Street sweeper truck kills pedestrian in Toronto

Street sweeper truck kills pedestrian in Toronto

A pedestrian is dead after being struck by a City of Toronto street sweeper truck in North York Tuesday morning. Toronto police responded to reports of a collision in the area of ​​Lawrence Avenue East and Leslie Street shortly after 9 am Police say a pedestrian was hit by a street sweeper and was pronounced … Read more

Two Michaels: Gov’t unites flags apparent campaign to sow doubt

Two Michaels: Gov’t unites flags apparent campaign to sow doubt

OTTAWA- A federal unit that tracks foreign interference has identified what appeared to be a co-ordinated information campaign by Chinese state media outlets to control the domestic narrative around the return of the “two Michaels” to Canada. Rapid Response Mechanism Canada found the effort also seemed intent on fostering confusion or doubt in Canada and … Read more

Restaurants slam Canada’s ban on plastic containers and cutlery

Restaurants slam Canada’s ban on plastic containers and cutlery

The next time you get a takeout order of spaghetti and meatballs, or a tasty bowl of pho, imagine carrying it home without plastic. Because in another 18 months or so, you might just have to. As the federal government announced long-awaited details of its ban on some single-use plastics Monday — including bags and … Read more

Chinese sought to sow confusion over release of ‘Two MIchaels:’ Canadian intelligence brief

Chinese sought to sow confusion over release of ‘Two MIchaels:’ Canadian intelligence brief

Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, June 21, 2022 5:36AM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, June 21, 2022 5:43AM EDT OTTAWA — A federal unit that tracks foreign interference has identified what appeared to be a co-ordinated information campaign by Chinese state media outlets to control the domestic narrative around the return of the “two … Read more