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Attorney General Merrick Garland says the Justice Department asked a court to unseal the warrant the FBI received before searching the Florida estate of former President Donald Trump, acknowledging the extraordinary public interest in the case. (Aug. 11)
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Officials say the wildfire situation in central Newfoundland is improving and the risk of evacuation is now low for nearby communities. Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Andrew Furey said in a video on social media Thursday night that rain, wind and air quality conditions have all been favourable. He said the evacuation risk is low for the towns of Grand Falls-Windsor and Bishop's Falls and patients removed from health-care facilities in the region were being returned. Provinc
Rafael Grossi urged Russia and Ukraine -- who blame each other for the attacks on the plant -- to immediately allow nuclear experts to assess the damage and evaluate safety and security at Europe's largest nuclear powerplant.View on euronews
OTTAWA — Canadian aid agencies are warning that the world food crisis, made worse by the war in Ukraine, is leading to a rise in underage girls being forced into marriage. Plan International Canada says it has seen a worrying increase in the number of teenage girls in the developing world being forced into marriage because their families cannot afford to feed them. The agency says 12 million girls under the age of 18 become child brides each year, forcing them to abandon school while putting the
A New York judge has ordered that Donald Trump's company and its longtime finance chief stand trial in the fall on tax fraud charges.
It's an eyebrow-raising statistic: Essex County OPP says there's a 63 per cent increase in vehicle thefts compared to this time last year. And often, it involves people either leaving their keys or key fobs unattended in their vehicles. Const. Steven Duguay says organized crime is often tied to vehicle thefts. But outside of that, he says, they're typically "crimes of opportunity." "You'll have people walking through neighbourhoods at night and checking door handles on cars, looking for loose ch
Mindy Kaling explains why Canada's 'amazing South Asian talent' leads her to work with artists from this country.
Check out the super cute interaction between this dog and a curious cow. Instant friendship!
Six years after Ontario ombudsman Paul Dube recommended a standardized, mandatory de-escalation training for police across the province, Ontario is no closer to making it happen, he said on Wednesday. "Progress has been painfully slow," Dube said at a news conference introducing his annual report, which outlines trends and investigations his office handled between April 1, 2021 and March 31, 2022. Mandatory de-escalation training is just one of the recommendations Dube made in a 2016 report issu
More than a year after a controversial proposal to expand the Vancouver Drydock, many North Vancouver residents say they're frustrated over a lack of communication, and worried about the expansion's potential impact on their community. Vessels, from tug boats to large freighters, are serviced and repaired at the Vancouver Drydock, one of three sites in North Vancouver operated by the marine services and shipbuilding company Seaspan. Last June, Seaspan submitted a permit application to the Vancou
A day after a power outage left thousands in the dark in downtown Toronto for nearly eight hours, Hydro One says it is continuing to assess damage caused by a crane that hit high-voltage power lines. Toronto Hydro and Hydro One say power was restored last night to remaining customers after a large swath of the city's downtown core — including office buildings, a major mall and a university campus — was left without electricity. Hydro One says the outage was caused by a barge moving a crane in an
BEIJING (AP) — China on Thursday renewed its threat to attack Taiwan following almost a week of war games near the island. Taiwan has called Beijing's claims to the self-governing democracy “wishful thinking" and launched its own military exercises. Taiwan’s “collusion with external forces to seek independence and provocation will only accelerate their own demise and push Taiwan into the abyss of disaster,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said at a daily briefing. “Their pursui
An armed man clad in body armor who tried to breach the FBI’s Cincinnati office on Thursday was shot and killed by police after he fled the scene and engaged in an hourslong standoff in a rural area, the Ohio State Highway Patrol said. (Aug. 12)
Power was restored to nearly all NB Power customers early Thursday following a massive outage. On Wednesday, nearly 50,000 customers were without electricity. The outage was caused by a tree falling on a transmission line, NB Power spokesperson Dominique Couture said in an email to CBC News. By early Thursday, just a handful of customers in Fredericton and Moncton were still without power, Couture said the first report of an outage came in at 8:45 p.m.
A shortage of health-care workers — especially of nurses — continues to affect health services in the Northwest Territories. In a press release Wednesday, the N.W.T. Health and Social Services Authority announced an extension of reduced services at Stanton Territorial Hospital's operating room. Those reductions, introduced in July, will now continue through to next year — Jan. 3, 2023. Stanton's operating rooms will operate at half capacity during that time. The health authority says operations
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats pushed their flagship climate change and health care bill toward House passage Friday, placing President Joe Biden on the brink of a back-from-the-dead triumph on his leading domestic goals that could energize his party going into November’s elections. Democrats were poised to muscle the measure through the narrowly divided House Friday over solid Republican opposition. They employed similar party unity and Vice President Kamala Harris’ tiebreaking vote Sunday to powe
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia author's investigative effort to uncover the origins of a racist photo on Ralph Northam’s medical school yearbook page has ended inconclusively, according to the author, who has written a book that offers new details about the 2019 scandal and the former governor's remarkable political survival. “Of course, I would like to have determined exactly who was in the photograph. And I gave that my best effort,” Margaret Edds, a retired journalist and the author of “What
Ninety-year-old David George Bryant moved into Drumlin Hills in the Town of Bridgewater, N.S., nearly a decade ago because his memory was failing. He and his wife would burn their dinners after forgetting them on the stove. So Bryant chose an assisted-living suite at Drumlin Hills while his wife moved into a nearby long-term care home. This way, he could visit her three times a week and still have food and housekeeping services in his apartment. Now Bryant, along with others in assisted-living a
Planet Drum is a musical collective of renowned drummers from different countries and musical backgrounds who are hoping to bring the world together in rhythm and dance. The Grammy-winning group are back after 15 years with a new record called “In The Groove,” a dance record built on their unique collaborative rhythms. (Aug. 11)
Health-care workers planning to come to Canada can better take advantage of pre-arrival services and start the accreditation process prior to coming to this country, says Queenie Choo, a former nurse who was trained in the U.K. and now runs an organization that helps newcomers.