‘Low-ball’ bid helps buyer whittle down price of Canmore semi

‘Low-ball’ bid helps buyer whittle down price of Canmore semi

Sotheby’s International Realty Canada 718A 3rd St., Canmore, Alta. Asking price: $925,000 (September, 2022) Selling price: $893,398 (October, 2022) Tax: $3,354 (2022) Days on the market: 21 Listing agents: Christopher Vincent and Laura Wright, Sotheby’s International Realty Canada New flooring has been laid in most areas in the unit, including the living and dining rooms.Sotheby’s … Read more

How a small community on Vancouver Island responded to a looming exodus of family doctors

How a small community on Vancouver Island responded to a looming exodus of family doctors

Interim executive director Karen Morgan speaks with staff at Shoreline Medical in Sidney, BC, on Oct. 20.CHAD HIPOLITO/GM Karen Morgan had a bird’s-eye view of a looming exodus of family doctors long before the crisis hit her tiny community in British Columbia – and the rest of Canada. In the early 2000s, doctors on the … Read more

BC residents priced out of housing market flock to Salmo, a sleepy village of 1,000

BC residents priced out of housing market flock to Salmo, a sleepy village of 1,000

Salmo, a small mountain village in interior BC, has seen average property values ​​increase by 60 per cent from $199,000 before the start of the pandemic to $319,000 in July 2021, upending years of a relatively flat marketSalmaan Farooqui/The Globe and Mail For years, Salmo, BC, was the kind of place travelers would drive by … Read more

Guelph woman nearly ejected from World Cup match after police find Pride flag

Guelph woman nearly ejected from World Cup match after police find Pride flag

There have been many incidents where soccer fans from around the world have been forced to refrain from expressing support for the LGBTQ2 community at the men’s World Cup in Qatar. A Guelph, Ont., woman, shared her experience of being in Qatar with Global News on Thursday. Helen Loftin was at Ahmad bin Ali Stadium … Read more

Two officers fatally shot inside a home in Innisfil, Ont.

Two officers fatally shot inside a home in Innisfil, Ont.

Police and SIU investigators gather at the scene where two police officers were killed in Innisfil, Ont., Oct. 12.Arlyn McAdorey/The Canadian Press Two officers with the South Simcoe Police Service were fatally shot inside a home in Innisfil, Ont., on Tuesday, in a confrontation that also left the 23-year-old suspect dead. “Words cannot describe our … Read more

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith walks back how about unvaccinated

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith walks back how about unvaccinated

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith holds her first press conference in Edmonton, on Tuesday October 11, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason FransonJASON FRANSON/The Canadian Press Alberta Premier Danielle Smith has clarified a widely condemned how she made that people who choose not to get the COVID-19 vaccine are the “most discriminated-against group” of her lifetime – though … Read more

‘She never explained anything’: I’m a senior citizen and I lost $100,000 in the stock market this year. Can I sue my financial adviser?

‘She never explained anything’: I’m a senior citizen and I lost 0,000 in the stock market this year.  Can I sue my financial adviser?

I am a senior citizen and have suffered major losses to the tune of $100,000 in the recent stock market turmoil. Can I sue my financial adviser? I understand the dynamics of the market as far as its ups and downs, and have ridden them out before. However, it’s been different with the market in … Read more

Post-tropical storm Fiona pummels East Coast, washing away houses and leaving millions of thousands without power

Post-tropical storm Fiona pummels East Coast, washing away houses and leaving millions of thousands without power

Post-tropical storm Fiona strikes Port aux Basque, NL on Sept. 24, 2022.Wreckhouse Press/Handout Multiple communities in Atlantic Canada have issued evacuation orders as post-tropical storm Fiona made landfall early Saturday morning, bringing heavy rain, powerful winds and vicious storm surge that washed some buildings into the ocean. More than 500,000 customers are currently without power … Read more

‘We have nothing’: Ukrainian family adjusts to new life in BC

‘We have nothing’: Ukrainian family adjusts to new life in BC

A Ukrainian mother and her daughter, forced to flee because of the Russian invasion, are adjusting to a new way of life in Canada and the transition hasn’t been easy. Olga and Liubov Myrochuk left their home in the city of Irpin, outside of Kyiv, after a neighbor called to say the war was starting. … Read more

September 30 holiday in Ontario: Who gets the day off?

September 30 holiday in Ontario: Who gets the day off?

The second National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is approaching in Canada, and while it is not a statutory holiday in Ontario, there are some things you should know about. Sept. 30 is observed in Ontario only as a federal holiday, which means provincially regulated businesses are not required to give employees the day off … Read more