Indigenous

Another Indigenous Community Gets Clean Drinking Water After 17 Years

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ottawa-On February 12, 2020, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, together with Chief Derek Maud and their community of Lac Seul First Nation, celebrated the grand opening of the new water treatment plant in Kejick Bay. The new plant ended a drinking water advisory in place for 17 years.  Since the election of the Federal Read More…

Breaking News

Four Countries In African License Vaccine In Milestone For Ebola Prevention

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Burundi, Ghana and Zambia have licensed an Ebola vaccine, just 90 days after World Health Organization (WHO) prequalification. Registration of the vaccine is expected in additional countries in the coming weeks. The approval of the Ebola vaccine by these countries is another milestone in the fight against this Read More…

World News

Heavy Rain Increases Chance Of Major Flooding In The Uk

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Environment Agency is warning communities that persistent heavy rain could lead to an increased risk of flooding across South East England over the next few days. The forecast heavy rain could cause surface water flooding in local communities, and see a rise in river levels, and travel disruption as roads and rail lines may Read More…

World News

UNHCR Welcomes Ethiopia’s Ratification Of Kampala Convention

Reading Time: 2 minutes UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, welcomes Ethiopia’s ratification yesterday of the African Union (AU) Convention for the Protection and Assistance of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Africa, known as the Kampala Convention. The Convention, a key regional legal instrument aimed at protecting, assisting and resolving the plight of IDPs, was unanimously passed by Ethiopia’s parliament. Read More…

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Trudeau Attends Key Security Conference In Munich Germany

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada is working to build partnerships to advance Canada’s security and prosperity, and address pressing global challenges. Now more than ever, it is critical that we continue to work with others to make the world a safer place. The conference brings together world leaders, officials, senior military officers, academics and other leaders to discuss current Read More…