Doug Ford’s Tories pan the Trudeau Liberals’ budget


The pandemic marriage of convenience between Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservatives and Justin Trudeau’s Liberals may not be over, but the honeymoon is ending.
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Feds face growing calls for answers after general overseeing vaccine effort sidelined
The federal Liberal government is facing growing calls for answers on why the military general who was overseeing Canada's COVID-19 vaccination campaign has been sidelined, as well as who will be replacing him.
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Canadian farmers have spring in their step from strongest commodity prices in years
Growing demand as the global economy recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with supply shortages from droughts in some areas of the world, have created the chance for Canadian farmers to earn more money in a cyclical industry.
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Dan Fumano: New chapter for old Army & Navy building
Analysis: The shelter "sleeping pod" is one of many examples, big and small, of COVID-19 spurring innovations that could outlast the pandemic.
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Hundreds of suspected COVID-19 victims found buried along Indian riverbanks: officials
In jeeps and boats, police used portable loudspeakers with microphones asking people not to dispose of bodies in rivers.
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Edmonton homicide detectives investigating suspicious death
Police said officers found a man's body at the scene when they arrived. 
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Quebec counts 716 new COVID-19 infections, 2 more deaths as vaccinations top 4.3 million
Health officials say at least 46 per cent of the province’s population has received a first dose of the vaccine.
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COVID-19 update for May 16: Here's the latest on coronavirus in B.C.
Here's your daily update with everything you need to know on the novel coronavirus situation in B.C.
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Families want visitor rules relaxed in highly vaccinated Ontario long-term care homes
Families and advocates are calling on the Ontario government to loosen the rules around visits to long-term care residents now that most are fully vaccinated against the virus that killed thousands in nursing homes earlier in the pandemic.
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Quebec reports 716 new COVID-19 cases, two more deaths
More than 90,000 vaccine doses were administered on Saturday.
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COVID-19 grey areas like ‘one-dose summer’ show challenges in communicating science: experts
Public health officials on Friday laid out the first benchmarks for what they want to see before it will likely be safe to consider broader reopening this summer amid COVID-19.
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COVID-19: Students push for safe, outdoor graduation ceremonies in Ontario
"It's not motivational, you know, because we're almost there at the end, and it's really sad that this is how our graduation is going to be."
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B.C. real estate services firm ordered to cease operations following regulator's investigation
Company maintains it does not carry out property management services in B.C., but instead provides matchmaking services that connect prospective property owners and tenants, which would not require licensing.
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Canada could donate excess AstraZeneca doses to other countries, Anand suggests
Ontario and Alberta paused use of the shot last week amid both a decline in supply of AstraZeneca and amid questions about a very rare form of blood clots.
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‘You’re Black Hawks property.’ Hope, pain and fear on the road to the NHL
Writes Fred Sasakamoose, the NHL’s first treaty Indigenous player: “I thought about the silence that sometimes greeted me in the dressing rooms or on the train trips. Was part of this because I was Indian? Were they telling me I would have to be twice as good as any white rookie if I was going to get a spot?”
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Bad allergies this year? Blame climate change
Warmer temperatures mean that allergy symptoms are starting earlier and sticking around longer. At the same time, increased focus on possible COVID-19 symptoms mean we’re paying more attention than usual to our bodies.
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Ontario reports another 2,199 COVID-19 cases, 30 more deaths
Health Minister Christine Elliott says locally, there are 633 new cases in Toronto, 547 in Peel, 172 in York Region and 143 in Durham.
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75 young adults fined $135,000 for illegal gathering in Lanaudière
Police say the party-goers, some of whom fled on foot while others barricaded themselves inside a house, all came from the Montreal area.
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Ontario reports nearly 2,200 new COVID-19 cases, 30 more deaths
As of Saturday evening, 7,064,815 COVID-19 vaccine doses had been administered in Ontario, marking an increase of 139,583.
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Ontario reports fewer than 2,200 new COVID-19 cases, another 30 deaths
Ontario is reporting just under 2,200 new infections of COVID-19, marking a full week in which daily case numbers have remained below 3,000.
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Families want visitor rules relaxed in highly vaccinated Ontario long-term care homes
"It's just cruel not to let them come down and actually spend a little bit of time outside with their loved ones, with their grandchildren, with their nieces and nephews."
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Palestinian families and children are being killed. Why is it so quiet?
While death and suffering inflicted on Israeli civilians is as troubling as it is on the Palestinian side, any violent retaliation has to be viewed in context: Israel’s Defence Forces (IDF) is supported with billions of dollars of American aid, a powerful air force and intelligence-gathering system, Shenaz Kermalli writes.
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Sharks use Earth's magnetic field as a GPS, scientists say
Sharks use the Earth's magnetic field as a sort of natural GPS to navigate journeys that take them great distances across the world's oceans, scientists have found.
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A pandemic bright spot: Sales of vinyl records have exploded in Canada
If you thought that we'd reached peak vinyl and that Canadians' renewed love affair with record had come to an end, you might want to reexamine those assumptons.
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An Ontario criminal lawyer killed at home with her husband. Why the prime suspect was a Satan’s Choice biker who once wrestled Hulk Hogan
The outlaw biker named Johnny K-9 died quietly at in a Toronto halfway house in 2007. The 1998 shotgun deaths of Lynn and Fred Gilbank remain unsolved.
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Police investigating after person found dead in Toronto parking lot
Police said they were called to the area of Dufferin Street and Queen Street West at 7:24 a.m.
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The future of the Raptors roster and Masai Ujiri's future dominate Ye Olde Mailbag
Lots to chew on including questions about the WNBA, end-of-season awards and the Canadian national team
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Two people dead following shooting in Listuguj
After a multi-hour standoff with police, a 28-year-old man man surrendered. Quebec's police watchdog is investigating the episode.
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Toronto police investigating after finding body in a Parkdale parking lot
Police said the body showed obvious signs of trauma and they are treating the death as suspicious
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Where the streets have explorers’ names, some Halifax residents call for change
"Many of the streets are named after explorers to honour white explorers, and it provoked absolutely no discussion."
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