Politics Insider 14 December 2021: Resources for the well-being of indigenous children; Anand apologizes for military sexual misconduct; and Trudeau is currently out of the Bill 21 fight
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The federal government announced Monday that in its autumn economic report, it is announcing $ 40 billion in First Nations child welfare compensation and long-term reform. Kristy Kirkup reports Earth.
Confidential talks have been held since November about the children of the First Nations who were unnecessarily taken home and placed in the child welfare system. The aim was to reach an out-of-court settlement before the end of the year. Discussions have been encouraged Murray Sinclair, a former chairman of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission who left the Senate last January. Federal Government Notice Monday does not constitute an agreement with the parties concerned.
New marching arrangements: Chrystia Freeland issued new inflation control guidelines to the Bank of Canada on Monday, asking the central bank to consider employment, which Heather Scoffield writes in the publication The star, may be a good idea.
Anand apologizes: Minister of Defense Anita Anand said on Monday that successive Canadian governments failed to knock out the “scourge” of sexual misconduct. In the Canadian military, mediates Global.
“Countless lives have been hurt by inaction and systemic failure. It is a failure that our Canadian armed forces, our department and the Canadian government always carry with them,” he said. I’m sorry.”
The survivors and victims of military sexual crime received a historic and long-awaited apology from Anand on Monday, as well as the Commander-in-Chief of the Defense Forces. Wayne Eyre and Jody Thomas, Deputy Minister of Defense. More than 7,600 people watched the live broadcast of the apology on Facebook after years after the Canadian military has been forced to face what experts have called a “crisis” of sexual misconduct, especially among senior leaders.
Omicron moves: Dr. Theresa Tam said on Monday that new cases of COVID-19 are expected.escalate quickly“In the coming days, when Omicron starts circulating, CBC will mediate. Tam said omicron had “high potential for spread” and the situation in Canada was “a few days or maybe a week” behind the UK. Boris Johnson said today that the country is dealing with a tidal wave of new infections.
Bad news: in Maclean’s, Patricia Treble Tami looks at the numbers published by Tami and sees uncertainty and cause for concern during the holidays.
There is more and more bad news. Friday, Dec 10 Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada ‘s chief public health officer, has released the latest federal model for the pandemic. It forecasts approximately 7,500 cases per day by January, assuming our transmission rate remains the same. However, if transmission increases by only 15 percent, or if a new version of Omicron, such as Alpha and then Delta, is introduced, the new year could be different from the waves seen earlier.
The result: experts say think long and hard about holiday gatherings.
Get stabs: In Earth, Andre Picard let’s review what we know and what we don’t know about COVID-19 immunity, and end with a simple message: get vaccinated.
That’s why it is push for the third dose. The more shots you take, the better your immunity. It may take longer, but we don’t know. Will we require annual COVID-19 injections in the future? Maybe. But this is not the end of the world. We already have annual flu vaccines.
Manitoba needs sisters: The Manitoba government has asked the federal government to provide intensive care, CBC reports.
Jean wins: Brian Jean won 529 votes to 250 in the UCP candidacy battle, Don Braid reports Calgary Herald, which is being fought Jason Kenny.
If the former federal ambassador and Wildrose leader wins the seat, he will join the prime minister’s UCP file. sworn political enemy just in time for the April 9 Red Drivers Review. “I do not support him (Kenney) in the management review and begins to ask for his resignation as soon as possible, ”Jean said in an interview. However, Kenney was able to stop him coldly, refusing to sign his papers. However, the prime minister has already said he agrees with the man he defeated as head of the UCP in 2017. He would not dare to withdraw that promise now.
Does not fight: Justin trudeau says he is currently out of the fight for Bill 21 The star reports to avoid a dispute with Quebec.
Trudeau said that as the ongoing litigation goes through the courts, it is “important – not to apologize for the struggle between Ottawa and Quebec – and to ensure that quebecers themselves do not agree with the fact that someone could lose. Quebec residents do not agree with the principle that a young woman should be able to lose their job, a teacher who, because of their job because of their religion, does not give an excuse to the Quebec government that this is a federal intervention, but simply to say no, does his job very well simply because of his religion.
Extremists in uniform: Proponents of white supremacy in the Canadian armed forces pose an “active counter-intelligence threat” and have “limited” ability to eradicate them, Alex Boutilier reports to Global.
The National Security and Intelligence Agency said on Monday that the Canadian Armed Forces Counter-Intelligence Unit has a “limited” ability to proactively identify members of white supremacy. “The existence of white supremacy in the Canadian military is well documented. White supremacy groups are actively seeking people with previous military training and experience or, conversely, encouraging people to recruit for special training, tactics and equipment,” the report said.
Not many trees yet: The CP says the federal government has planted less than half a percent of the 2 billion trees it promised to bury across Canada by 2030. So far, only 8.5 million trees have been planted.
Youth voting: Member of the NDP Taylor Bachrach has submitted a bill to private members in the lower house that would extend the franchise to 16-year-olds, the CBC mediates.
– Stephen Maher