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A new study suggests people in Atlantic Canada have a lot to learn about the crime of human trafficking. The study was done by the Canadian Centre to End Human Trafficking, a charity that runs a toll-free hotline that helps victims and provides information to others. "Canadians are shockingly unaware of the realities of human trafficking or how to make a difference," said James McLean, the centre's director of research and policy. "In our research, we found that three in four Atlantic Canadians
Phil Fontaine is hopeful. A former national chief of the Assembly of First Nations, Fontaine says he is keeping that feeling close to his heart as he prepares to make a second trip to the Vatican to ask a pope to apologize for the Catholic Church’s role in residential schools. He is resolute that history will not repeat itself. "What choice do they really have when the issue of unmarked graves became an international story?" Fontaine asks. "There is incredible pressure on the Catholic Church." A
The Métis Nation – Saskatchewan just signed an agreement with the University of Saskatchewan which states that all opportunities intended for Métis people at the U of S will need to meet the Métis Nation's citizenship criteria. It's becoming increasingly important to have a registry so Métis people can access opportunities and benefits, says Tammy Vallee. Vallee, registrar for the provincial citizenship registry, says having a registry helps develop new programs, opportunities and partnerships.
The CBC's Megan Williams in Rome says Italy's new 'super green pass' system that demands people show proof of a COVID-19 vaccine for some activities is helping boost vaccination numbers. (Ciro de Luca/Reuters)
CBC meteorologists Christy Climenhaga and Jay Scotland explain why wet and dry cold aren’t necessarily what people think they are.
BANGKOK (AP) — An army vehicle plowed into a peaceful march by anti-government protesters in military-ruled Myanmar’s biggest city, reportedly killing at least three people, witnesses and a protest organizer said. Sunday’s march was one of at least three held in Yangon, and similar rallies were reported in other parts of the country a day ahead of an expected verdict in the first of about a dozen criminal cases against former leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who was toppled in a military takeover on Feb
WINDSOR, Ont. — A public health unit in southwestern Ontario said Sunday that it would soon reduce gathering limits and encourage work-from-home measures as the region faces a surge of COVID-19 cases. Dr. Shanker Nesathurai, acting medical officer of the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit, issued a letter of instruction on Sunday detailing the new measures. "Given the disproportionate burden of COVID-19 on the region of Windsor-Essex ... I am issuing these instructions to control the spread of COV
MONTREAL — Quebec is reporting 1,256 new COVID-19 cases today and one further death attributed to the virus. The Health Department says there are 819 active outbreaks in the province. It also notes that 219 people are hospitalized, a drop of six, including 59 people listed in intensive care, a decrease of one patient. The seven-day average for new cases is 1,144. The Health Department says 86 per cent of residents five and older have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. About 81 per
The Hawkesbury, Ont., fire department is working to put out a burning building at the corner of Main Street East and William Street. Ontario Provincial Police say a call for service came in at 7:33 p.m. The building on fire has commercial space on the main floor and residential units above. Sgt. Cynthia Savard says all occupants are safely out of the building and there are no injuries. Police are assisting the fire department by securing the scene. The fire was still burning at 10:30 p.m. on Mon
More than half of the known ransomware victims in Canada this year were critical infrastructure providers, according to a new threat assessment from Canada's cyber spies — and the number is likely even higher. As part of a new awareness campaign, the Communications Security Establishment (CSE), Canada's foreign signals intelligence agency, released a ransomware bulletin Monday looking at the key trends of ransomware in 2021. In its report, CSE's Cyber Centre said ransomware attacks are "brazen,
While promoting "Spider-Man: No Way Home" in London, stars Tom Holland and Zendaya talk about the future of the web-slinger and their close relationship. (Dec. 6)
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LONDON (AP) — British parliamentary authorities are calling in the police after a newspaper reported that traces of cocaine had been found at numerous sites in Parliament. House of Commons Speaker Lindsay Hoyle said he was contacting police after the Sunday Times reported that illegal drugs were being used inside Parliament buildings. The newspaper said tests using drug detection wipes found traces of cocaine in 11 locations that are only accessible by accredited parliamentary lawmakers, staff a
The parents of a Michigan teenager accused of killing four schoolmates have been arrested and charged with involuntary manslaughter, raising questions about who can be charged after a mass shooting.
Thirty-two years after a gunman motivated by a hatred of feminists opened fire on campus, killing 14 women and injuring others, the list of women killed by male violence in Quebec continues to grow. As Quebecers plan moments of silence and solemn ceremonies to mark the tragedy that occurred on Dec. 6, 1989 at Montreal's Polytechnique engineering school, advocates point out that the events of the last year show misogynistic violence is not a thing of the past. Quebec has experienced a spate of ho
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A religious group based in Ohio announced Monday that a violent gang in Haiti has released three more hostages, while another 12 remain abducted. The statement from Christian Aid Ministries said the people were released on Sunday in Haiti and are “safe and seem to be in good spirits." The group provided no further details. On Nov. 21, the religious organization announced that the 400 Mawozo gang had released the first two hostages of a group of 17 kidnapped in mid-Oc
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When Jamie Vardy was cut by his local youth team at 16, the rejection certainly stung. But it didn't deter him. Vardy went on to play for a semipro team while working to make ends meet — persistence that eventually paid off for the Leicester City striker. Vardy is now drawing on that experience in his new role as a co-owner of Rochester NY FC. Rochester, formerly known as the Rhinos, is among the teams that will compete next year in MLS Next Pro, a league that will bridge the pathway from Major
In British Columbia, oil is once again moving through the Trans Mountain pipeline, which was shut down for weeks as a precaution after extreme weather set off disastrous floods and mudslides. The closure then triggered rules on gas rationing. Robin Gill explains why those measures are still in effect, and why gas prices ended up going down.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bob Dole’s political career began in 1950 with election to the Kansas Legislature and officially ended nearly five decades later, one step short of the White House. In retirement, Dole kept working into his 90s for the causes he cherished. A look at some of the moments from a life in politics: As a college student, Dole had planned to be a doctor. World War II changed his life’s direction. He nearly died from injuries sustained as a second lieutenant leading an assault on Germa