Day: March 27, 2022

Ukrainians concerned as Red Cross considers opening office in Russia

The International Committee of the Red Cross confirmed it’s considering opening up an office in Russia near the Ukrainian border in a bid to scale up humanitarian efforts in the embattled area — a move that stoked concerns among some Ukrainians. Dominik Stillhart, the director of operations for the International Committee of the Red Cross, said the charity […]

URP Tobago participants get USAID farming training

Tobago Newsday Reporter 5 Hrs Ago Thorsten Knappenberger, US-based volunteer, USAID John Ogonowski and Doug Bereuter Farmer-to-Farmer Program presents URP participant Shaunella Robley with a certificate of completion last Thursday. Photo courtesy THA SIXTEEN URP participants in Tobago received certificates after completing the USAID John Ogonowski and Doug Bereuter Farmer-to-Farmer (F2F) program with University of […]

The new COVID data frontier: Making evidence-based decisions in an era with less evidence

Two years into the pandemic, Manitoba has put an end to the daily disclosure of COVID-19 data. On Friday, public health updated its familiar COVID cases and risk dashboard for the final time and now plans to delete the page from the provincial website. For some Manitobans, checking that dashboard was part of a daily ritual, especially in the […]

Alberta tourist towns struggle with staff shortages as restrictions ease

Even with COVID-19 restrictions easing in Alberta and abroad, the province’s tourist towns are struggling to attract international workers.  The Job Resource Centre, which operates in Banff and Canmore, is putting up postings and “getting zero response,” said its director, Michel Dufresne.  Prior to March 2020, on a good day the job centre might see […]

No request to delay CSEC exams

News Sean Douglas 2 Hrs Ago Education Minister Dr Nyan Gadsby-Dolly. – EDUCATION Minister Dr Nyan Gadsby-Dolly said she has received no formal request to delay the upcoming CSEC exams, replying to a supplemental question from Tabaquite MP Anita Haynes in the House of Representatives on Friday. Haynes had initially asked in her main question […]

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