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Just as one storm system winds down, the next is ready to ramp up, with already vulnerable parts of British Columbia set to see more heavy rain this weekend.
MILAN ` (AP) — Bryan Adams tested positive for COVID-19 upon arrival at Milan’s Malpensa Airport on Thursday, ahead of the unveiling of the 2022 Pirelli calendar that he photographed. The Canadian rock ‘n roller disclosed the positive test in an Instagram post that included a photograph of him in a room after being tested and then sitting in an ambulance, being taken for a more reliable PCR test. He was seated normally, wearing a surgical mask. “Here I am, just arrived in Milano, and I’ve tested
The leader of a 130-member First Nation in B.C.'s Nicola Valley that's been devastated by flooding says he's not sure when people can return home after seeing the devastation wrought by raging flood waters two weeks ago. "Our whole livelihood has been washed away within 30 hours. Things are washed away … houses, fields, cattle and people. There's people [from the valley] still missing," said Shackan First Nation Chief Arnold (Arnie) Lampreau. The Shackan Indian Band is one of five First Nations
Australia on Friday said it was investigating the newly identified COVID-19 variant spreading in South Africa and warned it may close its borders to travellers from the African nation if risks from the new strain rise. South African scientists are concerned the new variant could evade the body's immune response and make it more transmissible as it has a "very unusual constellation" of mutations. Australia Health Minister Greg Hunt said he would swiftly respond if the World Health Organization (WHO) classifies it as a major new variant.
SYDNEY (AP) — After 21 years since last playing in Australia, the United States women's soccer team needed only 24 seconds to score against the Matildas on Saturday. Turns out that was all the new-look American side needed in a 3-0 win at Sydney's Olympic stadium before a Matildas-record crowd of 36,109. Ashley Hatch scored her first international goal when Australia's defense failed to clear the ball from the opening kickoff. Hatch found herself one-on-one with goalkeeper Teagen Micah, and Hatc
Under the coalition agreement, Romania will rotate its prime minister every 18 months before the next parliamentary elections.View on euronews
A Quebec bill aimed at creating a court that specializes in crimes involving victims of domestic and sexual violence has been unanimously passed. Bill 92, tabled in September, was adopted at the National Assembly on Thursday and is the "first ever" of its kind in the world, according to Justice Minister Simon Jolin-Barrette at an official announcement Thursday. The goal of the new law is to better support victims during all stages of the judicial process and to remove barriers that stop them fro
The World Health Organization has declared a new variant of concern called omicron, first identified in South Africa. Scientists say there are a large number of mutations in the omicron variant, which means it could be more infectious and cause more severe illness.
TORONTO — Canadian author Margaret Atwood says becoming the face of a new stamp has made her the envy of all of her friends, even though some may be dismayed that she's alive to accept the honour. Canada Post launched a commemorative stamp celebrating the literary legend at a Toronto event on Thursday, which included speeches by filmmaker Sarah Polley and activist Ceta Ramkhalawansingh. The stamp features a photo of Atwood resting her hand on her face, with her famous line "a word after a word a
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The Yukon government is creating two new COVID-19 relief programs for businesses and NGOs affected by the latest public health measures, including a program to help offset the cost of new equipment to check proof of vaccinations. Yukon Economic Development Minister Ranj Pillai said he recognizes that new public health restrictions "have put many Yukon businesses under strain." On Nov. 8, the territorial government reinstated a state of emergency due to a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases. Under t
A New Brunswick family says they're at a complete loss about what to do next after discovering their home had been broken into and trashed while they were living on P.E.I. Keith Reid and his partner Meaghan Law said their home may be beyond repair Reid, who is a heritage stone mason, moved his family — including Law and their two children, Bryce, four years old, and Melody, five months old — to P.E.I. after he was hired to work on the restoration at historic Province House in Charlottetown. The
President Putin met the leaders of both countries, on the anniversary of a peace deal ending a conflict over the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh.View on euronews
Ahmaud Arbery's mother says she is thankful for justice, but says the murder convictions of the men who cornered and killed her son won't bring him back. Wanda Cooper-Jones says will have an empty chair at family Thanksgiving celebrations. (Nov. 25)
For Calgary mom Jessy Roos, booking the COVID-19 vaccine for her seven-year-old daughter offered a spark of hope in what has been a long and isolating pandemic for the entire family. "There was serious happy dancing in the kitchen," she said with a laugh. Roos made an appointment on Wednesdasy as soon as COVID-19 vaccine bookings opened for Alberta children between the ages of 5 and 11. The family of six, including three children under the age of five, has remained close to home during the pande
Montreal police have made a second arrest in the killing of a 16-year-old boy outside a school in Côte-des-Neiges. Police say Andrei Donnet, 18, appeared at the Montreal courthouse today to face several charges, including second-degree murder. The victim, Jannai Dopwell-Bailey, was stabbed outside the Mile End high school program on Oct. 18 following a fight. Last month, about four days after the stabbing, a minor was charged with second-degree murder in youth court. His identity is not being re
A Quebec City daycare accused of mistreating children and from which three toddlers escaped last month has received a government warning that it could lose its licence to operate. Quebec's Family Ministry confirmed it gave the owners of Jardin Enchanté, Geneviève Côté and Richard Cazes, a notice of intent to revoke their licence. "It appears from the ministry's examination of this file that the daycare breached the law several times," ministry spokesperson Bryan St-Louis told Radio-Canada. The o
Ontario's police watchdog is now investigating the death of a man north of Bobcaygeon Thursday morning. According to a Special Investigations Unit (SIU) news release, the man died after an Ontario Provincial Police officer "discharged his firearm." The SIU said just after 10 a.m. an officer with the City of Kawartha Lakes detachment went to a rural residence near Highway 49 and Highway 37 — more than 160 kilometres northeast of Toronto in the Kawartha Lakes region — for an ongoing investigation.
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OTTAWA — The federal Liberals have introduced a two-for-one piece of legislation that would provide sick leave to some workers, and bring the law down on anyone harassing health-care employees. The bill would provide 10 days of paid sick leave to federally regulated workers, a contingent that makes up a small percentage of the overall Canadian workforce. Labour Minister Seamus O'Regan says the sick leave plugs a hole in the country's social safety net that the pandemic exposed. At the same time,