Provincial Government Announces “Enhanced Vaccine Certificate” for Ontario

This afternoon, Ontario Premier Doug Ford, accompanied by Health Minister Christine Elliott and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Kieran Moore, announced the rollout of an “enhanced vaccine certificate”, which will allow certain establishments to only permit fully vaccinated attendees.    According to Ford, the certificate program will be rolled out in two phases. Starting on September 22nd, […]

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Indigenous Doctor Named President-Elect of Canadian Medical Association

Anesthesiologist, Dr. Alika Lafontaine, has been named the first Indigenous president-elect of the Canadian Medical Association. Lafontaine is also the first president-elect of the CMA to be of Pacific Islander lineage. Prior to his nomination, Lafontaine served as co-leader of the Indigenous Health Alliance from 2013 to 2017. He currently practices anesthesiology in Grande Prairie, […]

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Andrew Cuomo, New York Gov. resigns amid sexual assualt allegations

56’th New York governor, Andrew Cuomo, held a press conference today, announcing his resignation. This comes after the attorney general’s report claimed Cuomo sexually assaulted 11 women. During his resignation, the governor denied all allegations. Asserting generational differences and his affectionate Italian upbringing as the cause for the misunderstandings. In the attorney generals Investigation, 11 […]

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Government of Canada Enhancing Support For Indigenous Communities

The Canadian Government is taking further steps towards reconciliation. The federal government  announced Tuesday that it is taking action in order to ensure enhanced support for Indigenous communities across Canada. This is widely considered to be a direct response to the intergenerational trauma of the residential school system that was in place from 1828 to […]

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