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Amber Alert, 11-Year-Old Emily Lerch Missing
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Amber Alert, 11-Year-Old Emily Lerch Missing

Reading Time: < 1 minute Last seen in the Rotary Complex in Stratford Ontario Stratford Police are asking for help locating 11-year-old Emily Lerch. Emily has been missing since this morning last seen around the Rotary Complex. She is a 5′ tall caucasian girl, thin build, wears glasses and has brown hair with blond streaks. She was last seen wearing Read More…

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“Plan to Catch Up” Extended By Ontario Health Minister Lecce

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Ford government commits $26.6 billion in funding for the 2022-23 school year, the highest investment in public education in Ontario’s history For the 2022-2023 school year, the province of Ontario will continue to support the learning recovery journey of all students, including those affected by learning disruptions. To help students get back on track Read More…

Premier Ford Gives Sweeping New Powers To Toronto & Ottawa Mayors
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Premier Ford Gives Sweeping New Powers To Toronto & Ottawa Mayors

Reading Time: 2 minutes The new changes to legislation has city councillors asking why? Yesterday, Ontario Premier Doug Ford passed legislation that will give the mayors of Toronto and Ottawa the option to veto city council motions as part of the expanded authorities granted to them through the province’s plan to introduce “Strong Mayor” powers in those cities. “Strong Read More…

Winnipeg Company Cargill, Guilty & Fined $100,000 For Workplace Accident
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Winnipeg Company Cargill, Guilty & Fined $100,000 For Workplace Accident

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ontario takes the health and safety of every worker seriously  Cargill Limited, an international company that provides food, agriculture, and risk management products and services based in Winnipeg, was convicted on July 7, 2022, and fined $100,000 for the injury of one of its workers. The fine was imposed by Justice of the Peace Kristine Read More…

Eastern Canada Climate Change Trending

Women4Climate Toronto Mentorship Program Announces Winners Of Their Pitch Competition

Reading Time: 2 minutes Women make up more than half of the world population and their voices are crucial to the future of climate change. The City of Toronto announces the winner of the City’s second Women4ClimateTO Pitch Competition, which took place following the competition of its 2022 Women4Climate Toronto Mentorship Program. Toronto is one of the three cities Read More…

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New Brunswick’s Climate Change Plan is 76% Complete With Transitioning To a Low-Carbon Economy

Reading Time: 2 minutes 76 percent of the 118 actions required for this initiative have been implemented In 2016, New Brunswick (N.B.) released a comprehensive Climate Change Action Plan Transitioning to a Low-Carbon Economy: New Brunswick’s Climate Change Action Plan. The Action Plan included 118 actions to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions while promoting economic growth and increasing the Read More…

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Québec Invests $80 Million To Relaunch Nemaska Lithium Mine

Reading Time: 2 minutes The project is expected to create upwards of 410 good-paying jobs Québec has released an $80 million envelope for Nemaska Lithium to relaunch the project to build a mine in Nord-du-Québec and a lithium processing plant in Bécancour, Centre-du-Québec. The plant specializes in the commercial transformation of lithium salt into the form of lithium hydroxide, Read More…

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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…

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…

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…

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Quebec’s Assault On Anglophones And Immigrant Languages Continues, With The Passing Of Bill 96

Reading Time: 3 minutes Another of Quebec Premier François Legault’s Controversial bills pass making Quebec the most authoritarian province in the Dominion By: Charlotte Hui Quebec’s majority government voted in the National Assembly yesterday afternoon to approve a controversial language bill that overhauls the French Charter and strengthens the use of French in Quebec by changing the rules for Read More…

Life After Death Just Got Simpler For Québécois
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Life After Death Just Got Simpler For Québécois

Reading Time: < 1 minute Quebec commits $7 million over 5 years to cut through the red tape associated with death The loss of a loved one is a stressful time and often leaves many uncertainties. Whether it is the cost of a funeral, probating a will, or navigating the many government offices and rules, it amplifies the anxiety of Read More…

Ontario Government Removing Tolls on Highways 412 and 418
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Ontario Government Removing Tolls on Highways 412 and 418

Reading Time: 2 minutes Province restoring fairness and addressing gridlock in Durham Region The Ontario government is restoring fairness and cutting costs for drivers and businesses in Durham Region by permanently removing tolls on Highways 412 and 418, effective April 5, 2022. “We have heard the people of Durham loud and clear and we agree that the tolls imposed Read More…

Chantae Robinson, Black Excellence Throughout Canada
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Chantae Robinson, Black Excellence Throughout Canada

Reading Time: 2 minutes Pillar of the community, Ms. Robinson, President of the Afro-Heritage Association of Sudbury The most rewarding act of gratitude a person shows towards their community is their willingness to give their time and share their knowledge while continuing to emerge in its rich culture. Throughout history, the great leaders all have one thing in common: Read More…

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Premier Ford, To Ask Lieutenant Governor to Dissolve the Government at 3 pm

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ontario Premier Doug Ford called for the dissolution of the legislature and the launch of an election campaign By: Charlotte Hui Doug Ford will meet with Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth Dowdeswell today at 3 P.M. to officially start the election campaign. Dowdeswell is likely to accept Ford’s proposal to dissolve the provincial parliament and sign a Read More…

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More Vaccine Clinics Coming To Toronto To Boost Immunization In Seniors

Reading Time: < 1 minute Toronto Public Health continues to bring vaccination clinics to local community centers for people 65 and older By: Charlotte Hui Last night, Toronto Public Health announced that it is committed to bringing COVID-19 vaccination clinics into community centers over the next two weeks to make it easier for Torontonians to access the COVID-19 vaccine in Read More…

Ontario Building More Resilient Hospitals in Muskoka Algonquin
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Ontario Building More Resilient Hospitals in Muskoka Algonquin

Reading Time: 2 minutes $14 million investment will support the redevelopment of two Muskoka hospitals to improve care for families As part of its plan to stay open, the Ontario government is investing an additional $14 million to modernize and expand Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare. This funding will support planning for the phased redevelopment of its two hospital sites, Huntsville Read More…

Quebec Injects $75 Million Into Forest Industry
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Quebec Injects $75 Million Into Forest Industry

Reading Time: < 1 minute Since 2016, the Quebec government has committed over $150,000 to the forest sector Deforestation has been a major accelerator to climate change and despite the naysayers, the Quebec government has been persistent in reducing global warming and preserving the forestry industry. Today, the government announced the allocation of $75 million over five years to stimulate Read More…

Shop & Vax Returns To Toronto Shopping Centres
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Shop & Vax Returns To Toronto Shopping Centres

Reading Time: 2 minutes Shop & Vax to bring hyper-local COVID-19 vaccination clinics to shopping centres Starting this week, Toronto Public Health (TPH) will bring COVID-19 vaccination clinics to local shopping centres as part of the Shop And Vax initiative. The latest Shop And Vax campaign is underway now and continues until Saturday, April 30, with 46 hyper-local clinics Read More…

Quebec Invests $1.2M To Bridge The Equality Gap Between Men & Women
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Quebec Invests $1.2M To Bridge The Equality Gap Between Men & Women

Reading Time: 2 minutes Equality between women and men – Nearly $1.2 million to promote equality between women and men By: Ministry of Education While achieving de facto equality between women and men is a priority for the government, the Minister for Education and Minister responsible for the Status of Women, Ms. Isabelle Charest announced today the signing of new Read More…