Eastern Canada COVID-19

GO-VAXX Mobile Vaccine Clinics Achieve Major Milestone

Reading Time: 2 minutes 10K+ doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered through partnership with Metrolinx and Public Health Units TORONTO — They’re green, they roll, and they get the job done. Ontario’s GO-VAXX mobile vaccine clinics have proven to be a highly effective component of the province’s last mile strategy to get COVID-19 vaccines to Ontarians. Since they first hit the road Read More…

Breaking News

Colin Powell – April 5, 1937 – October 18, 2021

Reading Time: < 1 minute Powell served as the United States first Black Secretary of State Colin Luther Powell was a retired four-star army general that served as America’s National Security Advisor, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs and the first black Secretary of State in the United States of America under the Bush administration.  “General Colin L. Powell, former U.S. Read More…

Africa

South Sudan Works To Eliminate Yellow Fever

Reading Time: < 1 minute South Sudan National Public Health Laboratory is increasing their vaccination capacity The National Public Health Laboratory in South Sudan is currently working on building their capacity to take part in controlling the Yellow Fever virus. This is in response to the ongoing outbreaks of the virus throughout the years. South Sudan has seen 187 cases Read More…

U.S.A

17 American Christian Missionaries And 1 Canadian Kidnapped in Haiti

Reading Time: < 1 minute Kidnapping in Haiti is a big business By: Maha Altamimi According to a former field director for Christian Aid Ministries, seventeen American victims, including three children, and one Canadian were kidnapped by a gang in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Saturday. The kidnapping occurred after the missionaries left an orphanage in the crisis-stricken Caribbean island. They were Read More…

Middle East

Why Does Saudi Arabia Not Have A Problem With Homeless?

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Saudi Government’s housing program should be adopted in North America Homelessness is an issue that is common to people around the world and governments struggle to solve this problem. In a country like Saudi Arabia, the government continues to put all their efforts into dealing with this problem while lowering the rate of homelessness Read More…

United Kingdom

UK Government Invests Over £300 Million To Improve Teaching Qualifications

Reading Time: < 1 minute Prime Minister Johnson affirms support for new trainee teachers in high-demand subjects By: Maha Altamimi Starting from 2022 to 2023, all fresh UK graduates will receive tax-free bursaries of up to £15,000 for training in subjects such as languages, geography, design, technology, and an additional £24,000 bursary or a £26,000 scholarship for teachers studying math, Read More…

Trudeau Sets Date For Swearing In New Cabinet
Canada

Trudeau Sets Date For Swearing In New Cabinet

Reading Time: 3 minutes Prime Minister Trudeau announces the dates of the Cabinet swearing-in and return of Parliament In September, Canadians chose to move forward for everyone. They chose to take strong action to beat the COVID-19 pandemic, create jobs and grow the middle class, put homeownership back in reach for everyone, and tackle climate change. The Government of Read More…

2 Winnipeg Taxi Drivers Charged With Assaulting Indigenous Women
Western Canada Northern Canada

2 Winnipeg Taxi Drivers Charged With Assaulting Indigenous Women

Reading Time: 3 minutes MKO Encourages First Nations Citizens Accessing Taxis in the City of Winnipeg to Remain Vigilant Treaty One Territory, Winnipeg, MB –Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO) continues to be concerned about the safety of First Nations citizens from Northern Manitoba in regard to using taxis in the City of Winnipeg. This month, there have been two taxi drivers Read More…

Toronto Gears Up For Big Vaccination Weekend
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Toronto Gears Up For Big Vaccination Weekend

Reading Time: 2 minutes Shop And Vax 2.0 COVID-19 vaccination clinics to offer first and second vaccination doses This weekend, clinics across Toronto will be offering first and second COVID-19 vaccination doses at local malls and shopping centres as part of Shop And Vax 2.0. Team Toronto has joined forces with Cadillac Fairview, No Frills, Primaris, Rexall, Rio Can, Read More…

Canada/US Border To Reopen In November To The Fully Vaccinated
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Canada/US Border To Reopen In November To The Fully Vaccinated

Reading Time: 1 minute The Canada/US border has been closed since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic On October 12, 2021, the United States announced that in November, they will begin allowing fully vaccinated travellers from Canada to enter the United States at land and ferry points of entry for discretionary (non-essential reasons), such as tourism. The Canada Border Services Agency Read More…

Lobster Fishing Agreement Reached With Bear River & Annapolis Valley First Nations
Indigenous

Lobster Fishing Agreement Reached With Bear River & Annapolis Valley First Nations

Reading Time: 2 minutes Interim understanding reached that will see Bear River and Annapolis Valley First Nations members fishing in pursuit of a moderate livelihood The Government of Canada is committed to renewing its relationship with Indigenous peoples. To this end, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) continues to work with First Nations across the Maritimes and the Gaspé region Read More…

Breaking News

Nunavut Under A State Of Emergency

Reading Time: < 1 minute Nunavut’s water source has been contaminated by petroleum For almost ten days, the communities of Igloolik, Resolute Bay and Whale Cove have been complaining about the drinking water having an odorous smell, but they were not taken as seriously as they should have been. After several members within the community were getting sick from consuming Read More…

Africa

Chad Authorities Continue To Repress Freedom Of Speech

Reading Time: < 1 minute By: Rawan Alshehri Planned peaceful protest gets restricted by Chad authorities After the passing of Chad’s former President Idriss Deby, there has been a rise in the number of organizations in opposition to the ruling Wakit Tama party. The Wakit Tama party is ruled by a Transitional Military Council, led by the former President’s son, Read More…

U.S.A Africa

23rd Anniversary Of Deadly Attacks On U.S Embassies In Africa

Reading Time: < 1 minute 12 Americans died in the attacks on the U.S African Embassies This year marks the 23rd anniversary of the bombing of two U.S. Embassies in Africa. The survivors of those devastating attacks will never forget the horror that took place on August 7th, 1998. The attack happened in two locations simultaneously. They were targeted at Read More…

Europe Oceania

Norwegian Prime Minister’s Government Resigns

Reading Time: < 1 minute Budget topples Prime Minister Erna Solberg Government After the presentation of the Budget Statement in the Storting this morning, Prime Minister Erna Solberg took the floor to notify the Storting that her Government will submit an application for permission to resign at the meeting of the Council of State at the Royal Palace today at Read More…

Godspeed Texas, Abbott Is Still Your Governor
COVID-19 U.S.A

Godspeed Texas, Abbott Is Still Your Governor

Reading Time: < 1 minute Governor Abbott Issues Executive Order Prohibiting Vaccine Mandates Texas Governor Greg Abbott today issued an executive order stating that no entity in Texas can compel receipt of a COVID-19 vaccination by any individual, including an employee or consumer, who objects to such vaccination for any reason of personal conscience, based on a religious belief, or for medical Read More…

Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland To Attend G7 & G20 Summit
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Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland To Attend G7 & G20 Summit

Reading Time: 2 minutes Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland to attend G7 and G20 Finance Ministers’ Meetings and Annual Meetings of the IMF and the World Bank This week, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, will attend the Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), in Washington, Read More…

Strong Job Growth Continues In Saskatchewan
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Strong Job Growth Continues In Saskatchewan

Reading Time: < 1 minute Saskatchewan’s economy holding steady despite major COVID-19 mismanagement from the provincial government The job numbers released by Statistics Canada for September 2021 show Saskatchewan’s unemployment rate fell to 6.3 per cent from 7.1 per cent a year ago, and well below the national average of 6.9 per cent (seasonally adjusted).  Saskatchewan gained 11,500 jobs in Read More…

COVID-19

The Deadly Cost of COVID-19 Misinformation

Reading Time: < 1 minute Social media is a catalyst to COVID-19 misinformation By: Maha Altamimi According to a study published in October 2020, in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, about 6,000 victims were admitted to hospitals as a consequence of rumor, stigma, and conspiracy theories related to COVID-19.  Among all categories, researchers say rumors were the Read More…

Canada Has Administered Over 56 Million Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccines
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Canada Has Administered Over 56 Million Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccines

Reading Time: 5 minutes Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on October 8, 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic continues to create stress and anxiety for many Canadians, particularly those who do not have ready access to their regular support networks. Through the Wellness Together Canada online portal, people of all ages across the country can access immediate, free and Read More…

Breaking News Eastern Canada

Get The Vaccine Or Get Suspended Without Pay

Reading Time: 3 minutes Mandatory vaccination for Toronto City Workers The City of Toronto recently reported as of October 5, 26,138 members of the Toronto Public Service are fully vaccinated, which is 89 per cent of City staff who disclosed their COVID-19 vaccination status. Five per cent of City staff who disclosed their vaccination status are partially vaccinated and Read More…

Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination For Federally Regulated Transportation Employees & Travellers
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Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination For Federally Regulated Transportation Employees & Travellers

Reading Time: 4 minutes Vaccinations are our best line of defense against COVID-19 and its variants. On August 13, 2021, the Government of Canada announced its intent to require COVID-19 vaccination for employees in the federally regulated air, rail, and marine transportation sectors and its travellers. Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland announced that, as of Read More…