Canadian News

Wed, 7 Jun 2023 04:00:00 EDT
Why Elliot Page is speaking out about being trans 'in this climate of such intense hostility'
Canadian actor Elliot Page says while the idea of speaking publicly about coming out as transgender at times felt overwhelming, he believes visibility and representation is crucial. In his first Canad...

Wed, 7 Jun 2023 04:00:00 EDT
Forest fires could destabilize Quebec wildlife for years to come, say experts
Quebec's boreal forest is not suited to frequent devastating fires, experts warn, and the current blazes could damage the delicate “mosaic” of the habitat.

Tue, 6 Jun 2023 19:56:22 EDT
Scuba divers in awe as deep-water shark ends up in shallow Vancouver Island waters
Last month, a group of scuba divers on Vancouver Island discovered a two-metre bluntnose sixgill shark in shallow waters — a species that often live in water as deep as 2,500 metres.

Wed, 7 Jun 2023 04:00:00 EDT
Critics call them 'credit mills.' But some students say private courses give them the boost they need
Citing low self-confidence or just a busy schedule, some Ontario students say the programs costing hundreds of dollars per course help give them a leg up.

Sat, 3 Jun 2023 20:07:55 EDT
Parliament fiddles while Canada burns

Canadian World News

Tue, 6 Jun 2023 15:36:00 EDT
New research shows Arctic could see ice-free summers by 2030
A paper published Tuesday in the journal Nature has concluded that northern waters could be open for months at a time as early as 2030, even if humanity manages to drastically scale back its greenhous...

Tue, 6 Jun 2023 05:37:26 EDT
Ukraine dam breached, unleashing floods as residents ordered to evacuate
The wall of a major dam in a part of southern Ukraine that Moscow controls collapsed Tuesday after a reported explosion, sending water gushing downriver and prompting dire warnings of ecological damag...

Tue, 6 Jun 2023 17:40:20 EDT
Family demands arrest of white woman after Black mother shot in alleged dispute over her kids
Authorities came under intense pressure Tuesday to arrest and charge a white woman who killed a Black neighbour on her front doorstep in a case that has put Florida's divisive "stand your ground" law ...

Tue, 23 May 2023 18:08:21 EDT
Chris Christie wants to take on Trump, then Biden. Who else is running to be U.S. president in 2024?
Here's a look at who has declared their candidacy for their party's nomination in the 2024 U.S. presidential race.

Tue, 6 Jun 2023 14:14:21 EDT
Federal judge blocks Florida ban on transgender medical treatment for minors
Saying gender identity is real, a federal judge temporarily blocked portions of a new Florida law that bans transgender minors from receiving puberty blockers, ruling Tuesday that the state has no rat...

Journal de Quebec (fr)

Tue, 06 Jun 2023 17:12:07 EDT
Assemblée nationale: la hausse de salaire des élus est adoptée
À trois jours de la fin de session parlementaire, les élus de l’Assemblée nationale ont adopté mardi leur hausse de salaire de 30%.

Tue, 06 Jun 2023 14:58:59 EDT
Meurtre de Patricia Sirois: «Martin Lévesque est une victime directe de la guerre»
La défense a livré sa plaidoirie au palais de justice de Québec mardi.

Tue, 06 Jun 2023 15:30:00 EDT
Huot accepte de perdre cinq complexes locatifs
Stéphan Huot se range derrière le projet des millionnaires de Québec, qui souhaitent liquider cinq de ses complexes locatifs

Tue, 06 Jun 2023 13:11:58 EDT
Remparts: voici l'une des premières choses que Patrick Roy a faites en rentrant à Québec après la conquête de la Coupe Memorial
L'entraîneur-chef avait déjà évoqué qu'il avait bien hâte de s'en départir...

Tue, 06 Jun 2023 16:28:07 EDT
[VIDÉO] Un témoin a filmé le corps inanimé du mafieux Francesco Del Balso peu après son assassinat
Des images tournées par un témoin montre les vitres fracassées

Regina Leader-Post

Tue, 06 Jun 2023 21:55:59 +0000
Saskatchewan's Indigenous high school graduation rates largely unchanged since 2018: auditor
"About 60 per cent of Indigenous students graduate Grade 12 within five years of starting Grade 10, compared to 90 per cent of non-Indigenous students."

Tue, 06 Jun 2023 20:19:29 +0000
Four of Regina's outdoor pools open Thursday
Reginans excited to waterslide into summer don’t have much longer to wait. All four of the city’s public pools are set to be open by the end of June, and spray pads across the city are now active and ready for use. The new Wascana Pool, a...

Tue, 06 Jun 2023 20:08:30 +0000
Thauberger murder trial continues with admissions
Among admissions made by the defence is that Joseph Thauberger pointed undercover officers to the site where his brother's body was buried.

Tue, 06 Jun 2023 19:34:28 +0000
Lack of data makes it difficult to say if SIS 'program is successful': auditor
"We definitely think the Ministry of Social Services needs to expand and enhance the measures they should be looking at as to whether or not this program is successful."

Tue, 06 Jun 2023 17:28:41 +0000
Roughriders GM O'Day says backup QB spot still up for grabs
The Riders will dress three quarterbacks on the game day roster this season, meaning one of the pivots will likely be either scratched or placed on the one-game injured list.

Times Colonist

Tue, 26 Oct 2021 22:14:22 -0700
Virginia House Democrats aim to protect their majority
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democratic control of Virginia state government over the past two years has allowed lawmakers to dramatically reshape public policy with legislation reforming the criminal justice system, loosening abortion restrictions and exp...

Tue, 26 Oct 2021 21:32:51 -0700
No winning ticket for Tuesday's $19 million Lotto Max jackpot
TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for Tuesday's $19 million Lotto Max jackpot.That means the grand prize for the next draw on Oct. 19 will grow to an estimated $24 million.

Tue, 26 Oct 2021 19:49:49 -0700
Second NCAA gender equity report shows spending disparities
The NCAA spends more on average on male athletes than female ones, particularly when it comes to the "mere handful of championships" viewed as revenue sources, according to a new report.The law firm hired by the NCAA to investigate equity issues rele...

Tue, 26 Oct 2021 18:29:00 -0700
Man arrested after asking police for help breaking into ATM
A man breaking into an automated teller machine in downtown Victoria was so focused on his work that he asked two passersby to give him a hand. Too bad for him they were fully uniformed cops. VicPD officers were doing patrols in the 900 Block o...

Tue, 26 Oct 2021 18:15:00 -0700
Volunteers clean up Cadboro Bay beach after boats run aground in storm
Volunteers with the Peninsula Streams Society removed two tons of marine flotsam and jetsam — including hazardous materials — from Cadboro-Gyro Park Tuesday after they responded to a report of two boats washing ashore after the recent storm. ...

Toronto Star

Tue, 6 Jun 2023 22:10:25 EDT
Toronto’s air quality ranks among the world’s worst as fires rage in Ontario and Quebec
Air-quality warnings lead to cancellations of recreational sports, outdoor school recess and field trips

Tue, 6 Jun 2023 14:16:00 EDT
With wildfire smoke in the forecast for Toronto, is it time to bring back masks?
Smoke is expected to shroud the GTA for much of the week, with concentration levels expected to peak Thursday. Here are other ways to stay safe.

Tue, 6 Jun 2023 10:32:00 EDT
Ottawa looks like a post-apocalyptic movie as Quebec wildfires continue to burn. Is this a preview for what Toronto can expect?
The air quality health index for downtown Ottawa was “very high,” soaring past a level 10 on Tuesday morning at 6 a.m.

Tue, 6 Jun 2023 15:37:15 EDT
Canada expands its list of ‘visa-free’ countries: ‘This is a sea change in the way that we do travel’
“Known travellers from 13 countries have been added to Canada “visa-free” soon be able to come to Canada without the requirement of a costly visitor visa.

Tue, 6 Jun 2023 19:52:50 EDT
Dog shot and killed by police after three adults attacked in Burlington
Halton police said officers first attempted ‘less lethal options’ to contain the dog that was described as aggressive and resembled the breed of a pit bull.

Windsor Star

Wed, 07 Jun 2023 00:32:32 +0000
Obituary: As a teacher or a coach, Pocock always looked to take care of the kids
Lou Pocock was always looking to take care of the kids. While he coached several sports, Pocock was best known for more for a half century of work coaching local swimmers. Pocock, who had been battling health issues in recent years, passed away last ...

Wed, 07 Jun 2023 00:25:48 +0000
Local roundup: Former Saints' head coach El-Turk returns to Lancers
Less than a month after stepping down as head coach of the St. Clair Saints women’s volleyball team, Jimmy El-Turk has found a new post. The 34-year-old El-Turk is joining the University of Windsor Lancers men’s volleyball team as an assistant co...

Tue, 06 Jun 2023 20:57:23 +0000
City to refund developer's fee following committee's delay of west-end project
A committee of council’s decision to defer zoning changes that would allow for 20 new housing units in Windsor’s west end will cost the city thousands of dollars. The financial hit of an estimated $3,000 comes as a result of the provincia...

Tue, 06 Jun 2023 20:29:35 +0000
OPP seek public's help in identifying man
The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Lakeshore Detachment is seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who is alleged to have approached two young females on June 4. Officers are looking to identify a male who approached young females at West ...

Tue, 06 Jun 2023 20:23:52 +0000
Windsor police seize $30,000 in illegal drugs
A Windsor police investigation has led to the arrest of a 49-year-old Windsor man and seizure of almost $30,000 in illegal drugs. In March, the DIGS Unit launched an investigation into an individual alleged to be selling drugs in Windsor. On June 5, ...