Year: 2021

Government, Indigenous groups still negotiating child welfare funding as deadline arrives

Parties to a long-standing dispute over the Indigenous child welfare system are still negotiating as their self-imposed deadline comes and goes. In its recent economic statement, issued earlier this month, the federal government earmarked $40 billion for First Nations child welfare. The government set aside the money to cover the cost of settling a Canadian Human […]

COVID-19: Record 638 cases in London-Middlesex; MLHU changing how it reports cases going forward – London

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Schools – Vaccinations and testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton For the third day in a low, the London and Middlesex region has set another single-day case record with 638 COVID-19 infections, as the health unit announces changes to its […]

Workers flock to central Alberta town as 3 energy construction projects underway in area

A central Albertan town is experiencing a major economic boost from three major energy projects underway nearby. Edson, Alta., around 200 kilometres west of Edmonton, sits along the Yellowhead Highway and has long been a resource-driven town.  Currently under construction nearby is part of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, another pipeline project from TC Energy […]

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