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Canadians Using A Cell Phone While Driving Will Lead To a $1,500 Fine And A Three Year License Suspension, Starting Next Week

Distracted driving (especially texting and driving) causes more deaths in Canada than impaired driving .It’s why every province and territory has laws against driving while operating a cell phone. Texting and Driving fines range from $1500 to $1,500, and a three year license suspension . It’s important to practice safe driving for …

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Cineplex says it lost $100 million after being forced to close cinemas in Canada

Cineplex has been hit pretty hard by the economic downturn caused by COVID-19. On Friday, the Toronto-based movie theatre company released its second quarter financial results which reveal it lost just about $100 million and saw 95 per cent less revenue.  While revenue totalled $438.9 million in the same quarter last year, …

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100 more Canadians have become sick from eating US onions

The Public Health Agency of Canada is reporting 100 new illnesses across the country related to salmonella contaminated onions grown in California. There have been no deaths related to the products, but the new cases bring the total to 339  illnesses linked to the onions in Canada, as of Friday. Currently, 48 …

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You Can Be Fined $3000 For Eating While Driving Starting Next Week

Canada is cracking down on its distracted driving problem with the rollout of stricter laws that impose harsher penalties and heftier fines on guilty offenders. Such measures are more than necessary now, as distracted driving has claimed more lives than impaired driving in provinces like Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland …

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Police in Canada seize enough drugs to kill over 75K people in record breaking seizure

RCMP officers seized enough drugs to potentially kill “an entire Vancouver Canucks sold out home game crowd four times over,” in a record-breaking Maple Ridge drug bust and haul of weapons, cash and narcotics. The Rogers Arena, where the Canucks play their home games, has a capacity of 18,910. A man is now in custody …

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Health Canada Warning: Immediately Throw Away Your Romaine Lettuce

There’s been an outbreak of E. coli. Health Canada has just issued a warning to residents of: Ontario,Newfoundland and Labrador,Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Quebec, Alberta, Saskatchewan, British Columbia,Manitoba to stop consuming romaine lettuce. The reason: an outbreak of E. coli that has produced dozens of cases of illness in the United States …

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McDonald’s Canada Just Closed All Restaurants, Drive-Thru And Delivery

McDonald’s Canada, the one place where doors are normally open even when everything elseis closed, is shutting down across Canada starting today. The change will take into effect as of today . While takeout and eat-in dining is no longer available, customers also will not be able to use the …

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Canadians should be prepared to deal with COVID-19 until at least 2022

Well Canada, it looks like we’re in it for the long haul.  In a press briefing on Friday, the country’s top health officials revealed new COVID-19 modelling data which predicts localized “peaks and valleys” of outbreaks that are expected to continue until at least January 2022.  As a result, officials are …

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The Canada-U.S. border closure has officially been extended again

It looks like Canadians won’t be visiting our neighbours south of the border any time soon.  The ban on non-essential travel between Canada, the United States, and Mexico was extended on Friday for another 30 days, until Sept. 21. The current restriction ends on Aug. 21.  Acting U.S. Homeland Security Department …

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Ford Is Recalling More Than 62,000 Vehicles In Canada Because Of Brakes Breaking

Check your car! The Ford recall in Canadaaffects more than 62,000 vehicles sold across the country. There’s an issue with a part in the brake system that could increase the risk of a crash. Ford has issued a safety recall for some 2015-2019 Ford Edge and 2016-2019 Lincoln MKX vehicles that were built …

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