Bushwakker Mead Day continues as local Christmas tradition – Regina | Globalnews.ca

Bushwakker Mead Day continues as local Christmas tradition - Regina | Globalnews.ca

Mead connoisseurs and BlackBerry enthusiasts alike can gather outside Bushwhacker brewery On December 4th for the return of what some call “the nectar of the gods”. The oldest brewery in Regina is bringing back Christmas traditions. Mead Day, which falls on the first Saturday in December every year, is already creating a local buzz. Read …

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Canada added 154,000 workers last month, as ‘war for talent’ gives job seekers the upper hand | CBC News

Canada added 154,000 new jobs last month, pushing jobless rate down to 6% | CBC News

The Canadian economy added 154,000 new jobs last month, exceeding previous expectations and enough to move the unemployment rate to just 6 percent. Statistics Canada reported on Friday that the unemployment rate fell by 0.7 percentage points, to six percent. This is the lowest unemployment rate since the pandemic began. Prior to COVID-19, in February …

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City of London, Ont. readying community ice rinks for winter season – London | Globalnews.ca

City of London, Ont. readying community ice rinks for winter season - London | Globalnews.ca

Londoners may be cruising around the ice as soon as this weekend with preparations underway to get three from the community outdoor ice rinks Ready for the holiday season. City employees say work is underway to open the skating rink at Storybook and Victoria Park Rink Gardens on Saturday. The Rotary Arena at Covent Garden …

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Opinion | Travel bans expose continued enforcement of colonialism

Opinion | Travel bans expose continued enforcement of colonialism

On November 26, last Friday, Canada suspended travel from South Africa and six of its neighboring countries. The suspension sparked heated debate, with South Africa feeling “punished” for having identified the Omicron variant. There is reason to feel punished. Travel restrictions are just the latest symptom of the colonial approach to COVID-19. The ban will …

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A composer and a gentleman: Canadian theatre artists remember Stephen Sondheim

From left, Stephen Sondheim, Richard Ouzounian, David Mirvish, Gary Kulesha and Louis Appelbaum at a 1993 benefit for the Composers, Authors and Publishers Association of Canada in Toronto.

Stephen Sondheim’s recent death has sparked tributes and memories from all over the world. The American composer, who died on November 26 at the age of 91, is widely considered one of the most influential artists of the late 20th century. But what are his connections with Canadian artists and playwrights? The star gathered five …

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Quebec police arrest man for online threats linked to self-declared ‘queen of Canada’

Quebec police arrest man for online threats linked to self-declared ‘queen of Canada’

MONTREAL – Police north of Montreal said they have arrested a 42-year-old man for allegedly making online threats in connection with his support for a woman claiming to be the Queen of Canada. Police in Laval, Que., said today they are investigating after Radio Canada reported on Romana Didolo, a British Columbia woman who allegedly …

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Canada added 154,000 workers last month, as ‘war for talent’ gives job seekers the upper hand | CBC News

Canada added 154,000 new jobs last month, pushing jobless rate down to 6% | CBC News

The Canadian economy added 154,000 new jobs last month, exceeding previous expectations and enough to move the unemployment rate to just 6 percent. Statistics Canada reported on Friday that the unemployment rate fell by 0.7 percentage points, to six percent. This is the lowest unemployment rate since the pandemic began. Prior to COVID-19, in February …

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Windsor hospitals under strain, asking public for help, patience

Windsor Essex County Health Unit

WINDSOR, YOU. Health officials in southwestern Ontario are warning the public about stressful acute care issues and hospital capacity. The Windsor Essex County Health Unit – along with three local hospitals and local paramedics – says there has been a recent increase in both patients with COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses. They say patients should …

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City aims to improve safety after 4 fire-related deaths in Edmonton’s homeless community – Edmonton | Globalnews.ca

City aims to improve safety after 4 fire-related deaths in Edmonton’s homeless community - Edmonton | Globalnews.ca

The City of Edmonton says it is working with its partners to increase safety for the city’s most vulnerable after four people have died of homelessness in fire-related situations in the past two months. The latest death occurred on Wednesday morning, when the body of a man was found in an abandoned building after a …

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Kingston police look for missing woman – Kingston | Globalnews.ca

Kingston police look for missing woman - Kingston | Globalnews.ca

Kingston Police are asking for public assistance in locating a missing woman. Erin Davis, 42, was last seen on November 23 near Kingston Center. She is described as being white, five feet seven inches tall, and 100 pounds with short or shaved hair. Police say she could wear a white long winter jacket or a …

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