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|11,000 passports stuck in limbo now en route to Canadians - Wed, 15 Jul 2020 04:00:00 EDT|
Thousands of completed passports that have been stuck in limbo since March because of the pandemic are finally making their way to their rightful owners across Canada.
|Montreal calls for more testing capacity as thousands of bar-goers line up to see if they're infected - Tue, 14 Jul 2020 09:19:31 EDT|
Public health officials in Montreal say they need more capacity to test for the coronavirus, as thousands of young adults respond to a citywide call to get checked out if they've been to a bar in the past month.
|WestJet increases service for August, but remains far below level from a year ago - Tue, 14 Jul 2020 14:39:45 EDT|
WestJet plans to restart non-stop flights from Calgary to London and Paris next month as it slowly increases the number of flights it offers this summer.
|Search for Quebec man wanted in connection with daughters' deaths stretches into sixth day - Tue, 14 Jul 2020 13:19:29 EDT|
Quebec provincial police are continuing their search for 44-year-old Martin Carpentier, who has been missing since last Wednesday and is considered a suspect in the deaths of his two daughters.
|B.C. forecasting 'staggering' $12.5B deficit due to COVID-19 pandemic - Tue, 14 Jul 2020 09:42:59 EDT|
Speaking at a news conference on Tuesday, Finance Minister Carole James called the projected scenarios "staggering, but not without hope."
|Toronto's Pearson airport cuts 1/4 of staff due to reduced travel demand amid COVID-19 pandemic - Tue, 14 Jul 2020 10:02:27 EDT|
The biggest airport in Canada is eliminating 500 jobs because of the dramatic reduction in demand for air travel due to COVID-19.
|Amber Alert for 4-year-old Ottawa boy ends - Tue, 14 Jul 2020 10:09:07 EDT|
Ottawa police say a four-year-old boy who was the subject of an Amber Alert Tuesday morning has been found safe.
|Quebec mother heartbroken over death of 2 young daughters as police narrow search for father - Mon, 13 Jul 2020 12:12:44 EDT|
Quebec provincial police have narrowed the search for 44-year-old Martin Carpentier, who is wanted in connection with the deaths of his two young daughters.
|With uptick in COVID-19 cases, Quebec could be forced to choose between schools and bars - Tue, 14 Jul 2020 04:00:00 EDT|
The pithy hashtag #schoolsbeforebars reflects widespread concerns — not just in Quebec but across North America — that elected officials have jeopardized the return of children to classrooms in the fall by seeking to salvage nightlife in the summer.
|Florida couple charged with failing to self-isolate in northern Ontario - Tue, 14 Jul 2020 10:02:09 EDT|
Ontario Provincial Police say two people from the United States have been charged for failing to self-isolate after entering Canada.
|Human clinical trials begin for Quebec-made coronavirus vaccine candidate, but CEO urges caution - Tue, 14 Jul 2020 09:12:30 EDT|
Canadian trials have just begun for a prospective coronavirus vaccine, but its Quebec-based manufacturer is already downplaying its potential impact, cautioning observers against holding unrealistic expectations that his product — or any of the numerous vaccines in development globally — will bring the pandemic to a screeching halt.
|'A miracle': 20 years after deadly tornado, Alberta family thankful for survival - Tue, 14 Jul 2020 10:28:50 EDT|
Twenty years after a tornado swept through a campground at a scenic tree-lined lake in central Alberta, killing a dozen people and turning trailers into kindling, the Thomsons have a pocketful of miracles to reflect on.
|Canadian business leaders launch national initiative to fight anti-Black systemic racism - Mon, 13 Jul 2020 13:32:35 EDT|
A coalition of Canadian business leaders has announced a strategic partnership for a program to support Black professionals on Toronto's financial district, Bay Street and elsewhere.
|How we can turn the momentum of Black Lives Matter into real change - Tue, 14 Jul 2020 04:00:00 EDT|
Alfred Burgesson writes that his experience with having a ‘seat at the table’ has taught him that real change happens when people outside the room organize themselves and disrupt the status quo.
|No new COVID-19 cases in N.L., but health minister says travel expansion unlikely - Tue, 14 Jul 2020 09:17:17 EDT|
Health Minister John Haggie has poured cold water over any further reopening of the province's borders on Friday, saying he doesn't expect any significant changes before the month is out.
|Family of Canadian child stuck in Syria taking government to court - Tue, 14 Jul 2020 12:50:00 -0400|
Relatives of a five-year-old Canadian girl stuck in Syria have one question as they head to court in an escalation of a nearly year-long effort to bring the child to Canada: Why won't the government help?
|Grand send-off: Nova Scotia man goes home after winning 101-day battle with COVID-19 - Tue, 14 Jul 2020 16:33:00 -0400|
Doctors, nurses and hospital staff lined the hallway of the Valley Regional Hospital on Tuesday morning. It wasn't your typical discharge, but Al Poirier isn't your typical patient. Poirier was released 101 days after being taken by ambulance to the hospital.
|Wasaga Beach creates ‘pods’ to prevent Canada Day-style mob from swarming beachfront - Tue, 14 Jul 2020 15:00:00 -0400|
Wasaga Beach council has approved a plan to reopen the sand-covered portion of Beach Drive to the public during a special meeting on Tuesday.
|Ex-officer suing RCMP says she didn't understand racism until joining force - Tue, 14 Jul 2020 22:25:00 -0400|
One of the first Indigenous women to join the Manitoba RCMP is now suing the force for alleged systemic racism she experienced, including unequal pay and years of discrimination that culminated in psychological trauma.
|Police notified of 21,422 cases where travellers to Canada may have broken quarantine rules - Tue, 14 Jul 2020 19:26:00 -0400|
Police have been notified for follow-up in more than 21,000 cases where travellers arriving in Canada either couldn't be reached or showed 'indication of non-compliance' with the mandatory 14-day quarantine rules.
|Search for father of girls found dead in Quebec complicated by terrain: experts - Tue, 14 Jul 2020 06:43:00 -0400|
The dense, forested terrain southwest of Quebec City is likely complicating the search for the father of two girls who were found dead after becoming subjects of an Amber Alert, two experts said Tuesday as the manhunt stretched into its sixth day.
|Don't use fake exemption cards to get out of wearing a mask, feds warn Canadians - Tue, 14 Jul 2020 14:59:00 -0400|
Canada's human rights watchdog says no Canadian should use what it describes as fake cards claiming to grant medical exemptions from wearing face masks in public.
|Two Floridians fined for violating the Quarantine Act in northeastern Ontario - Tue, 14 Jul 2020 12:19:00 -0400|
Failure to self-isolate leads to provincial offences against two seniors from Florida in northeastern Ontario.
|Lawyer for Sudbury doctor facing child porn charges argues his client's Charter rights were violated - Tue, 14 Jul 2020 17:12:00 -0400|
This week in a Sudbury courtroom, the lawyer representing a Sudbury doctor facing child pornography charges challenged the validity of search warrants and the actions of a Sudbury police officer in getting passwords to the doctor's computer.
|Lethbridge police officers demoted for tracking Alberta minister over park plans - Tue, 14 Jul 2020 09:00:00 -0400|
Two Lethbridge police officers have been demoted after admitting to using their positions for personal and political reasons.