Canadian Accused Of Sending Ricin To White House Enters ‘Not Guilty’ Plea

A Quebec woman suspected of mailing envelopes containing the poison ricin to the White House appeared in court Tuesday on a charge of threats against the president of the United States. Pascale Ferrier, who wore a tan jail jumpsuit, had her hands in cuffs and a chain around her waist during her brief court appearance […]

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These Babies In Halloween Costumes Will Bring You Some Much Needed Joy

Trick or Treating may or may not happen this year, but doesn’t mean to see you can’t still get into the Halloween spirit and dress up the kids. Many parents plan to participate safely in the holiday this year, by getting their kids into costumes and celebrating together at home. For the youngest family members, […]

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Getting A Flu Shot Might Not Be Easy This Year — But It’s Worth It

Canadian doctors are worried about flu season. We’ve already heard about the concern that a rise in flu cases alongside the COVID-19 pandemic could lead to a “twindemic,” where hospitals are overwhelmed and left without enough space or resources. But there’s another issue that could complicate flu season: vaccine shortages. The shortage isn’t a pressing […]

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‘Canada Is At A Crossroads’ As COVID-19 Cases Rise: Dr. Theresa Tam

OTTAWA — There will be a dramatic resurgence of COVID-19 cases in Canada unless people limit contact with others in coming days, the country’s chief public health officer warns. “We don’t want it to go up a giant ski hill,” Dr. Theresa Tam said Tuesday as she described the potential for a sharp upward curve. […]

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Rebecca O’Toole, Wife Of Tory Leader Erin O’Toole, Tests Positive For COVID-19

Rebecca O’Toole, the wife of Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole, has also tested positive for COVID-19. According to a statement from the Conservative Party, Rebecca O’Toole — who tested negative for the virus last week — was assessed again Sunday evening in Ottawa after exhibiting symptoms, such as a fever. The results came back positive late […]

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Shaming Young People As Party Animals Ignores Their Actual COVID-19 Risks

Not a week goes by without seeing media coverage and public health messages taking young Canadians to task for partying.  Since the COVID-19 pandemic amped up in March, footage of young adults skirting the guidelines for a good time has earned admonishments from everyone, including the World Health Organization, deputy public health officer Dr. Howard Njoo and actor Ryan […]

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Shaming Young People As Party Animals Ignores Their Actual COVID-19 Risks

Not a week goes by without seeing media coverage and public health messages taking young Canadians to task for partying.  Since the COVID-19 pandemic amped up in March, footage of young adults skirting the guidelines for a good time has earned admonishments from everyone, including the World Health Organization, deputy public health officer Dr. Howard Njoo and actor Ryan […]

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Maryland dads spend their weekends building desks for kids in need

Several fathers in the Gaithersburg, Maryland, area are spending their weekends putting their carpentry skills to the test as they build desks for local students. Al and Jessica Berrellez founded Desks by Dads earlier in the summer, after Jessica learned that several of the kids at her daughters’ schools did not have desks at home, […]

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‘Schitt’s Creek’ Cast’s Emmy Speeches Are A Masterclass In Mutual Appreciation

“Schitt’s Creek” made history with a record-breaking nine wins at the 2020 Primetime Emmy and Creative Arts Emmy Awards this week, leading host Jimmy Kimmel on Sunday to joke that there’s “chaos on the streets of Saskatoon!” There weren’t any TV-related riots in the province of Saskatchewan, but there was a hearty celebration going on […]

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‘Schitt’s Creek’ Cast Celebrates The Emmys In Toronto Like The Royalty They Are

On a gorgeous, late-summer evening during a global pandemic “Schitt’s Creek” cast celebrated the Emmys at a castle. Truly, it’s what Moira Rose would have wanted. The show, which won the first seven awards of the night including the four main acting awards for comedy as well as writing and directing honours, had already won […]

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