Vancouver’s ninth homicide victim identified

Article content Vancouver police have identified the city’s ninth homicide victim as 41-year-old Thomus Donaghy. Donaghy was stabbed on Monday at around 8:30 p.m. near Thurlow and Comox streets. He was taken to hospital where he died from his injuries. Donaghy was working at the overdose prevention site connected to St. Paul’s Hospital, when he…

Ontario’s back-to-school plan revealed: Remote learning an option

Article content continued Students in these boards will attend classes on alternate days, or be scheduled where in-person attendance happens in at least half of instructional days. Secondary schools in boards not specifically designated by the province will be permitted to open daily and not limit class sizes, due to their lower enrollment numbers compared…

talks on decision over blocked deposits of liquidated banks in Azerbaijan

BAKU, Azerbaijan, July 30 By Eldar Janashvili – Trend: Decision about the blocked deposits of liquidated banks in Azerbaijan is expected to be made during the upcoming week, Chairman of the Board of the Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA) Elman Rustamov said. Rustamov made the remark at a press conference, Trend reports. According to the…

COVID-19: Red Cross staffing lower than expected in Quebec long-term care homes

Article content continued The health authority ordered anyone who attended the camp between July 13 and 21 to self-isolate and reduce direct contact with family. It remains unclear how many people might be infected in total. “COVID-19 is a sneaky virus,” Lesage said in an email. “People who are infected, and therefore can transmit the…

EU buys coronavirus drug remdesivir: Live updates | News

Mainland China has reported 101 new cases of the novel coronavirus – the highest in more than three and a half months. Of the new cases, 89 are in the far western region of Xinjiang. The European Union announced that it had agreed to purchase a limited supply of the COVID-19 drug remdesivir from drugmaker…

US Officials Confirmed Hurricane Hanna Didn’t Toppled Over Border Wall

Over the weekend as Hurricane Hanna blasted through South Texas, video of border fence toppling over was widely shared and attributed to the storm’s winds, but US authorities said it wasn’t the case. The US Army Corps of Engineers said the video was from June when high winds caused parts of the border wall to…

Low risk of voter fraud during Saskatoon civic election: expert – Saskatoon

Several Saskatoon councillors have expressed concern that changes to mail-in ballots ahead of the upcoming civic election, which will take place during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, could increase the risk of voter fraud. University of Saskatchewan political scientist Joe Garcea says the risk of fraud occurring is very low and the potential effect on the…