Top UN political official urges Sri Lanka to seize ‘historic moment’ for reconciliation

The United Nations will stand with the people and leaders of Sri Lanka as the country forges ahead along the path to reconciliation, the Organization’s top political official said today, as he voiced encouragement at the Government’s ongoing commitment to promote accountability and human rights following the nation’s three decade-long civil war. …read more

Source:: United Nations

      

Minister Leitch emphasises strong labour relations in her address to the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce

By Labour Program Today, at a meeting of the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, underlined the importance of strong and collaborative labour relations and the participation of women on corporate boards, emphasizing the critical role they play in Canada’s continued economic success. …read more

Source:: Government of Canada

      

Top UN political official urges Sri Lanka to seize ‘historic moment’ for reconciliation

The United Nations will stand with the people and leaders of Sri Lanka as the country forges ahead along the path to reconciliation, the Organization’s top political official said today, as he voiced encouragement at the Government’s ongoing commitment to promote accountability and human rights following the nation’s three decade-long civil war. …read more

Source:: United Nations

      

Minister Leitch emphasises strong labour relations in her address to the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce

By Labour Program Today, at a meeting of the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, underlined the importance of strong and collaborative labour relations and the participation of women on corporate boards, emphasizing the critical role they play in Canada’s continued economic success. …read more

Source:: Government of Canada

      

School districts benefit from energy-savings funding

Twenty-four B.C. school districts are sharing $5 million for energy projects like lighting upgrades, boiler replacements, solar panels and electric vehicles under the Carbon Neutral Capital Program (CNCP). …read more

Source:: Government of British Colombia

      

Security Council approves system to impose targeted sanctions in South Sudan

The United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution today creating a system by which it would to impose sanctions on those blocking peace in South Sudan, the 15-member body’s latest step towards ending a conflict that has killed thousands in the world’s newest country. …read more

Source:: United Nations

      

Over 5 billion people worldwide lacking access to essential medicines, says UN Report

Three quarters of the world population has no access to proper pain relief treatment, according to a report by the United Nations body charged with overseeing Governments’ compliance with international drug control treaties, which was released in London today. …read more

Source:: United Nations

      

Province Advises Bridge Reopening Today

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Source:: Government of Manitoba