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The hit Canadian HGTV show Rock Solid Builds is back for a second season (premieres Jan. 27 at 10:00 p.m. ET) as Randy Spracklin takes on more stunning home renovations and custom build projects while battling Newfoundland’s harsh weather, including a hurricane.
The U.S. Department of State says the ball is now President Vladimir Putin's court over the crisis over Ukraine after the U.S. rejected Russia’s main demands. (Jan. 27)
More COVID-19 patients from hospitals in Saskatoon and Regina could be transferred to rural facilities to ease pressure on the healthcare system, the Saskatchewan government said, without providing details about when and where that could happen. The practice of transferring patients to rural areas was done in the Delta wave, and one COVID-19 patient was moved from Saskatoon late last week. Hospital beds in the province's two main cities are full, while only about 70 per cent of beds in rural Sas
Imagine a community archive and database with the face and name of every child who attended the former Mohawk Institute Residential School in Brantford, Ont., and what happened to them. Imagine it also includes who worked at the institution, what entities kept it running, and the policies and procedures in place as children faced abuse. The Survivors' Secretariat at Six Nations, a survivor-led group leading ground-search efforts at the former residential school, is working to make that a reality
The Coast Guard says it will suspend the search for more than 30 migrants still missing from a capsized boat off Florida. At least five bodies have been found. (Jan. 27)
GENEVA (AP) — Pablo Picasso's family is not selling a digital asset linked to one of his works after all. After a granddaughter and great-grandson of the artist trumpeted the upcoming sale, lawyers for the family said Thursday that his heirs have not authorized the launch of any such “Picasso NFT.” An intra-family disagreement has cropped up over it. Marina Picasso, and her son, Florian Picasso, showed a ceramic work to The Associated Press this week in Geneva that they said was a piece by the S
BEIJING (Reuters) -China has returned an Indian citizen who "illegally" entered into Chinese territory at the disputed border between the two Asian giants, a military official said on Thursday. Thursday's announcement from China came after India's Defence Ministry said last week it had contacted China to request that it locate and return a 17-year-old Indian, Miram Tarom, who had been "reportedly captured" by the Chinese military after going missing near the countries' shared border. Kiren Rijiju, an Indian federal minister, said Tarom had been handed over to the Indian army at a border post in northeastern Arunachal Pradesh.
The Bank of Canada hasn’t hiked its core lending rate despite record inflation, but it urged Canadians to prepare for interest rates to rise over the next year.
ATHENS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee school district has voted to ban a Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel about the Holocaust due to “inappropriate language" and an illustration of a nude woman, according to minutes from a board meeting. The McMinn County School Board decided Jan. 10 to remove “Maus” from its curriculum, news outlets reported. Art Spiegelman won the Pulitzer Prize in 1992 for the work that tells the story of his Jewish parents living in 1940s Poland and depicts him interviewing h
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and new German Chancellor Olaf Scholz will discuss Russian aggression toward Ukraine during a Feb. 7 meeting in Washington, the White House announced Thursday. The one-on-one session will be Scholz's first Oval Office meeting since he took over leadership of his country in December. Tensions have soared in recent weeks as the United States and its NATO partners express growing concern that a buildup of about 100,000 Russian troops near Ukraine means that Mos
Sitting in the same prayer room of a Quebec City mosque where he was injured in a deadly shooting almost five years ago, Saïd Akjour says he remembers the horrific attack as if it happened yesterday. "I can still see Aboubaker Thabti," said Akjour, pointing to the spot where he last saw his fellow worshipper. "I can still see Azzedine Soufiane." One by one, he listed the names of all of the men killed at the Islamic Cultural Centre on Jan. 29, 2017: Mamadou Tanou Barry, Abdelkrim Hassane, Ibrahi
The RCMP have confirmed the four people found frozen to death in a Manitoba field near the U.S. border were a family from India. Investigators say their deaths may be linked to a larger human smuggling operation and are asking the public for help.
No black woman has ever served on the high court. But the decision is also coming at a critical time of national reckoning over race and gender inequality.View on euronews
TORONTO — Drake and Migos producer Murda Beatz is selling off publishing rights to hundreds of his songs to an upstart Canadian music investment fund. Kilometre Music Group tells The Canadian Press it has purchased 285 songs that the 27-year-old helped create up until 2020, including Drake's No. 1 single "Nice For What," and other tracks from the Toronto rapper's library, among them "Elevate," "Portland" and "With You." The fund also grabbed Murda Beatz's rights to Travis Scott's "Butterfly Effe
During the annual state of the university address, University of Windsor president Robert Gordon touched on how learning could develop after the pandemic, saying the institution should listen to student concerns regarding increasing accessibility to learning. "I'm truly hoping that the positive lessons that we've learned, how we've been able to kind of work through these really daunting challenges over the past 20 months, will build into how we as a university become a true leader in supporting
Windsor Regional Hospital has been given approval to use two medications — one an anti-viral and the other an antibody — to treat COVID-19 in patients who meet certain criteria. However, both medications are in limited supply, the hospital said in a media statement Friday. The anti-viral treatment is Pfizer's Paxlovid, which was approved by Health Canada for those18 and older earlier this month. Paxlovid is an oral antiviral treatment prescribed by a doctor and administered in pill form. It is d
Mexican citizens describe taking the fight against illegal logging and drug cartels into their own hands (Jan 27).
When Amy Paul thinks of her younger sister, Erin Brooks, she thinks of someone easygoing but outspoken about her beliefs. "She was beautiful inside and out," Paul said in a phone interview to CBC as she recalls last seeing her sister on Christmas for a family gathering. "She cared tremendously for her kids and her family, and she never went a day without calling and texting her mom." It is this devotion to her family that has made the one-month disappearance of the 38-year-old-Brooks even more h
Details remain unclear for tens of thousands of Ontario patients awaiting surgeries. One patient is sharing her story with Global News after waiting nearly a full year for a procedure that will significantly improve her health. Matthew Bingley reports.
Some researchers believe vaccines could be a powerful new tool to fight substance use disorder and overdoses, but some experts are expressing caution about the idea. Columbia University neurobiology professor Sandra Comer is one of the leaders of a project developing drug-specific vaccines to produce antibodies that target particular drugs. Her team is in the early stages of human trials for an oxycodone vaccine. "If the person ends up using oxycodone after they've received the vaccines, the ant