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Thousands of NRA members attended the annual NRA Convention in Houston despite the mass shooting massacre.View on euronews
West Point First Nation Chief Kenneth Cayen said he's starting conversations about relocating the 88-member community he leads to a more suitable area after flooding in May worsened its already severe housing crisis. Cayen said the First Nation, which is located in Hay River, N.W.T., is "overcrowded" with 15 homes on just four lots of land and he's started talking to the municipality about the possibility of moving. He also plans to broach the subject with Crown-Indigenous and Northern Affairs C
A sailboat that was late arriving from its destination in Lunenburg, N.S., has established communication with search parties confirming the crew is not in danger. The sailboat, Strange Situation, was scheduled to arrive in Lunenburg, N.S., on May 25 from Bermuda. In a tweet just before 9:30 p.m. AT on Friday, the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre in Halifax (JRCC Halifax) said Strange Situation updated its anticipated arrival time. JRCC Halifax said it would monitor Strange Situation's journey to
A year after the revelation of 215 unmarked graves near the former Kamloops Indian Residential School in B.C., the Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation is now moving forward with plans to identify and repatriate the remains. But as Neetu Garcha reports, the size and scope of the forensic work required could take years.
Dene filmmaker Kelvin Redvers travelled to the Cannes Film Festival as part of a delegation of six Indigenous filmmakers. Redvers says he was turned away from the red carpet because he was wearing moccasins.
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian navy on Saturday conducted another test of a prospective hypersonic missile, a demonstration of the military's long-range strike capability amid the fighting in Ukraine. The Defense Ministry said the Admiral Gorshkov frigate of the Northern Fleet in the White Sea launched the Zircon cruise missile in the Barents Sea, successfully hitting a practice target in the White Sea about 1,000 kilometers (540 nautical miles) away. The launch was the latest in a series of tests of
The day before he was found dead of a drug overdose, a package containing $120,000 in $50, $20, and $10 bills arrived at the downtown condo where Ezra Beau Sametz drew his last breath. B.C.'s director of civil forfeiture is now seeking to confiscate that money as the proceeds of crime — suing Sametz's estate in B.C. Supreme Court and claiming the 38-year-old was a drug trafficker with links to organized crime. The lawsuit details the investigation that led to the Vancouver police discovery of th
OTTAWA (Reuters) -Canada's Supreme Court on Friday upheld a decision by a lower court to speed up the parole eligibility for the man convicted of gunning down six people in a mosque in 2017 and deemed a 2011 law that allowed lengthy parole sentencing as unconstitutional. Canada's top court was adjudicating on the case challenging a 2020 decision by a Quebec court to lower Alexandre Bissonnette's parole eligibility to 25 years from the original sentence that required him to wait much longer for the possibility of parole. The Supreme Court said that such a punishment removes a realistic possibility of parole and called it "incompatible with human dignity."
NEW HARRIS SETTLEMENT, N.S. — R-C-M-P in Cape Breton are looking to identify the owner of a boat found adrift near the Seal Island Bridge in New Harris Settlement. Police say they responded to a call about the boat Friday evening and were able to bring it to shore. Investigators say they are concerned someone may have been in the boat when it went adrift. A search of the area will continue today. Police say the craft is a 16-foot Starcraft aluminum boat with no outboard motor attached. The boat
China's foreign minister signed a deal with Samoa on Saturday to strengthen diplomatic relations, while Australia's new leader said he had a "comprehensive plan" for the Pacific, as Beijing and Canberra continued rival campaigns to woo the region. China is building on a security pact it recently signed with Solomon Islands, which has alarmed the United States and its allies such as Australia as they fear a stepped-up military presence by Beijing.
What happens when a political campaign invites people to a public event but then excludes those who don’t agree with the platform? That’s what Doug Ford critics say happened in Hamilton Thursday. And as Seán O’Shea reports it has some people wondering about whether democracy is at risk
HEBBS CROSS, N.S. — RCMP in Lunenburg, N.S., are investigating a single vehicle accident that has claimed the life of a 60-year-old man. Emergency crews responded to the accident shortly before midnight Friday on Highway 103 in Hebbs Cross. Police say a car had been travelling east when it left the roadway and came to rest in a ditch. The driver and lone occupant of the car, a 60-year-old Halifax man, was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not been released. The highway was closed for se
'We need to drastically change our approach to mental health,' former U.S. president says at NRA event.
Iran's state maritime body said on Saturday the crew of two Greek tankers seized by its Revolutionary Guards on Friday had not been detained, and were in good health and being cared for on board their vessels. Iranian forces seized two Greek tankers in the Gulf on Friday, shortly after Tehran warned it would take "punitive action" against Athens over the confiscation of Iranian oil by the United States from a tanker held off the Greek coast. "The crew of the two Greek tankers have not been arrested, and all crew members ... are in good health and are being protected, and provided with necessary services while on board, in accordance with international law," Iran's Ports and Maritime Organization said in a statement carried by state media.
A Dene filmmaker says he was turned away from the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival because he was wearing moccasins. Kelvin Redvers, who is from the Northwest Territories and works in B.C., says he hopes the incident is a learning moment for event organizers and that it helps expand the festival's idea of what counts as formal wear. Redvers travelled to France as part of a delegation of six Indigenous filmmakers with support from Telefilm, the Indigenous Screen Office, and Capilano Univers
Here's the latest for Friday May 27th: Chechen leader warns Poland; Houston mayor says city is obligated to host NRA convention; rally for gun control legislation held in Washington; Museums celebrate centenary of the birth of Peanuts comic creator.
Ahead of his half-marathon on Sunday, 85-year-old Gerald "Gerry" Miller will likely have a bowl of oatmeal topped with raisins and a bit of Greek yogurt. This isn't Miller's first race, let alone his first marathon, and he knows what he needs to fuel his run. Since he began long-distance running at 58-years-old, Miller has run more than 40 marathons — including New York, Boston, Berlin and Tokyo. This Sunday in the Calgary Marathon he will be running with bunny ears on, a signal that he is a "pa
The Supreme Court of Canada ruled the gunman who killed six people in a Quebec City mosque cannot wait more than 25 years before being eligible for parole.
A widespread power outage is affecting the Magdalen Islands and there is no word on when electricity could be restored. More than 4,000 customers lost power at about 5 p.m. Thursday when there was a malfunction at the thermal generating station. The diesel-powered plant is the only source of power for most residents and businesses. "Our teams are investigating to find the source of the outage and re-establish service as quickly as possible," said Hydro-Québec's Andréanne Jean. "Even the power st
Premiers in Saskatchewan and Alberta say the federal government is ignoring their calls for a sit down meeting to discuss an increase to Canada's Health Transfer. Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says he's shocked by the lack of response.