Canada’s Richie Laryea confirms Panama player spat at him during World Cup qualifier

Richie Laryea calls it “one of the biggest forms of disrespect.” The Canadian wingback was referring to the act of spitting at someone, the way he was targeted by a Panama player late in Canada’s 4-1 win in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying play Wednesday.

Deputy Prime Minister concludes successful G7 and G20 Finance Ministers’ Meetings and Annual Meetings of the IMF and the World Bank

This week the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, successfully concluded a trip to Washington, D.C., where she attended the Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund and the G7 and G20 Finance Ministers’ and Central Banks Governors’ Meetings, as well as meetings of the… Continue reading Deputy Prime Minister concludes successful G7 and G20 Finance Ministers’ Meetings and Annual Meetings of the IMF and the World Bank

Olympic decathlon champ Damian Warner gets loose with other sports after post-Games break

Olympic decathlon champion Damian Warner will be casting a wide sporting net as he starts preparations for a busy 2022 season. Warner planned to shoot hoops with his coach and play some badminton Friday as he slowly eases his body back into a regular routine.

Soulpepper and the NFB present the Canadian premiere of Jordan Tannahill’s spellbinding VR experience, Draw Me Close. After captivating audiences around the world, this one-of-a-kind immersive experience comes to Toronto in winter 2021.

From November 2 to December 12, 2021, Toronto’s Soulpepper Theatre Company and the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) will present the Canadian premiere of Draw Me Close, a critically acclaimed immersive experience by award-winning playwright and filmmaker Jordan Tannahill, co-produced by the NFB and the National Theatre (NT) of Great Britain. Draw Me Close… Continue reading Soulpepper and the NFB present the Canadian premiere of Jordan Tannahill’s spellbinding VR experience, Draw Me Close. After captivating audiences around the world, this one-of-a-kind immersive experience comes to Toronto in winter 2021.

‘A true lava tsunami’ from La Palma volcano following quakes

A second 4.5-magnitude earthquake in two days has rattled the Spanish island of La Palma. The two quakes were the strongest to hit the Canary Island off northwest Africa since the Cumbre Vieja volcano erupted Sept. 19. Rivers of molten rock that scientists described on Friday as “a true lava tsunami” forced the evacuation of… Continue reading ‘A true lava tsunami’ from La Palma volcano following quakes

No safe injection site, homeless shelters force those in need in Dryden, Ont., to help each other

There’s a great divide in Dryden, Ontario’s smallest city: People needing immediate help for addictions and homelessness are being told it’ll take time to put evidence-based solutions like safe consumption sites in place. But for individuals like Shauna Pinkerton, time isn’t on their side.

CNSC issues BWXT Medical Ltd. a Class IB nuclear substance processing facility licence to operate the Nuclear Medicine Production Facility

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission announced its decision to issue BWXT Medical Ltd. a Class IB nuclear substance processing facility licence to operate a nuclear medicine production facility in Ottawa, Ontario.

After skipping earlier invitations, Trudeau meeting with B.C. First Nation on Monday

The Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc Nation will meet with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday, about two weeks after he apologized to the First Nation’s leadership for not responding to invitations to join them to mark the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

Member of group occupying Brantford, Ont., golf course says he’ll stay ‘as long as the grass grows’

A group of protesters have been occupying the Arrowdale Golf Course in Brantford, Ont., for days, with one man from Six Nations of the Grand River telling CBC Hamilton, “This is our land,” as the city tries to sell a portion of it.

Joint Statement of Support for the Special Envoy of the ASEAN Chair on Myanmar

The Governments of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Norway, the Republic of Korea, Timor-Leste, the United Kingdom, the United States, and the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, on behalf of the European Union, remain deeply concerned about the dire situation in Myanmar, its growing toll on the people of Myanmar, and its worsening… Continue reading Joint Statement of Support for the Special Envoy of the ASEAN Chair on Myanmar