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The Canadian military watchdog is investigating whether there was a deliberate attempt by military police to cover up one officer's alleged misconduct. Mike Le Couteur explains the incident, what it says about the military justice system, and the calls to disband the police force.
COVID-19 vaccination has increased tension in communities across the country, and for some Manitoba parents divided over the issue, it's also led to legal bills. Earlier this week, a court case in Saskatchewan involving divorced parents who couldn't agree on the vaccine issue made national headlines, with the judge ultimately siding with the father, who wanted their 13-year-old daughter to get the shot. In a similar case in Quebec, a Superior Court judge ruled that a mother was allowed to have h
A research initiative in southern B.C. aims to chart the impact of wildfires and human activity on one of the province's most elusive predators — the cougar. The Southern B.C. Cougar Project, led by students and faculty at the University of B.C.'s Okanagan campus, has been running since January 2020. So far, it has equipped 27 cougars with GPS collars across three study areas in the West Okanagan, Boundary and Kootenay regions. It aims to have 40 collared cats by the time the project ends. Proje
Canada's biggest oil producer, Canadian Natural Resources will require employees and contractors at Canadian sites to be vaccinated by Dec. 1, as the province of Alberta grapples with a deadly new wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Canadian Natural (CNRL), the first oil sands company to announce such a policy, made the decision after the recent rise in infections in Alberta, spokesperson Julie Woo said. Alberta, home of the oil sands, has the highest rate of active cases among Canada's 10 provinces, with 456 per 100,000 people, according to Canadian government data.
TORONTO — Young advocates for the environment rallied outside Ontario's legislature and in downtown Montreal on Friday to call for governments to to take immediate action to address climate change. The demonstrations that drew students, young children accompanied by parents and others concerned about climate change together were among several similar events held around the world. "For our future, for our life. For our planet, climate strike," the crowd in Toronto chanted at the demonstration org
Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, visited a New York City public school Friday where Meghan read her children's book to the students. (Sept. 24)
A 19-year-old woman died in single-vehicle crash Friday night in Yarmouth County. Yarmouth RCMP responded to a call on Highway 1 near Darlings Lake at 10:24 p.m. According to a news release, the car was heading south when it struck a guardrail and crashed. The driver from nearby Port Maitland, who was the only occupant of the car, was pronounced dead at the scene. RCMP are investigating. MORE TOP STORIES
If Meng Wanzhou resolves the federal charges against her in the U.S. and returns to China, Lynette Ong, an associate professor of political science at the University of Toronto and the Munk School of Global Affairs, says she is 'cautiously optimistic' that will lead to Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig being allowed to return to Canada from China.(Credit: CBC/Ben Nelms)
Professor Gordon Houlden of the University of Alberta China Institute discusses the release of Meng Wanzhou and what the resolution means for Canada/China relations.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will leave her position after 16 years, so how will a change of personality affect the existing close ties between Germany and France? Euronews spoke to two experts to find out more.View on euronews
A man at the Tennessee shooting says he heard 10-15 rounds of gunfire in nearby parking lot. "The gunfire was so close, it sounded like it was directly over my head." (Sept. 24)
Ontario's mandatory training program for those who sell, serve, deliver or handle alcohol now includes training on how to recognize and respond to sexual violence in a bar or restaurant setting. Smart Serve Ontario officially launched the new module Friday at an event in Etobicoke, but it said it already started rolling out the training in late spring. "Recognized as the first line of defence within a variety of establishments, bartenders and servers are critical in the protection and wellbeing
A former Canadian diplomat responds to the news of China releasing Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig after the extradition case against Meng Wanzhou was ended by a B.C. court.
A large crowd gathered outside Ontario's legislature and marched through the streets of Toronto Friday to call for immediate action from governments, banks, corporations and other institutions to address climate change. Students, children accompanied by their parents, labour advocates and others hoisted signs and chanted slogans demanding steps be taken to safeguard the future.
When Andrew Perry sat down for Indian food in St. John's last week, he had no idea he meet one of his small screen heroes who he says changed his life. Perry, a singer, actor and dance teacher from Stephenville, was at India Gate restaurant as part of a holiday when he noticed a familiar face walk through the door. After a couple minutes of going back and forth, he realized who it was. "He sat down and was talking to the waitress, and just the way he was talking and his mannerisms I was like 'I'
When Patti Murphy came down with COVID-19 in the frightening first days of the pandemic, she had no idea what she'd be in for. "It was a remarkable time to be sick, because no one really knew anything, to be honest," said Murphy, who ended up in the ER with breathing issues and still suffers symptoms more than a year later. It was the fact no one had a firm grip on COVID-19 that inspired Murphy to sign up for the Stop the Spread study, a long-term research project by the Ottawa Hospital Research
NEW YORK (AP) — Prime Minister Imran Khan sought to cast Pakistan as the victim of American ungratefulness and an international double standard in his address to the United Nations General Assembly on Friday. In a prerecorded speech aired during the evening, the Pakistani prime minister touched on a range of topics that included climate change, global Islamophobia and “the plunder of the developing world by their corrupt elites” — the latter of which he likened to what the East India Company did
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's closely fought election on Sunday will set the direction of the European Union's most populous country after 16 years under Angela Merkel, whose party is scrambling to avoid defeat by its center-left rivals after a rollercoaster campaign. The environmentalist Greens also are eyeing at least a share of power. About 60.4 million people in the nation of 83 million are eligible to elect the new parliament, which decides who will be the next head of government. Recent polls po
OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada has kept alive the CBC's efforts to unseal evidence pertaining to a now-quashed murder conviction from more than 30 years ago. The top court ruled Friday that the Manitoba Court of Appeal has jurisdiction to reconsider a publication ban on an affidavit in the case of a Manitoba man who spent 23 years in prison for first-degree murder before the decision was overturned. The question of access to records remains open for the appeal court to weigh, even though t