Honourable Justice Mahmud Jamal Nominated To The Supreme Court of Canada
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Honourable Justice Mahmud Jamal Nominated To The Supreme Court of Canada

Reading Time: 2 minutes Justice Jamal will fill vacant seat of upcoming retirement of Justice Rosalie Silberman Abella if confirmed. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the nomination of the Honourable Mahmud Jamal to the Supreme Court of Canada. “I am pleased to announce the nomination of Justice Mahmud Jamal to the Supreme Court of Canada. Respected around Read More…

Senate Passes Bill C-15, U.D.R.I.P, Awaits Royal Accent
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Senate Passes Bill C-15, U.N.D.R.I.P, Now Awaits Royal Accent

Reading Time: 3 minutes U.N.D.R.I.P United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples In 2018 the House of Commons passed C-262 a Private Members Bill which would require the implementation of United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). It was passed on recommendation of the Liberal Indigenous Caucus, but this Bill was eventually defeated in the Read More…

Trudeau Concludes Productive Canada-European Union Summit
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Trudeau Concludes Productive Canada-European Union Summit

Reading Time: 4 minutes The last G7 summit was held in 2019 prior to the start of the pandemic The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today concluded his participation at the Canada-European Union (EU) Leaders’ Summit with the President of the European Council, Charles Michel, and the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen. “Canada and the EU Read More…

Beginning Of The Naftali Bennett Era
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Beginning Of The Naftali Bennett Era

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bennett’s Coalition government may be toppled before he serves out his two year term For twelve years Benjamin Netanyahu has been a controversial figure at the helm of Israeli politics. Netanyahu’s Prime Ministership was filled with controversy, scandals and multiple accusations of corruption worthy enough for a really bad Hollywood movie. With his ouster at the Read More…

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Why Are Vaccines The Key To Defeating COVID-19?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Virus and Misinformation are the enemies, not vaccines By Anne Thompson This story is dedicated to honouring Doctor Cornelia (Connie) E. Davis  I am moved to share a story with you because we are at war.  This hidden enemy within our communities, within our own human bodies, spreads itself as easily as do rumors of a Read More…

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Manitoba Announces $2 Million Dollar COVID-19 Vaccine Lottery

Reading Time: 2 minutes Vaccine lotteries are now becoming huge incentives across North America to encourage vaccination The vast majority of Canadians do not need to be incentivized to get vaccinated to slow the spread of COVID-19. Yet, there still remains a large sector of society that are against vaccines for a multitude of reasons. Vaccines are the key Read More…

Fully Vaccinated Manitobans To Be Issued Cards By The Government
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Fully Vaccinated Manitobans To Be Issued Cards By The Government

Reading Time: 2 minutes Fully immunized Manitobans will benefit from having fewer restrictions to travel and social gather As more Canadians become vaccinated, it was widely expected that the provinces and territories would put in place a system or measures to indicate when their citizens have been fully vaccinated. Having the ability to monitor or track fully vaccinated members Read More…

Ontario Muslim Family Killed In Hate Crime
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Ontario Muslim Family Killed In Hate Crime

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ontario Muslim community still in a state of shock by the murder of Afzaal family Hate crimes have seen a massive uptick with the election of US President Donald Trump. His election signalled to the world that racism, bigotry, homophobia and misinformation was ok. And with that heinous train of thought, his ideology spilt over Read More…

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Want Things Return To Normal, Get Vaccinated

Reading Time: 2 minutes Vaccines are the key to normalcy For Canadians, being vaccinated is a regular occurrence that has been happening for centuries, but yet there is still an uphill battle against mass vaccinations. Vaccines have been fundamental to the survival of modern civilization and without them, where would we be? The global pandemic has been without a Read More…

Manitoba Becomes The 2nd Province To Suspend In-Class Learning
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Manitoba Becomes The 2nd Province To Suspend In-Class Learning

Reading Time: 2 minutes 2021 School year will continue with distance learning The COVID-19 pandemic has forever changed the way the world looks at remote learning. In the past, remote learning was considered more for adults taking distance courses or upgrading their academic credentials but now that’s all changed. Remote learning has been in place for all Canadian cities Read More…

Canada Considering A National 3 Digit Help Phone For Mental Health & Suicide
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Canada Considering A National 3 Digit Help Phone For Mental Health & Suicide

Reading Time: 2 minutes One in five Canadians will personally experience a mental health problem Over the many decades being diagnosed with Mental Health was perceived to be the end of the world and was taboo to talk about. People who needed real help were ashamed to ask for it and suffered in silences. With many brave voices over Read More…

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500 Jets Fan Will Be In Attendance For Game Against Canadiens

Reading Time: 2 minutes The fans will be healthcare workers chosen by lottery The Manitoba government has made the decision to allow 500 fully vaccinated healthcare workers to attend the second round of playoffs for the Winnipeg Jets home game against the Montreal Canadiens. The 500 selected healthcare members will be done by a lottery draw. In game 6 Read More…

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Ontario Suspends In-Class Learning Indefinitely

Reading Time: < 1 minute 2021 School year will continue with distance learning The COVID-19 pandemic has forever changed the way the world looks at remote learning. In the past, remote learning was considered more for adults taking distance courses or upgrading their academic credentials but now that’s all changed. Remote learning has been in place for all Canadian cities Read More…

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Flags Lowered To Half-Mast Honouring 215 Indigenous Children

Reading Time: < 1 minute Canada and the world still in shock of the mass grave found in Kamloops, B.C Today Canadians honour the 215 Indigenous children buried in a mass grave near the grounds of a former residential school in Kamloops, B.C. 215 Indigenous innocent lives were stolen and the hearts of families loved ones and a nation will Read More…

15% Of Quebec Adults Have Developed Antibodies To COVID-19
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15% Of Quebec Adults Have Developed Antibodies To COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes Her immunity is possible, but only if everyone does their part and get the COVID-19 vaccinated Herd immunity is the ultimate goal of every provincial government as it signifies a sign of normalcy is on the horizon. Although there continue to be many holdouts in receiving the COVID-19 vaccination, it has not halted the efforts Read More…

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UK Sets Site On Middle East Peace Talks

Reading Time: 2 minutes UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab meeting with leaders of Palestine and Israel to discuss details of the ceasefire TDS News – Ceasefires rarely last and with the current one in place between Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory, it is more like a pause. The world wants to be optimistic, but we have also seen Read More…

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3 Of Canada’s Most Gifted Athletes Hail From Winnipeg

Reading Time: 6 minutes Joshua Farber, Sean Sevillano Jr and Trae Tomlinson – The Gifted Twenty years ago the prospect of Canadian high school football players competing against the best All American Athletes was virtually impossible. And for the very few that were fortunate to attend an American College to play football, a few did so on a full Read More…

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Canadians Celebrate Another COVID-19 Long Weekend

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canadians are spending another long weekend indoors due to COVID-19 restrictions Today Canada celebrates Victoria day in honour of Queen Victoria’s birthday. The national holiday is celebrated by all three Canadian Territories and by only six of Canada’s ten provinces excluding the ones in the Atlantic region and Quebec. In Quebec, they celebrate the Fête de Read More…

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Winnipeg To Virtually Host World’s First Indigenous Hip Hop Awards

Reading Time: 2 minutes Many of the top Indigenous Hip Hop artists call Canada home Hip Hop music was founded in 1973 in a small West Bronx apartment located in New York City by legendary DJ Kool Herc. The Jamaican native immigrated to the West Bronx at the age of 10 and, brought with him his Jamaican roots for music Read More…

British PM Johnson Activates Global Pandemic Radar
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British PM Johnson Activates Global Pandemic Radar

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Global Pandemic Radar will identify and track new COVID variants and emerging diseases As the COVID-19 pandemic enters into its second year, cases around the world continue to spike despite a global effort to ramp up vaccination. While many countries continue to make a consorted effort to track infections and map the location of Read More…

Internet & Wifi In Canada, Is About To Get A Whole Lot Faster
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Internet & Wifi In Canada, Is About To Get A Whole Lot Faster

Reading Time: < 1 minute Canadian government announces it will triple the available spectrum for Wi-Fi to bring faster Internet to Canadians It is hard to imagine there are still places throughout Canada that do not have a reliable way of connecting to the internet. Being connected is now considered an essential service that is vital to all Canadians, especially Read More…

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Shamattawa First Nation Declares State Of Emergency In Wake Of Multiple Suicides

Reading Time: 2 minutes This is the second state of emergency for the Manitoban First Nation Community within the last five years In 2016 the Shamattawa First Nation located in Northern Manitoba was rocked with a series of suicides within a week, which prompted calls for a state of emergency. Fast forward five years later, Chief Eric Redhead issued Read More…

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Why Are Businesses Turning To Solo Ads In The Middle Of A Global Pandemic?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Solo Ads helps take the guesswork out of finding highly engaged potential buyers TDS News – The key to any successful online business is traffic. Of course, it goes without saying, a business should have a product or service that is in demand. There are many different ways to drive online traffic to a business, Read More…

Manitoba's COVID-19 Vaccine & Testing Among The Most Efficient In The Country
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Manitoba’s COVID-19 Vaccination & Testing Process Are Among The Most Efficient In The Country

Reading Time: < 1 minute More Manitobans are opting to be vaccinated as vaccines become more readily available At the start of the global pandemic, Manitoba had reported the lowest cases of COVID-19 in Canada, and at one point were in serious talks of hosting the Canadian Football League in a bubble scenario similar to that of the NBA. Several Read More…

Israel & Palestine On The Brink Of War
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Israel & Palestine On The Brink Of War

Reading Time: 2 minutes The two nations have been fighting for over 73 years and no end in sight Peace between Israel and Palestine is achievable only if both parties are willing to make major sacrifices at the negotiation table, without the help or interference from outside parties like the United States. Palestine and Israel have been at war Read More…

Over 8.2 Million Canadians Are Diagnosed With Hearing Loss Annually
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Over 8.2 Million Canadians Are Diagnosed With Hearing Loss Annually

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Government of Canada committed $732,052 to improve hearing loss technology According to Stats Canada, an estimated 8.2 million Canadians experienced mild hearing loss between the ages 40 to 79. Men were also 63% more likely than women to lose their hearing between the ages of 40 to 59. With a huge population of Canadians Read More…

Pallister to End Manitoba's 38 Separate Bargaining Agreements For Teachers
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Manitoba Moves To Online Learning As Infections Rise Among School-Aged Children

Reading Time: < 1 minute Online learning will remain in place until the end of May Manitoba reported over 500 cases of COVID-19 over the mothers day weekend, prompting the provincial government to raise the pandemic level to critical. According to the pandemic response team, 20% of new cases are in school-aged children. Last week health Canada approved the Moderna Read More…

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Sunday Frangi, Elected Brandon’s First Black City Councillor

Reading Time: 2 minutes Councillor Frangi also becomes the first Black City Councillor elected in Manitoba of African Heritage. Wanting to serve your community is an honourable decision and it takes a special person willing to commit to a life of public service. Today Brandon, Manitoba election officials confirmed Sunday Frangi, won the Ward 5 councillor seat in the Read More…

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Introducing Mr Gabriel Banica, Leader Of The Local Party Of Canada

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Local Party Of Canada proposing policies that are bold and resonates with Canadians Correction update – We inadvertently listed Mr Banica’s title as Facility Director in writing and in the initial broadcast, Mr Banica’s title is Facilities Manager at the City of Montreal. If you don’t know who Mr Gabriel Banica is, you surely Read More…

Today marks the 1 year anniversary of the MMIWG report
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Today Canada Honours Its Missing Murdered, Indigenous Woman, Girls & Two Spirited

Reading Time: < 1 minute Canada called the Missing Murdered, Indigenous Woman, Girls & Two-Spirited Genocide. May 5th is dedicated to honouring Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, Two-Spirit, and Gender-Diverse People, (MMIGG2S). Indigenous women are far more likely to go missing or become murder victims within Canada. For years the Indigenous community have asked the various Federal Governments to call Read More…

Alberta Premier Kenney Signals Tighter Restrictions Are Coming In Wake Of The 3rd Wave Of COVID-19
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Alberta Premier Kenney Signals Tighter Restrictions Are Coming In Wake Of The 3rd Wave Of COVID-19

Reading Time: 1 minute Alberta’s COVID-19 restrictions have been the most relaxed when compared to other provinces. In a press, conference yesterday afternoon, Alberta’s Premier Kenney signalled tighter restrictions will be in place to curb the spread of the virus. While many provinces have successfully fend off the third wave of the virus our at best kept it at Read More…

Canada & Manitoba Metis Federation Reach Historic Agreement On Kapyong Barracks
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Canada & Manitoba Metis Federation Reach Historic Agreement On Kapyong Barracks

Reading Time: < 1 minute Kapyong Barracks will finally be transferred back into the hand of Manitoba’s Treaty 1 Indigenous People The Government of Canada and the Manitoba Metis Federation have resolved outstanding litigation related to Canada’s planned sale of the former Kapyong Barracks land in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The Kapyong Barracks have been decommissioned for over a decade and the Read More…

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Alberta’s COVID-19 Cases Surpass 2,000 A Day

Reading Time: 2 minutes Alberta’s COVID-19 cases are not surpassed the national average Alberta is in crisis and without a clear plan in place for combatting COVID-19, the province has now become Canada’s hot spot for infections. While provinces across the country have put in place strict COVID-19 protocols and have gone into lockdown to curb the spread of Read More…

Americans Are Optimistic After Biden's First State Of The Union Address
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Americans Are Optimistic After Biden’s First State Of The Union Address

Reading Time: < 1 minute Biden’s State of the Union Speech was the reassurance the world needed from America The State of the Union is the time the sitting US President uses to address the nation and outlines their plans for America. Yesterday, President Biden used his first State of the Union speech to assure the nation and the world Read More…

http://www.jobbank.gc.ca/youth
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150,000+ Jobs Available For Youths Through Canada Summer Jobs

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada Summer Jobs continue to be the federal government’s largest annual youth investment program At the start of the pandemic, Canadian businesses have relied heavily upon their federal government for assistance as they frantically try to keep the lights on and retain key employees. One thing that has remained constant in times of chaos and Read More…

Excruciating Pain
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A Canadian Describes His Side Effects Of The AstraZeneca Vaccine As “Excruciating Pain”

Reading Time: 2 minutes The side effects are in line with those that have taken the AstraZeneca vaccine As the vaccination efforts ramp up across Canada, and with the lowering of the age limit for the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, more Canadians are choosing to receive the shot. The AstraZeneca vaccine has been known to cause blood clotting among its Read More…

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Afro-Caribbean Busines Network Presents A Canadian Black Empowerment Manifesto 2.0

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Manifesto highlights the many benefits of partnering with Black-owned business operating within Canada Starting a business can be terrifying, starting a business as a black entrepreneur in Canada is twice as scary. Unlike many other cultures within Canada, the vast majority of black entrepreneurs do not derive from generational wealth; most of them are Read More…

‘I Can't Breathe" George Floyd Justice in Policing Act Passes
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Justice For George Floyd – Chauvin Convicted On 3 Counts Of Murder, Faces 75 Years In Prison

Reading Time: 2 minutes 9 minutes and 29 seconds is how long George Floyd laid on the concrete while Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck. “I Can’t Breathe” – said George Floyd as he laid lifeless while civilians watched in horror as Minnesota Police officer Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck for 9 minutes and 29 seconds. George Floyd was Read More…

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Can The Liberals Projected $101 Billion Budget, Survive A Vote Of No Confidence?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Liberals delivered their first budget in two years since the start of the global pandemic In times of uncertainty, budgets and fiscal responsibility are always questioned by parties in an opposition role. They are also seen as a necessary casualty that is expected when there is no end insight to an uncontrollable peril, natural disaster Read More…

Prince Phillip Laid To Rest In Ceremonial Royal Funeral
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Prince Phillip Laid To Rest In Ceremonial Royal Funeral

Reading Time: 2 minutes Prince Phillip, The Duke Of Edinburgh was beloved by many “The Duke of Edinburgh’s Funeral was a “Ceremonial Royal Funeral”, the same as that of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother. It was not a “State Funeral” – something that is generally reserved for Monarchs. The Dean of Windsor conducted the Funeral Service and the Archbishop of Read More…

Albertans Can Now Get The Astra Zeneca Vaccine At Walk In Clinics
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Albertans Can Now Get The Astra Zeneca Vaccine At Walk In Clinics

Reading Time: 2 minutes More than one million vaccine doses have been administered in Alberta Since the reporting of blood clotting with the Astra Zeneca vaccine, there has been an increased reluctance by communities across Canada to get the shot. This reluctance is even more heightened within black and brown communities. The Federal government has order tens of millions Read More…

Conservatives Tough Sell To Canadians They Are The Party To Tackle Climate Change
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Conservatives Tough Sell To Canadians They Are The Party To Tackle Climate Change

Reading Time: < 1 minute Conservatives Want To Replace Carbon Tax With Their Own Tax For years the Conservative Party of Canada has levied bold accusations against the Trudeau government for being out of touch with Canadians for implementing a carbon plan. A plan that was ultimately challenged in the Supreme Court of Canada by the Provincial Conservative Premiers. The Read More…

Canadian Government Makes Environment Protection Top Priority
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Canadian Government Makes Environment Protection Top Priority

Reading Time: 2 minutes Environmental Protection Act, 1999 and Recognizes a Right to a Healthy Environment Today, the Government of Canada delivered on its commitment to amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA) and recognized that Canadians have a right to a healthy environment. The amendments will enable the Government to respond effectively to new science, which is Read More…

Waterloo Launches "StaySafe" COVID-19 Rapid Screening Pilot Program
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Waterloo Launches “StaySafe” COVID-19 Rapid Screening Pilot Program

Reading Time: < 1 minute StaySafe point-of-care tests will help keep workers safe in small and medium sized businesses The Ontario government, in partnership with the federal government, is launching the StaySafe™ COVID-19 Rapid Screening Pilot in the Waterloo Region. The StaySafe™ program will provide free rapid antigen point-of-care tests for employees of small- and medium-sized businesses, with a target Read More…

Items From First COVID-19 Vaccination Heading To Smithsonian Museum
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Toronto Has Administered Over 700,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses

Reading Time: 2 minutes Toronto on pace to be the first Canadian city to reach one million vaccine doses The City of Toronto has been working with all healthcare partners, pharmacies and Toronto Public Health to administer all available COVID-19 vaccines. To date, 710,852 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in Toronto. Currently, people age 50 or older who live in Read More…

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His Royal Highness Prince Phillip, Duke Of Edinburgh, Has Died Age 99

Reading Time: 2 minutes Prince Phillip was two months short of his centurion birthdate Today the world mourns the loss of His Royal Highness, Prince Phillip, the Duke of Edinburgh. Prince Phillip’s passing is saddening but not unexpected. At the age of 96, he retired from his official duties as a Royal and has been battling issues with his Read More…

Ontario Schools To Say Open In Provincial Wide State Of Emergency
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Ontario Schools To Say Open In Provincial Wide State Of Emergency

Reading Time: < 1 minute Education workers become eligible for vaccines as part of state of emergency Under the Ontario government’s plan, expanded access to asymptomatic testing is available for students and staff at pharmacies that offer testing and in 180 assessment centres across the province for the week of April 12-18, 2021. In addition, beginning next week, education workers Read More…

Ontario In Crisis - Ford To Declare Full Provincial Lockdown
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Ontario In Crisis – Ford To Declare Full Provincial Lockdown

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ontario is going backwards while other provinces are flattening the curb There has been many criticism of Premier Doug Ford’s handling of the global pandemic as cases in Ontario continue to rise while other provinces are flattening the curb. It is expected in today’s 2pm press conference, Ford will announce strict measures on Ontarians only Read More…

Close To 100 New Brunswick Municipal Seats Have No Candidates
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Close To 100 New Brunswick Municipal Seats Have No Candidates

Reading Time: 2 minutes Deadline for nominations approaches for May 10 elections With four days to go until the close of nominations, the clock is ticking down for candidates considering running in the May 10 municipal, district education council and regional health authority board elections. The deadline for filing nomination papers is Friday, April 9 at 2 p.m. “We Read More…

A Quiet Easter, But Still Plenty Of Reason To Be Thankful
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A Quiet Easter, But Still Plenty Of Reasons To Be Thankful

Reading Time: < 1 minute Easter is a time to celebrate and reflect TDS News – Easter is traditionally a time to come together and celebrate family, friends and life. Although the pandemic has made the idea of coming together physically difficult, we are still finding ways to embrace each other. Whether it being a throw back to simple times Read More…

Exclusive: New Details Leaked About Trumps New Social Media
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Exclusive: New Details Leaked About Trumps New Social Media

Reading Time: 3 minutes Trumps new social media will be a political game changer TDS News – January 8, 2021, was the day the former US President Donald Trump was silenced from his tens of millions of followers on his social network of choice Twitter. Within days, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and several of the more popular networks permanently banned Read More…

Ontario Investing $1 Billion to Expand COVID-19 Testing
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$925M Sanofi Vaccine Facility In Ontario Will Create 300 High Quality Jobs

Reading Time: 3 minutes By Investing in Sanofi Province Will Create Hundreds Of Jobs and Increase R&D The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted Canada’s in ability to mass produce vaccines at home in the middle of a global crisis. Canada has some of the worlds greatest minds, scientists and technology. Now with the creation of a state of the art Read More…

Global leaders unite in urgent call for international pandemic treaty
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Global leaders unite in urgent call for international pandemic treaty

Reading Time: 2 minutes 25 heads of government and international agencies come together in extraordinary joint call TDS News – The international community should work together “towards a new international treaty for pandemic preparedness and response” to build a more robust global health architecture that will protect future generations, world leaders said in a commentary published today in several newspapers around Read More…

$10 Million Drug Bust By RCMP & CBSA
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$10 Million Drug Bust By RCMP & CBSA

Reading Time: 2 minutes CBSA and RCMP investigation leads to a tonne of opium seized TDS News – Despite the pressures of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) have been just as busy trying to safeguarding our country and keeping contraband goods, such as narcotics, from reaching our communities. Read More…

Canadian Big Polluter Find Record $60 Million
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Canadian Big Polluter Find Record $60 Million

Reading Time: 2 minutes Teck Coal Limited to pay $60 million under the Fisheries Act and must comply with a Direction requiring pollution reduction measures TDS News – On March 26, 2021, Teck Coal Limited was ordered to pay a total of $60 million in fines and monetary court orders after a guilty plea was entered on two counts Read More…

Supreme Court Hands Trudeau Government Big Win Heading Into Spring Election
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Supreme Court Of Canada Rules Carbon Policy Is Within Federal Authority

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Supreme Court of Canada rules the federal carbon pricing law is constitutional Briefing Below Prepared by The Supreme Court of Canada TDS News – Parliament passed the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act in 2018, based on the consensus that greenhouse gas emissions contribute to global climate change. Countries around the world committed to drastically reduce their Read More…

Toronto Milestone, 400,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses To Date
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Toronto Milestone, 400,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses To Date

Reading Time: 2 minutes Several regions in Ontario remain under Code Red lockdown TDS News – Amidst the rise in COVID-19 cases in Ontario, the City of Toronto is working with all healthcare partners, pharmacies and Toronto Public Health to administer all available COVID-19 vaccines. To date, 403,902 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in Toronto. Toronto is currently vaccinating residents Read More…

Government Of Canada Announces $23.7 Million For 19 COVID-19 Safe Sites
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Government Of Canada Announces $23.7 Million For 19 COVID-19 Safe Sites

Reading Time: 2 minutes Isolation sites are voluntary but strongly encouraged TDS News – Today, Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, announced $23.7 million for the Province of Ontario to operate a number of safe, voluntary isolation sites in various communities identified under Ontario’s High Priority Community Strategy. These sites will help residents in the province who have COVID-19, or Read More…

Parti Québécois Tables Bill To Better Protect Whistleblowers
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Parti Québécois Tables Bill To Better Protect Whistleblowers

Reading Time: 2 minutes Stronger protection for whistler will help to fight corruption TDS News – The Member of Parliament for Jonquière Sylvain Gaudreault , filed last week Bill n o  697 , which aims to strengthen the current law to better protect whistleblowers. This is a tool for genuinely fighting corruption and promoting the public interest, he believes. The Entitled An Act to Read More…

First Cases of COVID-19 UK Variant Confirmed In Ontario
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Ontario Shifts Several Regions To Code Red As COVID-19 Spreads

Reading Time: 3 minutes Province making adjustments to public health measures for indoor and outdoor dining TDS News – On the advice of the Chief Medical Officer of Health, the Ontario government is moving eight public health regions to new levels in the COVID-19 Response Framework: Keeping Ontario Safe and Open. Decisions were made in consultation with the local medical officers Read More…

Johnson & Johnson Announces Single-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine
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AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Outweighs The Risks Says Health Canada

Reading Time: 2 minutes AstraZeneca has been a rise in blood clotting among many recipients of the vaccine TDS News – Astrazenca was one of the early vaccines to be approved by the United States and Canada for emergency authorization of use. Up until a few weeks ago, there were little known side effects and was viewed as the Read More…

Canada Receives Iran’s Final Report Into The Downing Of PS752 Concludes
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Canada Receives Iran’s Final Report Into The Downing Of Ukraine Flight PS752

Reading Time: 3 minutes 167 passengers and crew died in the downing of Ukraine Flight Ps752 TDS News – The downing of Ukraine International Airlines flight 752 shocked the entire international community. The tragic loss of life hit close to home as there were many Canadians onboard. At first the downing was blamed on mechanical failure by the Iranian Read More…

Black Class Action Lawsuit Against The Government Of Canada
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Black Class Action Lawsuit Against The Government Of Canada

Reading Time: 3 minutes Black employees want equality and representation Black employees sue the Federal Government for decades damages include the wrongful failure to promote, intentional infliction of mental suffering, constructive dismissal, wrongful termination, negligence, and in particular, violations of employment law, human rights law, and Charter breaches. There have been many class action lawsuits filed against the Canadian Federal Read More…

Canada & US Join Forces To Protect $46 Billion Industry
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Canada & US Join Forces To Protect $46 Billion Industry

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada, United States agree on protocol to guide bilateral trade if African swine fever is detected in wild pigs TDS News – Today, Canada’s Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) have reached another milestone in their collaboration on prevention and preparedness related Read More…

Vaccine Hesitancy Poses Huge Problem To Herd Immunization
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Vaccine Hesitancy Poses Huge Problem To Herd Immunization

Reading Time: 2 minutes City of Toronto announces formation of a COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence Working Group TDS News – Today, the City of Toronto is providing additional details on efforts to combat vaccine hesitancy led by the City’s COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence Working Group. “We are doing everything we can as a municipal government to get as many people vaccinated Read More…

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Over 100,000 Doses of Covid-19 Vaccines Have been issued in Manitoba

Reading Time: 2 minutes Super inoculation sites of have been set up throughout the province TDS News – As part of the largest immunization campaign in the province’s history, a new milestone was reached as 100,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered, Health and Seniors Care Minister Heather Stefanson announced on Saturday March 13. “This milestone means thousands Read More…

800,000 Accounts Breached At Revenue Canada
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800,000 Accounts Breached At Revenue Canada

Reading Time: 2 minutes Revenue Canada data breach is not an isolated incident TDS News – In February, an analysis at Revenue Canada revealed they had significant evidence that some user IDs and passwords used to access CRA accounts may have been obtained by unauthorized third parties. “We wish to reiterate that these user IDs and passwords were not Read More…

Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine Is A Game Changer, 96.4% Efficacy
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Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine Is A Game Changer, 96.4% Efficacy

Reading Time: 2 minutes Novavax Confirms High Levels of Efficacy Against Original and Variant COVID-19 Strains TDS News – Novavax, announced that its COVID-19 vaccine has a final efficacy of 96.4% against mild, moderate and severe disease caused by the original COVID-19. The company also announced the complete analysis of its Phase 2b trial taking place in South Africa, Read More…

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MMIWG2S Advocate, MLA Nahanni Fontaine Kicked Out Of Manitoba Legislative Chamber

Reading Time: 3 minutes Nahanni Fontaine was kicked out by Manitoba Speaker for using the word “Crap.” Nahanni Fontaine, NDP MLA for St. Johns and Spokesperson for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit was kicked out of the Manitoba Legislative Assembly Chamber and was denied entry back into the House yesterday after she stood her ground refusing Read More…

Ontario Positioning Itself To Be A Global Player In Critical Minerals Export
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Ontario Positioning Itself To Be A Global Player In Critical Minerals Export

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ontario’s initiative will generate investment, create jobs and opportunities in the mining sector TDS News – The Ford government is developing its first-ever Critical Minerals Strategy to help generate investment, increase the province’s competitiveness in the global market, and create jobs and opportunities in the mining sector. It will also support Ontario’s transition to a Read More…

Items From First COVID-19 Vaccination Heading To Smithsonian Museum
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Items From First COVID-19 Vaccination Heading To Smithsonian Museum

Reading Time: 3 minutes Long Island Jewish Medical Center nurse Sandra Lindsay’s historic first Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine will now be part of the National Museum of American History Collections TDS News – When Northwell Health nurse manager Sandra Lindsay received the first injection of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine last December, the nation tuned in to watch a turning point in the pandemic. That milestone Read More…

Canada's national COVID-19 positive rate down to 1%
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2.2 Million Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccines Have Been Administered Across Canada

Reading Time: 4 minutes Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on March 6, 2021 TDS News – As of March 5th, over 2.2 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered across Canada. Federal, provincial and territorial authorities are working closely together to monitor vaccine safety following immunization with COVID-19 vaccines. To date, no unexpected vaccine safety issues have been identified. Read More…

Johnson & Johnson Announces Single-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine
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Canada Approves Johnson & Johnson Single Shot COVID-19 Vaccine

Reading Time: 3 minutes Johnson & Johnson becomes the latest COVID-19 vaccine provider to be added to Canada’s approved list for authorized use TDS News – On January 29, 2021, Johnson & Johnson announced topline efficacy and safety data from its Phase 3 clinical trial, demonstrating that the investigational single-dose COVID-19 vaccine in development at its Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies met Read More…

Quebec Creates National Working Group For Nurses
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Quebec Creates National Working Group For Nurses

Reading Time: 2 minutes Shortage of nurses were prevalent across the county in the middle of the global pandemic TDS News – The global pandemic has stretched and over worked members of our health care industry, to the point of exhaustion. The frontline workers have been the heroes in the pandemic and sadly many have lost their lives to Read More…

God Speed Texas, God Speed Mississippi
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God Speed Texas, God Speed Mississippi

Reading Time: < 1 minute Texas & Mississippi Republican Governors Declare Pandemic Over TDS News – Governor Abbott of Texas and Governor Jonathon Tate Reeves of Mississippi have prioritized their own personal re-election campaigns over that of the safety of their citizens. Repealing all mask mandates and all businesses can now fully open without restriction, is as stupid as it Read More…

Ontario Investing $1 Billion to Expand COVID-19 Testing
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Ford Government Commits Massive $1 Billion In Support for Small Businesses

Reading Time: 3 minutes Helping is on the way for Business Owners Affected by the COVID-19 Restrictions TDS News – The Ontario government has to-date provided more than $1 billion through the Ontario Small Business Support Grant to help eligible business owners affected by the COVID-19 restrictions. The grant provides a minimum of $10,000 to a maximum of $20,000 Read More…

Former French President Sarkozy Sentenced To 3 Years In For Jail Corruption
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Former French President Sarkozy Sentenced To 3 Years In For Jail Corruption

Reading Time: < 1 minute Sarkozy convicted of bribing a French Magistrate Nicolas Sarkozy Former President of France was sentenced to three years in jail after being found guilty in a Paris court early Monday morning for corruption. Two of the three years for Sarkozy has been suspended. Sarkozy and his lawyer at the time of his presidency was convicted Read More…

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95% Of Black Businesses Were Denied Funding By The Federal Government

Reading Time: 6 minutes Under the Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), Funding Earmarked For Black Businesses, was only given to 5% of applicants. Starting a business can be terrifying, starting a business as a black entrepreneur in Canada is twice as scary. Unlike many other cultures within Canada, the vast majority of black entrepreneurs do not derive from Read More…

Since 2015, Over 367,000 Children Have Been Lifted Out Of Poverty Within Canada
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Since 2015, Over 367,000 Children Have Been Lifted Out Of Poverty Within Canada

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada’s first world status does not make it immune to poverty TDS News – In 2018, Canadians saw a historic commitment toward reducing poverty through Opportunity for All – Canada’s First Poverty Reduction Strategy. Yesterday, the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Ahmed Hussen, tabled in Parliament the first report on Canada’s progress, entitled Building Understanding: Read More…

Toronto Finds Solution To Affordable Housing With Modular Homes
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Toronto Finds Solution To Affordable Housing With Modular Homes

Reading Time: 3 minutes 128 modular homes set to pop up on City land in Phase Two of the Tory’s affordable housing initiative TDS News – Today, Mayor John Tory announced the details of the second phase of the City of Toronto’s Modular Housing Initiative (MHI). The two sites announced today will create approximately 128 modular homes, 64 at Read More…

Saskatchewan Gears Up For Mass Immunization
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Saskatchewan Premier Moe Makes Youth Addictions Treatment Priority

Reading Time: 2 minutes Saskatchewan government commits $800,000 to Youth Addictions Treatment Beds To Open In Swift Current TDS News – Today the Saskatchewan government announced they have reached an agreement between the Southwest Youth Emergency Shelter (SWYES) and Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) for additional youth addictions treatment services in Southern Saskatchewan. The agreement will provide both inpatient and Read More…

Bromance 2.0 - Trudeau Congratulation President Elect Biden
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Trudeau And Biden Set Date For The Kickoff Of Bromance 2.0

Reading Time: 2 minutes Prime Minister Trudeau to hold first Bilateral meeting with President Biden Under the Trump administration, Canada has had the rockiest relationship on file will with any US President. Trump routinely incited trade wars with Canada and caused uncertainty in the markets affecting many businesses on both sides of the border. With the election of Joe Read More…

Will Vaccine Injury Insurance Convince Canadians To Get Inoculated?
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Ontario Surpasses Over Half A Million Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccines

Reading Time: 4 minutes Province Ramping up Capacity in Preparation of Vaccinating Phase Two Populations The Ontario government has administered over 500,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccines to Phase One priority populations, which now includes adults 80 years of age and older. At the same time, the province is working with public health units to build and expand its Read More…

Major Changes Proposed To Canada's Criminal Code Regarding Drug Possession
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Major Changes Proposed To Canada’s Criminal Code Regarding Drug Possession

Reading Time: 2 minutes 14 proposed changes will affect mandatory minimum sentencing within the criminal code Social, economic, cultural, institutional and historical inequities contribute to the overrepresentation of Indigenous people, Black Canadians and marginalized populations, including those living with substance abuse and mental health challenges, in the criminal justice system. “The Government recognizes that there is systemic racism in Read More…

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97% Of Victims Of Human Trafficking Are Women And Girls

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Government of Canada has invested over $57.22 million in the fight against human trafficking TDS News – Human trafficking is a heinous crime that devastates victims, survivors, their families, communities and society as a whole. It also disproportionately affects women and girls, as well as vulnerable and marginalized individuals. In September 2019, the Government Read More…

Canadians Overwhelmingly Support Stricter Gun Legislation Introduce By Trudeau Government
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Canadians Overwhelmingly Support Stricter Gun Legislation Introduced By Trudeau Government

Reading Time: 2 minutes New firearms measures to combat crime and increase public safety Gun violence has had devastating effects on communities across the country, and on too many Canadians who have lost loved ones. According to Statistics Canada, firearms were used in over 40 per cent of homicides in Canada in 2019. Last May, the Government of Canada Read More…

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Is Trump The New Teflon Don?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Trump’s acquittal cements his stranglehold on the Republican Party Trump is still in full control of the Republican Party after the Democrats failed to garner two thirds of the Senate vote to convict him for insurrection. In a vote of 43 not guilty to 57 guilty — the jury fell short of the 67 guilty Read More…

New COVID-19 Variant Forces In Person Voting To Be Cancelled
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New COVID-19 Variant Forces In Person Voting To Be Cancelled

Reading Time: < 1 minute Newfoundland and Labrador will all be done by mail in ballots On January 15, 2021, Liberal Leader Andrew Furey has announced Newfoundland and Labrador were heading for a general election on February 13, 2021. And just yesterday, the Chief Electoral Officer for the province Bruce Chaulk announced the suspension of all in person voting due Read More…

Ontario Ups Deployment Of Rapid Tests Kits To Essential Workers
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Ontario Ups Deployment Of Rapid Tests Kits To Essential Workers

Reading Time: 3 minutes Innovative Testing Options to Help Stop the Spread of COVID-19 in Key Sectors TDS News — Based on the successful use of rapid tests in select settings across the province the Ontario government is deploying test kits to more essential workplaces and sectors in order to quickly identify and help stop the spread of COVID-19. Rapid Read More…

Chief Coroner for Quebec investigating CHLSD COVID-19 Deaths
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Ontario Completes First Round Of Vaccination In Long-Term Care Homes

Reading Time: 2 minutes Accelerated vaccination rollout continues despite supply delays TDS News – The first round of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in every long-term care home across Ontario to eligible residents who wanted one. This goal was achieved despite repeated delays and reductions of vaccine shipments. To date, more than 62,000 long-term care residents have received at Read More…

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Trudeau Commits $15 Billion To Fix Canada’s Public Transit Infrastructure

Reading Time: 2 minutes New public transit investments will build strong communities, fight climate change, and create new jobs across Canada TDS News – Today Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced $14.9 billion for public transit projects over the next eight years, which includes permanent funding of $3 billion per year for Canadian communities beginning in 2026-27. This announcement provides Read More…

Johnson & Johnson Announces Single-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine
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Major Changes To Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

Reading Time: 2 minutes Health Canada issues label change authorization for Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine TDS News – Today, Health Canada issued a label change authorization to Pfizer-BioNTech to reflect that each vial of its COVID-19 vaccine contains six doses, rather than five. This follows an independent and thorough scientific review of a submission received from Pfizer-BioNTech on January 22, 2021. In Read More…

B.C RN's Become The First In Canada To Prescribe Medications For Opiod Addictions
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B.C RN’s Become The First In Canada To Prescribe Medications For Opiod Addictions

Reading Time: 3 minutes B.C leads the country in Opiod overdose and deaths TDS News – The first cohort of registered nurses (RNs) is on track to begin prescribing medications for treatment of opioid use disorder, as part of B.C.’s leading-edge overdose response plan.  Thirty RNs and registered psychiatric nurses (RPNs) will complete their training this month to prescribe Read More…

University of Toronto Mississauga Charging Mandatory Fees To Students For Closed Facilities
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Canadian University Continues To Charge Students Fees For Facilities That Are Closed Due To COVID-19

Reading Time: 6 minutes Students are calling mandatory fees unfair especially while income is limited due to COVID-19 Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the majority of facilities at the ‘University ofToronto Mississauga (UTM) have been closed. However, UTM students are still required to pay mandatory fees, called incidental fees, for these closed facilities as well as still having to Read More…

Historic Partnership With The Innu Nation - Quebec Hydro To Construct 200 MW Apuiat Wind Farm
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Historic Partnership With The Innu Nation – Quebec Hydro To Construct 200 MW Apuiat Wind Farm

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Apuiat Wind Farm is seen as a win win project for the Innu Fist Nation and the province of Quebec. TDS News – Today Quebec Premier François Legault, members of his cabinet along with Martin Dufour, the president and CEO of Hydro-Québec, announce a historic partnership allowing the realization of the important Apuiat wind Read More…

G7 Foreign Ministers' Condemn Myanmar Coup But Offer Nothing Else
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G7 Foreign Ministers’ Condemn Myanmar Coup But Offer Nothing Else

Reading Time: 2 minutes For now, thoughts and prayers is about all the G7 Ministers’ can offer to the people Myanmar In a joint statement from the G7 nations condemning the illegal coup of Myanmar’s democratically elected government and detention of civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, there is still remains many uncertainty as to how and what they Read More…

Canadian Government Strikes Deal To Have COVID-19 vaccines Manufactured In Montréal
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Canadian Government Strikes Deal To Have COVID-19 vaccines Manufactured In Montréal

Reading Time: 2 minutes Novavax to pursue the production of COVID-19 vaccine at the National Research Council Today Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, today announced the government has signed a memorandum of understanding with Novavax to pursue the production of its COVID-19 vaccine at the National Research Council of Canada’s Biologics Manufacturing Centre in Montréal. The Prime Minister also announced Read More…

Another Military Coup In Myanmar
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Another Military Coup In Myanmar

Reading Time: 2 minutes Myanmar Military overthrows democratically elected government In the breaking morning on Monday February 1, Myanmar’s democratically elected president Win Myint, his parliament and civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi was overthrown in a Military Coup. The Army’s spokes person took to national Tv to announce that the military has taken control of the country and Read More…

Johnson & Johnson Announces Single-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine
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Johnson & Johnson Announces Single-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine

Reading Time: 2 minutes Johnson and Johnson will apply for emergency authorization of use if February Johnson & Johnson today announced topline efficacy and safety data from its Phase 3 clinical trial, demonstrating that the investigational single-dose COVID-19 vaccine in development at its Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies met all primary and key secondary endpoints. The topline safety and efficacy data are Read More…

RCMP Seize 228.14 kg of Meth With A Street Value of $28.5 Million
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RCMP Seize 228.14 kg of Meth With A Street Value of $28.5 Million

Reading Time: 2 minutes CBSA seizure of record amount of meth leads to RCMP charges On December 25, 2020, while facilitating the entry of essential goods at the Coutts, Alberta port of entry, CBSA officers referred a semi-truck hauling produce for further inspection. While examining the shipment, CBSA officers uncovered 228.14 kg of methamphetamine with an estimated street value Read More…