Canada upholds travel ban: Borders remain closed to America
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Canada upholds travel ban: Borders remain closed to America

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada is on a long list of countries that have imposed a travel ban for American travelers As the long weekend approaches, Canada’s borders will remain closed to its neighbours to the south. This is a move being praised by Canadians as the virus under the Trump administration has been egregiously mismanaged. While Canada and Read More…

American Chemistry Council lobbied Trump administration to force Africa to Abandon its plastic reduction initiates
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American Chemistry Council lobbied Trump administration to force Africa to Abandon its plastic reduction initiates

Reading Time: 3 minutes The efforts by the American Chemistry Council (ACC) would undo progress that Kenya and other African states have made to address plastic pollution The American Chemistry Council has lobbied the US government during the COVID-19 pandemic to use a US-Kenya trade deal to expand the plastics industry’s footprint across Africa. Documents obtained by Unearthed — Read More…

SWAT Team deployed to contain COVID-19 Cluster
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SWAT Team deployed to contain COVID-19 Cluster

Reading Time: 2 minutes New York has seen a slight dip in COVID-19 clusters with assistance of swat team New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo late Sunday evening deployed a SWAT team to SUNY Oneonta to contain a COVID-19 cluster that has developed there. The State team will include 71 contact tracers and eight case investigators. New York State Read More…

500,000 voter cards hit New Brunswick Mail Boxes
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500,000 voter cards hit New Brunswick Mail Boxes

Reading Time: 2 minutes New Brunswick voters head to the polls Sept. 14, 2020 to choose a new government More than 500,000 New Brunswickers will receive voter information cards in the mail this week advising them when and where they can vote in the Sept. 14 provincial general election. “We encourage voters to bring their voter information cards with Read More…

Fanning The Flames - Trump's Relentless Quest to Divide America
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Fanning The Flames – Trump’s Relentless Quest to Divide America

Reading Time: 2 minutes Trump Increases Divisions in America In another week that saw the ugly side of America, their embattled president embellished in the destruction and chaos of his country while it stands wounded on its knees. From the his abysmal handing of the coronavirus that has claimed the lives of nearly 200,000 Americans, to fanning the flames Read More…

America lands on Switzerland's COVID-19 Travel ban list
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America lands on Switzerland’s COVID-19 Travel ban list

Reading Time: 2 minutes Switzerland’s changes travel criteria for countries with high COVID-19 cases As of 31 August, it will no longer be possible to enter Switzerland from a high-risk country on a transit flight via a non-high-risk country. However, passengers travelling from a non-high-risk country will be able to enter Switzerland even if they have a stopover in Read More…

UK military dog Kuno to be the 72nd recipient of the PDSA Dickin Medal after tackling Al Qaeda insurgents
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UK military dog Kuno to be the 72nd recipient of the PDSA Dickin Medal after tackling Al Qaeda insurgents

Reading Time: 4 minutes The PDSA Dickin Medal for valour – is the animal Victoria Cross – given to Kuno who was wounded in action while heroically saving the lives of British Forces fighting Al Qaeda. During a dangerous operation in 2019, three-year-old Belgian Shepherd Malinois Kuno and his handler were deployed in support of specialist UK and host Read More…

Safe Outings Now Possible for Long-Term Care Home Residents
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Safe Outings Now Possible for Long-Term Care Home Residents

Reading Time: 2 minutes New Directive Enables Day Trip and Overnight Absences to Resume for long-term care homes Following the advice of the Chief Medical Officer of Health, effective immediately, residents can spend time away from their long-term care homes for day trips or overnight absences. For ‘short-stay’ absences — those that do not include an overnight stay — Read More…

Children with no COVID-19 symptoms may shed virus for weeks
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Children with no COVID-19 symptoms may shed virus for weeks

Reading Time: 3 minutes South Korea COVID-19 study sheds reveals new information on children infected with the COVID-19 New research suggests that children can shed SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, even if they never develop symptoms or for long after symptoms have cleared. But many questions remain about the significance of the pediatric population as vectors for this Read More…

WestJet mandatory face mask policy or face 1 year travel ban
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WestJet mandatory face mask policy or face 1 year travel ban

Reading Time: 3 minutes Westjet will implemens zero tolerance mask policy Today WestJet announced multiple safety updates including the potential for denied travel and a one-year travel ban for those who fail to comply with the airlines’ mask regulation. WestJet also announced the mandatory input of all guests’ contact information at online and kiosk check-in to help the Public Read More…

Boeing 737 Max aircraft fleet are grounded worldwide
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Transport Canada will not re-certify Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft

Reading Time: 2 minutes Boeing 737 Max aircraft fleet are grounded worldwide In the aftermath of two fatal accidents, Lion Air Flight 610 and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, the Boeing 737 MAX was grounded worldwide in March 2019. Boeing implemented several changes to its flight control system and pilot training and was expecting to have the planes in the air mid 2020. The crashes Read More…

The Black Panther, Chadwick Boseman, Dies after 4 year battle with cancer
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The Black Panther, Chadwick Boseman, Dies after 4 year battle with cancer

Reading Time: 2 minutes Wakanda Forever – The Black Panther movie made Chadwick Boseman an international superstar Chadwick Aaron Boseman (November 29, 1976 – August 28, 2020) was an American actor and producer. He has portrayed several real-life historical figures, such as Jackie Robinson in 42 (2013), James Brown in Get on Up (2014), and Thurgood Marshall in Marshall (2017). wiki Boseman role as superhero The Black Panther in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films was the Read More…

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Over 70 newly repaired Winnipeg sidewalks were initially not accessible to wheelchairs or the visually impaired

Reading Time: 4 minutes How does a mistake like this happen to ignore the needs of members of the community that have mobility and visual challenges The City of Winnipeg is at it again with more costly street repairs that need to be redone. After redoing the cement of a backlane in the Wolseley neighbourhood just 48 hours ago, Read More…

Sarah Nick, The radio host that captured the hearts of a nation
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Sarah Nick, The radio host that captured the hearts of a nation

Reading Time: 2 minutes One door closed for Sarah Nick and 10,000 opened What was supposed to be a routine Monday on the air hosting the Sarah and Tyler morning show at Energy 106 FM, ended with Sarah Nick receiving a letter of termination and being walked out the door minutes after signing off air. In a state of Read More…

All aboard: Germany Cruise line Aida to hit the high seas in November
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All aboard: Germany Cruise line Aida to hit the high seas in November

Reading Time: 2 minutes Germany’s Aida cruise line to be first cruise lines to sail amidst the coronavirus AIDA Cruises, the leading cruise line in Germany and a part of the Carnival Cruise family, today announced that it will offer cruises this fall and winter that combine the fascination of a cruise trip with an unforgettable holiday experience to several popular destinations. Read More…

Kenosha Shooter Kyle Rittenhouse charged with 1st degree murder
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Kenosha Shooter Kyle Rittenhouse charged with 1st degree murder

Reading Time: 1 minute Kyle Rittenhouse, Kenosha shooter was strapped with his rifle while terrorizing innocent residents Seventeen year old white supremacist sympathizer Kyle Rittenhouse was charged with murdering two demonstrators and shooting another in Kenosha Wisconsin which was sparked by the murder of Jacob Blake. Jacob Blake is just another unarmed black man whose name can be added Read More…

Togo becomes the first African country to eradicate sleeping sickness
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Togo becomes the first African country to eradicate sleeping sickness

Reading Time: 3 minutes Sleeping sickness is caused by parasites which are transmitted by infected tsetse flies and is only found in 36 countries in sub-Saharan Africa Togo has received validation from the World Health Organization (WHO) for having eliminated human African trypanosomiasis or “sleeping sickness” as a public health problem, becoming the first country in Africa to reach Read More…

Edmonton Police Services New $500,000 Amoured Black Wolf
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Edmonton Police Services New $500,000 Amoured Black Wolf

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Black Wolf will replace the aging Grizzly that has been used for 42 years by the Edmonton Police Services This fall, the Edmonton Police Service (EPS) is replacing its 42-year-old “Grizzly Armoured Personnel Carrier” with the “Cambli Black Wolf.” Budgeted and ordered in 2017 as a replacement vehicle for the aging Grizzly, the new Read More…

Royal Canadian Navy Adopts More Inclusive Rank Designation
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Royal Canadian Navy Adopts More Inclusive Rank Designation

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Royal Canadian Navy is another example of the Federal Governments need to make inclusivity a priority The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) is continuing to work to create a more inclusive environment within the workplaces, whether that is at sea or at home. Following survey with over 18,000 respondents, the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) has Read More…

Muhammad posted the Antisemitic Meme on social media which was quickly condemned by theNAACP
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NAACP Removes Rodney Muhammad as Philadelphia Chapter Head for Posting Antisemitic Meme

Reading Time: 2 minutes Muhammad posted the Antisemitic Meme on social media which was quickly condemned by theNAACP Today the American Jewish Committee (AJC) Philadelphia welcomed the NAACP decision to remove Minister Rodney Muhammad as head of the organization’s Philadelphia branch, and replace the entire local leadership. The action comes a month after Muhammad posted on social media a blatantly antisemitic meme that was condemned Read More…

Over 1.5M U.S. Homes Are In Vacant Zombie Foreclosure
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Over 1.5M U.S. Homes Are In Vacant Zombie Foreclosure

Reading Time: 5 minutes Nearly 4 Percent of Homes Facing Possible Foreclosure Sit Vacant as U.S. Housing Market Faces Economic Slide Stemming from Coronavirus Pandemic Today, ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property released its third-quarter 2020 Vacant Property and Zombie Foreclosure Report showing that 1.5 million (1,570,265) residential properties in the United States are vacant, representing 1.6 percent Read More…