At least 19 people killed as Russian missiles rain down near Ukraine’s Odesa

At least 19 people were killed early Friday in Russian missile attacks on residential areas in a coastal city near Ukraine’s port city of Odessa, officials said, a day after Russian forces withdrew from a strategic Black Sea island. – Advertisement – Video of the attack before dawn showed charred remains of buildings in the … Read more

We asked prominent Canadians what the Maple Leaf flag means to them. Here’s what they said

“May the land on which this new flag flies be united in liberty and justice; The land of civilized God-fearing people; fair and generous in all his dealings; sensitive, tolerant, and kind to all men.” — Lester B. Pearson – Advertisement – The former prime minister of Canada certainly had high hopes for this country’s … Read more

Canada Day 2022: Celebrations getting underway as thousands expected to gather in Ottawa

Celebrations are underway for Canada Day in the nation’s capital after two years, with Canadians marking the country’s birthday at home, or virtually because of the COVID-19 pandemic. – Advertisement – Tensions remain high amid a significant police presence as thousands gather on the streets of downtown Ottawa, where residents acknowledge a “prolonged blow” from … Read more

Liveblog: Canada Day celebrations, protests held across the country

Communities across the country are already gearing up for the biggest Canada Day celebration since the COVID-19 pandemic began. – Advertisement – Public holiday events were halted due to the pandemic, but the easing of health restrictions has once again made large gatherings and gatherings possible. However, not all cities will return to staging major … Read more

Three adults, two children in hospital after chlorine exposure in North York Pool: firefighters

Three adults and two children are in hospital after being exposed to chlorine at a North York pool. – Advertisement – Toronto firefighters said they sent a hazardous materials team to LA Fitness at 4861 Yonge St. just before 5:30 p.m. There, firefighters said at least nine people emptied a pool, with eyes and eyes … Read more

Canadian fighting in Ukraine pleads for more equipment

Kharkiv, Ukraine – Wearing a military uniform marked with both Ukrainian and Canadian flags, Matthew McGill pleaded for more support to fight Russia’s invasion. – Advertisement – “We need equipment,” a Canadian Armed Forces veteran and member of Ukraine’s international military said on Thursday. “The army needs money to buy equipment.” “Any way you can … Read more

Strumbellas headlining 2022 Canada Day concert in Fort Saskatchewan

Canada’s Juno Award winner Strumbels is headlining a Canada Day concert to be held northeast of Edmonton on Friday. – Advertisement – The Ontario-based band, which combines pop, rock and folk sensibilities, will perform a Canada Day concert at Legacy Park in Fort Saskatchewan, Alta. Other musicians who performed at Legacy Park on Friday night … Read more

Staggering cost of Prince William and Kate’s contentious Caribbean tour revealed

Financial information has emerged for Prince William and Kate Middleton’s controversial tour of the Caribbean, showing the couple lost more than C$350,000 on the trip alone. – Advertisement – The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge used a private jet to fly to Belize, Jamaica and the Bahamas on tour to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s 70 … Read more

Ketanji Brown Jackson becomes 1st Black woman on U.S. Supreme Court after swearing in

Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in on Thursday in the Supreme Court as the first black woman to break the glass ceiling on the nation’s highest court. – Advertisement – Jackson, 51, is the court’s 116th justice and replaced the justice he once served for. Justice Stephen Breyer’s retirement took effect at noon. Moments later, … Read more