NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says the antisemitic comments by two of his party’s candidates who resigned were “completely wrong.” “Antisemitism is real,” Singh said during a campaign stop in Essex, Ont. “We’re seeing a scary rise in antisemitism, and we are unequivocally opposed, and we’ll confront it.” The party confirmed Wednesday that...
Ontario’s new vaccine passport plan might lock the front door of Toronto’s bars to the unvaccinated, but it leaves the patio door open for them. Call it the patio pass? Call it learning from previous lessons. Whatever you call it, with today’s better covered and heated patios, it means non-vaccinated patrons...
Hospitalizations and ICU admissions continued to increase in Alberta on Tuesday as the province reported 1,434 new cases of COVID-19. Alberta now has 18,265 active cases and 822 COVID-19 hospitalizations, including a new pandemic high 212 ICU admissions. More than 90 per cent of ICU admissions are either unvaccinated or only...
Canadians took advantage of advance polling in larger numbers than the 2019 election, with an estimated 5.78 million casting their ballot during the four-day early voting period, the country's election board said on Tuesday. "According to the preliminary figures, some 5,780,000 electors voted at the advance polls in this general...
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday said if reelected he would ban people from protesting outside hospitals and accused his chief rival of supporting those who oppose COVID-19 vaccinations. Recent polls show Trudeau’s ruling Liberals have recovered from early setbacks and could eke out another minority government in the snap...
The RCMP say the bodies of six members of a family were discovered Sunday evening following a fire in a travel trailer in rural Nova Scotia. Officers were called to Mountain Road in Millvale, N.S., Sunday evening around 6:31 p.m. and members reached the area half an hour later after...
B.C.’s COVID-19 vaccine card system comes into effect Sept. 13 and here’s what you need to know about the program. Proof of immunization of one COVID-19 vaccine dose will now be required to access “discretionary” social and recreational events. Proof of a second dose will be required as of Oct....
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau went on the offensive against Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole and Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet on Sunday as he spent a second straight day targeting Bloc-held ridings on Montreal’s South Shore. Trudeau said Blanchet has a mixed record of standing up for the environment and “has...
Electric-vehicle batteries, mattresses, single-use fuel canisters, fire extinguishers and more electronic products such as solar panels and e-cigarettes are going to be added to the province-wide recycling list. The expanded list of recyclable items is part of a five-year plan to advance recycling in BC through the Recycling Regulation and...
Ontario is reporting 784 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the provincial total to 574,619. Of the 784 new cases recorded, the data showed 475 were unvaccinated people, 66 were partially vaccinated people, 182 were fully vaccinated people and for 61 people the vaccination status was unknown. According to Sunday’s report,...