TORONTO—Owners of a popular Toronto Syrian restaurant run by recent arrivals to Canada say they've had to close after staff began fielding hateful messages and death threats.
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Climate change threatens extinction for two-thirds of bird species across North America, including almost all of those filling the forests and tundra of northern Canada, says an extensive report.
“More than we thought are vulnerable,” said Jeff Wells of the Audubon Society, which crunched 140 million records from 70 data sources on 604 different species for the study released today.
OTTAWA—The only English-language debate to feature all six federal party leaders devolved yesterday into crosstalk and mudslinging as the leaders tried to break the impasse in voting intentions that has persisted through three weeks of campaigning.
WINNIPEG—Manitoba's advocate for youth said a lot more needs to be done if the government is to save children in care from the grim reality of an Indigenous teenage girl whose body was found in a river.
“Awareness is the first step,” said Daphne Penrose of her report released in March into Tina Fontaine's death.
STOCKHOLM—Canadian-born scientist James Peebles is one of three researchers who have won this year's Nobel Prize in Physics for their contributions to the understanding of the evolution of the universe and Earth's place within it.
Ontario's police watchdog will not charge an officer who shot and killed a knife-wielding woman in a Hamilton apartment last October, the arm's-length agency said yesterday as it wrapped up its investigation.
TORONTO—Reaching a deal with education workers that put a cap on wage increases was a “significant success” for the Ontario government, the province's education minister said yesterday.
TORONTO—Education Minister Stephen Lecce said he remains optimistic about ongoing teacher contract talks after averting an education workers' strike over the weekend.
He says that in reaching a deal with the union representing 55,000 education workers important lessons have been learned which can be applied to other contract talks.
OTTAWA—Loblaw Companies Ltd, is recalling its President's Choice brand Lower Iron milk-based powdered infant formula due to possible contamination by Cronobacter bacteria.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency said the product was sold in stores across the country in 900 gram packages with a best before date of Aug. 29, 2021.
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TORONTO—Canada's largest university has installed temporary safety barriers at the computer science building on its downtown Toronto campus, where a student was found dead by suicide on Friday.