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(Reuters) -Royal Dutch Shell said on Monday it would sell its Permian Basin assets to ConocoPhillips for $9.5 billion in cash, an exit from the largest U.S. oilfield for the energy major shifting its focus to the clean energy transition. For ConocoPhillips, it is the second sizable acquisition in a year in the heart of the U.S. shale industry, as American and European producers diverge in whether to focus on hydrocarbons going forward. Like all of the world's largest oil companies, Shell is under pressure from investors to reduce fossil-fuel investments to help reduce global carbon emissions and fight climate change.
Many Canadians were already disgruntled about the snap federal election being called during a pandemic, but long lines at the polls haven't eased the frustrations. Some took to Twitter to express their annoyance, while others were grateful to have the opportunity to vote to begin with.
Some Alberta doctors have issued vaccination and mask exemptions to patients while others are actively spreading misinformation on social media, the president of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta said Monday. The college is holding an emergency public meeting tonight to discuss issuing a statement to doctors about their obligation to adhere to practice standards set by the provincial regulator, college president Dr. Louis Francescutti said in an interview Monday. "There are very
Calgary police are asking for help in identifying who was in a car involved in a shooting on Glenmore Trail on Sunday night. Officers were called to the eastbound lanes of the busy roadway, near the Macleod Trail intersection, around 6:30 p.m. for reports of a shooting involving the occupants of two cars. "Officers located one of the vehicles, a grey Honda Civic, pulled over nearby," reads a police news release. "The driver, a man in his 20s, was found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and
Police responded to a number of fatal crashes over the weekend, including the death of two people in a collision near the Baie Verte junction, one person in a crash involving a motorcycle and a dirt bike on the Pitts Memorial highway and a pedestrian who was killed on Thorburn Road in St. John's. Around 1 p.m. on Saturday the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary was on the scene of a crash that involved a motorcycle and a dirt bike near Peacekeepers Way and Pitts Memorial Drive. Police confirmed one
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MONTREAL — A Quebec elementary school east of Montreal is shuttered after an outbreak of COVID-19 cases, officials said Monday. The Coeur-Immaculé school in Sherbrooke, Que. has sent more than 700 students home for at least two days after many students tested positive for COVID-19 over the last days. The school service centre responsible for the region reported 33 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, including one teacher. Donald Landry, an official with the centre, said in an interview with The Canadi
A bipartisan group of U.S. state attorneys general sent a letter to lawmakers on Monday urging them to pass a series of bills that tighten antitrust laws aimed at Big Tech companies like Facebook and Alphabet's Google. The letter, which was addressed to leaders of the Senate and House of Representatives, expressed explicit support for six bills that passed the House Judiciary Committee in June. Four of the bills directly address Big Tech's platform powers while two others empower enforcers.
The amount of garbage washing up on the shores of McNabs Island in Halifax harbour is increasing, even after 30 years of cleanups. "It's getting worse. There's more and more ocean debris," Cathy McCarthy, the president of the Friends of McNabs Island Society, told CBC Radio's Maritime Noon on Monday. "It has not really decreased, even though there's more awareness about ocean pollution and ocean plastics." McCarthy has been organizing annual cleanups of McNabs Island, which is only accessible by
With half of its beds occupied by COVID-19 patients, officials at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance have announced intensive care beds are at full capacity. According to CKHA President Lori Marshall, the situation is deeply concerning and leaves a lot of uncertainty for what’s to come. “I am both disheartened and quite worried about our situation,” said Marshall. “Definitely a very different situation than we were sitting in even a month ago, as a community and the hospital.” As of Sept. 16, out
Some students at one Regina public elementary school will go back to remote learning for the next week-and-a-half, starting Tuesday. Henry Janzen School students from kindergarten to the Grade 4/5 classroom will have to stay home for remote learning until Friday, Oct. 1, according to the school's website. Children will only be able to return to school on Monday, Oct. 4, if they are symptom-free. All other grades at the school will continue with in-class learning, Regina Public Schools said in a
Mattawa’s pigeon feeders have been warned—the free lunches stop now. Council recently approved a bylaw prohibiting the feeding of pigeons, a ban that encompasses the entire municipality. Cracked corn, seeds, cereal grains, wheat, and barley make delectable dishes for pigeons, and many people enjoy indulging this aviary desire to while away some time, or to make the birds’ lives a little easier. But for Mattawa residents the practice is no longer accepted. And those who continue distributing the
Canadians are heading to polls across the country today, Monday, Sept. 20, after Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau called the snap election 36 days ago.
Elections Canada apologized Monday for technical problems with an application on its website that tells Canadians where to vote in the federal election. The site's voter information service page usually lets Canadians find their polling station by entering their postal code and address. Voters can also search based on electoral district names. But many took to social media Monday to complain that they were receiving the same error: "We were unable to find your voting location. Please call the of
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday issued its latest warning to people looking to invest in Chinese companies listed in the United States. In an alert to investors, the SEC detailed the potential risks in putting money into U.S.-listed companies that have contracts with but no control over a Chinese entity, known as a variable interest entity (VIE). It is the most recent move by the agency to address concerns that Chinese companies are flouting rules for accessing U.S. markets.
Chatham-Kent is seeking a new Chief Administrative Officer. Current CAO Don Shropshire said he’s set to retire soon, adding he announced his intentions to council and staff last April. The municipality has retained an executive search firm to replace the CAO. Shropshire indicates interviews with potential replacement candidates are expected to take place towards the end of October. According to Shropshire, the recruitment firm launched its search earlier this month, adding it will be internal an
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With the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation coming up on September 30, the Mattawa Museum is offering orange T-shirts to support and raise awareness of the cause. The shirts cost $20.00 and are available to pre-order via the museum’s website. Orders must be placed by Sunday, September 25. The fee essentially covers the cost of printing, which is being done by a local printshop. Any additional funds will flow back into the museum. “It’s important for us as a community museum to recognize t
As the province prepares to implement its vaccine passport system this week, many local residents are getting on board with vaccination. According to Dr. David Colby, Chatham-Kent’s Medical officer of Health, approximately 200 people a day are receiving a vaccine dose across Chatham-Kent. “I’m very pleased to report that since the province’s announcement of the vaccine certification program, many of these are first doses,” said Colby. “It tells me that people have finally said OK, I’ll get this
MARY'S HARBOUR, N.L. — A coast guard vessel and a provincial water bomber continued a search Monday for two missing fishermen, after the father of one of the lost men called on Ottawa to resume a full search off the coast of Labrador. Dwight Russell said in an interview Monday morning his family in Mary's Harbour has been "set adrift" by the military and the Canadian Coast Guard, after the joint search and rescue co-ordination centre in Halifax indicated Sunday evening that was transferring the