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FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's health minister on Friday released her government's strategy to fight COVID-19 during the winter months, warning residents that holiday gatherings could lead to a new spike in infections. "The plan, when combined with vaccination and public health guidelines, will reduce the spread of the virus," Dorothy Shephard told reporters. The three-level plan will go into effect at 11:59 p.m. Saturday night, she said. The province will start at level one, which includes a pri
B.C. turkey producers are blaming a spike in prices on the extreme summer the province had, and not flooding the South Coast experienced in November. B.C.'s agriculture minister hopes prices will come down from their historic highs, though likely not before the new year. Catherine Urquhart reports.
WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AP) — Divock Origi’s last-gasp goal gave Liverpool a 1-0 win at Wolverhampton on Saturday that provisionally lifted it to the top of the English Premier League. Origi collected a smart cutback from Mo Salah in injury time and swiveled before slotting in the ball, just as it looked as if Liverpool would fail to score for the first time in eight months. The visitors missed good chances in the last 30 minutes, with Diogo Jota wasting one of the best when goalkeeper Jose Sa's
The Canadian economy added 154,000 jobs in November, more than four times what analysts were predicting. Several factors are behind the massive jump, including the end of income support programs, Canada’s economy reopening and flexible working arrangements being implemented by companies.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — France’s president and Saudi Arabia’s crown prince held a joint phone call with Lebanon’s prime minister during Emmanuel Macron’s visit to the kingdom on Saturday, in a significant gesture amid an unprecedented crisis between Lebanon and Saudi Arabia. During the calls with Prime Minister Najib Mikati, Macron said France and Saudi Arabia expressed their commitment to Lebanon, despite Saudi Arabia's uneasiness with Iran’s sway over the small Mediterranean country
TORONTO — More cases of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 cropped up in various Toronto-area public health units Friday, as Ontario recorded its highest daily case count in six months. There were 1,031 new cases of COVID-19 reported in the province on Friday, the first time the daily tally has climbed above 1,000 since May 30. Nearly all of the new cases were confirmed as the Delta variant. While the high number may seem alarming, Health Minister Christine Elliott said it's not unexpected. "We did
Christelle Ishimwe always wanted to work in a hospital emergency room, but decided last month she'd forge a new path in life. Ishimwe quit her job at The Ottawa Hospital to pursue nursing in northern Ontario full time. In clinics in northern First Nations communities, Ishimwe says she receives time to treat patients and doesn't get abused. "I'm excited, happy for the next chapter, but I really want to say how much guilt this causes, when you're literally saving your skin and leaving your friends
FREDERICTON — Health officials in New Brunswick are reporting 77 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday as the province prepared to enter the first phase of its so-called winter action plan. The province will enter Level 1 of the plan as of Sunday, which is the least restrictive of the three tiers. Among other things, masking will be required outdoors when physical distancing cannot be maintained. Physical distancing will also be mandatory in indoor public spaces that do not require proof of vaccinat
After more than 40 years in the hairstyling industry, Trish Molloy, owner of the Headroom hair salons in St. John's and Paradise, cannot recall more upheaval in her industry than during the COVID-19 pandemic. Salons were forced to close for four months during lockdowns, but since the implementation of the vaccine passport, Molloy said, her industry has taken another, even more serious hit. "I can get an appointment without being vaccinated," said Molloy. Molloy says some of her unvaccinated clie
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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
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
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A vigil was held Friday for the victims of a school shooting in Oxford Township, Michigan, near Detroit. (Dec. 4)
On December 3, Typhoon Bopha winds reached 280 km/h, destroying areas of Mindanao.
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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
Saskatchewan Roughriders fans are gearing up to cheer on the green and white during Sunday's CFL West Division final — whether at the game or thousands of kilometres away. The game in Winnipeg will decide which team will travel to Hamilton for the 108th Grey Cup on Dec. 12. Hundreds — if not thousands — of fans in green and white will be making the pilgrimage to Winnipeg. Annamaria Pedulla is one of them. "The Riders have to win because I have to redeem myself around all these Bombers fans," she
MOSCOW (AP) — President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin will speak in a video call Tuesday, the Kremlin said, as tensions between the United States and Russia escalate over a Russian troop buildup on the Ukrainian border that's seen as a sign of a potential invasion. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov confirmed plans on Saturday to Russia's state news agency RIA Novosti and said it will take place in the evening. "The presidents will decide themselves” how long the conversation will
Ottawa reported 63 more cases of COVID-19 on Saturday. Many key numbers are slowly rising in the city. Today's Ottawa update Ottawa Public Health (OPH) reported 63 more COVID-19 cases on Saturday and no more deaths. The city has 398 known active cases. Numbers to watch 3: Residents age 12 and up who are unvaccinated or who received their first dose less than two weeks ago are three times more likely to contract COVID-19 than are those who are fully vaccinated, according to data up to Nov. 26. 2.