Public beaches in York Region are safe for swimming (June 26)

On the way to the beach? You’re in luck — public beaches in York Region are safe for swimming starting June 26 at 7 a.m. Here is the latest beach water quality report from York Region Public Health: Bonnie Park Beach at Jackson’s Point (37 Malone Road) tested safe for swimming on June 22 Cedar … Read more

Toronto’s public beaches are safe for swimming (June 26)

On the way to the beach? You’re in luck — Toronto’s public beaches are safe for swimming starting June 26 at 7 a.m. Here is the latest beach water quality report from Toronto Public Health: Bluffer Beach (1 Brimley Road South) tested safe for swimming on June 24 Center Island Beach (Toronto Islands) tested safe … Read more

Quebec homeowners say Ottawa must tackle decades of erosion caused by shipping

VERCHERES, Que. – Every year, 100-year-old Angélique Beauchemin sees more of her land sink into the St. Lawrence River. From her home along a busy stretch of river in Vercheres, Quebec, on Montreal’s South Shore, she watches the waves of passing ships crash into the rock wall at the base of her property, sweeping pieces … Read more

Public beaches in York Region are safe for swimming (June 25)

On the way to the beach? You’re in luck—public beaches in York Region are safe for swimming starting June 25 at 5 p.m. Here is the latest beach water quality report from York Region Public Health: Bonnie Park Beach at Jackson’s Point (37 Malone Road) tested safe for swimming on June 22 Cedar Beach in … Read more

Destruction everywhere, aid scarce after the earthquake in Afghanistan

GAYAN, Afghanistan (AP) — When the ground heaved up in the wake of last week’s earthquake in Afghanistan, Nahim Gul’s stone and mud house collapsed on top of him. He clawed through the rubble in the pre-dawn darkness, choking on the dust as he searched for his father and two sisters. He doesn’t know how … Read more

Tens of thousands expected as Toronto Pride Parade returns in person

TORONTO – Tens of thousands of people are expected for today’s Pride Parade through downtown Toronto, marking the return of in-person festivities for the annual LGBTQ celebration. Toronto’s first in-person Pride Parade since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic is set to head south down Yonge Street before descending into Yonge-Dundas Square. The festival’s culminating … Read more

Lions QB Rourke throws record 436 yards, BC tops Toronto Argos 44-3

VANCOUVER — Even after setting a CFL record, BC Lions quarterback Nathan Rourke saw there was room for improvement. The 24-year-old Victoria, B.C. native threw for 436 yards on Saturday, propelling the Lions to a dominating 44-3 victory over the Toronto Argonauts. That’s the most passing yards a Canadian quarterback has ever amassed in a … Read more

The Senate confirmed the judges to terminate Roe. How will voters react?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The end of Roe v. Wade started in the Senate. It was Senate Republicans’ partnership with President Donald Trump to affirm conservative justices and transform the federal justice system that paved the way for the Supreme Court’s landmark decision to strike down the constitutional right to abortion. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell … Read more

Priso’s late goal helps Toronto FC beat Atlanta 2-1

TORONTO – Jonathan Osorio opened the scoring early and Ralph Priso added the eventual winner as Toronto FC beat Atlanta United 2-1 on Saturday. Osorio scored in the eighth minute after a pass from Jayden Nelson led him into the box, where he beat his defender and pushed him past Atlanta goalkeeper Rocco Rios-Novo. Luiz … Read more

Wildfire triggers evacuation order for areas near Anderson

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An evacuation order was issued Saturday for people living in about 45 homes in subdivisions near an interior Alaska community after winds pushed the Clear Fire higher. near them. The fire is burning near the community of Anderson, about 130 kilometers southwest of Fairbanks. The town of Anderson itself is not … Read more