VANCOUVER – A partially clothed fan who was hit by a B.C. Lions player has retained the services of a law firm.
In a statement released Wednesday, Preszler Law Firm said the fan “suffered serious injuries, including a mild traumatic brain injury, as a result of being violently struck by BC Lions player Marcell Young.”
Two men are facing charges after they allegedly carjacked and robbed a driver Monday night in the area of Stella Avenue and McGregor Street.
Winnipeg police say the 28-year-old male victim was stopped in his vehicle at around 9:50 p.m. when three men approached him. One of them was armed with a sawed-off rifle and ordered the man out of his vehicle.
OTTAWA – Canadians will be able to legally purchase and consume recreational marijuana by mid-September at the latest after the Senate voted Tuesday to lift almost a century-old prohibition on cannabis.
Senators voted 52-29, with two abstentions, to pass Bill C-45, after seven months of study and debate.
WINNIPEG – Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister called a byelection Tuesday for the St. Boniface seat in Winnipeg — a long-time NDP stronghold that the Liberals hope to steal with their new leader.
The July 17 vote will fill a seat that has been vacant since former NDP premier Greg Selinger resigned in March. Selinger held the constituency with strong voter support since 1999, although the area voted Liberal prior to that and is represented federally by the Liberals.