Curling broadcast halt forces organizers, media and viewers to pivot

The venerable mediums of pandemic-era sports media coverage – television and streaming – have been essential lifelines for journalists tasked with remote filing in the absence of regular in-person access . When these streams are not available, viewers, fans and members of the media are forced to fight for unusual alternatives. The unplanned broadcast shutdown at this week’s World Women’s […]

Ontario has pledged to investigate the horrific deaths in long-term care. Now he says that didn’t happen.

Almost a year ago, as the first detailed picture of the true extent of the horror experienced by residents of Ontario’s long-term care system during the pandemic emerged, a visibly emotional Premier, Doug Ford, swore, “There is going to be justice.” Ulcer patients with soiled linens left in bed as COVID-19 tore homes apart, dehydration, cockroaches and staff moving the […]

Rangers fined US $ 250,000 for calling Department of Player Safety

The New York Rangers were sentenced Thursday to an extraordinary fine of US $ 250,000 by the NHL for “degrading” public comments about Chief Safety Officer George Parros. After the league’s player safety department was fined but failed to suspend Washington’s Tom Wilson for his role in a scrum against the Rangers that injured Artemi Panarin, the team released a […]

‘Big reset’ called for indebted NL with release of shocking economic report

A boundless report that outlines a five to six year plan to reimagine Newfoundland and Labrador to avoid a “perilous situation” and prepare for the future was revealed Thursday in St. John’s. As expected, Moya Greene, chair of the Prime Minister’s Economic Stimulus Team, presented a groundbreaking plan – proposing everything from tax hikes and deep spending cuts to a […]

Coronavirus: What’s Happening in Canada and Around the World Thursday

The last: Campaigners cheered, pharmaceutical companies complained, and government leaders assessed next steps after the Biden administration’s successful decision to support patent easing and other protections on COVID-19 vaccines which, hope very much, will help poorer countries to get more doses and hasten the end of the pandemic. The decision to support the lifting of intellectual property protection on vaccines […]