Category: Politics

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Homophobia, the Vatican against the Zan-bill: “Catholics’ freedom of thought at risk”

For the first time, the Vatican officially asks the Italian government to amend a bill, appealing to the Concordat, the “pact” that regulates relations between the Italian state and the Catholic Church. The bill in question is the one born on the initiative of the deputy Pd Alessandro Zan and which has been in the spotlight for months in Italy because, according to several political parties, it could jeopardize freedom of expression by providing severe penalties for opinions that can be classified as offenses based “on sex, gender, sexual orientation or gender identity “. (more…)

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Omofobia, il Vaticano contro il disegno di legge Zan: “A rischio la libertà di pensiero dei cattolici”

Per la prima volta, il Vaticano chiede ufficialmente al governo italiano di modificare un disegno di legge, appellandosi al Concordato, il “patto” che regola i rapporti tra lo Stato italiano e la Chiesa cattolica. Il ddl in questione è quello nato su iniziativa del deputato Pd Alessandro Zan e che è sotto i riflettori da mesi in Italia in quanto, secondo più parti politiche, metterebbe a rischio la libertà di espressione prevedendo pene severe per opinioni inquadrabili come offese fondate “sul sesso, sul genere, sull’orientamento sessuale o sull’identità di genere”. (more…)

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“They do not speak for anyone but themselves”

Article by The Hon. Joe Volpe — Video: CNMNG Staff

TORONTO – A month after the Prime Minister stood in the House to Apologize for the internment of Italian Canadians during World War II, somebody – the proverbial “they”– hiding under the cover of five private corporations in Canada, commissioned and published in the Globe and Mail, on June 18, a “Thank You Canada” advertisement. (more…)

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রোহিঙ্গা সংকটে জাতিসংঘের সিদ্ধান্তে বাংলাদেশ ‘হতাশ’, কানাডা কী ভাবছে?

টরন্টো, জুন ২১: গতকাল বিশ্ব শরণার্থী দিবসে জাতিসংঘের সাধারণ অধিবেশনে রোহিঙ্গা প্রত্যাবাসনকে ঘিরে মায়ানমার বিষয়ে গৃহীত সিদ্ধান্তে বাংলাদেশ ‘অতিমাত্রায় হতাশ’ হয়েছে, কেননা তা ততোটা ফলপ্রসূ প্রস্তাবনা তুলে ধরতে পারেনি। (more…)

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Waltz of the ministers: Lecce resists, Fullerton is reassigned

Article by Mariella Policheni — Translation and Video: CNMNG Staff

[Photo in Video Background: Merrilee Fullerton and Rod Phillips]

As his government fluctuates between highs and lows in popularity – lower than high in recent times – Ontario Prime Minister Doug Ford has decided to reshuffle the government structure. (more…)

Italian Ontario Politics

Caso-Dhillon, il Tribunale si pronuncia a favore della Città di Brampton

BRAMPTON, – L’11 giugno la Superior Court of Justice, Divisional Court, dell’Ontario si è pronunciata a favore della Città di Brampton e del Commissario sull’integrità, con condanna al pagamento delle spese legali, nel caso Dhillon contro The Corporation of the City of Brampton in base alle conclusioni del Commissario per l’integrità in merito alle accuse di cattiva condotta mosse al Consigliere Dhillon e la decisione del Consiglio di accettare tali conclusioni. (more…)

Bengali Canada News Updates Politics

নৈতিক কমিশনার এমপি রাতানসিকে জরিমানাহীন স্বার্থগত সংঘাতে পেলেন

প্রকাশিত এক প্রতিবেদনে নৈতিক কমিশনার মারিও ডিওন বলেছেন, এমপি ইয়াসমিন রাতানসি লিবারেল ককাসের সদস্য থাকাকালীন নিজের দত্তক বোনকে সংসদীয় কার্যালয়ে দীর্ঘকালীন চাকুরি দিয়ে ‘কনফ্লিক্ট অব ইন্টারেস্ট অ্যাক্ট’ ভঙ্গ করেছেন। (more…)

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Yatılı okullar: Ford araştırma için 10 milyon dolar ayırıyor

Article by Mariella Policheni — Translation and Video: Betul Sarikaya

Ontario Hükümeti, Ontario’daki on sekiz yatılı okulun toprağını incelemek ve korumak ve bulunan kalıntıları anmak için 10 milyon dolar tahsis edecek.

Ontario eyalet baskani Doug Fordun dunki aciklamalarina gore: Üç yıla yayılacak olan para, “yerlilerin önderliğindeki” Hint konut okullarındaki mezar yerlerini belirleme, koruma ve anma çabasının bir parçası olacak.”
Hakikat ve Uzlaşma Komisyonu Yerli İşler Bakanı Greg Rickford , “farklı düzeylerde kesinlik ve ayrıntılarla” il genelinde en az 12 yerde bulunan mezarlarin varligina dikkat cekti . Ontario’daki, son soykirim dolu yatılı okul 1995de kapatılmisti.

Bengali Canada News Updates Politics

নুনাভাটের বিদায়ী এমপি মুমিলাক বলেছেন, ‘এটা আমার জায়গা নয়’

টরন্টো, জুন ১৬: নুনাভাট সংসদীয় আসনের এনডিপি দলীয় এমপি, মুমিলাক কাক্কাক সংসদে দেয়া তার বিদায়ী ভাষণে আদিবাসীদের শোষনের মাধ্যমে কানাডার প্রতিষ্ঠা, যার ইতিহাসে ‘রক্তের দাঁগ লেগে আছে’ বলে জানিয়েছেন। (more…)

Education Matters English Featured Opinion Politics

Hating Catholics and Italians – Lecce’s Formula for Political Advancement

Article by The Hon. Joe Volpe — Video: CMNNG Staff

TORONTO – “Che vergogna!” How disgusting; how embarrassing; how disrespectful; how shameful – take your pick of the translation. That was the response of one writer on our editorial board when we looked at the TCDSB Assistive Technology Website, Connections and Conversations Team’s agenda for Tuesday’s meeting. (more…)

English History Ontario Politics

Ford allocates $10 million to survey the grounds of 18 Indian residential schools in Ontario

The Kamloops Residential School

The Ontario government will spend $10 million to examine the soil of eighteen residential schools in Ontario and to preserve and commemorate the remains found. Provincial Premier Doug Ford announced today that the money, which will be spread over three years, will be part of the “indigenous-led” effort to identify, protect and commemorate “the burial sites of Indian residential schools.” (more…)

Canada Filipino News Updates Politics

Makakatulong ba sa pagasenso ng bayan ang pagtanggal o pagsira ng mga estatua?

Noon isang taon mayroon isang dating cenator at TB komentator na tinanggal nang CNN dahil sa kanyang sinabi “Tayo’y bumuhay nang bayan parang wala…mayroon tayong maga katutubong Amerikano pero…wala masyadong katutubong Amerikano sa Amerikano kultura sa grupo nang maga batang konsebativo nag pulong noon Abril para makinig sa kanyang pananalita tungkol sa maga rehiligion kahalagahan nang Uropian maninirahan sa US. (more…)

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“Does Removing or Defacing Statues Heal a Nation with a Dark History?”

Last month, a former US senator and tv commentator, was dismissed by CNN when he said “We birthed a nation from nothing … we have native Americans but … there isn’t much Native American in American culture” to a group of young conservatives gathered in April to hear him speak about the religious values of European settlers in the US.

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Peruvians in Canada await the result of the elections

The definition of the 2021 General Elections in Peru will be defined vote by vote. According to the last information from the National Office of Electoral Processes (ONPE), Pedro Castillo, from the Peru Libre party, remains at the top with 50.255% over the 49.745% that represents Keiko Fujimori, from Fuerza Popular, as of June 8th, 2021. (more…)

Business & Economy Canada English Politics

G7 nations reach a deal to tax multinational corporations

TORONTO – A global minimum corporate tax rate of at least 15 percent but without giving up the new taxes provided for the tech giants. Canada welcomes the agreement reached at the G7 but at the same time, through Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland, reiterates that the plan signed at the weekend will not change Ottawa’s plans, which from January 2022 will impose a new tax on big tech buddies. (more…)

Health & Medicine Podcasts & Videos Politics Portuguese

Província vai permitir receber a 2.ª dose sem limite de idade

Article by Corriere Canadese Staff — Translation and Video by Luis Aparicio

A ministra da Saúde do Ontário, Christine Elliott, confirmou ontem que a província está a “examinar” a possibilidade de permitir que todos os ontarianos, com 12 anos, possam marcar uma consulta para a segunda dose da vacina contra a Covid-19, semanas ou mesmo meses antes do previsto. (more…)

Education Matters English Podcasts & Videos Politics

Crossfire on Lecce, now the minister is in danger

Article by Francesco Veronesi — Video and Translation: CNMNG Staff

The controversy about schools in Ontario does not go out. Twenty-four hours after the provincial government’s decision to continue with distance learning – until the end of this school year – it has set the political climate on fire, provoking accusations and poisons during the last parliamentary session in Queen’s Park before the summer break. (more…)

News Updates Polish Politics World News

Rosyjski uścisk

Wczoraj miało miejsce zatrzymanie samolotu Polskich Linii Lotniczych LOT w Królewcu – Kaliningrad, Rosja udającego się do Warszawy.

Kaliningrad to niewielki skrawek Rosji w środkowej Europie z drugim, niezamarzającym w zimie portem dla marynarki wojennej, strefa ściśle zmilitaryzowana, sąsiadująca z Polską i Litwą, w odległości zaledwie 70 km od Białorusi, która jest w unii celnej z Rosją. (more…)

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Die Russische Umarmung

Wurde ein Flugzeug von LOT Polish Airlines in Kaliningrad, Russland, kurz vor dem Abflug nach Warschau gestoppt.

Kaliningrad ist ein kleines Stück Russland in Mitteleuropa mit einem zweiten Hafen für die Marine, der im Winter nicht friert, es ist eine streng militarisierte Zone, benachbart zu Polen und Litauen, nur 70 km von Weißrussland entfernt, das in der Zollunion liegt mit Russland. (more…)

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The Russian Hug

On June 1, a plane of LOT Polish Airlines was stopped in Kaliningrad, Russia just before taking off to Warsaw.

Kaliningrad is a small piece of Russia in Central Europe with a second port for the navy, which does not freeze in winter, it is a strictly militarized zone, neighboring with Poland and Lithuania, only 70 km from Belarus, which is in the customs union with Russia. (more…)

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Presión sobre el gobierno para reabrir en medio de la reorganización y el colapso del consenso

article by Francesco Veronesi, translation and video by Lisa Picerno

Aumenta la presión sobre el gobierno por aliviar las restricciones en Ontario. Con los datos que confirman que la tercera ola de la pandemia ahora está disminuyendo: ayer solo hubo 699 casos nuevos, cifra más baja desde octubre del 2020 – las solicitudes de una aceleración de la reapertura también de la economía provincial comparado con el cronograma, y ​​extremadamente cauteloso, presentado la semana pasada por Doug Ford y el Ministro de Salud Christine Elliott. (more…)

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Toplu mezarda 215 çocuğun kalıntıları, Trudeau: “Kanada tarihinde utanç verici bölüm”

article by Marzio Pelù, translation and video by Betul Sarikaya

Twitter’da Kamloops Kızılderili Okulu yakınlarındaki bir toplu mezarda 215 çocuğun kalıntılarının bulunması haberini Kanada Başbakanı Justin Trudeau “Ülkemizin tarihinin karanlık ve utanç verici bir bölümü” diyerek böyle yorumladı. (more…)

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Ottawa reiteró su crítica al gobierno de Maduro

Foto: Jonathan Klindt – Diálogo de Derechos Humanos, org.

El gobierno canadiense reiteró su apoyo a la demanda ante la Corte Penal Internacional (CPI) contra el régimen venezolano de Nicolás Maduro por violaciones a derechos humanos interpuesta en 2018. Canadá, así como Colombia, Chile, Paraguay, Perú y Argentina denunciaron ante la CPI “numerosas violaciones a los derechos humanos cometidos por el régimen de Nicolás Maduro” y que “constituyen crímenes de lesa humanidad”. (more…)

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Ottawa reiterated its criticism of the Maduro government

Photo credit: Amnistía Internacional

The Canadian government reiterated its support for the lawsuit before the International Criminal Court (ICC) against the Venezuelan regime of Nicolás Maduro for human rights violations filed in 2018. Canada, as well as Colombia, Chile, Paraguay, Peru and Argentina filed a complaint with the ICC “Numerous human rights violations committed by the Nicolás Maduro regime” and that “constitute crimes against humanity”. (more…)

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Unanimous Supreme Court bombshell decision in the “flag debate”

article by Joe Volpe

TORONTO – The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) would seem to have laid down the ground rules for any discussion on the legitimacy of Catholic schools in Ontario’s “public education systems”.  A unanimous decision, rendered May 21, 2021, essentially reaffirms that secular courts have no business in the affairs of religious organizations.

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Unanimous Supreme Court bombshell decision in the “flag debate”

The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) would seem to have laid down the ground rules for any discussion on the legitimacy of Catholic schools in Ontario’s “public education systems”. In a unanimous decision, rendered May 21, 2021, it essentially said secular courts have no business in the affairs of religious organizations. (more…)

Canada History Podcasts & Videos Politics Spanish

Deb Schulte: “Un momento histórico apasionante”

article by Mariella Policheni, translation and video by Lisa Picerno

El tan esperado perdón oficial finalmente ha terminado. Ayer, como prometió en 2019, el primer ministro canadiense, Justin Trudeau, pidió disculpas a los italo-canadienses por el internamiento sufrido en la Segunda Guerra Mundial. Más de 600 Italo-canadienses fueron internados después de que Italia declarara la guerra a los Aliados en 1940, mientras que 31.000 perdidos fueron reportados como “enemigos extranjeros”. (more…)

Canada History Politics

Justin Trudeau issues formal apology to Italian Canadians interned during Second World War

TORONTO – Justin Trudeau today offered at the House of Commons an official apology for the treatment of the Italian-Canadian community in the 1940s. The mea culpa recited by the Prime Minister for the decisions taken by the government of the time led by William Lyon Mackenzie King was not limited, as was to be expected, to the narrative of the suffering and injustice suffered by 600 men and four women of Italian origin interned in concentration camps scattered throughout the country, but touched all the strings of labour and tribulations suffered by all Italian Canadians since June 1940. (more…)

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Justin Trudeau to the Italian-Canadians: “We are sorry, chiediamo scusa”

The Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, officially apologized to the Italian-Canadians interned during the Second World War as considered “enemy aliens”: a designation that caused many to lose their jobs, depriving their families of a sustainable income , making their homes prone to the projects of rapacious city officials eager to expropriate them for non-payment of property taxes. (more…)

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Obligar al gobierno: ahora necesitamos una estrategia clara con la segunda dosis

article by Francesco Veronesi, translation and video by Lisa Picerno

Continúa la presión sobre el gobierno provincial acerca de las vacunas. Mientras que, por un lado, la campaña de inmunización masiva en Ontario avanza sin demasiados contratiempos, al menos en las últimas semanas, por otro lado se multiplican las solicitudes al ejecutivo encabezado por Doug Ford para una estrategia clara sobre la administración de la segunda dosis de la vacuna. (more…)

Bengali Covid-19 Updates Politics

Teens get vaccines in Canadian provinces

Toronto, May 25: As Canada reported partially immunizing 50 percent of residents against COVID-19, more provinces stepped up efforts to add younger age groups to be vaccinated. These provinces have already expanded vaccine eligibility to those 12 and over, including Newfoundland and Labrador, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Alberta. Even though, nationally, new COVID-19 cases continued to trend below the third-wave peaks reported in mid-April, although case counts remained high in several provinces. (more…)

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কানাডার প্রদেশসমূহে কিশোরদের টিকায়ন শুরু

টরন্টো, মে ২৫: কানাডা তার অর্ধেক জনগোষ্ঠিকে আংশিক টিকায়ন সম্পন্ন করতেই বিভিন্ন প্রদেশে কিশোর-কিশোরীদের টিক্রাদানে তৎপর হয়েছে। এতে নিউফাউন্ডল্যান্ড ও লাব্রাডোর, সাসকাচুয়ান, ম্যানিটোবা এবং আলবার্টা প্রদেশে ১২ বা ততোর্ধ্ব বয়সীদের টিকায়ন শুরু করেছে। যদিও দেশব্যাপি মধ্য এপ্রিল পর্যন্ত মহামারির তৃতীয় ঢেউ স্তিমিত হলেও বেশ কিছু প্রদেশে সেটির গতিপ্রবাহ এখনও ঊর্ধ্বমুখী। এরই মাঝে অন্টারিও প্রদেশে রোববার থেকে ১২ বা ততোর্ধ্ব বয়সীদের ক্ষেত্রে টিকায়নের বুকিং চালু হয়েছে। (more…) ***This project is made possible in part thanks to the financial support of Canadian Heritage;

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