June 30, 2022

Chlorine exposure at North York gym pool sends 5 people to hospital, including 2 children

Five people have been hospitalized, including two children, after a chlorine exposure at a fitness centre pool in North York on Thursday afternoon. Toronto Fire said crews responded to the LA Fitness near Yonge Street and Sheppard Avenue around 5:20 p.m. for a hazmat call. Several...

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UK ‘not giving up on Hong Kong’, says Boris Johnson on 25th handover anniversary, accuses China of not keeping its promises

UK PM Boris Johnson (File image) Photo : AP London: On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong to China, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that his country was “not giving up” on the city. Johnson also accused China of...

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WestJet ‘proactively’ removed flights from Pearson, anticipating summer travel snarls

Amanda Stephenson, The Canadian Press Published Thursday, June 30, 2022 5:44PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, June 30, 2022 5:47PM EDT CALGARY – As the Canadian travel industry continues to struggle with an unprecedented rebound in demand, WestJet Airlines Ltd. is flying 32 per cent fewer flights...

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Alabama cites abortion ruling in bid to ban transition care for transgender youths

MONTGOMERY, Ala. —  Days after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states can prohibit abortion, Alabama has seized on the decision to argue that the state should also be able to ban gender-affirming medical treatments for transgender youths. The case marks one of the first instances of...

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Poilievre among those marching with soldier charged for criticizing vaccine mandates

OTTAWA – Conservative leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre joined the final leg of a march led by a Canadian soldier charged for speaking out against COVID-19 vaccine requirements that has sparked promises⁠ — and fears — of a new wave of protests in the capital. James Topp...

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Police make arrests after anti-vaccine mandate soldier leads march into Ottawa

Lee Berthiaume and Sarah Ritchie, The Canadian Press Published Thursday, June 30, 2022 5:00PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, June 30, 2022 8:41PM EDT OTTAWA – Police arrested four people in downtown Ottawa Thursday after a Canadian soldier charged for speaking out against COVID-19 vaccine requirements led...

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