TRUDEAU APOLOGIZES TO LGBTQ COMMUNITY: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is apologizing on behalf of the federal government for perpetrating decades of discrimination against members of the LGBTQ community. Dozens of people including two of Trudeau’s own kids, Xavier and Ella Grace were crammed into the various House of Commons galleries, many of them sporting rainbow ribbons, to witness the historic occasion, which the prime minister says he hopes will finally allow the healing process to begin for those affected. Earlier Tuesday, the government introduced legislation which, if passed, will allow the expungement of criminal records belonging to people convicted of consensual sexual activity with same sex partners.
City Counselor Rebecca Johnson, who is also a member of the committee, hopes to be able to keep track of incidents of racism and get a better picture of the issue in the city. She hopes the initiative will be able to identify incidences of racism, document them, and provide statistics about what is happening in the city. The aim is to also create ways to address racism in the future..
APTN will also broadcast an exclusive four hour Aboriginal Day Live radio show across the country on June 22. That can be heard on Wawatay Radio Network. The show features a range of top Aboriginal musicians from across Canada, including A Tribe Called Red, Crystal Shawanda, Derek Miller, Tanya Tagaq, Dallas Arcand, War Party and Susan Aglukark, among many others..
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It been more than a year of construction and many 7 train riders are becoming indifferent to the constant delays. Since late 2013, there have been 26 scheduled weekend service disruptions due to construction, according to the MTA. Often huge spans of the line are completely closed.
Kilpatrick earned his BSPE degree from the University of Mississippi in 1974 and his Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from the Mississippi College School of Law in 1979. He is a partner in the firm of Gore, Kilpatrick Dambrino, PLLC of Grenada, Mississippi, where he limits his practice to commercial construction contract litigation in multiple states as well professional responsibility/legal malpractice. Kilpatrick, at East Central Community College and also was a volunteer assistant coach to former Ole Miss assistant football coach Jack Carlisle, both at Madison Ridgeland Academy and Jackson St.