At $900K, this meager Toronto home is below average compared to its neighborhood. What is it going to sell for?

#GTAHomeHunt is a weekly series from the Star that digs into the details of real estate in Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area. Do you have a tip? Email us at social@torstar.ca Price: $899.999 Neighbourhood: The Node X Factor: This two bedroom, two bathroom bungalow on a residential street is just a short walk north … Read more

New variant ‘very worrying’, says Legault as travel restrictions were introduced

Links to breadcrumbs News Local news Canada has banned entry to people traveling from seven countries in southern Africa, over the detection of the Omicron variant. Author of the article: Jesse Feith, René Bruemmer • Montreal Gazette Publication date: November 26, 2021 • 8 hours ago • 4 minutes reading • 13 Comments Quebec reported … Read more

COVID-19 vaccine rollout begins for Ottawa children

Some of Ottawa’s youngest residents got the chance to roll up their sleeves for the COVID-19 vaccine on Friday as the next phase of the mass vaccination campaign began in the nation’s capital. Hundreds of children ages five to 11 received their first COVID-19 injections at the Nepean Sportsplex and two other clinics in Ottawa … Read more

Where has the time gone? Blame the pandemic

A friend recently said that when someone asks him about “last year”, his mind automatically goes back to 2019. For him, 2020 isn’t just a blur – it’s pretty much gone from his memory. Shortly after the COVID-19 pandemic hit, many of us began to notice a strange phenomenon: There were times when the clock … Read more

A woman accused of impersonating a nurse – even giving injections – in Ottawa now faces a similar charge in BC

A woman accused of fraudulently working as a nurse in Ottawa has now been charged with the same in British Columbia in a case the head of the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario calls “hugely concerning.” Vancouver Police Department has charged Brigitte Cleroux, 49, of Gatineau, Que., with fraud exceeding $5,000 and personification with the … Read more

Neighborhood associations want ‘unfair’ insurance problem solved quickly

Some Ottawa community associations say the high insurance costs are eating up their limited resources for hosting neighborhood events, and they want the city of Ottawa to pay their premiums as it does for most of their counterparts. Community associations require insurance for everything they do, such as running ice rinks, gardens and barbecues. Under … Read more