Historic HIV Vaccine Trial Using IAVI & Moderna mRNA Technology
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Historic HIV Vaccine Trial Using IAVI & Moderna mRNA Technology

Reading Time: 5 minutes IAVI and Moderna launch trial of HIV vaccine antigens delivered through mRNA technology IAVI and biotechnology company Moderna announced the first doses have been administered in a clinical trial of experimental HIV vaccine antigens at George Washington University (GWU) School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, D.C. The Phase I trial, IAVI G002, is designed Read More…

Trudeau Calls For Parliament To Dissolve, Triggering A Fall Election
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Trudeau Test Positive For COVID-19

Reading Time: < 1 minute Trudeau self-isolating after testing positive for COVID-19 Over the weekend, Prime Minister Trudeau first confirmed he was in close contact with someone that has tested positive for COVID-19 and was self-isolating. Today he informed Canadians via virtual news conference that he has tested positive for COVID-19 along with two of his children. “This morning, I Read More…

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, Chairs Global Health Leadership Exchange
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Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, Chairs Global Health Leadership Exchange

Reading Time: 2 minutes The discussions during the visit pointed to several mutual areas of interest The first cohort of the Kofi Annan Global Health Leadership Fellows Programme paid a visit to African Union – InterAfrican Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR) on the afternoon of Thursday, 27 January 2022, for a learning exchange. The team comprised the 20 fellows Read More…

UK Prime Minister Pledges Brexit Freedoms Bill To Cut EU Red Tape
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UK Prime Minister Pledges Brexit Freedoms Bill To Cut EU Red Tape

Reading Time: 5 minutes A new ‘Brexit Freedoms’ Bill will be brought forward by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, to mark the two-year anniversary of Getting Brexit Done. A new ‘Brexit Freedoms’ Bill will be brought forward by the government, under plans unveiled by the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, to mark the two-year anniversary of Getting Brexit Done. The Bill Read More…

Ontario Doubles Investment in Economic Development Supports for Indigenous Communities
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Ontario Doubles Investment in Economic Development Supports for Indigenous Communities

Reading Time: 2 minutes Indigenous Community Capital Grants Program creating lasting economic prosperity The Ontario government continues to work with Indigenous communities to create lasting economic prosperity for Indigenous people and to support their COVID-19 recovery and response efforts through the Indigenous Community Capital Grants Program (ICCGP). To further support Indigenous communities, the province doubled funding for the program from Read More…

Governor Whitmer Announces 10 Million Free KN95 Masks for Michiganders
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Governor Whitmer Announces 10 Million Free KN95 Masks for Michiganders

Reading Time: 2 minutes KN95 Masks continue to be the best on the market to fight against COVID-19 Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is distributing 10 million free KN95 masks to ensure Michiganders can protect themselves from COVID-19 as the state continues to face the Omicron variant.  Free KN95 masks provided by MDHHS will be distributed by community organizations, including local Read More…

Somalia's Drought Has Already Displaced 250,000 From Their Homes
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Somalia’s Drought Has Already Displaced 250,000 From Their Homes

Reading Time: 3 minutes Somalia drought: 1.4 million people may be forced from their homes, preventative action needed now  By Tim SkarsteinNorwegian Refugee Council  Photos By Adulkadir Mohamed Somalia’s escalating drought is creating a massive displacement crisis. 245,000 people have already fled their homes, with numbers projected to reach up to 1.4 million as the drought worsens. “Somalia’s drought Read More…

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Woman Answers a Romantic Call to Write

Reading Time: 3 minutes      Woman Answers a Romantic Call to Write                       By Steve Ogah  Esther Okoloeze didn’t make any strenuous exertion to write her first novel. She did not spend long hours writing outlines and editing drafts for  her charmingly titled novel, Red Roses, Stained Glasses. Read More…

UK Invests £2M To Protect Over 500,000 km Of Ocean
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UK Invests £2M To Protect Over 500,000 km Of Ocean

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lord Goldsmith announces UK will support the creation of the world’s biggest transboundary marine protected area. Lord Goldsmith announced that the UK will help to protect some of the world’s most important and biodiverse marine environments in the Eastern Pacific, including key migratory routes for sea turtles, whales, sharks, and rays. At COP26 in Glasgow, Read More…

Canada Raising Awareness on Zero-Emission Vehicles in Ontario
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Canada Raising Awareness on Zero-Emission Vehicles in Ontario

Reading Time: 3 minutes $500,000 to two organizations in Ontario to support zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) awareness projects. Reducing emissions from the transportation sector is critical to achieving Canada’s climate targets and keeping our air clean. That’s why the Government of Canada is making sure people can be confident in purchasing and driving emissions-free electric cars in Ontario and across Read More…

Afghanistan: Inability To Transfer Aid Funding Puts Millions At Risk
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Afghanistan: Inability To Transfer Aid Funding Puts Millions At Risk

Reading Time: 3 minutes Billions of USD have been frozen since the Taliban took over Afghanistan By Christian Jepsen, NRC A new report finds that Western economic measures imposed on Afghanistan since the Taliban takeover are preventing aid agencies from moving funds into and within the country, blocking millions from receiving emergency relief. The report published by the Norwegian Read More…

B.C Parks Licence Plates Drive Improvements For B.C Parks
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B.C Parks Licence Plates Drive Improvements For B.C Parks

Reading Time: 3 minutes Over 300,000 Park plates have generated over $20 Million in revenue for B.C parks VICTORIA – The BC Parks Licence Plate Program is marking its five-year anniversary, and more than 300 diverse projects and programs have been supported to further protect and enhance B.C.’s world-renowned parks system. People with specialty BC Parks licence plates are Read More…

Federal Government Invests $600,000 Into New PEI Potato Markets
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CRTC Fines Dark Web Masterminds $300,000

Reading Time: 3 minutes CRTC investigation targets Dark Web marketplace vendors and administrator The CRTC’s Chief Compliance and Enforcement Officer today announced penalties totalling $300,000 to four Canadians for their involvement in the Dark Web marketplace Canadian HeadQuarters (also known as CanadianHQ). The marketplace was taken offline following the execution of warrants by CRTC staff. Before shutting down, CanadianHQ Read More…

UK Education Secretary Tackles Antisemitic Abuse On Campuses
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UK Education Secretary Tackles Antisemitic Abuse On Campuses

Reading Time: < 1 minute Antisemitism summit will bring together vice-chancellors and leading Jewish rights groups to discuss key issues affecting staff and students The antisemitism summit, being held by Nadhim Zahawi ahead of Holocaust Memorial Day, will look at the incidents of antisemitism on campus and discuss measures and commitments that can be taken to ensure Jewish students and staff feel safe in higher education. Alongside these discussions, the Union of Jewish Students will run a training workshop for attendees about how to improve support for Jewish students who have been victims of antisemitism. No Jewish students or staff members should be subjected to antisemitic abuse, and by working together we will send out a clear message that antisemitism – like other forms of racism – will never be tolerated in our classrooms or campuses. Antisemitism awareness training is a vital and effective tool for rooting out antisemitism in the higher education sector. Tackling antisemitism – Office for Students At the summit leaders will hear from the Community Security Trust which collects data from across the sector, to learn how to build a better picture of patterns of antisemitic incidences, which can help targeted interventions. The summit builds upon the Department for Education’s ongoing commitment to work with Higher Education providers in England to acknowledge and eradicate antisemitism. Read the full release here

Uganda Parliament Asked To Reverse Cuts On Health Sector Budget
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Uganda Parliament Asked To Reverse Cuts On Health Sector Budget

Reading Time: 2 minutes The proposed budget for the health sector for the financial year is Shs2.2 trillion, which translates into a decrease of Shs1.1 trillion for the financial year 2021/2022 The Committee on Health wants Parliament to reverse its decision to trim off Shs113.14 billion from the health sector budget saying it will affect key interventions. The committee Read More…

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“Mercedes-Benz”  company has shown their positive impression to the graphics and the designs of the international Moroccan designer, (“Samer ben khadra”)

Reading Time: 2 minutes The international Moroccan designer ” samer ben khadra” makes great efforts to show his ability in making amazing  graphics that show creativity and  remarkable quality.  He is among plenty of famous designers whose name is a pride, it is a big honor for him to have such an impression by the company  of “Mercedes-Benz“. The Read More…

HEPA Filters Being Installed As Schools Welcome Back New Brunswick Student
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HEPA Filters Being Installed As Schools Welcome Back New Brunswick Student

Reading Time: 2 minutes Update on plans for students return to classrooms / HEPA filters being installed in some classrooms Educators from throughout the system will be redeployed to support greater stability for in-person learning when students return to the classroom. Staff from school districts and the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development will be sent to help Read More…

Federal Government Invests $600,000 Into New PEI Potato Markets
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Federal Government Invests $600,000 Into New PEI Potato Markets

Reading Time: 2 minutes PEI Potato farmers welcome the much needed investment The potato sector in PEI is a significant economic driver for the province, providing good jobs in rural and urban communities. Ensuring access to innovative quality control and safety measures is essential to helping potato producers compete in global markets.  That is why the Government of Canada Read More…

Stony Mountain Institution
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Death Of An Inmate From Stony Mountain Institution

Reading Time: < 1 minute On January 23, 2022, James Flatfoot, an inmate from Stony Mountain Institution, died while in our custody. At the time of his death, the inmate had been serving a sentence of 5 years 3 months and 22 days for robbery, possession and use of a firearm and flight from a peace officer since December 16, Read More…

Major Changes To NWT Class 1 Driver Licence
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Major Changes To NWT Class 1 Driver Licence

Reading Time: 2 minutes Entry-Level Training Becomes Mandatory for Individuals seeking a Class 1 Driver’s Licence The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has introduced mandatory entry-level training for commercial truck drivers obtaining a Class 1 licence.  Following the Humboldt Broncos bus tragedy in 2018, there were renewed calls for mandatory entry-level training in Canada. Entry-level training will now Read More…

UK Steps Closer To Naming Site Of First Fusion Energy Power Plant
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UK Steps Closer To Naming Site Of First Fusion Energy Power Plant

Reading Time: 2 minutes Five sites among shortlist Residents and other local stakeholders from the shortlisted regions across the UK are invited to provide feedback on new proposals for a prototype fusion energy power plant, which may be built in their area. A series of virtual community forum events will take place online in each of the five selected Read More…

Minister Hussen Reflects On African World Day
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Minister Hussen Reflects On African World Day

Reading Time: < 1 minute Statement by Minister Hussen on World Day for African and Afrodescendant Culture Today, on World Day for African and Afrodescendant Culture, we celebrate the many vibrant cultures from across the African continent and the African diasporas around the world. The World Day for African and Afrodescendant Culture is a great opportunity to promote the need Read More…