Mars Wrigley candies recalled after complaints of thin metal strands – National |

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 14, 2022 9:04 am     Updated May 14, 2022 9:05 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Mars Wrigley Canada has announced a voluntary recall of specific varieties of SKITTLES Gummies, STARBURST Gummies and LIFE SAVERS Gummies after customers … Read more

Today’s coronavirus news: Quebec becomes last province to lift masking health order

The latest coronavirus news from Canada and around the world Saturday. This file will be updated throughout the day. Web links to longer stories if available. 8:05 a.m. Quebec was the first province in Canada to impose a mask mandate after the COVID-19 pandemic hit, and on Saturday, it became the last province to allow … Read more

Organizers want 2023 World Juniors to be ‘Maritime-priced’ |

Organizers of the 2023 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship say tickets to the $14-million event will be affordable and “Maritime-priced.” The last time the tournament was held on the East Coast was in 2003 in Nova Scotia. Wayne Russell, chair of the board of the Canadian Hockey Association, Bob Nicholson, president of the Canadian Hockey … Read more

‘Millions will die’: Omen Putin can’t ignore

A top UN official has laid bare an uncomfortable truth hanging over the Russia-Ukraine conflict as forces continue to rip through the region. A top UN official has laid bare an uncomfortable truth hanging over the Russia-Ukraine conflict, as Vladimir Putin’s forces continue to rip through the region and disrupt global supply chains. Together with … Read more

Pope to visit Canada in July to meet residential school survivors

Visit from July 24 to 30 comes after Pope Francis apologised for Catholic Church’s role in abuse of Indigenous children. Warning: The story below contains details of residential schools that may be upsetting. Canada’s Indian Residential School Survivors and Family Crisis Line is available 24 hours a day at 1-866-925-4419. Pope Francis will travel to … Read more

New Brunswick Court of Appeal maintains ban on sale of flavoured e-cigarettes |

The New Brunswick Court of Appeal has upheld a lower court decision not to suspend the province’s ban on the sale of flavoured e-cigarettes. Last September, the province banned all e-cigarette flavours except for tobacco, but a vape store and five individuals wanted sales to resume pending a full court challenge of the legislation. They … Read more

Canadian bank regulator hints it could change mortgage ‘stress test’ rules before year’s end

With the housing market softening, it’s time for Canada’s banking regulator to ease up on its mortgage qualifying rate or “stress test,” mortgage brokers argue. In a statement this week, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions suggested it could make “adjustments” to its qualifying rate before the end of the year. Each December, … Read more

RCMP ‘following up’ after Jagmeet Singh harassed by protesters in Peterborough – National |

The RCMP say they’re “following up” on an incident in Peterborough, Ont., Tuesday, in which NDP Leader Jagmeet Signh was harassed by protesters who called him a “traitor” and followed him to his car. Deputy Commissioner Michael Duheme called the incident “unacceptable” and said the national police force has been in contact with party leaders … Read more

Low French rainfall adds new cloud to global food market

Ukraine farmers, such as this one seen driving past a Russian missile near Kharkiv, have reduced their wheat planting this year. French farmer Robin Lachaux is worried about his wheat. In normal years, it flowers and bulks up in May thanks to regular spring rainfall, but this year hot and dry conditions risk stunting its … Read more

What happened to… Crystal Pepsi? – Toronto |

On this episode of What happened to…? Erica Vella revisits the elusive drink from the 1990s, Crystal Pepsi. She learns why the pop flopped and asks if there is a chance the cola could ever return to store shelves. Crystal Pepsi was launched in 1992. The soft drink’s creator had arrived at PepsiCo. several months … Read more