Kieran Delamont

News

Cop Charged in Ottawa Man’s Beating Death Pleads Not Guilty

Constable Daniel Montsion pleaded not guilty to manslaughter in the killing of Abdirahman Abdi.
Kieran Delamont
2.4.19
housing

How residents are fighting a mass eviction in Canada

Housing advocates for Ottawa's Herongate community are taking their battle with real estate giant Timbercreek to court.
Kieran Delamont
10.19.18
Legalization

Canada’s weed growers destroy a lot of cannabis

Documents show that for every kilogram of legal medical weed consumed last year, nearly eight kilograms of cannabis plants were destroyed.
Kieran Delamont
9.24.18
biometrics

Canada is about to start fingerprinting way more people entering the country

The newly expanded biometrics program kicks in next week, and includes the use of facial recognition software.
Kieran Delamont
7.26.18
cell phones

Canada’s big cell companies new data plans "suck," critics say

Regulators told Canada big three cell phone companies to offer cheaper mobile data plans but few are impressed with the new offers.
Kieran Delamont
5.8.18
political analysis

Liberals take pages from NDP playbook ahead of the 2019 election

Party members call for full drug decriminalization and a national pharmacare plan to outflank the NDP on the left.
Kieran Delamont
4.23.18
Weed Week

Thousands of pot-smoking Canadians turn out for one last 4/20 before legalization

“Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the year of pseudo-legalization.”
Kieran Delamont
4.21.18
Weed Week

Canada smokes even more weed than the government thought

Statistics Canada says more than two million Canadians smoke weed on a daily or weekly basis.
Kieran Delamont
4.18.18
News

Canada Smokes Even More Weed Than the Government Thought

Canada is starting to get a better idea of just how much weed Canadians are smoking.
Kieran Delamont
4.18.18
cellphones

Canada’s big cell companies have one month to offer cheaper data-only plans

Rogers, Bell, and Telus must submit “lower-cost data only” plans to consumers after a CRTC ruling, but it’s unclear what exactly will be offered.
Kieran Delamont
3.23.18
privacy

Canadian cops admit to using Stingray devices to track cellphones en masse

Police have been using ISMI catchers for mass cellphone surveillance; civil liberties advocates call the practice "particularly invasive."
Kieran Delamont
3.9.18
transparency

Canada’s export bank needs an overhaul following private jet corruption scandal

The NDP wants a full review of Export Development Canada after it lent $41 million for a private jet to an Indian family facing corruption charges.
Kieran Delamont
3.8.18
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