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One of three people accused of supplying ammunition to the man responsible for killing 22 people in a Nova Scotia shooting rampage in April 2020 has pleaded guilty to a single charge. James Banfield, 65, is the brother of Lisa Banfield, the gunman's common-law partner. The siblings, along with Brian Brewser, 61, are accused of supplying Gabriel Wortman with ammunition prior to the killings. A lawyer for James Banfield appeared in Nova Scotia provincial court Friday to enter a guilty plea on a ch
ATLANTA (AP) — A prosecutor who’s investigating possible attempts by former President Donald Trump and others to interfere in the 2020 general election in Georgia on Thursday called for a special grand jury to help move the case along. Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis began her investigation soon after taking office last January. The investigation includes a Jan. 2, 2021, phone call between Trump and Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger in which Trump repeatedly and falsely a
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador health officials say students in kindergarten to Grade 12 will return to in-class learning on Tuesday. Students will have to take two rapid tests before returning to school — one 72 hours before they return and the other on Tuesday morning, before classes begin. Tony Stack, chief executive officer of the province's English school board, told reporters today there is plenty of help available from retired teachers, teaching assistants and about 1,100 su
This adorable baby is the biggest fan of 'The Little Mermaid'! So big in fact that he knows every scene of the movie, and if you don't believe us check out this awesome clip!
A high-ranking officer is due to appear before a Toronto police disciplinary tribunal on Monday to face seven charges under Ontario's Police Services Act. Supt. Stacy Clarke is charged with breach of confidence, insubordination and discreditable conduct, according to Meaghan Gray, spokesperson for the Toronto Police Service. Clarke is due to make her first appearance before the Toronto police disciplinary tribunal on Monday morning. The notices of the hearing, which will contain details of the a
The CEO of Island Waste Management Corporation says the annual Christmas tree pick up is being delayed by winter weather. Karen MacDonald said large snow storms the past two weekends have made collection a challenge, and that they're continuing the collection when weather permits. "It does make it difficult because sometimes you find that they've been covered in snow," she said. Trees can't be under the snow or frozen to the ground, and large trees must be cut in half, said MacDonald. Anyone loo
Saskatchewan's chief medical health officer says COVID-19 hospital numbers could go up to as high as 300 to 500 or more in the next few weeks due to the high Omicron infection rate. On Friday the province reported 23 people with the disease under intensive care – 15 of them for COVID-19-related illnesses – but Dr. Saqib Shahab said ICU pressures could increase to 75, 100 or more patients. "Many provinces have seen hospitalizations during the Omicron wave that are much higher than what they saw i
A Brampton community is in mourning after the death of three bothers in a house fire. Erica Vella reports.
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Nova Scotia is reporting that there are 82 people in designated COVID-19 hospital units on Saturday, including 11 people in intensive care. The abbreviated release did not include information about the number of people admitted and discharged from hospital. There are 287 people in hospital with COVID-19: 82 hospitalized due to the virus. 84 identified as positive upon arrival, but were admitted for another medical reason, or were admitted for COVID-19 but no longer require specialized care. 121
POIPU, Hawaii (AP) — A marine mammal rescue team is looking for an adult humpback whale entangled in debris off the coast of Hawaii. First responders removed about 2,000 feet (600 meters) of heavy-gauge line from the animal over the weekend when it was off the island of Kauai, The Garden Island newspaper reported. Authorities detached most of the gear but weren't able to get all of it off before the whale moved on. Officials plan to try to find the whale and clear more line from it as conditions
Some believe a $490 million settlement reached by the University of Michigan with sex-abuse victims is an example of how Blacks often receive less than whites in big-money payouts (Jan. 21)
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announces that some data shows Alberta has reached and surpassed the peak of the Omicron wave of COVID-19, but that does come with a word of caution.
The National Capital Commission (NCC) wants to find ways to open the Rideau Canal Skateway earlier in the season and will be working with Carleton University to try out some ideas — including something called a "slush cannon." The NCC has been working for years to figure out how climate change affects attractions like the canal so that it can better manage them. A 2020 report said one of the problems of warmer, wetter winters is a shortened Rideau Canal skating season. Seven of the last 10 skati
Survivors of clergy sexual abuse say they are not surprised following a long-awaited report on the handling of cases in Germany's Munich diocese in the 1970s and 1980s, adding they want to see action. The report faults retired Pope Benedict XVI. (Jan. 20)
Montreal police are investigating two shootings that happened within several hours of each other in Montréal-Nord. Officers received a call around 2:20 a.m. Saturday about shots fired at the corner of Monselet Street and de Bruxelles Avenue. SPVM Const. Caroline Chèvrefils says when they arrived, officers found shell casings on the ground. "A few minutes later, police were informed that a gunshot victim had arrived in hospital," said Chèvrefils. The 25-year-old victim had injuries to his upper a
A New York Police Department officer was killed and another gravely injured Friday night after responding to a domestic disturbance call, according to a law enforcement official. (Jan. 21)
Data collected from the International Space Station adds a new dimension to Earth's lightning.
Avalanche Canada's special public avalanche warning stays in place this weekend as warming temperatures threaten to make the snowpack unstable.