Sending a package via Canada Post this holiday season? Get ready to pay more – National

Canada Post is raising surcharges on domestic packages to nearly 40 percent as the price of living remains high across the country. On November 28, the postal service will increase the surcharge to 39.5 percent for domestic services, which Canada Post says should offset higher fuel prices. The fuel surcharge of 14 Nov. until 20 … Read more

Measles vaccination rates in Canada are down, says PHAC amid global concern – National

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) shares the concerns of international health experts this week about the renewed risk of measles and other vaccine-preventable diseases in children. In a statement to Global News Thursday, the agency noted that measles vaccine intake in Canada has fallen in recent years, but pointed to the COVID-19 pandemic … Read more

Canadian venture capital levels plummet in third quarter as economy hits tech deals

Valuations and deal volumes and size reached their highest level in years in 2021.Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press Venture capital investment in Canada has plunged to its lowest quarterly level since the early days of the pandemic as economic conditions continue to deteriorate and investment-seeking companies struggle to price-fix with financiers. The Canadian Venture Capital and … Read more

Canada’s World Cup sword explained: ‘A symbol of brotherhood on an important international quest’

When Canada started the 2022 World Cup, they did it by slamming a sword into the ground. Yes, this Canadian team travels with a sword devised by coach John Herdman as a means of embodying this team’s warrior spirit and the night before their spirited loss to Belgium on Wednesday, they did as they had … Read more

Opinion: Decoupling from China is a lot harder than it sounds

François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, speaks on June 13 during a government announcement about the future of the mining sector in Saskatoon, Sask.Heywood Yu/The Globe and Mail François-Philippe Champagne is clearly undeterred by a challenge. The Federal Industry Minister, an eternal optimist, has in recent years sought to position Canada as a … Read more

Canadian paramedic unknowingly treated daughter in fatal accident

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — A Canadian paramedic who unknowingly treated her own daughter after a fatal car accident wiped away tears as she remembered a beautiful girl who fought to the end. Jayme Erickson was called to northern Calgary on November 15 and sat with a critically injured girl who was freed from the car … Read more

Scottish independence referendum rejected because the Scots were no more oppressed than the Quebeckers

A Scottish independence supporter with the flag of Scotland outside the Supreme Court in London on Nov. 23.JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images The UK’s highest court ruled unanimously on Wednesday that the Scottish Parliament cannot hold a second independence referendum – without the consent of the British government – citing that the Scots are no more oppressed … Read more

Ben Simmons stats, Brooklyn Nets v Toronto Raptors, Dallas Mavericks v Boston Celtics, Jayson Tatum, Luka Doncic

Ben Simmons continued his resurgence as the Nets rebounded. Plus Luka Doncic and Jayson Tatum put on a show, and more. Stay up to date with all the action of the day in our NBA wrap! Watch an average of 9 LIVE NBA Regular Season games per week on ESPN on Kayo Sports on ESPN … Read more

World Cup 2022: Qatar Fan Festival almost empty for Morocco against Croatia

After Saudi Arabia’s incredibly unlikely victory over Argentina on Tuesday’s early kick-off, you’d think fans would be out in droves for Wednesday’s first game. But a photo from the Fan Festival in Doha suggests otherwise, with just a few fans gathering to watch Morocco v Croatia. Only a few dozen supporters were in the sun … Read more