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So, they’ll come right here however we will’t go there? Throughout the Canada-U.S. border, that’s…
The U.S. Division of Homeland Safety mentioned right now that the closure has been prolonged to at the very least Aug. 21. Nevertheless, Americans and everlasting residents who’ve acquired two doses of a Well being Canada-approved COVID vaccine at the very least 14 days prior can be allowed to go to Canada for non-essential causes beginning Aug. 9. It stays unclear when Canadians can be allowed to drive to the U.S. for non-essential causes, however most land crossings from Canada and Mexico gained’t be permitted till at the very least Aug. 21. Public Security Minister Invoice Blair mentioned right now that, earlier than its announcement, the U.S. had suggested him of its intention to lengthen the border closure. Rachel Emmanuel reviews.
Former Inexperienced Social gathering chief Elizabeth Could says she shouldn’t be concerned and has no perception into the present turmoil that’s rocking the get together. “Rumours have prompted media to proceed to ask for clarification if I’m enjoying some position in get together issues,” she mentioned in a press release yesterday. “I’ve no position — official or unofficial — in any of the Inexperienced Social gathering governing our bodies.” With a non-confidence vote known as off, present chief Annamie Paul mentioned right now it’s nice to have that behind them for now. “What we didn’t have, and what now we have now, is simply extra certainty or readability for our candidates, for our volunteers … about my management in order that they’ll plan,” she instructed 640 Toronto this morning. “There’s an computerized management assessment … after a federal election. So members at all times have the final say.”
However wait, did you actually assume it was over? Two days after Paul declared an finish to threats to her management, the Inexperienced Social gathering of Canada filed an software in Ontario Superior Court docket reviving them. The applying reveals that Paul gained a reprieve from makes an attempt to depose her via a authorized arbitration course of referring to her employment contract with the get together. The get together is now trying to overturn that in courtroom. The Toronto Star has the newest.
Nonetheless with turmoil, ex-staffers inform CBC Information that Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett’s workplace is a ‘poisonous’ place to work. It’s an setting they are saying recurrently sidelined Indigenous staff, however their complaints fell on deaf ears. “Bennett — in the end, the buck stops there — didn’t need to hear about it,” mentioned one former staffer.
In the meantime, Justice Minister David Lametti introduced $918,000 in funding right now to assist set up an Indigenous authorized institute in Thunder Bay. With a aim of serving to to revitalize Indigenous authorized traditions, the cash will go to the Affiliation of Iroquois and Allied Indians and Lakehead College’s regulation school over three years. The Canadian Press reviews.
Course of Nerd: How do different events deal with membership disputes?
Web Zero: China should reduce GHG emissions: U.S. local weather envoy
The Sprout: Farm teams search aid as dry situations proceed
In Different Headlines:
Canadians see NDP’s Singh as a greater PM than Tories’ O’Toole, survey suggests (CP)
Feds will combat ‘alarming’ rise in hate crimes, Trudeau tells antisemitism summit (CP)
Advisers employed for Rick Hillier’s COVID-19 vaccine-rollout staff all tied to navy (Globe)
Ottawa kickstarts ‘transition’ course of for oil and fuel employees (CBC)
Quebec nixes LNG plant that may have carried Western Canadian pure fuel to abroad markets (CBC)
‘Defining problem’: Federal setting minister says excessive climate a wake-up name (CP)
Election, if it occurs, gained’t stall deliberate assessment of EI system, Qualtrough says (CP)
Halifax safety discussion board organizers to stage January convention in Taiwan, simply weeks earlier than Olympics (Globe)
Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi has rejected two Republicans tapped by Home GOP chief Kevin McCarthy to take a seat on a committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol revolt. Whereas McCarthy known as the transfer “an egregious abuse of energy,” Pelosi mentioned her concern centred on “the impression their appointments might have on the integrity of the investigation.” Rep. Jim Banks and Rep. Jim Jordan are each outspoken allies of former president Donald Trump, whose supporters laid siege to the Capitol. Each additionally voted towards the certification of President Joe Biden’s election victory, simply hours after the storming occurred. In a transfer match for the varsity yard, McCarthy is abandoning the probe all collectively, taking his toys and his members and going dwelling.
After his extremely tone deaf return to Earth, Jeff Bezos is feeling the warmth — and attempting to place out the fireplace with donations. In the meantime, Rep. Earl Blumenauer is presumably equally unimpressed by all of it and has proposed a brand new tax on area journey for non-scientific analysis functions. “Area exploration isn’t a tax-free vacation for the rich. Simply as regular People pay taxes after they purchase airline tickets, billionaires who fly into area to provide nothing of scientific worth ought to do the identical, after which some,” he mentioned.
In Different Worldwide Headlines:
Florida rental collapse victims to get at the very least $150 million, decide guidelines (AP)
Lebanese MPs accused of Beirut blast ‘cowl up’ over trial transfer (Al Jazeera)
Ukraine’s Zelensky to go to Biden at White Home in August (Politico)
US and Germany attain deal on controversial pipeline that Biden sees as a Russian ‘geopolitical undertaking’ (CNN)
Infrastructure vote fails as senators attempt to salvage bipartisan deal (Politico)
Gender reveal get together couple face jail over lethal California wildfire (BBC)
Alan Freeman: Neglect the Isle of Man. Ottawa is our newest tax haven.
Lastly tonight, residents at this Newfoundland retirement dwelling say it’s time they had been allowed to chop a rug of their double-vaccinated bubble.
They usually’ve obtained the strikes to show it.
“What are we ready for after 16 lengthy months of conserving ourselves planted within the chairs?”
Precisely. Have at ‘er we are saying!