Beautiful sunset in Pointe-à-la-Croix, Que.
Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting
Beautiful sunset in Pointe-à-la-Croix, Que.
News bulletin 2022/01/19 20:46View on euronews
News bulletin 2022/01/20 09:20View on euronews
For the second year in a row, CBC Toronto's annual Sounds of the Season fundraiser passed the million dollar mark in donations for food banks in the GTA. The month-long event raised $1,029,539, which benefits food banks across the Greater Toronto Area and surrounding regions. A total of 63,000 pounds, or more than 28,576 kilograms, of non-perishable food was also collected. The food banks say the donations will provide a million meals to people experiencing food insecurity. "Just before the laun
Catch up with the most important stories from around Europe and beyond - latest news, breaking news, World, Business, Entertainment, Politics, Culture, Travel.View on euronews
Recently approved antiviral pill ‘paxlovid’ has been dubbed a game-changer. Despite this, concerns persist about the accessibility of the pill and who should be getting it first. Bioethicist Kerry Bowman shares insight on the issue
A 30-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a homicide investigation in the southeastern New Brunswick village of Petit-Cap. The investigation began on Dec. 8, after RCMP in Shediac responded to a report of a break-in at a residence on Route 950 and found a man's body inside. The man was later identified as 55-year-old Nicholas Trenholm, and the investigation determined his death was a homicide. RCMP said at the time that they believed two men were involved in his death but fled the s
Nova Scotia reported one additional death from COVID-19 on Tuesday and said 73 people are receiving specialized care in a designated hospital unit because of the coronavirus, including 15 who are in intensive care. The person who died was a woman in her 80s from the eastern zone. The vaccination status of the 73 patients is: 10 (13.7 per cent) people have had a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine. 43 (58.9 per cent) are fully vaccinated (two doses). Four (5.5 per cent) are partially vaccinated. 16 (2
A month after the first-ever known case was reported on Grand Manan, COVID-19 is affecting some of the island's most vulnerable residents. An outbreak of the disease has infected 23 of 28 residents at the Grand Manan Nursing Home, said Heather Bass, the home's nursing director. Another 26 of the home's 65 employees have become infected and are now isolating at home, further putting strain on staff's ability to respond to the outbreak, she said. "Everybody's getting tired, but spirits are good,"
Underwater footage explores pristine reef, undamaged by climate change, off coast of Tahiti.
Voting legislation that Democrats and civil rights leaders say is vital for protecting democracy appeared headed for defeat as the Senate opened debate Tuesday. (Jan. 18)
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is easing public health rules, he says, as scientists there believe the Omicron wave has peaked.
Chatham-Kent is under a snow squall watch Wednesday evening into Thursday, with 15 to 25 centimetres of snow expected for the region, according to a statement from Environment Canada. The watch was issued by Environment Canada Wednesday around 5:30 p.m. and will remain in effect until Thursday night. It states that snow squalls off Lake Huron are expected to start tonight and go into tomorrow, which could significantly reduce visibility and cause blowing snow. "Travel may be hazardous due to sud
IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut's premier says the territory has recorded its first COVID-19 death during the Omicron wave. P.J. Akeeagok is sharing his condolences with the person's family and community. It's the fifth COVID-19 death in Nunavut since the start of the pandemic almost two years ago. Chief public health officer, Dr. Michael Patterson, says he won't share any details about the death for now. Akeeagok also says the federal government has said it will provide Nunavut with three extra nurs
Mal Isaac, a venerable mainstay in Regina sports broadcasting, died Saturday. He was 84. He leaves behind his wife, Vivian, three children and eight grandchildren, whom he absolutely adored according to his son, Scott. Isaac began broadcasting when he was 21 and worked at several outlets before landing at CBC Saskatchewan, where he worked from the 1970s to the mid-'90s. Scott said he was aware of his father's career, but to them he was always just "Dad," and a great one at that. He recalls his f
The owner of a retirement home in central Newfoundland says the COVID-19 situation inside his facility is dire — and he believes it's time for the regional health authority to call in outside help. Shane Penney, who owns Springdale Retirement Living together with his wife, told CBC News that 19 out of 90 residents and 17 out of 35 staff members have tested positive for COVID-19, and more test results are pending. "It's very, very serious; very busy at our facility," Penney said on Tuesday. Penne
News bulletin 2022/01/18 21:50View on euronews
A German couple who recently immigrated to Cape Breton say they are afraid for themselves and their young son after a complaint to RCMP resulted in extortion and weapons charges against the man who helped them move to Canada. However, Sandra Schmid and Dirk Westerhoff also say they are not about to be driven away from their new home near Cape George, N.S. "I'm happy to be here in Canada because the Canadian, for me, is to live free and tolerant," Schmid said in an interview outside her home in r
“Strictly a One-Eyed Jack," John Mellencamp (Republic Records) John Mellencamp‘s latest studio album, “Strictly a One-Eyed Jack,” is a work of deep reflection. Over the course of 12 new tunes, Mellencamp sings in a raspy sing-song voice mixing blues, folk, and rock in an audio thread of reflections on the past, the future, sadness, and in many cases, some regret. The highlight of the album is the duet with fellow rock legend Bruce Springsteen on “Wasted Days,” a song that offers the life lessons
Researchers say they were surprised by the findings.
As concerns linger Russia could invade at any moment, Ukraine is asking Canada for help in the form of military equipment. Mike Le Couteur explains how Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly is responding, and what defence analysts say Ukraine needs.