Anti-feminist blogger Jean-Claude Rochefort, who was convicted of fomenting hatred against women, has been sentenced to 12 months in jail. The 74-year-old had been arrested in December 2019 in connection with posts and doctored images he had posted to his blog, in which he praised Marc Lépine, who murdered 14 women at Montreal's École Polytechnique on Dec. 6, 1989 in an anti-feminist attack. Charged in 2010 for making death threats against women on his website, Rochefort was writing under a pseu
Israel’s government says a power imbalance has given judges and legal advisers too much sway over law-making and governance. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has pledged to press on with the changes despite the opposition.View on euronews
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At least three people were killed after a Russian strike hit the Ukrainian city of Kherson. View on euronews
HELSINKI (AP) — The foreign ministers of Sweden and Finland reiterated in separate interviews published Saturday that the process for the two Nordic nations to join NATO is continuing despite Turkey's president saying Sweden shouldn’t expect his country to approve its membership. Swedish Foreign Minister Tobias Billström acknowledged in an interview with Swedish newspaper Expressen that Turkish anger over recent demonstrations and the burning of the Quran in front of the Turkish Embassy in Stock
Hazel McCallion, the pint-sized 'Hurricane' who ruled Mississauga, Ont., as mayor for 12 terms, has died at the age of 101.
One of the organizers of a Memorial University conference held at a luxury hotel says the event was costly, but it wasn't as pricey as it appeared and contributed to a valuable university partnership. In November 2021, MUN's president chaired a four-day Arctic Forum at the Fogo Island Inn, with costs totalling more than $100,000. A university spokesperson said $56,657 of that cost came from university coffers, while federal sources covered $24,453 and the rest came from attendees. It was the thi
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says when Parliament resumes next week his Liberal government will provide targeted supports for those feeling pressure from inflation. He says he hopes the Conservative Party will back him.
RCMP on Prince Edward Island are warning of fraudulent online posts about missing people. Const. Gavin Moore says in many cases, fraudsters want these posts to be shared widely. They then use the posts to begin private conversations with people to try to learn about them and find ways to scam them. "Fraudsters are constantly trying to learn about their victims," he said. "They try to engage with people. They have huge numbers of different scripts, stories, schemes that they can try. And the more
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ulysses S. Grant was still president when workers finished the Baltimore and Potomac Tunnel, which connected Philadelphia and Washington through rail travel for the first time. But 150 years later, the tunnel that runs under some of Baltimore's residential neighborhoods is more of a chokepoint than a lifeline. There's only one track, and trains need to slow down to just 30 mph to navigate a tight turn on the southern end. It's a problem that President Joe Biden knows well, havi
MILAN (AP) — Lautaro Martínez's rich vein of scoring form produced two more goals to help Inter Milan win at bottom club Cremonese 2-1 and move into second spot in Serie A on Saturday. Cremonese took a surprise lead with a stunning strike from David Okereke but Martínez scored in each half. That took the World Cup winner to six goals in his past six matches for Inter and lifted his team two points above third-placed AC Milan, which plays Sassuolo on Sunday. Inter and Milan meet in a Serie A derb
One man is dead and one person is in custody after a stabbing in downtown Toronto Sunday afternoon. Toronto police say they received a call reporting a stabbing near Sherbourne Street and Dundas Street East around 3:40 p.m. Emergency crews said they found a man with multiple stab wounds. Paramedics treated him on scene, but police said he died at the scene. One person has since been taken into custody in connection with the stabbing, police say. An investigation is ongoing.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A suicide bomber struck Monday inside a mosque within a police compound in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar, killing at least 28 people and wounding as many as 150 worshippers, most of them policemen, officials said. The bombing drew nationwide condemnation from opposition political parties and government officials. Ghulam Ali, the provincial governor in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, where Peshawar is the capital, said there were fears the death toll could rise even fu
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Hazel McCallion, a political firebrand who served 36 years as mayor of Mississauga, Ont., died on Sunday at the age of 101. Reactions, recollections and condolences have poured in from numerous public figures. A sample of some of the tributes: "There isn't a single person who met Hazel who didn't leave in awe of her force of personality . . . . As I entered the world of politics, I was fortunate enough to learn from her wisdom and guidance, which she selflessly offered until the very end." — Ont
A popular section of Confederation Trail in Winsloe, P.E.I., remains off limits to all-terrain vehicles because of damage from post-tropical storm Fiona four months ago. Kelly Dowling, co-ordinator of the P.E.I. ATV Federation, said the club has already spent about $6,000 to clean some of it up, but expects it'll take another $3,000 for it to be ready for riders. "The hard part is now that we've got winter weather, no trail work can really happen at this point, so they're going to be at a stands
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A Palestinian boy, aged 13, shot and injured an Israeli man and his adult son in East Jerusalem. The boy was shot and disarmed by bystanders and taken to hospital in handcuffs.View on euronews
Former Ottawa city councillor, Catherine McKenney, recalls the descending of thousands of people onto Parliament Hill to protest COVID-19 restrictions and discusses how Canada has been impacted today.