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IQALUIT, Nunavut — The City of Iqaluit shut down its water treatment plant Wednesday after the water was contaminated last week with fuel for the second time. The city said a breach in the system is suspected to have caused residents to smell fuel in their water, with breaches detected last week and Wednesday. The city said it is using a bypass system to pump water to residents instead and the entire territorial capital is now under a precautionary boil water advisory. Nunavut's health departmen
Team USA Bobsledder Aja Evans is eager to wear Ralph Lauren's sustainably made outfits as the 2022 Winter Olympics makes changes during the pandemic. (Jan. 20)
TORONTO — The sex assault trial of Canadian musician Jacob Hoggard is set to begin in May after it was postponed multiple times due to COVID-19 restrictions. The trial, which will be heard by a jury, is now scheduled to start May 2 and continue until early June. Hoggard, the frontman for the band Hedley, was initially set to stand trial in January of last year but it was postponed by several months, and then again to this month. The trial was delayed again because new jury trials have been put o
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. 21 ... What we are watching in Canada ... WINNIPEG — American investigators believe the deaths of four people, including a baby and a teen, whose bodies were found in Manitoba near the United States border are linked to a larger human smuggling operation. The United States Attorney's Office for the District of Minnesota said Steve Shand, 4
The bill, passed in a vote of 82 to 37 with three abstentions on Tuesday, will come into force if it is signed into law by President Gitanas Nausėda.View on euronews
Avalanche Canada has issued a special public avalanche warning ahead of the weekend as warming temperatures threaten to make the snowpack unstable.
NEW YORK (Reuters) -Oil prices slid for a second day on Friday, pressured by an unexpected rise in U.S. crude and fuel inventories while investors took profits after the benchmarks touched seven-year highs earlier in the week. Brent futures fell 57 cents, or 0.6%, to $87.81 a barrel by 11:17 a.m. EST (1617 GMT), while U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude fell 45 cents, or 0.5%, to $85.10. "The latest pullback is most likely due to a combination of pre-weekend profit-taking and the absence of fresh bullish catalysts," said PVM analyst Stephen Brennock, noting Thursday's bearish data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Fashion icon André Leon Talley, best known as the longtime creative director and editor-at-large for Vogue, has died at 73. He’s being remembered for his influence on the fashion world and larger-than-life personality.
This adorable baby is the biggest fan of 'The Little Mermaid'! So big in fact that he knows every scene of the movie, and if you don't believe us check out this awesome clip!
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Total and Chevron said that the abuses had worsened since the military overthrew the civilian government in a coup last February.View on euronews
MONTREAL — Quebec is reporting 59 more deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus and a drop of 60 COVID-19-related hospitalizations. It's the second consecutive day hospitalizations have decreased in the province. Health officials say 3,351 people are hospitalized with COVID-19, after 346 patients were admitted in the past 24 hours and 406 were discharged. They said 265 patients are in intensive care, a drop of 20. Premier François Legault said Thursday that COVID-19 hospitalizations in the pro
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — This season was supposed to be Diego Simeone’s chance to firmly establish Atlético Madrid as Spain’s top team and cap his incredibly successful decade as its coach. While Barcelona lost Lionel Messi and Real Madrid had to replace coach Zinedine Zidane, Atlético strengthened its championship squad with the return of Antoine Griezmann and the signing of attacking players Rodrigo de Paul and Matheus Cunha. It looked like the perfect scenario to repeat as Spanish league champ
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a self-appraisal that didn't always fit with the facts, President Joe Biden on Wednesday made the dubious assertion that he's outperformed all expectations on the pandemic in his first year and inflated his contribution to COVID-era economic growth. A look at some of Biden's comments in a news conference that stretched for nearly two hours: PANDEMIC BIDEN on COVID-19: “I didn’t overpromise. I have probably outperformed what anybody thought would happen.” THE FACTS: That's a
Health officials in the N.W.T. say they expected the Omicron wave of COVID-19 to peak around Jan. 26, but the territory is already starting to see cases decline in many communities, though hospitalizations are rising. The N.W.T.'s chief public health officer, Dr. Kami Kandola, and Dr. AnneMarie Pegg, the territory's medical director, took questions from the public on The Trailbreaker Thursday morning. Kandola said the territory was seeing about 180 new cases of the virus a day in mid-January, bu
The bodies of four people — including an infant and a teen — were found in the snow near the United States border in Manitoba. RCMP said they believe the deaths resulted from a border crossing attempt during a freezing blizzard.
NEW YORK (AP) — André Leon Talley, a towering and highly visible figure of the fashion world who made history as a rare Black editor in an overwhelmingly white industry, has died. He was 73. The death Tuesday of Talley, the influential former creative director and editor at large of Vogue magazine, was confirmed on his Instagram page early Wednesday. No details were given as to his cause of death, but he was known to have had health struggles in recent years. Vogue said in its obituary that he d
The University of Michigan has agreed to a $490 million settlement with more than 1,000 people who say they were sexually assaulted by a former sports doctor at the school (Jan. 19)
Black women voters tell The Associated Press they want promises fulfilled on protecting access and voting rights. (Jan. 20)
European countries are starting to loosen their COVID-19 restrictions with Britain at the front of the pack despite the presence of some staggeringly high case numbers and concern from experts that it’s too soon.