Monthly Archives: March 2020

Toronto Maple Leafs front-runners to signing KHL star Alexander Barabanov.

Barabanov could be Toronto-bound, though several franchises are also interested in his services. With the KHL playoffs now canceled, many of the leagues’ top free agents can now consider signing new contracts. One of the more interesting forwards, Alexander Barabanov, … Continue reading

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Minor earthquake shakes things up north of Montreal.

A number of people were woken up by a minor earthquake in the Mascouche region, just north of Montreal, around 3 a.m. Sunday morning. According to Earthquakes Canada, it was a 3.6-magnitude quake. “What I felt was a strong vibration, … Continue reading

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Corey Monteith

In Memoriam Corey Monteith died at 31 Cory Allan Michael Monteith was a Canadian actor, singer, and musician who was best known for his role as Finn Hudson on the Fox television series Glee. As an actor based in British … Continue reading

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4 passengers die on a stranded cruise ship carrying 247 Canadians.

Four passengers have died onboard a Holland America Line cruise ship currently sailing off the coast of Panama. Many other passengers on the ship, the Zaandam, have flu-like symptoms and two have tested positive for COVID-19.  A total of 247 … Continue reading

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Canada ‘forcefully’ opposed to U.S. idea of posting soldiers at border: Freeland.

WASHINGTON — Canada is “strongly opposed” to a proposal floated by the United States to post American soldiers near the border to intercept illegal migrants who could spread COVID-19, Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland said Thursday. Freeland and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau separately confirmed a … Continue reading

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Liberals rejig benefits for workers affected by COVID-19.

OTTAWA — The federal government is repackaging two previously promised benefits for Canadians whose working lives are disrupted by COVID-19. Instead, the Liberals say there will now be one benefit to provide $2,000 per month for four months to workers whose income drops to … Continue reading

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Governments fight to curb COVID 19 and economic fallout of growing pandemic.

TORONTO – The two-pronged battle to contain the spread of COVID-19 while inoculating the economy from the drastic fallout of the pandemic saw governments on Tuesday rush to try to ease concerns of hardship even as they tightened restrictions on … Continue reading

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