Ontario COVID-19 news: province reports 2 more deaths, hospitalizations continue to fall

Ontario COVID-19 news: province reports 2 more deaths, hospitalizations continue to fall

Ontario reported two additional COVID-19 deaths on Sunday, as the number of patients hospitalized for or with COVID-19 continued to decline. The Ministry of Health said both deaths occurred in the past 30 days. There have been 98 deaths reported in the past seven days and 481 reported in the past 30 days. The province … Read more

Ontario votes 2022: Mississauga wants transit over new highways

Ontario votes 2022: Mississauga wants transit over new highways

Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie readily admits that her city was “built with a vision that land and gas is cheap,” a concept which for years meant “four-bedroom homes and large boulevards” to carry office workers to Toronto. But times are changing in Canada’s sixth largest city and Crombie says that Mississauga is now at a … Read more

Ex-‘American Idol ‘star charged in crash granted bond

Ex-‘American Idol ‘star charged in crash granted bond

A South Carolina judge has granted bond for the former “American Idol” contestant accused of barreling into a man with his pickup truck and killing him TownThe Associated Press 20 May 2022, 21:26 • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article SPARTANBURG, SC – A South Carolina judge granted bond on Friday … Read more

Ontario Storm: Three dead, more than 350,000 without power

Ontario Storm: Three dead, more than 350,000 without power

Three people are dead and more than 350,000 are without power after an intense thunderstorm pummeled southern Ontario Saturday afternoon. The severe weather system left fallen trees and downed power lines in its path as emergency crews across the province were inundated with calls for help. Tragedy struck first in Brampton where police said a … Read more

Teen sought in 11-year-old shooting death in the Bronx also wanted for 2 robberies

Teen sought in 11-year-old shooting death in the Bronx also wanted for 2 robberies

LONGWOOD, The Bronx — For Yahisha Gomez, comfort is difficult to find. The pain is piercing to know that her 11-year-old daughter, Kyhara was another victim of gun violence. “The worst phone call I have ever received,” Gomez said, “I still hear it.” Kyhara was hit with a bullet on Monday afternoon. She died shortly … Read more

Ontario parties pledge different approaches to clustering of cannabis shops

Ontario parties pledge different approaches to clustering of cannabis shops

Nicole Thompson, The Canadian Press Published Saturday, May 21, 2022 2:23PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, May 21, 2022 5:20PM EDT LONDON, Ont. – Ontario’s Liberals and New Democrats are pledging to revisit a model for licensing cannabis stores they … Read more

Elon Musk called ESG a scam — did the Tesla chief do investors a favor?

Investing usually uses a combination of head, heart and gut even if it’s not supposed to. And perhaps no market theme stirs “all the feels” quite like ESG. This week, a major move to cut Tesla from a closely followed environmental, social and governance (ESG) index brought anger and relief in nearly equal measure. Defiance … Read more

Toronto investigating first suspected case of monkeypox

Health officials in Toronto say they are investigating the first suspected case of monkeypox in the city. In a news release issued Saturday afternoon, Toronto Public Health (TPH) said the suspected infection was found in a male resident in his 40s. TPH said the patient had recent contact with an individual who travelled to Montreal … Read more

Three hospitalized after ‘serious police incident’ in Vancouver – BC

Three people have been hospitalized after a “serious police incident” in Vancouver on Saturday morning that shut down local traffic for several hours. Police roped off eastbound lanes on 41st Avenue between Inverness and Sherbrooke streets and cordoned off several houses in the neighbourhood, tweeting the closure around 8 a.m. Investigators could be seen Saturday … Read more