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Personal finance expert Rubina Ahmed-Haq shares advice on sticking to a budget this December.
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On December 3, Typhoon Bopha winds reached 280 km/h, destroying areas of Mindanao.
Elections Alberta says it was improper — but not partisan — when an employee posted testy Twitter responses to concerned citizens on municipal election day. Some MLAs say the now-deleted social media posts damaged the office's credibility, and Elections Alberta should be more transparent about the consequences for the employee responsible. "This hurts the confidence in Elections Alberta," said United Conservative Party MLA Tany Yao, during an all-party legislative committee meeting Friday. Chief
Players usually say they have been working toward a national championship all year. But for the University of But it's been a two-year journey for the University of Saskatchewan Huskies football team, after last year's season was cancelled because of the pandemic. "This is the pinnacle and is what we work for all off-season and all season to get to," said Huskie fourth-year running back Adam Machart. He and the team are preparing for Saturday's 2021 Vanier Cup, Canadian university football's nat
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal appeals judges asked Friday whether a U.S. president's every remark is part of the job as they weighed whether former President Donald Trump can be held liable in a defamation case that concerns his response to a rape allegation. Trump and the Justice Department say he was acting in his official capacity when he spoke to the media about writer E. Jean Carroll's accusation, so they want to swap the U.S. government in for Trump himself as the defendant in her defamtion laws
SURREY, B.C. — The RCMP say there have been several dangerous incidents recently where rocks have been thrown from an overpass on Highway 99 in south Surrey, B.C. The Mounties say the rocks were thrown from a pedestrian overpass between the 32nd Avenue and King George Boulevard exits and have struck vehicles, but no one has been injured. Vehicles that have been damaged include a bus, and police say in one incident, a rock the size of a baseball was found. The first of the three incidents happene
Newfoundland and Labrador is reporting five new cases of COVID-19 in the province since Wednesday. Four of the cases are in the Western Health region, including three people in their 50s. There is also a case in a person between 20 and 39 years old. Two of the cases are connected to previous cases, while the source of infection in the other cases is under investigation. There is also one case in the Eastern Health region: a person in their 40s connected to a previous case. The new cases, along w
Many of BC's highways closed due to mudslides and washouts after multiple storms wreaked havoc on the province. Now many are starting to reopen. But as Aaron McArthur reports, it will be a while before traffic patterns return to normal.
For more than three decades, CBC Vancouver's annual Open House and Food Bank Day has raised money for those in need, and the tradition continues on Friday. This year, like last year, the fundraising festivities have been adapted so you can watch special broadcasts, meet your favourite CBC British Columbia hosts virtually, and donate to Food Banks B.C., all from the comfort of your home. Donors are able to contribute until midnight Dec. 31. So far, we have raised $1,692,001. In 2020, the event ra
BERLIN (AP) — Outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Germans to stand up to hatred, at a military ceremony Thursday bidding her farewell after 16 years in office. Merkel was honored with a traditional military musical performance and march in front of almost all the country's political elite — save for the far-right Alternative for Germany, who weren't invited. “Our democracy also lives from the fact that wherever hatred and violence are seen as a legitimate means of pursuing one's interest
A City of Edmonton survey suggests 42 per cent of respondents don't want the city to raise property taxes in 2022. The city received 8,644 responses to a tax levy survey posted online from Nov. 17 to Nov. 24. The results also suggest 34 per cent of respondents favour a tax increase while 18 per cent want their city taxes cut. The city is proposing a 1.8 per cent increase on residential property taxes next year. If the increase is approved, the average household would pay about $714 in property t
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The Galapagos Islands are home to an abundance of life beneath the waves and below. It is a mysterious world, frighteningly harsh and inhospitable in many ways. Yet, the animals have evolved to thrive here despite the extreme challenges they face here. Called the "Land Born of Fire", the Galapagos Islands are relatively new in Geological terms, having formed 4 million years ago as a result of violent volcanic eruptions from the ocean floor. Lave cooled and hardened, creating pillars that rose above sea level and eventually became islands. The oceans around the Galapagos are unique due to the convergence of three major ocean currents in one spot. The mix of warmer and colder water creates an ecosystem full of animals and food sources. One of the animals that congregates here is the majestic and enormous whale shark, the largest of all shark species, and the largest fish to have ever lived since the dinosaurs swam these oceans. A few species of whale are larger, but whales are mammals and the whale shark is a fish. Whale sharks come to the waters around Darwin and Wolf Island in the late July and into November. Researchers and scientists have theories about the reason for their presence here but little is known about these gentle giants. Almost without exception, the whale sharks here are pregnant females. They do not exhibit feeding behaviour, despite the masses of plankton and small fish here that make up the whale sharks' diet. Most experts agree that these waters likely provide the whale sharks with an opportunity to bear their young in relative safety, compared with other areas of the world. Scientists do not know much about juvenile whale sharks and the babies are rarely seen anywhere in the oceans around the globe. These scuba divers have come to capture images that will help them identify the sharks by individual spots and markings. They will document behaviour and estimate sizes to compile date that answers questions about their migration and reasons for traveling such great distances to be here in the Galapagos. This whale shark has a unique deformity on its tail. It appears to have a mishapen section on the upper portion of the tail that extends beyond the profile of a normal whale shark's tail. It is possible that the tail has an injury and that the cartilage has been affected, but the upper portion of the tail has elongated skin at the rear, suggesting abnormal and asymmetrical growth. There is a lot to be learned about these giants of the deep. They are magnificent and beautiful, and for many scuba divers, seeing a whale shark up close is the most magical experience possible. Dwarfing a human, they can grow to almost 19m (55 feet) in length. When full grown, they are as enormous as a school bus. Having one swim past within arm's reach, as these researchers have experienced is unforgettable.
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In this Global Conversation, Euronews speaks to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken about the escalating tensions with Moscow's over its military build-up on the border with Ukraine. View on euronews
Health officials in Nunavut say some residents in Qikiqtarjuaq and Clyde River have come down with a virus causing nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, fever and diarrhea. The illness isn't uncommon at this time of year, and can spread easily and quickly from person to person, according to public health advisories from the Nunavut Department of Health on Nov. 29 and Dec. 2. "People with symptoms can be cared for at home unless the symptoms become severe and involve weakness and dehydration," stated t
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection has postponed a deposition with a former Justice Department official Saturday due to a “medical condition that precludes his participation," according to a panel spokesman. The committee had scheduled the second interview with Jeffrey Clark, who had aligned himself with former President Donald Trump last year as he tried to overturn his defeat, after Clark declined to answer questions at his first deposition in N
Human Rights First leaders say they plan to restart their research to document the human rights abuses suffered by people turned away to wait in danger under this policy. (Dec. 2)