Day: February 9, 2022

Ambassador Bridge blockade could have ‘enormous’ impact on Canadian trade, experts say

The Ambassador Bridge that connects Windsor, Ont., with the United States is a crucial trade link between the two countries, so its blockade has the potential to affect businesses and consumers across the country, experts say. The bridge sees about one-quarter of all the goods that go between the two countries every day, according to Statistics […]

Meet the 21-year-old Ottawa woman behind the injunction that silenced the honking

The incessant honking that disrupted the lives of many downtown Ottawa residents for more than a week fell mostly silent on Monday, thanks largely to a young woman named in a class-action lawsuit against the protesters who are occupying the capital. Zexi Li is a public servant behind a proposed $9.8-million class action filed with the Ontario Superior […]

Man charged in fatal London, Ont., truck attack on Muslim family to head straight to trial

A man facing terror-related murder charges in the attack of a Muslim family last summer in London, Ont., will head straight to trial. Nathaniel Veltman is accused of deliberately hitting the Afzaal family with his truck on June 6. Federal Crown attorney Lisa Matthews told a London court that the case received a preferred indictment on […]

Alberta premier apologizes for comparing plight of unvaccinated to stigma faced by 1980s AIDS patients

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney apologized Wednesday for comparing the treatment of unvaccinated people to the stigma faced by HIV/AIDS patients during the 1980s. Kenney drew the comparison Tuesday during a news conference where he announced Alberta’s plan to immediately start phasing out COVID-19 public health restrictions, including the vaccine passport system. The premier’s comments quickly drew […]

Inhaled vaccine provides protection against COVID-19, according McMaster study – Hamilton

Researchers at McMaster University say recent animal studies have proven a pair of inhaled vaccines are effective against the original coronavirus that causes COVID-19 and variants of concern. In an update through the online journal Cell, Phase 1 clinical trials are underway to evaluate the aerosol vaccines in healthy adults who have already received a […]

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