Members of the United Conservative Party elected Danielle Smith as their new leader and Alberta’s 19th premier, replacing Jason Kenney. Smith is the former leader of the Wildrose Party and campaigned on introducing a controversial sovereignty act.
The World Health Organization says about 1,000 health-care entities in Ukraine are at or near the front lines of the war and some hospitals are being abandoned because they can no longer function.
A Canadian study looking at some COVID-19 patients who were readmitted during the first years of the pandemic adds to our growing understanding about the virus, says infectious diseases specialist Dr. Isaac Bogoch.
Armenia agreed to “facilitate a civilian EU mission alongside the border with Azerbaijan” and Azerbaijan “agreed to cooperate with this mission", according to a statement. View on euronews
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is accusing Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre of deliberating courting "anti-women, far-right extremist" groups to further his political ambitions. Poilievre says he did not know about a hidden hashtag that would direct his YouTube videos to hateful anti-women groups online, and says he condemns it.
The decision to end proof-of-vaccination in Saskatchewan is coming too soon, says Dr. Alexander Wong, an infectious diseases specialist in Regina. He suggested it is more likely due to political pressure.
SARAJEVO, Bosnia (AP) — Several thousand people in Bosnia joined an opposition protest Thursday against a result in the country's general election last weekend, alleging a pro-Russia Bosnian Serb leader rigged the vote to win the position he sought. Chanting slogans against Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik, the protesters blocked traffic in central Banja Luka, the main city in the Serb-run part of Bosnia. They want a repeat of Sunday's vote for the president of the Serb entity, Republika Srpska
Saskatchewan is moving toward centralizing online school courses for kindergarten to Grade 12. There are currently 33 online school systems in Saskatchewan. They serve about 4,000 full-time students, and thousands more part-timers, according to the province. This initiative was first mentioned in the 2021 throne speech, which laid out a commitment to create a new learning policy to ensure students receive the best education if they study online. Education Minister Dustin Duncan says the plan is
Ron Spreeuwenberg, CEO of Toronto-based software company HiMama, says his business is booming but it is getting harder and harder to compete with U.S. giants setting up shop in Canada because of all the technology talent here.
TAIPEI (Reuters) -Taiwan expects China to increase its coercion and intimidation to achieve its goal of bringing the island under Beijing's control once President Xi Jinping assumes a third term in office, a senior Taiwanese minister said on Thursday. Beijing's once-in-five years leadership reshuffle is set for the Communist Party congress that starts Oct. 16, where Xi is poised to break with precedent and secure a third leadership term. China views democratically governed Taiwan as its own territory and has ramped up military and political pressure to assert sovereignty claims, including staging war games near the island in August after U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited Taipei.
Cape Breton business owners are sifting through the damage and calculating the cost of post-tropical storm Fiona. And so far, preliminary figures show property damage and lost revenue from missed sales will cost the island tens of millions of dollars. Alisha Barron owns Fired Creations, a pottery-making café in Sydney, N.S., which suffered thousands of dollars in lost revenues due to a weeklong storm-related power outage. "The employees losing their time was my main concern," said Barron. "It's
Two men in their 20s were shot and killed in east Ottawa Wednesday night. Paramedics said they were called to a shooting at the intersection of Tompkins Avenue and Tenth Line Road in Orléans just before 9 p.m. Wednesday. Mussa Siddiqui, who owns the nearby restaurant African BBQ House, said he walked over to the Circle K in the same shopping plaza for a hot chocolate, only to re-emerge onto a chaotic scene unfolding in the parking lot. Siddiqui said when he stepped outside, he saw a man approach
A tense situation during the afternoon commute in Vancouver Thursday afternoon when a suspected bank robber commandeered a taxi. It began in Chinatown around 5:30 pm when Vancouver police say a man robbed a bank at Main and Pender. The suspect then tried to flee the scene in an occupied cab -- but he didn't get very far.
A number of new smartphone apps have launched in Canada, all with a common goal: to cut down on food waste by hooking bargain hunters up with grocery stores and restaurants selling excess supply for cheap.
The Toronto Blue Jays are finally able to play post-season baseball at home in Rogers Centre. The Blue Jays last post-season appearance was in 2020 at an empty ballpark due to COVID-19 restrictions and they missed out by one win the next season.
The surgeon who successfully transplanted a pig heart into a patient says the cardiac team has prepared for David Bennett, Jr.'s body to put up a fight against the foreign organ.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California water agencies that rely on the parched Colorado River said Wednesday they can reduce their use by one-tenth starting in 2023 in response to calls for cuts from the federal government. The agencies, which supply water to farmers and millions of people in Southern California, laid out their proposal in a letter to the U.S. Department of the Interior. It comes as drought exacerbated by climate change continues to diminish the river, and months after the U.S. Bu
A salvo of seven Russian missiles hit a residential area of Zaporizhzhia early Thursday morning. The city is near the front lines of Ukraine's counteroffensive against Russian forces.
The price of gas and other fuels rose Friday in an unscheduled adjustment from Newfoundland and Labrador's petroleum regulator, one day after a six-cent increase at the pumps. The Public Utilities Board increased the maximum price of gas by 9.3 cents per litre and diesel by 17.1 cents per litre. Furnace oil rose by 14.82 cents. Customers on the Avalon Peninsula will now pay between a $1.73 and a $1.78 per litre. Elsewhere, prices are $1.78 on the Burin Peninsula, $1.77 in central Newfoundland, $
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