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Wed, 19 Jan 2022 04:00:02 EST
Ex-employees ask how convicted fraudster obtained pandemic support while their wages went unpaid
More than a dozen former employees of Toronto businessman and convicted fraudster Rob Roche have filed complaints over unpaid wages at his PPE supply company, raising questions about how his firms man...

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 04:00:00 EST
This Ontario student waited years for justice. Now, the accused in her sex assault case won't face trial
Rebecca Crane's 2014 sexual assault case was thrown out recently because it was taking too long to get to court. Now, the 29-year-old university student in London, Ont., blames the Crown for the 30-mo...

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 04:00:00 EST
They're known for having sheltered Edward Snowden. Now settled in Montreal, this family looks to the future
It's been four months since the family that helped shelter whistleblower Edward Snowden in Hong Kong arrived in Montreal after Canada granted them asylum. Now, they're embracing the frosty weather an...

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 04:00:00 EST
This journalist says Canada saved him. Now he's saving a 136-year-old Ontario newspaper
Journalist Mohsin Abbas heard about the closure of the local newspaper in Tilbury, Ont., from a CBC Radio special over the holidays. He decided to revive it.

Tue, 18 Jan 2022 19:25:44 EST
Canada terminates $222M PPE contract following forced labour probe
Public Services and Procurement Canada has terminated two supply contracts with Supermax Healthcare Canada following allegations that the nitrile gloves it manufactured in Malaysia for use by Canadian...

Canadian World News

Tue, 18 Jan 2022 17:47:27 EST
Rudy Giuliani, other Trump allies subpoenaed by U.S. House panel investigating Jan. 6
The U.S. House of Representatives committee investigating the Capitol insurrection issued a new batch of subpoenas Tuesday to some of Donald Trump's closest advisers, including Rudy Giuliani, as the c...

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 03:28:24 EST
Airlines worldwide rush to change flights over U.S. 5G dispute
Airlines across the world, including the long-haul carrier Emirates, rushed Wednesday to cancel or change flights heading into the U.S. over an ongoing dispute about the rollout of 5G mobile phone tec...

Tue, 18 Jan 2022 19:04:27 EST
As invasion threat looms, Ukraine asks for weapons — and Canada makes evacuation plans
Canada faced stepped-up pressure Tuesday to match U.S. and United Kingdom shipments of defensive weapons to Ukraine as the possibility of a Russian invasion continues to hang over eastern Europe. ...

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 01:33:39 EST
André Leon Talley, former editor at large at U.S. Vogue, dead at 73
André Leon Talley, the towering former creative director and editor at large of Vogue magazine, has died. He was 73.

Tue, 18 Jan 2022 23:08:58 EST
No evidence of bomb threat Belarus used to justify diverting airliner, UN agency says
Belarus has failed to produce any evidence of a bomb threat that was used to justify the diversion of an airliner to Minsk — and which led to the arrest of a dissident journalist — according to UN...

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

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

Tue, 18 Jan 2022 18:36:38 EST
Canada’s top doctor says COVID-19 will likely become endemic
Dr. Theresa Tam said Omicron is pushing the pandemic towards an endemic state — meaning COVID-19 would keep infecting people without disappearing.

Tue, 18 Jan 2022 17:01:37 EST
COVID-19 restrictions could be relaxed soon, Doug Ford suggests
Premier Doug Ford is signalling restrictions imposed two weeks ago to slow the spread of COVID-19’s super-contagious Omicron variant will soon be eased.

Tue, 18 Jan 2022 11:55:00 EST
Toronto police killed Ontario gunsmith in raid over handguns with scrubbed serial numbers, search warrant docs reveal
Police raided Rodger Kotanko’s Simcoe, Ont., workshop over two seized handguns they believed he had transferred after illegally removing their serial numbers. On Tuesday, Kotanko’s family launched a $23 million lawsuit arguing in part that this c...

Tue, 18 Jan 2022 13:25:00 EST
This teacher is accused of abusing as many as 200 kids. How could that have happened? Here’s what new court documents allege
Michael Gregory was a John Ware Junior High teacher who taught from 1986 to 2006

Tue, 18 Jan 2022 18:23:00 EST
Judge awards $150,000 in legal costs to ex-bureaucrat accused in $11M COVID-19 fraud
A provincial bureaucrat fired after the alleged theft of $11 million in COVID-19 relief aid has been awarded $150,000 in legal costs by an Ontario court.

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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