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The lack of independence granted to Quebec's public health director may have slowed the government response at the beginning of the pandemic, as hundreds were dying in long-term care homes across the province. Coroner Géhane Kamel published a report Monday following months of inquiry into deaths in seniors' residences, where the pandemic killed more than 5,000 in the spring of 2020. After hearing testimony from 220 government officials, long-term care home employees, and the loved ones of people
Łutselk'e, N.W.T., is getting five new houses this summer, and five more could be coming. The Łutsel K'e Dene First Nation's chief, Darryl Marlowe, said that's good news for a community he characterized as "in a housing crisis." Marlowe said Łutselk'e can expect five prefabricated houses to arrive by barge this summer. An additional five units could also be coming, subject to federal funding. The community's SAO, Andre Larbie, confirmed negotiations are underway but declined to provide further d
OTTAWA — Justice Minister David Lametti says Ottawa is weighing options for the design of a commission to review possible wrongful convictions, adding he is committed to getting the new body in place. Lametti said Monday while he cannot give an "absolute timeline" as to when the commission will be formed, it's critical "to get this right." "I can assure you that this will happen, and we're moving forward," Lametti said at a news conference concerning Indigenous residential schools. The planned r
North Carolina voters went to the polls Tuesday, and for some it was a referendum on former President Donald Trump. (May 17)
We’re launching the third season of Don’t Call Me Resilient, our podcast that takes on systemic racism and the ways it permeates our everyday lives.
In most of Ukraine, Russia's war effort is slowing down, its forces losing ground after they pulled out of the north and the capital, Kyiv. But in Lysychansk, 700 kilometres east of the capital, that is all a world away. It is here that Russia is pushing its renewed offensive in Ukraine's eastern Donbas region the hardest, concentrating its forces and slowly but surely moving forward. Almost three months into the war, only a small sliver of Luhansk oblast, one of two main administrative regions
No one was hurt in a fire that broke out at the Eclipse Nordic Hot Springs in Whitehorse Monday afternoon, according to general manager Andrew Umbrich. According to another witness, firefighters arrived on scene and put out the fire. Chris Madden was at the facility with his mother and mother-in-law. He said he thinks the fire burned for about half an hour. Madden said he was leaving one of the pools and walking down a hallway when he saw people on a ladder being helped by one of the guests. He
Former “Real World: Portland” and MTV’s “The Challenge” castmate Nia Moore discusses her return to realty TV with “The Challenge: All Stars 3” on Paramount+. The woman dubbed “Hurricane Nia” said the reaction to some of her past bad behavior “humbled” her, and she “needed that timeout” for self-improvement. (May 17)
The Scottish First Minister in an interview with the AP says Russia's war with Ukraine makes Scotland’s independence drive more crucial and demands that Scotland play its “full part” in ensuring stability in Europe as an eventual member of NATO. (May 17)
Families who lost loved ones in the destruction of Flight PS752 are demanding that Canada Soccer abandon its plan to host Iran for a men's soccer friendly next month in Vancouver. The families call the planned match a slap in the face and say they want the federal government to refuse to grant visas to Iranian soccer players and those travelling with the team. "They have no understanding, they have no sympathy, they have no hearts, in my opinion, Canada Soccer," said Hamed Esmaeilion, spokespers
The eastern half of North America and all of Central and South America were treated to prime viewing of a lunar eclipse, while partial stages were visible across Africa, Europe and the Middle East. (May 16)
Karen Sharp has no proof that angry tenants are responsible for last week's shooting of two vans emblazoned with her company's logo. "But it feels targeted," said Sharp, owner of Leading Edge Property Solutions on Somerset Street in the north end of Saint John. As far as she knows, no other vehicles in the parking lot outside the company's office were hit overnight on May 10. Saint John police say the damage appears to be consistent with damage caused by pellet guns. They say they're still inves
Survivors of the former residential school at Kamloops, B.C. say the past year has been one of grieving for lost classmates and soul searching. Seventy-three-year-old Percy Casper says the announcement last May about the discovery of an unmarked burial site at Kamloops with the remains of up to 215 people left him reeling and looking for answers.
News bulletin 2022/05/18 09:16View on euronews
Rangers and Eintracht Frankfurt fans enjoy Seville as they await the Europa League final
WASHINGTON (AP) — When Joe Biden talks about his decision to run against President Donald Trump in 2020, the story always starts with Charlottesville. He says it was the men with torches shouting bigoted slogans that drove him to join what he calls the “battle for the soul of America." Now Biden is facing the latest deadly manifestation of hatred after a white supremacist targeted Black people with an assault rifle at a supermarket in Buffalo, the most lethal racist attack since he took office.
NASA and Boeing hold a pre-launch press conference before launching a crew capsule to the International Space Station later this week. (May 17)
A landspout tornado appeared to touch down in south central Saskatchewan Tuesday night. While not confirmed by Environment and Climate Change Canada as of 9 p.m. CST, the tornado was spotted by Rob Been near the village of Keeler around 7 p.m. CST. Been told CBC News he was taking a post-supper nap when he was awakened by loud thunder. The next thing he knew, a tornado appeared to be forming. "You're awestruck at just the sheer power and the volatility of it," said Been. "The winds came up so qu
The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) is reporting three new COVID-19 deaths in its service area. The WECHU announced the three new deaths on Tuesday. However, the deaths all took place over the last five days, as the WECHU currently only provides COVID-19 updates on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The deceased include a woman in her 70s and a woman in her 80s, both of whom lived in the community, and a man in his 80s living in a long-term care home. As of Tuesday, there have been 623 deaths rela
On Thursday, May 12, the 5th International Folklore Festival, also called 'Kharibulbul', kicked off in Shusha, the cultural capital of Azerbaijan.View on euronews