Donna Mills on aging, reviving career at 81: 'I'm not done yet'
Donna Mills on aging, reviving career at 81: 'I'm not done yet'
A doctor in eastern Ontario charged with first-degree murder in the death of an elderly patient last year is now facing three new first-degree murder charges. Dr. Brian Nadler was arrested Wednesday. All three of the latest alleged victims were under Nadler's care.
Contract negotiations between the Cape Breton Regional Municipality and the union representing some municipal workers remain at a standstill, and one union representative claims it's because of gender discrimination. CUPE National Representative Tammy Martin said the municipality's so-called "inside" workers — Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 933 — are not getting a fair shake. "The male dominated local got offered more and better benefits than the female dominated local, you know
Ontario is reporting 56 more deaths linked to COVID-19 over the past seven days, a marked drop from its seventh-wave high of 96 the week before. The news comes two weeks after Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Kieran Moore told reporters the latest wave of the virus, driven by the BA.5 Omicron subvariant, has peaked. The province has said the seventh wave officially began June 19. Do you have a coronavirus question or news tip for CBC News? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org Deaths are considered a "laggi
The beach on Île Notre-Dame in Jean-Drapeau Park has reopened after being closed since Wednesday because of an E. coli contamination. Testing had been under way over the past few days, with results from Thursday showing the water is now safe to swim in, Quebec's Environment Ministry shared late Friday afternoon. It's sure to be welcome news for anyone looking to head to the beach ahead of what's expected to be a hot weekend in the city. Temperatures will reach a high of 30 C on Saturday, Environ
Eleven Nova Scotians died from COVID-19 the week of Aug. 9-15, the province's updated COVID-19 dashboard showed Thursday. There were an average of 206 daily COVID-19 cases during that time, a decrease from 249 the previous week. Five deaths from COVID-19 were reported last week. New hospital admissions due to COVID-19 were 40, down from 46 a week ago. Nova Scotia Health reported Thursday that: 50 patients are in hospital being treated for COVID-19, seven of whom are in intensive care. 127 patien
TORONTO — Ontario's nursing college is proposing to register potentially thousands of internationally trained nurses on a temporary basis. Health Minister Sylvia Jones recently directed the College of Nurses of Ontario to develop plans to more quickly register internationally educated professionals within two weeks, amid a nurse staffing shortage that has led to temporary emergency room closures. The college provided its response to the ministry today, and said there are 5,970 active internation
TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Estonia’s foreign minister on Thursday defended his country’s decision to bar Russian tourists, saying they are shirking their “moral responsibility” to stand up to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s regime and its “genocidal war” in Ukraine. The small Baltic country, which shares a 300-kilometer (190-mile) border with Russia, stopped issuing tourist visas to Russians months ago, and as of Thursday no longer accepts those previously issued. “Our idea is to give a signal t
New Zealand police are investigating the suspected murder of two children whose remains were found in suitcases bought at an online auction for an unclaimed locker last week. Police launched a homicide inquiry in Auckland last week after the remains were found by a family going through the contents of a storage locker they had purchased unseen. The two children were aged between 5 and 10 years and had been dead for some time, police said in a statement on Thursday.
A 42-year-old man has pleaded guilty to groping a 12-year-old girl on Granville Island last summer. Derek Jason Sangris pleaded guilty Thursday in provincial court to the charge of sexual interference, admitting that he "did for a sexual purpose, touch, directly or indirectly, with a part of his body, the body of … a person under the age of 16 years," according to the prosecution. Last summer, Vancouver police arrested Sangris for groping a young girl at the Granville Island public market on Aug
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A federal judge Thursday kept jurisdiction over a lawsuit seeking to close an oil pipeline crossing a section of the Great Lakes, rejecting Michigan's effort to shift the case to state court. U.S. District Judge Janet Neff sided a second time with Enbridge Energy, which contends regulation of its Line 5 is a federal matter and federal courts should handle legal arguments about whether it should continue operating. “The Court reinforces the importance of a federal foru
B.C. Liberal leader Kevin Falcon has removed longtime MLA John Rustad from the party caucus after Rustad boosted a social media post casting doubt on climate change science and urging people to "celebrate CO2." In posts on both Facebook and Twitter, Rustad, the MLA for the Nechako Lakes riding west of Prince George, shared a graphic and post arguing that people had been "hoodwinked" by climate change science and they should be glad CO2 is being emitted into the atmosphere. In response, Kevin Fal
A 23-year-old woman is dead after being found shot in an underground garage in Toronto, police say. Toronto police have identified the woman, the city's 42nd homicide victim this year, Daniella Mallia. Police say they were called to 2265 Jane Street, north of Highway 401, around 1:05 p.m. on Thursday. Officers found Mallia suffering gunshot wounds in a garage. She was declared dead at the scene. Police say Mallia's death is an isolated incident. There are no details yet on a potential suspect or
Policies were not followed and "errors" were made during the investigation into Coun. Sean Chu's alleged sexual assault on a 16-year-old girl when he was a 34-year-old Calgary police officer, according to a police commission review of how the service handled the allegations. Chu was accused of sexually assaulting the teen in 1997. Criminal charges were not laid but he was disciplined by the Calgary Police Service (CPS) after being found guilty of discreditable conduct. Chu has previously describ
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Regina city council has approved the majority of members for a committee that could help shape the city's downtown core. The catalyst committee will be made up of 16 members, drawn from council members as well as representatives of private industry, business improvement districts and social agencies in Regina. At its Wednesday meeting, city council approved the committee's terms of reference and 14 of its 16 members The committee is named after proposals dubbed "catalyst projects" because they'r
A recent report from the Canadian Institute for Health Information shows that Prince Edward Island has the second-longest wait times for patients who need to move from the hospital to long-term care, community care, home care or other supportive housing. Islanders waited an average of 43 days for a bed, almost twice as long as the national average of 24 days. Nova Scotia topped the list with an average wait of 52 days. "Anytime that you have a senior occupying a bed in an acute care facility, it
Big changes could lie ahead for the ranges of whales like narwhals, bowheads and belugas that rely on cold water and sea ice, suggests a new study from the Greenland Institute of Natural Resources. These Arctic whales will move further north by the end of this century as sea ice fades and water temperatures rise, the study predicts. By 2100, the southern limits of Arctic whales' distribution areas could move roughly 250 kilometres north in summer and roughly 125 kilometres north in winter. Norma
Calgary police investigating a fatal shooting in the southwest community of Evergreen on Thursday are hoping the public might know something about a man spotted in security camera footage near the scene. At approximately 8:20 a.m., police were called to the 100 block of Everwoods Court S.W. for reports of two people in a parked vehicle suffering from what appeared to be gunshot wounds. The woman, whom police identified as Nakita Baron, 31, was declared dead at the scene, while the man was taken
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A five-year review by U.S. officials has determined that Endangered Species Act protections for ocean-going salmon and steelhead that reproduce in the Snake River and its Idaho tributaries must stay in effect. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s fisheries division review made public Thursday found that steelhead, spring and summer chinook, sockeye and fall chinook that return to Idaho in rivers from the Pacific Ocean still need their federal protections. The
Driving by your old childhood home can be a cathartic experience, bringing up powerful emotions and memories you may have forgotten about. For those in hospice, the chance to revisit a special place one last time can be even more meaningful, and can act as a significant tool in processing their end-of-life care. Until now, that type of trip may have been impossible, requiring extensive planning, staffing and scheduling to make a reality. A new program run by The Hospice of Windsor-Essex is makin