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Emergency Flight Into Wuhan Province To Evacuate British Citizens

Reading Time: < 1 minute At 9:45am (local time), a civilian aircraft chartered by the Foreign Office carrying 83 British and 27 foreign nationals left Wuhan for the UK. The charter flight is estimated to land at RAF Brize Norton at 1:30pm (UK time). A small number of medics were on the aircraft to provide support to passengers. The flight Read More…

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Facebook Brings Amber Alerts To South Africa In A First For The Continent

Reading Time: 2 minutes This follows the announcement of a partnership between Facebook and The South African Police Service (SAPS) to use the Facebook platform and community to help find missing children JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, has become the first country in Africa to join the Facebook Amber Alerts programme. This follows the announcement of a partnership between Facebook (facebook.com) Read More…

U.S.A

Trump’s Impeachment Investigation May End Today

Reading Time: < 1 minute Democrats are still trying to drag out the case and call additional witnesses to the hearing. John Barrasso, the third-highest senator for the Republican Party of the United States, said he was likely to be able to prevent the Democrats from calling witnesses and complete the proceedings on Friday. “We still feel very positive about Read More…

Breaking News

MP Han Dong Pushing For Canada To Be Ready For Wuhan Coronavirus

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Liberal Member of Parliament Han Dong of Don Valley North is in Ottawa pushing the government to increase preparations around the Wuhan Coronavirus and provide reassurance to families in his community. During Question Period in the House of Commons MP Dong publicly pressed the government for more answers about how Toronto’s border service officers, Read More…

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MP Pat Finnigan Takes Leadership Role To Address Meth Crisis.

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Liberal Member of Parliament Pat Finnigan is raising eyebrows in Ottawa by increasing awareness about the terrible toll meth use is having in Miramichi. Recently a Community Advisory Committee has been formed and held their second meeting looking at how to address this growing problem. This is one of the most serious issues facing Read More…

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Canada Summer Jobs 2020: Employer Application Season Kicks Off

Reading Time: < 1 minute Investing in young people is key to ensuring Canada’s prosperity. Getting a good quality summer job is a great way to help young Canadians gain valuable skills and workplace experience toward starting a meaningful career – all while helping build our workforce. Today, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Read More…

Breaking News

Two Million Children In Nigeria Will Die From Contracting Pneumonia

Reading Time: 2 minutes Malnutrition, air pollution and lack of access to vaccines and antibiotics among the drivers of preventable deaths from pneumonia—which last year killed a child every three minutes in Nigeria Boosting efforts to fight pneumonia could avert over 2 million child deaths from pneumonia and other major diseases in Nigeria, new analysis has found. The modelling Read More…

U.S.A

Democrats: The White House “Did Not Recover” From The Possible Revelations Of John Bolton

Reading Time: 2 minutes The impeachment management team commented on the results of the seventh day of proceedings in the Senate. The White House is still reeling from the possible revelations that may be discussed in a forthcoming book by John Bolton, Donald Trump’s former national security adviser. Adam Schiff, chief impeachment manager stated this at a press conference, Read More…

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Government Of Canada Updates Marine Aerial Fleet With High Tech Surveillance Equipment

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada’s oceans are a source of inspiration and pride for all Canadians and contribute to the growth of our economy. As overseas trade and the movement of goods grow, there is a need for greater emphasis on marine safety and environmental protection. Now more than ever, the Government of Canada recognizes that enhanced prevention measures Read More…

World News

Cubans And Namibians Commemorate The Birth Of The Apostle

Reading Time: 2 minutes The emotional act began with the notes of the National Anthems of Cuba and Namibia WINDHOEK, Namibia, The 167th Anniversary of the Birth of the Apostle and National Hero, José Martí, was commemorated in Namibia with the presence of the Cuban ambassador, Sidenio Acosta, the Venezuelan ambassador, Omar Barretoran, officials of both diplomatic headquarters, Cuban Read More…

World News

The Human Cost Of Military Escalation In Syria

Reading Time: 3 minutes Mr President, we are appalled by the significant escalation in the Syrian regime and Russian violence in Idlib. We remain deeply disappointed that the ceasefire of 12 January barely lasted a couple of days. Said UK Ambassador Jonathan Allen, Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN, at the briefing on the humanitarian situation in Syria. The Read More…

U.S.A

California Reopens The Single-Payer Debate

Reading Time: 4 minutes California Gov. Gavin Newsom was a single-payer candidate. The Democrat campaigned hard for the creation of one public insurance program for all Californians. And within hours of taking office last year, he called on the federal government to allow California and other states to create single-payer programs. On Monday, some of the biggest names in California health Read More…

Breaking News

Trudeau Government Invests $10M Into PTSI Treatment

Reading Time: 2 minutes Public safety personnel are often exposed to traumatic incidents on-the-job, which can put them at risk for post-traumatic stress injuries (PTSI). The Government of Canada, along with its partners, are committed to supporting the mental health of public safety personnel, who put their lives on the line daily to keep our communities safe. Today, the Read More…

Western Canada

24/7 Mental Health Support On The Way For Post-Secondary Students

Reading Time: 2 minutes The BC Government will invest significantly in the mental state of mind of its post-secondary students. They have contracted private firm Morneau Shepell to create and operate a 24/7 mental health counselling and referral services for post-secondary students at all public and private post-secondary institutions in B.C. The company will provide on-demand, immediate counselling and referral Read More…

Breaking News

Burkina Faso – Bullets, Bombs, Kidnapping And Rape, Just A Regular Day In African Country

Reading Time: 2 minutes A staggering one in ten people in Burkina Faso will need food assistance by June. Burkina Faso Shattered By World’s Fastest Growing Displacement Crisis The number of people displaced in Burkina Faso increased tenfold last year to over 560,000. The figure is predicted to skyrocket to 900,000 people by April as horrific violence continues to Read More…

U.S.A

US Supreme Court Approves Trump’s New Green Card Rules

Reading Time: < 1 minute The US Supreme Court on Monday, January 27, approved the tightening of migration rules prepared by the administration of President Donald Trump. Thus, it will be more difficult for legal migrants receiving social assistance in the United States to obtain permission to stay in the country permanently (the so-called green card). The White House welcomed Read More…

World News

What’s Fuelling The Rapid Hotel Growth In West Africa?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Across Africa, hotel development remains important in most advanced economies Today, Africa is seen as one of the most promising regions for hotel developers. Aside from small chains and independents, four global hotel groups dominate signings and openings on the continent. Over the last four rolling quarters, as of September 2019, Accor, Hilton, Marriott International Read More…

World News

UK Government Gives New Powers To Police To Seize Unmanned Drones

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Bill, giving greater police powers to prevent misuse, has second reading. The government has acted to give police forces across the country new powers to tackle the misuse of unmanned aircraft, including drones, as the Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Bill has its second reading in Parliament today (27 January Read More…

Breaking News

Kobe Bryant And Daughter Gianna, 13, Dead In Helicopter Crash

Reading Time: < 1 minute Early Sunday morning, NBA legend Kobe Bryant died in Calabasas helicopter crash. On the downed helicopter were his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and six other passengers and the pilot. Emergency personnel responded but no one on board survived. Five people are confirmed dead.  The helicopter was headed to Gianna’s basketball game and crashed into a hill also carrying Read More…

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First Presumptive Confirmed Travel-Related Case of New Coronavirus In Canada

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Province of Ontario informed the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) earlier this afternoon that they have a presumptive confirmed travel-related case of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). The patient, who recently returned from Wuhan, China, is isolated and under care in hospital. All necessary precautions are being taken to prevent the spread of infection. Read More…

World News

UK Government Hits Homerun With After School Sports Programs

Reading Time: < 1 minute Thousands of children will benefit from more sports activities after school and in the school holidays through a £1.6 million funding boost to help schools make better use of their facilities. As part of a national drive to encourage 60 minutes of physical activity per day across the week, the Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has Read More…

World News

Jokes In Russia Are No Laughing Matter

Reading Time: 2 minutes Stand-up Comedian Flees after Authorities Open Investigation into Act This week, a stand-up comedian fled Russia fearing prosecution over a recent set. Aleksandr Dolgopolov published, on January 21, a letter sent by police to a bar in Saint Petersburg where he performed last winter. In the inquiry, police demanded “full information” about Dolgopolov and his performance, a Read More…

Atlantic Canada

Yukon Government Invests Heavily Into Crime Prevention

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Crime Prevention and Victim Services Trust has opened up funding for non-profit community groups, school councils, municipalities or First Nations governments. The funding supports community-led projects that work to reduce crime, prevent gender-based violence or address the root causes of criminal behaviour. The Trust also supports projects that provide services or programming for victims Read More…

World News

The Year Of The Rat

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Lunar New Year marks a season of renewal, reflection and joy, as millions of Asians around the world welcome the Year of the Rat. The Lunar New Year is a major holiday in China, especially among Han, Tibetan and Mongolian people, similar to Lunar New Year celebrations in China’s neighbours, including Korea, Vietnam, Mongolia.  “As a new year of the Rat begins, we Read More…

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Nigeria: European Union (EU), UN Concerned By Increasing Attacks Against Aid Workers

Reading Time: 3 minutes The humanitarian crisis in Nigeria remains one of the largest crises across the globe EU, UN concerned by increasing attacks against aid workers Abuja, 24 January – The European Union and the United Nations expressed concerns, in a joint press conference on Friday 24 January, about the recent upsurge in attacks against aid workers and Read More…

Breaking News

Inmate Died While In Custody For First Degree Murder

Reading Time: < 1 minute On January 24, 2020, Edwin Proctor, an inmate from the Regional Psychiatric Centre died while in our custody of apparent natural causes following an illness. At the time of his death, Mr. Proctor, 68 years old, had been serving an indeterminate sentence for first degree murder, attempted murder, rape and buggery since February 9, 1995. Read More…

World News

New Cooperation Agreement Among East, Horn Of Africa States Address Overseas Worker Exploitation

Reading Time: 3 minutes Representatives also agreed to form a Regional Ministerial Labour and Social Protection Forum, with a rotational chairmanship NAIROBI, Kenya, — The rescue last week of roughly 100 children and young Ugandan women here as they prepared to fly to United Arab Emirates to labour as domestic workers, reinforces the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime’s Read More…

U.S.A

Governor Whitmer, Congresswoman Escobar To Deliver Democratic Response To President Trump’s State Of The Union

Reading Time: < 1 minute Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) announced today that Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer will deliver the Democratic Response to President Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday, February 4, 2020.  Congresswoman Veronica Escobar of Texas will deliver the Spanish language response to the speech. “Since day one, Read More…

U.S.A

Why Many Fear How TRUMP Acts? 15,000 Lies And Counting

Reading Time: 2 minutes President Donald Trump is, simultaneously, the most revered politician, by his core supporters, and, the most detested, by his detractors! While his core believes in his rhetoric, behavior, actions, etc, many others, are fearful of, his motives, believing he is doing damage to our Constitutional guarantees, in the areas of freedoms, liberties, and justice, for Read More…

U.S.A

“Panic, I’ve Never Seen Anything Like It”: Gunfire Rang Out In Downtown Seattle

Reading Time: < 1 minute An unknown person opened fire on people in Seattle. At least one person was killed. Several people were injured, including a child. The shooter managed to escape, and the police are looking for him. The sounds of gunfire were heard in the city center — at a McDonald’s on Pine Street. According to eyewitnesses, about Read More…

Indigenous Breaking News

Inuk Elder Qapik Attagutsiak Honoured As Hometown Hero

Reading Time: < 1 minute Parks Canada will be hosting a commemorative ceremony to recognize Inuk Elder Qapik Attagutsiak, along with members of Inuit communities as Hometown Heroes, for their important contributions during the Second World War. Indigenous people from every region of Canada served in the armed forces during the Second World War, fighting in every major battle and campaign of the Read More…

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Congressional Delegation In Israel To Mark 75 Years Since The Liberation Of Auschwitz

Reading Time: < 1 minute Jerusalem – Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a bipartisan Congressional delegation arrived in Israel and conducted several meetings with top Israeli government officials Wednesday as part of the delegation’s visit to mark the observance of 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau.  The delegation was warmly received today in several meetings with top Israeli government officials Read More…

World News

US Revokes Visa Of Philippines ‘Drug War’ Police Chief

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ronald Dela Rosa Led Forces that Killed Numerous Drug Suspects On Wednesday, Philippines Senator Ronald Dela Rosa confirmed that the US government had revoked his visa to the United States. The former police chief under President Rodrigo Duterte has been implicated in extrajudicial killings associated with the administration’s brutal “war on drugs.” It appears that the State Department was Read More…

World News

UK Introduces Jacks Law – 2 Weeks Of Paid Bereavement Leave

Reading Time: < 1 minute Parents who suffer the devastating loss of a child will be entitled to 2 weeks’ statutory leave, Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom announced today as she laid new regulations in Parliament. The Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay Regulations, which will be known as Jack’s Law in memory of Jack Herd whose mother Lucy campaigned tirelessly on Read More…

Breaking News

The Right Still Upset At Trudeau For Supporting Local Business

Reading Time: < 1 minute While Americans debate the Trump Impeachment and the Chinese deal with the recent quarantine of a city of 11 million people to stop the spread of Coronavirus; Canadians are devouring partisan attacks about more important issues. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau started the major controversy by posting online that he had stopped in at Winnipeg bakery Oh Read More…

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Chinese Government Has Quarantined Wuhan, An Entire City Of 11 Million

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Chinese Government has cut off Wuhan from all travel. Effective immediately all air and train travel to the region and major city of Wuhan (11 million people) in China has been suspended. This is due to an escalation in virus infection numbers from the Wuhan coronavirus. Even though it is the most important holiday period Read More…

Western Canada

Premier Horgan Shuffles Cabinet

Reading Time: 2 minutes VICTORIA – Premier John Horgan has made changes to cabinet that reflect the government’s commitment to a strong, sustainable and innovative economy that benefits people and communities throughout British Columbia. “These ministers will work hard every day to deliver sustainable economic growth that provides good jobs, a better quality of life and a stronger province Read More…

World News

Bangladesh Lawmakers Openly Call For Extrajudicial Executions

Reading Time: 2 minutes In Bangladesh, people who question the government’s increasingly authoritarian rule fear they may be next in line to be killed or forcibly disappeared by security forces. When Human Rights Watch raises this with the Bangladeshi authorities, they are quick to dismiss the reports as lies made up by the political opposition. Yet extrajudicial killings have become so established in Bangladesh that Read More…

Breaking News

The First Case Of A New Coronavirus Has Been Recorded In the United States

Reading Time: < 1 minute The first case of a new coronavirus from China has been reported in the United States. A victim is a man who lives in Washington State. On January 15, he returned from the Chinese city of Wuhan, where the virus was first detected. The US centers for disease control and prevention confirmed that the man Read More…

World News

UK Veterans To Have Access To Cheap Transporation For Life

Reading Time: < 1 minute Our military personnel are rightly valued throughout their service in HM armed forces. They make sacrifices and put themselves in danger to protect and serve our country. It is only right that we continue to show how much we value their efforts once they leave the armed forces too. Department for Transport Minister, The Rt Hon Grant Read More…

World News

African Lieutenant Appointed Miltary Commander To United Nations

Reading Time: < 1 minute Lieutenant General Traoré has had a distinguished career since joining the Army of Burkina Faso in 1977 New York – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Lieutenant General Daniel Sidiki Traoré of Burkina Faso as the Force Commander of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic Read More…

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French Government Approves Voting By Internet For Citizens Abroad

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs approved a new Internet-voting platform for the consular elections of May 2020, as the proper security measures were in place and a positive opinion was handed down by the members of the electoral commission. This important milestone means that French citizens abroad will have the choice of voting Read More…

U.S.A

Senate Dispute On Impeachment Procedures

Reading Time: 2 minutes Day 1 – Trump Impeachment Hearings, Mitch McConnell is a National Disgrace Republican senators are going to support Mitch McConnell’s resolution, but democratic leader Chuck Schumer called the resolution a “national disgrace.” The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump began on Tuesday in the Senate with a dispute over the procedure for the third presidential Read More…

Eastern Canada

Canadian & UK Invests £2 Million In New Technology For Farmers

Reading Time: < 1 minute Farmers are confronting a significant test to sustain a worldwide populace of around 9 billion by 2050. They are being asked to produce more crops however in a manner that is environmentally efficient that will not diminish or contaminate soil conditions. Both the UK and Canada perceive the monetary significance of farming and have been Read More…

World News Asia

Is China’s Coronavirus The New SARS?

Reading Time: < 1 minute In 2002/2003 China new about the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and covered it up. That criminal act by the Chinese government ultimately caused the life of 800 people. The Chinese government has confirmed six dead and another 300 infected with the Coronavirus, mainly from the Wuhan province. The deadly disease has made its way Read More…

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Indigenous Innovators Building The Foundation For Affordable Homes

Reading Time: 2 minutes Parksville, Traditional Snuneymuxw First Nation Territory, British  The Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, congratulated 24 Indigenous innovators on moving forward in developing their ideas under the Indigenous Homes Innovation Initiative. The 24 innovators come from all regions of Canada and their ideas cover a range of new ways to respond to Indigenous social Read More…

Breaking News

Perimeter Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Shamattawa First Nation

Reading Time: 2 minutes On January 19, 2020, at approximately 5 pm, a Perimeter Aviation flight made a dramatic landing in Shamattawa First Nation. It had originated in Thompson, Manitoba. When it approached the runway in Shamattawa, the landing went wrong, and the plane ended up in a snowbank. The right propeller of the Metro aircraft was completely shattered Read More…

U.S.A

Pelosi Tribute To Martin Luther King, Jr.

Reading Time: < 1 minute “On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, our nation honors one of our greatest leaders and heroes, whose unwavering voice and powerful vision were rooted in his profound faith and moral courage.  His service and sacrifice transformed our nation, inspiring us all through his commitment to non-violence and his insistence on social and economic justice for Read More…

World News

Virginia Pro-Gun Rally, Infiltrated By White Supremacists

Reading Time: < 1 minute Dreading a potential deadly repeat of the Charlottesville Rally, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is proclaiming a guns and weapons ban on the Capitol grounds in Richmond leading up to today’s pro-gun rally. “We have received credible intelligence from our law enforcement agencies that there are groups with malicious plans for the rally that is planned Read More…

Breaking News

Prince Harry’s First Address To The Public Since Scaling Back From Royal Duties

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are grateful to Her Majesty and the Royal Family for their ongoing support as they embark on the next chapter of their lives. As agreed in this new arrangement, they understand that they are required to step back from Royal duties, including official military appointments. They will no longer receive Read More…

Breaking News

Manitobans Rally For Truth And Justice For Iran

Reading Time: 2 minutes On the morning of Wednesday, January 8th, UIA flight PS752 crashed shortly after taking off from Imam Khomeini International Airport. The crash snuffed out the lives and promise of 176 people, including 87 Iranians, 57 Canadians, and 11 Ukrainians. Almost immediately, stories circulated that an Iranian missile had shot down the plane. For three days, Read More…

Breaking News Western Canada

3 Day Cabinet Retreat And A Beard Summit Invite

Reading Time: < 1 minute Prime Minister Trudeau and the Liberal Cabinet Ministers arrived in Winnipeg one day before the start of their three-day retreat. Many of the ministers took the time to visit local stakeholders and take in a few cultural events. The Prime Minister has agreed to meet with the City’s Mayor Bowman and Premier Pallister to discuss Read More…

U.S.A World News

60 Year Anniversary Of US And Japan Peace Treaty

Reading Time: < 1 minute January 18, 2020, marked the 60th anniversary of the signing of the United States-Japan Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security. At the point when the Treaty was first signed, it contained provisions that allowed the United States to intervene in Japanese domestic issues that may pose a danger to the country. That provision was later Read More…

World News

Norwegian Terrorist Surrenders To Authorities To Save The Life Of Her Sick Child

Reading Time: < 1 minute A young child who is believed to be gravely sick, the kid’s mom and one sibling arrived in Norway the previous evening. Staff from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs went with the family on their journey to Norway, with help from the Norwegian police. The decision to provide assistance to enable the family’s return to Read More…

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2020, Marks The 75 Anniversary Of The Liberation Of Nazi Concentration Camps

Reading Time: < 1 minute On January 27, 2020, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will travel to Poland and then to Jerusalem to attend the Fifth World Holocaust Forum, “Remembering the Holocaust: Fighting Antisemitism”.  In Poland, she will take part in the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, which was Read More…

Breaking News

Prince Harry & Meghan Give Up Royal Titles

Reading Time: < 1 minute An official statement from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth Following many months of conversations and more recent discussions, I am pleased that together we have found a constructive and supportive way forward for my grandson and his family. Harry, Meghan and Archie will always be much-loved members of my family. I recognise the challenges they have Read More…

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Canadian Government Increases Research Funds For Indigenous Peoples

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ottawa —The federal Liberal government has just announced additional funding to help strengthen Indigenous research and training. It has long been known by Researchers that too many researchers build careers without providing benefits to the people used in their studies. This new fund will allow Indigenous peoples to set their own research priorities, guiding how Read More…

U.S.A

Trump To Get a Sit Down With Iraqi President On Trip To Davos

Reading Time: < 1 minute WASHINGTON – US President Donald Trump plans to hold talks with Iraqi President Barham Saleh at the world economic forum (WEF), which will be held from 21 to 24 January in Davos. The SVS TV channel reported, citing its sources in the Washington administration. According to them, consultations are currently underway on the details of Read More…

Breaking News Western Canada

Heritage Minister Guilbeault Is Headed To the Ballet

Reading Time: < 1 minute WINNIPEG – The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, will arrive in Winnipeg on Saturday, January 18th, a day before the Liberal Cabinet retreat. The minister will meet with members of the arts and sports community which will then conclude with tours of the Canadian Sport Centre, Winnipeg Art Gallery and the Royal Winnipeg Ballet. Read More…

Western Canada Breaking News Op-Ed

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

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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 Read More…

Breaking News U.S.A

Two More Vaping Deaths Confirmed In New York City

Reading Time: < 1 minute The State Department of Health has affirmed two additional passings in New York due to vaping-related sickness: an adult female in her twenties from New York City and a female in her fifties from Ontario County. While State DOH is proceeding with its examination, they have decided the two passings are vaping-related. These deaths are Read More…

World News

Dar Es Salaam Strengthens Ties With China And Shuns Taiwan

Reading Time: < 1 minute DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania will continue to uphold the one-China policy, recognize Taiwan is an inalienable part of China and respect China’s principle of ‘one country, two systems’”, Director of Tanzania Information Services Department (Maelezo) and Chief Government Spokesperson Dr. Hassan Abbasi spoke to Xinhua News Agency on Thursday. “And we believe the Taiwan issue Read More…

U.S.A

Trump Worried! Assembles All-Star Team Of Ligitators For His Impeachment Trial

Reading Time: < 1 minute President Trump for months has been saying the impeachment trial is a hoax and has dismissed it for being nothing more than a Democratic witch hunt. With the swearing-in of Chief Justice Roberts and the Senate, the embattled president finally took note of the gravity of the moment. President Donald Trump is bolstering his impeachment Read More…

Breaking News

Pentagon Comes Clean About Injuries Suffered To Americans During Iranian Missile Strike

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Iranian missile attack on the US military base in Al Asad Iraq left several service members with concussion-like symptoms. On January 8, when the attack was first reported by the Pentagon, they were quick to point out that no service members had been injured or killed. Fast forward a week later and multiple members Read More…

World News

Djibouti Gets Investment Infusion

Reading Time: < 1 minute Djibouti City – A delegation of the World Bank Group Executive Directors (EDs) visited the African country to assess its current economic development for possible investment opportunities. The EDs are looking to make investments in areas surrounding youth and women enterprises. Discussions centered around challenges to sustainable growth in Djibouti and the need to implement Read More…

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USMCA Reps. Were Not Prepared For The Formidable Negotiating Skills Of Minister Freeland

Reading Time: < 1 minute (WASHINGTON) — In a vote of 89-10, the US Senate overwhelmingly approved the North American trade agreement (USMCA) that replaces NAFTA governing trade with Canada, Mexico and the United States. The impetus for a North American free-trade zone began with U.S. President Ronald Reagan, who made the idea part of his 1980 presidential campaign. After Read More…

Western Canada

Crystal Meth Drug Ring Operating Inside Canadian Prison

Reading Time: < 1 minute On January 9, 2020, at about 10:50 a.m., because of the carefulness of staff officers, a bundle containing meth was seized on the border of Pacific Institution. The drugs were incorporated into a carbon-fibre arrow with two bundles joined containing 9 grams of precious crystal methamphetamine. The all-out assessed institutional estimation of this seizure is Read More…

Breaking News

The League Of Unpopular Men To Run Mackay’s Leadership Campaign

Reading Time: < 1 minute “I’m in. Stay tuned” said Peter MacKay in a tweet from his Twitter account. With those four words, the former Harper protege instantly became the front runner in a group of weak contenders looking to replace outgoing leader Andrew Scheer as leader of the Conservative Party. Mackay has the experience, the cash and the name Read More…

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New Federal Safety Requirements In Place Or Fresh Fruits Or Vegetables

Reading Time: < 1 minute Beginning today, new necessities of the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) come into power for most organizations in the fresh fruits, natural products or vegetables (FFV) that import, export take part in the interprovincial exchange. The SFCR makes Canada’s nourishment framework considerably more secure by focussing on anticipation and taking into consideration quicker expulsion Read More…

Breaking News

Pelosi Names Impressive Group Of Litigators As Impeachment Managers In The Trial Against Trump

Reading Time: < 1 minute Washington- Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi names an impressive group of experienced litigators to manage the Trump Impeachment trial. Representatives Adam Schiff, Jerry Nadler, Zoe Lofgren, Hakeem Sekou Jeffries, Val Demings, Jason Crowe and Sylvia Garcia will serve as the impeachment managers prosecuting President Trump. Pelosi has chosen her most experienced group of representatives Read More…

Breaking News U.S.A

Trump Administration Feels Threatened By Huawei’s 5G Technology

Reading Time: < 1 minute The US government has been a staunch adversary of Huawei and its 5G systems. The Trump administration has made several allegations against the Chinese cell phone company for being a major risk to US national security. Though no exact evidence has been provided to the public on claims made by the US; the Trump administration Read More…

U.S.A

Senate Leader McConnell Kills Bill To Strengthen American Election Security

Reading Time: < 1 minute US intelligence for months has been reporting continuous interference from Russia in the current elections to the benefit of President Trump. The undermining of the 2020 democratic process is drawing an eerie comparison to that of 2016. The Democrats are furious at the Trump administration’s unwillingness to put in place measures to strengthen election security. Read More…

Breaking News

Guilty Suspects Or Iranian Scapegoats

Reading Time: < 1 minute Iran’s judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili in a prepared statement today indicated his government had made several arrests related to the downing of Ukrainian flight 752. Although he did not elaborate or offer specifics about the arrests, he echoed the calls of Iranian President Rouhani for those responsible to be punished. The form of justice is Read More…

World News

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson To Hold African Investment Summit In London

Reading Time: < 1 minute The President of the Republic of Ghana Nana Akufo-Addo is heading to London England along with several of his Cabinet Ministers and stakeholders to attend the UK-Arica Investment Summit. The UK is looking to increase its presence in the region and strike trade deals that are in line with the Uk and Ghana interest. The Read More…

Breaking News Western Canada

Trudeau Heading To Winnipeg For Cabinet Retreat

Reading Time: < 1 minute Prime Minister Trudeau and the Federal Liberal Cabinet will converge on Winnipeg for their annual retreat to discuss reconciliation, climate change and safety. The three-day retreat will see members of the cabinet arrive in Winnipeg on Sunday, January 19 and depart on the 21. The Prime Minister’s Office has not indicated if he or members Read More…

Breaking News Indigenous

Liberal Government Takes Another Huge Step Towards Reconciliation With Indigenous Community

Reading Time: 4 minutes Federal Indian Day School Settlement claims process now open Ottawa- Today marks a significant and meaningful occasion as the Federal Indian Day Schools settlement takes effect. 1000s of Indigenous people who suffered harm because they attended federally-run Indian Day Schools can now apply for long-awaited compensation. Work is also set to begin to bring about Read More…

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Queen Summons Royal Family For “Knives Out” Gathering At Family Estate

Reading Time: < 1 minute When you are a member of the British Royal Family, you are always in the spotlight. If you are Meghan Markle, the first bi-racial divorced independent princess, the spotlight shines the brightest. Becoming a member of the British Royal Family is one of prestige, luxury and status. It also means you forfeit your independence, way Read More…

Eastern Canada

The Democratic Republic Of Congo Gets Visit From High Profile Cabinet Minister Gould

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Honourable Karina Gould, Minister of International Development, will embark on a four day diplomatic trip to the Democratic Republic Congo (DRC).   Canada has always remained a strong presence in the African region and has committed over $200 million specifically to improving education, health, agriculture and fighting climate change to the DRC. “Canada has long-standing Read More…

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Canada And Sudan Elevate Diplomatic Relations To Ambassador Level

Reading Time: < 1 minute Over the past sixty years, Canada has maintained diplomatic relations with the Republic of Sudan but never at the Ambassador level until now.  Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok and Rob Oliphant Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs made the formal announcement to elevate both countries’ diplomatic status. The significance of having Ambassadors in Read More…

Western Canada

Gill International Travel Invest Into Prairie Province

Reading Time: 2 minutes Winnipeg – Saturday marked the Manitoba grand opening of Gill International Travel. The province is one of Canada’s most culturally diverse regions which made it a natural selection for the travel agency’s newest franchise. Gill International Travel has been in business since 1982 and has made it a priority to ensure its customers get the Read More…

Breaking News

Breaking News – Incident at Pickering Nuclear Plant In Ontario

Reading Time: 2 minutes At 07:23 Sunday morning, an Ontario emergency bulletin was sent to all cell phones concerning the Pickering Nuclear Power Station. Residents were warned that no abnormal radiation levels were detected and that further instructions and information will follow. Emergency staff were said to be responding to the situation.  These bulletins literally overpower your phone, which Read More…

Atlantic Canada

Lion’s Head Lighthouse Destroyed In Latest Ontario Storm.

Reading Time: < 1 minute There are reports that a historic lighthouse in Ontario was destroyed overnight between January 11 to January 12. The lighthouse is found in the Georgian Bay near the Lionshead town. This working lighthouse is a favourite among locals and visitors who often use it as a backdrop for photos. The first lighthouse was a lantern, Read More…

World News

Britan’s Ambassador To Iran Arrested

Reading Time: < 1 minute Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Iran Rob Macaire was briefly detained in the Iranian capital Saturday without cause. There is widespread speculation the detention was due to the UK government’s strong words directed at Iran for shooting down Ukrainian Flight 752. The arrest of our Ambassador in Tehran without grounds or explanation is a flagrant violation Read More…

Breaking News

NDP Focuses On Partisan Politics While Canada Mourn The Loss Of 57 Canadians

Reading Time: 2 minutes In a series of tweets, the NDP leader Jagmeet Singh has decided to make the shooting down of a Ukrainian commercial passage plane PS752 a partisan political issue.  “The shocking news that Flight 752 may have been shot down makes the situation in the region even more volatile. I’m repeating our call for the gov’t Read More…

World News

“Death To Liars!” Iranians Demanding The Ayatollah’s Resignation For Killing Their Own Citizens

Reading Time: < 1 minute Tens of thousands of Iranians lined the streets of Tehran and cities throughout the country shouting “Death To Liars” demanding the resignation of Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Khamenei. The admission of guilt by the Iranian government for accidentally shooting down Ukrainian Flight 752 has not only angered its citizens; it has temporarily shifted their hatred away Read More…