Stranded dolphin dies after Texas beachgoers try to “ride” it, rescuers say

An ailing dolphin stranded on a Texas beach died after a crowd of people harassed the mammal and tried to “ride” it, rescue officials said. On Sunday, beachgoers found the sick dolphin on Quintana Beach, pushed it back out to sea and tried “to swim with and ride the animal,” the Texas Marine Mammal Stranding … Read more

FDA authorizes breath test that can detect COVID-19 in three minutes

The Food and Drug Administration has granted emergency use authorization to a new COVID-19 test that can detect infections with only a sample of a patient’s breath, using a device that can yield results in less than three minutes. The agency says the InspectIR COVID-19 Breathalyzer will only be available for tests “by a qualified, … Read more

15 ways to use your vacuum for easier spring cleaning

A vacuum cleaner is a versatile machine, and if you’re only using it on your floors, you’re missing out on a lot of cleaning power. Vacuums can be used for cleaning furniture, including mattresses, hard-to-reach places like ceiling fans and window casings, and even the family pet. (Please note that this is not recommended if … Read more

Man has serious injuries after shooting in Etobicoke

A man has serious injuries following an overnight shooting in Etobicoke. Shortly before 2:30 am, police responded to reports of a shooting at a home in the area of ​​Silverstone and Mount Olive drives. Police say multiple gunshots were reported. A man was found inside the home with a gunshot wound and was transported to … Read more

COVID therapy receives treatment failure warning from Health Canada

TORONTO — Health Canada is alerting health care providers that a COVID-19 monoclonal antibody therapy treatment may no longer be effective against the new subvariant of Omicron. The agency reported on Thursday that sotrovimab, manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline and Vir Biotechnology, “is unlikely to maintain efficacy against the Omicron BA.2 subvariant,” and said that the treatment … Read more

Robert Libman: Legault looks like a shoo-in 6 months from Quebec vote

Breadcrumb Trail Links opinion Columnists This week’s byelection in Marie-Victorin confirmed the CAQ’s strong position and shone the harsh light on opposition weaknesses. Author of the article: Robert Libman • Special to Montreal Gazette Premier François Legault celebrates with CAQ candidate Shirley Dorismond after Monday’s win in the Marie-Victorin riding in Longueuil. Photo by Ryan … Read more

Leamington returns to pre-COVID patio regulations

article content The Municipality of Leamington has returned to its pre-COVID application process and fees for outdoor restaurant patios. article content With the lifting of provincial restrictions on capacity limits indoors, the temporary outdoor patio program — and the waving of application fees — has been discontinued. Chad Robinson, chairman of the Leamington Uptown Business … Read more