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A group of middle-school students in Winnipeg came across a dead body in a field during a class exercise on Friday. Pembina Trails School Division superintendent Ted Fransen said students involved in a community cleanup day at École South Pointe School were doing service education when they came across the body in a field across from the school. Administration then sent a letter out to the school community to notify parents of what occurred, he said. "In this case, the school administration clea
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian navy on Saturday conducted another test of a prospective hypersonic missile, a demonstration of the military's long-range strike capability amid the fighting in Ukraine. The Defense Ministry said the Admiral Gorshkov frigate of the Northern Fleet in the White Sea launched the Zircon cruise missile in the Barents Sea, successfully hitting a practice target in the White Sea about 1,000 kilometers (540 nautical miles) away. The launch was the latest in a series of tests of
West Point First Nation Chief Kenneth Cayen said he's starting conversations about relocating the 88-member community he leads to a more suitable area after flooding in May worsened its already severe housing crisis. Cayen said the First Nation, which is located in Hay River, N.W.T., is "overcrowded" with 15 homes on just four lots of land and he's started talking to the municipality about the possibility of moving. He also plans to broach the subject with Crown-Indigenous and Northern Affairs C
A sailboat that was late arriving from its destination in Lunenburg, N.S., has established communication with search parties confirming the crew is not in danger. The sailboat, Strange Situation, was scheduled to arrive in Lunenburg, N.S., on May 25 from Bermuda. In a tweet just before 9:30 p.m. AT on Friday, the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre in Halifax (JRCC Halifax) said Strange Situation updated its anticipated arrival time. JRCC Halifax said it would monitor Strange Situation's journey to
Thousands of NRA members attended the annual NRA Convention in Houston despite the mass shooting massacre.View on euronews
Heading into the final weekend of the election campaign, a war of words is continuing to brew between the NDP and the Liberals. While the PC's are continuing to stay on track and nurse a comfortable lead in the polls. Matthew Bingley reports.
The provincial government has issued an alert for blue-green algae, the first of the season for Nova Scotia. Environment and Climate Change reported in a news release Saturday that a blue-green algae bloom was reported in a stream between Shubenacadie-Grand Lake and Fish Lake. The algae produces toxins that can cause illness in humans and be fatal to pets, according to Elizabeth Kennedy, director of the water branch. "We want to get the message out there that when people have a potential of touc
Dene filmmaker Kelvin Redvers travelled to the Cannes Film Festival as part of a delegation of six Indigenous filmmakers. Redvers says he was turned away from the red carpet because he was wearing moccasins.
Twenty years ago, Belgium became only the second country in the world to legalise euthanasia. Today, more than a dozen European nations allow some form of it.View on euronews
At least five agencies are involved in investigations into the ammonia leak that killed a worker at the Arctic Glacier Ice plant in Kamloops on Thursday. According to an RCMP spokesperson, the Tk'emlúps Rural RCMP, which has jurisdiction in the area where the death occurred, is leading the police investigation with assistance from the B.C. RCMP Southeast division. WorkSafeBC, Technical Safety B.C. and the B.C. Coroners Service are also running parallel investigations. The person who died is beli
OTTAWA (Reuters) -Canada's Supreme Court on Friday upheld a decision by a lower court to speed up the parole eligibility for the man convicted of gunning down six people in a mosque in 2017 and deemed a 2011 law that allowed lengthy parole sentencing as unconstitutional. Canada's top court was adjudicating on the case challenging a 2020 decision by a Quebec court to lower Alexandre Bissonnette's parole eligibility to 25 years from the original sentence that required him to wait much longer for the possibility of parole. The Supreme Court said that such a punishment removes a realistic possibility of parole and called it "incompatible with human dignity."
A man shot dead by police after reports of a person with a rifle forced several schools into lockdown in Toronto Thursday in fact had a pellet gun, Ontario's police watchdog says. The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) also says the man was 27. The watchdog agency said Friday that police were called to the scene just before 1 p.m. and located the man about 20 minutes later. He was pronounced dead at about 1:40 p.m. Toronto Police Chief James Ramer said officers were called to the Port Union area
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Robert Thomas Taylor’s goal helped lead Inter Miami to a 2-1 victory over the Portland Timbers on Saturday. Taylor’s game-winning goal came in the 59th minute to put Miami (5-6-3) up 2-0. Miami also got one goal from Leonardo Campana. Bill Tuiloma scored the only goal for the Timbers (3-6-6). The Timbers outshot Miami 13-12. Both teams had six shots on goal. Drake Callender saved five of the six shots he faced for Miami. Aljaz Ivacic saved four of the six shots he fa
Here's where the leaders of Ontario's main political parties are today: ____ Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford London, Ont.: Hosts rally. 1:30 p.m. ____ NDP Leader Andrea Horwath Essex, Ont.: Announcement on stopping cuts and fixing home care. 9 a.m. Backyard of 112 Iler Avenue Chatham, Ont.: Campaign stop. 11 a.m. 235 St. Clair Street London, Ont.: Campaign stop. 1:45 p.m. 2911 Bateman Trail Brantford, Ont.: Campaign stop. 4 p.m. 415 Fairview Drive, Unit C Pelham, Ont.: Campaign stop. 6
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Adam Conover is certain that laughing and thinking at the same time is both possible and downright synergistic. He tested the approach in “Adam Ruins Everything,” in which he punctured conventional wisdom on matters ranging from charity to jaywalking. He's back with “The G Word" — that's “G” for government — a six-episode Netflix series now streaming that's aptly described as a comedy-documentary hybrid. A comic and writer from a family of scientists, Conover digs into how the
A few hundred people rallied outside city hall Saturday morning for more security in Edmonton's Chinatown neighbourhood, where two men were recently killed. Edmonton police charged Justin Bone, 36, with two counts of second-degree murder for the deaths of Hung Trang, 64, and Ban Phuc Hoang, 61. Trang died after being assaulted inside Albert's Auto Body on 98th Street; Hoang was found injured outside Universal Electronics & Video Inc., about a block away on 97th Street, and died on scene. "Before
The mother of a teenage gunman who shot and killed 21 people at a Texas elementary school is apologizing on behalf of her son and begging victims to forgive her. Adriana Martínez Reyes was emotional during her first public comments. (May 27)
As the Uvalde mass shooting victims' families try to cope with their immeasurable grief, they're finding support from those who know the horrors of gun violence all too well. Jackson Proskow talks to a couple whose daughter was killed in a mass shooting and came to Uvalde to comfort victims’ families straight from another massacre – the racist attack at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York that left ten dead and three wounded.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday, a day after a high-profile meeting with the visiting prime minister of New Zealand. Newsom has mild symptoms and will remain in isolation at least through Thursday and until he tests negative, his office said in a statement. The Democratic governor plans to work remotely during that time. His office said Newsom, 54, will begin a five-day regimen of the Paxlovid antiviral. The governor's office said i
The Coalition Avenir Québec party faithful are meeting in Drummondville, Que. this weekend for its national convention. It is the party's last major gathering before the provincial election this fall. Concrete barriers and fencing have gone up in some areas around the CentreExpo, where the convention is taking place, and only local traffic will be allowed on some streets. Caroline St-Hilaire, a former Bloc Québécois Member of Parliament and former Longueuil mayor, will host the event. She will r