Daily Archives: January 19, 2015

Harassment on civil society and media “may have worsened” in Myanmar

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Yanghee Lee. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

Restrictions on and harassment of civil society and the media may have worsened in Myanmar, according to a UN independent human rights expert.

UN Special …

Government of Canada Helps Make the BC Fishing Industry Safer

Vancouver, B.C. – Wai Young, MP for Vancouver South, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, will be holding a news conference concerning Government of Canada funding toward efforts to …

The Honourable Alice Wong will announce the launch of the report from the Employer Panel for Caregivers

The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), and Stephen Shea, Ernst & Young LLP and Chair of the Canadian Employer Caregiver Panel, will announce the launch of the report from the Employer Panel for …

MP Wai Young participates in a groundbreaking ceremony for “Cause We Care House” in Vancouver and highlights the Harper Government action to address homelessness

January 19, 2015– Vancouver, British Columbia – Employment and Social Development Canada

Wai Young, Member of Parliament for Vancouver South, on behalf of the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development, today joined …

“Encouraging” statistics from Liberia’s Ministry of Health on Ebola

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Two women walk in front of a billboard, which says “Ebola must go. Stopping Ebola is Everybody’s Business” in Monrovia, Liberia. UNMIL/Emmanuel Tobey

A reduction in cases of the Ebola …