Campaign sees Guelph-Kitchener eateries promote local beef producers and help local food banks

Some local restaurants are coming together to help fight hunger and promote Canadian beef. More than 90 restaurants across Canada are taking part in a national campaign called Burger It Forward organized by Canada Beef during the month of February. According to a news release, the goal is to ‘beef up’ the protein portion of … Read more

Turning empty offices into housing is a popular idea. Experts say it’s easier said than done

Several Canadian cities are facing high office vacancy rates even as many workers have returned to downtown towers and suburban business parks. With residential rents increasing and a housing shortage in much of Canada, the idea of ​​turning empty offices into housing is very trendy. There’s even government funding for renovating offices into residential use. … Read more

Majority of Canadians support private options for health care, poll shows – National

As some provinces turn to the private sector to address pressures in the health-care system, a new poll suggests more Canadians than ever are open to the idea of ​​private delivery of health care. The Ipsos poll conducted exclusively for Global News between Jan. 19 and Jan. 23, 2023 found 59 per cent of the … Read more

Montreal woman passing along father’s extensive collection of Expos baseball cards

A Montreal woman is passing along her father’s extensive collection of over 31,000 Expos baseball cards. April Whitzman’s father, Steve Whitzman, collected the cards from 1969 to 2016. A huge Expos fan, he’s got every player covered. “I know they say there’s no crying in baseball, but I think that was one of the few … Read more

Grammys 2023: Beyoncé now the most decorated artist in Grammy history – National

The 2023 Grammy Awards were a historic night. Beyoncé is now the most decorated artist in the award show’s history after taking home four awards on Sunday. She won best dance recording for Break My Soul, traditional R&B performance for Plastic Off the Sofa and R&B song for Cuff It — all songs off her hit … Read more

92-year-old Alberta woman remains in hospital days after her 911 call was transferred to 811

Jacqui Bayne’s mom, 92-year-old Barbara Ross became sick last week. Bayne knew her mom needed immediate medical care and called 911 for an ambulance, but the ambulance was never dispatched. “I said, ‘She’s weak, she’s dehydrated, everything is going through her. She can barely stand, can barely walk,’ and they said, ‘I’m going to switch … Read more