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A 27-year-old man, and two other men in their 20s injured, following a triple shooting in Regent Park on Saturday night. Police officers were called to Oak Street and Sumach Street shortly before 9 p.m. on Saturday, according to Toronto Police Service duty inspector Michael Williams. Williams said they found the three men, all suffering from gunshot wounds. One man was pronounced dead at the scene, he said, while a second was rushed to hospital in life-threatening condition. The third man was sh
Canary Islands President Angel Victor Torres told a press conference on Sunday night that 5,000 people had been evacuated and no injuries had been reported so far. Flights to and from the Canaries were continuing as normal, the airport operator Aena said. Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez arrived in La Palma, the most northwesterly island of the archipelago, late on Sunday for talks with the islands' government on managing the eruption.
Miss something this week? Don't panic. CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need. Want this in your inbox? Get the Marketplace newsletter every Friday. Brace yourself for higher heating bills this winter A rise in natural gas prices will likely have many of us paying more for our home heating bills this winter. A marriage of factors in North America and Europe — from summer storms to an overseas supply crunch — have contributed to the sharp rise in the price of the fossil
MONTREAL — Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau kicked off the final day of the federal election campaign by telling progressive voters that his party is the best option to stop Erin O'Toole's Conservatives from forming government. Trudeau told some 300 supporters at an outdoor rally in Montreal that progressive voters no longer have to choose between blocking the Conservatives and picking the party with the right plan, because his party represents both. The Liberal leader's whirlwind final day of camp
Nora loves her new food so much that she attempts to bury it in the carpet for later consumption. Too funny!
Cape Enrage is one of New Brunswick's natural treasures. Located about 20 kilometres east of Fundy National Park, the point juts out into the Bay of Fundy. Its high cliffs, rocky beach and protected salt marsh provide some of the region's prettiest views. But the Nature Trust of New Brunswick, which keeps an eye on the nature preserve there, is concerned some of the area's treasures are going missing. "So it's 29.9 hectares and the rocks on the beach are, yeah, beautiful, rounded, cobble rocks,"
Universities must take leadership in the fight to stop sexual and gender-based violence in first-year orientation week.
The idea of waning immunity has picked up steam in recent weeks, with some countries using it to justify rolling out third-dose COVID-19 vaccine boosters to their populations. But immunologists say the concept has been largely misunderstood. While antibodies — proteins created after infection or vaccination that help prevent future invasions from the pathogen — do level off over time, experts say that's supposed to happen. And it doesn't mean we're not protected against COVID-19. Jennifer Gommer
Ontario reported 715 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday. Of those new cases, 540 have presented in people who have either not been fully vaccinated or whose vaccination status is not clear. Here are some other key pandemic indicators and figures from the Ministry of Health's daily provincial update: Tests completed: 29,906 Provincewide test positivity rate: 2.3 per cent Active cases: 6,396 Patients in ICU with COVID-related illnesses: 182; 129 needed a ventilator to breathe Deaths: Six, pushing the
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden goes before the United Nations this week eager to make the case for the world to act with haste against the coronavirus, climate change and human rights abuses. His pitch for greater global partnership comes at a moment when allies are becoming increasingly skeptical about how much U.S. foreign policy really has changed since Donald Trump left the White House. Biden plans to limit his time at the U.N. General Assembly due to coronavirus concerns. He is sched
Ontario's police watchdog is investigating after a 19-year-old man was fatally shot this morning during an exchange with officers in Sault Ste. Marie. The Special Investigations Unit says police were called to a home around 3:40 a.m. on reports of a domestic incident. The SIU says that shortly after 4 a.m., an officer was shot and police fired at the man. The agency says the man was shot and died at the scene. It says an officer was also taken to hospital to be treated for serious injuries. The
Montreal's Grévin wax museum announced this week it would be closing for good due to a drop in visitors during the pandemic. Located on the fifth floor of the Eaton Centre, the museum used to welcome about 150,000 visitors per year. After COVID-19 forced the closure of many non-essential services, the museum saw a huge drop in business. "We were closed for 50 weeks from 2020 to the end of February 2021. And since the reopening at the end of February, attendance did not meet our expectations," sa
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Vaccine hesitancy has been a subject of intense study in the field of scientific communication. Anti-vaxxers recent radicalization needs to be looked at.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Female employees in the Kabul city government have been told to stay home, with work only allowed for those who cannot be replaced by men, the interim mayor of Afghanistan's capital said Sunday, detailing the latest restrictions on women by the new Taliban rulers. Witnesses, meanwhile, said an explosion targeted a Taliban vehicle in the provincial city of Jalalabad, the second such deadly blast in as many days in an Islamic State stronghold. The decision to prevent most
It only took four years of living in Alberta to get Steven Song hooked on climbing mountains. In the last decade, he has climbed almost 1,200 different mountains from Alaska to South America. The University of Alberta chemical engineering graduate started climbing peaks as a teenager, not long after immigrating to Canada from China. "I like the views," he said. His first was Cirque Peak in Banff National Park as a teenager. He said the trip was exhausting and by the day's end, he had large blist
With the federal election set for Monday a pair of Chinese-Canadians from the Lower Mainland say they are feeling more informed and prepared to vote after returning home from a self-guided tour around northern B.C. Amy Xu said when the temporary restrictions for non-essential travel ended her friend, Roger Xiao, invited her on a group trip to learn about the history of Canada and the importance of reconciliation. "As immigrants, we have to try to understand the politics and culture ... so we are
Olympic broadcasters can help Canadians support the Uyghurs, Tibetans, pro-democracy advocates and others fighting for their human rights in China by cancelling their Olympic coverage.
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Some 7,000 people gathered in Ukrainian capital on Sunday for the annual March for Equality to support the rights of the country's LGBT community. Equipped with colorful costumes and rainbow flags, the crowd marched down the central streets of Kyiv, some carrying banners reading “Fight for right!” Participants announced eight demands for Ukrainian authorities, including the legalization of civil partnerships for LGBT people and the creation of laws against LGBT hate crimes.
MONTREAL/OAKVILLE, Ontario (Reuters) -Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, crisscrossing the country making a last pitch to voters before Monday's election, said on Sunday only his Liberals could end the COVID-19 pandemic and accused his main rival of taking the wrong approach. Opinion polls indicate the political advantage moving to Trudeau, who is stepping up attacks on Conservative Party leader Erin O'Toole over the pandemic. Trudeau favors vaccine mandates opposed by O'Toole, who prefers testing to control the public health crisis.