Liberals Announce $235,000 In Pre-Election Funding To Switch Energy
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Liberals Announce $235,000 In Pre-Election Funding To Switch Energy

Reading Time: 2 minutes Switch Energy will plans to power up electric vehicles across Ontario and Quebec by installing 61 charging stations As the pending 2021 fall of the federal government, a huge emphasis has been placed on climate change as the Liberals plan to build on their last campaign promise to make the environment a priority. Fresh of Read More…

UK Exposes Russian Involvement In SolarWinds Cyber Compromise
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UK Exposes Russian Involvement In SolarWinds Cyber Compromise

Reading Time: < 1 minute The UK government has for the first time today exposed details of the SVR’s cyber program The SVR is Russia’s civilian foreign intelligence service and is the successor organization to the KGB’s First Chief Directorate. It predominantly targets overseas governmental, diplomatic, think-tank, healthcare and energy targets for intelligence purposes. It is technologically advanced, developing capabilities Read More…

3 Tips To Help Support Your Small Business’ Road To Recovery
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3 Tips To Help Support Your Small Business’ Road To Recovery

Reading Time: 2 minutes The road to recovery for small business will be difficult without proper help (NC) As the COVID-19 vaccine begins to reach Canadian communities, many small business owners are viewing 2021 as the year to shift from crisis response to rebuilding and recovery. “While the pandemic continues to pose uncertainties, it’s important that business owners do Read More…

$733,000 To Build Nova Scotia's Field Of Dreams
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$733,000 To Build Nova Scotia’s Field Of Dreams

Reading Time: < 1 minute Accessible sports infrastructure that will benefit all Nova Scotia’s Cape Breton residents Today, Mike Kelloway, Member of Parliament for Cape Breton-Canso Her Worship Amanda McDougall, Mayor of the Cape Breton Regional Municipality, announced funding for Phase I of the redevelopment of Hawks Dream Field, in Dominion, into a fully accessible recreation space. Once completed, the Read More…

Government Of Canada Makes $375,000 Investment To Support NWT Tourism Industry
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Government Of Canada Makes $375,000 Investment To Support NWT Tourism Industry

Reading Time: 2 minutes Federal government supports tourism infrastructure in Yellowknife, NWT The tourism industry plays a key economic, social and cultural role in the Northwest Territories, and is an important part of diversifying the Northern economy. The Canadian Government has supported the industry since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic and has demonstrated its commitment to helping the Read More…

Government Of Canada Commits $6 Million For Youth Climate Education
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Government Of Canada Commits $6 Million For Youth Climate Education

Reading Time: < 1 minute Canadians want clean air and clean water for their children and grandchildren Today, Andy Fillmore, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities announced that the Government of Canada will invest $6 million in the Discovery Centre’s Inspiring Youth to Climate Action project. This Halifax-based science centre will partner with 30 science centres across Read More…

$1 Million In Funding For Dalhousie University’ African Canadian History Education
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$1 Million In Funding For Dalhousie University’ African Canadian History Education

Reading Time: < 1 minute African history is a significant part of Canada’s history but little is still known Today, Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, along with Andy Dellmore, Member of Parliament (Halifax), announced $1,031,565 in funding for Dalhousie University’s three-year project to fill a gap in African Canadian History Education. This new project, called A Black People’s History of Canada, will Read More…

Can You Really Get Virtual Care In A Rural Or Remote Community?
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Can You Really Get Virtual Care In A Rural Or Remote Community?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Working from home is now the new normal (NC) If you live in a remote Canadian community or even a rural area, you know just what a challenge it is to access healthcare. Now, amidst pandemic-lockdowns and the risks of exposure, even a short hospital visit or checkup are worrisome. Thanks to streaming video and Read More…

Big Investment For The Y.M.C.A Other Ontario Rec. Facilities
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Big Investment For The Y.M.C.A Other Ontario Rec. Facilities

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada and Ontario Invest in Improved Community and Recreation Infrastructure in Elora and Guelph Today, Lloyd Longfield, Member of Parliament for Guelph, His Worship Kelly Linton, Mayor of the Township of Centre Wellington; Jaya James, Executive Director of HOPE House; and Peter Sweeney, Chief Executive Officer of the YMCA of Three Rivers, announced joint funding Read More…

Nova Scotia Expands Virtual Care With $5.9 Million From Federal Government
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Nova Scotia Expands Virtual Care With $5.9 Million From Federal Government

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Province of Nova Scotia is partnering with the Government of Canada to expand the province’s virtual care services Physicians and regulated health professionals, including nurses, pharmacists, dentists, optometrists and others can continue to offer publicly funded services virtually until March 31, 2022. Virtual care will continue to complement in-person care. One of the positive Read More…

Today Marks International Day For Transgender Visibility
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Today Marks International Day For Transgender Visibility

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Transgender community continue to fight for equality and basic human rights around the world As today marks international Transgender Day of Visibility, it provides an opportunity for Allies of the Transgender community understand the struggles and adversity they have faced. The road to equality is paved with sadness, injustices and far to often physical Read More…

Canada Commits $49.5-Million To Syria's Humanitarian Crisis
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Canada Commits $49.5-Million To Syria’s Humanitarian Crisis

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada has committed $3.3 billion to Syria and the region since 2016 TDS News – A decade of war has resulted in a devastating humanitarian crisis, leading to the dire suffering of millions of people in Syria and neighbouring countries. The COVID-19 pandemic has only magnified their hardship. Today, during the Brussels V Conference on Read More…

Brain Injury In Women Correlates Directly With Domestic Violence
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Brain Injury In Women Correlates Directly With Domestic Violence

Reading Time: 3 minutes Common thinking up until a few years ago was men were far more likely than women to end up with a brain injury. TDS News –  Football, hockey, extreme sports, fighting – so many of the activities known to carry a risk of head trauma tend to be those that are more popular among males. Read More…

Canadian Government Commits $3.2M Nunavut's Fishing & Industries
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Canadian Government Commits $3.2M Nunavut’s Fishing & Industries

Reading Time: 2 minutes Federal support for fisheries and sealing in Nunavut provides jobs and opportunities TDS News – Nunavut’s fishing and sealing industries are key economic drivers in the territory, supporting the livelihood of generations of Inuit. These industries are a source of sustainable economic development in Nunavut, providing  jobs for Nunavummiut, as well as presenting a significant potential Read More…

Canada Teams Up With The Netherlands To Fight Type 2 Diabetes Research
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Canada Teams Up With The Netherlands To Fight Type 2 Diabetes Research

Reading Time: 2 minutes More than 3 million Canadian adults – or 1 in 11 adults – were living with diabetes. TDS News – Diabetes is a chronic condition that affects millions of people across the world. Type 2 diabetes (T2D) is the most common type, making up nearly 90% of all diabetes cases. T2D can result from a Read More…

Canada Imposes New Rounds Of Sanctions On Russia
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Canada Imposes New Rounds Of Sanctions On Russia

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sanctions are in response to deteriorating human rights situation in Russia TDS News – Effective March 24, 2021, Canada is imposing sanctions against Russian officials in response to gross and systematic human rights violations that have been committed in Russia. Today’s announcement serves to highlight the deteriorating human rights situation in Russia and the shrinking Read More…

Qaumajuq - Winnipeg Celebrates Canada's National Inuit Art Gallery
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Qaumajuq – Winnipeg Celebrates Canada’s National Inuit Art Gallery

Reading Time: 2 minutes Qaumajuq becomes Canada’s newest National Inuit Art Gallery TDS News – The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) and the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) announce a new partnership days before the March 27, 2021 opening of Qaumajuq, the new Inuit art centre at the WAG.  WAG-Qaumajuq provides a home for largest public collection of contemporary Inuit art, while the NFB has a rich Indigenous Read More…

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Canada Has Administered 3.68 Million COVID-19 Vaccines

Reading Time: 5 minutes Canada is in a race to vaccinate Canadians as more variants to begin to spread TDS News – As COVID-19 vaccines begin making their way into the arms of Canadians, new variants continue to pose a threat towards herd immunity. New cases of the virus are popping up across the country and while some provinces Read More…

Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Rules In Favour Of First Nations Families
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Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Rules In Favour Of First Nations Families

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canadian Government responsible for greater funding for First Nations children, families and communities TDS News – On March 17, 2021, the Government of Canada received confirmation from the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal on the importance of increasing funding for First Nation children and families living on-reserve and in the Yukon not served by First Nations Read More…

The Provocative Untold Stories Of Black Women In Rock 'n' Roll
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The Provocative Untold Stories Of Black Women In Rock ‘n’ Roll

Reading Time: < 1 minute Rock ‘n’ Roll Tackles Sexism, Racism, and Ageism as Black Women in Rock Music TDS News – In the early 20th century, Black trailblazers created and popularized rock ‘n’ roll music, spawning generations of white imitators who rode rock to international stardom and multimillion dollar careers. Yet, why are there so few Black women artists Read More…

Temporary Foreign Workers (TFWS), Key To Canada's Food Security
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Temporary Foreign Workers (TFWS), Key To Canada’s Food Security

Reading Time: 3 minutes Government announces comprehensive plan to better protect foreign workers in order to secure Canada’s food supply chain TDS News – Temporary foreign workers (TFWs) have played an important role in ensuring our food security for decades, and especially during this pandemic. Their continued safety and timely entry into Canada is essential to our economy, and Read More…

Canadians Overwhelmingly Support Stricter Gun Legislation Introduce By Trudeau Government
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$200 Million Electric Vehicle Factory Investment Coming To Quebec

Reading Time: < 1 minute Major investments by Canada and Quebec in electric vehicle battery assembly TDS News – Today Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, and the Premier of Quebec, François Legault, announced on Monday an equal investment totalling nearly $100 million to Lion Electric, for the establishment of a highly automated battery-pack assembly plant in Saint‑Jérôme, in the Laurentians. This Read More…

Canadian Government Commits $247 Million Towards Yukon Gateway Project
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Canadian Government Commits $247 Million Towards Yukon Gateway Project

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Yukon Government is committing and additional $112 million to the project TDS News – Today, Larry Bagnell, Member of Parliament for the Yukon, confirmed major funding for the Yukon Resource Gateway Project by the Government of Canada. The Yukon Resource Gateway Project will provide much needed upgrades to existing transportation infrastructure in two key Read More…

Artic Gateway Transportation Hub, Now 100% Indigenous Owned
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Artic Gateway Transportation Hub, Now 100% Indigenous Owned

Reading Time: 3 minutes Community and Indigenous Ownership sets Port of Churchill and Hudson Bay Rail Line on Track for Long-Term Success TDS New – Today the Arctic Gateway Group (AGG) announce an ownership transition that will see One North Community and Indigenous partners assume 100% ownership of the Port of Churchill, the Hudson Bay Rail line, the Churchill Read More…

François Legault Accused Of Stonewalling Election Reform Bill
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François Legault Accused Of Stonewalling Election Reform Bill

Reading Time: 2 minutes Reform of the voting system – Detailed study of Bill 39 must begin now! TDS News – MP for Matane-Matapédia, parliamentary leader and Parti Québécois spokesperson for the reform of democratic institutions, Pascal Bérubé, is impatient to see the start of the detailed study of the draft law n o  39, an Act to establish a new voting Read More…

CRTC Providing Greater Protection For Canadian Mobile Users
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CRTC Providing Greater Protection For Canadian Mobile Users

Reading Time: < 1 minute CRTC Expands protection to Mobile Users TDS News – The Wireless Code requires early cancellation fees to be reduced to zero within 24 months. Within the 24 months, you may need to pay an early cancellation fee and it will be calculated according to the formulas set out in the Wireless Code. The Wireless Code Read More…

$1 Million More Reasons Why Quebec Is Going To Smell More Fishy
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$1 Million More Reasons Why Quebec Is Going To Smell More Fishy

Reading Time: < 1 minute $1 Million More Reasons Why Quebec Is Going To Smell More Fishy TDS News – The Canadian and the Quebec Government are announcing funding of more than $1 million to improve the efficiency, quality and sustainability of Quebec’s fish and seafood sector. The Government of Canada’s contribution to these thirteen projects amounts to $855,806, and the Read More…

Alleged Smuggling Ring Busted At Canadian, U.S Boarder
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Alleged Smuggling Ring Busted At Canadian, U.S Boarder

Reading Time: 2 minutes Smuggling leads to 27 charges under the Criminal Code of Canada and the Customs Act: TDS News – A Kawartha Lakes resident is facing charges following the interception of prohibited firearm suppressors. Today, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced that Lawrence Brazeau, from Kawartha Lakes, has been charged with weapons-related offences following the completion of an alleged Read More…

Canada's Increases Humanitarian Efforts To Bring Clean Water To Yemen
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Canada’s Increases Humanitarian Efforts To Bring Clean Water To Yemen

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada’s new funding is in response to the humanitarian crisis in Yemen The human cost of the ongoing conflict in Yemen is dire. The situation in Yemen is one of the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. Constant wars, corruption and acts of terrorisms, Yemen is among the most poorest countries in the world. Today Karina Gould, Read More…

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Domestic Violence Against Women Skyrockets During The Pandemic

Reading Time: 2 minutes ‘She Is’ is a video interpretation of bestselling author Julie Steeves Benson’s poem of the same name from her new book, ‘Lonely Kings & Queens’ TDS News — Every year, 30,000 women around the world are killed due to domestic violence. In the last year, the number of women experiencing abuse at home has only worsened Read More…

Prime Minister Modi Inaugurates The India Toy Fair 2021
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Prime Minister Modi Inaugurates India’s 2021 Toy Fair

Reading Time: 3 minutes Modi wants to see India global manufacturing for toys increased in the next decade TDS News – India’s Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated the India Toy Fair 2021 today through video conference. Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Shri Nitin Gadkari and Union Minister of Textiles Smt Read More…

Johnson & Johnson Announces Single-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine
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2M Doses Of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 Vaccine Heading To Canada

Reading Time: < 1 minute AstraZeneca’s is one of several companies given emergency authorization of use TDS News – Following Health Canada’s authorization of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, Anita Anand, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, announced today that Canada has secured 2 million doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine through an agreement with Verity Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc./Serum Institute of Read More…

LGBTQ2+ National Monument In Ottawa, One Step Closer To Reality
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LGBTQ2+ National Monument In Ottawa, One Step Closer To Reality

Reading Time: 2 minutes The monument will honour members of the LGBTQ2+ and those that were systematically purged from positions through government and law enforcement. TDS News -Today Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, and Bardish Chagger, Minister of Diversity and Inclusion and Youth, and project proponent the LGBT Purge Fund, in cooperation with the National Capital Commission, announced Read More…

Canada's History Of Racism Draws Parallel To Today's COVID-19 Pandemic
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Canada’s History Of Racism Draws Parallel To Today’s COVID-19 Pandemic

Reading Time: 2 minutes Marginalized communities are impact more from the COVI-19 pandemic TDS News – The direct and indirect impacts of COVID-19 in Canada have been worsened by systems that continue to perpetuate racism, ageism, sexism, and homophobia, in addition to other structural or social factors that further marginalize, such as homelessness. It is important to recognize that Read More…

Canada Solidifies Strong Bond With Caribbean Countries
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Canada Solidifies Strong Bond With Caribbean Countries

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada and Caribbean countries hold first Foreign Ministers’ Group Meeting The Foreign Ministers of CARICOM and Canada met virtually on Friday 19 February 2021, with the discussions centered on key issues of mutual interest including the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, economic recovery, and climate resilience. Friday’s meeting was cochaired by Hon Marc Garneau, Minister Read More…

Health Canada authorizes first COVID-19 vaccine
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Canada Imposes Sanctions On Myanmar Military

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada joins the United Kingdom and the United States in countries to apply sanctions to Myanmar Today Marc Garneau Minister of Foreign Affairs announced that in response to the coup d’état in Myanmar, Canada is imposing sanctions against 9 Myanmar military officials, under the Special Economic Measures (Burma) Regulations. “Canada stands with the people of Myanmar Read More…

Project Hammerhead Nabs Cross Boarder Drug Smugglers
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Project Hammerhead Nabs Cross Boarder Drug Smugglers

Reading Time: 2 minutes Law enforcement partners dismantle alleged cross border smuggling organization TDS News – Today, the Canada Border Service Agency (CBSA), the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in collaboration with the R.C.M.P and the Mohawk Police Service, busted a number of individuals in Canada and the United States for cross border smuggling following an investigation involving law Read More…

Canada Gets Top Marks From I.M.F For It's COVID-19 Response
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Canada Gets Top Marks From I.M.F For It’s COVID-19 Response

Reading Time: 2 minutes International Monetary Fund (I.M.F) praises Canada’s COVID-19 economic response plan TDS News – Today, Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, welcomed the International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s annual Article IV mission report that found Canada’s strong and decisive actions at the onset of the pandemic “provided crucial support to the economy and the Read More…

New Fuel Efficiency Standards On The Horizon For Canada & America
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New Fuel Efficiency Standards On The Horizon For Canada & America

Reading Time: 3 minutes Canada’s commitment to climate change requires an update to auto pollution Canada is taking action to cut pollution from the transportation sector, which accounts for one-quarter of our overall emissions. By requiring light-duty vehicles (LDV) to be less polluting over time, Canada’s fuel efficiency standards have the potential to cut fuel costs in Canada, and Read More…

UK and EU Reach Historic Post Brexit Trade Agreement
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UK Prime Minister Johnson To Host Virtual G7 Meeting

Reading Time: 3 minutes Prime Minister Boris Johnson will host fellow G7 leaders for a virtual meeting on Friday 19 February On Friday (19th February) the Prime Minister will host fellow G7 leaders for a virtual meeting to discuss how the world’s leading democracies can work together to ensure equitable distribution of coronavirus vaccines around the world, prevent future Read More…

Canada Continues To Invest In Youth Employment In Height Of The Pandemic
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Canada Continues To Invest In Youth Employment In Height Of The Pandemic

Reading Time: 2 minutes $460,000 in funding to the Hollyburn Family Services Society TDS News – Canada’s economic recovery depends on young people being able to get good, well-paying jobs in the future. The Government of Canada is continues to take strong action to ensure that young Canadians have the supports they need to move forward from the impacts Read More…

$55 Million Haul For Canada Clean Tech. Companies
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$55 Million Haul For Canada Clean Tech. Companies

Reading Time: 2 minutes More than $55 million to support R&D on clean solutions in the energy, agricultural and resources sectors TDS News – Canada continues to is make investments that will lay the groundwork for a stronger, greener and more resilient economy, which will create opportunities for all Canadians. A strong economic recovery will be built on Canada’s Read More…

New Drugs Entering Canada A Rate of 5 Per Year
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New Drugs Entering Canada A Rate of 5 Per Year

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bictegravir accounts for 51% of new drug sales in Canada last year TDS News – The latest edition of the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) Meds Entry Watch reports that 40 new-to-Canada medicines were approved for market in 2018, of which 22 had reported sales by the end of 2019. This is in line with the Read More…

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Until Next February…

Reading Time: < 1 minute A poem honoring Black History Month February is the monthWhen Black stories can be held highWhen both culture and historyAre presented in great supply The folktales of the peoplesThe spirits of the land‘Bout the animals and riversAnd the plants o’African There’s tales of Anansi,The ever tricky spiderTeaching youth to be quite couthYet still smart and Read More…

$1.5 Billion In Federal Funding To Connect Underserviced Communities With Broadband Internet
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$1.5 Billion In Federal Funding To Connect Underserviced Communities With Broadband Internet

Reading Time: 2 minutes Highspeed Internet is now listed as an essential service TDS News – Today, the CRTC announced that five transport projects will receive up to $26.7 million in funding from the Broadband Fund. Over 550 km of fibre transport network will be built in British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Ontario, benefitting 41 communities, three of which are Read More…

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Marjorie Taylor Greene, The New GOP House Leader By Abdication

Reading Time: 2 minutes House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, silent on Qanon congresswoman’s conspiracy beliefs “Democrats are choosing to raise the temperature by taking the unprecedented step to further their partisan power grab regarding the committee assignments of the other party,” McCarthy said.  Translation – I am Trumps bootlicking, spineless whipping boy that would rather bend the knee to Read More…

Stricter Travel Restrictions Into Canada Take Effect In One Day
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Stricter Travel Restrictions Into Canada Take Effect In One Day

Reading Time: 2 minutes As the COVID-19 cases continue to increase globally, Canada is tightening its restrictions on people coming into the country. Yesterday, the Government of Canada announced new rules on international travel, in addition to the multi-layered approach on COVID-19 already in place. The government and Canada’s airlines agreed to suspend all flights to and from Mexico Read More…

Trudeau Government Invests $4 Million Into Indigenous Medical Education
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Trudeau Government Invests $4 Million Into Indigenous Medical Education

Reading Time: 2 minutes National Consortium for Indigenous Medical Education Indigenous Peoples in Canada continue to experience serious health inequities. Changing the status quo requires introducing new approaches to medical education that are respectful of Indigenous knowledge, cultures, values and beliefs. In support of this goal, the Government of Canada will provide $4 million to a National Consortium for Read More…

Canada Assumes Command International Counter-Terrorism Naval Task Force
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Canada Assumes Command International Counter-Terrorism Naval Task Force

Reading Time: 2 minutes Code name operation ARTEMIS Operation ARTEMIS is the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) contribution to CTF 150, a multinational task force conducting maritime security and counter-terrorism operations in Middle Eastern waters.  Commodore Dan Charlebois of the Royal Canadian Navy assumed command of Combined Task Force 150 (CTF 150) today, during a change of command ceremony held Read More…

Feds. and Provinces Team Up To End Gender-Based Violence in Canada
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Feds. and Provinces Team Up To End Gender-Based Violence in Canada

Reading Time: 2 minutes Status of women ministers meet, endorse declaration for gender-based violence FREDERICTON (GNB) – Federal, provincial, and territorial (FPT) ministers responsible for the status of women, including Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister Tammy Scott-Wallace, endorsed a declaration for gender-based violence. The ministers held their annual meeting online Jan. 21 and 22. “It is so important we Read More…

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3,874 New Cases of COVID-19 Reported In Canada

Reading Time: 4 minutes Canada looks to ramp up mass inoculation of the COVID-19 vaccine beginning in February 2021. Over a year ago, the thoughts of a COVID-19 vaccine was hard to imagine, but with the commitment of governments and scientists from around the world, multiple vaccines have been produced and mass inoculation has begun. As Canada’s top medical Read More…

UK to host G7 Summit in Cornwall
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UK to host G7 Summit in Cornwall

Reading Time: 3 minutes The G7 summit will be used to unite leading democracies to help the world build back better. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will host the world leaders of the G7 democracies in Cornwall, June of 2021 to address the challenges from beating coronavirus and tackling climate change, to ensuring that people everywhere can benefit from Read More…

Canada Scores Big Win On "IRENA" Council
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Canada Scores Big Win On “IRENA” Council

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada Wins Two-Year Term on International Renewable Energy Agency Council Today Seamus O’Regan Jr., Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, announced that Canada has been voted in as an official Member of Council for the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Announced at the 11th session of the IRENA Assembly, Canada will serve a two-year term on the Read More…

Over 124,000 Work At Home Jobs In Canada And US Remain Unfilled
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Over 124,000 Work At Home Jobs In Canada And US Remain Unfilled

Reading Time: < 1 minute COVID-19 has created high paying work from home jobs but companies can not fill them The COVID-19 Pandemic has been devastating to industries such as hospitality, food and beverage, salons and fitness, but prosperous to others, mainly in the tech and telecom sector. With big companies and government still required to provide essential services and Read More…

The Keystone Pipeline Is An Executive Order Away From Being Killed
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The Keystone Pipeline Is An Executive Order Away From Being Killed

Reading Time: 4 minutes Keystone XL commits to become first pipeline to be fully powered by renewable energy President Elect Biden has signaled he plans to undo many of President Trump’s executive orders within the first day of his Administration. And one of those will be to cancel the Keystone pipeline agreement just as the company had announced to Read More…

Canada Assumes Command of NATO Maritime Group One Portugal
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Canada Assumes Command of NATO Maritime Group One Portugal

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada is a long standing member of NATO Commodore Bradley Peats of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) officially assumed command of Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) during a change of command ceremony held in Lisbon, Portugal today. Commodore Peats assumed command from Commodore José António Mirones of the Portuguese Navy. “I am honoured to Read More…

Admiral Art McDonald Appointed Canada’s new Chief of the Defence Staff
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Admiral Art McDonald Appointed Canada’s new Chief of the Defence Staff

Reading Time: 2 minutes Admiral McDonald replaces a distinguished General Vance who is retiring after 39 years of service. Early Thursday morning, Admiral Art McDonald was appointed Canada’s new Chief of the Defence Staff during a change of command ceremony held virtually today in Ottawa. The event was presided over by Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor Read More…

January 8th Marks One Year Anniversary Of The Downing Of Ukrainian Flight PS752
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January 8th Marks The One Year Anniversary Of The Downing Of Ukrainian Flight PS752

Reading Time: 2 minutes Iran claimed the jet was accidentally shot down by the Iranian Military On January 8th, 2020, US Government and Pentagon officials reporting Iran accidentally shot down Ukrainian Flight 752 based on analysis of satellites, radar and electronic data collected from the US military and intelligence. At first, Iranian officials refuted the claims by US President Read More…

Western Lenders Cut Off Loans for Fossil Fuel Projects In Africa
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Western Lenders Cut Off Loans for Fossil Fuel Projects In Africa

Reading Time: 7 minutes A little more than a year ago, in November 2019, the European Investment Bank (EIB) declared its intention to phase out funding for fossil fuels A little more than a year ago, in November 2019, the European Investment Bank (EIB) declared its intention to phase out funding for fossil fuels. Specifically, it said that it Read More…

CUPE, Ontario’s Largest Health Care Union Calls For Military Intervention
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CUPE, Ontario’s Largest Health Care Union Calls For Military Intervention

Reading Time: 3 minutes Military Help Needed Immediately for Ontario Long-Term Care Homes in Outbreak: CUPE Toronto – Calling on the Ontario PC government’s effort to ramp up long-term care reforms like a care standard and increased staffing “lethargic and inadequate”, today the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) joined advocates urging military intervention to curb COVID-19 wave two Read More…

Canada To Take Command Of NATO Maritime Group One
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Canada To Take Command Of NATO Maritime Group One

Reading Time: 2 minutes SNMG1 is one of four NATO Standing Naval Forces on continuous active duty Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Halifax departed its namesake homeport of Halifax, Nova Scotia, on New Years Day for a six-month deployment as part of the Maritime Task Force of Operation REASSURANCE. During this deployment, Commodore Bradley Peats of the Canadian Armed Forces will Read More…

Changes To Jordan's Principle to Become More Inclusive for Indigenous Children
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Changes To Jordan’s Principle to Become More Inclusive for Indigenous Children

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada has approved over 750,000 products for first nations under Jordan’s Principle Every child deserves access to services like health care and supports at school. Closing the gaps in health, social services and education for First Nations children and families are top priorities for the Government of Canada. Since July 2016, Canada has approved over Read More…

Two Words: Western Diversification! They Helped Keep The Lights On For Businesses in the Pandemic
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Two Words: Western Diversification! They Helped Keep The Lights On For Businesses in the Pandemic

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada’s Regional Development Agencies invested over $433 Million dollars into Western business in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2020, a year of unprecedented challenges, the Government of Canada has turned to the regional development agencies (RDAs) to support as many businesses as possible in communities large and small. RDAs like Western Economic Diversification Read More…

Revenue Canada Launches New Registry To Track Emergency Wage Subsidy
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Revenue Canada Launches New Registry To Track Emergency Wage Subsidy

Reading Time: 2 minutes The registry list all companies that have received the Emergency Wage Subsidy. The Government of Canada introduced the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS). The wage subsidy has protected more than 4 million jobs across the country, giving millions of Canadian families certainty about their next paycheque. Unanimously supported by Parliament, as of December 13, 2020, Read More…

Canada Suspends Flights From The United Kingdom For 72 hours
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Canada Suspends Flights From The United Kingdom For 72 hours

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada becomes latest country to impose stricter travel restrictions from the UK amid new COVID-19 strain. As Canada continues to monitor the new strain of COVID-19 in the United Kingdom, the government is taking precautionary measures to mitigate the spread into Canada. Canada has had robust travel restrictions and border measures in place since March Read More…

Health Canada Still In Review Stages Of Moderna's COVID-19 Vaccine
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Health Canada Still In Review Stages Of Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine

Reading Time: < 1 minute Canada’s meticulous reviewing of the Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine is important as Canadians lives are at risk. Health Canada is aware that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued an emergency use authorization for a COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by Moderna. Health Canada has been reviewing Moderna’s vaccine since it was submitted on October 12, 2020, Read More…

Canadian Government's $50 million Bailout For Broadcasting Sector
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Canadian Government’s $50 million Bailout For Broadcasting Sector

Reading Time: 2 minutes Broadcasters have been hard hit by COVID-19 pandemic, which has resulted in a reduction of advertising revenues. As announced in the Fall Economic Statement on November 30, the Canadian will provide additional relief to eligible television and radio stations by waiving Part II broadcasting licence fees in 2020-21, which are collected annually by the Canadian Radio-television Read More…

Will Vaccine Injury Insurance Convince Canadians To Get Inoculated?
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Will Vaccine Injury Insurance Convince Canadians To Get Inoculated?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Health Canada provides insurance for COVID-19 Vaccine Vaccines are only approved in Canada after thorough and independent review of the scientific evidence. They are also closely monitored once on the market and can quickly be removed from market if safety concerns are identified. Notwithstanding the rigour of clinical trials and excellence in vaccine delivery, a Read More…

UK Lifts Retaliatory Sanctions On American Steel As A Good Faith Gesture To Incoming Biden Administration
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UK Lifts Retaliatory Sanctions On American Steel As A Good Faith Gesture To Incoming Biden Administration

Reading Time: 2 minutes The UK has today set out its independent approach to the longstanding trade conflicts between the EU and US around steel, aluminium and aerospace tariffs. The UK today announced an independent approach to the longstanding trade conflicts between the EU and US around steel and aluminium and aerospace tariffs. To defend the UK steel industry, Read More…

Canada's national COVID-19 positive rate down to 1%
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Canada’s COVID-19 Infection Rate Hits 408,921

Reading Time: 4 minutes Many provinces in Canada have gone into a full lockdown In lieu of a press conference, Chief Medical Officer Dr Theresa Tam issued the following statement. “As the resurgence of COVID-19 activity continues in Canada, we are tracking a range of epidemiological indicators to monitor where the disease is most active, where it is spreading and how Read More…

Time For A Universal Basic Income In Canada
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Time For A Universal Basic Income In Canada

Reading Time: 2 minutes Several countries have a Universal Basic Income in place, why not Canada? Federal Universal Basic Income (UBI) is not about socialism and a disincentive to work! It is about freedom, and trust. It is about knowing each individual Canadian can choose how they manage their finances and plan life based on their individual circumstances I Read More…

Canada Introduces Legislation Respecting The Rights of Indigenous Peoples "U.N.D.R.I.P"
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Canada Introduces Legislation Respecting The Rights of Indigenous Peoples “U.N.D.R.I.P”

Reading Time: 2 minutes United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Today, David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, announced the introduction of Bill C-15, United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act. The Ministers were joined by Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde, Read More…

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Canadian Government Commits $1.5B To Lift Remaining Boiled Water Advisories On First Nations Land

Reading Time: 2 minutes The additional $1.5 Billion will complete the remaining boiled water advisories by March of 2021 When the Trudeau Liberals were first elected in 2015, they made a promise to work with the Indigenous community on reconciliation of first nations rights and improve the standard of living on Indigenous lands. One of those promises was to Read More…

Commonwealth to Observe Ghana's Dec. 7th, 2020 Elections
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Commonwealth to Observe Ghana’s Dec. 7th, 2020 Elections

Reading Time: 2 minutes An assessment has been conducted in compliance with international COVID-19 safety guidelines ahead of the group’s deployment LONDON, United Kingdom, The Commonwealth is deploying a team to observe the general election in Ghana scheduled for 7 December. Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, constituted the group following an invitation from the Electoral Commission of Ghana. Members of Read More…

Minister Blair Reappoints RCMP Management Advisory Board To Another Term
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Minister Blair Reappoints RCMP Management Advisory Board To Another Term

Reading Time: < 1 minute The RCMP has been under a microscope for the their handling of several high profile cases in 2020 The Government of Canada established the Management Advisory Board in June 2019 to provide the Commissioner with expert external advice on the management and administration of the RCMP, including advice on transformation. Bill Blair, The Minister of Read More…

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Canada’s Latest COVID-19 Updates

Reading Time: 3 minutes In lieu of an in-person update to the media, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, issued the following update today: “As the resurgence of COVID-19 activity continues in Canada, we are tracking a range of epidemiological indicators to monitor where the disease is most active, where it is spreading and how it is impacting the Read More…

Health Canada Puts In Place New Measures To Prevent Drug Shortage
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Health Canada Puts In Place New Measures To Prevent Drug Shortage

Reading Time: < 1 minute Canada accounts for only 2% of the world drug purchases Drug shortages remain a global challenge and COVID-19 has increased demand for certain drugs, adding to the complexity of ensuring drug supply where it is needed. The Government of Canada remains steadfast in its efforts to ensure Canadians have access to the medications they need, Read More…

Canada Accelerates Stem Cell Therapies To Fight Type 1 Diabetes
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Canada Accelerates Stem Cell Therapies To Fight Type 1 Diabetes

Reading Time: 3 minutes Government of Canada and JDRF Canada announce $6 million in research funding to accelerate stem cell-based therapies for type 1 diabetes There are more than 300,000 Canadians living with type 1 diabetes (T1D), an autoimmune disease with no known cause or cure, resulting in the dysfunction, damage or loss of pancreatic beta cells that produce Read More…

Canada Transfers Command of NATO Mission Iraq to Denmark
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Canada Transfers Command of NATO Mission Iraq to Denmark

Reading Time: < 1 minute Canada has played a pivotal roll in the security and training of Iraqi security services and is a key member of NATO Major-General Jennie Carignan of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), transferred command of NATO Mission Iraq (NMI) to Lieutenant-General Per Pugholm Olsen of the Danish Armed Forces, during a ceremony held in Baghdad, Iraq. Major-General Carignan Read More…

The Latest COVID-19 Update Across Canada
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The Latest COVID-19 Update Across Canada

Reading Time: 3 minutes Canada has been hit hard by the second wave of the pandemic, just as predicted As provinces do their best to cope with the rising cases of COVID-19, we’ll do our best to keep our readers updated on what is going on across the country. Yukon – Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley Read More…

COVID-19 Adverse Effects To Woman Entrepreneurs
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COVID-19 Adverse Effects To Woman Entrepreneurs

Reading Time: 3 minutes New MIWE Report Reveals How the COVID-19 Crisis Could Set Back a Generation of Women in Business Women across the world have been disproportionally impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic – a staggering 87% of women business owners say they have been adversely affected. Over representation in sectors hardest hit by the economic downturn, the pronounced Read More…

Canada Has 53,907 active cases across the country
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Canada Has 53,907 active cases across the country

Reading Time: 4 minutes Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on November 22, 2020 As Canadian cities start to see a massive spike in COVID-19 cases, Prime Minister Trudeau is calling on the provinces to impose tighter restrictions. Provinces such as Ontario will go into a 28 day lockdown beginning Monday. In lieu of an in-person Read More…

Trump Skips G20 Summit on Coronavirus To Go Golfing
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Trump Skips G20 Summit on Coronavirus To Go Golfing

Reading Time: 2 minutes The world stage will not mix Trump as he exits stage left US President Donald Trump tuned into the G20 virtual summit for the opening greetings, aired his grievance of the US election being stolen, then exited to play a round golf. In any other administration, this type of behavior would not only be considered Read More…

Canada Solidifies Trade Agreement With UK Post Brexit
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Canada Solidifies Trade Agreement With UK Post Brexit

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Agreement lifts tariffs on 98% of exports between the two countries In light of the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union and by extension the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), the Government of Canada has been working hard to ensure continuity for Canada-United Kingdom trade – especially now as we Read More…

International Community Condemns China's Ousting of Hong Kong Legislators
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International Community Condemns China’s Ousting of Hong Kong Legislators

Reading Time: 2 minutes China’s new rules disqualifying elected legislators in Hong Kong violates democracy The Foreign Ministers of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States Secretary of State reiterate their serious concerns regarding China’s imposition of new rules to disqualify elected legislators in Hong Kong.  Following the imposition of the National Security Law and Read More…

A Cervical Cancer-Free Future Is Possible
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A Cervical Cancer-Free Future Is Possible

Reading Time: 3 minutes A Cervical Cancer-Free Future Is Possible WHO‘s Global Strategy to Accelerate the Elimination of Cervical Cancer, launched today, outlines three key steps: vaccination, screening and treatment. Successful implementation of all three could reduce more than 40% of new cases of the disease and 5 million related deaths by 2050. Today’s development represents a historic milestone Read More…

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Canada and Zambia Lead UN Resolution to End Child Marriage

Reading Time: 2 minutes Child marriage is a practice still widely accepted throughout many African Nations Child brides and marriages, continues to be a heinous practice of child slavery and forced confinement. This type of marriage is highly prevalent in African countries. The child brides are robbed of their innocence, childhood and forced to commit sexual acts often with Read More…

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Avoid Dental Emergencies During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Reading Time: 2 minutes Good dental hygiene can save you from ending up in an emergency room (NC) Good dental hygiene might not be an obvious priority during the pandemic, but that could quickly change if a painful cavity develops and in-person visits are no longer available.   Understanding that this isn’t the most normal of times, it’s important to control the Read More…

Pay Equity Bill To Received Royal Accent
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Pay Equity Bill To Receive Royal Accent

Reading Time: 2 minutes Under Bill C-86, equal pay will be a federally protected human right On October 29, 2018, the Canadian Government introduced the Pay Equity Act as part of Bill C-86, the Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2. On December 13, 2018, the bill received Royal Assent. The Pay Equity Act (An Act to establish a proactive pay equity regime within the federal Read More…

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Feds Strike Major Climate Agreement With Canadian Petroleum Producers

Reading Time: 2 minutes The new regulations will improve air quality and protect human health  Ontario, Toronto – The Canadian Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Jonathan Wilkinson, announced that the Government of Canada has finalized national regulations that will reduce pollution from petroleum and petrochemical facilities across the country, including in Sarnia, Mississauga, Montréal, Burnaby, Prince George, Saint Read More…

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Hello Mr President Elect

Reading Time: 2 minutes Prime Minister Trudeau makes first official phone call to President Elect Biden Days after the US Presidential election was called for President Elect Biden, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called to officially congratulate him, as well as Vice-President-elect, Kamala Harris, on their election win. The Prime Minister was the first international leader to speak with Read More…

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Bromance 2.0 – Trudeau Congratulation President Elect Biden

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada welcomes a fresh start to a rocky relationship with the United States Under the Trump administration, Canada has had the rockiest relationship on file will with any US President. Trump routinely incited trade wars with Canada and caused uncertainty in the markets affecting many businesses on both sides of the border. With the election Read More…

New Bill Introduces Sweeping Changes To CRTC
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New Bill Introduces Sweeping Changes To CRTC

Reading Time: 2 minutes Online streaming services will require more content that addresses LGBT2Q and racialized communities. Canadians increasingly access their music, television shows and films through online broadcasting services. However, unlike traditional broadcasters, these online services have not been required to contribute to the creation, production, and distribution of Canadian music and stories. Canada’s legislation must keep pace Read More…

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Last Post; Canadian Soldier Killed in Friendly Fire

Reading Time: < 1 minute Canadian soldier killed while training in Wainwright, Alta. A Canadian Army soldier has died as the result of a gunshot wound sustained while training at Canadian Forces Base Wainwright, Alta. The deceased soldier’s next of kin have been notified. The identity of the deceased is being withheld at this time, as we confirm the wishes Read More…

Canada Set to Bring 1 Million Immigrants into the Country
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Canada Set to Bring 1 Million Immigrants into the Country

Reading Time: 3 minutes Government of Canada announces plan to support economic recovery through immigration The Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, tabled the 2021‒2023 Immigration Levels Plan today, which sets out a path for responsible increases to immigration targets to help the Canadian economy recover from COVID-19, drive future growth and create jobs for middle Read More…

Two Canadian Tech Companies Heading To The Moon
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Two Canadian Tech Companies Heading To The Moon

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canadian Tech Companies have been an integral part of trips to the moon and outer space with the most notably being the Canada Space Arm. The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is helping prepare Canada’s space industry for future missions to the Moon. The CSA is awarding $3.3 million in contributions to support the demonstration of two lunar technology payloads Read More…

Indigenous Services Canada Announces Recipients for 2020 Awards of Excellence in Nursing
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Indigenous Services Canada Announces Recipients for 2020 Awards of Excellence in Nursing

Reading Time: 2 minutes 2020 was marked as the Year of the Nurse Through the uncertainties of the current COVID-19 pandemic, nurses have remained steadfast in their tireless commitment to provide high-quality testing, care and treatment to anyone needing medical attention. In Indigenous communities, nurses continue to work selflessly on the frontlines to improve First Nations and Inuit health Read More…

Canada Takes Leadership Role in Global Media Conference
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Canada Takes Leadership Role in Global Media Conference

Reading Time: < 1 minute Media and Journalists have been under attack since the election of US President Trump François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs announced that Canada will co-host the second Global Conference for Media Freedom with Botswana on November 16, 2020. This online conference will bring together traditional and digital media workers, international and civil society organizations, and Read More…

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Canada’s COVID-19 Death Toll Hits 9,888

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada’s COVID-19 death rate still significantly lower than the United States Per Capita As the resurgence of COVID-19 activity continues in Canada, we are tracking a range of epidemiological indicators to monitor where the disease is most active, where it is spreading and how it is impacting the health of Canadians and public health, laboratory, and healthcare Read More…

Sweeping New Powers Given To Canada's Drug Watchdog
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Sweeping New Powers Given To Canada’s Drug Watchdog

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada’s drug price watchdog PMPRB ready to apply new powers to protect Canadians from surging high cost drugs The Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) today released the final version of the PMPRB Guidelines. The release of the Guidelines is the culmination of a five-year process to strengthen and modernize the pricing framework for patented Read More…