Saskatchewan Aboriginal groups sound alarm over policing ‘crisis’

On December 7, 2022, RCMP arrested a man in La Ronge.Heywood Yu/The Globe and Mail Indigenous people in Saskatchewan are grappling with a crime wave as they await legislation and government funding to bolster policing, an Aboriginal leader in Saskatchewan says. Edward (Dutch) Lerat, vice-president of the Saskatchewan Federation of Aboriginal Sovereign States, said many … Read more

Premarket: European shares edge higher, bank worries ease

Global stocks inched higher after First Citizens BancShares said on Monday to calm fragile markets this needs failed deposit and loan Silicon Valley Bank. The deal gives markets some respite from weeks of new banking meltdowns, bailouts or bailouts from authorities. At 0942 GMT, the pan-European Stoxx 600 index was up 1.0%. The STOXX bank … Read more

Central bank calls for more action as banking confidence shakes

Some investors and analysts have called for more coordinated intervention by central banks to restore financial stability amid fears that turmoil in the global banking sector will continue amid rising interest rates. Markets remain jittery following the collapse of two U.S. banks this month and the Swiss government’s planned takeover of struggling Credit Suisse over … Read more

Sam Burns beats Cameron Young to win final

Sam Burns received his trophy after beating Cameron Young in the final of the Dell Technologies Match Play Golf Championship on March 26 in Austin, Texas.Associated Press Sam Burns, who won the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play on the 13th green, was best suited for an unpredictable game because he thought he lost it there. Standing … Read more

Taiwan Says No Signs of Chinese Troop Deployment Ahead of President’s U.S. Visit

Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen raises her fist for a photo with soldiers next to Taiwan’s Defense Minister Qiu Guozheng and National Security Council Secretary General Wellington Gu during a visit to a military base in Chiayi, Taiwan, on March 25.Carlos Garcia Rollins/Reuters Taiwan’s vice defense minister said on Monday there was no indication of any … Read more

North Korea tests two more missiles as tensions escalate

A South Korean Army soldier observes the North Korean side at the Unified Observation Post in Paju, South Korea, near the border with North Korea, on March 24.An Yongjun/Associated Press North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast on Monday, adding to a recent string of weapons tests as … Read more

How Trump’s indictment episode changed the American political landscape

Former President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at the Waco Regional Airport in Waco, Texas, on March 25.CHRISTOPHER LEE/The New York Times News Service One of the axioms espoused by American commentators is that one year is an eternity in American politics. In one of his signature reforms to political principles, donald trump … Read more

Canada beats Sweden for second straight world women’s curling bronze

From left: Canada’s Brian Harris, Shannon Birchard, Kristen Kavak, Val Sweeting celebrate with coaches Reed Carruthers and Kerry Eynersson in beating Sweden to win the Women’s Curling Championship Bronze Medal.TT News Agency/Reuters Canada’s Kelly Erneson takes another bronze medal at the Women’s World Curling Championships. On Sunday, the skating rink in Einason beat Sweden 8-5. … Read more

Credit Suisse could face disciplinary action, Swiss watchdog says

Swiss financial watchdog FINMA says it is considering whether to take disciplinary action against Credit Suisse CSGKF UBS had to bail out managers at Switzerland’s second-largest bank last week UBS-N. FINMA chair Marlene Amstad told Swiss newspaper NZZ am Sonntag that it was “still undecided” whether to start the new process, but that the regulator’s … Read more

Pressure mounts on Benjamin Netanyahu’s party to suspend judicial reforms

Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant, pictured at a press conference on March 9, broke with convention on March 25 to publicly urge Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to suspend legislation for a month.Amir Cohen/Reuters A senior lawmaker in Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party echoed calls by the defense minister on Sunday to suspend controversial … Read more