Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke MPP John Yakabuski

Yakabuski reacts to new PC leadership

As Doug Ford steps in as the new leader of Ontario’s Progressive Conservative Party, local MPP John Yakabuski offered remarks on the race results and the PC’s hopes for the future.

In this file photo taken on June 26, 2017 Martin Shkreli, the former Turing Pharmaceuticals executive arrives for the first day of jury selection in his federal securities fraud trial at United States District Court Eastern District of New York in Brooklyn. TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images

'Pharma Bro' sentenced to 7 years

Martin Shrkeli, the smirking “Pharma Bro” vilified for jacking up the price of a lifesaving drug, was sentenced Friday to seven years in prison for defrauding investors in two failed hedge funds.

Brenda Lucki, center, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, and Ralph Goodale, minister of public safety and emergency preparedness enter a press event at RCMP "Depot" Division in Regina, Saskatchewan on Friday March 9, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Michael Bell

Trudeau picks Lucki as new RCMP commissioner

The first woman to ever be permanently appointed to lead the RCMP promised Friday to leave no stone unturned in her efforts to modernize a law-enforcement organization that remains plagued by complaints of sexism, workplace bullying and discrimination against Indigenous Peoples.