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N.S. judge says complaint about pressure to share vaccine status improperly dismissed – Halifax

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted June 7, 2024 8:44 am 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size A Nova Scotia provincial court judge who says her rights were violated when her employer asked for her vaccine status wants her complaint against the court’s former …

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Matthews misses practice, Game 5 status unclear

By Joshua Clipperton The Canadian Press Posted April 29, 2024 1:09 pm Updated April 29, 2024 1:10 pm 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size TORONTO – Auston Matthews will be alongside his teammates in Boston. Whether the Maple Leafs sniper is on the ice with …

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Man who did not disclose HIV status to partners denied day, full parole

An Ontario man who did not disclose his HIV-positive status to sexual partners has been denied day and full parole as the Parole Board of Canada noted his preoccupation with sex and pornography remains “entrenched” in his behaviour. Johnson Aziga, 67, appeared before a parole board panel last week and …

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Do you know your HIV status? You can now test yourself at home

Knowing your HIV status just got easier with the launch of the free HIV self-test kit. The kit is distributed through Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange (CATIE ), Canada’s source for HIV and hepatitis C information. According to CATIE executive director Jody Jollimore, the organization is part of a national …

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Halifax considers applying for ‘Bee City’ status. Here’s the buzz – Halifax

Halifax regional council is considering applying for “Bee City” status, in an effort to help preserve the city’s pollinator population in the years to come. Bee City Canada is a program from Pollinator Partnership Canada that aims to “inspire cities, towns, First Nations, schools, businesses and other organizations to take …

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Facing racism when using status cards is ‘near-universal’ experience, UBCIC report finds

Discrimination, racism and confusion are “near-universal” experiences for Indigenous people who use status cards in everyday transactions, according to a new report from the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs (UBCIC). A survey released with the report found 99 per cent of respondents had been mistreated when they used the government-issued cards to purchase …

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Danielle Smith wants vaccine status to be a human right. Expect a petri dish of problems

There’s been much said, and justifiably so, about new Premier Danielle Smith’s remarks that the unvaccinated have been more discriminated against than any other group in the last half-century — a 50-year spell that’s been marked by systemic racism against various groups, the rise of Islamophobia and transphobia, ongoing homophobia …

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Ottawa working on program to regularize status of 500,000 immigrants

The federal government is aiming to create a program that will provide a path to permanent residency for up to 500,000 immigrants who are working in Canada but do not have official standing.  The program would have unprecedented scope and apply to people whose visa or work permits had expired, and to …

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Migrants across Canada call on Ottawa for action on regularization, permanent status

Thousands of migrants and their supporters held rallies across Canadian cities on Sunday to call on Ottawa to extend permanent status to undocumented people. There were also calls to swiftly implement an inclusive regularization program for undocumented migrants — a longstanding demand that advocates say appears closer than ever to …

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Ex-Afghan interpreter praised by top soldier is still in the dark about his immigration status

Saturday will mark a year since Ottawa created a special program to prioritize immigration applications from Afghans who worked with the Canadian Armed Forces and the Canadian government, along with their family members. One former interpreter — whose work earned him a letter of appreciation from Canada’s current chief of the defence staff, Gen. Wayne Eyre …

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