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News bulletin 2021/09/27 19:12View on euronews
Following the German election, all of the country’s major party leaders agreed that Germany needs to move forward. But if the electorate had had its way, it would have re-elected Angela Merkel.
Highlights of this day in history: Warren Commission concludes Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone in JFK's assassination; Taliban captures Afghanistan's capital; First steam locomotive to haul passengers; 'The Tonight Show' premieres. (Sept. 27)
Canada's Catholic bishops on Monday said they would give $30 million to help support survivors of the residential school system, a pledge met with cautious optimism by some survivors and skepticism by the Assembly of First Nations. "I'm glad they're saying it, but I'll wait until we see it," said Madeleine Whitehawk, a Cote First Nation elder and a survivor of St. Philip's Catholic residential school in Saskatchewan. The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) said the funds will be doled
Two UBC students were struck and killed by a vehicle while walking on campus early Sunday morning. While the cause hasn’t been revealed, police say impaired driving and road conditions may have been factors.
New York hospitals on Monday began firing or suspending healthcare workers for defying a state order to get the COVID-19 vaccine, and resulting staff shortages prompted some hospitals to postpone elective surgeries or curtail services. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio told a news conference the city's hospitals were not yet seeing a major impact from the mandate, adding he worried about other areas of the state where vaccination rates are lower. A spokeswoman for Catholic Health, one of the largest healthcare providers in Western New York, said it had reached full compliance, counting staff members who had been vaccinated, those with exemptions and some who had been suspended without pay.
The RCMP is calling off search efforts for two missing fishermen in Mary's Harbour after 10 days and 9,460 square nautical miles of area covered. In a media release on Tuesday, the RCMP said the search included resources in the air, on the water and underneath the ocean's surface. "All known areas of interest or abnormality have been explored with the use of trained spotters in the air, a side-scan sonar device, a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) and other specialized underwater equipment," the R
Montreal police say a 31-year-old cyclist died in hospital after being hit by a truck at the intersection of Mount Royal and Parc avenues on Monday. The driver allegedly fled the scene after the collision, which took place in the middle of the intersection located in the Plateau-Mont-Royal borough. On Tuesday, police said the 25-year-old motorist will be charged. He is expected to appear in Quebec court in the afternoon. Numerous 911 calls came in at around 3:30 p.m. to report the incident and t
The top Democrat and Republican on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee have urged President Joe Biden to "ensure full accountability" over a World Bank data-rigging controversy that has embroiled International Monetary Fund chief Kristalina Georgieva. The panel's chairman, Senator Robert Menendez, a Democrat, and Republican Senator James Risch, said in a letter released on Monday that Biden should direct the U.S. Treasury Department to "do their due diligence with all due haste and, as necessary, ensure full accountability."
Five jurors, including two described by coroner John Evans as Indigenous and one person who he said married into an Indigenous family, were sworn in this morning at the inquest into Rodney Levi's death. "I was really pleased with the jury selection today," said Rhoda Levi, Rodney Levi's sister. "I was nervous. I was looking around the room and was just hoping to have First Nations representation today because our First Nations' people don't always get a win." Some 200 people, selected at random,
News bulletin 2021/09/28 09:17View on euronews
When contacting your political representative about climate change, messages that show you’ve made effort and those that have a personal touch can be more persuasive.
A Markham, Ont., couple that went missing earlier this month is now believed to have been murdered, and police have issued a Canada-wide warrant for a 35-year-old suspect. Investigators in York Region, just north of Toronto, say they believe Quoc Tran, 37, and Kristy Nguyen, 25, were "victims of foul play in a targeted attack," and that they were killed at a commercial building in Vaughan. Police previously said the pair had last been seen around 4:50 p.m. on Sept. 18 in the area of Highway 7 Ea
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A B.C. nurse who contracted COVID-19 and then had an adverse reaction to her first dose of vaccine wants the province to reconsider its lack of exemptions for the vaccine passport. Renee Milinka was exposed to COVID-19 in March when she was working as a nurse in Cranbrook, B.C. She said she subsequently developed "long-haul" symptoms due to previous autoimmune conditions, ending up with brain fog and extreme fatigue. After a brief respite, she said her symptoms were aggravated in late May after
Annamie Paul is stepping down as leader of the Green Party of Canada, saying she doesn’t “have the heart” to keep fighting to hold onto the position. Paul – who’s had to deal with much infighting within Green ranks – announced her resignation a week after the federal election that saw her party’s share of the popular vote drop significantly.
A young couple in Windsor, N.S., have been left without a home after an alleged drunk driver smashed into the house they were renting last week. "I was just about to take my dog outside the front door, and all of a sudden we heard a loud car revving and then this huge smash and all this glass went all over our living room," Arianna Dunfield MacLeod told CBC Radio's Mainstreet Nova Scotia on Friday. "We had no idea what was going on." An SUV had the street and crashed into the duplex apartment an
British gas stations are running out of fuel, sparking panic among drivers. Some people are blaming Brexit for a shortage of truck drivers, but others say the pandemic is at fault.
Emanuel Rivera Fuentes, severely disabled since birth and lying in bed at the home he shares with his parents in Puerto Rico, recites a list of 14 medications he must take daily for medical conditions including cerebral palsy. The drugs represent just one aspect of the care he requires, a burden that largely falls upon his parents, Abraham Rivera Berrios and Gladys Fuentes Lozada, who adopted him when he was a baby given just weeks to live. Now 35, Rivera Fuentes spends most days in his room in the family's modest teal-colored house in Toa Alta, a town about 20 miles (32 km) west of the U.S. Caribbean territory's capital San Juan.
For Seth Barlow, the worst was the pit bull. It jumped the fence at the drug house several doors down from his Southview home — chased him on top of a car, then mauled the back of his leg as he sprinted toward a neighbour's house. "I had to hit him to get him off," said Barlow. "I ran right in without knocking, without anything. I fell right on the floor and there [my neighbour] is baking cookies with her granddaughter and I'm on the floor bleeding: 'Call 911.'" "They came … then they returned t