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Thu, 22 Apr 2021 04:00:00 EDT
Carbon-cutting strategy should take a couple of pages from the campaign against smoking
The fight to phase out smoking was a public policy success, and two government actions in particular are worth emulating when it comes reducing carbon emissions, writes Eric Campbell.

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 04:00:00 EDT
We're in a new space race, but what toll is it taking on our environment?
Rocket launches are a breathtaking culmination of human ingenuity as they propel us into the future, but there is a growing concern that not enough research has been done on their effect on the enviro...

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 04:00:00 EDT
Doug Ford's popularity plummets as pandemic takes its toll
The last week has been a bad one for the Ontario premier. Polls suggest his recent handling of the pandemic has sapped his support.

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 04:00:00 EDT
Muslim teachers in Quebec disappointed as landmark religious symbols ruling faces appeal
English school boards in Quebec started hearing from prospective teachers hoping for a job shortly after this week's court decision on the province's religious symbols law. But those hopes were undone...

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 04:00:00 EDT
More than 1,500 tree planters set to cross the country to reforest the B.C. Interior
Within two weeks, tree planters from Quebec and Ontario are expected to arrive in B.C. to help in a major provincial reforestation efforts.

Canadian World News

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 04:00:00 EDT
Canada's past climate promises have been a flop. Could that change today?
Canada's past climate promises have been a flop. Could that change today? The U.S. is hosting a climate summit in a rapidly altering world, riven by geopolitical tension, changing technology, and a wa...

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 04:00:00 EDT
Days after celebrating Derek Chauvin verdict, Minneapolis to bury another Black man killed by police
On Tuesday, Minneapolis celebrated Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict. On Thursday, the city will bury another Black man killed by police.

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 04:32:18 EDT
India reports global record of 314K new coronavirus cases amid oxygen shortage
India reported a global record of more than 314,000 new infections Thursday as a grim coronavirus surge in the world's second-most populous country sends more and more sick people into a fragile healt...

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 17:17:57 EDT
India's continuing battle with COVID-19 and rising case counts
India has been overwhelmed by hundreds of thousands of new coronavirus cases daily, bringing pain, fear and agony to many lives as lockdowns have been put in place in New Delhi and other cities. ...

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 23:03:47 EDT
Israel strikes Syrian targets after missile attack
A missile launched from Syria struck southern Israel early Thursday, setting off air raid sirens near the country's top-secret nuclear reactor, the Israeli military said. In response, it said it attac...

Journal de Quebec (fr)

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
Maintenant plus de 11 000 vaccinateurs recrutés
Un bassin de professionnels élargi et des primes pour les attirer.

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 23:31:33 EDT
Pornographie juvénile: professeur le jour, prédateur le soir
L’enseignant s’était ouvert de faux comptes sur Instagram et Snapchat dans le but d’entrer en contact avec ses élèves.

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 22:50:34 EDT
Des vaccins donnés au travail dans Chaudière-Appalaches
Aux prises avec une faible adhésion à l’AstraZeneca, le CISSS a choisi d’aller à la rencontre des citoyens dans leur milieu de travail.

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 01:00:00 EDT
36 M$ à une entreprise liée au cofondateur de la CAQ
Le gouvernement Legault plaidait l’urgence en raison de la pandémie.

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 00:00:00 EDT
Marsan lié à une firme déjà scrutée par l’AMF
Des interventions pour le compte d’individus louches.

Regina Leader-Post

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 06:31:20 +0000
HUB-CAP: Brandon Wheat Kings expand lead atop East Division standings
Led by two goals from Nolan Ritchie, the Brandon Wheat Kings defeated the Swift Current Broncos 6-1 on Wednesday at the Brandt Centre.

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 00:04:54 +0000
'Idiots': Anti-mask rally at Regina hospital earns ire of politicians
The condemnation was a rare show of bipartisan consensus as Moe and Meili skirmished over the government's pandemic management.

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 23:39:46 +0000
Schools pleased with priority vaccines, remote learning contingent on cases
"When we're dealing with a highly contagious virus, every day counts so we are encouraging our members to get in and get vaccinated as quickly as possible."

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 23:30:20 +0000
Bylaw banning plastic bags in Regina still a year away due to COVID
72 per cent of citizens surveyed say they feel it is very important or important for the city to reduce single-use plastic waste

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 23:19:39 +0000
CFL delays start of 2021 season to Aug. 5
The CFL officially announced on Wednesday that the start of the 2021 season has been pushed back to Aug. 5.

Times Colonist

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 01:14:12 -0700
Who have provinces pegged to receive COVID-19 vaccines in the coming weeks?
As COVID-19 vaccine supplies ramp up across the country, most provinces and territories have released details of who can expect to receive a shot in the coming weeks.The military commander handling logistics for Canada's vaccine distribution program ...

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 01:00:15 -0700
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, April 22, 2021
The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Thursday, April 22, 2021.There are 1,147,463 confirmed cases in Canada._ Canada: 1,147,463 confirmed cases (89,167 active, 1,034,533 resolved, 23,763 deaths).*The total case ...

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 01:00:14 -0700
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Thursday, April 22, 2021
The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Thursday, April 22, 2021.In Canada, the provinces are reporting 314,399 new vaccinations administered for a total of 10,797,817 doses given. Nationwide, 957,716 people or 2.5 pe...

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 01:00:10 -0700
Judge to rule on criminal responsibility of man who stabbed two B.C. students
NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. — A British Columbia Supreme Court judge is expected to deliver her decision today over whether a man who stabbed two high school students is not criminally responsible because he had a mental disorder. Gabriel Klein was convi...

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 01:00:09 -0700
Expert says Saskatchewan should consider more targeted vaccine plan as variants surge
SASKATOON — Nazeem Muhajarine says he feels a sense of relief after receiving his first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine last week at a centre in Saskatoon."It was just so well-organized and run. I felt completely safe," Muhajarine said in an interview.T...

Toronto Star

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 18:20:00 EDT
Toronto ramping up vaccine rollout — but that alone won’t rescue health system, top doctor says
On the verge of recording its 3000th COVID-19 death, and also of administering its millionth dose of vaccine, Toronto hopes to speed up vaccinations at its clinics, including the mobile and pop-up varieties.

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 15:49:00 EDT
Nearly 8 million Pfizer vaccine doses are forecast for Ontario by July. Here’s why that could be a game changer
The expected consistency of the Pfizer deliveries could mean that Ontario is better positioned to meet its rollout target of providing every adult who wants one a first dose by June 20.

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 13:31:00 EDT
Doug Ford scrambles to learn how to work from home after aide tests positive for COVID-19
His government under siege for its pandemic response, Premier Doug Ford is in seclusion at his late mother’s home after an aide tested positive for COVID-19.

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 16:55:34 EDT
Organized crime groups are selling fake COVID-19 vaccines and forged negative tests, expert says
“They know the incredible desire for this vaccine,” said Rob Falzon, head of engineering for Check Point Research in Canada.

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 17:12:00 EDT
Doug Ford has ordered the closure of outdoor amenities at parks to stop COVID-19. Health experts say that’s a bad move
Local health experts believe more outdoor amenities should be open after the provincial government ordered many to shut in its stay-at-home order.

Windsor Star

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 01:20:20 +0000
Standoff lasts hours as London police assist Windsor investigation
No arrests have been announced in connection with an hours-long standoff at a Springbank Drive home that started Tuesday afternoon and ended in the wee hours of Wednesday.

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 01:11:11 +0000
Photos: Ojibway Park dazzles after unexpected snowfall
Have a look at Star photographer Dan Janisse’s pictures taken in Ojibway Park on Wednesday after Tuesday’s unexpected April snow flurries.  

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 01:03:17 +0000
Trucker who smuggled 11 people into Canada given suspended sentence
A Windsor judge took kindly to a human smuggler on Wednesday, handing a commercial trucker convicted of ferrying 11 Nigerian nationals across the border in the cab of his tractor trailer a suspended sentence and 12 months probation. Superior Court Ju...

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 00:47:37 +0000
Charity receives $10,000 from Lowe's to provide beds for children
Sleep in Heavenly Peace Windsor-Essex has been given $10,000 by Lowe’s Canada to help support the quest to ensure local underprivileged children sleep in proper beds. “We are immensely grateful to count on a major partner such as Lowe’s Canada ...

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 00:00:25 +0000
City to upgrade traffic camera system
New digital cameras will soon be installed at several intersections across the city with hopes of improving traffic flow. Windsor currently utilizes a combination of analogue detection and closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras with about 20 per ce...

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