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Ontario Premier Doug Ford vowed to continue to work closely with the newly re-elected prime minister on Tuesday a day ahead of the province's vaccine certificate program rollout. Doug Ford congratulated Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on winning Monday's election in an open letter before saying it was a contentious campaign. Ford says he knows many people are concerned about their civil liberties being impeded by the certificates that are set to be introduced Wednesday. Certificates proving that a
(Reuters) -British gambling firm Entain said on Tuesday that U.S. fantasy sports betting company DraftKings had made a takeover proposal that valued it at $22.4 billion. Under its current proposal, DraftKings plans to offer 28 pounds per Entain share, representing a premium of 46.2% to the UK firm's Monday close. Entain said it had earlier rejected a proposal from DraftKings to buy the company for 25 pounds ($34.15) per share.
MARY'S HARBOUR, N.L. — The search continues today for two fishermen missing in the waters off Labrador's southeastern coast. Police say searchers are back in the air and on the water looking for Marc Freeman Russell and Joey Jenkins, who departed the community of Mary's Harbour Friday morning aboard the Island Lady fishing vessel and didn't return home. RCMP Cpl. Jolene Garland says the coast guard ship Captain Molly Kool is also on the water helping out with the search. The Canadian Coast Guard
LONDON (AP) — A British couple who sought justice for their son after he died in a vehicle crash said Tuesday they have settled a civil lawsuit they filed in the United States against an American motorist involved in the collision. Harry Dunn, 19, died in August 2019 after his motorcycle crashed into a car being driven on the wrong side of the road outside a U.S. airbase in central England. The car's driver, Anne Sacoolas, left for the U.S. several weeks later along with her husband, Jonathan, a
The social media giant said it now has 40,000 people working on safety and security, compared with 10,000 five years ago. Facebook played down the negative effects on young users of its Instagram app and had a weak response to alarms raised by employees over how the platform is used in developing countries by human traffickers, the Wall Street Journal reported last week, citing a review of internal company documents. Facebook said its artificial intelligence technology has helped it block 3 billion fake accounts in the first half of this year.
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) -United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres reprimanded the world on Tuesday for the inequitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, describing it as an "obscenity" and giving the globe an "F in Ethics." Addressing the annual U.N. gathering of world leaders in New York, Guterres said images from some parts of the world of expired and unused vaccines in the garbage told "the tale of our times" - with the majority of the wealthier world immunised while more than 90% of Africa has not even received one dose. World leaders https://www.reuters.com/world/china/world-leaders-return-un-with-focus-pandemic-climate-2021-09-19 returned to New York this year after a virtual event last year during the pandemic.
SALMON ARM, B.C. — The main doors of many public schools in Salmon Arm, B.C., will remain locked Tuesday but the school district says it has lifted "hold and secure" measures in place since a disturbing protest last week. A statement posted on the website of the North Okanagan-Shuswap School District says the measures were imposed Friday to prevent unauthorized access after COVID-19 vaccination opponents entered several schools. A scheduled professional development day kept students out of class
Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe said Monday's election was the most pointless in Canadian history and only succeeded in further dividing a country already straining under by pandemic. Moe made the comments Tuesday during a news conference and on Twitter, where he blasted Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for calling an election only to end up with essentially the same results as two years ago. "We also need to realize that 90 per cent of the people in this province don't want this man to be the prime
The family of a British teenager killed in a car crash involving a U.S. diplomat's wife said on Tuesday they had reached a resolution in a civil damages claim over the 2019 accident, and could now focus on a separate criminal case. Harry Dunn, 19, died after his motorcycle was in a collision with a car driven by Anne Sacoolas near RAF Croughton, an air force base in the English county of Northamptonshire that is used by the U.S. military. Sacoolas left Britain shortly after the accident claiming diplomatic immunity from criminal prosecution.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. intelligence officer suffered symptoms linked to a series of suspected directed-energy attacks known as “Havana syndrome” while traveling with CIA Director William Burns in India this month. Experts are in the process of verifying the officer's symptoms, which are consistent with the scores of other cases in recent years linked to Havana syndrome, according to James Giordano, a scientist briefed on the case and others. CNN first reported the incident. Defense and intelli
PHOENIX (AP) — Latinos are perpetually absent in major newsrooms, Hollywood films and other media industries where their portrayals — or lack thereof — could deeply impact how their fellow Americans view them, according to a government report released Tuesday. The Congressional Hispanic Caucus asked the U.S. Government Accountability Office to investigate last October. U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, has made the inclusion of Latinos in media a principal issue, imploring Hollywood studio dire
MONTREAL — Police say the condition of a 77-year-old woman is uncertain after she was among nine people hit by a car outside a polling station in a Montreal suburb Monday evening. Sgt. Véronique Comtois said today the woman's injuries weren't life threatening but due to the victim's age, her situation could deteriorate rapidly if she doesn't respond well to surgeries she may need following the collision. Nine people were struck by a car outside a federal election polling station in the Montreal
At the request of the Town of Shaunavon, a local task force has been assembled to address the concept of aging in place as it pertains to the community of Shaunavon and surrounding area. The committee is comprised of community members including, Wendy Thienes (Chairperson), Jaelee Guenther (Secretary), Sharon Dickie, Kim Anderson, Gloria Illerbrun, Rhonda Johnston, Pamela Bahnuick, Suzanne Hunter, Leanne Thomas, and Patti Illerbrun, along with Shaunavon council members Travis Nelson and mayor Ky
Waleed Hamed, a voter looking to buy his first home in the Greater Toronto Area, says it felt like the entire election campaign was a waste, even as affordable housing became an election issue.
(Reuters) -U.S. President Joe Biden told the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday he would work with Congress to double funds by 2024 to $11.4 billion per year to help developing nations deal with climate change. The funding would help achieve a global goal set more than a decade ago of $100 billion per year to support climate action in vulnerable countries by 2020. "The best part is, making these ambitious investments isn't just good climate policy, it's a chance for each of our countries to invest in ourselves and our own future," Biden told the annual gathering of world leaders.
(Reuters) - "Critical race theory," a once-obscure academic concept, has become a fixture in the fierce U.S. debate over how to teach children about the country's history and race relations. Conservatives have invoked the term in schools and statehouses nationwide to denounce curricula and policies they consider too liberal. WHAT IS CRITICAL RACE THEORY?
Several progressive lawmakers on Tuesday introduced a bill that would reimpose a nationwide eviction moratorium at a time when deaths from COVID-19 are running at their highest levels since early March. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Rep. Cori Bush, D-Mo., said the bill would direct the secretary of Health and Human Services to implement a ban on evictions in response to the COVID pandemic. It would also amend a section of the Public Health Service Act to grant permanent authority to Health
Chatham-Kent is starting a new program that is downright neighbourly. At its regular meeting Sept. 13, council approved the initiative that will allow members of the public to nominate local people that are doing good deeds. Mayor Darrin Canniff said it a “fabulous” thing for the municipality to be doing. “There are so many great neighbours out there doing great things,” he added. The new program came to be by way of a recommendation from an as-yet unnamed mystery resident who put the idea forwa
Kingstonians are concerned about a text message they received from the Conservative Party before election day. While some took it lightly, others were angry about how the party obtained their phone numbers when they had not registered for updates. The text message, a robotext sent through an automatic messaging program, smeared Liberal leader Justin Trudeau and asked recipients to support the Conservative Party in the current election. In Canada, the area codes of phone numbers are publicly avai
In this review we will look at the Nvidia Shield Gaming Controller and we will test it playing Mortal Kombat 11. This is the 2nd generation released in 2017 priced at just under $60. The Shield controller is an advanced game controller designed for precision gaming on PCs, Shield Andriod TVs or Shield Tablets. I will unbox the controller and test it on the brand new Mortal Kombat 11. Please hit the Subscribe button and the bell Icon to be notified of future Ultimate Reviews. Than you for being a part of the Ultimate Tech Hub Team.