Alberta government commits $80M to develop and manufacture vaccines
Premier Jason Kenney says the money will address a need for vaccines that fight viruses such as COVID-19 and also support the broader pharmaceutical and life sciences sector.
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McDavid and Crosby set to clash as Edmonton Oilers host Penguins
Two of the NHL's biggest stars collide Wednesday night at Rogers Place when the Edmonton Oilers host the Pittsburgh Penguins.
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Pfizer begins approval process for COVID-19 antiviral pill in Canada
Pfizer Inc said on Wednesday it had started the real-time submission of its application seeking Health Canada's approval of its oral COVID-19 antiviral drug candidate.
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Advocates rally, demand public apology over Halifax encampment evictions
Hundreds of people poured into downtown Halifax back in August to protest police-led evictions of unhoused people living in parks.
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Canadian telecoms spent $700M on Huawei tech while Liberals delayed ban decision
After three years of study, Liberals expected to announce a decision on Huawei’s participation in Canadian 5G networks in the coming weeks.
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Sandy Bay, Sask. man charged with 2nd-degree murder after suspicious death
Shortly before 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Sandy Bay RCMP responded to a report of a seriously injured man brought to the local health clinic who died shortly after.
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Study shows Canadian workers continue to struggle with mental health
Roughly one-quarter of workers reported their work has hindered their mental health, and 20 per cent reported feeling in crisis or having concerns about their ability to cope.
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Omicron variant forces the travel industry to brace for more turbulance
Several business conferences and international gatherings have been postponed due to the uncertainty caused by the latest coronavirus variant.
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Hong Kong bans non-resident arrivals from Canada amid fears of Omicron variant
Canada has been added to the list of “high-risk” countries, Hong Kong government officials announced Monday. Residents of Hong Kong will have to quarantine for 21 days now instead of 14 when returning from Canada.
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COVID-19: N.B. reports 93 new cases, 3 deaths, 12 people on ventilators
There are 15 people in intensive care for COVID-19, and another 52 in hospital, for a total of 67 people hospitalized across New Brunswick.
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COVID-19 virus found in 3 Quebec deer, Canadian officials say
Three deer in Quebec's Estrie region have been found to carry the virus that causes COVID-19, the federal government announced.
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The bestselling books in Canada for the week ending Dec. 1, 2021
Toronto Star bestsellers lists show the books Canadians bought this week
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Man sentenced to 22 years for sexual abuse of six boys in northern Manitoba
One of the boys told police about the sexual abuse in August 2020. Soon after, several others came forward.
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We need to make the connection between climate change and industrial animal agriculture
If we want to get serious about climate change, the impact of animal agriculture needs to be addressed. This would not only benefit humans, it would also benefit the billions of animals farmed worldwide.
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RCMP seeks help in identifying human remains found in Merritt in 2019
Due to the overall condition of the remains, police believe the man may have been deceased for an extended period of time, possibly multiple years.
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49 new COVID-19 cases reported in Waterloo Region as total rises to 20,963
Waterloo Public Health reported another 49 positive tests for the coronavirus on Wednesday, lifting the total number of COVID-19 cases in the area to 20,963.
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KFL&A reports 34 new COVID-19 cases, 304 active
The Kingston region has returned to north of the 300 active COVID-19 cases mark, as Wednesday's 34 new cases bring the daily active case count to 304.
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Child poverty report looks at Manitoba’s missed opportunities, dismal numbers
Manitoba has an ongoing issue with child poverty, and advocates are calling for immediate action to remedy the growing situation.
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A fight over a box led to a man being pushed in front of a train at Bloor-Yonge station: Toronto police
Toronto police say a 36-year-old man was struck and dragged by an incoming train at Bloor-Yonge subway station after having an argument with another person on the platform.
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Vinay Menon: By waiting this long to suspend him, CNN failed Chris Cuomo — and its viewers
CNN knew months ago its star anchor had “offered advice” to the staff of brother Andrew Cuomo. That is when CNN should have enforced its “rules.”
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4 arrested, Niagara police seeking 5th culprit after armed robbery, stabbing in Fort Erie
Niagara Regional Police detectives say a man was stabbed during an assault and robbery in Fort Erie Monday.
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Two men face 70 charges after spree of thefts in Surrey, B.C.
The stolen goods involved in the rash of robberies include electric toothbrushes, perfume, video games, earbuds, personal mail and more.
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Martine St-Victor: For those grieving, this is a melancholy season
Regardless of how often people tell you grief gets better with time, that’s completely untrue.
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It is time to wake up and fight global vaccine inequity
The global vaccine inequity is ethically despicable but also dangerous from a public health perspective. Throughout the pandemic we repeated the mantra “nobody is safe until everyone is safe,” but we did not act responsibly. The current situation must change. Fast.
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Trent appears poised to rejoin Raptors lineup
The reeling Toronto Raptors could be getting some much-needed help.
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Opinion: Quebec's language requirements put First Nations students at a disadvantage
Bill 96 presents an opportunity to change laws and practices that circumscribe the success of First Nations students in Quebec.
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WTA suspends tournaments in China over Peng Shuai situation
The Women's Tennis Association says it has decided to suspend tournaments in China due to concerns over the safety of former doubles world number one Peng Shuai.
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First cases of COVID-19 discovered in Canadian wildlife
The first cases of COVID-19 in Canadian wildlife have been discovered in three white-tailed deer, a press release from Environment and Climate Change Canada reports.
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B.C. RCMP release sketch of unidentified man; remains found 2 years ago near Merritt
The man is described as being of possible European descent and between 20 and 50 years of age. Police say criminality may have been involved in the man's death.
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Overhaul of Quebec's youth protection law to prioritize child's welfare and stability
Keeping a neglected or abused child within their biological family is no longer an absolute priority.
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COVID-19: N.S. reports 35 new cases, cluster grows in Northern Zone
There are now 203 active cases of COVID-19 in the province. There are 15 people in hospital, including eight in ICU.
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ANALYSIS: Jets maintaining structure is key to bumping their slump
There is reason to believe a goal-scoring drought like the one the Jets are going through right now can't last forever, writes Kelly Moore.
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Does Omicron pose higher risks for infants than other variants?
Data from an area in South Africa hard-hit by the Omicron variant of the coronavirus has shown a high number of hospital admissions of infants under 2 years old, raising concerns that the variant may pose risks to young children.
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Facebook risks metaverse flop, pioneers say: ‘It’s just Disneyland’
With few details beyond the rebrand, metaverse participants doubt Facebook is ready to embrace the spirit driving creativity and profit in the space.
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Mississauga wedding attendees asked to get tested for COVID, regardless of vaccination status
Peel Public Health said the wedding was held at the Mississauga Convention Centre on Derry Road on Nov. 20. between 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.
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