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OTTAWA — Canadians have chosen another minority Liberal government — almost identical to the one it replaced — to finish the fight against COVID-19 and rebuild the shattered economy. Precisely how stable a minority remains to be seen, as results were still trickling in and there were tight contests in dozens of ridings as the clock ran out on Monday night. There are also almost 800,000 mail-in ballots to be counted, starting Tuesday, which could yet change the preliminary results in many of thos
For the second year in a row, a Calgary brewery has taken the top honour at the Canadian Brewing Awards. The Establishment Brewing Company has been named Brewery of the Year on Saturday during a ceremony at the Centre des Congrès convention centre in Quebec City. Last year, the honour went to Calgary's Common Crown Brewing Co. "We're over the moon," co-owner and general manager David Ronneberg told CBC Calgary's The Homestretch. "Really, really proud of our team that helped us achieve these meda
CORNWALL – SDSG remains blue. Conservative candidate Eric Duncan has won in Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry. Duncan took an early lead in the riding after the polls closed at 9:30 p.m. Both CTV and CBC declared Duncan the winner just after 10:15 p.m. While Duncan is being returned to the House of Commons as MP, he will continue to serve on the opposition benches. Liberal leader Justin Trudeau will form another minority government. As of 11:15 p.m. EST, the Liberals are leading or elected in 155
CBC News projects that a trio of Conservatives have been re-elected in Chatham-Kent and Sarnia-Lambton ridings. Conservative Dave Epp is projected to win a second term in Chatham-Kent–Leamington, a Tory stronghold since 2006. As of 11 p.m., with 115 out of 272 polls reporting, Epp clinched 40 per cent of the vote. The next most popular candidate, Liberal Greg Hetherington, had 30 per cent of the ballots counted. In Sarnia-Lambton, Marilyn Gladu is projected to win for a third time. With 42 out o
TOKYO (AP) — Guinness World Records has certified two Japanese sisters as the world’s oldest living identical twins at 107, in an announcement Monday coinciding with Respect for the Aged Day, a national holiday in Japan. Umeno Sumiyama and Koume Kodama were born the third and fourth of 11 siblings on Shodoshima island in western Japan on Nov. 5, 1913. They were separated after elementary school, when Kodama was sent to work as a maid in Oita on Japan’s southern main island of Kyushu. She later m
Approximately 50 supporters of Richard Bragdon let out a big cheer at the Best Western in Woodstock when CTV declared him the winner on Monday night. The Tobique-Mactaquac Conservative Party of Canada incumbent took a strong lead in early polling. He was the first Conservative declared a winner in Atlantic Canada. After midnight, with 175 of 178 polls counted, Bragdon more than doubled the vote count of his nearest competitor, Liberal Cully Robertson. Bragdon tallied more than 16,000 votes, whil
NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) -British Prime Minister Boris Johnson once worried that his friendliness with former U.S. President Donald Trump would leave him out in the cold under Democrat Joe Biden, but his meetings at the White House on Tuesday got off to a good start. Johnson first met Vice President Kamala Harris, who said the United States and Britain are more interconnected than ever before. Johnson praised the U.S. military's role in the "Kabul airlift" and thanked the U.S. government for lifting a ban last year on imports of British beef imposed after an outbreak of mad cow disease.
It's still not clear if the NDP will be able to pull off a breakthrough win in Toronto this election. In the early hours of Tuesday morning, vote counting continued for Parkdale-High Park, Spadina-Fort York and Davenport in the city's downtown west end, with the Liberals and NDP showing close numbers. Davenport was particularly tight, with NDP candidate Alejandra Bravo and Liberal incumbent Julie Dzerowicz trading off leading their riding through the night. In Spadina-Fort York, NDP candidate No
A CIA officer who was traveling with agency director William Burns to India this month reported symptoms consistent with Havana syndrome, CNN and the New York Times reported on Monday. Some 200 U.S. officials and family members have been sickened by Havana syndrome, a mysterious set of ailments that include migraines, nausea, memory lapses and dizziness. Last month, Vice President Kamala Harris delayed her arrival to Hanoi for three hours after the U.S. embassy there said someone had reported a health incident consistent with Havana syndrome.
Cryptocurrency prices bounced off 1-1/2 month lows on Tuesday as a heavy selloff overnight linked to concerns about a possible loan default by property developer China Evergrande eased slightly, but investors braced for more volatility. Bitcoin, the biggest and the best known cryptocurrency, traded around $43,000, recovering from a fall to $40,192 earlier in the session. Global markets started the week on a turbulent note after fears that Evergrande's troubles could lead to a fallout for the Chinese and global economies prompted a selloff in riskier assets.
(Reuters) -A body found in a U.S. national park in Wyoming has been identified as Gabby Petito, the young woman who went missing during a road trip with her fiance and that her death was a homicide, the FBI said on Tuesday. The confirmation is the latest turn in a story that has gripped Americans since Petito's family reported the 22 year old missing on Sept. 11 - 10 days after the fiance, Brian Laundrie, returned home from the cross-country trip without her. Investigators have called Laundrie, 23, a "person of interest" in the case.
TORONTO — Green Party Leader Annamie Paul has lost her third bid for a seat in Toronto Centre as early results show the party leading in two other ridings. Paul had seen a swell of support in last year's byelection, when she drew 33 per cent of the vote and came in second behind Liberal Marci Ien. But that support appeared to deflate today, with Paul appearing to finish fourth. Toronto Centre is considered a Liberal stronghold, and the federal Greens have yet to elect a candidate in Ontario. Ear
Blockchain-based fantasy soccer game Sorare has raised $680 million in a funding round led by SoftBank, with players including ex-England international Rio Ferdinand and Spain's Gerard Pique also investing, the company said on Tuesday. Paris-based Sorare said the investment valued the company at $4.3 billion. Founded in 2018, Sorare is an online game where players buy officially licensed cards representing soccer players and build teams which play against each other, with the outcome based on the players' performance in real-life games.
In Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole concession speech after the 2021 election turned in the Liberals favour for a minority government, he focused on Canada's "division" while teasing that he intends to stay on as leader of the party.
The Saskatchewan Roughriders were looking at the possibility of further disciplinary actions against A.C. Leonard, but now it looks like that's not going to happen. "We forgive him and we're ready to move on," head coach Craig Dickenson told a post-practice media scrum on Monday. Leonard, a defensive lineman, was recently suspended two games for missing a drug test and then a third game for verbal abuse against doping control officers. Dickenson said Friday he would talk about the possibility of
EDMONTON — Two schools in rural Alberta closed their classrooms Monday over the number of students not attending because of COVID-19 infections as Edmonton police introduced tough new vaccine requirements on the first day of the province's new proof-of-vaccination program. The Big Valley and Donalda schools, both in central Alberta's Clearview Public School Division, announced that too many students are away from school to continue in-person classes. "The percentage of students away continues to
Conservative candidate Gary Vidal gives his speech to a small crowd in Meadow Lake after he was projected to be re-elected as MP of Desnethé—Missinippi—Churchill River in Saskatchewan.
OSHAWA, Ont. — Erin O'Toole watched Monday's election results trickle in at a hockey rink in Oshawa, Ont., but the Conservative leader who bet that putting a centrist image on the party would win it more seats may have met his Waterloo. The Canadian Press is projecting that Justin Trudeau's incumbent Liberals will pick up enough seats to form a minority government, falling short of the majority it had sought. As of about 11:50 p.m., the Liberals were elected or leading in 156 seats compared to t
Saskatchewan residents no longer need a PIN to sign up for an eHealth account. The move was made to make it easier for citizens to access their COVID-19 vaccine information through MySaskHealthRecord. The change came into effect Monday due to high demand from people looking to access their account after the province announced upcoming vaccine requirements for many public spaces. Davin Church, the VP of program and technology for eHealth Saskatchewan, said PIN verification will not be used for th
LA LAGUNA, Spain (AP) — Giant rivers of lava tumbled slowly but relentlessly toward the sea Monday after a volcano erupted on a Spanish island off northwest Africa, with prompt evacuations helping to avoid casualties. Long fingers of fiery red lava slid down hillsides with white smoke billowing from their leading edges as they swallowed up houses, gardens and swimming pools in a trail of destruction across the verdant countryside. An incessant rumble, like that of an airplane passing overhead, c