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March greeted Canada with a sharp divide between warm and cool. Will it stay that way? Here’s what you can expect from this turbulent transition month ahead4 min read
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Relatives and supporters of Alexei Navalny are bidding farewell to the opposition leader at a funeral Friday in southeastern Moscow, following a battle with authorities over the release of his body after his still-unexplained death in an Arctic penal colony. His supporters say several churches in Moscow refused to hold the service before Navalny’s team got permission from one in the capital’s Maryino district, where he once lived before his 2020 poisoning, treatment in Germany and subsequent arr4 min read
A Colorado judge is scheduled on Friday to sentence a paramedic convicted in the 2019 death of Elijah McClain, a young Black man who died after police put him in a chokehold and medics injected him with a powerful sedative. Jurors in December found emergency medical worker Peter Cichuniec, 51, guilty of criminally negligent homicide in a rare trial of paramedics in such a case. Cichuniec's partner, Jeremy Cooper, 49, was also found guilty of criminally negligent homicide and faces sentencing a2 min read
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Statistics suggest most avalanche-related deaths happen in March1 min read
Finance Minister Allan MacMaster says the office of Nova Scotia's auditor general is getting a record budget amount for the coming fiscal year, but his government was not able to provide all the money Kim Adair requested."I've got a binder on my desk that's about four inches thick of budget requests and we're balancing all of these asks and priorities," the minister said in an interview Thursday.The 2024-25 budget for the auditor general, included in the provincial budget MacMaster tabled Thursd3 min read
If all goes according to plan, Islanders will soon be paid three times as much when they return bottles and cans to a recycling deposit — but deposits paid at the cash for full beverage containers will also jump.After last year's litter survey showed a disappointing 35 per cent increase, Environment Minister Steven Myers said his department was looking at doubling the deposit on beverage containers in order to triple the payout on returned bottles and cans to encourage more returns.In the legisl2 min read
The province is set to table legislation in the spring that aims to improve accessibility for those with disabilities, but advocates say the plan misses the mark. The legislation emphasizes what's called "universal design," which means everything — from buildings and the environment to individual products — is designed to be accessible to all people, regardless of their ability or disability.Shelly Petit, of the New Brunswick Coalition of Persons with Disabilities, hopes it will be a foundationa4 min read