Ontario lifts capacity limits today on restaurants, gyms, casinos

COVID Ont 20211022
Ontario is lifting capacity limits today at restaurants, gyms, casinos and some other locations where proof of vaccination against COVID-19 is required.

U.S. lays out new rules for international tourists arriving by air

The Biden administration detailed new international COVID-19 air travel polices for the United States Monday, including exemptions for kids and new federal contact tracing requirements.

Winter Olympics watch: Who's up and who's down after the first big weekend

Skate America Figure Skating
CBC Sports' daily newsletter goes through the most interesting performances by Beijing Olympic contenders over the weekend, including the end of Nathan Chen's winning streak.

Facebook knew about and failed to police abusive content globally: documents

Facebook employees have warned for years that as the company raced to become a global service, it was failing to police abusive content in countries where such speech was likely to cause the most harm, according to interviews with five f...

Jean Chrétien says he never heard about abuse in residential schools while he was minister

Jean Chrétien
Former prime minister Jean Chrétien said Sunday that during his tenure as minister of what was then Indian Affairs, he never heard anything about abuse happening in residential schools.

Canada's Cynthia Appiah slides to monobob bronze at Beijing Olympic test event

Cynthia Appiah of Toronto gave fans a glimpse of her potential on the bobsleigh track in Beijing if given the opportunity to return for Olympic competition in February, earning a bronze medal in women's monobob at Monday's Winter Games t...

Moderna says its low-dose COVID vaccine generates immune response in kids

Virus Outbreak New York Vaccine Kids
Moderna says its clinical trials with children aged six to 11 showed two doses that were half the size of its adult shots produced similar levels of virus-fighting antibodies in children.

Who do Albertans think they are?

Cattle Branding
The results of last week's Alberta municipal elections challenged conventional notions of the province as a "wild west" dominated by white, conservative, Christian men.

World top-15 players Auger-Aliassime, Shapovalov to lead Canada at Davis Cup

Felix Auger-Aliassime and Denis Shapovalov will lead Canada at the upcoming Davis Cup Finals international tennis tournament. They join Vasek Pospisil as returning players from the team that advanced to the final tie of the 2019 event be...

Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr. joins Mariners ownership group

Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr. is investing in the Seattle Mariners in a way he never has before. He'll be part of the ownership group going forward, the team announced Monday.

Amazon rainforest helps push greenhouse gases to new record high

Brazil Amazon Fires
The World Meteorological Organization reported Monday that greenhouse gas concentrations hit a new record high last year and increased at a faster rate than the annual average for the last decade despite a temporary reduction during pand...

Ontario university sports extremely white, from student athletes to coaches, report finds

University athletics in Ontario are overwhelmingly white, from student athletes to coaches to administrators, according to a new report that found rampant systemic racism in varsity sports.

Powered by Feed Informer