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Monthly Archives: June 2020

FedEx driver totals Toronto man’s motorcycle before vehicle leaves

1593474987 FedEx driver totals Toronto mans motorcycle before vehicle leaves  - News

He hadn’t placed any orders, but Peter Harris got an unwelcome surprise delivery from FedEx to his Toronto residence in May. Security camera video appeared to capture one of the courier company’s drivers rolled over his prized motorcycle on the street in front of his home and then left without even stopping. “I had something […]

More COVID-19 cases reported at Verve condo in Calgary’s East Village

1593471345 More COVID 19 cases reported at Verve condo in Calgarys East  - News

More cases of COVID-19 have been reported at a condo building in central Calgary. Related News As of Monday there were a total of 48 confirmed cases of COVID-19 at the Verve Condominiums, three more since the weekend. Of the total, there 12 recovered and 36 active. Those numbers put Calgary Centre into COVID-19 “watch” […]

Montreal will hold online public consultations over Grand Parc de L’Ouest plans – Montreal

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Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante is calling on the public to participate in online consultations in regards to the Grand Parc de L’Ouest, which will incorporate five existing green spaces: l’Anse-a-l’Orme, Bois-de-l’île Bizard, Bois-de-la-Riche, Cap-Saint-Jacques, the Rapides-du-Cheval-Blanc and Bois-de-la-Roche agricultural park. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, consultations had to be interrupted in March in order to […]

‘I have the most beautiful room in the world’: A look inside Yellowknife’s COVID-19 isolation centre

clients and staff in the cafe at the covid 19 isolation shelter  - News

Ricky Thatcher is adamant he wouldn’t survive if he contracted COVID-19. The 65-year-old is recovering from pneumonia, an infection that penetrated deep into both his lungs. He worried it was COVID-19. “I hope we never get it [again] in Yellowknife. If we do it will kill me,” said Thatcher, his voice raspy.  Up until a […]

Police chief in Delta, B.C., breaks silence on allegations of racism, assault against wife – BC

1593463948 Police chief in Delta BC breaks silence on allegations of  - News

One day after anti-racism protesters targeted his and his wife’s home, the police chief in Delta, B.C., has broken his silence on allegations of racism and assault made against his wife. In a statement posted online, Neil Dubord said he has not been involved in any way with the investigation into what happened. “I want […]

Blue Jays closer to training in Toronto for upcoming season amid coronavirus pandemic

1593460242 Blue Jays closer to training in Toronto for upcoming season  - News

TORONTO – The Toronto Blue Jays appear one step closer to being able to train at Rogers Centre for the upcoming season. Ontario Premier Doug Ford said Monday that “municipal, provincial and federal health folks” have given the team the OK, but they are still awaiting federal approval on the issue of quarantining. Read more: […]

Vancouver school trustee resigns from committees after racial comments at board meeting – BC

1593456583 Vancouver school trustee resigns from committees after racial comments at  - News

A Vancouver School Board trustee is stepping down from committee positions following comments he made at a meeting about suspending the school liaison officer program. At a school board meeting last week, Fraser Ballantyne defended the use of school liaison officers, saying the discussion should focus on how they help students instead of police’s relationship […]

Cirque du Soleil files for creditor protection amid COVID-19 woes

1593452923 Cirque du Soleil files for creditor protection amid COVID 19 woes  - News

Cirque du Soleil has filed for creditor protection as the company grapples with financial hardships during the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic and looks to restart its business. The move, which was announced on Monday in a statement, means the famous Quebec-based circus and some of its affiliated companies have filed for protection from creditors under […]

Tim Hortons’ mobile app under investigation for breaking privacy laws

1593449202 Tim Hortons mobile app under investigation for breaking privacy laws  - News

Tim Hortons’ mobile app is under investigation. On Monday, the privacy protection authorities for B.C., Canada, Quebec and Alberta announced they will jointly investigate the app and its use of persistent geolocation tracking as part of the mobile product. The investigation was triggered by numerous media reports about the app’s privacy settings. It will review […]

Porter Airlines extends suspension of flights until August 31 – Toronto

1593445546 Porter Airlines extends suspension of flights until August 31  - News

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted June 29, 2020 11:10 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ TORONTO — Porter Airlines is extending the suspension of all its flights until the end of August. The airline had previously planned to resume flying on July 29. Porter chief […]