Tuesday, April 16, 2024

COMMUNITY

Ontarians say ‘no’ to health care privatization in massive community referendum

Nearly 400,000 Ontarians took part in referendum on the privatization of public hospital services and organizers say that an overwhelming 98% voted against it. The...

Heat and air quality advisories issued for most of Ontario

Environment Canada says that most of Ontario will experience a two-day heat event with daytime high temperatures expected to be near 30 degrees Celsius...

Brampton and Mississauga celebrate ‘Seniors Month’ with variety of activities

Brampton and Mississauga are offering a variety of programs to celebrate June is Seniors Month including fitness and craft activities as well as a...

Ontario mandates naloxone kits in high-risk workplaces like construction sites, bars and nightclubs

Ontario workplaces at risk of a worker opioid overdose like construction sites, bars and nightclubs are now required to have life-saving naloxone kits. Workers...

Indo-Canadian entrepreneur charged with laundering bitcoin worth over $24 mn in US

A district court in the US has ordered detention of an Indo-Canadian entrepreneur following indictment on charges of laundering 450 Bitcoin (BTC), valued at...

17 kids, 1 adult injured in walkway collapse at Winnipeg’s Fort Gibraltar

Seventeen children and one adult were injured after falling off an elevated walkway in central Canada, local media reported. The accident happened at Fort Gibraltar...

Canada’s real GDP grew 0.2% in April

Canada's real gross domestic product (GDP) grew 0.2 per cent in April and 0.8 per cent in the first quarter this year, the statistical...