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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…

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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…

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COVID-19 Vaccine Produced In Canada, Begins Clinical Trials

Reading Time: < 1 minute Providence Therapeutics on pace to begin production of Canada’s COVID-19 Vaccine Headquartered out of Toronto, Providence Therapeutics begins phase one of its MRNA COVID-19 vaccine trials at its Toronto clinical facility. The news of a vaccine produced within Canada, could not come at a better time. The vast majority of vaccines are being produced in Read More…

1 Year Ago, Canada Recorded Its First Case Of COVID-19
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1 Year Ago, Canada Recorded Its First Case Of COVID-19

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ontario reported the first case of the deadly virus in Canada A year ago today, we were presented with one of the most difficult challenges in our history with the confirmation of the first case of COVID-19 in Ontario. The rapid spread of the virus through the province, the country and around the world would Read More…

Ontario Businesses Face Up To A $10,000,000 Fine For COVID-19 Infractions
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Ontario Businesses Face Up To A $10,000,000 Fine For COVID-19 Infractions

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ontario Government stepping up inspections to protect staff and consumers OTTAWA — The Ontario government is carrying out workplace inspections in Ottawa, Windsor, Niagara and Durham this weekend to ensure essential businesses that can continue to operate during the provincewide shutdown are following the public health guidelines. The province wants to ensure workers and customers are Read More…

Toxic Work Environment Forces Resignation Of Canada's Governor General
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Toxic Work Environment Forces Resignation Of Canada’s Governor General

Reading Time: < 1 minute Payette’s resignation is affective immediately Julie Payette and her senior advisor, Assunta di Lorenzo have tendered their resignation effective immediately, after the results of a scathing report conducted by an independent third party into the workplace environment of Rideau Hall. In 2020 many reports started to surface about the toxicity and abusive culture within the offices of Read More…

Hail To The Chief - Biden Presidency Starts With Immigration Bill
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Hail To The Chief – Biden Presidency Starts With Immigration Bill

Reading Time: 5 minutes President Biden Sends Immigration Bill to Congress as Part of His Commitment to Modernize Immigration System Today’s swearing in of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, marks the end of Trump’s devisive, corrupt, insurrection fueled presidency. Under Trump, the United States was operating more like a dictatorship with malice for the rule of Read More…

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“COVID Medical” Ontario Creates Hospital For Only COVID-19 Patients

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ontario Adding Over 500 Hospital Beds to Expand Critical Care Capacity VAUGHAN — The Ontario government is providing up to $125 million to immediately add over 500 critical care and high intensity medicine beds to hospitals in areas with high rates of COVID-19 transmission. A portion of the funding will also be used to temporarily Read More…

NRA Declares Bankruptcy
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NRA Declares Bankruptcy

Reading Time: 2 minutes The once mighty gun lobby now bankrupt The National Rifle Association of America (NRA) is the most power gun lobby group in America, has filed for bankruptcy in a New York courtroom early Friday morning. The Non for profit organization has been under tremendous scrutiny for miss management of founds and operating out of the Read More…

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Newfoundland and Labrador Heading To The Polls Feb.13

Reading Time: < 1 minute Liberal Leader Furey seeks majority with election call Liberal Leader Andrew Furey has announced today his province is heading for a general election on February 13, 2021. Furey beat out longtime civil servant candidate John Abbott by over thirteen thousand points in his bid to becoming the leader of Liberal Party. As the new Premier Read More…

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Machine Learning Is The Future and Ms Alishba Imran Is Already There!

Reading Time: 3 minutes Alishba Imran, the Canadian who continues to be recognized globally for her work with AI and Robotics. Alishba Imran is a 17-year-old machine learning and blockchain developer from Mississauga, Ontario. From a young age, she had a profound interest in technology and an unmatched passion with a sense of urgency to solve the complex problems Read More…

Trudeau Shuffles Cabinet With The Resignation Of Navdeep Bains
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Trudeau Shuffles Cabinet With The Resignation Of Navdeep Bains

Reading Time: 2 minutes Navdeep Bains has chosen not run in the next Federal election The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced changes to the Cabinet with the resignation of Navdeep Bains. As the MP for Mississauga-Malton since 2008 and now former Minister of innovation, Bains sighting family reasons for his resignation. Marc Garneau, currently Minister of Transport, becomes Read More…

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INSURRECTION – Homegrown Terrorists Storm US Capitol Building

Reading Time: 2 minutes Calls for Trump’s removal from office grow louder January 6, 2021 will be known as the day a sitting US President incited an attack on his own country. President Donald Trump and many of the Republican Party members has abdicated their duty to serve the people and do not deserve to hold any office. Four Read More…

British Courts Deny US Requests To Extradite Wiki Leaks Julian Assange
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British Courts Deny US Requests To Extradite Wiki Leaks Julian Assange

Reading Time: < 1 minute Wiki Leaks founder Julian Assange has been a wanted man by the United States for over a decade Julian Assange, the founder and political activist of WikiLeaks gained international attention with the massive dumping of government cables provided by former Army Intelligence Chelsea Manning. These leaks included the Baghdad airstrike Collateral Murder video (April 2010), the Afghanistan war logs (July 2010), Read More…

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Goodbye 2020, The World Will Not Miss You

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hope, Vaccines, Peace, Love and Humanity. 2021 The World Is Counting On You! 2020 has been a hell of a year. Australia was ablaze, threats of war between Iran and America proliferated, and a pandemic was brewing all in the first couple months. Unnecessary injuries and deaths as a result of police brutality have become Read More…

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UK Authorizes AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 Vaccine For Emergency Use

Reading Time: 2 minutes AstraZeneca’s COVID-10 vaccine has now become the fourth vaccine authorized for distribution AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine has been approved for emergency supply in the UK, with the first doses being released today so that vaccinations may begin early in the New Year. The UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has provided authorization for emergency Read More…

Manitoba Government Injects $889,000 Into Rapid Access Addictions Medicine (RAAM)
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Manitoba Government Injects $889,000 Into Rapid Access Addictions Medicine (RAAM)

Reading Time: 2 minutes More than $42 million has been invested to support stronger mental health and addictions services in Manitoba. The Manitoba government will provide $889,000 over three years for eight additional beds to support timely patient transfers from Rapid Access to Addictions Medicine (RAAM) clinics, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen announced today. “These beds Read More…

90 Specialized Care Spaces To Open Up In Greater Toronto Area
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90 Specialized Care Spaces To Open Up In Greater Toronto Area

Reading Time: 2 minutes New spaces being created to provide quality care for long-term care residents TORONTO — The Ontario government is opening a new Specialized Care Centre to provide care for long-term care residents in the Greater Toronto Area who must be temporarily relocated due to the challenging situation in their long-term care home. The new Specialized Care Read More…

Health Canada Authorizes Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine
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Health Canada Authorizes Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine

Reading Time: 2 minutes Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine is the second one authorized by Health Canada Health Canada received Moderna’s submission on October 12, 2020, and after a thorough, independent review of the evidence, it has determined that the Moderna vaccine meets the Department’s stringent safety, efficacy and quality requirements. Today’s authorization is a critical step in ensuring additional COVID-19 Read More…

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87 Indigenous Communities Now Connected To High-Speed Internet

Reading Time: 3 minutes High Speed internet is now considered an essential service in Canada VICTORIA – Thousands more people in rural and Indigenous communities are benefiting from improved high-speed internet in British Columbia. This year, initiatives supported by the Province’s Connecting British Columbia program were completed in 147 communities, benefiting an estimated 11,121 households. Since July 2017, projects Read More…

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Ontario In COVID-19 Code Red, Provincewide Shutdown

Reading Time: 7 minutes Ontario becomes the latest province to go into a shutdown as the COVID-19 virus spreads. TORONTO — As COVID-19 cases continue to rise at an alarming rate, the Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and other health experts, is imposing a Provincewide Shutdown. Additional restrictions will be put into place and Read More…

Congress Woman Deb Haaland, First Native American To Be Appointed in Cabinet
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Congress Woman Deb Haaland, First Native American To Be Appointed To Cabinet

Reading Time: 2 minutes Congress woman Deb Haaland will serve as the nations Secretary of the Interior President Elect Biden makes another historic appointment to Cabinet with the appointing of Congresswoman Deb Haaland to lead the Office of the Interior. She is one of the first two Native American women elected to the U.S. Congress. Never in the history Read More…

Ottawa Forgives $844M Debt From Newfoundland And Labrador's Muskrat Falls
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Ottawa Forgives $844M Debt From Newfoundland And Labrador’s Muskrat Falls

Reading Time: 2 minutes Clean Energy to Strengthen the Economy and Communities in Newfoundland and Labrador Investing in infrastructure and clean energy is key to building strong communities, and a more sustainable and resilient economy. As an important part of Atlantic Canada’s clean energy future, the Lower Churchill Projects will provide a reliable and long-term source of clean power Read More…

Canada Sending It's First Astronaut To The Moon in 2023
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Canada Sending It’s First Astronaut To The Moon in 2023

Reading Time: 3 minutes Canada signs a historic space treaty with the U.S. and secures a vital role for Canada in the Lunar Gateway Today Navdeep Bains Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, announced that the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) and NASA have signed the Gateway Treaty, a historic agreement that confirms Canada’s participation in the next major international collaboration in Read More…

HMCS Winnipeg Sailor Presumed Missing After Fallen Overboard
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HMCS Winnipeg Sailor Presumed Missing After Fallen Overboard

Reading Time: 2 minutes Master Sailor Duane Earle was on a training mission in California at the time of the incident. Master Sailor Duane Earle, a member of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) went missing on Monday, December 14, 2020, while deployed in Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Winnipeg. The details are still being determined, but it is believed he Read More…

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First Doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine Arrive In Canada

Reading Time: < 1 minute The first distribution of the vaccine will be sent to the ten Canadian provinces “The first batch of doses of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine have arrived in Canada. This is good news. But our fight against COVID-19 is not over. Now more than ever, let’s keep up our vigilance.” Said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau The first Read More…

US Supreme Court Denies Trumps Final Bid To Overturn Election
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US Supreme Court Denies Trumps Final Bid To Overturn Election

Reading Time: 2 minutes Trump suffers biggest judicial loss in attempt to overturn the US Presidential election Outgoing Us President Donald Trump suffered his greatest loss in his final attempt to subvert the will of the American voters. Over 83 million people casted their votes to elect Joe Biden and Kamala Harris in a record turnout from Democrats and Read More…

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5 Concrete Measures Why Canada Will Exceed The 2030 Paris Climate Agreement

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada’s Prime Minister reaffirms Canada’s commitment to meeting the Paris Climate Agreement with massive green initiatives in excess of $15 Billion. As we continue to address the challenges of today and the impacts of the global COVID-19 pandemic, Canada remains focused on meeting the tests of the future. Climate change is the biggest long-term threat Read More…

Health Canada authorizes first COVID-19 vaccine
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Health Canada authorizes first COVID-19 vaccine

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada reached a critical milestone in its fight against COVID-19 with the authorization of the first COVID-19 vaccine. Health Canada received Pfizer’s submission on October 9, 2020 and after a thorough, independent review of the evidence, Health Canada has determined that the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine meets the Department’s stringent safety, efficacy and quality requirements for use Read More…

Day 6, Still No Apology From Manitoba Premier For Racist Comments Towards Indigenous Community
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Day 6, Still No Apology From Manitoba Premier For Racist Comments Towards Indigenous Community

Reading Time: 3 minutes MKO Urges Premier of Manitoba to Issue Public Apology and to Work in Partnership with First Nations on Plan for COVID-19 Vaccine The relationship between Manitoba’s Indigenous Community and the Pallister government has been contentious at best. The Premier’s recent statement showing his disapproving of the federal government’s plans to include the Indigenous community in Read More…

Biden Nominates Four-Star General Lloyd Austin As Secretary of Defense
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Biden Nominates Four-Star General Lloyd Austin As Secretary of Defense

Reading Time: 3 minutes When confirmed, Austin will be the first African American to serve as defense secretary WASHINGTON – Today, President-elect Joe Biden announced that retired four-star General Lloyd J. Austin III will be nominated to serve as the 28th United States Secretary of Defense. With a distinguished record of military service spanning four decades, Secretary-designate Austin is Read More…

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Fed Ex and Innomar To Distribute COVID-19 Vaccine Across Canada

Reading Time: 2 minutes The UK government is the first country to start distribution of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine Today, Anita Anand, Minister of Public Services and Procurement announced the Government of Canada has awarded a contract to FedEx Express Canada and Innomar Strategies Inc., to distribute the COVID-19 vaccines across the country. “The Government of Canada continues to Read More…

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Can You Put Vodka In A Humidifier? Asking For A Friend

Reading Time: 3 minutes In the middle of a pandemic, a little signage humor strikes the right tone There is that old saying “laughter is the best medicine” and, that adage is even more prevalent in a time of a global crisis.  To be clear there’s nothing funny about the pandemic and the path of destruction it has left in Read More…

US Congress Voted In Favor To Federally Decriminalize Marijuana
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US Congress Voted In Favor To Federally Decriminalize Marijuana

Reading Time: 2 minutes African Americans are two times more likely to be arrested and charge with simple possession of a Marijuana offense than White Americans. Marijuana has been legalized in several US states but still carries criminal charges at the Federal level. The 2020 election saw the State of Oregon vote to decriminalize all illegal drugs in a Read More…

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Winnipeg Family Business KB2 Clothing Exemplifies What it Means To Be A Manitoban

Reading Time: 3 minutes Local business KB2 Clothing has donated thousands of PPE to local not for profit organizations In the wake of the global pandemic, the generosity of Manitobans is unmatched. Not only are Manitobans Friendly, but they are also opening up their establishments to shelter the homeless and abused. They are helping to feed the less fortunate Read More…

Alberta Hospitals Reach COVID-19 Capacity, Military Field Hospitals To Be Erected Across Province
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Alberta Hospitals Reach COVID-19 Capacity, Military Field Hospitals To Be Erected Across Province

Reading Time: < 1 minute Alberta Premier Ask For Urgent Help From Red Cross and Federal Government On Wednesday December 2, 2020, the Province of Alberta reported a staggering 1,685 new cases of COVID-19. The province has continually reported triple digit cases of the virus for the last few weeks, a clear sign of and outbreak. Alberta’s Premier Jason Kenney has Read More…

UK Grants Pfizer First Emergency Authorization of Use For COVID-19 Vaccine
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UK Grants Pfizer First Emergency Authorization of Use For COVID-19 Vaccine

Reading Time: 2 minutes Pfizer to start roll out of 800,000 doses to UK residents next week NEW YORK & MAINZ, Germany– Pfizer announced today that the Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) in the U.K. has granted a temporary authorization for emergency use for their COVID-19 mRNA vaccine (BNT162b2), against COVID-19. This constitutes the first Emergency Use Read More…

Canada's COVID-19 Pandemic Price Tag Set at $481 Billion
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Canada’s COVID-19 Pandemic Price Tag Set at $481 Billion

Reading Time: 3 minutes $100 Billion set aside to jump start the economy post pandemic The global pandemic has pegged the federal government’s debt at an estimated $381 billion for the fiscal year with an additional $100 billion set aside for post-pandemic recovery. On Monday morning, Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland tabled the Economic Statement in Read More…

The Government of Canada Will Not Reintroduce Controversial Long Gun Registry
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The Government of Canada Will Not Reintroduce Controversial Long Gun Registry

Reading Time: 2 minutes Keeping communities safe and reducing violent crime is a priority for the Government of Canada. The existing Firearms Marking Regulations under the Firearms Act, scheduled to come into force on December 1, 2020, have been deferred until December 1, 2023. The Federal Government will use the deferral period to continue consulting with partners and develop an effective markings Read More…

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Today Marks The 87th Solemn Anniversary Of The Holodomor-Genocide

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Holodomor is stark reminder of the pain and suffering endured by the people of Ukraine at the hands of the Stalin Regime Today, along with Ukrainian communities in Canada and around the world, we commemorate the tragedy of the Holodomor, or Death by Starvation, of 1932-1933, when millions of innocent Ukrainians perished as a Read More…

Anita Anand, Canada's Unsung Hero In The Fight Against COVID-19
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Anita Anand, Canada’s Unsung Hero In The Fight Against COVID-19

Reading Time: 4 minutes Anita Anand, The Minister tasked with providing billions of PPE to Canada’s front line workers and securing multiple vaccines for Canadians There is a lot to be said about leadership and having the capacity to make the right decisions in a global pandemic where the fate of a nation depends on you, failure is not Read More…

US Government Increases Tariffs On Canadian Softwood Lumber
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US Government Increases Tariffs On Canadian Softwood Lumber

Reading Time: 2 minutes The incoming Biden administration will need a strong trades secretary as there will be many fences to mend with trade partners from Trump’s America first policies. Under the Trump administration, Canadian companies have been subjected to unfair tariffs resulting in major disruption in trade and the flow of goods back and forth between the two Read More…

New Brunswick First Province To Offer An Online Written Driver’s Test
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New Brunswick First Province To Offer An Online Written Driver’s Test

Reading Time: 2 minutes New Brunswick’s progressive approach to Drivers Testing, leaves the rest of Canada playing catchup The online tests will reduce wait times at the service centres and increase access to testing for the Class 7.1 written tests which include the road sign recognition exam and the rules of the road non-commercial knowledge exam. “An increasing number Read More…

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AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 Vaccine Meets 90% Efficacy Requirement

Reading Time: 3 minutes AstraZeneca now becomes the third drug company to produce an effective COVID-19 vaccine AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine has emerged as the most cost effective out of the three seeking FDA special authorization. The company has pledged not to make a profit from the pandemic vaccine. The projected cost of AstraZeneca’s vaccine is pegged at $2.50 per Read More…

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Ontario Goes Into 28 Day Lockdown

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ontario’s becomes the latest province to going into a provincial wide lockdown. TORONTO — In consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, local medical officers of health, and other health experts, the province is moving certain public health unit regions to new levels in the Keeping Ontario Safe and Open Framework, which includes moving Read More…

Pfizer Applies For Emergency Use of COVID-19 Vaccine
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Pfizer Applies For Emergency Use of COVID-19 Vaccine

Reading Time: 3 minutes Pfizer first company to ask for emergency FDA approval NEW YORK, Pfizer announced they will submit a request today to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) of their mRNA vaccine candidate which will potentially enable use of the vaccine in high-risk populations in the U.S. by the middle to Read More…

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Ford Government’s Hydrogen Strategy Getting Closer To Becoming Reality

Reading Time: 3 minutes Hydrogen Energy would help address climate change while boosting economic recovery TORONTO — The Ford government has taken the the bold step of wanting to secure Ontario’s energy future with the by pursuing Hydrogen Energy. If successful, it will create Ontario’s first hydrogen strategy. Ford’s vision for a new hydrogen economy in the province – Read More…

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Anti – Maskers, Time To Give Your Heads a Serious Shake

Reading Time: < 1 minute Anti Mask demonstrations are on the rise across North American Today’s rant, is about anti maskers. If you are sensitive to reality, you may not want to hear this. With over 55 million people infected with COVID-19 worldwide, and hundreds of thousands of people lying in an intensive care unit or dead. Now is not Read More…

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Manitoba Premier Pallister Angered by Steinbach Anti-Mask March

Reading Time: 2 minutes The March in Steinbach was filled with stupidity towards a virus that kills. Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister announces immediate financial relief for small businesses through the newly created Manitoba Bridge Grant at Monday afternoons press conference. “The non-repayable grant will have little to no red tape.” Said the Premier. Recipients who have received help from Read More…

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Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine Has An Efficacy Rate of 94.5%

Reading Time: 3 minutes Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine has the highest efficacy in any stage 3 testing to date. CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, Today Moderna one of the worlds largest grug makers announced that the independent, NIH-appointed Data Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) for the Phase 3 study of mRNA-1273, its vaccine candidate against COVID-19, has informed Moderna that the trial has met the statistical criteria Read More…

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“Practice Safe 6ix”

Reading Time: 2 minutes New City of Toronto ad campaign urges people to continue COVID-19 health measures The City of Toronto launched a new city-wide public education campaign to urge residents to continue to be vigilant to help stop the spread of COVID-19. The “Practice Safe 6ix” campaign is targeted at Torontonians between the ages of 18 and 40 Read More…

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Winnipeg Hotel Owner Ravi Ramberran Offers Vacant Hotel Rooms To Victims Of Domestic Violence

Reading Time: 5 minutes The Four Crowns Hotel & Restaurant Event Center, Opened Their Doors To Those Who Need It The Most What started as a regular afternoon drive for Winnipeg businessman Ravi Ramberran, turned out to be something much more. While tuning in to a local radio station, Ravi heard the stories of a few brave individuals that Read More…

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Miami Marlins Name Kim NG MLB’s First Woman GM

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kim NG brings thirty years of experience and three World Series Championship to the Marlins The Marlins began the reshaping of their baseball operations department after parting ways with Michael Hill as president of baseball operations on Oct. 18. The Marlins over the years have lost many great talented players to rivals and have missed Read More…

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Trump Abdicates Responsibility As Death Toll Rises

Reading Time: < 1 minute Trump and COVID-19 Task Force M.I.A As COVID-19 death tolls rise to record levels and the virus continues to see daily reported infections surpassing 100,000, Trump has been M.I.A. Prior to the election, the embattled president downplayed the virus and dismissed the scientists. With the election of Joe Biden, the President now spends his time Read More…

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Lest We Forget

Reading Time: 2 minutes Countries around the world honour the brave men and women who game their lives or served to protect the rights and freedoms of many. Every November, the service and sacrifice of Veterans is honoured nationwide. From coast to coast to coast, Canadians have displayed a longstanding commitment to providing volunteer services that improve the well-being Read More…

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Manitoba Moves To CODE RED, Provincial Wide Lockdown

Reading Time: 2 minutes Manitoba leads the nation in COVID-19 infections per capita Manitoba has been hit with a wave of COVID-19 cases resulting in a record amount of deaths. At an infection rate that is hovering around the 10% margin, Manitoba leads the country in infections per capita. With the spike in COVID-19 cases, the calls are growing Read More…

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Another Pandemic Election – This Time Its In Regina

Reading Time: 2 minutes Regina Votes To Elect Mayor and Council Today Regina votes to elect a new municipal government and doing so, will become the latest group to hold an election in the middle of a pandemic. Elections are expensive and demand a lot of time away from family and loved ones. However, in the middle of a Read More…

Manitoba In Crisis - Major Covid-19 Spikes
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Manitoba In Crisis – Major Covid-19 Spikes

Reading Time: < 1 minute Manitoba’s COVID-19 Crisis exceeds the national average Manitoba’s COVID-19 cases have reached a staggering level of 9.2 per cent and 441 new cases of the virus have been identified as of 9:30 a.m., which brings the total lab-confirmed cases in Manitoba to 8,130. Manitoba has the highest rate of infection per capita in the country Read More…

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Joe Biden Elected 46th President of the United States of America

Reading Time: 2 minutes Joe Biden has 284 Electoral votes and counting, which is enough to be name the next Commander in Chief. America has spoken, Joe Biden has been elected the 46th president of the United States of America with over 50.3% of votes casted. President Elect Biden home state of Pennsylvania put gave the President the final Read More…

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Whole Foods Ban Employees From Wearing Poppies

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ontario Premier to introduce legislation immediately banning any companies from allowing employees to proudly wear poppies In what can only be called a bizarre and disgraceful act of unpatriotism and blasphemy, Whole Foods bans all employees from wearing poppies honouring the brave men and women who have dedicated their lives to protection our nation. “Whole Foods Read More…

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Project Purify Seizes Close to 5 Million Counterfeit COVID-19 PPE & Test Kits

Reading Time: 2 minutes Combating unauthorized and counterfeit goods during the COVID-19 pandemic: the CBSA, Health Canada and RCMP announce the results of Project Purify Today, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), Health Canada and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) announced the results of a Government of Canada initiative to combat unauthorized or counterfeit goods attempting to enter Read More…

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Oregon Becomes First US State To Decriminalize Cocaine, Heroine & All Hard Drugs

Reading Time: 2 minutes Measure 110 passed making Oregon 1st state to decriminalize drug use Oregon ranks nearly last of all states in access to basic drug treatment. One in 10 Oregonians is addicted to drugs, and one to two Oregonians die of drug overdoses every day, sometimes while they are waiting to get treatment. This is a crisis.  Meanwhile, the 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…

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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…

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 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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

"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…

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…

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…

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…

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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…