Government of Canada contributes $5.3 million to PAHO for response to COVID-19

The Government of Canada has agreed to contribute 7.5 M Canadian dollars (about USD$5.3 million) to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) for the response to COVID-19 in 23 countries of the Americas. The contribution will benefit a total of fifteen Caribbean countries – Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, […]

Prime Minister announces supports for Canadians with disabilities to address challenges from COVID-19

We know Canadians living with disabilities are facing significant challenges during this difficult time, with some experiencing job insecurity and others seeing increased costs for personal support workers, medication, and medical supplies. As we work together to restart the economy, we must continue to protect health and safety, and ensure the right supports are in […]

Canada police arrest 20 and bring hundreds of charges in violent tow truck turf wars

Police in Canada have arrested 20 people and brought hundreds of charges – including first-degree murder – in their latest attempt to disrupt violent turf wars between rival tow-truck operators. York regional police, which oversees a region north of Toronto, announced the arrests on Tuesday as part of an investigation dubbed Project Platinum. “We allege that the […]

Canada Soccer Outlines Return to Soccer Guidelines as Part of Safe Sport Roster

As restrictions begin to ease relating to COVID-19, Canada Soccer has announced that its member organizations must follow the “Return to Soccer Guidelines” before returning to the pitch. Guided by leadership from the Canada Soccer Sports Medicine Committee and in consultation with  federal, provincial, territorial and local public health authorities, the Return to Soccer Guidelines provide […]

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