Bidens to participate in Nantucket tree lighting after Thanksgiving with billionaires

President Biden and his family are expected to attend Nantucket’s annual Christmas tree party on Friday after celebrating Thanksgiving at a billionaire’s secluded island retreat. The event is not on Biden’s public schedule, but First Lady Jill Biden told Coast Guard members Thursday that they would attend – shortly after a man from Nantucket gave … Read more

The stabbing in downtown Toronto sends the woman to the hospital

TORONTO – A woman was taken to hospital this morning after a stabbing in the city center. It happened on Shuter Street, near Sherbourne Street, around 2:30 p.m. Ambulance crews say a woman believed to be in her 30s was transported to the hospital in serious but non-life-threatening condition. Police have not released any information … Read more

Bidens to participate in Nantucket tree lighting after Thanksgiving with billionaires

President Biden and his family are expected to attend Nantucket’s annual Christmas tree party on Friday after celebrating Thanksgiving at a billionaire’s secluded island retreat. The event is not on Biden’s public schedule, but First Lady Jill Biden told Coast Guard members Thursday that they would attend – shortly after a man from Nantucket gave … Read more

COVID-19 in Ottawa: 47 new cases as Ontario experiences the largest increase since September

OTTAWA – Ottawa Public Health reports 47 new COVID-19 cases on Friday as the province sees a significant increase in cases. Health authorities in Ontario reported 927 new cases in the province. It is the highest jump in the provincial case figures since the beginning of September, and the second highest since the end of … Read more

Free parking in Montreal entices people to take to the city center during the holidays

MONTREAL – Montreal is raising parking fees in downtown Ville-Marie in an effort to encourage people to do their holiday shopping downtown. “We hope many Montrealers will come and support our merchants at the center of their holiday shopping,” said Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante. “Our merchants give the city its special colors and flavors. After … Read more

First victim of the Channel migrant disaster

It is believed that French and British investigators are gathering Mrs Nouri’s movements in the days leading up to the shipwreck. The man, a Kurdish immigrant living in the UK, said tearfully that Mrs Nouri had tried to join him in the UK. “She’s not in the UK, which means she’s gone. It’s very sad … Read more

Here’s a look at Ottawa’s first electric bus

OTTAWA – Ottawa residents got their first look at the future of OC Transpo’s bus fleet on Friday. City officials unveiled the city’s first electric bus at OC Transpo’s garage on St. Laurent Boulevard, due out early next year. The battery-powered bus is one of four that will start picking up passengers in 2022. In … Read more

Fashion mogul Peter Nygard has postponed the case for two weeks

TORONTO – Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard has had his case postponed for another two weeks. Nygard, who is accused of sexual assault, did not appear for a routine hearing in a Toronto court Friday morning. His next hearing is scheduled for December 10. Nygard was flown to Toronto from Winnipeg last month to face … Read more

COVID-19 Nov 23 – Nov. 25: 4 deaths, 166 new cases in Southern Health

Public health authorities state that 12 new deaths in people with COVID-19 are reported today: a woman in her 50s from the Interlake Eastern Health Region (reported Tuesday);a woman in her 80s from the Prairie Mountain Health region and linked to the unspecified variant of concern (reported Tuesday);a woman in her 70s from Southern Health-Santé … Read more

Louisiana Tech, football coach Skip Holtz to part ways after the regular season finale vs. Rice

Louisiana Tech and football coach Skip Holtz have agreed to part ways, the school announced Friday. Holtz is training his last game with the Bulldogs on Saturday against Rice. “Skip and I talked and agreed that it was time for a change for both parties,” Eric Wood, vice president and director of athletics, said in … Read more