A number of churches in the Canada and the United States have been vandalized by criminals, some of whom claim to be acting in response to recent revelations around the horrifying mistreatment of indigenous children in Canada at the hands of mostly Catholic-run schools. Officials are still investigating the incidents.Continue Reading

World leaders at the G7 Summit hosted by the UK in Cornwall, south-west England, concluded on Sunday with a plan to be setting out tough climate action targets and a restriction of the use of coal and fossil fuels. The leaders of the UK, the US, Canada, France, Germany Italy,Continue Reading

According to a new study from the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank, despite claims to the contrary, minimum wage increases do little to lower poverty rates and can actually hurt low-income workers. “As an anti-poverty tool, minimum wage hikes are largely ineffective and can actually hurtContinue Reading

Former Chief Medical Officer of Health in Ontario, Dr. Richard Schabas sent a letter to premier of Ontario, Doug Ford earlier this week backing up a letter earlier from MPP Roman Baber requesting Ford to change course on COVID-19. The five point letter detailed problems with risk, ICU bed capacityContinue Reading

Canada is at the forefront of global efforts to end child marriage abroad. Yet this practice remains legal and persists across the country. In Canada, more than 3,600 marriage certificates were issued to children, usually girls, under the age of 18 between 2000 and 2018, according to a new studyContinue Reading

Despite spending more on health care than most other developed countries with universal health care, Canada has some of the lowest numbers of doctors, hospital beds, and medical technologies—and the longest wait times, finds a new study released recently by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.Continue Reading

The City of Toronto, Canada reported 420 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, putting Canada’s largest city, a population of 6,197,000 at 36,821 total cases since the pandemic started. The recent increase in cases has prompted the Province of Ontario Friday to announce further measures in Toronto and Peel Region toContinue Reading

A new report from scientists claim that asbestos could be a key factor in battling global warming, through the reduction of carbon dioxide (CO2). The new article from Technology Review covers that work at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts, analyzing the “most common form of asbestos, chrysotile, a serpentine mineralContinue Reading

As a result of Philadelphia Phillies announcing Friday five players had tested positive for COVID-19, every team in Major League Baseball will shut its spring training camp over concerns about the coronavirus pandemic. The Associated Press (AP) reports that all of the spring complexes in Florida and Arizona will temporarilyContinue Reading

Major League Soccer will be back on the field next month, announcing yesterday that a World Cup-style tournament featuring all 26 clubs will be played at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World. “The opportunity to have all 26 clubs in a controlled environment enables usContinue Reading