Day: April 25, 2022

Global

Why Many People in India Don’t Condemn Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

The street in a bustling area of ​​central Mumbai is a jumble of clothing stalls and toy stores, and though it keeps up with developments, the war in Ukraine, some 4,500 kilometers away, seems distant for shopkeeper Geeta Patel. “We all love peace. This should have been settled through talks,” she said. That sentiment was […]

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CA

As reports of hand sanitizer use rise, so do fears of homeless people in Labrador

The manager of a Happy Valley-Goose Bay hotel that serves as a for-profit homeless shelter is sounding the alarm after seeing residents taken to hospital for drinking hand sanitizer hands. Bill Dormody says he has called paramedics more than a dozen times over the past few weeks after finding residents inconsistent, unresponsive, coughing up blood […]

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CA

Medical students push Saskatchewan. the government will fund a supervised drug consumption site

Saskatchewan medical students are calling on the province to financially support the Saskatoon supervised drug consumption site. For three straight years, the province has denied the Prairie Harm Reduction (PHR) request for financial assistance amid a burgeoning overdose crisis. The students wrote an open letter to the province and they are supported by top professionals […]

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Luck and fear contributed to Macron’s victory over the far right

Well, in the end, it seemed relatively easy. An impressive 58.5%. Not quite the overwhelming two-thirds of the votes that Emmanuel Macron won five years ago. But almost all the other winners of the French presidency would have been very happy with his score. “Is he lucky? This was the question that Cardinal Mazarin always […]

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CA

Tracking wildfire smoke will be crucial for everyone as the planet warms. here’s why

CBC Alberta and Saskatchewan have teamed up for a new pilot series on weather and climate change in the Prairies. Meteorologist Christy Climenhaga will bring her expert voice to the conversation to help explain weather phenomena and climate change and their impact on daily life. As bleak as it may seem, the smoke-filled post-apocalyptic horizons […]

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After a rocky start, Twitter and Elon Musk are now heading for a takeover deal

Elon Musk and Twitter are reportedly close to reaching a deal that would allow Tesla’s CEO to take over the social media company, after talks late Sunday night. According to the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and other outlets, the two sides engaged in detailed negotiations over the weekend to discuss specific details […]

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Mass testing and lockdowns begin in Beijing to contain COVID-19 outbreak

China’s capital, Beijing, began mass testing of more than three million people on Monday and restricted residents of part of the city to their compounds, raising concerns about a broader Shanghai-style lockdown. While only 70 cases have been discovered so far in the city of more than 21 million people since a new outbreak emerged […]

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CA

Edmonton has seen the most fatal police shootings in Canada this year, data shows

More people have died in shootings involving police officers in Edmonton this year than in any other place in Canada, according to statistics collected by CBC News. Four men have been shot and killed in encounters with the Edmonton Police Service (EPS) this year, including an innocent 59-year-old bystander in an apartment. The series of […]

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CA

Racism report blames military for not doing more in past 20 years

Defense Minister Anita Anand will release a much-anticipated report this morning that is set to blame the military for not doing enough to tackle racism in the ranks over the past two decades. The report is the result of a year-long review by a group of retired Canadian Armed Forces members tasked with finding ways […]

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3 Critically Endangered Sumatran Tigers Found Dead In Traps

Three critically endangered Sumatran tigers have been found dead after being caught in traps on the Indonesian island of Sumatra in the latest setback for a species estimated to number around 400, authorities said on Monday . A female and a male tiger were found dead on Sunday with leg injuries caused by a snare […]

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