Black History Month Western Canada

Black History Month Honours Winnipeg Coach Kevin Toney

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kevin Toney has been an active member of the community for decades coaching high school Volleyball When it comes to dedication and leadership, look no further than Winnipeg’s Kevin Toney, the Marketing Coach. But to the countless students, he has coached for over three decades, it’s coach Toney. For over three decades Mr. Toney has Read More…

UK Celebrates 25 Years Of Bilingual Education
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UK Celebrates 25 Years Of Bilingual Education

Reading Time: 2 minutes Britain’s Bilingual Education Program with Spain has been crucial to the increase in Bilingual students TDS New – More than 40,000 students are enrolled this year in the Bilingual Education Program (Spanish acronym: PEB) – a pioneering learning project in Spain of an integrated curriculum that is a benchmark in methodological innovation in language teaching. “Teaching and Read More…

Canada COVID-19

Domestic Violence Against Women Skyrockets During The Pandemic

Reading Time: 2 minutes ‘She Is’ is a video interpretation of bestselling author Julie Steeves Benson’s poem of the same name from her new book, ‘Lonely Kings & Queens’ TDS News — Every year, 30,000 women around the world are killed due to domestic violence. In the last year, the number of women experiencing abuse at home has only worsened Read More…

Johnson & Johnson Announces Single-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine
COVID-19 U.S.A

U.S Authorizes Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine For Emergency Use

Reading Time: 4 minutes Johnson & Johnson’s Vaccine is the first Single-Shot Vaccine in Fight Against Global Pandemic TDS News – On Saturday evening, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for its single-dose COVID-19 vaccine, developed by the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, to prevent COVID-19 in individuals 18 years Read More…

Firearms and money seized after police execute search warrant
Atlantic Canada

R.C.M.P Seize Large Amounts Of Cash And Guns In Senior’s Home

Reading Time: < 1 minute Firearms and money seized after police execute search warrant TDS News – The New Brunswick RCMP seized 17 unsecured long guns and a large amount of cash at a residence in Tobique First Nation, N.B. On the evening of February 26, 2021, police executed a search warrant at a home on Fourth Street as part of an ongoing investigation. Read More…

Prime Minister Modi Inaugurates The India Toy Fair 2021
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Prime Minister Modi Inaugurates India’s 2021 Toy Fair

Reading Time: 3 minutes Modi wants to see India global manufacturing for toys increased in the next decade TDS News – India’s Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated the India Toy Fair 2021 today through video conference. Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Shri Nitin Gadkari and Union Minister of Textiles Smt Read More…

Florida Attorney Charged With Sexually Abusing Children In Cambodia
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Florida Attorney Charged With Sexually Abusing Children In Cambodia

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ex attorney Rugh James Cline currently serving time in a Cambodian prison cell for sexual assault of a minor TDS News – United States Attorney Maria Chapa Lopez announces the return of an indictment charging Rugh James Cline (40, Tampa) with five counts of engaging in illicit sexual conduct in a foreign place and one Read More…

U.S Congress Passes 1.9 Trillion Recovery Package
COVID-19 U.S.A

U.S Congress Passes 1.9 Trillion Recovery Package

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Recovery Package passed with little support from the Republican Party TDS News – The pandemic has devastated world economies and non more than that of the United States. Under former president Trump and Mitch McConnell, the former leader of the Senate, they failed to pass any economic rescue plan to help Americans. The passing Read More…

Johnson & Johnson Announces Single-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine
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2M Doses Of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 Vaccine Heading To Canada

Reading Time: < 1 minute AstraZeneca’s is one of several companies given emergency authorization of use TDS News – Following Health Canada’s authorization of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, Anita Anand, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, announced today that Canada has secured 2 million doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine through an agreement with Verity Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc./Serum Institute of Read More…

B.C Approves Specialized Housing Project For Seniors With Dementia
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B.C Approves Specialized Housing Project For Seniors With Dementia

Reading Time: 3 minutes Unique housing project underway for seniors, dementia care patients TDS News –  Seniors in need of affordable rental homes and those who require on-site dementia care support will soon benefit from a new development under construction in Vanderhoof. “This innovative project will not only help more seniors live independently in their community, it will also Read More…

Official Languages Act Under Review in New Brunswick
Atlantic Canada

Official Languages Act Under Review in New Brunswick

Reading Time: 3 minutes Only 50% of New Brunswickers can speak both of Canada’s Official Languages TDS News – Judge Yvette Finn and John McLaughlin have been appointed as commissioners to undertake a review of the Official Languages Act. “I am very grateful that these two highly respected and accomplished individuals have accepted to step up and accept this mandate. Read More…

4 Ontario Men Receive 15-Year Hunting Licence Suspension
Eastern Canada

4 Ontario Men Receive 15-Year Hunting Licence Suspension

Reading Time: 2 minutes Illegal Moose Hunt Results in $3,200 in Fines and a 15-year Hunting Licence Suspension TDS News – Four Ontario men have been fined a total of $3,200 for moose hunting-related offences. Conservation officers launched an investigation after contacting the men in possession of a cow moose, in addition to locating a cow moose shot and Read More…

57 First Nation Communities, Still Without Safe Drinking Water
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57 First Nation Communities, Still Without Safe Drinking Water

Reading Time: 2 minutes Indigenous Services Canada receives auditor general’s report on access to safe drinking water in First Nations communities TDS News – Indigenous Services Canada has received the Office of the Auditor General of Canada’s report on the important issue of safe drinking water in First Nations communities. ‘We welcome the five recommendations set out in the Read More…

Breaking News

95% Of Black Businesses Were Denied Funding By The Federal Government

Reading Time: 6 minutes Under the Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), Funding Earmarked For Black Businesses, was only given to 5% of applicants. Starting a business can be terrifying, starting a business as a black entrepreneur in Canada is twice as scary. Unlike many other cultures within Canada, the vast majority of black entrepreneurs do not derive from Read More…

Project Hammerhead Nabs Cross Boarder Drug Smugglers
Western Canada

Edmonton Police Officer Charged With Sexual Assault

Reading Time: < 1 minute Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) investigates alleged sexual assaults involving a member of the Edmonton Police Service (EPS). TDS News – It is alleged that in the early afternoon of Jan. 20, 2021, an off-duty police officer encountered an adult female acquaintance, and during that encounter committed a sexual assault. The evidence gathered during Read More…

Ontario Investing $1 Billion to Expand COVID-19 Testing
Eastern Canada

Ford Government Invests $1.2M Into Black Tech Startups

Reading Time: 2 minutes Funding to help Black-owned tech start-ups succeed in Ontario’s changing economy TDS News – The Ford government is investing $1.2 million over three years to help young Black entrepreneurs and Black-owned tech start-ups access the resources and tools they need to succeed in the province’s changing economy. The funding will be provided through Ryerson University Read More…

LGBTQ2+ National Monument In Ottawa, One Step Closer To Reality
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LGBTQ2+ National Monument In Ottawa, One Step Closer To Reality

Reading Time: 2 minutes The monument will honour members of the LGBTQ2+ and those that were systematically purged from positions through government and law enforcement. TDS News -Today Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, and Bardish Chagger, Minister of Diversity and Inclusion and Youth, and project proponent the LGBT Purge Fund, in cooperation with the National Capital Commission, announced Read More…

Jamie Moses, First Black MLA To Speak In The Manitoba Legislature
Black History Month Op-Ed Western Canada

Jamie Moses, First Black MLA To Speak In The Manitoba Legislature

Reading Time: 4 minutes Black History Month celebrates historic election of MLA Jamie Moses On Tuesday, October 1, 2019, I became the first Black person to ever speak in the Manitoba Legislature as a Member of the Legislative Assembly. For the first time, Black people in Manitoba have a voice in the Legislature. Walking into the chamber and seeing Read More…

New Infrastructure, Jobs Coming To B.C's Hardest Hit COVID-19 Communities
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New Infrastructure, Jobs Coming To B.C’s Hardest Hit COVID-19 Communities

Reading Time: 2 minutes B.C.’s total provincial response to the COVID-19 pandemic exceeds $8 billion. TDS News – Building on other recovery funding, British Columbia is boosting local economies by investing $30 million in small-scale infrastructure projects throughout B.C. to create jobs and support recovery for people and communities affected by COVID-19. “Communities, large and small, have been dealing Read More…

Since 2015, Over 367,000 Children Have Been Lifted Out Of Poverty Within Canada
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Since 2015, Over 367,000 Children Have Been Lifted Out Of Poverty Within Canada

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada’s first world status does not make it immune to poverty TDS News – In 2018, Canadians saw a historic commitment toward reducing poverty through Opportunity for All – Canada’s First Poverty Reduction Strategy. Yesterday, the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Ahmed Hussen, tabled in Parliament the first report on Canada’s progress, entitled Building Understanding: Read More…

Women Now Makeup More Than (34.3%) Of Corporate Boards In The UK
United Kingdom

Women Now Makeup More Than (34.3%) Of Corporate Boards In The UK

Reading Time: 2 minutes The changing face of business: number of women on FTSE boards up by 50% in just 5 years More than a third (34.3%) of Financial Times Stock Exchange (FTSE) 350 board positions are now held by women, with the number of women on boards increasing by 50% over the last 5 years, data released today (Wednesday 24 Read More…

More Than 75 million European Adults Lack Basic Digital Skills
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More Than 75 million European Adults Lack Basic Digital Skills

Reading Time: 3 minutes Greater efforts needed to equip all Europeans with basic digital skills In today’s world, digital skills are increasingly important. However, within the EU, little progress has been made in recent years in improving basic digital competence among adult Europeans. The Commission has issued guidance and supported Member States, but there have been relativelyfew EU-funded projects Read More…