Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced that the province is investing $75 million to crack down on the flow of cross-border guns and drugs. He also disclosed the establishment of the Office of Illicit Drug Intelligence with the said move.
Multiple reports disclose that the provincial government will tap Ontario-based Canadian retail pharmacy chain Shoppers Drug Mart to provide COVID-19 testing to high-risk contacts and symptomatic individuals.
Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth revealed that the drivers and passengers of about 100 vehicles trapped between two landslides in the eastern part of Agassiz, BC, have already been airlifted to safety.
The Canada Border Services Agency revealed that drivers who will proceed to the US border and re-enter the country through Washington State to get around British Columbia's washed out and flooded highways would be exempted from obtaining a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test.
Officers of the Abbotsford Police launched a rescue mission for four young people who were kayaking in an evacuated area recently ravaged by a devastating flood. The said individuals had to be rescued after being trapped in “rising swift water.”
The Canadian men’s national soccer team will face Mexico tomorrow for a World Cup qualifier, and one fundamental part of their overall game plan will already be in play way before the match on the field starts.
Officials of the City of Pickering revealed that a group of Eurasian wild boars had been observed moving around the northern part of the area, setting off a search and catch operation that the Ministry of Natural Resources will organize.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took to social media to announce that residents affected by the recent extreme weather and flooding in some areas of British Columbia will be extended financial assistance to help them “recover” from their ordeal.
BC Ferries announced that service in many significant routes would either be cancelled or delayed due to the storm and flooding taking place in the territory of British Columbia. High winds primarily cause these service disruptions.