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Experts have found a man charged with killing 10 people at a Colorado supermarket earlier this year is mentally incompetent to stand trial for now, attorneys said during a court hearing Friday. (Dec. 4)
As the climate crisis continues to threaten our planet, experts are calling for nuclear energy as part of the response. Dr. Christopher Keefer, president of Canadian for Nuclear Energy, shares his insight on the issue.
Elections Alberta says it was improper — but not partisan — when an employee posted testy Twitter responses to concerned citizens on municipal election day. Some MLAs say the now-deleted social media posts damaged the office's credibility, and Elections Alberta should be more transparent about the consequences for the employee responsible. "This hurts the confidence in Elections Alberta," said United Conservative Party MLA Tany Yao, during an all-party legislative committee meeting Friday. Chief
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) — Stacey Abrams announced a long-awaited second run for Georgia governor this week, but with Democrats facing a sour national environment and Republican Gov. Brian Kemp facing challenges within his own party, the 2022 campaign will look different from 2018. Abrams' narrow loss, highlighted by her claims that Kemp used his prior post as secretary of state to unfairly push voters away, vaulted her to national stardom in a year when Democrats nationwide capitalized on then-President Do
German Chancellor-designate Olaf Scholz's center-left party gave its overwhelming approval Saturday to forming a new government with environmentalist and pro-business parties — the first of three such decisions needed for Scholz to take office next week. Scholz's Social Democrats narrowly won Germany's Sept. 26 election and launched negotiations with the Greens and the business-friendly Free Democrats to form a governing coalition that hasn't been tried before at the federal level. They emerged
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Andre Blake shook his head at the photo that captured the Jamaican goalie carried off the pitch on the shoulders of his Philadelphia Union teammates. Blake was swooped up by the Union after stopping two penalty kicks that ushered the franchise straight into easily the biggest game in its Major League Soccer history — Sunday’s Eastern Conference final against New York City FC. Blake’s Instagram photos and stories this week were loaded with action shots and Union players mobbed
Authorities in Panama found 10 million dollars of illegal drug money hidden in a residential house in Nueva Providencia. View on euronews
OTTAWA — House of Commons Speaker Anthony Rota says the chamber's governing body overstepped its authority when it required anyone entering the Commons precinct to be fully vaccinated. Rota sided Thursday with the Conservatives in concluding that the all-party board of internal economy did not have the authority to impose a vaccine mandate. He said only the House itself can make a decision to restrict access to the chamber and other parliamentary buildings. However, Rota's ruling changes nothing
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden helped light the National Christmas Tree on Thursday while remembering those lost to the COVID-19 pandemic and crediting the American people for his optimism. Biden also paid tribute to service members, thanking them for their sacrifices. “We are a great nation because of you, the American people,” Biden said, joined on stage by his wife, first lady Jill Biden. “You've made me so optimistic.” It was Biden's first time participating in the nearly 100-year-old
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron met Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Saturday for the final leg of a two-day Gulf tour. Concerns over Iran's nuclear program, the multiple crises in Lebanon and the ongoing war in Yemen were expected to be aired in private by both sides. Earlier in the day, Macron was in Qatar, where he told reporters that France and a number of European nations were considering opening a joint diplomatic mission in Afghanistan but stre
The Durham Region Health Department says they have confirmed one case of the Omicron variant from a close contact of a returning traveller from a country in southern Africa. Erica Vella reports.
The Canadian economy added 154,000 jobs in November, more than four times what analysts were predicting. Several factors are behind the massive jump, including the end of income support programs, Canada’s economy reopening and flexible working arrangements being implemented by companies.
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WHITEHORSE — Yukon is reporting another death from COVID-19. It is the 14th person to die in the territory from complications of COVID-19 since its first death was reported in October 2020. The territory also says in a statement it has 14 new COVID-19 cases and 62 active infections. Yukon Premier Sandy Silver told a news conference Wednesday that the territory would be lifting some health restrictions this weekend. As of Dec. 4, proof of vaccination will no longer be required for faith-based gat
Here's the latest for Wednesday December 2nd: Blinken and Lavrov meet in Stockholm; Netherlands moves to tough lockdown amid omicron variant fears; Major railway between Laos and China to open Friday; Pope lands in Cyprus as start of a trip. (Dec. 2)
Multiple cases of the omicron coronavirus variant have been detected in New York, health officials said Thursday, including a man who attended an anime convention in Manhattan in late November. (Dec. 3)
Many of BC's highways closed due to mudslides and washouts after multiple storms wreaked havoc on the province. Now many are starting to reopen. But as Aaron McArthur reports, it will be a while before traffic patterns return to normal.
CBC audience asks whether to allow an unvaxxed person to a holiday gathering