Saturday, October 23, 2021

Quebec to lift COVID-19 state of emergency once children vaccinated: Legault

October 19, 2021 2:31 pm MONTREAL — Quebec will lift its COVID-19 state of emergency once children aged five through 11 are vaccinated against the novel coronavirus, Premier François Legault...

Refugee family settling in Peterborough, Ont., after long journey from Afghanistan

October 19, 2021 10:11 am PETERBOROUGH — Parwaiz Hamidy's two young sons are all smiles as they rush down a slide at a park in Peterborough, Ont. The boys and...

Queen’s taking action against students after misogynistic signs over party weekend

October 18, 2021 3:21 pm A university in southeastern Ontario said Monday that it was taking action against those who displayed misogynistic signs at rowdy, unsanctioned student parties over the...

Ontario proposes legislation that would license temp agencies and recruiters

October 18, 2021 9:41 am TORONTO — Ontario is set to introduce legislation that would require temp agencies and recruiters to be licensed. Labour Minister Monte McNaughton said there are more...

Quebec reports 679 new COVID-19 cases, three further deaths, rise in hospitalizations

October 16, 2021 3:31 pm MONTREAL — Quebec reported 679 new COVID-19 cases and three more deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus on Saturday, as Premier François Legault expressed hope...

COVID-19: Vaccine passport now required to visit Quebec health-care facilities

October 15, 2021 4:11 pm MONTREAL — Quebec continued the expansion of its vaccine passport system Friday, with proof of vaccination now required to visit numerous health network facilities. People aged...

‘We are stretched to our limits’: Advocates push for extension of Ontario rent freeze

October 15, 2021 2:11 pm Monique Gordon is worried about her rent increasing next year as the pandemic wears on. The single mother was laid off at the start of the...

Ontarians can download new enhanced vaccine certificates with QR codes this week

October 15, 2021 1:31 pm TORONTO — Ontarians who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 can start downloading new QR codes this week, which officials say will allow for faster entry...

Ford asks health-care organizations for input on potential hospital vaccine mandate

October 15, 2021 12:46 pm TORONTO — Ontario Premier Doug Ford is asking hospital CEOs, local medical officers of health and other health-care organizations for input on implementing vaccine mandates...

Supreme Court orders new trial in shooting death of Indigenous man

October 14, 2021 3:41 pm OTTAWA — An Ontario homeowner who was acquitted after shooting and killing an Indigenous man in 2016 is headed back to trial, the Supreme Court...

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Over 2,000 migrants march out of southern city in Mexico

October 23, 2021 12:51 pm TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — Over 2,000 migrants, mainly Central Americans, began walking out of a city in southern Mexico on...

Cornet scores 2 for Burnley in draw at Southampton

October 23, 2021 12:26 pm SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Maxwel Cornet scored twice for Burnley to salvage a point in a 2-2 draw at Southampton...

Class action certified alleging harm from extended solitary confinement in N.L. jails

October 23, 2021 12:26 pm ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A Newfoundland and Labrador Supreme Court judge has certified a class action lawsuit alleging harm from...