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A B.C. nurse who contracted COVID-19 and then had an adverse reaction to her first dose of vaccine wants the province to reconsider its lack of exemptions for the vaccine passport. Renee Milinka was exposed to COVID-19 in March when she was working as a nurse in Cranbrook, B.C. She said she subsequently developed "long-haul" symptoms due to previous autoimmune conditions, ending up with brain fog and extreme fatigue. After a brief respite, she said her symptoms were aggravated in late May after
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on sectors that employ a lot of women has forced many to reinvent themselves. More women are turning to the skilled trades, which have traditionally been seen as a "boys club." Anne Gaviola has more in her first installment of a weekly series: Pandemic Pivot.
Poland's interior minister said on Monday material related to Islamic extremism had been found in the phones of migrants crossing its border with Belarus and he called for a 60-day extension to a state of emergency along the frontier. The European Union member state declared the emergency at the start of September over a surge in migration that Polish and EU officials blame on Belarus.
Infectious diseases specialist, Dr. Isaac Bogoch, checks-in with The Morning Show to unpack the latest COVID-19 headlines including a West coast update and explains the difference between a booster shot and a third dose of a vaccine.
A Palestinian military court on Monday began the trial of 14 security officers charged with beating to death a prominent critic of President Mahmoud Abbas, in a case that has drawn widespread protests and calls for his resignation. Nizar Banat's death following his arrest on June 24 has heightened https://www.reuters.com/world/middle-east/criticism-palestinian-security-forces-raises-pressure-abbas-2021-06-30 criticism of Abbas' Palestinian Authority and his security forces, who human rights groups say regularly arrest critics in the occupied West Bank. Abbas denies the charges.
Local artists could be getting grants from the Cape Breton Regional Municipality by next year. Councillors voted to support the idea in principle on Tuesday, after a presentation representing about 80 members of the local arts community. Nelson MacDonald, a producer with Grassfire Films, suggested council offer amounts of between $500 and $2,500 for up to 50 artists a year. Even the smallest of those grants could help an artist build a portfolio and unlock provincial and federal funding, he said
A young couple in Windsor, N.S., have been left without a home after an alleged drunk driver smashed into the house they were renting last week. "I was just about to take my dog outside the front door, and all of a sudden we heard a loud car revving and then this huge smash and all this glass went all over our living room," Arianna Dunfield MacLeod told CBC Radio's Mainstreet Nova Scotia on Friday. "We had no idea what was going on." An SUV had the street and crashed into the duplex apartment an
KAMLOOPS, B.C. — The province's police watchdog is investigating after a collision between a pickup truck and motorcycle that left one man dead late Sunday evening in Kamloops, B.C. RCMP say in a news release that initial investigation suggests the motorcyclist ran a red light and struck the front of the pickup truck. They say he was pronounced dead at the scene, and that the pickup truck driver was not injured. The Mounties say that the motorcyclist passed a police vehicle before the collision.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Monday renewed efforts to shield hundreds of thousands of immigrants who came to the United States as young children from deportation, the latest maneuver in a long-running drama over the policy’s legality. The administration proposed a rule that attempts to satisfy concerns of a federal judge in Houston who ruled in July that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program was illegal, largely because the Obama administration bypassed procedural
Saskatchewan RCMP are asking for help in locating a seven-year-old girl from Ochapowace First Nation, roughly 15 kilometres east of Regina. Nevayah Cross-Assiniboine was last seen walking away from her home in the community wearing a purple Pampers diaper on Sunday around 7 p.m. CST. RCMP describe her as four feet and seven inches tall and roughly 70 pounds. She has brown eyes and hair with a scar in the middle of her forehead. Cross-Assiniboine is non-verbal, and may display social and cognitiv
China is in the grip of a power crunch as a shortage of coal supplies, toughening emissions standards and strong demand from manufacturers and industry have pushed coal prices to record highs and triggered widespread curbs on usage. HOW LONG HAS THERE BEEN A POWER SUPPLY PROBLEM IN CHINA? Restrictions on power use in homes have only just taken effect.
Alberta’s former chief medical officer is among those calling for a lockdown in Alberta as COVID-19 cases fill up ICU beds and delay surgeries.
British gas stations are running out of fuel, sparking panic among drivers. Some people are blaming Brexit for a shortage of truck drivers, but others say the pandemic is at fault.
(Reuters) -The White House and U.S. Democrats are weighing attaching or strengthening income caps to a number of key agenda items, including electric vehicle rebates and free community college, to shrink the $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill and pacify spending hawks, according to two officials familiar with the discussions. Discussions about these income limits, known as means tests in Washington lingo, come as Democrats struggle to agree on the size of the sprawling social safety net and climate change package, a signature piece of President Joe Biden's agenda. White House press secretary Jen Psaki declined to comment on whether the administration would agree to income caps on things like free community college, but did note that means tests are common and that the president has supported placing income restrictions on government programs.
Here’s the latest for Sunday, September 27: Biden plan seeks to expand education; Friends, family flock to Long Island to mourn Gabby Petito; Investigators seek cause of deadly train derailment; Thai soldiers race to protect temple from flood.
In 1912, W.C. Handy published “Memphis Blues,” a song that changed the future of American music. (Sept. 28)
Wall Street stocks ended sharply lower on Tuesday in a broad sell-off driven by rising U.S. Treasury yields, deepening concerns over persistent inflation, and contentious debt ceiling negotiations in Washington. It was the S&P 500 index's biggest one-day percentage drop since May, and the Nasdaq's largest since March. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite index were on track for their largest monthly declines since September 2020.
As Canada prepares to mark the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Thursday, here's a list to help you navigate the city of what will be open and closed in Ottawa. The federal statutory holiday, recommended as one of the 94 calls to action by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, honours survivors of residential schools and those who never came home. Federal government employees will have a paid day of leave to reflect on and learn about the tragic history and ongoing legacy of
Video shows the first moments that lava from a volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma reached the Atlantic Ocean. There are concerns the lava's contact with the water could lead to explosions and clouds of toxic gas.