Alberta is opening online reservations for COVID-19 vaccines on February 24, 2021, 8 a.m as part of Alberta’s Phase 1B of the provincial vaccination program. Starting February… Read more »
Quebec will begin vaccinating the general population next week, beginning with Montreal-area seniors aged 85 and up, Premier Francois Legault said Tuesday. All seniors in the province… Read more »
The seal was wandering the streets of Charlottetown, P.E.I., Sunday morning, prompting a concerned neighbour to call police. Though eyewitnesses say the seal did its best to resist arrest, police got it into the back of a cruiser and, in consultation with Fisheries and Oceans Canada, released it back into the water where it belongs.
Nova Scotia’s lieutenant-governor has sworn in new Liberal Premier Iain Rankin along with a cabinet that includes his rivals from the leadership race. Rankin was chosen as… Read more »
Prince Edward Island is starting a COVID-19 testing pilot project today for travellers arriving in the province by air. Chief public health officer Dr. Heather Morrison… Read more »
The Estee Lauder Cos Inc. says it has struck a deal to buy Canadian skincare company Deciem Beauty Group Inc. at a valuation of US$2.2 billion The… Read more »
Disney Plus is introducing viewers to its older sibling: a new streaming hub named Star. After establishing itself as the family-friendly home to Disney, Pixar and Marvel… Read more »
OverActive Media has released details of its plan for a new entertainment venue, shown in an artist’s rendition, at Exhibition Place. The esports company, home to the Toronto Defiant and Ultra teams, says the project is worth close to $500 million and includes a 7,000-seat theatre-style venue and hotel complex.
Prairie Sky Gondola: Edmonton Council Approves First Step for Gondola Across North Saskatchewan River
A proposal from a private company to build a gondola across Edmonton’s river valley will keep moving forward after city council approved an important step Monday. Council… Read more »
If you are in search of a wonderful spring break getaway with kids without leaving Calgary, then book a “Glamping experience” getaway at Sandman Hotels. Glamp inside… Read more »
Things to Do this Weekend — What’s On this Weekend in Toronto, Ottawa, Hamilton, Winnipeg, Regina, Saskatoon, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver.
Premier Jason Kenney says more seniors, along with Albertans in group homes and homeless shelters, will be among the priorities in the next round of COVID-19… Read more »
The City of Toronto is asking a court to order a local man to stop building small wooden shelters for the homeless. The city filed an injunction… Read more »
Pfizer and BioNTech say their COVID-19 vaccine can now safely be stored in regular freezers for up to two weeks, potentially easing some of the difficulty getting… Read more »
Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault’s promise to introduce legislation that would force tech giants like Facebook to pay Canadian media companies for their content is taking far too long, experts say.
The British Columbia Centre for Disease Control says new preliminary data shows that a single dose of a COVID-19 vaccine reduces the risk of the virus by… Read more »
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says all residents in long-term care and designated supportive living facilities have received two doses of the vaccine against COVID-19. Kenney says the… Read more »
The COVID-19 hot spots of Toronto and Peel Region, as well as a northern community dealing with a spike in cases, will remain under a stay-at-home order… Read more »
A written recommendation from Quebec’s public health director suggests the province relax more COVID-19 restrictions on March 8 if the situation remains stable. The written guidance… Read more »
Public health officials and experts say that an underground economy that’s expanded during Ontario’s stay-at-home order hurts the economy and could be contributing to the spread of COVID-19.
The federal government has released a list of 11 approved hotels in the four cities where international flights are permitted to land. The federal government says more… Read more »
The cost of the mandatory three-day hotel quarantine that goes into effect on Monday appears to be well below the $2,000-per-person price tag cited by officials when… Read more »
Scientists say it’s normal for viruses to acquire small changes or mutations in their genetic alphabet as they reproduce. Just a couple of months after the novel… Read more »