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Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Tuesday

The latest: More public health restrictions are expected to be announced in Ontario today after the province releases new COVID-19 modelling projections that the premier had said would make people “fall off [their] chairs.” Sources have told CBC News the modelling, which will be detailed at an 11:30 a.m. ET briefing, projects Ontario’s intensive care units will be filled beyond […]

Digital privacy law is being updated for the first time in decades, and it’s imperative we get it right

This column is an opinion by Vass Bednar and Mark Surman. Bednar is the executive director of McMaster University’s Master of Public Policy in Digital Society Program, and writes the newsletter Regs to Riches about startups and public policy. Surman is executive director of the Mozilla Foundation, the global nonprofit that makes the Firefox browser and advocates for issues like […]

Alberta Speaker denounces government’s ‘hypocrisy’ as MLAs slam premier, UCP colleagues over travel scandal

United Conservative Party MLAs, including the Speaker of the Alberta Legislature, are denouncing both the premier’s delayed action and the choices of their caucus colleagues after several took vacations abroad over the holidays.  The province had urged Albertans to avoid non-essential travel outside Canada during the pandemic.  Premier Jason Kenney had initially resisted disciplinary action for those […]

Fight for a better society

News Paula Lindo Just Now Brian Copeland – UWI Pro-Vice Chancellor and St Augustine Campus principal Prof Brian Copeland is calling on recent graduates of the university to use their experience to continue the fight of forming a society that better addresses the problems being faced by the Caribbean today. He said his comments were […]

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Monday

The latest: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Monday Britain was in “a race against time” to roll out COVID-19 vaccines as deaths hit record highs and hospitals run out of oxygen. His top medical adviser said the pandemic’s worst weeks were imminent. Seven large-scale vaccination centres were opening in England on Monday, joining about 1,000 other sites across the country, […]

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