As trucker convoy rolls into Ottawa, media faces criticism from right-leaning politicians | The Canadian News

News media has faced heightened criticism from right-leaning politicians as a trucker convoy rolls into Ottawa, but one former conservative strategist says it’s an example of a long-standing tactic. Tim Powers, the chair of Summa Strategies, told Global News that criticizing the media is “part of normal strategic practice” for conservative politicians, particularly when they […]

Ontario Progressive Conservatives pick their 2022 candidate for Hamilton-Center riding – Hamilton | The Canadian News

Ontario’s Progressive Conservatives have picked their candidate to run in the riding of Hamilton-Center for the provincial election in June. Sarah Bokhari is a political scientist, academic and journalist and will take a run at winning the seat currently held by NDP leader Andrea Horwath. Bokhari’s announcement comes just days after the Ontario PC Party […]

As ‘Freedom convoy’ hits Ottawa, Nova Scotia moves to ward off blockade at New Brunswick border

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia has issued a highway blockade ban, citing areas near the border with New Brunswick, ahead of demonstrations that are expected to be held in parallel with Saturday’s trucker “Freedom convoy” protest in Ottawa. In a directive released under the province’s Emergency Management Act late Friday afternoon, Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister […]

COVID-19: Peterborough reports 22 in hospital, 1 new outbreak; Extendicare Lakefield Outbreak Over – Peterborough | The Canadian News

Peterborough Public Health reported 52 new PCR laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 along with a new outbreak and one resolved outbreak, according to data released Friday afternoon. Read more: Ontario reports more than 1,000 deaths due to COVID in January; top doctor points to Delta The health unit’s COVID-19 tracker, issued at 16:27, reported the following […]

Opposition parties call for tougher sanctions after MPP’s ‘terrorist’ tweet

Pressure is building to develop stronger sanctions for errant MPPs after independent member Randy Hillier – who was censored last fall for “disreputable conduct” – called Federal Transport Minister Omar Alghabra a “terrorist” on Twitter this week. Opposition parties are urging Premier Doug Ford’s government to work with them on tougher measures for inappropriate conduct […]

Toronto doctor, co-founder of the Canadian Covid Care Alliance, is being investigated by medical regulator

Toronto Physician Dr. Ira Bernstein, co-founder of the Canadian Covid Care Alliance, is being investigated by the province’s medical regulator. Shae Greenfield, a spokesman for the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, confirmed the investigation Friday, but said he could not release further details. Bernstein, who runs a family practice on Lawrence Ave. W […]

EU Juez approves Aeroméxico restructuring plan

A United States council has approved the plans for the restructuring of Aeroméxico when it is clear that the airline agrees with the rest of the agreements that have been raised in the scheme. The approval of the plan allows Aeroméxico, one of the top three Latin American airliners to be declared during the coronavirus […]

TV makeover show spotlights people with disabilities

Breadcrumb Trail Links TV Ardra Shephard hosts Fashion Dis, a series challenging expectations and championing representation. Publishing date: Jan 28, 2022 • January 28, 2022 • 4 minute read • Join the conversation Host Ardra Shephard, centre, and the Fashion Design team of experts. Photo by AMI-tv Article content For Ardra Shephard, high heels were […]

Books for Kids: Moments for Family

Breadcrumb Trail Links News This month’s picks include stories of time together. Publishing date: Jan 28, 2022 • January 28, 2022 • 2 minute read • Join the conversation Article content Decades ago, having interviewed the occasional foreign author or illustrator unfamiliar with Canadian children’s books, I began sending them such books around the holidays. […]

Ottawa police working with national security agencies as trucker convoy reaches capital | The Canadian News

Ottawa’s police chief says the “evolving nature” of the convoy protest descending on the capital has led him to request a “significantly” larger presence of cops, national security officials and emergency services. With thousands of protesters arriving in Ottawa Friday, Chief Peter Sloly told a news conference the demonstrations will be “unique, fluid, risky and […]