The return of Zellers: Hudson’s Bay to resurrect Canadian discount retail chain

The return of Zellers: Hudson’s Bay to resurrect Canadian discount retail chain

Brett Bundale, The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, August 17, 2022 10:20AM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, August 17, 2022 10:20AM EDT Canadian department store Zellers hopes to make a comeback next year, a decade after the discount chain shuttered most of its locations. Hudson’s Bay Co. said Zellers will debut a new e-commerce website and expand … Read more

Intelligence report flagged possible ‘violent revenge’ after Ottawa protest shutdown

Intelligence report flagged possible ‘violent revenge’ after Ottawa protest shutdown

Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, August 17, 2022 5:54AM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, August 17, 2022 5:54AM EDT Newly disclosed documents show federal intelligence officials warned decision-makers that the police dispersal of “Freedom Convoy” protesters in Ottawa last winter could prompt an “opportunistic attack” against a politician or symbol of government. The Feb. … Read more

Quebec launches ‘massive’ COVID-19 vaccination campaign ahead of fall

Quebec launches ‘massive’ COVID-19 vaccination campaign ahead of fall

Premier François Legault said Tuesday the government would launch a “massive” vaccination booster campaign to get ahead of the next wave of COVID-19, which he said is expected after students return to class and people start spending more time indoors. All Quebecers over the age of 18 will be eligible to make an appointment for … Read more

Prescription may be needed for some children’s liquid medication in Ontario

Prescription may be needed for some children’s liquid medication in Ontario

Parents of young children may need a prescription for over-the-counter fever and pain medication due to a shortage at some pharmacies, Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children is warning. In a letter sent to caregivers, the hospital said some pharmacies across the country are dealing with supply shortages of liquid Tylenol and Advil. “If your child … Read more

Ontario govt ordered to pay $3.5M to company at heart of 2003 tainted-meat probe

Ontario govt ordered to pay .5M to company at heart of 2003 tainted-meat probe

Ontario’s highest court has ordered the provincial government to pay $3.5 million to a company at the heart of a tainted-meat scandal nearly two decades ago, pointing to the province’s “litany of bureaucratic ineptitude” in temporarily taking over the business. In a decision released last week, the Court of Appeal for Ontario ruled the provincial … Read more

Toronto Pearson traveler ‘disheartened’ to see ‘mountains’ of bags

Toronto Pearson traveler ‘disheartened’ to see ‘mountains’ of bags

Toronto Pearson International Airport has shown signs of improvements in recent weeks, but a traveler and aviation expert says he was disheartened to see “mountains” of bags and triple stacked security lines at the airport over the weekend. “What this is telling us is the information that Transport Canada has been touting about how much … Read more

Friends, neighbors shocked after Mississauga couple found dead in Streetsville home

Friends, neighbors shocked after Mississauga couple found dead in Streetsville home

Friends and neighbors say they are shocked and distraught after police officers found a man and woman deceased inside a home on a quiet Mississauga street Tuesday morning. At about 8 am today, Peel police were called to do a “wellness check” at a multi-unit dwelling 25 Princess St., near the Streetsville GO Station. Once … Read more

Mountain of dirt appears in Toronto neighborhood

Mountain of dirt appears in Toronto neighborhood

Residents of a Toronto neighborhood want answers after a massive pile of dirt appeared and no one seems to know where it came from. “It’s an eyesore. Look at it. It’s a mountain. A three-storey mountain of dirt,” Francesca Pivetta told CTV News Toronto at the site near Old Weston Road and St. Clair Avenue … Read more

French backpacker missing in Egypt for a year back in Paris

French backpacker missing in Egypt for a year back in Paris

PARIS (AP) — A French backpacker who had gone missing in Egypt a year ago has safely returned home to Paris, a lawyer representing his family said on Tuesday. It’s not clear what happened over the past year to Yann Bourdon, whose family had speculated that he might have been detained by Egyptian security services. … Read more

Toronto Pearson traveler ‘disheartened’ to see ‘mountains’ of bags

Toronto Pearson traveler ‘disheartened’ to see ‘mountains’ of bags

Toronto Pearson International Airport has shown signs of improvements in recent weeks, but a traveler and aviation expert says he was disheartened to see “mountains” of bags and triple stacked security lines at the airport over the weekend. “What this is telling us is the information that Transport Canada has been touting about how much … Read more