Trump Surrogates falling line - Amy Coney Barrett to become next Supreme Court Justice
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Trump Surrogates falling line – Amy Coney Barrett to become next Supreme Court Justice

Reading Time: 2 minutes Democrats accuse Republicans of hypocrisy for supreme court nomination The Trump administration has all the troops in line. Never has there been more fear of a party leader in modern US history. Trump has turned the Presidency into a dictatorship. There is no more GOP, just the Trump party. The Democrats under no circumstance will Read More…

Heightened COVID-19 measures in Quebec federal prisons
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Heightened COVID-19 measures in Quebec federal prisons

Reading Time: 2 minutes Corrections at the risk of COVID-19 outbreak Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) is suspending visits at all of its sites in the province, as well as temporary absences and work releases from institutions. This decision is a proactive and preventative measure given that community transmission of the virus has risen in recent days. It follows Read More…

Liberals avoid an early election with help from NDP
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Liberals avoid an early election with help from NDP

Reading Time: 2 minutes NDP to support Liberal throne speech and avoid fall election An early election call in the middle of a pandemic would have been disastrous for Canadians but all averted with the help of Jagmeet Singh’s NDP. The Conservatives and Bloc indicated they will not support the Throne Speech which was expected. O’Toole said the Throne Read More…

CODE ORANGE - Winnipeg becomes 1st Canadian City to issue Mandatory Mask Policy
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CODE ORANGE – Winnipeg becomes 1st Canadian City to issue Mandatory Mask Policy

Reading Time: 2 minutes The rise of infections in Winnipeg has raised the COVID-19 threat level to oranges As of Monday, Sept. 28, masks will be mandatory in all indoor public places in these communities. Gatherings will also be restricted to 10 people, both indoors and outdoors. This effectively raises the threat level to orange.   Winnipeg’s five-day COVID-19 test Read More…

AFN National Chief Bellegarde Approves of Throne Speech
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AFN National Chief Bellegarde Approves of Throne Speech

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bellegarde Says Speech from the Throne continues work toward reconciliation with Indigenous people National Chief Perry Bellegarde of the Assembly of First Nations said the Speech from the Throne builds on the important steps initially announced in 2019, and adds new commitments to improving the lives of First Nations through better infrastructure, policing and other Read More…

Quebec invests $ 2.3 billion to support municipalities and transit
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Quebec invests $ 2.3 billion to support municipalities and transit

Reading Time: 2 minutes Quebec has seen significant investments into the economy brought on by COVID-19 MONTREAL – Quebec Government announces an investment of $ 2.3 billion that will be made available to municipalities and public transit organizations to compensate for the loss of revenue and the expenses incurred by COVID-19. Quebec’s public transit organizations will therefore share total Read More…

Ontario Investing $1 Billion to Expand COVID-19 Testing
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Ontario Investing $1 Billion to Expand COVID-19 Testing

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ontario Also Enhancing Efforts to Quickly Identify, Manage and Prevent COVID-19 Outbreaks TORONTO — The Ontario government is building on the largest provincial testing initiative in Canada by providing $1.07 billion to expand COVID-19 testing and case and contact management. The government is also immediately investing $30 million to prevent and manage outbreaks in priority Read More…

Iranian Americans Welcome Restoration of UN Sanctions
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Iranian Americans Welcome Restoration of UN Sanctions

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Trump Administration has called for tougher UN sanction on Iran since taking power Iranian Americans supporters of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) held a rally across from the White House on September 22, 2020. The event, live streamed into Iran, declared support for the restoration of all UN sanctions on the Read More…

Police seize 345,000 used condoms that were washed and resold for sexual intercourse
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Police seize 345,000 used condoms that were washed and resold for sexual intercourse

Reading Time: < 1 minute Viet Nam’s used condom market is a multimillion dollar business Viet Nam – Police in Hanoi Viet Nam seized 345,000 use condoms that have been washed, dried and put up for sale on the wholesale market. Condoms are to be discarded after sexual intercourse and under no circumstance should they every be reused. Condoms are Read More…

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B.C Illicit Drug death count remains at all time high

Reading Time: < 1 minute Illicit Drugs and COVID-19 continue to make life difficult for people living with substance issues VICTORIA – The BC Coroners Service has published updated reports on illicit drug toxicity deaths and fentanyl-detected drug deaths to the end of August 2020, with 147 illicit drug toxicity deaths reported in the month. The illicit drug toxicity death Read More…

Canadian Speech from the Throne
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Canadian Speech from the Throne

Reading Time: 23 minutes Governor General Payette’s Second Speech from the Throne within the a year Honourable Senators, Members of the House of Commons, Ladies and Gentlemen, Every day on our shared planet, millions face hardships that test the human spirit. Extreme weather, wildfires, poverty, conflicts, discrimination and inequalities. Rarely though, has all of humanity faced a single common Read More…

Grand Jury dismisses charges against Cops in Breonna Taylor Murder Case
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Grand Jury dismisses charges against Cops in Breonna Taylor Murder Case

Reading Time: 10 minutes Louisville in crisis as Cops avoid murder charges in Breonna Taylor case Kentucky attorney General Daniel Cameron decided not to charge the three officers involved in the murder of unarmed black woman Breonna Taylor with murder while she was sleeping. This is the transcript from the attorney generals press address. Good afternoon, and thank you Read More…

Michigan Senator Debbie Stabenow Named 2020 Beer Champion
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Michigan Senator Debbie Stabenow Named 2020 Beer Champion

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Democratic Senator has been a huge supporter for keep the beer taps flowing in the COVID-19 pandemic WASHINGTON, Today, the Beer Institute announced United States Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) as one of its “2020 Beer Champions” for her instrumental leadership in supporting federal policies that aid the success of U.S. brewers and beer importers. Read More…

WWE Legend and Superstar Animal Passed away at the age of 60
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WWE Legend and Superstar Animal Passed away at the age of 60

Reading Time: 2 minutes Animal and Hawk, The Road Warriors were high flying WWE Superstars that never disappointed fans The world is saddened to learn that Joe Laurinaitis, known to WWE fans as Road Warrior Animal, has passed away at the age of 60. One of the most intense Superstars to ever step into the squared circle, the 6-foot-2, 300-pound Animal Read More…

Gender equality makes Prince Edward Island stronger
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Gender equality makes Prince Edward Island stronger

Reading Time: 2 minutes Gender equality week marks another year of highlighting the important contributions made by women. Islanders are encouraged to recognize and support women and the contributions they make to the growth, development and character of Prince Edward Island as part of Gender Equality Week. September 20 to 26, 2020 is Gender Equality Week in Canada. This Read More…

Right Honourable John Napier Wyndham Turner Funeral date set for October 6, 2020
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Right Honourable John Napier Wyndham Turner Funeral date set for October 6, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Turner family opted not to have the late Prime Minister’s body lie in State The Government of Canada will hold a state funeral for the Right Honourable John Napier Wyndham Turner, who passed away on September 19, 2020. A church service will be held on October 6, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Michael’s Read More…

Vehicle accident takes the life of 62 year old Winnipeg Transit Driver
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Vehicle accident takes the life of 62 year old Winnipeg Transit Driver

Reading Time: < 1 minute Winnipeg Police and Transit are still at the scene of the accident A Winnipeg Transit driver was struck by a black SUV just across the street from the West Kildonan Transit Garage and died at the scene. The accident took place just after 6pm on the corner of main and Matheson. Emergency personnel attended and Read More…

4 Manitobans arrested with intent to Traffic Crystal Meth
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4 Manitobans arrested with intent to Traffic Crystal Meth

Reading Time: < 1 minute Powerview RCMP seize drugs and weapons during a traffic stop On September 20, 2020, at approximately 1:00 am, Powerview RCMP conducted a traffic stop on Maple Street, in Pine Falls. During the course of the investigation, officers located and seized approximately 28 grams of crystal methamphetamine, weapons and drug paraphernalia. All four occupants were arrested. Erin Courchene, 34, of Winnipeg, has been Read More…

Canada signs its 5th agreement to secure COVID-19 vaccines for all Canadians
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Canada signs its 5th agreement to secure COVID-19 vaccines for all Canadians

Reading Time: 2 minutes Currently there are no approved vaccines for COVID-19 At some point Canadians hope that a COVID-19 vaccine is eminent. In the mean time, the Canadian Government continues to take steps to ensure that Canadians can access future vaccines and treatments while ensuring the healthcare system has the tools required for effectively deployment them when that Read More…

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Air Jordan Coming to Nascar

Reading Time: 2 minutes Billionaire Michael Jordan and Denny Hamlin Partner to Join the ranks of Nascar Ownership NBA legend Michael Jordan and three-time Daytona 500 winner Denny Hamlin today announced the formation of a new NASCAR Cup Series race team that will begin competition for the 2021 season. Rising NASCAR star Bubba Wallace has signed a multi-year deal Read More…

Canadian Journalist hit with a rubber bullet, Trump said "It was the most beautiful Thing"
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Canadian Journalist hit with a rubber bullet, Trump said “It was the most beautiful Thing”

Reading Time: 2 minutes MSNBC Ali Velshi is the latest journalist to be attacked by US President Donald Trump Enemy of the people and Fake news is how the embattled US President often refers to journalist when he is put in the unfavourable position of having to tell the truth. The irony of Trumps mocking of the media is Read More…

B.C Premier Calls Snap Election, Gambles on his COVID-19 Bump in the polls
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B.C Premier Calls Snap Election, Gambles on his COVID-19 Bump in the polls

Reading Time: 2 minutes Premier Horgan’s Snap election is the biggest gamble of his Premiership B.C Premier Horgan is taking a page out of New Brunswick’s Premier Blaine Higgs playbook by sending his province to the polls early. With high polling numbers, Horgan is hoping for a similar result of that of his counterpart, a majority Government. In 2017, Read More…

7-Eleven Hire More Than 50,000 Amid Pandemic, Expects to Add 20,000 Additional Jobs by Year end
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7-Eleven Hired More Than 50,000 Amid Pandemic, Expects to Add 20,000 Additional Jobs by Year end

Reading Time: 2 minutes 7-Eleven, World’s Largest Convenience Retailer and Independent Franchise Owners Continue to Hire to Meet Demand In March, 7-Eleven, Inc. made the call to employ 20,000 new store employees. Since then, the company estimates the organization and independent 7-Eleven franchise owners have hired more than twice that many – over 50,000. And they’re recruiting 20,000 more Read More…

The President Is Not Above the Law - Cuomo's Fiery Interview
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The President Is Not Above the Law – Cuomo’s Fiery Interview

Reading Time: 2 minutes New York Governor Cuomo’s Scathing rebuke of Trump’s Branding his state and Anarchist Jurisdiction The President talked about the anarchist jurisdictions. This is a continuation of his political theme which is that he’s the law and order candidate. I understand the politics but when you try to manipulate and distort government agencies to play politics Read More…

Northern Ontario First Nations receives $13M to reduce fossil fuel dependency
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Northern Ontario First Nations receives $13M to reduce fossil fuel dependency

Reading Time: 3 minutes First Nations communities have been paving the way for reduction of fossil fuels throughout the country Canada’s forest sector plays a central role in combating climate change, driving innovation and creating economic opportunities for rural and Indigenous communities. The best solutions for combating climate change in these communities come from the people who live there. Read More…

Edmonton Police Services Takes lead on understanding racial injustices
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Edmonton Police Services Takes lead on understanding racial injustices

Reading Time: 3 minutes Edmonton Police Services (EPS) commits to action for city’s racialized and underserved communities Edmonton Police Chief Dale McFee announced a commitment to action by the Edmonton Police Service to engage with the city’s Black, Indigenous, racialized, and underserved communities in improving policing, and reimagining community safety and well-being. The new strategy acknowledges current community concerns Read More…

DOJ to cut funding for NYC, Seattle, Portland. Trump labels them anarchist states
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DOJ to cut funding for NYC, Seattle and Portland. Trump labels them anarchist states

Reading Time: 2 minutes Trump has made it abundantly clear, their are no United States. There are anarchist Blue States, Trump Red States In and unprecedented show of partisanship, Trump has branded NYC, Seattle, Portland which happen to be all controlled by Democrats, anarchist states. Never has there been a US president that has grossly abused the power of Read More…

Woman of Africa Shattering Mental Health Taboos Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
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Woman of Africa Shattering Mental Health Taboos Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Reading Time: 3 minutes PsychHealth empowering mental health problems in poorer communities COVID-related health care disruptions could reverse decades of improvement, with less than half of the global population covered by essential health services; With lockdowns worldwide, mental health and anxiety are increasing, together with the risk of violence, especially against women and girls; Kayumba Chiwele co-founded PsycHealth Zambia, Read More…

B.C government investing $3.75M into mental health for Students
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B.C government investing $3.75M into mental health for Students

Reading Time: 3 minutes Governments across Canada are investing millions into mental health as a result of COVID-19 The mental health and well-being of B.C. students and staff are at the heart of a new Mental Health in Schools (MHiS) Strategy aimed at finding new and improved ways to support students who need help. “Students deserve our support and Read More…

Canadians still mourn the death of Former Prime Minister Turner
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Canadians still mourn the death of Former Prime Minister Turner

Reading Time: 2 minutes Prime Minister Turner was a modest man that served his country with honour Canadians still mourn the death of Canada’s 17th Prime Minister Turner. The out pouring of support from Canadians and world leaders is just a testament to how much he was respected and loved. Turner was Canada’s first Prime Minister born in the United Read More…

DOJ Investigates Harris County DA's Office In Jail Hanging of Black Man
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DOJ Investigates Harris County DA’s Office In Jail Hanging of Black Man

Reading Time: 2 minutes Harris county DA’s office under investigation for suspicious death A Texas department of criminal justice inmate who had evidence of his innocence was found dead in his cell in Harris County before a hearing could be held. In a criminal complaint filed with the civil rights division of US Department of Justice, Lamar Burks, a Texas Read More…

250 paratroopers from UK's 16 Air Assault Brigade parachuted in Ukraine earlier Saturday morning
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250 paratroopers from UK’s 16 Air Assault Brigade parachuted in Ukraine earlier Saturday morning

Reading Time: 3 minutes British paratroopers made history this week when they jumped into southern Ukraine for the first time Flying straight from the UK, 250 soldiers from 16 Air Assault Brigade dropped into the Ternivsky training area, where they teamed up with thousands of Ukrainian troops ahead of Exercise Joint Endeavour. Building on the strong relationship developed between Read More…

Temporary foreign workers will finally get the protection they need
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Temporary foreign workers will finally get the protection they need

Reading Time: 3 minutes Protecting B.C foreign workers will now how great protection under provincial jurisdictions Temporary foreign workers who come to B.C. to work will be better protected now that the employers who want to hire these workers will be required to register with the Province as of Dec. 15, 2020. Employers who wish to hire foreign nationals Read More…

Another GRIMM MILESTONE – 203,455 Americans Dead from The Coronavirus
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Another GRIMM MILESTONE – 203,455 Americans Dead from The Coronavirus

Reading Time: 3 minutes Trump has used the coronavirus as a political weapon to further divide Americans We mark another Grimm milestone today, there are now more than thirty million people around the world infected with the Coronavirus disease, according to Worldometer an international team of developers, researchers, and volunteers with the goal of making world statistics available. Covid-19 – Live Map U Read More…

US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dead at 87
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US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dead at 87

Reading Time: 2 minutes Trump has named Texas Senator Ted Cruz to his short list to replace Justice Ginsburg Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg born Joan Ruth Bader, March 15, 1933 and died on September 18, 2020) of complications from metastatic cancer of the pancreas. Justice Ginsburg was nominated by President Clinton on June 14, 1993 and was confirmed by the Senate Read More…

Alaskan man caught smuggling illegal guns into Canada, they will be destroyed
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Alaskan man caught smuggling illegal guns into Canada, they will be destroyed

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kettering face serious jail time for gun smuggling In Canada, it is illegal to openly carry a firearm in public unless you are a member of law enforcement. Canada has some of the strictest gun laws on the planet and with pending legislation working its way through parliament, they are about to get tougher. Unlike Read More…

The Chosen One! Broadcast Royalty Marci Len Joins Team Trudeau
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The Chosen One! Broadcast Royalty Marci Len Joins Team Trudeau

Reading Time: 2 minutes Marci Len, broadcast personality to run for Trudeau Liberals in Morneau’s old riding of Toronto Centre With the resignation of Liberal Finance Minister Bill Morneau, the Liberal party was left with a large task off filling a safe seat in Toronto Centre. A safe seat requires a high profile candidate with integrity and a solid Read More…

Did New Jersey solve the social distance learning problem using tents?
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Did New Jersey solve the social distance learning problem using tents?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Tents may be the solution to COVID-19 learning while upholding social distance guidelines TRENTON, NJ, US, Returning back to school whilst still facing the COVID pandemic has been nerve-racking, to say the least. Various schools across the country are trying out different methods to provide an education to our youth while still keeping them safe. Read More…

DNC Hits Trump in Swing states with ‘Red Handed’ ADs
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DNC Hits Trump in Swing states with ‘Red Handed’ ADs

Reading Time: < 1 minute Red Handed ADs highlight Trump’s lies on the coronavirus with audio recordings from Woodward’s book The DNC War Room released a new television ad in Nevada, “Red Handed,” that blasts Trump for lying to the American people about the severity of the coronavirus. The ad contrasts how Trump publicly downplayed the threat the virus poses to children, Read More…

Transport Minister Marc Garneau announces $25M to upgrade rail safety
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Transport Minister Marc Garneau announces $25M to upgrade rail safety

Reading Time: 2 minutes 165 new projects to receive a share of $25M rail safety fund Today, Canadian Transport Minister Marc Garneau announced funding of more than $25 million over three years for the Rail Safety Improvement Program. The investment will support 165 new projects and initiatives that will increase safety and Canadian’s confidence at grade crossings and along Read More…

Backup is on the way! 200 B.C firefighters heading to Oregon
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Backup is on the way! 200 B.C firefighters heading to Oregon

Reading Time: 2 minutes More than 200 B.C. firefighters and related personnel are heading to the U.S. to help battle extreme fire activity in Oregon. “Over 800 BC Wildfire Service personnel volunteered to go into someone else’s community and to someone else’s fire to do what they can to make sure people are safe,” said Premier John Horgan. “That Read More…

The Church of Scientology playing major humanitarian role in multiple disasters
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The Church of Scientology playing major humanitarian role in multiple disasters

Reading Time: 3 minutes Hurricanes, Wild Fires and Covid-19, The Church of Scientology are lifting the spirits of the needed While COVID-19 has restricted many activities around the country, disaster response organizations continue to think outside the box on figuring out how to deploy volunteers to help with the most recent weather disasters of the California wildfires, Hurricane Laura Read More…

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Convicted felon, former gang and drug dealer that sued Bill Clinton, is running for President

Reading Time: 3 minutes Why not? Last US election showed the world that anyone can be president The United States has only had one Black candidate elected to be President in the United States history — the last was in 2008. If elected Andy Williams Jr. would be the first black write in candidate to win, and the second Read More…

Ontario Ramps Up Ventilator Production with another 10,000 units in production
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Ontario Ramps Up Ventilator Production with another 10,000 units in production

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lifesaving ventilators will support front line health care, prepare province for future challenges GUELPH ― The Ontario government is investing $2.5 million through the Ontario Together Fund in Guelph-based Linamar Corp. to support the retooling of its assembly line to manufacture ventilator components to produce 10,000 Ontario-made e700 ventilators. O-Two Medical Technologies partnered with Linamar Read More…

New public health order to help slow B.C's overdose crisis
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New public health order to help slow B.C’s overdose crisis

Reading Time: 3 minutes The drug overdose crisis in B.C is at an all time record high VICTORIA – To help stop overdoses and save lives, B.C provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry, has issued a public health order to increase the number of health professionals authorized to help people at risk for overdose access safer alternatives to the Read More…

Barbados Government puts Unions For Same-Sex Couples to a referendum
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Barbados Government puts Unions For Same-Sex Couples to a referendum

Reading Time: 3 minutes Barbados Government promises to make policies in line more with progressive countries In a surprise change of opinion, the Barbados Government is prepared to recognize a form of civil unions for couples of the same sex couples to ensure that no human being in Barbados will be discriminated against in the exercise of civil rights, Read More…

Trump lifts aluminum tariffs, caves again to Canada's Deputy Prime Minister Freeland
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Trump lifts aluminum tariffs: caves once again to Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister Freeland

Reading Time: 2 minutes Trump administration intellectually inept when it comes to negotiating with Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister US President Trump caved once again to Canada’s retaliatory measures issued by Deputy Prime Minister, Chrystia Freeland on certain tariffs of aluminum products from Canada. The Trump administration was forced to lift tariffs on Canadian aluminum due to sustained pressure from Read More…

FedNor investment created 1750 jobs for Rainy River youths
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FedNor investment created 1750 jobs for Rainy River youths

Reading Time: 2 minutes FedNor has been investing in youths for more than three decades Thunder Bay, ON, Young Canadians have the talent and drive to succeed, and local employers are eager to benefit from their unique perspectives. Providing opportunities for young graduates to prove themselves and for organizations and businesses to access a skilled and enthusiastic workforce is Read More…

Georgia commits to peaceful elections with Swiss oversight
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Georgia commits to peaceful elections with Swiss oversight

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Swiss government facilitates Georgia Election Code of Conduct On 14 September 2020, several political parties in Georgia have signed a code of conduct to promote peaceful elections and a fair election campaign. Switzerland encourages all political parties to sign this document. The code was facilitated by Georgia’s Central Election Commission with Switzerland’s support. The Read More…

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Today marks the 57th Anniversary of the 16th Street Church bombing in Birmingham, AL killing four young black girls

Reading Time: 2 minutes 19 sticks of dynamite planted by local Ku Klux Klan that killed the innocent young black girls The 16th Street Baptist Church bombing was a white supremacist terrorist bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, on Sunday, September 15, 1963. Four members of a local Ku Klux Klan chapter planted 19 sticks of dynamite attached to a timing device beneath the steps located on the east Read More…

Saskatoon welcomes 1st Community-Based Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Services
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Saskatoon welcomes 1st Community-Based Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Services

Reading Time: 2 minutes Mayfair Diagnostics will provide a minimum of 10,000 MRI procedures per year Thousands of patients in Northern and Central Saskatchewan now have improved access to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) services.  Mayfair Diagnostics began delivering community-based MRI services in mid-August and will provide a minimum of 4,500 exams per year in Saskatoon. “Our government is committed Read More…

Anishnawbek first nation receives $1.1M to build new affordable housing
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Anishnawbek first nation receives $1.1M to build new affordable housing

Reading Time: 2 minutes Indigenous communities like Anishnawbek have seen a major increase in housing funding under the Trudeau Government A fundamental need for every individual is a safe and healthy home. The government of Canada is working in partnership with Indigenous Peoples to develop innovative housing initiatives to reduce overcrowding and enhance the quality of life and well-being Read More…

Higgs win majority with 27 seats in New Brunswick election
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Higgs win majority with 27 seats in New Brunswick election

Reading Time: < 1 minute New Brunswick Premier to form majority Conservative government New Brunswick Premier took the biggest political gamble of his career and it rewarded him with a majority government.  Premier Higgs rose to power after ousting the Liberal minority government and replaced it with a Conservative minority. Higgs saw his approval rates skyrocketed from 50% to that of Read More…

100,000 Restaurants Closed at an estimated $240 billion in economic loss
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100,000 Restaurants Closed at an estimated $240 billion in economic loss

Reading Time: 3 minutes Without government investment, thousands more Restaurants could close in next six months Six months following the first shutdown of restaurants for the coronavirus pandemic, the restaurant industry is in limbo. According to a new survey released today by the National Restaurant Association, nearly 1 in 6 restaurants (representing nearly 100,000 restaurants) is closed either permanently Read More…

UN to hold first virtual General Assembly in its 75 years
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UN to hold first virtual General Assembly in its 75 years

Reading Time: 2 minutes COVID-19: World leaders to stay at home, in first ‘virtual’ UN General Assembly The 75th UN General Assembly (UNGA) session, begins on 15 September and this year, due to the ongoing global pandemic, it will be unlike any other in the organization’s three quarters of a century of existence This year each Member State, Observer Read More…

Quebec reports another triple digit day of COV-19 infections
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Quebec reports another triple digit day of COVID-19 infections

Reading Time: 2 minutes 276 cases of COVID-19 reported in Quebec Quebec along with neighbouring Ontario, has once again seen triple digit gains in COVID-19 cases. As many provinces work to flatten the curve, Quebec and Ontario may be hitting their second wave. The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19 in Québec show 276 new cases, bringing Read More…

Nova Scotia flattening the COVID-19 curve as other provinces see a surge in cases
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Nova Scotia flattening the COVID-19 curve as other provinces see a surge in cases

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nova Scotia’s COVID-19 cases are on the down turn As of today, Sept. 14, Nova Scotia has one active case of COVID-19. No new cases were identified Sunday, Sept. 13. Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 765 Nova Scotia tests on Sept. 13. To date, Nova Scotia has 83,576 negative test results, 1,086 positive COVID-19 Read More…

Rescue boat Conception Bay to hit the high seas
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Rescue boat Conception Bay to hit the high seas

Reading Time: < 1 minute Conception Bay is one of twenty new coast guard ships to being built in Canadian waters Canadian Coast Guard Ship Conception Bay (CCGS) is one of twenty high-endurance search and rescue lifeboats being built under the National Shipbuilding Strategy and as part of the Canadian Coast Guard’s fleet renewal planning. The Bay Class vessels have been Read More…

Youth e-cigarette use is down, but 3.6 million still use e-cigarettes
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Youth e-cigarette use is down, but 3.6 million still use e-cigarettes

Reading Time: 4 minutes E-cigarettes death remain a major concern despite decrease in usage The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in collaboration with various partners, released two papers today in Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) highlighting recent changes in U.S. e-cigarette use and sales. About 3.6 million U.S. youth reported current (in the past 30 days) Read More…

Scotland at odds with UK Government over new Brexit Law
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Scotland at odds with UK Government over new Brexit Law

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Internal Markets Bill is seen by Scotland Parliament to unfair and controlling Economy Secretary Fiona Hyslop has written to the UK Government voicing concern at its plans for a post-Brexit internal market, saying it represents a threat to the Scottish economy. Ms Hyslop said the proposed Internal Markets Bill will jeopardise Scotland’s food and Read More…

Anxiety, Sadness Dominate As Global Pandemic Hits 6-Month Mark
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Anxiety, Sadness Dominate As Global Pandemic Hits 6-Month Mark

Reading Time: 3 minutes Parents and Women Experiencing Most Negative Impact Covid-19 pandemic This week marks six months of COVID-19 lockdowns. Americans, especially parents and women, are feeling its impact — at a time when kids are returning to school unlike any year in our history, according to new research from Finn Partners. The research, conducted by Civis Analytics, looked at Read More…

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136,141 cases of COVID-19 in Canada as of Sunday

Reading Time: 3 minutes Latest update from Canada’s Chief medical doctor, Theresa Tam “There have been 136,141 cases of COVID-19 in Canada, including 9,170 deaths. 88% of people have now recovered. Labs across Canada tested an average of 47,806 people daily over the past week with 1.1% testing positive. Over the past week, an average of 633 cases are now being reported daily Read More…

Aline Chrétien wife of former PM Jean Chrétien has died at the age of 84
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Aline Chrétien wife of former PM Jean Chrétien has died at the age of 84

Reading Time: 2 minutes Aline was not only a confidant she was was strong influential first lady The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the passing of Aline Chrétien: “I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Aline Chrétien, wife of the Right Honourable Jean Chrétien, former Prime Minister of Canada. On behalf Read More…

Home Prices Up 13% in America, Biggest Increase Since 2013
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Home Prices Up 13% in America, Biggest Increase Since 2013

Reading Time: 3 minutes Buyers seem undeterred, as home sales soar 28% and a 9% increase in new listings brings little relief The U.S. median home sale price increased 13% from 2019 to $319,178—the highest on record, according to a new report from Redfin the technology-powered real estate brokerage. This 13% year-over-year increase was the largest since October 2013. Below are other key Read More…

Futures for Frontliners to provide tuition free college for 625,000 Michganders
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Futures for Frontliners to provide tuition free college for 625,000 Michganders

Reading Time: 4 minutes Futures for Frontliners to be the first of its kind in the country Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, along with leaders in the education and business sector, launched the nation’s first program offering tuition-free college to an estimated 625,000 Michiganders who provided essential, frontline services during COVID-19 Stay Home, Stay Safe orders between April – June Read More…

United States Economy Endures $20+ Billion Loss from August Hurricanes
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United States Economy Endures $20+ Billion Loss from August Hurricanes

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hurricane Laura kills at least 33 people; economic damage likely to exceed $10 billion In a recent report commissioned by AON shows the catastrophic destruction to the US economy within the month of August. Hurricane Laura killed at least 33 people after making landfall in Louisiana, United States, on August 27. Laura came ashore at peak intensity after Read More…

Furey hope to win Premier Ball's old seat in October 6, 2020 by-election
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Furey hope to win Premier Ball’s old seat in the October 6, by-election

Reading Time: < 1 minute Newfoundland and Labrador by-election deadline draws near as Furey hopes claim seat In just a few months, Newfoundland and Labrador will be the second Canadian province to hold an election in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. Unlike New Brunswick, the province will be holding a by-election to replace former Premier Dwight Ball who resigned Read More…

IAMGOLD Mining to create 1,000 jobs in Ontario
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IAMGOLD Mining to create 1,000 jobs in Ontario

Reading Time: 2 minutes The IAMGOLD Mine project has gold reserves of more than seven million ounces Prime Minister Trudeau and members of the Ontario government was on hand to break ground for the IAMGOLD’s ribbon cutting of the new Côté Gold Mine, a project that will drive long-term economic growth and support a strong recovery in Northern Ontario. Read More…

Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo
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Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Reading Time: 2 minutes Over 10,300 cases and 260 deaths of the Ebola virus since Friday Ebola is spreading throughout the western provinces in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), raising fears that the disease could reach neighbouring Republic of Congo and even the capital, Kinshasa, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday. The outbreak in Equateur Read More…

The world mourns the 19th anniversary of the September 11 attacks
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The world mourns the 19th anniversary of the September 11 attacks

Reading Time: 2 minutes 19 years ago, the world witnessed the worst of humanity with the September 11 attacks It’s hard to believe it’s been almost two decades since the September 11 attacks on American soil. The deadly attack cemented the worst of society and its hatred of American by Islamic terrorist. The September 11 attacks (often referred to Read More…

Trudeau's 2 Day Cabinet retreat will focus on Canadians and the economy
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Trudeau’s 2 Day Cabinet retreat will focus on Canadians and the economy

Reading Time: 2 minutes Trudeau will use the retreat to discuss policies that best serve Canadians Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced he will hold a Cabinet retreat in Ottawa on the 14th and 15th of September. Since the proroguing of parliament on August 18, 2020, the government will use the time to focus on improving the many institutes of Read More…

Canadian Government to roll out school bus seat-belt pilot in January 2021, starting in British Columbia
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Canadian Government to roll out school bus seat-belt pilot in January 2021, starting in British Columbia

Reading Time: 2 minutes Each day, Canadian children travel to and from school on 51,670 school buses Today Transport Minister Marc Garneau, along with both B.C. Minister of Education Rob Fleming, and B.C. Minister of Transportation Claire Trevena, jointly announced the start of a pilot project involving the use of seatbelts in school buses in two school districts in Read More…

September 10, 2020 marks World Suicide Prevention Day
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September 10, 2020 marks World Suicide Prevention Day

Reading Time: 2 minutes Over 40 countries now celebrate World Suicide Day World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) is an awareness day observed on 10 September every year, in order to provide worldwide commitment and action to prevent suicides, with various activities around the world since 2003.  The International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) collaborates with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) Read More…

Sarah Nick Signs on to Rogers Kiss 102.3 FM
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Sarah Nick Signs on to Rogers Kiss 102.3 FM

Reading Time: 3 minutes Rogers welcomes their newest host Sarah Nick in “Nick at Night” The outpouring of support received for former Energy 106 FM morning personality Sarah Nick after the her unceremoniously dismissal from the station, has come full circle. Sarah has now joined the Rogers family as the evening host of her solo show, Nick at Night Read More…

Indigenous man in Quebec forced to appear before a judge almost naked
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Indigenous man in Quebec forced to appear before a judge almost naked

Reading Time: 2 minutes Indigenous people and Quebec law enforcement have of always been rocky A criminal lawyer laments that his native client was brought to court while he was only in his underwear. “I am revolted. When we arrest a Mafioso or a Hells Angel, we give him time to get dressed” protests lawyer Pierre Gauthier. “My client, Read More…

O'Toole excludes Scheer and his top lieutenant Poilievre from his Leadership Team
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O’Toole excludes Scheer and his top lieutenant Poilievre from his Leadership Team

Reading Time: 2 minutes Conservative leader Erin O’Toole’s leadership team is 80% men Newly minted Conservative leader O’Toole promised when he became leader to stand for all Canadians and to do things differently. So far his bellicose rhetoric has shown to be no different than that of his predecessor Andrew Scheer. With dog whistle statements like “Take Back Canada” Read More…

Alberta's $20M first step towards palliative care enhancement
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Alberta’s $20M first step towards palliative care enhancement

Reading Time: 2 minutes Alberta’s $20 million commitment to improve access to palliative care for Albertans and their families is welcomed The Covenant Health Palliative Institute in Alberta, will receive $5 million in funding to increase access to palliative and end-of-life services and promote advance care planning so Albertans can ensure their wishes are honoured. Additionally, $1 million will Read More…

NY Governor Cuomo taking zero chances with Trump's attempt to steal 2020 election
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NY Governor Cuomo taking zero chances with Trump’s attempt to steal 2020 election

Reading Time: 2 minutes Cuomo announces campaign to nnsure New Yorkers are aware of the expanded options for voting in November’s Election US President Donald Trump along with his media allies have been pushing the false narrative that mail in ballots will compromise the November 2020, elections. Although voting by mail has been happening in the country for decades, Read More…

‘Sacrifice’ - Trump's assault on the US military leaving a stain on his presidency
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‘Sacrifice’ – Trump’s assault on the US military leaving a stain on his presidency

Reading Time: < 1 minute Democrats hit Trump again on his continued assault on the US Military The DNC War Room has released a new television ad called “Sacrifice” that blasts Trump for his long record of disparaging comments about America’s service members. The 60-second spot will air on D.C. cable and in battleground states with large military and veterans communities. “Millions Read More…

Indigenous Eastern Desk

25 year anniversary of the killing of Dudley George by Ontario Provincial Police

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dudley George was shot and killed by Ontario Provincial Police while protesting Today, Carolyn Bennett Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, together with Greg Rickford, Minister of Indigenous Affairs Ontario, and Chief Jason Henry, Chief of Chippewas of Kettle & Stony Point First Nation, announced the addition of lands to Chippewas of Kettle & Stony Point First Read More…

Feds answer the call for help from business owners, CECRA extended 1 month
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Feds answer the call for help from business owners, CECRA extended 1 month

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) for small businesses will be extended by one month Today, the Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland, and Minister Mary Ng, announced that Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) for small businesses will be extended by one month to help eligible small businesses pay rent for September. “Across Canada, small Read More…

Hundreds of millions in EU aid to Kenya, but poverty remains they same
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Hundreds of millions in EU aid to Kenya, but poverty remains they same

Reading Time: 2 minutes EU donors call on auditors to rethink its approach to allocating development aid Kenya The European Commission and External Action Service (EEAS) have not demonstrated that European Development Fund (EDF) aid to Kenya between 2014 and 2020 addressed the country’s development obstacles and focused on reducing poverty, according to a new report by the European Read More…

Quebec's $5,000,000 to help victims of crime welcomed news
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Quebec’s $5,000,000 to help victims of crime welcomed news

Reading Time: < 1 minute Quebec’s increasing need for victim protection spawned the new $5,000,000 funding On Saturday, Quebec’s Minister of Justice and Attorney General Simon Jolin-Barrette, announced the establishment of a $5,000,000 fund to support projects to intervene with people who are victims of crime. These sums will be used to finance various projects in favor of organizations that Read More…

Uganda's Army educates fishing community about COVID-19 with help from WHO
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Uganda’s Army educates fishing community about COVID-19 with help from WHO

Reading Time: 4 minutes WHO-supported intervention managed to reach over 150 army officers and men, 300 fishermen, community leaders and community members At Rwenshama point of entry on the shores of Lake Edward in Rukungiri district, western Uganda, it’s a warm windy day and the place is bustling with activity. At one end, many sailors in groups of over Read More…

Canada's National COVID-19 strategy works. Less than 0.9% Canadians tested positive for COVID-19
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Canada’s National COVID-19 strategy works. Less than 0.9% Canadians tested positive for COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada has remained vigilant for flattening the COVID-19 curb There have been 131,495 cases of COVID-19 in Canada, including 9,143 deaths. 88.3% of people have now recovered. Labs across Canada tested an average of almost 46,000 people daily over the past week with 0.9% testing positive. With the continued increase in daily cases, including an average of 545 cases being Read More…

"We Vape, We Vote" Trump support, up in smoke with Vaping community
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“We Vape, We Vote” Trump support, up in smoke with Vaping community

Reading Time: 2 minutes Over 9 million people vape in the United States Vaping advocates from across the country descended on Washington D.C. on Saturday to show support for small vapor businesses and to demonstrate to President Trump that their votes have the power to change the upcoming election. Vaping advocates demanded President Trump push for the Food & Drug Administration Read More…

Swiss Humanitarian Aid completes rapid response mission in Beirut
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Swiss Humanitarian Aid completes rapid response mission in Beirut

Reading Time: 2 minutes 80 buildings inspected, numerous schools and hospitals repaired by the Swiss Over the past month, 38 experts deployed by the Swiss Humanitarian Aid Unit (SHA) have been working in the Lebanese capital to assist in the immediate aftermath of the explosion on 4 August 2020. They have examined the stability of damaged buildings, supported maternal Read More…

Major shift in how justice will be applied to Canada's Indigenous People
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Major shift in how justice will be applied to Canada’s Indigenous People

Reading Time: 2 minutes For decades Indigenous people have called for a justice system that would be fair and just British Columbia and the BC First Nations Justice Council (BCFNJC) is creating Indigenous justice centres throughout B.C., improving access to supports and helping individuals more easily navigate the justice system. “For too long, Indigenous peoples have been over-represented in Read More…

UK Government delivers 250,000 clear face masks to support people with hearing loss
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UK Government delivers 250,000 clear face masks to support people with hearing loss

Reading Time: 2 minutes 250,000 clear face masks are to be delivered to frontline staff NHS and care workers will be given clear face masks to help them communicate with people with certain conditions like hearing loss, autism and dementia, the government has announced. The masks are see-through and have an anti-fogging barrier to ensure the face and mouth Read More…

Losers and Suckers, Trump's assault on the US Military is embarrassing
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Losers and Suckers, Trump’s assault on the US Military is embarrassing

Reading Time: 2 minutes Trump criticism of the US military is embarrassing especially coming from a draft dodger Us President Trump’s assault on the US military may the straw the sinks his attempt at re-election. Not only has he taken a wrecking ball to every department and institute held with any regard, he has now shamefully diminished the services Read More…

$64,000 in Meth and contraband seized at Maximum security prison
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$64,000 in Meth and contraband seized at Maximum security prison

Reading Time: 1 minute Another major drug bust at a Canadian penitentiary On September 2, 2020, as a result of routine searches by correction officials, two packages were seized on the perimeter of the Maximum security unit at Collins Bay Institution.  The contraband seized included 5 cell phones, an e-cigarette and oil, as well as various quantities of marijuana, Read More…

$150,000 reward for information in Halifax Murder case
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$150,000 reward for information in Halifax Murder case

Reading Time: < 1 minute Jason Andrew Smith murder suspects are still at large The Halifax Government is offering a reward of up to $150,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible for the homicide of 45-year-old Jason Andrew Smith. On Dec. 15, 2019, 911 received a call that a person was being Read More…

Coastal First Nations $1.33M initiative to protect marine waters
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Coastal First Nations $1.33M initiative to protect marine waters

Reading Time: 3 minutes Indigenous communities have been the custodians of nature The British Columbia (B.C) Government forms partnership with the Coastal First Nations – Great Bear Initiative focuses on removing marine debris such as discarded plastics and fishing gear from shorelines and traditional food-gathering areas on central coast of B.C. The Coastal First Nations – Great Bear Initiative is Read More…

MMF developing curriculum to Home school Metis Children
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MMF developing curriculum to Home school Metis Children

Reading Time: 2 minutes MMF at odds with Manitoba Minister of Health Cameron Friesen and Dr. Roussin with handling of education for Metis Children The Manitoba Métis Government wants to ensure all opportunities are given to Métis parents who prefer to keep their children at home, and to do homeschooling, for fear of COVID and for the safety of Read More…

In one week, New Yorkers will be allowed to feed The One Armed Bandit
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In one week, New Yorkers will be allowed to feed The One Armed Bandit

Reading Time: 2 minutes Governor Cuomo to reopen casinos at limited capacity Today, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced casinos and video lottery terminal facilities will be allowed to reopen starting September 9 with a 25 percent occupancy limit. All venues that choose to reopen will be subject to strict safety protocols, including strict enforcement of face coverings except Read More…

Quebec's Saint-Jérôme heading to a referendum amidst COVID-19
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Quebec’s Saint-Jérôme heading to a referendum amidst COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes Saint-Jérôme residence unhappy with city councils $30M sports complex proposal The municipal council of the city of Saint-Jérôme has ruled, in the last few days, that it will leave its citizens until September 9 to express their opposition to the construction of a sports complex exceeding $ 30 million through the opening of a register Read More…

Alberta's construction innovators, get $3M injection from Feds
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Alberta’s construction innovators, get $3M injection from Feds

Reading Time: 2 minutes Federal government continue to play key role in Alberta’s construction restart Alberta’s construction and engineering is a central part of its economy, supporting good jobs across the province. As the province recovers from the impact of COVID-19, innovation is essential for it to come back strong and support growth across Alberta. Today, Mélanie Joly Minister Read More…

Did Russia get it right? Sputnik V vaccine showing promising results
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Did Russia get it right? Sputnik V vaccine showing promising results

Reading Time: < 1 minute Russia Sputnik V may truly be the first viable COVID-19 vaccine in the world Twenty days ago Russia announce the approval of Sputnik V, the countries first approved COVID-19 vaccine. The Kremlin was criticized heavily by the World Health Organization (WHO) and other world leaders for not undergoing public testing nor providing clinical data. “We Read More…

Democratic Superpac Committed to spending $200 million to defeat Trump
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Democratic Super Pac Committed to spending $200 million to defeat Trump

Reading Time: 2 minutes Priorities USA Democratic Superpac, continues to hit Trump in swing states As the campaign enters the home stretch, Priorities USA Democratic Superpac is releasing a new digital ad, “Meet Joe,” targeting Latino voters in the key states of Florida and Arizona. Running in English and in Spanish, “Meet Joe” highlights Joe Biden’s strong track record of steady leadership Read More…

RCMP lays additional charges to Steinbach bomb threat perpetrator
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RCMP lays additional charges to Steinbach bomb threat perpetrator

Reading Time: 2 minutes Manitoba RCMP warns against intimidating victims and witnesses in Steinbach bomb threat On June 9 2020, the Manitoba RCMP Major Crime Services received information that several victims from an ongoing criminal matter were being intimidated and threatened. Project Detract was launched to investigate the information. The immediate objectives of Project Detract were to: protect the victims, determine Read More…