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A convoy of truckers has left Kingston en route for a Saturday rally in Ottawa.
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia is bracing for a third wave of COVID-19 infections as the highly transmissible omicron variant drives a surge in new cases, health authorities and experts said Saturday. The country reported 11,588 new confirmed infections and 17 deaths on Saturday in the last 24-hour period. It was the highest daily caseload since August when Indonesia was struggling to contain a delta-driven wave. Indonesia had recovered from last year's spike that was among the worst in the
Johanna Wagstaffe explains study showing temperature of cities decreases in lockdown
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Christian Pulisic, Weston McKennie and Tyler Adams started together for the first time in almost three years, and Jesús Ferreira was picked over Ricardo Pepi at forward for the United States' World Cup qualifier against El Salvador on Thursday night. U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter changed five starters from the previous qualifier, a 1-1 draw at Jamaica in November. Goalkeeper Matt Turner, defender Walker Zimmerman and Ferreira were the only starters from Major League Soccer, pl
Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole says the unvaccinated truckers rolling into Ottawa is a “symbol” of the frustration they feel toward Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his pandemic policies like vaccine mandates. He also denounced individuals involved in the convoy who are pushing extremist ideas.
Some members of Canada’s Olympic delegation were placed under COVID-19 protocols upon arrival in Beijing. These protocols are strict — with Chinese officials hoping to keep COVID-19 out of the Olympics just days before it begins.
Yellowknife's referendum on whether the city should borrow $10 million to build a new aquatic centre might feel like ancient history, but for one Yellowknifer questions remain about how the city handled the campaign. On Nov. 23, 2021 Yellowknifers voted in favour of borrowing the money. Tim Thurley, a former political campaign manager, member's assistant on Parliament Hill and volunteer political candidate scrutineer, maintains that city staff breached the city's ethical code of conduct for empl
VICTORIA — The percentage of B.C. residents 12 and over to reach triple vaccination status is now at 43 per cent. A statement from the Health Ministry also says 90 per cent of people 12 and older have received their second shot. The province is reporting 2,033 new cases of COVID-19, although health officials have said testing limitations mean that number could be up to five times higher. The statement says 977 people infected with the virus are in hospital and 141 of them are getting intensive c
The Métis National Council (MNC) is alleging its previous administration had a scheme to financially harm the MNC to better position the Manitoba Métis Federation (MMF) to take its place on the national stage, according to court documents. The MNC filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit in an Ontario Superior Court on Thursday against former MNC president Clement Chartier, MMF president and former MNC vice-president and minister of finance David Chartrand, Wenda Waytteyne, former executive director
After two terms as the Ottawa city councillor for Alta Vista ward, Jean Cloutier says he will not run for a seat on council in 2022. In a newsletter sent to his residents on Thursday, he told them it had been an honour to serve but he looked forward to taking part in the fall election as a constituent and would like to spend more of his time with his family. "I have been able to accomplish many of the goals I set out to achieve when I first ran, and to respond to the challenges which arrived una
Ottawa police say they have been in touch with leaders of a trucker convoy over weekend protest plans in the capital and are getting ready for several scenarios — including violence.
Two more people with COVID-19 have died in Saskatchewan, and hospital numbers continue to rise as the Omicron variant spreads across the province, the province's dashboard advised on Friday. One person with the disease who died was in the 60 to 79 age range while the other one was 80 years of age or older, according to the province. Since the start of the pandemic, 987 people with COVID-19 have died in Saskatchewan. Hospital numbers have jumped by 14 since yesterday's update, bringing the total
Charlottetown teacher Bethany Norris started an Igloo-building project with her son and hopes other kids will do the same.
Crowds cheered, waved flags and hoisted signs in Ontario and New Brunswick on Thursday as parts of a large national convoy of truckers headed for Ottawa to protest the federal government's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for cross-border drivers. The movement, which began in British Columbia days earlier, has been picking up participants across the country, with local truckers joining in at different points. In a packed mall parking lot north of Toronto, supporters threw cash and food up to truckers in
Conservative Party Leader Erin O’Toole said Thursday that he would meet with truckers on Friday as a trucker convoy rumbles toward Ottawa. O’Toole said the convoy was a symbol of the division in Canada and appealed to Canadians to show compassion toward truckers and those who haven’t been vaccinated.
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Dr. Eileen de Villa, Toronto's medical officer of health, said Friday that public health officials increasingly believe that COVID-19 will become endemic and that there will be a level of infection that Torontonians will have to learn to live with. "Increasingly, public health officials the world over are recognizing that, given the current circumstances and given the presence of variants like Omicron and the significant transmissibility that they bring with them, that we are likely to find ours
SURREY, B.C. — The Mounties called in explosive experts after a person walked into one of their offices in Surrey, B.C., with a grenade on Thursday. The RCMP say someone went to their Guildford office to hand over the device, saying it was found at a nearby park. The office and surrounding area had to be evacuated because it was unclear if the grenade was still functioning. Streets around the detachment were also closed as a precaution. Const. Sarbjit Sangha says in a news release that anyone wh
Chief public health officer Dr. Theresa Tam says only adolescents at high risk of severe outcomes should get booster shots. She says there is still data to come in but is hopeful we're on the downward slope of the Omicron wave.