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Setting clear rules for police to respect rights
Alberta

Setting clear rules for police to respect rights

News ReleaseSetting clear rules for police to respect rights Alberta’s government has introduced legislation that would outright prohibit carding and standardize street checks. Bill 63, the Police (Street Checks and Carding) Amendment Act, 2021, would continue the work to reform policing in Alberta. The proposed bill formalizes the ban on carding and guides how street checks … Continue reading

covid 19 / Edmonton

City Closes Recreation Centres to comply with provincial restrictions

News Release City Closes Recreation Centres to comply with provincial restrictions The City of Edmonton will close recreation centres to general public access to adhere with the Government of Alberta’s newly announced COVID-19 restrictions. “We know this is disappointing news for Edmontonians who’ve been using these facilities for the past month,” said City Manager Andre … Continue reading

Ontario Enacts Provincial Emergency and Stay-at-Home Order
covid 19 / Ontario News

Ontario Enacts Provincial Emergency and Stay-at-Home Order

News Release Ontario Enacts Provincial Emergency and Stay-at-Home Order Additional measures needed to protect health system capacity and save lives during third wave of COVID-19 TORONTO — The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and other health experts, is immediately declaring a third provincial emergency under s 7.0.1 (1) of the Emergency Management … Continue reading

covid 19 / Ontario News

Made-in-Ontario N95 Respirators begin Rolling off the Production Line at the 3M Brockville Plant

News Release Made-in-Ontario N95 Respirators begin Rolling off the Production Line at the 3M Brockville Plant Provincial and federal investment helps secure domestic supply chain for vital PPE BROCKVILLE — Made-in-Ontario N95 respirators have started rolling off the production line at 3M’s Brockville plant. About 700,000 N95 respirators are being shipped from the plant this … Continue reading

931 new cases identified in last 24 hours;  New restrictions will start to come into effect at 11:59 p.m. on April 6
Alberta / covid 19

931 new cases identified in last 24 hours;  New restrictions will start to come into effect at 11:59 p.m. on April 6

News ReleaseUpdate 210: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (April 6, 7 p.m.) New restrictions will start to come into effect at 11:59 p.m. on April 6. Continue to follow all public health guidelines to protect others and the health system. Latest updates Over the last 24 hours, 931 new cases were identified. There are 328 people … Continue reading

Philippines

Magnitude 5.1 quake hits DavOcc, nearby provinces

By Ma. Cristina Arayata   Epicenter of the quake (Image from Phivolcs) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– A magnitude 5.1 earthquake jolted Davao Occidental and nearby provinces early Wednesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported. The tectonic quake struck 118 km. southeast of the municipality of Jose Abad Santos at 4:08 a.m. and had a … Continue reading

Alberta  returning to Step 1 of the four-step framework to protect the health system, reduce rising spread of COVID-19 provincewide
Alberta / covid 19

Alberta returning to Step 1 of the four-step framework to protect the health system, reduce rising spread of COVID-19 provincewide

News ReleaseMoving back into Step 1 of COVID-19 restrictions Alberta is returning to Step 1 of the four-step framework to protect the health system and reduce the rising spread of COVID-19 provincewide. Effective at 11:59 p.m. on April 6, updated mandatory health measures go into effect for retail, fitness and performance activities. Effective at noon … Continue reading

Ontario Moving to Phase Two of COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan
covid 19 / Ontario News

Ontario Moving to Phase Two of COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan

News Release Ontario Moving to Phase Two of COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan Phase Two Supports Vaccine Rollout by Postal Code in “Hot Spot” Communities TORONTO — The Ontario government is moving into Phase Two of its COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan, with a focus on reaching individuals in “hot spot” communities where COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted certain … Continue reading