We can’t just throw money at crime prevention

We need to to treat the crisis of a growing prison population as a public health challenge rather than the narrower response being advocated Winnipeg Police Chief Danny Smyth has a typical challenge on his hands: crime is up, resources are stretched and more money is needed. Behind the scenes, …

Read More »

Indigenous people need better access to the right supports to prevent suicide, community members say

First Nations, Inuit and Métis people living in Manitoba need better access to culturally relevant and appropriate resources to overcome inter-generational trauma and prevent suicide, say service providers and those who seek help.

Read More »

Raymond Sheppard: An African Nova Scotian wish list for 2020

Raymond Sheppard. Photo Robert Devet Reparations The governments of Nova Scotia and Canada should 100% commit to reparations for the enslavement of African peoples in Nova Scotia/Canada. Apology  Halifax Regional Police Chief Dan Kinsella’s apology on Nov 29, 2019, to the African Nova Scotian community for illegal street checks based …

Read More »

Top Five Drinking Water Stories of 2019

The following five news stories were the most read in the drinking water category on Water Canada’s website. Health Canada Sets New Guideline for Lead in Drinking Water Health Canada has updated the drinking water guideline to reduce the maximum acceptable concentration of lead from 0.01 mg/L, which was set …

Read More »

2019 In Review

JANUARY Computer virus takes out hospital services   Health Sciences North is currently experiencing technical difficulties which are impacting their IT systems. Communications specialist, Jason Turnball, says the IT team has identified a computer virus as the cause of these problems. He says the virus has impacted several internal software systems, …

Read More »

Summary of political beliefs

Author Topic: Summary of political beliefs  (Read 409975 times) Sam Smith Jr. Member Posts: 71 Labels: Paleolibertarian,Paleoconservative, Issues:Pro LifeAnti-Gay MarriagePro Death PenaltyPro 2nd amendmentEnd affirmative action & repeal the civil rights act of 64Climate Change: It’s a hoax & eliminate the EPADeport all illegal immigrants & cut legal immigration by …

Read More »

Canada’s cannabis legalization opens up pot of trouble

Cannabis at the CMX Distribution Center in Costa Mesa, California, US on April 9, 2019. [Photo/IC] Starting Dec 17 cannabis edibles, extracts and topicals can be purchased online in British Columbia (BC), a province along Canada’s west coast. This marks a “logical” next step following Canada’s legalization of cannabis (also …

Read More »

The top 10 Yukon stories of 2019

Choosing the Yukon’s top 10 stories of the year is, to a large extent, an arbitrary task. By Whitehorse Star on December 30, 2019 Choosing the Yukon’s top 10 stories of the year is, to a large extent, an arbitrary task. It’s a mixture of our judgment, of the stories …

Read More »