Statement of the Equal Rights Coalition on Human Rights Violations in Chechnya

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Ottawa – In December 2018, OSCE Moscow Mechanism rapporteur’s independent report on the situation in Chechnya found ‘clear evidence of the successive purges against LGBTI persons’ in Chechnya as well as of numerous other grave Human Rights violations. The report documented that LGBTI persons in Chechnya had been subjected to systematic harassment, persecution, arbitrary arrests and detentions, torture, enforced disappearances …

Daily stressors could potentially benefit brain

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New York – Though it is said those experiencing no stress are more likely to experience better daily well-being and fewer chronic health conditions. But they were also more likely to have lower cognitive function, as well. According to researcher David M. Almeida from Penn State, daily stressors could potentially benefit the brain, despite being an inconvenience. He said: “It’s …

Isaac Hempstead Wright on new ventures

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Mumbai – Actor Isaac Hempstead Wright says his upcoming sci-fi thriller “Voyagers” has a cool concept. Also starring in the movie are Collin Farrell, Tye Sheridan, and Lily-Rose Depp among others. He is best known for his role of Bran Stark in “Game Of Thrones”. The movie looks for the repercussions of taking away feelings and emotions from a bunch …

Some Covid survivors develop neuro problems

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London – A new study published in science journal The Lancet Psychiatry shows one in three people who survived Covid-19 have been diagnosed with anxiety and mood disorders. Researchers from the University of Oxford in the UK looked at 14 neurological and mental health disorders in 2,36,379 Covid-19 patients mostly from the US. The findings showed 34 per cent were …

If vaccinated, can antibodies be transferred to baby after delivery?

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New York – A new study, published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, shows mothers who get vaccinated against coronavirus earlier in their third trimester are more likely to pass protective antibodies to their newborn babies. It analysed the blood of 27 pregnant women who had received either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine in their third trimester and …

Ontario’s Finance Minister appreciates Canada’s Budget 2021

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TORONTO — Peter Bethlenfalvy, Ontario’s Minister of Finance and President of the Treasury Board, issued the following statement in response to the release of the federal budget: “Over the past year, we have valued the level of partnership between Ontario and the federal government in order to support the people of Ontario during this unprecedented time. From the Safe Restart …

Toronto conducting fifth Street Needs Assessment of people experiencing homelessness

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Toronto – The City of Toronto will conduct Toronto’s fifth Street Needs Assessment (SNA) beginning today. The SNA is a city-wide, point-in-time count and survey of people experiencing homelessness in Toronto, led by Shelter, Support and Housing Administration, in collaboration with community partners in the homelessness sector. The City has conducted SNAs since 2006 and has done so in 2009, …