UK Government to Support Military Spouses With Career Opportunities
United Kingdom

UK Government to Support Military Spouses With Career Opportunities

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hundreds of partners of UK Armed Forces personnel will receive personalized career support as part of a targeted training program. Hundreds of spouses and partners of UK Armed Forces personnel will receive personalised career support as part of a targeted training scheme, the Minister for Defence People and Veterans Johnny Mercer announced today (Saturday 31 Read More…

Canada Extends International Travel Restrictions
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Canada Extends International Travel Restrictions

Reading Time: 3 minutes As the Coronavirus spread rapid throughout the USA, Canada will continue to keep travel restrictions in place. The challenges posed by COVID-19 are unprecedented and protecting the health and safety of all Canadians needs to remain the Government of Canada’s highest priority. Public Safety Minister and Emergency Preparedness Bill Blair and the Patty Hajdu, Minister Read More…

Canada Set to Bring 1 Million Immigrants into the Country
Canada

Canada Set to Bring 1 Million Immigrants into the Country

Reading Time: 3 minutes Government of Canada announces plan to support economic recovery through immigration The Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, tabled the 2021‒2023 Immigration Levels Plan today, which sets out a path for responsible increases to immigration targets to help the Canadian economy recover from COVID-19, drive future growth and create jobs for middle Read More…

NY States Among First to Provide Rapid Test Kits to Schools
COVID-19 U.S.A

NY States Among First to Provide Rapid Test Kits to Schools

Reading Time: 3 minutes New York State Will Provide Rapid Test Kits for Schools Wishing to Participate  New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo released guidelines for schools to reopen in red and orange micro-cluster zones in order to help keep schools in focus areas open to in-person instruction. The guidelines require mass testing in schools before they reopen followed Read More…

Women Have Right To Sexual and Reproductive Health
Europe Asia

Women Have Right To Sexual and Reproductive Health

Reading Time: 2 minutes Beijing +25: the fifth review of the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action in the EU Member States While all EU Member States are bound by the Beijing Declaration and its requirement to provide access to safe and high-quality sexual and reproductive healthcare, this continues to be an area of concern. EIGE has noted Read More…

Ontario Launches Innovative Solution to Improve Long-Term Care
Eastern Canada

Ontario Launches Innovative Solution to Improve Long-Term Care

Reading Time: 3 minutes New community paramedicine program will support seniors on long-term care waitlists RENFREW — The Ontario government is investing up to $5 million to launch the Community Paramedicine for Long-Term Care program in five communities across the province. This program will help seniors on long-term care waitlists stay safe in the comfort of their own homes Read More…

Alberta Government Projects $30 Billion Windfall From Natural Gas Revenues
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Alberta Government Projects $30 Billion Windfall From Natural Gas Revenues

Reading Time: 2 minutes Alberta government’s aggressive strategy to restart natural gas sector welcomed by Albertans The Alberta Petrochemicals Incentive Program (APIP), part of Alberta’s Recovery Plan, will help attract billions in petrochemical project investments and continue to diversify the province’s economy while drawing directly on our abundant reserves of natural gas. The goal is to aggressively compete with Read More…

4 Quebec Communities To Receive Funding for Green Infrastructure Projects
Eastern Canada

4 Quebec Communities To Receive Funding for Green Infrastructure Projects

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canadians have been pushing for more infrastructure projects that reduce dependency on fossil fuels Coaticook, Quebec, – Canadians live in cleaner, healthier communities when municipalities develop innovative solutions to reduce pollution, improve energy efficiency, and find new uses for public infrastructure. Through the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of Canada and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities Read More…

Health Canada Issues Major Update To COVID-19 Alert App
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Health Canada Issues Major Update To COVID-19 Alert App

Reading Time: 2 minutes COVID Alert has been download 4.9 million times since its launch Over the past months, the majority of Canadians have been following public health advice and doing their part to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. As we continue to deal with the health and economic impacts of the pandemic, we need to work together Read More…

Two Canadian Tech Companies Heading To The Moon
Canada

Two Canadian Tech Companies Heading To The Moon

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canadian Tech Companies have been an integral part of trips to the moon and outer space with the most notably being the Canada Space Arm. The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is helping prepare Canada’s space industry for future missions to the Moon. The CSA is awarding $3.3 million in contributions to support the demonstration of two lunar technology payloads Read More…

3 Dead In Gruesome Knife Attack In French City of Nice
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3 Dead In Gruesome Knife Attack In French City of Nice

Reading Time: 2 minutes Mayor calls the deadly knife attack an act of terrorism Just weeks ago, a French teacher was behead for making statements about the Profit Mohammad that put further stress on the country’s relationship with the Muslim community. The suspect has been taken into custody and is said to be of Turkish heritage. “terrorist attack at Read More…

Indigenous Services Canada Announces Recipients for 2020 Awards of Excellence in Nursing
Canada Indigenous

Indigenous Services Canada Announces Recipients for 2020 Awards of Excellence in Nursing

Reading Time: 2 minutes 2020 was marked as the Year of the Nurse Through the uncertainties of the current COVID-19 pandemic, nurses have remained steadfast in their tireless commitment to provide high-quality testing, care and treatment to anyone needing medical attention. In Indigenous communities, nurses continue to work selflessly on the frontlines to improve First Nations and Inuit health Read More…

UK Launches £150 Million Housing Fund to House 3,000 Homeless People
United Kingdom

UK Launches £150 Million Housing Fund to House 3,000 Homeless People

Reading Time: 2 minutes Over £150 million to be made available across England to provide a permanent place to live for some of the most vulnerable in society. More than 3,300 new long-term homes for the homeless and other vulnerable people have been approved, the Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick MP has announced today. Backed by government investment of more than £150 Read More…

Senate Democrats Demand Fully Transparency On Trumps Secret China Bank Account
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Senate Democrats Demand Fully Transparency On Trumps Secret China Bank Account

Reading Time: < 1 minute Trump failed to disclose secret secret China bank account and those from various countries along with copies of his tax returns Washington, D.C. – Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Senate Banking Committee Ranking Member Sherrod Brown (D-OH) wrote to Alan Garten, the Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Read More…

Ford Government Commits 766 Hospital Beds For COVID-19
COVID-19 Eastern Canada

Ford Government Commits 766 Hospital Beds For COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Ford Government has already committed $30 Billion to fight the COVID-19 Pandemic BRAMPTON ― The Ontario government is providing $116.5 million to create up to 766 more beds at 32 hospitals and alternate health facilities across the province. The funding is in addition to the $2.8 billion the province is providing in the government’s Read More…

Bank of Canada Holds Interest Rate at 2.45%
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Bank of Canada Holds Interest Rate at 2.45%

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bank of Canada will maintain the current level of interest rate, further signifying the need for economic stimulus The Bank of Canada today maintained its target for the overnight rate at the effective lower bound of ¼ percent, with the Bank Rate at ½ percent and the deposit rate at ¼ percent. The Governing Council Read More…

Premier Horgan Extends COVID-19 State of Emergency
Western Canada COVID-19

Premier Horgan Extends COVID-19 State of Emergency

Reading Time: 2 minutes B.C’s state of emergency will allow crucial government funds to continue to flow in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. VICTORIA – The Province of British Columbia has formally extended the provincial state of emergency, allowing health and emergency management officials to continue to use extraordinary powers under the Emergency Program Act to support the Read More…

China Agrees Protect European Agr-food Productions From Reproduction
Asia Europe

China Agrees Protect European Agr-food Products From Reproduction

Reading Time: 2 minutes EU members urged to back the deal with China that would protect 200 European and Chinese products In a resolution approved by 38 votes, with one vote against and three abstentions, the Trade Committee backed the EU’s agreement with China, signed in September 2020. It will ensure that one hundred European products bearing Geographical Indications (GIs) such as Cava, Read More…

Egyptian Energy Now Top Priority For UK Companies
Africa U.S.A

Egyptian Energy Now Top Priority For UK Companies

Reading Time: 2 minutes UK-Scottish companies explore business opportunities in Egypt as the country transitions to net-zero The UK Department for International Trade (DIT), in partnership with the Scottish Development International (SDI) organized the first virtual energy event to explore business opportunities for UK-Scottish companies in Egypt’s transition to net zero, as part of UK’s endeavour to support Egypt Read More…

International Religious Freedom Day
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International Religious Freedom Day

Reading Time: 2 minutes Millions of people are persecuted each year for religions beliefs International Religious Freedom Day is an important occasion to assert the universal human right of all people to practice their religion and hold beliefs, without discrimination, violence, or abuse. This year, it is also a critical opportunity to recognize the resilience of faith and belief Read More…

Israel continues to Advance Controversial Settlements in Palestinian Territory
Africa

Israel continues to Advance Controversial Settlements in Palestinian Territory

Reading Time: < 1 minute Norway Condemns the Israeli government’s decision to expand settlements on occupied Palestinian territory Norway calls on the Israeli government to reverse the recently approved plans for the construction of close to 5000 new housing units on occupied Palestinian territory. “The Norwegian government considers the settlements to constitute a violation of international law and supports the Read More…

Canada Takes Leadership Role in Global Media Conference
Canada Africa

Canada Takes Leadership Role in Global Media Conference

Reading Time: < 1 minute Media and Journalists have been under attack since the election of US President Trump François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs announced that Canada will co-host the second Global Conference for Media Freedom with Botswana on November 16, 2020. This online conference will bring together traditional and digital media workers, international and civil society organizations, and Read More…