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Sat, 16 Oct 2021 18:34:53 EDT
Ontario's enhanced vaccine certificate system not accessible to marginalized people, advocates say
Advocates say Ontario's enhanced COVID-19 vaccine certificate system is not accessible for marginalized groups.

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 17:50:44 EDT
Stronger fuel smell in water possible as flushing continues in Iqaluit, say officials
Residents can expect to smell fuel in their water until at least Monday afternoon, and the odour may even get stronger, the city said in an short update Saturday.

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 14:34:59 EDT
Quebec nurses refuse mandatory overtime this weekend as pandemic adds to pressure
Quebec's largest nurses' union says more than 30,000 of its members across the province are refusing mandatory overtime this weekend. The union says it formally notified provincial and regional health...

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 14:01:12 EDT
Why did the Leafs sign a university goalie as a backup for Saturday night?
University of Toronto goalie Alex Bishop suited up as backup to Maple Leafs starter Jack Campbell on Saturday night against visiting Ottawa. Regular backup Petr Mrazek is nursing a groin injury and th...

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 13:38:21 EDT
Outgoing mayors of Edmonton and Calgary discuss time in office, relationship with province
It's the end of an era in Alberta, with voters in Calgary and Edmonton heading to the polls on Monday to elect new mayors for the first time in years.

Canadian World News

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 01:17:07 EDT
17 U.S. missionaries including children kidnapped in Haiti, religious group says
A group of 17 U.S. missionaries including children were kidnapped by a gang in Haiti on Saturday, according to a voice message sent to various religious missions by an organization with direct knowled...

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 23:18:38 EDT
Russian filmmakers land after shoot aboard International Space Station
A Soyuz space capsule carrying a cosmonaut and two Russian filmmakers has landed after a 3½-hour trip from the International Space Station.

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 20:17:02 EDT
Strike averted after union for U.S. film, TV crews reach deal with studios
An 11th-hour deal was reached Saturday, averting a strike of film and television crews that would have seen some 60,000 behind-the-scenes workers walk off their jobs and would have frozen productions ...

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 17:27:31 EDT
British political leaders pay tribute to slain MP David Amess
David Amess was a man of the people, a hard-working British lawmaker who had no grand political ambitions beyond serving those who had elected him for nearly 40 years.

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 04:00:00 EDT
Could a trillion-dollar coin solve the U.S. debt ceiling crisis?
As another showdown over the debt ceiling looms, experts say the whole thing could be put to rest by simply minting a $1 trillion coin.

Journal de Quebec (fr)

Thu, 30 Sep 2021 00:00:00 EDT
Hôpitaux débordés: sa fille de deux ans a failli y laisser sa main
Sa mère dénonce la négligence des soins causée par le manque de personnel soignant en pédiatrie.

Thu, 30 Sep 2021 00:00:00 EDT
Soupçonné de malversations
Un ancien conseiller du premier ministre Jean Charest a dû démissionner de son poste de directeur général d’un regroupement d’organismes jeunesse.

Thu, 30 Sep 2021 00:00:00 EDT
Écoles primaires: le déploiement de tests rapides retardé par le manque de personnel
La pénurie de personnel dans les écoles serait en cause.

Thu, 30 Sep 2021 00:00:00 EDT
À fleur de peau
Guy Lafleur livre un vibrant témoignage sur le combat qu’il mène contre le cancer.

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 21:35:41 EDT
Partys à Val-Bélair: la police a arrêté un suspect d’une agression
La police a arrêté mercredi un suspect pour voies de fait.

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

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 22:57:32 -0700
No winning ticket for Saturday's $7.4 million Lotto 649 jackpot
TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $7.4 million jackpot in Saturday's Lotto 649 draw.However, the guaranteed $1 million prize was won by a ticket holder in Ontario.The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Oct. 20 will be an estimated $1...

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 21:24:17 -0700
US religious group says 17 missionaries kidnapped in Haiti
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A group of 17 U.S. missionaries including children were kidnapped in Haiti on Saturday, according to a voice message sent to various religious missions by an organization with direct knowledge of the incident.The missio...

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 18:53:52 -0700
Russian filmmakers land after shoot aboard space station
MOSCOW (AP) — A Soyuz space capsule carrying a cosmonaut and two Russian filmmakers has landed after a 3 1/2-hour trip from the International Space Station. The capsule, descending under a red-and-white striped parachute after entering Earth’s at...

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 16:24:20 -0700
Venezuela halts talks after Maduro ally extradited to US
MIAMI (AP) — Venezuela’s government said it would halt negotiations with opponents in retaliation for the extradition the U.S. of a close ally of President Nicolas Maduro wanted on criminal charges.Jorge Rodríguez, who has been heading the gover...

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 13:02:00 -0700
Pooling water prompts warnings for Island highways
Travel advisories are in effect for pooling water on several Vancouver Island Highways. Drive B.C. issued warnings Saturday morning that heavy rainfall had caused water buildup in several locations: • Trans-Canada Highway north of Duncan, bet...

Toronto Star

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 21:46:00 EDT
Kingston police declare homecoming gathering ‘aggravated nuisance’
Police officer injured as 8,000 revellers packed into the university district for the unsanctioned party Saturday afternoon.

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 20:00:41 EDT
As Indo-Pacific strategies move forward, little known about Canada’s plans
Canada has fallen behind other nations in developing an Indo-Pacific strategy to help counter China’s influence, diversify trade and bolster democratic values in the region, experts say.

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 07:00:00 EDT
Chrystia Freeland has a different set of problems in post-Trump America
Canada’s deputy prime minister was met with signs of a relationship facing strains when she travelled to the U.S. this week, Edward Keenan writes.

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 08:00:00 EDT
Small business advocates are angry MLSE helped Ontario develop its vaccine passport app, but the company says it didn’t get special treatment
Doug Ford denies any favours were bestowed.

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 08:00:00 EDT
Martin Regg Cohn: Here’s why Doug Ford won’t congratulate the Ontario-born winner of the Nobel Prize for economics
Ford’s silence amid the province’s hour of triumph is a teachable moment, and a cautionary tale of competing storylines, Martin Regg Cohn writes

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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