The Government of Canada Will Not Reintroduce Controversial Long Gun Registry
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The Government of Canada Will Not Reintroduce Controversial Long Gun Registry

Reading Time: 2 minutes Keeping communities safe and reducing violent crime is a priority for the Government of Canada. The existing Firearms Marking Regulations under the Firearms Act, scheduled to come into force on December 1, 2020, have been deferred until December 1, 2023. The Federal Government will use the deferral period to continue consulting with partners and develop an effective markings Read More…

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Heightened Security As Commercial Lobster Season Begins In Nova Scotia

Reading Time: 2 minutes Commercial lobster fishers control the majority of traps within Nova Scotia The lobster season officially starts today in Nova Scotia under heightened security. Last month the province saw its most dangerous streak of sustained violence against the Mi’kmag fishers. The multiple attacks were carried out by local commercial fishers claiming the Mi’kmag fishers do not Read More…

Visiting The Vet In COVID-19
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Visiting The Vet In COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes Animals are often forgotten in the COVID-19 Pandemic Many of us have been putting off health and wellness appointments due to COVID-19, and a visit to the vet is no exception. While most veterinary offices across the country are now open for regular checkups and non-emergency care, some of us remain cautious about visiting – Read More…

UK Confirms First Case of H5N8 Strain of The Avian Flu
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UK Confirms First Case of H5N8 Strain of The Avian Flu

Reading Time: 2 minutes The risk to public health from the virus is very low and this strain of avian influenza does not pose a food safety risk Avian influenza of the H5N8 strain was confirmed at a turkey fattening premises near Northallerton on Saturday 28 November. All 10,500 birds at the farm will be humanely culled to limit Read More…

Biden Names All Female White House Senior Communications Staff
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Biden Names All Female White House Senior Communications Staff

Reading Time: 3 minutes For the first time in history, these communications roles will be filled entirely by women. WASHINGTON – President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris announced new members of the White House staff who will serve in senior communications roles. These diverse, experienced, and talented women demonstrate President-elect Biden’s continued commitment to building an administration Read More…

Winnipeg Opens 138 Bed COVID-19 Alternative Isolation Site
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Winnipeg Opens 138 Bed COVID-19 Alternative Isolation Site

Reading Time: < 1 minute New Location to Help Protect Homeless Population from Massive Surge in COVID-19 Cases Manitoba’s Alternative Isolation Accommodation program is expanding to better protect Manitobans who need space to safely isolate due to COVID-19, including the addition of a 138-room site to primarily serve Winnipeg’s shelter population, Families Minister Heather Stefanson announced today. “We know the Read More…

Minister Blair Reappoints RCMP Management Advisory Board To Another Term
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Minister Blair Reappoints RCMP Management Advisory Board To Another Term

Reading Time: < 1 minute The RCMP has been under a microscope for the their handling of several high profile cases in 2020 The Government of Canada established the Management Advisory Board in June 2019 to provide the Commissioner with expert external advice on the management and administration of the RCMP, including advice on transformation. Bill Blair, The Minister of Read More…

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Canada’s Latest COVID-19 Updates

Reading Time: 3 minutes In lieu of an in-person update to the media, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, issued the following update today: “As the resurgence of COVID-19 activity continues in Canada, we are tracking a range of epidemiological indicators to monitor where the disease is most active, where it is spreading and how it is impacting the Read More…

Chuckry, The Manitoban Illustrator Responsible For Iconic Spiderman Cover
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Christopher Chuckry, The Manitoban Illustrator Responsible For Colouring The Iconic Spiderman Cover

Reading Time: 3 minutes Christopher Chuckry has Coloured many of Marvels most popular comics such as Spiderman and X-Men. In 2008, the election of US President Barack Obama captured the hearts of a nation and, everyone wanted to be a part of that historic moment. One of those people was the legendary creator of Marvel Comics, Stan Lee. Marvel Read More…

President Elect Biden Appoints Navajo Nation Dr Jill Jim To COVID-19 Advisory Board
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President Elect Biden Appoints Navajo Nation Dr Jill Jim To COVID-19 Advisory Board

Reading Time: 3 minutes Dr Jill Jim is a proud member of the Navajo Nation with decades of experience in Western and Indigenous medicine WASHINGTON – Today, President-elect Joe Biden announced new members of the Transition COVID-19 Advisory Board. The team of leading public health experts is helping President-elect Biden, Vice President-elect Harris, and the transition prepare to implement Read More…

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Today Marks The 87th Solemn Anniversary Of The Holodomor-Genocide

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Holodomor is stark reminder of the pain and suffering endured by the people of Ukraine at the hands of the Stalin Regime Today, along with Ukrainian communities in Canada and around the world, we commemorate the tragedy of the Holodomor, or Death by Starvation, of 1932-1933, when millions of innocent Ukrainians perished as a Read More…

At-risk groups To Receive Free Winter Supply Of Vitamin D
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At-risk groups To Receive Free Winter Supply Of Vitamin D

Reading Time: 2 minutes 2.7 million vulnerable individuals in England to be offered free winter supply of vitamin D by the government. More than 2.5 million vulnerable people across England will be offered free vitamin D supplements for the winter, the government has announced today (Saturday 28 November). All care homes will automatically receive a provision for their residents, Read More…

Health Canada Puts In Place New Measures To Prevent Drug Shortage
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Health Canada Puts In Place New Measures To Prevent Drug Shortage

Reading Time: < 1 minute Canada accounts for only 2% of the world drug purchases Drug shortages remain a global challenge and COVID-19 has increased demand for certain drugs, adding to the complexity of ensuring drug supply where it is needed. The Government of Canada remains steadfast in its efforts to ensure Canadians have access to the medications they need, Read More…

Canada Accelerates Stem Cell Therapies To Fight Type 1 Diabetes
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Canada Accelerates Stem Cell Therapies To Fight Type 1 Diabetes

Reading Time: 3 minutes Government of Canada and JDRF Canada announce $6 million in research funding to accelerate stem cell-based therapies for type 1 diabetes There are more than 300,000 Canadians living with type 1 diabetes (T1D), an autoimmune disease with no known cause or cure, resulting in the dysfunction, damage or loss of pancreatic beta cells that produce Read More…

Ontario Expanding Existing Community Paramedicine Programs to Long-Term Care
Eastern Canada

Ontario Expanding Existing Community Paramedicine Programs to Long-Term Care

Reading Time: 2 minutes Investment will help more seniors stay in their own homes longer The Ontario government is investing up to $15 million to expand the Community Paramedicine for Long-Term Care program. This initiative will help more seniors on long-term care waitlists stay safe while living in the comfort of their own homes for a longer period of Read More…

COVID19: A Catastrophe for Children in sub-Saharan Africa
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COVID19: A Catastrophe for Children in sub-Saharan Africa

Reading Time: 3 minutes Cash transfers can help mitigate the biggest crisis to affect children in Africa in decades Nairobi/ Dakar; The well-being of children in sub-Saharan Africa is under siege from all directions since the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic. The region is now suffering its first-ever economic recession, pushing about 50 million people into extreme poverty, a Read More…

Quebec Government Has Invested Close to $800M In The Tourism Industry
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Quebec Government Has Invested Close to $800M In The Tourism Industry

Reading Time: 3 minutes The additional investments are to support and stimulate tourism in the Montreal region QUEBEC, – On the occasion of the Strategic Forum on Tourism, organized as part of the Relançons MTL movement, the Minister of Tourism, Caroline Proulx, announced additional support $ 4.5 million to support the industry and promote tourism revival in the Montreal region. This investment Read More…

B.C Premier Horgan, Swears in New Cabinet
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B.C Premier Horgan, Swears in New Cabinet

Reading Time: 2 minutes New cabinet focuses on keeping people safe, fighting COVID-19 VICTORIA – Premier John Horgan has announced a new cabinet that will focus on keeping people healthy and safe through the COVID-19 pandemic. “The pandemic has turned the lives of British Columbians upside down,” Premier Horgan said. “We have come a long way together, but we Read More…

Anita Anand, Canada's Unsung Hero In The Fight Against COVID-19
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Anita Anand, Canada’s Unsung Hero In The Fight Against COVID-19

Reading Time: 4 minutes Anita Anand, The Minister tasked with providing billions of PPE to Canada’s front line workers and securing multiple vaccines for Canadians There is a lot to be said about leadership and having the capacity to make the right decisions in a global pandemic where the fate of a nation depends on you, failure is not Read More…

Soccer Legend Diego Maradona Dead at Age 60
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Soccer Legend Diego Maradona Dead at Age 60

Reading Time: 2 minutes Diego Maradona was an Argentine professional footballer and football manager and a national hero. Diego Armando Maradona Franco He is widely regarded as one of the greatest football players of all time, and by many as the greatest ever. He was one of the two joint winners of the FIFA Player of the 20th Century award.  Maradona’s vision, passing, Read More…

US Government Increases Tariffs On Canadian Softwood Lumber
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US Government Increases Tariffs On Canadian Softwood Lumber

Reading Time: 2 minutes The incoming Biden administration will need a strong trades secretary as there will be many fences to mend with trade partners from Trump’s America first policies. Under the Trump administration, Canadian companies have been subjected to unfair tariffs resulting in major disruption in trade and the flow of goods back and forth between the two Read More…

Canada Transfers Command of NATO Mission Iraq to Denmark
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Canada Transfers Command of NATO Mission Iraq to Denmark

Reading Time: < 1 minute Canada has played a pivotal roll in the security and training of Iraqi security services and is a key member of NATO Major-General Jennie Carignan of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), transferred command of NATO Mission Iraq (NMI) to Lieutenant-General Per Pugholm Olsen of the Danish Armed Forces, during a ceremony held in Baghdad, Iraq. Major-General Carignan Read More…