A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, June 9, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 401,276 new vaccinations administered for a total of 27,244,309 doses given. Nationwide, 3,421,260 people or 9.0 per cent of the population has been fully vaccinated. The provinces have administered doses at […]

Ottawa Redblacks suspend player accused in homophobic attack

Breadcrumb Trail Links Toronto & GTA Crime Victim says attackers hurled slurs before knocking him unconscious near Hanlan’s Point Author of the article: Scott Laurie Publishing date: Jun 09, 2021  •  16 minutes ago  •  3 minute read Chris Larsen is a linebacker with the Ottawa Redblacks. Article content A badly beaten Toronto man spent part […]

City notes rise in aggressive behaviour at vaccine clinics ‘totally unacceptable’

City officials say they are concerned about a rise in aggressive behaviour towards staff at the City-run vaccination clinics. Mayor John Tory says he’s received reports of people attempting to bully their way into receiving a second dose or refusing to follow the rules when inside the clinics, calling it “completely and totally unacceptable.” “We’re […]

EAT YOUR VEGGIES: Plant-based foods could cut the risk of COVID

Breadcrumb Trail Links World News Life Health Eat Vegetarians are 73% less likely to suffer severe COVID symptoms, according to study Author of the article: Denette Wilford Publishing date: Jun 09, 2021  •  3 hours ago  •  2 minute read  •  7 Comments Baby spinach grows in a field Photo by David Paul Morris /Getty Images […]

Two men busted, third sought in deadly Mississauga restaurant shooting

Article content Two men face first-degree murder charges and a third man is sought in connection with a shooting that killed one man and injured four other people inside a family restaurant in Mississauga last month. Naim Akl, 25, of Oakville, was shot to death inside his family’s Chicken Land restaurant in a mall at […]

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, June 9, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. There are 1,396,798 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 1,396,798 confirmed cases (20,377 active, 1,350,578 resolved, 25,843 deaths).*The total case count includes 13 confirmed cases among repatriated travellers. There were 1,388 new cases Wednesday. The rate […]

LEVY: Toronto street encampments reminiscent of South Los Angeles

Breadcrumb Trail Links Toronto & GTA Author of the article: Sue-Ann Levy Dilapidated campers and RVs make streets in the city’s Port Lands look like South Los Angeles. Photo by Sue-Ann Levy /Toronto Sun/Postmedia Network Article content Just south of Lake Shore Blvd. E., close to the city’s Commissioner’s St. transfer station and Mayfair Lakeshore […]

Ontario reports 411 new COVID-19 cases

Breadcrumb Trail Links Ontario Wednesday’s count is the lowest number of new cases since Sept. 25 Author of the article: Antonella Artuso Publishing date: Jun 09, 2021  •  7 hours ago  •  1 minute read  •  98 Comments Vials labelled “AstraZeneca, Pfizer – Biontech, Johnson&Johnson, Sputnik V coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine” are seen in this illustration […]

BONOKOSKI: If Ryerson changes its name, there shall be fire

Breadcrumb Trail Links Toronto & GTA Ontario Columnists Canada Author of the article: Mark Bonokoski Publishing date: Jun 09, 2021  •  9 hours ago  •  3 minute read  •  27 Comments The Egerton Ryerson statue was toppled Sunday night. Photo by THE EYE OPENER/TWITTER /THE TORONTO SUN Article content I am a graduate of Ryerson. A […]

Post-COVID medical backlog will prompt health-care changes

Breadcrumb Trail Links Ontario Author of the article: Liz Braun On Wednesday, the Ontario Medical Association (OMA) announced that 15.9 million medical services — about one per person in the province — had been put off because of COVID. Photo by iStock /GETTY IMAGES Article content The COVID-19 pandemic has created a massive backlog of […]