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Canadian judge orders end to truckers’ bridge blockade with the United States

A Canadian judge has granted a court order to end a truckers’ blockade of a vital trade link with the US. The injunction approved by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice came into effect at 19:00 local time on Friday. The Ambassador Bridge, linking Windsor, Ontario, with Detroit, Michigan, has been blockaded for five days. […]

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Truck drivers protesting vaccine rules and restrictions block key border crossing between US and Canada

Truck drivers are blocking a key border crossing between the US and Canada, sparking fears of economic disruption. While limited US-bound traffic is being allowed to cross the Ambassador Bridge in Ontario, Canada-bound lanes from Detroit remain closed. Business associations have called for the bridge to be immediately cleared to ensure the steady flow of […]

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Ontario city spends $134,000 in trying to fire employee over alleged $2.99 theft

The city of Ontario, California spent almost $134,000 in legal fees in an attempt to fire a civilian police records specialist accused of stealing a $2.99 energy bar from a convenience store in 2018, according to reports. The manager of the AM/PM market was adamant that a surveillance video showed 30-year-old Gricelda Perez slipping the […]

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Elon Musk praises anti-vax Canadian truck drivers protesting vaccine mandate

Canadian truck drivers determined to shut down central Ottawa over a federal government vaccine mandate rolled across the country towards the capital on Thursday, boosted by praise from Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk. The protesters are unhappy that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party government has imposed a Covid-19 vaccine mandate for cross-border truck drivers. […]

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Canada: 5-year-old boy caught driving car in Ontario wanted to go buy gift for sister

A five-year-old boy in Central Frontenac, north of Kingston, Ontario just wanted to get a new toy for his sister. The problem was he took the family car to do it. Ontario Provincial Police say they received a call about a suspicious vehicle from a neighbour. The vehicle had come to rest in a hayfield. […]

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Uber Eats users in Canada will now be able to order cannabis products on the app

Uber is making its first foray into the marijuana market, as Uber Eats users in Ontario, Canada will soon be able to order cannabis products on the app. Customers will be able to place orders in a dedicated section of the app for cannabis retailer Tokyo Smoke and then pick them up at a nearby […]

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Ontario couple sued for writing bad review online awarded $166,000

A couple in Ontario who were sued for writing a bad online review about a window company have been awarded more than $166,000 after a judge found they were bullied over it. The couple purchased 14 windows and a sliding door from Woodbridge, Ontario company Canadian Thermo Windows, which operates under the name Magic Windows, […]

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Toronto cop gets 3-month demotion for firing and missing unarmed man who back turned

A Toronto police officer who fired her gun at an unarmed man at a parking lot in March 2017 will be demoted for three months, a police tribunal adjudicator has ruled. The bullet never struck that man and no criminal charges were ever laid in the case, which at the time was not covered under […]

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Canada: Justin Trudeau ‘stoned’ during campaign stop

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was hit by gravel stones by protesters during a campaign stop. He was returning to his bus after visiting a brewery when he was struck by small stones. He was not injured. Mr Trudeau called a snap election in mid-August, in the hope of gaining a majority government for his […]

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Canada: Tractor trailer carrying 1,600 piglets falls into a ditch on the highway; 200 die, dozens on loose

A trailer carrying 1,600 piglets overturned on a highway near Mattawa, Canada this week. Of those sixteen hundred, 200 died and about a dozen are on loose. “You might see some,” officials warned on Thursday asking drivers and motorists to be alert along the stretch. “Keep in mind those livestock may be consumed by wild […]

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IN PICTURES: Niagara Falls Freezes! Snow, ice and rainbow

The flowing waters of Niagara Falls partially froze as temperatures dropped. Niagara Falls encompasses three waterfalls that are located on the border of the province of Ontario in Canada and span into the state of New York. As the brutal storm continued to batter swathes of US, many tourist flocked into world’s most beautiful location […]

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Canadian scientists use algae to produce low-cost coronavirus test kits

Researchers in Canada are using algae to rapidly develop low-cost serological test kits for COVID-19 that they say would determine if someone has been infected with the novel coronavirus. The new method overcomes shortfalls of existing processes while saving money, according to the researchers from the University of Western Ontario in Canada. The team collaborated […]