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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.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats were picking up the pieces Thursday following the collapse of their top-priority voting rights legislation, with some shifting their focus to a narrower bipartisan effort to repair laws Donald Trump exploited in his bid to overturn the 2020 election. Though their bid to dramatically rewrite U.S. election law failed during a high-stakes Senate floor showdown late Wednesday, Democrats insisted their brinksmanship has made the new effort possible, forcing Republicans to
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)
People may reconsider their reasons for not getting vaccinated against COVID-19 after the emergence of the Omicron coronavirus variant, says infectious diseases physician Dr. Lisa Barrett.
ATLANTA (AP) — A prosecutor who’s investigating possible attempts by former President Donald Trump and others to interfere in the 2020 general election in Georgia on Thursday called for a special grand jury to help move the case along. Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis began her investigation soon after taking office last January. The investigation includes a Jan. 2, 2021, phone call between Trump and Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger in which Trump repeatedly and falsely a
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
PARIS (AP) — French Prime Minister Jean Castex says a new COVID-19 pass will go into effect Monday, severely restricting the public lives of those who refuse to get inoculated by banning them from domestic flights, restaurants, sports events and other venues. “(The pass) ... is necessary if we want to preserve and increase our vaccination coverage in the event of new variants,” Castex said Thursday. The so-called vaccine pass “clearly puts constraints on the unvaccinated,” he added. As of Monday
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In a time-honoured tradition of Canadian democracy, government regulations become public when they appear in the Canada Gazette. That’s why Ottawa’s proposal to bypass that step is so troublesome.
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.
A villa in Rome, containing the only known ceiling painted by Italian artist Caravaggio, went on the auction block Tuesday, January 18. Its estimated value is 471 million euros, or 533 million dollars. A judge ordered the auction of Villa Ludovisi following an inheritance dispute between the heirs of a noble family and their step-mother, a Texas-born princess.
Highlights of Today in History: Iran releases American hostages; Ronald Reagan and John F. Kennedy inaugurated as President. (Jan. 20)
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Black women voters tell The Associated Press they want promises fulfilled on protecting access and voting rights. (Jan. 20)
Mal Isaac, a venerable mainstay in Regina sports broadcasting, died Saturday. He was 84. He leaves behind his wife, Vivian, three children and eight grandchildren, whom he absolutely adored according to his son, Scott. Isaac began broadcasting when he was 21 and worked at several outlets before landing at CBC Saskatchewan, where he worked from the 1970s to the mid-'90s. Scott said he was aware of his father's career, but to them he was always just "Dad," and a great one at that. He recalls his f
Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott said on Wednesday that the province is starting to see “glimmers of hope” in its fight against the Omicron variant of COVID-19. Elliott said cases are expected to peak this month, with a peak in hospitalizations and ICU admissions to follow.
Ontario Deputy Premier and Health Minister Christine Elliott provided more details on Thursday about the province's plan of lifting of COVID-19 restrictions. Ontario will begin its phased re-opening on Jan. 31 with gyms and restaurants at 50 per cent capacity, and move to the second phase on Feb. 21 which will remove capacity limits in indoor public settings where proof of vaccination is required. Then on March 14, the province plans to lift capacity limits in all indoor public settings. However, proof of vaccination will remain in place.
Groundwater is the second-largest store of water on Earth. Governments and industry use groundwater reservoirs to store waste, but it may also have environmental functions that haven’t been revealed.
If you own a business in B.C. and found out this week you cannot reopen yet due to COVID-19, you could be eligible to receive up to $20,000 from the provincial government. In a release Wednesday, the province announced it is extending the COVID-19 Closure Relief Grant and doubling financial supports for eligible businesses that were ordered on Tuesday to remain closed until Feb. 16. These businesses include bars, nightclubs and lounges that do not serve full meals, as well as event venues that h
Duane Smith has been acclaimed chair and CEO of the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) after the only other candidate in the race withdrew. Patrick Gruben submitted his withdrawal in writing to Todd Orvitz, the returning officer, on Jan. 19, and the election, scheduled for Jan. 26, was cancelled. This will be Smith's fourth term at the helm of the IRC. Smith was born and raised in Inuvik, and has been the IRC's chair and CEO since 2016. The 42 directors of the six community corporations in th