New Brunswick getting plenty attention from Ottawa as rumoured election looms
Conservative leader Erin O'Toole spent parts of three days in the province, touring three battleground ridings as parties prepare for a possible federal election.
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Crews battle massive fire at Barrie propane facility, prompting evacuation of area
Crews are battling a massive blaze at a propane facility on Bayview Drive in Barrie, Ont., prompting evacuations within a one-kilometre radius of the building.
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Netflix Canada in August 2021: What’s new this month
Jaime Weinman’s rundown of all the new shows and movies worth checking out in August on Netflix in Canada The post Netflix Canada in August 2021: What’s new this month appeared first on Macleans.ca.
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Capacity crowd expected at 2021 Saskatchewan Roughriders home opener
In one week, the Saskatchewan Roughriders will welcome back fans with CFL action at Mosaic Stadium for the first time in 21 months.
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How will Justin Trudeau fight his next election campaign? The provincial race in Nova Scotia may hold some clues
As Nova Scotians get ready to go to the polls, they are happy, increasingly vaccinated and hopeful that the worst of COVID-19 is behind them, Alex Boutilier writes.
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Hamilton police release surveillance video footage of shootout on Barton Street
Hamilton police have released surveillance footage showing a shootout on Barton Street East on Wednesday as they search for an unknown gunman.
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Guelph police seize over $45,000 in drugs during search warrant
Guelph police say officers found over $45,000 in fentanyl and cocaine along with other illegal drugs in a west-end home.
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A voracious hawk is robbing the Robinsons of their babies
A hawk abducted two of the three chicks that were recently hatched. How do I keep it from feasting on more if the robins produce more eggs?
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Federal government invests in green steel making in Hamilton
Aditya Mittal, CEO of ArcelorMittal, said the plan represents a 'historic moment' for the company, marking the 'beginning of a new era of steelmaking' in Hamilton.
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London, Ont. man charged in Mornington Avenue stabbing incident: police
The victim suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries in the incident on Mornington Avenue, which took place at roughly 4:30 a.m. Thursday.
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Stanley Park to temporarily close at night because of extreme fire risk
The park will be closed between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. starting Friday night and continuing each night until the fire risk has been reduced.
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U.S. events led to massive COVID-19 outbreak – mostly among fully vaccinated
A new study by the U.S. CDC showed that three-quarters of individuals who became infected with COVID-19 at public events in a Massachusetts county had been fully vaccinated.
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Young man in hospital after daytime shooting near Montreal’s Bell Centre
"At least one shot was fired toward the victim injuring him in the upper body," Montreal police said, adding the 22-yea-old's life was not in danger.
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Watch: Pitch perfect — Canadian women’s soccer team keeps golden dreams alive
On Tokyo Daily, the Star’s Laura Armstrong joins Brendan Dunlop to chat about Canada’s dramatic win against Brazil in penalties at the Olympics and the challenge that lies ahead in the semifinals against the United States.
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CP urges Kansas City Southern shareholders to oppose CN takeover next month
The Calgary-based railway made the request in a regulatory filing ahead of the U.S. railway's special meeting on Aug. 19.
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Waterloo Region’s top doctor wants 90% of eligible population fully vaccinated amid Delta variant
Although more than 80 per cent of eligible residents have now received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, the region’s top doctor says she is not satisfied yet.
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Canada keeps golden dreams alive on the pitch
On Tokyo Daily, the Star’s Laura Armstrong joins Brendan Dunlop to chat about Canada’s dramatic win against Brazil in penalties at the Olympics and the challenge that lies ahead in the semifinals against the United States.
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Wildfires continue to blaze, spread smoky conditions across Manitoba
According to the province's wildfire update Thursday, 150 blazes were burning throughout Manitoba, with crews having the most trouble in regions east of Lake Winnipeg.
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I took the stage at the comedy club and all I could see was my own reflection — and those people I couldn’t see weren’t laughing
Denis Grignon got back on the horse of standup comedy for the first time since the pandemic began, but new COVID-19 protocols, mainly the Plexiglas shields surrounding the stage, made it a bumpy ride. And would the audience laugh at COVID jokes?
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Manitoba reports 46 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death
The number of Manitobans hospitalized due to COVID-19 fell below 100 for the first time in months Friday.
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U.S. Justice Department says IRS must give Trump tax returns to Congress
The Justice Department, in a reversal, says the Treasury Department must provide the House Ways and Means Committee former President Donald Trump's tax returns, apparently ending a long legal showdown over the records.
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Vancouver’s iconic Stanley Park closing overnight due to extreme fire risk
Stanley Park will be temporarily closed between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m., beginning Friday, until further notice, the Vancouver Park Board said.
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Albertans protest ending mandatory COVID-19 isolation, masking and testing changes
Two demonstrations were planned at the McDougall Centre in Calgary and the Alberta legislature in Edmonton.
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Imperial Oil earns $366 million; Kearl oilsands site sets 25 year production record
The Calgary-based company says it earned 50 cents per share in the three months ended June 30.
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B.C. Christmas tree farmer believes piece of glass sparked blaze that torched almost 1,000 trees
The fire risk is so extreme across B.C. right now that a spark from the exhaust pipe of a responding firetruck even ignited a small blaze at the farm.
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Nunavut to allow unvaccinated dependants isolate with parents, guardians
Nunavut's health department says parents and guardians will be responsible for their dependants' isolation, and anyone who breaches isolation can be fined $575.
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Heading to a Broadway show? You’ll need proof of COVID-19 vaccination, mask
There will be exceptions to the vaccine rule for kids under 12 and for people with a medical condition or religious belief that prevents vaccination, the theater operators said.
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Tim Hortons hit by higher costs, labour shortages despite soaring sales
Tim Hortons' parent company said Friday profits more than doubled in its second quarter as revenues across its brands.
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Two travellers from U.S. fined $20,000 each for fake vaccination documents
Two travellers who arrived in Toronto from the United States have been fined for providing fake COVID-19 proof of vaccination documents and lying about pre-departure tests.
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14 former Guelph Gryphons ready to suit up for CFL teams
There are 14 individuals from the Guelph program that have carried their gridiron career into the CFL, including 11 players currently listed on rosters.
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Drinking in Calgary parks: pilot program a success so far with only 1 complaint
The pilot program launched on June 1 and is set to wrap up on Sept. 7.
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Gregor Chisholm: The Blue Jays gave up a lot for Jose Berrios, but not all prospects pan out — and banners fly forever
Dealing Austin Martin and Simeon Woods Richardson to the Twins — more than they got for Marcus Stroman two years ago — is risky, but the reasoning is sound. The Jays rotation now has a formidable big three for the stretch drive, Gregor Chisholm writes.
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Pop-up clinic opens at La Ronde to increase youth vaccination rate
Another hot commodity added itself to the list of things people routinely line up for at La Ronde on Friday: a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
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Man shot on street outside of Bell Centre in noontime attack
A 22-year-old man in his 20s was shot at least once Friday as he walked in front of the Bell Centre at lunchtime. The incident occurred at about 12:10 p.m. at the corner of St-Antoine and Jean-d’Estrées Sts. Police at the scene said the victim tried to flee the area but was quickly located by […]
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