Month: May 2022

Ukrainians ‘begin again’ in Manitoba as hundreds of newcomers navigate settlement support system

More than 300 Ukrainians who arrived in Winnipeg on Monday are now setting off on the complex — if not more streamlined than usual — process of settling in after fleeing their homes amid the ongoing Russian invasion. Nic Krawetz, a volunteer with the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, has spent weeks helping Ukrainian newcomers adjust to life in Manitoba and […]

Quebec adopts Bill 96 French language reforms amid concerns for anglophone, Indigenous rights

Quebec’s majority government has adopted its contentious language bill overhauling the Charter of the French language, in a vote that lasted only minutes at the National Assembly this afternoon.  Dissent over Bill 96 had escalated in recent weeks with thousands holding protests, denouncing the bill for impeding the rights of anglophones, allophones and Indigenous communities. The bill […]

Forecasters call for 3 to 6 major hurricanes in Atlantic this season

The Atlantic hurricane season is poised to deliver another round of above-normal storms for the seventh consecutive year, according to both Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The two weather forecasters released their predictions on Tuesday, estimating that 14 to 21 named storms and three to six major hurricanes […]

More than 150,000 still without power, some schools closed after Ontario storm leaves ‘severe’ damage

More than 150,000 customers across Ontario remain without power on Tuesday after a powerful storm tore through the province, knocking down power lines and trees, forcing several schools to close and leaving behind significant damage. The Town of Uxbridge, east of Toronto, has declared a local state of emergency due to storm damage, with some buildings reduced to rubble […]

Gonzales: TSTT tackling cable theft

News Clint Chan Tack 5 Hrs Ago Public Utilities Minister Marvin Gonzales. – PUBLIC Utilities Minister Marvin Gonzales has said the Telecomunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago (TSTT) is tackling the issue of copper cable theft head-on. Responding to a question in the House of Representatives on Monday, Gonzales said TSTT has identified the main […]

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