Police hunt for suspects after $11M in pure silver stolen from Montreal shipping container last year

HALIBURTON, ONT. — Canadian authorities are searching for suspects after $11 million in pure silver was stolen from a shipping container in Montreal nearly two years ago. According to police in Toronto, the silver was stolen in bullion form from a shipping container in January 2020. Police said in a press release Tuesday, the silver … Read more

5 things to know for Tuesday, October 26, 2021

TORONTO — Garneau is shuffled out of the cabinet, an important deadline looms in a case about Indigenous children, and parents gift record amounts to children buying homes. Here’s what you need to know to start your day. 1. Cabinet shuffle: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will overhaul his cabinet with some major moves Tuesday, including … Read more

Today’s coronavirus news: Ontario doctors share priorities for health system improvements; Canadians still reluctant to hand out Halloween candy, poll finds

The latest coronavirus news from Canada and around the world Tuesday. This file will be updated throughout the day. Web links to longer stories if available. 8:05 a.m. Ukraine reported another record daily number of COVID-19 deaths Tuesday as vaccinations in the nation of 41 million people lags. Ukraine’s Health Ministry registered 734 deaths in … Read more

Lost hiker ignored phone calls from search team because they didn’t recognize number

TORONTO — A person who went missing during a hike last week in Colorado ignored multiple phone calls from search-and-rescue because they didn’t recognize the number, according to authorities. In a Facebook post last Thursday, Lake County Search and Rescue (LCSAR) described how they had been called at around 8 p.m. on Oct 18 with … Read more

Here are the key players in the Rogers family drama

TORONTO — The telecommunications giant Rogers Communications Inc. has found itself embroiled in family drama that experts believe could have implications in all factions of the media conglomerate. Last week, recently ousted board chair Edward Rogers said he was re-elected as chair of a new board that he had hand selected, a move opposed by … Read more

Amid ‘great resignation,’ group calls for more fertility benefits coverage

TORONTO — As Canadian firms struggle to fill job vacancies, one advocacy group is calling on companies to increase their benefits coverage to include fertility treatments. A recent survey from the Business Development Bank of Canada found that 55 per cent of Canadian small and medium-sized employers are struggling to hire the workers they need. … Read more

Rich countries break ‘totemic’ $100B annual climate pledge

Press play to listen to this article The world’s richest countries admitted Monday that they broke a promise to deliver $100 billion a year to developing nations to help them cope with climate change. A report prepared by ministers from Canada and Germany found the pledge — meant to run from 2020 to 2025 — … Read more

PM Trudeau to unveil cabinet ministers in ceremony on Tuesday – National | Globalnews.ca

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 25, 2021 7:08 am     Updated October 25, 2021 7:22 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Prime Minister Justin Trudeau‘s tricky task of crafting a new cabinet is hitting its final hours before the team of ministers is … Read more

5 things to know for Monday, October 25, 2021

TORONTO — Sudan’s PM is arrested, social media could contribute to tic-like behaviours, and Chretien says Canada is headed into a ‘dark alley.’ Here’s what you need to know to start your day. 1. Sudan coup: Military forces arrested Sudan’s acting prime minister and other senior officials Monday, disrupted internet access and blocked bridges in … Read more

Today’s coronavirus news: Ontario and B.C. lifting capacity limits as cases ease

The latest coronavirus news from Canada and around the world Monday. This file will be updated throughout the day. Web links to longer stories if available. 7:30 a.m. The fall sitting of the Alberta legislature begins Monday, and the government says jobs, diversifying the economy and fighting COVID-19 will be the focus. House leader Jason … Read more