Canadian woman the victim in high-profile homicide in Pakistan

A woman who was the victim in a high-profile killing in Pakistan was also a Canadian citizen, Global Affairs Canada confirmed on Monday. “Global Affairs Canada is aware of the death of a Canadian citizen in Pakistan. Consular officials are in contact with local authorities to obtain more information,” the agency stated. “Consular officials are … Read more

Luca Koleosho has international options, but enjoys time in Canada’s soccer camp

Luca Koleosho takes part in Canada’s men’s national soccer team training session in Vancouver on May 31.HO/The Canadian Press Having left home at 11 to pursue his soccer dream in Spain, Luca Koleosho has worked hard to get where he is today. Now 18, the RCD Espanyol winger is in camp with Canada but has … Read more

Sable Island horses ‘doing well’ after storm Fiona, Parks Canada says

Horses on Sable Island National Park Reserve in Nova Scotia are “doing well and engaging in all of their usual behaviors” after post-tropical storm Fiona hit Atlantic Canada this weekend, Parks Canada says. In a statement sent to Global News Monday, Jennifer Nicholson, Parks Canada spokesperson for Sable Island National Park Reserve, said the horses … Read more

Poilievre denounces ‘abuse’ against wife allegedly from Diagolon founder who shook his hand – National

Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre says he is denouncing “abuse” and sexually threatening language against his wife allegedly made by Jeremy Mackenzie, the de-facto leader of a far-right group called Diagolon whose adherents have waged a social media campaign against female journalists for abuse months. In a statement posted on Twitter Monday morning, Poilievre said he … Read more

After the storm: residents of Atlantic Canada and eastern Quebec survey damage

A day after post-tropical storm Fiona left a trail of destruction across Atlantic Canada and eastern Quebec, residents of a devastated coastal town in western Newfoundland were told that a missing neighbor may have been swept away by the storm. As Fiona descended on Port aux Basques on Saturday, churning out 130-kilometre-per-hour wind gusts, police … Read more

Oakville teacher controversy: Ontario College of Teachers asked to review professional standards

The province’s education minister says he has asked the Ontario College of Teachers to review professional conduct provisions amid controversy surrounding an Oakville, Ont., teacher’s attire. “In this province, in our schools, we celebrate our differences and we also believe that there must be the highest standards of professionalism in front of our kids,” Education … Read more

Ottawa to drop remaining COVID-19 vaccine, mask mandates starting Oct. 1

The government is lifting all border restrictions related to COVID-19 as of Oct. 1, including masks on planes and trains and health checks as the COVID-19 pandemic recedes. “We’ve always maintained the measures at border and planes and trains and boats were temporary and we would adjust as the situation changes,” Transport Minister Omar Alghabra … Read more

Vaccinated Individuals With Myasthenia Gravis With COVID-19 Infection are More at Health Risk

According to a recent population-based study using administrative health data in Ontario, Canada, adult participants with myasthenia gravis (MG) and who also contracted COVID-19 were twice the risk of hospitalization of matched controls.1 The patients with MG and infected with COVID-19 were also more at risk of ICU admission and death in comparison. The MG … Read more

Thousands rally in support of Iranian protests and the late Mahsa Amini in Vancouver – BC

A large gathering of rally attendees descended on Vancouver’s Art Gallery on Sunday. Thousands of people went to the popular location for protests and public press conferences in support of ongoing unrest in Iran due to the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini. She died while in custody of Iranian ‘morality police’ for allegedly wearing her … Read more

ArriveCAN, mask mandates among changes as Canada drops COVID-19 border rules – National

After more than two years, Canada’s COVID-19 border rules are coming to an end, the federal government announced Monday. The Liberal government officially announced the changes after Global News and other media reported last week that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau signed off on them. As of Oct. 1 all travelers, regardless of citizenship, will no … Read more