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Police in Halifax are investigating a stabbing that sent two people to hospital on Saturday afternoon. Around 2:20 p.m., police responded to a report of a woman who had been stabbed near the 1300 block of Robie Street in downtown Halifax, according to a news release. When police arrived, they found a man and woman with stab wounds. Both were taken to hospital with serious injuries. Police say they're not looking for anyone else related to the incident. MORE TOP STORIES
Keep them out of the landfill — here are a few tips and tricks of what you can do with those colourful plastic tags that pile up every time you buy bread.
An investigation is underway after police say a 27-year-old woman died suddenly in Whitehorse. Officers responded to reports of a woman in medical distress in the downtown area at around 11:42 p.m., the RCMP said in a media statement. She was later pronounced dead. Police said they're investigating what happened alongside the Yukon Coroner's Service. There are no public safety concerns, said police.
Saskatchewan reached a new milestone on Saturday, with more than 50,000 cases of COVID-19 now reported since the pandemic began. There were 80 new cases reported Saturday, bringing the provincial caseload to 50,024, according to the province's website. The Regina zone has the largest total of cases, with 12,234 to date, followed by Saskatoon with 11,779 and the north with 10,975. The province's new cases reported Saturday are located in the following areas: Far northwest: 28. Far north central:
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Germany’s center-right candidate to replace Angela Merkel as chancellor in the country's September election said he feels “deep shame and humility” over Nazi Germany’s “crimes” against the Poles during World War II. Armin Laschet spoke to Poland’s daily Rzeczpospolita, excerpts of which were published Saturday, ahead of full publication Monday. Laschet said he had a personal urge to attend the weekend anniversary observances in Warsaw of the city’s ill-fated 1944 revolt aga
Last weekend in Truro, campaign signs went up for provincial Liberal candidate Tamara Tynes Powell. Very early Sunday morning, several of the signs were founded vandalized and burned. At least one of the signs was in a Black neighborhood “The Marsh” where Tynes Powell grew up. Tynes Powell and her supporters said they felt the vandalism was motivated by racial hatred. Speaking with the Examiner on Tuesday, Tynes Powell said: Tynes Powell is one of close to a dozen Black MLA candidates in the upc
P.E.I.'s Chief Public Health Office has identified potential COVID-19 exposure sites after receiving notice of a person who travelled to the Island prior to testing positive. Out of an "abundance of caution," the CPHO has identified the following potential exposure sites on Prince Edward Island: David's Restaurant at Rodd Crowbush Golf and Beach Resort: Friday, July 23, 7-9 p.m. Clubhouse on the Links at Rodd Crowbush Golf and Beach Resort: Saturday, July 24, 8:30-9:15 a.m., 2-3 p.m., Sunday, Ju
PARIS (AP) — Thousands of people protested France's special virus pass with marches through Paris and other French cities on Saturday. Most demonstrations were peaceful, but sporadic clashes with riot police marked protests in the French capital. Some 3,000 security forces deployed around Paris for a third weekend of protests against the pass that will be needed soon to enter restaurants and other places. Police took up posts along the Champs-Elysees to guard against an invasion of the famed ave
A 26-year-old Nain man has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of a 50-year-old man in the community. Charges were laid after Nain RCMP responded to an assault at a home in the community Friday. Police said the 50-year-old was taken to the local clinic for treatment, but died of his injuries shortly after arriving. The accused made a court appearance Saturday morning, with a second appearance scheduled for Monday. An investigation involving the RCMP's major crimes unit and Nain d
Ottawa reports four more COVID-19 cases Friday and no new deaths. There are 51 known active cases in the city. Vaccination numbers starting to plateau. Ontario reported 258 new cases of COVID-19. Today's Ottawa update Ottawa Public Health (OPH) reported four more COVID-19 cases Saturday, but no new deaths. There are 51 known active cases. Numbers to watch 0.7%: As of Friday, the rate of COVID-19 tests coming back positive. 4.0: The weekly incidence rate, a rolling seven-day total of new COVID-19
FREDERICTON — New Brunswick has moved to the “green level” of its pandemic plan with most of its COVID-19 restrictions removed Saturday. The end of the mandatory order means that public health measures have been lifted, including provincial border checks and the required registration to enter the province. It also means that capacity limits of gatherings in theatres, restaurants and stores will no longer be enforced and face masks are no longer required in public. The decision leaves federal bor
TORONTO — With 26 points, Nashville SC has exactly double the number Toronto FC has from the same number of games (15). But the second-year team is expecting a stiff challenge when the two clubs meet Sunday at BMO Field. "There's no doubt about it. This is a talented group as any in MLS … They've got quality in all areas of the field," said Nashville coach Gary Smith. Toronto (3-8-4) is finally starting to show it, unbeaten in four games (2-0-2) under interim coach Javier Perez. Nashville (6-1-8
HALIFAX — Nova Scotians will be given 10 paid sick days under an NDP government, says party Leader Gary Burrill ahead of the provincial election. Burrill announced the proposed legislation on Saturday at the midpoint of the campaign for the province's 41st election, to be held Aug. 17. The NDP plans on legislating the sick leave days as a part of the provincial Labour Standards Code in short order if they come into power, Burrill said. The NDP's sick leave program won't require employees to have
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A wildfire that broke out Saturday in western Greece forced the evacuation of four villages and people on a beach by the Fire Service, the Coast Guard and private boats, authorities said. The fire was in a mountain forest 30 kilometers (19 miles) east of Patras, Greece's third-largest city, Citizen Protection Minister Michalis Chrysochoidis said late Saturday. Aided by strong winds, the fire raced down the slopes and threatened seaside villages. The Civil Protection Agency
As more than 240 fires rage across the province, tens of thousands of people have been exposed to poor air quality, and it's particularly difficult for residents who have health issues.
As of Sept. 1, prospective clients hoping to dine at Old Montreal French bistro Chez Éric & Fils will have to provide proof of two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine — a move that's receiving mixed public reaction, according to owner Érik Luksenberg. While many regular customers have commended the impending policy, according to Luksenberg — "They said 'Bravo, Éric, it's a good decision,'" — others have said the policy infringes on their freedoms. "I had threats from some people. I had some people call
COLFAX, La. (AP) — A Zydeco musician was shot in the back while performing at an event in central Louisiana, his wife said in a statement posted early Saturday on Facebook. Chris Ardoin was performing as the Friday headliner at Zydeco Bike Fest when he was shot, his wife, Kerri, posted on his official Facebook page. “Yes, unfortunately tonight he did get shot in the back on his right side while on stage,” she wrote. “Doctors said thankfully he’s a built guy. The bullet didn’t penetrate his lung
OTTAWA (Reuters) -The union workers at Bombardier Inc's Toronto business-jet assembly plant on Saturday ratified new, three-year collective bargaining agreements, officially ending a strike that started last week, according to a statement. The approximately Bombardier 1,500 workers who belong to Unifor, Canada's largest private sector union, voted to accept preliminary deals reached on Friday, which include wage increases and higher monthly pension benefits, the union said. Bombardier's strong-selling Global 7500, which lists for $73 million and is a key revenue generator for the pure play business-jet maker, is assembled at the Toronto production site.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Country music legend Willie Nelson led more than a thousand spectators in singing “vote them out” Saturday from the steps of the Texas Capitol during a rally wrapping up a four-day march in support of Democratic state legislators who bolted for Washington two weeks ago to block GOP-backed voting restrictions. Families with lawn chairs spread out across the sprawling Capitol greens in Austin. Clergy, politicians, constituents and musicians all spoke out about the proposals to
ISTANBUL (AP) — Panicked tourists in Turkey hurried to the seashore to wait for rescue boats Saturday after being told to evacuate some hotels in the Aegean Sea resort of Bodrum due to the dangers posed by nearby wildfires, Turkish media reported. Coast guard units led the operation and authorities asked private boats and yachts to assist in evacuation efforts from the sea as new wildfires erupted. A video showed plumes of smoke and fire enveloping a hill close to the seashore. The death toll fr