A Toronto housing complex was ‘falling well short’ of repairs even before a ceiling collapse sent one person to hospital

A west-end Toronto public housing complex was in a critical state of repair and “falling well short” of targets the last time it was assessed before a ceiling collapse on Friday left a person hospitalized. The early morning incident took place in a two-storey lower-level townhouse in the Swansea Mews community near High Park, Toronto […]

North Bay Sustainability Summit

The first day was dedicated to individual initiatives, and Wednesday’s presentations will focus on businesses, says Jesse Russell, sustainability project manager at Canadore College. One of the goals of the summit is to raise awareness. We want people to know that there are climate issues. We want people to know that people are hungryinsists Mr. […]

An elected official from non-French-speaking immigration: an anecdote, says Legault

The Prime Minister described as an “anecdote” the immigration story of a non-French-speaking Liberal elected official who successfully integrated himself, in French, in Quebec. Stunned, deputies accused him of being heartless and of dividing Quebec. • Read also: Legault “lack of heart” for immigrants • Read also: Immigration to Quebec: Trudeau closes the door again […]

People’s Alliance of NB reborn with a new leader

Chief Electoral Officer, Kim Poffenroth, says the People’s Alliance of New Brunswick meets the criteria that can make it an official party again. In March, during his transition to the Progressive Conservative Party, ex-leader Kris Austin canceled this registration. According Kim Poffenroth the party has fulfilled the registration requirements provided for by law. The Chief […]

Dunham residents welcome Ukrainian family

These foreigners got in touch through the Facebook page “Let’s host the Ukrainians”. When we have the will, we want, we find. When you have your eyes open and you look, the needs become so obvious, underlines Michelle Julien. It’s a decision we made as a family. We wanted to do something to help these […]

Texas Police: Teacher locked door open before attack

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — An exterior door at Robb Elementary School was left unlocked when a teacher locked it shortly before a gunman used it to enter and kill 19 students and two teachersleaving investigators searching to determine why, state police said Tuesday. State police initially said a teacher had opened the door shortly before […]

A hot humid summer could mean more storms coming our way

With the hot weather here, beachgoers are soaking up the sun, but experts predict this summer’s above-normal heat could mean more intense storms. “For that three month period in the Ottawa Valley, we’re showing it to be warmer than normal,” says Environment Canada Senior Climatologist David Phillips. Humidity is expected to be high this year, […]

The Ontario election campaign is almost over. Are Andrea Horwath and Steven Del Duca finished too?

With polls signaling Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservatives are on the brink of re-election Thursday, the opposition leaders jockeying for second place are calculating their odds of political survival. Liberal Leader Steven Del Duca was bullish Tuesday, insisting things feel different from the last provincial election in 2018, when he lost his own seat in Vaughan-Woodbridge. […]

Federal government moves to fix airport delays that are cramping tourism’s comeback | The Canadian News

The federal government is rolling out new measures it says will address delays at airports that have caused some travellers to wait on planes for hours after their arrival and miss their flights altogether. Airport workers — from taxi drivers to baggage handlers — are struggling to keep up with demand now that more Canadians are travelling because […]

Reflections on monetary policy

“The world of central banking and modern global finance has been evolving in ways previously unimaginable. It has now entered a new phase of increasing artificiality and distortions”. Mohamed El Erian, The Only Game in Town. After several decades of relative price stability, inflation has picked up unexpectedly around the world under the largely complacent […]

They prohibit smoking in the Historic Center of CDMX

In order to create smoke-free spaces and make the country’s capital more attractive in terms of tourism, Mexico City announced that as of May 31, smoking is prohibited in the Historical Center. At a press conference, the head of government, Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo, indicated that the decision was made within the framework of World No […]

Storm: 3,000 Hydro Ottawa customers still without power

President and CEO of Hydro Ottawa, Bryce Conradexplained that the teams on the ground are stubborn day after day at new complicationsamong other things by wanting to repair small groups of customers in the sectors ofAlta Vista, Manor Park and Overbrook over the past few hours. Mr. Conrad detailed that his employees discovered damaged transformers […]

College of Physicians ‘extremely disappointed’ after Quebec pulls controversial article from medical aid in dying bill

The Quebec College of Physicians says it is disappointed with the province’s health minister after he backtracked on a controversial article from his bill to expand medical assistance in dying. Last week, Health Minister Christian Dubé announced he was withdrawing a section granting eligibility to people with severe neuromotor disabilities, like quadriplegia, just 24 hours […]