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Ottawa reported 60 more cases of COVID-19 on Friday. Many key numbers are slowly rising in the city. One-quarter of its newly eligible children have had their first vaccine dose. High case counts again in Hastings Prince Edward, Renfrew County Today's Ottawa update Ottawa Public Health (OPH) reported 60 more COVID-19 cases on Friday and no more deaths. The city currently has 363 known active cases, rising to where it was about two weeks ago. Numbers to watch 3: Residents age 12 and up who are un
MOSCOW (AP) — President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin will speak by telephone on Tuesday as tensions between the U.S. and Russia escalate over a Russian troop buildup on the Ukrainian border seen as a sign of a potential invasion. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov confirmed plans on Saturday for the much-anticipated call and said it will take place in the evening. Russia is more adamant than ever that the U.S. guarantees that Ukraine will not be admitted to the NATO military allia
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
Authorities in Panama found 10 million dollars of illegal drug money hidden in a residential house in Nueva Providencia. View on euronews
Here’s the latest for Friday, December 3: Bulgaria's new parliament convenes for first session; South Korea tightens restrictions on social gatherings as it grapples with bad virus wave; Pope presides over mass in Cyprus as protestors demonstrate outside stadium; Biden lights the national Christmas tree. (Dec. 3)
Ontario reported another 1,053 cases of COVID-19 on Saturday. That's the highest daily case count in half a year and the second day in a row where Ontario's case count has topped 1,000. Here are some other key pandemic indicators and figures from the Ministry of Health's daily provincial update: Tests completed: 36,268. Provincewide test positivity rate: 3.5 per cent. Active cases: 7,540. Patients in ICU with COVID-related illnesses: 160; 98 needed a ventilator to breathe. Deaths: Eight, pushing
German Chancellor-designate Olaf Scholz's center-left party gave its overwhelming approval Saturday to forming a new government with environmentalist and pro-business parties — the first of three such decisions needed for Scholz to take office next week. Scholz's Social Democrats narrowly won Germany's Sept. 26 election and launched negotiations with the Greens and the business-friendly Free Democrats to form a governing coalition that hasn't been tried before at the federal level. They emerged
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron met Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Saturday for the final leg of a two-day Gulf tour. Concerns over Iran's nuclear program, the multiple crises in Lebanon and the ongoing war in Yemen were expected to be aired in private by both sides. Earlier in the day, Macron was in Qatar, where he told reporters that France and a number of European nations were considering opening a joint diplomatic mission in Afghanistan but stre
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.
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
WASHINGTON (AP) — We've been here before, with the fate of abortion rights throughout the United States in doubt and awaiting a decision by the Supreme Court. Nearly 30 years ago, the court came within a vote of throwing out the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion throughout the United States and returning the ability to restrict if not ban abortion to the states. It might happen this time, after arguments Wednesday during which conservative justices suggested support for overrulin
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BERLIN (AP) — Diplomats negotiating in Vienna to revive Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal with world powers have paused after five days of talks to consult with their governments and will reconvene next week, officials said Friday. The European Union official chairing the meeting said there had been some progress, but further “convergence” was necessary. “We have identified the challenges ahead. Now it is time to consult with capitals,” EU diplomat Enrique Mora told reporters. “We will be resuming here i
Canada’s trade minister is on a mission in Washington, urging U.S. lawmakers to change or scrap a proposed electric car bill that could kill thousands of Canadian manufacturing jobs. There are no signs anything will change in Canada’s favour, with the Democrats hoping to pass the bill before the Christmas break.
Between highways ripped apart and farms drowned in several feet of toxic water, the B.C. floods could end up being one of the most expensive disasters in Canadian history with losses in the billions of dollars.
Montreal's I Can Dream Theatre (ICDT) is celebrating its 10th anniversary with the launch of a documentary that shows what an impact the group has on its members. The Montreal non-profit organization provides adults with special needs the opportunity to develop their skills in the performing arts, from acting to singing and dancing. "I want people to know what a little gem this is in Montreal," says ICDT's community manager, Merrill Matthews, who is also the filmmaker behind the documentary avai
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A former member of the Conservative Party of Canada's national council is accusing the body of an "indefensible attempt" to silence thousands of party members who want Erin O'Toole to face a leadership review within months. Marilyn Elliott, who served on the body as a representative from Alberta from 2013 to 2021, wrote to the national council Thursday to challenge party president Robert Batherson's contention that a petition launched by Saskatchewan Sen. Denise Batters is out of order. In Novem
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