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…

World News

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…