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Outspoken singer-songwriter Neil Young has given Spotify an ultimatum between streaming his music or continuing to distribute the Joe Rogan Experience podcast, known for featuring COVID-19 contrarians with confusing and dangerous views.
Ontario's solicitor general has requested an external investigation of Thunder Bay Police Service (TBPS) leadership after several human rights complaints were filed by officers and a member of its oversight board. A spokesperson confirmed Sylvia Jones has asked the Ontario Civilian Police Commission (OCPC) to investigate police Chief Sylvie Hauth and Deputy Chief Ryan Hughes, along with the administration of the police service. Last week, police board member Georjann Morriseau called for new lea
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LONDON (AP) — Premier League clubs must have a minimum of four positive coronavirus cases within their playing squad before requesting a postponement, according to new guidelines announced on Wednesday and taking effect next month. Previously, teams had to show they did not have 13 senior players plus a goalkeeper available before asking for a game to be postponed. That also took into account factors such as injuries and players being on international duty. There have been 22 postponements since
At this Save-On Foods in Vancouver, shoppers say there are indeed some empty shelves, but there's little evidence of panic buying.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has nominated a diverse group of six lawyers to run U.S. attorney’s offices across the country, his latest picks for the top law enforcement positions. The nominees, announced by the White House on Wednesday, would run the federal prosecutors’ offices in Alaska, Connecticut, Montana, New Hampshire, New Mexico and Utah. They would include the first woman to serve as U.S. attorney in Utah and the first Black woman to serve as U.S. attorney in Connecticut. The
As students adjust to being back in classrooms in Ontario, there are some who would like to return to school but have not been able to. As Caryn Lieberman reports, for this group of students learning virtually brings a host of unique challenges.
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OTTAWA — A convoy of truckers set to descend upon Ottawa to protest mandatory vaccinations is prompting police to prepare for violence and politicians to warn against escalating rhetoric linked to the demonstration. Ottawa police Chief Peter Sloly told a police services board meeting Wednesday that officers had been in been in contact with protest leaders who he said have been co-operative and shared their plans. But Deputy Chief Steve Bell voiced concern about "parallel groups" that intelligenc
TOFINO, B.C. — Four people suffered undetermined injuries when a water taxi with six people on board ran aground near Tofino, B.C. Navy Lt. Pamela Hogan, a public affairs officer, says the coast guard vessel Cape Ann responded to a report of a 7.6-metre vessel aground about 14 kilometres north of Tofino. She says four of the six people on board the taxi were initially taken to hospital in Tofino for treatment, and their injuries are unknown. Hogan says the Cape Ann towed the damaged water taxi t
The body of a New York City police officer who died from injuries sustained in a Harlem shooting last week was escorted to a funeral home Wednesday. Along the route, dozens of NYPD officers paid tribute to Officer Wilbert Mora. (Jan. 26)
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-
ROME (AP) — The third round of voting by Italian lawmakers for a new Italian president ended inconclusively on Wednesday, sending political parties into yet more intense negotiations to come up with a viable candidate to replace President Sergio Mattarella, whose term expires next week. No party has yet put forward a serious candidate as they ran down the clock on voting rounds requiring an absolute majority. Beginning Thursday, a president can be elected with simple majority, or 505 votes, rais
Four people were injured and two of them are in serious condition after a water taxi carrying six people hit rocks and ran aground near Tofino, B.C., according to the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre. In a written statement, the JRCC said an Ahousaht auxiliary vessel near Tofino received a report around 9:27 a.m that a vessel had run aground near the Catface Mountain Range. The Canadian Coast Guard Ship the Cape Ann responded and found a 25-foot water taxi with six people onboard, four of them w
A group that helps French-speaking newcomers get settled on the Island says English-language testing is blocking qualified, highly educated nurses from coming to work on the Island. La Coopérative d'intégration francophone de l'Île-du-Prince-Édouard, also known as the CIF, appeared before a legislative standing committee Tuesday. The group updated MLAs on the barriers to recruiting and retaining Francophone workers. "In other provinces their governments are sitting down with their professional r
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware lawmaker who came under fire last year for using a racist and sexist slur to refer to sex workers was arrested on shoplifting charges Tuesday, just days after announcing that he was resigning for health reasons. Newark police said a warrant was issued Tuesday for Rep. Gerald Brady’s arrest on two counts of shoplifting, and that Brady, 65, turned himself in a few hours later. He was released on his own recognizance. House Democrats announced last Friday that Brady wa
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's top-ranking state House Democrat announced Wednesday that she won't seek reelection this year, saying she won't stand in the way of a “person of color" being elected in her newly redrawn district where racial minorities represent the majority of eligible voters. Rep. Joni Jenkins, who is white, said she’ll maintain her legislative seat and title as House minority floor leader through the end of the year. She withdrew from her reelection campaign a day after the f
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The mayor of San Francisco expressed despair over the increase in reported hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders last year, up an astonishing 567% from the previous year, according to preliminary figures released by the police department on Tuesday. Mayor London Breed pledged continued support for the community, saying she suspects actual numbers are much higher because people are reluctant to report to the police. The initial count shows 60 victims in 20
A new study by the Centre of Addiction and Mental Health finds about a quarter of Canadian adults felt moderate to severe anxiety, as well as loneliness and depression, two years into the Covid-19 pandemic.