Leafs star Mitch Marner victim of carjacking at gunpoint in Etobicoke

Toronto Maple Leafs star winger Mitch Marner is “fine, just shaken up” after being the victim of a carjacking in Etobicoke on Monday. Toronto police say the carjacking happened around 7:45 p.m. Monday on Queensway and Islington avenues near Cineplex theaters, where the suspects stole Marner’s Black Range Rover at gunpoint . multiple sources confirm … Read more

Canadian businesses face a wave of bankruptcies

Business bankruptcies in Canada approached pre-pandemic levels in the first quarter of 2022, jumping nearly 34% year-over-year, which some experts say could be the beginning of a growing wave of bankruptcies. There were 807 business bankruptcies and proposals in the first quarter, compared to 733 in the previous quarter and 603 in the first quarter … Read more

Here’s why McDonald’s has now decided to leave Russia

The Golden Arches are collapsing, perhaps for good, in Russia. And while fast-food giant McDonald’s’ decision to sell its business there won’t implode Russia’s economy — at least not on its own and not immediately — it has set a precedent that could pave the way. to other Western companies. look for the exit. “It … Read more

Ontario leaders debate COVID, affordability and the climate crisis

It was all about crisis management. The Ontario leaders’ debate was dominated by the two-year COVID-19 crisis, the affordability crisis now threatening post-pandemic recovery and who is best positioned to tackle the climate crisis. As Ontarians head to the polls on June 2, the four main party leaders squared off Monday night for a boisterous … Read more

Murder trial sees video of two Métis hunters shot dead on Alberta road

EDMONTON — Video of two Métis hunters shot dead on a rural road was released in court Monday as a second-degree murder trial opened against the shooter and his father. At the start of the pandemic, in March 2020, Jacob Sansom, 39, and his uncle, Morris Cardinal, 57, were shot dead on a country road … Read more

Hedley fan’s mother testifies at Jacob Hoggard trial

Warning: Contains graphical content The mother of a then 16-year-old Hedley fan who said she was raped by the pop-rock group’s lead singer, Jacob Hoggard, testified on Monday that she was “heartbroken” when her daughter recounted what happened a few days later in a phone call. “She was crying and hyperventilating,” the complainant’s mother said. … Read more

Google says Ottawa’s online news bill could help spread misinformation and propaganda

OTTAWA — Google, one of the web giants at the heart of the federal government’s online news bill, says the legislation could reduce the quality of journalism in Canada, contributing to a worrying spread of online misinformation . Bill C-18, also known as the Online News Act, would require major online platforms to share a … Read more

Google says Ottawa’s online news bill could help spread misinformation and propaganda

OTTAWA — Google, one of the web giants at the heart of the federal government’s online news bill, says the legislation could reduce the quality of journalism in Canada, contributing to a worrying spread of online misinformation . Bill C-18, also known as the Online News Act, would require major online platforms to share a … Read more

Ottawa is preparing a national plan to fight climate change

OTTAWA—Atmospheric rivers unleashing destructive torrents of rain. Historical floods. Deadly heat domes and raging wildfires with smoke veiling the sun. This is already the reality for Canada in a warming world, and now the federal government wants to guide provinces, territories, Indigenous groups and the private sector towards a new national strategy to prepare for … Read more

Ottawa is preparing a national plan to fight climate change

OTTAWA—Atmospheric rivers unleashing destructive torrents of rain. Historical floods. Deadly heat domes and raging wildfires with smoke veiling the sun. This is already the reality for Canada in a warming world, and now the federal government wants to guide provinces, territories, Indigenous groups and the private sector towards a new national strategy to prepare for … Read more