TORONTO – Ontario’s hotly anticipated COVID-19 vaccine booking system launched Monday for those aged 80 and up, with thousands logging on within minutes. The online booking system went live at 8 a.m., and the site showed more than 8,000 people in the queue for an appointment a few minutes later, […]

OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rose in the House of Commons Thursday, one year after COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic, and said March 11, 2020 will always be marked by a before and an after. Since the pandemic began, 2.5 million people around the world have died due […]

THE CANADIAN PRESS A Toronto Catholic elementary school with 11 COVID-19 cases has been temporary shut down on the recommendation of public health officials. The Toronto Catholic District School Board says St. Francis Xavier school will be “temporarily dismissed” until further notice due to an “ongoing COVID-19 investigation.” The city’s […]

By Bill GravelandTHE CANADIAN PRESS CALGARY – Alberta’s top court has ordered a third trial for a couple who said they thought their toddler son had croup and were treating him with natural remedies before he died. David and Collet Stephan were accused of not seeking medical attention sooner for […]

By Victoria AhearnTHE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO – Stars of “Kim’s Convenience” say they’re “heartbroken” after news the hit Canadian sitcom is set to close up shop after its fifth season. The show’s producers say the CBC series, which has earned a global following on Netflix, will come to an end […]

By David FriendTHE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO – Nominees for the 50th annual Juno Awards will be revealed this morning. The annual celebration of Canadian music is set to be held in Toronto this year, marking its golden anniversary in the city where it started. Some of the music industry’s biggest […]