BC floods: CN reopens Kamloops-Vancouver rail corridor after preventive closure during storms

BC floods: CN reopens Kamloops-Vancouver rail corridor after preventive closure during storms

The Canadian National Railway says train movements have resumed on its Kamloops-Vancouver corridor. The railroad corridor was damaged during the historic rainstorm that hit southwestern BC. in mid-November, causing landslides and leaching that caused chaos on the province’s infrastructure. CN restored limited service on the corridor in late November, but chose to close the railway … Read more

The Public Health Unit of Ontario is reintroducing tougher COVID measures in the midst of the number of cases

The Public Health Unit of Ontario is reintroducing tougher COVID measures in the midst of the number of cases

A public health unit in southwestern Ontario said Sunday it would soon reduce collection limits and encourage work from home as the region faces a wave of COVID-19 cases. Dr. Shanker Nesathurai, MD of the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit, issued a letter of instruction on Sunday detailing the new measures. “Given the disproportionate burden of … Read more

Have you noticed any changes in the dining room food? The culprit may be supply chain problems – The Varsity

Have you noticed any changes in the dining room food?  The culprit may be supply chain problems – The Varsity

That food shortages affecting Canada has reached the U of T’s dining halls. Food Services has developed and implemented strategies to reduce the effects of supply problems on what appears on students’ plates. But many disruptions in the food supply seem to have come to stay – and their effects may worsen in the future. … Read more

Canadian junior women’s field hockey team gets trial exemption for returning from South Africa

Canadian junior women’s field hockey team gets trial exemption for returning from South Africa

Twenty athletes and five employees on Field Hockey Canada’s junior women’s field hockey team have received an exemption from the federal government, which will bring them home this week from South Africa. The team was stuck in Potchefstroom, a city about 120 kilometers southwest of Johannesburg, when Canada and many other countries introduced new travel … Read more