Canadian Red Cross deployed after tornado hits near Mascouche, Que.
News/Canada/Montreal: Environment Canada issued a series of alerts Monday afternoon, warning Quebec residents of certain sectors that there was a risk of severe thunderstorms strong enough to produce hail, blustery wind, lightning and tornadoes.
PHAC president Iain Stewart admonished in House by Speaker for failing to produce documents
News/Politics: The president of the Public Health Agency of Canada appeared before the bar at the House of Commons today, where he was publicly admonished by Speaker Anthony Rota for failing to turn over documents related to the the firing of two scientists from the National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg.
The company that bought Torstar is now selling off parts of it — for a lot more than it paid
News/Business: The new owners of the Toronto Star have already more than recouped their investment in the newspaper chain, after the initial public offering of a digital publishing subsidiary values the company at almost $400 million.
Deadly storm Claudette heads out to sea, expected to pass by Nova Scotia Tuesday
News/World: Claudette regained tropical storm status and headed out to sea from the North Carolina coast Monday, less than two days after the system killed 14 people in Alabama, including nine children who died in a highway crash.
'Unusually bold' coyote to be killed after multiple attacks on people in northwest Calgary
News/Canada/Calgary: A coyote in a northwest Calgary neighbourhood that has bitten at least two people and hasn't responded to weeks of hazing will be killed after being tracked to private land, the city says.
Steven Spielberg's Amblin to make multiple films a year for Netflix
News/Entertainment: Steven Spielberg, a filmmaker synonymous with big-screen enchantment, has set a new deal with Netflix in which his production company, Amblin Partners, will make multiple feature films per year for the streaming giant.
Shapovalov pulls out of Olympics amid high virus cases, low vaccination rate in Tokyo
Sports/Tennis: Denis Shapovalov announced Monday he won't compete for Canada at the Tokyo Olympics, with the 22-year-old saying in a Twitter post he made the decision for safety reasons "due to the current situation."
Canada has never had a voice on the UN's disability committee. Meet the legal scholar tapped to change that
News/Canada/Windsor: A University of Windsor professor could become the first person to represent Canada on the United Nations' committee on the rights of persons with disabilities.
Veteran Lionel Desmond became controlling of wife before murder-suicide, inquiry told
News/Canada/Nova Scotia: Afghanistan war veteran Lionel Desmond became more controlling of his wife — taking away the keys to her car and changing their banking information — in the months before he fatally shot his family and himself at a rural eastern Nova Scotia home, his sister-in-law has testified.
Iran's president-elect says he won't meet with Biden
News/World: Iran's president-elect said Monday he would not meet with U.S. President Joe Biden nor negotiate over Tehran's ballistic missile program and its support of regional militias, sticking to a hard-line position following his landslide victory in last week's election.
Residential school survivor finds forever homes for shoes, stuffies left at vigil for Kamloops children
News/Canada/British Columbia: Lou-ann Neel, from the Kwagiulth people of the Kwakwaka’wakw, found herself with hundreds of shoes and stuffies after organizing a vigil for the children of the former Kamloops residential school — and then found families with children who could use and love them.
For many young Hong Kong graduates, Canada's new routes to immigration have turned into a dead end
News/Canada/British Columbia: Kay Pang's open work permit allows him to travel anywhere in Canada to look for a job, but he recently learned that the document — contrary to what the government had promised in February — won't expedite permanent residency for everybody from Hong Kong. In truth, people who graduated in 2016 or earlier are not eligible.