Vaughan Public Libraries’ three Resource Libraries reopen
Published Date:  Tuesday, January 18, 2022 Description:  Vaughan Public Libraries (VPL) has reopened its three Resource Libraries – Bathurst Clark, Civic Cen...
Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the wo...
Students in Quebec and much of Ontario are back in school after Monday's scheduled return to in-person education was delayed for many by a winter storm.
Al-Shabab claims deadly bombing near Somali military camp
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — At least four people were killed and 10 others wounded in Somalia’s capital when a man in an explosive vest detonated at a te...
COVID-19 Update: Hospitalizations now over 1,000 in Alber...
Watch this page throughout the day for updates on COVID-19 in Calgary
Canadiens name Kent Hughes as their new general manager
Bilingual Montreal native has built "an excellent reputation" as an NHL player agent for more than 25 years, Geoff Molson says.
Ford says announcement on Ontario’s COVID restrictions to...
Premier Doug Ford says an announcement will be made this week on whether to loosen COVID-19 restrictions currently in place in Ontario. The province has been...
US plans wildfire fight where forests, neighborhoods collide
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Biden administration plans to significantly expand efforts to stave off catastrophic wildfires that have torched areas of the U.S....
COVID live updates: Quebec 89 deaths as hospitalizations ...
Legault has “plunged Quebec into darkness" to distract from his “catastrophic” pandemic response: Anglade.
Lebanese judge freezes assets of central bank governor
BEIRUT (AP) — An investigating judge in Beirut on Tuesday froze some assets belonging to the country’s central bank governor, who is accused of corrupt...
Harris still struggling to define herself one year in VP job
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden put the full weight of his presidency behind voting rights action last week, heading to Capitol Hill in an effort to pu...
Quebec ambulance company launches campaign to end violenc...
Dealing with violent behaviour isn't "part of the job," a company spokesman says.
Six O'Clock Solution: Hearty curried chicken with a fruit...
This is one of more than 100 efficiently designed, flavourful recipes from Trish Magwood's latest cookbook, My New Table.
WestJet cancels one in five February flights as Omicron t...
CALGARY — WestJet Airlines Inc. is cutting 20 per cent of its February flights as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to surge. The Calgary-based airline says th...
Cougar 'lunged' at man walking his leashed dog in B.C. pa...
A warning was issued by B.C. conservation officers after a cougar reportedly lunged at a man while he was walking his dog in a Kelowna park over the weekend.
Do Minnesota cases show it’s getting easier to convict cops?
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — First, it was Mohamed Noor — convicted of murder for shooting an unarmed woman who approached his police SUV. Then it was Derek Chauvin, f...
Former AG William Barr’s memoir to be published March 8
NEW YORK (AP) — Former Attorney General William P. Barr has a memoir coming out March 8 titled “One Damn Thing After Another,” and billed by his publisher as...
Ontario hospitals report 4,183 COVID-19 patients
Ontario reports a record 4,183 COVID-19 patients in hospital
Irish mourn slain 23-year-old teacher who was out jogging
LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of mourners turned out Tuesday in Ireland for the funeral Mass of a 23-year-old elementary school teacher whose slaying has reignited ...
Quebec singer-songwriter Karim Ouellet, 37, found dead
The Quebec City coroner’s office is conducting an investigation to determine the cause and circumstances of Ouellet’s death.
Mazigh: Alexa McDonough's support at a critical time ceme...
When my husband, Maher Arar, was arrested by the American authorities and 'rendered' to Syria to be tortured, I was distraught, confused and alone. The NDP l...
Today in history: The worst accident in the history of th...
On this date, Jan. 18, in history: In 1535, Francisco Pizarro, Spanish conquistador, founded Lima, Peru. In 1562, the Council of Trent, a counter-reformation...
Manitoba cabinet shuffle is the first since Heather Stefa...
School buses cancelled but schools are open; parking ban ...
It’s a snow day for school buses in Ottawa but schools remain open if kids can get there for a first day of in-person learning since the holiday break....
Suncor provides details on worker death; CEO says recent ...
CALGARY — Suncor Energy Inc. says it is committed to improving workplace safety after a truck crash earlier this month resulted in the death of a contractor ...
Hospitalizations surpass 4,000 as Ontario reports 38 new ...
Ontario reaches a new pandemic high for COVID-19 hospitalizations as health officials report 38 additional deaths. There are now 4,183 people in the hospital...
Jim Obergefell, face of gay marriage, to run for Ohio House
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Gay rights advocate Jim Obergefell, whose name was atop the U.S. Supreme Court case legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide, announced Tu...
Review: TV star Bertinelli pens compelling ‘Enough Already’
“Enough Already: Learning to Love the Way I Am Today” by Valerie Bertinelli (Mariner Books) Valerie Bertinelli has been in the public eye for going on a half...
Ontario reports 4,183 patients in hospital with COVID-19,...
The number of patients in an Ontario hospital with COVID-19 rose to 4,183 on Tuesday as ICU admissions related to the virus reached 580.
Europe narrows hunt for next astronauts, eyes crewed flights
BERLIN (AP) — The European Space Agency has narrowed down the candidate list for its next generation of astronauts, including dozens who have a physical disa...
Vaccination passport now required liquor and cannabis sho...
Proof of vaccination is now required to enter SAQ liquor stores (Societe des alcools du Quebec) and SQDC pot shops (Societe quebecoise du cannabis) in the pr...
Police seek suspect in two robberies at Elgin Street busi...
The Ottawa police’s robbery unit is asking the public to help them identify a man allegedly linked to a pair of robberies reported on Jan. 8 and 12 at ...
RCMP lay second-degree murder charges in 2020 homicide of...
Alberta RCMP’s major crimes unit has arrested and charged a man in relation to the death of a 27-year-old man from Brooks. Dylan Denault was found dece...
Ottawa man charged with Halloween assault in Kingston
An Ottawa man has been charged by Kingston Police after another young man was assaulted early Halloween morning at Pizza Pizza in the Hub area of the city. A...
Montreal Canadiens hire new general manager
The Montreal Canadiens have named player agent Kent Hughes as the NHL club's 18th general manager. The 51-year-old Montreal native has been an agent and part...
WestJet cancels 20 per cent of February flights as Omicro...
WestJet has made significant cuts to its February flight schedule in response to staffing shortages and pandemic-related barriers on air travel.
Kent Hughes named general manager of the Montreal Canadiens
The 51-year-old Montrealer and hockey agent has represented Patrice Bergeron, Kristopher Letang, Anthony Beauvillier and Darnell Nurse.
OPP roundup: Counterfeiters imprint walrus, man’s face on...
Plus: Police find dead alligator in ditch; motorist wears bulletproof vest; armoured car rolls over
'We just loved every minute': New Hamburg family appears ...
When Connie Maier’s niece, Stacey, didn’t get into the Canadian reality TV show Dragons’ Den, she was disappointed, but it was short-lived.
Bulgarian PM visits North Macedonia to boost battered ties
SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — The new prime ministers of North Macedonia and Bulgaria agreed Tuesday to redouble efforts to improve relations between the Ba...
Police investigate Cambridge gas station robbery
Waterloo Regional Police are continuing to investigate a robbery at a gas station in the area of Hespeler Road and Eagle Street North in Cambridge.
Vaccine passport now required to enter SAQ and SQDC stores
The measure is designed to encourage Quebecers to get their first shot, Health Minister Christian Dubé says.
Israel says it successfully tests long-range missile defense
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel said Tuesday it has successfully tested a system designed to intercept ballistic missiles outside the earth’s atmosphere. The A...
Russia moves more troops westward amid Ukraine tensions
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia is sending troops from the country’s far east to Belarus for major war games, officials said Tuesday, in a deployment further beefing up...
Police Taser, arrest sword-wielding woman damaging vehicl...
A woman has been arrested after police say she was found damaging property while armed with a sword in Oshawa on Sunday night. Durham Police responded to a c...
Coronavirus public health Q&A with Dr. Vinita Dubey (Jan....
Toronto’s Associate Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Vinita Dubey, will take your COVID-19 related questions in a LIVE interview on Thursday, Jan. 20 at 12:30 ...
Israel lawmakers outraged over claim police used NSO spyware
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli lawmakers on Tuesday called for a parliamentary inquiry into the police’s alleged use of sophisticated spyware on Israeli citizens, ...
Bic buys Toronto tattoo company for US$65M
Stationery maker Bic to buy Toronto temporary tattoo company for US$65 million
Stationery maker Bic to buy Toronto temporary tattoo comp...
TORONTO — Bic is buying Inkbox, a Toronto-based temporary tattoo company, for US$65 million. The stationery and shaver giant says Inkbox will broaden its por...
Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 23-29
Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 23-29: Jan. 23: Actor Chita Rivera is 89. Actor-director Lou Antonio (“Cool Hand Luke”) is 88. Jazz vibraphonist Gar...
EXPLAINER: 5G and air travel
The airline industry is raising the stakes in a showdown with AT&T and Verizon over plans to launch new 5G wireless service this week, warning that thous...
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