Sen. Lynn Beyak apologizes for racist letters, says she’ll obey ethics report

By | February 25, 2020

OTTAWA — Sen. Lynn Beyak sought to stave off suspension from the upper chamber today, apologizing unreservedly for posting offensive letters online and pledging to do more to show her contrition. Beyak says after careful consideration, she now regrets both posting the letters — which included suggestions that Indigenous cultures are inferior — and later fighting demands she… Read More »

FBI raid Nygard fashion house in New York City

By | February 25, 2020

The F-B-I and New York City police have raided the Times Square headquarters of Canadian Peter Nygard’s fashion house. Nygard is being investigated for sex trafficking and 10 women recently filed a civil lawsuit against him. They allege Nygard promised them modelling opportunities but they ended up drugged and engaged in sex acts at “pamper parties” at his… Read More »

Peter Nygard to step down from company after FBI raids New York offices

By | February 25, 2020

Peter Nygard will step down from his company and sell his stake, his spokesperson said Tuesday, amid revelations the Canadian fashion mogul is the target of a police investigation in the Bahamas involving allegations of sexual assault.   The announcement in a statement comes just hours after FBI investigators raided Nygard’s New York offices earlier in the day. An FBI spokesperson confirmed the search took place… Read More »

FBI raids New York offices of Peter Nygard

By | February 25, 2020

The FBI raided the New York offices of Canadian fashion executive Peter Nygard Tuesday morning.  An FBI spokesperson would not confirm any other details but did confirm they conducted the search.  Ten women have filed a civil class-action lawsuit against Nygard, whose fashion company is based in Winnipeg, accusing the clothing manufacturer of raping them at his seaside mansion… Read More »

Fire-paramedic service advised to cut stations from 30 to 24

By | February 25, 2020

A long-awaited report recommends Winnipeg reduce the number of fire-paramedic stations in the city from 30 to 24 — but city council is not prepared to proceed with the consolidation plan. A strategy document commissioned by the Winnipeg Fire-Paramedic Service recommends the city consolidate 30 existing fire-paramedic stations into 23 locations and build a new station in Waverley West. … Read More »