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…

Chrystia Freeland becomes Canada's first Female Finance Minister
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Chrystia Freeland becomes Canada’s first Female Finance Minister, amidst Morneau’s resignation

Reading Time: 2 minutes Trudeau appoints Freeland as Morneau resigns to seek leadership of OECD Finance Minister Morneau resigns to seek the leadership of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The OECD is an intergovernmental economic organisation with 37 member countries, founded in 1961 to stimulate economic progress The (OEEC) was formed in 1948 to administer American and Read More…

First Provincial election in the middle of pandemic set for Sept. 14, 2020
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First Provincial election in the middle of pandemic set for Sept. 14, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes New Brunswick heading to the polls in the midst of the COVI-19 pandemic With today’s call for an election to be held on Monday, Sept. 14, Chief Electoral Officer Kim Poffenroth cautions it will take time to open all 50 returning offices to the public and candidates. “Unlike a scheduled election, where we would already Read More…

8-month-old baby infected with Covid-19
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8-month-old baby infected with Covid-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes This is the second infant infected with COVID-19 in the Philippines An eight-month-old baby from San Luis town became the second confirmed case of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in this province. This was confirmed by San Luis Mayor Ariel A. de Jesus in his social media account on Saturday as he asked his constituents to Read More…

Ontario Reopens Gyms and Recreation Centres as part of COVID-19 restart
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Ontario Reopens Gyms and Recreation Centres as part of COVID-19 restart

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ontario Also Investing $8 Million to Ensure the Safe Return of Amateur Sports On the advice of Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, the province will Begin reopening sporing and fitness facilities August 15, 2020 at 12:01 a.m.. Facilities can have up to 50 patrons for each indoor sport or fitness room, while ensuring physical Read More…

Canada releases flight plan for safe COVID-19 travel
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Canada releases flight plan for safe COVID-19 travel

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada has not reported any COVID-19 in flight transmission of the virus While the Government of Canada continues to recommend Canadians avoid non-essential international travel, Canadians need to know that the Government of Canada continues to work with partners to protect public health by implementing measures to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission during air Read More…

Priorities USA Action goes on the offensive with anti-Trump Ads
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Priorities USA Action goes on the offensive with anti-Trump Ads

Reading Time: 2 minutes Trump targeted in latest rounds of Ads highlighting his web of lies As the coronavirus rages on across the country and millions of families struggle to stay afloat in a devastating economic recession, Donald Trump continues to mislead the American people in a desperate attempt to cover up his failed leadership. But his lies won’t Read More…

Over 10,100 Indigenous households and northern communities to have access to broadband Internet
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Over 10,100 Indigenous households and northern communities to have access to broadband Internet

Reading Time: 2 minutes CRTC Broadband Fund to contribute $72 million to selected projects in northern Manitoba, Yukon and the Northwest Territories With the creation of the internet, Indigenous and rural communities have not benefited from harnessing the full power of being connected. The few that do have access to the internet are still connecting via dial up or Read More…

Biden picks first Black Woman to be Vice President Running Mate
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Biden picks first Black Woman to be Vice President Running Mate

Reading Time: 3 minutes The United States has never had a woman head of State The first Black woman to represent California in the United States Senate, Kamala Harris grew up believing in the promise of America and fighting to make sure that promise is fulfilled for all Americans. Kamala’s father immigrated to the U.S. from Jamaica to study Read More…

Canada temporarily sets a minimum unemployment rate to 13.1%
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Canada temporarily sets a minimum unemployment rate to 13.1%

Reading Time: 2 minutes Effective August 9, 2020 a minimum unemployment rate of 13.1% Since the beginning of the pandemic the Canadian Government continues to take unprecedented action to provide Canadians with the health and financial support needed to help contain the spread of COVID-19. Since it was launched, the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) has been an important Read More…

Canada celebrates International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
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Canada celebrates International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Reading Time: 3 minutes Canada’s Indigenous Peoples are the foundation of Canada Reconciliation with the Indigenous people of Canada continues to be at the for front of the Trudeau administration. The Indigenous people have endured centuries of wrong doing and harm at the hands of the various Canadian governments with only offering mere symbolism of reconciliation with exception to Read More…

Canada's national COVID-19 positive rate down to 1%
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87% of Canada’s COVID-19 Cases have recovered

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada’s COVID-19 response has been based on science and good governance There have been 118,985 cases of COVID-19 in Canada, including 8,970 deaths. 87% of people have now recovered. Labs across Canada have tested 4,367,208 people for COVID-19 to date. Over the past week, an average of 48,360 people were tested daily, with 1% testing Read More…

Canada imposes retaliatory tariffs on US Aluminum
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Canada imposes retaliatory tariffs on US Aluminum

Reading Time: 2 minutes Embattled US President, starts another aluminum trade war to distract American voters Today, the Deputy Prime Minister, Chrystia Freeland, issued retaliatory tariffs on certain United State aluminum products from Canada: The August 6th announcement by the United States to impose tariffs on certain Canadian aluminum products, citing national security concerns, is unwarranted and unacceptable. Canadian Read More…

Kendara Ballantyne Memorial Walk - Celebration of life
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Kendara Ballantyne Memorial Walk – Celebration of life

Reading Time: 3 minutes Manitoba’s Indigenous community plans to celebrate the life of Kendara Ballantyne with a memorial walk marking one year since her body was located in The Pas Kendara grew up in The Pas and was a member of the Mosakahiken Cree Nation. She was only 18 years old when she went missing and was later found deceased on August 6, 2019. Read More…

Trudeau announces major steps in treating and preventing COVID-19
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Trudeau announces major steps in treating and preventing COVID-19

Reading Time: 3 minutes Canada secures agreements with multiple vaccine manufactures for treating COVID-19 The Trudeau Government has been aggressively pursuing the purchase and development of COVID-19 vaccines, treatments and related supplies to protect Canadians while working to strengthen Canada’s biomanufacturing sector. This includes engaging with international and domestic scientists and with businesses and manufacturers that are stepping up Read More…

Dr. Andrew Furey becomes Newfounland's 14 Premier
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Dr. Andrew Furey becomes Newfoundland’s 14th Premier

Reading Time: 2 minutes As the new Premier for Newfoundland and Labrador, Furey will have his work cut for him dealing with a multitude of issues. Premier designate Dr. Andrew Furey of Newfoundland and Labrador made used his first words to call for provincial unity. “Together we can emerge from this crisis as a stronger, more caring, more passionate Read More…

Countdown to the 150 year Commemorate Signing of Treaty No. 1
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Countdown to the 150 year Commemorate Signing of Treaty No. 1

Reading Time: 3 minutes Government of Canada and Treaty One Nation Commemorate Signing of Treaty No. 1 Today, representatives from Parks Canada and Treaty One Nation gathered at Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site to mark the 149th commemoration of Treaty No. 1 and begin the countdown to the Treaty 150 commemoration which will take place on August 3, 2021. Read More…

Canada Launches COVID-19 Exposure mobile App.
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Canada Launches Covid Alert, COVID-19 Exposure mobile App

Reading Time: 2 minutes Your privacy is protected, COVID Alert does not use GPS or track your location if you have tested positive for COVID-19 Today Prime Minister Trudeau and the Premier of Ontario, Doug Ford, announced that COVID Alert, a new national mobile app, is now available to Canadians for free download. The app, first developed in Ontario, Read More…

Top 5 Dog Whistles Conservatives use to Deceive Canadians
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Top 6 Dog Whistles Conservatives use to Deceive Canadians

Reading Time: 5 minutes Get to know the signs of the Conservative dog whistles Dog whistle politics have become the hallmark of Conservative politics with the sole aim of dividing Canadians and toppling government. Dog-whistle politics is the use of coded or suggestive language in politics to garner support from a wider audience. Dog whistles serve the purpose of attracting the intended Read More…

Federal Government Invest $26.5M into green transportation
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Federal Government Invest $26.5M into green transportation

Reading Time: 2 minutes Federal Government Invest $26.5M into green transportation. Green public transit is the future of Canada The safety and well-being of Canadians continue to be top priorities of the governments of Canada and Ontario. But the COVID-19 pandemic has affected more than Canadians’ personal health, it is also having a profound impact on the economy. Ontario Read More…

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Bill C-20, Canadian workers, with disabilities receives Royal Assent

Reading Time: 3 minutes Workers with disability deserve to be treated equal Bill C-20, An Act respecting further COVID-19 measures, today received Royal Assent, ensuring that the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) will continue to protect jobs by helping businesses keep employees on the payroll and encouraging employers to re-hire workers previously laid off.  The broader and better targeted CEWS will Read More…

Do You Know Who You’re Giving Your Money To?
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How many Seniors know who they are giving their Money To?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Seniors lose more money to fraud than any other group Saskatchewan has seen a rise in fraudulent activities directed towards seniors, which has prompted the The Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan (FCAA) to launch an seniors educational awareness campaign on how they can best protect themselves from financial scams and frauds. “As financial Read More…

Congressman John Lewis - The Final Crossing
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Congressman John Lewis – The Final Crossing

Reading Time: < 1 minute Congressman Lewis Body Escorted across the Edmund Pettus Bridge History can be quite poetic when it so eloquently corrects itself. As a civil rights activist, Congressman Lewis was beaten, blooded and jailed for crossing the Edmund Pettus bridge into Selma, Alabama. The Edmund Pettus Bridge was the site of the conflict of Bloody Sunday on March 7, Read More…

Indigenous communities are flattening the COVID-19 Curve
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Indigenous communities are flattening the COVID-19 Curve

Reading Time: 3 minutes 1,347 personnel have been transported in and out of remote and isolated First Nations communities across Canada Although many Indigenous communities within Canada are remote, they are still not immune to the deadly coronavirus. To flatten the curve of the pandemic, the Indigenous communities have done their part with limited reported cases across the country. Read More…

$57,000 in Meth and drugs busted in Ontario penitentiary
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$57,000 in Meth and drugs busted in Ontario prison

Reading Time: 2 minutes How $57,000 worth of Meth make it into a Federal Prison On July 12, 2020, at about 3:40 p.m., as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband and unauthorized items was seized within the medium-security unit at Beaver Creek Institution. The contraband and unauthorized items seized included a cellular device Read More…

Independent Panel established for Nova Scotia Massacre
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Independent Panel established for Nova Scotia Massacre

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Nova Scotia Massacre was the worst In Canadian History The horrific events that unfolded in Nova Scotia in April 2020 have shaken all Canadians, and the country is united in wanting answers to how and why this tragedy occurred. Today, the Governments of Canada and Nova Scotia announced the establishment of a three-member independent Read More…

CFL team drops racist "Eskimo" name
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CFL team drops racist “Eskimo” name

Reading Time: 2 minutes The team will be known as the Edmonton Football Team until a new name has been chosen The Edmonton Football Team or EE Football Team (formerly known as the Edmonton Eskimos) are a professional Canadian football team based in Edmonton, Alberta, competing in the West Division of the Canadian Football League (CFL). The team plays their home games at The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium and are the third-youngest Read More…

$250K in Funding for Bear Clan to deliver food supplies
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$250K in Funding for Bear Clan to deliver food supplies

Reading Time: 3 minutes Approximately 260 Indigenous organizations across the country have been supported to date by the Indigenous Community Support Fund Community-based organizations are on the front-lines and have led the charge in advocating for, and delivering support. Women’s groups, homeless shelters, mental health providers, and food delivery organizations have worked hard during this difficult time. Their work Read More…

UK secures 90 million doses of promising COVID-19 vaccine
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UK secures 90 million doses of promising COVID-19 vaccine

Reading Time: 4 minutes Millions could be vaccinated against Covid-19 Millions of people could be vaccinated against coronavirus as the UK secures early access to 90 million doses of promising Covid-19 vaccine candidates. Announced by Business Secretary Alok Sharma today (Monday 20 July), the Government has agreed significant partnerships with leading pharmaceutical and vaccine companies BioNTech/Pfizer and Valneva that Read More…

Bloc Québécois Leader denies sexually assaulting young woman
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Bloc Québécois Leader denies sexually assaulting young woman

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Allegations of Sexual Assault took place in 1999 “I always thought his last name was François,” the woman said. “I remember his head being shaved or (he had) really short hair. … I thought he was bald the whole time. I never recognized him with hair.” Those are the words posted in an online Read More…

Congressman John Lewis died at the age of 80
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Congressman John Lewis, Civil Rights Hero, 1940–2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes Civil rights icon who peacefully marched with Dr. King “America mourns the loss of one of the greatest heroes of American history: Congressman John Lewis, the Conscience of the Congress.  “John Lewis was a titan of the civil rights movement whose goodness, faith and bravery transformed our nation – from the determination with which he Read More…

Malaysia: Transgender People Under Attack
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Malaysia: Transgender People Under Attack

Reading Time: 5 minutes Eliminate Discriminatory Laws, Practices; End Violence (Kuala Lumpur) – The Malaysian government should urgently seek the repeal of all laws and regulations that discriminate against transgender people, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Transgender people in Malaysia face criminal prosecution under laws that effectively prohibit “cross-dressing” and discrimination in accessing employment, health care, and education. The Read More…

. Condition of the motorcyclist is still unknown
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GMC Envoy involved in Hit and Run in the Point Douglas Area

Reading Time: < 1 minute Condition of the motorcyclist is still unknown Around three o’clock this afternoon a grey GMC Envoy struck a motorcyclist at the intersection of Selkirk Ave and Arlington Street. According to an eye witness who saw the tail end of the incident, observed the SUV strike the motorist and fled the scene of the crime down Read More…

Operation Canadian Shield - Canada's own COVID-19 Heroes
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Operation Canadian Shield – Canada’s own COVID-19 Heroes

Reading Time: 4 minutes Oh Canada, True Patriot Love In early March, Jeremy Hedges was, in his words, leading a ‘scrappy little company’ producing 3D printers, laser cutters and high-tech instruction materials for schools. InkSmith, his Waterloo, Ontario, start-up was barely four years old and was operating with just 10 employees What happened next is the stuff of an Read More…

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MKO to Host March Against Walmart Racism July 20, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes The treatment of First Nations Citizens at Thompson Walmart is rampid Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) Inc. has heard a growing number of concerns regarding the treatment of First Nations customers shopping at Walmart in Thompson, and the treatment from Impact Security, hired by Walmart. MKO is now planning a peaceful march and to protest the racism Read More…

Trudeau announces support of MMIWG commemoration initiatives
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Trudeau announces support of MMIWG commemoration initiatives

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Commemoration Fund which invests over $13 million in over 100 commemoration initiatives from coast to coast In recent months, the daily lives of not-for-profit and non-governmental organizations, including organizations in northern communities, have been particularly shaken with the COVID-19 pandemic, which added further pressure on their already limited and valuable resources. The Government of Read More…

"Cell Phone Girls" The Rise of Canada's Next Media Mogul
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“Cell Phone Girls” The Rise of Canada’s Next Media Mogul

Reading Time: 2 minutes 9-Year-Old Aaliyah Jasmine Sharpe on the verge of becoming Canada’s youngest multi-media mogul. Aaliyah is not your average kid, in fact she is an author, producer and now video game creator. During the COVID – 19 Pandemic, the Sharpe family found themselves with an abundance of quality family time. When kids are struggling to adjust Read More…

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Money laundering in Europe about to get a punch in the face

Reading Time: 2 minutes MEP’s new measures set to disrupt flow of illegal currency Interconnected registers of beneficial owners, a preventive blacklisting policy and effective sanctions are among tools proposed by Member of European Parliament (MEPs) to stop money laundering. In a resolution adopted on Friday with 534 votes to 25 and 122 abstentions, MEPs welcomed the Commission’s Action Plan on Read More…

Citizenship benefits for same-sex couples changed
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Citizenship benefits for same-sex couples changed

Reading Time: 2 minutes Couples with fertility issues will also see a change in citizenship benefits Canadian families are as diverse as Canadians themselves, and everyone deserves the same rights and opportunities, no matter who they love or how they identify. In recognition of the diversity of Canadian families, the Honourable Marco E. L. Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Read More…

Trudeau invests $1.5 billion to protect Canada's Oceans
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Trudeau invests $1.5 billion to protect Canada’s Oceans

Reading Time: 2 minutes 12 First Nations to play key role in ocean protection Canada values the traditional knowledge and expertise of Canada’s Indigenous peoples and coastal communities in protecting our coasts. These communities have identified the need for more user-friendly local data on marine traffic. This is why, under the Oceans Protection Plan, the Government of Canada launched Read More…

Years of Hydro Employee Racist Activities Went Unchecked
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Years of Hydro Employee’s Racist Activities Went Unchecked

Reading Time: 3 minutes A cultural shift is on the horizon It’s been several months since The Daily Scrum News ran the story on racism within Manitoba Hydro and throughout the various power stations within the province. Since that story broke, several employees have come forward to also share their experience with racism, homophobia, and sexism within the Hydro Read More…

Kanye West Running for President as an Independent
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Kanye West Running for President as an Independent

Reading Time: 2 minutes Huge blow to Democratic candidate Joe Biden In a Tweet at 7:38 pm on the American national holiday, West announces his candidacy for President of the United Sates of America and sent shock-waves through the Twitterverse. That Tweet is about to surpass one million retweets and likes. The music icon hinted years ago he would Read More…

Top 3 Tips for American Seniors fighting COVID-19
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Top 3 Tips for American Seniors fighting COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes Access to Healthcare in America is expensive America leads the world in infected cases of the deadly COVID-19 virus and has recorded the most deaths out of any nation. While countries such as Canada, Taiwan and South Korea have successfully flattened the curve, America has gone in wrong direction. Seniors in America are dying at Read More…

Québec injects $1.2B to extend organic matter collection
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Québec injects $1.2B to extend organic matter collection

Reading Time: 3 minutes Coalitionvenir Québec set lofty ambitious goals Quebec’s Environment Minister Benoit Charette, today unveiled his government’s Strategy for the recovery of organic matter. A budget totalling $ 1.2 billion, including $ 450.1 million available from 2020-2021, will be devoted by 2030 to the implementation of this expected strategy from the municipal world and private business. The Coalitionvenir Read More…

Finance Minister Announces COVID-19 Pension Relief
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Finance Minister Announces COVID-19 Pension Relief

Reading Time: 2 minutes Major Amendments to Income Tax Regulations As the Canadian Government continues to take immediate, significant and decisive action through Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan to support Canadians and protect jobs during the global COVID-19 outbreak, finance Minister Morneau made a welcomed announcement to the likes of pensioners. Today, Morneau announced the release of draft regulations that would Read More…

The History of July 1st, Canada Day
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The History of July 1st, Canada Day

Reading Time: 2 minutes Happy 153rd Birthday Canada Canada Day (French: Fête du Canada) is the national day of Canada. A federal statutory holiday, it celebrates the anniversary of July 1, 1867, the effective date of the Constitution Act, 1867 (then called the British North America Act, 1867), which united the three separate colonies of the Province of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick into a single Dominion within the British Empire Read More…

Salma Lakhani appointed first Muslim Lieutenant Governor of Alberta
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Salma Lakhani appointed first Muslim Lieutenant Governor of Alberta

Reading Time: < 1 minute Salma Lakhani appointed first Muslim Lieutenant Governor of Alberta. Trudeau makes another historic first Today Prime Minister Trudeau announced the appointment of Salma Lakhani as the new Lieutenant Governor of Alberta and will become the first Muslim Lieutenant Governor in Canadian history. “Ms. Lakhani is devoted to supporting people in her community, from new immigrants and Read More…

10,249,460 Infected, 504,466 Dead, When will it F**king End?
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10,249,460 Infected, 504,466 Dead, When will it ever End?

Reading Time: 3 minutes 10,249,460 Infected, 504,466 Dead, When will it ever End? Coronavirus, COVID-19, Social Distancing We mark another very grim milestone today, there are now more than ten 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 Read More…

Ontario Extends Emergency Orders to July 10
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Ontario Extends Emergency Orders to July 10

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ontario Extends Emergency Orders to July 10. Restrictions for sporting and indoor facilities will be lifted The Ontario government has extended all emergency orders currently in force that were made under s.7.0.2 (4) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act until July 10, 2020. The extension of the emergency orders will allow key measures needed in Read More…

COVID-19 denied democracy 43 times in Quebec
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COVID-19 denied democracy 43 times in Quebec

Reading Time: < 1 minute COVID-19 denied democracy 43 times in Quebec. Elections rescheduled to fall 2020 As of May 1, 2020, 43 by-elections were scheduled and could not be fully held due to the state of health emergency in Quebec. Not only has the COVID-19 pandemic changed our daily lives, it has delayed democracy. In the current context, in Read More…

CO2 emissions from new automobiles increased again in 2019
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CO2 emissions from new automobiles increased again in 2019

Reading Time: 5 minutes CO2 emissions from new automobiles increased again in 2019. What did manufacturers get wrong? According to provisional data, published today by the European Environment Agency (EEA), average carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from new passenger cars registered in the European Union (EU), Iceland, Norway and the United Kingdom (UK), increased in 2019, for the third consecutive Read More…

Trump orders federal protection of confederate monuments
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Trump orders federal protection of confederate monuments

Reading Time: < 1 minute Trump orders federal protection of confederate monuments. Trump is a staunch supporter of the racist statues Donald Trump as has been tone def with the Black Lives Matter movement and staunch supporter of racist confederate monuments. “Sad to see the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart with the removal of our Read More…

Iran to turn over Black Box data from downed Ukrainian Flight PS752
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Iran to turn over Black Box data from downed Ukrainian Flight PS752

Reading Time: 2 minutes Iran to turn over Black Box data from downed Ukrainian Flight PS752. Iran claimed the jet was accidentally downed Iranian-led safety investigation will transfer pertinent data from Ukrainian flight PS752 to French authorities on July 20. Flight 752 was said to be accidentally shutdown by multiple Iranian missiles. Early Friday morning, Iran informed the Transportation Read More…

75th anniversary of the Charter of the United Nations
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75th anniversary of the Charter of the United Nations

Reading Time: 2 minutes 75th anniversary of the Charter of the United Nations. Canada is a proud founding member of the UN Charter The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the 75th anniversary of the signing of the Charter of the United Nations: “On this day 75 years ago, Canada and 49 other countries signed Read More…

New affordable homes open in Campbell River
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New affordable homes open in Campbell River

Reading Time: 2 minutes New affordable homes open in Campbell River. 27 families moving into affordable housing People with low to moderate incomes, including those with brain injuries and their families, are moving into 27 new affordable rental homes in Campbell River. The building, named Linda’s Place, is a partnership between the Government of Canada, the Province and the Read More…

"The Curve" Touched by the COVID-19 Pandemic
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“The Curve” Touched by the COVID-19 Pandemic

Reading Time: 2 minutes “The Curve” Touched by the COVID-19 Pandemic. 30 film projects by more than 40 Canadian creators As the country and the world face the historic challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, production is now under way at the National Film Board of Canada on The Curve, a collection of approximately 30 projects by more than 40 Canadian creators that Read More…

First Ministers’ statement on anti-racism
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First Ministers’ statement on anti-racism

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada’s First Ministers’ statement on anti-racism. Canada is a country of hope, strength and unity “Events at home and abroad have underscored that Black and racialized communities and Indigenous peoples continue to be harmed by the damaging impacts of racism and discrimination. Governments, communities, and all Canadians must come together to fight racism and discrimination. Read More…

Conservative Party Candidate Promises To Fight Against UNDRIP
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Conservative Party Candidate Promises to fight against UNDRIP

Reading Time: 2 minutes Conservative Party Candidate Promises to fight against UNDRIP. Derek Sloan said “UNDRIP does not respect provincial Authority During the leadership debate of the Conservative party of Canada, MP and candidate Derek Sloan raised the issue of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples as be against the interests of Indigenous peoples. It Read More…

Youth overdosing, prompts changes to B.C Mental Health Act
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Youth overdosing, prompts changes to B.C Mental Health Act

Reading Time: 2 minutes Youth overdosing, prompts changes to B.C Mental Health Act. The province is facing record amounts of youth deaths The B.C Government has introduced amendments to the Mental Health Act to improve the care and safety of youth under the age of 19 who are experiencing severe problematic substance use by providing short-term involuntary emergency stabilization Read More…

Minister Gould announces $93.7M for women's health causes
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Minister Gould announces $93.7M for women’s health causes

Reading Time: 2 minutes Minister Gould announces $93.7M for women’s health causes. Funding will help stop high risk abortions With health systems straining to respond adequately to the global pandemic, it is more important than ever to protect gains in comprehensive sexual and reproductive health and rights, including access to safe abortion and contraception, by ensuring crucial services are Read More…

Noose found in stall of Nascar Racer Bubba Wallace
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Noose found in stall of Nascar Racer Bubba Wallace

Reading Time: < 1 minute Noose found in stall of Nascar Racer Bubba Wallace. Nascar to launch an immediate investigation A noose was found in Bubba Wallace’s garage stall Sunday, according to a statement from NASCAR. . “We are angry and outraged, and cannot state strongly enough how seriously we take this heinous act,” NASCAR’s statement read. “We have launched an immediate investigation, and will Read More…

Historic Flag Raising on National Indigenous Peoples Day
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Historic Flag Raising on National Indigenous Peoples Day

Reading Time: 2 minutes Historic Flag Raising on National Indigenous Peoples Day. A Day the country celebrates Indigenous history June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day. This is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. The Canadian Constitution recognizes these three groups as Aboriginal peoples, also known Read More…

The bodies of Canadian Armed Forces have all been recovered
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The bodies of Canadian Armed Forces have all been recovered

Reading Time: 2 minutes The bodies of Canadian Armed Forces have all been recovered. CH-148 Cyclone helicopter crashed April 29, 2020 On June 18, 2020, the Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario identified the remains of four of the six Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members killed in the CH-148 Cyclone helicopter crash of April 29. Remains of the following CAF Read More…

Canadian Armed Forces to receive COVID-19 front line pay
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Canadian Armed Forces to receive COVID-19 front line pay

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canadian Armed Forces to receive COVID-19 front line pay. Military members are being deployed across Canada The Government of Canada Hazard has amended the hazard allowance to compensate Canadian Armed Forces members who are deployed in COVID-19 risk environments.  Eligible Canadian Armed Forces members deployed on Operation LASER, and the domestic portion of Operation GLOBE, Read More…

Our actions and inaction's, have hurt a lot of people
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Our actions and inaction’s, have hurt a lot of people

Reading Time: 2 minutes Our actions and inaction’s, have hurt a lot of people. The two most powerful people in the world, “LAWLESS” Trump – The first president in modern day history that has never held a political office. Nor does he believe the constitution, courts, congress, the judicial systems and the senate have the necessary powers to regulate Read More…

SNC-Lavalin to pay $1.9M in Québec bid-rigging settlement
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SNC-Lavalin to pay $1.9M in Québec bid-rigging settlement

Reading Time: 2 minutes SNC-Lavalin to pay $1.9M in Québec bid-rigging settlement. Guilty plead entered on record for four executives Fourth settlement brings total payments by colluding firms to more than $8.5 million Engineering firm SNC-Lavalin has been ordered to pay $1.9 million for rigging bids on municipal infrastructure contracts in the province of Québec as part of a Read More…

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Canada rolling out COVID-19 contact Tracing App

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada rolling out COVID-19 contact Tracing App. The App. will be available for download next week Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, announced the upcoming launch of a new nation-wide mobile app to provide notifications of exposure to COVID-19 across Canada, with beta testing to begin in Ontario. The app, originally developed by the Government of Ontario, Read More…

Aunt Jemima to remove the racist image on popular pancake syrup
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Aunt Jemima to remove the racist image on popular pancake syrup

Reading Time: 3 minutes Aunt Jemima to remove the racist image on popular pancake syrup. Pepsico will rebrand the Aunt Jemima name Brand Commits to Making Meaningful Changes, Including Multi-Million Dollar Commitment to Black Community Aunt Jemima, one of the long-time brands of The Quaker Oats Company, a subsidiary of PepsiCo, Inc., announced it will remove the image of Read More…