Politics

Negotiating to ease struggle of keeping COVID-19 out of long-term care

Article content VICTORIA — From the outset of the COVID-19 outbreak, B.C. had to struggle to keep the virus out of long-term care facilities, Health Minister Adrian Dix reflected this week. He recalled how he and provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry prepared for a daily media briefing in early March, knowing the virus had …

Negotiating to ease struggle of keeping COVID-19 out of long-term care Read More »

Joe Biden Makes First In-Person Appearance in over 2 Months

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday made his first in-person appearance in over two months by laying a wreath at a veterans park near his Delaware residence for Memorial Day. Biden visits this memorial park a few miles from his Wilmington home every Memorial Day. There’s usually a ceremony but not this year. We waved …

Joe Biden Makes First In-Person Appearance in over 2 Months Read More »

Scheer presses for more House of Commons powers as coronavirus crisis stretches on – National

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 19, 2020 11:45 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says more parliamentary powers must be restored to properly scrutinize the government’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. He says the existing …

Scheer presses for more House of Commons powers as coronavirus crisis stretches on – National Read More »

We Will Not Enforce Order Violates Constitutional Rights

The sheriff’s office of Pennsylvania’s Cumberland County said on Friday that it will not enforce Gov. Tom Wolf’s (D) shutdown orders, vowing to continue to “honor our solemn oath to Support, Obey and Defend the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of this Commonwealth.” “The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office will honor our solemn …

We Will Not Enforce Order Violates Constitutional Rights Read More »

Need ‘Hard Look’ at Experts, Organizations, and ‘International Watchdogs’ on Coronavirus

During a town hall on CNN on Thursday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) stated that there has to be a “hard look” at “the experts, the organizations, the international watchdogs” who should have been watching for the coronavirus outbreak “because obviously, we missed it.” Cuomo also stated that banning travel from China was sensible, …

Need ‘Hard Look’ at Experts, Organizations, and ‘International Watchdogs’ on Coronavirus Read More »

B.C. trades students could see delays entering work force as coronavirus upends training

The B.C. government is grappling with ways to ensure trades students and others requiring hands-on learning will get the training needed to enter the workforce. The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has led to many colleges fast-tracking students without all the technical requirements, as well as cancelling practicums until the fall in some cases. The province is …

B.C. trades students could see delays entering work force as coronavirus upends training Read More »

Coronavirus live news: UK placed under lockdown as Trump insists nation will ‘reopen’ soon | World news

1.57am GMT01:57 Beijing’s city government is further strengthening quarantine rules for individuals who arrive in China from overseas, as the Chinese capital seeks to minimise coronavirus-related risks, Beijing Daily reported on Tuesday. People wearing protective masks walk in a park in Beijing, China March 23, 2020. Photograph: Thomas Peter/Reuters The paper, the official publication of …

Coronavirus live news: UK placed under lockdown as Trump insists nation will ‘reopen’ soon | World news Read More »

‘We’re Going to Come for You’

White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said brokers hoarding supplies to price gouge Americans will not be let off the hook during the Chinese coronavirus crisis. During a press conference on Sunday, Navarro gave a direct message to brokers who are allegedly hoarding tons of much-needed supplies to fight the coronavirus in attempts to price …

‘We’re Going to Come for You’ Read More »

First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva congratulates people of Azerbaijan on Novruz holiday (PHOTO)

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Mar. 20 Trend: First Vice-President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva has made a post on her official Instagram page in which she congratulated the people of Azerbaijan on Novruz holiday. In her post, the First Vice-President said: “Dear fellow countrymen, I express my deep gratitude to each and everyone of you …

First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva congratulates people of Azerbaijan on Novruz holiday (PHOTO) Read More »