Canada appoints first woman ambassador to China

Photo by Andre Furtado on Pexels.com Canada has appointed Jennifer May as its first female ambassador to China, taking over a role that has been vacant since December 2021 amidst diplomatic tensions between the two countries. In a statement, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said May is a veteran diplomat with 30 years of experience, including … Continue reading Canada appoints first woman ambassador to China

Suspected Chinese hackers tampered with widely used Canadian chat program -researchers

Suspected Chinese hackers tampered with widely used software distributed by a small Canadian customer service company, another example of a “supply chain compromise” made infamous by the hack on U.S. networking company SolarWinds. U.S. cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike will say in an upcoming blog post seen by Reuters that it had discovered malicious software being distributed … Continue reading Suspected Chinese hackers tampered with widely used Canadian chat program -researchers

Canadian Stabbings: Psychologist and Parole Board wrong about the second suspect, manhunt stretches into 4th day

Myles Sanderson is pictured in this undated handout image released Monday. A manhunt is underway for one of two brothers suspected in a mass stabbing that left 10 dead and 18 injured across multiple locations in Saskatchewan, Canada. Investigators with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said while there were reports that suspect Myles Sanderson may have been spotted … Continue reading Canadian Stabbings: Psychologist and Parole Board wrong about the second suspect, manhunt stretches into 4th day

Canada shares damning report on security challenges in Nigeria

The Canadian Government has warned its nationals to avoid non-essential travels to Nigeria or completely avoid travelling to the country at the moment over terrorism, killings, kidnapping and general insecurity. The country gave the advice in the first part of a long publication on its website, saying, “Avoid non-essential travel to Nigeria due to the … Continue reading Canada shares damning report on security challenges in Nigeria

Canada PM Trudeau Slams US Supreme Court Over Abortion Ruling

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday slammed the US Supreme Court decision to throw out the right to abortion in the United States. "The news coming out of the United States is horrific," he said in a Twitter message. "No government, politician, or man should tell a woman what she can and cannot do … Continue reading Canada PM Trudeau Slams US Supreme Court Over Abortion Ruling

Factors influencing level of physical activity among Canadian women

Photo by Andre Furtado on Pexels.com Background Physical inactivity is common among Canadian women of varying ethnicities and immigrant status [1–4]. This sedentary lifestyle plays a significant role in the health status of those women who are further disadvantaged by low socio-economic status [5]. A 22 year Canadian cohort study recently identified women, and especially those … Continue reading Factors influencing level of physical activity among Canadian women

Canada to boost oil exports amid increasing sanctions against Russia

Canada will increase oil and gas exports by the equivalent of 300,000 barrels a day to help nations that are trying to shift away from Russian supplies, the country’s resources minister said. Energy producers can raise shipments of crude by 200,000 barrels a day and natural gas by the equivalent of 100,000 by year-end by … Continue reading Canada to boost oil exports amid increasing sanctions against Russia

Canada needs more refugees

Canada is nowhere near to meeting its goal of welcoming 81,000 refugees by the end of 2021, according to numbers obtained by CBC News. Figures provided by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) show the department was about halfway to its refugee intake target on Oct. 31. As of that date, Canada had welcomed more than 7,800 … Continue reading Canada needs more refugees

Trudeau faces tight political race as Canadians struggle with unprecedented inflation

If there’s one thing an incumbent candidate seeking re-election does not need, it is unwelcome news from the economic front. Photo by Anna Nekrashevich on Pexels.com But with less than a week to go before Canadians cast their votes in a tight federal election race pitting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party against the Conservatives headed by … Continue reading Trudeau faces tight political race as Canadians struggle with unprecedented inflation

How to use Qualitative or Quantitative research

Another aspect of qualitative vs quantitative is knowing when to use each. When deciding whether to use a quantitative or qualitative research approach, keep the following basic criterion in mind. Use quantitative research if you want to test or confirm something, for instance, a theory or a hypothesis. Use qualitative research if you wish to … Continue reading How to use Qualitative or Quantitative research

The thrill of eggplant emoji in Kenya

The introduction of emojis has hanged the way we communicate digitally. These colourful icons have gone from cute pictures we use while texting to images laden with meaning. The emoji options represent a variety of things; from faces, food, transportation to to sports and relationships. With the rise of smartphones and social media, they have livened up conversations, … Continue reading The thrill of eggplant emoji in Kenya

2 arrested for slapping French President Emmanuel Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron described Tuesday's slapping incident as an "isolated event." Emmanuel Macron "We must put this incident in perspective, this is an isolated event," Macron told French local newspaper Le Dauphine Libere after he was slapped during a walkabout in southeastern France. "We must not let ultra-violent people take over the public debate, … Continue reading 2 arrested for slapping French President Emmanuel Macron