GTA, Southern Ontario feeling effects of severe thunder storm

GTA, Southern Ontario feeling effects of severe thunder storm

A severe thunderstorm is leaving a trail of chaos in its wake across the Greater Toronto Area and Southern Ontario. Environment Canada put much of Southern Ontario under a severe thunderstorm warning on Saturday. A storm, marked by torrential rain and high winds, moved from London, Ont., through Waterloo and into the Greater Toronto area. … Read more

Surrey RCMP officers called when tensions rise outside Service Canada passport office – BC

Surrey RCMP officers called when tensions rise outside Service Canada passport office – BC

Surrey RCMP confirm officers were called to the Service Canada passport office Friday after tensions reached a boiling point. Dozens of people have been lining up outside the office, some for days, even sleeping overnight on the promise that priority service would be given to those who are travelling in the next 24 to 48 … Read more

NHL Game 2 Highlights | Oilers vs. Flames – May 20, 2022 – SPORTSNET

NHL Game 2 Highlights | Oilers vs. Flames – May 20, 2022 – SPORTSNET

NHL Game 2 Highlights | Oilers vs. Flames – May 20, 2022  SPORTSNET Hockey’s Battle Of Alberta Is Back And As Entertaining As Ever  FiveThirtyEight Second Round, Gm 2: Oilers @ Flames 5/20 | NHL Playoffs 2022  NHL OILERS NOTES: Defence needs to be a lot better in Game 2  Edmonton Sun Edmonton Oilers at Calgary Flames Game 2 … Read more

Ex-Tory finance critic says he left role after MPs tried to ‘muzzle’ Poilievre criticism – National

Ex-Tory finance critic says he left role after MPs tried to ‘muzzle’ Poilievre criticism – National

Former Conservative finance critic Ed Fast says he stepped down from the role earlier this week to “speak freely” after some of his fellow MPs tried to “muzzle” his criticism of leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre. In an email sent through Jean Charest’s leadership campaign, which Fast is co-chairing, the longtime Abbotsford MP said Poilievre’s supporters … Read more

Vancouver park board relaunches Alcohol in Parks pilot program for another summer

Vancouver park board relaunches Alcohol in Parks pilot program for another summer

Last year’s popular pilot program allowing Vancouverites to drink alcohol in some of Vancouver’s parks has been brought back for another summer. At its May 16 meeting, the park board approved a draft bylaw amendments needed to support the relaunch of its 2021 Alcohol in Parks Pilot program. The bylaw was formally passed June 17. … Read more

Vancouver Whitecaps look to buck road woes against expansion side Charlotte FC

Vancouver Whitecaps look to buck road woes against expansion side Charlotte FC

VANCOUVER – After a near-perfect homestand, the Vancouver Whitecaps are once again hitting the road — a road that has not been kind to the club this season. The ‘Caps (3-6-2) have yet to earn a single point away from B.C. Place this year, dropping all five matches they’ve played away from home. That needs … Read more

Toronto woman shares encounter with dozens of ticks in her suburban backyard

Toronto woman shares encounter with dozens of ticks in her suburban backyard

A relaxing afternoon reclining in her backyard with her dogs should have been just that — relaxing. Little did Michelle Snider know, however, they were also entertaining some unwanted, blood-sucking company: ticks she says — coming from her own backyard, in the suburban Long Branch area in west Toronto. “I was literally picking six, seven … Read more

Jason Kenney to stay on as UCP leader until successor chosen

Jason Kenney to stay on as UCP leader until successor chosen

Jason Kenney will remain the leader of the United Conservative Party until his successor is chosen. A statement issued from UCP caucus chair Nathan Neudorf Thursday said a daylong meeting in Calgary had “vigorous discussion and debate” about the future of the party and the need to stay united. Read more: Alberta Premier Jason Kenney … Read more

Free family fishing fun at two lakes for Metro Vancouver residents

Free family fishing fun at two lakes for Metro Vancouver residents

A nonprofit organization has announced the return of two free family fishing events for Metro Vancouver residents at two Lower Mainland lakes this spring. The long-running events, both of which have been cancelled the past two years because of the COVID-19 pandemic, will take place at Como Lake and Lafarge Lake in Coquitlam. Festival Coquitlam … Read more

Jury in Chantel Moore coroner’s inquest rules her death a homicide

Jury in Chantel Moore coroner’s inquest rules her death a homicide

The jury in New Brunswick’s coroner’s inquest into the fatal shooting of Chantel Moore has ruled her death a homicide. The 26-year-old Indigenous woman was shot by an Edmundston police officer during a “wellness check” after she advanced toward him with a knife on the morning of June 4, 2020. Moore, a member of the … Read more