Under the proposed 20th Amendment elections to all Provincial Councils will be held in one day.Last week the North Central Provincial Council approved the 20th Amendment to the Constitution while the Uva Provincial Council voted against it. The Southern Provincial Council today voted against the 20th Amendment to the Constitution.The drafty bill on the 20th Amendment was rejected with 27 members voting against it. The opposition walked out at the time of the vote. The draft Bill on the 20th Amendment to Constitution was presented to Parliament last week. (Colombo Gazette)
A man and woman from the Hamilton Mountain face several charges in a drug investigation.Members of Hamilton Police executed a search warrant at a home near Upper Wentworth St. and Fennell Ave. E on June 7 around 4:30 p.m.Inside, officers found a slew of drugs including cocaine, crystal meth and fentanyl among many others.Police say the total value of the drugs seized is approximately $270,000.They also seized ammunition and Canadian currency exceeding $10,000.A 25-year-old man and 24-year-old woman, both from Hamilton, were arrested.Both face numerous drug charges.