Michaëlle Jean

Type: Person
Name: Michaëlle Jean
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

The Minister of Health Must Act to Protect Women's Rights

With the Morgentaler Clinic closure last week, New Democrats urge the Minister of Health to work directly with her provincial counterparts in New Brunswick to ensure that safe access to abortion services is publicly available."It is disturbing and deeply ... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

June 20 is World Refugee Day

20,501: Number of asylum applications lodged in Canada in 2012 ( source )25-35: Average number of months to process a refugee’s application for citizenship in Canada ( source )8,578: Number of people who successfully claimed asylum in Canada in 2012 ( ... [Published Canadian Nurse - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

IBAO convention headed to nation’s capital

The Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario is throwing out the welcome mat in Ottawa this year in anticipation of an expected 2,500 people for its 94th annual convention - and this year will include a new awards category.“IBAO is thrilled to bring our ... [Published Insurance Business - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

From the riverboat to the Bren...

When I was in my teens in the 1960s, I used to steal away from Don Mills, Canada’s first completely planned and boring community, and go downtown to Yorkville in Toronto where something really seemed to be happening.Instead of a doughnut at the Don Mills ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Kincardine-area's Allan Thompson hoping for federal Liberal nod in Huron-Bruce

Veteran journalist and Glammis native Allan Thompson has put his name in the running to be the face of Justin Trudeau’s federal Liberals in Huron-Bruce leading up to the 2015 election.Thompson made the announcement July 14 and held a nomination campaign ... [Published Shoreline Beacon - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

What you need to know Tuesday in Toronto: News, weather and events

Weather and traffic:It will remain cloudy Tuesday, with showers beginning in the afternoon and a high of 27 C.Environment Canada predicts a chance of thunderstorms later in the day, with winds reaching up to 30 km/h. Conditions should clear in the evening ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Where were you in ’72? Reliving nursing school days a healing experience

I left for Ottawa on June 9 to catch up with eight of my classmates from the Ottawa Civic Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1972.The week was really a memorable experience and everyone made it so. I felt at home and well cared for by my friends, who ... [Published Sault Star Online - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 2 reports

Former governor general Michaelle Jean campaigning to head La Francophonie

The city of Montreal and the Quebec government say they're starting the ball rolling to cover up at least the first part of the Ville Marie expressway in time for the city's 375th anniversary celebrations in 2017.Read More ... [Published CJAD 800 - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Column: From the riverboat to Brenda Wallace room

When I was in my teens in the 1960s, I used to steal away from Don Mills, Canada’s first completely planned and boring community, and go downtown to Yorkville, in Toronto, where something really seemed to be happening.Instead of a doughnut at the Don ... [Published NorthernLife.ca - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

La Francophonie not ignoring human rights abuses by its member nations, Michaelle Jean says

OTTAWA — Michaelle Jean disputes suggestions that la Francophonie is turning a blind eye to member states’ human rights problems and has outlived its usefulness, as she seeks to become its next leader. The former governor-general announced last month ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Mansbridge to speak in McMurray

One of the most recognizable voices in Canadian news, Peter Mansbridge, is slated to be this year’s final Northern Insights Speaker Series presenter.The Fort McMurray Public Library is set to welcome the legendary CBC journalist to speak Oct. 8 at MacDonald ... [Published Fort McMurray Today - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Mar 06 2014 - Updated Mar 07 2014 - 2 reports

Is there an epidemic of ‘rape culture’ at Canadian universities?

VANCOUVER — They are all disturbing cases. Three different Canadian universities, in different regions of the country. Episodes of male sexual aggression, and beyond that, an alleged assault. And three similar responses from the schools’ leaders, identifying ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Mar 07 2014]

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"The African countries have an ally in me," the Haitian-born Jean told reporters. "if i become secretary general of la francophonie, it will certainly mean a continuity of what diouf has done."

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Duffy charges problem for Tories, expect politi... [Published Hill Times - Jul 21 2014]
The Minister of Health Must Act to Protect Wome... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Jul 21 2014]
June 20 is World Refugee Day [Published Canadian Nurse - Jul 17 2014]
IBAO convention headed to nation’s capital [Published Insurance Business - Jul 16 2014]
From the riverboat to the Bren... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Jul 14 2014]
Kincardine-area's Allan Thompson hoping for fed... [Published Shoreline Beacon - Jul 14 2014]
What you need to know Tuesday in Toronto: News,... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 08 2014]
Where were you in ’72? Reliving nursing school ... [Published Sault Star Online - Jul 08 2014]
Former governor general Michaelle Jean campaign... [Published CJAD 800 - Jul 07 2014]
Former governor general Michaelle Jean campaign... [Published 1057 EZRrock - Jul 07 2014]
Column: From the riverboat to Brenda Wallace room [Published NorthernLife.ca - Jul 07 2014]
Minister Paradis Takes Part in 40th Session of ... [Published Noodls - Jul 07 2014]
40th Session of the Assemblée parlementaire de ... [Published Government of Canada - Jul 07 2014]
La Francophonie not ignoring human rights abuse... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 03 2014]
Get your culture on at WorldPride [Published Daily Xtra - Jun 27 2014]
Mansbridge to speak in McMurray [Published Fort McMurray Today - Jun 26 2014]
Western President and three alumni among winner... [Published UWO Western News - Jun 24 2014]
Disagreeing with Top 10 Canadians list [Published Toronto Star Online - Jun 21 2014]
WorldPride festival embraces Canada’s aborigina... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jun 21 2014]
Feds’ move to ram bills through House, again, c... [Published Hill Times - Jun 09 2014]
Elections overhaul bill includes loophole that ... [Published Hill Times - May 14 2014]
Conservatives could lose next election if Harpe... [Published Hill Times - May 12 2014]
Conrad Black: Why are we afraid of constitution... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - May 03 2014]
Prime Minister Harper could trigger early elect... [Published Hill Times - Apr 14 2014]
Today’s letters: Lamenting the loss of intellec... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 01 2014]
Barbara Kay: University campuses are bastions o... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Mar 28 2014]
WorldPride 2014, the Michaëlle Jean Foundation ... [Published PRWeb - Mar 27 2014]
World: Modern Forms of Slavery Still Thrive amo... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 26 2014]
Today’s letters: Hey Quebec, don’t let the door... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Mar 14 2014]
National Post editorial board: Lots of ‘rape cu... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Mar 13 2014]
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La Francophonie not ignoring human rights abuse... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 03 2014]
OTTAWA — Michaelle Jean disputes suggestions that la Francophonie is turning a blind eye to member states’ human rights problems and has outlived its usefulness, as she seeks to become its next leader. The former governor-general announced last month ...
Conrad Black: Why are we afraid of constitution... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - May 03 2014]
Following last week’s Supreme Court ruling, Stephen Harper announced that Senate reform is now “off the table.” Inconceivably, Mr. Harper and his so-called Democratic Reform minister, Pierre Poilievre, seem to have imagined that the power to alter or ...
Today’s letters: Lamenting the loss of intellec... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 01 2014]
Re: Political Correctness Isn’t The Problem , Daniel Drache;  Learned Bastions Of Censorship , Barbara Kay , both, March 28. Professor Daniel Drache has highlighted the lack of free speech on campus by admitting that, “Free speech is alive and robust, ...
Barbara Kay: University campuses are bastions o... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Mar 28 2014]
This column was drawn from opening remarks presented at a March 27 Macdonald-Laurier Institute debate in Ottawa, on the resolution: “Free speech in Canadian Universities is an endangered species.” In the past year, a wave of moral panic has swept ...
World: Modern Forms of Slavery Still Thrive amo... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 26 2014]
Source: UN General AssemblyCountry: World GA/11491 Sixty-eighth General Assembly Plenary77th Meeting (PM) ‘Slave Boats of the Past’ Recall Today’s Refugees, Speaker Says in Keynote Address Efforts to eradicate the legacy of slavery must continue, ...
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