Tag Archives: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Trudeau among world leaders ‘reconciling humanity with nature’

Carl Meyer, Canada’s National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

After the world failed to meet a single target last decade to stop the disappearance of the natural world, the leaders of several nations, including Canada, met for a virtual summit on Monday and committed to safeguarding biodiversity in future.

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Will there be a Federal election in 2021?

This program was funded by a grant from the Community Radio Fund of Canada and the Government of Canada’s Local Journalism Initiative

Only weeks ago, Canada was on the verge of a Federal election. If the NDP had stood beside the Conservative party, they could have toppled the Trudeau government. Our Member of Parliament, Rachel Blaney, explains why they didn’t and what she thinks the prospects are for a Federal election in 2021. 

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More British Columbians are being hospitalized due to COVID

By Moira Wyton, The Tyee, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

British Columbia’s health minister says the province’s hospital capacity remains strong despite a significant rise of people  hospitalized due to COVID-19 over the weekend.

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Oregon votes to decriminalize some drugs

By Moira Wyton, The Tyee, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Oregon’s overwhelming vote to decriminalize some drugs for personal use on Tuesday has experts and advocates in British Columbia wondering  what it will take for the province to move in the same direction.

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Interrupting anti-Indigenous racism

the Discourse, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

What do you want to see change to stop anti-Indigenous racism? This is a question that Rain Daniels has been asked since the early nineties. Her answer remains the same. “These issues need to be taken seriously,” she says.

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