27
Dec
2021
Posted by: In: Canada, COVID, COVID-19, NLL, Postponed, Regina Sports, Saskatchewan Coronavirus, Saskatchewan Rush, Saskatoon News, Saskatoon Sports, Sports

Saskatchewan Rush game on New Year’s Eve postponed

The Saskatchewan Rush’s second home game of the 2021-2022 regular season has been postponed. On Monday, the National Lacrosse League (NLL) announced the postponement of all three games scheduled this week, including the one at SaskTel Centre on Friday, Dec. 31. “We have been in constant contact with authorities, media,…
18
Dec
2021
Posted by: In: agreement principle, Canada, Catherine Dagenais, Joel Latour, Montreal, Quebec, SAQ, Union of Workers

The union members at the SAQ approve the deal in principle – Montreal

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted December 18, 2021 3:24 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The agreement in principle reached between the SAQ and the union of employees…
16
Dec
2021
Posted by: In: Canada, COVID, covid rapid test, COVID-19, free rapid tests kingston, kingston rapid tests, kingston rapid tests KFL&A, news, rapid tests, rapid tests kingston

1 location in Kingston to offer free rapid COVID-19 tests Saturday – Kingston

On Wednesday, the province announced 50 locations across the province where free rapid COVID-19 antigen tests could be picked up. Despite the high rate of Omicron in the Kingston region, only one location is listed for the KFL&A region. On Saturday, between 12:15 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., free rapid…
06
Dec
2021
Posted by: In: Brampton garbage strike, Caledon garbage strike, Canada, Emterra Environmental, LIUNA, LIUNA Local 183, Mississauga garbage strike, Peel Region, Peel Region garbage strike, Peel Region waste collection strike, Region Of Peel, Strike, strike action

Waste collection disrupted in large part of Peel Region as workers strike – Toronto

Waste collection is being disrupted in a large part of Peel Region after workers went on strike Monday. Some residents in Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon may face delays in the collection of garbage and organics, while recycling and yard waste will not be picked up during the labour disruption,…
05
Dec
2021
Posted by: In: Canada, Mercedes Stephenson, Politics, The West Block

The West Block – Episode 6, Season 11 – National

THE WEST BLOCK Episode 6, Season 11 Sunday, December 5, 2021 Host: Mercedes Stephenson Guests: Omar Alghabra, Transport Minister Dr. Zain Chagla, Infectious Diseases Physician Maryscott Greenwood, Canadian American Business Council CEO Location: Ottawa, ON   Mercedes Stephenson: This week on The West Block:  Ottawa announces new restrictions for…
01
Dec
2021
Posted by: In: Canada, Edmonton Gift Ideas, Edmonton Holiday Gift Book, Edmonton Holiday Gifts, Lifestyle, Local Edmonton, Shop Local Edmonton, shop local yeg

10 local businesses partner to release Edmonton Holiday Gift Book

Ten local businesses in Edmonton have partnered this holiday season to release a collaborated local set that includes multiple gift cards.
18
Nov
2021
Posted by: In: Affordable Housing, Calgary, Calgary affordable housing, Calgary Housing, Canada, downtown calgary, Downtown Calgary housing, HomeSpace, Housing, Inn from the Cold, news, Sierra Place

Funding needed for project to convert vacant Calgary office building into affordable housing – Calgary

The groups behind a project in downtown Calgary aimed at turning a vacant office building into affordable housing is asking people in the city for help. Sierra Place, located at 706 7 Ave. S.W., sat vacant for two years before HomeSpace and Inn from the Cold took over the…
28
Oct
2021
Posted by: In: Canada, Canadian Mental Health Association, CMHA, Durham, durham region, Gambling, Great Canadian Gaming Corporation, news, Olg, One Toronto Gaming, Ontario gambling, Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation, Pickering, Pickering Casino, Pickering Casino Resort, Problem gambling

Balancing risk and reward: Pickering, Ont. gets cash injection from new casino

Revenue from the new casino in Pickering, Ont., has begun flowing into city coffers, as one expert warns it’s important not to lose sight of gambling’s costs. The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) recently announced the first quarterly payment to the city for its share of the gaming…
13
Oct
2021
Posted by: In: Canada, Coronavirus, COVID, COVID-19, mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy, Toronto Covid, Toronto Zoo, Toronto Zoo COVID, Toronto Zoo vaccine policy, Zoo, Zoo toronto

Toronto Zoo to implement proof of COVID-19 vaccination for all patrons starting Oct. 25 – Toronto

The Toronto Zoo has announced it will require proof of vaccination against COVID-19 for all eligible guests and visitors aged 12 and older, members, business partners, and contractors. The policy will come into effect on Monday, Oct. 25 for anyone wishing to enter the zoo grounds. Officials said prior…
07
Oct
2021
Posted by: In: Canada, Downtown Businesses, Edmonton Businesses, Edmonton Chamber of Commerce, Edmonton Election, Edmonton mayoral candidates, Edmonton mayoral forum, Edmonton Municipal Election, Kunitz Shoes, news

Edmonton election: Local businesses hope for change with new council – Edmonton

Morgan Kunitz is the co-owner of Kunitz Shoes in Edmonton. Her store has seen business improve after moving to the West End, but she wishes they could have been able to keep their store front downtown. “We operated a store in the downtown core for 18 years… It was…