The RCMP say they have served tickets totalling $18,400 to representatives from three places of worship in British Columbia’s Fraser Valley for violating public health orders. The Mounties said in a news release that the churches were hosting in-person gatherings contrary to provincial orders intended to protect people from COVID-19. On the Sunday mornings of Dec. […]
Hamilton reported 86 new COVID-19 cases on Friday as well as a new institutional outbreak and one death connected to the coronavirus. The city now has 877 active cases as of Dec.18. Public health did not reveal details of the latest death as per a new policy that took effect on Thursday. Hamilton now has […]
News Newsday Just Now THE Tobago Business Chamber is optimistic Christmas sales will increase next week. Speaking with Newsday on Wednesday, chairman Martin George said the government’s decision to allow businesses to open 24 hours during the Christmas season will give an ease to businesses faced with covid19 restrictions earlier this year. He said while […]
BARRIE — The Ontario government is engaging with local partners, Indigenous communities and residents from the Lake Simcoe area to get their input on the Lake Simcoe Protection Plan. The plan is the roadmap to improve the lake’s water quality, reduce pollutants such as phosphorus, support sustainable fisheries and address the impacts of invasive species. […]
Lawyers for Meng Wanzhou claim Canada would be violating established international law if it sent the Huawei executive to the United States to face charges of fraud and conspiracy. In court documents released Friday, Meng’s lawyers claim Canada can’t be complicit in an attempt by American authorities to punish a foreign national for actions that […]
The Thames Valley District School Board is reporting that positive cases of COVID-19 have been identified at four of its schools on Thursday. A positive case was found at AB Lucas Secondary School, Wilton Grove Public School, and Saunders Secondary School in London, as well as at Roch Carrier French Immersion Public School in Woodstock. […]
News Sean Douglas 28 Minutes Ago Colm Imbert – FINANCE Minister Colm Imbert at a virtual briefing on Friday rejected allegations by Opposition Senator Wade Mark of any improper benefits from tax-breaks in the recent Finance Bill 2020 which enacts measures in the national budget. Mark had alleged a clean energy firm would questionably get […]
WOODSTOCK — The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing up to $5 million in immediate, emergency assistance to help the province’s beef farmers manage costs associated with the impacts of COVID-19 and to help protect Ontario’s food supply network.
Nuclear power is essential to meeting Canada’s climate-change goals, and developing portable mini nuclear reactors is a key part of that strategy, the federal energy minister said on Friday. In announcing an “action plan” for developing small modular reactors, Seamus O’Regan said the new technology has the potential to help Canada cut emissions and stimulate […]
The Ontario government has announced Hamilton will be entering the province’s grey lockdown phase of coronavirus-related restrictions as of 12:01 a.m. on Dec. 21. The provincial government’s restrictions are set to be in place for a minimum of 28 days. “In Hamilton, the number of cases and hospitalizations are trending upwards and further action is […]
News Laurel V Williams 7 Minutes Ago Scores of shoppers flood High Street, San Fernando, looking for Christmas items on Friday afternoon. – CHEQUANA WHEELER Considering the pandemic caused the closure of businesses for several months, San Fernando saw an increase in sales in the final week before Christmas, said the president of the Greater […]
TORONTO – The Ministry of Long-Term Care has approved a new Voluntary Management Contract which allows Cambridge Memorial Hospital to provide enhanced support to Cambridge Country Manor, a long-term care home licensed under Caressant-Care Nursing and Retirement Homes Limited.