Emer O'Toole says it was a nightmare to get care for her one-year-old asthmatic son when he got pneumonia last week. With pharmacy drug shortages and endless waits in two different emergency rooms, she feared for his life. O'Toole first noticed signs of respiratory distress in her toddler last Sunday, but it wasn't until Wednesday that she was able to get her hands on medication. "That's the point at which it gets dangerous," she said. "You hear wheezing and if there's an infection you often hea
A former Hydro-Québec employee charged with spying for China was released on bail Monday. Yuesheng Wang, 35, was arrested by the RCMP on Nov. 14 and has been in custody since. Federal prosecutors had opposed his release, saying they considered Wang a flight risk. Wang had argued he was committed to staying in Quebec to clear his name and restore his reputation. The judge said he was satisfied with the $200,000 in financial guarantees put forward by the accused. Wang will also have to turn in his
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A cyber attack has disabled online learning and left telephone and email services down, Durham District School Board said Sunday. Literacy tests have been cancelled for Monday and most student chromebooks will not work, the board said. In a letter to parents and guardians, the school board said it was first made aware of the "cyber-incident" on Friday and that IT teams have been working throughout the weekend to restore the services affected. "We have notified law enforcement and are working to
RCMP are looking for four suspects involved in a break-in to a Cochrane, Alta., residence early Sunday morning. In a release, police said the suspects left the home in two vehicles belonging to the victims, along with a bag of personal effects that included RCMP police identification. The break-in happened around 4:15 a.m. in the Rivercrest Blvd. area of Cochrane, RCMP said. One suspect, a man between 5'6" and 5'10" and 170-185 pounds was captured by a residential doorbell camera. He went into t
Divers have recovered the bodies of three people who were killed when a floatplane crashed into the ocean on B.C.'s Central Coast last week. RCMP said the bodies of the pilot and two passengers were found Saturday in Strachan Bay, three days after their Cessna plane went down. Both passengers were returning from a Central Coast logging camp to Port Hardy, B.C., 50 kilometres to the south on Vancouver Island. RCMP and the Transportation Safety Board are both still investigating the crash, but a s
Canada's highest court has made a monumental decision, dismissing appeals that online police investigations targeting adults buying prostituted children were considered entrapment from police. Brittany Rosen explains.
TORONTO — Excitement and jubilation after Canada scored its first-ever goal at the Men's World Cup gave way to dismay after Croatia came back with a string of goals to end the team's hopes of reaching the tournament's knockout round. Fans initially screamed, jumped out of their seats and embraced each other at a sold-out watch party in downtown Toronto Sunday as Alphonso Davies scored the historic goal. The star winger and Bayern Munich player headed the ball home to give Canada an initial 1-0 l
TORONTO — Ontario passed a housing bill Monday intended to spur development but critics say it will lead to higher property taxes, weaken conservation authority powers, and not actually make homes more affordable. The new law is just one move among many in a flurry of recent housing changes from the Progressive Conservative government, including plans to open some areas of the protected Greenbelt land to development and allowing the mayors of Toronto and Ottawa to pass bylaws with just one-third
Canada and its allies must advocate for international peaceful diplomacy to stop the threat of nuclear war and prevent further climate devastation.
European fashion house Balenciaga is facing stiff backlash over a recent holiday campaign that some say sexualized children. Top brand ambassador Kim Kardashian said she's so upset that she is re-evaluating her relationship with the company.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s shift to nuclear-powered submarines will assure its South Pacific neighbors of its commitment to regional security, Britain's Minister of State for the Indo-Pacific said Monday. Australia will announce in March what type of submarine powered with U.S. nuclear technology it wants to build under a deal with the United States and Britain revealed in September last year. Anne-Marie Trevelyan said she expects the three nations to work closely together to deliver
Protesters in Shanghai demanded an end to COVID-19 restrictions and called for China's president to resign, as police across the country struggle to contain an unprecedented wave of civil unrest sparked by a deadly fire in a western city.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge on Monday halted a lawsuit filed by basketball legend Julius Erving against a brand-development and marketing company, ruling that the dispute must go to arbitration. The lawsuit by the Hall of Fame player known as “Dr. J” stems from a 2016 agreement to sell a majority interest in his trademark and other intellectual property to Authentic Brands Group LLC. According to court records, ABG and its controlling member and CEO, James Salter, promised to grow Erving
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With respiratory viruses spreading and emergency rooms buckling under pressure, the province is trying to get the word out about a new service for the 1.2 million Quebecers who do not have a family doctor. This year, the province launched an online and phone service called the Primary Care Access Point. The service — which is known in French as the Guichet d'accès à la première ligne or the GAP — aims to go further than the traditional 811 phone service by allowing people to speak with a nurse,
Winnipeg police have safely arrested Michael Klimchuk, 62, after he allegedly kidnapped a 25-year-old woman and her toddler at random on Friday, RCMP say. Klimchuk is now in the custody of the Portage la Prairie RCMP, according to a Sunday news release. He has been wanted since Friday evening when police say he evaded arrest by using dangerous driving tactics before abandoning his vehicle. That's when police say the 25-year-old woman stopped on the side of the road near Portage la Prairie to hel
AL RAYYAN, Qatar — Alphonso Davies scored against Croatia on Sunday to give Canada its first-ever goal at the men's World Cup. The goal came 67 seconds into the game. Canada's goalkeeper Milan Borjan set up the play with a long goal kick that found Cyle Larin down field. Larin headed the ball to Tajon Buchanan on the right flank. A cross from Buchanan then found Davies flying through the air and the Bayern Munich star headed the ball past Croatian keeper Dominik Livaković to give Canada a 1-0 le
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