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Edmonton homicide detectives are investigating a suspicious death that occurred Saturday evening in the downtown Boyle Street neighbourhood. At about 6 p.m., police responded to a report about an assault with a weapon near 104th Avenue and 95th Street. On arriving, they discovered a man with serious injuries. Officers provided first aid but he died at the scene. Police are urging anyone who may have witnessed the assault to contact them.
The Canadian Council of Imams is calling for the federal Conservative candidate for Central Nova to resign from the race, saying Steven Cotter has refused to engage with them on issues of Islamophobia, racism and discrimination. In a statement released Saturday evening, the group said that although Cotter issued a public apology on Sept. 5 for past Islamophobic posts on his Facebook page, his refusal to have a continued discussion with them makes them question the sincerity of his apology. It sa
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. auto safety investigators have opened a new probe into 30 million vehicles built by nearly two dozen automakers with potentially defective Takata air bag inflators, a government document seen by Reuters on Sunday showed. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on Friday opened an engineering analysis into an estimated 30 million U.S. vehicles from the 2001 through 2019 model years. The new investigation includes vehicles assembled by Honda Motor Co, Ford Motor Co, Toyota Motor Corp, General Motors Co, Nissan Motor, Subaru, Tesla, Ferrari NV , Nissan Motor, Mazda, Daimler AG, BMW Chrysler (now part of Stellantis NV), Porsche Cars, Jaguar Land Rover (owned by Tata Motors) and others.
When the delta variant came into play in Canada in the spring, leaders didn't take sufficient notice, Jason Tetro, a microbiologist and author of The Germ Files, said. Now, they really need to start. "I really think … you have to separate this pandemic into two stages: you've got the delta era, and the pre-delta era and now we're in the delta era," Tetro told Peter Mills on CBC's Saskatchewan Weekend. In Saskatchewan, about one in five cases are variants of concern, the province's COVID-19 dashb
Alberta's government has clarified what businesses it considers essential services, and will therefore not be exempt from restrictions if they choose to opt in to the proof-of-vaccination program on Monday. Starting Monday, non-essential businesses and services can choose to require proof of vaccination for customers. Those who opt out have to adhere to capacity and operating restrictions. The list of eligible businesses, which includes restaurants, clubs, casinos and movie theatres, was origina
Forecasters are currently monitoring two tropical storms, Peter and Rose, in the Atlantic basin.
MOSCOW (AP) — Early results Sunday in Russia's parliamentary election showed the dominant pro-Kremlin party well in the lead, but it was unclear if the party will retain the two-thirds majority of seats that allow it to change the constitution. The election is widely seen as an important part of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s efforts to cement his grip on power ahead of the 2024 presidential election, in which control of the State Duma, or parliament, will be key. Results from about 30% of t
While temperatures were rising across Saskatchewan on Saturday, weather records were falling in well over a dozen communities. Environment Canada says a low pressure system tracking through the central Prairies drew a "warm, southerly flow" into southern areas of the province on Saturday. This gave many communities their hottest September 18 on record. In the Nipawin area, temperatures reached 30.5 degrees, inching past the old record of 29.4 degrees that had held for 80 years. Regina and Saskat
MARY'S HARBOUR — Searchers have located debris that the joint rescue co-ordination centre says is likely from a nine-metre fishing boat that went missing with two men on board off the coast of Labrador. The fishing vessel Island Lady departed the small coastal community of Mary's Harbour Friday morning with two men on board, and was reported missing that night. The Cape Islander-style boat had two outboard motors and was equipped with radio, and had been expected back in the harbour by 5 p.m. on
Two replica castles in rural Prince Edward Island that once served as a popular tourist attraction are being restored by a couple to host events. The first event? Their own wedding. Bruce Richardson grew up in Nova Scotia. At the moment, he owns a bee rescue farm in Ontario with his soon-to-be wife Joanne Crockett, but now he is coming back to the East Coast to live in a castle. Earlier this summer, the stone castles — part of the former Woodleigh Replicas site in Burlington, P.E.I. — were put u
MADRID (AP) — Vinícius Junior and Karim Benzema added to their impressive starts to the season by scoring late goals in Real Madrid’s 2-1 win against Valencia in the Spanish league on Sunday. Vinícius Júnior scored his fourth goal of the season in the 86th minute, and Benzema netted his sixth two minutes later to give Madrid its third straight win in the league. The victory leaves Madrid top with 13 points, two more than defending champion Atlético Madrid, which was held 0-0 at home by Athletic
MONTREAL — Quebec Premier François Legault delivered a nationalist speech to his party's youth wing today, capping off a weekend-long convention where he touted cohesion in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Legault also told the Coalition Avenir Quebec convention he sees the party as a fortress against the more radical elements of society, including those who oppose COVID-19 health measures and vaccines. He answered his party members' questions during the event, but refused to speak to media on
LAKE WORTH, Texas (AP) — A military training jet crashed Sunday in a neighborhood near Fort Worth, Texas, injuring the two pilots and damaging three homes but not seriously hurting anyone on the ground, authorities said. Both pilots managed to eject from the plane before it crashed in Lake Worth, which is just west of Fort Worth, authorities said at a news conference. “This incident could have been much worse knowing that this plane went down in a residential area,” Lake Worth Fire Chief Ryan Ar
KELOWNA, B.C. — Mounties in Kelowna, B.C., say they're investigating after discovering a woman's body on a highway on Sunday morning. RCMP say officers were called to the intersection of Highway 33W and Nickel Road at 7 a.m. after the body was discovered. Police say the death is considered suspicious and the RCMP Serious Crime Unit has taken over the investigation. They're looking for witnesses as well as potential surveillance video. Mounties say the identity of the victim is not being released
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TORONTO — A former bureaucrat accused by the Ontario government of embezzling $11 million in COVID-19 relief funds is now facing criminal charges in the matter. His lawyer says Sanjay Madan is facing two counts of fraud over $5,000 and two counts of breach of trust. Stephen Hebscher says Madan and his wife, Shalini Madan, are also charged with laundering the proceeds of crime over $5,000 and possession of the proceeds of crime over $5,000. The province has sued Sanjay Madan, his wife and two adu
Curling teams around Canada are gearing up to stamp their ticket to the Olympic trials in Saskatoon ahead of the Beijing 2022 winter Olympics — including Saskatchewan's Team Dunstone, who won bronze medals at the last two Briers. From Sept. 22 to 26, 10 teams will compete in Ottawa at the Canadian Curling Trials Direct-Entry Event, while another eight teams will compete in the Canadian Curling Pre-Trials Direct-Entry event. A total of three women's and two men's teams will compete in Olympic tri
A 42-year-old mother and her two kids, a 15-year-old boy and 13-year-old girl, were killed in a major accident involving two vehicles in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu in the Montérégie region Sunday afternoon. According to provincial police, a pickup truck travelling at a high speed hit the family's car, which was stopped at a red light at the intersection of Boulevard du Séminaire Nord and Boulevard Saint-Luc, around 10:30 a.m. Following the impact, police said the truck dragged the vehicle for seve
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The bodies of three people who were trying to illegally cross into Poland from Belarus were found in the border region and another body of a woman was found on Belarus side, Poland's prime minister said Sunday. Premier Mateusz Morawiecki gave no other details but said on Facebook that he's in touch with the interior minister and head of the Border Guards and that any potential links between these “dramatic events and Belarusian provocations” on Poland's eastern border will
France has cancelled a meeting between Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly and her British counterpart planned for this week after Australia scrapped a submarine order with Paris in favour of a deal with Washington and London, two sources familiar with the matter said. Parly personally took the decision to drop the bilateral meeting with British Defence Secretary Ben Wallace, the sources said.