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The principal of the Orléans high school where a recent dress-code enforcement blitz incited student protests is leaving her job at the end of this month. The Conseil des écoles catholiques du Centre-Est (CECCE) announced Marie-Claude Veilleux's departure in a letter addressed to parents Wednesday. The board's announcement comes two weeks after hundreds of students demonstrated across the street from École secondaire catholique Béatrice-Desloges. Students denounced staff's enforcement of the cod
Thousands of NRA members attended the annual NRA Convention in Houston Friday despite the mass shooting at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, Texas, just three days earlier (May 27)
BEIJING (AP) — China's foreign minister met with the leaders of Samoa on Saturday on the third stop of an island-hopping tour aimed at deepening China's ties with the Pacific Island nations. The two sides signed an economic and technical cooperation agreement, a handover certificate for an arts and culture center and the Samoa–China Friendship Park, and an exchange of letters for a fingerprint laboratory for the police, a Samoan government news release said. Australia and the United States are c
Five months on, the patient is hoping to get back to work after 13 years with the debilitating condition.View on euronews
Toronto-area police are investigating a string of carjackings, suggesting thieves have been exporting stolen cars to countries abroad where they’re sold for lucrative profit.
Firefighters in Vancouver are calling for motorists to pay more attention after drivers drove over a fire hose during an active fire in South Vancouver on Friday, severing the hose and sending jets of water flying. Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services were responding to a house fire at the intersection of Ash Street and 61st Avenue around 9 a.m. Friday. The fire saw one person displaced, but no injuries were reported. The displaced person lived in the house's basement suite, according to officials
A female has died after a fire broke out inside a unit in a community housing building in Toronto early Saturday. Toronto firefighters were called to the building at 1420 Victoria Park Ave. near O'Connor Drive shortly after 8 a.m., according to Deputy Fire Chief Jim Jessop. Smoke was reportedly coming from a unit on the eighth floor. "Upon arrival and making entry into the unit, our firefighters were met with heavy, heavy smoke conditions," Jessop said outside the building. "They were able to qu
As someone who uses a wheelchair, Saleh Sheihk says newer buildings in his Regent Park neighbourhood are mostly accessible, but others need upgrades that aren't always obvious to people who don't have disabilities. "When you go to a place, you don't know what's missing," said Sheikh. "Every place should be accessible for everyone." That's why he joined a group of local volunteers Wednesday to review and rank how accessible Regent Park's public spaces and businesses are. The data they're collecti
ABBA have returned to the stage to present their album "Voyage" - as digital versions of themselves.View on euronews
A man shot dead by police after reports of a person with a rifle forced several schools into lockdown in Toronto Thursday in fact had a pellet gun, Ontario's police watchdog says. The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) also says the man was 27. The watchdog agency said Friday that police were called to the scene just before 1 p.m. and located the man about 20 minutes later. He was pronounced dead at about 1:40 p.m. Toronto Police Chief James Ramer said officers were called to the Port Union area
In a northeast Calgary gym, two men sit opposite a plank of wood, holding a stick in between them. They each pull as hard as they can, until one lets go and tumbles backward to the ground. This is mas wrestling, a traditional stick pulling game that has roots in the Sakha Republic, in northeastern Russia. It isn't very common in Canada, but Andrew Bolinger hopes to change that. The Calgary man owns a gym that's home to a small but growing community of mas wrestlers. "It's kind of starting from s
The NDP and Liberals are pledging to repeal Bill 124, legislation that has capped public sector wage increases for workers such as teachers and nurses. The PC party, meanwhile, has promised to bargain "fairly."
The mother of a teenage gunman who shot and killed 21 people at a Texas elementary school is apologizing on behalf of her son and begging victims to forgive her. Adriana Martínez Reyes was emotional during her first public comments. (May 27)
The Texas Department of Public Safety gave reporters a timeline of the events on May 24th in which 21 people were shot and killed at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. (May 27)
TORONTO — The Canadian Championship semifinals have been set for June 22 with defending champion CF Montreal playing at Toronto FC and the Vancouver Whitecaps hosting York United of the Canadian Premier League. Both games will kick off at 7 p.m. local time. The Montreal-Toronto matchup is a rematch of the 2021 final, won 1-0 by Montreal. Toronto and Montreal, which had byes to start, advanced by defeating HFX Wanderers 2-1 and Forge FC 3-0, respectively. The Whitecaps dispatched two CPL teams in
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Municipal officials and people in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, continue to reel from the shock of the loss of their youth centre to fire on Monday morning. "We're a community of about 2,000 people. The significance of the youth centre facility and the role that it plays in the community, it would be similar to Toronto losing the Air Canada Centre," said Cambridge Bay's chief administrative officer, Jim MacEachern. "That's how important the facility is to the community. This is a huge loss for Cambrid
Ontario Liberal Leader Steven Del Duca and NDP Leader Andrea Horwath shared their plans to address the health-care shortage in the north of the province on Saturday. Their parties have both proposed to hire more nurses and doctors in the region and increase the number of spaces at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine.
Tatiana and Daniel Romano have been sleeping in their basement, as they renovate their home to house Ukrainian families fleeing the war. In the past month, they've torn down walls to create spare bedrooms and bathrooms to make their guests comfortable. For them, revamping their home in Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Que., a suburb in Montreal's West Island, is worth the trouble. "We want to be able to offer a space to live with dignity," Tatiana Romano said. "Not just a mattress on the floor." The Romanos
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