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The CBC's Ethan Williams reports from Regina on the burning debate over whether light and fluffy or wet, heavy snow does the trick on a toboggan hill.
VANCOUVER — A court injunction against old-growth logging protests on Vancouver Island has been extended until next fall in a British Columbia Court of Appeal decision that overturns a lower-court ruling. In a unanimous decision Wednesday, a panel of three judges granted the appeal by forestry company Teal Cedar Products Ltd. of a B.C. Supreme Court decision that denied the company's application to extend the injunction by one year. More than 1,100 people have been arrested while protesting old-
VICTORIA — Staff in government-funded child-care centres are soon expected to have access to rapid antigen tests provided by the province. The Children's Ministry says up to 250,000 tests will be sent to government-funded child-care facilities throughout the province for use by employees with symptoms of COVID-19. It says the Health Ministry and provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry are directing how rapid antigen tests are best used as part of the province's pandemic response. The Children
TORONTO — Breanna Reid-Clarke has attended all her university classes over the last two years from her bedroom and it's taking a toll. Studying from home as a result of the pandemic has meant feeling isolated, and has brought challenges in building strong connections with colleagues and instructors, says the 21-year-old. Now, even as universities make plans for students to return gradually over the next month, some like Reid-Clarke say they aren't hopeful their post-secondary experiences can be
A popular summer camp held at Laurel Creek Conservation Area in Waterloo, Ont., has changed its name in a move local Indigenous leaders say is a good example of reconciliation. Camp K is run by St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Kitchener. It recently changed its name to stop using a word, created to sound Indigenous, that's a play on the phrase "come on, I want to go." "It's appropriating that language inflection that's Indigenous," said Amy Smoke, who is Mohawk Nation Turtle Clan from Six Nat
Another weekend storm is on the way for Prince Edward Island. Environment Canada issued a special weather statement for all three counties in the province Wednesday morning. The statement said Environment Canada is monitoring what is expected to be a "very intense winter storm" that would have impact on Saturday into Sunday. "Another nor'easter looks to move through the region but exactly what and how much of it falls is still a bit uncertain. The latest guidance does show all of P.E.I. seeing h
At this Save-On Foods in Vancouver, shoppers say there are indeed some empty shelves, but there's little evidence of panic buying.
MIAMI (AP) — Rapper Slim Jxmmi was arrested in Miami early Tuesday after attacking the mother of his young child during an argument, police said. Aaquil Brown, who performs under the name Slim Jxmmi in the hip hop duo Rae Sremmurd, faces a misdemeanor battery charge. The group was started by Brown and his brother in Tupelo, Mississippi. They are best known for their single “Black Beatles.” According to a Miami police arrest report, the woman told officers she had confronted Brown on Monday night
A conservation group is turning over a historic redwood grove on the Northern California coast to descendants of the original Native American inhabitants. (Jan. 25)
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina House members discussing critical race theory in public schools and what should — or shouldn't — come up in class promised Wednesday to take their time crafting new rules for teachers. The chairwoman of the House Education and Public Works Committee said she wasn't out for a “witch hunt for parents, teachers or students” but instead wanted to make sure children in South Carolina schools get the best education they can. Chairwoman Rita Allison led a two-hour d
Recent developments: Two local health units have their most COVID deaths in a month. Two western Quebec emergency rooms are reopening. Ottawa's COVID-19 hospitalizations remained stable Wednesday. The city's wastewater levels are stable and show signs of a slow decline. Two health units west of Ottawa have had more COVID deaths in January 2022 than any other month. Western Quebec's health authority CISSSO says the Gatineau Hospital emergency room is fully reopening as of Monday and the St-André-
The previous Bulgarian government had blocked North Macedonia's bid to join the EU. But now there is fresh hope that relations between the two countries can be improved. View on euronews
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Ukrainian-Canadians say they are extremely anxious about the fate of their homeland. As Mike Drolet reports, many are calling for western governments to take a strong and united stance against Russia.
KELOWNA, B.C. — The airport in Kelowna, B.C., has received $15 million in federal funding for upgrades to infrastructure, including for the flow of passengers and crew being tested for COVID-19. Transport Minister Omar Alghabra says some of the improvements include replacing airfield lighting, sections of the terminal building's roof and the construction of runway areas. He says better COVID-19 testing infrastructure could include kiosks, touchless screens and barriers, especially for passengers
As Germany starts debating whether to make the Covid vaccine mandatory, it is also considering banning the messenger app Telegram, a hotbed for conspiracy theorists. View on euronews
BOSTON (AP) — David Mugar, the businessman and philanthropist who transformed the Boston Pops July Fourth concert and fireworks show from a small local event into a nationally televised extravaganza, has died according to his family. He died Tuesday night, his three children said in a statement. He was 82. No cause of death was provided. “He was a Bostonian through and through, continually finding ways to give back to the community he loved," the family said. “He was humble and generous. Quietly
One man has died in a Wednesday morning fire in the east end of Gatineau, Que., police say. Emergency crews were called to the home on rue Saint-André at around 5:30 a.m., city police said in an afternoon news release. A man in his 40s was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. Three people managed to escape the burning building on their own. One was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said, as was a firefighter. About 40 firefighters were dispatched to fight the bla
Premier Doug Ford and Health Minister Christine Elliott will meet next week with Ontario nurses to talk about staff shortages. The meeting with Cathryn Hoy, provincial president of the Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA), is set for Feb. 3. A date was set on Tuesday after the ONA said on Twitter that the Ontario government turned down a request for a meeting on Monday. Ivana Yelich, spokesperson for the premier, said on Tuesday that the meeting is an opportunity to listen for the premier and minis