Fourth coyote put down in Burlington following string of unprovoked attacks on humans

The City of Burlington has euthanized a fourth coyote believed to be involved in a series of recently unprovoked attacks on human beings. In a Sept. 23 tweet, the city said the animal in question was “stalking and chasing people.” “It has been eliminated because it was aggressive, not afraid of humans or showing normal … Read more

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

Blue Jays’ Alek Manoah honored for defending Kirk after weight barbs

TORONTO (AP) – Blue Jays right-hander Alek Manoah has been honored with a sportsmanship award for defending teammate Alejandro Kirk after the catcher was criticized online for his weight. Manoah received a roughly $73,000 ($100,000 Canadian) sponsorship prize and immediately donated it to KidSport, a Canadian nonprofit that gives children the opportunity to participate in … Read more

Fans pack Rogers Center outfield seating for chance at catching Aaron Judge’s historic home run

Gregory Strong, The Canadian Press Published Monday, September 26, 2022 9:46PM EDT Last Updated Monday, September 26, 2022 10:43PM EDT TORONTO – Justin Morgan and his father arrived early at Rogers Center on Monday to stake out a spot in the 200-level outfield standing-room section, hoping … Read more

Canadian Food Inspection Agency raises alarm as spotted lanternfly plague nears border

OTTAWA – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is asking Canadians to keep an eye out for an invasive bug that could spell disaster for the country’s wineries and fruit growers. The spotted lanternfly is a pest native to China that has been making inroads in the United States since 2014. Thus far, the small grey-and-red … Read more

Ian heads toward Cuba, Florida as category 4 hurricane

Cristiana Mesquita, The Associated Press Published Monday, September 26, 2022 7:48AM EDT Last Updated Monday, September 26, 2022 11:13PM EDT HAVANA (AP) — Hurricane Ian was growing stronger as it barreled toward Cuba on a track to hit Florida’s west coast as a major hurricane as … Read more

Travel restrictions removed as medical professionals reiterate the risk of COVID-19

Caitlin Yardley, The Canadian Press Published Monday, September 26, 2022 3:36PM EDT Last Updated Monday, September 26, 2022 4:57PM EDT OTTAWA – The removal of mask mandates and vaccine requirements has medical professionals and front-line workers reiterating that COVID-19 is still a threat. The federal government … Read more

Kentucky man who killed three classmates in 1997 is denied parole, will spend the rest of his life in prison

The Kentucky man who killed three students and wounded five others in a school shooting that took place 25 years ago will spend the rest of his life in prison without opportunities to seek parole, the Kentucky Parole Board voted on Monday. Michael Carneal, who was 14 at the time of the massacre and is … Read more

3-year-old dies after allegedly being pushed by aunt into Lake Michigan – National

A three-year-old boy from Chicago succumbed to his injuries on Sunday after he was pushed into Lake Michigan by his aunt, officials say. Victoria Moreno, 34, was arrested on Sept. 19 after allegedly pushing her nephew off the Navy Pier boardwalk into the water below. “The offender did not attempt to rescue the victim,” police … Read more

Study: More than 170K Ont. patients lost family doctors in first 6 months of pandemic

More than 170,000 patients in Ontario lost their family doctors in the first six months of the COVID-19 pandemic, a new study has found. The study, led by Unity Health Toronto and non-profit research institute ICES, found the number of family physicians who stopped working doubled between March and September 2020 compared to the same … Read more