Pallister Government seeks authority to spend $500M on COVID-19 response
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Pallister Government seeks authority to spend $500M on COVID-19 response

Reading Time: 2 minutes Investments to Protect Public Health, Prepare for Future Waves and Support Safe Economic Restart The Pallister government is seeking authority from the Manitoba legislature to spend an additional half-a-billion dollars on its COVID-19 response to protect Manitobans, Premier Brian Pallister announced today. “As Manitoba adapts its response to address emerging and evolving needs, we continue Read More…

Nimco Ali Obe world expert on violence against women, to advise UK government
United Kingdom

Nimco Ali Obe world expert on violence against women, to advise UK government

Reading Time: 3 minutes Nimco Ali OBE will advise UK government on Tackling Violence Against Women and Girls British Home Secretary Priti Patel has today has announced the appointment of Nimco Ali OBE, CEO of The Five Foundation, The Global Partnership To End FGM, as the new Independent government Adviser on Tackling Violence Against Women and Girls. She will Read More…

Mandatory Masks required in NWT airport terminal buildings
Northern Canada COVID-19

Mandatory Masks required in NWT airport terminal buildings

Reading Time: 2 minutes Only passengers, staff and flight crew will be allowed in airport terminal Effective October 13, 2020, travellers and employees will be required to wear a mask while inside Northwest Territories (NWT) airport terminal buildings. Until this requirement comes into effect, the public is still encouraged to wear masks within our airport facilities. As passenger traffic Read More…

$50 million in funding to support people experiencing gender-based violence
Atlantic Canada

$50 million in funding to support people experiencing gender-based violence

Reading Time: 3 minutes Women’s safety must be the foundation on which all progress is built. A life free from violence is a must. Newfoundland and Labrador – The COVID‑19 pandemic has highlighted gaps in the very systems designed to keep people safe. It has created unprecedented challenges for those experiencing gender-based violence and the organizations that provide supports Read More…

2019 fatal floatplane crash underscores the importance of stall warning systems
Eastern Canada

2019 fatal floatplane crash underscores the importance of stall warning systems

Reading Time: 3 minutes Stall warning systems could be the key to preventing avoidable plane crashes Richmond Hill, Ontario — In its investigation report (A19O0089) released by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) identified that a loss of power and subsequent aerodynamic stall led to a collision with terrain near Hawk Lake, Ontario in 2019. On 11 July Read More…