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Montrealers are taking to the streets on Sunday to denounce the United States Supreme Court's decision to overturn the law that provided the constitutional right to abortion for almost 50 years. The Quebec Federation of Planned Parenthood invited people to meet outside courthouses in Montreal, and other places across the province.
In striking down the Roe V. Wade ruling, one conservative Supreme Court justice signalled more rights could be on the line, increasing worries among millions of Americans about what's to come. Jennifer Johnson has more on the fight to ensure the controversial decision on abortion rights isn't the beginning of reconsideration of other human rights cases by the court’s consonservative majority.
Dozens of volunteers cleaned up several Vancouver beaches Sunday morning after they were left littered with cans, bottles and garbage overnight. Beaches in Vancouver's Kitsilano neighbourhood and at English Bay, which are typically kept clean even during peak season, were both left with unusual amounts of trash on the hottest weekend of summer weather thus far. Locals who volunteered to clean up the mess said they were upset about all the trash. "I'm really disappointed to see it to be honest,"
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has asked G7 allies for more aid, with Russia's invasion now in its fourth month. David Akin looks at what Zelenskyy is asking for, what's being promised, and the growing pressure the G7 is putting on other countries to take a stand against Moscow.
Toronto FC unveiled the new face of the franchise on Monday, with Italian star forward Lorenzo Insigne showing he has plenty of style off the pitch as well as on it. The 31-year-old Insigne wore a monogrammed white jacket, striped open-neck shirt and blue slacks over white Prada sneakers. Light glinted off several earrings with a chunky watch on one wrist. But the highest-paid player n Major League Soccer made it clear that he did not leave his hometown club of Napoli for the money. Insigne said
OSLO, Norway (AP) — The suspect in a mass shooting during an LGBTQ festival in Norway has refused to explain his actions to investigators and will remain in pretrial custody for the next four weeks, police and his defense lawyer said Sunday. The man, whom authorities described as a 42-year-old Norwegian citizen originally from Iran, — was arrested shortly after the shooting in Oslo's nightlife district early Saturday. He is being held on suspicion of murder, attempted murder and terrorism. Two p
NATO leaders will urge Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to lift his veto over Finland and Sweden's bid to join the military alliance when they meet for a three-day summit on Tuesday, as the West strives to send Russia and China a signal of resolve. Taking place in the shadow of Russia's war in Ukraine, the Madrid gathering comes at a pivotal moment for the transatlantic bond after failures in Afghanistan and internal discord during the era of former U.S. President Donald Trump, who threatened to pull Washington out of the nuclear alliance.
Montreal police say a man is in custody after four people were stabbed in downtown Montreal Sunday morning. The Montreal police service (SPVM) received a call around 6:50 a.m. about a man, 26, in crisis on Drummond Street near Sherbrooke Street W. Officers arrested him for allegedly attacking his mother and stepfather, 72, with a "sharp object" before stabbing a woman in another apartment, according to Radio-Canada. A security guard, 54, who tried to intervene was also stabbed, said SPVM spokesp
G7 leaders have opened their summit in Schloss Elmau, Germany, a mountaintop retreat in the Bavarian Alps. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took part in the leaders family photo session.
P.E.I. farmers are trying to focus on the positive weather so far this growing season as they await the results of the ongoing investigation into potato wart. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) banned potato shipments to the U.S. in November 2021, a decision designed to pre-empt an all-out U.S. ban after potato wart fungus was detected in two fields on the Island last fall. Table potato shipments resumed in April, but seed potatoes, which make up about 10 per cent of the Island's annual
It's almost 8 p.m. on the first true summer night of the year in Vancouver. Rowdy clusters of friends fill patios on Commercial Drive with chatter and roaring laughter. Chantelle Parsons would rather be indoors, alone in a place of comfort. She lingers quietly in a dim corner of a DVD rental store at Commercial and Grant Street, poring over the documentary section. One at a time, she tucks a few picks into the crook of her elbow. When her arms are full, she creeps shyly to the checkout. "A few m
The Workers Compensation Board of P.E.I. is asking for feedback on proposed changes to the Workers Compensation Act which would result in increases to injured worker benefits on the Island. "Anything we can do to alleviate a little bit of the financial strain during a time that you might be experiencing a physical or psychological injury and trying to recover, we feel will add to that recovery," said Cheryl Paynter, CEO of WCB P.E.I. The five benefit increases being proposed by the WCB are: Incr
A volunteer wrangler with the Ponoka Stampede died on Sunday night after she was thrown from her horse and trampled. The Stampede president, Jason Cline, said the incident happened during a practice for the opening ceremony. He described it as a tragic accident that's especially difficult during the return of the stampede after a two-year hiatus. "It's the most awful thing we could have asked for to kick off the Ponoka Stampede," Cline told CBC News. "I haven't seen this much support in the comm
NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers are casting votes in a governor’s race Tuesday that for the first time in a decade does not include the name “Cuomo” at the top of the ticket. Instead, the most prominent name for Democrats is Kathy Hochul, who was propelled into the governor’s office last year when former Gov. Andrew Cuomo resigned amid sexual harassment allegations. Hochul is hoping to become the first woman to win election to the New York governor’s office this fall, but first she needs to overcome
As Ellen DeGeneres hosted the final episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show in May, she shared how the series — a 19-season juggernaut of bum-shaking, prize-giving and celebrity-scaring — first came to air. "Twenty-five years ago, they cancelled my sitcom because they didn't want a lesbian to be in prime time once a week. And I said, 'OK, then I'll be on daytime every day,'" DeGeneres said. The ending was bittersweet. DeGeneres's reputation as a fun-loving do-gooder had been questioned in the wake o
The Ecology Action Centre's senior wilderness coordinator is calling on the Nova Scotia government to reduce the use of biomass to generate electricity now that more hydroelectric power is flowing into the province. In 2020, the government of the day signed a directive for Nova Scotia Power to burn more wood chips, waste wood and other residuals from the forest industry to generate electricity. At the time, power from Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project in Labrador was not flowing into the provi
WASHINGTON (AP) — During Brett Kavanaugh's 2018 Supreme Court confirmation hearings, then-California Sen. Kamala Harris asked the judge if he thought women's privacy rights extended to choosing to have an abortion. Kavanaugh declined to answer. With Justice Kavanaugh now part of the court majority that voted to overturn Roe v. Wade and the senator now the vice president, Harris is warning that the court's decision could trigger some of the same far-reaching privacy limitations she warned of duri
Several explosions rocked the west of the Ukrainian capital in the early hours of Sunday morning, with at least two residential buildings struck, according to Kyiv mayor Vitali Klitschko. (June 27)
Windsor Regional Hospital is loosening its restrictions around visitation and screening for COVID-19. The hospital says that up to two essential caregivers can visit with a patient at a time, and active COVID-19 screening for guests entering the hospital will no longer be required. People entering the hospital will not be asked to immediately provide proof of vaccination or a recent COVID-19 test result. However, the hospital says anyone entering its facilities is asked to self-screen for COVID-
Ocean Rebellion activists protest to mark the opening of a long-delayed UN Oceans Summit in Lisbon. View on euronews