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COVID-19 and flu set to peak over holiday season in Ontario; Moore urges vaccinations

COVID-19 and flu set to peak over holiday season in Ontario; Moore urges vaccinations

TORONTO — There is a lot of COVID-19 circulating in Ontario right now, and levels of both that virus and influenza are on the rise, set to peak over the holiday season, the province's top doctor said Monday.
Assembly of First Nations to elect new national chief in Ottawa this week

Assembly of First Nations to elect new national chief in Ottawa this week

OTTAWA — The Assembly of First Nations is set to elect a new national chief this week in Ottawa during a three-day special assembly.
Ontario to investigate how kangaroo escaped handlers near Toronto; animal apprehended

Ontario to investigate how kangaroo escaped handlers near Toronto; animal apprehended

Ontario will investigate a kangaroo's escape from its handlers east of Toronto during a journey to Quebec, the province's solicitor general said Monday as advocates called for stricter regulations to protect captive wildlife.
Ingram, Barzal, Hughes named NHL's three stars of the week

Ingram, Barzal, Hughes named NHL's three stars of the week

NEW YORK — Arizona goaltender Connor Ingram, New York Islanders centre Mathew Barzal and New Jersey centre Jack Hughes are the NHL's three stars of the week. Ingram went 3-0-0 with a 1.63 goals-against average and .
Redblacks name veteran coach Tommy Condell as new offensive co-ordinator

Redblacks name veteran coach Tommy Condell as new offensive co-ordinator

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Redblacks have named Tommy Condell as their new offensive co-ordinator. The 52-year-old veteran CFL coach spent the past four seasons as offensive co-ordinator with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats before parting ways with the team on Aug.
Man who swerved car near pro-Palestinian protester arrested for assault: Victoria PD

Man who swerved car near pro-Palestinian protester arrested for assault: Victoria PD

VICTORIA — Police in Victoria have arrested a man they say accelerated his car towards a pro-Palestinian protester near the British Columbia legislature over the weekend.
Tributes for Quebec film 'visionary' Daniel Langlois; four suspects detained in death

Tributes for Quebec film 'visionary' Daniel Langlois; four suspects detained in death

MONTREAL — Tributes are pouring in for celebrated Quebec businessman and philanthropist Daniel Langlois after he and his partner were found dead in the Caribbean island nation of Dominica last week.
Alberta seniors minister says focusing on family after children hurt in car crash

Alberta seniors minister says focusing on family after children hurt in car crash

EDMONTON — Alberta cabinet minister Jason Nixon says he will be taking some time to focus on family after his two youngest children were involved in a car crash.
Vancouver home sales rise in November as newly listed properties add to supply

Vancouver home sales rise in November as newly listed properties add to supply

VANCOUVER — The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouversays home sales ticked up last month as the continued increase of newly listed properties has given prospective homebuyers in the region among the largest selection to choose from since 2021.
Canadian defender Kyle Hiebert rewarded with new deal with St. Louis City FC

Canadian defender Kyle Hiebert rewarded with new deal with St. Louis City FC

ST. LOUIS — Canadian defender Kyle Hiebert has signed a new contract with St. Louis City FC that runs through 2026 with a club option for 2027.