Alberta Education announces new engagement sessions on draft K-6 curriculum
The province will be holding virtual engagement sessions to gather Albertans' input on the proposed K-6 curriculum.
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Public Safety minister ‘shocked’ by Twitter’s decision to leave untouched an Ontario MPP’s tweet
Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino says he was “shocked” by Twitter’s decision to leave untouched an Ontario politician’s tweet calling federal Transport Minister Omar Alghabra “a terrorist” — even after users reported the message as harmful and abusive.
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Man has his teeth knocked out in Guelph assault, police say
Guelph police say a 38-year-old man has been charged with assault causing bodily harm and assault with a weapon.
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Conservatives’ post-election report gives mixed reviews on O’Toole’s performance: source
O’Toole’s personal performance was given mixed reviews in the election review, which the source says found Conservatives had fallen 'well behind' the Liberals on campaign tactics.
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PQ says CAQ government's health tax is a diversion tactic
"We have yet to see the evidence or a public health memo that shows that this measure is efficient," Parti Québécois Leader Paul St-Pierre Plamondon said regarding the proposed penalty on the unvaccinated.
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Study: Gas stoves worse for climate than previously thought
Gas stoves are contributing more to global warming than previously thought because of constant tiny methane leaks while they're off, a new study found.
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Guidelines released for who can receive Paxlovid treatment for COVID-19 in Ontario
Ontario is prioritizing older, unvaccinated residents and immunocompromised individuals for a new antiviral COVID-19 treatment.
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‘Freedom Convoy’ draws large crowd in London, Ont. on Thursday
Well before the convoys arrived in London, a crowd began gathering at the Flying J Travel Center, with more than 100 supporters on hand by 10 a.m. Thursday.
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Hospitalizations drop by more than 100 as Quebec adds 56 new COVID-19 deaths
The number of pandemic-related hospitalizations in Quebec fell by 117 to 3,153. This includes 235 people in intensive care units, which is also down from the day before.
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Ontario reports 70 new COVID deaths and 599 people in ICU
The province is reporting 3,645 hospitalizations due to COVID-19, a decrease of 9 per cent from numbers reported Wednesday.
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COVID live updates: Hospitalizations fall by 117 as Quebec reports 56 more deaths
For the first time since pandemic started, Quebec's public health director will hold a press conference without political leaders by his side today.
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A primer on sugar and sweetness in wine (plus a homework assignment)
The amount of sugar is only part of the equation since acidity, effervescence and serving a wine chilled can all mask sugar, while alcohol, oak and fruit ripeness can increase the perception of sweetness.
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Alberta government pausing plan to change how people can fight traffic tickets
The Alberta government is pausing its plan to to overhaul how people in the province can fight traffic tickets.
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TFC invites Giovinco to training camp; designated players Altidore and Soteldo aren’t with team
There is no deal currently in place between the Reds and the 35-year-old Atomic Ant, who arrived in Irving, Calif., where the team is currently based, on Wednesday.
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COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Bingemans closes as Waterloo Region shifts focus to outreach
A spokesperson for Waterloo Region confirmed to Global News that the focus will now shift to more outreach-type COVID-19 vaccination clinics.
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Trudeau isolating after COVID-19 exposure, says rapid test was negative
There have been a number of cases of COVID-19 among political staffers, MPs and ministers over the past month as the highly contagious Omicron variant continues to spread.
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Ontario still hasn’t shown how it would spend child-care funding, federal minister says
The federal minister in charge of child-care efforts says Ontario still hasn't laid out how it would spend billions in funding allocated under a child-care deal.
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Singh’s brother-in-law has asked for his $13K trucker convoy donation back, source says
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh's brother-in-law, Jodhveer Singh Dhaliwal, asked to rescind his donation to the trucker convoy once he understood the 'true nature of this organization.'
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‘Freedom Rally’ convoy of truckers protesting COVID-19 vaccine mandates rolls through Toronto Thursday
Truckers with the “Freedom Rally” make their way through the GTA’s main roadways. Follow live coverage on thestar.com.
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School bus and pickup truck collide east of Peterborough
The collision occurred on Providence Line, just south of Dillon Road in Otonabee-South Monaghan Township.
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Hotel Intel: Guests can cocoon in rebranded Delta at Mont-Ste-Anne
The former Château Mont-Ste-Anne has been rebuilt with a new look, and is offering two-night reservations for the price of one until March 4.
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Bell Let's Talk Day sets record, raises $8.2M for mental health initiatives
The 12th edition of Bell Let's Talk Day was the most successful one yet, logging 164,298,820 interactions and raising $8,214,941 for mental health initiatives.
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‘It’s about money, not people’: Immigration experts describe human smuggling business
Police in a western state of India have begun delving deeper into the deaths of four Indian migrants whose bodies were found in Manitoba just short of the Canada-U.S. border.
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Canada will not send weapons to Ukraine
Politics Insider for Jan. 27: Ottawa prepares for a convoy of angry truckers; Erin O'Toole makes his case to stay on as Tory leader; Neil Young pulls his music off Spotify The post Canada will not send weapons to Ukraine appeared first on Macleans.ca.
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3,645 people in Ontario hospitals with COVID, 599 in intensive care
Ontario added 70 more COVID-related deaths to the tally on Thursday. A ministry of health spokesperson said the deaths occurred over the past 19 days.
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Waterloo police looking into road rage incident in Waterloo
Waterloo Regional Police say they are investigating an alleged road rage incident that occurred in Waterloo on Wednesday evening.
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High January death toll partly due to Quebec’s slow COVID-19 booster rollout, experts say
'My hunch is that there is some sizable number of deaths and hospitalizations that could have been prevented if we had given our third dose earlier.'
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Eye on Canadiens’ first-half MVP, biggest disappointments | HI/O Show
The panel talk about the Habs’ bright spots and low-water marks as they reach the midway point in what is shaping up as a historically poor season for the team.
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Canadian man gets 6 months for groping flight attendant
A Canadian man has been sentenced to six months in U.S. federal prison for groping an American Airlines flight attendant.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in isolation after COVID-19 exposure
In a tweet, Trudeau said Thursday he learned of the contact after a three-day cabinet retreat.
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COVID-19 update for Jan. 27: 2086 new cases, 21 deaths | Moderna starts trial for Omicron booster | New Omicron sub-variant BA.2 arrives 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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Why this Holocaust survivor began sharing her story after decades of silence
On International Holocaust Rememberance Day, Hedy Bohm shares her story of surviving the Holocaust, how the Nazis murdered her parents, and the message she has for younger generations.
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Justin Trudeau in self-isolation after exposure to COVID-19
The prime minister provided no details on when he was exposed.
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Holocaust Remembrance Day on Thursday marks 77th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz
Jan. 27 marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day, a time to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust, raise awareness and provide education.
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Neil Lumsden to run for the Ontario PCs in Hamilton East-Stoney Creek
The Ontario Conservatives introduced the former CFL veteran as a candidate in the upcoming provincial election.
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