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Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for Windsor and Essex County for Monday and Tuesday. The weather authority warns temperatures will be near 31 C, with humidex values in the low forties on Tuesday. Overnight, lows are expected to be about 21 C, which will offer little relief. Environment Canada said the hot temperatures can cause deteriorating air quality. The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit has issued a heat warning based off of Environment Canada's information, warning residents to
A new operations hub aimed at addressing disorder and crime in Edmonton's Chinatown is still in the works as city council looks to the province to step up with funding. The Healthy Streets Operations Centre is estimated to cost $18 million over four years in a joint city-police collaboration, administration told council at a meeting Monday. The city would hire four new peace officer sergeants, 16 community peace officers, two community safety liaisons and three firefighters or fire prevention of
In a tweet on Saturday, Biden said, "this is a time of war and global peril," and demanded the companies lower gasoline prices, which have soared to about $5 a gallon in many parts of the country. Inflation is far too important a problem for the White House to keep making statements like this.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas voters have said no to him twice over the past four years. But Kris Kobach is nonetheless betting that this can be the year he makes a political comeback. His losses, including a 2018 defeat that handed the governor's office in this Republican-leaning state to a Democrat, might end other political careers. But Kobach, who built a national reputation as an immigration hard-liner while Kansas secretary of state, is now aiming for the state attorney general's office. He f
Pope Francis has dismissed reports that he plans to resign in the near future, saying he is on track to visit Canada this month and hopes to be able to go to Moscow and Kyiv as soon as possible after that. In an exclusive interview in his Vatican residence, Francis also denied rumours that he had cancer, joking that his doctors "didn't tell me anything about it", and for the first time gave details of the knee condition that has prevented him carrying out some duties. In a 90-minute conversation on Saturday afternoon, conducted in Italian, with no aides present, the 85-year-old pontiff also repeated his condemnation of abortion following the U.S. Supreme Court ruling last month.
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Police say they have recovered the body of a 17-year-old male who drowned while swimming on Saturday in McKay's — a small community on Newfoundland's west coast. In a news release Sunday evening, the Bay St. George RCMP said shortly before 5 p.m. NT, it received a report of a drowning in a swimming hole referred to as Cow Pond. Police say the teen, who is not from the province, went under water and never resurfaced while swimming with a friend. Other swimmers in the area searched the water for t
Most so-called flushable wipes are anything but, and actually flushing them causes major problems.
OTTAWA — The federal government says it has signed a $20-billion final settlement agreement to compensate First Nations children and families harmed by chronic underfunding of child welfare. The Assembly of First Nations and plaintiffs in two class-action lawsuits agreed to the deal, which also accounts for the government's narrow definition of Jordan's Principle. Indigenous Services Canada says the settlement is the largest in Canadian history. The $20 billion accounts for half of an overall $4
Newfoundland and Labrador's snow crab fishers have hopes for another strong year, but some say the industry has become too dependent on the one species — leading to potential trouble down the road.
A memorial bike ride was held Sunday in downtown Vancouver to honour a well-loved cyclist who lost his life in a crash in the West End last week. Agustín Beltrán, 28, was killed in a collision with a dump truck at the intersection of Hornby Street and Pacific Boulevard on Wednesday. Beltrán was a first-year PhD student at the University of British Columbia. He studied environmental and applied microeconomics, according to the university's website. The memorial ride on Sunday started outside the
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SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Two Russian airplanes departed Bulgaria on Sunday with scores of Russian diplomatic staff and their families amid a mass expulsion that has sent tensions soaring between the historically close nations, a Russian diplomat said. Filip Voskresenski, a high-ranking Russian diplomat, told journalists at the airport in Bulgaria's capital Sofia before the flights left that he was among the 70 Russian diplomatic staff declared “persona non grata” last week and ordered to leave the
Quebec gynecologists are speaking out over not being consulted about the province's plan to replace pap tests with HPV tests as its main tool to screen for cervical cancer. Health Minister Christian Dubé made the announcement earlier this month, saying the new health plan aims to improve patient experience, including "moving away from the typical intrusive test." While gynecologist Dr. Céline Bouchard welcomed the news of this new measure, she was surprised by the announcement. "We, the doctors
Some N.W.T. communities are under a heat warning this week with temperatures anticipated to hit 30 C in some Arctic regions. Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) issued the warning for Aklavik, Inuvik, Fort Good Hope, Norman Wells, Tulita, Fort McPherson, Tsiigehtchic and surrounding areas. Though Natalie Hasell — a warning preparedness meteorologist with ECCC — said it's more common for heat waves to occur in southern N.W.T. communities, it's not unheard of to have higher temperatures i
Turkey's concerns over the extradition of dozens of Kurds from Sweden in particular could still block full ratification of Sweden and Finland's entry to NATO, says Andrew Rasiulis, a defence expert at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute.
British singer Harry Styles said he was "heartbroken" and "devastated" over a deadly shooting at a shopping mall in Copenhagen on Sunday, after he cancelled a concert scheduled to take place in the city. The "Sign of the Times" and "Watermelon Sugar" singer had been due to perform at Copenhagen's Royal Arena on Sunday as part of his tour, "Love On Tour".
Though Russia can claim a prize with its capture of Ukraine's eastern Luhansk region, it is far from Moscow's ambitious early war aims and does not deal Kyiv a decisive military blow. The Russian assault will now switch its focus to the rest of the Donbas industrial heartland, but Kyiv will find it easier to defend fortified positions in Donetsk region and the battles that will shape the war's course still lie ahead, military analysts said. "I think it's a tactical victory for Russia but at an enormous cost within the context of redefined military goals," said Neil Melvin, a London-based RUSI think tank analyst.
A gunman opened fire inside a busy shopping mall in the Danish capital Sunday, killing three people and critically wounding three others, police said. (July 4)
A man is in custody following a deadly shooting at a July 4 parade in suburban Chicago that sent hundreds of people fleeing in terror Monday morning.