Affordability issues such as housing and gas prices are central in the Ontario election campaign, and for many parents of young children there is no bigger expense than child care.
The Mercier Bridge leading to Montreal was blocked by Kahnawà:ke Peacekeepers for more than an hour Saturday, as youth from the community protested against Bill 96.
The dip in Ontario’s hospitalizations was accompanied by a lower-than-average death increase. The province reported two further deaths as a result of the virus on Sunday.
Alberta UCP leadership rival Danielle Smith many Albertans feel Kenney didn’t take the referendum to push for changes to the equalization formula seriously enough.
Far-right extremism is a growing concern for Canadian national security authorities. Race replacement theory is the latest conspiracy in that spectrum under the spotlight.
The ICE scored three power-play goals and an empty-netter in the third period Saturday to snap a 1-1 tie and even their best-of-seven Eastern Conference final series.
Davos — the hub of an elite annual gathering in the Swiss Alps — is back, more than two years after the coronavirus pandemic kept its business gurus, political leaders and high-minded activists away. There’s no shortage of urgent issues for the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting to tackle. With their lofty ambition to help… Continue reading Climate to Conflict, Davos’ Post-COVID Return Has Full Plate
Enough specialty infant formula for more than half a million baby bottles arrived Sunday in Indianapolis. The formula, weighing 78,000 pounds (35,380 kilograms), was being transported by military plane, White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters aboard Air Force One as President Joe Biden flew from South Korea to Japan. It is the first… Continue reading 78,000 Pounds of Infant Formula Arrives in US
A man was robbed at gunpoint and a suspect was critically wounded on a CTA Red Line train Sunday morning near the 95th Street stop. The man, 55, struggled with two armed suspects over his bag on the train near the 95th Street station about 3 a.m., Chicago police said. During the struggle, a suspect… Continue reading Man Robbed at Gunpoint, Suspect Critically Hurt on CTA Red Line Train
Residents in the Chicago area will see a cool and breezy Sunday, with below-average temperatures settling in for an extended stay. According to forecast models, temperatures will start out cool and stay cool on Sunday, with highs reaching into the low-to-mid 60s throughout the area. That will be accompanied by dry conditions after a cold… Continue reading Forecast: Cool, Breezy Conditions Expected in Chicago Area Sunday
The QIA, which manages $450 billion in assets, is ranked as the world’s ninth-largest sovereign wealth fund.
A bid by Ukraine to join the European Union could not be finalised for “15 or 20 years,” France’s Europe minister Clement Beaune said on Sunday.
A US landscaper met a grim accidental death on Thursday after being attacked by a giant swarm of bees as he hung suspended from a tree.
The much-ballyhooed World Economic Forum in the Swiss Alpine town of Davos gets underway this week after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic
Pakistani police arrested six men from the same family on Sunday, accused of murdering two sisters who were from the same village but also had Spanish citizenship
Gangs are fighting each other and seizing territory in Haiti’s capital with a new intensity and brutality
Artist Jon Foreman finds inspiration in nature and a receding tide, using rocks that he finds, or raked sand, to turn the beaches of Wales into spectacular designs that are destined to be washed away. Correspondent Seth Doane reports on landscape art that is stunning – and fleeting.
PYEONGTAEK, South Korea — President Joe Biden said Sunday that recent cases of monkeypox that have been identified in Europe and the United States were something “to be concerned about.” In his first public comments on the disease, Biden added: “It is a concern in that if it were to spread it would be consequential.”… Continue reading Biden Says Monkeypox Cases Something to ‘Be Concerned About’
World leaders are descending on the Swiss mountain resort for the WEF’s belated annual meeting. Here’s what the 2022 event is likely to have in store.
Doug Ford will stop in cottage country on the second day of the long weekend, before going door-knocking in the riding Steven Del Duca is seeking election.
One of the things driving vinyl’s continued resurrection is the contention that it sounds better than other formats. But are people prepared to buy the necessary audio gear?
Cyclists said they don’t like lanes that are merely painted on the ground — because they often fade and offer little protection. Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Sun-Times Chicagoans love their bikes, and they eagerly share their favorite routes to ride in the city. Local cyclists also are quick to spout their frustrations and concerns, from safety to… Continue reading What cyclists love — and hate — about biking in Chicago
City contractors begin work on new bike lanes on North Milwaukee Avenue near North California Avenue in September of 2020. Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Sun-Times When WBEZ asked Chicago cyclists to sound off on biking in the city, one question kept coming up: How does the city decide where to put bike lanes? As biking season gears… Continue reading How does the city decide where to put new bike lanes?
AUSTIN (KXAN) — In a memo to Austin council members, Austin Water’s interim director said staff anticipates drought response stage one regulations will be triggered “in the near future.” This would be the first water restriction stage since November 2018 when Austin entered its base water conservation stage. Summer forecast: What to expect with drought… Continue reading Memo: Austin Water anticipates drought water restrictions soon
At a summit in Tokyo on Tuesday, the new Australian prime minister will meet an American president who in many ways is his mirror image.
Britain is seeing daily infections of the rare monkeypox virus that are unconnected to any travel to West Africa, where the disease is endemic, a health official said on Sunday.
35-year-old Dr Nas Mohammed has come out in the open and may have just become the first Qatari man to declare publicly that he is gay.
Pope Francis has expressed his spiritual closeness to Catholics in China and voiced hope that the church there operates in “freedom and tranquility
An Israeli court has sentenced six Palestinian inmates to five years in prison for tunneling out of their cell last year and escaping from a high-security facility
Ukrainian forces were deterring Russia’s intensified thrust in the east, President Volodymyr Zelensky said Sunday.
The government in Warsaw is a strong supporter of Ukraine’s bid to join the EU, which Zelenskyy says will determine Ukraine’s future.
On Sunday, most female anchors were seen with their faces covered after the Taliban’s Vice and Virtue Ministry began enforcing the decree.
Here is your guide for what’s open and what’s closed in Toronto on Victoria Day.
It will be important for Nova Scotia and New Brunswick to find sources of electricity to complement the future Atlantic Loop because they still have coal-fired generating plants.
Liberal Leader Steven Del Duca is in Northern Ontario, while Andrea Horwath, Doug Ford and Mike Schreiner will campaign in Southern Ontario.
In a rare joint television interview, Ukraine’s first lady said: “Nobody takes my husband away from me, not even the war.”
SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently posted a job advertisement on Twitter and internet users could not help but troll the billionaire.
North-east Bangladesh’s worst floods in nearly 20 years began receding on Sunday, but rescue workers were struggling to help millions marooned by extreme weather across the region that has killed…
The sultanate of Oman has announced an end to its mask mandate and remaining coronavirus curbs after over two years of pandemic restrictions
Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers have begun enforcing an order requiring all female TV news anchors in the country to cover their faces while on-air
Russians have occupied Kherson in southern Ukraine since the early days of the invasion, and are trying to turn it into a Russian city.
Ayesha Rascoe speaks to Jenny Town, senior fellow at the Stimson Center and director of its 38 North Program, about the recent uptick in North Korea’s ballistic missile tests.
Tourists, one of the mainstays of the Cuban economy, are returning. But the recovery is slow, and some say mismanaged.
India values its relationship with the United States, but it wants to keep its ties to Russia too.
The president tended to both business and security interests Sunday as he wrapped up a three-day trip to South Korea.
Shanghai reopened a small part of the world’s longest subway system on Sunday after some lines had been closed for almost two months, as the city paves the way for a more complete lifting of its painful COVID-19 lockdown next week.
As Spain endures unusually high temperatures for the season, scientists warn heatwaves and intense temperatures may be here to stay.
Researchers reviewed information on 32,802 creatures listed on the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Red List of Threatened Species and identified 562 of them lost.
AUSTIN (KXAN) — Saturday afternoon, Austin Pets Alive! took to Twitter to ask for the public’s help after a clog caused the Parvo Puppy ICU in the shelter to flood. In the tweet, it said people were needed to help pick up and foster parvo negative dogs. According to APA, there were 45 dogs in… Continue reading APA! asks for public’s help after sewer clog causes flooding in parvo ward
Getting enough sleep is actually of the most effective ways to fight infection, says immunologist and functional medicine doctor Heather Moday. She shares why quality sleep is essential for boosting your immune system, and how to get more of it.