Ottawa to use regulations to ban handgun imports until legislation passes

Ottawa to use regulations to ban handgun imports until legislation passes

Minister of Public Safety Marco Mendicino speaks alongside minister of Foreign Affairs Melanie Joly, left, and MP Yvan Baker, during a press conference announcing new gun control laws, in Toronto, on Aug. 5.Cole Burston/The Canadian Press The federal government is banning the import of most handguns into Canada through a regulatory mechanism that will come … Read more

Pearson Airport delays improving but CEO declines to give timeline for return to normal capacity

Pearson Airport delays improving but CEO declines to give timeline for return to normal capacity

Deborah Flint, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) provides a progress update at Toronto Pearson Airport in Toronto on Friday, August 5, 2022.Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press Deborah Flint, head of the company that runs Toronto Pearson airport, assured travellers the delays, cancellations and lost luggage that have plagued Canada’s … Read more

Halifax prepared to use police to clear park encampment after other efforts fail

Halifax prepared to use police to clear park encampment after other efforts fail

It may be necessary to use police to clear homeless people from a tent encampment in a city park because “extensive” alternative efforts have not worked, Halifax Mayor Mike Savage said Thursday. Last month, the city cited health and safety concerns, including a rat infestation, as it told people living in Meagher Park they had … Read more

eBook Subscription Service Kobo Plus Fights ‘Book Shaming’ with ‘Be a Reader, Not a Follower.’

eBook Subscription Service Kobo Plus Fights ‘Book Shaming’ with ‘Be a Reader, Not a Follower.’

New campaign from The Garden promotes the unlimited binge-worthy titles available on the subscription service Would you rather read an ‘unputdownable Scottish detective thriller’ like Old Bones Lie, or perhaps ‘a page-turning murder mystery’ like A Lethal Deception, than the latest high-brow fiction or heavy biography? Then Kobo Plus might be for you. The eBook … Read more

Montreal police kill man suspected in three random fatal shootings

Montreal police kill man suspected in three random fatal shootings

A 26-year-old man is dead after being shot by police in the parking lot of a motel in Montreal’s Saint-Laurent borough early on Aug. 4.Peter Mccabe/The Canadian Press Two days of fear and bloodshed in Montreal ended with an early-morning police shooting on Thursday, after officers stormed into a suburban motel room and killed the … Read more