Extreme Cold Weather Issued For The City Of Toronto
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Extreme Cold Weather Issued For The City Of Toronto

Reading Time: 2 minutes Close to 500 warming spaces available in the City of Toronto Based on Environment and Climate Change Canada’s forecast, the Medical Officer of Health has issued an Extreme Cold Weather Alert (ECWA) today for Toronto in anticipation of the cold weather conditions forecasted for the next 24 hours or longer. The ECWA will be in Read More…

B.C Makes Boosters Available For Pregnant People
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B.C Makes Boosters Available For Pregnant People

Reading Time: < 1 minute Those who have not registered with the Get Vaccinated system can register online, by phone or at a Service BC Centre. Effective Thursday, people who are pregnant can book a COVID-19 booster vaccine if it has been at least eight weeks since they received their second vaccine dose. While it is recommended people get their Read More…

Team Toronto Ramps Up Vaccine Drive Across The City
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Team Toronto Ramps Up Vaccine Drive Across The City

Reading Time: < 1 minute Team Toronto continues to help kids and education workers get vaccinated Over the next three days, starting today through Saturday, January 15, Team Toronto will hold clinics that will work to administer COVID-19 vaccine to kids and education workers, ahead of the return to in-class learning next Monday. The clinics include 11 school-based clinics, one school Read More…

Ontario Continues to Add Hospital Beds and Build Up Health Workforce
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Ontario Continues to Add Hospital Beds and Build Up Health Workforce

Reading Time: 3 minutes Province Expanding Opportunities for Internationally Educated Nurses to Support Pandemic Response The Ontario government is continuing to accelerate its efforts to add hospital beds and build up the province’s health care workforce to ensure patients can continue to access the health care they need when they need it. The province is collaborating with Ontario Health Read More…

B.C Extends State of Emergency
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B.C Extends State of Emergency

Reading Time: 2 minutes B.C has been battling COVID-19, floods and mudslides over the last few months With some highways still damaged by flooding and mudslides, and the potential for further flooding this week, the Province is extending the provincial state of emergency. Given the continued need for public safety measures under the Emergency Program Act and ongoing work Read More…

Quebec To Tax The Unvaxxed
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Quebec To Tax The Unvaxxed

Reading Time: < 1 minute Premier François Legault announced another controversial measure to incentivise the unvaccinated Today Quebec Premier François Legault announced his government will soon start imposing a healthcare tax on the unvaccinated. As the rates in Quebec continue to climb daily, the pressure on the healthcare system and hospitals have reached its stress levels. The most recent data Read More…

Toronto Reaches 1,000,000 COVID-19 3rd Dose Milestone
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Toronto Reaches 1,000,000 COVID-19 3rd Dose Milestone

Reading Time: 2 minutes The vaccination clinics are part of the Team Toronto effort to support the province and school boards reopening schools to in-class learning as planned on January 17. Mayor John Tory helped open the clinic at Woodbine Mall this morning and thanked staff as well as education workers who were attending the clinic in order to Read More…

Quebec Government Commits $1.6M To Mining Industry Sustainability
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Quebec Government Commits $1.6M To Mining Industry Sustainability

Reading Time: 2 minutes The financial incentive replaces the current tax credit Today, Quebec’s Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources announces the Support Program for Sustainable Development in 2021 mining companies -2024. The purpose of this financial assistance program is to encourage mining exploration companies, their service providers and mining companies to improve their sustainable development practices. To achieve this, Read More…

Canadian Coast Guard Begins Annual Icebreaking operations on the Great Lakes
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Canadian Coast Guard Begins Annual Icebreaking operations on the Great Lakes

Reading Time: 3 minutes In 2020-2021, both Coast Guards directly assisted 156 ship transits on the Great Lakes. The Canadian Coast Guard’s (CCG) annual icebreaking season on the Great Lakes, which provides assistance to the shipping industry, is underway. Working in partnership with the United States Coast Guard (USCG) District 9, the CCG has two icebreakers assigned to the Read More…

P.C Minister Jon Reyes' Tweet, May Have Lost Him His Cabinet Position
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P.C Minister Jon Reyes’ Tweet, May Have Lost Him His Cabinet Position

Reading Time: 3 minutes The backlash of Reyes’ weekend “Shovel Gate” Tweet continues Manitoba P.C. Minister of Economic Development & Jobs and MLA for Waverly, Jon Reyes, is still reeling from the fallout of his Tweet over the weekend. A Tweet many are calling sexist and insensitive to health care workers. The Manitoba government is already under scrutiny for Read More…

Liberal Leader Lamont Will Not Run A Candidate In Thompson By-election
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Liberal Leader Lamont Will Not Run A Candidate In Thompson By-election

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Thompson riding was represented by NDP MLA Danielle Adams who died in a December car accident Putting your name on a ballot to serve your community is frightening but rewarding. And when you do it for the right reasons, the decisions you make will have lasting impacts on a community. Thompson NDP MLA Danielle Read More…

RCMP Seize 100Kg Of Meth In Surrey B.C
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RCMP Seize 100Kg Of Meth In Surrey B.C

Reading Time: 2 minutes CBSA and RCMP disrupt smuggling operation at Pacific Highway border, keeping 100 kg of meth off the streets The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) remain committed to keeping our communities safe from the smuggling of illicit narcotics. Today, the CBSA and RCMP announced the interception of 100 kilograms Read More…

Manitoba Moves To Phased In Remote Learning For The Month Of January
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Manitoba Moves To Phased In Remote Learning For The Month Of January

Reading Time: 2 minutes Manitoba Teachers Society had asked the province to shift to Code Red status As the COVID-19 Omicron variant becomes the dominant strain across Manitoba and 1,757 new cases were reported today, Premier Stefanson and Education Minister Cliff Cullen announced a phased-in approach of back to school. “Our government’s number one priority is to protect the Read More…

Canadians Leave Texas And Florida, Come Home Now
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Canadians Leave Texas And Florida, Come Home Now

Reading Time: < 1 minute Texas Governor Abbot begs for COVID help from Biden & Florida Governor Desantis wants to unwind Testing Texas Governor Greg Abbott and Florida’s Ron DeSantis have abdicated their duties as heads of their states and weaponized COVID-19 with copious amounts of misinformation. Texas and Florida lead the country in COVID-19 cases and has had the Read More…

14 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases At Manitoba Prison Stony Mountain
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14 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases At Manitoba Prison Stony Mountain

Reading Time: 2 minutes Two inmates and 12 employees at Stony Mountain Institution in Stony Correctional Service Canada (CSC) advises that two inmates and 12 employees at Stony Mountain Institution in Stony Mountain, Manitoba, have tested positive for COVID-19. We are closely monitoring the situation, and measures are in place to minimize the spread of the virus within the Read More…

Manitoba Musician Raffy Ramiro's Treasured Guitar Stolen From His Winnipeg Cafe
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Manitoba Musician Raffy Ramiro’s Treasured Guitar Stolen From His Winnipeg Cafe

Reading Time: 2 minutes The gold and white guitar was gifted to Raffy on his 2017 world tour If you love great food and being around great people, chances are you have been to Raffy’s Cafe. This labour of love is home to legendary musician Rafael “Raffy” Ramiro and his partner Marienette. When you go to Raffy’s Cafe, you Read More…

Nova Scotia Extends Holiday School Break
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Nova Scotia Extends Holiday School Break

Reading Time: 2 minutes Contact Tracing in Schools to Stop The holiday break for students will be extended with students returning to class on Monday, January 10 and teachers and other school staff returning Tuesday, January 4. The extended break allows families to monitor students for COVID-19 symptoms before they return to school. It also allows more time for Read More…

Canada Summer Jobs 2022: Application Period For Employers Begins Today
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Canada Summer Jobs 2022: Application Period For Employers Begins Today

Reading Time: 2 minutes This year, CSJ 2022 is targeting the creation of up to 100,000 full-time summer job opportunities for young people. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on young job seekers, with marginalized youth continuing to be among those most disproportionately impacted. Canada’s employers are also facing extraordinary challenges hiring the staff that they need to help recover from the economic crisis caused by COVID-19. That is Read More…

Minister Parsons Launches Renewable Energy Plan for Newfoundland and Labrador
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Minister Parsons Launches Renewable Energy Plan for Newfoundland and Labrador

Reading Time: 2 minutes Newfoundland is setting ambitious goals for tackling climate change The Honourable Andrew Parsons, Minister of Industry, Energy and Technology, today launched the province’s Renewable Energy Plan. The plan, titled ‘Maximizing Our Renewable Future’, was developed with considerable input from the public, Indigenous governments and organizations, industry and stakeholders. Newfoundland and Labrador has an abundance of Read More…

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Ontario Helping More Immigrants Start and Grow Businesses

Reading Time: 2 minutes Entrepreneurship project expected to generate $20 million in business investment and create good local jobs Ontario is recruiting 100 international entrepreneurs to start or grow businesses in regions outside of the Greater Toronto Area that have been hit hard by pandemic job losses through the Entrepreneur Stream of the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP). This Read More…

Op-Ed Western Canada

Incident, not Accident

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dedicated to Manitoba Emergency Services College, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada By: Anne Thompson I have a big problem with the language many reporters choose to use in the media.  Specifically, I have a problem with on-air and print reporters communicating with the general public and using the “a” word. I have worked as a Fire and Read More…

The Gap Fined $200K For Spamming Canadians
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The Gap Fined $200K For Spamming Canadians

Reading Time: 2 minutes Gap Inc. agrees to pay $200,000 for allegedly violating Canada’s anti-spam legislation Today, the CRTC announced that it has reached an agreement with Gap Inc. for allegedly violating Canada’s anti-spam legislation (CASL). In addition to implementing corrective measures, it has agreed to make a payment of $200,000. Gap is a US-based global apparel retailer which Read More…