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When Royalty Embraces Progress – Still on Ooni’s Visit to Canada @150

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Traditional rulers in Africa are no doubt an embodiment of grace personified. They never walk alone like the slogan of the popular English Premier League side and of course, their roles as the custodian of culture gives them a social status that enables them to flaunt regalia and decorate themselves with women as if they were commodities. In the 21st ...

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Canada @ 150 – The argument for a seat at the UN Security Council

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Canada’s milestone anniversary as it clocks 150 is not only a landmark achievement but also significant. Beyond the democratic ideals which promote freedom to attain the summit of happiness and prosperity, the country is also the melting pot for cross-cultural connection. The country boasts of not less than 200 different nationalities as it provides a safe haven for thousands seeking ...

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Ontario Fair Housing Plan: Can this plan address the rise in housing prices and low inventory in the

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 GTA – By Steve Ezeude   “If you’re not going to put money in real estate, where else?” — Tamir Sapir, business mogul   The sleepless nights suffered by politicians and law makers over the escalating housing prices in the Greater Toronto Area in the last two years have yielded some tangible fruits with the Ontario Government’s announced plans to ...

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Justin Bieber has been banned from performing in China

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The Beijing’s Bureau Culture said in a very statement released that the young singer is a talented singer, however he’s also a controversial Singer. it was said that it’s inappropriate to allow entertainers with bad behaviours. China has added the name of the youngster to the list of Hostile Foreign Forces ranking somewhere below the Dalai Lama and Taiwanese separatists. ...

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Patriotism: Toronto condemned a patriotic act which saved taxpayers $50,000

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A local patriotic citizen built a set of stairs at his park for just C$550 when the city budgeted a cost of a minimum of C$65,000 ($51,500, £40,000) for it. This act can be seen as an act of patriotism, and everybody should emulate this. But, rather than the government commendation, Toronto has blocked off the access to the local ...

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June, 2017

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June Edition

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Canada – Quebec to give abortion pill for free by end of 2017

                Thursday, 6th of July, Quebec Health Minister Gaétan barrette declared that ”the abortion pill are going to be available to Quebec residents for free by the end of autumn 2017”. “The government of Quebec has always been supportive towards the right of ladies to choose, significantly with regard to abortion,” said barrette. ...

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Trudeau visit Queen with a Canadian flag

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked Canada’s 150th birthday with the Queen of England on Wednesday by giving her the Canadian flag that flew on the Peace Tower on Canada Day. Trudeau met with Queen Elizabeth II for a non-public audience at the Palace of Holyroodhouse on a daylong stop in Edinburgh , her official Scottish residence, where he presented her ...

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Restaurants say Vancouver should not ban foam containers, coffee cups

Restaurants say Vancouver should not ban foam containers, coffee cups

By Robert Njeru Vancouver is likely to ban take-out container waste, plastic bags and disposable cups. As expected, people in the restaurant industry have come out to oppose the move claiming that it is unrealistic. The city is aiming to have a Zero-Waste program by 2040 and City staff members are searching for ways to reduce single-use waste. Staff members ...

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Trudeau says that Record-breaking Canadian sniper should be celebrated

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently said that Canadians ought to “celebrate” a Canadian sniper who delivered a record-breaking kill shot in Iraq. He was additionally quick to defend Canada’s position in Iraq, describing their mission as a non-combat one. According to Trudeau, Canadian forces are doing their duty as a part of the coalition against Daesh. What happened is consistent ...

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Crow attacks force Canada Post to suspend mail delivery

Crow attacks force Canada Post to suspend mail delivery

Canada Post has suspended delivery of mail to three addresses in East Vancouver after a well-known neighborhood crow attacked one of their mail carriers. They will only resume when it’s safe. The famous crow, known as “Canuck the crow” repeatedly attacked the mail carrier and on one occasion, even left him bleeding. As a result, this neighborhood has not received mail for ...

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The World Will Need 255,000 New Pilots by 2027

The World Will Need 255,000 New Pilots by 2027

By S.Ratko MONTREAL — A report by Montreal-based flight training provider CAE says airlines around the world will need 255,000 new commercial pilots over the next decade, a third of whom will be required in North America. CAE’s report says there are about 290,000 commercial pilots working now, but 440,000 will be needed by 2027. It says 105,000 will be ...

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Amazon Canada to hire 200 workers in Toronto

Amazon Canada to hire 200 workers in Toronto

By S.Ratko Amazon Canada plans to hire 200 more workers at its headquarters in Toronto including for positions in software development, engineering, programming, marketing and sales and human resources. Tamir Bar-Haim, the country manager for the Amazon Media Group, said e-commerce, technology, and the Internet are still in their infancy. “We feel there is still so much room to invent ...

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Cash scholarships available for college/university students!

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Hi there, Do you know a student who could you some extra cash for school? The Kingsway Community Life Centre Scholarship (KCLCS) is geared towards youth between the ages of 17 and 30 years old who are pursuing post-secondary education in any discipline.  Students can receive up to $1,000! Eligibility criteria and application packages are available on the KCLC website ...

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Anti-Racism Directorate announces new Assistant Deputy Minister

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The Anti-Racism Directorate is pleased to announce that as a result of an open competitive process led by Sam Erry, Associate Deputy Minister, Inclusion, Diversity, and Anti-Racism Division, Akwatu Khenti is the successful candidate for the position of Assistant Deputy Minister, Anti-Racism Directorate. Akwatu is a seasoned executive leader with deep experience in the implementation of complex multi-sector initiatives with varied stakeholders and partners. ...

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Statement Ontario Contributes $2.5 Million for Emergency Relief Efforts in Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia and Nigeria

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April 21, 2017 Premier Kathleen Wynne released the following statement today regarding Ontario’s response to the food insecurity crisis in Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia and Nigeria: “On behalf of the people of Ontario, we have heard and heeded the United Nations’ call for immediate support for the urgent food crises in Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia and Nigeria. Our province has ...

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Canada PM Announces Support for High-quality, Affordable Child Care

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By Zacheaus Somorin Canadians deserve the opportunity to raise their families the way they want, but far too many do not have access to the high-quality, affordable child care they need. With increased support for early learning and child care, more Canadian parents can pursue new opportunities to work and learn, and build a better future for themselves and their ...

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Bacardi Canada to close and sell Brampton office

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Bacardi Canada will close down and sell its Brampton bottling plant in the coming months, which will end a five-decade presence in the city.   In an official statement to The Guardian, the organization said it told its representatives on Feb. 9 that they made the “difficult decision” to end operations at the office on Steeles Avenue East after a ...

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