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CBC's virtual road trip series Land of Living Stories explores the hidden gems across Saskatchewan. Summertime means camping. And many of us have certain parks we flock to with campers, tents and barbecues in tow. Regional parks hold a special place in the hearts of many people — some have been going to the same regional parks for most, if not all, of their lives. So pack up your picnic baskets and beach umbrellas. It's time to hop in the car and travel to three of Saskatchewan's most beloved re
International animal rescue organization No Dogs Left Behind has helped secure and provide passage for cats and dogs left behind when U.S. troops evacuated from Afghanistan in August 2021. The final 10 dogs, which were originally left behind because they were too young or not strong enough to travel, have now arrived in Canada and were brought to the group's sanctuary in Scarborough, Ont.
A portrait of Siksika Nation Chief Ouray Crowfoot was unveiled in Calgary Saturday night. Dressed in a traditional buckskin designed by his great-grandfather Joe Crowfoot, the current chief is painted standing near Blackfoot Crossing. The historically significant spot, about 100 kilometres east of Calgary, is where Treaty 7 was signed. "When I saw the picture for the first time, when I saw the photo, it took me back to that spot. It took me back to, almost took me back to when the treaty was bei
Bonnie is expected to undergo intensification to become a hurricane in the Pacific by Monday as the remnants of Colin bring additional rainfall and gusty winds to North Carolina's Outer Banks Sunday.
OTTAWA — Thousands of celebrants who flocked to the national capital for Canada Day festivities heard an impassioned appeal for unity on Friday as the prime minister urged them to reclaim the Maple Leaf as a national symbol. The exhortation from Justin Trudeau and other dignitaries came on another potentially divisive day in Ottawa, as those intent on marking the first in-person Canada Day celebrations since the COVID-19 pandemic honoured the occasion alongside protesters opposed to public healt
JERUSALEM (Reuters) -Lebanon's Hezbollah said on Saturday it had sent three unarmed drones towards an Israeli Mediterranean gas rig, which the Israeli military said it had intercepted. There was no immediate response from Lebanese authorities to the incident, which came amid tensions over the location of the Israeli rig and long-standing but so-far fruitless U.S.-mediated efforts to agree on a maritime border. Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz said Hezbollah was "preventing the state of Lebanon from reaching an agreement regarding maritime borders, which are critical to the economy and prosperity of the Lebanese nation".
One half of Daft Punk is back but this time it's classical as Thomas Bangalter composes his first piece for a symphony orchestraView on euronews
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece is receiving European assistance for the summer wildfire season, with the first group of firefighters arriving in Athens. The 28 Romanian firefighters were welcomed Saturday by Climate Crisis and Civil Protection Minister Christos Stylianides and the leadership of Greece’s Fire Service. A total of more than 200 firefighters from six European countries will eventually be deployed to Greece. “Romania is happy to join the pre-positioning program with a specialized firef
RCMP officers in Saanich, B.C., have identified 22-year-old twin brothers Matthew and Isaac Auchterlonie as the two armed bank robbers who were killed by police in a shootout on Tuesday.
Randy Bachman has performed many times on Canada Day, but the event he played this year is like no other. The former member of the Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive flew to Japan to reclaim a guitar that he's been hunting for decades. "I'm really happy. I'm getting my lost Gretsch guitar back," the 78-year-old rocker told CBC News in a meeting room inside the Canadian Embassy in Tokyo. The guitar is a 1957 Gretsch 6120 Chet Atkins, in orange, which he bought from a Winnipeg music store when
Dr. Tiffany Brooks's career was sparked by something that happened during her childhood. "Back in elementary school, my mom had a surgery and that got me interested in medicine ... looking up YouTube videos all the time, learning what it was all about," she said. Years later, that curiosity led to Brooks graduating from Dalhousie University's school of medicine in May. She's starting her residency in family medicine this month. Brooks is the first person to become a medical doctor from Sitansisk
On this day in weather history, an alligator might have enjoyed a trip in a waterspout.
Which Ottawa-born entertainer was appointed to the Order of Canada? What forced OC Transpo to stop running buses on a temporary bridge installed during LRT construction? And which community has temporarily lost access to its local emergency department? These are just a few of the questions designed to vex and perplex you in this week's CBC Ottawa news quiz. On a desktop computer? For the best quiz-taking experience, click on the arrows in the bottom right-hand corner of the quiz widget to expand
Over 1,300 customers in the Kennebecasis Valley Fundy area and Fredericton-Oromocto region are experiencing an unplanned power outage. N.B. Power's website indicates the bulk of the outages are along a stretch from Evandale and Grand Bay-Westfield. Close to 1,250 people in these areas are experiencing power outages. N.B. Power spokesperson Marc Belliveau said a call came in regarding a power outage in the Rothesay area at around noon Sunday. Approximately 980 customers in the region have lost po
CAIRO (Reuters) -Two women were killed in shark attacks in Egypt's Red Sea, south of the city of Hurghada, the Egyptian Ministry of Environment said on Sunday. It also mentioned that the Governor of the Red Sea Governorate, Major General Amr Hanafi, has issued an order to suspend all activity in the area surrounding the attacks. A security source also added that the Austrian woman had been living in Egypt over the past five years with her Egyptian husband.
A new advisory published by the American Health Association (AHA) now includes sleep quality as one of the essential factors for optimal cardiac health.
A successful Canadian campaign on Sicilian shores during the Second World War is getting attention after two friends began a quest to find photographs of the soldiers who were killed in action. More than 26,000 Canadians were part of the campaign, Operation Husky. The Allied troops sailed into the Sicilian shores to fight the Axis forces on July 10, 1943. And Canadian troops liberated the small hilltop town of Agira on their march over the island. Of the 562 Canadian soldiers who died, 490 are b
A single father on Newfoundland's west coast is struggling to find affordable housing for himself and his young children. Robert King has separated from his wife, and is in the process of searching for housing for himself and his two young children. But in Corner Brook, King has only found landlords flooded with applicants. Speaking with Newfoundland Morning, King detailed some of the struggles he has faced throughout his search. "Just finding a place here is crazy," said King. "As soon as one b
Land claim settlement agreements can be full of legal jargon and complex writing, but Marlisa Brown said she has an idea of how to make them more accessible. Her policy research paper Reconnecting to Our Relations: The Need for Formal Land Claim and Self-Government Education in the Northwest Territories, looks at the current resources in place aimed at helping people better understand self-government and land claim agreements and gives policy recommendations to further support this. One of the r
Members and allies of the LGBTQ community take part in a pride march in London, with rainbow flags, hula hoops and headdresses on full displayView on euronews