Alberta’s COVID-19-era budget made a hard landing Thursday with an $18.2-billion deficit but also a promise that good times will return. Finance Minister Travis Toews said as… Read more »
Alberta’s United Conservative government tabled its budget Thursday. Here are some of the highlights: No new taxes or tax increases. Deficit of $18.2 billion on estimated revenues… Read more »
A military museum in Halifax recently put out an online call for help after acquiring a Second World War era photo depicting an all-Black volunteer fire brigade… Read more »
Hasbro is doing its part to promote gender equality and inclusion by making sure all feel welcome in the Potato Head world by dropping “Mr.” from the… Read more »
For the second time in a week, police in Prince Edward Island were called to the scene of a wandering seal, and animal specialists say it may… Read more »
Ontario’s Progressive Conservative government proposed changes to the election laws Thursday that it said were aimed at limiting third-party advertising and boosting voter participation.
A new alert system that police recently used to find two missing girls received endorsement from the country’s police chiefs on Thursday. The system, known as the… Read more »
Hamilton has been named the host city for the 2022 world synchronized skating championships. Skate Canada said in a release that the event will be held at… Read more »
The city of Toronto has announced that it is cancelling in-person major outdoor events to July 1, including Canada Day parades, festivals and fireworks. All City-led major… Read more »
You can now visit Ontario parks for free by borrowing day-use permits to Ontario Parks from participating Ontario libraries.
Ontario has announced new details of its vaccine rollout for residents aged 60 and older. Here’s a look at the timeline issued by retired Gen. Rick Hiller,… Read more »
Alberta government is providing a new, one-time payment to help parents with the cost of child care. The payment of $561 is available for families with… Read more »
The Tragically Hip will be toasted with this year’s humanitarian award at the 2021 Juno Awards. The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences says it selected… Read more »
Nova Scotia Premier Iain Rankin has announced $19 million in rebates to help people buy electric vehicles and to assist low-income families in making their homes more… Read more »
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.
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 »