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Doctor who caught COVID-19 variant vows to 'vigorously New! 2021-01-20 22:06:12An Ontario physician and her husband — the first people in Canada known to have caught the coronavirus variant originally detected in the U.K. &

Skier questioning why Ontario travel agency won't cancel New! 2021-01-20 21:53:58A Kelowna, B.C., man is questioning why the ski trip he booked with several friends in Ontario to Sun Peaks Resort is being allowed to go ahead a

'Anything is possible:' Women of colour inspired to New! 2021-01-20 21:15:43Thousands of people on both sides of the border watched history in the making on Wednesday as Kamala Harris became the first woman of colour to b

B.C. man wanted in connection with Manitoba murder New! 2021-01-20 19:49:59RCMP say a man wanted in connection with a murder investigation in Winnipeg and a kidnapping and assault probe in Surrey, B.C., has been arrested afte

Canada Post begins testing entire shift at Mississauga, New! 2021-01-20 18:02:00Canada Post says it has begun testing an entire shift of employees for COVID-19 at a Mississauga, Ont., facility after 121 workers there tested positi

Director out at Ontario hospital after vaccine queue New! 2021-01-20 16:50:02A director at the Headwaters Health Care Centre (HHCC) in Orangeville, Ont. has retired after arranging to have a family member vaccinated during a cl

Hamilton city councillor got racist, threatening messages after New! 2021-01-20 16:22:25Ward 3 Councillor Nrinder Nann's office reported violent and threatening messages to Hamilton police and is calling for a deeper investigations that

Trudeau, party leaders extend congratulations to new U.S. New! 2021-01-20 12:43:05Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and other political leaders are offering congratulations to Joe Biden after his inauguration as the 46th U.S. president.

James Cross, British diplomat who survived FLQ kidnapping, New! 2021-01-20 12:03:03A Polaroid taken by the FLQ of James Cross playing solitaire while sitting on a crate ostensibly full of dynamite is among the most iconic photos

Economy hasn't hit bottom yet, but bounceback from New! 2021-01-20 11:43:20The Bank of Canada elected to keep its benchmark interest rate steady at 0.25 per cent on Wednesday, reiterating its pledge to keep it there "until t

International ski and snowboard bubble planned for Calgary New! 2021-01-20 11:26:13A proposed Calgary snow bubble is no longer going forward. On Wednesday morning, the international governing body for skiing and snowboarding (FI

Alberta premier calls Biden's XL cancellation a 'gut 2021-01-20 10:32:25U.S. President Joe Biden revoked the permit for Calgary-based TC Energy's Keystone XL pipeline after being sworn in as the 46th U.S. president on Wed

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‘It felt like he had been seen’: Edmonton New! 2021-01-20 18:57:00An artist sees residents at the Edmonton General Continuing Care Centre through a unique perspective.

Fire at grain elevator in southeastern Alberta sends New! 2021-01-20 18:51:21Occupational Health and Safety is investigating after three workers were taken to hospital after a fire broke out at a grain elevator west of Brooks,

Montreal teacher becomes viral TikTok star, hopes to New! 2021-01-20 18:26:00With over 54,000 followers on the popular video app, Douaa Kachache makes videos poking fun at her Moroccan parents and Quebecois culture.

Seniors living independently feel ‘forgotten’ as others prioritized New! 2021-01-20 18:09:04Seniors advocates are warning that provinces delaying the vaccination of older Canadians against COVID-19 are risking lives and leaving seniors feelin

Youth Outreach program expanding to deliver more services New! 2021-01-20 17:56:38Youth Outreach supports young people ages 16 to 24 within the community, as well as youth in care who are aged 12 to 18.

Nova Scotia may be looking at tightening laws New! 2021-01-20 17:43:18Police have arrested an Antigonish man for impersonating a police officer after they say he may have been using a fake police car to pull people over.

Biden revokes presidential permit for Keystone XL pipeline New! 2021-01-20 17:42:09Biden's move came just hours after he was sworn into office as the new president of the United States.

‘It’s really frustrating’: Ontario Tech nursing student pushes New! 2021-01-20 17:40:20'Everybody knows that university costs a pretty penny, to say the least, and I think everyone deserves the education they pay for.'

Montreal mayor disappointed with premier’s refusal to grant New! 2021-01-20 17:31:37Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante said she will continue to push the Quebec government to exempt people experiencing homelessness from the province

Belleville council seat remains vacant after committee report New! 2021-01-20 17:20:25Five Belleville city councillors refused to even hear an ad hoc committee's recommendation to fill a vacant council seat Wednesday, leaving the matte

Canada’s inflation rate slows to 0.7% in December 2021-01-20 09:12:45The pace of inflation slowed down from a year-over-year increase of one per cent in November, Statistics Canada said.

Residents displaced after fire causes significant damage to 2021-01-20 08:51:52Firefighters were called to a house on Centre Street and 35 Avenue Northeast just after 9 p.m.

Vancouver Sun

COVID-19: Vancouver secondary school students to get increased New! 2021-01-21 00:10:58Students can have in-person learning now up to three full days a week and two half-days

Rising mountain mishaps in B.C. fuelled by pandemic New! 2021-01-20 21:48:52North Shore Search and Rescue is raising the alarm after the year opened up with a fatality, and more unprepared hikers are pushing deeper into the wi

COVID-19: Outbreaks at Surrey pretrial and care homes New! 2021-01-20 21:18:59There were 5,756 vaccinations delivered over the past day, bringing the total to 98,125.

Dr. Bonnie Henry: B.C. is maximizing the benefit New! 2021-01-20 21:00:40Opinion: The decision to delay the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine by a week has strong scientific backing

Douglas Todd: Lack of jobs key cause of New! 2021-01-20 20:49:33Opinion: Several factors, including education, need to be addressed, but decent jobs best way to end 'deaths of despair'

Progress on anti-money laundering efforts, but no additional New! 2021-01-20 20:47:05“When you put it all together, it starts to feel like we're on our own," said B.C. Attorney-General David Eby.

Street disorder reaches tipping point for Mount Pleasant New! 2021-01-20 20:46:53Conflicts with street people have escalated and JJ Bean manager Julian Bentley can't get help from police or the City of Vancouver

B.C. paramedics responded to record number of drug New! 2021-01-20 20:46:43The BCEHS says last year dispatchers in B.C. took 27,067 calls from someone suffering a potential overdose, up 12 per cent compared with 2019.

Illicit drug combo found in B.C.'s north, officials New! 2021-01-20 20:46:18Northern Health and the First Nations Health Authority have issued an overdose alert, warning that benzodiazepines, or benzos, have been found in illi

Vaughn Palmer: Child report hammers NDP plan for New! 2021-01-20 20:28:44Opinion: After scathing report, NDP appears to back away from pledge to reintroduce Bill 22 unchanged

Early store closures cause 'COVID crunch,' upped health 2021-01-19 17:36:43"Our data suggests that restricting retail store hours produces situations which could increase COVID-19 transmission risks." — analytics comp

Daphne Bramham: Vancouver's GLAM sector struggling to keep 2021-01-19 17:35:43OPINION: Joost Schokkenbroek is the second museum director to decamp Vancouver within the past year. Last spring, Kathleen Bartels left the Vancouver

Montreal Gazette

Isolated seniors won't be forgotten during vaccine campaign, New! 2021-01-20 18:37:12Prior to vaccinating seniors who live at home, Quebec’s health department will launch a major publicity campaign to make sure the elderly know w

Brownstein: Westmount High students inspired by grad Kamala New! 2021-01-20 18:28:09Westmount High School students are moved and inspired by ascent of former grad Kamala Harris becoming the first woman and Black U.S. vice-president.

West Island Community Calendar for the week of New! 2021-01-20 18:18:11Contribute to the Gazette's West Island/Off-Island Community Calendar by email at wicomcal@postmedia.com.

Alouettes left guard Rutherford retires at 25 to New! 2021-01-20 18:15:47"COVID-19 came around and it gave me a lot of opportunities to think," he says of decision to apply to Ontario Provincial Police.

Quebec tenants' group calls for freeze on rent New! 2021-01-20 17:13:49The group says Quebec must impose the ban quickly to provide relief to those affected by the housing shortage and the COVID-19 pandemic. 

COVID-19 updates, Jan. 20: Quebec lags behind other New! 2021-01-20 17:06:34Canada extends restrictions on non-U.S. foreign travel until Feb. 21

Federal minister asks Legault to 'show more humanity' New! 2021-01-20 16:45:54Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says the death of Raphaël André, an Innu man found dead in a portable toilet in downtown Montreal

Contraband tobacco smoked out: $2M in fines, 10 New! 2021-01-20 16:45:32The heaviest sentence went to a Victoriaville man who was also fined $1.1 million in what was his fifth conviction for tobacco-related offences.

SQ officer convicted of manslaughter gets new trial New! 2021-01-20 14:48:24Éric Deslauriers was convicted in 2017 for the death of 17-year-old David Lacour in Ste-Adèle, and was sentenced to four years.

Opinion: Godspeed to the CBC's Ginella Massa New! 2021-01-20 14:46:19The hijab-wearing host of Canada Tonight has drawn the attention of some of the more cynical elements of Quebec media.

Montreal police accused of racial profiling after stopping 2021-01-19 22:12:15"Did they intercept every person in Villeray who has a red North Face coat, which is a very popular coat?" lawyer Fernando Belton asks.

No easy explanation for why COVID cases are 2021-01-19 22:11:36Large high schools, people working outside the region, vulnerable clientele and high rates of poverty all play a role, Julie Provencher says.

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Toronto bar apologizes for political donation to white New! 2021-01-20 17:52:48In a bizarre and somewhat mystifying update nearly three years after the fact, the owner of a Toronto sports bar has just apologized for donating

Toronto set to see coldest temperatures of the New! 2021-01-20 16:46:03Toronto has benefitted from a pretty merciful winter so far this season, with the weather staying above 0 C for the most part and keeping the snow at

Doug Ford trying to speak French is now New! 2021-01-20 16:27:38Ontario Premier Doug Ford may be down in the polls a bit lately amid pandemic developments, but the man just keeps on keeping on when it comes to deli

One of Toronto's oldest diners could be demolished New! 2021-01-20 15:39:00Yet another luxury condo building is currently in the works for Toronto's Yorkville neighbourhood, and it could put the future of one of the city's

Global fried chicken chain opening its first Canadian New! 2021-01-20 15:24:06A global fried chicken chain has chosen Mississauga for its first ever Canadian location.ChickQueen already has locations in United Arab Emirates, New

Ontario vaccine task force member Linda Hasenfratz resigns New! 2021-01-20 14:59:09Politicians, health officials and others who should definitely know better than to travel for non-essential reasons during a pandemic lockdown just ke

The Best New Restaurants in Toronto New! 2021-01-20 14:57:16The best new restaurants in Toronto braved the dire dine-in landscape of 2020 to bring us Sicilian seafood and Filipino kamayan feasts to-go. Indoor d

The history of the Dominion Foundry buildings in New! 2021-01-20 14:46:26Those who love Toronto's heritage could only watch in horror as demolition began on four buildings, known as the Dominion Foundry, this week.The four

Toronto Police responded to 11 large social gatherings New! 2021-01-20 13:23:47Toronto Police responded to reports of 11 large gatherings last night despite the city being under some form of lockdown since November, the curr

Wildly-successful Toronto startup acquired by tech giant for New! 2021-01-20 12:40:22After 14 years of rising from humble roots in Toronto to become one of the biggest digital storytelling platforms in the world, Wattpad is officially

Toronto artist Charlotte Day Wilson is featured on New! 2021-01-20 12:37:04If you're one of the hundreds of millions of people who are tuning in to the inauguration of U.S. President Joe Biden and Vice-Preside

Teen launches business selling Toronto merch after struggling New! 2021-01-20 12:28:45Teens in Toronto are having an especially difficult time finding jobs these days, and one young immuncompromised person has started up her own bu

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