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…