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Monthly Archives: June 2020

Russia to learn if Putin’s rule will be extended until 2036 after week of voting – National

1593585763 Russia to learn if Putins rule will be extended until  - News

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s main political project of the year — a constitutional vote that would allow him to extend his rule until 2036 — is set to wrap up Wednesday. The nationwide balloting on the amendments that would reset the clock on Putin’s tenure and enable him to serve two more six-year terms enters […]

Quebec health minister to review why officials paid for advice on how to talk about coronavirus

1593582115 Quebec health minister to review why officials paid for advice  - News

Quebec Health Minister Christian Dubé says he will review why the chief executive of the West Island health authority paid for advice on how to talk about coronavirus deaths. Dubé made the comments at a news conference on Tuesday, responding to revelations by Global News that the West Island Integrated University Health and Social Services […]

North Okanagan woman to serve probation for 2018 Armstrong, B.C., arsons

1593578476 North Okanagan woman to serve probation for 2018 Armstrong BC  - News

A North Okanagan woman will be on probation for three years and is required to pay some restitution after she admitted to lighting four fires on residential properties in Armstrong, B.C., two years ago. Tuesday’s sentencing hearing revealed more information about what lead up to the fires. Related News Court heard Colette Leneveu, 61, sparked […]

Ontario watchdog investigating after robbery suspect shot by Peel police during traffic stop – Toronto

1593574818 Ontario watchdog investigating after robbery suspect shot by Peel police  - News

Ontario’s police watchdog is investigating after Peel Regional Police say a robbery suspect was shot by an officer during a traffic stop in Brampton Tuesday evening. Police said officers were called just before 7:50 p.m. to the area of Torbram Road and Williams Parkway with reports shots were fired. A male victim was found with […]

Quebec City police respond to bomb threat at Gare du Palais train station – Montreal

1593571148 Quebec City police respond to bomb threat at Gare du  - News

Quebec City police responded to a call at around 6:55 p.m. Tuesday evening regarding a bomb threat near Gare du Palais train and bus station. Police immediately evacuated the Quebec station, directing people to clear away from the surrounding area. According to Quebec City police spokesperson David Pelletier, a canine unit was also called on […]

Consumer shopping habits have changed during COVID 19 pandemic, says Couche-Tard

1593567424 Consumer shopping habits have changed during COVID 19 pandemic says  - News

Alimentation Couche-Tard says shopping patterns have changed during COVID-19 lockdowns with consumers purchasing larger-sized goods and stocking up on beer, wine and tobacco products. The Quebec-based convenience store chain says there has been strong growth in the sale of alcoholic beverages, in jurisdictions where these sales are permitted. “With the closure of bars and restaurants, […]

Hughes: ‘Crazy’ that Lafreniere could go to contender

1593563764 Hughes ‘Crazy that Lafreniere could go to contender  - News

Quinn Hughes is well-versed in the NHL’s draft lottery. And like many observers, the most recent iteration threw the Vancouver Canucks defenceman for a loop. A mystery club — a placeholder referred to as Team E — beat the odds in Friday’s draw with a 2.5 per cent chance to secure the top pick and […]

Brampton man charged after 2 teens sexually assaulted at beach in Innisfil, Ont.

1593560015 Brampton man charged after 2 teens sexually assaulted at beach  - News

A 28-year-old Brampton, Ont., man has been charged after two teenage girls were sexually assaulted while swimming at a beach in Innisfil, Ont., over a week ago, South Simcoe police say. At about 5:30 p.m. on June 20, officers responded to the beach at the end of Mapleview Drive for a report of a sexual […]

Southwood’s Greer Valaquenta is ready to defend her Manitoba Women’s Amateur Golf title – Winnipeg

1593556307 Southwoods Greer Valaquenta is ready to defend her Manitoba Womens  - News

It has been seven years since there was a successful defense of the Golf Manitoba Women’s Amateur Championship title. Twenty-year-old Greer Valaquenta of Southwood appears to be more than prepared to end that mini drought when the 2020 edition of the championship begins Monday at Bel Acres. The former tennis star turned in a dominant […]

SAQ computers hacked, personal data of employees consulted – Montreal

1593552666 SAQ computers hacked personal data of employees consulted Montreal  - News

The Société des alcools du Québec (SAQ) announces that it was the target of a hacking attempt a month and a half ago. In a press release sent on Tuesday, the SAQ said that no data had been leaked, but that the personal information of certain employees had been able to be consulted. The hacker […]