Northern Canada

Inuit-Crown Partnership Continues To Thrive Under Trudeau Government

Reading Time: 2 minutes Prime Minister Trudeau, President of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami Natan Obed, Cabinet ministers, and the elected Inuit leadership of Inuvialuit Regional Corporation, Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated, Makivik Corporation, and Nunatsiavut Government gathered Friday for a meeting of the Inuit-Crown Partnership Committee. The Committee met to review progress and to advance work on shared priorities for its fourth Read More…

Europe

Finland Joins The Ambitious European Plastics Pact

Reading Time: 2 minutes Finland has signed the European Plastics Pact, where a large number of European countries, companies and associations make a commitment to acting on a voluntary basis to reduce the environmental harm caused by plastics. “The Pact signed today serves as a great example of cooperation between states, companies and non-governmental organizations. The goals of the Read More…

Asia CoronaVirus World News

Health Declaration MANDATORY For All Incoming Travelers To Viet Nam

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control has decided that health declaration shall be mandatory for all incoming travelers to Viet Nam effective immediately. The decision was made at the Committee’s meeting on Friday morning amid ongoing spikes of COVID-19 infections and fatalities across the world. Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam, who is Read More…

Breaking News

Congressman Threatens To Shoot Former US Vice President Joe Biden & Beto O’ Rourke With Assault Rifle

Reading Time: 2 minutes Representative Republican Ken Buck of Colorado grabbed a semi-automatic machine gun (AR-15) off the wall of his office and threatened Democratic politicians Joe Biden and Beto O’ Rourke with violence. This comes one day after Buck had denounced Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) for delivering a warning outside the Supreme Court that justices who restrict abortion Read More…

CoronaVirus U.S.A

On Front Lines, First Responders Brace For Coronavirus ― And Their Own Protection

Reading Time: 4 minutes Ambulance staff prepare to transport a patient from the Life Care Center nursing home where some patients have died from COVID-19 in Kirkland, Washington on March 5, 2020. (Jason Redmond/AFP via Getty Images) When first responders answered roughly 10 calls from a long-term care center in Kirkland, Washington, over the course of a week, they Read More…