Thar Desert in south-east Pakistan has been suffering from drought-like conditions. In last 3 months (since Jan 2016 till date) 95 children have died in Tharparkar. The conditions are very poor and death rate is increasing.
Earth’s oceans, lakes, rivers and streams are its circulatory system, providing life’s essentials for people, animals and ecosystems. Canada has one-fifth of the world’s freshwater, a quarter of its remaining wetlands and its longest coastline. With this abundance, it’s easy to take water for granted.
Inuit, Métis, and First Nations leaders, families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls (MMIWG), Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, federal, provincial and territorial Ministers today committed to ongoing urgent and coordinated action to prevent and address violence against Indigenous women and girls, and to continue this work during the National Inquiry on MMIWG.
Universal Health Care is usually the largest funding item on Provinces spending budgets and year-end reporting. Yes, the Government and health Chief Executive Officers redistributes our tax dollars. Here lays a basic problem the giver, the Minister of Health has usually no knowledge of the historical culture of health institutions and relies on a swarm of bureaucrats that can’t think outside the box.
With the December Paris climate agreement, leaders and experts from around the world showed they overwhelmingly accept that human-caused climate change is real and, because the world has continued to increase fossil fuel use, the need to curb and reduce emissions is urgent.