Daphne Bramham: New Richmond private school to ‘tread lightly’ on China concerns

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Sun, 09 May 2021 18:00:23 +0000

Opinion: No ‘strict guidelines’ about addressing issues like Tibet or Tiananmen Square, but teachers will be told to ‘redirect’ such discussion

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EU, US at odds over jab supply

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Sat, 08 May 2021 16:16:43 +0000

COPENHAGEN: The European Union voiced skepticism on Friday over the United States’ sudden push to waive Covid vaccine patents to boost supply to poorer countries, while defending its own record as the world’s biggest exporter of doses. “An IP waiver will not solve the problems, will not bring a single dose of vaccine in the […]

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UN to probe bloody Brazil raid

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Sat, 08 May 2021 16:15:38 +0000

RIO DE JANEIRO: Police in Brazil faced outraged protests and a United Nations call for an investigation on Friday after a raid on a Rio de Janeiro favela left 28 people dead — some reportedly killed in cold blood. “Stop killing us!” said hundreds of protesters from the impoverished neighborhood of Jacarezinho, who marched outside […]

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Douglas Todd: Jagmeet Singh dives into housing, B.C. megaprojects, India and identity politics

Credit to Author: Douglas Todd| Date: Thu, 06 May 2021 19:47:35 +0000

Jagmeet Singh carries mixed views on B.C.’s megaprojects, annoyance with Ottawa’s inability to make a vaccine and varied thoughts on how Canada compares on racism.

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Douglas Todd: Jagmeet Singh dives into housing, megaprojects, India and identity politics

Credit to Author: Douglas Todd| Date: Thu, 06 May 2021 13:00:19 +0000

Jagmeet Singh carries mixed views on B.C.’s megaprojects, annoyance with Ottawa’s inability to make a vaccine and varied thoughts on how Canada compares on racism.

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Daphne Bramham: A hand-me-down Olympics proposed for post-pandemic times

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Sun, 02 May 2021 21:20:50 +0000

Opinion: There is no doubt that reprising the Winter Games here is possible, and it’s likely that the IOC would cast a favourable eye on it.

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World must end inequalities—UN

Credit to Author: Xinhua| Date: Sat, 01 May 2021 16:18:54 +0000

UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for efforts to address inequalities in order to bring the world back on track to end AIDS by 2030. There has been intensive action and progress against HIV in some places and population groups, while inaction in other places has allowed HIV epidemics to expand and deaths […]

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35% of 330M Americans Covid-infected, says CDC

Credit to Author: Xinhua| Date: Sat, 01 May 2021 16:15:52 +0000

WASHINGTON, D. C.: About 35 percent of all Americans have been infected with Covid-19 over the past year, according to a new study of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). CDC estimates that from February 2020 to March 2021, 114.6 million Americans were infected with Covid-19, 97.1 million had symptomatic illnesses and […]

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