World Cup: Germany players cover mouths in protest

World Cup: Germany players cover mouths in protest

Ciaran Fahey, The Associated Press Published Wednesday, November 23, 2022 4:44PM EST DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Germany’s players covered their mouths for the team photo before their opening World Cup match on Wednesday to protest against FIFA following the governing body’s clampdown on the “One Love” armband. The Germany team lined up in the traditional … Read more

World Cup: Soccer fans inspired by Canada’s performance vs Belgium

World Cup: Soccer fans inspired by Canada’s performance vs Belgium

Jacob Serebrin, The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, November 23, 2022 6:24AM EST Last Updated Wednesday, November 23, 2022 6:26PM EST For Canadian ploughsharecer fansthe excitement of seeing their country play in the men’s World Cup for the first time in 36 years gave way to disappointment Wednesday as their team fell just short. Even though … Read more

CUPE tells education support workers in Ontario to accept tentative contract offer

CUPE tells education support workers in Ontario to accept tentative contract offer

The Canadian Union of Public Employees is now asking thousands of education support workers in Ontario to accept an attempted contract offer from the Ford government, contradicting earlier comments from a key member of the bargaining team. When the union agreed to accept a four-year contract offer from the Ford government on Nov. 20 — … Read more

Canada World Cup game: GTA watches Canada’s first World Cup match in 36 years

Canada World Cup game: GTA watches Canada’s first World Cup match in 36 years

Thousands of people across the Greater Toronto Area gathered to cheer on Canada in their first World Cup appearance in almost 40 years. The Canadians lost 1-0 to Belgium, who are ranked number two in the world, despite generating 21 shots to Belgium’s seven. Belgium’s goal, by forward Michy Batshuayi, came just before halftime. Ray … Read more

Peterborough crash victims were from same family

Peterborough crash victims were from same family

A mother, father and son are dead and their teenage daughter is in hospital after a head-on crash that killed four people east of Peterborough, Ont. According to Ontario Provincial Police, the crash happened on Highway 7 near Drummond Line around 5:15 pm on Tuesday when an SUV and pick-up truck collided. Family told CTV … Read more

Canadians ready for today’s World Cup game against Belgium — first match since 1986

Canadians ready for today’s World Cup game against Belgium — first match since 1986

The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, November 23, 2022 6:24AM EST Last Updated Wednesday, November 23, 2022 6:24AM EST MONTREAL – Watch parties are planned across the country today as soccer fans get ready for the World Cup match between Canada and Belgium – Canada’s first game in the tournament since 1986. In Montreal, a rivalry … Read more

Christmas tree growers say there is a shortage of supply again this year, driving up prices

Christmas tree growers say there is a shortage of supply again this year, driving up prices

Christmas tree growers across the country say that demand is outpacing supply once again this year, leading to a rise in price and a shortage of inventory, with many predicting they’ll need to close their farms early. The reason for the shortage can be traced as far back as the 2008 financial crisis, when Christmas … Read more

Complaint against John Tory over Toronto election robocalls lodged

Complaint against John Tory over Toronto election robocalls lodged

A complaint was filed with Toronto’s Office of the Integrity Commissioner Monday regarding John Tory’s use of robocalls during the October municipal election. The complaint, filed by Parthi Kandavel, an 8-year Toronto School Board Trustee who ran for council in Ward 20 – Scarborough Southwest, alleges Tory used his power as mayor to influence the … Read more

World Cup: Budweiser will ship beer it can’t sell in Qatar to win country

World Cup: Budweiser will ship beer it can’t sell in Qatar to win country

Jordan Valinsky, CNN Published Tuesday, November 22, 2022 5:17PM EST Last Updated Tuesday, November 22, 2022 5:17PM EST (CNN) — Qatar’s last-minute decision to ban alcohol at World Cup stadiums has left Budweiser with loads of beer left on its hands. The company has an innovative solution to offload it. Budweiser will ship the unsold … Read more

Milton stabbing: woman dead, suspect arrested

Milton stabbing: woman dead, suspect arrested

A woman was fatally stabbed in Milton on Tuesday afternoon and Halton Regional Police say a suspect has been arrested. Officers responded to a residence on Gosford Crescent at around 5:45 pm after someone reported a stabbing, said police spokesperson Const. Ryan Anderson. Speaking to reporters at the scene, Anderson said officers arrived at the … Read more