Category: Politics

English Politics The Environment

The world’s most environmentally conscious countries

[GTranslate]To be environmentally-friendly or “green”, requires engagement in practices and processes that are sustainable and minimize harmful impacts on the environment. Some countries do it better than others.

According to the 2020 Environmental Performance Index (EPI), formulated by researchers at Yale and Columbia universities, Denmark is rated the “greenest” country in the world. The Nordic nation has the highest EPI score at 82.5. (see graph below) (more…)

News Updates Politics Spanish Travel & Tourism

Ottawa advierte de viajes a Bolivia

Las tensiones en Bolivia no han cesado  tras una semana del encarcelamiento de la expresidenta interina Jeanine Áñez, con marchas oficialistas que repudian el supuesto “golpe de Estado” de 2019 y un cabildo cívico que pide el cese de lo que se considera una “persecución política” contra opositores, por lo que el gobierno canadiense lanzó una advertencia de viaje. (more…)

News Updates Politics Spanish

Canadá, EEUU y México, unidos por un gigante ferroviario
Se fusionan Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. y Kansas City Southern

Foto cortesía de Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.
El Tratado de Libre Comercio de América del Norte ahora viajará por tren. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. (CP, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció la compra de Kansas City Southern (KCS, por sus siglas en inglés) por 29 mil millones de dólares, con el objetivo de crear una red ferroviaria de 20 mil millas que recorra Canadá, Estados Unidos y México. (more…)

Filipino Opinion Politics

Sosial Medya

ANO ANG TUNAY NA KULAY MO? Ngayon panahon nang bago teknolohiya  tayo’y linalabas natin ang tunay na kulay natin, hindi lang sa komunidad natin kundi sa buong mundo. Ang atin bibig ay na palitan nang atin mga daliri. Kung ano ang priniprinta natin, at nilalagay sa sosial medya ay nagdudulot nang kapinsalaan sa atin pagkatao. Sinasabi natin na tayo ay tapat at maragal. Pero kung kumilos tayo, kadalasan, kabaligtaran sa atin pagkatao. (more…)

English Politics

New Canadian Politics poll; a look at the Conservative Party’s challenge: growing support

[GTranslate]A new poll on Canada’s political environmentbased on survey of 2,000 Canadians conducted on Wednesday, is out.
The Conservative Convention began on Thursday, and an update on Conservative Party supporters and the path to victory is available at

  1. The federal Liberals lead the Conservatives by four seats, with the NDP remaining unchanged.
  2. Liberals have 33 seats, Conservatives have 29, and the NDP has one.
  3. On a regional basis, we see a close three-way race in British Columbia, broad Conservative leads in the Prairies, a 13-point Liberal lead in Ontario, a 7-point Liberal lead over the PQ in Quebec, and a 21-point Liberal lead in Atlantic Canada. 
  4. “Essentially nothing has changed since the last survey, indicating that we may be entering a period in which political opinions remain stable, particularly as the risk of a third COVID wave rises and the public focuses on the consequences,” Says David Coletto, Abacus Data (more…)
English Politics

Bill C-7 was passed

On March 17, 2021, Bill C-7 was passed, granting Canadians without a reasonably foreseeable death the right to apply for medical assistance in dying (MAID).  This is a modification to the original MAID legislation, for which a majority of Canadians showed support.  Parliamentary and expert reviews will now be conducted to study additional questions, such as advance requests, cases relating to mental illness, the protection of persons with disabilities, the palliative care system, and access to MAID for minors.

You can view this article online using the following link:

SOURCE: Dying With Dignity Canada



Bengali Opinion Politics

বাংলাদেশের উপর যুক্তরাষ্ট্রের কংগ্রেসে সিদ্ধান্ত গ্রহণ

মোহাম্মদ আলী বোখারী, সিএনএমএনজি নিউজ

টরন্টো, ১৯ মার্চ: বাংলাদেশের স্বাধীনতার সুবর্ণ জয়ন্তী উপলক্ষে যুক্তরাষ্ট্রের কংগ্রেসের ১১৭তম অধিবেশনের প্রথম সেশনে গত ১৬ মার্চ ‘এইচ. রেজ. ২৩৯’ শিরোনামে একটি সিদ্ধান্ত গৃহীত হয়েছে। সেটির প্রস্তাবক আলেকজান্দ্রিয়া ওকাসিও-কর্টেজ এবং তার সহযোগী প্রস্তাবক হচ্ছেন যথাক্রেমে রাশিদা তিলায়েব, জিমি গোমেজ ও গ্রেগরি ডব্লিউ. মিক্স। তারা সকলেই ওই কংগ্রেসের নির্বাচিত প্রতিনিধি। (more…)

Bengali English Opinion Politics

US Congress adopts resolution for Bangladesh’s Independence

Toronto, March 19: In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s independence, the United States of America’s Congress has adopted a resolution under the title, H. RES. 239 on March 16, 2021, in its First Session of the 117th Congress, which was submitted by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and jointly co-sponsored by Reps. Rashida Tlaib, Jimmy Gomez and Gregory W. Meeks. (more…)

Opinion Politics Spanish

Trabajadores agrícolas temporales en Canadá, en alto riesgo de infección

Field workers in raincoats picking strawberries

La temporada de siembra comienza y las organizaciones de derechos humanos y uniones sindicales advierten que las nuevas medidas del gobierno federal para atraer trabajadores agrícolas temporales extranjeros para la siembra de primavera no son suficientes como para evitar una repetición de los brotes mortales de Covid-19 del año pasado en granjas y plantas procesadoras de alimentos. (more…)

English Politics

Enrico Letta’s revenge:
he is the new secretary of the PD

[GTranslate]ROME – Seven years ago, Matteo Renzi threw him out and his “Enrico, stay calm”, addressed to the premier who was ‘scrapped’ and replaced by the current leader of Italia Viva, remained famous. Today, Enrico Letta (in the pic, with Matteo Renzi in 2014) takes revenge: with 860 yes, 2 no and 4 abstentions, he is new secretary of the Democratic Party. (more…)

English Politics Spanish

Mexican consul in Leamington, Canada, dismissed for sex tape in his office

The director-general for North America of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE), Roberto Velasco Álvarez, announced that Darío Alberto Bernal Acero, honorary consul of Mexico in Leamington, Canada, was dismissed from his position after knowing a sexual video recorded in front of his desk at the consular headquarters. The Canadian authorities and also in Mexico are already investigating the events. (more…)

Politics Spanish

Cesan a cónsul de México en Leamington, Canadá, por video sexual en su oficina

El director general para América del Norte de la Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores (SRE), Roberto Velasco Álvarez, anunció que, cónsul honorario de México en Leamington, Canadá, fue destituido de su cargo tras conocerse un video sexual grabado frente a su escritorio en la sede consular. Las autoridades canadienses y también en México ya investigan los hechos. (more…)

Politics Spanish

Crisis deja a venezolanos en Canadá en el limbo
El éxodo venezolano podría convertirse en la mayor crisis migratoria del 2021

Más de cinco millones de venezolanos han abandonado su país en los últimos años, y a pesar de que Canadá encabeza el Grupo de Lima que reconoce la problemática venezolana y promueve la acogida y apoyo a los venezolanos no ha abierto programas de reunificación o refugio para los desplazados. (more…)

English Filipino Politics

Human rights violation in the Philippines, then and now….

Human rights violation in the Philippines, then and now…..MARCH 8,2021

Growing up in the heart of Manila where I was born, everything looked bright to me. I felt safe playing in the streets with my two younger siblings. My parents never had any cause to worry for our safety. The country which suffered at the hands of the Japanese Imperial Army during the war was experiencing a rebirth and everyone was excited to be part of this rebirth. (more…)

Filipino Politics

Karapatan pang tao, sa Pilipinas noon at ngayon

Lumaki sa siyudad nang Maynila na kung san ako pinaganak ay napaka ganda at mapayapa. Ako at mga kapatid ko ay nakakapaglaro sa kalsada na walang ano man  masamang nanyayari. Ang mga magulang ko ay hindi man nagagamba at alam na kami ay nasa mabuting kalagayan. Ang Pilipinas ay nakaranas pa lang nang digmaan at napa ilalim sa mga kamay nang malupi na pamamalakad nang Hapon. Parang bagong paganak palang ang Pilipinas, punong puno nang pag asa at gustong maging bahagi sa pag unlad nang bayan. (more…)

English Politics

What does it mean to celebrate International Women’s Day?

Muhammad Ali Bukhari, CNMNG News, Toronto

According to the UN, to celebrate March 8 as the International Women’s Day has assumed a new global dimension for women in developed and developing countries alike, which has been strengthened by four global United Nations women’s conferences, has helped make the commemoration a rallying point to build support for women’s rights and participation in the political and economic arenas. (more…)

English Health & Medicine Politics

PSW Free Training is a ‘historic initiative’ of the Ontario government

Muhammad Ali Bukhari, CNMNG News, Toronto

The role of ‘PSW’ or personal support workers as frontline workers in Western society is quite important. As they are engaged in the care of critically ill patients in care centers and hospitals, and they are also engaged in other community care homes, privately owned homes and government-funded long-term nursing homes. At the same time, they not only set a unique example of service but also dedicate themselves to the daily well-being of their patients. According to the Personal Support Worker HQ website, the average life expectancy in long-term care centers in Canada is 87.2 years, and many of them suffer from mental disabilities, such as Alzheimer’s or dementia. As a result, their great sacrifice is unforgettable. This example is reflected during the Corona pandemic everywhere in Canada, even in other countries. (more…)

Bengali Politics

পিএসডব্লিউ ফ্রি ট্রেনিং অন্টারিও সরকারের ‘ঐতিহাসিক উদ্যোগ’ বটে মোহাম্মদ আলী বোখারী, সিএনএমএনজি নিউজ, টরন্টো

পশ্চিমা সমাজে সন্মুখসারির কর্মজীবি হিসেবে ‘পিএসডব্লিউ’ বা পার্সোনাল সাপোর্ট ওয়ার্কারদের ভূমিকা যথেষ্ট গুরুত্বপূর্ণ। তারা একদিকে যেমন পরিচর্যা কেন্দ্র ও হাসপাতালে সঙ্কটপূর্ণ রোগীর সেবায় নিয়োজিত, তেমনি সমাজের অপরাপর পরিচর্যা নিবাস, ব্যক্তিমালিকানাধীন বাড়ী ও সরকারি অর্থপুষ্ট দীর্ঘমেয়াদি বৃদ্ধাশ্রম বা সেবাশ্রমে নিজেদের নিয়োজিত রাখেন। পাশাপাশি তারা শুধু সেবার অনন্য দৃষ্টান্তই স্থাপন করেন না, বরং রোগীদের প্রাত্যহিক সুস্থতার ক্ষেত্রেও তারা আত্মনিবেদিত ও অবিচল। কেননা পার্সোনাল সাপোর্ট ওয়ার্কার এইচকিউ ওয়েবসাইটের তথ্যানুসারে কানাডায় দীর্ঘমেয়াদি পরিচর্যা কেন্দ্রের বাসিন্দাদের গড় আয়ুস্কাল ৮৭.২ বছর এবং এদের অনেকেই আবার মানসিক প্রতিবন্ধি, যেমন আলজাইমার বা ডিমেনসিয়ায় আক্রান্ত। ফলে তাদের এই মহান আত্মত্যাগ অবিস্মরণীয়। সেটা এই করোনা মহামারীকালীন কানাডার সর্বত্র, এমনকী অপরাপর দেশেও দৃশ্যমান। (more…)

English Politics

Gates: “Governments
unprepared for the pandemic”

[GTranslate]ROME – “Our Governments have not prepared us. They have not looked forward, they have not done the things that would have made the pandemic a secondary event”: so Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft, interviewed in connection from Seattle on the Italian television program “Che tempo che fa”, where he intervened to present his book “Climate. How to avoid a disaster – Today’s solutions, tomorrow’s challenges”, released simultaneously worldwide on February 16 in over 35 countries. (more…)

English Politics

The Canadian parliament blames China for the Uighur genocide

Muhammad Ali Bukhari, CNNG News, Toronto

[GTranslate]On Monday, 266 out of Canada’s 338 members of parliament voted against this motion. Although most cabinet members were absent from voting. The House of Commons also explicitly blames for the country’s indiscriminate killings of Uighurs and other Turkish-speaking Muslims in China.

The said proposal was made in Parliament by the opposition Conservative Party. It said China’s state action in the Xinjiang region was tantamount to genocide in accordance with UN policy adopted in 1948. In addition to the Conservative members, a significant number of ruling Liberal party MPs voted in favour of the proposal. The final vote count showed that 266 MPs present voted without any opposition, only two MPs have remained officially absent. (more…)

Bengali Politics

উইগুর গণহত্যায় চীনকে দায়ী করেছে কানাডার সংসদ মোহাম্মদ আলী বোখারী, সিএনএনজি নিউজ, টরন্টো

The Canadian parliament blames China for the Uighur genocide

Muhammad Ali Bukhari, CNNG News, Toronto

গত সোমবার কানাডার মোট ৩৩৮ জন জাতীয় সংসদ সদস্যের মাঝে ২৬৬ জন চীনের বিরুদ্ধে এ সংক্রান্ত উত্থাপিত প্রস্তাবের স্বপক্ষে ভোট দিয়েছেন। যদিও অধিকাংশ মন্ত্রীসভার সদস্যরা ভোট প্রদানে অনুপস্থিত ছিলেন। তদুপরি তাতে সুস্পষ্টভাবে হাউজ অব কমন্স চীনে উইগুর ও অপরাপর টার্কিক ভাষাভাষী মুসলিম গণহত্যায় দেশটির নির্বিচার কর্মযজ্ঞকে দোষারোপে সক্ষম হয়েছে। (more…)

Italian Politics

Gates: “Governi impreparati
sulla pandemia”

ROMA – “I nostri Governi non ci hanno preparati. Non hanno guardato avanti, non hanno fatto le cose che avrebbero fatto sì che la pandemia potesse essere un evento di importanza secondaria”: così Bill Gates, fondatore di Microsoft, intervistato in collegamento da Seattle alla trasmissione televisiva italiana “Che tempo che fa”, dove è intervenuto per presentare il suo libro “Clima. Come evitare un disastro – Le soluzioni di oggi, le sfide di domani”, uscito in contemporanea mondiale il 16 febbraio in oltre 35 Paesi. (more…) ***This project is made possible in part thanks to the financial support of Canadian Heritage;

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