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They're back — and they're hoping locals and tourists alike will take in what they have to offer. For the past 17 years, the Trails Tales Tunes Festival has been the unofficial kick-off to the tourism season in Gros Morne National Park, in western Newfoundland. Even during the pandemic, the Norris Point-based festival survived, albeit in a different form. Following a virtual event in 2020, organizers of the festival managed to offer a hybrid event last season, with severely reduced capacity for
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Hundreds of Islanders are missing their diagnostic imaging appointments. There have been about 200 missed appointments each month over the last few months — double the amount that were missed in February and early March of 2020, according to Health P.E.I. Gailyne MacPherson, the director of diagnostic imaging for Health P.E.I., says the province has been sending text or phone reminders for ultrasounds, MRIs and mammograms through an app called Skip the Waiting Room. "We are believing that it is
One person is in life-threatening condition after a fire fully engulfed a garage in Scarborough on Saturday morning. Toronto Fire Services responded to a call just after 5 a.m. near Homestead Road and Coronation Drive. The fire, which was close to other homes, was quickly upgraded to two-alarm, Toronto Fire Services tweeted. A man in his 70s was taken to a hospital burn unit in life-threatening condition, Toronto EMS deputy commander Arnon Goldenberg told CBC Toronto. The fire marshal is current
Three Canadians detail their recent travel experiences, frustrated after spending hours to go through airport customs and security.
The N.W.T. public prosecution service has set up a specialized team to handle cases involving sexual assault, to give trauma-informed supports to victims going through the court process. "We want to try to make it as comfortable as possible, knowing that it's never going to be an easy process," said Annie Piché, general counsel for the new team. The team will rely on input from members of the community who are affected by sexual violence to develop culturally-sensitive and trauma-informed approa
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Summer Lee has won a five-way Democratic primary for a Pittsburgh-based U.S. House seat, making her the favorite in the heavily Democratic district to win the fall general election and become the first Black woman elected to Congress from Pennsylvania. Friday was the fourth day of counting ballots after Tuesday's primary in the closely contested race for the open 12th District seat. Lee, a second-term state House member, lawyer and former labor organizer, comes from the pa
In November 2022, historic flooding devastated communities in the interior and Fraser Valley regions of British Columbia. To mark the six-month anniversary, CBC held a special live broadcast in Abbotsford to share the stories of people still trying to rebuild. This story is part of our series, "Six Months Later." Cherylle Douglas returned to her mobile home park in Merritt, B.C., several months after it was hit by floods from the nearby Coldwater River, but she says the homecoming wasn't all tha
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Elon Musk has made a name for himself and Tesla by breaking the rules, but the billionaire's latest comments on politics and a claim of sexual harassment against him that he said is untrue may hurt the brand in the eyes of some car owners and employees. The previous day, the Tesla chief executive, in the midst of a contentious effort to buy Twitter Inc, said he would now vote Republican instead of Democrat and called the Democrats a "party of division and hate." Tesla also was cut this week from the widely followed S&P 500 ESG Index, which an index executive said was due to issues including claims of racial discrimination within the company and crashes linked to its vehicles.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — It was lunch hour at the abortion clinic, so the nurse in the recovery room got her Bible out of her bag in the closet and began to read. “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding,” her favorite proverb says, and she returns to it again and again. “He will make your paths straight.” She believes God led her here, to a job at the West Alabama Women’s Center, tending to patients who’ve just had abortions. “I trust in God,” said Ramona, w
A church service was held on Thursday evening in Buffalo, New York to honor victims of the deadly supermarket shooting. (May 19)
SYDNEY (AP) — Scott Morrison said his conservative government had left Australia in a robust condition, even as voters on Saturday punished him for his handling of issues including climate change and the pandemic that helped give the center-left opposition its biggest victory for almost a decade. Morrison, 54, said he would step down as head of the Liberal party — the senior member of the conservative coalition that had ruled since 2013 — after conceding defeat to the Labor party and its leader
The design is finalized and construction is set to begin this summer on the $41.1 million Edmonton-Strathcona County Footbridge in northeast Edmonton. The project, which will connect 167th Avenue in Edmonton to Township Road 540 in Strathcona County, will improve connectivity to the regional trail system from Devon to Fort Saskatchewan. A quarter of the cost for the project is being covered by the City of Edmonton, with another quarter coming from the county and half will come from the River Val
Just in time for the May long weekend, the Trans-Canada Highway will reopen to traffic through Golden, British Columbia, starting at noon on Friday. Since April 12, Alberta drivers travelling to B.C. west of Golden have had to take a 90-minute detour from the Castle Junction intersection west of Banff, Alta., travelling south on Highway 93 through Kootenay National Park, then north from Radium, B.C., up Highway 95. The detour was to allow for crews to work on phase four of the Kicking Horse Cany
A new mother in northern Manitoba and her baby are doing well, after they were the focus of a call two RCMP officers won't soon forget. Responding to a call for service on Kinosao Sipi First Nation (also known as Norway House Cree Nation) Friday morning, RCMP constables Dylan Fedrau and Lindsay Bawn entered a home to find Christian Danis already in labour. Bawn cared for the woman while Fedrau delivered the baby, an RCMP news release said. RCMP officers later visited the family and brought the n
Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney told Euronews the UK is wrong if it thinks overriding the Northern Ireland Protocol would not provoke a trade war with the EU.View on euronews
People in the community of Dunnville, Ont., are searching for answers after crews discovered the body of a young girl in the Grand River. Forensic tests continue as investigators try to determine the girl’s identity.
Vitaliy Lusyi, 43, says he was tortured by Russian soldiers in the village of Borodyanka west of Kyiv after they incorrectly suspected he was stealing ammunition from them. His case is one of more than 400 in Borodyanka alone that local prosecutors are looking into.
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