British Prime Minister Johnson Deploys 300 British Troops to Mali
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British Prime Minister Johnson Deploys 300 British Troops to Mali

Reading Time: 2 minutes A UK task force has arrived in Mali to join the UN peacekeeping mission where they will provide a reconnaissance capability 300 UK troops have arrived in Mali as part of the UN’s peacekeeping mission, primarily drawn from the Light Dragoons alongside the Royal Anglian Regiment and supported by specialist trades from across the Armed Read More…

Toronto City Council Recommending a New Tax on Vacant Dwellings
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Toronto City Council Recommending a New Tax on Vacant Dwellings

Reading Time: 2 minutes Revenues from the new tax will go towards housing initiatives Today, Mayor John Tory announced a City of Toronto staff report will be going to Executive Committee next week recommending a tax levy on vacant Toronto homes starting in 2022. A vacant home tax increases the housing supply by encouraging homeowners to sell or rent Read More…

Canada Introduces Legislation Respecting The Rights of Indigenous Peoples "U.N.D.R.I.P"
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Canada Introduces Legislation Respecting The Rights of Indigenous Peoples “U.N.D.R.I.P”

Reading Time: 2 minutes United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Today, David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, announced the introduction of Bill C-15, United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act. The Ministers were joined by Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde, Read More…

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris Announces Members of White House Senior Staff
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Vice President-elect Kamala Harris Announces Members of White House Senior Staff

Reading Time: < 1 minute Women continue to dominate White House Senior Administration Positions WASHINGTON – Today, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris announced new members of her White House senior staff. These public servants reflect the very best of our nation, embody the president and vice-president-elect’s commitment to building a team that looks like America, and have the experience to hit Read More…

Alberta Hospitals Reach COVID-19 Capacity, Military Field Hospitals To Be Erected Across Province
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Alberta Hospitals Reach COVID-19 Capacity, Military Field Hospitals To Be Erected Across Province

Reading Time: < 1 minute Alberta Premier Ask For Urgent Help From Red Cross and Federal Government On Wednesday December 2, 2020, the Province of Alberta reported a staggering 1,685 new cases of COVID-19. The province has continually reported triple digit cases of the virus for the last few weeks, a clear sign of and outbreak. Alberta’s Premier Jason Kenney has Read More…

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Winnipeg Family Business KB2 Clothing Exemplifies What it Means to a Manitoban

Reading Time: 3 minutes Local business KB2 Clothing has donated thousands of PPE to local not for profit organizations In the wake of the global pandemic, the generosity of Manitobans is unmatched. Not only are Manitobans Friendly, but they are also opening up their establishments to shelter the homeless and abused. They are helping to feed the less fortunate Read More…

President-elect Biden on the 50th Anniversary of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
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President-elect Biden on the 50th Anniversary of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Reading Time: 2 minutes Under the Trump administration, several key measures put in place to protect the environment has been rolled back or abolished. More than fifty years ago, with rivers burning, pollution in air, and the public health and safety at risk, ordinary Americans marched, protested, and petitioned their government to better safeguard the wellbeing of our nation. Read More…

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Canadian Government Commits $1.5B To Lift Remaining Boiled Water Advisories On First Nations Land

Reading Time: 2 minutes The additional $1.5 Billion will complete the remaining boiled water advisories by March of 2021 When the Trudeau Liberals were first elected in 2015, they made a promise to work with the Indigenous community on reconciliation of first nations rights and improve the standard of living on Indigenous lands. One of those promises was to Read More…

UK Grants Pfizer First Emergency Authorization of Use For COVID-19 Vaccine
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UK Grants Pfizer First Emergency Authorization of Use For COVID-19 Vaccine

Reading Time: 2 minutes Pfizer to start roll out of 800,000 doses to UK residents next week NEW YORK & MAINZ, Germany– Pfizer announced today that the Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) in the U.K. has granted a temporary authorization for emergency use for their COVID-19 mRNA vaccine (BNT162b2), against COVID-19. This constitutes the first Emergency Use Read More…

EU Members Unanimously Block Asylum Reform Legislation
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EU Members Unanimously Block Asylum Reform Legislation

Reading Time: 2 minutes Asylum: MEPs call for more solidarity among EU member states In a draft resolution to assess the functioning of the law that determines the member state which has to deal with an asylum application, the committee notes that the 2013 Dublin III Regulation puts a “disproportionate responsibility on a minority of member states, in particular when high Read More…

Biden’s Clean Energy Revolution to Boost Investments in Wind Energy
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Biden’s Clean Energy Revolution to Boost Investments in Wind Energy

Reading Time: 2 minutes Biden administration plans to re-enter the Paris Climate Accord The global wind turbine generator market is expected to grow at a Compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of almost 4% and register an incremental growth of 7.22 billion during 2020-2024. The new president-elect of the USA, Joe Biden, has announced his plans to re-enlist the United Read More…

Nova Scotian Actor, Star Of The Umbrella Academy, Identifies As Transgender Man
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Nova Scotian Actor, Star Of The Umbrella Academy, Identifies As Transgender Man

Reading Time: 2 minutes Elliot Page, post emotional letter coming out as a transgender man Star of the hit Nextflix series the Umbrella Academy, Elliot Page came out as transgender man today, and identifies using the pronouns He or They. In a letter posted on his social media account, Elliot was proud to announce to the world it is Read More…

Yukon Government Injects $1M Into Local Tourism
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Yukon Government Injects $1M Into Local Tourism

Reading Time: 2 minutes Additional relief funding available for tourism sector and non-profit organizations The the global pandemic has seen the demise of small businesses across Canada and has devastated several industries. Next to the hospitality industry, the tourism sector is on the brink of collapsing in most Canadian cities. The Yukon is one of Canada’s most Northern Territories Read More…

Commonwealth to Observe Ghana's Dec. 7th, 2020 Elections
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Commonwealth to Observe Ghana’s Dec. 7th, 2020 Elections

Reading Time: 2 minutes An assessment has been conducted in compliance with international COVID-19 safety guidelines ahead of the group’s deployment LONDON, United Kingdom, The Commonwealth is deploying a team to observe the general election in Ghana scheduled for 7 December. Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, constituted the group following an invitation from the Electoral Commission of Ghana. Members of Read More…

Ford Government Providing Additional Financial Support for Young Learners
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Ford Government Providing Additional Financial Support for Young Learners

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ontario families to get a little extra just in time for the holidays VAUGHAN — The Ontario government is providing financial relief for families facing new education-related expenses in the COVID-19 era with support totaling $380 million. Parents or guardians residing in Ontario can complete a simple online application through the Support for Learners web page. Applications Read More…

Canada's COVID-19 Pandemic Price Tag Set at $481 Billion
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Canada’s COVID-19 Pandemic Price Tag Set at $481 Billion

Reading Time: 3 minutes $100 Billion set aside to jump start the economy post pandemic The global pandemic has pegged the federal government’s debt at an estimated $381 billion for the fiscal year with an additional $100 billion set aside for post-pandemic recovery. On Monday morning, Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland tabled the Economic Statement in Read More…

The Government of Canada Will Not Reintroduce Controversial Long Gun Registry
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The Government of Canada Will Not Reintroduce Controversial Long Gun Registry

Reading Time: 2 minutes Keeping communities safe and reducing violent crime is a priority for the Government of Canada. The existing Firearms Marking Regulations under the Firearms Act, scheduled to come into force on December 1, 2020, have been deferred until December 1, 2023. The Federal Government will use the deferral period to continue consulting with partners and develop an effective markings Read More…

Atlantic Canada

Heightened Security As Commercial Lobster Season Begins In Nova Scotia

Reading Time: 2 minutes Commercial lobster fishers control the majority of traps within Nova Scotia The lobster season officially starts today in Nova Scotia under heightened security. Last month the province saw its most dangerous streak of sustained violence against the Mi’kmag fishers. The multiple attacks were carried out by local commercial fishers claiming the Mi’kmag fishers do not Read More…

Visiting The Vet In COVID-19
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Visiting The Vet In COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes Animals are often forgotten in the COVID-19 Pandemic Many of us have been putting off health and wellness appointments due to COVID-19, and a visit to the vet is no exception. While most veterinary offices across the country are now open for regular checkups and non-emergency care, some of us remain cautious about visiting – Read More…

UK Confirms First Case of H5N8 Strain of The Avian Flu
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UK Confirms First Case of H5N8 Strain of The Avian Flu

Reading Time: 2 minutes The risk to public health from the virus is very low and this strain of avian influenza does not pose a food safety risk Avian influenza of the H5N8 strain was confirmed at a turkey fattening premises near Northallerton on Saturday 28 November. All 10,500 birds at the farm will be humanely culled to limit Read More…

Biden Names All Female White House Senior Communications Staff
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Biden Names All Female White House Senior Communications Staff

Reading Time: 3 minutes For the first time in history, these communications roles will be filled entirely by women. WASHINGTON – President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris announced new members of the White House staff who will serve in senior communications roles. These diverse, experienced, and talented women demonstrate President-elect Biden’s continued commitment to building an administration Read More…

Winnipeg Opens 138 Bed COVID-19 Alternative Isolation Site
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Winnipeg Opens 138 Bed COVID-19 Alternative Isolation Site

Reading Time: < 1 minute New Location to Help Protect Homeless Population from Massive Surge in COVID-19 Cases Manitoba’s Alternative Isolation Accommodation program is expanding to better protect Manitobans who need space to safely isolate due to COVID-19, including the addition of a 138-room site to primarily serve Winnipeg’s shelter population, Families Minister Heather Stefanson announced today. “We know the Read More…

Minister Blair Reappoints RCMP Management Advisory Board To Another Term
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Minister Blair Reappoints RCMP Management Advisory Board To Another Term

Reading Time: < 1 minute The RCMP has been under a microscope for the their handling of several high profile cases in 2020 The Government of Canada established the Management Advisory Board in June 2019 to provide the Commissioner with expert external advice on the management and administration of the RCMP, including advice on transformation. Bill Blair, The Minister of Read More…

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Canada’s Latest COVID-19 Updates

Reading Time: 3 minutes In lieu of an in-person update to the media, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, issued the following update today: “As the resurgence of COVID-19 activity continues in Canada, we are tracking a range of epidemiological indicators to monitor where the disease is most active, where it is spreading and how it is impacting the Read More…

Chuckry, The Manitoban Illustrator Responsible For Iconic Spiderman Cover
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Christopher Chuckry, The Manitoban Illustrator Responsible For Colouring The Iconic Spiderman Cover

Reading Time: 3 minutes Christopher Chuckry has Coloured many of Marvels most popular comics such as Spiderman and X-Men. In 2008, the election of US President Barack Obama captured the hearts of a nation and, everyone wanted to be a part of that historic moment. One of those people was the legendary creator of Marvel Comics, Stan Lee. Marvel Read More…

President Elect Biden Appoints Navajo Nation Dr Jill Jim To COVID-19 Advisory Board
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President Elect Biden Appoints Navajo Nation Dr Jill Jim To COVID-19 Advisory Board

Reading Time: 3 minutes Dr Jill Jim is a proud member of the Navajo Nation with decades of experience in Western and Indigenous medicine WASHINGTON – Today, President-elect Joe Biden announced new members of the Transition COVID-19 Advisory Board. The team of leading public health experts is helping President-elect Biden, Vice President-elect Harris, and the transition prepare to implement Read More…

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Today Marks The 87th Solemn Anniversary Of The Holodomor-Genocide

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Holodomor is stark reminder of the pain and suffering endured by the people of Ukraine at the hands of the Stalin Regime Today, along with Ukrainian communities in Canada and around the world, we commemorate the tragedy of the Holodomor, or Death by Starvation, of 1932-1933, when millions of innocent Ukrainians perished as a Read More…

At-risk groups To Receive Free Winter Supply Of Vitamin D
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At-risk groups To Receive Free Winter Supply Of Vitamin D

Reading Time: 2 minutes 2.7 million vulnerable individuals in England to be offered free winter supply of vitamin D by the government. More than 2.5 million vulnerable people across England will be offered free vitamin D supplements for the winter, the government has announced today (Saturday 28 November). All care homes will automatically receive a provision for their residents, Read More…

Health Canada Puts In Place New Measures To Prevent Drug Shortage
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Health Canada Puts In Place New Measures To Prevent Drug Shortage

Reading Time: < 1 minute Canada accounts for only 2% of the world drug purchases Drug shortages remain a global challenge and COVID-19 has increased demand for certain drugs, adding to the complexity of ensuring drug supply where it is needed. The Government of Canada remains steadfast in its efforts to ensure Canadians have access to the medications they need, Read More…

Canada Accelerates Stem Cell Therapies To Fight Type 1 Diabetes
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Canada Accelerates Stem Cell Therapies To Fight Type 1 Diabetes

Reading Time: 3 minutes Government of Canada and JDRF Canada announce $6 million in research funding to accelerate stem cell-based therapies for type 1 diabetes There are more than 300,000 Canadians living with type 1 diabetes (T1D), an autoimmune disease with no known cause or cure, resulting in the dysfunction, damage or loss of pancreatic beta cells that produce Read More…

Ontario Expanding Existing Community Paramedicine Programs to Long-Term Care
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Ontario Expanding Existing Community Paramedicine Programs to Long-Term Care

Reading Time: 2 minutes Investment will help more seniors stay in their own homes longer The Ontario government is investing up to $15 million to expand the Community Paramedicine for Long-Term Care program. This initiative will help more seniors on long-term care waitlists stay safe while living in the comfort of their own homes for a longer period of Read More…

COVID19: A Catastrophe for Children in sub-Saharan Africa
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COVID19: A Catastrophe for Children in sub-Saharan Africa

Reading Time: 3 minutes Cash transfers can help mitigate the biggest crisis to affect children in Africa in decades Nairobi/ Dakar; The well-being of children in sub-Saharan Africa is under siege from all directions since the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic. The region is now suffering its first-ever economic recession, pushing about 50 million people into extreme poverty, a Read More…

Quebec Government Has Invested Close to $800M In The Tourism Industry
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Quebec Government Has Invested Close to $800M In The Tourism Industry

Reading Time: 3 minutes The additional investments are to support and stimulate tourism in the Montreal region QUEBEC, – On the occasion of the Strategic Forum on Tourism, organized as part of the Relançons MTL movement, the Minister of Tourism, Caroline Proulx, announced additional support $ 4.5 million to support the industry and promote tourism revival in the Montreal region. This investment Read More…

B.C Premier Horgan, Swears in New Cabinet
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B.C Premier Horgan, Swears in New Cabinet

Reading Time: 2 minutes New cabinet focuses on keeping people safe, fighting COVID-19 VICTORIA – Premier John Horgan has announced a new cabinet that will focus on keeping people healthy and safe through the COVID-19 pandemic. “The pandemic has turned the lives of British Columbians upside down,” Premier Horgan said. “We have come a long way together, but we Read More…

Anita Anand, Canada's Unsung Hero In The Fight Against COVID-19
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Anita Anand, Canada’s Unsung Hero In The Fight Against COVID-19

Reading Time: 4 minutes Anita Anand, The Minister tasked with providing billions of PPE to Canada’s front line workers and securing multiple vaccines for Canadians There is a lot to be said about leadership and having the capacity to make the right decisions in a global pandemic where the fate of a nation depends on you, failure is not Read More…

Soccer Legend Diego Maradona Dead at Age 60
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Soccer Legend Diego Maradona Dead at Age 60

Reading Time: 2 minutes Diego Maradona was an Argentine professional footballer and football manager and a national hero. Diego Armando Maradona Franco He is widely regarded as one of the greatest football players of all time, and by many as the greatest ever. He was one of the two joint winners of the FIFA Player of the 20th Century award.  Maradona’s vision, passing, Read More…

US Government Increases Tariffs On Canadian Softwood Lumber
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US Government Increases Tariffs On Canadian Softwood Lumber

Reading Time: 2 minutes The incoming Biden administration will need a strong trades secretary as there will be many fences to mend with trade partners from Trump’s America first policies. Under the Trump administration, Canadian companies have been subjected to unfair tariffs resulting in major disruption in trade and the flow of goods back and forth between the two Read More…

Canada Transfers Command of NATO Mission Iraq to Denmark
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Canada Transfers Command of NATO Mission Iraq to Denmark

Reading Time: < 1 minute Canada has played a pivotal roll in the security and training of Iraqi security services and is a key member of NATO Major-General Jennie Carignan of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), transferred command of NATO Mission Iraq (NMI) to Lieutenant-General Per Pugholm Olsen of the Danish Armed Forces, during a ceremony held in Baghdad, Iraq. Major-General Carignan Read More…

America's Standing On The World Stage Has Been Restored With Biden's Election
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America’s Standing On The World Stage Has Been Restored With Biden’s Election

Reading Time: 2 minutes America has had four years of frayed relationships with their neighbours and Allies With the election of Joe Biden, the world collective exhaled in relief. The Trump presidency has been widely seen as the most unethical, scandalous administration in the history of the Republic. The White House and the Oval office once stood for valour Read More…

United States Provides $119 Million to World Food Program
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United States Provides $119 Million to World Food Program

Reading Time: 2 minutes Cote d’Ivoire, Laos, Nepal and Rwanda receiving US$25 million each As classrooms around the developing world begin to re-open, the U.N. World Food Program is receiving US$119 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to provide school meals in five countries in Asia and Africa. “Yet again, USDA demonstrates real leadership in reaching school-age children Read More…

Manitoba Issued $390,000 in COVID-19 Fines
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Manitoba Issued $390,000 in COVID-19 Fines

Reading Time: 2 minutes Many of the fines come from the Steinbach illegal march held last week In total, the Manitoba Government has issued 79 warnings and 95 tickets were issued last week between Nov. 16 to 22, a significant increase from the week prior, when 54 warnings and 30 tickets were issued. This includes nine $5,000 tickets to Read More…

The Latest COVID-19 Update Across Canada
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The Latest COVID-19 Update Across Canada

Reading Time: 3 minutes Canada has been hit hard by the second wave of the pandemic, just as predicted As provinces do their best to cope with the rising cases of COVID-19, we’ll do our best to keep our readers updated on what is going on across the country. Yukon – Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley Read More…

New Brunswick First Province To Offer An Online Written Driver’s Test
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New Brunswick First Province To Offer An Online Written Driver’s Test

Reading Time: 2 minutes New Brunswick’s progressive approach to Drivers Testing, leaves the rest of Canada playing catchup The online tests will reduce wait times at the service centres and increase access to testing for the Class 7.1 written tests which include the road sign recognition exam and the rules of the road non-commercial knowledge exam. “An increasing number Read More…

Western Canada

Manitoba’s Emergency Alert Is Set For Wednesday Nov. 25th, at 1:55pm

Reading Time: < 1 minute That annoying sound on your cellphone, can save your life Provinces throughout Canada have been testing the emergency measures broadcasting alert systems to ensure its readiness to deliver crucial information in a time of an emergency. These systems are put in place to warn citizens of a major crisis or pandemic updates. Manitoba Infrastructure’s Emergency Read More…

Biden-Harris Finally Granted Transition Resources
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Biden-Harris Finally Granted Transition Resources

Reading Time: 2 minutes Trump Tweeted he will not concede and will press on Once Michigan state electors certified the votes for President-Elect Biden and the Pennsylvania Supreme Court tossed Trump’s legal teams request to throw-out legally casted votes of millions, Trump’s path to victory was inconceivable. Justice prevailed. America will get the president they wanted and so desperately Read More…

New Experimental Treatment Offers Hope For Patients With Rare and Incurable Cancer
Eastern Canada

New Experimental Treatment Offers Hope For Patients With Rare and Incurable Cancer

Reading Time: 2 minutes Synovial Cancer is rare and mainly affects young adults MONTREAL, – The Institute of Hemato-Oncology and Cell Therapy (iHOTC) at Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont (HMR), part of the Integrated University Health and Social Services Center de l’Est-de-l’Île-de-Montréal, today announces a historic breakthrough in Quebec and Canada in the field of cancer treatment. Indeed, a new experimental cell therapy could potentially Read More…

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AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 Vaccine Meets 90% Efficacy Requirement

Reading Time: 3 minutes AstraZeneca now becomes the third drug company to produce an effective COVID-19 vaccine AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine has emerged as the most cost effective out of the three seeking FDA special authorization. The company has pledged not to make a profit from the pandemic vaccine. The projected cost of AstraZeneca’s vaccine is pegged at $2.50 per Read More…

COVID-19 Adverse Effects To Woman Entrepreneurs
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COVID-19 Adverse Effects To Woman Entrepreneurs

Reading Time: 3 minutes New MIWE Report Reveals How the COVID-19 Crisis Could Set Back a Generation of Women in Business Women across the world have been disproportionally impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic – a staggering 87% of women business owners say they have been adversely affected. Over representation in sectors hardest hit by the economic downturn, the pronounced Read More…

UK Rolls Out New Courtroom Protections For Vulnerable Victims
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UK Rolls Out New Courtroom Protections For Vulnerable Victims

Reading Time: 2 minutes Victims of violence and sexual assaults can now testify remotely at the time of the incident New technology which spares vulnerable victims and witnesses from the trauma of attending court is now available in every Crown Court across England and Wales. Available immediately, it allows the likes of children or those who suffer from a Read More…

U.S.A

The GOP Party Is Dead

Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s A mere formality until an official name change to the “GOTP” Grand Old Trump Party Obstruction, check! Lies, check! Massive spending, check! Election obstruction, check! Nepotism, check! Bullying, Race bating, Inappropriate sexual comments; check, check, check! Trump has successful gutted and neutered every single member of the GOP. A party that once stood for Read More…

Canada Has 53,907 active cases across the country
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Canada Has 53,907 active cases across the country

Reading Time: 4 minutes Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on November 22, 2020 As Canadian cities start to see a massive spike in COVID-19 cases, Prime Minister Trudeau is calling on the provinces to impose tighter restrictions. Provinces such as Ontario will go into a 28 day lockdown beginning Monday. In lieu of an in-person Read More…

Trump Skips G20 Summit on Coronavirus To Go Golfing
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Trump Skips G20 Summit on Coronavirus To Go Golfing

Reading Time: 2 minutes The world stage will not mix Trump as he exits stage left US President Donald Trump tuned into the G20 virtual summit for the opening greetings, aired his grievance of the US election being stolen, then exited to play a round golf. In any other administration, this type of behavior would not only be considered Read More…

Breaking News

Ontario Goes Into 28 Day Lockdown

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ontario’s becomes the latest province to going into a provincial wide lockdown. TORONTO — In consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, local medical officers of health, and other health experts, the province is moving certain public health unit regions to new levels in the Keeping Ontario Safe and Open Framework, which includes moving Read More…

Kenosha Shooter Living Silver Spoon Life With Help From Ricky Schroeder
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Kenosha Shooter Living Silver Spoon Life With Help From Ricky Schroeder

Reading Time: < 1 minute Kyle Rittenhouse out on $2 million dollar bail Amidst the Kenosha killing that took place on August 23, 2020 of another unarmed Blackman by police, sparked the unrest in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Jacob Blake, was shot four times in the back by Kenosha police officer Rusten Sheskey after he was unsuccessfully tasered. On August 25, 2020, heavily Read More…

Canada Solidifies Trade Agreement With UK Post Brexit
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Canada Solidifies Trade Agreement With UK Post Brexit

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Agreement lifts tariffs on 98% of exports between the two countries In light of the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union and by extension the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), the Government of Canada has been working hard to ensure continuity for Canada-United Kingdom trade – especially now as we Read More…

UK Increases Military Spending by £16.5 Billion
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UK Increases Military Spending by £16.5 Billion

Reading Time: 3 minutes The biggest military investment in British defence since the end of the Cold War. In a speech to the House of Commons UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson set out a £16.5 billion increase above the manifesto commitment over four years that will protect UK citizens, help build back better from the coronavirus by creating thousands Read More…

Pfizer Applies For Emergency Use of COVID-19 Vaccine
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Pfizer Applies For Emergency Use of COVID-19 Vaccine

Reading Time: 3 minutes Pfizer first company to ask for emergency FDA approval NEW YORK, Pfizer announced they will submit a request today to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) of their mRNA vaccine candidate which will potentially enable use of the vaccine in high-risk populations in the U.S. by the middle to Read More…

Toronto Expands Outdoor Washrooms in Response to COVID-19
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Toronto Expands Outdoor Washrooms in Response to COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes City of Toronto to more than double its supply of winter park washrooms Most of the Toronto’s park washrooms are not winterized. Given the resurgence of COVID-19 in Toronto and the increased need for access to outdoor space through the winter months, staff have determined that an additional 28 park washrooms can be kept open. Read More…

UN Sounding Alarm On Misuse Of Contact Tracing Data
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UN Sounding Alarm On Misuse Of Contact Tracing Data

Reading Time: 3 minutes UN Secretary-General warns of the potential threats from collecting data used for COVID-19 contact tracing The COVID-19 pandemic has become a global emergency, with devastating consequences in terms of loss of life and economic decline, and significantly hampering progress toward achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Poor and vulnerable communities are particularly imperiled by Read More…

$41,256 In Drugs and Contraband Seized At Quebec's Maximum Security Prison
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$41,256 In Drugs and Contraband Seized At Quebec’s Maximum Security Prison

Reading Time: < 1 minute Daily seizures of illegal drugs and contraband in Canadian Prisons has now become standard practice On November 10, 2020, at approximately 9:30 a.m., correctional officers at Port-Cartier Institution, a maximum‑security federal institution, intercepted an inmate who was attempting to bring contraband into the institution. This seizure is the result of the combined efforts of correctional officers, detector-dog Read More…

Trump Loses Second Georgia Recount But Will Not Concede
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Trump Loses Second Georgia Recount But Will Not Concede

Reading Time: 2 minutes Georgia will certify election today after second recount (ATLANTA)-Today, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced the results of the Risk Limiting Audit of Georgia’s presidential contest, which upheld and reaffirmed the original outcome produced by the machine tally of votes cast. Due to the tight margin of the race and the principles of risk-limiting audits, Read More…

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Ford Government’s Hydrogen Strategy Getting Closer To Becoming Reality

Reading Time: 3 minutes Hydrogen Energy would help address climate change while boosting economic recovery TORONTO — The Ford government has taken the the bold step of wanting to secure Ontario’s energy future with the by pursuing Hydrogen Energy. If successful, it will create Ontario’s first hydrogen strategy. Ford’s vision for a new hydrogen economy in the province – Read More…

Ebola Outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Ends
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Ebola Outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Ends

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Ebola virus continues to cause destruction in many parts of Africa The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) joins the global public health community in marking the end of the Ebola Virus Disease (Ebola) outbreak in Equateur Province. This milestone marks 42 days, or two incubation periods, since the last survivor tested Read More…

EU President Von Der Leyen Calls For Sweeping Changes To Immigration Policies
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EU President Von Der Leyen Calls For Sweeping Changes To Immigration Policies

Reading Time: < 1 minute Von Der Leyen calls for a system that manages migration in the long term, fully grounded in European values Today, the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, gave a keynote speech at the Interparliamentary Conference on Migration and Asylum, hosted by the President of the European Parliament, David Sassoli, and the President of Read More…

"Coastal Nations" Canada's First Indigenous-Led Coast Guard Begins Operation
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“Coastal Nations” Canada’s First Indigenous-Led Coast Guard Begins Operation

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Coastal Nations Auxiliary begins operations in British Columbia Victoria, British Columbia – The Coastal Nations Coast Guard Auxiliary (CN-CGA) commenced on-water operations this fall in the territorial waters of Ahousaht and Heiltsuk First Nations, becoming the first Indigenous-led Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary in Canada. CN-CGA response units in Nisga’a, Gitxaala, and Kitasoo/Xai’xais territorial waters will be operational Read More…

International Community Condemns China's Ousting of Hong Kong Legislators
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International Community Condemns China’s Ousting of Hong Kong Legislators

Reading Time: 2 minutes China’s new rules disqualifying elected legislators in Hong Kong violates democracy The Foreign Ministers of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States Secretary of State reiterate their serious concerns regarding China’s imposition of new rules to disqualify elected legislators in Hong Kong.  Following the imposition of the National Security Law and Read More…

Quebec Lower Flags To Half Mast Honouring Grand Chief Max Gros-Louis
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Quebec Lower Flags To Half Mast Honouring Grand Chief Max Gros-Louis

Reading Time: < 1 minute Grand Chief Max Gros-Louis served as Chief of the Huron nation for 33 years QUEBEC, In honour of Grand Chief Max Gros-Louis’ passing, the Quebec flag will be at half mast on the central tower of the Parliament Building, on the day of the funeral, Thursday, 19 November 2020, from dawn to dusk, at the Read More…

Arviat Nunavut Now The COVID-19 Epicenter of the North
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Arviat Nunavut Now The COVID-19 Epicenter of the North

Reading Time: < 1 minute COVID-19 cases continue to rock the Canada’s Northern most territory Today, Nunavut has a total of 70 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19. An additional eight new cases have been identified in Arviat, bringing the community’s number of positive cases to 54. An additional two new cases have been confirmed in Rankin Inlet, bringing the community’s Read More…

Boeing 737 MAX Is Clear To Take Off
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Boeing 737 MAX Is Clear To Take Off

Reading Time: 2 minutes FAA gives green light for Boeing 737 Max to return to the skies SEATTLE, The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today rescinded the order that halted commercial operations of Boeing 737-8s and 737-9s. The move will allow airlines that are under the FAA’s jurisdiction, including those in the U.S., to take the steps necessary to resume service Read More…

British Columbia's COVID-19 Hits Alarming Levels
CoronaVirus Western Canada

British Columbia’s COVID-19 Hits Alarming Levels

Reading Time: 2 minutes British Columbia still does not have a mandatory provincial wide mask policy Today, B.C.’s Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer, and Adrian Dix, Minister of Health we are reporting 717 new cases of COVID-19, including one epi-linked case, for a total of 23,661 cases in British Columbia. There are 6,589 active cases of COVID-19 Read More…

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Anti – Maskers, Time To Give Your Heads a Serious Shake

Reading Time: < 1 minute Anti Mask demonstrations are on the rise across North American Today’s rant, is about anti maskers. If you are sensitive to reality, you may not want to hear this. With over 55 million people infected with COVID-19 worldwide, and hundreds of thousands of people lying in an intensive care unit or dead. Now is not Read More…

UK Building "The Claw" To Clean Up Space Junk
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UK Building “The Claw” To Clean Up Space Junk

Reading Time: 3 minutes Space is littered with over 160 million pieces of junk Planned for 2025, Clearspace-1 is the first ever space mission dedicated to removing an existing object in orbit, and is a significant first step towards a cleaner space environment. The Clearspace-1 satellite – dubbed ‘The Claw’ – will use a pincer motion to collect debris, Read More…

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Manitoba Premier Pallister Angered by Steinbach Anti-Mask March

Reading Time: 2 minutes The March in Steinbach was filled with stupidity towards a virus that kills. Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister announces immediate financial relief for small businesses through the newly created Manitoba Bridge Grant at Monday afternoons press conference. “The non-repayable grant will have little to no red tape.” Said the Premier. Recipients who have received help from Read More…

A Cervical Cancer-Free Future Is Possible
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A Cervical Cancer-Free Future Is Possible

Reading Time: 3 minutes A Cervical Cancer-Free Future Is Possible WHO‘s Global Strategy to Accelerate the Elimination of Cervical Cancer, launched today, outlines three key steps: vaccination, screening and treatment. Successful implementation of all three could reduce more than 40% of new cases of the disease and 5 million related deaths by 2050. Today’s development represents a historic milestone Read More…

China Donates US$ 1 Million Senegal To Fight Malnutrition
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China Donates US$ 1 Million Senegal To Fight Malnutrition

Reading Time: 2 minutes UNICEF Senegal Representative to the Chinese Ambassador to Senegal As part of the response to COVID-19, China has donated a US$1 million grant to Senegal to accelerate UNICEF’s efforts to improve the treatment of children suffering from severe malnutrition. Senegal is one of six countries receiving financial support within the framework of the China-UNICEF cooperation Read More…

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Canada and Zambia Lead UN Resolution to End Child Marriage

Reading Time: 2 minutes Child marriage is a practice still widely accepted throughout many African Nations Child brides and marriages, continues to be a heinous practice of child slavery and forced confinement. This type of marriage is highly prevalent in African countries. The child brides are robbed of their innocence, childhood and forced to commit sexual acts often with Read More…

Toronto Coroner's Office Launches Probe In Deaths Of 4 Construction Workers
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Toronto Coroner’s Office Launches Probe In Deaths Of 4 Construction Workers

Reading Time: < 1 minute Fayzullo Fazilov, Alexsandrs Bondarevs, Vladimir Korostin and Aleksey Blumberg die when their scaffold collapsed Dr. Richard Wells, Regional Supervising Coroner for Central Region, Toronto West Office, announced today that a new date has been scheduled for the inquest into the deaths of Fayzullo Fazilov, Alexsandrs Bondarevs, Vladimir Korostin, and Aleksey Blumberg. Mr. Fazilov, 31; Mr. Read More…

Nunavut Premier Makes Major Cabinet Shuffle
Northern Canada CoronaVirus

Nunavut Moves To Territory-Wide COVID-19 Lockdown

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nunavut becomes the first territory to move to a full lockdown COVID-19 restrictions Iqaluit, Nunavut, Beginning Wednesday, November 18, Nunavut will enter a mandatory, territory-wide restriction period for two weeks, in an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19. All non-essential services, businesses and organizations will be required to close and wherever possible, switch to Read More…

Indigenous Western Canada

Canada Celebrates Louis Riel Day, Manitoba’s 1st Premier

Reading Time: 3 minutes Louis Riel was championed Metis rights and freedom Louis David Riel 22 October 1844 – 16 November 1885) was a Canadian politician, a founder of the province of Manitoba, and a political leader of the Métis people of the Canadian Prairies. He led two rebellions against the government of Canada and its first post-Confederation prime minister, John A. Macdonald. Riel sought to preserve Read More…

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Avoid Dental Emergencies During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Reading Time: 2 minutes Good dental hygiene can save you from ending up in an emergency room (NC) Good dental hygiene might not be an obvious priority during the pandemic, but that could quickly change if a painful cavity develops and in-person visits are no longer available.   Understanding that this isn’t the most normal of times, it’s important to control the Read More…

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Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine Has An Efficacy Rate of 94.5%

Reading Time: 3 minutes Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine has the highest efficacy in any stage 3 testing to date. CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, Today Moderna one of the worlds largest grug makers announced that the independent, NIH-appointed Data Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) for the Phase 3 study of mRNA-1273, its vaccine candidate against COVID-19, has informed Moderna that the trial has met the statistical criteria Read More…

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“Practice Safe 6ix”

Reading Time: 2 minutes New City of Toronto ad campaign urges people to continue COVID-19 health measures The City of Toronto launched a new city-wide public education campaign to urge residents to continue to be vigilant to help stop the spread of COVID-19. The “Practice Safe 6ix” campaign is targeted at Torontonians between the ages of 18 and 40 Read More…

The Challenges Of Transporting & Storing The COVID-19 Vaccine
CoronaVirus Europe

The Challenges Of Transporting & Storing The COVID-19 Vaccine

Reading Time: 2 minutes Vaccination Transport and Storage System To Help The World Return To Normal GLASGOW, SCOTLAND, – British engineering firm The Progreso Group has utilized their expertise to create a modular vaccination transport and storage system to assist in the roll out of COVID-19 vaccines. The system will enable the effective transportation and storage of up to Read More…

"Every Eye Is Upon Me: First Ladies of the United States"
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“Every Eye Is Upon Me: First Ladies of the United States”

Reading Time: 2 minutes Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery Premieres Major Exhibition Of The First Ladies of the United States. The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery presents “Every Eye Is Upon Me: First Ladies of the United States,” the first major exhibition to explore the historical significance of this prominent position through the mode of portraiture. The exhibition spans nearly 250 years, Read More…

Virginia Couple Sentenced For Running $6.6M COVID-19 Paycheck Scam
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Virginia Couple Sentenced For Running $6.6M COVID-19 Paycheck Scam

Reading Time: 2 minutes The couple could face up to 20 years in prison ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Tarik Jaafar has been sentenced to 12 months in prison and two years of supervised release for defrauding the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), a federal initiative designed to help businesses pay their employees and meet their basic expenses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More…

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President Elect Biden Meets With COVID-19 Transition Task Force

Reading Time: 2 minutes The incoming administration will use science to guide its COVID-19 national strategy US, President Elect Biden met with the co-chairs of the transition COVID-19 Advisory Board, Dr. Vivek Murthy, Dr. David Kessler, and Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith.  The President Elect was briefed on the accelerating public health crisis. The facts they presented were alarming. The country Read More…

UK Government Commissions Space Solar Power Station Research
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UK Government Commissions Space Solar Power Station Research

Reading Time: 2 minutes Solar energy harvested in space offers the potential for an unlimited and constant zero carbon power source The UK government has commissioned new research into space-based solar power (SBSP) systems that would use very large solar power satellites to collect solar energy, convert it into high-frequency radio waves, and safely beam it back to ground-based Read More…

Pay Equity Bill To Received Royal Accent
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Pay Equity Bill To Receive Royal Accent

Reading Time: 2 minutes Under Bill C-86, equal pay will be a federally protected human right On October 29, 2018, the Canadian Government introduced the Pay Equity Act as part of Bill C-86, the Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2. On December 13, 2018, the bill received Royal Assent. The Pay Equity Act (An Act to establish a proactive pay equity regime within the federal Read More…

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Winnipeg Hotel Owner Ravi Ramberran Offers Vacant Hotel Rooms To Victims Of Domestic Violence

Reading Time: 5 minutes The Four Crowns Hotel & Restaurant Event Center, Opened Their Doors To Those Who Need It The Most What started as a regular afternoon drive for Winnipeg businessman Ravi Ramberran, turned out to be something much more. While tuning in to a local radio station, Ravi heard the stories of a few brave individuals that Read More…

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Miami Marlins Name Kim NG MLB’s First Woman GM

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kim NG brings thirty years of experience and three World Series Championship to the Marlins The Marlins began the reshaping of their baseball operations department after parting ways with Michael Hill as president of baseball operations on Oct. 18. The Marlins over the years have lost many great talented players to rivals and have missed Read More…

COVID-19 Case Confirmed in Arviat Nunavut
Northern Canada CoronaVirus

COVID-19 Case Confirmed in Arviat Nunavut

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada’s Northern Territories have been good at flattening the COVID-19 Curve. COVID-19 case have been very low in the Canada’s Northern Territories due to their remoteness. Today, Dr. Michael Patterson, Nunavut’s Chief Public Health Officer, has confirmed a new case of COVID-19, in Arviat. “The individual is currently outside the territory, is isolating and doing Read More…

Heddle Shipyards Bring Ship Building Jobs Back To Hamilton
Eastern Canada

Heddle Shipyards Bring Ship Building Jobs Back To Hamilton

Reading Time: 3 minutes Province’s Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain Supporting Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy HAMILTON ― Heddle Shipyards secures a new long-term agreement with Vancouver-based shipyard Seaspan to fabricate Ontario-made ship components under the National Shipbuilding Strategy. In the 2020 Budget, Ontario’s Action Plan: Protect, Support, Recover, the government has taken significant steps to make the province more attractive to Read More…

B.C Indigenous People A Step Closer To Self Governing
Indigenous Western Canada

B.C Indigenous People A Step Closer To Self Governing

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada supports the nation rebuilding efforts of Indigenous groups in British Columbia The Canada government needs to be responsible for rebuilding the nation-to-nation, Inuit-Crown and government-to-government relationship with Indigenous peoples through supporting the realization of their visions of self-determination. Today Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, announced that Canada has provided $2.6 million this fiscal Read More…

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Trump Abdicates Responsibility As Death Toll Rises

Reading Time: < 1 minute Trump and COVID-19 Task Force M.I.A As COVID-19 death tolls rise to record levels and the virus continues to see daily reported infections surpassing 100,000, Trump has been M.I.A. Prior to the election, the embattled president downplayed the virus and dismissed the scientists. With the election of Joe Biden, the President now spends his time Read More…

Nova Scotia Police To Get More Resources To Fight Sex Offenders
Atlantic Canada

Nova Scotia Police To Get More Resources To Fight Sex Offenders

Reading Time: 2 minutes Province Increases Number of Sex Offender Registration Sites Registered sex offenders must report to a registration centre once a year, in addition to other reporting obligations like notification of a change of address, employment and volunteer activities, enrolment at an educational institution, receipt of driver’s license or passport, and notification within seven days of travel Read More…

Ron Klain Named Incoming White House Chief of Staff
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Ron Klain Named Incoming White House Chief of Staff

Reading Time: 2 minutes Klain has served in many Democratic Administrations as Chief of Staff WASHINGTON – President-elect Joe Biden appointments Ron Klain as incoming White House Chief of Staff and Assistant to the President. A longtime aide to the president-elect, Klain will oversee the Executive Office of the President and serve as a senior advisor. In addition to supporting Read More…

Russia Was Right! Russian COVID-19 Vaccine Sputnik V 92% Effective
CoronaVirus Europe

Russia Was Right! Russian COVID-19 Vaccine Sputnik V 92% Effective

Reading Time: 3 minutes Sputnik V, Moves to Phase III Clinical Trials in the Russian Federation and around the world MOSCOW- The National Research Center for Epidemiology (N.F. Gamaleya) and the (RDIF, Russia’s sovereign wealth fund), announce that the Sputnik V vaccine, the world’s first registered vaccine against coronavirus (registered on the 11th of August under the emergency use authorization Read More…

$7.5 million From Feds To Protect Quebec Farm Workers During COVID-19
Eastern Canada

$7.5 million From Feds To Protect Quebec Farm Workers During COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes Quebec’s agriculture has seen a huge dip in wake of COVID-19 Federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced an investment of $7.5 million under the Emergency On-Farm Support Fund to help Quebec farmers better protect the health and safety of farm workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. This measure will be administered by La Financiere Agricole du Quebec (FADQ). Eligible Read More…

United Kingdom

UK Set Global Standard For Rainforest Protection

Reading Time: 3 minutes Legislation will make it illegal for larger businesses to use products unless they comply with local laws to protect natural areas. The UK will go further than ever before to clamp down on illegal deforestation and protect rainforests, the government has confirmed today, thanks to world-leading new laws being introduced through the landmark Environment Bill Read More…

Canada

Feds Strike Major Climate Agreement With Canadian Petroleum Producers

Reading Time: 2 minutes The new regulations will improve air quality and protect human health  Ontario, Toronto – The Canadian Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Jonathan Wilkinson, announced that the Government of Canada has finalized national regulations that will reduce pollution from petroleum and petrochemical facilities across the country, including in Sarnia, Mississauga, Montréal, Burnaby, Prince George, Saint Read More…