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OTTAWA — As the federal party leaders are promising billions in new spending on the campaign trail, a look at their office expense accounts show what the taxpayers are spending pennies on. Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau’s office charged the taxpayer seven cents for photocopies, his MP's expense records show. The office Trudeau runs as MP for Papineau in Montreal — not prime minister — submitted the charge on his office expenses in March. It submitted another eight-cent “copy charge” last Septembe
Tenaya Stone Spa at Disney's Grand Californian Hotel and Spa is inspired by the spirit of nature, Indigenous cultures, but there's a call to do more.
Depending on who you ask, Canada’s standing in the world has either flourished or diminished over the last few years. In this, our final topic to Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill and Newmarket-Aurora candidates of the 2021 Federal Election, we invited individuals hoping to be Aurora’s next Members of Parliament to look at the current state of Canada’s place on the international stage. AURORA-OAK RIDGES-RICHMOND HILL From the perspective of NDP candidate Janice Hagen, Canada has been consistently
Though cruise missiles are not banned by the UN, this test presents new problems for other nations.
Victoria Covid hotspots: full list of Melbourne and regional Vic coronavirus exposure sites and trend in casesHere are the current coronavirus hotspots and Tier 1, 2 and 3 Covid-19 public exposure site locations in Victoria and Melbourne, and what to do if you’ve visited themVictoria’s Covid lockdown restrictions explainedFollow our Covid live blog for the latest updatesVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing Check the full list of Tier 1, 2 and 3 Covid-19
An octopus charged at divers in Victoria’s Port Philip Bay as they approached a toilet that the tentacled creature had made its underwater home.This video shared to Instagram by Jules Casey on September 12 shows the octopus positioned on the toilet before rushing toward the divers. It seats itself upon a camera momentarily, before returning to the toilet.The toilet is part of an artificial reef where Casey regularly films her adventures before posting the videos on her OneBreathDiver Instagram account.She is a freediver and photographer based on the Mornington Peninsula. Credit: Jules Casey via Storyful
Noel Gallagher on the new film marking 25 years since his old band's era-defining gigs.
The list includes a variety of new songs released before and after 2004. 2010's "Dancing on My Own" by Robyn is the top-rated song from the 2010s.
LONDON (AP) — British presenter Piers Morgan will join News Corp and Fox News Media and host a TV show that will air in the U.S., Britain and Australia, the company said Thursday. News Corp executive chair Rupert Murdoch said Morgan, 56, is “the broadcaster every channel wants but is too afraid to hire.” Murdoch added in a statement: “Piers is a brilliant presenter, a talented journalist and says what people are thinking and feeling.” The show is billed as the primetime draw on the new channel t
GRUNDY, Va. (AP) — Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Glenn Youngkin clashed over abortion and vaccination policies Thursday in Virginia’s first gubernatorial debate of the general election season, as each sought to cast the other as extreme. The candidates met at the Appalachian School of Law in Grundy, a small town in southwest Virginia, where the debate got off to a relatively heated start, with cross-talk and occasional snide remarks. The first questions of the night dealt with the COVI
Aurora residents had a chance to see their candidates on both sides of the riding border field questions and challenge each other in an all-candidates debate hosted virtually by the Aurora Chamber of Commerce. With the exception of the Conservative candidates – Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill incumbent Conservative candidate Leona Alleslev said she was unable to fit the debate in her schedule but attended a similar event the following evening hosted by the Richmond Hill Board of Trade – individu
A look at what's happening around the majors on Friday: ___ ONE WAY TO GO? Two-way star Shohei Ohtani was scratched from his scheduled start for the Angels against Oakland because of a sore right arm that could sideline him as a pitcher for the rest of the season. “If there’s any kind of lingering soreness, you may not see him pitch,” Angels manager Joe Maddon said prior to Thursday’s game against the Chicago White Sox. Ohtani (9-2, 3.36 ERA) felt soreness while playing catch Wednesday. Maddon s
Covid rules and the defence pact lead many of Friday’s papers.
Victoria Covid restrictions: Melbourne lockdown, curfew and regional Vic coronavirus rules explainedVictoria’s premier Daniel Andrews has announced eased restrictions across most of Victoria as the state reaches its 70% first-dose vaccination target. Here’s what you need to know about schools, travel, childcare and workFull list of Vic and Melbourne exposure sites, hotspots and case trendsFollow our Covid live blog for the latest updates5km and 10km from home radius map: check how far you can tr
Though the patent was approved, that does not necessarily mean the electric vehicle company will actually go ahead with the concept beyond the drawing board.
"It's the first time in about three years where I don't know," Sarah Paulson said of what Ryan Murphy project is next, following American Horror Story: Double Feature and Impeachment: American Crime Story
JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska’s state epidemiologist says Alaska is experiencing “one of the sharpest surges” in COVID-19 in the country. Dr. Joe McLaughlin added that it’s not clear when the situation might stabilize. He says a lot will depend on vaccination rates and measures such as masking and distancing. Health officials says hospitals are stressed, with staffing and capacity issues. The state health department reports 20% of patients hospitalized in Alaska have COVID-19. Meanwhile, Bartlett Regi
New NSW Covid lockdown restrictions: update to Sydney, regional NSW and Canberra, ACT coronavirus rules explainedGladys Berejiklian has revealed a roadmap out of lockdown for the state, and an easing of restrictions for some parts of regional NSW. Here’s the full list of what you can and can’t do in NSW and the ACTNSW Covid reopening plan and roadmap; NSW Covid vaccination rate by postcode – check your suburbFollow our Covid live blog for the latest updates5km and 10km from home radius map: chec
It was a busy Wednesday afternoon as parents collected their kids from St. Jerome Catholic School. Cars lined Hollandview Trail until the bell rang – mothers, fathers and guardians all waiting for the verdict from their youngsters on the first day back at school since classes were forced to shutter due to the global pandemic. “It was strange – I had to wear a mask, but I actually got to see my friends,” said Ethan Ahle, a Grade 6 student, on what it was like to settle back into the classroom. Mo
For anyone who — toward the end of a long, loud, fractious familial gathering at Christmas — has ever fleetingly wished death on their nearest and dearest, “Silent Night” is an uncomfortable sort of wish-fulfilment exercise. Near the beginning of Camille Griffin’s ambitious, genre-melding debut feature, Keira Knightley’s stressed hostess announces that this year’s holiday […]