Ontario reported its highest COVID-19 case count in nearly 40 days on Sunday, as the number of so-called “breakthrough” cases in fully vaccinated individuals rivaled cases among the unvaccinated for the first time since the summer. The seven-day rolling average of new cases now stands at 563, up from 468...
DriveBC says the Coquihalla Highway between Merritt and Hope is closed until noon on Monday (Nov. 15). Additionally, a rock slide south of Spuzzum has closed the Trans Canada Highway between Lytton and Hope. Detours are available via Highway 3 and 99. A travel advisory is also in effect on the...
Enzo Wilson suffered burns to 50 per cent of his body after a fire started in his Duncan home in the early morning of Nov. 1. A five-year-old boy who suffered serious burns in a fire that destroyed his family home just after Halloween has died. Enzo Wilson died Monday in...
Current low water levels in Manitoba lakes and rivers and what impact that could have on one of the province’s most important economic sectors is a source of growing concern for the provincial government, says Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler. “Lake Manitoba is now at an all-time historic low,” said Schuler,...
The number of COVID-19 patients in Alberta hospitals fell below 600 for the first time since early September on Wednesday. There are now 582 people in hospital with COVID-19, including 123 patients in intensive care units. The province also reported 484 new cases as well as five more deaths. The...
A woman has been arrested after being tackled by a police officer this morning across from the Cherry Lane Shopping Centre in Penticton. Witness Terry Vandament said the woman had multicolor hair and was taken down “rather abruptly” by police, Nov. 6. She was driving a newer Honda Pilot and parked...
The Yukon government has declared a state of emergency and announced a series of public health rules aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19, including a proof-of-vaccination requirement that’s set to take effect this Saturday. The territory says it is “moving rapidly” to implement a proof-of-vaccination system for a range...
Four people are in hospital with various injuries after a multi-vehicle collision in Davenport on Sunday. Toronto police say it happened at the intersection of Dupont and Dufferin streets just before 4:30 p.m. Seven vehicles were involved — one of which fled the scene, police said. Paramedics tell lintelligencer they transported...
Ontario is reporting the highest daily COVID-19 case count in nearly a month, logging more than 600 new infections today. Provincial health officials confirmed 636 new cases today, up from 508 cases on Saturday and 563 on Friday. The last time Ontario's single-day total exceeded 600 was on Oct. 9. Today's tally...
Valerie Plante has handily won a second term as Montreal's mayor, saying it's a sign Montrealers want a more permanent kind of change than anyone knew. "What have confirmed tonight is that the election of Projet Montreal in 2017 wasn't just a fluke," Plante said in a victory speech...