Defence Minister Anita Anand reported the Canadian Armed Forces now has about 600 troops on the ground in Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland to help clear debris, reopen roads and check on residents' safety after post-tropical storm Fiona. Anand added that the military is prepared to deploy even more troops if required.
Wallace Kinslow, 67, lost his house and almost lost his life when Fiona hit Burnt Island, N.L. 'All I want for me and my wife is to have something we can call home again,' he told CBC News.
The Latest on Hurricane Ian: NORTH PORT, Fla. — Rescuers from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, other states and counties were racing against the clock as the sun was about to set Thursday in North Port, to help families stranded in their own homes surrounded by streets that had turned into canals. The city was one of many in Florida where rescues were underway as Hurricane Ian continued churning northward toward Georgia and the Carolinas. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said at a press confere
P.E.I. Minister of Social Development and Housing Matthew MacKay has broken down how $5 million in financial relief will be provided to Islanders impacted by post-tropical storm Fiona. Much of the money will be distributed to non-profit organizations and spent on boosts to social programs, with social housing recipients and seniors getting top-ups. "We know that there are many Islanders who are struggling right now — many of whom were struggling before the hurricane," MacKay said at an EMO brief
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
Learn how to make a memory explosion box card for your boyfriend / girlfriend. Surprise your loved ones on their birthday or anniversary with this Picture Gift Box full of pictures and memories that pops up when you take the lid off. Ever wonder what an explosion box or exploding box is? It's much more harmless than it sounds. The term is used to describe paper boxes that have cunningly been created so that the sides cascade outwards as the lid is removed. Such a fun and innovative way to personalize a birthday gift, an anniversary gift, or even boxes for wedding favors. Simply change the color and theme of the paper or cardstock used to create a box which is perfect for any occasion. Since this is a do-it-yourself craft, you can customize this explosion box any which way you'd like. For instance, you can try adding rubber stamped tags with a special message, attaching decorative embellishments, adding keepsakes, pictures or mementos, or anything else that you can think of. Just place a gift in the center of the box, or make a tiny gift box and attach it to the center of the box, to hold your special present. This craft has been featured on Instructables! http://goo.gl/mv4PkC
DUBAI (Reuters) -Protests continued in several cities across Iran on Thursday against the death of young woman in police custody, state and social media reported, as a human rights group said at least 83 people had been killed in nearly two weeks of demonstrations. Mahsa Amini, 22, from the Iranian Kurdish town of Saqez, was arrested this month in Tehran for "unsuitable attire" by the morality police that enforces the Islamic Republic's strict dress code for women. Her death has sparked the first big show of opposition on Iran's streets since authorities crushed protests against a rise in gasoline prices in 2019.
Hello friends! I welcome you to my channel and I want to introduce you to my four-legged assistants - Bella and Punya) Homemade, juicy and crispy chicken nuggets with cheese that just melt in your mouth. Let me know in the comments if you liked it, as well as ideas for improving the recipe. Ingredients: Chicken breast/fillet 250 gr Dried garlic spice mix, paprika and salt - 1 teaspoon Cheese 50-70 gr Vegetable oil Breadcrumbs 40 gr For batter: Starch 20 gr Flour 50 gr Water 50-60 ml Paprika 1/2 teaspoon Hot ground pepper tip of a teaspoon Turmeric 1/3 teaspoon Salt Cooking time: 15 min STEPS: Cut the chicken breast / fillet into medium pieces, transfer to a blender and press. Add spices: salt, paprika and dry garlic and mix. We grease our hands with vegetable oil. We take a little minced meat and put a piece of cheese in the middle. We give shape. Roll in breadcrumbs. Cooking batter. Mix flour, starch, turmeric, paprika or hot pepper and salt. Then add water and mix. Dip the chicken pieces in the batter on all sides. We heat the vegetable oil, shift the chicken nuggets and fry on each side until golden brown. Enjoy your meal! Please help me develop the channel, subscribe and like delicious recipes like this one, and I will delight you with more than delicious ❤️🙂
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A broadly smiling California Gov. Gavin Newsom joined about two dozen jubilant, cheering farmworkers camped outside the state Capitol Wednesday to sign one of the most contentious bills before him this year, reversing course on a measure to help farmworkers unionize after President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris supported it. The White House support pinned Newsom in a difficult political position after his office announced before Democratic lawmakers sent hi
P.E.I. potato farmers say they're concerned excessive moisture in the fields caused by Fiona may lead their produce to rot in storage — though they hope that's not the case. Greg Donald, general manager of the P.E.I. Potato Board, told CBC News the post-tropical storm came just as farmers were set to start harvesting and storing their crops "Some of the potato farms had major damage to potato storages and buildings, and some of their infrastructure," he said. "Lots of trees down to contend with
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and their spouses will attend the ceremonial investiture for Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, the Supreme Court’s newest member and its first Black female justice, a White House official said. The appearance of Biden and Harris at the invitation-only ceremony on Friday underscores the importance of Jackson’s confirmation to the Democratic president's legacy. Biden had pledged during his presidential campaign that he would nominate
There was a warning too from United Nations chief Antonio Guterres who said the planned annexations were a "dangerous escalation" and jeopardise prospects for peace. Putin has doubled down on the invasion he ordered in February despite suffering a major reversal on the battlefield this month and discontent in Russia over a widely criticised "partial mobilisation" of thousands more men to fight in Ukraine.
The Dempster Highway can be a beautiful drive in any season but during the winter months one section of the road becomes particularly hazardous to the travelling public. That's why researchers from Carleton University in Ottawa have decided to work with the Yukon Government on a wind speed project that could possibly prevent an accident before it happens. Trevor Andersen is the lead researcher on the project. "Essentially what happens here at about kilometre 450 to about 465, it runs through wha
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The two biggest U.S. railroad unions were working Wednesday ahead of key ratification votes to dispel rumors about the contract deals that averted a potentially devastating nationwide strike . The unions have been fighting rumors on social media that they would impose the deals on workers if they vote to reject them. The rumors were sparked by a railroad trade publication suggesting that was possible in an article earlier this month. And some newly formed worker groups that he
New Ipsos polling done exclusively for Global News shows a gain in support for the Conservative Party (CPC) since Pierre Poilievre was elected as its leader. The CPC would receive 35 per cent of the decided vote if a federal election was held tomorrow and now leads the Liberals by five points nationally.
SEOUL (Reuters) -North Korea fired two ballistic missiles off its east coast on Thursday, South Korea's military said, following the firing of two short-range ballistic missiles a day earlier and one on Sunday. "South Korean military detected two short-range ballistic missiles fired from Sunchon, South Pyongan province, toward the east coast between 8:48 p.m. and 8:57 p.m. ... Amid strengthened surveillance and vigilance, our military maintains full preparedness while working closely with the U.S.," the Joint Chiefs of Staff said. The launch came as U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris ended a visit to South Korea, during which she was strongly critical of the reclusive nation.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The lawyer for Sirhan Sirhan, who assassinated presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy in 1968, on Wednesday asked a judge to free him and played a recording of her client saying he is now dedicated to nonviolence and wants only to “return home to my brother and live the rest of our days in peace.” Sirhan, 78, has spent 54 years in prison. In a 3 1/2-minute message played during a news conference held by his lawyer, he said he feels remorse every day for his actions. “
HAVRE-AUBERT, Que. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited Quebec's Îles-de-la-Madeleine today, promising federal support for the archipelago hammered by post-tropical storm Fiona last weekend. Trudeau met with acting mayor Gaétan Richard and with fishers, seniors and small business owners. He says the federal government will partner with Quebec to help people affected by the storm, which made landfall Saturday and brought hurricane-force winds. Accompanied by National Revenue Minister Diane Leb
Evaristus Oshionebo has been named as the new acting chief of the Alberta Human Rights Commission, after the provincial government rescinded the earlier appointment of Collin May. Oshionebo will serve as the Chief of the Commission and Tribunals until March 26, 2023, or until the province appoints someone else, whichever is first. Oshionebo is a tenured professor and associate dean in the Faculty of Law at the University of Calgary who specializes in business law, contract law and mining law, ac
The proposal will now go to the bloc's 27 member countries, which will need to overcome their differences to implement the new sanctions on top of seven sets of punitive measures imposed on Russia since its forces swept into Ukraine on Feb. 24. That may take time despite the EU being spurred into action by Russia's military mobilisation last week, nuclear threats and steps to annex a swathe of Ukraine, after invading the former Soviet republic that aspires to join the EU.