Omicron variant arrives in Canada

News 11/28/21, 21:55

Omicron, the newly listed coronavirus variant of concern, is now present in Canada, officials said Sunday, Nov. 28. The strain was detected in two people arriving from Nigeria, the Ontario government said in a statement, according to Fox News. The patients have been isolated. After emerging in Southern Africa last week, Omicron ...

Canada: Uber will be allowed to deliver marijuana in its delivery services

America 11/23/21, 15:25

A well-known delivery service company recently announced that users in Canada would be able to start placing marijuana orders from the app to obtain the drug, which has already been legal for three years in the country, delivered to their homes.   Uber partnered with cannabis retailer Tokyo Smoke to allow online ...

Air rescue ordered after landslide traps hundreds in cars

America 11/16/21, 15:07

Authorities deployed helicopters to free hundreds of highway commuters who were stranded in landslides on Nov. 15. British Columbia Helicopters rescued nearly 275 victims, including 50 minors, from 100 vehicles trapped near Agassiz–125 kilometers (78 miles) east of downtown Vancouver. Evacuees were safely airlifted to Agassiz. Severe rainstorms earlier inundated bridges, caused ...

6 year-old girl begs divorced parents to ‘be friends’

Inspired Stories 10/14/21, 16:45

A little girl's wise words went viral after recording a video for her separated parents to stay friends on Oct. 14. Canada resident Cherish Sherry shared a video of daughter Tiana who gave her divorced mother and father surprisingly wise advise on Facebook. "I am not trying to be mean," she can ...

Canadians detained by China over Huawei executive arrest arrive home

U.S. 09/25/21, 18:26

After three years spent in detainment in China, two Canadian nationals returned home on Sept. 25. A day before, Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau informed that the Canadian nationals were on their way back to his country after the U.S. had reached a deal with the Chinese government, Reuters reported. According to The Hill, ...

Canada: More than 2,000 Alberta health care workers oppose vaccine mandate

America 09/19/21, 02:22

Responding to a recent vaccine mandate, thousands of health care workers in Alberta province of Canada have voiced their opposition. According to Health Professionals United, the medical employees were joined by those unvaccinated and those who had already taken the shots. They demanded "principles of medical autonomy, informed consent and freedom of ...

Cannabis use doubles the risk of heart attack, new study reveals

America 09/08/21, 16:33

A recent peer-reviewed study published Tuesday by the Canadian Medical Association Journal shows that young adults who use cannabis have twice the risk of having a heart attack. The study was conducted by Canadian physicians using data collected through surveys conducted in 2017 and 2018 by the U.S. Centers for Disease ...

Beginning Aug. 9, fully vaccinated Americans can enter Canada

America 07/20/21, 03:59

The long-awaited end to land border restrictions between the United States and Canada has arrived, and it's just around the corner.After the COVID-19 pandemic imposed a historic 16-month ban that many businesses said was strangling them, Canada announced on Monday that it would begin allowing fully vaccinated U.S. tourists into ...

Nearly 200 unmarked graves in Cranbrook do not surprise former B.C. chief Sophie Pierre

America 07/12/21, 03:04

Nearly 200 unmarked graves have been discovered at a former residential school in British Columbia, Canada's westernmost province. A First Nations community successfully used ground-penetrating radar to detect 182 additional unmarked graves outside the Kootenay Residential School at St. Eugene Mission in greater Cranbrook, about 386km (240 miles) southwest of Calgary. The ...

18-year-old activist arrested twice for rallies against COVID-19 restrictions

World 06/11/21, 16:58

An 18-year-old activist Evan Freedom, arrested for actively protesting against COVID-19 restrictions in his state, reports LifeSiteNews. The teenage activist wants himself to be referred to as Evan Freedom. He has been arrested twice during his odyssey to convert the conventional notion of co-existing with the idea of the Chinese Communist ...

Erin O’Toole responds to sexism backlash with post-run beverage

World 05/26/21, 21:52

Conversation on the right manner to treat female spouses keeps on with Canada's Conservative Party head Erin O'Toole deliberately giving his wife wine after finishing his jogging session. It started when the Opposition leader shared on Twitter last Friday, May 21, that his wife "had a cold one waiting," referring to the ...

Canadian company pushes new workers into quarantine against their will

America 05/06/21, 05:54

Corey Hagopian, an Ontario native, received his education in electronics engineering as a technician with a focus on non-destructive research and ultrasonics. Hagopian was employed to work at a site in Northern Alberta for the oil company Canada Natural Resources. When he accepted the position, he inquired about a Wuhan virus test ...

Canadian Heritage Minister struggles in interview on internet regulating bill

America 05/01/21, 17:24

Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault stumbled through an interview with CBC on Friday, April 30, as he tried to explain the elimination of an exclusion from Bill C-10. This legislation would expose Canadians to the most controlled internet in the free world. Steven Guilbeault struggles to justify #BillC10 in disaster interview @davidcommon #cdnpoli ...

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