US security officials offer to help Ottawa clear border blockade

Politics Insider for Feb. 11: The blockade causes auto showdowns; Pierre Poilievre doubles down on anti-mandate stance; Canada’s strife makes global headlines Welcome to a sneak peek of the Maclean’s Politics Insider newsletter. Sign up to get it delivered straight to your inbox in the morning. Americans interested: US security officials called Ottawa on Thursday … Read more

Hundreds march to premier’s Montreal office to demand social housing

Breadcrumb Trail Links Local News François Legault’s last budget before the election is only weeks away, said Véronique Laflamme of the housing advocacy group FRAPRU, “so we are asking him to reinvest heavily in social housing to respond to the urgent needs in Montreal and elsewhere in Quebec.” Hundreds of people marched through downtown Montreal … Read more

Commercial trucks and military vehicle break through RCMP barricade in BC border protest

Opponents of vaccine mandates have shut down traffic on the Pacific Highway. According to CTV reporter Penny Daflos, commercial trucks and a military vehicle “broke through an RCMP barricade” on their way to the border crossing. People are playing street hockey and enjoying barbecues near the entry into the United States. https://twitter.com/PennyDaflos/status/1492587852055539713?ref_src=twsrc… https://twitter.com/CityNewsTraffic/status/1492594432331292675 The Surrey … Read more

WA COVID update: Fears over third COVID-19 aged care outbreak after Coolibah Care staff member tests positive

There are fears of a COVID-19 outbreak at a third aged care facility in WA after a staff member tested positive. Coolibah Care in Mandurah confirmed that an agency worker who attended the site on Saturday had returned a positive rapid antigen test result on Sunday morning. Coolibah Care chief executive Amanda Crook said the … Read more

Plumber killed in Broadmeadows motorbike crash, teenage passenger fights for life

A young plumber has been killed and his 18-year-old friend is fighting for his life after a car collided with his motorbike in Melbourne’s north overnight. Youssef Taha, 20, died after he was thrown from his motorbike during a collision with a turning car on Widford Road in Broadmeadows at 8.30pm yesterday. Neighbors and passing … Read more

With victory over Robert Whittaker at UFC 271, Israel Adesanya proves he is the UFC’s unsolved middleweight riddle

In beating Robert Whittaker for a second time, Israel Adesanya is running out of worlds to conquer, while condemning the Australian to title purgatory. In their title rematch at UFC 271 in Houston, Adesanya’s technical skill, ability to control the distance and excellent takedown defense helped him navigate the challenge of Whittaker and retain the … Read more

Independents revealing themselves as ‘outright haters’ of Morrison government

Sky News host Chris Smith says the independent candidates bankrolled by Simon Holmes at Court are revealing themselves to be former Labor Party members, or “outright haters” of the Morrison government. “I’m determined to keep a close pre-election eye, on the convenor of Climate 200, Simon Holmes à Court,” Mr Smith said. .

Driver of black SUV issued infringement for negligent driving after collision in Watson | The Canberra Times

news, latest-news, ACT Policing will issue a 26-year-old Ngunnawal woman an infringement for negligent driving after a collision on Saturday in Watson. The collision was captured in a video shared to social media, which showed the 26-year-old driver confronting people who were part of a protest group which has been demonstrating against vaccine mandates. In … Read more