Western Canada

B.C Enhanced Fair PharmaCare Benefits People With Low Incomes

Reading Time: 2 minutes VANCOUVER – The first anniversary of a $105-million investment over three years in Fair PharmaCare deductibles and co-payments shows that the changes are making a real difference in people’s lives. “In the first three months since the government made the changes to Fair PharmaCare, around 88,300 more lower-income families have benefited,” said Adrian Dix, Minister Read More…

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In 2019, The World Finally Recognized The Challenge Of Climate Change

Reading Time: 3 minutes BY JOHN KESSLER  FN News Nothing is eternal. Less than ten thousand years ago, the Sahara was a lush and tropical area, with forests grouped around the largest freshwater lake on the planet. The lake disappeared in a few hundred years and today in its place there is nothing but dust. The climate has always Read More…

World News

As Killer Robots Loom, A Push To Keep Humans In Control Of Use Of Force

Reading Time: 3 minutes Mary Wareham Human Rights Watch In 2020, you should be watching for growing international rejection of “killer robots” – weapons that would kill without meaningful human control – and increasing calls for a new treaty to preemptively ban them. Allowing machines to select and target human prey without human intervention sounds like something out of Read More…

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Liberal Government Makes Good On Reconciliation Promise

Reading Time: 2 minutes Indigenous children back in the care of Indigenous people “January 1, 2020, Bill C-92, An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families (the Act) comes into force. This new law, co-developed with partners, affirms the rights of Indigenous peoples to determine their laws, policies and practices in relation to Indigenous child and family Read More…

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Iraq Security Council Condemns US Airstrikes

Reading Time: < 1 minute The National Security Council held an emergency meeting in Baghdad to discuss the US airstrikes against Iraqi forces belonging to Popular Mobilization Units on the Iraqi-Syrian border and the repercussions of this attack. Following the meeting, the Council said in a statement: “The Iraqi Government condemns this act and considers it a violation of Iraq’s sovereignty. Read More…

U.S.A

Joe Biden Is Ready To Consider The Republican Nominee For Vice President Of the United States

Reading Time: < 1 minute BY STEVE COWAN  FN News Biden has previously said that he would like to see a woman or a representative of another ethnic group as a candidate for Vice President. Former Vice President Joe Biden said he would consider running for the Republican Vice-presidential nomination if he becomes the Democratic presidential nominee next year.Speaking at Read More…