Month: July 2021

7 covid19 deaths, 254 new cases

News Janelle De Souza 3 Hrs Ago Seven more people died of covid19 between Friday and Saturday afternoon, bringing the number of deaths to 1,077. According to the Ministry of Health’s 4 pm update, those with comorbidities were five elderly men and one middle aged man, and one elderly woman without comorbidities. In addition, 254 […]

Air quality from wildfire smoke hits dangerous levels in cities across B.C., as smoke heads west

For days, thick smoke from wildfires has blanketed B.C. cities in the Kootenays and Okanagan. Now, Metro Vancouver is bracing for that smoke to reach the coast this weekend. On Saturday, Environment and Climate Change Canada issued a special air quality statement for parts of Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley, warning that elevated ozone levels […]

56 miss CXC exams due to covid19

News Rhianna Mc Kenzie 53 Minutes Ago Education Minister Dr Nyan Gadsby-Dolly – Education Minister Dr Nyan Gadsby-Dolly said on Friday 56 students who were supposed to sit the Caribbean Examination Council’s (CXC) Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) and the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) were not able to due to covid19 quarantine protocols or […]

Grassy Narrows funding pact for mercury-poisoning care home spurs joy and bitter memories

Sitting in the bleachers around the powwow grounds of Grassy Narrows First Nation, dozens of community members gathered for a feast on Monday. The smell of freshly fried walleye poured out from under the aluminum foil keeping them warm. With smoke from nearby wildfires hanging around the northern Ontario community, children ran through the grounds, […]

Victims’ families dismiss murderer’s plea of innocence: ‘We know you’re guilty’

Tobago Kinnesha George 2 Hrs Ago Arthur Patrick, stepfather of 2009 murder victim Rondell Thomas, discusses the guilty verdict against murder accused Alvaro Ayers, as Ann Thomas-Patrick, mother of Thomas, cries at her home at Clarke Trace, Signal Hill, Friday. – DAVID REID Two Tobago families still grieving from the 2009 murder of teenaged friends […]

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