Tag: Control

Canada, U.S. extend border restrictions 30 days to control coronavirus spread

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) – Canada and the United States have agreed to extend border restrictions for another 30 days to help control the spread of coronavirus, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Saturday. Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives for a news conference at the Rideau Cottage, as efforts continue to help slow the spread…

‘Post-mortem’ analysis needed: US disease control chief says too early to say whether WHO failed, after Trump suspends funding

The US CDC director, Robert Redfield, has hailed America’s ‘productive cooperation’ with the WHO as President Donald Trump blamed if for failed response to Covid-19 crisis. It was too early to decide if it failed, Redfield said. “The CDC and WHO have had a long history of working together in multiple outbreaks throughout the world,…

Ahead of Quebec mosque shooting anniversary, a plea for more gun control

MONTREAL—As the third anniversary of the Quebec City mosque shooting approaches, gun control advocates are urging the province to tighten rules around reference checks for those seeking gun permits. Advocates have pressed for change since it was revealed that the mosque shooter, Alexandre Bissonnette, did not acknowledge when applying for a firearm permit that he…