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A Calgary police officer killed on duty is being honoured by a Metro Vancouver Transit Police namesake — a four-legged one. Harnett is a two-year-old German shorthaired pointer who is an explosive detection police dog. She's named for Sgt. Andrew Harnett, who was killed during a traffic stop on New Year's Eve 2020 in Calgary after an SUV he'd pulled over took off with the officer hanging onto the driver's side of the vehicle. "We wish to thank the Metro Vancouver Transit Police for honouring Sgt
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A man is in custody following a deadly shooting at a July 4 parade in suburban Chicago that sent hundreds of people fleeing in terror Monday morning.
Newfoundland and Labrador's snow crab fishers have hopes for another strong year, but some say the industry has become too dependent on the one species — leading to potential trouble down the road.
Canada Soccer says it has made a new compensation offer to its men's and women's national teams. "While we will continue to negotiate confidentially with our men's national team — as a willing and respectful partner — we are happy to inform the public that a revised proposal was sent on 23 June 2022," Canada Soccer said in a statement Monday. "We remain confident that an agreement will be made in due course." The governing body also said an offer was made the same day to the women's team, saying
Nova Scotia has announced it will lift all remaining community COVID-19 restrictions, including isolation requirements, on Wednesday. Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia's chief medical officer of health, made the announcement Monday. "We're at a place now with our epidemiology and our ongoing adaptation to COVID being with us for the long term, that we feel ... it's appropriate to do what many other provinces have already done and make some adjustments to our last remaining restrictions in the areas
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If you've noticed your kids are getting sick more often lately, you're likely not the only one. P.E.I.'s College of Family Physicians says doctors have been seeing a high number of children with non-COVID-19 respiratory illnesses recently. Dr. Heather Austin, president of the college, said there are a number of factors that could be contributing to the increase, including the fact that throughout the pandemic children have had little exposure to these respiratory viruses. "We are seeing a lot of
Highlights of this day in history: America's Declaration of Independence; Former Presidents John Adams, Thomas Jefferson die on same day; Israel's raid at Entebbe Airport; West Point opens; Lou Gehrig's farewell to baseball; Neil Simon is born. (July 4)
There is a growing number of animals looking to find new homes in Toronto as owners who bought pandemic pets at the height of COVID-19 return to work — or struggle with the rising cost of looking after them, city officials warn.
Nationwide, workers at clinics that shuttered abortion services are feeling fear and stress as they chart a path forward (July 5) (AP Video/Leah Willingham)
Police say they have recovered the body of a 17-year-old male who drowned while swimming on Saturday in McKay's — a small community on Newfoundland's west coast. In a news release Sunday evening, the Bay St. George RCMP said shortly before 5 p.m. NT, it received a report of a drowning in a swimming hole referred to as Cow Pond. Police say the teen, who is not from the province, went under water and never resurfaced while swimming with a friend. Other swimmers in the area searched the water for t
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One half of Daft Punk is back but this time it's classical as Thomas Bangalter composes his first piece for a symphony orchestraView on euronews
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Two Russian airplanes departed Bulgaria on Sunday with scores of Russian diplomatic staff and their families amid a mass expulsion that has sent tensions soaring between the historically close nations, a Russian diplomat said. Filip Voskresenski, a high-ranking Russian diplomat, told journalists at the airport in Bulgaria's capital Sofia before the flights left that he was among the 70 Russian diplomatic staff declared “persona non grata” last week and ordered to leave the
A group of more than 50 doctors and health professionals in Quebec's Abitibi-Témiscamingue region has published an open letter calling on the Legault government to do more to reduce the level of arsenic emissions in Rouyn-Noranda. The average annual concentration of arsenic captured in the city by the Horne copper smelter in 2021 was 87 ng/m3, nearly 30 times higher than the 3 ng/m3 level considered safe for humans by Quebec's Environment Ministry. The signatories ask Quebec Premier François Leg
The testimony of a number of high-profile players at the ongoing LRT inquiry has made for some dramatic moments, from the revelation it was the city's former transportation manager who asked for the trial testing to be made easier to the fact Mayor Jim Watson forgot to tell inquiry lawyers he was getting daily updates on the project — which other council members didn't get. But those star witnesses sometimes overshadow other testimony, especially that of a more technical nature. After all, one o
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