COVID-19 Middle East

President Rouhani Gives Directives As Deaths From The Coronavirus Start To Increase

Reading Time: < 1 minute In his phone call with governors-general of Gilan and Qom provinces, Rouhani sympathized with families of the victims of the coronavirus epidemic and urged the governors to use all facilities to make people boost confidence in the health system. Governors general of Gilan and Qom provinces briefed the president on the latest measures taken to Read More…

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Over 1 million Canadians Have Been Lifted Out Of Poverty Under Trudeau Government

Reading Time: 2 minutes Leading up to the 2015 federal election, the leader of the Liberal Party Justin Trudeau made a campaign promise to grow the middle class and improve the standard of living for many Canadians living in poverty. Once elected, Prime Minister Trudeau implemented a Poverty Reduction Strategy and set measurable targets that are aligned with the Read More…

Africa

UN Refugee Chief Welcomes South Sudan’s Government Of National Unity

Reading Time: < 1 minute UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi welcomes the formation of a long-awaited unity government in South Sudan, bringing political rivals together to work for lasting peace.  The new government follows the ‘Revitalised agreement on the resolution of the conflict in the Republic of South Sudan’ signed in September 2018 by South Sudan’s warring parties The two main parties have agreed to Read More…

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Teck Resources Cancels $20B Mega Oil Sands Project In Northern Alberta

Reading Time: 2 minutes Global Oil Giant Teck Resources Limited notified the Trudeau government they have officially withdrawn its regulatory application for the proposed Frontier oil sands project in northern Alberta. The promise of Canada’s potential will not be realized until governments can reach agreement around how climate policy considerations will be addressed in the context of future responsible Read More…