First Provincial election in the middle of pandemic set for Sept. 14, 2020
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First Provincial election in the middle of pandemic set for Sept. 14, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes New Brunswick heading to the polls in the midst of the COVI-19 pandemic With today’s call for an election to be held on Monday, Sept. 14, Chief Electoral Officer Kim Poffenroth cautions it will take time to open all 50 returning offices to the public and candidates. “Unlike a scheduled election, where we would already Read More…

$1.3M funding for B.C First Nations who are leading climate change initiatives
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$1.3M funding for B.C First Nations who are leading climate change initiatives

Reading Time: 2 minutes Province supports clean energy projects in central First Nations communities Six central First Nations communities are receiving $1.15 million for clean energy projects as part of a funding partnership between the Province of British Columbia, Government of Canada and New Relationship Trust. “Through CleanBC, we are collaborating with New Relationship Trust and Western Economic Diversification Read More…

Canada announces new ambassador to Lebanon
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Canada announces new ambassador to Lebanon

Reading Time: < 1 minute Career diplomat to take the helps as new ambassador to Lebanon Today Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs François-Philippe Champagne, announced the appointment of Chantal Chastenay Canada’s new ambassador to the Lebanese Republic. Chastenay replaces Emmanuelle Lamoureux who has been serving as the ambassador since August of 2017. Chastenay will be replacing a long term Gulf diplomat. Read More…

Obesity increases risk of death from COVID-19
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Obesity increases risk of death from COVID-19

Reading Time: 3 minutes The risk of death from COVID-19 for those who are obese is higher for men and young people In a study published in Annals of Internal Medicine, Kaiser Permanente research shows that obesity was associated with a substantial increased risk of death from COVID-19. However, it also found that the risk of death from COVID-19 Read More…

Whisky goes green thanks to UK government
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Whisky goes green thanks to UK government

Reading Time: 2 minutes £10 million fund announced to help UK distilleries go green and cut emissions by switching to low carbon fuels such as hydrogen Whisky and spirit lovers the world over will soon be able to enjoy their favourite alcohol beverage knowing that they are helping to cut carbon emissions and support new green jobs, thanks to Read More…