Day: August 4, 2020

Tornado warnings, watches issued for parts of central Ontario

Environment Canada has issued tornado warnings and watches for parts of central Ontario, including Toronto. Just before 5:45 p.m. on Tuesday, the weather agency issued tornado warnings for Innisfil, New Tecumseth, Angus, Orangeville, Grand Valley, southern Dufferin County and Caledon. Minutes later, tornado watches were issued for Toronto, Newmarket, Georgina, northern York Region, Vaughan, Richmond …

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Kanesatake confirms its first 5 cases of COVID-19

Six months into the coronavirus pandemic in Canada, Kanesatake’s Emergency Response Unit (ERU) announced its first confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Mohawk community northwest of Montreal this week. On Saturday, ERU spokesperson Robert Bonspiel announced over Facebook live that Quebec public health officials had informed the ERU that two residents tested positive. Three more …

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DRPS release video of person of interest after woman’s brutal attack

A 50-year-old Whitby woman remains in hospital in critical condition after being found with multiple injuries on July 29. Durham police have now released security video that shows what they call a person of interest walking behind the victim on a sidewalk on the night of the attack. It shows a man walking westbound on …

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2-year-old boy, mom die after murder-suicide attempt in Waterloo: police

Waterloo Regional Police say they are investigating the deaths of a mom and two-year-old boy from a home in Waterloo on Friday. Police say emergency services were called to a home on Forsyth Drive at around 9 a.m. Read more: Police charge suspect with aggravated assault in Waterloo stabbing Officers found the pair in medical …

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I Re-Watched “Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist” And It Surprisingly Holds Up Well

Nick & Norah’s walked so Netflix teen rom-coms could run. When I look back at movies that definitely changed my life as a teen, Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist is at the top of the list. There are so many things about it that made a huge impact. For starters, it has a great soundtrack, …

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Shopify (TSX:SHOP) Is Canada’s Most Valuable Company: Is It Justified?

As of market close on Friday, Shopify Inc (TSX:SHOP)(NYSE:SHOP) was the most valuable company in Canada, with a $163 billion market cap. That’s more than $30 billion more than the second most valuable company, the Royal Bank of Canada. While Canadian markets were closed on Monday, Shopify scored another winning day in the U.S. markets on that date. By the …

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Use your COVID-19 awareness to help First Nations kids breathe easier, doctor urges

Dr. Tom Kovesi can skip a step these days when he wants to explain how stagnant indoor air is a problem for First Nations children. “Before COVID, aerosols and droplets weren’t common concepts, now they’re ever more familiar,” said the paediatric respirologist from the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario.  We’re also thinking a lot more about …

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