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A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Wednesday: CHAMPIONS LEAGUE GROUP E After consecutive losses to open its Champions League campaign, Barcelona needs to find a way to beat Dynamo Kyiv at home to have a realistic chance of advancing to the knockout stage. It is last in the group, a point behind third-place Dynamo. The Catalan club has made it past the group stage every season since an early elimination in 2000-01. While Barcelona has struggled, Bayern Munich has cruised and now vis
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One person is dead after a crash between a motorcycle and a truck in Richmond, B.C., on Tuesday evening. Richmond RCMP say the collision happened at about 5:30 p.m. PT in the 21000 block of Westminster Highway. Police have not released any further information about what happened and say the investigation is still in the preliminary stages. Investigators asked drivers to avoid the area Tuesday night. Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call RCMP at 604-278-1212.
P.E.I. is lowering the age for people to get vaccinated for COVID-19 at pharmacies, in an effort to get more young people vaccinated. Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Heather Morrison made the announcement at a briefing on the pandemic Tuesday. "Our rates of full vaccination are among the highest in the country, and we will continue to stress the importance of immunization in the younger age groups," said Morrison. "Right now, our rates in the under-40 age groups are too low, especially the 20- t
Jyoti Gondek is to become Calgary's first female mayor and Edmonton voters have elected Amarjeet Sohi, the city's first mayor of South Asian origin.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agents were carrying out “law enforcement activity” on Tuesday at a Washington mansion and New York City townhouse tied to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, a close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin. FBI officials would not provide any additional information about the circumstances surrounding their presence at either property or any information about potential investigations involving Deripaska. A spokesperson for Deripaska told reporters that the searches were “
Later this month, the ford government will be proposing new legislation which would require temporary help agencies and recruiters to be licensed. It's a move aimed at providing more oversight of an industry that has been largely unregulated for decades. As Morganne Campbell reports, critics are eager to get a close look at the proposed legislation.
More Chinese officials sought to reassure investors and homeowners on Wednesday over a debt crisis afflicting the country's property sector, saying risks were controllable and excessive credit tightening by banks was being corrected. Worries that a cash crunch at China Evergrande Group, the world's most indebted developer, could cause broader economic contagion have roiled global markets in recent weeks and hit high-yield bonds issued by other Chinese property developers. In comments reported by state media Xinhua, Vice Premier Liu He told the Financial Street Forum in Beijing that overall risks in the property market are controllable, and the property market is on track for healthy development.
A Cape Breton artist has written and illustrated Canada's first Scottish Gaelic graphic novel. Ás a' Chamhanaich or Out of the Twilight is a collection of 12 short stories by Angus MacLeod, a Gaelic language and song teacher from Goose Cove, N.S. "To put it into a genre is really difficult because the stories are just whatever stories came to me," MacLeod said. "A lot of them have their roots in older Gaelic stories and creatures from Gaelic mythology." MacLeod said "there's a lot of fantasy in
Every summer, children forget some of what they learned during the previous school year, but now experts are warning that because of school closures and other disruptions during the COVID-19 pandemic, students will have a lot more lost learning to make up for. Julia Davidson's seven-year-old son started kindergarten in Toronto during the pandemic and most of his schooling since then has been online, something he's struggled with even though she says he had a great teacher. "I probably had the be
DETROIT (AP) — As an American leader, Colin Powell’s credentials were impeccable: He was national security adviser, chairman of the Joint Chiefs and secretary of state. But his legacy as the first Black person in those roles is murkier, with some African Americans saying that his voice on their behalf could have been louder. Powell, who died Monday of COVID-19 complications, spent 35 years in the Army and rose to political prominence under Republican presidents Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush an
In a response to a question from the media, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tells a news conference in Kamloops, B.C., Monday that all documents related to residential schools have been submitted to the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation. However, the centre told Global News that is "not accurate."
(Reuters) -Netflix Inc's global sensation "Squid Game" helped lure more new customers than expected, the world's largest streaming service said on Tuesday as it predicted a packed lineup would further boost signups through the end of the year. After a sharp slowdown in the first half of 2021, Netflix added 4.38 million subscribers from July through September to reach 213.6 million worldwide. Netflix enjoyed a subscriber boom last year as COVID-19 kept audiences at home, but growth stalled early this year.
Albertans six months and older can receive their flu shot. Jackie Wilson explains why some say it’s even more important to get the jab this year.
A former Gatineau, Que., police officer has been charged by the provincial police force after he allegedly shared inside information with suspects in an organized crime investigation. The 54-year-old retired officer was charged by the Sûreté du Québec's internal investigators in connection with a 2016 investigation in the Outaouais, the police force said Tuesday evening in a French-language press release. His name was not released. The officer is accused of intentionally trying to hinder, divert
Some people find it tough to dedicate time to relaxing on the beach. Others make the time to splash around in dozens of Saskatchewan lakes for fun. Lara Guerrero from Saskatoon chose the latter. She marked the summer of her 51st birthday by exploring 51 of the nearly 100,000 lakes in the province. Host Leisha Grebinski asked Guerrero why during CBC's Saskatoon Morning on Monday. "Well, I like being 51 and I like swimming in lakes," Guerrero said. "So, I thought, what a great way to celebrate tha
French carmaker Renault expects to produce at least 300,000 fewer vehicles this year due to a global shortage in semiconductor chips, three sources close to firm told Reuters on Wednesday, a much bigger hit than previously estimated. The supply problems would cost Renault, which is set to publish its third-quarter sales on Friday, over a third more than the 220,000 lost vehicles it forecast in early September. A Renault spokesperson declined to comment.
WINNIPEG — A Manitoba pastor accused of openly violating COVID-19 public health orders has been arrested. RCMP said officers arrested Tobias Tissen on an outstanding warrant for contravening public health orders during a traffic stop in Steinbach, 60 kilometres southeast of Winnipeg, on Monday. Tissen is a pastor at the Church of God Restoration in the Rural Municipality of Hanover. He has spoken at anti-restriction protests and held church services in defiance of public health orders put in pla
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music star Luke Bryan has taken home the top prize at the CMA Awards, but he'll step into a larger role when he hosts the awards show in November. The Country Music Association and ABC announced on Monday that the “American Idol” judge will host the show for the first time when it airs from Nashville, Tennessee on Nov. 10. “The CMA Awards is one of the biggest nights of the year for country music,” Bryan said in a statement. “Being asked to host the CMA Awards was