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Speaking alongside Chancellor Scholz, the French president also said France and Germany were united in seeking to defuse the crisis.View on euronews
TORONTO — Breanna Reid-Clarke has attended all her university classes over the last two years from her bedroom and it's taking a toll. Studying from home as a result of the pandemic has meant feeling isolated, and has brought challenges in building strong connections with colleagues and instructors, says the 21-year-old. Now, even as universities make plans for students to return gradually over the next month, some like Reid-Clarke say they aren't hopeful their post-secondary experiences can be
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is nominating six lawyers to run U.S. attorney’s offices across the country, a diverse group of candidates in the latest picks for the top law enforcement positions. The nominees, being announced by the White House on Wednesday, would run the federal prosecutors’ offices in Alaska, Connecticut, Montana, New Hampshire, New Mexico and Utah. They would include the first woman to serve as U.S. attorney in Utah and the first Black woman to serve as U.S. attorney
In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Jan. 26 ... What we are watching in Canada ... Economic eyes will be on the Bank of Canada this morning as the central bank is scheduled to make an announcement about its trendsetting interest rate. Some economists are expecting the central bank to raise its key policy rate from its rock-bottom level of 0.25 per cent, marking the first of multi
As students adjust to being back in classrooms in Ontario, there are some who would like to return to school but have not been able to. As Caryn Lieberman reports, for this group of students learning virtually brings a host of unique challenges.
Alberta's premier's office has designated an investigator and set out terms of reference for their investigation into whether the justice minister's phone call to Edmonton's police chief about a personal traffic ticket constituted interference. Kaycee Madu has been stripped of that role and its duties while the investigation is conducted by Adèle Kent, a retired Court of Queen's Bench justice. The inquiry comes after Madu phoned Chief Dale McFee last March to discuss the circumstances of a traff
A conservation group is turning over a historic redwood grove on the Northern California coast to descendants of the original Native American inhabitants. (Jan. 25)
Why infectious diseases expert Dr. Isaac Bogoch says this could be the beginning of the end of the Omicron wave in Canada.
TORONTO — On a recent snowy afternoon in New York City, Samantha Bee is gleefully making her way to a cat café. It's a production day for her TBS late-night show "Full Frontal," and in this particular episode, she tackles how disinformation can spread through something as seemingly innocuous as the cute cat videos the internet lives for. In other words, it's a quintessential episode of the series, which began its seventh season Thursday. "I'm trying to find more entry points into serious materia
MONTREAL — The Quebec government says a new "positive approach" to persuade people to get their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine will complement the punitive measures so far imposed to increase vaccination rates. But Quebecers shouldn't expect anything dramatically different, junior health minister Lionel Carmant told reporters Monday. "We want to use the same technique, intensify it, increase the visibility to have further success," Carmant said. A pop-up vaccination clinic will open in downtown
New Brunswick's students will return to in-person learning on Monday, Jan. 31, barring an unexpected surge in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations before then, Education Minister Dominic Cardy said Monday. Most students in the province have been at home since the holiday break, with the province initially announcing online learning would begin Jan. 11 and continue until Jan. 21. With the province moving to Level 3 of its COVID-19 winter plan, students' return to schools was pushed back further to
The previous Bulgarian government had blocked North Macedonia's bid to join the EU. But now there is fresh hope that relations between the two countries can be improved. View on euronews
TOKYO (Reuters) -Japan expanded regions subject to tighter coronavirus curbs to cover 70% of the country on Tuesday, as the government tried to counter a record wave of COVID-19 cases caused by the Omicron variant. The measures, already in force in 16 prefectures, will take effect in a further 18 including the western prefectures of Kyoto and Osaka and remain in place until the middle of next month. Nationwide cases rose above 60,000 for the first time since the pandemic began, a tally by broadcaster Fuji TV showed on Tuesday, with the capital, Tokyo, posting 12,813 new cases while the region of Osaka reported 8,612, both records.
The man who confessed to killing a Calgary mother has now also been convicted of murdering the woman's toddler, a child he'd previously told the court he loved. On the first day of his October 2021 trial, Robert Leeming, 37, pleaded guilty to murdering girlfriend Jasmine Lovett but not guilty in the death of her daughter, 22-month-old Aliyah Sanderson. On Monday, Court of Queen's Bench Justice Keith Yamauchi convicted Leeming, finding he'd lied in his testimony. "Mr. Leeming is not a believable
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware lawmaker who came under fire last year for using a racist and sexist slur to refer to sex workers was arrested on shoplifting charges Tuesday, just days after announcing that he was resigning for health reasons. Newark police said a warrant was issued Tuesday for Rep. Gerald Brady’s arrest on two counts of shoplifting, and that Brady, 65, turned himself in a few hours later. He was released on his own recognizance. House Democrats announced last Friday that Brady wa
“Mermaid Confidential” by Tim Dorsey (William Morrow) “Mermaid Confidential” is the 25th slapstick-noir novel in which Tim Dorsey chronicles the antics of obsessive-compulsive serial killer Serge Storms and his drugged-out sidekick, Coleman, as they devise fiendishly inventive ways to murder a rogues' gallery of Florida grifters and thugs who all had it coming. Until now, the pair has been on a manic, seemingly endless road trip through the Sunshine State while Serge pursues a series of short-li
TAOYUAN, Taiwan (Reuters) -Taiwan Vice President William Lai left on Tuesday to shore up a shaky relationship with Honduras and attend the swearing-in of its new leader, an event U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris is also going to, potentially giving the two a chance to interact. China has ramped up pressure to reduce Taiwan's international footprint, saying the democratically governed island is Chinese territory with no right to state-to-state ties. Honduras is one of only 14 countries to maintain formal diplomatic relations with Taiwan.
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A new study by the Centre of Addiction and Mental Health finds about a quarter of Canadian adults felt moderate to severe anxiety, as well as loneliness and depression, two years into the Covid-19 pandemic.
A Toronto non-profit has partnered with Natural Resources Canada to create a fund to make it easier for municipalities and agencies to build electric vehicle charging stations. The Atmospheric Fund (TAF) says the initiative, announced Tuesday, is being dubbed the "EV Station Fund" and will support the installation of up to 300 charging stations. "We have $2 million in new funding to be made available for a lot of groups across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton area to build our electric vehicle c