Global Markets: Injunction sought on Toronto election reorganization

By Commodity News Service Canada
Aug. 1 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news
moving markets in Canada and globally.
A candidate for Toronto city council is launching legal
action to delay the provincial government’s plan to reorganize
the city’s wards. Rocco Achampong, a lawyer vying for councillor
in Ward 13, has filed for an injunction in Ontario Superior
Court to suspend the plan to draw the city’s electoral
boundaries less than 90 days before the Oct. 22 municipal

election. The reorganization would cut the number of councillors
to 25 from 47.
Former campaign chair for United States President Donald
Trump Paul Manafort heads to his second day of trial on charges
related to evading taxes and circumventing banking laws. He has
a second trial on charges of acting as an unregistered foreign
agent for Ukrainian interests and making false statements to the
U.S. government scheduled for September.
Canadian officials say any attempt to manufacture a 3D-
printed gun in Canada without the proper licence is illegal. And
possession of 3D-printed guns without the correct licence is
also illegal under the Firearms Act. The clarification was
issued after a United States court issued a restraining order
temporary halting the release of downloadable blueprints.

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