UK Gas Shortage: Is The Crisis Ending?
United Kingdom

UK Gas Shortage: Is The Crisis Ending?

Reading Time: < 1 minute The current gas crisis in the UK is resulting in long lineups at the pump. By: Rawan Alshehri Multiple gas companies around the UK have reported a shortage of gas supplies in the past few days. This news naturally has driven many people to panic buying, and long queues of vehicles started to form at Read More…

Canada Caribbean

Canada Playing Pivotal Role In Preventing The African Swine Fever

Reading Time: < 1 minute The African Swine Fever is a disease that is preventable By: Maha Altamimi On September 20, the Chief Veterinary Officer in Haiti, Dr. Mary Jane Ireland reported a positive case of the African Swine Fever ( ASF). The disease was tested through a collaboration between the US Department of Agriculture and the World Health Organization Read More…

Today Marks Canada's First National Day For Truth & Reconciliation
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Today Marks Canada’s First National Day For Truth & Reconciliation

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bill C-5, Sets September 30, For National Day For Truth And Reconciliation Reconciliation with the Canadian Indigenous community has been the precipice of the Trudeau administration. Canada’s dismal and at times tragic tragic history with its Indigenous people stem from decades of systematic racism and ignorance of them, their culture, languages and teachings. In 2020, Read More…

Unity Walk Arrives In Winnipeg
Northern Canada Canada Western Canada

Unity Walk Arrives In Winnipeg

Reading Time: 2 minutes Walkers complete emotional journey to Honour Residential School Survivors Walkers from Fox Lake Cree Nation left Gillam, Manitoba on September 18th and have arrived safely in Winnipeg. Along the way, they were joined by walkers from York Factory First Nation and Tataskweyak Cree Nation. The group will be heading to the Manitoba Legislative Building on September Read More…

Indigenous Western Canada

Honouring Our Ancestors – MKO Continues Reconciliation Dialogue

Reading Time: 2 minutes September 30 Opportunity to Continue Dialogue on Impacts of Residential Schools “September 30 is an important day to remember the Survivors of the residential school system as well as the children who passed away while attending these schools,” said Grand Chief Garrison Settee. “This year more than ever, we have been learning that residential schools are Read More…

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Elections Europe

Germany Still Without A Chancellor Days After The Election

Reading Time: < 1 minute For the first time in 16 years, Germany will have a chancellor that is not Merkel. By: Almunthir Alghamdi This is a pivotal election in Germany’s modern history because, for the first time in 16 years, former Chancellor Angela Merkel’s name is not on the ballot. That means there is a whole generation of people Read More…

The Obama Presidential Center Breaks Ground
U.S.A

The Obama Presidential Center Breaks Ground

Reading Time: < 1 minute Obama’s groundbreaking of his Presidential Library will revitalize Chicago’s urban area. By: Rawan Alshehri Following the long-running tradition among American Presidents, former President Barack Obama celebrated the groundbreaking of the Obama Presidential Center on Monday, September 27th. According to the National Archives and Record Administration (NARA), it is the first fully digitized presidential library. The Read More…

Europe

330 Arrested In Massive European Drug & Weapons Bust

Reading Time: 2 minutes The joint activities targeted the trafficking of drugs and weapons and the facilitation of illegal immigration in Southeast Europe. Spain, supported by Europol, coordinated Europe-wide joint action days targeting facilitation of illegal immigration, drug trafficking and trafficking of firearms. The operation took place between 15 and 18 September 2021. The operational activities involving 27 countries Read More…

Toronto Reaches Another Major Vaccine Milestone
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Toronto Reaches Another Major Vaccine Milestone

Reading Time: 2 minutes More than 80 per cent of residents 12 and older now fully vaccinated Mayor John Tory announced that the City of Toronto and Team Toronto vaccination partners have now administered two doses of COVID-19 vaccine to more than 80 per cent of eligible Torontonians age 12 and older. To reach this exciting milestone, over 4.7 Read More…

Canada Asia U.S.A

China, Canada Relationship In Need Of Repairing

Reading Time: < 1 minute China’s detention of the Two Michaels has put a strain on its relationship with Canada. By: Maha Altamimi After more than 1,000 days of being imprisoned in a Chinese cell on charges of stealing state secrets, Michael Kovrig, and Michael Spavor, were finally released.  Korvig and Spavor, were arrested in December 2018 shortly after Meng Read More…

Canada Asia U.S.A

Spavor & Korvig Remain Jubilant In Their Return To Canada

Reading Time: < 1 minute The release of the Spavor and Kovrig, puts an end to a three year imprisonment. By: Rawan Alshehri After Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Friday the return of the two Canadian citizens imprisoned by the Chinese government back in 2018, their safe landing on Canadian soil remains jubilant. Although the Chinese government denies any Read More…

Rugby Stars Urge Young People To Get Vaccinated
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Rugby Stars Urge Young People To Get Vaccinated

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kicking COVID into touch: Rugby stars support vaccine roll out Some of the country’s top rugby players have today (Tuesday 28 September) encouraged young people to get their COVID-19 vaccine as they discuss their personal experiences of the pandemic. Ahead of Round 3 of the Premiership Rugby this weekend, a new film has been released Read More…

Families Clamour For Information About In-School Cases
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Families Clamour For Information About In-School Cases

Reading Time: 4 minutes Nova Scotia parents expect better transparency from their elected officials By: Nova Scotia Parents for Public Education The group Nova Scotia Parents for Public Education (NSPFPE) feels the Nova Scotia Government should be treating announcements of in-school Covid cases the same as other exposure notifications. To help keep people informed the group has been tracking Read More…

Green Party Leader Annamie Paul Resign
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Green Party Leader Annamie Paul Resigns

Reading Time: 2 minutes Paul’s resignation comes amid her pending leadership review The election of Annamie Paul as the new leader of the Federal Green Party back in October 2020 officially signalled the end of the Elizabeth May era. Although Paul had won the party leadership, she did not have the overwhelming support of the party members when considering Read More…

Asia Elections

If Pacquiao Becomes The Next Philippine President, Will He Retire From Boxing?

Reading Time: < 1 minute Pacquiao says he is ready to retire, but is he? By: Maha Altamimi One of the greatest boxing stars of all time, Manny (Pac Man) Pacquiao, is well known for winning boxing titles in more weight classes than any other boxer in history, and for his charitable work in the Filipino community. Pacquiao has recently Read More…

They're Coming Home, Michael's Spavor & Korvig Released From Chinese Prison
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They’re Coming Home, Michael’s Spavor & Korvig Released From Chinese Prison

Reading Time: 2 minutes US Government drops charges against Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou After nearly three years of detention in a Chinese prison, Michael Spavor and Michael Korvig are on their way home to Canada. Both men were being arbitrarily detained as retaliation for Huawei’s CFO’d detention at the request of the Trump administration. The US government has been Read More…

Québec Parental Insurance Plan Sees Increased Coverage For Québecois
Eastern Canada

Québec Parental Insurance Plan Sees Increased Coverage For Québecois

Reading Time: 2 minutes Minister Jean Boulet announces improved benefits for low-income workers benefiting from the Quebec Parental Insurance Plan. The Minister of Labor, Employment and Social Solidarity and Minister responsible for the Mauricie region, Mr Jean Boulet, announces an improvement in the measure to increase benefits from the Quebec Parental Insurance Plan (QPIP).   Thus, parents earning less Read More…

Manitoba Invests In Healing And Wellness Supports For Survivors Of Residential Schools
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Manitoba Invests In Healing And Wellness Supports For Survivors Of Residential Schools

Reading Time: 2 minutes $200,000 for Indigenous-led, Healing-Focused Programming During Truth and Reconciliation Week. The Manitoba government is providing $200,000 to seven Indian Residential School Healing Centres and other events starting the week of Sept. 27, Indigenous Reconciliation and Northern Relations Minister Alan Lagimodiere announced today. “Our government is committed to learning and advancing reconciliation by supporting Indigenous programming Read More…

World News U.S.A

Biden Urges World Leaders To Unite

Reading Time: < 1 minute President Biden Addresses the General Assembly of the United Nations By: Rawan Alshehri In his first UN General Assembly as a Commander-in-Chief, President Biden stated his administration’s position regarding many issues facing the world, as he urges the world leaders to unite and work on finding solutions for these global challenges. President Biden emphasized how Read More…

Saudi Arabia Celebrates Its 91st National Day 
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Saudi Arabia Celebrates Its 91st National Day 

Reading Time: 2 minutes Saudis are celebrating the country’s 91st national day, with the slogan of “She is home to us.” By: Almunthir Alghamdi Today the 23rd of September, Saudi Arabia celebrates its 91st national day. The national holiday celebrates the unification of the lands of Saudi Arabia and the renaming them from the Kingdom of Nejd and Hejaz Read More…

European Union Pulls The Plug On Cell Phone Chargers
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European Union Pulls The Plug On Cell Phone Chargers

Reading Time: 3 minutes Pulling the plug on consumer frustration and e-waste: Commission proposes a common charger for electronic devices. Today, the EU Commission takes an important step against e-waste and consumer inconvenience, caused by the prevalence of different, incompatible chargers for electronic devices. Years of working with the industry on a voluntary approach already brought down the number Read More…

London Commuter Sees His Sentence Extended For Sexual Assault
United Kingdom

London Commuter Sees His Sentence Extended For Sexual Assault

Reading Time: < 1 minute Gurvinder Singh has seen his sexual assault sentence increased following an intervention by the then Solicitor General. A London commuter has seen his sentence increased following an intervention by the then Solicitor General, the Rt Hon Lucy Frazer QC MP. On separate occasions, Gurvinder Singh, 36, sexually assaulted two women whilst travelling on public transport Read More…