Agreement reached on Indigenous child welfare compensation
A compensation agreement has been reached and signed off by all parties to settle a long-standing dispute over the Indigenous child welfare system, CBC News has learned. Sources close to the negotiations told CBC News the agreement was reached Friday to settle compensation claims related to a landmark Canadian Human Rights Tribunal ruling on Indigenous child […]
UNC calls for police probe into Ocean Pelican
News Paula Lindo 2 Hrs Ago Wade Mark – The UNC is calling on acting Commissioner of Police Mc Donald Jacob to investigate the circumstances surrounding the Ocean Pelican becoming a floating restaurant by questioning the Finance Minister, the Health Minister, the Attorney General, and the Minister of Trade and Industry. Speaking at a virtual […]
As provinces limit PCR testing, should Canadians be able to report rapid test results?
As more provinces scale back PCR testing for COVID-19 and the Omicron variant continues to surge, many people in Canada are relying on results from take-home rapid antigen tests, if they can get their hands on them. However, in much of the country, rapid tests are going uncounted and are not included in official provincial case […]
Parents, teachers cite concerns over Ontario’s back-to-school plan
Kids will return to in-person learning two days later than expected. On Thursday, the province also announced a new testing strategy and isolation measures during the ongoing surge in COVID-19 cases. Brittany Rosen has more reaction on the announcement.
Nutrimix joins NFM, announces price rise in flour products
News Elizabeth Gonzales An Hour Ago FILE PHOTO: A customer puts a pack of Country Pride Flour at Xtra Foods Supermarket, Xtra Plaza, Chaguanas on Wednesday. – Less than 24 hours after National Flour Mills (NFM) announced their intentions to increase the prices of its products, Nutrimix –the country’s second-largest flour provider will introduce increases […]
Government, Indigenous groups still negotiating child welfare funding as deadline arrives
Parties to a long-standing dispute over the Indigenous child welfare system are still negotiating as their self-imposed deadline comes and goes. In its recent economic statement, issued earlier this month, the federal government earmarked $40 billion for First Nations child welfare. The government set aside the money to cover the cost of settling a Canadian Human […]
COVID-19: Record 638 cases in London-Middlesex; MLHU changing how it reports cases going forward – London
Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Schools – Vaccinations and testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton For the third day in a low, the London and Middlesex region has set another single-day case record with 638 COVID-19 infections, as the health unit announces changes to its […]
MTS, workers at odds over vaccination policy
News Shane Superville 7 Minutes Ago A tent designated for people to receive the third primary dose of a covid19 vaccine at the Southern Academy for the Performing Arts, San Fernando, had a slow turnout on the first day of the programme on November 11. – PHOTO BY ANGELO MARCELLE A group of workers at […]
Workers flock to central Alberta town as 3 energy construction projects underway in area
A central Albertan town is experiencing a major economic boost from three major energy projects underway nearby. Edson, Alta., around 200 kilometres west of Edmonton, sits along the Yellowhead Highway and has long been a resource-driven town. Currently under construction nearby is part of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, another pipeline project from TC Energy […]
Ontario delays return to classrooms by 2 days
The return to school for Ontario students next week is being delayed by two days. Classes are now set to resume Jan. 5 with more measures in place aimed at keeping students and staff safe. Kayla McLean reports.
Chopping on Xmas Day over land in Barrackpore
News Laurel V Williams Just Now File photo. A dispute over property left a 30-year-old with chop wounds on Christmas Day in Barrackpore. A close male relative chopped Neil Bahadoor several times during the attack, which happened at the family’s home at GP Road, a police report said. Bahadoor was taken to the San Fernando […]
Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Friday
The latest: Nova Scotia on Thursday said it would ramp up its COVID-19 vaccine booster program, as the Omicron variant of the novel coronavirus continued to drive high case counts in that province and elsewhere in Atlantic Canada. Starting next week, Nova Scotia will accelerate its descending age-based approach for boosters to include those 30 […]