Canadian News

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 20:21:35 EDT
Ontario health-care worker returns home six months after testing positive for COVID-19
Six months ago, cross-border health-care worker Torry Robertson of LaSalle, Ont., contracted COVID-19 — leading to renal failure, a super bug, bacterial pneumonia and almost 40 days connected to a v...

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 13:58:32 EDT
Arrests made amid ongoing tensions as Mi'kmaw lobster fishery begins
Two people have been arrested as tensions continue to run high in Nova Scotia on Friday. Many gathered to support, and oppose, a First Nation's new moderate livelihood fishery outside the regular lo...

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 12:37:59 EDT
Byelections called for Toronto Centre, York Centre on Oct. 26
Voters in two Toronto ridings will head to the polls on Oct. 26 to choose new MPs.

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 10:04:34 EDT
Dying Windsor woman gets exemption, sees U.S. parents for final time
Diane Costello, a colorectal cancer patient in Windsor, Ont., has gotten her dying wish to see her American parents one last time after public health officials granted them an exemption to COVID-19 ...

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:04:04 EDT
Public Health Agency of Canada president resigns as COVID-19 cases spike
The president of the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is stepping down only 18 months into the job, leaving the federal agency tasked with coordinating the country's COVID-19 response without a ...

Canadian World News

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 19:55:47 EDT
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dead at 87

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 21:47:43 EDT
McConnell vows Senate vote on Trump's pick to fill Supreme Court seat after Ginsburg's death
The death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg just over six weeks before the election cast an immediate spotlight on the high court vacancy, with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell q...

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 05:08:01 EDT
Taiwan scrambles fighters as Chinese jets again fly near island
Taiwan's air force scrambled jets for a second consecutive day on Saturday as multiple Chinese aircraft approached the island and crossed the sensitive midline of the Taiwan Strait, with the island's ...

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 19:56:11 EDT
Amid Hurricane Sally recovery, 3 more storms form
Hundreds of thousands of people were still without power Friday along the Alabama coast and the Florida Panhandle in the aftermath of Hurricane Sally as officials assessed millions of dollars in damag...

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 08:40:42 EDT
U.S. bans WeChat, TikTok, citing national security reasons
The U.S. Commerce Department has issued an order that will bar people in the United States from downloading Chinese-owned messaging app WeChat and video-sharing app TikTok, starting Sunday. ...

Journal de Quebec (fr)

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 01:00:00 EDT
Génération COVID-19: «Je me lance dans le néant»
L’avenir des jeunes de 15 à 30 ans ne ressemblera pas du tout à ce qu’on aurait imaginé pour eux il y a six mois.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 01:00:00 EDT
L’avenir sombre d’un pays plus divisé que jamais
Normand Lester pose un regard sévère sur la plus grande puissance du monde.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 08:29:36 EDT
François Legault s’isole en raison de la COVID-19
Les chefs du Bloc et du Parti conservateur ont été déclarés positifs.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 00:00:00 EDT
Une classe en isolement 9 jours après un contact
Le résultat positif n’a été communiqué que tout récemment à la direction de l’école de la Grande-Hermine.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 00:00:00 EDT
Des entrepreneurs ont lancé leur restaurant pendant la pandémie
Ils ne se sont pas laissé freiner par le contexte incertain.

Regina Leader-Post

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 00:42:48 +0000
Possible COVID-19 exposure on Regina Transit, Superstore
The Saskatchewan Health Authority is warning the public of a possible COVID-19 exposure on several Regina buses and at a south end grocery store. A person who tested positive visited the Golden Mile Superstore on Sept. 12 (4:30-5:30 p.m.), Sept. 14 (...

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 00:36:48 +0000
Faces of the Force: New book follows lives and careers of an RCMP troop
"The book is a snapshot of RCMP officers working in very different times. They didn't have personal radios, computers, their cell phones, and DNA testing was decades away."

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 23:12:26 +0000
Regina clinic failed to notify patients of privacy breach, says commissioner
An investigation by Saskatchewan’s privacy commissioner found that a Regina medical clinic did not notify patients when a doctor’s dictation machine containing personal health information went missing a year ago. 

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 23:03:29 +0000
New lodge to keep Pasqua FN elders in the community: Chief
The Saskatchewan First Nation is to complete its new Elders Centre by September next year.

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 22:54:21 +0000
Regina Public moving 27 teachers to eSchool causes class size, cohort concerns
The division's eSchool currently has an estimated 2,200 students registered and online class sizes average 67 students per teacher.

Times Colonist

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 04:00:10 -0700
COVID-19 task force worries Trump's rush to approve vaccine will spook Canadians
OTTAWA — Members of the federal government’s COVID-19 vaccine task force are casting worried eyes at the Trump administration’s political push to get a vaccine approved before the U.S. presidential election in November. Dr. Joanne Langley, the ...

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 03:00:10 -0700
Admitted to Canada under pilot program, refugee nurses ready for work as PSWs
OTTAWA — Halfway through their 14-day quarantine period, Diala Charab and Yehya Al-Ayoubi are excited to start working as health-care aides after arriving Sunday from Lebanon. Despite COVID-19 travel restrictions that prevent most people from comi...

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 02:36:10 -0700
No winning ticket for Friday night's $29.5 million Lotto Max jackpot
TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $29.5 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw.That means the jackpot for the next draw on Sept. 22 will grow to approximately $40 million.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 01:57:32 -0700
Two men in hospital after suspected targeted shooting in Richmond
RICHMOND, B.C. — The RCMP say two men are in hospital after a shooting Friday evening in Richmond, B.C.They say officers were called to the scene in the 9000 Block of Capstan Way just after 7:30 p.m.Cpl. Ian Henderson said investigators believe it...

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 01:00:04 -0700
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 19
The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. EDT on Sept. 19, 2020:There are 141,911 confirmed cases in Canada._ Quebec: 66,653 confirmed (including 5,792 deaths, 58,218 resolved)_ Ontario: 46,077 confirmed (including 2,82...

Toronto Star

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 07:00:00 EDT
Nursing home doctors were repeatedly asked to visit residents during the COVID-19 outbreak. They didn’t come. As virus resurges, Ontario considers new rules
Three of the hospitals called in to help run beleaguered nursing homes have released reports that detailed physician absences.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 08:00:00 EDT
Testing is the new toilet paper. How rising COVID-19 cases are stoking a second round of pandemic anxiety
For some, increasing case numbers and long line-ups at assessment centres are a reminder of people’s own vulnerability.

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 11:18:00 EDT
Doug Ford says more restrictions coming as Ontario’s new COVID-19 cases top 400
Ontario’s Ministry of Health reported another 401 infections Friday as new restrictions limited indoor gatherings to 10 people and outdoor ones to 25 in the key breeding grounds of Toronto, Peel and Ottawa.

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 16:00:00 EDT
Your chance of encountering COVID-19 has increased in 69% of Toronto neighourhoods. Check our interactive map to see where the risk is greatest
This mapping tool shows the risk by neighbourhood as students go back to school across Ontario. Biostatistician Ryan Imgrund updates his neighbourhood numbers weekly. This map reflects the latest data.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 07:00:00 EDT
Canadian broadcasters say 40 TV stations and more than 100 radio stations will shut down over the next few years without government aid
Pandemic plus technological change have industry seeking relief from government, regulators.

Windsor Star

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 11:00:59 +0000
Guest column: Second wave of virus likely, but grocery supplies should remain healthy
Many months into the COVID-19 pandemic, we know more about this relentless virus and how it behaves and spreads. Using this limited, but growing, scientific knowledge, public health measures have kept us largely safe. Back in March, given the unknown...

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 02:00:30 +0000
Rural communities to benefit from new economic stimulus funding
Rural communities across Southwestern Ontario are among those likely to benefit from new funding support under the Rural Economic Development Program. The provincial government announced Friday in Leamington that it will will make available $1 millio...

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 01:34:57 +0000
Canadian Slovak Villa donates $50,000 to help babies born with jaundice
Thanks to a donation from the Canadian Slovak Villa of Windsor babies born with jaundice locally will be able to receive better and more comfortable care. On Friday Windsor Regional Hospital accepted a donation of $50,000 from the Villa’s board of ...

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 01:27:45 +0000
Windsor Good Samaritan dies in U.S. after stopping to assist motorist
A little over a week ago, Theodore Ntahonsigaye was helping console a local family over the loss of a loved one, telling them that any one of us can die at any time — “we’re not guaranteed tomorrow.” Shortly after midnight on Thur...

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 01:21:51 +0000
Abridged Opera company to perform an open air concert in Leamington
The Abridged Opera company will perform its first open air concert in Leamington on Sept. 27. The indie opera company puts on condensed versions of classic operatic works in communities that have limited access to such performances. The performers ha...