Canada

July 13, 2022

Shell installing 79 electric vehicle charging points along major corridors from B.C. to Ontario

Shell Canada has just 25 charging locations across the country, but parent company Shell plc is investing heavily in EV infrastructure around the globe as part of its goal to reach net-zero emissions status by 2050.
July 13, 2022

Spouse of N.S. mass shooter shows how deadly rampage began in video re-enactment

New videos show the long-time partner of the Nova Scotia mass shooter re-enacting what she saw and experienced the night the killings began two years ago.
July 13, 2022

Decision to shield spouse of Nova Scotia shooter from cross-examination shakes faith in inquiry

The decision by the Mass Casualty Commission to shield Lisa Banfield, the common-law spouse of the gunman, from cross-examination has once again shaken faith in the inquiry among some of those most closely connected to it
July 13, 2022

Roy Halladay Field, Toronto's 1st fully-accessible baseball diamond, opens in Scarborough

Toronto’s first accessible baseball diamond officially opened Tuesday, its name a fitting tribute to a baseball legend known not only for his skill but for giving back to youth in his community.
July 13, 2022

Historic hut in Rocky Mountains dismantled due to erosion of slope

Only a piece of wall, some stone steps and a plaque about the Abbot Pass Refuge Cabin remain at the site that straddles the Continental Divide and the Alberta-B.C. boundary
July 13, 2022

What is long COVID? Four explanations on how and why it occurs

It’s unclear who will go on to develop the lingering symptoms of a COVID-19 infection, but several leading hypotheses have emerged about the mechanisms behind long COVID
July 13, 2022

New Nova Scotia lending program aims to help non-profits provide affordable housing

Nova Scotia announced today that community housing providers can access up to $10-million in loans aimed at maintaining the supply of affordable housing
July 13, 2022

Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation pulls support for Canada Summer Games, citing 'disrespect'

The Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation says it's removing its name, logo and all other support for the Canada Summer Games set for the Niagara region of Ontario next month, alleging "bullying" toward MCFN staff and "disrespect" toward its youth.
July 13, 2022

Ontario expands access to 4th COVID-19 vaccine doses to all adults

Ontario is expanding eligibility for fourth shots of COVID-19 vaccines to all adults this week, but the province's top doctor said healthy people under the age of 60 who have had three doses already may want to wait until the fall for a second booster.
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