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Chris Clay has visited Charlottetown's "tent cities" many times over the summer to make sure the people living there have the supplies they need to survive. Clothes, blankets, food, water — as well as clean needles and smoking supplies. And not just for clients of the Native Council of P.E.I, where Clay works as the co-ordinator of the Reaching Home project. "Anyone who's struggling or homeless at the moment, we supply them." Weeks ago, there were more than 20 people living in an encampment on t
Shares in GSK, Sanofi and Haleon fell sharply on Thursday, following declines earlier this week, amid growing investor concerns about U.S. litigation focused on a heartburn drug that contained a probable carcinogen. GSK shares were down just over 10%, Sanofi's stock had sagged about 3.3% and Haleon's shares had slipped nearly 5% at the close of trading on Thursday. GSK and Sanofi at various points sold the drug - originally branded as Zantac - which U.S. regulators ordered off the market in 2020.
It's an eyebrow-raising statistic: Essex County OPP says there's a 63 per cent increase in vehicle thefts compared to this time last year. And often, it involves people either leaving their keys or key fobs unattended in their vehicles. Const. Steven Duguay says organized crime is often tied to vehicle thefts. But outside of that, he says, they're typically "crimes of opportunity." "You'll have people walking through neighbourhoods at night and checking door handles on cars, looking for loose ch
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say a search and rescue operation is ongoing for a second day for dozens of migrants missing after the boat they were on sank in rough seas off a southeastern Greek island. A Greek navy vessel and three nearby merchant ships were still searching Thursday for between around 30 to 50 people believed missing after the boat that had been carrying them from the Turkish coast of Antalya to Italy capsized in the early hours of Wednesday. No further survivors had
Tobias White-Sansom died after an incident in a nightclub in Mallorca. His brother William spoke to Euronews, demanding justice. View on euronews
Americans will receive one-fifth of the standard dose of monkeypox vaccine as U.S. health officials look for a way to immunize more at-risk people with a limited supply of doses. CBC's Natasha Fatah reports.
On a recent August morning, a large pontoon boat took to the water in Ottawa's south end, carrying residents of a local home for adults with developmental disabilities. While fishing was part of the excursion, captain Pat O'Brien says the free Friends in Sportfishing trips are about much more. "There's a real therapeutic effect for everybody because it's water, it's nature, it's excitement," he explained. "Our motto is 'catch the smile,' which is more important than catching the fish. And when y
The threatening moves were prompted by a visit to Taiwan last week by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Chinese authorities say.View on euronews
Health-care workers planning to come to Canada can better take advantage of pre-arrival services and start the accreditation process prior to coming to this country, says Queenie Choo, a former nurse who was trained in the U.K. and now runs an organization that helps newcomers.
Midwifery services in Fort McMurray, Alta., have expanded since the community's first midwife started working two years ago — but they are struggling to keep up with the growing demand. Maddie Amyotte, a registered midwife in Fort McMurray, gets calls every day asking if she'll take on more clients. "The demand is growing as people become more familiar with midwifery services," said Amyotte. Debbie Mpofu became the first midwife in Fort McMurray in 2020. Since then, midwifery has expanded to two
A massive power outage in southeastern New Brunswick on Wednesday evening was caused by a tree that was cut, N.B. Power says. RCMP are now investigating, the utility said Thursday. N.B. Power spokesperson Dominique Couture said in an email that a large tree fell on a key piece of equipment in the Moncton area. It affected two transmission lines, and more than 50,000 customers lost power for several hours. Transmission lines feed smaller distribution networks. Couture compared it to a highway and
Six years after Ontario ombudsman Paul Dube recommended a standardized, mandatory de-escalation training for police across the province, Ontario is no closer to making it happen, he said on Wednesday. "Progress has been painfully slow," Dube said at a news conference introducing his annual report, which outlines trends and investigations his office handled between April 1, 2021 and March 31, 2022. Mandatory de-escalation training is just one of the recommendations Dube made in a 2016 report issu
Advocates say Canada's euthanasia law devalues the lives of disabled people and may be prompting doctors to increasingly suggest the procedure to those who might not otherwise consider it (Aug. 11)(AP video: Mike Householder)
Attorney General Merrick Garland says the Justice Department asked a court to unseal the warrant the FBI received before searching the Florida estate of former President Donald Trump, acknowledging the extraordinary public interest in the case. (Aug. 11)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar, a member of the progressive Squad, eked out a closer-than-expected Democratic primary victory Tuesday against a centrist challenger who has questioned the incumbent's support for the “defund the police" movement amid rising crime rates. The evening went far smoother for another progressive, Becca Balint, who won the Democratic House primary in Vermont – positioning her to become the first woman representing the state in Congress. A key race was also u
Ballot counting in underway in Kenya's presidential election in what’s expected to be a tight race.
A former chief administrative officer with the financially troubled village of Baddeck in Cape Breton, N.S., has been charged with fraud after a months-long investigation by Victoria County District RCMP and the RCMP's commercial crime section. On Monday, Megan Cooper, 36, of Baddeck was charged with fraud over $5,000, according to a news release. Cooper was removed from her position as chief administrative officer in October 2021, and officials refused to comment on the staffing changes. A mont
With the start of a new school year approaching, the standoff between the University of Ottawa and its part-time professors is still not settled. Both parties maintain the power to declare a strike, but a meeting with a mediator is scheduled for the end of the month as they try to find a way out of the impasse. Since Wednesday, the approximately 2,500 members of the Association of Part-Time Professors of the University of Ottawa (APTPUO) are no longer protected by the provisions of the collectiv
After spending the night on the floor of Toronto's Pearson International Airport, Silvino Braga says he and his fellow Winnipeg-bound passengers were shocked to hear how Air Canada planned to fly them home. Braga says airline staff announced they would be cancelling a flight to Vancouver and redirecting it to Winnipeg instead. But he says the Vancouver-bound passengers were given a different story — Air Canada gate staff told them their flight was being cancelled due to a safety issue. "[The Win
Planet Drum is a musical collective of renowned drummers from different countries and musical backgrounds who are hoping to bring the world together in rhythm and dance. The Grammy-winning group are back after 15 years with a new record called “In The Groove,” a dance record built on their unique collaborative rhythms. (Aug. 11)