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God Bless America, Because They Surely Need It

Reading Time: 2 minutes America confirmed over 63 million times what we knew about race relations in America With over 60 million votes casted for President Donald Trump it makes you wonder what the hell were Americans thinking. When Trump was first elected, many Americans thought it was a rebuke of Hillary Clinton and the Obama administration, and felt little Read More…

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Sarah McBride Makes History, First Transgender US Senator

Reading Time: 2 minutes McBride will serve as Delaware’s First District State Senator Sarah grew up in Wilmington in the First Senate District. McBride has been involved in progressive and community advocacy for most of her life, including working for former Governor Jack Markell, Attorney General Beau Biden, and in the Obama White House. In 2013, McBride joined the Read More…

African Union Condemns Recent Killings in Ethiopia
Africa

African Union Condemns Recent Killings in Ethiopia

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Chairperson reaffirms the African Union’s support Government reforms ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat strongly condemns the killing of innocent civilians following inter-communal violence in Ethiopia. The Chairperson noting the rise in inter-communal violence, calls on all stakeholders to refrain from inflammatory rhetoric and work towards de-escalating Read More…

Ontario Makes Major Investment it Long Term Senior Care
Eastern Canada

Ontario Makes Major Investment it Long Term Senior Care

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ontario Increasing Direct Care for Long-Term Care Residents to Four Hours per Day MISSISSAUGA — The Ontario government is increasing the hours of direct care for each long-term care resident to an average of four hours per day. This commitment will make Ontario the leader among Canadian provinces in the provision of care for long-term Read More…

New Bill Introduces Sweeping Changes To CRTC
Canada

New Bill Introduces Sweeping Changes To CRTC

Reading Time: 2 minutes Online streaming services will require more content that addresses LGBT2Q and racialized communities. Canadians increasingly access their music, television shows and films through online broadcasting services. However, unlike traditional broadcasters, these online services have not been required to contribute to the creation, production, and distribution of Canadian music and stories. Canada’s legislation must keep pace Read More…

Pallister to End Manitoba's 38 Separate Bargaining Agreements For Teachers
Western Canada

Pallister to End Manitoba’s 38 Separate Bargaining Agreements For Teachers

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bill Seeks to Modernize Manitoba’s Approach to Bargaining by Replacing 38 Separate Collective Agreements with Single-Table Bargaining Model. The Manitoba government is moving ahead with plans for a single collective bargaining between all school divisions and their teachers through the proposed public schools amendment and Manitoba Teachers’ Society amendment act, announced Education Minister Kelvin Goertzen. Read More…

ELECTION DAY USA 2020, All Polls Pointing To A Blue Tsunami
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ELECTION DAY USA 2020, All Polls Pointing To A Blue Tsunami

Reading Time: 2 minutes Will Trump Stay or Will He Go The election of Donald Trump has brought America to its knees in the eyes of the world. American allies have objectively expressed concerns of the president and his administration and countries ruled by dictators have praised him. Trump has been a disaster! From the lack of policies on Read More…

Saskatchewan Reports 74 New Cases of COVID-19
CoronaVirus Western Canada

Saskatchewan Reports 74 New Cases of COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes Majority of Saskatchewan’s COVID-19 cases are a result of mass gatherings Saskatchewan’s Provincial government reported 74 new cases of COVID-19 today, bringing the provincial total to date to 3,292 cases. The new cases are located in the Far North West (1), North West (5), North Central (22), North East (1), Saskatoon (18), Central West (1), Central East Read More…

New Brunswick Declares November Family Violence Prevention Month
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New Brunswick Declares November Family Violence Prevention Month

Reading Time: < 1 minute The coronavirus and added extended quarantine has increased the levels of stress that can increase the likelihood of family violence FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government has declared November as Family Violence Prevention Month. The declaration is signed each year to renew the government’s commitment to preventing family violence. “Everyday, there are New Brunswickers who face Read More…

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World War 2 Soldier In Unmarked Grave Identified as Henry George Johnston

Reading Time: 2 minutes Trooper Henry George Johnston died in Operation BLACKCOCK while embedded with the Devonshire Regiment, a regiment of the British Army. Today, the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces have identified the grave of a Canadian soldier of the Second World War as that of Trooper Henry George Johnston. Trooper Johnston was buried as an unknown soldier in 1945 in the Commonwealth War Read More…

U.S.A

Facebook’s Notorious Election Meddling Hits All Time High

Reading Time: 2 minutes Days Before the Election, Facebook’s Failure to Effectively Manage Its Political Ads Ban Is a Colossal Affront to Democracy Recent stories have made clear that Facebook completely botched its political ads ban rollout. With nearly 100 million people casting early votes and Election Day two days away, this is a complete calamity. This week, Color Of Read More…

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USA Elections – How Do They Work?

Reading Time: 2 minutes The President of the United States is the Head of State and Government An election for president of the United States happens every four years on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November. The next presidential election will be November 3, 2020. Primaries, Caucuses and Political Conventions The election process begins with primary elections and caucuses. Read More…

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Texas Supreme Court Votes to Honor the 127,000 Drive Thru Ballots Casted

Reading Time: 2 minutes Texas GOP petitioned Texas Supreme Court to toss over 127,000 ballots casted in drive up voting station. The overwhelming feeling by American’s is that a Blue Tsunami is coming and Texas is right smack dab in the the middle of it. US President Trump is not only trailing in Texas and the national polls, the Read More…

Corporal James Choi, Identified As Soldier Killed In Friendly Fire
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Corporal James Choi, Identified As Soldier Killed In Friendly Fire

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canadian Armed Forces now investigating how Corporal James Choi was killed in a controlled training exercise The member of the Royal Westminster Regiment identified in the training incident is Cpl James Choi based in New Westminster, B.C. Cpl died on October 31, 2020 as the result of a gunshot wound sustained while training at Canadian Read More…

Canada Western Canada

Last Post; Canadian Soldier Killed in Friendly Fire

Reading Time: < 1 minute Canadian soldier killed while training in Wainwright, Alta. A Canadian Army soldier has died as the result of a gunshot wound sustained while training at Canadian Forces Base Wainwright, Alta. The deceased soldier’s next of kin have been notified. The identity of the deceased is being withheld at this time, as we confirm the wishes Read More…

Entertainment

Busta Rhymes Resuscitates Hip Hop With Extinction Level Event 2

Reading Time: 2 minutes Extinction Level Event 2 – The Wrath Of God, the highly anticipated follow up album Just when we thought Hip Hop was defeated, in comes Busta Rhymes with Extinction Level Event 2, The Wrath of God. The highly anticipated follow up to the Final World Front multi Grammy nominated chart topping album. The album was released Read More…

UK Government to Support Military Spouses With Career Opportunities
United Kingdom

UK Government to Support Military Spouses With Career Opportunities

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hundreds of partners of UK Armed Forces personnel will receive personalized career support as part of a targeted training program. Hundreds of spouses and partners of UK Armed Forces personnel will receive personalised career support as part of a targeted training scheme, the Minister for Defence People and Veterans Johnny Mercer announced today (Saturday 31 Read More…

Canada Extends International Travel Restrictions
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Canada Extends International Travel Restrictions

Reading Time: 3 minutes As the Coronavirus spread rapid throughout the USA, Canada will continue to keep travel restrictions in place. The challenges posed by COVID-19 are unprecedented and protecting the health and safety of all Canadians needs to remain the Government of Canada’s highest priority. Public Safety Minister and Emergency Preparedness Bill Blair and the Patty Hajdu, Minister Read More…

Canada Set to Bring 1 Million Immigrants into the Country
Canada

Canada Set to Bring 1 Million Immigrants into the Country

Reading Time: 3 minutes Government of Canada announces plan to support economic recovery through immigration The Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, tabled the 2021‒2023 Immigration Levels Plan today, which sets out a path for responsible increases to immigration targets to help the Canadian economy recover from COVID-19, drive future growth and create jobs for middle Read More…

NY States Among First to Provide Rapid Test Kits to Schools
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NY States Among First to Provide Rapid Test Kits to Schools

Reading Time: 3 minutes New York State Will Provide Rapid Test Kits for Schools Wishing to Participate  New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo released guidelines for schools to reopen in red and orange micro-cluster zones in order to help keep schools in focus areas open to in-person instruction. The guidelines require mass testing in schools before they reopen followed Read More…

Women Have Right To Sexual and Reproductive Health
Europe Asia

Women Have Right To Sexual and Reproductive Health

Reading Time: 2 minutes Beijing +25: the fifth review of the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action in the EU Member States While all EU Member States are bound by the Beijing Declaration and its requirement to provide access to safe and high-quality sexual and reproductive healthcare, this continues to be an area of concern. EIGE has noted Read More…

Ontario Launches Innovative Solution to Improve Long-Term Care
Eastern Canada

Ontario Launches Innovative Solution to Improve Long-Term Care

Reading Time: 3 minutes New community paramedicine program will support seniors on long-term care waitlists RENFREW — The Ontario government is investing up to $5 million to launch the Community Paramedicine for Long-Term Care program in five communities across the province. This program will help seniors on long-term care waitlists stay safe in the comfort of their own homes Read More…

Alberta Government Projects $30 Billion Windfall From Natural Gas Revenues
Western Canada World News

Alberta Government Projects $30 Billion Windfall From Natural Gas Revenues

Reading Time: 2 minutes Alberta government’s aggressive strategy to restart natural gas sector welcomed by Albertans The Alberta Petrochemicals Incentive Program (APIP), part of Alberta’s Recovery Plan, will help attract billions in petrochemical project investments and continue to diversify the province’s economy while drawing directly on our abundant reserves of natural gas. The goal is to aggressively compete with Read More…

4 Quebec Communities To Receive Funding for Green Infrastructure Projects
Eastern Canada

4 Quebec Communities To Receive Funding for Green Infrastructure Projects

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canadians have been pushing for more infrastructure projects that reduce dependency on fossil fuels Coaticook, Quebec, – Canadians live in cleaner, healthier communities when municipalities develop innovative solutions to reduce pollution, improve energy efficiency, and find new uses for public infrastructure. Through the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of Canada and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities Read More…

Health Canada Issues Major Update To COVID-19 Alert App
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Health Canada Issues Major Update To COVID-19 Alert App

Reading Time: 2 minutes COVID Alert has been download 4.9 million times since its launch Over the past months, the majority of Canadians have been following public health advice and doing their part to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. As we continue to deal with the health and economic impacts of the pandemic, we need to work together Read More…

Two Canadian Tech Companies Heading To The Moon
Canada

Two Canadian Tech Companies Heading To The Moon

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canadian Tech Companies have been an integral part of trips to the moon and outer space with the most notably being the Canada Space Arm. The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is helping prepare Canada’s space industry for future missions to the Moon. The CSA is awarding $3.3 million in contributions to support the demonstration of two lunar technology payloads Read More…

3 Dead In Gruesome Knife Attack In French City of Nice
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3 Dead In Gruesome Knife Attack In French City of Nice

Reading Time: 2 minutes Mayor calls the deadly knife attack an act of terrorism Just weeks ago, a French teacher was behead for making statements about the Profit Mohammad that put further stress on the country’s relationship with the Muslim community. The suspect has been taken into custody and is said to be of Turkish heritage. “terrorist attack at Read More…

Indigenous Services Canada Announces Recipients for 2020 Awards of Excellence in Nursing
Canada Indigenous

Indigenous Services Canada Announces Recipients for 2020 Awards of Excellence in Nursing

Reading Time: 2 minutes 2020 was marked as the Year of the Nurse Through the uncertainties of the current COVID-19 pandemic, nurses have remained steadfast in their tireless commitment to provide high-quality testing, care and treatment to anyone needing medical attention. In Indigenous communities, nurses continue to work selflessly on the frontlines to improve First Nations and Inuit health Read More…

UK Launches £150 Million Housing Fund to House 3,000 Homeless People
United Kingdom

UK Launches £150 Million Housing Fund to House 3,000 Homeless People

Reading Time: 2 minutes Over £150 million to be made available across England to provide a permanent place to live for some of the most vulnerable in society. More than 3,300 new long-term homes for the homeless and other vulnerable people have been approved, the Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick MP has announced today. Backed by government investment of more than £150 Read More…

Senate Democrats Demand Fully Transparency On Trumps Secret China Bank Account
U.S.A Asia

Senate Democrats Demand Fully Transparency On Trumps Secret China Bank Account

Reading Time: < 1 minute Trump failed to disclose secret secret China bank account and those from various countries along with copies of his tax returns Washington, D.C. – Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Senate Banking Committee Ranking Member Sherrod Brown (D-OH) wrote to Alan Garten, the Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Read More…

Ford Government Commits 766 Hospital Beds For COVID-19
CoronaVirus Eastern Canada

Ford Government Commits 766 Hospital Beds For COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Ford Government has already committed $30 Billion to fight the COVID-19 Pandemic BRAMPTON ― The Ontario government is providing $116.5 million to create up to 766 more beds at 32 hospitals and alternate health facilities across the province. The funding is in addition to the $2.8 billion the province is providing in the government’s Read More…

Bank of Canada Holds Interest Rate at 2.45%
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Bank of Canada Holds Interest Rate at 2.45%

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bank of Canada will maintain the current level of interest rate, further signifying the need for economic stimulus The Bank of Canada today maintained its target for the overnight rate at the effective lower bound of ¼ percent, with the Bank Rate at ½ percent and the deposit rate at ¼ percent. The Governing Council Read More…

Premier Horgan Extends COVID-19 State of Emergency
Western Canada CoronaVirus

Premier Horgan Extends COVID-19 State of Emergency

Reading Time: 2 minutes B.C’s state of emergency will allow crucial government funds to continue to flow in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. VICTORIA – The Province of British Columbia has formally extended the provincial state of emergency, allowing health and emergency management officials to continue to use extraordinary powers under the Emergency Program Act to support the Read More…

China Agrees Protect European Agr-food Productions From Reproduction
Asia Europe

China Agrees Protect European Agr-food Products From Reproduction

Reading Time: 2 minutes EU members urged to back the deal with China that would protect 200 European and Chinese products In a resolution approved by 38 votes, with one vote against and three abstentions, the Trade Committee backed the EU’s agreement with China, signed in September 2020. It will ensure that one hundred European products bearing Geographical Indications (GIs) such as Cava, Read More…

Egyptian Energy Now Top Priority For UK Companies
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Egyptian Energy Now Top Priority For UK Companies

Reading Time: 2 minutes UK-Scottish companies explore business opportunities in Egypt as the country transitions to net-zero The UK Department for International Trade (DIT), in partnership with the Scottish Development International (SDI) organized the first virtual energy event to explore business opportunities for UK-Scottish companies in Egypt’s transition to net zero, as part of UK’s endeavour to support Egypt Read More…

International Religious Freedom Day
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International Religious Freedom Day

Reading Time: 2 minutes Millions of people are persecuted each year for religions beliefs International Religious Freedom Day is an important occasion to assert the universal human right of all people to practice their religion and hold beliefs, without discrimination, violence, or abuse. This year, it is also a critical opportunity to recognize the resilience of faith and belief Read More…

Israel continues to Advance Controversial Settlements in Palestinian Territory
Africa

Israel continues to Advance Controversial Settlements in Palestinian Territory

Reading Time: < 1 minute Norway Condemns the Israeli government’s decision to expand settlements on occupied Palestinian territory Norway calls on the Israeli government to reverse the recently approved plans for the construction of close to 5000 new housing units on occupied Palestinian territory. “The Norwegian government considers the settlements to constitute a violation of international law and supports the Read More…

Canada Takes Leadership Role in Global Media Conference
Canada Africa

Canada Takes Leadership Role in Global Media Conference

Reading Time: < 1 minute Media and Journalists have been under attack since the election of US President Trump François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs announced that Canada will co-host the second Global Conference for Media Freedom with Botswana on November 16, 2020. This online conference will bring together traditional and digital media workers, international and civil society organizations, and Read More…

Barrett Confirmed! Supreme Court Stacked 6-3 In Favor of Conservatives
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Barrett Confirmed! Supreme Court Stacked 6-3 In Favor of Conservatives

Reading Time: 2 minutes Barrett’s confirmation is seen as a hypocritical betrayal by the Republican Party Judge Amy Coney Barrett now Justice Amy Coney Barrett of the US Supreme Court. Last night’s swearing-in of Judge Barrett meant President Donald Trump was successful in his attempt to stack the court with Republican-leaning justices. With the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett Read More…

Scott Moe's Saskatchewan Party Wins 4th Majority
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Scott Moe’s Saskatchewan Party Wins 4th Majority

Reading Time: < 1 minute Saskatchewan at the provincial level have shunned the established national parties There was never doubt if Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe would win re-lection, it was a matter of would he form a fourth consecutive majority government. Once the polls closed and the results started coming, it was evident the Saskatchewan Party would have lots to Read More…

Historic 10.7M Flood Relief On It's Way To The Town of Tecumseh
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Historic 10.7M Flood Relief On It’s Way To The Town of Tecumseh

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada makes the largest federal investment in Tecumseh’s history to protect the Town from future flooding In recent years, the communities of Tecumseh and Windsor experienced catastrophic storms that caused significant flood damage to local residences and businesses. Now more than ever, communities need help adapting to these intensifying weather events caused by climate change. Read More…

Canada

Canada’s COVID-19 Death Toll Hits 9,888

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada’s COVID-19 death rate still significantly lower than the United States Per Capita As the resurgence of COVID-19 activity continues in Canada, we are tracking a range of epidemiological indicators to monitor where the disease is most active, where it is spreading and how it is impacting the health of Canadians and public health, laboratory, and healthcare Read More…

Horgan Rides Orange Wave to Majority Government
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Horgan Rides Orange Wave to Majority Government

Reading Time: < 1 minute Horgan’s snap election gamble paid off with a majority win For the first time in over twenty years, British Columbia’s NDP will form government. With a convincing win in last night’s provincial election, Horgan’s NDP won 55 out of a possible 87 seats. The Green Party under rookie leader Sonia Furstenau retained officially party status Read More…

Retired Nova Scotian MPP Appointed Mediator in Mi'Kmaq Fishing Crisis
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Retired Nova Scotian MPP Appointed Mediator in Mi’Kmaq Fishing Crisis

Reading Time: 2 minutes Allister Surette, Federal Special Representative will begin immediate consultation with Nova Scotia’s Mi’kmaq people and commercial fishers Ottawa – Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Fisheries and Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, announced the appointment of Allister Surette as Federal Special Representative, a neutral third-party who will communicate with and rebuild trust between commercial and Indigenous fishers. Read More…

Subdued, Muted and a Tsunami of Lies in Trump's Final Presidential Debate
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Subdued, Muted and a Tsunami of Lies in Trump’s Final Presidential Debate

Reading Time: 2 minutes Presidential Debate Committee muted mics of presidential candidates in debate number three Last night’s final presidential debate between US President Donald Trump and Vice President Joe Biden was the closest thing Americans can have to debate leading up to the final weeks of voting. The presidential debates in the past have been used by candidates Read More…

SEC Issues Record $114 Million Whistleblower Award
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SEC Issues Record $114 Million Whistleblower Award

Reading Time: 2 minutes The SEC record setting amount awarded to the whistle blower yielded a treasure chest of information that warranted the Kings Ransom Washington D.C., The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced an award of over $114 million to a whistleblower whose information and assistance led to the successful enforcement of SEC and related actions.  The $114 Read More…

Sweeping New Powers Given To Canada's Drug Watchdog
Canada

Sweeping New Powers Given To Canada’s Drug Watchdog

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada’s drug price watchdog PMPRB ready to apply new powers to protect Canadians from surging high cost drugs The Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) today released the final version of the PMPRB Guidelines. The release of the Guidelines is the culmination of a five-year process to strengthen and modernize the pricing framework for patented Read More…

Canada and Alberta Reach Deal to Protect Endangered Caribous
Western Canada

Canada and Alberta Reach Deal to Protect Endangered Caribous

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Southern Mountain and Boreal caribou are listed as threatened under Alberta’s Wildlife Act and the federal Species at Risk Act Today, the Canadian government and Alberta have reached an historic agreement for the conservation and recovery of the Woodland caribou in Alberta. Alberta’s caribou populations have dramatically declined due to habitat changes and increased Read More…

Canada's Health Care System That is Failing Seniors, 14 Ways Fix It
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Canada’s Health Care System is Failing Seniors, 14 Ways To Fix It

Reading Time: 3 minutes Canada Could Learn a lot From Denmark’s Health Care Model When Caring For Seniors By: Anne Thompson Enforceable standardization of guidelines, regulations and expectations for elders’ care ought to begin by working in cooperation with provinces, territories, and stakeholders to remove seniors’ care from the purview of healthcare, then developing legislation to integrate elder care Read More…

Students Are Ready To Dismantle The Patriarchy
U.S.A

Students Are Ready To Dismantle The Patriarchy

Reading Time: 2 minutes New Contest Offers Cash Prizes to High School & College Students for Ideas on How to Dismantle Patriarchy NEW YORK – A new competition sponsored by the violence prevention organizations V-Day and A Call to Men is calling on New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut area high school and college students everywhere to submit original ideas on how to Dismantle Read More…

Ford Government Injects Another $6.5M in Funding for Ontario Farmers
Eastern Canada

Ford Government Injects Another $6.5M in Funding for Ontario Farmers

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ontario Investing $6.5M to Advance Environmental, Economic Development and Plant Health Agri-Food Research Ontario is investing $6.52 million into more than 40 agri-food research projects that will support the production of safe, high-quality food, stimulate economic growth, and contribute to even more environmentally friendly agriculture practices. Through the Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance, a collaboration between the Read More…

UK announces tougher criminality rules for EU citizens
Europe United Kingdom

UK Announces Tougher Criminality Rules For EU Citizens

Reading Time: 3 minutes From January 2021, EU criminals could be barred from entering the UK under tougher border rules. The Home Office has today (22 October 2020) confirmed that EU criminals could be barred from entering the UK under tougher border rules designed to make the country safer. The rules for EU criminals will come into force from Read More…

Black Women Continue to be the most reliable Voters for Democrats
U.S.A

Black Women Continue to be the most reliable Voters for Democrats

Reading Time: 2 minutes New Partnership Aims to Highlight Black Women Running for Office Across America and Help Black Women Mobilize Their Networks as They Head to the Polls on Nov. 3 – NEW YORK-Today, ESSENCE, a company dedicated to Black women and communities, and Higher Heights, a national organization dedicated to advancing Black women’s political power announced they have joined forces Read More…

"I Am Bullet Proof" Trudeau Survives Second Vote of No Confidence
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“Are The Liberals Made of Teflon?” Trudeau Survives Second Vote of No Confidence

Reading Time: 2 minutes No election for now for the Trudeau administration Minority governments rarely last as history has showed Canadians. So to have a government survive two votes of no confidence within 30 days, is an anomaly. Trudeau and the Federal Liberals asked for a vote of no confidence to squash the Conservatives attempt to established a committee Read More…

Legault Government creates action group to fight racism
Eastern Canada Canada

Why Does Quebec Refer to Premier Legault as Prime Minister Legault?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada technically has 14 prime ministers In a number of provinces, premiers were previously known by the title prime minister, with premier being an informal term used to apply to all prime ministers, even the Prime Minister of Canada. This practice was eventually phased out to avoid confusing the provincial leaders with the federal prime minister, as well as to indicate Read More…

Trudeau Announces Immediate Ban On 1500 Assault Firearms
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Trudeau Government Faces 2nd Vote of No Confidence in Less Than a Month

Reading Time: 2 minutes A vote of no confidence will send the Canadians back to the polls in the middle of a pandemic just one year removed. Just over two weeks ago, The NDP voted to support the Liberals Throne Speech and prevented an early election call. This time around may not be the case. O’Toole said “the Throne Read More…

Free Vaccines For Newfoundland and Labradorians
Atlantic Canada

Free Vaccines For Newfoundland and Labradorians

Reading Time: 2 minutes Newfoundlanders and Labradorians are motivated to get the flu shot in wake of the COVID-19 second and third wave. Flu season is here. The Department of Health and Community Services is encouraging all Newfoundlanders and Labradorians to get a flu shot this year. Starting (Wednesday, October 21), the regional health authorities will begin hosting free Read More…

New Priorities USA AD Puts Trump on Defence
U.S.A

New Priorities USA AD Puts Trump on Defence

Reading Time: 2 minutes Priorities USA’s New AD emphasizes the dismantling of The Affordable Care Act As the Presidential finish line is only a few weeks away, Democratic Super Pac Priorities USA has increased spending in key battleground states to secure the win for Biden. Priorities USA Action has announced a new digital ad featuring Ady Barkan, a health Read More…

Above the Law: Miami Police Officer Disciplined for Multiple Violations
U.S.A

Above The Law: Miami Police Officer Disciplined for Incident at Polling Station

Reading Time: 2 minutes Miami Police officer was armed, in uniform wearing a pro Trump mask at a local polling station. Miami police officer Daniel Ubeda showed up to vote at a polling location in his full uniform wearing a vote for Trump COVID-19 facemask. According to election laws, voters are to refrain from campaigning within any polling stations. Read More…

The Perfect Match - The Container Store & Marie Kondo Join Forces
U.S.A Canada

The Perfect Match – The Container Store & Marie Kondo Join Forces

Reading Time: 2 minutes The world’s leading company for top-quality storage containers team up with the organize Guru Marie Kondo COPPELL, Texas-The Container Store, the leading specialty retailer of storage and organization products, is launching an exclusive co-branded collection of organizing tools by Marie Kondo, tidying expert, New York Times bestselling author, Emmy-nominated television star and founder of KonMari Read More…

Ottawa approves $2.3B Nova Gas Transmission System in Alberta
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Ottawa approves $2.3B Nova Gas Transmission System in Alberta

Reading Time: 2 minutes The $2.3-billion project is of significant importance to Alberta’s economic restart Today, Seamus O’Regan, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources announced the Government of Canada has approved the NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL) 2021 System Expansion Project with 35 conditions. This decision was based on facts, science, Indigenous knowledge, the public interest, and careful consideration of Read More…

Manitoba Chiefs first in line to get flu shots
Indigenous Western Canada

Manitoba Chiefs first in line to get flu shots

Reading Time: 2 minutes 85% of Indigenous people have not taken the flu vaccine Winnipeg, MB – First Nation citizens across the Province of Manitoba are being urged to get their annual flu shot as soon as possible. “Once again, I am encouraging all First Nations citizens from Northern Manitoba to get your flu shot sooner rather than later,” stated Grand Chief Read More…

Mi'kmaw
Indigenous

Mi’kmaw Community Has Been Let Down By The RCMP

Reading Time: 2 minutes Marc Miller Indigenous Services Mister’s strong-worded rebuke of the RCMP and criminals terrorizing Nova Scotia’s Mi’kmaw people. Ottawa, ON. – Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, Bill Blair, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, and Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services held a press Read More…

Mutiny - Republican Senators and Congress Turn on Trump Amidst Blue Wave
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Mutiny – Republican Senators and Congress Turn on Trump Amidst Blue Wave

Reading Time: 2 minutes Democrats are predicting a Blue Wave but polling is showing a Blue Tsunami Republicans are now coming to grips with the Grim reality that there will be a massive Blue Wave come November and have begun the process of mutiny against US President Donald Trump. For almost four years, the Republican Senate, Congress, Governors, and Read More…

Microbrewing Industry on the verge of collapsing in Quebec
Eastern Canada

Microbrewing Industry on the verge of collapsing in Quebec

Reading Time: 3 minutes Call for government assistance to lifting red tape hurting the Microbrewing Industry have been ignored MONTREAL,  – While the reconfinement risks dealing a fatal blow to several microbreweries located in the red zone, the member for Rosemont and responsible for Québec solidaire in matters of economic and fiscal justice, Vincent Marissal , urges the CAQ government to relax the Read More…

Chief Medical Officer Calls for renewed COVID-19 privacy
Atlantic Canada Op-Ed

Chief Medical Officer Calls for renewed COVID-19 privacy

Reading Time: 3 minutes New Brunswickers want more details about COVID-19 infection zones but they would breach privacy laws. In recent days, we have received questions looking for specific information about how the latest outbreaks of COVID-19 in Zone 1, the Moncton region, and Zone 5, the Campbellton region, began. I understand the desire to know what took place, Read More…

5.2M Somalis In Desperate Need of COVID-19 Humanitarian Aid
Africa

5.2M Somalis In Desperate Need of COVID-19 Humanitarian Aid

Reading Time: 3 minutes Aid workers scale-up COVID-19 response as the Somali Government gradually opens the economy Somalia continues to face a dire humanitarian situation, with an estimated 5.2 million people in need of humanitarian assistance. This is attributed to cumulative shocks, including erratic 2020 Gu season, (monsoon-like rainfall) widespread and severe seasonal flooding, desert locust infestation, socio-economic impacts of Read More…

UK Unveils New 50P Coin 'Diversity Built Britain'
United Kingdom

UK Unveils New 50P Coin ‘Diversity Built Britain’

Reading Time: 2 minutes A new coin to mark the profound contribution minorities have made to the United Kingdom (UK). Around 2.5 million of the coins, which recognize and celebrate Britain’s diverse history, will be released on Monday. The coin features a geodome, which represents a community of connection and strength, with each section working together to build something Read More…

Federal Grand Jury Indicts 2 People in Health Care Fraud Scheme
U.S.A

Federal Grand Jury Indicts 2 People in Health Care Fraud Scheme

Reading Time: 2 minutes Health Care frauds are on the rise especially in wake of COVID-19 In San Antonio Texas, federal authorities arrested a former employee of medical services provider Kindred Home Health (KHH) for her role in prescription fraud and home health kickback schemes, announced U.S. Attorney Gregg N. Sofer; FBI Special Agent in Charge Christopher Combs, San Read More…

New Brunswick records 3rd death related to COVID-19
Atlantic Canada

New Brunswick records 3rd death related to COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes New Brunswick’s COVID-19 cases are said to be related to Air Canada Flight 8954 – from Toronto to Fredericton. New Brunswick has recorded its third death related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Public Health confirmed that an individual between 60 and 69 died Saturday afternoon in Zone 1 (Moncton region) as a result of underlying complications, Read More…

French Teacher's Beheading is an Act of Terrorism
Canada

French Teacher’s Beheading is an Act of Terrorism

Reading Time: 2 minutes Teacher’s killing was a target act of hate by Muslim Extremist Eighteen year old Chechen refugee Abdoulakh A. responsible for the gruesome killing of French Teacher Samuel Paty was no stranger to the French Police. Paty was stocked by Abdoulakh on his way home from teaching his regular class for the day. After Abdoulakh’s act Read More…

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Arsonists Set Fire to Mi’Kmaq Fishing Compound & Sucker Punch Mi’Kmaq Chief

Reading Time: 2 minutes Another day of assault on the Mi’Kmaq community resulting in local Chief being sucker punched in the face Another day of violent assault on the Mi’kmaq fishers in Nova Scotia at the hands of commercial Fishers. Nova Scotians woken to a major fire and this time it wasn’t a burning vehicle it was a lobster Read More…

Jacinda Ardern wins Landslide victory to 2nd mandate
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Jacinda Ardern wins Landslide victory to 2nd mandate

Reading Time: 1 minute Ardern’s landslide victory is the biggest in almost fifty years for the Labour Party New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was given a second mandate by New Zealanders in a landslide victory.  The Prime Minister has received widespread support from the country and international leaders. From the way the Prime Minister handled the mass shooting several Read More…

York Centre Conservative Candidate offers no apology for racist Tweet
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York Centre Conservative Candidate Tiangson offers no apology for racist Tweet

Reading Time: 2 minutes Conservative Candidate Julius A. Tiangson Tweet questions the level of “Blackness” of US Senator Kamala Harris The issue of race has once again injected itself into another highly contested riding, this time coming from Conservative candidate Julius A. Tiangson. The riding of York Centre has several high profile candidates but most notability Max Bernier, the Read More…

Regina Transit Expands Free Mask Distribution to Riders
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Regina Transit Expands Free Mask Distribution to Riders

Reading Time: 2 minutes Regina is one of the few Canadian Cities providing free masks for transit riders Starting Monday, October 19, Regina Transit will expand its mask distribution program so that passengers can mask up to keep COVID-19 numbers in Regina down. To date, Regina Transit has already distributed almost 4,500 disposable masks to customers to help transition Read More…

MKO Grand Chief Stands In Solidarity with Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Fishers
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MKO Grand Chief Stands In Solidarity with Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Fishers

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canadians across the country are standing in solidarity with the Mi’kmaq Fishers Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) Inc. Grand Chief Garrison Settee expresses his support and solidarity with the Mi’kmaq of Nova Scotia in their struggle to maintain their Aboriginal fishing rights. The recent acts of violence against Indigenous fishers have drawn national wide condemnation from Read More…

FBI Warns of Potential Charity Fraud Associated with the COVID-19 Pandemic
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FBI Warns of Potential Charity Fraud Associated with the COVID-19 Pandemic

Reading Time: < 1 minute COVID-19 Scammers have stolen tens of millions from unsuspecting citizens Nationwide, the FBI and other law enforcement agencies have received reports of scammers fraudulently soliciting donations for individuals, groups, and areas affected by COVID-19. They are leveraging the COVID-19 pandemic to steal your money, your personal information, or both. Don’t let them. Charity scams often Read More…

Ontario Adding Over 200 More Transitional Care Beds Across the Province
Eastern Canada

Ontario Adding Over 200 More Transitional Care Beds Across the Province

Reading Time: 3 minutes Province Building More Capacity to Reduce Wait Times and End Hallway Health Care HAMILTON — The Ford government is expanding reactivation care models across the province by adding over 200 more transitional care beds. These new beds will help ease pressures on hospitals, reduce wait times for patients by getting those who no longer need Read More…

Alberta Minister Shandro Justified The Repealing of Bill 10
Western Canada

Alberta Minister Shandro Justified The Repealing of Bill 10

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bill 10 was outdated and no longer reflected the current state of Alberta’s Healthcare Sector “The Public Health Act, originally introduced in 1907, is one of Alberta’s oldest laws. That is why we created the Special Select Public Health Act Review Committee, with a mandate to review the act, including recent amendments, to determine if it Read More…

Englands new Dstl's counter-terrorism facility opened by The Queen
United Kingdom

Englands new Dstl’s counter-terrorism facility opened by The Queen

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Queen, accompanied by the Duke of Cambridge, officially opened Dstl’s new state-of-the-art Energetics Analysis Centre and met specialist scientific staff. The UK’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) has been given a rare Royal visit during the COVID-19 pandemic to showcase the science inside defence and security when Her Majesty The Queen, accompanied by Read More…

Another day of Violent Assualt On Nova Scotia's Indigenous Fishers
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Another day of Violent Assualt On Nova Scotia’s Indigenous Fishers

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arson, theft, assault, vandalism are what the Indigenous Fishers are facing on a daily basis. The continued assault on Nova Scotia’s Indigenous fishing Community has reached its Fever Pitch. The Mi’kmaq community’s right to fish anywhere is affirmed in 1999 by the Supreme Court of Canada as it is within the Peace and Friendship Treaty Read More…

Judge Amy Coney Barrett continues to stonewall Senate Democrats
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Judge Amy Coney Barrett continues to stonewall Senate Democrats

Reading Time: 2 minutes Judge Amy Coney Barrett continues to play it safe by avoided Senate Democrats questions as her confirmation is imminent. On the first and seconds days of the Supreme Court nomination hearings, Senate Democrats focused on the damage that will be done to everyday Americans if Republicans are able to jam through a nominee that will Read More…

And the Debate Winner Is.... Sonia Furstenau of the Green Party
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And the Debate Winner Is…. Sonia Furstenau of the Green Party

Reading Time: 3 minutes “I Don’t See Colour” Said B.C Premier Horgan at the Leaders Debate Last night’s provincial leaders debate may have just won the newly-minted Green Party Leader Sonia Furstenau another term as the MLA for Cowichan Valley. Heading into the debate, Furstenau needed to express with certainty why the Green Party was the best party to Read More…

Ontario Hiring Hundreds More COVID-19 Contact Tracers and Case Managers
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Ontario Hiring Hundreds More COVID-19 Contact Tracers

Reading Time: 3 minutes Up to 600 More Contact Tracers will help Track and Isolate New Cases of COVID-19 Across Ontario TORONTO — The Ontario government is taking immediate action to expand case and contact management to help track, trace and isolate new cases of COVID-19. The province has hired 100 new contact tracers, many of whom are starting Read More…

U of A Animal health research get a $3.44M funding injection
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U of A Animal health research get a $3.44M funding injection

Reading Time: 2 minutes Research is key to the success of Alberta’s farmers and ranchers. In March 2020, the Federal government finalized a $3.44-million funding agreement to help the University of Alberta launch a pilot project to expand its diagnostic service unit for animal disease diagnosis and welfare until February 2024. This will create an animal disease and diagnosis Read More…

Federal Government announces $50M to support people experiencing gender-based violence
Western Canada

Federal Government announces $50M to support people experiencing gender-based violence

Reading Time: 2 minutes $100 million in funding is available for organizations supporting people experiencing gender-based violence The COVID‑19 pandemic has highlighted gaps in the very systems designed to keep people safe. It has created unprecedented challenges for those experiencing gender-based violence and the organizations that provide supports and services to them. Women’s safety must be the foundation on Read More…

East Asians in Toronto are being targeted for causing the COVID-19 pandemic
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East Asians in Toronto are being targeted for causing the COVID-19 pandemic

Reading Time: 2 minutes City of Toronto launches call to action against East Asian racism Today, the City of Toronto launched a social media campaign to bring attention to the need to combat racism in our city, including anti-East Asian racism. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a rise in incidents of racism against all East Asian communities Read More…

Manitoba removes PST from personal income tax returns
Western Canada

Manitoba removes PST from personal income tax returns

Reading Time: 2 minutes The removable of PST is a small step towards additional savings for Manitobans Manitobans no longer have to pay the provincial sales tax when they get their personal income tax returns prepared, Finance Minister Scott Fielding announced today. “We are keeping our Budget 2020 promise to remove the sales tax from the cost of getting help Read More…

Trump Super Spreader Tour Rolls Into Florida
CoronaVirus U.S.A

Trump Super Spreader Tour Rolls Into Florida

Reading Time: < 1 minute Over 7,000 people packed like sardines to hear Trump speak at his super spreader event “I feel so powerful, I’ll walk into that audience. I’ll walk in there, I’ll kiss everyone in that audience. I’ll kiss the guys and the beautiful women and the — everybody. I’ll just give everybody a big, fat kiss.” Said Read More…

Zuckerberg Slow to Act, Facebook Finally moves To Ban Posts Denying Holocausts
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Zuckerberg Slow to Act, Facebook Finally moves To Ban Posts Denying Holocaust

Reading Time: 2 minutes Holocaust denying will now be considered hate speech Facebook has long been the playground for hate, misogyny, white supremacist and political interference. The site that was supposed to bring people together, has been used to spread hate, disrupt elections, stream live murders, suicides and divide many factions of today’s already fragile society. Sadly all of Read More…

COVID-19 Has Forced Banks to Change Their Future Banking Strategy
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COVID-19 Has Forced Banks to Change Their Future Banking Strategy

Reading Time: 3 minutes The banking industry faces a watershed moment, with banks accelerating plans to digitally transform LONDON- Marqeta, the global modern card issuing platform, today released a report that examines how banks intend to change their strategies in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the findings, COVID-19 has had a significant impact on almost all (96%) Read More…

UK and Kenya to host major education summit in 2021
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UK and Kenya to host major education summit in 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes 1.3 billion children missed out on education due to the global pandemic The United Kingdom and Kenya will co-host a high-level summit next year to lead the global action for youth education. Prime Minister Boris Johnson and President Uhuru Kenyatta made this announcement today. The coronavirus has worsened the global education crisis, with 1.3 billion Read More…

Amy Coney Barrett Supreme Court Justice Hearings a Mere Formality
U.S.A

Amy Coney Barrett Supreme Court Justice Hearings a Mere Formality

Reading Time: 2 minutes Trump’s pick to push through Amy Coney Barrett another pro life justice is all but completed “Amy Coney Barrett not requesting her hearings be delayed until proper background investigations can be done and her failure to make full disclosures in the documents she has filed show a lack of regard for process that is disqualifying. Read More…

New York's Roller Coaster Ride Back to Normalcy
U.S.A

New York’s Roller Coaster Ride Back to Normalcy

Reading Time: 3 minutes New York’s Governor Cuomo Announces Grand Opening of Cliffside Coaster at Lake Placid’s Olympic Sports Complex New York’s Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the grand opening of the new Cliffside Mountain Coaster at Mt. Van Hoevenberg. The longest of its kind in the United States, the mountain coaster travels alongside the 1980 Olympic bobsled track and Read More…

Quebec kicks off its 11th edition of Solidarity Week
Eastern Canada

Quebec kicks off its 11th edition of Solidarity Week

Reading Time: 2 minutes Solidarity, more necessary than ever to get through the health crisis! Quebec Minister of Labour and Solidarity Jean Boulet, marks the 11th edition of the Semaine de solidarity, which will take place from October 12 to 17, 2020. This year, with the health crisis raging all over the world, Solidarity Week has a very special Read More…

Winnipeg Police Officer Tests Positive for COVID-19
CoronaVirus Western Canada

Winnipeg Police Officer Tests Positive for COVID-19

Reading Time: < 1 minute Contact tracing to see who has been in contact with the officer is being completed A member of the Winnipeg Police Service has advised they have tested positive for COVID-19. The officer works in the Service Centre at the downtown Headquarters Building at 245 Smith Street. The Service Centre is where the public report crimes Read More…

Debate
U.S.A

Unprecedented: Debate Committee cancel’s remaining Presidential Debates

Reading Time: < 1 minute The debates of 2020 have been more about interruption than policies The organizations for presidential debates has cancelled all remaining debates between Vice President Joe Biden and US President Donald Trump. Due to the president’s recent infection of COVID-19, Trump the super spreader refused to take part in an online debate forum. The president refused Read More…

Debate
Canada

Taliban Terrorist Group, Endorses Trump for President

Reading Time: 2 minutes Trump has now received endorsements from the Taliban, KKK, Proud Boys and serval white supremacist groups US President Donald Trump has officially received the endorsement from the extremist terrorist group, The Taliban. The endorsement comes as no surprise as they are known for extremism and Trump is the Law and Order president known for having Read More…

Breaking News

Happy National Coming Out Day

Reading Time: 2 minutes National coming out day marks a day of celebration for LGBT2Q community Good Morning, Thank you for tuning into another edition of the Daily Scrum News, I am your host Mallory Elizabeth Arden. Today is National Coming Out Day for our friends in the LGBT2Q community. This day is now recognized in many countries across Read More…

Feds Invest $1.25M into Self-Sufficiency Food Growing Facilities
Atlantic Canada

Feds Invest $1.25M into Self-Sufficiency Food Growing Facilities

Reading Time: 2 minutes The federal government’s investment into new technology is an investment into the future of Canadian agriculture Elvis Loveless, Minister of Fisheries, Forestry and Agriculture, yesterday announced a $1.25-million investment to help establish vegetable cold storage and packing facilities in Robinsons and Happy Valley-Goose Bay. Spruce Meadow Farms, near Happy Valley-Goose Bay, will receive $250,000 in Read More…