial beer tax that was set to go into effect on November 1. The Progressive Conservatives say the three-cent-per-litre increase was planned by the previous Liberal regime and will be scrapped. The government says beer taxes have increased by three cents per litre […]

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