First Nations STEM mentorship program opens to Ontario high school students

The head of an agency that gives technical advice to First Nations throughout Ontario hopes a new mentorship program will open young Indigenous people’s eyes to their own potential. Melanie Debassige, executive director of the Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation, said many First Nations youth are unaware of the career opportunities in the so-called […]

More than 500 air passengers fined for defying hotel quarantine rules after landing in Vancouver and Toronto

The federal government has doled out hundreds of fines since Feb. 22 — typically for $3,000 each — to air passengers who refused to quarantine in a designated hotel upon arrival in Canada. Even so, the government couldn’t provide CBC News with a total number of people who’ve violated its rule that passengers entering Canada be tested for COVID-19, then quarantine in a hotel while waiting […]

Yukon Party members apologize after sending crude messages about premier, NDP leader

Yukon Party Leader Currie Dixon is apologizing after crude text messages written by members of his party about Premier Sandy Silver and NDP Leader Kate White emerged over the weekend. The premier’s office sent screenshots of the texts to the media late Sunday, quoting Silver saying that the messages were sent to him in a group chat he believes he was included […]

MSJ: PM listened to us

MOVEMENT for Social Justice (MSJ) political leader David Abdulah on Monday was pleased that the Prime Minister seems to be listening to calls made by the party to strike a balance between protecting lives and livelihoods during the covid19 pandemic. Abdulah made this comment in response to measures announced by Dr Rowley at a news […]

PM pushing dependence on government

News Andrew Gioannetti 6 Hrs Ago Progressive Democratic Patriots leader Watson Duke. – POLITICAL leader of Tobago’s Progressive Democratic Patriots (PDP) Watson Duke says the Prime Minister is attempting to promote a “dependence mode” among citizens by further tightening commercial and public health restrictions. Duke spoke briefly with Newsday after Dr Rowley announced a total […]

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