Increased monkeypox surveillance needed, WHO tells member countries – National

Around 200 confirmed cases and more than 100 suspected cases of monkeypox have been detected so far outside countries where it usually spreads, a World Health Organization official said on Thursday, urging countries to step up surveillance of infectious disease. Monkeypox, a mild viral infection, is endemic in the African countries of Cameroon, Central African … Read more

Saskatchewan Parents and Teachers Navigate Texas Tragedy

As the children of Saskatchewan made their way to school, the tragedy in Texas weighed on many parents and teachers who wondered how to explain something that just didn’t make sense. “As a parent and an adult in a child’s life,” said Tamara Hinz, a child and adolescent psychiatrist. “These events are also very upsetting … Read more

Saskatchewan signs $32M long-term care deal with Ottawa

SASKATOON – Saskatchewan and the federal government have reached a $32 million deal to support long-term care, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Wednesday during a visit to the province. “As we recover from this pandemic, we must all continue to work together to improve care for our seniors,” Trudeau said at St. Ann’s Senior Citizens’ … Read more

Ontario Election 2022: Ottawa Center

Ottawa Center is a provincial riding located in Ottawa. This constituency is currently represented by Ontario NDP MP Joel Harden, who first took office in 2018. Harden garnered 29,675 votes, winning 46.08% of the vote in the Ontario provincial election. 2018 in Ontario. Voters will decide who will represent Ottawa Center in Ottawa in the … Read more

Taliban unlikely to curb drug trafficking in Afghanistan: report

KABUL: The Taliban, through tactical statements, pretended to halt narcotics production in Afghanistan to escape international scrutiny over opium cultivation in the country. However, the Taliban apply a tax system to carry out their insurgency operations, which include illegal drug trafficking, reported a Canadian-based think tank, the International Forum for Rights and Security (IFFRAS). The … Read more

Ontario Election 2022: Ottawa South

Ottawa South is a provincial riding located in Ottawa. This constituency is currently represented by Ontario Liberal Party MPP John Fraser, who first took office in 2013. Fraser garnered 20,773 votes, winning 39.63% of the vote in the provincial election of 2018 in Ontario. Voters will decide who will represent Ottawa South in Ottawa in … Read more

Ontario Election 2022: Ottawa West-Nepean

Ottawa West-Nepean is a provincial riding located in Ottawa. This constituency is currently represented by Ontario PC Party MLA Jeremy Roberts, who first took office in 2018. Roberts garnered 16,590 votes, winning 32.82% of the vote in the provincial election of 2018 in Ontario. Voters will decide who will represent Ottawa West-Nepean in Ottawa in … Read more

Here are 4 gun reform policies that US advocates say could reduce violence – National

A gruesome mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, just days after mass shootings in New York and California, is once again prompting calls for gun control reform – even as the prospects for change seem dim. The killing of 19 Grade 4 students and two teachers by an 18-year-old gunman on Tuesday quickly sparked what has … Read more

Saskatchewan signs $32M long-term care deal with Ottawa

SASKATOON – Saskatchewan and the federal government have reached a $32 million deal to support long-term care, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Wednesday during a visit to the province. “As we recover from this pandemic, we must all continue to work together to improve care for our seniors,” Trudeau said at St. Ann’s Senior Citizens’ … Read more

Golden Plates 2022: Chambar co-founders aim to provide community connections

Restaurants have been around for so long that they are usually taken for granted. Most patrons probably take just enough time to peruse the menu and soak up the atmosphere, but not enough time to wonder why these institutions matter. As Vancouver restaurateur Karri Green-Schuermans points out, restaurants do more than just serve food to … Read more