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Nikita Kucherov's press conference after winning the Stanley Cup was full of gold.
Nikita Kucherov's press conference after winning the Stanley Cup was full of gold.
Newfoundland and Labrador will have $10-a-day child care by 2023, according to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Trudeau said an agreement has been reached between the federal and provincial governments to make child care more accessible and more affordable for parents at an announcement at the College of the North Atlantic on Prince Philip Drive in St. John's on Wednesday. Newfoundland and Labrador will receive more than $347 million between 2021 and 2025 as part of the agreement. The prime minist
Health Canada is proposing to allow three times the current limit for residue of an insecticide and a fungicide in wild blueberries sold to Canadian consumers. It's also proposing a seven-fold increase for a fungicide in raspberries. Two public consultations are underway, one of which ended Tuesday. The other is ongoing until September 28. Federal officials say there is no health risk. Lac-Saint-Jean, Que., blueberry farmer and president of the Quebec association of blueberry producers Daniel Go
Municipality of Kincardine Council is seeking input into the election process for the deputy mayor to be effective starting in the 2022 election. Municipality of Kincardine CAO Sharon Chambers says the matter was brought forward as a notice of motion by then councillor Glover (prior to his appointment as mayor) on Dec. 7, 2020 and was passed by council on Dec. 14. The motion directed staff to “bring back a report on the process for reviewing options as it relates to the election of deputy mayor
States and businesses scrambled Wednesday to change course after the federal government issued new guidance calling for the return of mask wearing in virus hot spots amid a dramatic spike in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations nationwide. The guidelines also call on all schools to require masks for students, teachers and visitors, and districts around the country tried to navigate the latest advice. In a handful of Republican-led states, lawmakers have made it illegal for schools to require mask
Harvesting timber is a major part of Canadian history; Great Britain maintained British North America as a colony for so long because, among other things, the forests provided straight tree trunks that were excellent for ship masts. Today, lumber remains a major export, with Canada’s 347 million hectares of forest area making it the third-largest in the world (Russia and Brazil are first and second, respectively). Though admittedly less grandiose than national export figures, the MD of Pincher C
Canada is losing out on the benefits of early childhood education due to a disconnect between daycares and schools, says a newly released report that recommends integrating child care into the broader education system. The research from People for Education said a proper child-care setup would help give kids the skills they need to carry them through life, including communication and critical and creative thinking. But the inequitable, pricey and poorly co-ordinated Canadian system doesn't pass
A ship carrying over 30 cases of COVID-19 has left the waters of Conception Bay, meaning there are now just two active cases of COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador. The province's active caseload is now at its lowest point since March 29. The ship, called the Princess Santa Joana, left Conception Bay after just over two weeks of being anchored in the province, according to the Department of Health in a news release. All but one COVID-19 infected people on the ship are now being reported as rec
Ottawa police are looking for anyone who witnessed a downtown dispute between e-scooter riders and the driver of a black Volkswagen on Monday night, which resulted in the stabbing death of 19-year-old Eric Hewer. Police say homicide investigators want more details about an altercation between three people riding e-scooters and the driver, which took place around 8:40 p.m. Monday. Officers were called to the intersection of Albert and Metcalfe streets where they found two men suffering from stab
TORONTO — An Indigenous two-spirit odyssey and an adaptation of Catherine Hernandez’s award-winning novel "Scarborough" are among the Canadian additions to September's Toronto International Film Festival. Organizers have announced the Contemporary World Cinema and Discovery program lineups, as well as more galas and special presentations, including Oscar-winner Jane Campion's much-anticipated drama "The Power of the Dog." Discovery's lineup of emerging filmmakers includes the world premiere of "
NEW YORK (AP) — Wait, we're supposed to wear masks again? Even if we are vaccinated? For a large part of the U.S., that's the latest advice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC this week revisited and revised its guidance for wearing masks indoors to stop the spread of coronavirus. The change comes two months after the agency eased its mask advice, declaring that fully vaccinated people no longer had to cover up at indoor public places. Since then, the agency also said va
Gardeners, both expert and novice, are very pleased to see the Through the Garden Gate garden tour, organized by the Kincardine and District Horticultural Society, back for 2021. On Aug. 8, from noon until 4:30 p.m., ticket-holders can take a self-guided tour of eight different gardens in the area and experience the creativity, beauty and calm created by the homeowners. Peter and Grace Morris, owners of one of the properties on the 2021 tour, have lived in their Park Street home since 1993. Thei
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ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Wednesday a $5.2-billion deal to help Newfoundland and Labrador cover the costs of its troubled Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project. Trudeau's visit to St. John's, N.L., comes amid growing speculation that a federal election is on the horizon, and he is set to announce later in the day the province will become the fourth to strike a deal with Ottawa for a $10-a-day child-care program. Premier Andrew Furey, who joined Trudeau for the hydr
HURON COUNTY – There is a few days left to join in the National Trust for Canada’s Historic Places Days Selfie Contest. The Huron County Museum and Historic Gaol participated in this annual event again this year and is encouraging residents to participate for a chance to win $1,000 for themselves, as well as $1,000 for the Museum and Gaol. Canada Historic Places Days are a national celebration of our country’s historic places hosted each year by the National Trust of Canada, the museum’s website
Actor Seth Rogen's Houseplant cannabis company and Canopy Growth Corp. are breaking up. The pot businesses say in a release Wednesday that they have mutually agreed to end their relationship because the Canadian market has evolved substantially since the two pot companies first partnered in 2018, ahead of cannabis legalization. The companies say it's the right time for the split, which allows Houseplant to develop independently, while Smiths Falls, Ont.-based Canopy focuses on wholly owned brand
CHICAGO (AP) — The hordes of people expected to descend on Chicago's Grant Park for the Lollapalooza music festival this week will be required to show proof that they've been vaccinated for COVID-19 or tested negative for the disease within the last three days. The four-day festival starts Thursday and is expected to be back at full capacity, with roughly 100,000 daily attendees. After missing last summer because of the threat of the coronavirus, it will easily be Chicago's largest gathering sin
PARIS/JERUSALEM (Reuters) -Israel is taking seriously allegations that spyware developed by an Israeli company was used against public figures including French President Emmanuel Macron, Israel's defence minister told his French counterpart during a visit to Paris on Wednesday. Israeli defence chief Benny Gantz met French Defence Minister Florence Parly in part to share initial findings from an Israeli government assessment of exports to France by NSO Group, which sells the Pegasus spyware.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor announced Wednesday that all public employees must be vaccinated against the coronavirus starting next month as the U.S. territory reports a new rise in cases. The executive order goes into effect Aug. 16 with few exceptions. Those who refuse to get inoculated will be required to submit a negative virus test weekly. If an employee refuses to get tested, they will be forced to use their vacation days and eventually may not be paid, Gov. Pedro Pi
ROME (AP) — Bologna’s extensive porticoes, dating back to the 13th century and still very much part of the city’s everyday life, have been added to the World Heritage List. At a meeting in China on Wednesday, the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO, the U.N. culture agency, inscribed the porticoes on the prestigious list. The addition raised to 58 the number of Italian sites on the list. Earlier this month, the northeastern city of Padua, noted for its early 14th-century Giotto frescoes in the Sc
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A judge has delayed his decision on whether to go around prosecutors and find probable cause to charge a Wisconsin police officer who killed a man sitting in a parked car. Milwaukee County Circuit Judge Glenn Yamahiro was expected to decide Friday whether enough evidence exists to charge Joseph Mensah in Jay Anderson Jr.'s death five years ago. But Anderson family attorney Kimberley Motley said Monday that Yamahiro has pushed the decision back to July 28. A message left at Yamah