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Thu, 11 Aug 2022 04:00:00 EDT
Lumber, wheat, and oil: Tumbling prices could mean the worst of inflation is over
Inflation has been out of control, but increasingly there are signs that prices are holding steady or falling.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 04:00:00 EDT
Air Canada, WestJet continue to deny compensation for flight disruptions caused by crew shortages
The Canadian Transportation Agency recently clarified that, in general, airlines can’t deny passengers compensation for flight disruptions caused by crew shortages. However, the clarification has on...

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 04:00:00 EDT
Ontario class action settlement reclassifies volunteers as employees, setting new precedent
More than four years after the launch of a class action lawsuit against a company that ran student travel excursions, an Ontario court has approved a settlement between the organization and former tr...

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 04:00:00 EDT
Climate change is hurting our mental health. These researchers want to help
As climate change reaches into more aspects of our lives, it's taking a toll on our mental health. And scientists across Canada are trying to learn enough about climate anxiety to prevent and successf...

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 04:00:00 EDT
Shoresy star returns to Canada to recover after being shot in L.A.
Keilani Rose, one of the stars of Shoresy, was shot in the chest outside her Los Angeles apartment on July 4.

Canadian World News

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 04:00:00 EDT
U.S. politics engulfed in threats following police search at Trump's home
A Republican former U.S. attorney general is pleading with his fellow Americans: cool down the ill-informed speculation threatening to engulf the country’s politics. The police search at Donald Trum...

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 04:00:00 EDT
Polio largely vanished thanks to vaccines. So why is it now back in more countries?
Polio, a potentially disabling virus that’s long been forgotten in many parts of the world, is now circulating in parts of the U.S. and U.K., on the heels of an outbreak in Israel. Medical experts s...

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 13:56:22 EDT
France's Gironde region sees further evacuations in latest forest-fire battle
Firefighters were battling a wildfire in southwestern France on Wednesday in a region known for its pine forests that was ravaged by flames last month.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 17:02:15 EDT
Hundreds take part in anti-Gazprom protest in Bulgarian capital
Hundreds of Bulgarians took to the streets of Sofia on Wednesday to voice fears that the country's caretaker government could break with the policies of its pro-Western predecessor and revert to close...

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 21:46:06 EDT
New Mexico Muslim community grapples with shock after Afghan immigrant arrested in killings
Muslims in New Mexico interviewed on Wednesday said they felt shock and shame at the arrest of a Muslim immigrant from Afghanistan in connection with the murders of four Muslim men.

Journal de Quebec (fr)

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 00:00:00 EDT
Textos obscènes et comportements déplacés: des agentes immobilières dénoncent des désaxés
Plusieurs témoignent avoir subi des comportements complètement insensés.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 23:54:37 EDT
Omnium Banque Nationale: Félix Auger-Aliassime au tour suivant
Félix Auger-Aliassime a réussi son entrée en scène, ce mercredi soir, à l’Omnium Banque Nationale.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 00:00:00 EDT
Davantage de candidats parachutés à la CAQ
Québec solidaire est le champion des candidatures locales.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 05:00:00 EDT
Comment réfléchit un fan de Trump en 2022
Plutôt que de se regarder dans le miroir, il leur faut blâmer quelqu’un d’autre pour leurs insuccès.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 00:00:00 EDT
Modification des notes: le ministre Roberge promet des correctifs
La modification des notes par le ministère sera revue.

Regina Leader-Post

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 23:09:28 +0000
Roughriders' A.C. Leonard apologizes for actions that led to suspension
Riders defensive end A.C. Leonard was contrite while meeting with the media on Tuesday for the first time since being suspended for three games.

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 23:04:55 +0000
Regina police officer tackles man on bicycle after incident with knife
The suspect was into custody after a "brief struggle" and found to be in possession of a sawed-off .22 calibre rifle and ammunition, as well as other knives and break-and-enter tools.

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 23:03:22 +0000
Moe calls federal election 'most pointless' in nation's history
Premier Scott Moe has broken his near total silence on the federal election campaign, calling the nearly unchanged results a distraction.

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 22:46:50 +0000
Election 2021: Regina—Lewvan riding breakdown
A look at the race in Regina—Lewvan which saw Warren Steinley win his second election as part of the Conservative Party of Canada

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 22:46:19 +0000
Election 2021: Regina—Wascana riding breakdown
After managing to flip Regina—Wascana from red to blue in the last election, Michael Kram was eager to prove that result had not just been a fluke.

Times Colonist

Tue, 26 Oct 2021 22:14:22 -0700
Virginia House Democrats aim to protect their majority
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democratic control of Virginia state government over the past two years has allowed lawmakers to dramatically reshape public policy with legislation reforming the criminal justice system, loosening abortion restrictions and exp...

Tue, 26 Oct 2021 21:32:51 -0700
No winning ticket for Tuesday's $19 million Lotto Max jackpot
TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for Tuesday's $19 million Lotto Max jackpot.That means the grand prize for the next draw on Oct. 19 will grow to an estimated $24 million.

Tue, 26 Oct 2021 19:49:49 -0700
Second NCAA gender equity report shows spending disparities
The NCAA spends more on average on male athletes than female ones, particularly when it comes to the "mere handful of championships" viewed as revenue sources, according to a new report.The law firm hired by the NCAA to investigate equity issues rele...

Tue, 26 Oct 2021 18:29:00 -0700
Man arrested after asking police for help breaking into ATM
A man breaking into an automated teller machine in downtown Victoria was so focused on his work that he asked two passersby to give him a hand. Too bad for him they were fully uniformed cops. VicPD officers were doing patrols in the 900 Block o...

Tue, 26 Oct 2021 18:15:00 -0700
Volunteers clean up Cadboro Bay beach after boats run aground in storm
Volunteers with the Peninsula Streams Society removed two tons of marine flotsam and jetsam — including hazardous materials — from Cadboro-Gyro Park Tuesday after they responded to a report of two boats washing ashore after the recent storm. ...

Toronto Star

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 17:55:00 EDT
678,000 Conservatives were sent leadership ballots. For the contenders, the final battle is now underway
Get-out-the-vote efforts on behalf of all five campaigns are shifting into high gear with just a month remaining in the contest.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 13:30:00 EDT
Doug Ford delivers new law that will give sweeping powers to ‘strong mayors’ in Toronto and Ottawa — and maybe other cities
The mayors of Toronto and Ottawa would have sweeping new authority over municipal budgets and the hiring and firing senior staff.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 06:00:00 EDT
Unifor elects Lana Payne to succeed Jerry Dias as president following ethics scandal
Three candidates competed for the position of national president of Canada’s largest union in its first contested election since 2013.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 09:38:58 EDT
Ontario ombudsman threatens probe into slow pace of changes to police de-escalation training
Frustrated by “painfully slow” progress toward standardized and mandatory de-escalating training for police officers in the wake of the 2013 Sammy Yatim streetcar shooting, Ontario’s ombudsman is threatening a probe into the lack of provincial ...

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 20:48:00 EDT
Number of people turned away from homeless shelters has soared this year, data shows
The new figures follow months of heightened concerns about the city’s shelters spurred by the homeless encampments in public parks during the pandemic.

Windsor Star

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 02:50:35 +0000
Irek Kusmierczyk confirmed for re-election in Windsor-Tecumseh
The mail-in ballots have been counted. Incumbent Liberal MP Irek Kusmierczyk has emerged the winner in Windsor-Tecumseh, finishing with 675 more votes than NDP candidate Cheryl Hardcastle.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 02:18:46 +0000
Proof-of-vaccination requirement comes to Windsor-Essex businesses
Wednesday was the first day that customers of restaurants, bars, gyms, and other venues in Windsor-Essex had to show they've been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, by Ontario mandate.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 01:12:28 +0000
Amherstburg school naming committee in turmoil
As a school board trustee for 30 years, Gale Simko-Hatfield has served on numerous committees tasked with compiling a short list of names for a new school within the public board.  Never has she seen the process deteriorate the way it has for t...

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 00:52:41 +0000
Students, swimmers protest Adie Knox pool switch
A soggy group of students and recreational swimmers vowed to “keep up the battle” Wednesday as they protested the looming shutdown of the Adie Knox pool and transfer of its swimming programs to a new University of Windsor pool funded larg...

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 00:37:02 +0000
'We can't cope with unvaccinated staff:' Vast majority of hospital staff now vaccinated as mandate comes into force
About 97 per cent cent of Windsor Regional Hospital staff had at least one shot of COVID-19 vaccine as a hospital-wide mandate came into effect Wednesday. But for the almost 150 staff that haven’t yet to get the shot, Wednesday marks the start of t...

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