Author: Caribbean American News

NSW land clearing code should be ‘mandatory’ for Sydney councils

NSW Shadow Minister for Natural Resources Tania Mihailuk says the state’s Rural Boundary Clearing Code should be “mandatory” and not require the approval of local councils. It comes as the Hawkesbury City Council voted down the proposal, nine to three, which would allow residents to clear a 25-metre firebreak around their property. “The wording of […]

CRA takes down online services amid cybersecurity threat

Canadians attempting to log in to the Canada Revenue Agency’s (CRA) online services Saturday were met with a “systems maintenance” notice instead. Access to the country’s tax and benefits agency was taken offline on Friday after the CRA became aware of a cybersecurity vulnerability affecting organizations around the globe. “There is currently no indication that […]

Immigration lawyers want Canada to pause attracting newcomers

Fabian Dawson, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, New Canadian Media – Feb 9, 2022 / 1:34 pm | Story: 359560 Photo: kalebkroetschphoto/canva The Canadian Immigration Lawyers Association (CILA) is calling on Ottawa to press the pause button on attracting more newcomers and instead prioritize the applications of hundreds of thousands people waiting in limbo to establish […]

Snow squall watch in effect: Environment Canada

WEATHER ALERTENVIRONMENT CANADA*****************************Snow squall watch in effect for: Barrie – Collingwood – Hillsdale Midland – Coldwater – Orr Lake Orillia – Lagoon City – Washago Snow squalls are expected to develop. Under the snow squall bands, visibilities will be significantly reduced due to the heavy snow combined with blowing snow, and snow will quickly accumulate. […]

Canada’s Dion wins short-track world gold as Hamelin caps career with relay bronze

  Canadian short-track speedskater Pascal Dion won his first world championship gold medal and his decorated teammate Charles Hamelin capped his career with a relay bronze. Montreal’s Dion won the men’s 3,000 metres on home ice at Maurice Richard Arena and then helped Hamelin and Canada take bronze in the 5,000-metre relay. The relay was […]

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