O’Toole calls for 2022 Olympics to be relocated out of China

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole on Tuesday called for the relocation of the 2022 Winter Olympics out of Beijing in part because of the Chinese government’s treatment of its Muslim minority population. O’Toole said Canada should not send its athletes to compete as the country is accused of committing “genocide” against Uyghurs in Xinjiang province. He also cited the country’s actions […]

Israeli study finds significant drop in symptomatic COVID-19 cases with Pfizer vaccine

Israel’s largest healthcare provider on Sunday reported a 94% drop in symptomatic COVID-19 infections in 600,000 people who received two doses of the Pfizer vaccine in the country’s largest study to date. Health maintenance organization (HMO) Clalit, which covers more than half of all Israelis, said the same group was also 92% less likely to develop serious illness from the […]

Lionel Desmond’s family testify as death investigation resumes

The two families at the heart of the investigation into Lionel Desmond’s death will share their memories of the days leading up to the tragedy that marked a small community in Guysborough County, Nova Scotia on January 3 2017. That afternoon, Desmond, an Afghan veteran with complex post-traumatic stress disorder, shot his wife, Shanna; his 10-year-old daughter, Aaliyah; his mother, […]

Facebook ‘yanlışlıkla’ Sudbury, Londra ve Golf’teki Black Lives Matter sayfalarını kaldırıyor

Sodbury’den Isak Vaillancourt, 31 Ocak’ta uyandığında şaşırdığını ve biraz üzüldüğünü ve Facebook’un Black Lives Matter Sudbury’yi Siyah Tarih Ayı başlamadan bir gün önce sildiğini söyledi. Vaillancourt, grubun iletişim yöneticisidir. Aslında hiçbir açıklama olmadığını söylüyor, sadece Facebook’tan sitenin topluluk standartlarını kullanmadığını belirten bir açıklama. Bu, Villancore’un kesinlikle katılmadığı bir şey. “Sayfamızın içeriğini inceledik ve yönergeleri gözden geçirdik ve yayınlarımızın, yorumlarımızın veya […]

Trudeau to unveil plans to buy ‘assault’ weapons

The Liberal government is expected to announce today its intention to initiate a buy-back program for “assault-type” weapons that were blacklisted last spring. As Radio-Canada reported last week, the voluntary program will provide financial compensation to gun owners who give up their prohibited weapons, with the goal of removing them from circulation. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to give […]