Fearless Forecast Week 2: 4 REC, 114 YDS
Projected Points: 13.4
Fearless Forecast Week 2: 4 REC, 114 YDS
Projected Points: 13.4
Health officials in New Brunswick reported 75 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday — the highest single-day count the province has had since the onset of the pandemic. A total of 199 cases of the disease were recorded over the weekend in New Brunswick, bringing the active case count to 484, chief medical officer Dr. Jennifer Russell said Monday. It comes as the province's proof of vaccination requirement is set to begin Tuesday night at midnight for those who wish to enter recreational establishments
The move comes days after U.S. regulators said it would sue Coinbase if it went ahead with its program allowing users to earn interest by lending digital assets. "As we continue our work to seek regulatory clarity for the crypto industry as a whole, we've made the difficult decision not to launch the USDC APY program," Coinbase's blog post said. USDC is a stablecoin that is pegged to the U.S. dollar and can be redeemed for $1 on a one-to-one basis.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -General Motors Co said on Monday that battery production for its recalled Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle had resumed and that battery replacements will begin next month. GM said supplier LG battery plants in Holland and Hazel Park, Michigan, have resumed production and LG is adding capacity to provide more battery cells to GM. Last week, the largest U.S. automaker said it would extend a shutdown of a Michigan assembly plant to mid-October following a new recall of its Bolt electric vehicles over battery issues after 13 reported fires.
NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors at the R. Kelly sex trafficking trial ended their case Monday after calling dozens of witnesses over the past month who detailed the government’s sweeping allegations against the singer in lurid detail. The defense began its case later in the day by starting to call Kelly loyalists to the witness stand in an effort to cast doubt on some of the accusers’ accounts. A New York City jury has heard several women and two men who were in Kelly's celebrity orbit tell the pane
Inuvik's "Covid Killer Express," a hospital bus that transported the COVID-19 vaccines to communities in the region, is back on the road but this time it's targeting the town's underhoused population. "Our mandate is to reach out to groups of people or populations that maybe have some hesitancy coming to a health centre, and making it approachable," said Sarah Fitzgerald, a registered nurse and the Beaufort Delta's regional quality risk manager. "Offering accessible care is about going to where
Canadians are heading to polls across the country today, Monday, Sept. 20, after Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau called the snap election 36 days ago.
WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government has expanded its eligibility criteria for people wanting a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. The province says it has added residents and staff in First Nations personal care homes. Dr. Marcia Anderson, who is the public health lead with the First Nations pandemic response team, said the decision will affect about 200 residents and about 400 staff in 10 personal care homes. First Nations people in Manitoba have been disproportionately affected by the virus. The
Ottawa reported 60 more cases of COVID-19 Monday. Most of the city's outbreaks are in child-care settings. Health officials outside the capital reported new COVID-19 deaths over the weekend. Today's Ottawa update Ottawa Public Health (OPH) reported 60 new COVID-19 cases and no more deaths on Monday. That brings the total to 501 known active cases in Ottawa, close to numbers last seen in early June, toward the end of the pandemic's third wave. A pandemic update is expected during an OPH meeting M
MARY'S HARBOUR, N.L. — A coast guard vessel and a provincial water bomber continued a search Monday for two missing fishermen, after the father of one of the lost men called on Ottawa to resume a full search off the coast of Labrador. Dwight Russell said in an interview Monday morning his family in Mary's Harbour has been "set adrift" by the military and the Canadian Coast Guard, after the joint search and rescue co-ordination centre in Halifax indicated Sunday evening that was transferring the
A veteran Houston police officer was killed Monday morning while serving a felony warrant. Another officer was also shot and is reported in stable condition. The man sought on the warrant also died. (Sept. 20)
OSHAWA, Ont. — Police east of Toronto say they are looking for a teenage girl after another teen was allegedly stabbed. Durham regional police say officers were called to a school property around 6:15 p.m. Sunday in Oshawa, Ont. They say officers found a 15-year-old girl there with stab wounds. They say she was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening stab wounds. They say the suspect fled the area before police arrived. Police say the suspect was a teen girl who wore her dark hair in a bun a
The Yellowknife Community Arena will be used to operate a temporary day and overnight shelter, according to a news release issued Monday. The government of the Northwest Territories said the shelter at the arena will provide food, washrooms, showers, bedding and cots. The announcement came after Yellowknife's combined day shelter and overnight sobering centre on 50th Street closed indefinitely on Sept. 11, after the city started experiencing community transmission of COVID-19. "The opening of th
(Reuters) -Royal Dutch Shell said on Monday it would sell its Permian Basin assets to ConocoPhillips for $9.5 billion in cash, an exit from the largest U.S. oilfield for the energy major shifting its focus to the clean energy transition. For ConocoPhillips, it is the second sizable acquisition in a year in the heart of the U.S. shale industry, as American and European producers diverge in whether to focus on hydrocarbons going forward. Like all of the world's largest oil companies, Shell is under pressure from investors to reduce fossil-fuel investments to help reduce global carbon emissions and fight climate change.
Bugs, bugs, and more bugs.
Mattawa’s pigeon feeders have been warned—the free lunches stop now. Council recently approved a bylaw prohibiting the feeding of pigeons, a ban that encompasses the entire municipality. Cracked corn, seeds, cereal grains, wheat, and barley make delectable dishes for pigeons, and many people enjoy indulging this aviary desire to while away some time, or to make the birds’ lives a little easier. But for Mattawa residents the practice is no longer accepted. And those who continue distributing the
A soldier being court-martialled on Prince Edward Island for sexual assault and disgraceful behaviour has been found guilty on both charges. A military judge handed down the decision on Friday at the J. David Stewart Armoury in Charlottetown, following a court martial that began Sept. 8. During the military trial, the female victim testified the soldier entered her bedroom on a military base in Nova Scotia and forcibly restrained her while he tried to kiss her. On the first day of the trial, the
A new pedestrian and bicycle path has received $213,633 in provincial funding to be constructed between Skidegate First Nation and the Village of Queen Charlotte, joining the two communities along a 12.5 km stretch of Highway 16. “We’re working to safely connect more communities here in the North through new active transportation infrastructure… giving people better access to cleaner and more efficient ways of getting around,” Jennifer Rice, MLA for North Coast, said. In the cost-sharing agreeme
Elections Canada apologized Monday for technical problems with an application on its website that tells Canadians where to vote in the federal election. The site's voter information service page usually lets Canadians find their polling station by entering their postal code and address. Voters can also search based on electoral district names. But many took to social media Monday to complain that they were receiving the same error: "We were unable to find your voting location. Please call the of
The amount of garbage washing up on the shores of McNabs Island in Halifax harbour is increasing, even after 30 years of cleanups. "It's getting worse. There's more and more ocean debris," Cathy McCarthy, the president of the Friends of McNabs Island Society, told CBC Radio's Maritime Noon on Monday. "It has not really decreased, even though there's more awareness about ocean pollution and ocean plastics." McCarthy has been organizing annual cleanups of McNabs Island, which is only accessible by
The Wheelhouse Brewery is planning a change of scenery from its iconic building in Cowbay to another historical location overlooking Prince Rupert’s Rotary Waterfront Park, next year. During the winter months of 2020, the brewery’s owners secured a lease deal with the City of Prince Rupert for the now-defunct CN building, located at Rupert’s Landing. “I’m worried and I’m excited,” James Witzke told The Northern View, on Sept. 16. “We know that we created an experience down at the brewery … we kn