What it’s like living with non-stop construction noise

The repetitive mechanical noise never stops. On Monday, around-the-clock drilling began at the corner of Ridout and Fullerton Streets to accommodate new sewers and pipes installed as part of London’s new rapid transit system. CTV News London asked some neighbors what it’s like living next to 24 hour-a-day construction noise. “I find it really noisy […]

Smart and Dumb, by Julio Llamazares

Now that the San Isidro festivities are here and Madrid’s pastry shops are selling again the famous dumb and smart donuts of the holy labrador perhaps it is the occasion to wonder if the president of Iberdrola he is smart or stupid, because with his recent statements many of us are not clear. The president […]

Asylum seekers: should we look beyond Roxham Road?

Patrick Masbourian, show host All one morningspoke with Mireille Paquet, professor of political science and holder of the Concordia University Research Chair on the New Immigration Policy. Many of these migrants go first to New York or Plattsburgh, and a network takes them to Canada via Roxham Road. Why don’t they land right away in […]

Canadian bank regulator hints it could change mortgage ‘stress test’ rules before year’s end

With the housing market softening, it’s time for Canada’s banking regulator to ease up on its mortgage qualifying rate or “stress test,” mortgage brokers argue. In a statement this week, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions suggested it could make “adjustments” to its qualifying rate before the end of the year. Each December, […]

North Korea reports first COVID-19 death after ‘explosive’ fever spreads across country – National | The Canadian News

At least one person confirmed with COVID-19 has died in North Korea and hundreds of thousands have shown symptoms of a fever, state media said on Friday, offering clues about the potentially serious scale of the country’s first confirmed outbreak since the pandemic began. Some 187,800 people are currently being treated in isolation after a […]

Conte tells Arteta: Stop complaining so much

Antonio Conte has told Mikel Arteta to stop complaining after the Arsenal boss expressed his dismay with referee Paul Tierney following Tottenham’s 3-0 win over the Gunners. Harry Kane put Spurs ahead from the penalty spot in the 22nd minute after Cedric Soares was ruled to have fouled Son Heung-Min in the box. The England […]

Aurora Cannabis posts $1-billion net loss in Q3, will close Edmonton facility | The Canadian News

In ongoing efforts to cut costs, Aurora Cannabis will be closing its Sky facility in Edmonton, at one time called one of the company’s flagship facilities.  “Projected COGS (costs of goods sold) savings now include the closure of the Aurora Sky facility in Edmonton,” the company said in announcing its third-quarter results Thursday. Sky had previous been […]

‘Indecent act’ reported in Kitchener park

Waterloo regional police say they were called to a Kitchener Park Thursday afternoon for a report of an “indecent act.” In a media release, police said a male was seen on a trail in Lynnvalley Park near Stoke Drive around 1:15 pm He is described as white, approximately 5-foot-8, with a slim build and dark […]

Popular Leamington street market returns

Article content Leamington’s popular street market will make a return this summer after a two-year absence due to COVID-19 restrictions. Article content With the support of the town, the Leamington Arts Centre, the Uptown Business Improvement Area and The Bank Theatre, the market will return for two Friday night dates. The first market will be […]