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Director of communication for CAA south central Kaitlynn Furse breaks down the first big snow of the season, and provides safety advice for dealing with snow and ice.
Canada has expanded the list of countries from which travellers are banned and will require everyone arriving from anywhere except the U.S. to take a COVID-19 and isolate upon arrival over concerns about the omicron variant, which is already in at least four provinces.
A suburban Detroit office of U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell has been broken into and ransacked, with memorabilia belonging to her late husband and longtime Congressman John Dingell damaged. Dingell reported the break-in at the office in Dearborn on Monday and said it was being investigated by local and U.S. Capitol police. “We are working with them to identify who is responsible and hold them accountable for their actions,” she said in a news release. “Our door and windows were smashed and memorabilia
Yukon has the highest rate of opioid deaths in the country, and the coroner is joining those pleading for help to address the territory’s drug emergency.
WATFORD, England (AP) — Senegal could be without Ismaïla Sarr for the African Cup of Nations because the winger has a knee ligament injury. Sarr was hurt in Watford’s 4-1 win over Manchester United in the Premier League on Nov. 20 and will require a further scan “in around a month’s time,” the English club said Tuesday, before another update is given on his condition. The African Cup starts on Jan. 9 and players are scheduled to join up with their national teams at the end of December. Sarr help
A hospital worker in Portugal tested positive for the new COVID-19 variant, forcing the paediatric services unit to close. New restrictions have also entered into force in Portugal and other European countries.View on euronews
The incident is one of the most dramatic breakouts the country has seen in recent years.View on euronews
The federal government announced Tuesday that all air travellers entering Canada -- except for those from the U.S. -- will need to take a COVID-19 test at the airport and isolate until they get results. Jackie Wilson has more.
In the latest report on Canadians’ physical fitness, ParticipACTION gives adults a failing grade for sedentary behaviour, after 88 per cent of those surveyed said they are inactive for more than eight hours a day.
A woman in Winnipeg, whose identity is being protected, says a police detective warned her about Peter Nygard and urged her to quit her job.
The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection voted Wednesday to pursue contempt charges against Jeffrey Clark, a former Justice Department official who refused to answer the committee's questions. (Dec. 2)
The increased availability in Saskatchewan of take home drug checking strips is a step in the right direction and will prevent overdoses, says Jason Mercredi, the executive director of Prairie Harm Reduction in Saskatoon. "The fact that they're going to be accessible for people to use at their home or at parties or music festivals … if they're planning on going out tonight at the bar, it's going to help us reduce a lot of deaths across the province," Mercredi said. The public will now have acces
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis’ trip to Cyprus and Greece is drawing new attention to the plight of migrants on Europe’s borders and the disconnect between Francis’ Gospel-driven call for countries to welcome and integrate them and front-line governments that are increasingly unwilling or unable to let them in. The eastern Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus has seen such a spike in migrant arrivals this year — a 38% increase in the first 10 months compared to all of last year — that it has
TOKYO (AP) — Japan says it has retracted a ban on new incoming international flight bookings to defend against the new variant of the coronavirus only a day after the policy was announced, following criticisms that it was an overreaction. The transport ministry on Wednesday issued a request to international airlines to stop taking new reservations for flights coming into Japan until the end of December as an emergency precaution to defend against the new omicron variant. The ministry said Thursd
A program that has helped dozens of sexual exploitation survivors in Newfoundland and Labrador rebuild their lives is at risk of ending permanently, its director says. The Blue Door program, run by St. John's-based non-profit Thrive, started five years ago with the help of funding from Ottawa. That five-year contract, supplying cash to the tune of $450,000 a year, draws to a close in February. Director Angela Crockwell, in a phone interview Tuesday, said staff were already steadying themselves f
Repairs on the Trans-Canada Highway are progressing on the southwest coast of Newfoundland and a section near the weigh scales outside Port aux Basques is set to reopen to one lane of traffic late Wednesday afternoon. Repairs are also ongoing on highways in the Codroy Valley area. In a med ia release, the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure said travellers are encouraged to use alternative routes until repairs are completed. The stretch of highway was battered by a heavy rain storm l
Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino says the the fact the Omicron COVID-19 variant was detected in the Netherlands before it was reported in South Africa "factors as a concern." Mendicino added that the government will continue to follow the advice of public health officials in consideration of adding other countries to the list of countries with travel bans.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — For years, testing of the tap water in an upscale Detroit suburb showed the city was in the clear. Then residents got a notice seemingly out of the blue: Their water could be contaminated with elevated levels of lead. The city of Royal Oak had not made drastic changes to its water. It was simply using a new testing method that showed lead levels high enough that the utility was legally required to inform residents about the problem. “We wanted to start a family, so hearing about
VANCOUVER — Flood warnings were issued Wednesday for several major rivers in British Columbia as a federal scientist says record-setting rainfall and alpine temperatures are consistent with climate change. Armel Castellan, a warning preparedness meteorologist with Environment and Climate Change Canada, said fall's floods on the heels of summer's extreme heat is in line with expected trends. "Unfortunately, this is consistent with what climate change has been projecting for all parts of Canada, i
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in Dobbs vs Jackson Women’s Health Organization on Wednesday, a case that could potentially unravel abortion protections across the country. Alyssa Julie reports.