‘It’s a question of access to justice’: Defenders fear new refugee registration portal will deter and delay access to asylum in Canada

Anyone wishing to apply for asylum from Canada must now create an online account and submitting your claims through a computer portal, a change advocates warn will create chaos and make the asylum less accessible. According to an email from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to refugee lawyers this week, the Canada Refugee Protection […]

Unvaccinated Windsor Hospital Staff Fired

Breadcrumb Trail Links Local news Author of the article: Kathleen Saylors Publication date: October 07, 2021 • 5 hours ago • 3 minute read • 181 reviews Windsor Regional Hospital – Met Campus is shown Thursday, October 7, 2021. Photo by Dax Melmer /Windsor Star Article content More than 60 employees and employees of Windsor […]

Returning Extracurriculars for Fully Vaccinated Students

Breadcrumb Trail Links Local news Author of the article: Mary Caton Kayla Noguiera, left, of Wallaceburg, and Megan Bornais of L’Essor battle for the ball during the SWOSSAA Girls’ AA Soccer Final on Wednesday May 29, 2019, at Holy Names High School in Windsor. Restrictions prohibiting extracurricular activities in Windsor-Essex have been lifted. Photo by […]

Community Chief Joyce Echaquan Says Trust in Quebec’s Healthcare System Returns – Montreal | The Canadian News

Members of an Atikamekw community northeast of Montreal are slowly regaining their trust in Quebec’s healthcare system, a year after Joyce Echaquan died in a hospital northeast of Montreal, according to Chief Paul-Emile Ottawa. “Confidence is slowly returning,” Ottawa, the head of Manawan’s Atikamekw Council, told reporters Thursday at a joint press conference with the […]

Quebec City Public Hearings on Bill 96 Conclude Amid Controversy – Montreal | The Canadian News

Public hearings in Quebec City on Bill 96 have concluded. Thirty-nine presentations were made over a nine-day period beginning on September 23. Many people support the proposed legislation that will update Quebec’s language law, Bill 101, but some English-speaking groups have serious concerns for fear that the bill will weaken English-language services in healthcare, the […]

Hamilton Hospitals Set Vaccination Deadlines in November, HHS Reveals Non-Compliance Measures – Hamilton | The Canadian News

Unpaid leave and even termination are just a couple of disciplinary actions Hamilton’s hospital networks are taking on staff and doctors who have yet to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. On Thursday, Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) President Rob MacIsaac laid out the requirement during a town hall for staff with an effective date of November […]