Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting
President Putin met the leaders of both countries, on the anniversary of a peace deal ending a conflict over the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh.View on euronews
While COVID-19 has greatly affected post-secondary students and institutions across Canada, new research shows the pandemic has resulted in only a small decline in international student enrolments nationwide. This is especially the case for students applying for study permits to the Yukon, with international student enrolment at Yukon University — the first university in Canada's North — now returning to pre-pandemic levels. The study was funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Cou
News bulletin 2021/11/28 09:17View on euronews
Jennifer Jones hopes to inspire the next generation of curlers. The 2014 Olympic gold medallist is currently competing with her rink at the Canadian curling trials in Saskatoon, trying to qualify for the 2022 Beijing Winter Games. Getting more children into curling is a goal as important as winning an Olympic medal, the Manitoba curler said. "I remember going to the Scotties [tournament] in Brandon when I was younger and just thinking, wow, I just hope one day I can play in one of these events,"
Durham police have arrested a driver after a hit and run that left one person dead and another critically injured in Ajax early Saturday. The collision happened in the intersection of Harwood Avenue and Kingston Road. The suspect fled the scene but was arrested shortly afterwards. Durham police said the person who died is elderly. Paramedics have taken the injured person to a trauma centre. Roadways in the area are closed as officers investigate the fatal collision.
Grammy winner Maxwell talks being honored with the 2021 “Legend” award at this year’s Soul Train Awards. He also talks about preparing for his new album, “blacksummers'NIGHT,” the third and final installment in his trilogy project. The 2021 “Soul Train Awards” presented by BET premieres Sunday, November 28 at 8 PM ET/PT on BET and BET Her. (Nov. 26)
News bulletin 2021/11/28 07:22View on euronews
MILAN (AP) — After going unbeaten for nearly a third of the season, AC Milan suffered its second successive Serie A loss as Sassuolo came from behind to win 3-1 at San Siro on Sunday. Alessio Romagnoli headed Milan in front but its lead lasted just three minutes before Gianluca Scamacca leveled. And a Simon Kjær own goal saw Sassuolo lead at halftime. Domenico Berardi then extended Sassuolo’s advantage and Milan’s misery was complete when Romagnoli was show a straight red card 13 minutes from ti
Residents in Washington state were preparing for possible flooding as “atmospheric rivers” once again threatened parts of the Northwest, which saw heavy damage from extreme weather earlier this month. People in the small communities of Sumas and Everson in northwest Washington were asked to voluntarily evacuate Saturday night, The Bellingham Herald reported. Both towns near the Canadian border saw extreme flooding from the previous storm. An emergency alert said road closures in the area could s
Catch up with the most important stories from around Europe and beyond - latest news, breaking news, World, Business, Entertainment, Politics, Culture, Travel.View on euronews
News bulletin 2021/11/28 10:13View on euronews
QUEBEC — As the Quebec Liberal Party seeks to redefine itself less than a year before a provincial election, Leader Dominique Anglade wants the environment to be its main focus. The leader of the province's Opposition told Liberals at a weekend policy convention in Quebec City that environmental issues must be the ballot question when Quebecers go to the polls in October 2022. Anglade wants Quebec to fight climate change by creating government-owned green hydrogen production capacity, something
A GoBus user in St. John's says a number of improvements need to be made to the system's new booking app. Released in August for GoBus, Metrobus' paratransit program, the smartphone app was designed to make booking a GoBus easier and more efficient. But Mandy Penney says her experience has been anything but easy. Penney, who uses a power chair, said while she does enjoy some new features of the app, namely, the ability to tell when your bus is on the way and who your driver is, she said the new
It’s beginning to look a lot like a Christmas tree shortage. So, if you are hoping to “deck the halls” with a fresh tree this year, our Melanie Zettler tells us why you might want to “run, run Rudolph.”
In 2015, Kirsten Altenhof was a happy mother of four, a business owner and had recently ran the Boston Marathon. The death of her son Zachary, 21, changed everything. "At that point, my world just went completely dark, to best describe it," she said. "I did not work. I could barely drive a car. Running was over; walking was a struggle, and I took up smoking, and at times, I smoked up to two packs of cigarettes a day." Zachary died in his sleep on May 15, 2015. To this day, the cause of his passi
Fire crews battled a pair of back-to-back fires at Inuvik's warming centre this weekend, according to Inuvik-Twin Lakes MLA Lesa Semmler. In a post on Facebook, Semmler said there were no residents when the fire broke out Saturday night at the facility on Veteran's Way because they'd been relocated the night before. "After the 1st fire that happened [Friday] night, the clients have been relocated to the homeless shelter and original site of the warming centre at 5 Berger St," she wrote. "That is
MusicNL's Celebration of Music Week is kicking off on Monday. It's a week of music, workshops and awards — highlighted by the Lifetime Achievement Award being awarded to a Labrador band for the second year in a row. The Flummies is a four-piece Indigenous band and have been performing since 1978. Their music is a mixture of accordion jigs and reels with some local favourites and other country sounding tracks. The group released Brothers on the River in 2021, their 10th studio album. The album is
Countries across Europe were among the first to ban flights from southern Africa following the discovery of the omicron variant. The measures have been met with criticism by officials in the South African government who call them premature.
For the first time in weeks, the N.W.T. is reporting no new cases of COVID-19. In a news release on Friday, the Office of the Chief Public Health Officer says the number of active cases in the territory dropped to 35, from 42 on Thursday. This continues a downward trend that begun on Nov. 16. Of the active cases, 28 are in Tuktoyaktuk, four are in Dettah, Ndilǫ and Yellowknife, one is in Inuvik, one is in Norman Wells and one in Hay River and K'atl'odeeche First Nation. On Thursday, health offic
OTTAWA — The Liberals have promised to quickly reintroduce legislation aimed at reforming the Broadcasting Act, which has media experts cautioning the government against bringing newer media platforms under an old regulatory framework. "I think everyone agrees that it's an older piece of legislation that doesn't fully reflect the environment that we live in,” said Michael Geist, a University of Ottawa law professor and the Canada Research Chair in internet and e-commerce law. The Liberal governm