Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting
Ukraine’s Eurovision victory came as a boost to morale in a country shaken by war. But some stressed it’s important that concrete help follows suit. View on euronews
News bulletin 2022/05/17 09:16View on euronews
MONTREAL — Quebec's decision to focus on protecting hospitals, coupled with the chronic dysfunction in the long-term care system, contributed to many long-term care deaths at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the province's coroner said Monday. Health Department officials were aware that older people were among the most vulnerable to COVID-19, yet officials failed to give specific instructions to long-term care centres, Géhane Kamel said in her new report. "This indicates that even though we w
For the first time in more than a decade, the Government of the Northwest Territories has updated its policy for providing financial assistance to residents needing disaster relief to fill "gaps" and "inefficiencies" that came up after last year's flooding in the Dehcho region. The change was announced Monday afternoon, just days after severe flooding forced evacuations from the communities of Hay River and the K'atl'odeeche First Nation. The Disaster Assistance Policy sets out the guideline for
Catch up with the most important stories from around Europe and beyond - latest news, breaking news, World, Business, Entertainment, Politics, Culture, Travel.View on euronews
LEEDS, England (AP) — Leeds climbed out of the Premier League's relegation zone in dramatic style Sunday after Pascal Struijk's stoppage-time equalizer secured a 1-1 draw against Brighton. Struijk, an 83rd-minute substitute, headed home at the far post in the second minute of added-on time to lift Leeds a point clear of Burnley after Danny Welbeck had given Albion a halftime lead at Elland Road. Following Burnley’s 1-0 loss at Tottenham earlier Sunday, Struijk’s last-gasp goal ensured Leeds’ bid
RCMP investigators are looking for other potential victims of a former Moncton school teacher accused of sexual assault. RCMP said they arrested Paul J. Maillet, 76, on April 4 and charged him with invitation to sexual touching, sexual assault, and acts of gross indecency. The offences allegedly took place between 1987 and 1988, when Maillet was a teacher at École Champlain elementary school. The arrest came after someone filed a complaint in the summer of 2021. Maillet was released on condition
A public inquiry into the Nova Scotia mass shooting heard from a retired officer who led the tactical response, and was critical of the RCMP for not having enough staff, proper technology or mental health support to deal with the incident and its aftermath.
HALIFAX — A workplace death investigation is underway following a fatality last week at a Michelin tire plant in Nova Scotia. The provincial Department of Labour issued a brief statement Sunday saying a worker died Wednesday at Michelin’s plant in Waterville, N.S. The statement said a stop work order issued for the equipment involved in the incident is still in place. “As this is an active investigation, we cannot confirm details regarding the incident,” the department said. Andrew Mutch, presid
Aislinn Thomas is taking a classic celebration and shaking it up. She's removing things like bright lights, loud noises, fragrances and smoke to create a parade that will be easier for neurodivergent people, such as those with autism, or disabled people to enjoy. Quiet Parade will hit the streets of Halifax on Oct. 15. It's going to be what Thomas calls "a vibrant, extravagant celebration," but one with low stimulation. Thomas is a disabled and chronically ill artist who lives in Cape Breton. Sh
News bulletin 2022/05/16 22:25View on euronews
After blanking the L.A. Kings 2-0 in Game 7 on Saturday, the Edmonton Oilers are preparing for round two of the Stanley Cup playoffs.
MILAN (AP) — AC Milan’s lengthy wait could be almost over. Second-half goals from Rafael Leão and Theo Hernández saw Milan beat Atalanta 2-0 on Sunday and it now only needs one point from its final match to secure its first Serie A title since 2011. The Rossoneri could even clinch the title earlier if defending champion and fierce rival Inter Milan fails to win at relegation-threatened Cagliari later Sunday. Milan, which moved five points clear of Inter and has a better head-to-head record, play
News bulletin 2022/05/16 11:16View on euronews
Canada's military ombudsman is joining the chorus of those accusing the Canadian Armed Forces and Department of National Defence of having failed to address long-standing barriers to recruiting and retaining more women, visible minorities and Indigenous People. Gregory Lick says in a new report that the military and department have adopted numerous initiatives over the last 20 years to increase the share of Armed Forces members who come from those underrepresented groups. The moves follow severa
Some Charlottetown residents upset about a new subdivision are appealing to city hall and the Island Regulatory Appeals Commission. About 150 residents have signed a petition asking the city to reconsider its approval of the new Hidden Valley subdivision being built next to their older neighbourhood, Highfield Heights. Just under 150 duplexes will be built in the new subdivision, just off Route 2 in Charlottetown's north end. "I'm really hoping that the city will re-look at this and find somethi
Essex OPP are investigating after youth attending a dance hosted by a volunteer organization last week were shot with an airsoft gun that had been brought into the event. Police said they were called to the Essex Sports Complex just after 9 p.m. with reports of someone bringing a weapon to the dance, which was attended by about 200 youth in grades five to eight. Responding officers did locate the youth, and the investigation is ongoing. Marlene Phillips, who was a volunteer at the dance, said a
OTTAWA — The Terry Fox statue across from Parliament Hill will need to be moved to make way for a new building complex to house offices for MPs and senators. The new central building, which is rectangular with a nod to neoclassical design, has distinctive copper window facades, a reference to the copper roofs on existing parliamentary buildings. The parliamentary complex will encompass 11 buildings and will cost an estimated $430 million and will include 150 offices. But construction will not st
Here's the latest for Monday May 16th: Investigators say police visited Buffalo suspect's high school last spring; Ukraine aid hub burning 3 days after attack; Shooting at flea market in Texas; VP Kamala Harris leads US delegation to UAE.
Amid stiff competition for workers, advocates are calling on companies to provide fertility benefits to attract and retain talent.