Pope visiting Quebec to advance reconciliation with Indigenous People

Following Pope Francis’ apology last April for the “deplorable conduct” of members of the Catholic Church at residential schools, the Pope will be in Quebec from July 27-29 to advance action toward reconciliation with Indigenous People. Cree Grand Chief Mandy Gull-Masty expressed that while apologies from Pope Francis, especially on Canada’s colonized land is monumental […]

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Rogers Reveals Compensation Plan for Nationwide Outage

Rogers‘ nationwide outage on Friday, July 8th put pause on the lives of million’s of Canadians, and got people expressing their concerns over dependency and lack of resilience in Canada’s communication service sector. Rogers is attempting to address the issue by offering to give customers a credit for five days of internet and phone usage. […]

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Shirley Cheechoo: recipient of 2022 OAC Indigenous Arts Award

Ontario Arts Council has awarded Shirley Cheechoo with the 2022 Indigenous Arts Award for her contribution to the Indigenous arts in Ontario. The award, being presented at the Weengushk International Film Festival on July 10th consists of $10,000, a framed certificate and an Indigenous-designed blanket. Shirley Cheechoo’s work reflects her Cree cultural background and her […]

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Assembly of First Nations hosting its 43rd Annual General Assembly this week

Assembly of First Nations(AFN)’ Annual General Assembly is taking place in Vancouver Convention Centre (West) this week with the theme of “Walking the Healing Path”. The Assembly will be both in-person and virtual from July 5-7, 2022 with a dialogue session happening Monday, July 4. The Chiefs Assemblies gather twice a year for First Nations […]

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LCBO is giving out free rapid COVID-19 tests on a first come, first serve basis

The Ontario government is offering free rapid COVID-19 tests at LCBO locations across the province. The tests were due to become accessible as of Friday, December 17th, however they have not yet arrived, according to Ottawa Public Health. Once available they will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Tests were planned to be stocked at […]

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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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