Brussels Christmas tree installed amid virus worries
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The City of Saskatoon will be draw on a federal affordable housing program to build an estimated 32 new units to support people at greater risk of homelessness because of the pandemic, or those already experiencing homelessness because of it. All of the housing units will be targeted to Indigenous people, officials said Friday. The units will be part of two projects with $7.5 million in funding through the federal government's Rapid Housing Initiative, which aims to expedite the construction of
German Chancellor-designate Olaf Scholz's center-left party gave its overwhelming approval Saturday to forming a new government with environmentalist and pro-business parties — the first of three such decisions needed for Scholz to take office next week. Scholz's Social Democrats narrowly won Germany's Sept. 26 election and launched negotiations with the Greens and the business-friendly Free Democrats to form a governing coalition that hasn't been tried before at the federal level. They emerged
WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AP) — Divock Origi’s last-gasp goal gave Liverpool a 1-0 win at Wolverhampton on Saturday that provisionally lifted it to the top of the English Premier League. Origi collected a smart cutback from Mo Salah in injury time and swiveled before slotting in the ball, just as it looked as if Liverpool would fail to score for the first time in eight months. The visitors missed good chances in the last 30 minutes, with Diogo Jota wasting one of the best when goalkeeper Jose Sa's
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — France’s president and Saudi Arabia’s crown prince held a joint phone call with Lebanon’s prime minister during Emmanuel Macron’s visit to the kingdom on Saturday, in a significant gesture amid an unprecedented crisis between Lebanon and Saudi Arabia. During the calls with Prime Minister Najib Mikati, Macron said France and Saudi Arabia expressed their commitment to Lebanon, despite Saudi Arabia's uneasiness with Iran’s sway over the small Mediterranean country
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Here’s the latest for Friday, December 3: Bulgaria's new parliament convenes for first session; South Korea tightens restrictions on social gatherings as it grapples with bad virus wave; Pope presides over mass in Cyprus as protestors demonstrate outside stadium; Biden lights the national Christmas tree. (Dec. 3)
FREDERICTON — Health officials in New Brunswick are reporting 77 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday as the province prepared to enter the first phase of its so-called winter action plan. The province will enter Level 1 of the plan as of Sunday, which is the least restrictive of the three tiers. Among other things, masking will be required outdoors when physical distancing cannot be maintained. Physical distancing will also be mandatory in indoor public spaces that do not require proof of vaccinat
WARNING: This story contains distressing details. Some residential school survivors have little hope that anything meaningful for them will happen when Indigenous groups from Canada visit the Pope in mid-December. "I want the Pope to give me a plan. What are you going to do with all those people that [did] these things to these little kids?" said Dakota elder Wanbdi Wakita. Wakita, from Sioux Valley Dakota Nation about 240 kilometres west of Winnipeg, attended two residential schools in Manitoba
Multiple cases of the omicron coronavirus variant have been detected in New York, health officials said Thursday, including a man who attended an anime convention in Manhattan in late November. (Dec. 3)
On December 3, Typhoon Bopha winds reached 280 km/h, destroying areas of Mindanao.
Christopher Hermkens has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the April 2019 killing in Lloydminster, Alta., of Raymond Dumont. Hermkens, who is also known by the street name Cage, is automatically sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 25 years. Edmonton Court of Queen's Bench Justice Wayne Renke found that Hermkens was a contract killer who had never met his 32-year-old victim. Hermkens was hired by two of Dumont's rival drug dealers in the border city. The judge found
B.C. turkey producers are blaming a spike in prices on the extreme summer the province had, and not flooding the South Coast experienced in November. B.C.'s agriculture minister hopes prices will come down from their historic highs, though likely not before the new year. Catherine Urquhart reports.
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Authorities in Panama found 10 million dollars of illegal drug money hidden in a residential house in Nueva Providencia. View on euronews
For more than three decades, CBC Vancouver's annual Open House and Food Bank Day has raised money for those in need, and the tradition continues on Friday. This year, like last year, the fundraising festivities have been adapted so you can watch special broadcasts, meet your favourite CBC British Columbia hosts virtually, and donate to Food Banks B.C., all from the comfort of your home. Donors are able to contribute until midnight Dec. 31. So far, we have raised $1,880,986.00. In 2020, the event
Ottawa reported 60 more cases of COVID-19 on Friday. Many key numbers are slowly rising in the city. One-quarter of its newly eligible children have had their first vaccine dose. High case counts again in Hastings Prince Edward, Renfrew County Today's Ottawa update Ottawa Public Health (OPH) reported 60 more COVID-19 cases on Friday and no more deaths. The city currently has 363 known active cases, rising to where it was about two weeks ago. Numbers to watch 3: Residents age 12 and up who are un
Newfoundland and Labrador is reporting five new cases of COVID-19 in the province since Wednesday. Four of the cases are in the Western Health region, including three people in their 50s. There is also a case in a person between 20 and 39 years old. Two of the cases are connected to previous cases, while the source of infection in the other cases is under investigation. There is also one case in the Eastern Health region: a person in their 40s connected to a previous case. The new cases, along w
BERLIN (AP) — Diplomats negotiating in Vienna to revive Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal with world powers have paused after five days of talks to consult with their governments and will reconvene next week, officials said Friday. The European Union official chairing the meeting said there had been some progress, but further “convergence” was necessary. “We have identified the challenges ahead. Now it is time to consult with capitals,” EU diplomat Enrique Mora told reporters. “We will be resuming here i
Many of BC's highways closed due to mudslides and washouts after multiple storms wreaked havoc on the province. Now many are starting to reopen. But as Aaron McArthur reports, it will be a while before traffic patterns return to normal.
Only a week after it was first identified as a variant of concern, the Omicron variant has found its way to several public health regions. Matthew Bingley reports.