Monkeypox: Here are the treatments and what to do when infected – National

Canadian health officials are urging caution after the discovery of monkeypox cases in the country and other parts of the world. As of Friday, five cases have been confirmed and roughly two dozen others are under investigation, mainly in Quebec, according to the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC). Read more: Monkeypox spread ‘unusual’ but … Read more

GTA, Southern Ontario feeling effects of severe thunder storm

A severe thunderstorm is leaving a trail of chaos in its wake across the Greater Toronto Area and Southern Ontario. Environment Canada put much of Southern Ontario under a severe thunderstorm warning on Saturday. A storm, marked by torrential rain and high winds, moved from London, Ont., through Waterloo and into the Greater Toronto area. … Read more

Canada, other nations stage walkout at APEC meeting over Russia’s war on Ukraine – National

Delegates from the United States and four other nations staged a walkout Saturday when a representative from Russia began his opening remarks at a meeting of trade ministers of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation group in the Thai capital, officials said. A Japanese official said Japan’s Trade Minister Koichi Hagiuda and his counterparts from the US, … Read more

Canada facing a shortage of baby formula for infants with food allergies. Here’s what to do – National

Health Canada says the country is facing a shortage of baby formula made for infants with food allergies and some medical conditions due to a safety-related closure of a large manufacturing plant in the United States that is affecting global supplies. In a statement on Thursday, the agency said certain provinces were running low on … Read more

Canadian restaurant giant Tim Hortons coming to Pakistan – Business & Finance

Canada’s Tim Hortons, one of the largest restaurant chains in North America, is heading to Pakistan this year with plans to open dozens of outlets across the country, the company announced on social media. “As we continue to grow Tim Hortons around the world: Tims is opening in Pakistan this year,” the company posted on … Read more

Ex-Tory finance critic says he left role after MPs tried to ‘muzzle’ Poilievre criticism – National

Former Conservative finance critic Ed Fast says he stepped down from the role earlier this week to “speak freely” after some of his fellow MPs tried to “muzzle” his criticism of leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre. In an email sent through Jean Charest’s leadership campaign, which Fast is co-chairing, the longtime Abbotsford MP said Poilievre’s supporters … Read more

Surrey RCMP officers called when tensions rise outside Service Canada passport office – BC

Surrey RCMP confirm officers were called to the Service Canada passport office Friday after tensions reached a boiling point. Dozens of people have been lining up outside the office, some for days, even sleeping overnight on the promise that priority service would be given to those who are traveling in the next 24 to 48 … Read more

Canada to ban imports of Russian alcohol, names 14 oligarchs in new sanctions – National

Canadians will see less varieties of Russian alcohol in the country after Ottawa announced Friday it will stop importing those products due to Moscow’s war in Ukraine. The federal government also said it is slapping sanctions on 14 more individuals including Russian oligarchs, their family members and close associates of President Vladimir Putin. Ottawa has … Read more

China accuses Canada of ‘political manipulation’ over 5G ban of Huawei, ZTE

Visitors take pictures of the Huawei stand on the opening day of the MWC (Mobile World Congress) in Barcelona on February 28, 2022.PAU BARRENA/AFP/Getty Images Beijing has accused Ottawa of “political manipulation” after it moved to ban Chinese companies Huawei and ZTE from Canada’s 5G networks. Speaking at a regular press conference on Friday, Chinese … Read more

Jury in Chantel Moore coroner’s inquest rules her death a homicide

The jury in New Brunswick’s coroner’s inquest into the fatal shooting of Chantel Moore has ruled her death a homicide. The 26-year-old Indigenous woman was shot by an Edmundston police officer during a “wellness check” after she advanced toward him with a knife on the morning of June 4, 2020. Moore, a member of the … Read more