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Monthly Archives: June 2020

Coronavirus: Eight Cineplex movie theatres in B.C. to reopen Friday

1593548883 Coronavirus Eight Cineplex movie theatres in BC to reopen Friday  - News

Cineplex says it will reopen eight theatres in B.C. on Friday amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Toronto-based movie theatre company said Tuesday it plans to reopen multiple theatres across Canada, including the following in B.C.: Cineplex Cinemas Metropolis, Burnaby Cineplex Cinemas Orchard Plaza, Kelowna Cineplex Cinemas Langley, Langley Galaxy Cinemas Nanaimo, Nanaimo SilverCity Riverport Cinemas, […]

Coronavirus: Canada extends ban on most foreign travellers

1593545203 Coronavirus Canada extends ban on most foreign travellers  - News

The federal government is extending its travel ban on all international travellers who are not Canadian citizens, permanent residents or U.S. residents classified as essential until the end of July. The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) said the order for the travel ban, which was implemented to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus, has […]

Police seeking suspect after reported indecent act in Penticton – Okanagan

1593541546 Police seeking suspect after reported indecent act in Penticton  - News

RCMP are appealing to the public for help in tracking down a suspect following a reported indecent act in Penticton, B.C. Police say the incident took place on June 24 near a park. RCMP responded to a report of a man engaging in an indecent act around 5 p.m. in the 1000 block of Nelson Avenue. […]

Family of Montreal man killed by police hope protests bring change to policing

1593537858 Family of Montreal man killed by police hope protests bring  - News

Johanne Coriolan says her adoptive father, Pierre, was a gentle giant. He was so tall, in fact, that he often had to duck to get through doors — and that is an image that Johanne says she can still vividly see in her memories from childhood. But when Montreal police met Pierre in the hallway […]

‘Stand together by staying apart’: B.C. officials on Canada Day celebrations

1593534228 ‘Stand together by staying apart BC officials on Canada Day  - News

Canada Day is on Wednesday, and B.C. health officials are reminding people to celebrate safely under the COVID-19 crisis. Many of the large events commonly held in communities across B.C. are going digital this year. People will still likely find ways to mark the holiday face-to-face, and the province is urging everyone to make sure […]

Should masks be mandatory? It depends

Should masks be mandatory It depends  - News

Mayors across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) are urging the province to make masks or face coverings mandatory in public spaces as businesses reopen amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. On Tuesday, Toronto Mayor John Tory announced that he supports a proposed bylaw that would make face coverings mandatory in indoor businesses and enclosed […]

Dr. Dre’s wife, Nicole Young, files for divorce after 24 years of marriage – National

1593526784 Dr Dres wife Nicole Young files for divorce after 24  - News

Dr. Dre‘s wife, Nicole Young, has filed for divorce from the music producer after 24 years of marriage. Young, 50, filed documents seeking to end her marriage with Dr. Dre, 55, — the producer, rapper and music mogul whose real name is Andre Young — on Monday in Los Angeles County Superior Court. She cited […]

Legault to give COVID-19 update after top doctor suggests masks may be mandatory on public transit

1593523130 Legault to give COVID 19 update after top doctor suggests masks  - News

Quebec Premier François Legault is expected to provide an update on novel coronavirus measures after the province’s director of public health hinted masks may soon be mandatory on public transit. Dr. Horacio Arruda said during a briefing on Monday that the government and public health are “discussing it very intensively” and that an announcement could […]

Peel Region to announce steps to make masks mandatory in commercial, indoor spaces – Toronto

1593519407 Peel Region to announce steps to make masks mandatory in  - News

Peel Region will be making an announcement to outline steps towards making masks mandatory in all commercial and indoor public spaces in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19, Global News has learned. Gary Collins, a spokesperson for Brampton Mayor Patrick Brown, said the date when mandatory masks will take effect in the region […]

Hundreds beaten, tortured in Yemen’s secret prisons: human rights group – National

Hundreds beaten tortured in Yemens secret prisons human rights group  - News

A Yemeni rights group on Tuesday accused both sides in the country’s civil war of arbitrary detentions, forced disappearances and torture of hundreds of people in the past four years in unofficial detention centres across war-torn Yemen. The Mwatana Organization for Human Rights said it documented over 1,600 cases of arbitrary detentions, 770 cases of […]