Eastern Canada

Quebec Premier To Teach Unbiased Politics To Youths

Reading Time: 2 minutes QUEBEC, The 70th legislature of the Quebec Youth Parliament (PJQ) welcomes a hundred young parliamentarians and journalists to the National Assembly. Coming from all over Quebec, the participants, aged 18 to 25, will experience the Quebec parliamentary system by debating social issues in a non-partisan way. During this legislature of the Quebec Youth Parliament, four bills Read More…

U.S.A

Bringing High-Speed Rail Transportation To New York

Reading Time: 2 minutes Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the 13th proposal of his 2020 State of the State agenda – convening outside experts to reexamine and rethink strategies to bring high-speed rail to New York. The Governor will task a panel of engineers to reexamine past high-speed rail plans, question and rethink every assumption and method, and Read More…

World News

150 Asylum Seekers On The Verge Of Being Homeless

Reading Time: < 1 minute Nearly 150 asylum seekers facing imminent homelessness in Glasgow will be given urgent, intensive advocacy support from local organizations. The Scottish Government will provide a £252,000 funding package to organizations to help ensure asylum seekers have access to legal professionals and other services. Last year, the Scottish Government provided £150,000 of emergency funding to strengthen Read More…

World News

Typhoon Phanfone Rakes Havoc On The Philippines, 16 Dead And Counting

Reading Time: < 1 minute Pope Francis Sends Thoughts And Prayers To Victims Of Deadly Philippines Typhoon After reciting the St Stephen’s Day Angelus, Pope Francis appealed for the people of the Philippines, victims of Christmas Day Typhoon Phanfone which killed at least 13 people. “I join in the suffering that has struck the dear people of the Philippines due Read More…

Breaking News Indigenous

Young Juno Nominated Inuk Singer Kelly Fraser Died On Christmas Day

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Juno award-winning singer gained international recognition when she covered Rihanna’s “Diamonds” On Christmas Day, Kelly Amaujaq Fraser (Aug 8, 1993 – Dec 25, 2019), a rising star of the Canadian music scene passed away. Ms. Fraser was an Indigenous – Inuk singer & songwriter. She received a Juno nomination in 2018 for her album ᓄᓕᐊᔪᒃ Read More…

World News

Mexico Protests The Police Presence At Its Embassy And Residence In Bolivia

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Mexican government denounces the harassment of both its embassy and official residence and expresses its appreciation for the gestures of solidarity made by various countries and representatives of international organizations during this concerning time.  It again calls on the international community to continue condemning the intimidation to which the Mexican embassy and official residence Read More…

World News

35 Civilians Killed In Burkina Faso Attack

Reading Time: < 1 minute An attack by Islamic extremists on Christmas leaves 35 civilians dead in the West African state of Burkina Faso, one of the conflict-torn nations highlighted by Pope Francis in his ‘Urbi et Orbi’ Message. By Nathan Morley In his annual Christmas Day “Urbi et Orbi” Message, Pope Francis prayed for comfort for those who are Read More…

World News

Diplomats To Receive Electric Jaguars On Visits To The UK

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is to replace diplomats’ cars with all-electric or hybrid Jaguar I Pace models as part of a wider FCO effort to reduce carbon footprint. Foreign Office to replace diplomats’ cars with all-electric or hybrid models FCO aiming to become the “greenest diplomatic service in the world” Change is part Read More…

Eastern Canada

New Senate Building Surrounded By 100,000 Bees

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ottawa-Since the Senate moved to their new digs on Rideau street in downtown Ottawa, they are not the only ones to taking up residence at the old train station. In a project started by Carleton University, over 100,000 pollinating bees have the new Senate Chamber as their new home. There are three instigators of this Read More…

Breaking News

Americans Upset They Are Losing Jobs To Elves

Reading Time: 2 minutes On Christmas eve, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) tweeted saying that Old Chris Kringle had been granted an annual visit permit to enter the United States despite not being American and conducting work. The tweet drew heavy criticism across different social media platforms “Breaking: Santa and his 9 reindeer have been issued a Read More…

Eastern Canada Western Canada

Two Canadian Federal Prison On Lockdown

Reading Time: < 1 minute On December 22, 2019, at about 9:50 p.m., a lockdown was put in place at Matsqui institution, a medium-security federal institution located in Abbotsford, British Columbia and few days prior at the medium-security unit at Beaver Creek Institution in Gravenhurst, Ontario. A number of unauthorized items and contraband were found during the high-risk search including Read More…

Breaking News

Afghanistan President Ghani Re-Elected For A Second Term

Reading Time: < 1 minute Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a telephone conversation this today, congratulated President Ghani on winning in the preliminary results of the Presidential Elections. Prime Minister Modi congratulated the People and President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan on successfully holding the Presidential Elections and added that India, as a friend and neighboring country of Read More…

Caribbean World News

Drill Baby Drill, Guyana Sits On Large Oil Reserves

Reading Time: < 1 minute United States oil company ExxonMobil and its partners Hess International and CNOOC International have made their 15th oil discovery, at the Mako-1 Well southeast of the Liza field in the Stabroek Block Guyana. “This discovery by ExxonMobil and its partners comes on the heels of the start of oil production. The Cooperative Republic of Guyana Read More…

World News

The Six Keys To European Sovereignty.

Reading Time: 2 minutes Europe is faced with the great challenges in uncertain times with the UK set to exit the European Union, such as defence and security, great migrations, development, climate change, the digital revolution and regulation of a globalized economy, have European countries found means to defend their interests and values, and to guarantee and adapt their Read More…

World News

100 Years Of Sex Disqualification

Reading Time: 2 minutes It was 100 years ago, on 23 December that the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919 was given royal assent. The Act is only 4 pages long, but marked a significant step forward for women’s professional lives, permitting them to become lawyers and civil servants. Most of the work of the Act is achieved by section Read More…

Northern Canada

Yukon First Nations To Take Control Of Mineral Production

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Government of Yukon and Yukon First Nations with Final Agreements have approved a recommendation from the Mining Memorandum of Understanding table to require notification of Class 1 mineral exploration activities across Yukon as of April 1, 2020. The proposed notification regime would ensure the Government of Yukon and Yukon First Nations are aware of Read More…

U.S.A

New York Governor Makes “Buy America” Act Permanent

Reading Time: 2 minutes Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today unveiled the 12th proposal of his 2020 State of the State agenda – making the “New York Buy American” Act permanent. The “Buy American” Act requires all structural steel and structural iron used in all state road and bridge construction projects with contracts worth more than $1 million to be Read More…

Breaking News

Transport Canada Clears Santa Clause For Take Off

Reading Time: < 1 minute Transport Canada is happy to announce that the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, has cleared Santa Claus for take-off as he prepares for this year’s round-the-world flight to deliver presents to millions of children. Once again, Transport Canada officials have inspected Santa’s sleigh and validated his pilot’s license before he takes off on Christmas Read More…

U.S.A

Trump Adds Another $400 Billion To US Ballooning Debt

Reading Time: < 1 minute Trump will receive funding for his border wall between Mexico and the US but it’s the American taxpayers who will flip the bill and not Mexico. The frivolous spending will add another $400 billion over ten years to the already ballooning debt that will eventually send the American economy into a recession. The spending measures Read More…

Western Canada

The City Of Winnipeg Was Safer Under Mayor Sam Katz

Reading Time: < 1 minute The violence continues in Winnipeg despite the Blue Bomber’s win of the Grey Cup which was supposed to heal our city in November. There has been another major incident of a shooting at the Subway in Osborne Village at 2 am on Sunday morning. A man, aged 20 found at the scene had been injured Read More…

Oceania World News

Scotland Warns UK Government Imposing An Australian-style Immigration System

Reading Time: 2 minutes Calls for tailored migration policies to support Scottish repopulation. The introduction of an Australian-style points-based immigration system in the UK must recognize Scotland’s unique needs, the Scottish Government has said. The call comes in the Scottish Government’s official response to a call for evidence from the UK Government’s Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) which is evaluating Read More…

World News

50 Year Civil War Comes To An End In The Philippines

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Philippine Government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) have agreed to a temporary ceasefire. The ceasefire is to be in effect from 23 December to 7 January. The parties are also in agreement to try to resume peace talks. ‘We are hopeful that the ceasefire and talks just before Christmas will Read More…