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University of Manitoba Takes a Monumental Step Towards Student Rights

Reading Time: 2 minutes The University of Manitoba has introduced a new student absence policy for extenuating circumstances to begin in Fall term 2022 Beginning Fall term 2022, University of Manitoba (UM) students will not need to submit a medical note or other documentation for missing an assignment, test, or exam. UM students will now be required to complete Read More…

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Diljit Dosanjh Bringing Together Diaspora Punjabi Communities Through Music

Reading Time: 2 minutes Punjabi singer Diljit Dosanjh sells out arenas across Canada! Diljit Dosanjh, a Punjabi actor and singer, is making history across the Western world as he sold out arenas across Canada this past week for his ‘Born to Shine’ world tour! Dosanjh made his mark by being the first Punjabi Indian artist to perform in Vancouver’s Read More…

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“Freedom Convoy” Leader Tamara Lich Rearrested For Violating Bail Conditions

Reading Time: < 1 minute Lich is back in jail and will appear in front of an Ontario court on Wednesday Tamara Lich, on Monday night in Medicine Hat, Alta., was remanded in custody and will be returned to Ottawa next week. Lich organized the “Freedom Convoy” across Canada and blocked downtown Ottawa and parliament for three weeks in January Read More…

Eastern Canada Trending

Pamoja Buys 100 Acres of Farmland to Further Empower African Canadian Communities

Reading Time: 2 minutes Pamoja’s aim is to build generational wealth in Black Communities Pamoja Development Cooperative Inc. is a registered Canadian cooperative dedicated to empowering African Canadian communities with financial and ownership literacy. In a historic move, Pamoja (which means Togetherness) has purchased 100 acres of farmland in the Kawartha Lakes area in Ontario. Part of Pamoja’s strategic Read More…

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Arrives In Rwanda For Commonwealth Summit

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada is giving $250 million and setting up new embassies to help Africa deal with the food crisis Prime Minister Trudeau arrived at Kigali, Rwanda, to attend the Commonwealth Summit and announced Canada’s $250 million contributions to help Africa address its food security crisis, which follows $514.5 million allocated by Canada for humanitarian food and Read More…

Canada Breaking News Trending

New Airline Refund Regulations In Canada, Take Effect September 2022

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airlines will be required to refund delayed and canceled flights in lieu of only offering vouchers By: Charlotte Hui According to data from the Department of Transportation released in December 2021, refunds are consistently the number one complaint category among airlines. Before the pandemic, consumers typically filed between 1,000 and 2,000 complaints per month. From Read More…

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Long Airport Delays Continue To Frustrate Travelers

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Canadian government working to rollback COVID red tape in hopes of resuming consumer confidence By: Charlotte Hui Nearly half a million passengers were stranded at Toronto’s Pearson Airport last month. According to the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA.), about 490,810 travelers were stuck on the tarmac in customs and security areas, ultimately delaying about Read More…

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Canada Hopes For Stability In Bangladesh and Myanmar With New Financial Aid

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canadian government to provide $206.75 million in financial aid to Rohingya and vulnerable groups in Myanmar Due to the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya people in Myanmar, thousands continue to suffer inhumane treatment and have fled to Bangladesh. In the spirit of humanitarianism, the Government of Canada has announced that it will assist projects in Read More…

Atlantic Canada Trending

Mackenzie Thomason Steps Down As NDP Leader In New Brunswick

Reading Time: < 1 minute The 24 year old’s rise to party leader was fast and his reign short By: Charlotte Hui Mackenzie Thomason announced Tuesday that he would step down as NDP leader in New Brunswick on June 28, 2022. Thomason said the resignation was primarily due to infighting within the party. Some members believed that 24 years old, Read More…

Justin Bieber's Cancel’s Addition Concert Dates Due To Health Reasons
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Justin Bieber’s Cancels Addition Concert Dates Due To Health Reasons

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bieber has been diagnosed with Ramsay Hunt Syndrome, a rare disease that has partially paralyzed his face By: Charlotte Hui The international pop icon Justin Bieber is in good spirits after announcing he had some health problems last Friday, shortly after being diagnosed by doctors for having Ramsay Hunt Syndrome. This rare condition causes facial Read More…

Western Canada Trending

Cake-Ology, The Exchange District’s Best Kept Secret

Reading Time: 2 minutes The ice cream and pastry are fantastic and the customer service is exceptional Sometimes the best surprises are the ones you least expect. Late Saturday afternoon, our Editor in Chief went for a stroll through the Exchange District of downtown Winnipeg with his daughter, passing the time and they were desperately craving ice cream. They Read More…

Winnipeg's New Slogan, Belongs On Garbage Hill
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Winnipeg’s New Slogan, Belongs On Garbage Hill

Reading Time: 2 minutes “Winnipeg: made from what’s real.” possibly even worst than “Spirited Energy“ Anyone that has been to Winnipeg will tell you it is a beautiful city with great people, rich in culture, and home to a vast array of lively festivals. It has also been on the receiving end of many unfavourable slogans such as the Read More…

Just Like Pallister, Stefanson Was Also A No-Show At The Pride Parade March
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Just Like Pallister, Stefanson Was Also A No-Show At The Pride Parade March

Reading Time: 2 minutes Stefanson’s no show, got her banned from future pride events When Premier Heather Stefanson won the leadership race in October of 2021 to become the Manitoba PC party leader and Premier, she promised to do things differently from her predecessor Brian Pallister. However, her actions once again have proven otherwise. Premier Stefanson used the Pride Read More…

Breaking News Trending Western Canada

Premier Stefanson Averts Crisis With Squires Opting Out Of Mayoral Race

Reading Time: 2 minutes Families Minister Rochelle Squires puts an end to any hopes of becoming Winnipeg’s next Mayor For months, Rochelle Squires, Manitoba’s Minister of Families, have been laying the groundwork for a possible run to be Winnipeg’s next Mayor. According to multiple sources, Squires had already informed Premier Stefanson of her intent to resign as Minister and Read More…

P.C Minister Scott Fielding Resigns
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P.C Minister Scott Fielding Resigns

Reading Time: < 1 minute Is Fielding the first to flee a sinking ship? Today, Manitoba Premier accepted the resignation of one of her most senior ministers, Scott Fielding, responsible for Natural resources and Northern development. “I want to offer my heartfelt thanks to Scott Fielding for his dedication and over seven years of service as a cabinet member working Read More…

1 Year Ago, The Afzaal Family Were The Victims Of A Terror Attack
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1 Year Ago, The Afzaal Family Were The Victims Of A Terror Attack

Reading Time: < 1 minute Islamophobia continues to be an issue in Canada that has required concrete solutions Today marks the first anniversary of a terror attack against a Canadian Muslim family in London, Ontario. The Pakistani Canadians were the target of a hate crime because they were Muslim. The Afzaal family were waiting at an intersection in the Hyde Read More…

Quebec Issues Call For Projects To Fight Against Bullying & Cyberbullying
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Quebec Issues Call For Projects To Fight Against Bullying & Cyberbullying

Reading Time: 2 minutes To date, five calls for projects have been made and have provided financial support for 278 projects, for a total of $9.8 million. In support of the government’s priority to continue the fight against bullying and cyberbullying, the Minister of Families and Minister responsible for the Outaouais region, Mr. Mathieu Lacombe, today launched the call Read More…

That Was Easy! Doug Ford Cruises To Another Majority Victory
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That Was Easy! Doug Ford Cruises To Another Majority Victory

Reading Time: 2 minutes Liberal leader Steven De Luca and NDP Andrea Horwath resigned after another failed election to take control of Queen’s Park With a decisive and crushing landslide victory for Doug Ford’s Conservative, Ontarians have spoken. Four more years of his government are not only what Ontarians want; it is what they need.  Liberal leader Steven De Read More…

Canada Asia Trending

Happy Dragon Boat Festival Canada

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dragon Boat racing over the years has raised millions and millions of dollars for charities Yesterday was The Dragon Boat Festival in traditional Chinese customs, a festival commemorating the poet Qu Yuan. People in China usually hold activities such as racing dragon boats and eating rice dumplings. The Dragon Boat Festival falls on the fifth Read More…

Trudeau Appointment Stéphane Dion Canada’s New Ambassador To France
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Trudeau Appoints Stéphane Dion Canada’s New Ambassador To France

Reading Time: < 1 minute France has is one of Canada’s close European allies and already have a good working relationship with Dion Today Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, announced the appointment of the Honourable Stéphane Dion as Canada’s Ambassador to France. Dion currently serves as part of Trudeau’s special envoy to the European Union. Dion was first elected in 1996 Read More…

Western Canada Trending

Nova Scotia Creating 1,500 New Child Care Spaces By The End Of 2022

Reading Time: < 1 minute The increase is part of the Federal Government’s $10 a-day national child care plan By: Charlotte Hui Today, Karina Gould, Minister of Families, Children, and Social Development, joined Becky Druhan, Nova Scotia’s Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, at East Preston Day Care, announcing additional support for those with young families. The province will Read More…

Toronto Confirms Another Suspected Case Of Monkeypox
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Toronto Confirms Another Suspected Case Of Monkeypox

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada now home to 10% of the world’s Monkeypox virus As of this morning, one newly-suspected case of monkeypox has been reported to Toronto Public Health (TPH). The total number of confirmed cases remains at one, probable cases are now at two and there are five suspected cases. These individuals with probable and suspected cases Read More…