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It's still not clear if the NDP will be able to pull off a breakthrough win in Toronto this election. In the early hours of Tuesday morning, vote counting continued for Parkdale-High Park, Spadina-Fort York and Davenport in the city's downtown west end, with the Liberals and NDP showing close numbers. Davenport was particularly tight, with NDP candidate Alejandra Bravo and Liberal incumbent Julie Dzerowicz trading off leading their riding through the night. In Spadina-Fort York, NDP candidate No
Fredericton voters have kept candidates on their toes on election night. Liberal Jenica Atwin has pulled ahead in the race against Conservative candidate Andrea Johnson — but by a hair — after 135 of 154 polls reported. At 12:50 a.m. Tuesday, Atwin was ahead with 13,856 votes, or 36 per cent, and Johnson had 13,718 votes, also at 36 per cent. More than 2,000 local mail-in ballots won't even be counted until Tuesday, so it's possible a result won't be clear when people wake up Tuesday morning. Jo
The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local): ___ UNITED NATIONS -- Pakistan’s foreign minister says Afghanistan’s new Taliban rulers should understand that if they want recognition and assistance in rebuilding the war-battered country “they have to be more sensitive and more receptive to international opinion and norms.” Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Monday evening that countries are watching to see how things evolve in Afghanistan before considering recognition. He says, “I don’t thin
A CIA officer who was traveling with agency director William Burns to India this month reported symptoms consistent with Havana syndrome, CNN and the New York Times reported on Monday. Some 200 U.S. officials and family members have been sickened by Havana syndrome, a mysterious set of ailments that include migraines, nausea, memory lapses and dizziness. Last month, Vice President Kamala Harris delayed her arrival to Hanoi for three hours after the U.S. embassy there said someone had reported a health incident consistent with Havana syndrome.
Blockchain-based fantasy soccer game Sorare has raised $680 million in a funding round led by SoftBank, with players including ex-England international Rio Ferdinand and Spain's Gerard Pique also investing, the company said on Tuesday. Paris-based Sorare said the investment valued the company at $4.3 billion. Founded in 2018, Sorare is an online game where players buy officially licensed cards representing soccer players and build teams which play against each other, with the outcome based on the players' performance in real-life games.
For the second year in a row, a Calgary brewery has taken the top honour at the Canadian Brewing Awards. The Establishment Brewing Company has been named Brewery of the Year on Saturday during a ceremony at the Centre des Congrès convention centre in Quebec City. Last year, the honour went to Calgary's Common Crown Brewing Co. "We're over the moon," co-owner and general manager David Ronneberg told CBC Calgary's The Homestretch. "Really, really proud of our team that helped us achieve these meda
Cryptocurrency prices bounced off 1-1/2 month lows on Tuesday as a heavy selloff overnight linked to concerns about a possible loan default by property developer China Evergrande eased slightly, but investors braced for more volatility. Bitcoin, the biggest and the best known cryptocurrency, traded around $43,000, recovering from a fall to $40,192 earlier in the session. Global markets started the week on a turbulent note after fears that Evergrande's troubles could lead to a fallout for the Chinese and global economies prompted a selloff in riskier assets.
Canada's unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic election was never going to be easy. The 36-day whirlwind campaign kicked off with many Canadians asking why they were even heading to the polls during a global crisis, but the Liberals pulled off a minority win, after a day of frustrations from long lines, miscommunications and site glitches.
CORNWALL – SDSG remains blue. Conservative candidate Eric Duncan has won in Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry. Duncan took an early lead in the riding after the polls closed at 9:30 p.m. Both CTV and CBC declared Duncan the winner just after 10:15 p.m. While Duncan is being returned to the House of Commons as MP, he will continue to serve on the opposition benches. Liberal leader Justin Trudeau will form another minority government. As of 11:15 p.m. EST, the Liberals are leading or elected in 155
CBC News projects that a trio of Conservatives have been re-elected in Chatham-Kent and Sarnia-Lambton ridings. Conservative Dave Epp is projected to win a second term in Chatham-Kent–Leamington, a Tory stronghold since 2006. As of 11 p.m., with 115 out of 272 polls reporting, Epp clinched 40 per cent of the vote. The next most popular candidate, Liberal Greg Hetherington, had 30 per cent of the ballots counted. In Sarnia-Lambton, Marilyn Gladu is projected to win for a third time. With 42 out o
In Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole concession speech after the 2021 election turned in the Liberals favour for a minority government, he focused on Canada's "division" while teasing that he intends to stay on as leader of the party.
A body found in a U.S. national park in Wyoming has been identified as Gabby Petito, the young woman who went missing during a road trip with her fiance and that her death was a homicide, the FBI said on Tuesday. The confirmation is the latest turn in a story that has gripped Americans since Petito's family reported the 22 year old missing on Sept. 11 - 10 days after the fiance, Brian Laundrie, returned home from the cross-country trip without her. Investigators have called Laundrie, 23, a "person of interest" in the case.
OTTAWA — Canadians have chosen another minority Liberal government — almost identical to the one it replaced — to finish the fight against COVID-19 and rebuild the shattered economy. Precisely how stable a minority remains to be seen, as results were still trickling in and there were tight contests in dozens of ridings as the clock started running out on Monday night. There are also almost 800,000 mail-in ballots to be counted, starting Tuesday, which could yet change the preliminary results in
A police chief says his southern Manitoba city — which has a vaccination rate well below the provincial average — is being torn apart by animosity. In a Facebook plea for civility, Winkler police Chief Ryan Hunt wrote his community is better than the hostility taking hold in response to the provincial public health orders. Hunt took aim at residents who say they'll interfere with officials trying to enforce the rules, which range from mask mandates to proof-of-vaccination cards. He said he's dis
As of late Monday night, the race in Edmonton Mill Woods was still tight and too close to call. Tom Vernon has the details.
Persistent default fears eclipsed efforts by China Evergrande Group's chairman to lift confidence in the embattled firm on Tuesday, as Beijing showed no signs it would intervene to stem any domino effects across the global economy. Analysts played down the threat of Evergrande's troubles becoming the country's "Lehman moment," though concerns about the spillover risks of a messy collapse of what was once China's top-selling property developer have roiled markets. In an effort to revive battered confidence in the firm, Evergrande Chairman Hui Ka Yuan said in a letter to staff the company is confident it will "walk out of its darkest moment" and deliver property projects as pledged.
Nova Scotia's minister of seniors signaled on Monday the province could be ready to announce next week a vaccine policy aimed at long-term care employees, following a confirmed case of COVID-19 in a staff member at the Northwood facility in Halifax. But Barbara Adams conceded that while mandating COVID-19 vaccines for long-term care staff — as some other provinces have done — is an option, it is "the most dramatic step that one can take." "I understand why individual provinces who have different
Britain's Prince Andrew has been served with a sexual assault lawsuit in the United States by lawyers for a woman who says she was forced to have sex with him at the London home of a friend of convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, court papers show. In a filing with the U.S. District Court in Manhattan, lawyers for Virginia Giuffre said they sent the civil lawsuit to the prince's Los Angeles-based lawyer Andrew Brettler by email and FedEx, and both copies had been received by Monday morning. Giuffre's lawyers previously said they also served Andrew, who is Queen Elizabeth's second son, in Britain.
The Liberals are projected to retain power in a minority government — despite the fact that two of their cabinet ministers are headed for defeat. "You are sending us back to work with a clear mandate to get Canada through this pandemic and to the brighter days ahead and my friends, that's exactly what we are ready to do," Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told supporters in Montreal on election night. While Trudeau did not win the majority government he wanted, he retains his job as prime minister —
Nine people, including a five-year-old, were taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries Monday after a woman lost control of her vehicle and collided with a crowd out front of a polling station in Montreal's West Island. The list of injured also includes four men and four women, according to Montreal police, who originally said seven people were injured but have since revised that number to nine. On Tuesday morning, police said one of the victims is a 77-year-old woman who is in an "un