Tag: emergency

  • Emergency Politics Podcast: Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade

    Emergency Politics Podcast: Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade

    On Friday, the US Supreme Court overturned its previous rulings granting a constitutional right to abortion. While five conservatives in the court supported Roe’s ouster, Chief Justice John Roberts wrote in a unanimous opinion that he advocated maintaining the Mississippi statute without completely overturning the 49-year precedent. The three Liberals on the Supreme Court delivered […]

  • Storm Eunice: Government to hold emergency Cobra committee meeting

    Storm Eunice: Government to hold emergency Cobra committee meeting

    The Government’s emergency Cobra committee is to meet to discuss ways to respond to the impact of Storm Dudley and Storm Eunice. There is particular concern about Storm Eunice after the Met Office issued a red weather warning for parts of the UK on Friday. The warning was upgraded because of the fear of ‘flying […]

  • Justin Trudeau invokes emergency powers to quell trucker protests in Canada

    Justin Trudeau invokes emergency powers to quell trucker protests in Canada

    OTTAWA, Ontario — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau invoked emergency powers Monday to quell the protests by truck drivers and others who have paralyzed Ottawa and blocked border crossings in anger over the country’s Covid-19 restrictions. In invoking Canada’s Emergencies Act, which gives the federal government broad powers to restore order, Trudeau ruled out using […]

  • Emergency services called as upstairs floor of London bar collapses

    Emergency services called as upstairs floor of London bar collapses

    Emergency services have been called to a bar in London after reports that the second floor had collapsed. Police officers, firefighters and ambulance workers are currently dealing with the incident at Two More Years in Hackney Wick, North London. It is currently not known how many people have been injured. read more Four people shot […]

  • Opinion | The Covid Emergency Is Ending. Here’s What We Should Do Next.

    Opinion | The Covid Emergency Is Ending. Here’s What We Should Do Next.

    It’s time for a similar shift on Covid-19. With Omicron’s astonishing surge and so many still dying tragically each day, Americans may feel like such a transition is a long way off. But with a less lethal and now receding variant and a better vaccinated and protected population, it’s clear the pandemic’s emergency stage is […]

  • Ontario premier declares emergency, tells truckers to go home and end protest

    Ontario premier declares emergency, tells truckers to go home and end protest

    Ontario Premier Doug Ford declared a state of emergency on Friday and said he’ll use all government resources to end a two-week protest by Canadian truckers over Covid-19 rules. Ford said the trucker protested amounts to a “siege” of downtown Ottawa and the Ambassador Bridge, which connects Windsor and Detroit. “It’s an illegal occupation,” Ford […]

  • Government commission: Synthetic drug trafficking a ‘national security’ emergency

    Government commission: Synthetic drug trafficking a ‘national security’ emergency

    “In terms of loss of life and damage to the economy, illicit synthetic opioids have the effect of a slow-motion weapon of mass destruction in pill form,” the report said. “US and Mexican efforts can disrupt the flow of synthetic opioids across US borders, but real progress can come only by pairing illicit synthetic opioid […]

  • State of emergency in Ottawa as truckers protest Covid vaccine mandate

    State of emergency in Ottawa as truckers protest Covid vaccine mandate

    IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser. US speedskater Casey Dawson races to Beijing after clearing Covid-19 protocols 01:34 Now Playing State of emergency in Ottawa as truckers protest Covid vaccine mandate 01:59 UP NEXT Leaders push for diplomacy as Russia continues Ukraine troop buildup 01:33 Car […]

  • Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson declares state of emergency during protest

    Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson declares state of emergency during protest

    The mayor of Ottawa has declared a state of emergency to deal with truck drivers protesting national coronavirus regulations — a 10-day occupation that has shut down the center of the Canadian capital. “(This) reflects the grave danger and threat to residents’ safety and security posed by the ongoing demonstrations and highlights the need for […]

  • Ottawa declares state of emergency as trucker Covid protest paralyzes capital’s core

    Ottawa declares state of emergency as trucker Covid protest paralyzes capital’s core

    The mayor of Canada’s capital on Sunday declared a state of emergency to deal with an unprecedented protest that has seen truckers shut down Ottawa’s core for more than a week due to Covid-19 rules. Dubbed the “Freedom Convoy,” the demonstration has seen hundreds of truckers blocking city streets, honking their horns and disrupting traffic. […]