Spotted in London, Ontario, a large mama snapping turtle nesting in the sand.
Spotted in London, Ontario, a large mama snapping turtle nesting in the sand.
The commander of the Royal Canadian Navy has publicly apologized for golfing with former top soldier, retired general Jonathan Vance, who is under a military police investigation over allegations of inappropriate behaviour with female subordinates. Vice-Admiral Craig Baines issued a written statement Sunday night addressed to all military members and national defence public servants saying he was sorry for his conduct. Baines confirmed he golfed with Vance and military's second-in-command, Lt.-G
A trial is set to begin today for Linda O'Leary, the wife of celebrity businessman Kevin O'Leary, who is charged in a boat crash that killed two people. The collision -- which took place on Lake Joseph, north of Toronto on the night of Aug. 24, 2019 -- also left three people injured. Linda O'Leary faces one charge of careless operation of a vessel under the Canada Shipping Act. Her lawyer has previously said she is a "cautious" and "experienced" boater, and described the incident as a "terrible
Ontario reported 530 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, up from 502 new infections on Saturday. The province is reporting an additional seven deaths. The seven-day average of daily cases, which smooths out peaks and valleys in the data, fell to 514, its lowest point in more than eight months. The new cases include 102 in Toronto, 97 in Waterloo, 81 in Peel Region, 68 in the Porcupine Health Unit, 24 in Hamilton, and 24 in Ottawa, according to Health Minister Christine Elliott. Toronto, Peel Region, W
TORONTO — More Ontarians will be able to book an accelerated second dose of COVID-19 vaccine starting today. Those who received a first jab of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine can now book their second shot after eight weeks. The Ontario government had previously set a minimum wait time of 12 weeks for people who took a first dose of AstraZeneca. They can choose whether to get a second dose of AstraZeneca, or switch to an mRNA vaccine made by Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna. People who live in regions
To Linh Diep is no stranger to hardship. The Cantonese-speaking senior arrived in Canada as a refugee in the 1990s and spent decades working in a Vancouver food processing plant, handling sea urchins, known for their spiny shells that can sting. Few things, however, have stung Diep as much as the racist words and slap across the face she received recently amid the rise in anti-Asian racism in Vancouver. Diep, like many other Chinese-speaking seniors in Vancouver's Chinatown, has been wary of lea
Sitting in her Ottawa apartment on a hot morning, Mumilaaq Qaqqaq thinks about her grandparents, who, like most Nunavut Inuit of their generation, grew up on the land. She thinks about her father, who was also born there but moved with his family into what's known today as Baker Lake, the only inland community in Nunavut and the closest one to the geographic centre of Canada. "Thinking about those two completely different worlds and completely different times — how short the amount of time there
BRUSSELS — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is joining a meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization with Canada reiterating its broad support for Ukraine, but not whether it will back a move by Kyiv to join the military alliance amid tensions with Russia. The federal government said last week Canada will continue to help address security threats in the region, but did not go as far as saying it would throw its unbridled support behind Ukraine's push for NATO membership at the summit. Ukraine
WOLSELEY, Sask. — A province mourned the loss of a slain RCMP officer on Sunday, remembering the Mountie as a compassionate fixture of his rural Saskatchewan community. Const. Shelby Patton, 26, died Saturday morning after he stopped a suspected stolen truck in the small town of Wolseley, Sask., east of Regina. He was hit by the truck while outside of his police vehicle, RCMP said. The truck took off and Patton died at the scene. Two hours later a man and a woman were arrested in a field outside
Arnold Ambler said three minutes after the storm hit, hail smashed through a skylight — sending him and his family scrambling to cover their possessions with blankets as massive pieces of ice, glass and rain came pouring in. Now, one year to the day after the hailstorm that battered northeast Calgary, Ambler said you can still see signs of the damage. "Sadly, we would like to forget that day. Still driving around that community … it's a stark reminder of that evening," the Skyview Ranch Communit
Edmonton Police are investigating a report that a Somali Canadian woman who was wearing a hijab was attacked Friday night, the latest in a series of attacks on Black and racialized Muslim women in recent months. Jibril Ibrahim, president of the Somali Canadian Cultural Society (SCCS), said the Edmonton woman who is in her 50s, was grabbed by her neck and pushed down to the sidewalk by an unknown person while she was out for a walk near Edmonton's Northmount neighbourhood at about 9 p.m. "She was
A Regina man got back the chance to become a father when he came out of a COVID-19-related coma after five weeks. Hien Thach was hanging on by a thread after he was hospitalized at the Regina General Hospital due to the virus, which he contracted on March 25. The second day he was admitted, he went into a coma after experiencing seizures, difficulty breathing and a high fever. Doctors told his wife Tina, who is seven months pregnant, that it was unlikely Thach would awaken. "During that time the
The latest on Israel’s incoming government (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Palestinian Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’s office has little to say about Israel's new government headed by Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, calling it an “internal Israeli affair.” Abbas spokesman Nabil Abu Rdeneh said Sunday that the Palestinian position remains “adherence to international legitimacy and the two-state solution by establishing an independent Palestinian state on the 1967 borders, with East Jerusalem
Officials slammed after municipal authorities in Portugal handed the personal details of anti-Kremlin activists to the Russian embassy in LisbonView on euronews
The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit reported 13 new cases of COVID-19 between Saturday and Sunday, with no additional deaths. Of the new cases, five are close contacts of a confirmed case, five are still being investigated and three are from the community. There are 122 active cases, 56 of which are variants of concern. According to the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU), 13 people are in hospital with COVID-19. Three workplaces are currently experiencing a COVID-19 outbreak, including: O
Dr. Andrew O'Keefe is an allergy and immunology specialist in St. John's.(Paula Gale/CBC) Allergy sufferers are accustomed to a runny nose and watery eyes during high pollen counts, although they may also be anxious about potential COVID-19 infection in the midst of a pandemic. Dr. Andrew O'Keefe said it's important to know the similarities and differences, and cautions that patients should not jump to conclusions. O'Keefe said some symptoms typical of perennial and seasonal allergies, which als
Museums in B.C. are taking steps to address their problematic history with Indigenous people and improve the way they share stories and build relationships with the communities from which their collections — often stolen — come from. Sue Rowley, curator at the Museum of Anthropology at UBC, said the first step in reconciliation for museums is to acknowledge their past. "We are colonial institutions," Rowley told On the Coast host Gloria Macarenko. "That's our history. That's where we've come fro
The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Monday June 14, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 383,285 new vaccinations administered for a total of 29,008,156 doses given. Nationwide, 4,593,695 people or 12 per cent of the population has been fully vaccinated. The provinces have administered doses at a rate of 76,540.13 per 100,000. There were no new vaccines delivered to the provinces and territories for a total of 31,432,264 doses delivered so far. The
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — A moderate Islamist party claimed victory Sunday in Algeria's legislative election even though results were not expected for several more days. Less than 24 hours after polls closed in the North African country, the head of the Movement for a Peaceful Society said the party “leads results in the majority of wilayas (regions) and overseas.” Party chief Abderrazak Makri also denounced alleged fraud attempts "to change the results.” The party did not provide the basis for it
One new case of COVID-19 is being reported in Newfoundland and Labrador on Sunday.(Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press) There is one new case of COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador on Sunday, the fewest new cases in a single day since April 27. The new case is a woman in the Western Health region of the province under the age of 20. The woman is a contact of a previously known case, and is connected to the cluster identified in the region. The number of active cases in the province has moved down t
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