Ontario, Quebec

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

Ontario Helps Create Permanent Emergency Shelter For Windsor Homeless Community

Reading Time: < 1 minute Province supports vulnerable people experiencing homelessness during COVID-19 The Ontario government is providing $7.75 million to help create a permanent emergency shelter for women and families experiencing homelessness in Windsor. “Our government’s Social Services Relief Fund is designed to provide immediate housing and homelessness program relief in communities across Ontario,” said Steve Clark, Minister of Read More…

Ontario Releases Technology & Standards For Digital Identity
Eastern Canada

Ontario Releases Technology & Standards For Digital Identity

Reading Time: 2 minutes Province welcomes and encourages private-sector market innovation TORONTO — The Ontario government is publicly launching the technology and standards that will build Ontario’s digital identity ecosystem, which will empower simpler, faster and better access to more convenient and secure online services. As one of the first jurisdictions in North America to publish this information, Ontario continues to Read More…

Canada's Federal Prisons Have A Drug Smuggling Problem?
Canada Eastern Canada

Canada’s Federal Prisons Have A Drug Smuggling Problem?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Serious questions need to be asked how drugs continue to make their way into the Canadian Prison System. Correctional facilities across Canada are supposed to be some of the most secure places on earth and are meant to be drug-free, however, that is not the case. Whether it being minimum or maximum security, Canadian prisons Read More…

Ford Government Prorogued Ontario Legislature
Breaking News Eastern Canada Elections

Ford Government Prorogued Ontario Legislature

Reading Time: 1 minute Ontario government shuts down until October 4th, weeks after federal election There have been many criticisms of Premier Doug Ford’s handling of the global pandemic as cases in Ontario continue to rise while other provinces are flattening the curb. In what is being called a surprise move with the proroguing of the Legislature, Ontario Premier Read More…

Canadians Believe Prime Minister Trudeau Won Last Night's French Debate
Breaking News Canada Eastern Canada

Canadians Believe Prime Minister Trudeau Won Last Night’s French Debate

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canadians are overwhelmingly happy with Prime Minister Trudeau’s answers in the first leaders French debate. Last night’s first leaders’ debate saw the leaders of their respected parties on the attack, hoping to score a knockout punch against Prime Minister Trudeau. Like any good boxer, the Prime Minister went twelve rounds and never hit the mat, Read More…

Unruly Protestors, Threaten Prime Minister's Safety At Campaign Rally
Canada Eastern Canada Elections

Unruly Protestors, Threaten Prime Minister’s Safety At Campaign Rally

Reading Time: < 1 minute Prime Minister Trudeau was forced to cancel several campaign stops due to safety concerns amidst unruly protestors. As Canadians, we all have the right to peaceful protest and take part in the Canadian political process. What took place yesterday on the campaign stops in Nobleton and Bolton Ontario, not only put a risk to the Read More…

Liberal Candidates Wake Up To Nazi Symbols On Campaign Signs
Eastern Canada Elections

Liberal Candidates Wake Up To Nazi Symbols On Campaign Signs

Reading Time: 2 minutes No room for Nazi symbols or any form of hate in politics In every election, there are always acts of vandalism and racism towards candidates, and just yesterday, two candidates running in ridings with a large Jewish population had their signs tagged by Nazi and hates symbols. Candidates already face public scrutiny for putting their Read More…

Toronto Hits COVID-19 Milestone
Eastern Canada

Toronto Hits COVID-19 Milestone

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ontario’s vaccination and Delta COVID-19 rates are both trending upwards. As the Delta variant continues to spread across Ontario, there are signs of optimism seeing that a major vaccine milestone has been reached over the weekend. In the City of Toronto, two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine has been administered to 75 per cent of Read More…

Ontario Believes Agri-tech Is The Future Of Farming
Eastern Canada

Ontario Believes Agri-tech Is The Future Of Farming

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Ontario Government commits over $20 million to agri-farming technology. By Dami IgbinyemiErnie Hardeman, Ontario’s Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs announced the Agri-tech Innovation Program back in April 2021. This was a $22 million cost-share program that will help farming operators and processor businesses invest in innovative technology by providing up to 60% Read More…

Going Green: 35 New Electric Busses in Prince Edward Island
Eastern Canada Climate Change

Going Green: 35 New Electric Busses in Prince Edward Island

Reading Time: 2 minutes Prince Edward Island is to have 35 new busses to help combat climate change. By Dami Igbinyemi Governments have been taking steps to minimize and support families, businesses, and communities alike to make a better post-COVID-19 world. Canada is working with Prince Edward Island to reduce the impact of the pandemic by creating a sustainable, 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…

Canada Eastern Canada

Mohammed Ahmed Wins Canada’s 1st Olympic Medal In Men’s 5000M Race

Reading Time: 2 minutes With the silver win in the men’s 5000-metre race, Ahmed becomes the all-time North American record holder for distance.  By Maryam Razzaq Canada’s Mohammed Ahmed wins silver in the men’s 5000-metre race in the Tokyo Olympics. Although Mohammed Ahmed was in the middle of the pack for most of the race, he finished off with a sprint Read More…

Ontario In Home Vaccination Reaches 8,000
Eastern Canada COVID-19

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…

Eastern Canada

Quebec Superior Court Upholds Bill 21 & Rules In Favour Of Religious Symbols Ban

Reading Time: < 1 minute Quebec Superior Court Rules In Favour Of Secular Bill 21 Bill 21 has been seen as racist and out of touch with Canada’s multicultural society. It is also seen by many ethnic minorities as a violation of their Charter of Rights and Freedom. Bill 21 has a direct impact on Muslim women and prevents them Read More…

COVID-19 Eastern Canada Western Canada

Ontario Closes Borders To Neighouring Provinces

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ontario’s strict lockdown has borders closed to Provincial Neighbours Manitoba and Quebec. At the height of the global pandemic, Canada, just like the rest of the world, put in place measures to prevent travel from coming in and going out of the country. Although there has been some uproar in sealing of our borders from Read More…

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

Federal Government Announce $235,000 In 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…

Emergency Child Care For Ontario Critical Frontline Workers
COVID-19 Eastern Canada

Emergency Child Care For Ontario Critical Frontline Workers

Reading Time: < 1 minute From grocery store clerks to hospital workers, provision of free child care services will support key workers As Ontario schools move to remote learning due to the rapid increase in COVID-19 transmission across communities and the increasing risks posed to the public by COVID-19 variants, frontline workers will have access to emergency child care for Read More…

Quebec Government Steps In To Help Victims Of Parish Of Saint-Siméon
Eastern Canada

Quebec Government Steps In To Help Victims Of Parish Of Saint-Siméon

Reading Time: 1 minute Heavy rains and strong winds from November 30 to December 2, 2020 cause massive damage to the region Saint-Siméon Due to the abundant rains and strong winds that occurred from November 30 to December 2, 2020, the Quebec government announced that the Parish of Saint-Siméon, located in the administrative region of Gaspésie -Îles-de-la-Madeleine, as well Read More…

Major Tobacco Smuggling Ring Busted In Quebec
Eastern Canada

Major Tobacco Smuggling Ring Busted In Quebec

Reading Time: < 1 minute Quebec Tobacco smuggling – Fines over $ 1.3 million for ten offenders and two jail sentences Revenu Québec announces that the ten people mentioned below have been convicted of offenses related to contraband tobacco. They were ordered by the Court of Quebec to pay fines totaling $ 1,341,342.26. Two offenders were also sentenced to prison terms. These Read More…

Toronto Mayor John Tory Launches 2021 City-Wide Spring Cleanup
Eastern Canada

Toronto Mayor John Tory Launches 2021 City-Wide Spring Cleanup

Reading Time: 2 minutes Mayor John Tory officially launched Toronto’s annual city-wide spring cleanup campaign Despite the ongoing pandemic, work at the City continues to move forward to ensure that residents have access to City services and amenities. This includes the work of essential workers from multiple City divisions who will take on the necessary work of making public Read More…

Quebec Employment Rate Increased In March 0.6%
Eastern Canada

Quebec Employment Rate Increased In March 0.6%

Reading Time: 2 minutes Employment growth and unemployment rate stability in March 2021 In March 2021, in Quebec, employment increased (+ 25,900; + 0.6% compared to the previous month). The unemployment rate remains stable at 6.4%. This is reflected in the results of Statistics Canada’s Labor Force Survey released today. Employment has grown by 713,200 since May 2020, which is just over 86% of Read More…

Proceeds Of Crimes In Quebec Becoming Lucrative Business In Need Of Cash
Eastern Canada

Proceeds Of Crimes In Quebec Becoming Lucrative Business In Need Of Cash

Reading Time: < 1 minute $2 million to support 49 crime prevention projects The Deputy Premier, Minister of Public Security and Minister responsible for the Capitale-Nationale region, Ms.  Geneviève Guilbault, announces that a sum of $2 million will be used for continue to support 49 projects, led by 41 community organizations, to prevent delinquency and crime among young people aged 12 to Read More…