1st death confirmed in Ontario as province declares state of emergency over COVID-19

1st death confirmed in Ontario as province declares state of emergency over COVID-19

Ontario Premier Doug Ford has declared a state of emergency in a bid to combat the spread of COVID-19 and prevent the novel coronavirus from overwhelming the province’s health-care system.  The move comes as Ontario recorded its first COVID-19-related death: a man in his 70s at Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie, a city about 100 kilometres north of Toronto. […]

Judge declares Prince’s 6 siblings the heirs to his estate

Judge declares Prince’s 6 siblings the heirs to his estate

A Minnesota judge has ruled that Prince’s six siblings are the heirs to his estate, more than a year after the pop superstar died of a drug overdose. In a ruling made public Friday, Carver County District Judge Kevin Eide declared that Prince died without a will and that his heirs are his sister, Tyka […]

Ontario premier declares win after New York drops Buy American policy

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne was “pleased” that New York has dropped proposed Buy American provisions from its state budget, but she remained concerned Saturday about U.S. protectionism and uncertainty about the North American Free Trade Agreement. Governor Andrew Cuomo had proposed the New York Buy American Act, which would have required all state entities to […]