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The popularity of hashtags like #MeToo speaks to society’s increasing embrace of important issues like sexual assault and harassment
Ottawa parents are being told their children born in 2017 who aren't yet five years old, but were able to get a first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine earlier this month, will potentially wait several months for a second dose instead of the recommended eight weeks. Children who turned five in 2021 were able to get their first dose before their birthday, but a change in policy this year means children will have to wait until their fifth birthday to get their first dose. The same policy is now in plac
TORONTO — The sex assault trial of Canadian musician Jacob Hoggard is set to begin in May after it was postponed multiple times due to COVID-19 restrictions. The trial, which will be heard by a jury, is now scheduled to start May 2 and continue until early June. Hoggard, the frontman for the band Hedley, was initially set to stand trial in January of last year but it was postponed by several months, and then again to this month. The trial was delayed again because new jury trials have been put o
OTTAWA — Canada Post is seeking "clarification" from the federal government about face masks after drawing criticism for refusing to let employees bring their own N95 masks to work. The Crown corporation earlier this week said employees had to use a Canada Post-issued non-medical cloth or disposable medical mask, or they would be sent home. The news prompted criticism from some health professionals and the union representing postal workers. Canadian Union of Postal Workers President Jan Simpson
One of three people accused of supplying ammunition to the man responsible for killing 22 people in a Nova Scotia shooting rampage in April 2020 has pleaded guilty to a single charge. James Banfield, 65, is the brother of Lisa Banfield, the gunman's common-law partner. The siblings, along with Brian Brewser, 61, are accused of supplying Gabriel Wortman with ammunition prior to the killings. A lawyer for James Banfield appeared in Nova Scotia provincial court Friday to enter a guilty plea on a ch
A man arrested nearly two years ago in connection with a fatal shooting in Surrey, B.C., has been convicted of manslaughter. On Thursday, Robert Tomljenovic was found guilty of manslaughter and robbery with a firearm in the shooting death of Pritpal Singh, 21, according to the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team. Singh was found dead on the front lawn of a residence in the 8800-block of 138A Street in Surrey, B.C., in the early hours of April 7, 2020. Police identified and arrested Tomeljenov
Thanks for watching Its Only Food w/Chef John Politte. In this video we are showing you how to make green Schug sauce, a middle eastern hot sauce. Here is the recipe: Ingredients • 4-jalapeno peppers • 1 Tablespoon minced fresh garlic • ½ cup fresh parsley • ½ cup fresh cilantro • 1 Tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice • ½ teaspoon salt • ¼ teaspoon cumin • 1 teaspoon coriander seeds • ½ cup olive oil Method • De-seed the jalapenos if you wish to • Add half the olive oil into a food processor or blender, along with the jalapeno peppers and pulse a few times to break down the peppers. • Add the rest of the ingredients and the remaining olive oil and continue to pulse to emulsify the mixture. The results should be a chunky sauce with pieces of the herbs in it. Enjoy!
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — This season was supposed to be Diego Simeone’s chance to firmly establish Atlético Madrid as Spain’s top team and cap his incredibly successful decade as its coach. While Barcelona lost Lionel Messi and Real Madrid had to replace coach Zinedine Zidane, Atlético strengthened its championship squad with the return of Antoine Griezmann and the signing of attacking players Rodrigo de Paul and Matheus Cunha. It looked like the perfect scenario to repeat as Spanish league champ
Quebec Premier François Legault says that situation in the province's hospitals remains too fragile to relax COVID-19 restrictions, unlike neighbouring Ontario which announced a plan to reopen gyms, restaurants and cinemas by the end of the month.
IQALUIT, Nunavut — The City of Iqaluit shut down its water treatment plant Wednesday after the water was contaminated last week with fuel for the second time. The city said a breach in the system is suspected to have caused residents to smell fuel in their water, with breaches detected last week and Wednesday. The city said it is using a bypass system to pump water to residents instead and the entire territorial capital is now under a precautionary boil water advisory. Nunavut's health departmen
Total and Chevron said that the abuses had worsened since the military overthrew the civilian government in a coup last February.View on euronews
An airstrike on the port city of Hodeida has wiped out internet services across Yemen.View on euronews
OTTAWA (Reuters) -Canada is seeing early signs that a wave of infections caused by the Omicron variant of COVID-19 may have peaked, but hospitals are still under intense strain, chief public health officer Theresa Tam said on Friday. Tam made her remarks days after the provinces of Ontario and Quebec - which together account for around 61% of Canada's population of 38.5 million - said they were more optimistic about their ability to deal with coronavirus infections. "There are early indications that infections may have peaked at the national level," Tam said, noting daily case counts had dropped 28% compared to the previous week.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — In a self-appraisal that didn't always fit with the facts, President Joe Biden on Wednesday made the dubious assertion that he's outperformed all expectations on the pandemic in his first year and inflated his contribution to COVID-era economic growth. A look at some of Biden's comments in a news conference that stretched for nearly two hours: PANDEMIC BIDEN on COVID-19: “I didn’t overpromise. I have probably outperformed what anybody thought would happen.” THE FACTS: That's a
This adorable baby is the biggest fan of 'The Little Mermaid'! So big in fact that he knows every scene of the movie, and if you don't believe us check out this awesome clip!
Emerson-Franklin Reeve Dave Carlson says illegal border crossings have gone down in recent years so he was surprised to hear of the deaths. RCMP say two adults, a teen and a baby likely froze to death while trying to cross the border. American authorities have charged a man from Florida with human smuggling in the case.
The U.S. and its NATO allies performed damage control and showed their support for Ukraine a day after President Joe Biden’s comments about how the U.S. would respond to Russia invading Ukraine.
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announces that some data shows Alberta has reached and surpassed the peak of the Omicron wave of COVID-19, but that does come with a word of caution.
Manitoba RCMP Assistant Commissioner Jane MacLatchy announced the tragic deaths of four people, including an infant and a teen, near the Canada/US border Thursday.