Tag: Control

Manitoba bolsters rules in attempt to further control spread of COVID-19

WINNIPEG – The Manitoba government is tightening rules aimed at controlling the spread of COVID-19 amid the growing threat posed by variants of the virus. People will be considered contacts of a case — and be required to undergo testing and self-isolation — if they have been in close range of an infection for 10…

Province-wide lockdown coming Dec. 26 as health officials warn ability to control COVID-19 cases ‘precarious’

Ontario will move into lockdown starting at 12:01 a.m. on Boxing Day, as COVID-19 numbers continue to rise and health officials warn the province’s “ability to control case growth is still precarious.” With cases and deaths increasing, and growing public weariness with restrictions also a worry, Premier Doug Ford announced stricter measures — like those…

Trump lets US arms dealers sell more killer & spy drones abroad, reinterpreting ‘outdated’ arms control rules

US President Donald Trump has signed a measure giving the nod to American weapons producers to sell more military-grade drones to foreign nations, insisting previous export controls were “outdated” and “unfair.” The new directive – announced by the White House on Friday – eases restrictions on the sale of large drones, which were previously classified…