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Police responding to drive-by shooting

“Gunfire was apparently exchanged between occupants of two vehicles near 120th Street and 82nd Ave. in North Delta,” says Delta Police spokesperson Cris Leykauf. “Police have recovered numerous bullet casings.”

List of BC NDP nominated candidates to date

As of Monday September 21, the following candidates have been nominated in their ridings as part of John Horgan’s NDP team for the October 24, 2020 election. In the coming days all 87 ridings in the province will be represented by a BC NDP candidate who will work for people in their community to make life better.

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Prime Minister of India Addresses United Nations General Assembly

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi addressed the United Nations General Assembly today through video conferencing. Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister said seventy-five years ago an institution was created for the entire world for the first time in human history and a new hope arose from the horrors of war.

Government of India Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Issues Guidelines for international arrivals

Before Planning for Travel:

All travelers should submit self-declaration form on the online portal (www.newdelhiairport.in) at least 72 hours before the scheduled travel.
They should also give an undertaking on the portal that they would undergo mandatory quarantine for 14 days i.e. 7 days paid institutional quarantine at their own cost, followed by 7 days isolation at home with self-monitoring of health.

International students are more likely to graduate from a master’s degree program within two years than Canadian students

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic dramatically changed the world, and Canadian postsecondary education is no exception. For international students, it could mean that some who went home at the beginning of the pandemic may not return to continue their postsecondary programs here, while others who considered studying in Canada may opt out. Online learning presents new possibilities for international students pursuing Canadian credentials, but may come with its own challenges or simply not be an option for some students.

Experiences of discrimination during the COVID-19 pandemic

In recent months, the difficulties faced by several groups of Canadians based on their identity (e.g., race or skin colour, Indigenous identity, ethnicity or culture, age, gender, disability) has become an important topic of conversation. The COVID-19 pandemic has intensified pre-existing inequities in Canadian society and has highlighted the need for more granular data about the social impacts of COVID-19.