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Thursday , April 9 2020

Beef products sold at Walmart recalled due to E. coli

A food recall warning that was issued on February 3 has been updated to include additional product information. Locations of recalled product sales now include Walmart, Pusateri’s Fine Foods, and others in Ontario, Quebec, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Nunavut, Northwest Territories, and New Brunswick. This additional information was identified during a Canadian Food …

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Homeless shelter workers in Canada win $1 million lottery prize

Some good karma has come to a group of employees at a homeless shelter in Hamilton, Ontario. Fourteen co-workers from the Good Shepherd Centre pitched in together for an OLG Lotto Max ticket and collectively won a $1-million Maxmillions prize in a draw early last month. It was the first time the surprised winners had played the …

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Special weather statement issued for Toronto warning of snow and ice pellets

As we get off to a gloomy start to the month of February, Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Toronto and the surrounding area that’ll mean chilly temperatures, wintry precipitation and messy commutes. The alert says that the city will unfortunately be hit with a helping of snow, ice pellets …

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Canada Will Hit With Life-Threatening -70°C Wind Chills

Canada’s northern regions are going to face the wrath of a polar vortex that will cause wind chills to plummet to as low as -70 C. Yes, -70.  Such temperatures make those regions of Canada colder than Mars, which has an average annual temperature of around -62 C. Via The Weather Network Environment Canada has …

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A viral video from Toronto is spreading misinformation about coronavirus

A video posted to Twitter on Tuesday night, which is now being widely shared on all social media platforms, has people concerned about the spread of misinformation surrounding coronavirus.  The video shared on Twitter appears to show paramedics removing a passenger from an Air Canada flight at Pearson Airport. The original person who posted …

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The first week of February will bring messy winter weather to Toronto

Despite January’s three weekends of rain and snow in a row, the past month has been decently mild as far as Toronto’s winter season goes.  Unfortunately, the beginning of February is going to look a lot more like winter and it all starts this weekend. “This weekend will mark the fourth in a row …

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Ontario is now investigating 27 possible cases of coronavirus

Provincial health officials are now investigating 27 people for possible coronavirus infection, which is up from 23 cases that were being investigated as of yesterday.  JUST IN: Ontario public health officials say they are investigating 27 people for possible coronavirus infection, up from 23 yesterday. The number of confirmed cases in the province …

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Toronto issues extreme cold weather alert as it’s expected to feel like -30 C

After a stretch of unseasonably warm temperatures, a biting windchill has prompted Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Eileen de Villa, to issue an extreme cold weather alert for the city of Toronto.  According to the city, the alert is based on Environment and Climate Change Canada’s forecast, which is calling for a windchill of -18 later …

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Officials are now investigating up to 19 cases of potential coronavirus in Ontario

Following the confirmation of a second presumptive case of coronavirus in Toronto, Ontario health officials are currently investigating up to 21 other individuals who may have the illness. UPDATE: Province currently isolating and awaiting test results for 19 people for possible coronavirus infection, alongside two confirmed cases https://t.co/IVhYQZPunw pic.twitter.com/nhJSNkvYQt— CP24 (@CP24) January 27, 2020 Provincial officials …

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Canadian government urged to suspend all flights from Canada to China

After the second case of coronavirus was announced in Toronto yesterday morning, the public is now urging the government to suspend all flights from Canada to China. The coronavirus is now in 18 countries. There are currently two confirmed cases in Canada and more than 4,500 in China. Confirmed coronavirus cases.– China– United States– France– …

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