U.K. lawmaker stabbed while meeting constituents: reports

LONDON — British police say a man has been arrested after a stabbing in eastern England on Friday. Multiple media reports say the victim is a Conservative lawmaker attacked during a meeting with constituents. The Essex Police force said officers were called to reports of a stabbing in Leigh-on-Sea just after noon Friday. It said … Read more

COVID-19 update for Oct. 15: New ‘circuit-breaker’ restrictions introduced in northern B.C. | 10 deaths feared in outbreak at Burnaby care home | 580 new cases, nine deaths | B.C.’s vaccine cards hit with constitutional challenge

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said the new measures are meant to stop transmission and save lives. The new rules covers the entire health region, except for areas including Terrace and Kitimat that had high rates of vaccination, effective Oct. 15 until Nov. 19. Personal gatherings, both indoor and outdoor, will be restricted to … Read more

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to name new cabinet Oct. 26, with Parliament set to return Nov. 22

OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday announced that he intends to swear in his new cabinet on Oct. 26, less than one month before Parliament is set to return on Nov. 22. As Trudeau has previously stated, his third cabinet will continue to be gender balanced, a news release sent Friday morning read. In late … Read more

Canucks Game Day: Hello, America. It’s been awhile

Breadcrumb Trail Links Vancouver Canucks Sports NHL Hockey The Canucks play their second game of the 2021-22 season on Friday in Philadelphia vs. the Flyers, in their first game in the U.S. in 20 months Author of the article: Patrick Johnston Winger Nils Höglander, pictured Wednesday in Edmonton, is becoming the Canucks’ Mr. Fix-It player. … Read more

5 things to know for Friday, October 15, 2021

TORONTO — Art McDonald wants his job back, Nunavut declares a state of emergency, and housing prices have jumped since last year. Here’s what you need to know to start your day. 1. Misconduct allegation: Canada’s top military commander Admiral Art McDonald wants his job back after military police determined there was not enough evidence … Read more

Shaunavon, Saskatchewan — The town the internet forgot

Breadcrumb Trail Links Telecom News FP Economy Spotty internet connections and crappy-to-non-existent cell service mean that everything is more complicated, maddening and productivity sapping Author of the article: Joe O’Connor Publishing date: Oct 15, 2021  •  21 minutes ago  •  8 minute read  •  Join the conversation Infrastructure put Shaunavon on the map. Photo by Town … Read more