Category: Politics

English Politics The Environment

The world’s most environmentally conscious countries

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian 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…)

English Politics

Ontario’s 2021 budget

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian TORONTO – A strong action against the Covid-19 health crisis and support for the future reboot of the provincial economy. All this taking into account that in just over a year we will go back to the polls. (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

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian 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 https://abacusdata.ca/conservative-party-canada-gap/.
 
Summary:

  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:
https://www.accesswire.com/636333/Bill-C-7-Receives-Royal-Assent

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…)

Covid-19 Updates English Politics

All Canadians could get 1 dose of COVID-19 vaccine by Canada Day

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian TORONTO – A dose of vaccine for all Canadians who want to immunize themselves against Covid by July 1st. (more…)

English Politics

Phone call Draghi-Trudeau:
“We work in synergy”

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian ROME – Common commitment in the fight against the pandemic and strengthening bilateral relations: these, in a nutshell, are the contents of the telephone conversation between Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, yesterday afternoon. (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…)

Covid-19 Updates English Politics

The alarm: there is a lack of staff in Long-Term Care homes

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian TORONTO – Third wave of Covid-19 on the way and staff shortages in long-term care homes. The situation is not expected to be rosy in the coming months. (more…)

English Politics

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

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian 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…)


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