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Crisis In Childhood HIV Treatment In Western And Central Africa

Reading Time: 2 minutes Too few children are being diagnosed in the region with only 27% of infants exposed to HIV being tested for HIV infection within eight weeks of birth in 2018 In 2018, coverage of antiretroviral therapy among children living with HIV in western and central Africa was just 28%, far lower than the global average, which […]

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Norway Supports Efforts To Combat Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak

Reading Time: 3 minutes Norway is supporting the urgent global response to the outbreak of coronavirus, COVID-19, and is providing NOK 10 million to the World Health Organization (WHO) for humanitarian efforts and NOK 36 million to the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) for vaccine development. Norway is also working hard to encourage other countries to step up […]

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Canada Locks Up Key CARICOM Allies In Bid For UN Security Council Seat

Bridgetown, Barbados - Global Affairs Canada François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs concluded a successful series of meetings with leaders of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) in Bridgetown, Barbados on behalf of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Over the past two days, Minister Champagne and CARICOM leaders discussed solutions to the impacts of climate change and ways to promote economic growth that works for everyone. Canada is a long-time partner of Caribbean island countries with a shared interest in protecting oceans and coastal communities while helping to address climate change. Almost 1 million people of Caribbean descent call Canada home with another estimated 2

Oath Of Canadian Citizenship Will Recognize Rights Of First Nations, Inuit And Métis Peoples

Ottawa – The Honourable Marco E. L. Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, today introduced a Bill to amend the Citizenship Act to change Canada’s Oath of Citizenship. The bill responds to the recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission by inserting text that refers to the rights of Indigenous Peoples. The proposed amendment to the Oath demonstrates the Government’s commitment to reconciliation and to the findings of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The new proposed language adds references to the Aboriginal and treaty rights of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples: “I swear (or affirm) that I will be faithful and bear true

Suprised Resignation By Newfoundland And Labrador Premier Dwight Ball

"Waking up to hear your Premier has resigned was not the news you expect to hear first thing in the morning," said a long time Ball supporter. Dwight Ball Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador surprised his province and the country with his abrupt resignation as the provinces thirteenth Premier. There are more questions than answers as to why Premier Ball called it quits considering his popularity. Ball's resignation may directly be attributed to the potential doubling of Hydro rates for his province that is already facing a higher than average unemployment. The Premier's resignation could also stem from the

Young Drivers In The UK Are Being Killed At An Alarming Rate

Pivotal THINK! campaign calls on young men to step in and stop their mates from drink driving. Young men are over-represented in alcohol-related deaths and serious injuries on the road. Intervention can help save lives. https://vimeo.com/380460079 Government research has revealed that a third of people don’t think it’s important to intervene if someone they know is planning to drink and drive. While the majority agreed that drink driving is unacceptable, only 64% said it was important to step in to stop a friend drink driving. That number drops to 45% for young males. Figures show that 60 young drivers aged 17-24 are killed

Indigenous Group In Ottawa, Ratchets Up Rhetoric, Compares Trudeau To Hitler

Ottawa - Today at a rally in support for the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs against the  Wet’suwet’en democratically elected councillors and chiefs the Facebook page of Indigenous Solidarity Ottawa makes a video comparison between Justin Trudeau and Adolf Hitler. The video was produced using film from the final scenes of the Bunker which detailed Hitler's last days alive at the end of the Second World War. The group has issued a call to arms using the Hashtag #ReconciliationIsDead #ShutDownCanada. Adolf Hitler was the leader of Nazi German from 1933 to 1945. He was a fascist who killed millions around the world including Jews,

Why Is Louis Riel Not A Larger Hero For The Canadian Public?

Today is Louis Riel Day and I wanted to think about why Riel is not a larger hero for the Canadian public. While Canadian icons such as Prime Minister John A MacDonald, long considered a father of Confederation or Nellie McClung, who was a famous five, and who fought for the rights of women to vote and be considered a person; both are now being questioned as instead icons of racism. Instead of a questionable history, 150 years ago Louis Riel helped proclaim a Bill of Rights on the Prairies. This Bill of Rights was far advanced for its time and

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Five American Pharmaceutical Companies Are Working On A Coronavirus Vaccine

Reading Time: < 1 minute Five US pharmaceutical companies are working to create a vaccine for a new type of coronavirus in a project comparable in scale to the Manhattan nuclear weapons project, White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said in an interview with Fox Business. On Thursday, it became known about the fifteenth case of coronavirus infection in the […]

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Oath Of Canadian Citizenship Will Recognize Rights Of First Nations, Inuit And Métis Peoples

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ottawa – The Honourable Marco E. L. Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, today introduced a Bill to amend the Citizenship Act to change Canada’s Oath of Citizenship. The bill responds to the recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission by inserting text that refers to the rights of Indigenous Peoples. The proposed amendment to the […]

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Canadian Flag Celebrated Its 55th Birthday

Reading Time: < 1 minute In 1964, Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson formed a committee to resolve the ongoing issue of the lack of an official Canadian flag, sparking a serious debate about a flag change to replace the Union Flag. Out of three choices, the maple leaf design by George Stanley, based on the flag of the Royal Military College of Canada, was selected. Wikipedia February 15, […]