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In his first public remarks since a serious car crash earlier this year, golf icon Tiger Woods said he may never play full time again. But many of his fans are still looking forward to his return to the game.
A City of Edmonton survey suggests 42 per cent of respondents don't want the city to raise property taxes in 2022. The city received 8,644 responses to a tax levy survey posted online from Nov. 17 to Nov. 24. The results also suggest 34 per cent of respondents favour a tax increase while 18 per cent want their city taxes cut. The city is proposing a 1.8 per cent increase on residential property taxes next year. If the increase is approved, the average household would pay about $714 in property t
At the London premiere of the second season of Netflix's video game adaptation "The Witcher," star Henry Cavill hints that a third season may be a possibility. (Dec. 2)
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Canada has expanded the list of countries from which travellers are banned and will require everyone arriving from anywhere except the U.S. to take a COVID-19 and isolate upon arrival over concerns about the omicron variant, which is already in at least four provinces.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Leading up to Wednesday's major abortion case at the Supreme Court, the justices have heard from thousands of people and organizations urging the court to either save or scrap two historic abortion decisions. But on Wednesday they'll hear from just three lawyers: one representing the state of Mississippi, another representing Mississippi's only abortion clinic and the last representing the Biden administration. For each, it’s a chance to be part of what is likely to be a histor
BEIJING (Reuters) -Beijing took umbrage on Thursday at the suspension of Women's Tennis Association (WTA) tournaments in China in solidarity with Peng Shuai after the player made a sexual assault accusation then disappeared from public view. Foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin did not directly mention the WTA https://www.reuters.com/article/tennis-wta-china-idUKL1N2SM3FC but pointedly said China "opposes the politicization of sports". In an editorial, the Global Times newspaper, published by the ruling Communist Party's People's Daily, said the WTA was betraying the Olympic spirit and bringing politics into tennis.
The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection voted Wednesday to pursue contempt charges against Jeffrey Clark, a former Justice Department official who refused to answer the committee's questions. (Dec. 2)
Former model KC Allan gave a statement to Winnipeg police last year, but Manitoba prosecutors declined to charge Peter Nygard.
The Saskatchewan government is requiring parents to accompany their children aged five to 12 for their COVID-19 vaccination. For students in grades 5 and 6, the policy is a departure from usual in-school vaccination processes. For other vaccines, students in these grades are able to bring a consent form and get their shot without a parent present. The SHA sent out a letter to parents and guardians in Prince Albert on Nov. 22 informing them of a change in policy requiring all students to be accom
Personal finance expert Rubina Ahmed-Haq shares advice on sticking to a budget this December.
The federal government announced Tuesday that all air travellers entering Canada -- except for those from the U.S. -- will need to take a COVID-19 test at the airport and isolate until they get results. Jackie Wilson has more.
Alberta's oil-and-gas fuelled economic recovery shows signs of continuing into next year, according to a new forecast from RBC Economics. The report released Thursday predicts that Alberta's economy will grow by 4.7 per cent in 2022 — behind only Saskatchewan's 5.6 per cent — after tying Quebec for top spot with 5.9 per cent growth in 2021. It forecasts an unemployment rate of 6.7 per cent in 2022 (down from 8.7 per cent this year) and falling to 5.3 per cent in 2023. "Amazing what a rebound in
NSCAD University in Halifax has named Peggy Shannon as its new president, more than a year after the previous president of the art and design school was fired. Shannon has served as a professor and administrator at universities in the U.S. and Canada, including the University of California – Davis, Ryerson University and San Diego State University, where she currently works as the dean of the College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts. Shannon's appointment comes after the previous president,
The executive director of a P.E.I. advocacy group says she was "disturbed" when she heard a 16-year-old was allegedly called the N-word multiple times during a recent hockey game in Charlottetown. Halifax player Mark Connors, who is Black, said he faced racial slurs during his first game of the Falcons Early Bird Tournament, which was held last week. The Halifax Hawks U18 AA team goalie said players from a team in P.E.I. later approached him and a teammate at the hotel where the teams were stayi
Major League Baseball plunged into its first work stoppage in a quarter-century when the sport's collective bargaining agreement expired and owners immediately locked out players in a move that threatens spring training and opening day. (Dec. 2)
ATLANTA (AP) — Two Georgia election workers filed a defamation lawsuit Thursday against a conservative website, accusing it of knowingly publishing and spreading false stories saying they engaged in ballot fraud during the 2020 general election. Fulton County elections workers Ruby Freeman and Wandrea “Shaye” Moss, a mother and daughter, filed the lawsuit against The Gateway Pundit, its owner Jim Hoft and his brother Joe Hoft, a contributor to the site. Among other things, the lawsuit says the w
N.W.T. Health Minister Julie Green offered an apology Wednesday to families affected by the temporary closure of birthing services at the Stanton Territorial Hospital in Yellowknife. Green, along with Kim Riles, the chief executive officer of the Health and Social Services Authority, and Jim Antoine of the Health and Social Services Leadership Council, spoke publicly at noon to give an update on the staffing shortages at Stanton and the service reduction at the obstetrics unit. On Wednesday, Gre
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