After Bradley Bartlett’s hockey equipment didn’t make it on his flight to Fort McMurray for the Arctic Winter Games, community members jumped into action to get him on the ice.
Mike Tennant tries to put out the car fire in his driveway, first with a fire extinguisher and then a garden hose, in cel phone video recorded by his wife, Patty Atwell Tennant.
A prime waterfront area in east Windsor could become city property, if council decides to buy or expropriate the lots. The property on Riverside Drive at the foot of Lauzon Road is currently vacant. In September, Coun. Jo-Anne Gignac asked administration to provide a report as soon as possible on how "to move forward" with acquiring the property. "We're always looking to acquire parkland which will allow access to the river," said Gignac. The property is comprised of four different lots, three o
It has been over four years since the revelations of historic sexual abuse cover-ups by the Spanish Catholic Church. But how are authorities dealing with this today? Euronews takes a look.View on euronews
A senior RCMP official says the force is in the midst of examining equipment it obtained from a company linked to China's government to search for any points of vulnerability. The national police force suspended its contract with Sinclair Technologies for radio frequency (RF) equipment last year following reporting by Radio-Canada that revealed Sinclair's parent company, Norsat International, has been owned by Chinese telecommunications firm Hytera since 2017. The Chinese government owns around
OTTAWA — Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino says there is no reason to believe Canada's national security was under threat at any time due to the RCMP's dealings with an Ontario company that has links to China. Mendicino tried on Monday to reassure members of a House of Commons committee who are looking at the RCMP's standing offer with Sinclair Technologies for radio-frequency filtering equipment. The standing offer was suspended and a stop-work order for undelivered goods was issued last m
HALIFAX — Canadian doctors spend 18.5 million hours per year on unnecessary administrative work — the equivalent of more than 55 million patient visits — a report published Monday by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business says. Dr. Leisha Hawker, president of Doctors Nova Scotia, which represents all licensed physicians in the province, said eliminating paperwork redundancies and shortening medical forms can improve patient care and reduce burnout experienced by doctors. “A lot of physi
Cape Breton Regional Police are investigating after an inmate of a Cape Breton jail died Saturday. Nova Scotia's correctional services said the person was discovered unresponsive at the Cape Breton Correctional Facility in Sydney, N.S., at 8:43 a.m. AT. Officials said staff performed CPR on the inmate, before they were transported to hospital. The inmate died about an hour later. No further details about the inmate or the incident have been released. Officials said an immediate review will be la
BEIJING (AP) — Residents and travelers sought shelter after a strong earthquake rocked a remote part of northwestern China on Monday morning. No injuries or major damage have been reported following the temblor that struck the Xinjiang region at 7:49 a.m., according to the official Xinhua News Agency. State broadcaster CCTV showed footage of people evacuating an airport departure hall and ceiling fixtures swaying as the ground rocked. Ground crews were seen inspecting the airport's exterior as t
Liberal Ottawa MP Yasir Naqvi says he is "seriously considering" a run for the Ontario Liberal Party leadership. Speaking on Ottawa Morning, Naqvi said the current Ontario government under Progressive Conservative Premier Doug Ford and the state of the province are his reasons for interest in the job. "I'm really concerned about the state of affairs of our public health system and our public education system," he said. "We are seeing complete chaos in the system." The leadership of the provincia
More than 30 years ago, some relatively youthful central bank and Treasury economists in New Zealand were grappling with how to bring two decades of double-digit inflation under control in an economy less than 1% the size of its U.S. counterpart. "It was a bit of a shock to everyone, I think," said Roger Douglas, the Labour Party finance minister at the time who worked with the Treasury and Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) to pioneer the policy. Like that, inflation targeting was born.
TORONTO — The Ontario Nurses' Association started negotiating a new contract Monday for hospital nurses and the union is planning to take its push for higher wages beyond the bargaining table. The nurses, and other broader public sector workers, have been subject for three years to a wage restraint law known as Bill 124, which capped increases at one per cent a year. Bernie Robinson, the interim president of the ONA, said the last contract left nurses feeling disrespected and devalued. "Safe to
Metro Vancouver could see more wet snow Tuesday night after drivers across the region ran into some slippery road conditions during the morning commute. Up to two centimetres of wet snow is expected to accumulate across Metro Vancouver on Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning, according to Mainroad, the maintenance company in charge of clearing provincial highways throughout the Lower Mainland. The company went on to say road crews are treating road surfaces with salt ahead of the expected s
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Tuesday: ENGLAND Newcastle is looking to reach its first domestic cup final this century when the Saudi-owned team takes a 1-0 lead over Southampton into the second leg of the League Cup semifinals. Joelinton scored the only goal of the first leg last week. Newcastle hasn't won a major trophy since the FA Cup in 1955 and has only played in the League Cup final once — in 1976 when the team lost to Manchester City. Newcastle's last cup final appeara
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — The death toll from previous day's suicide bombing at a mosque in northwest Pakistan on Tuesday jumped to 74 after rescuers retrieved 15 more bodies from the rubble, police and rescue official said. Bilal Faizi, the chief rescue official, said they were still removing the rubble after the mosque's roof caved following the attack. He said the bombing in the northwestern city of Peshawar also wounded more than 150 people. It was not clear how the bomber was able to slip i
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken stressed the need for de-escalation of violence that has spiralled in the region in recent days, during his Middle East trip and conversation with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
A coyote was spotted running around Toronto on Monday morning.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Greeted by the cheerful blare of a train horn, President Joe Biden stood Monday before a decrepit rail tunnel that he estimated he's been through 1,000 times — fearing for decades it might collapse. “For years, people talked about fixing this tunnel,” Biden told a crowd in Baltimore. “Back in the early '80's, I actually walked into the tunnel with some of the construction workers. ... This is a 150-year-old tunnel. You wonder how in the hell it's still standing." “With the bipar
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The skies above Tewkesbury, U.K., recently played host to thousands of birds swooping about in unpredictable patterns and shapes.