Day: April 2, 2022

Canadian Forces in desperate need of new spending, procurement follow-through, experts say

Canada’s military readiness is suffering from a lack of investment and the federal government must ensure that desperately needed new money actually gets spent, experts in defence and procurement say. “You can promise the moon and the stars. If you can’t get the money out the door then it’s of no value,” said Andrew Leslie, a former Liberal […]

Saskatoon police PSA showing gang member in wheelchair sends ableist message, disability advocates say

An image from a 2015 anti-gang awareness campaign by police in British Columbia is now drawing criticism over its use in a campaign in Saskatchewan. On Monday, the Saskatoon Police Service officially launched its Drop Gangs initiative, which provides education and resources about the reality of gang life.  By Thursday, people on social media were calling attention to an […]

P.E.I. potato exports to U.S. resuming effective immediately

Exports of Prince Edward Island table-stock potatoes to the United States are resuming effective immediately. The United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) amended its requirements for the importation of table potatoes from P.E.I. on Friday. The news comes following an announcement from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency last week indicating […]

‘An emotional comeback’: Muslims prepare for 1st Ramadan together after COVID-19 restrictions lift

After a difficult two years in when Ramadan celebrations were forced online or severely curtailed because of pandemic restrictions, Muslims in Canada are preparing for a return to the kind of holy month they’ve long cherished — one that will mean much more this year now that they can once again be together. For the first time […]

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