Two men charged with first-degree murder in Toronto shooting on Father’s Day

Two men charged with first-degree murder in Toronto shooting on Father’s Day

Two men have been arrested in Montreal in connection with a fatal shooting in North York on Father’s Day. It happened on the afternoon of June 19 in the area of ​​Lotherton Pathway and Caledonia Road, south of Lawrence Avenue West. When police and paramedics arrived, they located a 24-year-old Jaron Williams with no vital … Read more

Canadian retailers hit with soaring fuel surcharges to ship orders

Canadian retailers hit with soaring fuel surcharges to ship orders

Canadian retailers are struggling with higher shipping costs as couriers tack hefty fuel surcharges onto shipping rates to recoup record gas prices. The additional charge is sending the cost of shipping goods within Canada higher, topping 40 per cent for some carriers. For stores with high online return rates, such as apparel and footwear companies, … Read more

Canada’s hospital emergency rooms bear brunt of ‘perfect storm’

Canada’s hospital emergency rooms bear brunt of ‘perfect storm’

TORONTO, July 3 (Reuters) — Health authorities across Canada have cut the hours of hospital emergency departments and urgent care clinics in recent weeks, a move that in some cases may extend through the summer, due to a surge in patients and staff shortages. The situation, clinicians say, is tied to a resurgence of viral … Read more

For now, wary US treads water with transformed COVID-19

For now, wary US treads water with transformed COVID-19

Carla K. Johnson, The Associated Press Published Saturday, July 2, 2022 11:04AM EDT The fast-changing coronavirus has kicked off summer in the US with lots of infections but relatively few deaths compared to its prior incarnations. COVID-19 is still killing hundreds of Americans each day, but is not nearly as dangerous as it was last … Read more

Two dead, four others injured in pair of crashes in Peel Region

Two dead, four others injured in pair of crashes in Peel Region

Two people died and four others including a nine-month-old baby were injured in a pair of crashes that occurred two hours apart in Peel Region overnight. Peel Regional Police say they were first called to Derry Road and Ninth Line in Mississauga at 10:38 pm Saturday for a two vehicle collision. They arrived to find … Read more

Toronto library may launch CO2 lending program in mid-July

Toronto library may launch CO2 lending program in mid-July

Toronto residents may soon be able to rent out a carbon dioxide (CO2) monitor at the public library as part of the city’s pandemic response. In April, the City of Peterborough became the first municipality in North America to facilitate such a program—lending out CO2 monitors to residents for a week at a time so … Read more

37-year-old Port Coquitlam man identified as homicide victim: IHIT – BC

37-year-old Port Coquitlam man identified as homicide victim: IHIT – BC

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) has identified the victim of a shooting that took place on June 30 in Port Coquitlam as 37-year-old Mehdi “Damien” Eslahian. Read more: Man killed in ‘targeted’ shooting in Port Coquitlam, police say IHIT said Eslahian was known to police and are calling the homicide a “targeted” killing but … Read more

Pedestrian killed in Toronto collision identified

Pedestrian killed in Toronto collision identified

The pedestrian who was struck and killed by an alleged drunk driver in downtown Toronto on Canada Day has been identified by his family, remembering him as someone with a great sense of humor and a “huge heart.” Twenty-six-year-old Gregory Girgis was one of two pedestrians hit during a multi-vehicle collision at Wellington Street and … Read more

41-year-old man in custody after missing Edmonton teenager found in Oregon

41-year-old man in custody after missing Edmonton teenager found in Oregon

A man is in custody after a 13-year-old girl who went missing on June 24 was found in the United States. The teenager was last seen on Friday, June 24, at around 8:30 am in the area of ​​131 Avenue and 91 Street, which is next to Killarney Junior High School. In a news release … Read more

Edmonton family on edge after stray bullet flies through daughter’s bedroom – Edmonton

Edmonton family on edge after stray bullet flies through daughter’s bedroom – Edmonton

After a night filled with loud Canada Day fireworks, residents in the south Edmonton neighborhood of Hazeldean woke up Saturday morning to more loud noise. “I heard a loud car this morning then a couple pop, pops and that’s what woke me up,” Hazeldean resident Will Mages said. “I heard these two bangs,” another resident … Read more