All Medals Won For Canada So Far Have Been Won By Women
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All Medals Won For Canada So Far Have Been Won By Women

Reading Time: 3 minutes Canada’s female Olympian are owning the podium By Dami Igbinyemi Here is a look at the 2020 Summer Olympic wins you missed. Team Canada wins its first medal of Tokyo 2020 in swimming on July 24, 2021. The second-place medal was won in the Women’s 4x100m freestyle relay event with Kayla Sanchez, Taylor Ruck, Rebecca Smith, and Read More…

Canada

5 News Faces in Canada’s Red Chamber: A Show Of Diversity and Inclusion

Reading Time: 3 minutes Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces appointments of five new members to the Senate By Maryam Razzaq Karen Sorenson will represent Alberta, David Arnot will represent Saskatchewan and Michèle Audette, Amina Gerba and Clément Gignac will represent Quebec in the Canadian Senate. Based on the advice of the Prime Minister, the Governor-General appoints Senators to Read More…

Manitoba’s COVID-19 Vaccine Rates Are Heading In The Right Direction
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Manitoba’s COVID-19 Vaccine Rates Are Heading In The Right Direction

Reading Time: 2 minutes As Manitoba’s COVID-19 cases continue to decrease, Manitobans will face fewer restrictions when socializing By Dami Igbinyemi As of yesterday, Manitoba reported 47 new cases of the COVID-19 virus bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 57,548. Of those cases, 13 were in the Winnipeg health region, 21 in the Interlake-Eastern health region, 6 Read More…

Breaking News

Winnipeg Catholic Priest Makes Appalling Statements of Wanting to Shoot Indigenous Activists

Reading Time: 3 minutes Father Rheal Forest has accused residential schools survivors of lying about the abuse they experienced for money. By Maryam Razzaq A Catholic priest in Winnipeg, Father Rheal Forest has been banned by a Winnipeg archdiocese for asserting Residential School Survivors were lying about the sexual abuse they endured in Residential Schools. He further added the Read More…

Canada

Canada Announces Exciting Supplements for Child Care For Families in Prince Edward Island

Reading Time: 2 minutes Last week, the Trudeau government announced an increase to the Canada Benefit Relief (CCB) as speculations arose of the federal parties preparing for a national election later this year.  By Maryam Razzaq While children’s expenses can be a source of stress for many parents, the Canadian Child Tax Benefit (CCTB) provides relief to Canadian families Read More…

Albertans Will No Longer Be Required To Self Quarantine After Testing COVID-19 Positive
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Albertans Will No Longer Be Required To Self Quarantine After Testing COVID-19 Positive

Reading Time: 2 minutes COVID-19 cases in Alberta are steadily on the rise By Dami Igbinyemi 75% of eligible Albertans have at least one dose of the vaccine while 64% of eligible Albertans are now fully vaccinated. With the new Delta variant spreading rapidly, having both doses of the vaccine is even more critical. In the last 24 hours, Read More…

What Kids Can Expect Heading Back To School In September
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What Kids Can Expect Heading Back To School In September

Reading Time: < 1 minute COVID-19 protocols is the new normal By Leah Whitley With schools starting back up in September, students are worried about what new challenges lie ahead. Last year brought new things to the table, like social distancing, wearing masks in class, using hand sanitizer after every interaction and virtual learning. Students are worried about what will Read More…

RCMP Reveal 11-Year Probe Into Sexual Abuse At Residential School
Indigenous Canada

RCMP Reveal 11-Year Probe Into Sexual Abuse At Residential School

Reading Time: 2 minutes After an 11-year investigation, the Manitoban RCMP have revealed information about sexual abuse at Fort Alexander Residential School. By Donovan Martin Jr. Fort Alexander was one of the many residential schools that opened in Canada with the explicit purpose of stripping Indigenous children of their culture. Though forceful assimilation of students at residential schools was Read More…

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Armed Suspect Still At Large

Reading Time: 2 minutes *** Warning this video contains graphic content, with audible gunshots *** By Dami Igbinyemi On April 24, 2021, a shooting occurred at approximately 5:30 am around College Avenue and Arlington Street in Winnipeg. Detectives in the Major Crimes Unit have been investigating the shooting involving two males in their twenties, sitting in an SUV for Read More…

Canada Indigenous

History Is Made As The First Indigenous Governor General of Canada Is Sworn In

Reading Time: 3 minutes Canada’s Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau made the historic step to appoint Inuk leader Mary Simon as the first Indigenous Governor General in Canada. By Maryam Razzaq As Prime Minister Trudeau welcomed Mary Simons into her new role, he shared some thoughts. “Canada is a place defined by people. People who serve those around them, who Read More…

Breaking News

Canada Now Has Over 66 Million Vaccines Doses, Enough For All Canadians

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada has now received over 66 million vaccines, months ahead of schedule. By Dami Igbinyemi For a chance to get back to normalcy, we must move past this COVID-19 pandemic. This meansthat no one is safe until everyone is inoculated. When COVID-19 first began, the Government ofCanada made a commitment to protect the health and Read More…

Simone Biles Withdraws From 2020 Olympics
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Simone Biles Withdraws From 2020 Olympics

Reading Time: 2 minutes Olympic athlete Simone Biles withdraws from the 2020 Tokyo Games for her mental health By Donovan Martin Olympic athlete and silver-medalist Simone Biles has withdrawn from the 2020 Olympics. This comes after her feelings of immense stress during the Games. To focus on her mental health, Simone has decided to not continue to participate in Read More…

Day 1, Hearing Into January 6 Terrorist Attack On US Capitol Building
U.S.A

Day 1, Hearing Into January 6 Terrorist Attack On US Capitol

Reading Time: 2 minutes 4 officers recount their heroic efforts to protect Congress at the US Capitol By Dami Igbinyemi The House Select Committee formed to investigate the January 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol holds its first hearing today with testimonies from officers tasked with protecting Congress. The four testimonies will come from DC Metropolitan Police Officers Daniel Read More…

Canada Makes Big Investments Into The Northern Territory
Northern Canada

Canada Makes Big Investments Into The Northern Territory

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada Community-Building Fund (CCBF provides infrastructure funding for major projects within the country By Dami Igbinyemi Communities across the country are on the frontline of the Covid-19 pandemic and they need know that their public services and public spaces are safe and reliable. That is why the Government of Canada has been providing huge financial Read More…

Maggie Mac Neil Wins Canada's 1st Gold in 2020 Olympics
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Maggie Mac Neil Wins Canada’s 1st Gold in 2020 Olympics

Reading Time: < 1 minute Canadian Olympian Maggie Mac Neil wins 100 m butterfly and Canada’s first gold medal in the Tokyo Olympics. By Donovan Martin Hannah Margaret McNair “Maggie” Mac Neil is the Canadian responsible for the country’s first gold in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. In the women’s 100-metre butterfly swimming competition, Maggie Mac Neil beat the competition in Read More…

Asia

Nine Tourists Dead In A Landslide Incident in India

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nine tourists have lost their lives in a landslide in a northern Indian state, Himanchal Pradesh.  By Maryam Razzaq Boulders fell and hit the vehicle in which the tourists were travelling in. Nine of the eleven tourists in the vehicle lost their lives, with 2 survivors.  Members of the National Disaster Response Forces (NDRF) conducted Read More…

Yukon Becomes First Territory To Sign Onto National Childcare Plan
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Yukon Becomes First Territory To Sign Onto National Childcare Plan

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada aims to have a national childcare plan in place by the end of the year By Dami Igbinyemi Every child deserves the best possible start in life, and all parents should have the ability to build both a family and a career. Yet too many families across Canada lack access to affordable, high-quality childcare. Read More…

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Trudeau Hosts Summit To Combat Rising Hate Crimes Against Canadian Muslims

Reading Time: 3 minutes After a series of violent attacks against Canadian Muslims, Canada hosts a national summit on Islamophobia  By Maryam Razzaq Canadian Muslims hope for a better future in Canada as the first federal anti-Islamophobia summit was held Thursday after a rise of deadly attacks against the Muslim community in Canada. After the June 6 attack that Read More…

I Declare These Games Open
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I Declare These Games Open

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Games that was delayed for a year due to the coronavirus pandemic declared open By Dami Igbinyemi After a year’s delay Tennis star Naomi Osaka lit the Olympic cauldron and Japan’s Emperor Naruhito officially declared Tokyo 2020 open this morning. The four-hour opening ceremony filled with performances and music on a smaller scale kicked Read More…

Manitoba Continues To Quickly Vaccinate Against COVID-19
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Manitoba Continues To Quickly Vaccinate Against COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Manitoban Government has reached staggering lows in their COVID-19 numbers, successfully vaccinating a large portion of the population. The Manitoba governments message get Manitobans vaccinated has been clear, effective and continues to yield excellent results. As of July 23, 2021, there remain only 537 active cases with as little as 41 new ones today. Read More…

New Brunswick Opens Canada’s First Long-Term Care Simulation Lab
COVID-19 Atlantic Canada

New Brunswick Opens Canada’s First Long-Term Care Simulation Lab

Reading Time: 2 minutes The simulation lab will help to better train and understand how better prevent diseases in long term care homes. By Dami Igbinyemi The Covid-19 pandemic had a major negative impact on long-term care homes in Canada, that resulted in a national review of how to better protect the most vulnerable while they are in care. Read More…

33 Dead In Massive Chinese Deluge
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33 Dead In Massive Chinese Deluge

Reading Time: 2 minutes After torrential rains torment Henan province, 33 people are confirmed dead due to massive deluge. By Donovan Martin Jr. It is confirmed that over 33 people have died in the recent deluge in Henan, China’s central province. Around 617 millimetres of water fell on the province, nearly equaling Henan’s yearly average of 641 millimetres of Read More…