Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Swarm of more than 40 earthquakes in 24 hours on the Blanco Fracture Zone off the Pacific Northwest coast raises fears of a significant quake that could cause a tsunami

US, Europe risk falling behind as China nuclear industry expands

Boris pushes button on Plan B: PM orders return to WFH, more masks and Covid passports with fears Omicron could soon spark 1,000 hospital admissions a DAY - but he gets brutal grilling over No10's 'illegal' Christmas party

Canada cuts more cheques for UN peacekeeping, says nothing about troop commitment

Military's former head of HR charged with sexual assault, indecent acts

Canada's effort to bring in Afghan refugees expected to take up to two years

What I learned about community from my Korean parents who lived in rural Canada

How to catch your once-in-a-lifetime look at Comet Leonard

Can the U.S., a beleaguered superpower, still play leader of the free world?

Tracking omicron: Canadian scientists race to understand new variant

23 women have died after intimate-partner violence since the 1970s in this rural Ontario community

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Russian roulette: Ukraine warns of a 'bloody massacre' and five million refugees fleeing into Europe if Russia invades, as Kremlin says escalating tensions are 'off the scale'

UK’s Covid cases spike again amid growing Omicron wave: Daily infections jump 15% in a week to 45,691 as Boris warns super-mutant variant IS ‘more transmissible’ with numbers doubling every two days

Khashoggi murder suspect is arrested in France: Former member of Saudi Royal Guard is held while waiting to board a flight to Riyadh

'Weather bomb' EXPLODES over Britain: 35ft waves spark flood chaos as 1,000-mile wide Storm Barra pummels UK with 80mph gales, rain and up to EIGHT INCHES on snow... after knocking out power to 60,000 homes in Ireland

Canada's first homegrown COVID-19 vaccine shows high efficacy

Deportation decision delayed for trucker who caused Humboldt Broncos bus crash

Coastal GasLink failed to fix nearly 2 dozen environmental violations along pipeline route, B.C. officials say

Vaccine inequity only partially to blame for Africa's low vaccination rates, experts say

Ongoing immigration-processing delays leave many in limbo in Canada and overseas

Spy agency warned Trudeau China's tactics becoming more 'sophisticated ... insidious'

Monday, December 6, 2021

Omicron-stricken South Africa sees cases almost triple in a week with hospital admissions DOUBLING

Cracks in tails of RCAF Cyclone helicopters raise 'serious concerns,' says expert

Ottawa needs a whole new approach to national security threats, experts say

Two students at Polytechnique Montréal reflect on how the tragedy shaped their paths

Banned for decades, releasing oilsands tailings water is now on the horizon

Locked out of Facebook, musician struggles to get account restored

As omicron variant spreads, Manitoba couple feel 'criminalized' after return from South Africa

Biden administration hints at deploying additional US troops to support NATO allies if Russia invades Ukraine: President will threaten Putin with economic sanctions during Tuesday call

UK's Omicron wave grows: Cases jump by a fifth to 51,459 with super-mutant strain now spotted 336 times... as experts warn true toll could already be FIVE TIMES higher and Boris says he will decide on Xmas curbs in ten days