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Footage has emerged showing the chaotic scene during and after a gunman fired on an Independence Day parade from a rooftop in suburban Chicago, spraying the crowd with gunshots initially mistaken for fireworks, killing at least six people. (July 5)
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Perhaps beavers need holidays too, from all that dam maintenance — especially on Canada Day. Officials say a major washout on the Alaska Highway in B.C. over the holiday weekend was caused by a broken beaver dam that sent a torrent of water through the area, sweeping away a section of the highway in northern B.C. and causing major disruptions for travellers and truckers before a detour opened to traffic on Monday. "There was, you know, quite a bit of water there," said George Smith, a manager wi
Nationwide, workers at clinics that shuttered abortion services are feeling fear and stress as they chart a path forward (July 5) (AP Video/Leah Willingham)
Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for Windsor and Essex County for Monday and Tuesday. The weather authority warns temperatures will be near 31 C, with humidex values in the low forties on Tuesday. Overnight, lows are expected to be about 21 C, which will offer little relief. Environment Canada said the hot temperatures can cause deteriorating air quality. The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit has issued a heat warning based off of Environment Canada's information, warning residents to
A man was rushed to hospital in critical condition Tuesday afternoon following a shooting on Banff Avenue in south Ottawa, first responders say. The shooting happened around 12:40 p.m. in the middle of an Ottawa Community Housing complex, near a park and community centre. The victim was taken to the Ottawa Hospital's Civic campus trauma unit, paramedics said. Police cruisers and caution tape surrounded the scene, not far from Ledbury Avenue. An alley running between two blocks of rowhouses was a
Canadian striker Adriana Leon is leaving England's West Ham for Manchester United. The 29-year-old from King City, Ont., who spent the last 3 1/2 seasons with the Hammers, has signed with the Red Devils through the end of the 2023-24 season. "Adriana is a player that will excite our fans and offer valuable experience both on and off the field," United coach Marc Skinner said in a statement. "I was extremely impressed with Adriana's character, as she expressed confidence and fearlessness when we
Infectious diseases specialist Dr. Zain Chagla answers questions about how much protection three doses of a COVID-19 vaccine offer several months out, as well as the status of fourth vaccine doses.
Summer has just begun and already there are signs we may be seeing a new wave of COVID-19 cases. This is prompting calls for fourth doses of the vaccine. Caryn Lieberman reports.
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A memorial bike ride was held Sunday in downtown Vancouver to honour a well-loved cyclist who lost his life in a crash in the West End last week. Agustín Beltrán, 28, was killed in a collision with a dump truck at the intersection of Hornby Street and Pacific Boulevard on Wednesday. Beltrán was a first-year PhD student at the University of British Columbia. He studied environmental and applied microeconomics, according to the university's website. The memorial ride on Sunday started outside the
People in the Hay River, N.W.T., area are still recovering from damages caused by the unprecedented spring flood. "It's going to be a lifelong impact," said Paradise Valley resident Bhreagh Ingarfield. Last week, the territory's Department of Municipal and Community Affairs (MACA) announced its assistance plan for flood recovery. Residents can submit eligible claims for reimbursement through the N.W.T. 's updated Disaster Assistance Policy. For residents of Paradise Valley — a small agricultural
Patrick Watson, a broadcasting legend whose work in the industry spanned over five decades and helped create a trove of iconic Canadian content, has died. He was 92. Through work as a producer, author, television host and more, Watson helped shape the face of Canadian journalism — while never shying away from controversy or difficult decisions. Born in Toronto in 1929, Watson began his career playing Jake in CBC Radio's daily children's series The Kootenay Kid in 1943 — a job for which he starte
OTTAWA — The federal government says it has signed a $20-billion final settlement agreement to compensate First Nations children and families harmed by chronic underfunding of child welfare. The Assembly of First Nations and plaintiffs in two class-action lawsuits agreed to the deal, which also accounts for the government's narrow definition of Jordan's Principle. Indigenous Services Canada says the settlement is the largest in Canadian history. The $20 billion accounts for half of an overall $4
A man was killed and another was badly injured in stabbings in Mississauga early Monday, Peel police say. The stabbings happened in a strip mall parking lot in the area of Brittania Road and Hurontario Street shortly before 2:25 a.m. One of the victims was pronounced dead at the scene while the other was taken to a trauma centre for treatment. Police said his injuries are considered non-life threatening. No further information about the men was provided by police on scene. Multiple people were s
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas voters have said no to him twice over the past four years. But Kris Kobach is nonetheless betting that this can be the year he makes a political comeback. His losses, including a 2018 defeat that handed the governor's office in this Republican-leaning state to a Democrat, might end other political careers. But Kobach, who built a national reputation as an immigration hard-liner while Kansas secretary of state, is now aiming for the state attorney general's office. He f
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A boy, 7, reported missing on Saturday and pulled that night from the South Saskatchewan River by emergency services was declared dead at hospital, the Saskatoon Police Service confirmed Monday morning. In a Sunday news release, the Saskatoon Fire Department said the boy was found at 9:51 p.m. and given CPR by both firefighters and paramedics. He was taken to hospital where he was declared dead shortly after arriving at the hospital. Police say they received a call to the east bank of the South
BRUSSELS (AP) — The 30 NATO allies signed off on the accession protocols for Sweden and Finland on Tuesday, sending the membership bids of the two nations to the alliance capitals for legislative approvals — and possible political trouble in Turkey. The move further increases Russia's strategic isolation in the wake of its invasion of neighboring Ukraine in February and military struggles there since. “This is truly a historic moment for Finland, for Sweden and for NATO,” the head of the allianc
A man is in custody following a deadly shooting at a July 4 parade in suburban Chicago that sent hundreds of people fleeing in terror Monday morning.