The bodies of Canadian Armed Forces have all been recovered
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The bodies of Canadian Armed Forces have all been recovered

Reading Time: 2 minutes The bodies of Canadian Armed Forces have all been recovered. CH-148 Cyclone helicopter crashed April 29, 2020 On June 18, 2020, the Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario identified the remains of four of the six Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members killed in the CH-148 Cyclone helicopter crash of April 29. Remains of the following CAF Read More…

Women peace-builders lead COVID-19 prevention across Libya
Africa

Women peace-builders lead COVID-19 prevention across Libya

Reading Time: 3 minutes Women peace-builders lead COVID-19 prevention across Libya. Libyan women are at the forefront of the pandemic For almost a year now, the Network has met weekly on WhatsApp and Zoom to find ways for Libyan women to enter male-dominated decision-making and negotiation spaces “We believe that we should be one Libya,” said one member* of Read More…

Helping First Nations bring ancestors, belongings home
Indigenous Western Desk

Helping First Nations bring ancestors, belongings home

Reading Time: 2 minutes Helping First Nations bring ancestors, belongings home. B.C commits $2M for Indigenous ancestry repatriation First Nations wanting their ancestral remains and cultural objects returned will soon have access to financial support through the BC Museums Association. “The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) is clear: Indigenous peoples have a right to Read More…

UNHCR refugees and displaced persons – all-time high
Europe

UNHCR refugees and displaced persons – all-time high

Reading Time: 3 minutes UNHCR refugees and displaced persons – all-time high. Germany playing a major role in refugee support Sad state of affairs: Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, published annual figures today (18 June 2020) on displacement and forced migration. According to these figures, a total of 79.5 million people were displaced at the end of 2019 – 8.7 million Read More…

Canadian Armed Forces to receive COVID-19 front line pay
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Canadian Armed Forces to receive COVID-19 front line pay

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canadian Armed Forces to receive COVID-19 front line pay. Military members are being deployed across Canada The Government of Canada Hazard has amended the hazard allowance to compensate Canadian Armed Forces members who are deployed in COVID-19 risk environments.  Eligible Canadian Armed Forces members deployed on Operation LASER, and the domestic portion of Operation GLOBE, Read More…