UNHCR warns of increased COVID-19-related trafficking risks for African refugees
Africa COVID-19

UNHCR warns of increased COVID-19-related trafficking risks for African refugees

Reading Time: 2 minutes UNHCR global estimates indicate that millions of people are trafficked worldwide With COVID-19 increasing needs and vulnerabilities of refugees and internally displaced and stateless people, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is concerned that the impacts of the pandemic are also heightening their risks to trafficking and exploitation. COVID-19-related impacts ranging from movement restrictions to the Read More…

Citizens of War Lake First Nation Plan Rail Blockade
Northern Canada Indigenous

Citizens of War Lake First Nation Plan Rail Blockade

Reading Time: 2 minutes Non Indigenous citizens are allowed to board trains without wearing a mask Citizens from the War Lake First Nation are planning to block the rail line running through their territory due to their lack of ability to purchase tickets on trains as well as mixed messaging about COVID-19 health measures. “War Lake citizens have been Read More…

Governor Cuomo Announces $94 Million for School Technology Upgrades
U.S.A

Governor Cuomo Announces $94 Million for Smart School Technology Upgrades

Reading Time: 3 minutes $2 Billion Smart Schools Bond Act Supports Classroom Technology, High-Tech Security and School Connectivity Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced approval of 148 Smart Schools Investment Plans aimed at improving school security and reimagining teaching and learning for the 21st century. The approved plans, totaling $94 million, are part of the $2 billion Smart Schools Read More…

B.C set framework for 100% electric vehicles by 2040
Western Canada

B.C set framework for 100% electric vehicles by 2040

Reading Time: 2 minutes Regulations are in place outlining how B.C. will reduce pollution and make the switch to 100% electric-vehicle sales by 2040. The regulations follow the Zero-Emission Vehicles (ZEV) Act that was passed last year and fulfils the CleanBC commitment to implement a ZEV standard. “British Columbians are eager to get behind the wheel of an electric Read More…

Top 5 Dog Whistles Conservatives use to Deceive Canadians
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Top 6 Dog Whistles Conservatives use to Deceive Canadians

Reading Time: 5 minutes Get to know the signs of the Conservative dog whistles Dog whistle politics have become the hallmark of Conservative politics with the sole aim of dividing Canadians and toppling government. Dog-whistle politics is the use of coded or suggestive language in politics to garner support from a wider audience. Dog whistles serve the purpose of attracting the intended Read More…