COVID-strained health care led to 4K deaths. How do we stop it from happening again?
COVID-19's broader impact on the health-care system led to 4,000 deaths over a few months in 2020, a new report suggests, which has experts calling for enhancements —quickly.
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Fire concerns prompt City of Kingston to bar access to Memorial Centre barns
The City of Kingston has posted a trespass notice for the Memorial Centre barns as a safety precaution in response to a fire that broke out over the weekend.
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B.C. health officials set to provide COVID-19 amid Omicron variant concerns
The COVID-19 briefing will be carried live at 1:30 pm on BC1, the Global BC Facebook page and here on the Global BC website.
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Quebec police department suspends 5 officers following violent arrest of Black teens
Premier Legault said he has faith in the internal investigation being done by the Quebec City police service, as well as the one being conducted by the Police Ethics Commissioner.
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Omicron variant not yet detected in Saskatchewan; 40 people told to test, isolate
Forty individuals in Saskatchewan who recently traveled from southern African regions are to quarantine for 14 days in an effort to curb the spread of the Omicron COVID-19 variant.
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Police probe protester incidents at children’s COVID-19 vaccine clinic in North Bay, Ont.
Police in North Bay, Ont., say they are investigating reports of people being accosted by protesters at a children's COVID-19 vaccination clinic.
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Daniel Lamarre steps down as Cirque du Soleil CEO and president
Longtime Cirque du Soleil CEO and president Daniel Lamarre is passing the baton to Stéphane Lefebvre who had been operating as the company's CFO for the past five years.
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Investigation into thefts from vehicles, property leads to 5 arrests: Cobourg police
Since October, Cobourg police have responded to 53 reports of thefts from vehicles throughout the town. In 10 of the incidents, a window was smashed to gain access to the vehicle.
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B.C. under rain, wind and snow warnings amid another atmospheric river
Meanwhile, a wind warning has been issued for areas such as the South Peace River and the Fraser Canyon south including Lytton.
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Gas prices expected to fall significantly in Nova Scotia at midnight
The UARB is invoking its interrupter clause, as gas prices drop globally due to fears over the impact of Omicron, the latest COVID-19 variant.
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SIU opens probe into arrests made during teardown of Hamilton encampment site
Ontario's police watchdog says their investigation is tied to alleged injuries sustained during arrests during a homeless encampment teardown at J.C. Beemer Park.
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Just announced: Tickets for HAMILTON at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Hit historical musical HAMILTON is coming to Vancouver.
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Fire destroys Port Hope house under renovations
Firefighters responded to a reported structure fire on Dale Road at Sylvanglen Road.
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Why are needles so scary? Alberta child pain researcher has answer and tips to help
As children across the country roll up their sleeves for their COVID-19 vaccine, little ones are faced with needle fear and anxiety.
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21 new COVID-19 cases reported in Waterloo Region on Tuesday
Waterloo Public Health reported 21 new positive tests for the coronavirus on Tuesday, lifting the total number of COVID-19 cases in the area to 20,914.
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Hinshaw set to provide another COVID-19 update to Albertans Tuesday
On Monday, Jason Kenney outlined the province's steps to prepare for the "likely" arrival of Omicron, a new COVID-19 variant of concern.
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Legault 'would like' larger holiday gatherings, but will heed public health
The opposition parties criticized Legault for sending mixed messages and raising Quebecers' expectations for nothing.
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Holiday guide 2021: Things to do, gift ideas, recipes and more!
Looking for some holiday ideas? Review our lists of local events, gifts to buy and recipes to try, and check back as more is added.
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Cirque du Soleil names Stéphane Lefebvre as president and CEO
Lefebvre was previously chief operating officer of the Montreal-based circus company.
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Man charged after fires set at 4 homes in the GTA: police
Durham police said officers first launched an investigation after arsons at two homes in Oshawa and Whitby on Nov. 24.
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Canada adds 3 countries to Omicron travel ban
Canada is adding Nigeria, Malawi and Egypt to the list of African countries from which it is banning travellers amid concerns about the spread of COVID-19’s Omicron variant.
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There’s still time to bid on a piece of media history in support of Toronto Star Santa Claus Fund
On Nov. 10, hundreds of items from various Torstar publications were listed for auction, including original photographs, signed memorabilia, and historical front pages in support of the Toronto Star Santa Claus Fund.
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COVID-19: MLHU reports 8 cases, 4.8% of kids 5-11 receive 1st dose in 2 days
The MLHU also provided updated vaccination data showing that, in just two days, 4.8 per cent of those aged five to 11 in the region received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
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Kelowna transit service hit by labour shortages
The current impacts to service have resulted in the need to alter schedules on short notice to reflect changing conditions in the Kelowna Regional Transit System.
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Guilbeault's Montreal-made bike somehow the main character in hybrid Parliament
Have we reached Peak Plateau Guy?
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Stolen audio equipment and handguns recovered by Kelowna Mounties
Police say the case demonstrates that the Kelowna RCMP can use a variety of techniques to gather evidence and return property to victims of crime.
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Driver of stolen minivan facing multiple charges following Macleod Trail crashes
The driver of what police say was a stolen minivan that was involved in multiple collisions remains in hospital and faces multiple charges.
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Quebec Court of Appeal upholds excluding evidence in Leonardo Rizzuto case
In 2019, Quebec Court Judge Julie Riendeau ruled a search warrant used to search Rizzuto's home in Laval was illegal.
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Michigan police investigating after multiple people shot at Oxford High School
Police in the Oakland County Sheriff's Office say multiple people were injured after a shooting took place at Oxford High School near Detroit on Tuesday.
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Desmond inquiry: official says review needed on how N.S. serves African Nova Scotians
A Nova Scotia government official says the province's Health Department could do a better job serving African Nova Scotians.
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Progress report says Nova Scotia still clear-cutting too much of its forests
The report by University of King's College president Bill Lahey says there has been little change since 2018 on how forestry operations are conducted.
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Global Edmonton’s 18th annual Give Me Shelter donation drive begins on Giving Tuesday
Global Edmonton donation drive effort is collecting gift cards and online monetary donations to support women and children escaping domestic violence.
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Getting to net zero: Toronto’s Peak Power is helping us all become part of the climate solution
Turning buildings into smart energy storage and cars into mobile batteries could revolutionize the traditional electrical grid as we know it.
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Film about Indigenous women fleeing violence a hard sell to producers, so filmmaker produced it herself
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Manitoba reports 128 new COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths
The cases reported on the province’s online COVID-19 dashboard Tuesday bring Manitoba’s total active case count to 1,418.
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Why are women and girls still at risk of gender-based violence and harassment?
Why hasn’t the federal government moved to ratify an international protocol that would help advance progress in the working lives of women who are more often the victims of violence and sexual harassment at work?
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