MONTREAL – The three Canadian cruise ship passengers charged in Australia with drug smuggling are scheduled to appear in a Sydney courtroom Wednesday.
Andre Tamine, 64, Isabelle Lagace, 28, and Melina Roberge, 23, were arrested in late August after the MS Sea Princess, operated by California-based Princess Cruises, berthed in the Australian metropolis.
The Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba has launched two separate investigations after allegations two people were injured while being arrested by Winnipeg police officers.
A man claimed his arm was sprained or dislocated while he was being arrested on February 7, 2016. He visited the Health Sciences Centre after his arrest and has been off work since then due to the injury. The Winnipeg Police Service had been investigating, but the IIU has taken over after determining the incident is the result of a serious injury.
VICTORIA – A Grade 8 student stunned a gathering of national aboriginal leaders and the federal indigenous affairs minister Monday by saying he volunteered to become his school’s indigenous language teacher after one too many berry-picking field trips.
Tim Masso, 13, said he asked school officials if he could help teach the indigenous studies course at Ucluelet Secondary School on British Columbia’s west coast even though he is still learning the Nuu-chah-nulth language.