Fight over Athabasca University’s future continues as Jason Kenney gets government involved

Fight over Athabasca University’s future continues as Jason Kenney gets government involved

On March 24, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney visited Athabasca, 145 kilometers north of Edmonton, to discuss Athabasca University’s future at a town hall meeting. Peter Scott, the president of the university, said the school’s leaders were not invited. Mr. Kenney told the crowd his government instructed AU, an online institution with about 40,000 students in … Read more

Montreal snowfall brings slippery conditions, power outages

Montreal snowfall brings slippery conditions, power outages

Montrealers can expect some slippery driving conditions Tuesday due to late-season snowfall bringing heavy, wet snow to the city. According to Environment Canada, a major weather system from the east coast of the US is bringing 10 cm of snow to the Greater Montreal area, with temperatures hovering near freezing. “Visibilities will be significantly reduced … Read more

Flood warning in effect for Quebec City; Montreal in for some snow

Flood warning in effect for Quebec City;  Montreal in for some snow

A storm surge warning is in effect for the Quebec City area as rising waters make for possible floods in the area. Strong winds are expected, caused by a low-pressure system from the Eastern American seabord. High waves could also result in shoreline erosion in vulnerable areas. About five centimeters of snow are expected to … Read more

Immigration is changing the composition of religion in Canada, survey finds

Immigration is changing the composition of religion in Canada, survey finds

Mourners paid their respects at the scene of Sunday’s hate-motivated vehicle attack in London, Ont. on June 8, 2021, in honor of the four members of a Muslim family that died and the youngest boy who is in hospital.Geoff Robins/The Canadian Press Growing immigration is changing the composition of religion in Canada, an in-depth survey … Read more

Toronto subway: Woman charged with attempted murder

Toronto subway: Woman charged with attempted murder

Toronto police say they have arrested and charged a suspect with attempted murder after a woman was pushed onto the tracks at a subway station Sunday evening. Police said officers responded to a call about the incident, which took place at Yonge and Bloor Subway Station, at around 9:03 pm on Sunday. When emergency crews … Read more

Snow in Toronto: Southern Ontario getting spring storm

Snow in Toronto: Southern Ontario getting spring storm

A spring storm hitting southern Ontario, which is expected to bring up to eight centimeters of snow by Tuesday, is causing messy conditions on the roads. Environment Canada issued a winter weather travel advisory on Monday for most of southern Ontario. The Greater Toronto Area is expected to receive between four and eight centimeters of … Read more

Toronto subway: Suspect wanted after woman pushed

Toronto subway: Suspect wanted after woman pushed

A suspect who allegedly pushed a woman onto the tracks at a Toronto subway station Sunday evening is now wanted on an attempted murder charge, police say. The incident happened at Yonge Station just after 9 pm When emergency crews arrived, they found the victim conscious and breathing, police said. She was rushed to a … Read more

Blast of winter weather expected Monday for London-Middlesex region

Blast of winter weather expected Monday for London-Middlesex region

It might be spring and the tulips are trying to bloom, but winter isn’t done with the London region just yet. According to Environment Canada, there is currently a winter weather travel advisory in effect for London – Parkhill – Eastern Middlesex County and Strathroy – Komoka – Western Middlesex County. The forecast is calling … Read more

Suspect wanted after woman pushed onto Toronto subway tracks

Suspect wanted after woman pushed onto Toronto subway tracks

A suspect who allegedly pushed a woman onto the tracks at a Toronto subway station Sunday evening is now wanted on an attempted murder charge, police say. The incident happened at Yonge Station just after 9 pm When emergency crews arrived, they found the victim conscious and breathing, police said. She was rushed to a … Read more

Proposal for 16-storey building next to Kingston, Ont. woman’s home ‘a big shock’ – Kingston

Proposal for 16-storey building next to Kingston, Ont.  woman’s home ‘a big shock’ – Kingston

At the corner of Barrie and Colborne streets sits the home of Rose DeShaw, a place where she’s lived for decades. Normally a quiet area near the city’s downtown, that may change because of construction. Read more: Power restored to 188K homes after heavy snow, wind across Ontario: Hydro One “They’re asking for a 16-storey … Read more