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Nova Scotia Municipal Affairs Minister John Lohr has issued a second order for the Village of Baddeck to straighten out its finances after the elected commissioners failed to meet all of the directives of an initial order issued late last year. On Thursday, the minister said the commissioners made a "good-faith effort" to meet the May 1 deadline and just needed more time. Residents of Baddeck refused a suggestion to dissolve the village at a public meeting last month, so Lohr has given the commi
The maximum prices of all fuels, except for propane, took a steep dive across Newfoundland and Labrador on Friday as the Public Utilities Board made yet another unscheduled change. The PUB said the change was due to what the provincial regulator called a "significant downward shift in the benchmarks." It's the third time prices have fluctuated this week and Friday's setting is the week's second unscheduled change. Regular self-serve gasoline dropped 10.1 cents per litre across the province. One
Omar Sy plays a father signing up to fight for France in World War I in order to watch over his son.View on euronews
LEEDS, Maine (AP) — The ripple effects of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine have been devastating for families of all kinds — including those who have seen their prospective adoptions put on hold. Ukraine was once one of the U.S.’s most frequent partners on international adoptions, but the war changed all that: The embattled country has halted all international adoptions as the country copes with the turmoil unleashed on its courts and social services. Many children, including orphans, have also fled
President Joe Biden’s approval rating dipped to the lowest point of his presidency in May, a new poll shows, with deepening pessimism emerging among members of his own Democratic Party. Only 39% of U.S. adults approve of Biden’s performance as president, according to the poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Research, dipping from already negative ratings a month earlier. Overall, only about 2 in 10 adults say the U.S. is heading in the right direction or the economy is good, bot
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A church service was held on Thursday evening in Buffalo, New York to honor victims of the deadly supermarket shooting. (May 19)
Just in time for the May long weekend, the Trans-Canada Highway will reopen to traffic through Golden, British Columbia, starting at noon on Friday. Since April 12, Alberta drivers travelling to B.C. west of Golden have had to take a 90-minute detour from the Castle Junction intersection west of Banff, Alta., travelling south on Highway 93 through Kootenay National Park, then north from Radium, B.C., up Highway 95. The detour was to allow for crews to work on phase four of the Kicking Horse Cany
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Rising inflation rates have brought new challenges to daily life – but Nova Scotia businesses are counting on a busy summer to help them bounce back to pre-pandemic revenues. As Alexa MacLean reports, one economist says there are some silver linings to keep in mind as we all adjust to another new normal.
The BC Centre for Disease Control confirms two people suspected of contracting monkeypox in our province did not come into contact with the disease. However, public health officials will remain vigilant. Stephen Hoption Cann from the UBC School of Population and Public Health explains what monkeypox virus is and how the disease is transmitted.
Highlights of this day in history: Charles Lindbergh completes his trans-Atlantic flight; Clara Barton founds American Red Cross; Musical 'Gypsy' opens on Broadway. (May 21)
The latest U.S. military and economic aid to Ukraine and Canada's new sanctions against Russia shows North America's commitment, said Daniel Hamilton, a foreign policy expert with Johns Hopkins University. But he warns that the West should be prepared for the 'long haul' as the conflict drags on.
U.S. President Joe Biden invoked the Defence Production Act and Congress passed emergency funding to speed production of infant formula and authorize flights to import supply from overseas.
Less than halfway into 2022, Toronto has already seen more carjackings than in all of last year, police say — and Mayor John Tory is hinting at further police action in an attempt to stem the tide of violent car thefts. At a news conference Thursday, Tory said Toronto is seeing organized criminals who are engaging in "brazen" behaviour that is putting people's safety at risk. He said he has spoken with police Chief James Ramer, and said he expects police to announce more enforcement and surveill
Some residents in northwest Calgary are feeling uneasy about coyotes after reports of at least one dog being bit, daily sightings and some tense moments walking in the area. The University of Calgary has closed a green space known as the West Ponds area, tucked behind the Alberta Children's Hospital, in the hopes that coyotes moving their pups nearby will finish up without conflict. Some residents say they wish the university would do more to communicate. Neighbours started a WhatsApp group to a
On this day in weather history, an EF5 tornado hit Moore, Oklahoma.
Russia stopped delivering gas to Finland in an escalation of a dispute over energy payments with Western nations, and claimed victory in a weeks-long battle for Mariupol's devastated Azovstal steel plant as it presses for control of the Donbas. Russia also launched what appeared to be a major assault to seize the last remaining Ukrainian-held territory in Luhansk, one of two provinces that make up the southeastern Donbas region: where Russian-backed separatists already controlled swathes of territory before the Feb. 24 invasion. The last Ukrainian forces holed up in the Azovstal steelworks surrendered on Friday, Russia's defense ministry said, ending the bloodiest siege of the war.
Canadian Blood Services is calling for donors, following an increase in appointment cancellations and low attendance at donor centres across the country.
SYDNEY (Reuters) -Prime Minister Scott Morrison conceded defeat after an election on Saturday and the opposition Labor Party was set to end almost a decade of conservative rule, possibly with the support of pro-environment independents. Partial results showed Morrison's Liberal-National coalition had been punished by voters in Western Australia and affluent urban seats in particular. Labor had yet to reach the 76 of the 151 lower house seats required to form a government alone.