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What justification makes VOA to shut down its Bangla radio broadcast service?

Sadly the largest U.S. international broadcaster, Voice of America (VOA) which provides news and information in 45 languages to an estimated audience of more than 280 million people weekly through its satellite, cable, FM and MW on a network of more than 2,500 affiliate stations since 1942, has shut down its most enriched Bangla radio broadcast service in a press release distributed on July 13, 2021. (more…)

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What a “two-dose summer” means for Ontario youth aged 12-17

Lower case counts, improvements in key health indicators and higher vaccination rates are the basis for the easing of further restrictions. That is what is driving the momentum in the province’s “Roadmap to Reopen”. To further that agenda, starting July 5 at 8am, youth aged 12-17 can book an accelerated second dose vaccine appointment.

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English Science Technology

What Would Happen If We Lost Satellite Communications?


As if we did not have enough on our plates looking over our shoulder for COVID-19, we now had to look up to the sky for a falling rocket. Chicken Little’s pleas of “The Sky is Falling!” – not so funny. The 100 foot Chinese rocket, claimed to pose no risk as it most likely would burn up in our atmosphere upon re-entry, begs to ask the question: Who is responsible for things that go awry in Space? More chilling, what would happen to humankind if we were to lose a vital satellite? (more…)

Canada English Sport

What Lies Ahead For Canada’s NHL Teams Next Season

Most of Canada’s 7 NHL teams are already looking ahead to next season. Only Winnipeg and Montreal remain in the playoffs. The other 5 teams are golfing and trying to be optimistic about their future. On July 21, the NHL will hold an expansion draft as the Seattle Kraken join the league. The Kraken will draft one player from each team, which means every team will have a hole to fill. Two days later, the NHL Draft will be begin on July 23 and will show the direction teams are taking to improve. (more…)

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At What Age Would You be Retiring?

 
Filipino elderly celebrating her 80th birthday in the Philippines.
 
The author Sara Gruen in “Water for Elephants” wrote, “Keeping up the appearance of having your marbles is hard work, but important”.
 
Whoever coined the phrase “Aging is a gift” may still have all his marbles, so to speak, but any elderly, junior or senior, will agree with me when I say that keeping up appearances to possess these marbles is oftentimes a monumental task for the person.
Education Matters English Featured Podcasts & Videos Politics

What do we do with trespassers? Throw them out

TORONTO – When the trustees at the Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) told the Cardinal to “stick it in his ear” they touched off a firestorm of rejection, local and beyond. The public would seem to object to their religious and legal rights being usurped by entry-level politicos. A blogger from far-away Texas […] (more…)

Education Matters English Faith & Religion Featured Opinion

What do we do with trespassers? Throw them out

TORONTO – When the trustees at the Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) told the Cardinal to “stick it in his ear” they touched off a firestorm of rejection, local and beyond. The public would seem to object to their religious and legal rights being usurped by entry-level politicos. A blogger from far away Texas has initiated an online petition calling for the ouster of these “pretenders”. (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…)

Spanish Travel & Tourism

What is under the Atlantic bubble?

Canada exceeds 800 thousand cases of Covid-19, but in the Atlantic, the situation is under control

Photo: Susan Kirkland, Head of the Department of Epidemiology at Dalhousie University, Halifax

The world continues to enact new closures, policies and lockdowns to contain the outbreak of Covid-19, while the bubble with which the Canadian Atlantic is protected seems to have an effect. Even as the rest of Canada has crossed another daunting threshold with more than 800,000 cases, the Atlantic region continues its pace of life. (more…)


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