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Most people in Canada want the U.S. border to remain closed for a lot longer

Eight out of ten Canadians—or 81 per cent—are standing firm that the Canada-U.S. border should remain closed, according to a new poll. A poll conducted by Nanos Research finds that reopening the border gets a big no from Canadians right now, or at least until the U.S. gets a handle on its COVID-19 situation.  …

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Toronto is now under a tornado watch

Conditions are currently favourable in Toronto for the development of tornadoes, according to meteorologists, as a severe thunderstorm rips through the region. Environment Canada issued a tornado watch for the City of Toronto just before 3 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, warning all residents and visitors to “be prepared for severe weather” and …

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Sweltering Toronto heat is expected to stick around all summer long

Waiting for the current heat wave to break before getting off the couch, going outside, and actually doing all of those things on your summer 2020 bucket list? I wouldn’t.  This sweaty sauna of a city that we call Toronto won’t be cooling off anytime soon, according to meteorologists.  In fact, if Environment Canada senior climatologist Dave …

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Man goes on racist rant over having to wear mask at Mississauga T&T Supermarket

This week in entitled white boomers going viral, a man has been caught on video making unbelievably racist remarks at a Mississauga T&T Supermarket to employees who asked him to wear a mask while shopping. While face coverings in indoor public spaces are technically not yet mandatory in Peel Region — though they will be shortly — T&T, …

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Service Canada is opening locations across the country for walk-in service

Service Canada will be opening up to 90 locations across the country for in-person service beginning Wednesday, according to a press release from the government. The agency closed all in-person services in late March and redirected customers to the eServiceCanada portal throughout the pandemic. Now, Service Canada locations will reopen with a number of …

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Doug Ford wants to extend Ontario’s state of emergency one more time

This is the state of emergency that doesn’t end. Yes, it goes on and on my friend… for at least two more weeks, that is. Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s office has confirmed that a PC motion will be tabled on Wednesday to extend the ongoing provincial declaration of emergency until …

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Le Chateau says it might shut down all stores within the year

Canadian fashion staple Le Chateau is apparently not in a great place financially and in danger of shutting down all stores and going out of business, the company said yesterday. The Montreal brand issued a statement yesterday that outlined some of the issues it’s facing in as a result of financial difficulties made worse by the pandemic shutdown. …

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Canadian Secret Services Are Hiring People Who Speak Any Of These 5 Languages

If you thought that secret agents and spies were only in movies, think again. In Canada, we have our own secret service agency, known as the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS). In fact, the CSIS is currently hiring employees to fill several positions, and you’ll need a few specific qualifications.  In a Twitter post shared on July …

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Ontario plans to extend some pandemic emergency orders into 2021

While life in Ontario may finally feel like something resembling normal once again, the fact of the matter is that it’s still a pandemic — and that’s not changing anytime soon.  In fact, according to a Canadian Press report, the Ontario government is planning to introduce legislation today to allow them to extend …

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Toronto Woman Threatens Store For Refusing To Let Her Shop Without A Mask (VIDEO)

“I can file a complaint with the Human Rights of Ontario.” A tense interaction between a woman and store employee over a face mask is being shared on social media. In a tweet posted on July 4, a Toronto woman was filmed outside of the popular Bloor Fruit Market. She can …

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