Ontario could announce new restrictions Friday to curb surging COVID-19 rates

TORONTO — Ontario could announce new public health restrictions today to curb surging cases of COVID-19 which are straining hospital capacity. The province’s associate medical officer of health said Thursday that additional recommendations have been made to cabinet. Dr. Barbara Yaffe said the situation in the province is “dire” and worse than any other point […]

Continue Reading

At Least 8 Dead in Shooting at Indianapolis FedEx Warehouse

The scene of the shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis on Thursday.Credit…The Indianapolis Star, via Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — Eight people were killed and at least seven others were injured in a shooting at a FedEx warehouse in Indianapolis late Thursday, and the gunman was believed to have killed himself, the police said. Officer […]

Continue Reading

Pinot in the park: City of Edmonton open drinking pilot program one step closer to reality

Open drinking may officially be allowed at some river valley parks in Edmonton this summer, if a suggested city pilot project gets the go-ahead. City administration will be suggesting a motion to approve the pilot at the April 28 Community and Public Services Committee meeting. If approved, the pilot program would allow alcohol consumption from […]

Continue Reading

Louisville cop involved in deadly Breonna Taylor raid gets book deal

One of the Louisville, Ky., police officers involved in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor during a botched raid has landed a book deal about the case.  Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly, 48, is in the process of writing the book, titled: “The Fight For Truth: The Inside Story Behind the Breonna Taylor Tragedy.” The book will be edited […]

Continue Reading

Biden’s Afghan Pullout Is a Victory for Pakistan. But at What Cost?

Near the peak of the American war in Afghanistan, a former chief of neighboring Pakistan’s military intelligence — an institution allied both to the U.S. military and to its Taliban adversaries — came on a talk show called “Joke Night” in 2014. He put a bold prediction on the record. “When history is written,” declared […]

Continue Reading

Johnson & Johnson ‘Pause’ Shakes Vaccination Campaigns Worldwide

Here’s what you need to know: Vaccinating in Los Angeles on Tuesday. Some doctors fear the Johnson & Johnson pause will increase hesitancy.Credit…Allison Zaucha for The New York Times After a day that many hoped might add clarity to the rollout of Johnson & Johnson’s troubled Covid-19 vaccine, the picture on Thursday is as muddy […]

Continue Reading

Ontario says a COVID-19 field hospital is expected to take patients late April

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted April 15, 2021 6:08 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ TORONTO — Ontario says a COVID-19 field hospital in Toronto could be activated later this month as it grapples with rising hospitalizations caused by the pandemic. The Ministry of Health […]

Continue Reading

Luka Doncic lifts Mavericks with improbable game-winning shot vs. Grizzlies

Luka Doncic played the savior for the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night against the Memphis Grizzlies. The Mavericks were down two points with less than two seconds remaining in the game. Doncic got the ball and put up a prayer from just beyond the three-point line and the ball went through the net. CLICK HERE FOR […]

Continue Reading

Majority of Quebecers say province too quick to ease COVID-19 restrictions: survey

In spite of recent protests, a new survey indicates most Quebecers, particularly Montrealers, are in favour of strict COVID-19 regulations. The Leger study done for the Association for Canadian Studies (ACS) shows 66 percent of Quebecers think restrictions have been lifted too quickly. The same survey shows while the sentiment is similar across the country, […]

Continue Reading