A mother of two has a message for students in Tuktoyaktuk, N.W.T.: you can achieve any goal you set your mind to. It's a lesson Kristen Lucas has learned herself. At 33, Lucas has just completed Grade 12 and is looking forward to officially claiming her high school diploma. "Young mothers, you guys can do this!" Lucas said. "I'm super proud of myself ... I want to say thank you to all the teachers who supported me and pushed me to finish. And I want to say to all the younger students: you can do
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OTTAWA — A House of Commons committee says the pandemic-era practice of allowing federal elected officials to vote virtually should be allowed to stay. Members of Parliament on the committee for procedure and House affairs studied the issue of the hybrid Parliament last year and their report was tabled today. It contains a series of recommendations, including that MPs continue to be allowed to appear in the House and at committees by video teleconference — but that ministers appear in person. Th
TOKYO (AP) — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg sharply criticized China on Tuesday for “bullying its neighbors and threatening Taiwan” and stressed the need for Japan and other democracies to work together with the alliance to defend the international order. Calling it a “critical moment for NATO and for Japan,” Stoltenberg, who is visiting Tokyo, said China and Russia are "leading an authoritarian pushback against international rules-based order.” He said trans-Atlantic and Indo-Pacific s
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — As California regulators explore new rules to put self-driving semitrucks on the road, labor unions are rushing to the state Legislature to ask for a new law they say will protect their jobs — the start of a debate that could shape the future of the nation's nearly $900 billion trucking industry. California already has rules governing self-driving cars and delivery trucks that weigh less than 10,001 pounds (4,536 kilograms). Now, the California Department of Motor Vehic
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken urged Israel and the Palestinians on Monday to ease tensions following a spike in violence that has put the region on edge. View on euronews
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Testifying at the House of Commons’ Industry Committee on Monday about federal contracts awarded to a firm with ties to the Chinese government, Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino said that “at no time” was Canada’s national security under threat. Mendicino said that the company, Sinclair Technologies, did not have access to the RCMP’s radio frequencies, which are protected with end-to-end encryption.
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WINNIPEG — Premier Heather Stefanson has shuffled her cabinet. The move was prompted by recent announcements by five Manitoba cabinet ministers who are resigning soon or staying on but not running again in the election scheduled for Oct. 3. Here is the list of cabinet ministers following Monday's changes: — Heather Stefanson, premier, intergovernmental affairs — Cliff Cullen, deputy premier, finance, responsible for Manitoba Hydro — Kelvin Goertzen, justice, attorney general, responsible for Man
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This story is part of a continuing investigation by CBC News and Sports into abuse in amateur sport in Canada. Read all of the reporting here. Canada's sports system remains in a crisis — at a breaking point even — as parents, sports organizations and officials at all levels continue to struggle with keeping players safe from abuse. It's been four years since a CBC News and Sports investigation revealed more than 200 coaches — mostly at the local level — had been charged with a sexual offence ag
The seemingly simple style of Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis has been copied so often that fakes have even turned up in the Nova Scotia premier’s office. CBC’s Tom Murphy and an expert explore the world of Maud Lewis fraud.
Mounties are asking for any information the public can provide after a young girl reported being sexually assaulting in a rink dressing room in western Saskatchewan. On Sunday, RCMP received a report of a sexual assault at the Lashburn Sportsplex, a hockey rink in Lashburn, Sask., a town near the Saskatchewan-Alberta border about 225 kilometres northwest of Saskatoon. A girl younger than 10 told her parents about being sexually assaulted, then the parents called police, RCMP say. Officers respon
An award-winning British brewery is batting post-Brexit trading costs to the European Union and says soaring export fees are crippling the business. View on euronews
PARIS (AP) — France and Australia announced Monday plans to jointly produce and send several thousand 155-millimeter artillery shells to Ukraine, starting in the coming weeks. The multimillion-dollar plan is the latest offer of support for Ukraine by both countries, and comes amid growing appeals from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy for heavy weaponry and long-term supplies from Western allies nearly a year into Russia's war on Ukraine. The joint announcement, made by Australian Defense
VANCOUVER — A second investment manager is voicing its opposition to a plan by Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc. buy vehicle auction company IAA Inc. In a letter to the Ritchie Bros. board, Janus Henderson Investors says it believes the deal would introduce a level of unnecessary risk for Ritchie Bros. shareholders. The firm, which is an investment adviser to clients and funds that hold Ritchie Bros. shares, says IAA's business has been losing market share over the last several years and may be str
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The maker of ChatGPT is trying to curb its reputation as a freewheeling cheating machine with a new tool that can help teachers detect if a student or artificial intelligence wrote that homework. The new AI Text Classifier launched Tuesday by OpenAI follows a weeks-long discussion at schools and colleges over fears that ChatGPT’s ability to write just about anything on command could fuel academic dishonesty and hinder learning. OpenAI cautions that its new tool – like others
Fifty years ago, the conviction of Gordon Liddy and James McCord Jr, both helping hands of President Richard Nixon, started the media Tsunami that went down in history as the "Watergate scandal".View on euronews
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