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La Presse, p. 14 Le système québécois de garderies subventionnées. en lire plus ...

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Les CPE ne sont pas un exemple à suivre

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Chris Selley: Everyone take a deep breath — Olympic fever is fertile soil for nonsense

The Toronto Star, among others, is in an Olympic swoon. “This is an opportunity that mustn’t be missed,” the editorial board insists. “We can do this. We can seize the moment,” said one columnist...

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Les CPE ne sont pas un exemple à suivre

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Security Council authorizes ongoing African Union deployment in Somalia, extends UN assistance mission

The Security Council today authorized the Member States of the African Union to maintain the deployment of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) for an additional 10 months, until 30 May 2016. ...

Middle East’s largest camp turns three as Syrian refugees in region top four million – UN agency

Living conditions for more than half a million refugees living in Jordan is becoming increasingly tough, the United Nations refugee agency warned today on the eve of the third anniversary of the establishment of Za’atari camp, which has grown into … Continue reading

Durable ceasefire needed as ‘humanitarian catastrophe’ leaves millions suffering in Yemen – UN relief chief

The conflict in Yemen has brought “appalling damage” on an already suffering people, the top United Nations humanitarian official told the Security Council today, pressing the international community to redouble its efforts to secure a pause in the fighting respected … Continue reading

Violent attacks reported against civilians fleeing ISIL-controlled areas of Iraq – UN human rights office

An increasing number of people in Iraq, including families with children and the elderly, have encountered deadly ambushes as they try to escape areas controlled the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levan (ISIL) by risking their lives on a … Continue reading

Syria’s grim statistics ‘speak for themselves,’ reflect need for political settlement, Security Council told

A political solution is more urgent than ever to end the “futile, hopeless” cycle of brutality and violence in Syria, the top United Nations humanitarian official said today, urging the Security Council to consider its options through “the eyes of … Continue reading

UN agencies and partners warn of ‘acute shortage’ of meningitis vaccines

West Africa is at risk of a large meningitis outbreak unless drug manufacturers increase vaccine production by 5 million doses before the 2016 meningitis season starts in January, the United Nations and leading public health organizations warned today. ...

At 70, UN remains 'real' to the lives of people worldwide, UN information chief says in Washington, D.C.

From the lofty aims set out by of its founding Charter 70 years ago, to the life-saving work it undertakes today in peace and security, development and human rights, “the UN is real and critical to the day-to-day lives of … Continue reading

Dominican Republic: UN experts warn against deportations, racial profiling of people of Haitian descent

United Nations human rights experts today called on the Government of the Dominican Republic to take steps to prevent arbitrary deportations and to adopt measures to address allegations of racial profiling during deportations of people of Haitian descent. ...

Security Council condemns Boko Haram violence, backs regional efforts to counter ongoing attacks

While acknowledging progress made against Boko Haram following joint regional military efforts in recent months, the United Nations Security Council today encouraged increased regional cooperation to stamp out the terrorist group, which the Council strongly condemned for its ongoing deadly … Continue reading

UN human rights officials seriously concerned by verdicts in trial of former members of Qadhafi regime

The verdicts in the trial of 37 Qadhafi regime officials, including against the former leader’s son, Saif al-Islam Qadhafi, handed down today by the Tripoli Court of Assize, has drawn serous concern from senior United Nations human rights officials in … Continue reading

SD / UNGA Endorses Addis Ababa Action Agenda

The UN General Assembly (UNGA) has endorsed the outcome of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD3), the Addis Ababa Action Agenda (AAAA). The endorsement occurred during an UNGA plenary meeting where delegates adopted resolution A/69/L.82 titled ‘Addis … Continue reading

General Vance issues a statement on charges laid against a member of the Canadian Armed Forces

General Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff, has issued the following statement on charges laid against a member of the Canadian Armed Forces: ...

Harper Government to Announce Support for Community Infrastructure in Winnipeg and Area

Members of the media are invited to attend an event with the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, and Lawrence Toet, Member of Parliament for Elmwood – Transcona, in support of improved community infrastructure in the … Continue reading

Government of Canada Supports Business Development in Western Canada

Members of the media are invited to attend an important event with the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification to benefit innovation and business development. ...

Harper Government to Announce Support for Community Infrastructure in Calgary

Members of the media are invited to attend an event with Joan Crockatt, Member of Parliament for Calgary Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, in support of improved community infrastructure in … Continue reading

New CATSA options for smaller Canadian airports announced at Niagara District Airport

Screening services to attract new routes and drive economic development July 28, 2015 – Transport Canada The Government of Canada today announced new regulations to allow airports that don’t have access to security screening services from the Canadian Air Transport … Continue reading

Man in blue suit thanks firefighters – InfoNews.ca

Could this be a harbinger of what lies ahead for Stephen Harper? A press that no longer cooperates and spreads his misinformation, facilitates his obfuscation accepts his extreme control of information? Man in blue suit thanks firefighters – InfoNews.ca. ...

How can we change the electoral system?

Our system is an absolute farce.  38% of the vote gives you 55% of the seats and absolute, unchecked power.  Power that is concentrated in the PMO like never before in our history. When I approach our first past the … Continue reading