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Today Marks the One Year Anniversary of the First COVID-19 Case in Ontario
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Today Marks the One Year Anniversary of the First COVID-19 Case in Ontario

Statement Today Marks the One Year Anniversary of the First COVID-19 Case in Ontario Government thanks those who stepped up, did their part, and showed the true Ontario spirit TORONTO — Today, Premier Doug Ford and Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, issued the following statement to mark significant milestones since the first … Continue reading

Philippines

Heroism of SAF 44 ‘cannot be repaid’: Duterte

By Azer Parrocha   PNA photo MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday remembered the heroism of the 44 Special Action Force (SAF) troops who were killed in a botched counterterrorism operation in Mamasapano, Maguindanao six years ago, saying that the country owed their families a debt of gratitude that cannot be repaid. In … Continue reading

Philippines

Terrorism, insurgency continue to disrupt public order: PRRD

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   President Rodrigo Duterte. (Presidential Photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday lamented that terrorism and insurgency remain a threat to public order amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. Speaking before troops in Jolo, Sulu, Duterte said terror groups and the communist movement have done nothing but disrupt progress … Continue reading

Philippines

Solon respects DND’s move to terminate UP-DND accord

  Senator Christopher “Bong” Go MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Senator Christopher “Bong” Go on Wednesday said he respects the decision of Department of National Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana to abrogate a 1989 agreement with the University of the Philippines prohibiting the uncoordinated entry of military and police officers in UP campuses outside very limited circumstances. In … Continue reading

Alberta

UNITED CONSERVATIVE PARTY TOOK FEDERAL BAILOUT TO KEEP LIGHTS ON WHEN EVEN SOME OF THEIR MLAs WOULDN’T DONATE

News Release UNITED CONSERVATIVE PARTY TOOK FEDERAL BAILOUT TO KEEP LIGHTS ON WHEN EVEN SOME OF THEIR MLAs WOULDN’T DONATE EDMONTON – Four United Conservative Party MLAs did not give a dime to their party and instead relied on Canadian taxpayers to foot the bill, new documents reveal. The fourth-quarter financial reporting from Elections Alberta indicates … Continue reading

Philippines

Nothing to worry about magnitude 7.1 DavOcc quake: Solidum

By Ma. Cristina Arayata   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – There is nothing to worry about the magnitude 7.1 quake that jolted Davao Occidental on the night of January 21, Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) Director Renato Solidum Jr. said Friday. “Yes (there is nothing to worry about it). It has ended and it did not … Continue reading

Ontario News

Small Businesses Apply for Ontario’s Small Business Support Grant in Growing Numbers

News Release Small Businesses Apply for Ontario’s Small Business Support Grant in Growing Numbers All eligible businesses encouraged to apply for relief during the provincial shutdown TORONTO — The Ontario government has received more than 42,000 applications for the Ontario Small Business Support Grant. Businesses that have been approved can expect to receive payment within … Continue reading

Philippines / Sports

PSC highlights success of Aklanon athletes in women in sports webinar  

MANILA — Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) spotlights young Aklanon medaled athletes in the 2021 premiere episode of its weekly series Rise Up! Shape Up!  Francine Padios, a 16-year-old Pencak Siklat who won a silver medal in the 30th Southeast Asian Games, Erdilyn Peralta, a bronze medalist softball athlete in the Women’s Double, and a member of … Continue reading

678 new cases identified; 16 additional deaths in last 24 hours
Alberta / covid 19

678 new cases identified; 16 additional deaths in last 24 hours

News Release Update 176: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (Jan. 21, 3:30 p.m.) Continue to follow public health restrictions to protect others as well as the health-care system. Active case numbers are decreasing, but hospitalizations remain high. Latest updates Over the last 24 hours, 678 new cases were identified. There are 726 people in hospital due … Continue reading