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People at high risk of severe disease from COVID-19 infection should be offered a booster shot this fall, regardless of how many boosters they've previously received, the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) said on Wednesday. That group includes everyone age 65 and older, NACI's updated guidance said. Everyone else — age 12 to 64 — "may be offered" the additional doses in the fall, NACI said. NACI said it will provide recommendations on the type of booster to be given when evidenc
Bank of Nova Scotia (Scotiabank) said on Tuesday it had decided to pause its Hockey Canada sponsorship until the organization, which is dealing with fallout from a sexual assault lawsuit, takes the proper steps to improve the culture within the sport. The decision by Canada's third-biggest lender comes a week after the Canadian federal government froze funding to the organization over its handling of an alleged sexual assault and out-of-court settlement. "Today, we have made the decision to pause our sponsorship of Hockey Canada until we are confident the right steps are being taken to improve the culture within the sport — both on and off the ice," Scotiabank Chief Executive Officer Brian J. Porter wrote in an open letter.
The Regina YWCA broke ground Tuesday on its $60-million Centre for Women and Families facility, which will offer 108 housing units and shelter beds for women and children fleeing domestic violence or experiencing homelessness. The facility will use a wraparound hub model that brings services together in one spot, said YWCA Regina CEO Melissa Coomber-Bendtsen, to "ensure that women and families have a community that works to prevent crisis." "And when crisis does happen, we'll have a place to cal
A single winning ticket was drawn for Tuesday’s Lotto Max jackpot. The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) said the ticket was sold somewhere in Toronto. There were also five Maxmillion winners from Quebec, Ontario and the Prairies, with two tickets sharing one of the $1 million prizes.
HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese leader Xi Jinping has arrived in Hong Kong ahead of the 25th anniversary of the British handover and after a two-year transformation bringing the city more tightly under Communist Party control. It is Xi’s first trip outside of mainland China in nearly 2 1/2 years. Supporters at the train station waving Chinese and Hong Kong flags chanted “Welcome, welcome! Warm welcome!” as Xi's train pulled into the station on Thursday. Xi is expected to speak about Hong Kong’s future
Canada's top banking regulator is changing the rules that cover certain types of home loans to make sure that lenders and borrowers are able to stay on top of their obligations at a time when the country's housing market is looking vulnerable. The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OFSI) is implementing new guidelines for certain types of real estate loans, including shared equity mortgages, reverse mortgages and conventional mortgages that are paired with revolving credit l
A new "memorandum of understanding" between the three countries seeks to allay Turkish fears over security. View on euronews
Salah Abdeslam and 19 other men are in the dock, accused of playing critical roles in France's worst peacetime attacks. View on euronews
Hundreds of Mounties, law enforcement officers and first responders from across Canada gathered in Cole Harbour, N.S., Wednesday to pay tribute to Const. Heidi Stevenson, who was killed in the line of duty on during the 2020 Nova Scotia mass shooting. The RCMP was not able to hold a regimental funeral following Stevenson's death due to COVID-19 restrictions in place at the time, and a private family funeral was held instead. The service was not open to the public, but people were encouraged to g
Steve Seiferling says airlines need to pick up their game after he was trapped on connecting flights for a day and a half while trying to get home to Saskatoon this past weekend. The saga started on Friday, when Seiferling boarded a flight from Ottawa to get to a connecting flight in Toronto. That first flight was delayed by 2.5 hours, and once his plane landed he was stuck on the tarmac for another 35 minutes. By the time he and 15 other passengers headed for Saskatoon rushed to their gate, the
The US president told alliance leaders in Madrid that Washington will enhance its "force posture in Europe", with additional air, sea and land resources.View on euronews
Actress Sandra Oh and track and field icon Donovan Bailey are among the dozens named to Canada’s highest civilian honour. Governor General Mary Simon named 85 appointees to the Order of Canada -- including former Global BC anchor and reporter Deb Hope.
Here are the top stories for Wednesday, June 29th: U.S. boosting long term troop levels in Europe; Death toll grows in migrant smuggling case in Texas; Breyer to retire on Thursday; R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years in sex trafficking case.
Here's a recipe for making a healthy, soft and juicy hamburg steak in Japanese way with lots of chopped vegetables. The umami of vegetables is mixed with minced meat, and even children who hate vegetables can eat plenty of vegetables with this popular Hamburg steak. The surplus patties can be stored in the freezer, so whenever I make a hamburg, I make a lot of it, and then wrap it in plastic wrap dividing it to one time use, and keep it in the freezer. Frozen patties can be conveniently arranged in various ways, such as breaking them into tomato sauce and boiling them into a simple meat sauce, or placing them on bell peppers or shiitake mushrooms and baking them in the oven. It is also useful for lunch boxes. ============================================================= ❥ YouTube : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDvC... ❥ Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/hungrycooki... ============================================================= ● Ingredients (for 8~10 pieces) ・ Ground beef… 3lb ・ Minced pork ... 1~1.5lb ・ Eggs ... 2 ・ Mozzarella cheese for pizza ... 1/2 ~ 3/4 cup ・ Onions ... 3 ・ Carrot ... 1 ・ Mushrooms ... 3 ・ Shiitake mushrooms ... 2 ・ Bell pepper ... 1/2 ・ Asparagus ... 3-4 ・ Garlic ・ Curry powder ... 1 tablespoon ・ Nutmeg ... Appropriate amount ・ Chicken consomme ... 2.5 tbsp ・ Salt ... 1/2 to 1 tablespoons ・ Black pepper ・ Soy sauce ... 1/2 tablespoon ・ Bread crumbs ... 2 tablespoons ・ Olive oil ・ Mayonnaise ... 3 tbsp ・ Ketchup ・ Worcestershire sauce ● Cooking Recipe ① Finely chop the garlic, onions, carrots, bell peppers, shiitake mushrooms, carrot and asparagus. Mushrooms are sliced. (Asparagus、bell pepper、shiitake mushroom are optional) ② Put olive oil and chopped garlic in a frying pan and heat over low heat. ③ When the garlic scent comes out, add the vegetables chopped in ①, sprinkle with salt and fry over high heat. ④ When the vegetables are tender and the onions are light brown, remove them from the heat and put them in a large bowl to cool. ⑤ Add a little water or milk to the bread crumbs and moisten it. ⑥ When the vegetables have cooled, put beef, ground pork, mozzarella cheese, eggs, and moistened bread crumbs in a bowl, add curry powder, chicken consomme, nutmeg, mayonnaise, soy sauce, salt, and black pepper, and mix whole well. ⑦ When the whole is mixed well, bake small piece and check the taste. If the taste is vague, add salt to adjust the taste ⑧ When the taste is ready, make the patties into a hamburg steak shape, wrap the unused portion in plastic wrap one by one, and freeze it. ⑨ Put olive oil in a frying pan heated on high heat, put the patties of hamburg making a little dent in the center since it will rise as it cooked, bake on both sides for about 1 minute on high heat, then lower the heat to medium heat and cover it again. Bake on both sides for 2-3 minutes each ⑩ Reduce the heat to medium and low heat, turn the patties over, cover and bake for another 2 to 3 minutes. It was ⑪ Repeat ⑨ and ⑩ a few times while checking the degree of baking. ⑫ When the hamburg is almost cooked, slide it to the side of the frying pan, put the cheese on it, drop the egg in the empty space, sprinkle a little water and cover it and bake it for about one and a half minutes. When the cheese melts and the egg is half-cooked, it's done. ⑫ Transfer the baked hamburg to a warm plate, put the egg on it, and put the ketchup and Worcestershire sauce on the finished hamburger. ● Cooking tips ・ The hamburg steak, which tends to be hard, can be magically juicy and soft by adding a lot of vegetables and mayonnaise. ・ Base vegetables that are used are onions, carrots, mushrooms, and other than that, you can add your favorite vegetables. you can use vegetables left in the refrigerator such as broccoli to use them up. ・ Vegetables that take long to cook, such as carrots, are especially chopped into small pieces. ・ Please adjust the time to cooking patties according to the size. To check if the hamburg is cooked, make a tiny cut on the surface with a spatula, etc., press it lightly, and if the clear gravy oozes out, it is already cooked. ・ patties can be stored frozen. When thawing, it's easy to move it to the refrigerator the night before eating, or if you're at home, take it out of the freezer in the morning and thaw it at room temperature.
HALIFAX — A high-profile sex scandal involving Prince Andrew is prompting a school in Dartmouth, N.S., to change its name. As of Aug. 1, Prince Andrew High School will be renamed Woodlawn High School, to reflect the name of the street and subdivision where the school is located. The school was named after Prince Andrew in 1960, the year he was born, but a recent sex scandal involving a 17-year-old girl and disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein led the school to distance itself from the royal. Andr
MONTREAL — Quebec is seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations driven by new Omicron subvariants that account for about 75 per cent of infections, the province's public health director said Wednesday. Dr. Luc Boileau said the subvariants, such as BA2.12.1, BA.5 and BA.4, appear to be more transmissible than previous strains but not necessarily more severe. The rise in cases was "expected," though it came earlier than authorities had thought, he said, adding that the number of new
Air Canada will cut dozens of daily flights this summer as the airline grapples with a series of challenges amid soaring demand for travel. The changes would see Air Canada reduce its schedule by 77 round trips — or 154 flights — on average, each day during the months of July and August. "Regrettably, things are not business as usual in our industry globally, and this is affecting our operations and our ability to serve you with our normal standards of care," Michael Rousseau, the airline's pres
In Europe for summits, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau committed to giving Ukraine another $350 million for humanitarian aid to keep the government afloat. But Canada’s military may struggle to supply thousands of new troops to support a major NATO realignment.
Airbnb is making permanent its ban on parties at homes listed on the site for short-term rentals. The San Francisco-based company believes the ban has worked, saying Tuesday that reports of parties at listed properties have dropped 44 per cent from a year ago. More than 6,600 guests were suspended last year for related violations, Airbnb said. Airbnb began to crack down on parties in 2019 after a fatal shooting at a party in a house in California. At that time, the company prohibited advertising
A national study has found a drug normally used to dissolve blood clots in heart attack victims can also be used for those who suffer from a stroke and it is faster to administer. The two-year clinical trial from the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto involved 16-hundred stroke patients across the country.