Day: February 7, 2022

Ambassador Bridge linking Windsor, Detroit ‘temporarily closed’ amid trucker protest

The Ambassador Bridge land border crossing that connects Windsor, Ont., and Detroit is “not accessible,” police say, as protesters demonstrating in solidarity with the ongoing anti-mandate protests in Ottawa are blocking traffic. In a notice Monday evening, the Ontario Provincial Police’s Essex County detachment said as of approximately 8 p.m., the Ambassador Bridge is “not […]

‘Buzz of the building’ fuels curlers at Scotties Tournament of Hearts final in Thunder Bay, Ont.

It was an evening with moments of celebration, tension and concern. The final game in the 2022 Scotties Tournament of Hearts on Sunday night had Krista McCarville’s rink representing Team Northern Ontario playing Team Canada, skipped by Kerri Einarson.  McCarville was the crowd favourite, as the rink is based out of Thunder Bay, Ont., where […]

Former Quebec premier Jean Charest courted by Conservative MP as possible leadership candidate

Now that a race for the leadership of the Conservative Party of Canada is unofficially under way, former Quebec premier Jean Charest is once again being floated as a possible candidate. Alain Rayes, MP for Richmond-Arthabaska, who up until yesterday was the party’s Quebec lieutenant, told Radio-Canada’s Tout Un Matin Monday that he had already spoken to Charest […]

Western University receives recommendations for tackling gender-based and sexual violence – London

An action committee formed by Western University has submitted a set of interim recommendations aimed at tackling gender-based and sexual violence at the London, Ont., post-secondary institution. The Action Committee on Gender-Based and Sexual Violence (ACGBSV) was created in October 2021, about a month after roughly 9,000 Western students had walked out of class to […]

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