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TORONTO — Many Ontario workers could get the right to disconnect outside of work hours under legislation introduced Monday by the provincial government. Labour Minister Monte McNaughton said he doesn't want Ontario to become a place where people burn out from endless work, and where family time comes last. "This is an issue that's been really highlighted because of the pandemic," McNaughton said. "The lines between family time and work time have been blurred. I think all of us have faced challen
Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 31-Nov. 6: Oct. 31: Actor Lee Grant is 96. Anchorman Dan Rather is 90. Folk singer Tom Paxton is 84. Actor Ron Rifkin (“Alias”) is 83. Actor Sally Kirkland is 80. Actor Stephen Rea (“The Crying Game,” ″V For Vendetta”) is 75. Actor Deidre Hall (“Days Of Our Lives”) is 74. Journalist Jane Pauley is 71. Broadway performer Brian Stokes Mitchell is 64. Director Peter Jackson (“Lord of the Rings”) is 60. Drummer Larry Mullen Jr. of U2 is 60. Guitarist Johnny M
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Across Northern California, crews worked Monday to clear streets of toppled trees and branches and to clean gutters clogged by debris carried by rainwater from a massive storm that caused flooding and rock slides, and knocked out power to hundreds of thousands. Despite the problems, the rain and mountain snow were welcome in Northern California, which is so dry that nearly all of it is classified as either experiencing extreme or exceptional drought. The wet weather also gre
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MONROE, La. (AP) — Growing up in the piney backwoods of northern Louisiana, where yards were dotted with crosses and the occasional Confederate flag, Jacob Brown was raised on hunting, fishing and dreams of becoming a state trooper. But within weeks of arriving at the Louisiana State Police training academy in Baton Rouge, instructors pegged Brown as trouble. One wrote that he was an arrogant, chronic rule breaker with “toxic” character traits that should disqualify him from ever joining the sta
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s top lawyer filed suit against the Biden administration on Monday seeking to restore a Trump-era ban on abortion referrals by family planning clinics that President Joe Biden reversed earlier this month. The action filed by Republican Attorney Dave Yost in U.S. District Court in Cincinnati was joined by 11 other states. At issue are new federal regulations set by the Department of Health and Human Services that take the Title X federal family planning program back to
Japan's Princess Mako said goodbye to her imperial home and royal title after announcing Tuesday she'd wed Kei Komuro, a lawyer she met while both were in university and whom she described as 'irreplaceable.' (Chika Oshima/The Associated Press)
A new report outlines a warmer, wetter future for Newfoundland and Labrador, and one in which its northernmost community's weather will nearly match that of St. John's, far to the southeast. The climate statistics contained in the 2021 Vital Signs report are compiled from 12 different projections, including a mix of government and academic data. That compilation shows that Labrador — in particular its northern coast — will be far warmer by 2100. "There's a bit of a range, but even in the lower p
Ottawa reported 26 more cases of COVID-19 Sunday. Today's Ottawa update Ottawa Public Health (OPH) reported 26 more COVID-19 cases Sunday and no new deaths. Numbers to watch 10: Residents who are unvaccinated or who received their first dose less than two weeks ago are 10 times more likely to contract COVID-19 than those who are fully vaccinated, according to data up to Oct. 15. 20: The average number of hours it takes to receive a COVID-19 test result, down from 22 hours this time last week. 1.
Toronto police have released the name of the victim in a fatal shooting on Eglinton Avenue West early Saturday. He is identified as Donald Leroy "Smokey" Marson, 36, of Toronto. Officers were called to 2591 Eglinton Ave. W. at 2:20 a.m. on Saturday. When police arrived, they found a man in an apartment who had been shot. Officers tried to save his life but he was pronounced dead at the scene. Marson is Toronto's 69th homicide victim of the year. Investigators are urging anyone who witnessed the
CHICAGO (AP) — A North Carolina man who moved to Chicago was one of the victims of John Wayne Gacy, who was convicted of killing 33 young men and boys in the 1970s, authorities said Monday. Francis Wayne Alexander would have been 21 or 22 years old when Gacy killed him sometime between early 1976 and early 1977, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said at a news conference in announcing the identification of Alexander's remains. Alexander's family didn't even realize he had been dead all these years, t
VICTORIA — A Canadian Coast Guard spokesman says it's not known how many containers burned aboard a cargo ship from a still-smouldering blaze that initially spread to 10 of them off the coast of Victoria. JJ Brickett says the fire is mostly under control, but officials are still trying to find some of the roughly 40 containers that fell overboard on Friday. He says provincial and federal officials are working with all the First Nations on the west coast of Vancouver Island while investigating th
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A powerful and record-setting low-pressure system recently brought destructive winds, major swells, extreme rainfall, mudslides and flooding along the North American West Coast.
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A Halifax-area family is speaking out about the struggles they've experienced trying to get their son into a provincial disability funding program for children. Even though their son, Colton, has been living with a developmental disability his whole life, Julie Kuipery and Dennis Rego have been fighting for the past eight months to have him qualify for Nova Scotia's Direct Family Support for Children program. "Just like any parent, we want the best for our child and we want to give him the most
The Rogers family's corporate civil war escalated over the weekend, with Edward Rogers fighting for control of the board as his mother and a sister condemn his actions publicly.
A 46-year-old man died late Monday night after he was struck by an STM bus. The bus was making a left turn at the intersection of de Castelneau Street and Chateaubriand Avenue in the neighbourhood of Villeray, when it struck the man at around 11 p.m. No passengers were in the bus at the time. Montreal police say the man's death was declared at the scene. The bus driver, a 53-year-old man, was treated for shock but otherwise was not injured. Montreal police set up a security perimeter so special
Hundreds of trucks and other vehicles waited at one of the main crossings between Pakistan and Afghanistan on Monday as the border closed again after a brief opening the day before, despite promises that it would reopen, traders said. The Chaman border crossing, the second-largest commercial border point between the two countries after Torkham in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, links with Spin Boldak in the Afghan province of Kandahar, and is regularly used by thousands of labourers and traders from both countries. The crossing, a vital source of customs revenue for the cash-strapped government in Afghanistan, has been closed for about three weeks, despite repeated protests by truckers and others stuck waiting at the border.
Eggplant Burger Patty Recipe: -1 big eggplant, roasted 500 degrees Fahrenheit until cooked & still chewy (15minutes) cut into strips -1 red bell pepper, roasted 450f until cooked & still chewy, cut into strips -1 jar 6.5oz artichokes, drained, chopped -1 cup cooked quinoa -1 cup breadcrumbs -1/2 cup parsley or cilantro -2tbs chia seeds mix with 6tbs water Salt eggplants, bell peppers, artichoke, let them sit & sweat and squeeze water out of them. Add other ingredients, season with soy sauce, balsamic vinegar, shape into patties. Shallow fry both sides until golden brown. Enjoy!