40 Years Overdue, Grassy Narrows Gets Their Care Home
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40 Years Overdue, Grassy Narrows Gets Their Care Home

Reading Time: 2 minutes 40 years overdue, Grassy Narrows will finally get their Mercury Care Home Ottawa, Traditional Algonquin Territory, Yesterday, in the spirit of collaboration, trust and mutual respect, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services and Chief Rudy Turtle of the Asubpeeschoseewagong Netum Anishinabek (Grassy Narrows First Nation) signed a framework agreement to provide federal support […]

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UK Gov. Uses Video Games To Power Up Coronavirus Message

Reading Time: 3 minutes UK Gov. uses video games to help get their message to stay home during the Coronavirus. UK Government Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport is working with some of the UK’s leading video games companies to feature the government’s clear ‘Stay At Home, Save Lives’ instruction in some of their most popular games to […]

Will Norway's Government $50 Billion NOK Measures Be Enough?

Norway’s Government $50 Billion NOK Measures Enough?

Russia Provides Urgent Coronavirus Help To Italy

Russia Donates 300K Masks To Help Italy Fight Coronavirus

UK Will Grant Early Release To Prisoners In Wake Of COVID-19

UK Will Grant Early Release To Prisoners In Wake Of COVID-19

UN Pleads For Early Release Of Eritrean Prisoners

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England Increases Covid-19 Testing To 100K People A Day

Reading Time: 2 minutes England will carry out 100,000 tests for coronavirus every day by the end of this month, Health Secretary Matt Hancock pledged today. Increased testing for the Nation Health Service (NHS) will form part of a new 5-pillar plan, bringing together government, industry, academia, the NHS and many others, to dramatically increase the number of tests […]

Finland Accepts 175 Refugees In Wake Of The Coronavirus

Historic Freetrade Agreement Signed Between Viet Nam And The EU

Viet Nam PM Officially Declares COVID-19 A National Epidemic

Norway To Start Production Of Emergency Ventilators

60th Anniversary Of Status Indians Being Allowed To Vote In Canada

The first votes cast since rights were extended to Status Indians were those of the Rice Lake Band near Peterborough On. From left to right in the photo, Lawrence Salleby, Chief Ralph Loucks, Deputy Returning Officer; Lucy Muskrat, Poll Clerk; Eldon Muskrat, Poll Constable. Photo Credit Nick Nickels. March 31st is the 60th anniversary of the right for Status Indians in Canada to vote in federal elections. The right to vote has not been even for different groups of Canadians. Métis people have always had the right to vote like other Canadians; the Inuit gained the right to vote in 1950; women have

10 Reasons For Same-Sex Marriage “A Canadian Perspective”

The Picture featured in the article is Jim Kane with the Honourable Anne Mclellan presenting a signed copy of the Charter of Rights to the Edmonton Pride Society. The Charter was signed by Anne and Prime Minister Paul Martin. This article is a response to the highly inflammatory story written by TFP Student Action Group that teaches bigotry and homophobic rhetoric to youths under the disguise as family values.I felt the need to respond and reflect on it from a Canadian Perspective not-withstanding that this has been part of the law in this country for 15 years this June.

Haisla First Nation Creating 10,000 High Paying Skilled Jobs with $40 Billion LNG Investment. #Greta

Ready right now: Canadian LNG can lower global emissions while creating prosperity here at home. Tim McMillan, President and CEOCanadian Association of Petroleum Producers Canada is known around the world as a country of inclusiveness, tolerance, and respect for human rights. Our energy industry also holds world-class standards; among the best anywhere when it comes to innovation, environmental protection and responsible resource development. According to Statistics Canada, nearly half of all money spent by Canadian businesses on environmental protection was contributed by the oil and natural gas extraction industry. It is time for Canadian energy to play

Hydro Sites Are Toxic: I Opened Up My Bag To Eat Lunch And Found A Noose Inside Said A Black Employee

The aftermath of the whistleblower article sent shockwaves throughout Canada. Although shocking to Canadians, several of the Hydro employees that were interviewed perceived racism to be openly accepted within Manitoba Hydro and the majority of the Hydro Dams across the country. One Afro Canadian employee shared his story of the time he was working at a Hydro site in Saskatchewan and found a noose placed in his lunch bag after coming back from his break. He was afraid for his life and left the job site immediately. He filed a report with Hydro but nothing came of it as the

Courageous Worker Stands Up Against Sexual Harassment And Racism At Toxic Manitoba Hydro

From October 13, 2017, to May 28, 2019, I was a member of the scaffolding department with BBE at the Keeyask Generating Station construction project in Northern Manitoba. In the 20 months that I worked there, I met and worked alongside countless tradespeople, labourers, machine operators, safety officers, engineers, teamsters, and managers from all across Canada. It was the biggest construction project I’d ever had the privilege to be a part of. Anything that I had ever experienced in the construction industry was elevated to a much larger and more chaotic scale at this particular job site. Crews of workers were

The Audacity To Dream Of A Fascist Free World

It’s a known fact that in the Muslim community that rampant anti Semitism exists and some members of my family are no exception. It’s also pretty common to go to any family dinner and hear ignorant uncles blame the Jews for everything from the financial system to 911. It’s important as a young Muslim man to challenge this type of rhetoric so that society understands there are clear distinctions between an Israeli settler state and the Jewish religion. I am blessed to have so many wonderful Jewish people in my life. Together we've broken bread and shared our love of humanity

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Savage Wisconsin Hospitals Sued 104 Patients During Pandemic

Reading Time: 6 minutes Wisconsin hospitals sued patients in the middle of the Coronavirus pandemic When her doorbell rang Sunday night, Blanche Jordan was just starting a new Game of Thrones puzzle on her living room floor. Jordan, 39, is a breast-cancer survivor who is taking social distancing seriously, so she put on a mask before opening the door. A […]

China Donates 1,000 Ventilators To New York's Governor Cuomo

China Donates 1,000 Ventilators To New York’s Governor Cuomo

Trump Administration To Be First In Line For 3M N95 Masks

Trump Administration To Be First In Line For 3M N95 Masks

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No In, No Out; Canada/US Border Shut Down

Reading Time: < 1 minute The U.S.-Canada land border serves as an economic engine that supports over $2.4 billion dollars in daily trade. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States and Canada are temporarily restricting all non-essential travel across its borders. In each of our countries, we are encouraging people to exercise caution by avoiding unnecessary contact with […]

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Provincial Parks Closed, Camping Season In Jeopardy

Reading Time: 2 minutes Parks Canada announced under the advice of public health experts, they are taking all steps necessary to support the Government of Canada’s efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19 and reduce risks to visitors, employees, and other users of Parks Canada spaces. Effective at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, March 19, 2020, Parks Canada is temporarily […]

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