Nearly $600,000 Awarded in Incentive Grants To Increase Vaccine Uptake in Manitoba
COVID-19 Western Canada

ProtectMB Grant Awards Funds To Its First 25 Recipients

Reading Time: 2 minutes Over $390,000 was awarded to the 25 recipients of the ProtectMB Grant Since the pandemic hit, Canadians have been looking for a way back to normalcy and the fastest way back to normalcy is through vaccination. However, some are still weary of vaccines due to the spread of misinformation. With a decrease in infection numbers, Read More…

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Overturns Bill Cosby's 2018 Conviction
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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Overturns Bill Cosby’s 2018 Conviction

Reading Time: < 1 minute Cosby is to be released immediately form state prison Bill Cosby in the 80’s changed the perception of what it is to be a Black American family. For decades black families have been portrayed on tv as broken, uneducated and often without the presence of a positive male role model. With the advent of The Read More…

Pelosi To Select Committee To Investigate January 6 Insurrection
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Pelosi To Select Committee To Investigate January 6 Insurrection

Reading Time: 2 minutes The committee will be without any members of the Republican Party after they voted against a bipartisan committee January 6, 2021, will be known as the day a sitting US President incited an attack on his own country. President Donald Trump and many of the Republican Party members have abdicated their duty to serve the people and Read More…

Alberta Offering $1 Million Lottery Prize To Get Vaccinated
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Alberta Offering $1 Million Lottery Prize To Get Vaccinated

Reading Time: 2 minutes Alberta becomes the latest province to enter the vaccine lottery The vast majority of Canadians do not need to be incentivized to get vaccinated to slow the spread of COVID-19. Yet, there still remains a large sector of society that are against vaccines for a multitude of reasons. Vaccines are the key to a return Read More…

Ontario Combatting Islamophobia in Schools
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Ontario Combatting Islamophobia in Schools

Reading Time: 2 minutes Province Partnering with Community Organizations to Support Muslim Students and Families TORONTO — The Ontario government is investing in a plan to counter Islamophobia and ensure classrooms are free from discrimination. Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, and Kaleed Rasheed, MPP for Mississauga East-Cooksville and Associate Minister of Digital Government, announced that in collaboration with community Read More…

Canada’s Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau appoints the first person of colour to the Supreme Court of Canada
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Canada’s Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau Appoints The First Person Of Colour To The Supreme Court Of Canada

Reading Time: 2 minutes A historic nomination as Justice Mahmud Jamal becomes the first person of colour to be nominated for Canada’s Supreme Court By Maryam Razzaq Canada makes history as Justice Mahmud Jamal is nominated as the first person of colour to serve as a judge on the Supreme Court of Canada. Justice Jamal brings a unique perspective Read More…

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Government of Canada Commits $1.9 Billion to Help Support The Arts, Culture, Heritage, and Sports

Reading Time: 2 minutes Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault emphasized the Federal government’s commitment to having resources in place to is assist all Canadians as the country begins to open up. By Dami Igbinyemi Why do babies play with their food or draw on the walls? It is because humans are naturally artistic. Without being taught, we are able react Read More…

UK Surpasses 500,000 COVID-19 Genomically Sequenced Tests
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UK Surpasses 500,000 COVID-19 Genomically Sequenced Tests

Reading Time: 2 minutes More than half a million positive COVID-19 samples have been genomically sequenced, cementing the UK’s status as a world leader in genomics. The UK has today (Sunday 27 June) surpassed over half a million genomically sequenced positive coronavirus (COVID-19) tests, as the UK’s testing programme continues to ramp up. The strength of the UK’s genomics Read More…

Royal Canadian Navy Commissions First Arctic Patrol Ship
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Royal Canadian Navy Commissions First Arctic Patrol Ship

Reading Time: 2 minutes Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship Harry DeWolf becomes the First Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship Commissioned by the Royal Canadian Navy The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) has officially welcomed into service the first Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Harry DeWolf, with the time-honoured tradition of a Commissioning Ceremony. This significant occasion represents Read More…

Breaking News Western Canada

Canadian Author Gains International Recognition For Her Book On Mental Health

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canadian Author Sandra L.A Boszko, Indie Book Awards Finalist for “Welcome To California” Decades ago, being diagnosed with Mental Health was perceived to be the end of the world and was taboo to talk about. People who needed real help were ashamed to ask for it and suffered in silence. With many brave voices over Read More…

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Flags At Lowered To Half-Mast Honouring 751 Lives At Cowessess First Nation

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada and the world still in shock of the mass grave found at Cowessess First Nation Today Canadians honour the 751 Indigenous children buried in a mass grave near the grounds near former Marieval Indian Residential School site. 751 Indigenous innocent lives were stolen and the hearts of families loved ones and a nation will forever Read More…

Georgia is just one of many Red states passing Bills to make it harder for Black and minorities to cast a ballot
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US Department Of Justice To Sue Georgia For Voting Rights Restrictions

Reading Time: 2 minutes Georgia is just one of many Red states passing Bills to make it harder for Black and minorities to cast a ballot The US state of Georgia has been a Republican strong hold at all levels of government. The state has also one of the most dismal historic records when it comes to human rights, Read More…

Manitoba Reaches Key Benchmarks For Opening Up
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Manitoba Reaches Key Benchmarks For Opening Up

Reading Time: 3 minutes Manitoba’s ‘4-3-2 One Great Summer’ Reopening COVID-19 Restrictions TDS News – As part of the largest immunization campaign in the province’s history, Manitoba reaches a new milestone with over 71% of the population already receiving one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 27% fully vaccinated. With Manitoba being a head of schedule for the benchmarks set Read More…

Confédération des unions nationaux, represents nearly 155,000 employees in the health and education sectors
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Québec Announces Agreement In Principle With Provinces Largest Union

Reading Time: < 1 minute Confédération des unions nationaux, represents nearly 155,000 employees in the health and education sectors A major new step forward in negotiations in the public and parapublic sectors, the Minister responsible for Government Administration and President of the Treasury Board, Sonia LeBel , is pleased to announce the conclusion of a comprehensive agreement in principle with nearly 155,000 Read More…

Norway To Provide $100 Million NOK To Increase Food Security In Niger
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Norway To Provide $100 Million NOK To Increase Food Security In Niger

Reading Time: 2 minutes Niger is one of the most poorest countries in Africa The Norwegian authorities are entering into an agreement to allocate NOK 100 million in support to be used to provide healthy and nutritious food for the population in Niger. The funding will be channelled through a joint project between Care Norway and the Norwegian University Read More…

Carl Nassib, First Openly Gay NFL Player
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Carl Nassib, First Openly Gay NFL Player

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nassib plans to donate $100,000 to the Trevor Project The NFL is one of the most physical testosterone filled sports in America where players are extremely reluctant to identify as being gay. In its 100 years of existence, there has only been 15 players that have come out as being gay, but did so only Read More…

"Joints For Jabs" Canadian Company Offers A Year Of Free Cannabis To Get Vaccinated
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“Joints For Jabs” Canadian Company Offers A Year Of Free Cannabis To Get Vaccinated

Reading Time: 2 minutes Delta 9 offers Manitobans a chance to win a year supply of free cannabis to get vaccinated The vast majority of Canadians do not need to be incentivized to get vaccinated to slow the spread of COVID-19. Yet, there still remains a large sector of society that are against vaccines for a multitude of reasons. Read More…

5 Simple Ways To Act On Climate Change
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5 Simple Ways To Act On Climate Change

Reading Time: < 1 minute We only have one Earth, let’s protect it (NC) We all know that climate change is a real threat, but it can be hard to know what you and your family can do about it. Fortunately, there are many actions you can take in your daily life that have a meaningful impact. Here are a few to consider: Try easy home improvements.  Small gaps and Read More…

UK Prime Minister Kicks Off Major New Science Initiative With Visit To Vaccine Laboratory
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UK Prime Minister Kicks Off Major New Science Initiative With Visit To Vaccine Laboratory

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Prime Minister was able to see first-hand the pivotal role NIBSC has played in getting safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines to the UK public during the pandemic. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency’s (MHRA) world-leading National Institute for Biological Standards and Control (NIBSC) in Hertfordshire was the Prime Minister’s chosen launchpad for a new initiative Read More…

Canada Celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day
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Canada Celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day

Reading Time: < 1 minute We all reside on treaty and ancestral land of Canada’s Indigenous Peoples June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day. This is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. The Canadian Constitution recognizes these three groups as Aboriginal peoples, also known as Indigenous peoples. Read More…

Canada Begins Negotiations With Indonesia On a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement
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Canada Begins Negotiations With Indonesia On a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada looks to expand trading partners post COVID-19 The Government of Canada is committed to building back from COVID-19 and deepening trade and investment ties with fast-growing markets around the world will generate growth, create jobs, and ensure a strong, resilient economic recovery. Today, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and Read More…