Day: July 13, 2022

Larger countries hoarding monkeypox vaccine

News Paula Lindo 18 Minutes Ago Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh – Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh said, similar to the situation with covid19 vaccines when they were first developed, monkeypox vaccines are being hoarded by larger countries, making access to them difficult. At the Health Ministry’s covid19 media conference on Wednesday, Deyalsingh said TT remains in […]

Ottawa announces more than $30M for Indigenous communities, organizations to mark papal visit

The federal government announced on Wednesday more than $30 million in new funding to support Indigenous communities and organizations during the upcoming papal visit. Pope Francis will tour Canada from July 24 to 29. The goal of the visit is to advance reconciliation and healing between the Roman Catholic Church, First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities. […]

Trudeau announces deal to build $1.5B electric vehicle battery plant in Ontario

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Wednesday that Ottawa has signed a deal with Umicore, a global metals refiner, to build a new battery facility in Ontario’s Loyalist Township. Speaking at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ont., the prime minister said the facility will supply materials for one million electric vehicles a year. Umicore, a multinational corporation based in […]

Household after-tax income rises and income inequality declines, says new census data

Income inequality and the number of low-income earners declined significantly as household after-tax income saw a marked increase — especially in single-parent households — according to new census data released today by Statistics Canada.  Household median income after tax grew 9.8 per cent from 2015 to 2020, doubling the growth rate that Canadian households saw […]

Back To Top