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Director Taika Waititi says it made sense "aesthetically and financially" to have Thor naked in the latest instalment. (July 1)
MONTREAL — A Quebec housing advocacy group says it's worried there will be a record number of households left without somewhere to live on the province’s July 1 moving day. “On the eve of July 1, in Quebec, we count 750 renter households that have not found housing,” said Véronique Laflamme, a spokeswoman for the Front d'action populaire en réaménagement urbain, in an interview. That estimate is based on requests for aid received by municipal housing offices in the province, Laflamme said, and c
As Bonnie takes an unusual trip across the Atlantic Ocean into Pacific waters, Tropical Storm Colin will soak the Carolinas after coming to life early Saturday morning along the southeastern U.S. coast.
Canadian health officials are urging people to be sure to get their third or fourth COVID-19 vaccine dose, especially with an expected case surge in the summer or fall.
Ukraine says overnight strikes hit residential areas in Odesa region, killing 19, a day after Russian forces left Snake Island in what Moscow called a "goodwill gesture".View on euronews
A year after Lytton, B.C., was destroyed by fire, there are calls for wider use of traditional Indigenous fire-keeping as a way to help guard against similar disasters.
There's outdoor fun, live music and fireworks on deck this Canada Day, according to the City of Toronto. With summer in full swing, the city says it's pleased to offer a wide variety of city-organized and community based public events to help Torontonians celebrate Canada's 155th birthday on Friday. Here's a list of some of those attractions and what's open and closed: Fireworks: You can also catch fireworks displays at Mel Lastman Square and at Downsview Park. Fireworks at Stan Wadlow Park have
Summer travel is underway across the globe, but a full recovery from two years of coronavirus could last as long as the pandemic itself. (July 1)
Highlights of this day in history: Continental Congress votes to break away from Britain; Civil Rights Act signed; Amelia Earhart disappears; President James Garfield shot; Author Ernest Hemingway commits suicide; Actor Jimmy Stewart dies. (July 2)
A burst of good news for strawberry-lovers and farmers: the plump, juicy berries are maturing early this year, at least for one grower. Lots of moisture last fall and this spring, and the lack of late frosts, are making for a bumper crop, according to David Walker, the owner of Sunset U-Pick in Fredericton. "It looks like it's going to be one of the best seasons we've ever had," he said speaking to Information Morning Moncton. Walker said Canada Day will mark the peak of the season at the U-pick
MARSEILLE, France — Having led Marseille back to the Champions League and united the hard-to-please fans behind him, coach Jorge Sampaoli left the team's preseason preparations in tatters when he quit on Friday. After Marseille announced his departure, Sampaoli claimed his objectives were not met by the club — even though there was seemingly no bitterness between him and club president Pablo Longoria. It seemed to be simply a matter of principle since Sampaoli didn't even ask for compensation. “
Drone images capture the aftermath of deadly Russian missile strikes near Odesa. At least 19 people were killed after Russian airstrikes hit the residential area, Ukrainian authorities say.
International animal rescue organization No Dogs Left Behind has helped secure and provide passage for cats and dogs left behind when U.S. troops evacuated from Afghanistan in August 2021. The final 10 dogs, which were originally left behind because they were too young or not strong enough to travel, have now arrived in Canada and were brought to the group's sanctuary in Scarborough, Ont.
Prohibitive property prices, spiralling rents, speculation and evictions. Lisbon once again finds itself in the midst of a housing crisis. Euronews' Julian Gomez investigates what it means for residents and asks what the authorities are doing to combat it. View on euronews
The first in-person Canada Day celebrations in three years kicked off on Friday with a huge police presence and street closures throughout downtown Ottawa to prevent anti-government "freedom" protesters from disrupting the festivities. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the free concerts and other activities usually held on the national holiday, which celebrates the founding of the country, were last held in 2019. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attended the start of the festivities with his wife and three kids.
MILAN (AP) — A year after Qatar-owned beIN Sports spurned the bidding process over concerns about the Italian league’s close relationship with Saudi Arabia, Serie A finally assigned its television rights for the Middle East to Abu Dhabi Media and Starzplay. The league announced a three-year deal worth a total of $79 million — $23 million the first season, $25 million the second and $31 million the third. “But the figures could increase based on revenue share and, according to potential audience
MONTPELIER, Vt. — U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont underwent surgery Thursday after he broke his hip in a fall at his home, according to his spokesman. The 82-year-old Democrat fell Wednesday night in McLean, Virginia, a statement said. Doctors determined the best course of action would be to have surgery to repair the hip as soon as possible. Leahy spokesman David Carle said Thursday evening the senator is “comfortably recovering” at a Washington area hospital after successful surgery. Leahy’
All of Newfoundland and western Labrador saw the price of some types of fuel take a nosedive overnight. In an unscheduled release Thursday evening, the Public Utilities Board decreased diesel by 12.1 cents per litre, while furnace and stove oil also dropped just over 10 cents. The move comes outside of the regular weekly fuel price adjustment from the PUB. Fuel prices in coastal Labrador were not affected, however, following severe fluctuations in the area on Thursday, where some areas saw price
A man is facing multiple charges after a car exploded and caught fire in downtown Oshawa on Thursday night, Durham Regional Police say. Witnesses tipped off police after seeing someone "throw an incendiary device into a parked car" around 8 p.m. Police say no one was injured in the explosion. Police pursued the suspect on foot and say they quickly caught him. The 34-year-old has been charged with a number of crimes, according to police, including arson damaging property, possessing incendiary ma
Here's the latest for Friday July 1st: Ukraine says Russian missiles hit Odesa residential buildings; Poll shows abortion and women's rights becoming higher priority in US; Supreme Court ruling could affect Biden climate policies; 9 shot in Newark, NJ.