Pharmacare progress expected to be among priorities as NDP caucus gathers – National | Globalnews.ca – Global News

Pharmacare progress expected to be among priorities as NDP caucus gathers – National | Globalnews.ca – Global News

Pharmacare progress expected to be among priorities as NDP caucus gathers – National | Globalnews.ca  Global News In The News for Jan. 18: The federal New Democrats gather for day one of retreat  Sudbury.com Federal budget will determine survival of NDP-Liberal agreement, NDP finance critic says  CBC News NDP MPs kick off caucus retreat with speech from Jagmeet … Read more

DineSafe: Toronto health inspectors find major infractions at six restaurants on Jan. 16

DineSafe: Toronto health inspectors find major infractions at six restaurants on Jan. 16

Toronto Public Health issued six conditional passes to restaurants, cafés, bakeries, bars and grocery stores on Jan. 16. Fresh and Wild at 69 Spadina Avenue received a conditional pass with two major infractions: Fail to ensure storage shelves designed to protect against contamination Fail to protect against harbouring of pests Jian Bing Club at 5418 … Read more

Woman dies after being struck by train in Banff – Calgary | Globalnews.ca – Global News

Woman dies after being struck by train in Banff – Calgary | Globalnews.ca – Global News

Woman dies after being struck by train in Banff – Calgary | Globalnews.ca  Global News RCMP say 19-year-old woman dead after being hit by train in Banff, Alta.  The Globe and Mail 19-year-old woman dead after being struck by train  OkotoksOnline.com Banff, Alta. train crash claims life of 19-year-old woman | CTV News  CTV News Calgary Woman killed on … Read more

China fighter jet flew within six metres of US surveillance plane | South China Sea News

China fighter jet flew within six metres of US surveillance plane | South China Sea News

Video of incident shows a Chinese J-11 jet flying dangerously close to a US surveillance plane over the South China Sea. A Chinese fighter jet flew within six metres (20 feet) of a United States Air Force surveillance plane over the hotly contested South China Sea earlier this month, the US military said on Thursday. … Read more

‘The gold standard’: Vancouver rock music legend Tom Harrison dies

‘The gold standard’: Vancouver rock music legend Tom Harrison dies

There’s sad news from Vancouver’s music scene, as rock reporter and musician Tom Harrison has passed away. Tom Harrison’s name is synonymous with rock music in Vancouver. Since the mid-1970s, he has written about pop and rock. Harrison leaves a rich legacy as being remembered as someone who was instrumental for local artists. He also … Read more

Lottery tickets worth $5-million-plus drawn for Toronto, Mississauga players – Toronto | Globalnews.ca – Global News

Lottery tickets worth $5-million-plus drawn for Toronto, Mississauga players – Toronto | Globalnews.ca – Global News

Lottery tickets worth $5-million-plus drawn for Toronto, Mississauga players – Toronto | Globalnews.ca  Global News Two Lotto 6/49 tickets worth $2.5 million each sold in the GTA  CP24 Winning $2.5 million lottery ticket was sold in Mississauga | insauga  insauga.com View Full Coverage on Google News

Owner of Vancouver restaurant robbed four times in past year warns small businesses – BC

Owner of Vancouver restaurant robbed four times in past year warns small businesses – BC

A Vancouver restaurant is yet another example of the challenges small businesses are facing when it comes to break-ins and vandalism in the city. Since opening just over a year ago, Zarak by Afghan Kitchen in Mount Pleasant has been targeted more than four times. The latest incident happened early Wednesday. Surveillance cameras captured the … Read more

TransLink changing 45 Metro Vancouver bus routes on Jan. 2 due to ridership levels – BC

TransLink changing 45 Metro Vancouver bus routes on Jan. 2 due to ridership levels – BC

A number of Metro Vancouver bus routes will soon have different schedules and routes, according to TransLink. The ongoing growth of suburban population and ridership levels in different neighbourhoods is the key factor for the changes. Read more: TransLink mayors’ council: New funding model needed for future projects “TransLink changes bus service every quarter to … Read more

From Hollywood to Hastings: Vancouver actor recounts struggle with addiction and recovery

From Hollywood to Hastings: Vancouver actor recounts struggle with addiction and recovery

As part of a special series, Global News is exploring the struggles of those living on the Downtown Eastside. In part one, a Vancouver man’s journey from Hollywood to Hastings shows how hard it is to get out of a cycle of addiction.  Bernie Coulson has been called a genius. The Vancover-born actor and producer … Read more

Downtown Eastside SROs top Heritage Vancouver’s 2022 watch list – BC

Downtown Eastside SROs top Heritage Vancouver’s 2022 watch list – BC

Heritage Vancouver is calling for a better balance of preservation and improving lives when it comes to the future of single-room occupancy hotels (SROs) in the Downtown Eastside. The group released its annual watch list of “10 places or themes of interest” and the hotels topped the list. Read more: This Is BC: Family business … Read more