COVID-19: B.C. school district now in lockdown after protesters enter 3 schools

A school district in B.C.’s Southern Interior says all schools in its zone will be in lockdown mode starting Monday after COVID vaccine protesters entered three schools on Friday. School District 83, which covers the North Okanagan and Shuswap regions, says protesters entered Ranchero Elementary, South Canoe Elementary and the Sullivan campus of Salmon Arm … Read more

LILLEY: Trudeau Liberals still too close to China, protecting Beijing

Breadcrumb Trail Links Election 2021 Columnists Canada Latest Canada-China news triggers Twitter rant by PM pal Gerry Butts Author of the article: Brian Lilley Publishing date: Sep 17, 2021  •  14 minutes ago  •  3 minute read  •  5 Comments Photo by iStock /GETTY IMAGES Article content It’s been dubbed “the panda in the room” that … Read more

Real estate heir Robert Durst found guilty of best friend’s murder

A California jury on Friday found multimillionaire real estate heir Robert Durst guilty of murdering his best friend Susan Berman in 2000, the first homicide conviction for a man suspected of killing three people in three states over the past 39 years. Durst, 78, will likely die in prison as the jury also found him … Read more

TDSB elementary teacher charged with sex abuse had been reinstated after previous 2016 allegation

A Toronto District School Board elementary school teacher charged last month with the repeated sexual assault of a seven-year-old boy previously faced an allegation of child sexual assault at a daycare in 2016. The 2016 charges against Gianni Jarman, 41, known previously as Gianni Pate, were dismissed by a judge after a preliminary inquiry in … Read more

Nurses rally in Nova Scotia to demand government fix the broken health-care system – Halifax

The nursing shortage isn’t a new issue for Nova Scotia Nurses’ Union president Janet Hazelton but in her 20 years as leader of the organization she says never seen the staffing situation so bad. More than 50 nurses and union members gathered Friday morning outside the Nova Scotia Nurses’ Union headquarters in Dartmouth to join … Read more

Conservative dropped as candidate over tweets says she is still the Tory choice

Breadcrumb Trail Links Election 2021 Author of the article: Canadian Press Stephanie Taylor and Marie Woolf Publishing date: Sep 17, 2021  •  10 minutes ago  •  2 minute read  •  Join the conversation The federal Conservative party have disavowed their candidate for Beaches-East York – Lisa Robinson – and asked her to step down after alleged … Read more

Truth Tracker: Do endorsements from Obama, Clinton election interference?

EDMONTON — Endorsements from high-profile foreign politicians have stirred up a debate about election interference. Former U.S. president Barack Obama waded into the election fray Thursday to bolster the campaign of Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, wishing him luck in the upcoming election and crediting him for being an “effective leader.” On Friday, former U.S. secretary … Read more

Publicly absent Ford has “been around,” the province’s Health Minister says

Ontario’s Health Minister and Deputy Premier says Premier Doug Ford has been “very busy” despite being mostly absent from the public eye the last two months. While the premier has sporadically appeared in videos posted on his Twitter and Instagram accounts, Ford has held just one news conference in the past seven weeks. The media … Read more