Scuba diver dies near Ladysmith, BC

One person has died after a scuba diving incident near Ladysmith, BC, on Friday. Ladysmith Fire Chief Chris Geiger said they were called shortly after 1pm to assist BC Emergency Health Services to remove a patient on a vessel that was coming into the government dock following an incident while scuba diving that took place … Read more

7 Hinge Dates In 7 Days: How I Learned Toronto’s Dating Scene Is A Hot Mess (VIDEO)

This Essay article is part of a Narcity Media series. The views expressed are the author’s own and do not necessarily reflect the views of Narcity Media. Dating in Toronto is like shooting fish in a barrel, except 90% of the fish have been dead for two weeks. A month ago, I was 22, freshly … Read more

Here’s how to recycle your sex toys in Vancouver

Despite repeated calls for sex toy recycling in Vancouver no such action has been taken Despite calls for sex toy recycling to be made available in Vancouver, the only option locals have to dispose of their broken or unwanted bedroom helpers is to ship them across the country. Usually made of part plastic, part electronics, … Read more

Ottawa police vow crackdown on ‘dangerous’ trucker protest praised by Trump

OTTAWA, Feb 4 (Reuters) – Ottawa police vowed on Friday to crack down on an “increasingly dangerous” protest by hundreds of truckers who have shut down the Canadian capital center for eight days to demand an end to COVID-19 vaccine mandates . The well-organized blockade, which police say has relied partly on funding from sympathizers … Read more

Teachers win a reduction in face-to-face hours in new agreement with Victorian government

Victorian public school teachers have won a reduction in face-to-face learning hours for the first time in three decades, after their union reached an agreement with the state government. The Australian Education Union and the Andrews government reached a deal on Friday, following months of bargaining and industrial action. For the first time in more … Read more

Convoy to Canberra marches on Old Parliament House to protest against vaccine mandates

Thousands of people marched from Canberra’s CBD to Old Parliament House on Saturday as part of a convoy protesting against government COVID-19 restrictions such as vaccination mandates. The marchers, many carrying Australian and Eureka Stockade flags, were joined by trucks on roads as they marched through the city. Protesters from the Convoy to Canberra march … Read more

Dutch reporter Sjoerd den Daas grabbed by Chinese guard during Winter Olympics opening ceremony

A Dutch reporter covering the Winter Olympics in Beijing was manhandled by a Chinese authority during a live shot outside the game’s opening ceremonies. Dutch public broadcasting correspondent Sjoerd den Daas tried to finish his report while being grabbed, pushed, and yelled at by the red armband-wearing guard before the network cut away from the … Read more