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‘Grow up’: Premier calls out Manitobans doing ‘dumb things’ as record COVID-19 hospitalizations strain system

Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister delivered a blunt message to people who ignore public health orders after officials warned they are seeing too many COVID-19 cases with large numbers of close contacts, putting strain on the province’s health system. “Thoughtful Manitobans are making sacrifices, tough sacrifices … while other people are doing dumb …

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Thai parliament holds special session amid pro-democracy protests

Thailand’s parliament began a special session Monday to address political tensions amid pro-democracy protests demanding the prime minister’s resignation, constitutional changes and reforms to the monarchy. As lawmakers debated, the student-led rallies were set to march through central Bangkok to the German Embassy later Monday, apparently to bring attention to the time …

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