1 Killed And 5 Missing In Canadian Military Helicopter Crash
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1 Killed And 5 Missing In Canadian Military Helicopter Crash

Reading Time: 2 minutes 1 Killed And 5 Missing In Canadian Military Helicopter Crash. The Piolets Were Apart Of Operation REASSURANCE Starting from top left: Sub-Lieutenant Abbigail Cowbrough, a Maritime Systems Engineering Officer; Sub-Lieutenant Matthew Pyke, Naval Warfare Officer; Master Corporal Matthew Cousins, Airborne Electronic Sensor Operator; Captain Maxime Miron-Morin, Air Combat Systems Officer; Captain Kevin Hagen, Pilot; Captain Read More…

The Futures For Frontliners Program "Free College Tuition
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The Futures For Frontliners Program “Free College Tuition

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Futures For Frontliners Program “Free College Tuition”. The Program Will Be The First Of Its Kind Michigan Governor Whitmer announced a series of initiatives to help workers and their families during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, including the “Futures for Frontliners” program to provide a tuition-free pathway to college or a technical certificate to essential workers who don’t have a college degree. This includes workers like Read More…

El Salvador Inhumane COVID-19 Prison Lockdown Treatment
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El Salvador Inhumane COVID-19 Prison Lockdown Treatment

Reading Time: 4 minutes El Salvador Inhumane COVID-19 Prison Lockdown Treatment. 77 people were murdered between April 24 & 27, 2020 Inmates are lined up during a security operation under the watch of police at Izalco prison in San Salvador, El Salvador, on April 25, 2020. © 2020 El Salvador presidential press office via AP (Washington, DC) – El Salvador’s President Read More…

Arcand Sounds The Alarm On Quebec's COVID-19 Mismanagement
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Arcand Sounds The Alarm On Quebec’s COVID-19 Mismanagement

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arcand Sounds The Alarm On Quebec’s COVID-19 Mismanagement. Legault Is Not Meeting WHO Recommendations Pierre Arcand, the Leader of the Official Opposition sounds the alarm about the worrying situation that affects Montreal in the fight for Covid-19. Hospital emergencies are overflowing, the situation in CHSLDs nursing homes is still not under control and community transmission continues. These Read More…

Whirlpool To Recall A Further 55,000 Washing Machines
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Whirlpool To Recall A Further 55,000 Washing Machines

Reading Time: 2 minutes Whirlpool To Recall A Further 55,000 Faulty Washing Machines. The Initial Recall Began In January 2020 Whirlpool has identified a further 21 models to be added to its list of recalled washing machines. The company estimates this will affect up to 55,000 machines in addition to more than 500,000 originally identified. In light of Coronavirus, Read More…

COVID-19 Mission A Go, Snowbirds Dubbed To Carryout Mission
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COVID-19 Mission A Go, Snowbirds Dubbed To Carryout Operation

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Canadian Forces Snowbirds will participate in Canada Day celebrations in the National Capital Region on July 1, 2019. PHOTO: Master Corporal Pierre Thériault, SU2012-0529-03 COVID-19 Mission A Go, Snowbirds Dubbed To Carryout Operation. Canada’s Elite Team Of Acrobatic Performers Canada’s world-renown team of acrobatic aces “The Snowbirds” are being deployed by the Canadian Forces Read More…

Ohio Governor To Open Up The Economy Amid COVID-19 Fears
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Ohio Governor To Open Up The Economy Amid COVID-19 Fears

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ohio Governor To Open Up The Economy Amid COVID-19 Fears. There Are 16,769 Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19 Ohio Governor DeWine announced the state of Ohio will not require that customers entering retail establishments wear face coverings. Wearing face coverings in public is still, however, strongly recommended.  There are 16,769 confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 Read More…

US Supporting Iran With COVID-19 Meds Despite Sanctions
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US Supporting Iran With COVID-19 Meds Despite Sanctions

Reading Time: 2 minutes US Supporting Iran With COVID-19 Meds Despite Sanctions. Iran Is One Of The Most Us Sanctioned Countries In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, the need for global humanitarian action is urgent. Some good news: Capital Commodities, a global entrepreneurial management company, has received a license to export goods to Iran. The license, granted by Read More…

Health Care Workers At Risk Without Proper COVID-19 Masks
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Health Care Workers At Risk Without Proper COVID-19 Masks

Reading Time: 6 minutes Health Care Workers At Risk Without Proper COVID-19 Masks. 21,800 Infected With Coronavirus And 71 Have Died Because high-end N95 masks (left) are scarce, hospitals and other medical centers are using surgical masks (right) that have been linked to considerably higher infection rates. (Lynne Shallcross/KHN illustration; Getty Images) With medical supplies in high demand, federal Read More…

COVID-19 Antibody Tests Are Still A Work In Progress
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COVID-19 Antibody Tests Are Still A Work In Progress

Reading Time: 5 minutes COVID-19 Antibody Tests Are Still A Work In Progress. Tests Can Produce “False Negative And Positive Results Health care workers tend to a driver in line at a drive-through COVID-19 testing site in Westminster, California, on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. (Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images) After hearing for months about serious access Read More…

UK Launches Free Skills Platform For Citizens Under COVID-19
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UK Launches Free Skills Platform For Citizens Under COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes UK Launches Free Skills Platform For Citizens Under COVID-19. Tons Of Digital Courses Offered In The Tool Kit Online platform ‘The Skills Toolkit’ will help people to build their skills during the coronavirus outbreak and beyond. A new online learning platform to help boost the nation’s skills while people are staying at home, has been launched today Read More…

Manitoban's To Buy Online Direct From Farmers Amid COVID-19
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Manitoban’s To Buy Online Direct From Farmers Amid COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes Manitoban’s To Buy Online Direct From Farmers Amid COVID-19. $160,000 Through Canadian Agricultural Partner COVID-19 has brought on many challenges to food producers and in most instances, completely wiped out or severely disrupted the supply chain. Among the hardest hit are the farmers, who face many uncertainties every year. Whether it be drought, flooding and Read More…

Africa CDC Receives 3rd Mega Donation From Jack Ma Foundation
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Africa CDC Receives 3rd Mega Donation From Jack Ma Foundation

Reading Time: 3 minutes Africa Receives 3rd Mega Donation From Jack Ma Foundation. Over 5 Million Medical Items To Fight COVID-19 The Ethiopian Airlines cargo flight carrying part of the consignment departed Guangzhou, China, and landed in Addis Ababa at about 3 pm Eastern Africa Time The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) today received a Read More…

Ontario Unveils COVID-19 Guidelines To Reopen The Province
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Ontario Unveils COVID-19 Guidelines To Reopen The Province

Reading Time: 4 minutes Ontario Unveils COVID-19 Guidelines To Reopen The Province. This Will Be Done In Safely In Three Phases Premier and Ministers Commit to New Phased Approach for a Safe Restart and Recovery The Ontario government released A Framework for Reopening our Province, which outlines the criteria Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health and health experts will use to Read More…

President Of Ghana African To Address 3,000 Business Leaders
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President Of Ghana To Address 3,000 African Business Leaders

Reading Time: 2 minutes President Of Ghana To Address 3,000 African Business Leaders Across On The Continent And Worldwide Over 3,000 participants are expected from 81 countries – 41 countries on the African continent + 40 countries throughout the world The President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, will address what is possibly the largest ever gathering of senior Read More…

Philippine Government Delivers 1,000 Hogs To Help Residents
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Philippine Government Delivers 1,000 Hogs To Help Residents

Reading Time: 2 minutes Philippine Government Delivers 1,000 Hogs To Help Residents. Hogs Weighed Around 200 Kilos Each The city government here distributed over the weekend at least 1,000 live hogs to augment the food supplies of residents affected by the ongoing enhanced community quarantine. Mayor Ronnel Rivera said Monday the move was aimed to provide additional relief assistance Read More…

Vaping, Opioid Addiction Accelerates Risk To Catch COVID-19
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Vaping, Opioid Addiction Accelerates Risk To Catch COVID-19

Reading Time: 4 minutes Vaping, Opioid Addiction Accelerates Risk To Catch COVID-19. Dr Nora Volkow, National Institute On Drug Abuse In 2018, opioid overdoses claimed about 47,000 American lives. Last year, federal authorities reported that 5.4 million middle and high school students vaped. And just two months ago, about 2,800 cases of vaping-associated lung injuries resulted in hospitalizations; 68 people died. Until mid-March, Read More…

Injured Fire Fighter's 20yr Fight With WCB Breaks Your Heart
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Injured Fire Fighter’s 20yr Fight With WCB Breaks Your Heart

Reading Time: 7 minutes Injured Fire Fighter’s 20yr Fight With WCB Breaks Your Heart. Moving Out Of Your Community Is Painful “I remember it was before my guts exploded after being on fentanyl for 7 months was around the time I received the … letter.” Anne Thompson “I got your six,” I’d like to say to all volunteer emergency Read More…

New York COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing Criteria Expanding
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New York COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing Criteria Expanding

Reading Time: 2 minutes New York COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing Criteria Expanding. 5,000 Pharmacies Can Now Test For The Coronavirus Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the state is expanding diagnostic testing criteria to include more frontline New York workers – a direct result of rapidly increasing diagnostic testing capacity. The expanded criteria will now Read More…

Norway To Play Leading Role In International COVID-19 Summit
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Norway To Play Leading Role In International COVID-19 Summit

Reading Time: 2 minutes Norway To Play Leading Role In International COVID-19 Summit. The Goal Is To Raise As Much Money As Possible The European Commission, under its President, Ursula von der Leyen, is to hold a virtual donor conference to mobilise political and financial support for efforts to combat the coronavirus pandemic. The Coronavirus Global Response Summit will be held Read More…

Canada Injects $62.5M To Stabilize Canadian Fish Industry
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Canada Injects $62.5M To Stabilize Canadian Fish Industry

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada Injects $62.5M To Stabilize Canadian Fish Industry. The Fund Will Help The Financial Strain On Fishers Today Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard, announced $62.5 million of new assistance to the fish and seafood processing sector. This new Canadian Seafood Stabilization Fund will help businesses: access short-term financing to Read More…

UK Approves Clinical Trials To Use Plasma To Treat COVID-19
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UK Approves Clinical Trials To Use Plasma To Treat COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes UK Approves Clinical Trials To Use Plasma To Treat COVID-19. Up To 10,000 Units Of Plasma Can Be Delivered Weekly If effective, a national programme will deliver up to 10,000 units of plasma a week to the NHS to help treat coronavirus (COVID-19) patients. A clinical trial has been given approval to determine if plasma Read More…

The COVID-19 Virus Complicates Births For Moms And Babies
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The COVID-19 Virus Complicates Births For Moms And Babies

Reading Time: 6 minutes The COVID-19 Virus Complicates Births For Moms And Babies. An Infected Mother Can Pass The Virus To Her Baby Mallory Pease with baby Alivia and her older daughter, Emma Jean. Pease was worried about passing on the coronavirus to Alivia after getting home from the hospital. (Courtesy of the Pease family) Mallory Pease’s contractions grew Read More…

Urgently Needed COVID-19 Medical Packs Delivered To Nigeria
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Urgently Needed COVID-19 Medical Packs Delivered To Nigeria

Reading Time: 3 minutes Urgently Needed COVID-19 Medical Packs Delivered To Nigeria. There Has Been 981 Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19 The starter packs consist of medical consumables to ensure the protection of frontline workers The Honorable Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire has disclosed that COVID-19 starter packs had been deployed to all tertiary health institutions and Federal Medical Read More…

Huge Investment Of $2.5M To Grow E-Agri - Food Sector
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Huge Investment Of $2.5M To Grow E-Agri – Food Sector

Reading Time: 2 minutes Huge Investment Of $2.5 Million To Grow E-Agri – Food SectorFunding Up To $75,000 for Established Businesses The Federal Government has partnered with the province of Ontario to help the agri-food sector expand online, providing more opportunities for producers to grow their business and offer more food choices for families who are shopping from home Read More…

Folklorama Cancels Festival For 2020 Due To COVID-19
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Folklorama Cancels Festival For 2020 Due To COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes Folklorama Cancels Festival For 2020 Due To COVID-19. In 2019, The 50th Anniversary Saw 455,000 Visitors Canada’s largest mulit-cultural festivals have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. 2020 would have marked the 51st edition of the world-renowned festival celebrating cultural diversity, inclusion and acceptance. “For many of us, Folklorama is home; it is tradition Read More…

Anti-Vaxxers Latch Onto COVID-19 To Bolster Their Movement
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Anti-Vaxxers Latch Onto COVID-19 To Bolster Their Movement

Reading Time: 5 minutes Anti-Vaxxers Latch Onto COVID-19 To Bolster Their Movement. They Are Staunchly Against Medical Vaccinations People in Huntington Beach, California, were protesting COVID-19 closures on April 17 and calling for the country to be reopened. (Paul Bersebach/MediaNews Group/Orange County Register via Getty Images) While most of the world hungers for a vaccine to put an end Read More…

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Uganda Vaccinates 900K Kids For Polio And Fights COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes Uganda Vaccinates 900K Kids For Polio And Fights COVID-19. 3,842,000 Does Of Polio Vaccine Will Be Issued Vaccines will ensure uninterrupted routine immunization services for children in Uganda Uganda has today received 3,842,000 doses of bivalent oral polio vaccine (bOPV) to support ongoing routine immunization services throughout the country. The bivalent oral polio vaccines procured Read More…

Canadian Government To Assist Businesses With Rent Payments
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Canadian Government To Assist Businesses With Rent Payments

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canadian Government To Assist Businesses With Rent Payments. Rent Will Be Lowered By 75% For Small Businesses Small businesses across the country are the backbone of our communities, and they are now facing significant challenges. With the COVID-19 pandemic, mainly are struggling to keep their business afloat while trying come up with the next month’s Read More…

Trudeau Announces $1 Billion To Fund COVID-19 Task Force
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Trudeau Announces $1 Billion To Fund COVID-19 Task Force

Reading Time: 4 minutes Trudeau Announces $1 Billion To Fund COVID-19 Task Force. Canada Continues To Take A Scientific Approach To Fighting COVID-19 As new information on COVID-19 emerges daily, researchers and scientists in Canada and around the world are working hard to better understand the virus and its impacts on people and communities. As long as Canada continues Read More…

B.C Guarantees Childcare For 2,650 Essential Service Workers
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B.C Guarantees Childcare For 2,650 Essential Service Workers

Reading Time: 3 minutes B.C Guarantees Childcare For 2,650 Essential Service Workers. $38M To Allocated To Childcare For Workers More than 2,500 essential service workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic have been referred to open child care spaces through the Province’s new child care matching process. Less than a month after the Province launched its new Read More…

Africa: Racing To Respond To The COVID-19 In 70 Countries
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Africa: Racing To Respond To The COVID-19 In 70 Countries

Reading Time: 7 minutes Africa: Racing To Respond To The COVID-19 In 70 Countries. 73,000 Burundian Refugees In Need Of COVID-19 Help In Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Mali, Niger, and South Africa, MSF has started producing cloth masks for use in the community Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams are racing to respond to the coronavirus pandemic in Read More…

UK Government Sets New Guidelines For Youth Internet Usage
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UK Government Sets New Guidelines For Youth Internet Usage

Reading Time: 2 minutes UK Government Sets New Guidelines For Youth Internet Usage. Parents Must Be Vigilant Against Fraud And Scams With more people than ever working from home and many children using the internet for education and entertainment, there are increased risks of exposure to online harms such as cyberbullying and disinformation. To combat this UK Digital Minister Read More…

Trump Wanted To Fire CDC Doctor Raising Alarm On COVID-19
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Trump Wanted To Fire CDC Doctor Raising Alarm On COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes Trump Wanted To Fire CDC Doctor Raising Alarm On COVID-19. The President Continues To Down Play The Virus Donald Trump attempted to fire Dr. Nancy Messonnier, a senior official at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, after her honest science based warnings about the severity of COVID-19 caused the stock market to plunge in Read More…

B.C School District Provides 75,000 Healthy Meals A Week.
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B.C School District Provides 75,000 Healthy Meals A Week.

Reading Time: 2 minutes B.C School District Provides 75,000 Healthy Meals A Week. Vulnerable Students Face More Barriers To Learning To ensure vulnerable students do not face barriers to learning while in-class instruction is suspended, B.C.’s school districts are finding innovative ways to provide families with more than 75,000 healthy meals a week. “No student should ever have to Read More…

America’s Healthcare Workers Are Dying On The Front Line
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America’s Healthcare Workers Are Dying On The Front Line

Reading Time: < 1 minute America’s Healthcare Workers Are Dying On The Front Line. Medical Staff Account For 20% Of COVID-19 Cases. America’s health care workers are dying. In some states, medical staff account for as many as 20% of known coronavirus cases. They tend to patients in hospitals, treating them, serving them food and cleaning their rooms. Others at Read More…

COVID-19 Case On The Rise In Nova Scotian Senior Homes. Nova Scotia Has 22,993 Negative Test Results
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COVID-19 Case On The Rise In Nova Scotian Senior Homes

Reading Time: 2 minutes COVID-19 Case On The Rise In Nova Scotian Senior Homes. Nova Scotia Has 22,993 Negative Test Results As Nova Scotia continues to deal with the aftershocks of weekend shooting, they are seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases among seniors. Today Nova Scotia has reported two additional deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the total to 12. Read More…

$9 Billion In Funding For Students Affected By COVID-19
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$9 Billion In Funding For Students Affected By COVID-19

Reading Time: 3 minutes $9 Billion In Funding For Students Affected By COVID-19. Government Giving Massive Financial Help To Students Post-secondary students are feeling the economic impacts of COVID-19. Many students were preparing to start a summer job in May, and are now worried about how to pay rent and cover basic living expenses, while recent graduates are struggling Read More…

Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, FDA Seizes Cheaper Drugs From Canada
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Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, FDA Seizes Cheaper Drugs From Canada

Reading Time: 3 minutes Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, FDA Seizes Cheaper Drugs From Canada. FDA Said It Planned To Screen 45,000 Packages Coming From Canada JUPITER, Fla. — The Food and Drug Administration in the past month has stepped up seizures of prescription drugs being sent to American customers from pharmacies in Canada and other countries, according to operators of Read More…

Michigan To Provide Drive-Through Rapid COVID-19 Testing
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Michigan To Provide Drive-Through Rapid COVID-19 Testing

Reading Time: 2 minutes Michigan To Provide Drive-Through Rapid COVID-19 Testing. The Site Will Test 500-750 Residents Daily Michigan Governor Whitmer announced a partnership with CVS Health to provide drive-through Rapid COVID-19 Testing in Dearborn, part of the ongoing effort to expand testing for the virus statewide during the continuing pandemic.  Testing will be conducted in the parking lot of the Henry Ford Read More…

Revenue Canada Launches Emergency Wage Subsidy Calculator
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Revenue Canada Launches Emergency Wage Subsidy Calculator

Reading Time: 2 minutes Revenue Canada Launches Emergency Wage Subsidy Calculator. 75% Wage Subsidy Of Up To $847 Per Employee Today Minister of National Revenue Diane Lebouthillier launched the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy calculator to support employers as they prepare to apply for the CEWS. The calculator is to help employers keep and re-hire workers amidst the challenges posed by the COVID-19 Read More…

Major Changes In 2021 In How Commercial Vehicles Operate In B.C
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B.C Changes How Commercial Vehicles Can Operate In June 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes B.C Changes How Commercial Vehicles Can Operate In June 2021. Electronic Logging Devices Will Be Mandatory As of June 12, 2021, commercial vehicles that cross provincial borders will be required to be equipped with an electronic logging device (ELD). In response to these changes to the federal Commercial Vehicle Drivers Hours of Service Regulations, B.C. Read More…

Canadian Government Commits $350M To Non-Profit Sector
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Canadian Government Commits $350M To Non-Profit Sector

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canadian Government Commits $350M To Non-Profit Sector. Donations Have Been Reduced Due To COVID-19 Canadians across the country are continuing to face challenges during this difficult time, particularly those who are most vulnerable to the health, social, and economic impacts of COVID-19. For many Canadians who were already struggling, it’s even harder now, and they Read More…

Trump Inflames China, America's Largest Medical Supplier
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Trump Inflames China, America’s Largest Medical Supplier

Reading Time: 4 minutes Trump Inflames China, America’s Largest Medical Supplier. The US Remains Heavily Dependant On Chinese Goods Why Isn’t The US Compensating The World For Viruses That Originated In America? China President Xi’s wrote an Op-Ed article in The Qiushi Journal entitled “Unity and Cooperation Are the Most Powerful Weapon for the International Community Against the Disease” Read More…

CACOVID To Donate 1.7M Meal Packages To Nigerian Families
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CACOVID To Donate 1.7M Meal Packages To Nigerian Families

Reading Time: 3 minutes CACOVID To Donate 1.7M Meal Packages To Nigerian Families Along With Orders For 250,000 COVID-19 Tests The Private sector-led Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) has ordered for 250,000 supplies for tests and another 150,000 extraction kits to fast-track molecular testing for the deadly coronavirus, noting that the reality of the situation at hand was such that Read More…

B.C Government Provides 49 New Temporary Housing For Homeless
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B.C Government Provides 49 New Temporary Housing For Homeless

Reading Time: 3 minutes The B.C Government today announced a partnership with the District of Squamish and Squamish Helping Hands Society to provide 49 new temporary homes for people experiencing or at risk of homelessness in the community. “The need for safe, secure housing has never been more important,” said Selina Robinson, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing. “This Read More…

Quebec Grants $ 4M To Medicom Produce N95 And Surgical Masks
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Quebec Grants $4M To Medicom To Produce N95 Surgical Masks

Reading Time: 2 minutes Quebec Grants $ 4M To Medicom To Produce N95 And Surgical Masks. Medicom Will Expand Its Factory Creating 33 New Jobs Today, Québec Premier François Legault along with members of his cabinet announced a $4 million loan to the Medicom company, through Investissement Québec, to accelerate the establishment of a factory in Montréal which has Read More…

Connecticut Commits $65M In Medicaid For Nursing Homes
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Connecticut Commits $65M In Medicaid For Nursing Homes

Reading Time: 3 minutes Connecticut Commits $65M In Medicaid For Nursing Homes & Another $15.4 million to special home services Connecticut Governor Lamont announced today that he is directing his administration to boost Medicaid payments for all of the state’s 215 nursing homes by an additional five percent above the recently announced ten percent increase. Together, the 15 percent Read More…

$2,000 Ticketing Fine Under Emergency Program Act Orders
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$2,000 Ticketing Fine Under Emergency Program Act Orders

Reading Time: 2 minutes $2,000 Ticketing Fine Under Emergency Program Act Orders. These Orders Are Not Suggestions, They Are The Law Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, has given police and other enforcement officers the ability to issue $2,000 violation tickets for price gouging and the reselling of medical supplies and other essential goods during the Read More…

Ontario Investing $20 Million To Advance COVID-19 Research
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Ontario Investing $20 Million To Advance COVID-19 Research

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ontario Investing $20 Million To Advance COVID-19 Research. Province Calls For Innovations To COVID-19 The Ontario government is investing $20 million to advance medical research and develop tools and resources to combat COVID-19 and other infectious diseases through the Ontario COVID-19 Rapid Research Fund. The government is calling on all of the province’s world-class research institutions, Read More…

Liberal Leader Lamont, Starts Petition To Help MB Businesses
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Liberal Leader Lamont, Starts Petition To Help MB Businesses

Reading Time: 2 minutes Liberal Leader Lamont, Starts Petition To Help MB Businesses. Small Business Are The Backbone Of Manitoba Manitoba Liberal Leader Dougald Lamont is frustrated with the lack of resources being offered to small businesses in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic by the Pallister government. Mr Lamont has indicated, one of the best ways the Pallister government Read More…

Gabriel Wortman - Active Shooter, Armed, Dangerous, Captured
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Gabriel Wortman – Active Shooter, Armed, Dangerous, Captured

Reading Time: < 1 minute Gabriel Wortman – Active Shooter, Armed, Dangerous, Captured. RCMP Confirms, There Are Several Victims UPDATE: The gunman was shot dead and a killed 1 RCMP officer in the shootout. RCMP have confirmed active shooter Gabriel Wortman has now been apprehended after a deadly shooting spree in Portapique Nova Scotia. They have yet to confirm how Read More…

Trudeau Announces $306M In Funding For Indigenous Business
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Trudeau Announces $306M In Funding For Indigenous Businesses

Reading Time: < 1 minute Trudeau Announces $306M In Funding For Indigenous Businesses. The Funding Will Help 6,000 Indigenous Businesses Indigenous businesses provide jobs, goods, and services to communities, and are an important part of the Canadian economy. Right now, they are facing challenges and economic hardships due to COVID-19. That is why the Government of Canada is taking action Read More…

Governor Abbott Issues Executive Order Establishing Strike Force To Open Texas
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Governor Abbott Issues Executive Order Establishing Strike Force To Open Texas

Reading Time: 2 minutes Governor Abbott Establishes Strike Force To Re-Open Texas Despite The Calls From Other Governors Not To Do So Texas Governor Abbot issued three new Executive Orders to begin the process of reopening the state of Texas while revising hospital capacity and certain social distancing guidelines. Within the orders, select activities and services that pose minimal Read More…

Iraq produces urgently needed COVID-19 Laboratory Testing
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Iraq Produces Urgently Needed COVID-19 Laboratory Testing

Reading Time: 2 minutes Iraq produces urgently needed COVID-19 Laboratory Testing. Iraq Is In A Race Against Time The COVID-19 Crisis Cell at Basra University in southern Iraq, with the support of the World Health Organization (WHO), successfully manufactured essential laboratory materials used in testing suspected cases of COVID-19. The material, virus transport medium (VTM), is a gel-like substance used Read More…

Trudeau Government Commits $2 Billion To The Energy Sector
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Trudeau Government Commits $2 Billion To The Energy Sector

Reading Time: 3 minutes Trudeau Government Commits $2 Billion To The Energy Sector Creating 10,000 Well Paying Jobs For Canadians Canada’s Energy Sector Canada’s energy sector is facing significant challenges as it is dealing simultaneously with a surge in global crude oil supply and a decline in demand as a result of the broad economic slowdown brought on by Read More…

UK Sees A Rise In Fake COVID-19 Tests By Scammers
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UK Sees A Rise In Fake COVID-19 Tests By Scammers

Reading Time: 3 minutes UK Sees A Rise In Fake COVID-19 Tests By Scammers. The Government Warns Against Unvalidated, Unproven Testing Professor John Newton, national coordinator of the UK coronavirus testing programme, has warned against the purchase of unapproved antibody testing kits and has released a statement. Antibody tests – designed to detect if people have had the virus Read More…

Free Ipads, Free High-Speed Internet For Ontario Students
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Free Ipads, Free High-Speed Internet For Ontario Students

Reading Time: 2 minutes Free Ipads, Free High-Speed Internet For Ontario Students. Rogers Also Offering Highspeed For $9.99 A Month Ontario Establishes Key Partnerships to Make Home Learning More Accessible iPad with Free Rogers Wireless Data Will Support Learning at Home The Ontario government has partnered with Rogers Communications and Apple to help meet the educational needs of students Read More…

Canadian Armed Forces’ Respond To COVID-19 Pandemic In Quebec Long-Term Care Facilities
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Canadian Armed Forces’ Respond To COVID-19 Pandemic In Quebec Long-Term Care Facilities

Reading Time: 3 minutes Canadian Armed Forces respond to COVID-19 pandemic in Quebec. The Department of Defence Is Ready To Help Starting today, Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) liaison and reconnaissance elements will be dispatched to Quebec to gather information in support to the upcoming deployment of CAF medical personnel and resources to help ease the ongoing situation in long-term Read More…

The COVID-19 Bailout That’s Left Every Hospital Unhappy In Its Own Way
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The COVID-19 Bailout That’s Left Every Hospital Unhappy In Its Own Way

Reading Time: 5 minutes The COVID-19 Bailout That’s Left Every Hospital Unhappy In Its Own Way. The Funding Formula Needs More Work In the throes of the novel coronavirus outbreak in early April, Kenneth Raske, president of the powerful Greater New York Hospital Association, took his case for needing billions in federal relief funding to another New Yorker, well placed Read More…

Prince Edward Island Declares COVID-19 A State Of Emergency
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Prince Edward Island Declares COVID-19 A State Of Emergency

Reading Time: 3 minutes Prince Edward Island Declares COVID-19 A State Of Emergency Effect From April 17, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. To further enhance and support existing efforts to protect the health, safety and welfare of Islanders, the province has today declared a state of emergency and renewed the state of public health emergency. Premier Dennis King extended the Read More…

Trudeau Provides Aid For Small Business & Commercial Renters
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Trudeau Provides Aid For Small Business & Commercial Renters

Reading Time: 2 minutes Trudeau Provides Aid For Small Business & Commercial Renters Through The Canada Emergency Business Account “If you’re a business owner struggling with cash flow and facing difficult decisions, we’re here to help you pull through.” Said Prime Minister Trudeau Today the Prime Minister announced new measures to support Canadian businesses so they can keep their Read More…

Facebook Will Start Notifying Users Of Fake COVID-19 News
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Facebook Will Start Notifying Users Of Fake COVID-19 News

Reading Time: 3 minutes Facebook Will Start Notifying Users Of Fake COVID-19 News. 2 Billion People Notified Of Fake Coronavirus News Ever since COVID-19 was declared a global public health emergency in January, we’ve been working to connect people to accurate information from health experts and keep harmful misinformation about COVID-19 from spreading on our apps. “We’ve now directed Read More…

WHO Director-General Responds To Trump's COVID-19 Accusation
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WHO Director-General Responds To Trump’s COVID-19 Accusation

Reading Time: 4 minutes WHO Director-General Responds To Trump’s COVID-19 Accusation About Covering Up Reports From Chinese Officials Good morning, good afternoon and good evening, wherever you are. When the nations of the world met to form the United Nations in 1945, one of the first things they discussed was establishing an organization to protect and promote the health Read More…

Minister Morneau Reassures Canadians Their Pensions Are Safe
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Minister Morneau Reassures Canadians Their Pensions Are Safe

Reading Time: 2 minutes Minister Morneau Reassures Canadians Their Pensions Are Safe In Wake Of The COVID-19 Pandemic Due to the pandemic’s effects on the economy, some federally regulated pension plan sponsors are facing significant financial constraints, which are creating short-term liquidity issues and, in some cases, threatening the long-term viability of their business. “A secure and dignified retirement Read More…

UK Government Approves 1st Batch Of COVID-19 Ventilators
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UK Government Approves 1st Batch Of COVID-19 Ventilators

Reading Time: 2 minutes UK Government Approves 1st Batch Of COVID-19 Ventilators. Penlon’s Prima ES02 Model Is Now Authorized The first newly-adapted ventilator design from the government’s Ventilator Challenge has received regulatory approval and is ready to be sent to the NHS frontline to support coronavirus patients. Penlon’s Prima ES02 model is now authorised by the Medicines and Healthcare Read More…

Minister Hajdu Launches Portal To Help Fight Mental Health
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Minister Hajdu Launches Portal To Help Fight Mental Health

Reading Time: 2 minutes Minister Hajdu Launches Portal To Help Fight Mental Health To Further Help Those Suffering From The Illness The Canadian government has been extremely supportive in the fight against mental illness, more so than any other administration in recent times. With the COVID-19 global pandemic, the health challenges and personal well being of a person suffering Read More…

GRIMM MILESTONE - 2,000,000 Infected With The Coronavirus
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GRIMM MILESTONE – 2,000,000 Infected With The Coronavirus

Reading Time: 2 minutes GRIMM MILESTONE – 2,000,000 Infected With The Coronavirus Worldwide. The Deadliest Pandemic In Modern Times We mark another Grimm milestone today, there are now more than two million people around the world infected with the Coronavirus disease, according to Worldometer an international team of developers, researchers, and volunteers with the goal of making world statistics available. Covid-19 – Read More…

True Toll Of COVID-19 On U.S. Health Care Workers Unknown
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True Toll Of COVID-19 On U.S. Health Care Workers Unknown

Reading Time: 3 minutes True Toll Of COVID-19 On U.S. Health Care Workers Unknown. 9,200 Health Care Workers Have Tested Positive The number of health care workers who have tested positive for the coronavirus is likely far higher than the reported tally of 9,200, and U.S. officials say they have no comprehensive way to count those who lose their Read More…

UK Government Will Test Everyone In A Care Home For COVID-19
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UK Government Will Test Everyone In A Care Home For COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes UK Government Will Test Everyone In A Care Home For COVID-19, With An Ambitious Goal Of Testing 100K Per Day UK Government has mandated all care home residents and social care staff with coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms be tested as capacity is built up, the government is announcing today. Currently, the first 5 symptomatic residents in Read More…

Trump Cancels Funding To World Health Organization, $400M Annually
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Trump Cancels Funding To World Health Organization, $400M Annually

Reading Time: 2 minutes Trump Cancels $400M Funding To World Health Organization. He Blames Them WHO For The Coronavirus Outbreak The last few days saw President Trump’s temper tantrum at its most disturbing level since his election. Trump’s epic meltdown saw his attack on the media, democratic states, China and the World Health Organization (WHO) amplified. Trump’s leadership is Read More…

President Obama Endorses Biden For 2020 Presidential Run
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President Obama Endorses Biden For 2020 Presidential Run

Reading Time: 2 minutes President Obama Endorses Biden For 2020 Presidential Run. I Will See You On The Campaign Trail Added Obama Former Us President Obama officially endorses Democratic front runner Joe Bided for president of the United States. The dominoes are falling quickly in support of Joe Biden. We need leadership, “The kind of leadership that’s guided by Read More…

Trudeau Commits $145M To Support Northern Territories
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Trudeau Commits $130M To Support Northern Territories

Reading Time: 3 minutes Trudeau Commits $130M To Support Northern Territories And Address health, economic, and transportation needs As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, it is more important than ever to make sure that all Canadians have access to the quality food and essential health care they need. That is why the Government of Canada is working with Read More…

Quebec To Table Elderly Protection Bill After 31 Deaths
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Quebec To Table Elderly Protection Bill After 31 Deaths

Reading Time: 2 minutes Quebec To Table Elderly Protection Bill After 31 Suspicious Deaths At The CHSLD Seniors Home in Dorval Following recent and upsetting events that have occurred, notably in CHSLD Senior Home in Dorval, the member for Rimouski and spokesperson for the Parti Québécois for seniors, Harold LeBel, suggest tabling a bill to form a seniors protection entity. Once the crisis Read More…

Seniors Homes Get New Guidelines In Wake Of String Of COVID-19 Deaths
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Seniors Homes Get New Guidelines In Wake Of String Of COVID-19 Deaths

Reading Time: 2 minutes Seniors Homes Get New Guidelines As COVID-19 Deaths Spike. They Are The Most Medically Vulnerable People All Canadians have a role to play in helping to protect seniors and medically vulnerable people, who are at greatest risk of severe health complications from COVID-19. Unfortunately, many long-term care homes in Canada have been experiencing outbreaks of Read More…

Sanders Quickly Endorses Joe Biden's 2020 Presidential Run
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Sanders Quickly Endorses Joe Biden’s 2020 Presidential Run

Reading Time: < 1 minute Sanders Quickly Endorses Joe Biden’s 2020 Presidential Run. Sanders Likely To Be In Biden’s Administration Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), who suspended his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination on April 8, 2020, endorsed former Joe Biden for president. He called on voters to come together to support the former vice president’s run against President Trump. Read More…

What Is The Definition Of Poverty? How Should It Be Defined In 2020?
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What Is The Definition Of Poverty? How Should It Be Defined In 2020?

Reading Time: 8 minutes What Is The Official Definition Of Poverty In 2020? ​Encouragement Enrichment Empowerment for All! I began studying poverty only after falling through our country’s safety nets and finding myself in this condition.  The circumstances that led me into poverty can be left for another conversation. Let me tell you: I was gobsmacked when I read, in A Backgrounder Read More…

2 Convicts Escaped From P.E.I Provincial Correctional Centre
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2 Convicts Escaped From P.E.I Provincial Correctional Centre

Reading Time: < 1 minute 2 Convicts Escaped From P.E.I Provincial Correctional Centre Wanted By R.C.M.P. Do Not Approach, Call 911 Law enforcement agencies of Prince Edward Island are working to capture two escapees from the Provincial Correctional Centre. On April 12, at approximately 11:00 p.m., Murray James Todd, age 31, and Brandon Jeffery Quinn, age 22, both serving time Read More…

North Carolina Under 2 State Of Emergency Warning
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North Carolina Under 2 Severe State Of Emergency Warning

Reading Time: 2 minutes North Carolina Under 2 Severe State Of Emergency Warning, First COVID-19 & Now Flash Flooding & Thunderstorms North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper is urging North Carolinians to be prepared for severe weather and the possibility of power outages overnight and into Monday afternoon, as a strong cold front moves across the state.  “North Carolinians are Read More…

Biden’s Incremental Medicare Play For Bernie’s Backers
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Biden’s Incremental Medicare Play For Bernie’s Backers In His 2020 Bid

Reading Time: 4 minutes Biden’s Medicare Play For Bernie’s Backers In His 2020 Bid. “Medicare for All” Pushed By Vermont Sen. Sanders In one of his first proposals since becoming the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, Joe Biden is wading back into the roiling waters of health policy. In a nod to the effects of COVID-19 on the economy, and Read More…

Free 24H Daycare For Essential Service Workers In Toronto
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Free 24H Daycare For Essential Service Workers In Toronto

Reading Time: 3 minutes Free 24H Daycare For Essential Service Workers In Toronto. Mayor Tory Announced Today With Provincial Funding Mayor John Tory announced today that the City of Toronto has received authorization from the Province of Ontario to open two additional licensed child care centres to provide care for the children of essential and critical service workers. Like Read More…