EU prolongs asset freezes against 13 persons by one year

Since March 2014, the EU has progressively imposed restrictive measures against Russia. The measures were adopted in response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and the deliberate destabilisation of Ukraine. The EU...

European framework

The Council today adopted a recommendation on a framework for quality and effective apprenticeships which will help young people to enter the world of work. The recommendation encourages the development of a...

14,000 new rental homes throughout the B.C

The British Columbia government is providing funding to build 14,000 new rental homes throughout the province to help make housing more affordable for seniors, families, and low- and middle-income earners. Premier Horgan...

New Zealand has an excellent programme for refugee settlement.

Indrika Ratwatte has said the situation in Nauru, as well and Manus Island in Papua New Guinea, was as bad as he had seen in his 25-year career.Both locations have been...

Violence Against Women

Interim Head Laura L. Rogers of the Justice Department’s  has said that as you know, the Office of Violence Against Women (OVW) addresses four main crimes: sexual assault, domestic...

The Province is launching a measles immunization catch-up program to help B.C. families ensure...

Dr. Eric Cadesky, president, Doctors for BC has said that as doctors, our primary concern is the health of our patients and communities. We are fully supportive of efforts...

Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee Keeps an Eye on the Future at D.C. Meeting

In the face of a rapidly changing trade environment, members of the Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee, known as COAC, moved full speed ahead with an eye on the...

Indigenous women facing homelessness

Selina Robinson, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing has said that “Having access to a safe, stable place to call home is crucial for anyone who is experiencing, or is at risk...

Social workers stand up every day for human rights & strengthen our communities

Tracy Beynon is a child protection intake worker who grew up in Prince Rupert. She knows that sometimes just greeting a family member in the traditional Sm’algyax (Tsimshian) language — “Ndaayu wila waan”—...

International Ramadan Festivities for the third consecutive year

A captivating performance illustrating myriad facets of Pakistani culture enthralled thousands on Tuesday night at Keçiören, Ankara.The occasion was the celebration of “Pakistan Night” as part of the 9th International Ramadan...

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United States was committed to helping Ukraine’s Military

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said that the United States was committed to helping Ukraine's Military, and sanctions against Russia would remain in place...

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