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…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Happy National Coming Out Day

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

Pallister Government seeks authority to spend $500M on COVID-19 response
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Pallister Government seeks authority to spend $500M on COVID-19 response

Reading Time: 2 minutes Investments to Protect Public Health, Prepare for Future Waves and Support Safe Economic Restart The Pallister government is seeking authority from the Manitoba legislature to spend an additional half-a-billion dollars on its COVID-19 response to protect Manitobans, Premier Brian Pallister announced today. “As Manitoba adapts its response to address emerging and evolving needs, we continue Read More…

13 Armed & Dangerous Militia Members Charged On Conspiracy To Kidnap Michigan Governor Whitmer
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13 Armed & Dangerous Militia Members Charged On Conspiracy To Kidnap Michigan Governor Whitmer

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Michigan Attorney General Charged armed Militia in the governor’s kidnapping attempt GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN — United States Attorney Andrew Birge announced today that six men have been arrested and charged federally with conspiring to kidnap the Governor of Michigan, Gretchen Whitmer. According to a complaint filed Tuesday, October 6, 2020, Adam Fox, Barry Croft, Ty Garbin, Kaleb Read More…

October surprise - Trump declassifies Hillary Clinton emails and Russia documents
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October surprise – Trump declassifies Hillary Clinton emails and Russia documents

Reading Time: < 1 minute Trump changes the coronavirus narrative with the declassification of Russian documents and Clinton emails. US President Donald Trump is the master of deflection in a week where the world saw the president infected with the coronavirus along with key members of his administration, the Pentagon, and wife Melania. When it was first reported Trump had Read More…

Grassy Narrows First Nation ends boiled water advisory
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Grassy Narrows First Nation ends boiled water advisory

Reading Time: 2 minutes Another Indigenous community gets safe drinking water The Government of Canada and First Nations communities have been working in partnership to improve water infrastructure on reserves and to support access to safe, clean and reliable drinking water. Marc Miller, The Minister of Indigenous Services, congratulated Chief Rudy Turtle and the community of Asubpeechoseewagong Netum Anishinabek Read More…

Escape from Stony Mountain Institution
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Escape from Stony Mountain

Reading Time: 2 minutes Aban Galin is currently serving a 3-year sentence in Stony Mountain for possession of a prohibited/Restricted Firearm On October 4, 2020 during the 9:45 p.m. count in the minimum security unit at Stony Mountain Institution, staff members discovered that Aban Galin was not accounted for. The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) contacted the Stonewall detachment Read More…

Canada's COVID-19 cases reach 164,471, still lowest among G7 Nations
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Canada’s COVID-19 cases reach 164,471, still lowest among G7 Nations

Reading Time: 3 minutes Canada is hitting its second wave of COVID-19 as provinces start to implement tougher social gathering restrictions In lieu of an in-person update to the media, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, issued the following statement today: “There have been 164,471 cases of COVID-19 in Canada, including 9,462 deaths. Laboratories across Canada continue Read More…

US President Trump admitted to Walter Reed Military Hosptial
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US President Trump admitted to Walter Reed Military Hosptial

Reading Time: 2 minutes White House downplaying the severity of Trump’s COVID-19 infection US President Donald Trump has been taken to Walter Reed military hospital where he will undergo further observation for this infection with the Coronavirus. It was reported late Friday evening the president along with the first lady and several members of the White House staff and Read More…

Trump and First Lady Melania Test Positive for COVID-19
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Trump and First Lady Melania Test Positive for COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes Trump has downplayed the severity of the coronavirus and how he is infected by it Late Thursday afternoon the White House sent out a press release stating that Hope Hicks one of Trump’s closest advisers tested positive for the Coronavirus and was said to be self isolating.  Once the news broke, The President and First Read More…

Canadian Government reintroduces legislation to make conversion therapy a criminal offence
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Canadian Government reintroduces legislation to make conversion therapy a criminal offence

Reading Time: 3 minutes Conversion Therapy is a barbaric practice used to convert members of the LGBT2Q to heterosexual practices Diversity and inclusion are among Canada’s greatest strengths. Canadians must feel safe in their identities, and free to be their true selves. Today the Government of Canada made good on their promise to hold those accountable for practicing the Read More…

"Will You Shut Up Man"
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“Will You Shut Up Man”

Reading Time: 2 minutes First US Presidential Debate saw former US Vice President Biden tell President Trump to shut up during one of his multitude of interruptions “What a shit show” said CNN Political Bureau Chief Dana Bash. Prior to the first presidential debate, both sides agreed to the rules of the debate, unfortunately and expected, Trump threw the Read More…

CODE RED: Many Regions In Quebec Go Into COVID-19 Lockdown
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CODE RED: Many Regions In Quebec Go Into COVID-19 Lockdown

Reading Time: 3 minutes The lockdown will be in place for 28 days and then will be reassessed by government All provinces across Canada are now having to face the reality that the coronavirus has now hit its second wave. Today Ontario and Quebec both announced they have each reported over seven hundred new cases within a day. These Read More…

Turkey Arrest and Illegally Detain Carleton University LGBT2 Student
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Turkey Arrested and Illegally Detain Carleton University LGBT2 Student Cihan Erdal

Reading Time: 2 minutes Cihan Erdal along with 82 other People included opposition Mayor are being detained by Turkish Government Carleton University student Cihan Erdal at the Department of Sociology and Anthropology has been illegally detained by the Turkish government. Chihan is also a member of the LGBT2 community and pose additional persecution for his sexuality. The charges stem Read More…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Smuggling drugs into Canadian prisons the Shaw Shank Method
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Smuggling drugs into Canadian prisons the Shaw Shank Method

Reading Time: 2 minutes Illegal drugs into Canadian prisons have been an issue that no government have been able to solve Correctional facilities across Canada are supposed to be some of the most secure places on earth and are meant to be drug free, however that is not the case. Whether it being minimum or maximum security, Canadian prisons Read More…

Newfoundland launches Reconciliation portal for residential school survivors
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Newfoundland launches Reconciliation portal for residential school survivors

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada’s committed to reconciliation with Indigenous people ‘The residential schools in Newfoundland and Labrador were born of colonial policies that deeply harmed children, their families and their communities. We recognize the trauma still impacting former students as well as the generations of children and grandchildren of those that attended these schools.” Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, Read More…

Canada recognizes Historic Significance of Residential Schools
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Canada recognizes Historic Significance of Residential Schools

Reading Time: 4 minutes Residential schools destroyed Indigenous families and were designed to destroy Indigenous culture The Residential School System is a tragedy born from colonial policies in Canada’s history. It is one that has had negative effects on generations of Indigenous peoples with enduring impacts on First Nation, Inuit and Métis communities, cultures, economies, traditional knowledge and ways Read More…

Canada upholds travel ban: Borders remain closed to America
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Canada upholds travel ban: Borders remain closed to America

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada is on a long list of countries that have imposed a travel ban for American travelers As the long weekend approaches, Canada’s borders will remain closed to its neighbours to the south. This is a move being praised by Canadians as the virus under the Trump administration has been egregiously mismanaged. While Canada and Read More…

The Black Panther, Chadwick Boseman, Dies after 4 year battle with cancer
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The Black Panther, Chadwick Boseman, Dies after 4 year battle with cancer

Reading Time: 2 minutes Wakanda Forever – The Black Panther movie made Chadwick Boseman an international superstar Chadwick Aaron Boseman (November 29, 1976 – August 28, 2020) was an American actor and producer. He has portrayed several real-life historical figures, such as Jackie Robinson in 42 (2013), James Brown in Get on Up (2014), and Thurgood Marshall in Marshall (2017). wiki Boseman role as superhero The Black Panther in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films was the Read More…

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Over 70 newly repaired Winnipeg sidewalks were initially not accessible to wheelchairs or the visually impaired

Reading Time: 4 minutes How does a mistake like this happen to ignore the needs of members of the community that have mobility and visual challenges The City of Winnipeg is at it again with more costly street repairs that need to be redone. After redoing the cement of a backlane in the Wolseley neighbourhood just 48 hours ago, Read More…

Royal Canadian Navy Adopts More Inclusive Rank Designation
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Royal Canadian Navy Adopts More Inclusive Rank Designation

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Royal Canadian Navy is another example of the Federal Governments need to make inclusivity a priority The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) is continuing to work to create a more inclusive environment within the workplaces, whether that is at sea or at home. Following survey with over 18,000 respondents, the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) has Read More…

Trudeau announces $2B to reopen schools safely amidst the coronavirus pandemic
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Trudeau announces $2B to reopen schools safely amidst the coronavirus pandemic

Reading Time: 3 minutes Trudeau, a former teacher understands the importance of education and school safety School is critical for kids’ development and future success. The COVID-19 pandemic has been difficult for families, with schools closed and students separated from their classmates and friends. As we gradually and safely restart our economy, parents should be able to return to Read More…

Another Unarmed Black Man Shot Point Blank in the Back 7 times
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Jacob Blake, Another Unarmed Black Man Shot Point Blank in the Back 7 times

Reading Time: < 1 minute Jacob Blake shot 7 times in the back in front of his kids This story is all to familiar in the US. An unarmed black man shot by a white police officer. With race relation at an all time high in the USA, this shooting further complicates the healing process. According to several eye witness Read More…

Conservatives elect O'toole as new party leader: Another Harper disciple, Scheer 2.0?
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Conservatives elect O’toole as new party leader: Another Harper disciple, Scheer 2.0?

Reading Time: 2 minutes O’Toole’s elections will see years of Trump style devise rhetoric After months and months of vigorous campaigning and divisive rhetoric filled speeches, the Conservative Party of Canada elected Erin O’Toole as their next leader. In what was built up to be a perfect night where the party would see the passing of the torch by Read More…

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89% of people have now recovered in Canada from COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada continues to flatten the COVID-19 curb In lieu of an in-person update to the media, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, issued the following statement today: “There have been 124,629 cases of COVID-19 in Canada, including 9,071 deaths. 89% of people have now recovered. Labs across Canada have tested 5,076,734 people for Read More…

Toronto Raptors Nick Nurse Named Coach of the Year
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Toronto Raptors Nick Nurse Named Coach of the Year

Reading Time: 2 minutes Defending NBA Champions Toronto Raptors Nick Nurse adds some more hardware, unanimously wins coach of the year With the departure of Kawhi Leonard, many critics wrote the Toronto Raptors off and said they were headed to the NBA draft lottery. Well, they are all eating there words. Not only did the Toronto Raptors exceeded all Read More…

Toronto EMT fleet goes Green: Feds commit $1.1M to upgrade vehicles to hybrid
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Toronto EMT fleet goes Green: Feds commit $1.1M to upgrade vehicles to hybrid

Reading Time: 2 minutes 275 Toronto EMT vehicles will be retro fitted with Hybrid systems Today, Immigration Minister Marco E.L. Mendicino announced up to $1.1 million from the Low Carbon Economy Fund will be used to support the City of Toronto in reducing emissions from their ambulances and emergency paramedic response units. This investment will go toward installing solar panels Read More…

Salmonella outbreak in New Brunswick, 13 confirmed cases
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Salmonella outbreak in New Brunswick, 13 confirmed cases

Reading Time: 3 minutes The cause of the salmonella outbreak is still unknown A salmonella outbreak has been declared in the New Brunswick following 13 confirmed cases between June 16 and July 27, and two more potential cases under investigation. The Department of Health is monitoring the situation and is in contact with the Public Health Agency of Canada. Read More…

Quebec mining company fined $400,000 for Environmental violating
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Quebec mining company fined $400,000 for Environmental violations

Reading Time: < 1 minute Seleine Mines violated environmental law by illegally dumping hazardous materials into the sea Today, Seleine Mines, a division of K+S Windsor Salt Ltd., was fined a total of $400,000 after pleading guilty to four counts of violating subsection 125(1) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999. An investigation by Environment Canada revealed that the company had disposed of Read More…