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COVID-19: PM Trudeau announces CERB extension, continuation of U.S. border measures – June 16, 2020

COVID-19: PM Trudeau announces CERB extension, continuation of U.S. border measures – June 16, 2020

At a news conference outside his home in Ottawa, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau provides an update on the federal government’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic. In his remarks, the prime minister announces that eligibility for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) will be extended by eight weeks …

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Green Party proposes economic recovery plan – June 11, 2020

Green Party proposes economic recovery plan – June 11, 2020

At a news conference on Parliament Hill, members of the Green Party outline their proposed plan for economic recovery following the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. Elizabeth May, the Green Party parliamentary leader, is in attendance in Ottawa, while Jo-Ann Roberts, the Green Party interim leader, and MPs Paul Manly and Jenica …

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Amazon in turmoil as deforestation rages on despite coronavirus pandemic | ITV News

Amazon in turmoil as deforestation rages on despite coronavirus pandemic | ITV News

One of the unpredictable consequences of the coronavirus pandemic has been the acceleration of deforestation in Brazilian Amazonia. The world’s largest tropical rainforest is getting smaller increasingly quickly. The main reason is that the authorities are quarantined, allowing illegal loggers to range far and wide and do their rampant worst. …

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Our Climate Emergency During the Pandemic: A Virtual Community Forum | June 10, 2020 | #CECSB

Our Climate Emergency During the Pandemic: A Virtual Community Forum | June 10, 2020 | #CECSB

Climate change is not slowing down and neither can we. The interracial, intergenerational line-up of speakers addressed the challenges of continuing the climate movement during the pandemic and times of social unrest. Featured speakers included: -CEC’s CEO Sigrid Wright, (keynote speaker and moderator) -Irene Cooke of Society of Fearless Grandmothers …

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[Webinar] Climate Change & Covid-19: A Tale Of Two Crises

[Webinar] Climate Change & Covid-19: A Tale Of Two Crises

Climate change and Covid-19 could have something in common: they both may well stem from our treatment of nature. What lessons can we learn from these two crises? As part of the #EarthDayKL2020 April celebrations, Friends of Bukit Kiara president, Ir Dr Kriban GN, spoke on a panel hosted by …

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Rapid response customer service during a pandemic | CogX 2020

Rapid response customer service during a pandemic | CogX 2020

Rapid response customer service during a pandemic Suresh Viswanathan – Chief Operating Officer – TSB Clare Mortimer – Executive Partner – GBS Cognitive & Analytics Leader UKI Global Business Services – IBM Our most pragmatic content topic brings speakers to help you find out what’s real and deployed in the …

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Angry Canadian Tells it Like It Is – June 10, 2020 many people lack common sense, think people think

Angry Canadian Tells it Like It Is - June 10, 2020 many people lack common sense, think people think

Thinking is not a spectator sport. Has common sense gone extinct? From 12 yrs. climate emergency – existential threat you know to Covid -19 Global Pandemic, Racism sparks protests and riots and now movements for defunding cops. What’s next? This video was first published onSource link . We are just …

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The COVID Pandemic and the Climate Emergency: Lessons in Governance

The COVID Pandemic and the Climate Emergency: Lessons in Governance

On May 27th, CFGS Associate Fellow and Strategic Advisor for the POLIS Water Sustainability Project, Jonathan (jon) O’Riordan joined us to discuss what the elements of good governance are for managing emergencies, how fit for this purpose current levels of government are, and what kind of creative governance solutions are …

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HAPPY WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY! . . This pandemic has brought about so many posit…

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This pandemic has brought about so many posit...

HAPPY WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY! ???? . . This pandemic has brought about so many positives for the environment, such as fewer emissions and animals returning to previously disturbed areas ???? But there’s also been some serious issues in the news lately about an increase in poaching and that oil spill …

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Tackling the climate and environmental crisis during the coronavirus pandemic and beyond

Tackling the climate and environmental crisis during the coronavirus pandemic and beyond

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way we see the world. It’s shown how something that once seemed like a remote threat can have catastrophic consequences, both here and around the world. It’s also shown how people can come together and make huge changes in their lives to protect others. …

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