Canadian Politics

Trudeau prorogues parliament, ending WE investigations and leaving Commons empty for weeks

Article content continued The Bloc Québécois said in a statement in French that if the purpose of the prorogation was to put a lid on the WE Charity scandal, it would not work. But the Bloc also said it would be watching Trudeau’s plan going forward to see if it helped Quebeckers. Chrystia Freeland and […]

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European Green Deal

The coming weeks could kick off the Union’s renaissance

It is now that the future of Europe will be decided. Following months of video conferences, our leaders, who meet this July 17th in Brussels, will find it difficult to reach a consensus in just a few hours on a recovery plan that has as much potential to change the course of history as the […]

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Real Life

Women share horrendous pictures of injuries to raise awareness of domestic violence as 14 women are killed in 3 weeks

BRAVE women have shared pictures of their horrendous injuries to raise awareness of domestic violence, as killings in the home DOUBLED during the first three weeks of lockdown in the UK. The four women released battered and bloodied pictures of their faces on social media as researchers from Counting Dead Women Project told MPs that […]

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Coronavirus vaccine: Italy boasts finding ‘world’s first vaccine’ but UK tests weeks ahead | World | News

Scientists at the Rome-based Takis Biotech have tested the jab on mice and took the antibodies they made in response. The early results from the lab tests show the antibodies created could stop human cells being infected with COVID-19. Luigi Aurisicchio, chief executive at Takis Biotech, wants trials to begin in the autumn. He said: […]

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After seven weeks, one of Ontario’s first COVID-19 patients to be intubated leaves the ICU, to applause

At first, Linda Lam explained away the deep fatigue that left her feeling weak and worn out. The 70-year-old from Richmond Hill had just returned on Feb. 20 from a two-week sightseeing cruise on the Nile River and it would take time, she reasoned, to shake the jet lag and recover her usual energy. But […]

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New study suggests coronavirus can live in patients for five weeks after contagion

Patients with the new coronavirus keep the pathogen in their respiratory tract for as long as 37 days, a new study found, suggesting they could remain infectious for many weeks. In yet another sign of how difficult the pandemic may be to contain, doctors in China detected the virus’s RNA in respiratory samples from survivors […]

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‘Lots of people have been stockpiling…for many, many weeks now’ – Mumsnet’s Justine Roberts – Channel 4 News

The government publishes its battle plan tomorrow. But how draconian does it need to be? Is it possible to protect hundreds of thousands of vulnerable people without destroying the economy? And in the meantime, what can we all do to protect ourselves? We’re joined from the United States by Dr Jonathan Quick, former chair of […]

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B.C. to appoint mediator as UNBC faculty strike nears three weeks

B.C.’s NDP government says it is appointing a special mediator to intervene in the nearly three-week-old strike at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC). The striking UNBC Faculty Association (UNBC-FA) made the request of the province’s labour minister earlier Tuesday. In a statement posted to its website, the university says it supports the approach. […]

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2019 American Music Awards tops this week’s TV must-sees

1. American Music AwardsLive SpecialCiara hosts this year’s awards show live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, where Kesha, Shania Twain, Billie Eilish, Selena Gomez, Lizzo and Taylor Swift are all slated to perform. The Jonas Brothers, who haven’t played the AMAs since 2007, also hit the stage.When: Sunday on ABC 2. Garth Brooks: […]

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