NEW YORK (AP) — The Weather Channel reached its biggest audience in five years last week when Hurricane Ian made its destructive landfall in western Florida. The average audience of 3.4 million people last Wednesday was more than any other day for the network since Hurricane Harvey deluged Texas with record amounts of rainfall in 2017, the Nielsen company said. The network's peak day came despite other cable news and broadcast networks also devoting resources to the storm, and a myriad of stream
Halifax Regional Police are now calling the disappearance of a 16-year-old boy "suspicious" seven months after he was reported missing. In a release sent out Wednesday, authorities said they are continuing to investigate the disappearance of Devon Sinclair Marsman. Marsman was last seen the week of Feb. 21 and was reported missing on March 4. Investigators in HRP's criminal investigation division said in the release, "Devon's disappearance is suspicious and that there are people who have informa
MALANG, Indonesia (Reuters) -Andi Hariyanto says he will never watch a football match again after his wife, two teenage daughters and a cousin were crushed to death in a stampede at an Indonesian stadium last week. The overcrowded stadium in Malang in Indonesia's East Java province descended into chaos after police fired tear gas to disperse agitated fans who had poured on to the pitch at the end of the match. Authorities have put the latest death toll at 131.
MONTREAL — The Coalition Avenir Québec, led by François Legault, won a second consecutive majority mandate in Monday's election. Here are five things to watch out for as the CAQ leader prepares to name his new cabinet and begins to make good on his party's election promises. TAXES/COST OF LIVING The Coalition Avenir Québec has promised to distribute up to $600 to Quebecers in December to help with the cost of living. Adults making less than $50,000 are to receive a one-time payment of $600, and
Amazon Studio's Rings of Power may soon cost over $1 billion US. Star Markella Kavenah says that cost translated to larger-than-life sets.
Federal officials are throwing their support behind Quebec's provincial hockey federation for its decision to cut ties with Hockey Canada in the wake of new allegations against the sporting body. In a resolution voted on Tuesday night and first obtained by La Presse, Hockey Québec stated that it no longer has "confidence in the ability of Hockey Canada to act effectively to change the culture of hockey with the structure in place." It said it will no longer transfer funds to the national organiz
Fort McMurray moms are stepping up to donate breast milk through an Alberta-based charity and helping to ensure babies across Alberta, in NICUs and at home, have enough to eat. The mothers are donating through NorthernStar Mothers Milk Bank, which is based in Calgary but has a donation location, or milk drop, in Fort McMurray, along with several other places in the province. Kristina Landry, mother of two, started donating breast milk when her youngest was two months old. She has donated about 5
QUEBEC — Control over immigration and Quebec's religious symbols ban could be sources of conflict between Ottawa and the province as Premier François Legault begins his second mandate. Legault's Coalition Avenir Québec was re-elected Monday with a resounding majority, winning 90 of the province's 125 ridings. Martin Papillon, a political science professor at the Université de Montréal, said the balance of power between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Legault may have shifted in the Quebec prem
Saskatoon police are asking for the public's help locating the ninth and final suspect charged in the believed death of Megan Gallagher. Police said in a news release Wednesday that they're searching for Summer-Sky Henry, 24, who's wanted for first-degree murder in the case. Henry also has several unrelated outstanding warrants, including for unlawful confinement, aggravated assault, robbery, and other gun and drug charges. Anyone who knows where Henry might be is asked to contact Saskatoon poli
In a win for consumers, European lawmakers voted to force Apple and its rivals to all use the same charging ports for their handheld devices by 2024. Experts say it could prompt similar changes beyond Europe.
The CBC's Celeste Decaire reports on how the tourism industry in Northwest Territories is seeing signs of recovery as pandemic restrictions and closures ease.
New statistics from the Saint John Police Force are renewing calls for a suicide-prevention barrier on the Reversing Falls Bridge. Police say the force has responded to 108 incidents at the bridge since 2017, an average of about 20 per year. At Saint John city council on Monday night, Coun. Gary Sullivan said the province has been asked to install a barrier in 2017, and again in 2019, but nothing has happened. "It is sad that this was identified by the Saint John Suicide Prevention Committee in
It's been more than a year-and-a-half since Jana William's remains were found near the Red River at Alfred Avenue in Winnipeg — and her family is still looking for answers. Police declared 28-year-old Jana's death a homicide in March 2021. Charlene Williams, Jana's mom, said she hasn't heard from the detective on her daughter's case since May last year. "I'm mad about it. It's like they don't even care about what's going on with our people, our women and children. They're not doing nothing, they
Home buyers Kriti Bhardwaj and Sachin Advani have been looking for a home in Toronto for several years, and they say they've noticed a slowdown in the market that's given buyers a leg up.
The OPEC+ alliance of oil-exporting countries decided Wednesday to sharply cut production to support sagging oil prices. In reaction, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that Washington has made clear to oil-producing countries the need for energy supply to meet demand.
RCMP say a man arrested Saturday after a residential fire in Bible Hill, N.S., also turned out to be a suspect in two arsons from 2018 and 2021. The 43-year-old Bible Hill man now faces three counts of arson in connection with the incidents, including Saturday's fire on Wild Chance Drive. RCMP said in a news release the home was a total loss. No one was home at the time of the fire. The accused was arrested at a home on nearby Andy's Avenue after officers followed what appeared to be a "fresh tr
MONTREAL — The Coalition Avenir Québec, led by François Legault, won a second consecutive majority mandate in Monday's election. Here are five things to watch out for as the CAQ leader prepares to name his new cabinet and begins to make good on his party's election promises. Taxes/cost of living The Coalition Avenir Québec has promised to distribute up to $600 to Quebecers in December to help with the cost of living. Adults making less than $50,000 are to receive a one-time payment of $600, and
Never Have I Ever actor Maitreyi Ramakrishan has a lot of ideas for her future, but always wants to play characters that are 'right up there with Devi' —that is, just as challenging as the lead role she plays on the show.
One man is dead and two other people are injured after a shooting in Orléans, according to police. One of the injured people is also seriously hurt, the Ottawa Police Service tweeted. Paramedics said they received a call for a shooting in the area of Tompkins Avenue and Tenth Line Road just before 9 p.m. Wednesday. Heavy police presence Earlier in the evening, they said two people were in critical condition, suffering life-threatening injuries. Police are asking people to "stay away from the are
This week's rare North Korean test flight, which sent a missile soaring over Japan, underscored the nuclear-armed state's rapidly advancing arsenal amid stalled denuclearisation talks. Tuesday's ballistic missile was the 39th launched by North Korea this year. Its record schedule began in January with the launch of a new "hypersonic missile," and went on to include long-range cruise missiles; short-range ballistic missiles fired from rail cars, airports, and a submarine; and its first intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) launches since 2017.