Month: June 2021

Muslim community gathers to start healing during funeral for family in London, Ont.

Canadian flags draped the caskets of four members of a Muslim family who were mourned at a funeral Saturday in London, Ont., almost a week after they died in what police have said was a hate-motivated attack. Madiha Salman, 44, her husband Salman Afzaal, 46, their 15-year-old daughter Yumna Afzaal and Salman’s 74-year-old mother Talat Afzaal died after […]

Tobago man shot dead while driving

News Corey Connelly 3 Minutes Ago Dwayne Legall – A Mason Hall man is Tobago’s latest murder victim. He has been identified as maintenance worker Dwayne Legall. Reports are that around 12.50 pm on Saturday, Legall, 27, was driving his motor vehicle, a Nissan B14, with other occupants, along Spence Trace, when a gunman opened […]

Canada’s vaccine contracts allow for doses to be donated, in some cases resold

Most of the federal contracts for COVID-19 vaccines allow for Canada to donate some of its doses to other countries or international aid organizations, and in at least three cases, say doses can be resold. Public Services and Procurement Canada quietly tabled eight contracts with the House of Commons health committee Friday afternoon as a partial response […]

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Saturday

The latest: Manitobans can once again gather in small groups outdoors starting this weekend, a small reprieve from strict pandemic rules brought in as the province battled a surge in COVID-19 infections. The slight easing of restrictions comes as provincial health officials say they expect daily COVID-19 case counts to continue to drop but warn the number of people in ICU […]

Doug Ford’s use of notwithstanding clause for third-party ads law may backfire: experts

TORONTO — Representatives have returned to Ontario’s legislature for an emergency weekend debate on election finance law with implications for free speech that experts warn may backfire on Premier Doug Ford’s government. Debate was scheduled to start overnight into Saturday morning and continue over the next several days on the bill tabled this week using […]

When international travel resumes, Canada’s borders and airports will be very different

Just as the 9/11 attacks did 20 years ago, the COVID-19 pandemic will transform the way people travel internationally — with hundreds of millions of dollars in new government spending planned for modernizing border security and updating public health measures at airports. In the recent federal budget, the federal government announced $82.5 million to fund COVID-19 testing infrastructure at Canadian airports […]

168 covid19 cases at home

Tobago Kinnesha George 4 Hrs Ago Covid19 response team member in the Office of the County Medical Officer of Health (CMOH) Dr Anthony Thompson. – Photo courtesy the THA There are 168 covid19 patients at home, says covid19 response team member in the Office of the County Medical Officer of Health (CMOH) Dr Anthony Thompson. […]

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