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Director of communication for CAA south central Kaitlynn Furse breaks down the first big snow of the season, and provides safety advice for dealing with snow and ice.
Canada has expanded the list of countries from which travellers are banned and will require everyone arriving from anywhere except the U.S. to take a COVID-19 and isolate upon arrival over concerns about the omicron variant, which is already in at least four provinces.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Localized flooding in Washington state from another in a series of rainstorms doesn't appear to be as severe as an extreme weather flooding event earlier in the month. People in the small communities of Sumas and Everson in northwest Washington had been asked to evacuate voluntarily Saturday night. Both towns near the Canadian border previously saw hundreds evacuated and severe flooding from days of rain that caused an estimated $50 million in damage to Whatcom County. I
A suburban Detroit office of U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell has been broken into and ransacked, with memorabilia belonging to her late husband and longtime Congressman John Dingell damaged. Dingell reported the break-in at the office in Dearborn on Monday and said it was being investigated by local and U.S. Capitol police. “We are working with them to identify who is responsible and hold them accountable for their actions,” she said in a news release. “Our door and windows were smashed and memorabilia
Yukon has the highest rate of opioid deaths in the country, and the coroner is joining those pleading for help to address the territory’s drug emergency.
WATFORD, England (AP) — Senegal could be without Ismaïla Sarr for the African Cup of Nations because the winger has a knee ligament injury. Sarr was hurt in Watford’s 4-1 win over Manchester United in the Premier League on Nov. 20 and will require a further scan “in around a month’s time,” the English club said Tuesday, before another update is given on his condition. The African Cup starts on Jan. 9 and players are scheduled to join up with their national teams at the end of December. Sarr help
The Liberals have introduced a bill aiming to ban conversion therapy in Canada, which is an outdated medical practice that seeks to forcibly change a person's sexual orientation to heterosexual or gender identity to cisgender. During a press conference on Monday, Canadian Attorney General and Justice Minister David Lametti detailed how the criminal code would be amended if this bill is passed.
A hospital worker in Portugal tested positive for the new COVID-19 variant, forcing the paediatric services unit to close. New restrictions have also entered into force in Portugal and other European countries.View on euronews
The federal government announced Tuesday that all air travellers entering Canada -- except for those from the U.S. -- will need to take a COVID-19 test at the airport and isolate until they get results. Jackie Wilson has more.
In the latest report on Canadians’ physical fitness, ParticipACTION gives adults a failing grade for sedentary behaviour, after 88 per cent of those surveyed said they are inactive for more than eight hours a day.
A woman in Winnipeg, whose identity is being protected, says a police detective warned her about Peter Nygard and urged her to quit her job.
A program that has helped dozens of sexual exploitation survivors in Newfoundland and Labrador rebuild their lives is at risk of ending permanently, its director says. The Blue Door program, run by St. John's-based non-profit Thrive, started five years ago with the help of funding from Ottawa. That five-year contract, supplying cash to the tune of $450,000 a year, draws to a close in February. Director Angela Crockwell, in a phone interview Tuesday, said staff were already steadying themselves f
Repairs on the Trans-Canada Highway are progressing on the southwest coast of Newfoundland and a section near the weigh scales outside Port aux Basques is set to reopen to one lane of traffic late Wednesday afternoon. Repairs are also ongoing on highways in the Codroy Valley area. In a med ia release, the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure said travellers are encouraged to use alternative routes until repairs are completed. The stretch of highway was battered by a heavy rain storm l
Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino says the the fact the Omicron COVID-19 variant was detected in the Netherlands before it was reported in South Africa "factors as a concern." Mendicino added that the government will continue to follow the advice of public health officials in consideration of adding other countries to the list of countries with travel bans.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — For years, testing of the tap water in an upscale Detroit suburb showed the city was in the clear. Then residents got a notice seemingly out of the blue: Their water could be contaminated with elevated levels of lead. The city of Royal Oak had not made drastic changes to its water. It was simply using a new testing method that showed lead levels high enough that the utility was legally required to inform residents about the problem. “We wanted to start a family, so hearing about
VANCOUVER — Flood warnings have been issued for several major rivers in British Columbia's Fraser Valley and Interior following a series of major storms that are crossing the province. The B.C. government's River Forecast Centre has issued warnings around the Tulameen, Similkameen, Coldwater and Lower Nicola rivers, as well as Spius Creek. It has also upgraded warnings for the Coquihalla, Chilliwack River and Lower Fraser tributaries. The centre says rivers are expected to rise throughout the da
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in Dobbs vs Jackson Women’s Health Organization on Wednesday, a case that could potentially unravel abortion protections across the country. Alyssa Julie reports.
BRUSSELS — Brazil and Japan joined the rapidly widening circle of countries to report cases of the omicron variant Tuesday, while new findings indicate the mutant coronavirus was already in Europe close to a week before South Africa sounded the alarm. The Netherlands' RIVM health institute disclosed that patient samples dating from Nov. 19 and 23 were found to contain the variant. It was on Nov. 24 that South African authorities reported the existence of the highly mutated virus to the World Hea
WASHINGTON (AP) — Leading up to Wednesday's major abortion case at the Supreme Court, the justices have heard from thousands of people and organizations urging the court to either save or scrap two historic abortion decisions. But on Wednesday they'll hear from just three lawyers: one representing the state of Mississippi, another representing Mississippi's only abortion clinic and the last representing the Biden administration. For each, it’s a chance to be part of what is likely to be a histor
Running in the freshly fallen snow is a favorite hobby of this cute little Frenchie. Check it out!