George Floyd protests go global as ‘I can’t breathe’ echoes across the world

Global News - June 2, 2020

Tear gas choked Paris streets as riot police faced off with protesters setting fires Tuesday amid growing global outrage over George Floyd’s death in the United States, racial injustice and heavy-handed police tactics around the world.

French protesters took a knee and raised their fists while firefighters struggled to extinguish multiple blazes as a largely peaceful, multiracial demonstration degenerated into scattered tensions. Several thousand people defied a virus-related ban on protests to pay homage to Floyd and Adama Traore, a French black man who died in police custody.

Read the full story: https://globalnews.ca/news/7018222/george-floyd-protests-europe-australia/

Show them where you stand: 

 




Also in Helping Our Community

CANADIAN HOSPITALS CREATE ‘FRONTLINE FUND’ TO ARM WORKERS AGAINST COVID-19
CANADIAN HOSPITALS CREATE ‘FRONTLINE FUND’ TO ARM WORKERS AGAINST COVID-19

By Jon Meyer - Barrie 360 - April 21, 2020

There’s a way to arm frontline healthcare providers with the protective supplies they need to fight Covid-19. It’s called the The Frontline Fund......The fund will keep donations in the province you choose, meaning you can directly support ....the Georgian Bay General Hospital Foundation.....The funding will help frontline workers pay for hotel rooms, get mental-health supports and much needed personal protective equipment.

Read More

Simcoe County District School Board shares plans for school startup
Simcoe County District School Board shares plans for school startup

The province has unveiled its plans to have schools reopen safely in the fall, including mandating masks for students in Grade 4 and up, and limiting how often some high school students will actually be in the classroom.

Read More

Town of Collingwood releases 7 Step Checklist to Re-open your Business Safely
Town of Collingwood releases 7 Step Checklist to Re-open your Business Safely

The Town of Collingwood has released a 7 Step Checklist to help business get back to work - safely! 

Here's the Checklist:

  1. Start by Creating a Plan with the Business Development Centre Experts
  2. Review Sector Specific Re-Opening Resources
  3. Prepare Appropriate Safety Measures
  4. Become Aware of Symptom Monitoring and Testing Protocols
  5. Implement Store Specific Safety Practices
  6. Promote 'Shop Safely' Principles
  7. Seek Financial Advice and Support

To learn more WATCH THE VIDEO

Read More

Stay connected with our newsletter