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Winnipeg Goldeyes owner, former mayor partners with Ottawa company to lease Ottawa ball park

By | September 22, 2020

Ottawa Redblacks owner Ottawa Sport and Entertainment Group (OSEG) has teamed up with the owner of the Winnipeg Goldeyes baseball team to sign a 10-year lease to operate this city’s baseball stadium. Sam Katz, who is also a former mayor of Winnipeg, partnered with OSEG last year to launch a bid for Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton (RCGT) Park on Coventry Road, according to… Read More »

Mé​​​​​​​tis artist creates ‘wash your hands’ posters in 21 Indigenous languages

By | July 20, 2020

When Colleen Gray saw that the United Nations had put out a call for artists to join the fight against COVID-19, her first thought was how to get the message out to Canada’s Indigenous communities. The Métis artist decided to take two of her pieces and, using translations she found on an Indigenous Services Canada website, add the recommendation to “wash… Read More »

Eastern Mé​​​​​​​tis artist creates ‘wash your hands’ posters in 21 Indigenous languages

By | July 20, 2020

When Colleen Gray saw that the United Nations had put out a call for artists to join the fight against COVID-19, her first thought was how to get the message out to Canada’s Indigenous communities. The artist — who self-identifies as eastern Métis — decided to take two of her pieces and, using translations she found on an Indigenous Services… Read More »

Armed man arrested after gaining access to Rideau Hall grounds identified as Manitoban

By | July 2, 2020

Police have arrested a Canadian Armed Forces member who they say was armed and had gained access to the grounds at Rideau Hall early Thursday morning. The man “breached the main pedestrian entrance” at 1 Sussex Drive at around 6:30 a.m. ET with his vehicle, the RCMP said in a statement. When the impact disabled his vehicle, the man… Read More »

Health Canada bars made-in-Canada COVID-19 test for public use due to unreliable results

By | May 3, 2020

Health Canada is restricting the use of a made-in-Canada, rapid COVID-19 test created by Spartan Bioscience after the National Microbiology Lab found problems with the test that made it unreliable.  “In light of the clinical results, Health Canada has placed conditions on the company’s authorization to restrict the use of the product to research use only until adequate… Read More »

Health Canada pauses regulatory approval for COVID-19 rapid test

By | May 3, 2020

Health Canada is restricting the use of a made-in-Canada, rapid COVID-19 test created by Spartan Bioscience after the National Microbiology Lab found problems with the test that made it unreliable.  “In light of the clinical results, Health Canada has placed conditions on the company’s authorization to restrict the use of the product to research use only until adequate… Read More »

‘You can fight this’: We survived COVID-19 and so can you, former Winnipegger says

By | April 7, 2020

Ottawa’s Musia Balko and her husband survived COVID-19. Now she’s going public with their story to offer hope to those who will follow in their agonizing footsteps. Balko, 57, believes she was exposed to the respiratory illness on a flight home from Vancouver via Toronto on March 12. The plane was filled with international passengers. A day earlier, the U.S.… Read More »