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Snow clearing will get underway Montreal this evening as a major winter storm continues to make its way across the province. By 4 p.m., freezing rain warnings had ended for much of southern Quebec, however winter storm and storm surge warnings were still in effect for areas including the Capitale-Nationale and Chaudière-Appalaches regions, the Charlevoix, Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean, Lower North Shore and the Gaspé. The storm forced hundreds of schools across the province to close Monday. Snowfall a
LONDON (AP) — Canadian international Jessie Fleming added to her trophy case Sunday, helping Chelsea win the Women's FA Cup to clinch a domestic treble for the first time. Australia striker Sam Kerr scored a second-half double as Chelsea cruised to a 3-0 victory over Arsenal at Wembley Stadium in the final of a competition that was delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic. Fran Kirby had given Chelsea a third-minute lead. Chelsea also won last season’s Women’s Super League title and the Leagu
While promoting "Spider-Man: No Way Home" in London, stars Tom Holland and Zendaya talk about the future of the web-slinger and their close relationship. (Dec. 6)
The struggle against sexual harassment and sexual assault at Ontario universities goes back to the 1970s.
A storm moving into southern British Columbia on Sunday will bring a renewed chance for low-elevation snow across portions of the province. Much of Metro Vancouver has a decent opportunity to see some flakes through Monday.
LESBOS, Greece (AP) — Pope Francis returned Sunday to the Greek island of Lesbos to offer comfort to migrants at a refugee camp and blast what he said was Europe's indifference and self-interest “that condemns to death those on the fringes.” “Please, let us stop this shipwreck of civilization!” Francis said at the Mavrovouni camp, a cluster of white U.N. containers on the edge of the sea lined by barbed wire fencing and draped with laundry drying in the air. A maskless Francis took his time walk
One hundred years after Agnes Macphail became Canada’s first female MP, Canada hasn’t reached parity in Parliament. And despite some significant milestones, female politicians still face major obstacles.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The over-the-top parties and star-studded shows surrounding Miami's Art Basel wrapped up this weekend with performances by Rosalia, Lizzo, Cardi B and rocker Lenny Kravitz. The annual event, which was canceled last year during the pandemic, is an extension of the prestigious art show in Switzerland. But over the years, Miami has put its own spin on the affair, which has become a magnet for celebrities. Everyone from Rihanna, Kim Kardashian, Kanye West and Joe Jonas were
MONTREAL — Quebec is reporting 1,256 new COVID-19 cases today and one further death attributed to the virus. The Health Department says there are 819 active outbreaks in the province. It also notes that 219 people are hospitalized, a drop of six, including 59 people listed in intensive care, a decrease of one patient. The seven-day average for new cases is 1,144. The Health Department says 86 per cent of residents five and older have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. About 81 per
York University's recent decision to return to mostly in-person learning next semester is facing a backlash from some staff and students who say it's rushed, unsafe and making it impossible for them to finish their degrees on time. In late-October, the school informed students and faculty that come January, it will no longer offer the majority of courses over Zoom. Instead, 80 per cent will be offered in person only, unless students can make accommodations with teaching staff on a case-by-case b
The Métis Nation – Saskatchewan just signed an agreement with the University of Saskatchewan which states that all opportunities intended for Métis people at the U of S will need to meet the Métis Nation's citizenship criteria. It's becoming increasingly important to have a registry so Métis people can access opportunities and benefits, says Tammy Vallee. Vallee, registrar for the provincial citizenship registry, says having a registry helps develop new programs, opportunities and partnerships.
An Indonesian volcano was active again on Monday, spewing out hot clouds of ash, two days after a powerful eruption killed at least 22 people and left dozens missing. Mt. Semeru, the tallest mountain on the island of Java, erupted dramatically on Saturday, shooting a towering column of ash into the sky that blanketed surrounding villages. The death toll had risen to 22 by Monday, while 27 were missing, Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency said.
HAMILTON — There’s a new Canadian Premier League champion. Victoria’s Pacific FC knocked off defending champions Forge FC of Hamilton 1-0 in the CPL final Sunday for their first league title. Alessandro Hojabrpour scored the game’s only goal in the 59th minute for the visitors on a chilly late afternoon at Tim Hortons Field. The goal came off a set piece taken near the corner flag. Gianni Dos Santos sent the free kick into the box, and Hojabrpour made a darting run to the near post and headed th
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The City of Windsor would "welcome" discussions about hiring another Indigenous housing support worker, after a recent count showed 22 per cent of people experiencing homelessness in the city identify as Indigenous. "We get a lot of questions and a lot of inquiries from various groups, various agencies," Jelena Payne, Windsor's Commissioner of Community Development and Health Services, said at a media event to unveil a new affordable housing project on Monday. "We sit down with everybody, we loo
Which Ottawa Senators player fought back tears while discussing a school shooting in his hometown? How did a local veteran end up losing more than two decades' worth of war medals? And what's different about this year's performance of Nutcracker at the National Arts Centre? These are just a few of the questions designed to vex and perplex you in this week's CBC Ottawa news quiz. On a desktop computer? For the best quiz-taking experience, click on the arrows in the bottom right-hand corner of the
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When Jamie Vardy was cut by his local youth team at 16, the rejection certainly stung. But it didn't deter him. Vardy went on to play for a semipro team while working to make ends meet — persistence that eventually paid off for the Leicester City striker. Vardy is now drawing on that experience in his new role as a co-owner of Rochester NY FC. Rochester, formerly known as the Rhinos, is among the teams that will compete next year in MLS Next Pro, a league that will bridge the pathway from Major
CBC meteorologists Christy Climenhaga and Jay Scotland explain why wet and dry cold aren’t necessarily what people think they are.
Canada's ambassador to China said on Monday he would soon leave his post after a two-year assignment where he helped secure the freedom of two Canadian detainees despite icy relations between Beijing and Ottawa. Dominic Barton's departure, which will take effect on Dec 31, leaves a crucial diplomatic post open at a time when the Liberal government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is rethinking its policy towards a more assertive China. Barton said in a statement that working to free the two men had been "the honor of a lifetime".