The foodie’s guide to Niagara Falls: where to find the culinary gems in Ontario’s tourist town


Skip the chain restaurants on the main strip and head for these standout spots, which highlight local ingredients and quintessentially Ontario flavours.
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Grieving mother of 16-year-old stabbing victim calls for end to violence in Côte-Des-Neiges
The mother is also upset after videos surfaced online mocking the death of her son. In one video, a masked person is seen showing a dagger knife and making stabbing gestures.
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Health-care workers press Trudeau to keep his campaign promise on paid sick leave
Trudeau has said an early priority of his newly re-elected government will be to give all federally regulated workers 10 days of paid sick leave within 100 days of his new mandate.
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London police arrest one person in weapons investigation, seize rifle and ammunition
London Police seized a gun and a bunch of ammunition after carrying out a search warrant in the 700-block of Shelbourne Street Tuesday.
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Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation urges government to act on COVID-19 transmission in schools
STF officials say the majority of contact tracing is being done by faculty during off-work hours and largely based off of anecdotal information from families.
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Theatre Calgary ‘thrilled’ to stage first show since COVID-19 pandemic began
This is a big week for Theatre Calgary, presenting a live show on its stage for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began in March 2020.
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In a first, surgeons attached a pig kidney to a human — and it worked
In a scientific breakthrough, surgeons in New York have successfully attached a kidney grown in a genetically altered pig to a human patient.
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Cyclist seriously injured by off-leash dog in Toronto begs owners to come forward
'I would like them to accept responsibility and their insurance company could help me bridge the gap between the time that I am not working and when I can actually start to work.'
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Vancouver’s Corduroy Restaurant ordered to close for defying COVID-19 vaccine passport
Vancouver Coastal Health issued Corduroy Restaurant in Vancouver's Kitsilano neighbourhood a closure order on Wednesday.
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Saskatchewan’s chief medical officer of health breaks into tears during COVID-19 modelling
Dr. Saqib Shahab openly wept during his modelling presentation over teleconference Wednesday.
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Financial Survey shows parents avoiding the ‘money’ talk with their kids
A recent Financial Literacy Survey conducted by TD Bank revealed that a low number of Canadian parents are having the 'money talk' with their kids.
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UNBC athletics program unveils new Indigenous logo jerseys
The University of Northern B.C. has unveiled new alternate jerseys it says are the first for a Canadian post-secondary institution fully designed by an Indigenous artist.
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Undocumented health workers want access to permanent resident program
Refugee claimants and undocumented health-care workers are demanding they be allowed to apply for a government program that would grant them permanent status in Canada.
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Driver caught playing flute with both hands in Halton Region, police say
A post on the Halton police Burlington Twitter account said the driver was spotted while an officer was conducting distracted driving enforcement Wednesday.
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Hope restaurant closes its doors as Fraser Health seeks COVID injunction
A Hope restaurant that has been flouting COVID-19 health regulations for more than a month was closed on Wednesday, but it’s not clear for how long. Rolly’s Restaurant closed two days after the Fraser Health Authority filed a court application seeking an injunction to close if for its failure to check on the vaccination status […]
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Grassroots group of B.C. doctors aims to close COVID-19 info ‘gap’ between public, province
Protect Our Province BC bills itself as a concerned, grassroots group of doctors, nurses, scientists, and policy experts.
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Household costs for Metro Vancouver services could almost double by 2026
Households in Metro Vancouver could see the cost of regional services nearly double to almost $1,000 annually by 2026
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Allison Hanes: Stabbing death a wake-up call about youth violence
The stabbing of a teenager outside a Côte-des-Neiges school and a macabre video extolling it are signs that we are failing Montreal's youth.
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McCutcheon among trio of Lethbridge Hurricanes recognized ahead of 2022 NHL draft
Lethbridge Hurricanes defenceman Logan McCutcheon knows that at five foot nine, he's going to have to work especially hard to make his dream of playing in the NHL come true.
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Are Chinese goods made by the forced labour of Uyghurs being imported into Canada?
An organization advocating for Uyghur rights has been granted intervener status in an legal case between the federal government and a refugee rights organization that is trying to stop goods suspected of being made with forced labour from entering Canada.
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Surrey B.C. wedding celebration, including ferris wheel, draws complaints and tickets
After shutting down a wedding celebration Tuesday, City of Surrey bylaw officers returned Wednesday morning, along with RCMP and City of Surrey Building and Electrical Inspectors.
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Dan Fumano: City hall permitting delays worsen, as clock ticks for fitness studio
Analysis: City council wants to cut red tape and backlogs to help small businesses. But latest stats show permit waiting times increasing.
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107 breasted waterfowl illegally dumped near Swift Current, Sask.
Conservation officers say 107 dead waterfowl were illegally dumped under a bridge in southwest Saskatchewan last week.
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New book gives readers snapshot of Lethbridge’s past
Co-author Belinda Crowson calls 'Lethbridge: A History in Pictures' a "complete photographic history of Lethbridge" the city's past up to the modern day.
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Trudeau urged to decriminalize illicit drugs as opioid deaths continue to soar in Canada
Almost 70 organizations from across the country have written a letter to Trudeau asking that he make drug policy reform a priority for his newly re-elected Liberal government.
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Joe Biden’s progressive agenda is being gutted by a member of his own team
Joe Manchin may not be the leader of the official opposition in the U.S. Senate, but he’s the leader of the effective opposition, Edward Keenan writes.
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Sask. NDP call on provincial government to make proof of vaccination access easier for residents
On Wednesday, NDP Deputy Leader Nicole Sarauer pointed out the many residents who are dealing with issues related to the proof of vaccination mandate. 
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Canada committed to partnership with Novavax despite report of production problems with COVID-19 vaccine
The federal government is “very carefully” following reports in the U.S. about production problems facing vaccine manufacturer Novavax, which is supposed to eventually produce millions of made-in-Canada vaccine doses at a new public facility in Montreal.
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NDP will vote against the Liberals ‘if they do something that hurts Canadians,’ Jagmeet Singh says
The stage is slowly being set for the return of Parliament on Nov. 22, with opposition leaders presenting their wish lists to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as he gets set to unveil his cabinet next week — and with it, his own priorities for the coming months.
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Susan Delacourt: Conservative MPs are putting personal privilege ahead of their duty to Canadians
Who would have thought that COVID-19 vaccinations would turn some members of the populist opposition into unapologetic elitists, Susan Delacourt writes.
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The CRB and other pandemic benefits are about to expire — and it’s not clear which might be extended
The fate of the federal government’s soon-to-expire pandemic support measures could come as early as Thursday, but businesses and Canadians are still waiting to see whether they’ll continue to receive aid — and for how long.
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NDP backs hybrid Parliament, says MPs can be ‘vectors’ to COVID-19 spread
The Liberals, NDP and Bloc Quebecois agree that MPs should be fully vaccinated to take their seat, making it a rule for their candidates who ran in the federal election.
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Doug Ford under fire for new minister’s pay hike
Government house leader Paul Calandra has been promoted to lead a new “ministry of legislative affairs” with a cabinet minister’s salary of $165,000 that opposition parties say is out of tune with restraint efforts that, for example, limit hospital nurses to one per cent pay raises.
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COVID-19: British Columbia reports six deaths, 696 new cases
The update lifted B.C.'s seven-day rolling average for new cases to 621, while the number of active cases dipped to 4,888.
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