STANLEY BRIDGE, P.E.I. — Phyllis Carr's voice broke with emotion as she surveyed damage to the historic town of Stanley Bridge, a small community on the north shore of Prince Edward Island. "It's very sad for those of us who lived here all of our lives and our parents lived here," she said, taking in a scene that has become all too familiar in towns and villages across Atlantic Canada battered and drenched by post-tropical storm Fiona. "Our life is going to change now around our harbour, and our
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In Nova Scotia hundreds of people have been displaced by post-tropical storm Fiona. On Sunday, residents of Cape Breton were beginning repairs and surveying the damage as politicians touched down to survey the devastation from the storm.
OTTAWA (Reuters) -Canada will drop all COVID-19 restrictions for travelers from Oct. 1, including vaccination and masking requirements for flights and trains, the government said on Monday. "As Canadians and international visitors look to make travel plans, the long-awaited removal of all remaining measures effective Oct. 1, 2022 will further expedite recovery for our industry and the Canadian economy," Canada's second-largest carrier WestJet Airlines said in a statement. The decision to end restrictions was based on Canada's vaccination rate, availability of newer vaccines and treatments and data showing the country had passed the peak of the latest wave of coronavirus infections, the government said.
Warning: This story contains sexually graphic details that may be disturbing to readers The RCMP confirmed Monday that it is looking into a threat of sexual violence directed at Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre's wife, Anaida Poilievre. Poilievre denounced the threat from far-right political commentator Jeremy MacKenzie and said his office contacted law enforcement about the matter. An RCMP spokesperson told CBC News Monday that it's looking into the report. "We can confirm that the matter h
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LONDON (AP) — Violent street protests erupted outside the Iranian embassy in London on Sunday, with rocks thrown at police and five protesters arrested. Large crowds have been gathering all week outside the Knightsbridge compound in protest against the death in Iranian police custody of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in Iran. She had been arrested by Iran's morality police for allegedly breaking headscarf rules and died on Sept. 16. London’s Metropolitan Police said that “a substantial group" of the la
TORONTO — The Ontario government is refusing to publicly divulge its progress in enrolling children in core autism therapies, after the last update showed it was far off its own target. Merrilee Fullerton, the minister of children, community and social services, has said the government would get 8,000 kids into core clinical services by the end of the fall, but as of last month that number was only about 888. Government officials said at that time that movement was initially slow due to getting
Officials with the RCMP have recovered the body of the missing woman with the assistance of the Canadian Coast Guard and the Stephenville and Barachois Search and Rescue teams. In a statement, police said the body was found shortly before 4 p.m. More to come Residents in southwestern Newfoundland are dealing with the aftermath of post-tropical storm Fiona, which destroyed more than 20 homes and has displaced hundreds of people. The damage in Port aux Basques was striking on Sunday morning, with
The cancellation of the WorldPride 2025 event in Taiwan is not only a loss for LGBTQ+ rights in Asia. It’s also emblematic of the influence of authoritarian regimes worldwide.
A group of Windsorites have joined a worldwide protest condemning the Iranian government and blaming it for the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini. "Every woman, everywhere in the world should have the freedom to choose what they want to wear and say," said Naz Reihani, who was part of the protest at the waterfront Sunday. "We should send a message to everyone that freedom is not for granted... and they should fight for freedom for every person in the world." Amini died in custody earlier this mon
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday he will travel to the Atlantic Canada regions impacted by post-tropical storm Fiona this week, adding that he would make the trip “as soon as possible.” The prime minister added that Canadian military personnel are already on the ground in Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island and are being deployed to Newfoundland.
BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium's justice minister remained under protection Monday after four people suspected of taking part in a plot by alleged drugs criminals to kidnap him were arrested in the Netherlands. Vincent Van Quickenborne said in a message on social media that he is “safe and in good hands" but will have to skip some planned activities in the coming days. In a video message relayed by broadcaster RTBF, Van Quickenborne said he was informed by the country's federal prosecutor that he was t
An investigation conducted by the Calgary Parking Authority, the city-operated agency that manages municipal parking services in the city, has revealed that the personal information of 145,895 customers was exposed for at least two months last year. It's a revelation that the chair of the cybersecurity program at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology is calling "shameful" and "negligent." "Something like this really shouldn't happen in IT departments these days," said John Zabiuk. Last ye
Across the Maritimes, eastern Quebec and in southwestern Newfoundland, the economic impact of post-tropical cyclone Fiona's wrath is still being tallied.
PHOENIX (AP) — Long before he assembled one of the largest far-right anti-government militia groups in U.S. history, before his Oath Keepers stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, Stewart Rhodes was a promising Yale Law School graduate. He secured a clerkship on the Arizona Supreme Court, in part thanks to his unusual life story: a stint as an Army paratrooper cut short by a training accident, followed by marriage, college and an Ivy League law degree. The clerkship was one more rung up from
Niagara Falls Mayor Jim Diodati says he's glad the federal government is dropping all pandemic border measures, but is worried American tourists will continue to bypass Canada in the future.
Moscow-occupied parts of Ukrainian regions of Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson and Zaporizhzhia have begun voting in "referendums" to decide whether to become part of Russia or not.View on euronews
The historic Stanley Bridge was destroyed by hurricane Fiona. Five cottages from the neighbouring area in the Hebrides development were lifted by the wind and deposited on the other side of the pond.
For six days, people from across Europe gathered in the small town of Saint-Hilaire du Touvet, nestled in the Chartreuse Mountains, for La Coupe Icare free-flying festival. View on euronews