British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba

B.C Commits $149,000 In Emergency Funding To Residents Facing Homelessness
Breaking News Western Canada

B.C Commits $149,000 In Emergency Funding To Residents Facing Homelessness

Reading Time: 2 minutes B.C. Secures Housing For People at risk of homelessness in Abbotsford ABBOTSFORD – The Province, through BC Housing, has secured affordable housing for the Many Ways Home Housing Society residents who were facing eviction in Abbotsford. “Our government took decisive action to ensure these residents would not be left without housing and can continue to Read More…

Two More Seismically Safe Schools Open In Vancouver
Western Canada

Two More Seismically Safe Schools Open In Vancouver

Reading Time: 2 minutes In the past four years, the Government of B.C. has approved more than $1.2 billion in seismic upgrades. VANCOUVER – Students and staff are returning to General Wolfe Elementary and Lord Byng Secondary now that they are seismically safe schools. “Starting a new school year is always exciting, and now students and staff at General Read More…

Kelvin Goertzen To Be Sworn Today As Manitoba's 23rd Premier
Breaking News Western Canada

Kelvin Goertzen Sworn In Today As Manitoba’s 23rd Premier

Reading Time: 2 minutes Goertzen will act as interim leader of the P.C party until a new leader is chosen on October 30th and will assume the Premiership. Today, Manitobans wake up to a new Premier, Kelvin Goertzen. The Minister of Health and Deputy Premier received the overwhelming support of the P.C caucus to act as the province 23rd Read More…

Edmonton Reinstates Mask Mandates September 3rd
COVID-19 Western Canada

Edmonton Reinstates Mask Mandates September 3rd

Reading Time: 2 minutes Edmonton Mayor Iveson is at odds with Alberta Premier Kenney on mask mandates as the provinces continue to see record cases on a daily basis. As Alberta enters another consecutive day of over 1,000 new cases of COVID-19, the city of Edmonton vote 8-3 to reinstate mask mandates in all indoor places. The reality of Read More…

Winnipeg Centre
Breaking News Western Canada

Why Is Winnipeg Centre A Riding To Watch On Election Night?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Winnipeg Centre will be won by Liberal candidate Paul Ong or NDP candidate Leah Gazan on election night. Winnipeg Centre, currently represented by Leah Gazan, the NDP incumbent, seeking her second term in a riding that is the second poorest in the country next to Prime Minister Trudeau’s Papineau. Gazan won her seat in 2019, Read More…

B.C Makes Mask Mandatory In Public Spaces
COVID-19 Western Canada

B.C Makes Masks Mandatory In Public Spaces

Reading Time: 2 minutes As of Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021, masks must be worn in all indoor public spaces throughout B.C. to help slow the transmission of COVID-19 as B.C. prepares for the fall and respiratory illness season. A new order from the provincial health officer will require people 12 and older to wear masks in indoor public settings, Read More…

Bill 64: The Education Modernization Act, Or Is It?
Western Canada

Bill 64: The Education Modernization Act, Or Is It?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Bill 64 proposes the elimination of democratically elected school boards. Op-ed By: Uche Nwankwo (PhD) Bill 64 is designated as ‘The Education Modernization Act’. Is anyone averse to modernization? Are those Manitobans who continue to adorn their lawns with signs criticizing Bill 64 ardent believers of the doxological creed “As it was in the beginning, Read More…

Manitoba Vax To Win Lottery Winners Announced
Western Canada COVID-19

Manitoba Vax To Win Lottery Winners Announced

Reading Time: 2 minutes Manitoba is one of several provinces that offered incentives to get vaccinated By Dami Igbinyemi Premier Brian Pallister and Manny Atwal, President and CEO of Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries announced the first winners of the provinces Vax to Win Lottery. This lottery offered Manitobans who got their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on or Read More…

Saskatchewan Becomes Latest Province To Sign On To National Child Care Plan
Western Canada

Saskatchewan Becomes Latest Province To Sign On To National Child Care Plan

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canadians across the country will soon benefit from affordable childcare By Dami Igbinyemi Every child deserves the best possible start in life, and all parents should have the ability to build both a family and a career. The pandemic revealed the economic issue with Early learning and childcare. Due to the closure of schools and Read More…

Over 100 South Africans Firefighters Fly To Manitoba
Canada Environment Western Canada

Over 100 South Africans Firefighters Fly To Manitoba

Reading Time: 2 minutes 114 South African firefighters are flying to Manitoba to combat the rampant wildfires. By Donovan Martin With wildfires rampant throughout Manitoba, more resources than Canada can expend are being used to combat them. With the province ablaze, international help was needed to protect citizens. And in this time of peril, over one hundred South African Read More…

Western Canada Eastern Canada

Brian Pallister steps down as Manitoba Premier

Reading Time: 3 minutes “I believe that now is the time for a new leader” says Pallister. By Maryam Razzaq Manitoba Premier, Brian Pallister announced Tuesday that he will be stepping down from his role as leader of the Conservative Party. Pallister has stated he will not be running for re-election in 2023 and has formally announced his resignation to allow his Read More…

Winnipeg's Reports Its 26th Homicide of 2021
Western Canada

Winnipeg’s Reports Its 26th Homicide of 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes For years Winnipeg has held the ominous title of Murder Capital of Canada By Dami Igbinyemi On the evening of July 31st, 2021, a 41-year-old male was assaulted at a shared residence in the 400 block of Atlantic Avenue. Two residences were having a heated argument that led to a physical altercation in which the Read More…

Albertans Will No Longer Be Required To Self Quarantine After Testing COVID-19 Positive
Western Canada COVID-19

Albertans Will No Longer Be Required To Self Quarantine After Testing COVID-19 Positive

Reading Time: 2 minutes COVID-19 cases in Alberta are steadily on the rise By Dami Igbinyemi 75% of eligible Albertans have at least one dose of the vaccine while 64% of eligible Albertans are now fully vaccinated. With the new Delta variant spreading rapidly, having both doses of the vaccine is even more critical. In the last 24 hours, Read More…

Rights For Humans, Accountability For Persons
Op-Ed Western Canada

Rights For Humans, Accountability For Persons

Reading Time: 4 minutes Dedicated to my Mum, Isabel Sommerville, RN, BN, MPA By Anne Thompson Under Canadian law, a corporation is considered to be a legal person who can own property, borrow money, pay taxes, hire employees, and commence or be subject to a lawsuit.  They can be guided, but they cannot care, nor have empathy, nor have they Read More…

P.C Minister Lagimodiere Defends Residential Schools First Day On The Job
Western Canada Northern Canada

P.C Minister Lagimodiere Defends Residential Schools First Day On The Job

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lagimodiere’s introduction as Manitoba’s New Minister of Indigenous Reconciliation and Northern Relations was disastrous. By Maryam Razzaq Moments after Alan Lagimodiere is sworn in as the new Minister of Indigenous Reconciliation and Northern Relations by Premier Brian Pallister, he makes appalling and shocking remarks about the goal of residential schools.  At a time when Canada Read More…

Western Canada

High Profile Candidate Dr. Uche Nwankwo, Makes Waverley MLA Seat A Toss Up

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Waverley community has thrown their support behind Dr Nwankwo to be the next MLA The good Doctor is in! Well-known and seasoned community activist with a Doctor of Philosophy  in Agricultural Economics. Dr Uche Nwankwo (call him Focus if you see him in the neighbourhood) becomes the first nominated Manitoba Liberal Party candidate for the next Manitoba Read More…

Lack Of Resources Leaves B.C. Paramedics Response Time Below National Average
Western Canada

Lack Of Resources Leaves B.C. Paramedics Response Time Below National Average

Reading Time: 2 minutes B.C.’s Annual Emergency Health Service Budget Sits at $559.12 Million A Year By Dami Igbinyemi The national response time goal for paramedics in Canada is 8 minutes 59 seconds for the more serious emergencies. Before 2017, the province of British Columbia only met that goal 30% of the time due to the lack of resources Read More…

Our Dementia Journey `I know We Were Lost But…`
Western Canada

Our Dementia Journey `I know We Were Lost But…`

Reading Time: 4 minutes About two thirds of seniors living with dementia in Manitoba are women By Gary Elbers Winnipeg, late spring 1971, lost and hindered by pride, too ashamed to stop and ask directions. This was the challenge I faced and compounding the façade of being calm and controlled, was the fact that my fiancé Brenda (now wife) Read More…

Is Sheila North About To Make History In Manitoba?
Indigenous Western Canada

Is Sheila North About To Make History In Manitoba?

Reading Time: < 1 minute If elected, North will become Manitoba’s first female Grand Chief of the AMC By Donovan Martin Jr Today the election for the newest Manitoban Grand Chief is taking place on the Long Plain First Nation and any person may view it on the AMC Facebook Love. Incumbent Grand Chief Arlen Dumas will be running against Read More…

Winnipeg Man Thomas Ricardo Sanderson At Large, Considered Armed And Dangerous
Western Canada

Winnipeg Man Thomas Ricardo Sanderson At Large, Considered Armed And Dangerous

Reading Time: < 1 minute R.C.M.P warns not to approach Thomas Ricardo Sanderson under any circumstances At 1:26 am on July 13, 2021, officers approached a male on Main St in Selkirk, that appeared to be under the influence of drugs. While attempting to detain him, the male pulled a black handgun from his waistband andpointed it at the officers, Read More…

Crane Collapse In Kelowna B.C., Multiple Casualties Confirmed
Western Canada

Crane Collapse In Kelowna B.C., Multiple Casualties Confirmed

Reading Time: 2 minutes A State of Emergency in Kelowna B.C. has been declared by local authorities By Dami Igbinyemi On Monday morning a crane collapsed at one of its construction sites in downtown Kelowna, B.C. Many are calling it a “catastrophic failure” that lead to multiple buildings damaged in the area of Bernard Avenue and St. Paul Street. Read More…

Western Canada

Manitoba Indigenous Community Disappointed By Premier’s Remarks On Colonialism

Reading Time: 3 minutes Premier Pallister’s remarks come after statues of the British Monarch located on the grounds of the Manitoba Legislature were toppled. Reconciliation with Canada’s Indigenous people should be the staple of all administrations. The notion of reconciliation and what it means vary depending on the Government in power. Most Canadians can accept Canada has a gigantic Read More…