Day: April 1, 2022

CA

Ottawa Commits $2.5M in Total to Businesses Affected by Ambassador Bridge Blockade

The federal government has committed a total of $2.5 million for businesses affected by the Ambassador Bridge blockade that closed the trade corridor between Windsor, Ont., and Detroit for nearly a week in February. About 240 businesses should be able to apply for non-refundable funds of up to $10,000 each for costs not covered by […]

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Entertainment

Douglas Coupland revisits his comatose girlfriend in new West Vancouver photography exhibition

British Columbia artist and writer Douglas Coupland nostalgically returns to the West Vancouver scenes of his 1998 book girlfriend in coma. in a new the photography fair has just opened at the West Vancouver Art Museum, current images of his childhood neighborhood of Rabbit Lane reflect themes from his sixth book. The story, set in […]

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Global

Canadian intelligence agency denounces Russian false claim that Ukraine is harvesting organs

Russia has spread false claims that Ukraine is harvesting organs from fallen soldiers and children as Russia tries to drum up support for its invasion, according to a rare new warning from the Canadian intelligence agency foreign electromagnetic. On Friday, the Communications Security Establishment (CSE) tweeted some observations from its intelligence on what it calls […]

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One of Alberta’s Last Dry Communities Could Soon See Alcohol Spills

About a half-hour drive from Lethbridge, Alberta is the town of Raymond, a community known for the accomplishments of its high school sports teams, religious traditions, and the location of the nation’s first stampede rodeo. On a cool spring evening, locals flock to the Raymond Senior Center located just off the town’s quiet Main Street. […]

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Entertainment

Christian Allaire, champion of Michelle Good’s Five Little Indians, wins Canada Reads 2022

And then there was one: Ojibway author and Vogue fashion writer Christian Allaire won Canada reads 2022. In a moving finale, the book he defended, novel five little indians by Michelle Good, survived the final vote on March 31, 2022. Allaire successfully presented his case on why the 2020 novel five little indians — the […]

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Global

A Mykolaiv defense commander said Ukraine would win. But not without help – and great civilian casualties

It’s hard to escape the irony as Anatoli Nikolai sweeps up the shattered glass outside a building whose windows have been blown out in the southern Ukrainian city of Mykolaiv. The sidewalk the 81-year-old is cleaning is part of Moscow Street. It sits just around the corner from the regional administrative headquarters destroyed by a […]

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CA

Canada’s travel rules are changing today. Here’s what you need to know

Effective today, April 1, fully immunized travelers entering Canada will no longer be required to provide a COVID-19 test prior to entry. The federal government announced the change in March, citing vaccination and the stable number of COVID-19 cases at the time. Here’s a look at what’s changing today. What are the changes for vaccinated […]

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Global

Pope Francis apologizes to Indigenous delegates for ‘deplorable’ abuses at residential schools

Pope Francis has apologized for the conduct of some members of the Roman Catholic Church in Canada’s residential school system, after a week of talks with First Nations, Inuit and Métis delegations. Delegates had gathered for a final, public audience with the pope at the Vatican on Friday as Francis spoke of feeling “sorrow and […]

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CA

Canada Responds to United Nations After Mi’kmaw Treaty Fisheries Complaint

Canada submitted its response last month to a United Nations committee after the Sipekne’katik First Nation in Nova Scotia asked the international body to investigate violence against Mi’kmaq fishermen while fishing. to “moderate livelihood” lobster in the fall of 2020. However, the federal Department of Heritage, which is the lead agency on the human rights […]

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Global

Rainbow flags could be flown to protect fans at World Cup, Qatari official says

Rainbow flags could be removed from fans at the World Cup in Qatar to protect them from attacks for promoting gay rights, a senior tournament security official has told The Associated Press. . Major General Abdulaziz Abdullah Al Ansari insisted that LGBTQ couples would be welcome and accepted in Qatar from November 21 to December […]

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