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'Schitt's Creek' Emmy wins offer dose of optimism to other Canadian comedies

'Schitt's Creek' Emmy wins offer dose of optimism to other Canadian comedies

TORONTO — Canadian television producer Mark Montefiore says the historic Emmys sweep by "Schitt's Creek" has "blown the doors wide open" on the possibilities for the next generation of homegrown TV creators.
COVID-19 second wave 'very different': Quebec health minister

COVID-19 second wave 'very different': Quebec health minister

MONTREAL — The second wave of COVID-19 in Quebec will be younger, more spread out across the province, and possibly more challenging for the health network compared to the first wave, Health Minister Christian Dube said Tuesday.

OPP say 75-year-old man dead after incident on farm in Brant County

BRANT COUNTY, Ont. — Ontario Provincial Police say a man has died after an accident involving a tractor at a farm in Brant County. OPP have identified the man as Donald Gunn, 75, from Waterloo, Ont.

Five people facing charges in Quebec following probe into electricity theft

MONTREAL — Quebec's hydro utility says five people are facing charges of fraud and of identity theft for allegedly stealing $300,000 worth of electricity.

Man charged after woman found dead in Hamilton apartment: police

Hamilton police have charged a man with second-degree murder after a woman was found dead in his apartment. They say officers and paramedics responding to a 911 call found a man who needed medical attention on Monday night.
Robbie Amell and Wattpad to create 'Float' film based on hit teen love story

Robbie Amell and Wattpad to create 'Float' film based on hit teen love story

TORONTO — Canadian actor Robbie Amell is set to produce and star in a film based on Kate Marchant’s hit Wattpad teen love story "Float.
Shawn Mendes sets record with five wins at SOCAN Awards

Shawn Mendes sets record with five wins at SOCAN Awards

TORONTO — Nothing was holding Shawn Mendes back from making history at this year's SOCAN Awards. The Pickering, Ont.

14-year-old dead after becoming submerged in a marsh during horseback accident

Hamilton police say a teenage horseback rider has died after an accident in a marsh on Monday evening. Police say the 14-year-old girl was riding with her mother when the girl's horse became trapped in a "marshy bog.

59-year-old man dead after being hit by a car at sanctioned race event

HALDIMAND COUNTY, Ont. — Provincial police in southern Ontario say a 59-year-old is dead after being hit by a car at a race track.
Ontario pediatricians warn of flu shot 'crisis' to meet anticipated demand

Ontario pediatricians warn of flu shot 'crisis' to meet anticipated demand

TORONTO — A group representing more than 1,400 Ontario pediatricians is warning of "an imminent crisis" in rolling out the flu shot this season.