Sunday, September 15, 2019


Canada News

1 in 3 Canadian adults are not getting enough sleep (REPORT)

Here are Health Canada’s tips on improving your sleep

RCMP recover “several items” linked to Vancouver Island murder suspects in Manitoba

Police have removed a large roadblock from the town of Gillam.

RCMP confirm burnt vehicle in Manitoba linked to Vancouver Island murder suspects

One suspect’s father said he believes they’re on a “suicide mission”

Trudeau names Victoria MP Murray Rankin as new national security-review chair

In February, Rankin said he was not seeking re-election for Victoria in 2019

RCMP say teenage suspects in northern BC murders may have reached Manitoba

The pair was last seen in northern Saskatchewan

Canada-wide recall issued for BOB Jogging Strollers

Affected strollers were produced between 1997 and 2015.

Canada’s new air passenger rights come into effect today

To start, you can claim up to $2,100 for lost or damaged baggage.

Victoria city councillor tables motion to oppose Quebec’s new religious symbols law

The law prohibits public service employees from wearing religious symbols at work.

UVic receives $9.1M federal grant to build national Indigenous law centre

It'll be the first Canadian university to offer a Common/Indigenous joint law degree.

Youth vaping increased by a shocking 74% in Canada last year (REPORT)

The Canadian Cancer Society is calling for the government to increase regulations.

New federal bill completely bans bestiality and animal fighting across Canada

Animal sexual abusers will now be added to Canada’s National Sex Offenders Registry.

Canada welcomed the largest number of resettled refugees in the world last year (REPORT)

Over half of the refugee submissions were for children.

Trudeau announces $1.4 billion annual Canadian investment into women’s health worldwide

The money will support women’s health in Canada and abroad.

Canada-wide recall issued for Compliments brand chicken strips

The product may be contaminated with Salmonella.

Toronto police issue Canada-wide warrant for 3 men wanted for first-degree murder

A 26-year-old Toronto man was killed in what police believe was a shooting

Health Canada lowers ban on blood donations by gay men

Three reductions have been made since Canada’s 1977 lifetime ban.

Canadians under 25 can get unlimited train travel across the country this summer

International students over 26 can also avail the offer!

Canadians asked to avoid all travel to the Philippines due to terrorism threat

The area is also experiencing high levels of criminality, and violent clashes between the military/police and terrorist or rebel groups

Health Canada releases new packaging requirements for cigarettes

No more colourful, shiny cigarette packs

Canada’s vertical $10 bill voted best new banknote in the world

The next four new banknotes in Canada will also use this vertical format

Esquimalt-based naval ship seizes 2.5 tonnes of hash in the Indian Ocean

The HMCS Regina was deployed just two weeks ago.

Canada’s top surfers are coming to Tofino to compete for the Olympic team

Surfing makes its Olympic debut in the Japan 2020 games.

One-in-five Canadians believe gender pay gaps exist in their workplace (REPORT)

Four-in-five working women say the gender pay gap is a “serious issue” in Canada.

Canada Revenue Agency site goes down amidst tax season

As if filing taxes wasn’t fun enough already 🙄

Facebook launches measures to combat the spread of vaccine misinformation

The platform will no longer cater to anti-vaxxers

Payless Shoes to host the largest liquidation sale in retail history after announcing closure

They need to get rid of $1 billion worth of merchandise

BC is in 3rd place after first half of the 2019 Canada Games

Can you guess which province is currently #1? 🥇

The oldest man in Canada just passed away at age 110

He lived through 2 world wars and countless recessions

Federal Auditor General Mike Ferguson dies of cancer at age 60

He had been undergoing treatment since last November

Nanaimo RCMP Bear completes his cross-country journey to Newfoundland

He’s now Newfoundland RCMP’s newest mascot!

54 Canadians contract salmonella poisoning from recalled breaded chicken

People in 10 different provinces have become sick
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It’s official: BC is the loneliest province in Canada

At least people like us more than Quebec!

Over half of all food in Canada is lost or wasted each year (REPORT)

Almost a third could be redistributed to people in need.
CANADIAN MONEY

Almost half of all Canadians are just $200 away from not being able to...

1 in 3 said they did not make enough to cover their bills.

Canada plans to accept over 1 million new immigrants in the next three years

Immigration accounted for 80% of the country's population growth in 2017

VicPD K-9 helps nab wanted man with Canada-wide warrants related to homicide

He was convicted of manslaughter in the death of his 10-week-old son.

Shoppers Drug Mart is officially Canada’s newest licensed cannabis retailer

But you won't find an eighth of weed on the shelves anytime soon

Durex issues Canada-wide recall on one of their lines of condoms

Apparently they don’t pass the company's “burst pressure specification.”

Canadians’ donations to charity down 32% since 2006 (STUDY)

Americans are donating almost 3x as much as Canadians per average income

Police can now demand mandatory breathalyzer tests for drivers across Canada

People who refuse the test can face a minimum fine of $2000

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