The Nutcracker returns to the NAC

After nearly two years, the National Arts Center welcomes the public back for the timeless story of The Nutcracker. And performers couldn’t be more excited to get back on stage, as all five shows sold out this weekend. Twelve-year-old Findlay Davies, who plays Julien, has been a fan of The Nutcracker for as long as … Read more

Ontario liquor shortages cause LCBO to tell customers to shop early

The Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) advises Ontarios to start buying alcohol early for the holidays, as ongoing problems in the global supply chain could cause shelves to be emptier than usual this year. Deficiencies in certain alcohols and aluminum are just a few of the consequences of a long line of supply chain … Read more

Collision in Etobicoke leaves pedestrian seriously injured: ambulance personnel

Toronto police respond to a collision in north Etobicoke Friday night that seriously injured a pedestrian. It happened at the intersection of Rexdale Boulevard and Queen’s Plate Drive, police said in a tweet published just before 7 p.m. Officers at the scene said they found a female pedestrian with injuries. Toronto Paramedic Services told CP24 … Read more

Health officials confirm case of COVID-19 in unvaccinated child as first case of Omicron in York area

York Region has confirmed its first positive case of the COVID-19 Omicron variant in a child who recently traveled to southern Africa, according to the region’s top doctors. dr. Barry Pakes, a health official for the York area, told CTV News Barrie that a child under 12 tested positive after traveling to southern Africa with … Read more

Collision in Etobicoke leaves pedestrian seriously injured: ambulance personnel

Toronto police respond to a collision in north Etobicoke Friday night that seriously injured a pedestrian. It happened at the intersection of Rexdale Boulevard and Queen’s Plate Drive, police said in a tweet published just before 7 p.m. Officers at the scene said they found a female pedestrian with injuries. Toronto Paramedic Services told CP24 … Read more

Toronto reports first confirmed cases of Omicron COVID-19 variant

Toronto on Friday reported the first three cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant, bringing the total number of known cases in Ontario to 11. In a press release, Toronto Public Health (TPH) said two out of three residents who tested positive for the variant of care (B.1.1.529) had returned from a trip to Nigeria, while … Read more

Three Toronto residents test positive for Omicron COVID-19 variant

Toronto on Friday reported the first three cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant, bringing the total number of known cases in Ontario to 11. In a press release, Toronto Public Health (TPH) said two out of three residents who tested positive for the variant of care (B.1.1.529) had returned from a trip to Nigeria, while … Read more

Long-term care worker Gatineau charged with sexual assault

A 61-year-old worker at a long-term care home in Gatineau has been accused of sexually abusing a resident of the facility. The Gatineau police launched an investigation in mid-November following a sexual assault complaint to the CHSLD Lionel Emond, which is run by the Center intégré de santé et de service sociaux de l’Outaouais (CISSS). … Read more

Quebec seeks Ottawa to better fight scourge of sexual exploitation of minors, increase penalties for pimps

MONTREAL — Quebec looks to Ottawa to better fight the scourge of sexual exploitation of minors and increase penalties for pimps. The strengthening of repression against clients and pimps is part of the action plan against the sexual exploitation of minors made public on Friday in a press conference by the Minister of Public Security, … Read more

Ontario liquor shortages cause LCBO to tell customers to shop early

The Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) advises Ontarios to start buying alcohol early for the holidays, as ongoing problems in the global supply chain could cause shelves to be emptier than usual this year. Deficiencies in certain alcohols and aluminum are just a few of the consequences of a long line of supply chain … Read more