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Outspoken singer-songwriter Neil Young has given Spotify an ultimatum between streaming his music or continuing to distribute the Joe Rogan Experience podcast, known for featuring COVID-19 contrarians with confusing and dangerous views.
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The CBC's Ethan Williams reports from Regina on the burning debate over whether light and fluffy or wet, heavy snow does the trick on a toboggan hill.
A post-election report on the Conservative Party's 2021 campaign performance found leader Erin O'Toole had a strong start to the 36-day electoral contest but faltered at the finish because he was "over-managed" and "over-coached" by senior staff. The report, commissioned by the party brass and compiled by former Alberta MP James Cumming, concluded O'Toole didn't connect well enough with voters because he "wasn't himself" at key moments in the campaign. "The team should have let him be him rather
Another weekend storm is on the way for Prince Edward Island. Environment Canada issued a special weather statement for all three counties in the province Wednesday morning. The statement said Environment Canada is monitoring what is expected to be a "very intense winter storm" that would have impact on Saturday into Sunday. "Another nor'easter looks to move through the region but exactly what and how much of it falls is still a bit uncertain. The latest guidance does show all of P.E.I. seeing h
LONDON (AP) — Premier League clubs must have a minimum of four positive coronavirus cases within their playing squad before requesting a postponement, according to new guidelines announced on Wednesday and taking effect next month. Previously, teams had to show they did not have 13 senior players plus a goalkeeper available before asking for a game to be postponed. That also took into account factors such as injuries and players being on international duty. There have been 22 postponements since
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has nominated a diverse group of six lawyers to run U.S. attorney’s offices across the country, his latest picks for the top law enforcement positions. The nominees, 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 Connecticut. The
Ottawa police say they have been in touch with leaders of a trucker convoy over weekend protest plans in the capital and are getting ready for several scenarios — including violence.
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)
When visitors approach the Islamic Cultural Centre in Quebec City's Sainte-Foy neighbourhood, they're no longer greeted by the large picture windows that used to face the street, before a deadly shooting five years ago. It's been replaced with a concrete wall with smaller windows, in case someone tries to ram the building with a truck. Security cameras face all the entrances, including the one a gunman used on Jan. 29, 2017, when he walked in and opened fire in a prayer room, killing six worship
After a nine-month long investigation, the Williams Lake First Nation says an initial ground radar search has found what could be 93 unmarked graves at the site of a former B.C. residential school. Heather Yourex-West reports on another devastating discovery.
Recent developments: Two local health units have their most COVID deaths in a month. Two western Quebec emergency rooms are reopening. Ottawa's COVID-19 hospitalizations remained stable Wednesday. The city's wastewater levels are stable and show signs of a slow decline. Two health units west of Ottawa have had more COVID deaths in January 2022 than any other month. Western Quebec's health authority CISSSO says the Gatineau Hospital emergency room is fully reopening as of Monday and the St-André-
ROME (AP) — The third round of voting by Italian lawmakers for a new Italian president ended inconclusively on Wednesday, sending political parties into yet more intense negotiations to come up with a viable candidate to replace President Sergio Mattarella, whose term expires next week. No party has yet put forward a serious candidate as they ran down the clock on voting rounds requiring an absolute majority. Beginning Thursday, a president can be elected with simple majority, or 505 votes, rais
TORONTO — A large crowd gathered outside a mall north of Toronto on Thursday as a group of local truckers prepared to join a convoy to Ottawa in protest of the federal government's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for cross-border drivers. Some in the crowd threw cash and food up to truckers in their vehicles at the Vaughan Mills mall while others hoisted Canadian flags and signs protesting the government as the truckers gradually rolled out. Mike Fabinski, a truck driver from Barrie, Ont., said the vac
It's been a tough month for Larry Richards. He's the manager and ice tech of the Montague Curling Club where, this month, curlers were going to gather for the 2022 P.E.I. Scotties Tournament of Hearts and then later, the 2022 P.E.I. Tankard. Rising COVID cases put a stop to that. Restrictions that followed cut business even further, when all rinks and clubs had to shut down completely in mid-January. "Curling and winter go together. Members can't get out to curl, and we can only run from October
WATFORD, England — Roy Hodgson is back in the Premier League at the age of 74. The former England coach was hired by Watford on Tuesday and will be tasked with keeping the team in the top division following its descent into the relegation zone. Claudio Ranieri, a 70-year-old Italian, was fired on Monday after 3 1/2 months in charge, just days after Watford slipped into the bottom three for the first time this season. Watford's board has turned to Hodgson, another of world soccer's most experienc
One man has died in a Wednesday morning fire in the east end of Gatineau, Que., police say. Emergency crews were called to the home on rue Saint-André at around 5:30 a.m., city police said in an afternoon news release. A man in his 40s was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. Three people managed to escape the burning building on their own. One was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said, as was a firefighter. About 40 firefighters were dispatched to fight the bla
Premier Doug Ford and Health Minister Christine Elliott will meet next week with Ontario nurses to talk about staff shortages. The meeting with Cathryn Hoy, provincial president of the Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA), is set for Feb. 3. A date was set on Tuesday after the ONA said on Twitter that the Ontario government turned down a request for a meeting on Monday. Ivana Yelich, spokesperson for the premier, said on Tuesday that the meeting is an opportunity to listen for the premier and minis
KELOWNA, B.C. — The airport in Kelowna, B.C., has received $15 million in federal funding for upgrades to infrastructure, including for the flow of passengers and crew being tested for COVID-19. Transport Minister Omar Alghabra says some of the improvements include replacing airfield lighting, sections of the terminal building's roof and the construction of runway areas. He says better COVID-19 testing infrastructure could include kiosks, touchless screens and barriers, especially for passengers
The administrators of the SAT say the exam will move from paper and pencil to a digital format. They say the shift will boost the test's relevancy in an increasingly test-optional college admissions landscape. (Jan. 25)