Trudeau Confirms, Millions Of Mask To Arrive In 48 Hours
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Canadian Government Announces $2Billion Towards Saftey Equipment

Reading Time: 3 minutes Canadian businesses and manufacturers are stepping up to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The Government of Canada is working with these companies to ensure our health care workers have the tools they need to care for Canadians across the country. Today Prime Minister Trudeau announced progress under Canada’s Plan to Mobilize Industry to fight COVID-19, which Read More…

Western Canada

Alberta Premier Kenny Just Made A Costly $7.5 Billion Mistake

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Government of Alberta has finalized an agreement with Calgary-based TC Energy Corporation to provide financial support to accelerate construction of the KXL pipeline starting April 1. This investment will include $1.5 billion in equity investment in 2020 followed by a $6 billion loan guarantee in 2021. The project is expected to be completed and Read More…

COVID-19

Online Coronavirus Tests Are Just The Latest Iffy Products Marketed To Anxious Consumers

Reading Time: 5 minutes Companies with experience in the “at-home” testing market began announcing in mid-March that they would be offering direct-to-consumer test kits for COVID-19. With panic running high and tests at hospitals and doctors’ offices hard to come by, the appeal was obvious. The kits were touted as a way for consumers to manage this difficult situation Read More…

Europe COVID-19

Can Covid-19 Bring Peace In Eastern Ukraine?

Reading Time: 2 minutes In a joint statement issued by the Germany’s Foreign Affairs Minister Heiko Maas and France’s Jean-Yves Le Drian, a renewed call for peace in Eastern Ukraine is paramount to help combat the mounting infected by the Coronavirus. At a time when the Covid-19 pandemic poses a historic challenge to the international community, we must actively pursue Read More…

Breaking News Indigenous Op-Ed

60th Anniversary Of Status Indians Being Allowed To Vote In Canada

Reading Time: 4 minutes The first votes cast since rights were extended to Status Indians were those of the Rice Lake Band near Peterborough On. From left to right in the photo, Lawrence Salleby, Chief Ralph Loucks, Deputy Returning Officer; Lucy Muskrat, Poll Clerk; Eldon Muskrat, Poll Constable. Photo Credit Nick Nickels. March 31st is the 60th anniversary of the right Read More…

Breaking News

Trudeau Government Provides Air Industry Well Needed Financial Support

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Government of Canada is taking strong, immediate and effective action to protect Canadians and our economy from the impacts of the global COVID-19 pandemic. The air transportation sector has been disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. As governments around the world impose border restrictions and advise their citizens against non-essential travel to protect people’s Read More…

Eastern Canada

2 Convicted Felons Being Held In Supermax Penitentiary Test Positive For Coronavirus

Reading Time: 2 minutes Public health has confirmed that two inmates have tested positive for COVID-19 at Port-Cartier Institution in Quebec, a maximum-security facility. These are the first confirmed cases related to inmates in a federal correctional institution. Prior to the two inmates being diagnosed, nine employees who work at the same institution also tested positive for COVID-19. All Read More…

Indigenous

Federal Funding For Remote Indigenous Families Living Of The Land

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) and Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) came to an agreement today, with support from Indigenous leaders, to help Indigenous families who are choosing to be on the land as part of the territory’s response to COVID-19. The federal government, through ISC, is providing $2.6 million in federal funding, which Read More…

Breaking News

Quebec Government Launches Free Multi-Language Education Portal

Reading Time: < 1 minute Education Minister, Jean-François Roberge, is proud to announce the official launch of the web platform The Open School . Designed in a playful spirit and developed in an accessible format, the platform offers varied resources allowing parents and students to carry out activities of different natures, and this, in several subjects and at all school levels. These activities, Read More…

Asia

Manilla International Airport Reopens One Day After Deadly Crash Killing 8

Reading Time: 2 minutes MANILA — Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) runway 06/24 reopened for operation before 5 a.m. on Monday, following the temporary closure to conduct investigation involving a medical evacuation (medevac) plane that burst into flames during takeoff Sunday night killing all eight passengers. Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) authorities confirmed there were three flights affected during the Read More…

U.S.A

Not So Fast Using CPAPs In Place Of Ventilators. They Could Spread The Coronavirus

Reading Time: 5 minutes U.S. pandemic planning envisioned the possibility of using CPAP machines for milder cases of COVID-19 when ventilators are in short supply. But evidence suggests that the machines, commonly used by people with sleep apnea, can aerosolize and possibly spread the virus. (KHN Illustration; Getty Images) The limited supply of ventilators is one of the chief Read More…

Middle East

UN Chief Urges Rolling Back Sanctions To Contain Coronavirus Pandemic

Reading Time: 2 minutes United Nations leadership called for rolling back international sanctions regimes around the world, saying they are heightening the health risks for millions of people and weakening the global effort to contain the spread of the new coronavirus, Foreign Policy reported on March 24. The appeal reflects mounting concerns that sanctioned regimes may be impeding efforts Read More…

U.S.A

AutoHHS Removed Images Of Condoms From HIV/AIDS Awareness Fliers Draft

Reading Time: 2 minutes Condoms were featured on a fact sheet and included in a social media campaign on Facebook intended to inform the public on how to reduce HIV transmission among women and girls. Calling the images “unapproved,” the Department of Health and Human Services stripped the fact sheet from a government website. (Source: HHS emails provided by Read More…

Trudeau Confirms, Millions Of Mask To Arrive In 48 Hours
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Trudeau Announces Support For Vulnerable Canadians Affected By COVID‑19

Reading Time: 2 minutes During the Covid-19 Pandemic, the Canadian government continues to announce major new support for families, for workers, and for businesses. But even with this extra help, people are facing a tough situation. And, for people who were already struggling, it’s even harder now. Prime Minister Trudeau, today announced measures to support vulnerable Canadians to help Read More…

U.S.A COVID-19

Desperate Times Calls For Desperate Measures In Texas Hospitals

Reading Time: < 1 minute Texas Governor Greg Abbott has waived certain regulations allowing for an expedited licensing reactivation process for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN) in Texas. Under these waivers, an APRN with a license that has been inactive for more than two years, but less than four years, will not have to pay a reactivation fee, complete continuing Read More…

Breaking News

UK Government To Deliver 900,000 Boxes Of Food To Clinically Vulnerable

Reading Time: 2 minutes The first food boxes have been delivered to those vulnerable people being shielded from coronavirus as the UK Government moved to support those most in need, Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick announced today (Sunday 29 March). The first 2,000 food parcels have already been delivered this weekend to those who cannot leave their homes because severe Read More…

U.S.A

‘Red Dawn Breaking Bad’: Officials Warned About Safety Gear Shortfall Early On, Emails Show

Reading Time: 5 minutes A high-ranking federal official in late February warned that the United States needed to plan for not having enough personal protective equipment for medical workers as they began to battle the novel coronavirus, according to internal emails obtained by Kaiser Health News. The messages provide a sharp contrast to President Donald Trump’s statements at the Read More…

COVID-19 World News

Russia Has Created A Drug For The Treatment Of Coronavirus

Reading Time: < 1 minute The FMBA of Russia presented the antimalarial drug “Mefloquine” for the treatment of coronavirus infection. “The research and production center of the FMBA of Russia, taking into account the Chinese and French experience, has developed a treatment regimen for coronavirus infection based on the antimalarial drug mefloquine,” the press service noted. “The drug with high Read More…

Breaking News

Travel Restrictions Within Canada Announced

Reading Time: 2 minutes As the Government of Canada continues to monitor the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, they are constantly determining what new measures may be required to contain the spread of the virus. These new measures include: Today transport Minister Marc Garneau, announced that the Government of Canada is introducing new domestic transportation measures to support provincial, territorial and Read More…

U.S.A

Governor Cuomo Announces Completion of First 1,000-Bed Temporary Hospital

Reading Time: 2 minutes Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the first 1,000-bed temporary hospital is now complete at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. This temporary hospital site is part of the Governor’s goal of having a 1,000-plus patient overflow facility in each NYC borough as well as Westchester, Rockland, Nassau and Suffolk counties. Governor Cuomo also announced the Read More…