West Virginia Giving Out Guns As An Incentive To Get Vaccinated
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West Virginia Giving Out Guns As An Incentive To Get Vaccinated

Reading Time: < 1 minute West Virginia’s giving away free guns in the vaccine lottery hoping to see its rates increase. America continues to reach grim milestones in the fight against COVID-19 with over 660,000 people dying from the virus. Even though the US has seen a major uptick in vaccination, there still is a significant amount of the popular Read More…

WestJet Announces Mandatory Employee COVID-19 Vaccination
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WestJet Announces Mandatory Employee COVID-19 Vaccination

Reading Time: 2 minutes Westjet joins the ranks of airline carriers making vaccination mandatory for employees. Since September 1, 2020, WestJet was one of the first air carriers to implement a zero-tolerance policy in support of the requirement for all guests, over the age of two, to wear masks, face coverings and respect COVID-19 health orders. Non-compliant guests will Read More…

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Les Canadiens Croient que le premier Ministre Trudeau a Remporté le débat en Français Hier Soir

Reading Time: 2 minutes Les Canadiens sont extrêmement satisfaits des réponses du premier ministre Trudeau lors du premier débat français des chefs. Hier soir, le premier débat des chefs a vu les chefs de leurs partis respectés passer à l’attaque, dans l’espoir de marquer un coup de grâce contre le premier ministre Trudeau. Comme tout bon boxeur, le Premier Read More…

Edmonton Reinstates Mask Mandates September 3rd
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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…

93% Of All Seniors In Canada Are Double Vaxxed
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93% Of All Seniors In Canada Are Double Vaxxed

Reading Time: 2 minutes 75% of Canadians 12 and up are double vaxxed Canada’s COVID-19 response has been among the best in the world at getting their citizens vaccinated and preventing a full-out four and fifth wave. The country as a whole has seen an uptick in vaccination over the weeks bringing the national average to 75%. In some Read More…

B.C Makes Mask Mandatory In Public Spaces
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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…

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Manitoba Students Must Be Vaccinated To Be Educated

Reading Time: 2 minutes Manitoba schools requiring staff, students and visitors to be vaccinated as the Fall term approaches. By Maryam Razzaq Manitoba’s largest universities alongside several other post-secondary schools require students and staff to be prove that they have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be able to be on university and school premises. On Thursday morning, the Read More…

UN Launches Climate Change Campaign Amid Growing Water Concerns In Libya
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UN Launches Climate Change Campaign Amid Growing Water Concerns In Libya

Reading Time: 2 minutes Wadi Kaam Dam, once holding about 33 million cubic meters of water, has entirely dried up due to an ever-warming climate As concerns about water availability in Libya grow due to climate change and conflict, the UN’s humanitarian office (UNOCHA) today commemorates World Humanitarian Day and launched #TheHumanRace – a global challenge for climate action Read More…

Unvaccinated & Misinformation Are Killing The American People
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Unvaccinated & Misinformation Are Killing The American People

Reading Time: 2 minutes Blame lies squarely on the politicians and media outlets that spread misinformation for financial gains. By Dami Igbinyemi As of yesterday, there are 37.1 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States, with 623 thousand deaths. The case count for August 17th was 139,872 cases, 83,291 hospitalization and 696 deaths. The states with the Read More…

Manitoba Vax To Win Lottery Winners Announced
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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…

Government of Canada Partners With Moderna Inc
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Canada To Build Moderna Vaccine Facility To Fight COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes State-of-the-art mRNA vaccine facility to be built with leading COVID-19 developer, Moderna Inc.   By Dami Igbinyemi In efforts to protect Canadians now and in the future against any epidemic or pandemic, the Government of Canada is taking action to strengthen Canada’s biomanufacturing and life science sector. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, over Read More…

Ontario In Home Vaccination Reaches 8,000
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Ontario In Home Vaccination Reaches 8,000

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ontario’s in-home vaccination program is one of the largest in Canada By Dami Igbinyemi In order to move past COVID-19 and towards normalcy, people have to get vaccinated. Toronto is home to more than 2.9 million people, making it the fourth largest city in North America. The city understands the importance of getting people vaccinated Read More…

EU Approves 8th COVID-19 Vaccine, Novavax
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EU Approves 8th COVID-19 Vaccine, Novavax

Reading Time: 2 minutes EU has purchased 100 million doses of the Novavax vaccine with an option for another 100 million more Today, the European Commission has approved its seventh Advanced Purchase Agreement (APA) with a pharmaceutical company to ensure access to a potential vaccine against COVID-19 in Q4 of 2021 and in 2022. Under this contract, Member States Read More…

WARNING: Major COVID Risk Travelling To The US
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WARNING: Major COVID Risk Travelling To The US

Reading Time: 2 minutes US is alarmingly close to full-scale COVID lockdown as over 90 million Americans are still unvaccinated. By Dami Igbinyemi The average number of new cases reported each day within the United States nearly doubled in the past week, with the number of hospitalizations increasing in many states, the need to get vaccinated is at its Read More…

Breaking News COVID-19 United Kingdom

UK Launches Study To Evaluate COVID-19 Vaccine Given To Pregnant Women

Reading Time: 4 minutes Extensive real-world data shows vaccines are safe and highly effective for pregnant women The UK’s largest clinical trial investigating the best gap between first and second COVID-19 vaccine doses for pregnant women is being launched in England today. Following 130,000 pregnant women being vaccinated in the US and no safety concerns being raised, the Pfizer/BioNTech Read More…

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

Manitoba Continues To Quickly Vaccinate Against COVID-19
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Manitoba Continues To Quickly Vaccinate Against COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Manitoban Government has reached staggering lows in their COVID-19 numbers, successfully vaccinating a large portion of the population. The Manitoba governments message get Manitobans vaccinated has been clear, effective and continues to yield excellent results. As of July 23, 2021, there remain only 537 active cases with as little as 41 new ones today. Read More…

New Brunswick Opens Canada’s First Long-Term Care Simulation Lab
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New Brunswick Opens Canada’s First Long-Term Care Simulation Lab

Reading Time: 2 minutes The simulation lab will help to better train and understand how better prevent diseases in long term care homes. By Dami Igbinyemi The Covid-19 pandemic had a major negative impact on long-term care homes in Canada, that resulted in a national review of how to better protect the most vulnerable while they are in care. Read More…

Nunavut Declares An End To Its COVID-19 Outbreak
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Nunavut Declares An End To Its COVID-19 Outbreak

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nunavut goes 28 days without a COVID-19 case By Dami Igbinyemi On January 25th, 2020, Canada reported its first case of COVID-19 from a 56-year-old patient “Patient Zero” returning from China. Out of all the Canadian provinces and territories, Nunavut remained the only one in Canada without a confirmed case of COVID-19 for eight months. Read More…

Nearly $600,000 Awarded in Incentive Grants To Increase Vaccine Uptake in Manitoba
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Nearly $600,000 Awarded in Incentive Grants To Increase Vaccine Uptake in Manitoba

Reading Time: 2 minutes Another 16 organizations received community outreach and incentive grants in the second round of funding By Dami Igbinyemi The #ProtectMB Community Outreach and Incentive Grants in its first round funded 25 projects in communities that had a low vaccine uptake. With more than 700 organizations showing interest and more than 140 applications submitted, it is Read More…

Over 10,000 Cuban Protesters Flood Havana
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Over 10,000 Cuban Protesters Flood Havana

Reading Time: 2 minutes With COVID-19 cases at a record high, and efforts to respond to a food shortage seemingly non-existent, tens of thousands of protesters flood the streets of Havana and other Cuban cities. By Donovan Martin Jr. Sunday, July 11, 2021, thousands of anti-government protesters took to the streets, livid about food and medicine shortages, along with Read More…