Friday May 13, 2022

UN: Nearly Two-Thirds Of Ukraine’s Children Have Fled Homes In Past 6 Weeks

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Nearly two-thirds of all Ukrainian children have fled their homes in the six weeks since Russia’s invasion, and the United Nations has verified the deaths of 142 youngsters, though the number is almost certainly much higher, the U.N. children’s agency said Monday. Manuel Fontaine, UNICEF’s emergency programs director who just returned […]

Two weeks after convoy occupation, opposing rallies take to Ottawa’s downtown

Two very different demonstrations — one calling for an end to COVID-19 mandates, another demanding accountability after the recent occupation — took to the streets of downtown Ottawa Saturday. In front of Parliament Hill, hundreds of people took part in a “freedom protest,” although the crowd was significantly smaller than the truck convoy demonstrations that drew in thousands of […]

P.E.I. potatoes could head to Puerto Rico within 2 weeks, minister says

The federal agriculture minister says she’s optimistic that shipments of Prince Edward Island potatoes will start to head to Puerto Rico within two weeks, and to the mainland U.S. shortly after that, ending a ban in place since November. Marie-Claude Bibeau and P.E.I. MP Lawrence MacAulay were in Washington on Thursday meeting with U.S. Secretary of […]

Back to Top