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One month after an explosion rocked downtown Wheatley, the provincial government is providing $2 million in funding to support the community. The money will "help directly impacted eligible businesses resume operations and provide goods and services to families," the Ontario government said in a news release on Saturday. The funding comes after a suspected hydrogen sulphide gas explosion destroyed two buildings and injured 20 people in Wheatley on Aug. 26. Since then, homes and businesses in the
Some small businesses are calling for capacity limit increases after Ontario adjusted the rules for some facilities last week. Matthew Bingley reports.
OTTAWA — MPs who lost their seats or stood down before the recent federal election could get $3.3 million in farewell payments, an analysis by the Canadian Taxpayers Federation has found. MPs defeated at the polls and those who decided not to run again qualify for a severance cheque worth half their salary — some $92,900 or more if they were a cabinet minister or chaired a committee. They include 10 MPs who served less than two years in the House of Commons, figures from the federation show. Amo
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Princess Mako’s fiancé returned to Japan on Monday for their marriage, which was suspended for more than three years because of a financial dispute involving his mother. Kei Komuro, 29, arrived from New York, where he studied law and plans to work as a lawyer, with his hair in a ponytail, a bold statement by Japanese standards for someone marrying a princess in the tradition-bound imperial family. Mako, also 29, is a niece of Emperor Naruhito. She and Komuro, who were class
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.
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.
FREDERICTON — The New Brunswick Council of Nursing Home Unions is calling on the provincial government to increase wages for workers in long-term care homes in an effort to address a "crippling" staffing shortage that they say is leaving seniors with inadequate care. Council president Sharon Teare told reporters Monday her group's proposed $4-an-hour wage increase would help attract and keep workers in the understaffed homes. "We need to bring staff into the system to ensure that our most vulner
The top Democrat and Republican on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee have urged President Joe Biden to "ensure full accountability" over a World Bank data-rigging controversy that has embroiled International Monetary Fund chief Kristalina Georgieva. The panel's chairman, Senator Robert Menendez, a Democrat, and Republican Senator James Risch, said in a letter released on Monday that Biden should direct the U.S. Treasury Department to "do their due diligence with all due haste and, as necessary, ensure full accountability."
Professor Aimée Morrison at the University of Waterloo says young people are even more susceptible to the worst parts of social media than adults are.
“Robert E. Lee: A Life” by Allen C. Guelzo (Knopf) Controversy over the equestrian memorial to Robert E. Lee on stately Monument Avenue in Richmond, Virginia, was once limited to the removal of the blue-green oxidation from his bronze statue. In the wake of the banishment of the Confederate capital’s last major totem to the “Lost Cause,” Allen C. Guelzo’s timely biography expertly scrubs off 150 years of political and cultural patina accumulated since the renowned general’s passing to reveal a t
The Toronto Raptors are finally home. The Raptors were back at Scotiabank Arena for the first time since February of 2020, hosting the traditional media day to kick off the NBA training camp. The Raptors were forced to call Tampa, Florida home last season due to COVID-19 restrictions. While camps opened among swirling controversies about players refusing to be vaccinated, the Raptors players and staff will be 100 per cent fully vaxxed by opening night.
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.
Infrastructure to support electric vehicles is expanding internationally and is aiming to give drivers alternatives to plug-in charging stations.
One person is dead following a fire at a residence in New Waterford, N.S., early Tuesday morning. Cape Breton Regional Police said in a release they were called to the fire at around 6 a.m. Firefighters were already at the scene and had found a dead body inside. Police did not identify the victim or supply any other details, but said the body had been sent to the medical examiner's office to confirm identity and cause of death. The fire marshal and police are investigating. MORE TOP STORIES
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Two UBC students were struck and killed by a vehicle while walking on campus early Sunday morning. While the cause hasn’t been revealed, police say impaired driving and road conditions may have been factors.
One of the biggest issues on Giffey's agenda is housing after a majority of Berliners voted to expropriate corporate owners from about 240,000 flats. View on euronews
61 people were arrested as police from eight European countries pounced on a Balkan crime organisation allegedly "flooding Europe with cocaine."View on euronews
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PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron was hit on the shoulder Monday by an egg thrown at him by a young man during a visit to an international food trade fair in the French city of Lyon. A video of the incident, widely shared on the social media, shows Macron walking through the crowd when an egg bounces off of him without breaking. Two bodyguards can be seen immediately getting closer to the president and a man was taken away from the scene by other bodyguards. Reporters heard Macron sa