Author Archives: Lester Don Holt Jr.

No charges for Winnipeg officer who shot 16-year-old girl after police chase

Police watchdog releases report on the death of Eishia Hudson, killed in April 2020 Eishia Hudson, 16, was shot and killed by Winnipeg police in April 2020. (Eishia Hudson/Facebook) The father of an Indigenous teen killed by a Winnipeg police officer last April is criticizing a police watchdog report, which says no charges are recommended against the officer

COVID-19 cases down in Ontario but variant ‘a significant threat’ to curbing spread, new modelling shows

Essential work still ‘strongly associated’ with risk of infection, report shows CBC News · Posted: Jan 28, 2021 10:23 AM ET | Last Updated: January 29 A client at the City of Toronto’s Scarborough Village Residence receives his COVID-19 vaccine from at St. Michael’s Hospital, part of Unity Health Toronto. (Katie Cooper/Unity Health Toronto/The Canadian Press) A COVID-19

Jail guards scanned him as negative for drugs. He died hours later with fentanyl hidden in his body Social Sharing

A report into 26-year-old Ontario man’s death reveals troubling details about final moments, says family Jordan Sheard, 26, died June 1 at the Central East Correctional Centre in Lindsay, Ont., after a drug overdose, according to his mother, Angela Vos. ‘He had demons,’ but was a beautiful person, she told CBC News. (Angela Vos/Facebook) Ever since

Facebook calls on Canadian government to set social media rules

Parliament should adopt legislation on what kinds of content should be allowed, the Facebook director says In the wake of the riot at Washington’s Capitol building earlier this month, there has been a debate on how far social media Facebook says it would welcome increased regulation by the Canadian government, including rules for what kind

Ailing aviation sector pleads for aid as Ottawa considers new travel restrictions Social Sharing

ndustry and union representatives tell MPs sector-specific aid is needed — and fast Ryan Patrick Jones · CBC News · Posted: Jan 29, 2021 4:00 AM ET | Last Updated: 2 hours ago An Air Canada flight departing for Toronto, bottom, taxis to a runway as a Westjet flight bound for Palm Springs, Calif., takes off at Vancouver International

ANCIENT TECHNOLOGIES THAT CAN MAKE ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE TODAY

As we look to the future for the technological advancements that will bring lasting environmental change, historians have found meaningful solutions in our past. Sustainable technologies have proven their efficacy time and time again, persevering through climatic events in human history and the wrath of nature herself. Here are 5 ancient technologies that can revolutionize

Most popular news websites in the United States as of August 2020, by unique monthly visitors*

Leading news websites in the U.S. 2020, by unique visitors  As of August 2020, the most popular news website in the United States was Yahoo News, with 175 million unique monthly visitors. Following closely behind was Google News with 150 million monthly visitors, before Huffington Post and CNN with 110 and 95 million unique visitors

Leading cable news networks in the United States in Q4 2020, by number of primetime viewers

Top cable news networks U.S. 2020, by number of viewers What are the most-watched news networks? As of the final quarter of 2020, Fox News was the most-watched cable news network in the United States and continues to do well in terms of its primetime audience, with around 3.78 million primetime viewers in that period.