A TikTok video posted last Friday, showing a lion at an Ontario roadside zoo that looked like it had escaped its primary enclosure, is sending shockwaves throughout the animal advocacy community. The video, taken outside Jungle Cat World Wildlife Park in Orono, near Clarington, is circulating through various channels. It …Read More »
Layoffs at Simcoe County hospital due to funding cuts spark concern for Ontario Nurses Assoc.
Amid calls to bring more health-care workers to the province, the Ontario Nurses Association worries 13 nurses laid off at a Simcoe County hospital is just the start of a downward spiral. The Ontario Nurses Association confirmed to Global News that 13 nurses at Stevenson Memorial Hospital in Alliston, Ont., …Read More »
Some teachers are using TikTok to reach teens, but concern over app’s effects persists
When Shauna Pomerantz saw her daughter’s smartphone use rocket up during the pandemic, she investigated and discovered the reason: TikTok videos. Her next step? Pomerantz, a professor of child and youth studies at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ont., dug into the world of TikTok alongside her teen. Besides picking up some …Read More »
Rideau Hall says GG ‘shares the public’s concern’ about $93K catering bill
Rideau Hall says Gov. Gen. Mary Simon shares the public’s concerns about a $93,000-plus catering bill racked up on a government plane during a work trip in March to the Middle East. Simon’s office said the Canadian Armed Forces is responsible for the Governor General’s flights during her working visits abroad …Read More »
Fuel contamination the next concern in flood-ravaged Hay River, N.W.T.
Fuel drums, an upside down truck and an entire house are among the items scattered across parts of West Point First Nation and West Channel in Hay River, N.W.T., after significant flooding last week. Community members are trying to pick up the pieces after devastating flooding prompted an evacuation order …Read More »
NSA Doval Expresses Concern Over ‘Deliberate Weaponisation Of Dangerous Pathogens’
New Delhi: Expressing serious concern over “deliberate weaponisation of dangerous pathogens”, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Thursday stressed on the need to build comprehensive national capabilities and bio-defence, bio-safety and bio-security. “The deliberate weaponisation of dangerous pathogens is a serious concern. This has heightened the need to build comprehensive …Read More »
Centre Raises Concern Over ‘Unsatisfactory’ COVID-19 Vaccination Among 60+ Population In North Eastern States
New Delhi: The Union government on Saturday directed eight northeastern states along with Uttarakhand, Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir to increase focus on second dose vaccination among the 60-plus population. According to the Union Health Ministry’s release, this came as the Centre deemed the vaccine coverage in some of these …Read More »