New York: After lashing parts of Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands with 140 kilometres-per-hour winds, Hurricane Fiona is expected to make landfall in Canada late Friday and Saturday, the UN said.
IBNS: With Hurricane Fiona reportedly advancing toward Atlantic Canada and landfall expected later this week, preparations for the storm by the officials across the province are underway and residents are being urged to do the same before it hits.
Saskatchewan/IBNS: A dangerous person alert across Canada's Saskatchewan, Alberta and Manitoba has been issued by RCMP following a stabbing spree early Sunday morning in 13 different locations.
At least 10 people were killed in a stabbing rampage in Canada's central Saskatchewan province on Sunday, media reports said on Monday.
Toronto/IBNS: Ontario's men working in the construction industry have been most affected by the opioid crisis, accounting for nearly eight per cent of all opioid-related deaths in the province between 2017 and 2020 a new report suggests.
Toronto/IBNS: A legislation dubbed the ‘Strong Mayors, Building Homes Act’, was introduced by the Ontario government on Thursday that would give the mayors of Toronto and Ottawa more responsibility to deliver on shared provincial-municipal priorities including the power to hire and fire department heads, single-handedly propose the municipal budget, and veto bylaws related to matters of provincial authority, approved by council.
Ottawa/IBNS: An Ontario court has approved a settlement between the organizations that ran student travel excursions and former trip leaders who argued they were not paid as employees after more than four years after the class action lawsuit was launched.
IBNS: During the second day of hearings into RCMP’s use of spyware, Canada’s privacy commissioner reportedly said that he wants Parliament to strengthen and modernize privacy laws adding that it was through the media that his office learned about the RCMP’s use of spyware.
Canada’s gay and bisexual men have been urged by the Public Health Agency of Canada to practice safe sex and limit the number of their sexual partners due to the monkeypox outbreak.
Langley,Canada: At least three people, including the shooter, were killed in a six-hour shooting rampage early Monday morning in the suburban Vancouver-area community of Canada's Langley city, media reports said.
Langley (B.C.)/IBNS: An emergency alert has been reportedly issued by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) in Langley, B.C. on Monday morning, warning residents about multiple shootings
Toronto/IBNS: The Conservative Party of Canada announced that it will hold a third leadership debate for the candidates looking to succeed Erin O’Toole as the party’s official leader.
Ottawa/IBNS: Canada is aiming to cut emissions across all sectors by 40 to 45 per cent from 2005 levels by 2030 by using use an industry-specific cap-and-trade system or a modified carbon pricing system to set a ceiling for emissions from the oil and gas sector.
Montreal/IBNS: Canadian camp experience for hundreds of Ukrainian refugees’ children and their parents is being offered by a new summer camp in Montreal.
Ottawa/IBNS: Following the Ottawa court decision reportedly on Monday, Pat King, a key figure of the Freedom Convoy protest was granted bail, after being in jail since Feb, on conditions that Justice Anne London-Weinstein read out.