Day: January 21, 2022

Sask. RCMP issue Canada-wide warrant for anti-vaccine dad charged with abducting daughter, 7

Saskatchewan RCMP have charged and issued a Canada-wide arrest warrant for a Carievale, Sask., man accused of abducting his daughter to prevent her getting vaccinated against COVID-19. Michael Gordon Jackson, 52, is charged with one count of abduction in contravention of a custody or parenting order, RCMP said in a news release Friday evening. It comes […]

Some parents say students in Ontario received ill-fitted masks upon return to schools

TORONTO — Some parents in Ontario are raising concerns about the three-ply cloth masks their children received from schools this week, saying the masks are too big and not protective enough against the highly-contagious Omicron variant. The provincial government said it would be providing school staff with N95 masks and students with three-ply cloth masks […]

Five psychiatric patients, staffer at Scarborough Hospital have covid19

News Corey Connelly 8 Hrs Ago Scarborough General Hospital, Signal Hill, Tobago. – The psychiatric ward of the Scarborough General Hospital has been temporarily closed for sanitisation after five patients and a staff member tested positive for covid19. In a statement on Friday, the THA Division of Health, Wellness and Social Protection said the established […]

Political trailblazer Lincoln Alexander would have turned 100 today and is still touching hearts

Lincoln Alexander is remembered as Canada’s first Black member of Parliament and federal cabinet minister, and Ontario’s first Black lieutenant-governor. But to those whose lives he touched, Alexander, who would have turned 100 Friday, he’s much more. Evelyn Auchinvole remembers how Alexander helped Hamilton’s first Black church with its first constitution, getting it a charitable tax number, and his singing. […]

Ontario investing $18.9M to build new French school in London – London

The minister of education has announced more than $19-million dollars to build a new Catholic French-language secondary school in London, Ont., and to update existing daycare spaces. Ontario has committed $18.9 million to build a new secondary school for Conseil scolaire catholique Providence, the French Catholic board, plus $267,000 for a child care renovation at […]

Jazz legend Eleanor Collins adds to list of honours with unveiling of Canada Post stamp

Even after breaking several barriers to become known as Canada’s first lady of jazz, Eleanor Collins says it’s still “surreal” to see herself featured on a stamp. “My picture on a postage stamp? Can you repeat that?” the 102-year-old asked jokingly. “You know, it’s just so surreal.” The commemorative stamp of the singer was unveiled virtually on Friday morning by […]

Tobago Business Chamber questions rationale behind Carnival safe zones

News Corey Connelly 38 Minutes Ago Tobago Business Chamber chairman Martin George. The Tobago Business Chamber has questioned the Government’s rationale for sanctioning Carnival safe-zone events in light of the “record numbers of covid19 cases” and the apparent lack of interest among bandleaders, promoters and performers. On Wednesday, after months of consultation with stakeholders, the […]

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