Stricter Travel Restrictions Into Canada Take Effect In One Day
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Stricter Travel Restrictions Into Canada Take Effect In One Day

Reading Time: 2 minutes As the COVID-19 cases continue to increase globally, Canada is tightening its restrictions on people coming into the country. Yesterday, the Government of Canada announced new rules on international travel, in addition to the multi-layered approach on COVID-19 already in place. The government and Canada’s airlines agreed to suspend all flights to and from Mexico Read More…

Government of Canada Invests $349,000 To Indigenous Solar Energy Project
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Government of Canada Invests $349,000 To Indigenous Solar Energy Project

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation’s solar-energy project will install solar panels on the community Bingo Hall. Today, the Member of Parliament for Oakville North–Burlington and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indigenous Services, Pam Damoff, on behalf of the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, joined the Chief Read More…

Johnson & Johnson Announces Single-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine
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Johnson & Johnson Announces Single-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine

Reading Time: 2 minutes Johnson and Johnson will apply for emergency authorization of use if February Johnson & Johnson today announced topline efficacy and safety data from its Phase 3 clinical trial, demonstrating that the investigational single-dose COVID-19 vaccine in development at its Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies met all primary and key secondary endpoints. The topline safety and efficacy data are Read More…

Trudeau Government Invests $4 Million Into Indigenous Medical Education
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Trudeau Government Invests $4 Million Into Indigenous Medical Education

Reading Time: 2 minutes National Consortium for Indigenous Medical Education Indigenous Peoples in Canada continue to experience serious health inequities. Changing the status quo requires introducing new approaches to medical education that are respectful of Indigenous knowledge, cultures, values and beliefs. In support of this goal, the Government of Canada will provide $4 million to a National Consortium for Read More…

Alberta Company Fined $15 Million For Scamming Canadians
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Alberta Company Fined $15 Million For Scamming Canadians

Reading Time: 2 minutes Company pleaded guilty to operating a deceptive trial offer scheme A Canadian company doing business as Revive You Media (1806369 Alberta Limited) pleaded guilty today in the Provincial Court of Ontario for promoting deceptive free trial offers for health and dietary supplements that trapped consumers into monthly subscriptions. The company was fined $15 million and Read More…

RCMP Seize 228.14 kg of Meth With A Street Value of $28.5 Million
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RCMP Seize 228.14 kg of Meth With A Street Value of $28.5 Million

Reading Time: 2 minutes CBSA seizure of record amount of meth leads to RCMP charges On December 25, 2020, while facilitating the entry of essential goods at the Coutts, Alberta port of entry, CBSA officers referred a semi-truck hauling produce for further inspection. While examining the shipment, CBSA officers uncovered 228.14 kg of methamphetamine with an estimated street value Read More…

Quebec Launches $100 Venture Capital Fund To Help Entrepreneurs
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Quebec Launches $100 Venture Capital Fund To Help Entrepreneurs

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Quebec venture capital industry will provide seed funding to current and aspiring entrepreneurs. QUEBEC, The government of Quebec, the Fonds de solidarité FTQ, Teralys Capital in collaboration with the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, and Fondaction are today launching the Seed Fund Competition of Quebec. This venture capital investment initiative totals $ 100 Read More…

Ontario Expands COVID-19 Inspections to Farming Operations
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Ontario Expands COVID-19 Inspections to Farming Operations

Reading Time: 3 minutes Inspections will help protect temporary foreign workers ahead of the growing and harvesting season TORONTO – The Ontario government is taking additional measures to protect farmworkers during the pandemic by expanding provincewide inspections to farms, greenhouses and other agricultural operations to ensure health and safety measures are being followed. “Our government is taking action to Read More…

Canada Assumes Command International Counter-Terrorism Naval Task Force
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Canada Assumes Command International Counter-Terrorism Naval Task Force

Reading Time: 2 minutes Code name operation ARTEMIS Operation ARTEMIS is the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) contribution to CTF 150, a multinational task force conducting maritime security and counter-terrorism operations in Middle Eastern waters.  Commodore Dan Charlebois of the Royal Canadian Navy assumed command of Combined Task Force 150 (CTF 150) today, during a change of command ceremony held Read More…

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COVID-19 Vaccine Produced In Canada, Begins Clinical Trials

Reading Time: < 1 minute Providence Therapeutics on pace to begin production of Canada’s COVID-19 Vaccine Headquartered out of Toronto, Providence Therapeutics begins phase one of its MRNA COVID-19 vaccine trials at its Toronto clinical facility. The news of a vaccine produced within Canada, could not come at a better time. The vast majority of vaccines are being produced in Read More…

COVID-19 Travel Just Became Easier In Kenya, Here's Why
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COVID-19 Travel Just Became Easier In Kenya, Here’s Why

Reading Time: 3 minutes Kenya’s system allows travelers to upload their COVID-19 test results online for easy verification by port health and travel officials and helps in the detection of forged certificates ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, On 9 January 2021, the Government of the Republic of Kenya announced the launch of its Trusted Travel platform, based on the Africa CDC Trusted Read More…

Today Marks The 1 Year Anniversary Of The Death Of The Black Mamba
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Today Marks The 1 Year Anniversary Of The Death Of The Black Mamba

Reading Time: < 1 minute The world still mourns the tragic death of NBA Legend Kobe “Black Mamba” Bryant Early Sunday morning January 26, 2020, NBA legend Kobe Bryant died in Calabasas helicopter crash. On the downed helicopter were his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and six other passengers and the pilot. Emergency personnel responded but no one on board survived. Five people Read More…

Another Inmate Dies Of COVID-19
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Another Inmate Dies Of COVID-19

Reading Time: < 1 minute Total inmate deaths within Canadian Prison Institutes now sits at five On January 23, 2021, an inmate from Willow Cree Healing Lodge died at a community hospital as an apparent result of complications related to COVID-19. As in all cases involving the death of an inmate, CSC has notified the coroner who will review the Read More…

Feds. and Provinces Team Up To End Gender-Based Violence in Canada
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Feds. and Provinces Team Up To End Gender-Based Violence in Canada

Reading Time: 2 minutes Status of women ministers meet, endorse declaration for gender-based violence FREDERICTON (GNB) – Federal, provincial, and territorial (FPT) ministers responsible for the status of women, including Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister Tammy Scott-Wallace, endorsed a declaration for gender-based violence. The ministers held their annual meeting online Jan. 21 and 22. “It is so important we Read More…

1 Year Ago, Canada Recorded Its First Case Of COVID-19
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1 Year Ago, Canada Recorded Its First Case Of COVID-19

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ontario reported the first case of the deadly virus in Canada A year ago today, we were presented with one of the most difficult challenges in our history with the confirmation of the first case of COVID-19 in Ontario. The rapid spread of the virus through the province, the country and around the world would Read More…

Inmates Brazen Escape from Stony Mountain Institution
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Inmates Brazen Escape from Stony Mountain Institution

Reading Time: < 1 minute The escapee is thought to be heading to Brandon, Manitoba On January 24, 2021 during the 7:30 P.M. count in the minimum security unit at Stony Mountain Institution, staff members discovered that Owen Spence was not accounted for. The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) contacted the Stonewall detachment of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Read More…

Two Guyanese Fishing Vessels Being Illegally Detained By Venezuelan Navy
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Two Guyanese Fishing Vessels Being Illegally Detained By Venezuelan Navy

Reading Time: 2 minutes Gov’t calls for immediate release of fishing crew, vessels detained by Venezuelan navy The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana has confirmed reports that two Guyanese registered fishing vessels – the Lady Nayera and the Sea Wolf – operating off the coast of Waini Point within Guyana’s Exclusive Economic Zone, were Read More…

Ontario Businesses Face Up To A $10,000,000 Fine For COVID-19 Infractions
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Ontario Businesses Face Up To A $10,000,000 Fine For COVID-19 Infractions

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ontario Government stepping up inspections to protect staff and consumers OTTAWA — The Ontario government is carrying out workplace inspections in Ottawa, Windsor, Niagara and Durham this weekend to ensure essential businesses that can continue to operate during the provincewide shutdown are following the public health guidelines. The province wants to ensure workers and customers are Read More…

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3,874 New Cases of COVID-19 Reported In Canada

Reading Time: 4 minutes Canada looks to ramp up mass inoculation of the COVID-19 vaccine beginning in February 2021. Over a year ago, the thoughts of a COVID-19 vaccine was hard to imagine, but with the commitment of governments and scientists from around the world, multiple vaccines have been produced and mass inoculation has begun. As Canada’s top medical Read More…

UK to host G7 Summit in Cornwall
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UK to host G7 Summit in Cornwall

Reading Time: 3 minutes The G7 summit will be used to unite leading democracies to help the world build back better. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will host the world leaders of the G7 democracies in Cornwall, June of 2021 to address the challenges from beating coronavirus and tackling climate change, to ensuring that people everywhere can benefit from Read More…

The $10.4 million in funding will go towards improving patient care
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Yukon Hospitals Get A $10.4 Million Boost To Patient Care

Reading Time: 2 minutes The $10.4 million in funding will go towards improving patient care Canadians benefit from a health care system that is informed by research evidence—and by the voices of patients and caregivers. That is why it is essential that the government invest in patient-oriented research, which engages patients as partners throughout the research process. The Honourable Read More…

Toxic Work Environment Forces Resignation Of Canada's Governor General
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Toxic Work Environment Forces Resignation Of Canada’s Governor General

Reading Time: < 1 minute Payette’s resignation is affective immediately Julie Payette and her senior advisor, Assunta di Lorenzo have tendered their resignation effective immediately, after the results of a scathing report conducted by an independent third party into the workplace environment of Rideau Hall. In 2020 many reports started to surface about the toxicity and abusive culture within the offices of Read More…