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Former Canadian prime minister, Jean Chrétien, is facing backlash after claiming that he was not aware of the abuse at residential schools when he was Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development from 1968 to 1974.
The new Ultra Low Emission Zone covers a quarter of the British capital and 3.8 million people. Vehicles that don't meet the zone's emissions standards have to pay a daily charge of £12.50, or $21.30 Cdn.
IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut residents elected 11 new members to the 22-person legislative assembly in Monday's territorial vote. Six incumbents lost their seats — including community and government services minister Jeannie Ehaloak, who lost by nine votes in Cambridge Bay. Elections Nunavut says the results are tentative and a judge is to do an official recount in Cambridge Bay and one other constituency. It says voter turnout was 49.9 per cent — down from 63 per cent in 2017. Six women were vote
WARSAW (AP) — The European Union's executive told Poland Monday that there is “no place for rhetoric referring to war” among EU partners, after the Polish prime minister said that for Brussels to withhold cash over rule of law issues would be like starting World War III. In an interview with the Financial Times, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki accused the EU of making demands of Warsaw with a “gun to our head” and urged Brussels to drop its threats of sanctions against Poland. The comme
BERLIN (AP) — The head of the United Nations says a “leadership gap” is undermining the world's efforts to curb global warming, days before presidents and prime ministers from around the globe gather for a climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told reporters Tuesday that time is running out to cut greenhouse gas emissions and meet the goals of the 2015 Paris accord to avert global warming that he said could become “an existential threat to humanity.” “The c
Here's the latest for Wednesday October 27th: Regulators endorse Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for kids; Biden campaigns in Virginia governor's race; Congressional Democrats closer to finishing domestic agenda package; Two arrests in Texas child's death.
GREENBELT, Md. — A judge in Maryland has agreed to include a "terrorism enhancement" when he sentences former Canadian Armed Forces reservist Patrik Mathews later this week. The enhancement, which applies in cases where a crime is deemed to promote federal terrorism offences, means a maximum penalty of 25 years behind bars. Mathews, 28, from Beausejour, Man., and U.S. army veteran Brian Mark Lemley Jr. both pleaded guilty to weapons charges in connection with a white supremacist plot to violentl
Shelters in Colombia are preparing for increasing numbers of impoverished migrants arriving on foot after Venezuela reopened its border with its Andean neighbor, many of them children in need of food, medical attention and the chance to play again, aid workers said. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's leftist government said this month it was reopening https://www.reuters.com/world/americas/venezuela-reopen-border-with-colombia-tuesday-official-says-2021-10-04 its side of the 2,219-km (1,379-mile) border with Colombia, which was closed in 2019 over political tensions. Colombia's right-wing government reopened its side https://www.reuters.com/world/americas/colombia-reopens-border-with-venezuela-after-14-months-2021-06-02 of the frontier in June after closing it for 14 months amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Thousands of documents leaked by Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen are supporting claims the social media giant is endangering democracy, spreading misinformation, and promoting radicalization. Despite that, as Jackson Proskow reports, Facebook insists it's not prioritizing profit over safety.
As Catherine McDonald reports, a march was held in memory of Valdemar and Fatima Avila, killed two weeks ago when their car was rear-ended.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Across Northern California, crews worked Monday to clear streets of toppled trees and branches and to clean gutters clogged by debris carried by rainwater from a massive storm that caused flooding and rock slides, and knocked out power to hundreds of thousands. Despite the problems, the rain and mountain snow were welcome in Northern California, which is so dry that nearly all of it is classified as either experiencing extreme or exceptional drought. The wet weather also gre
OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau revealed the new makeup of his cabinet that included some additions, subtractions and a shakeup for others. Here are five things to know about the cabinet and what it all could mean. In, out, and moving about: The prime minister expanded his cabinet to 38 ministers, not including Trudeau himself, which meant adding some new faces in Kamal Khera as seniors minister, Pascal St-Onge as sport minister (also the only rookie MP in cabinet), Marci Ien as gender eq
A London nursing home faces charges under Ontario's Occupational Health and Safety Act after a registered nurse died from COVID-19 and many others were infected early into the pandemic. Court documents obtained by CBC News show Kensington Village is accused of misleading health inspectors and not providing proper training or supervision for wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) or room cleaning. Brian Beattie, 57, an RN for 23 years who started at Kensington in 2018, died from the novel co
How to turn tangerine into a fish or a turtle! How cool is that?
Ottawa–Vanier member of Parliament Mona Fortier is the Ottawa area's lone representative in the new federal cabinet, which Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unveiled today. Fortier, who was the minister of middle class prosperity and associate minister of finance, will now serve as president of the Treasury Board. In that role she will lead the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat, the administrative arm of the Treasury Board, which is responsible for the administrative and financial affairs of the
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U.S. congressional Democrats struggled on Tuesday to reach agreement on a massive bill to expand social programs and tackle climate change, with disagreement on multiple major issues reducing the odds of a quick vote. President Joe Biden's party has spent months fighting over what to include in legislation https://www.reuters.com/world/us/biden-democrats-2-trillion-spending-plan-what-is-what-is-cut-2021-10-20 forecast to spend at least $1.5 trillion over 10 years - less than half the initial $3.5 trillion target - with moderates and progressives divided over issues including taxes, prescription drug pricing, family leave, climate change and immigration. Negotiations also have held up passage of a $1 trillion infrastructure bill that passed the Senate with the support of 19 Republicans, as the House of Representatives' large progressive caucus has refused to vote on it until the bigger deal is reached.
Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says the COVID-19 situation is improving, new restrictions aren’t needed and would be unfair to the vaccinated. Public health experts are calling for gathering limits, which the mayor of Saskatoon is bringing in.
Hundreds of trucks and other vehicles waited at one of the main crossings between Pakistan and Afghanistan on Monday as the border closed again after a brief opening the day before, despite promises that it would reopen, traders said. The Chaman border crossing, the second-largest commercial border point between the two countries after Torkham in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, links with Spin Boldak in the Afghan province of Kandahar, and is regularly used by thousands of labourers and traders from both countries. The crossing, a vital source of customs revenue for the cash-strapped government in Afghanistan, has been closed for about three weeks, despite repeated protests by truckers and others stuck waiting at the border.
VICTORIA — Some of the containers that caught fire on a cargo ship off Victoria contained hazardous materials, but air quality monitoring along the city's waterfront had found no negative results, the Canadian Coast Guard said Monday. A flyover of the MV Zim Kingston showed no visible flames, although a salvage master had indicated there were still pockets of fire and some containers had "internal fires," Paul Barrett, an official with the coast guard, told a media briefing. Crews had been spray