Day: July 22, 2021

15 deaths, 258 new covid19 cases

News Rhianna Mc Kenzie 2 Hrs Ago Image courtesy CDC The Ministry of Health reported 15 deaths and 258 new cases of covid19 on Thursday. The 4pm update said total number of deaths is now 1018. The new cases reflect samples taken between June 18 and 21. There are 5,823 active cases and the number […]

Dany Fortin says his ‘career appears to be over’ after his removal from vaccine campaign

The military officer who previously oversaw Canada’s vaccine rollout campaign says his reputation has been “irreparably tarnished” by the government’s decision to abruptly replace him in May and publicly reveal he was being investigated for sexual misconduct. Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin’s assertion is contained in an affidavit sworn last week but only publicly revealed on Thursday […]

Ottawa, provinces and territories not on track to meet new climate targets: report

The federal, provincial and territorial governments have failed to plan emissions cuts sufficient to achieve Canada’s net-zero targets, says a new climate report. The report by the Pembina Institute, an energy and climate think-tank, concludes that Canada isn’t going to achieve its recently announced 2030 or 2050 net-zero goals. “Unfortunately, we are not on track to meeting Canada’s new target […]

Sarnia, Port Huron mayors frustrated over lack of co-ordination on border restrictions

While the Canadian and U.S. governments aren’t in lockstep on the reopening of the border, the mayors of two border towns are in agreement. Municipal leaders on opposite sides of the Blue Water Bridge border crossing — one of Canada’s busiest — are expressing frustration that the U.S. government isn’t following suit with Canada on loosening restrictions for […]

Here’s what environmental groups say the anti-Alberta energy inquiry knows about their foreign funding

A controversial two-year long inquiry into allegations that foreign actors attempted to unfairly sully the international reputation of Alberta oil and gas is scheduled to be completed by July 30.  On that day, commissioner and forensic accountant Steve Allan’s report will be due to Energy Minister Sonya Savage. She is compelled to publicly release his […]

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