Canada Day celebrations are set to return in a big way on Friday, July 1 after two years of scaled back festivities due to the pandemic.
The holiday will result in a number of closures. Here’s a round up of what’s open and closed locally:
Queen Elizabeth II's flag-draped coffin slowly processed through the rugged Scottish countryside Sunday on a final days-long journey from her beloved Balmoral Castle to London.

In what some are calling the biggest battlefield victory for Ukraine since the start of the war with Russia, Ukrainian troops have succeeded in reclaiming swaths of territory from the Russian side in recent days. But a military analyst is warning that doesn't mean the end for Russia.

As the war in Ukraine marked 200 days on Sunday, the country has reclaimed broad swaths of the south and east in a long-anticipated counteroffensive that has dealt a heavy blow to Russia.

The presidents of Russia and France held talks on Sunday regarding safety at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in Ukraine, with Vladimir Putin blaming Ukrainian forces while Emmanuel Macron pointed the finger at Russian troops.

Europe's largest nuclear plant has been reconnected to Ukraine's electricity grid, allowing engineers to shut down its last operational reactor in an attempt to avoid a radiation disaster as fighting rages in the area.

With the House of Commons set to resume sitting in nine days, new Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre and his inner circle have to decide who will fill the party's critic roles, and where to place the Conservative members of parliament who were former leadership rivals.

Former Quebec premier Jean Charest says he will return to working in the private sector after losing the Conservative party leadership race to Pierre Poilievre.

Pierre Poilievre is the new leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, securing victory on the first ballot after a record-setting and divisive leadership campaign. After a seven-month campaign, the long-time MP and former cabinet minister from Ontario won the election decisively. Securing support across the country, he told party members they are now 'one party serving one country.'

Queen Elizabeth II's corgis will live with the Duke and Duchess of York, Andrew and Sarah, a source close to the Duke of York told CNN on Sunday.

Downtown business owners in St. Thomas, Ont. say they are "fed up" with the problems related to homelessness, drug addiction and mental health in the city’s core.

Police say a fire outside of a church was intentionally set Friday evening

Americans remembered 9/11 on Sunday with tear-choked tributes and pleas to 'never forget,' 21 years after the deadliest terror attack on U.S. soil.

A vintage film reel which has been sitting in an Ontario man's garage has been restored by a Windsor-based filmmaker, showing never-before-seen home video of Queen Elizabeth II's visit to the city in 1959.

Americans remembered 9/11 on Sunday with tear-choked tributes and pleas to 'never forget,' 21 years after the deadliest terror attack on U.S. soil.

The City of Windsor is reminding people beginning Monday, crews will be working on various asphalt trails throughout the city

Queen Elizabeth II's flag-draped coffin slowly processed through the rugged Scottish countryside Sunday on a final days-long journey from her beloved Balmoral Castle to London.

Fire crews from two different municipalities converged to battle a blaze in Springwater late Saturday evening.

One person has been transported to hospital by air after a two-vehicle collision in Tay Township Saturday afternoon.

On Sunday Sept. 11, in the morning, there was a shooting in Pinewood Park in M'Chigeeng First Nation on Manitoulin Island.

For the last two years, a large group of people from Northern Ontario and beyond have come together to bead small, square tiles which form into a display resembling Lake Nipissing in what's called the Lake Nipissing Beading Project.

Please Bring Me Home, a missing persons group in Greater Sudbury run by volunteers, is hosting an event Sunday to raise awareness of missing Canadians in honour of a missing Sudbury girl.

Ottawa police say the homicide unit is investigating the death of a woman in the Craig Henry area.

No one has been reported hurt after a report of gunshots in the Heron Gate area Sunday morning.

The Ottawa Fire Service says no one has been hurt after an early morning fire in Vanier.

A-list celeb Anna Kendrick has a good excuse if she shows up late for her TIFF appearance tonight.

A Toronto couple hosted their wedding ceremony at what they call an “iconic location” in the city – the Cinnabon in Dufferin Mall.

Toronto police say a shot was fired at a music festival over the weekend.

Polls continue to project the downward spiral of the Quebec Liberals with the party that won four of six elections since the turn of the century now looking to lose around 10 seats in Montreal and Laval.

The mixed reactions in Quebec to the death of Queen Elizabeth II highlight the province’s complex relationship with the monarchy.

It's difficult to say what would happen to women and women's issues under a Conservative Quebec government led by Éric Duhaime for one simple reason: he has not made any electoral commitments in this area.

Queen Elizabeth II's flag-draped coffin slowly processed through the rugged Scottish countryside Sunday on a final days-long journey from her beloved Balmoral Castle to London.

King Charles III was proclaimed Canada's head of state on Saturday at a ceremony that included heraldic trumpeting, a 21-gun salute and a moment of remembrance for his mother, Queen Elizabeth II.

Halifax police have charged a man with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of battle rapper Pat Stay earlier this month.

Queen Elizabeth II's flag-draped coffin slowly processed through the rugged Scottish countryside Sunday on a final days-long journey from her beloved Balmoral Castle to London.

Zach Collaros threw for four touchdowns as the Winnipeg Blue Bombers scored on their first eight possessions in a crushing 54-20 victory over the Saskatchewan Roughriders on Saturday.

It was an afternoon of celebrating recovery, as those affected by addiction gathered at The Forks on Saturday for Recovery Day.

Canada's top country artists will be honoured in Calgary Sunday as the Canadian Country Music Association awards return to town for the 10th time.

Pierre Poilievre is the new leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, securing victory on the first ballot after a record-setting and divisive leadership campaign. After a seven-month campaign, the long-time MP and former cabinet minister from Ontario won the election decisively. Securing support across the country, he told party members they are now 'one party serving one country.'

The Kidney March, the Kidney Foundation of Canada's signature event, is back in full form for its 13th annual outing after a couple of years of doing things a little bit differently in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

With the House of Commons set to resume sitting in nine days, new Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre and his inner circle have to decide who will fill the party's critic roles, and where to place the Conservative members of parliament who were former leadership rivals.

RCMP have charged two people and are searching for a third in relation to a kidnapping that happened in August, according to police.

A Ukrainian family that moved to Alberta in May will be able to get around much easier now.

District officials have ordered the evacuation of several properties near Hope, B.C. as a growing wildfire encroaches.

The air quality in cities in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley is among the worst in the world Sunday, according to an online ranking.

Mounties in Burnaby are asking the public for help identifying the suspect in an alleged sexual assault on a six-year-old boy in the Metropolis at Metrotown food court.

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