Month: January 2021

PDP no threat to us

News Narissa Fraser 7 Hrs Ago A UNC supporter campaign for Arima Central candidate Sheldon ‘Fish’ Garcia in a motorcade on January 23. Garcia won the seat in the local government by-election of the PNM controlled- Arima Borough Corporation on January 25. UNC MPs distanced themselves from former MP Ramona Ramdial’s view that the win […]

Canadian snowbirds abroad grapple with tough new travel rules that include a big hotel bill

Despite Canada’s advisory not to travel abroad during the pandemic, snowbirds have been able to easily book flights and head south. But now those snowbirds face major hurdles returning home, thanks to tough new travel measures announced by the federal government on Friday. Soon, air passengers will be required to take a COVID-19 test upon arrival and spend up to […]

Lights still on in federal buildings in National Capital Region even as civil servants work from home

The lights remain on at some federal government buildings in Canada’s capital region, even though most civil servants have been working at home for nearly a year to stop the spread of COVID-19. Responding to photographs taken by CBC News showing lit-up office towers before dawn, Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) said that while occupancy […]

All employees to be tested at Canada Post facility in Mississauga, Ont., as COVID-19 outbreak grows

All employees working at a Mississauga, Ont., Canada Post worksite must now be tested for COVID-19 as the facility battles a large outbreak. As of Saturday, the postal service says 273 people who work at the site have tested positive since the beginning of the month. Canada Post says regional health authority Peel Public Health […]

Fire destroys 147-year-old church in Lax Kw’alaams First Nation on B.C.’s North Coast

A fire has destroyed a 147-year-old church in a remote Indigenous community outside of Prince Rupert, B.C., early Saturday morning.  Dawn Roberts, director in charge of B.C. RCMP communications, said emergency services were called shortly after 5:30 a.m. to the Grace United Church in the Lax Kw’alaams First Nations community on B.C.’s North Coast. Roberts said the […]

Active covid19 cases down to 261

News Janelle De Souza 6 Hrs Ago File photo THE Health Ministry has said nine more people have tested positive for covid19. However, there has been a decrease in the number of active cases to 261. In its 4 pm release on Saturday, the ministry said the total number of recorded covid19 cases is now […]

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