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Red carpets to feminist fashion, how the House of Dior has evolved. (Jan. 24)
The senior military officer once tasked with overseeing Canada's COVID-19 vaccination drive is opting to have his sexual assault case tried by a Quebec judge without a jury present. A lawyer for Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin announced the decision during a brief hearing in a Gatineau courtroom this morning. Fortin was removed from his position on the vaccine campaign in May and was charged with one count of sexual assault in August. He is fighting for reinstatement to his former role with the Public Hea
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
FREDERICTON — Barring any advice to the contrary from public health officials, schoolchildren will return to in-class learning on Jan. 31, New Brunswick's education minister said Monday. "I know that families, students, teachers and the whole province are anxiously awaiting the return to in-person learning for our students," Dominic Cardy told a news conference in Fredericton. "We know that distance learning is not an ideal situation for most of our students and families, but it was necessary to
From levitating athletes and dazzling wooden stadiums, Getty Images sports photographer Patrick Smith shares his highlights from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.View on euronews
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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White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki says the president beileves in "diversity in higher education" when asked about the conservative-dominated Supreme Court agreeing to hear a challenge to the consideration of race in college admissions. (Jan. 24)
Protesters gather across the country as part of annual Indigenous rights protests held on a national holiday that marks the arrival of the first British colonial troops in 1788.View on euronews
A popular summer camp held at Laurel Creek Conservation Area in Waterloo, Ont., has changed its name in a move local Indigenous leaders say is a good example of reconciliation. Camp K is run by St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Kitchener. It recently changed its name to stop using a word, created to sound Indigenous, that's a play on the phrase "come on, I want to go." "It's appropriating that language inflection that's Indigenous," said Amy Smoke, who is Mohawk Nation Turtle Clan from Six Nat
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jazz pianist, session musician and bandleader Bobbe Long “Beegie” Adair, who played on over 100 records throughout her six decade career, has died. She was 84. Her manager, Monica Ramey, said Adair died Sunday in Franklin. A cause of death was not immediately released. Adair, raised in Cave City, Kentucky, began playing at age 5, attended college in Kentucky and then moved to Nashville to work in the city's music scene in the 1960s. She worked as a musician on Johnny Cash
President Joe Biden says there has been "no change in the posture of the Russian forces" along the Ukraine border and the White House is still preparing for a potentially imminent Russian invasion, a move Biden says would "change the world." (Jan. 25)
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.
MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard searched on Tuesday for 39 people missing for several days after a boat believed to be used for human smuggling capsized off Florida’s coast en route from the Bahamas. A good Samaritan called the Coast Guard early Tuesday after rescuing a man clinging to the boat 45 miles (72 kilometers) east of Fort Pierce, the maritime security agency reported on Twitter. The man said he was with a group of 39 others that left the island of Bimini in the Bahamas on Saturday ni
Two people in Regina are now charged in the death of a Prince Albert man whose body was found in a park in the capital. The body of Harvey Beatty, 22, was found in Greenberg Park in Regina on Dec. 16. At that point, police said they had limited information and it didn't look like it was a crime scene. However, it's become a homicide investigation, police said. Aaron Alexon, 41, and Toni Manitopyes, 30, are both charged with second-degree murder. Beatty's death was Regina's 15th homicide of 2021.
A publication ban is now in effect on one of the most high-profile military sexual assault cases that's currently before a civilian criminal court. Vice-Admiral Haydn Edmundson, the military's former head of human resources, was charged in Dec. 2021 with sexual assault and committing indecent acts. Edmundson has previously denied any wrongdoing. The allegation against Edmundson are the most serious levelled against any senior leader in the Canadian Armed Forces during the recent sexual misconduc
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.
PARIS (AP) — A Frenchman detained in Iran and hunger striking to protest his treatment has been sentenced to eight years in prison on what his lawyer insisted Tuesday are trumped up espionage and propaganda charges. Benjamin Brière, 36, was arrested in May 2020 after taking pictures in a desert area where photography is prohibited and asking questions on social media about Iran’s obligatory Islamic headscarf for women. Paris-based lawyer Philippe Valent said an Iranian revolutionary court has se
A countrywide protest demanding a reversal on the vaccine mandate for truckers made its way through Saskatchewan.
The identity of a man whose remains were found in Banff National Park more than 23 years ago continues to elude police despite a treasure trove of found items, including an address. A local tour guide found the remains at Sulphur Mountain, just a few kilometres south of the townsite, on July 11, 1998, Banff RCMP said in a release on Tuesday. "To date, despite the on-going investigation spanning over 20 years, the remains have yet to be identified," police explained. DNA and dental records didn't