Belleville Shoreline Casino workers on strike due to wage negotiations breakdown

Workers at the Shorelines Casino in Belleville, Ont., began strike action Friday after negotiations over a wage hike stalled overnight.
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Douglas Todd: Generous Canada now No. 1 country for foreign students
Analysis: Some higher-education specialists are skeptical about Ottawa’s increasingly eye-catching efforts to lure international students.
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Vancouver weather: Rainfall warnings in effect, another storm forecast for Tuesday
A special weather statement forecasts up to 50 mm of rain for Metro Vancouver and 40-60 mm for Fraser Valley on Sunday
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In omicron hot spot, somber mood as South Africa faces variant
Gauteng province, home to Pretoria and South Africa's largest city of Johannesburg, is the center of a surge in new COVID-19 infections linked to the new Omicron variant. So far, cases there appear to be mild, according to doctors, and hospital admissions have not spiked.
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U.S. braces for fight against Omicron but ‘too early’ for lockdowns, Fauci says
The new Omicron coronavirus variant, first discovered in South Africa and announced in recent days, has now been detected in a growing number of other countries.
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Regina man facing kidnapping, assault charges after SWAT investigation
Harold Hanson was taken into custody by SWAT members around 8:30 p.m. during an operation conducted in the 1000 block of McTavish Street.
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Émilie Nollet announced as Liberal candidate in Marie-Victorin byelection
The 35-year-old university researcher will face an uphill battle in a riding where the Liberals placed fourth in 2018.
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First major snowfall of the season: Updates and reactions from around the GTA
It’s a winter wonderland and the snow is still falling.
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Moderna says Omicron COVID-19 vaccine could be ready by early 2022
Moderna could have a new vaccine to tackle the Omicron variant in 2022. With mRNA vaccines the pharmaceutical company can move very fast, says its chief medical officer.
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COVID-19: 13 new cases, 17 recoveries in London and Middlesex Sunday
The Middlesex-London Health Unit reported 13 new COVID-19 cases Sunday along with 17 recoveries. There are now 140 active cases in the region.
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Bill outlawing adult conversion therapy set to be tabled Monday
It will beef up a bill which died when Parliament was dissolved ahead of the September election, and is expected to ban the discredited practice completely.
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‘We’re so grateful’: Couple thanks MUHC staff for going extra mile during trying time
Staff arranged for Stefanie Cortina to give birth at the Royal Victoria Hospital so she and her partner could be near their first child, who was undergoing surgery at the Montreal Children's Hospital.
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If a couple is fighting in public, should you intervene?
One expert says to first ask yourself what you are trying to accomplish and whether escalating the situation is the best course of action.
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U.K. detects third case of Omicron COVID-19 variant
"Our advanced sequencing capabilities enable us to find variants and take rapid action to limit onward spread," Jenny Harries, chief executive of UKHSA, said in a statement.
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COVID-19: Outbreak linked to 5 cases declared at Western University residence
In a statement released Saturday, Western University said the Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) confirmed that five students in Saugeen-Maitland Hall have tested positive.
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The West Block – Episode 5, Season 11
Watch the full episode of The West Block with host Mercedes Stephenson – November 28, 2021.
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Canadian-developed screening test aims to detect early-stage cancer using blood samples
The COVID-19 pandemic led to a surge in late-stage cancer diagnoses, with restrictions preventing or discouraging many from getting screened early. But an Ontario company has developed a new cancer screening test that uses blood samples, which could make it easier to detect cancers earlier.
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Winter weather travel advisory for Hamilton-area: Environment Canada
Environment Canada updated a winter weather travel advisory Sunday morning for southern Ontario. Motorists should expect hazardous winter driving conditions.
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Contract Metrolinx worker killed in Pickering during GO Transit construction
Durham Regional Police say a 41-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene in Pickering, Ont.
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As COVID-19 strains nurses, Singh says feds must ease barriers for those trained abroad
The pandemic has driven rising rates of burnout and exhaustion among Canadian health-care workers, including doctors, nurses and mental health workers.
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European officials hold emergency meeting on English Channel migrant deaths
U.K. officials were notably absent from the gathering at the Calais City Hall after Wednesday's sinking prompted a new political crisis between Britain and France.
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Hospitalizations on the rise as Quebec reports 875 new COVID-19 cases
Quebec's seven-day rolling average of new cases is now at its highest point since early May.
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Ontario records highest COVID-19 daily case count in nearly six months
Nearly 1,000 cases were reported on Sunday as cases continue to climb throughout Ontario. Today’s numbers are the highest in nearly six months
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