Worldwide national, October 8, 2021 | Vaccinated Canadians warned to stay vigilant this Thanksgiving – Global News

Worldwide national, October 8, 2021 | Vaccinated Canadians warned to stay vigilant this Thanksgiving  Worldwide news Record gas prices in Canada expected to remain high into winter  Worldwide news COVID-19: Travel kinks still need to train for Canadians with mixed vaccine doses  Worldwide news Thanksgiving Weekend Prediction: Here’s What Canadians Can Expect  Worldwide news Worldwide national: October 7, 2021 … Read more

Director apologizes after Hamilton, Ont. School announces dress code during sexual assault investigation

TORONTO — The head of a Hamilton, Ont. The high school has apologized after an announcement about the female dress code just days after police began investigating sexual assaults related to the school. Three days ago, Hamilton Police confirmed they were investigating several reports of sexual assault and harassment related to the Waterdown District High … Read more

Ontario’s highest court dismisses appeal of man who killed Ottawa police officer

OTTAWA — Ontario’s highest court has dismissed an appeal from Ottawa police officer Const. Eric Czapnik 12 years ago. Kevin Gregson was convicted on a charge of first degree murder in the death of Czapnik on December 29, 2009 outside the Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus. Gregson, a former RCMP officer, appealed the conviction to the … Read more

Worldwide national: October 7, 2021 | Saskatchewan shifts COVID-19 response to emergency operations – Global News

Worldwide national: October 7, 2021 | Saskatchewan shifts COVID-19 response to emergency operations  Worldwide news sask. Prime Minister Scott Moe says there are no new COVID-19 restrictions for the foreseeable future, despite the high number of cases  CBC.ca sask. government transfers control of COVID-19 to Provincial Emergency Operations Center  CTV News Provincial Emergency Operations Center takes over Saskatchewan’s … Read more

Woman sentenced to 48 months in prison for stealing $2.4 million from Ontario Minor Hockey Association

TORONTO — A 47-year-old woman has been sentenced to 48 months in prison after pleading guilty to defrauding the Ontario Minor Hockey Association (OMHA) of approximately $2.4 million. York Regional Police launched an investigation in November 2018 after receiving a report of missing funds. Investigators found that during the accused’s time as finance director at … Read more

Water out on Ottawa Hospital General campus after legionellosis diagnosis

OTTAWA – Water in some units on the Ottawa Hospital General campus has been shut down after a patient was diagnosed with legionellosis. The water system is undergoing hyperchlorination. “We are working with healthcare teams to ensure alternative water sources are available during this time, to minimize the impact on patient care,” the statement said. … Read more

Health officials explain COVID-19 outbreaks at three Toronto schools

TORONTO — Toronto Public Health (TPH) has declared outbreaks of COVID-19 at three schools in the city after it was found that multiple cases of the virus were linked within the separate facilities. In a series of tweets published Monday night, TPH said the schools affected are Westway Junior Public School, Immaculate Conception Catholic School … Read more

Local MPP Urges New Catholic School in Findlay Creek

OTTAWA — MPP seeks support to build Catholic Elementary School in Findlay Creek Findlay Creek is a growing area in the southern part of Ottawa, and there is a push to build a new Catholic elementary school for the subsection. Goldie Ghamari, the Progressive Conservative MPP for the area, has launched a petition to collect … Read more

Local MPP Urges New Catholic School in Findlay Creek

OTTAWA — MPP seeks support to build Catholic Elementary School in Findlay Creek Findlay Creek is a growing area in the southern part of Ottawa, and there is a push to build a new Catholic elementary school for the subsection. Goldie Ghamari, the Progressive Conservative MPP for the area, has launched a petition to collect … Read more

More than $1 million worth of cannabis products seized in Kanata, Carleton Place

OTTAWA — Police have seized more than $1 million worth of illegal cannabis products after searches in Kanata and Carleton Place. Last week’s searches of an industrial factory on Emily Street in Carleton Place and a house on Huntsman Crescent in Kanata revealed more than 700 cannabis plants and 88 kilograms of processed cannabis, OPP … Read more

Police withdrew officers before Sandy Hill street party escalated: Mayor

OTTAWA — Officials seek answers about how a street party near the University of Ottawa got so out of hand after Saturday’s Panda game between the uOttawa and Carleton University soccer teams. One of the questions: why was there so few police presence at a large party that injured at least seven people, overturned a … Read more

Ontario Prime Minister Doug Ford’s Speech from the Throne sets out economic recovery from COVID-19 as a priority

TORONTO — The Ontario government says the next eight months until the provincial election will be spent strengthening health care and long-term care, and boosting economic recovery as it emerges from the pandemic. Lt.-Gov. Elizabeth Dowdeswell delivers Prime Minister Doug Ford’s throne speech today, marking the start of a new legislative session and the opportunity … Read more

‘Outraged and alarmed’: Ottawa mayor sets up meeting with police chief, councilor to discuss Sandy Hill street party

OTTAWA — Mayor Jim Watson will meet with Ottawa Police Chief Peter Sloly and Coun. Mathieu Fleury, as the City of Ottawa, police and the University of Ottawa search for answers after the Panda Game celebrations in Sandy Hill. The Ottawa Police Department says: more than 2,000 people descended on Russell Avenue late Saturday night, … Read more

Redirecting Rainwater in Ottawa One Garden at a Time

OTTAWA — On Sunday, residents of Manordale-Woodvale gathered to create a rain garden in Manordale Park, in partnership with the City of Ottawa and EnviroCenter. The garden is part of a pilot project that the city is offering called Rain Ready Ottawa. The program encourages and supports residents to take action on their property to … Read more

Toronto Blue Jays dramatic push for the playoffs falls short

TORONTO — TORONTO – The Toronto Blue Jays have done their part. But their dramatic push for the playoffs fell just short, after Boston won a rally on Sunday to beat Washington. The Blue Jays defeated the Baltimore Orioles 12-4 to beat their regular season finale, pushing them to the brink of a berth in … Read more

Redirecting Rainwater in Ottawa One Garden at a Time

OTTAWA — On Sunday, residents of Manordale-Woodvale gathered to create a rain garden in Manordale Park, in partnership with the City of Ottawa and EnviroCenter. The garden is part of a pilot project that the city is offering called Rain Ready Ottawa. The program encourages and supports residents to take action on their property to … Read more

Gardiner art installation allows visitors to add their own heartbeat

TORONTO — Something new is beating under the Gardiner Expressway, and you can add your own heartbeat to the rig. The Canadian premiere of Pulse Topology is a stunning interactive artwork with light and sound by Mexican-Canadian media artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer. Using touchless biometric technology, visitors can add their pulse to the 3,000 lights that … Read more

Advil tablets for colds and sinuses recalled in Canada

TORONTO — Two batches of Advil tablets have been recalled in Canada over a labeling error that could cause some capsules to be taken at the wrong time of day. Health Canada announced the recall on Sunday, saying that these are two specific batches of the Advil Cold & Sinus Day/Night Convenience Pack boxes. Affected … Read more

Ottawa surpasses a total of 30,000 cases of COVID-19 during the pandemic

OTTAWA — Ottawa Public Health reported 64 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Sunday, bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases in the capital during the pandemic above 30,000. Thirty-six of the 64 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Sunday involved residents under the age of 20. Since the first case of COVID-19 … Read more

Toronto woman arrested, charged in hate-motivated threat investigation

TORONTO — The Toronto Police Department (TPS) has made an arrest in connection with an incident in which a man received threatening phone calls after performing a religious ceremony. Toronto resident Umananthini Nishanathan, 47, has been charged with one count of making threats and one count of criminal harassment. On September 28, officers responded to … Read more

McMaster homecoming party sees turnout of several thousand, property destruction

TORONTO — A large gathering of McMaster University students attending an event this weekend dubbed “Fake Homecoming” or “FOCO” has been criticized. McMaster President David Farrar says “several thousand” students attended the event in the Ainslie Woods area of ​​Hamilton and that “disruption [and] disrespect for property’ has occurred. The Hamilton Regional Police Department (HRP) … Read more

McMaster homecoming party sees turnout of several thousand, property destruction

TORONTO — A large gathering of McMaster University students attending an event this weekend dubbed “Fake Homecoming” or “FOCO” has been criticized. McMaster President David Farrar says “several thousand” students attended the event in the Ainslie Woods area of ​​Hamilton and that “disruption [and] disrespect for property’ has occurred. The Hamilton Regional Police Department (HRP) … Read more

Ontario COVID-19 cases drop below 600, 2 more dead

TORONTO — Ontario health officials reported nearly 600 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday. The province confirmed 580 new cases of novel coronavirus infection on Sunday, as well as two more deaths from the disease. Ontario’s seven-day moving average now stands at 596, down from 620 from this point last week. With 32,220 tests processed … Read more

No one injured as gunshots were fired at Overbrook home, Ottawa police say

OTTAWA — There are no reports of injuries after shots were fired at a home in the Overbrook neighborhood of Ottawa. The Ottawa Police Guns and Gangs Unit is investigating a shooting at about 11:30 p.m. Saturday night in the 400 block of Queen Mary Street. In a statement on Twitter, police said “multiple shots” … Read more

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