Saskatchewan premier says province could have acted sooner on renewed COVID-19 rules

REGINA – On the day Saskatchewan asked the federal government for help to deal with surging COVID-19 hospitalizations, Premier Scott Moe granted the province could have acted sooner on a renewed mask mandate or proof-of-vaccination policy. Health officials also announced that six intensive care patients were being sent to Ontario to relieve overwhelmed staff. The … Read more

Temporary patio program in Surrey gets one-year extension

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local News Local Business Business The program has been a “lifeline” for restaurants and other businesses hit hard by the pandemic, said Mayor Doug McCallum. Author of the article: Cheryl Chan Publishing date: Oct 19, 2021  •  20 minutes ago  •  1 minute read  •  Join the conversation Customers eat at a … Read more

Having mono in adolescence may increase MS risk later in life: study

TORONTO — Having infectious mononucleosis, more commonly known as “mono,” during childhood and adolescence may be a risk factor for developing multiple sclerosis (MS) later in life, a new study suggests. The study, published Oct. 11 in the peer-reviewed medical journal JAMA Network Open, found that a mono infection during teenage years was associated with … Read more

Opinion | Premier Ford, there isn’t one type of ‘hard working’ immigrant. In fact, we can survive without compromising our dreams

In 2018, I landed in Toronto, alone for the very first time, as a 27-year-old single, Palestinian woman. Only armed with my engineering degrees, I began the journey with nothing but a single suitcase (and a lot of hope). I was ready to start from scratch in every sense of the word: finding an apartment … Read more

Ben Kuzma’s Canucks Game Night: Balanced line combos could dull sharp Sabres

Breadcrumb Trail Links Vancouver Canucks Sports NHL Hockey Brock Boeser will return to the Canucks lineup against the Sabres, joining Elias Pettersson and Nils Hoglander on the top line Author of the article: Ben Kuzma Publishing date: Oct 19, 2021  •  40 minutes ago  •  3 minute read  •  Join the conversation Brock Boeser will return … Read more

Homebuyers’ migration to small towns is far from over

Breadcrumb Trail Links Real Estate News Watch: Royal LePage’s Phil Soper on the real estate market and the revival of small and medium towns in Canada Author of the article: Larysa Harapyn Publishing date: Oct 19, 2021  •  52 minutes ago  •  < 1 minute read  •  Join the conversation A sold sign is seen outside … Read more

68-year-old dead after rural road crash near Stavely |

An afternoon crash on a rural road on Monday left one person dead. Claresholm RCMP say around 2:45 p.m. Monday, two vehicles crashed at the intersection of Township Road 142 and Range Road 262, east of Stavely. Mounties say a Mazda pickup truck and a Dodge journey SUV collided. OTHER LOCAL NEWS: RCMP investigate burned-down … Read more