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Growing petition calls for mandatory vaccines in BC schools

After the governor of Washington State declared a state of emergency in connection with a measles outbreak on January 25, and with at least two cases confirmed in our province in the past week, a Metro Vancouver resident has started a petition to make vaccines mandatory in BC. In the petition, …

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Missing 11-year-old in Amber Alert found dead in Brampton, father arrested

An Amber Alert issued on Thursday night in search of 11-year-old Riya Rajkumar has ended in the worst way. At approximately 12:30 am, Peel Police confirmed that Riya had been found dead in a residence in Brampton. Her 41-year-old father, Roopesh Rajkumar, who had abducted her had been found and arrested. Police …

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To every a**hole who complained about last night’s Amber Alert – it worked

Last night, countless people were woken up by a loud (if your phone wasn’t on silent) Amber Alert regarding 11-year-old Riya Rajkumar, who had been abducted by her father, 41-year-old Roopesh Rajkumar. While most of those in the region were concerned for the child’s well-being, there were, unfortunately, many (many) people who …

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Peel Police Gets Inundated With Complaints About The Late Hour Of Last Night’s Amber Alert

Ambert Alert for 11-year-old Riya Rajkumar gets a negative response from Ontarians. At just after 11:30 on Thursday night, Peel Regional Police issued an Ambert Alert about 11-year-old Riya Rajkumar, a Brampton girl who was kidnapped by her father and made threats “indicating he was going to harm himself and his daughter”. …

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Toronto to be hit with freezing rain following winter storm

Toronto can’t catch a break. The good news is, Snowmageddon 2.0 has passed. But the bad news is that directly on the heels of this week’s winter storm, Toronto is expected to be hit by freezing rain on Thursday night. According to The Weather Network, a brief period of light snow or freezing drizzle is …

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This Month Winter Will Be Colder And Snowier Than Ever In Canada

The latest forecasts are terrifying. If you’re reading this on-the-go, you may want to stop and sit down before you read any further.  According to Accuweather, this month’s winter is going to be colder and snowier than ever. Canada’s northern regions are facing the wrath of a polar vortex that has caused wind …

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Historic storm brings unprecedented snowfall to Hawaii

In case you’re living in a box with no windows, Canada is currently being pummelled by a snowmageddon. From Toronto’s winter storm watch to absolute snowfall mayhem in Vancouver, Canadians from coast to coast are facing a winter wonderland. It’s situations like this that lead to the first question Canadians get asked by other …

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It’s not over: More snow in the forecast for Metro Vancouver this weekend

Environment Canada has lifted the snowfall warning for Metro Vancouver today, but more wintery weather is on the way. According to The Weather Network, a few more centimetres of snow is expected to fall this weekend. The Weather Network Vancouver forecast Light snowfall is in the forecast for Thursday, Saturday, and …

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This is what Toronto Island looked like during yesterday’s giant storm (VIDEO)

Unless you’ve been living under a giant block of ice, you know Toronto was hit by its second Snowmageddon of the season on Tuesday. And while the city’s downtown core looked like a complete mess, there was one area in particular that was perhaps even more treacherous than the rest: Toronto Island. The …

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Montreal Broke Two Snowfall Records Today

This is the most it has snowed in 26 years Montreal woke up to over 35 cm of snow today, and thick snowflakes are still falling down. Environment Canada has been warning people to be careful on the roads today, and to stay home when they can. This snow doesn’t just look impressive, …

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