Poilievre meeting with every Conservative MP ahead of October shadow cabinet decisions – National

Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre is holding one-on-one meetings with each Conservative MP to assess their interests as he prepares to assemble his front bench of critics. The meetings come ahead of an expected announcement of Poilievre’s “shadow cabinet” in mid-October, multiple sources tell Global News, timing around a one-week lull in House of Commons action. … Read more

Fiona to be ‘historic storm’ for eastern Canada, NS issues emergency alert

Hurricane and tropical storm warnings have been issued across eastern Canada as Hurricane Fiona speeds toward the region, expected to make landfall in Nova Scotia as a powerful post-tropical storm early Saturday morning. Shortly after 11 Friday, the province issued an emergency warning of “damaging winds, heavy rain and dangerous storm surge.” “Stay indoors. Avoid … Read more

The school board is aware of possible protests over Oakville teacher attire as dress code under review

The Halton District School Board (HDSB) says it has “heard” of protests planned for Friday and over the weekend regarding an Oakville, Ont., teacher’s controversial attire. Pictures have gone viral online and in the media over the past few days and appear to show a teacher at Oakville Trafalgar High School wearing large breast implants … Read more

How trading Trevor Linden (’95) led to Canucks dominating 2010s | Trade Trees – SPORTSNET

How trading Trevor Linden (’95) led to Canucks dominating 2010s | Trade in treesSPORTSNET

Hurricane Fiona: As the storm passes near Bermuda, Canadians on the Atlantic coast are on alert

CNN — A deadly hurricane that battered several island nations in the Caribbean this week is now battering Bermuda before barreling into Canada this weekend, with residents being warned to prepare for dangerously high winds and heavy rainfall. Officials in Bermuda as well as Canada’s Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island are urging those in … Read more

Albertans worried about their loved ones after Putin signed a mobilization order

Calgary’s Sergey Abramov gripped the screen of his phone, eyes fixed on a video from Russia. A child is heard crying for his father, who is allegedly being sent to fight in Ukraine. Abramov and his wife Tatiana Artemyeva have called Calgary home for 13 years. But their thoughts have been with family and friends … Read more

Blackfoot senior pens book about residential school experience

Almost two years ago, Blackfoot Elder Christina Fox made a freehand appliqué design and watched as it turned into a familiar little girl in a red dress with long black hair. “I looked at it and I was like, ‘Oh my god, that’s me,’” Fox said. “It brought tears and I knew I had to … Read more

Quinn Hughes compares his game to brothers Jack and Luke’s | Tim & Friends – SPORTSNET

Quinn Hughes compares his game to brothers Jack and Luke’s | Tim and friendsSPORTSNET Devils’ Hughes can take his game to the next level this seasonThe Hockey Writers Quinn Hughes on the Canucks’ offseason, expanding his role and his desire to shoot more this seasonCanucks army Hughes explains his ‘ask’ to get some reps on … Read more

Long COVID-19 linked to autoimmune diseases, Canadian study shows – National

Some long-term COVID patients suffering from symptoms including fatigue and shortness of breath are showing signs of autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus, a Canadian study suggests, building on similar findings elsewhere. Manali Mukherjee, who led the study and is a respiratory researcher at McMaster University in Hamilton, said two specific abnormal antibodies, … Read more

COVID-19 vaccine uptake for young Ontario children lower than experts expected

The number of children under five getting vaccinated against COVID-19 in Ontario is even lower than the relatively small number many experts had expected. There have been shots for the youngest age group for two months, but only about six percent of those children have received their first dose. Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, … Read more