CALGARY — A family doctor in Calgary has filed a human rights complaint over Ottawa's decision to no longer require masks on airplanes to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The federal government has announced the end of mandatory vaccination, quarantine and masks on planes and trains starting this Saturday. Dr. David Keegan, who has a cardiopulmonary condition, says he was quite concerned when he heard the announcement and immediately filed his complaint with the Canadian Human Rights Commission.
Learn how to make this delicious treat in no time! Ingredients: Tartlets-20 pieces Prawn tails 150g. Onion-300gr. Sweet pepper-300g. Tomatoes-300gr. Zucchini-300gr. Salt to taste. Olive oil for frying. 1.Cut all vegetables into small cubes. 2.Heat the pan, pour olive oil and fry over medium heat. 3.Add the onion and bell pepper and fry until tender. 4.Place the zucchini, clean the tomatoes from the skin and add tomatoes. 5.Salt to taste. 6.Fry until cooked zucchini. 7.Put shrimp tails, fry 5-7 minutes. 8. Let cool and fill the tartlets.
China's consistent position is to maintain stability in the Korean peninsula, its foreign ministry said on Wednesday, after South Korean media reported that North Korea may conduct a nuclear test in coming months. The relevant parties should take concrete actions to respond to the legitimate concerns of the DPRK, said Wang Wenbin, spokesman at the Chinese foreign ministry at a regular media briefing, referring to North Korea's formal name - the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).
This video shows how incredibly playful baby elephants can be with this cute baby elephant jumping and sitting on his bigger brother, making it difficult for his brother to get up in the most hilarious ways. Baby elephants are so cute and watching these animals going about their daily business can be very entertaining. While big elephants can be intimidating, their offspring on the other hand has the ability to put a smile on your face with their clumsiness and playfulness. Baby elephants love to play and a lot of times we as humans can relate to the behaviour of these incredible creatures. I was alone in a remote wilderness area of the Kruger National Park when I found a large breeding herd of elephants. There were many baby elephants and I decided to spend as much time with them as possible. The elephants were standing near a watering hole and some elephants even enjoyed a mud bath in a nearby wallow. There were two particular baby elephants that stood out for me and I started filming their behaviour. These two baby elephants looked busy, with one rolling around on the ground and the other running up and down. While the one baby elephant was lying on the ground, busy scratching the mud from his skin, the other baby elephant saw an opportunity to play. As his brother was about to get up, the baby elephant jumped on top of his brother with his front legs, trying to hold him down and not allowing him to get up. Things got more hilarious when the baby elephant turned around, trying to go and sit on his brother’s head. The baby elephant repeatedly pushed his brother down with his backside, clearly not wanting his brother to get up, purely for fun. The brother elephant after a while decided that having his brother’s backside in his face was not fun anymore more and managed to slide from out under his brother and back onto his feet. Watching these two male baby elephants brought back many childhood memories of the fun and playful days had between brothers. I left the elephant herd with the saying ‘Boys will be boys’ ringing in my head and a big grin on my face.
Alberta's COVID-19 death toll climbed by more than 30, while hospitalizations spiked by nearly 140, provincial data shows. Since the pandemic began, 4,905 Albertans have died from COVID-19 as of Monday, an increase of 33 from a week ago. Meanwhile, 980 people are in hospital with the illness, including 39 intensive care unit patients. Last week, there were 843 hospital patients, including 26 in ICU. The province's seven-day PCR test-positivity rate is 18.75 per cent, down slightly from 19.52 per
Canadian actor Robert Cormier, who was part of the cast of CBC television show Heartland over the past two seasons, has died. According to an obituary, Cormier died on Sept. 23, at the age 33. He is survived by his parents, three sisters and a grandmother. "Robert was an athlete, an actor and a great brother," read his obituary. "He had a passion for helping others and was always looking to achieve more." According to a story published by The Hollywood Reporter, Cormier's sister Stephanie said h
It was a frigid Sunday evening at the Catholic Newman Center in Salt Lake City when the priest warned parishioners who had gathered after Mass that their right to private confessions was in jeopardy. A new law would break that sacred bond, the priest said, and directed the parishioners to sign a one-page form letter on their way out. “I/We Oppose HB90,” began the letter, stacked next to pre-addressed envelopes. “HB90 is an improper interference of the government into the practice of religion in
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is laying out its plan to meet an ambitious goal of ending hunger in the U.S. by 2030, including expanding monthly benefits that help low-income Americans buy food. The administration, in a plan released Tuesday, is also seeking to increase healthy eating and physical activity so that fewer people are afflicted with diabetes, obesity, hypertension and other diet-related diseases. It said it would work to expand Medicaid and Medicare access to obesity co
NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. — A British Columbia man who is now in his late 70s has been found guilty of numerous counts of sexual assault. Coquitlam resident Raymond Gaglardi appeared in B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster on Monday, and court records show he was convicted on 11 counts. The charges related to historical sexual assaults of young men or teenage boys who attended several Coquitlam-area churches between 1993 and 2007. RCMP said in 2020 that the offences happened at Gaglardi's home, whe
Saint John city council has unanimously approved a four-day week for most city employees. Starting Oct. 17, the majority of employees will be working longer days from Monday to Thursday. The city approved a year-long trial, and will evaluate whether to continue the program later in 2023. In a presentation to city council Monday night, John Collin, the city manager, said employees will work the same number of hours in a work week, and have the same salary, but have to come into work for fewer day
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Post-tropical storm Fiona has severely damaged Canada's Atlantic coastlines, washing away entire sand dunes and destroying beaches. That coastal erosion poses a serious threat to ecosystems, and could take generations to repair.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Hurricane Ian lashed Florida's southwest coast Wednesday with heavy winds and rain after strengthening to a catastrophic storm that was likely to deliver devastating floods. The center of the massive Category 4 storm lingered offshore for hours, which was likely to mean more rain and damage from a hurricane that was trudging on a track that would have it making landfall north of the heavily populated Fort Myers area. Catastrophic storm surges could push 12 to 18 feet
BURNT ISLANDS, N.L. — Paula Keeping pointed to the window that was once her son's bedroom. It lay on top of the crumpled remains of her former house, a mess of wood siding and household items in the middle of a road. The debris was piled metres away from where the house stood last week before post-tropical storm Fiona blasted the southwestern Newfoundland community of Burnt Islands. "I figure my kitchen is out where my porch is too," she said. "It's devastating. Just in disbelief." Keeping said
The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) is reporting an increase in COVID-19 cases, according to wastewater data gathered by the health unit. The health unit's new data portal shows an increase in the number of cases found in wastewater data from Sept. 5-19, 2022. Updated information is expected to be released Thursday. "The indicators suggested the burden of the disease is greater now than it was two weeks ago," said WECHU Interim Medical Officer of Health Dr. Shanker Nesathurai in the hea
ROME (AP) — The European Commission signed off Tuesday on the next 21-billion-euro ($20.2 billion) tranche of Italy’s pandemic recovery funds, a welcome infusion that comes amid questions about whether Giorgia Meloni and her euroskeptic party, which won the national election, will be able to keep the funding coming. The outgoing government of Premier Mario Draghi, a former European Central Bank chief, secured the funds after having achieved 45 milestones required by Brussels to receive the money
Five months after fleeing the war in Ukraine with her young son, Olena Sobchenko has returned home --- choosing the dangers of war over life as a refugee.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday that he believes his party now has a “50-50 shot” of getting the chamber back less than six weeks away from the midterm elections. “We are in a bunch of close races,” McConnell told reporters during a press conference. “It’s going to be really, really close either way, in my view.” The comments reflect a greater degree of optimism from the GOP leader after he drew criticism last month from fellow Republicans when he downpl
For Dan and June Simms, the value of a home far surpasses its walls, roof and belongings. It's more than the countless hours of toil to build and then expand and then renovate it into the little piece of retirement paradise they had planned for decades. It's the memories that seeped into the walls, the safe haven from anything taking place elsewhere in the world, and the family focal point that was always "home," regardless of how many were living there at any given time. That house, and sense o
Every Sunday afternoon a group of bears sets out on a nature walk in a different part of the city. Except, they're not the kind with big teeth and claws. They're men who identify with the term commonly used in the gay community to describe bigger men with a lot of body hair. Alex Johnston started the "Outdoor Bears" group, as they call themselves, five years ago to meet others who enjoy outdoor activities. It started with regular outings to skate on the Rideau Canal. But when COVID hit, the grou