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Mexican citizens describe taking the fight against illegal logging and drug cartels into their own hands (Jan 27).
Quebec may have stopped offering PCR testing to the general public and put an end to COVID-19 contact tracing, but one Montreal school board is taking matters into its own hands. "In the spirit of transparency and to be as proactive as possible, our school board felt that parents and staff would appreciate receiving daily updates regarding COVID-19-related absences in our community," said the Lester B. Pearson School Board (LBPSB) in a statement The board says absences are put in three categorie
Foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said Russia doesn't want a war as US President Joe Biden warned there is a "distinct possibility" that Russia invades Ukraine next month.View on euronews
Fawnzerella the rescued deer really wants Cornelius the dog to play with her. You gotta give her an A for effort!
The Coast Guard says it will suspend the search for more than 30 migrants still missing from a capsized boat off Florida. At least five bodies have been found. (Jan. 27)
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 a several scenarios — including violence. Ottawa police Chief Peter Sloly told the police services board today that he is working with the RCMP and intelligence bodies to prepare for the protests against a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for cross-border truckers. Sloly says the convoy organizers have been co-operative in telling police about their plans for the
GENEVA (AP) — Pablo Picasso's family is not selling a digital asset linked to one of his works after all. After a granddaughter and great-grandson of the artist trumpeted the upcoming sale, lawyers for the family said Thursday that his heirs have not authorized the launch of any such “Picasso NFT.” An intra-family disagreement has cropped up over it. Marina Picasso, and her son, Florian Picasso, showed a ceramic work to The Associated Press this week in Geneva that they said was a piece by the S
There’s a push to bring back pay hikes for retail workers in essential stores such as grocery stores. The so-called hero pay was instituted early in the pandemic before vaccines, but workers say they still face risks.
The real winner of last February's spaceflight sweepstakes has finally come forward. Kyle Hippchen, a Florida-based airline captain, held the winning ticket in the random drawing. (Jan 27)
PARIS (AP) — There’s still room for diplomacy in the Ukrainian crisis. At least that’s the conviction of French President Emmanuel Macron, who continues to push for dialogue with Russia despite signs pointing to a potential war. His stance reflects France’s post-World War II tradition of carving its own geopolitical path, refusing to line up blindly behind the U.S. It’s also part of Macron’s domestic political strategy amid campaigning for April’s presidential election, where nationalists are se
More COVID-19 patients from hospitals in Saskatoon and Regina could be transferred to rural facilities to ease pressure on the healthcare system, the Saskatchewan government said, without providing details about when and where that could happen. The practice of transferring patients to rural areas was done in the Delta wave, and one COVID-19 patient was moved from Saskatoon late last week. Hospital beds in the province's two main cities are full, while only about 70 per cent of beds in rural Sas
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The issue of whether George Floyd was suffering from the disputed condition of “excited delirium” the day he was killed resurfaced Wednesday at the federal trial of three former Minneapolis police officers charged with depriving him of his civil rights. Police arrested Floyd outside a corner store on May 25, 2020, for allegedly using a counterfeit $20 bill to pay for cigarettes. A panicky-sounding Floyd struggled and said he was claustrophobic as officers tried to shove th
Lee Helmkay worked at Argyle Hardware in London, Ont., for 40 years, from the day it first opened in 1947 when he was 17, until it closed in 1986. But the 92-year-old hasn't given those days much thought in recent years — until his daughter posted an old photograph of Helmkay in the strip mall hardware store on social media, and longtime Londoners began sharing their memories of Helmkay and his store. Now, Helmkay wants to go back. "I appreciate it," said Helmkey from his home in Leduc, Alberta.
Vancouver police are again warning seniors to be wary of strangers at their doorstep, as a number of elderly people continue to be tricked into handing over thousands of dollars in cash. Police are also asking financial institutions to watch out for seniors making unusually large withdrawals. "Vancouver Police is now investigating more than a dozen incidents since Jan. 11, in which seniors were fooled into thinking their loved ones have been arrested and need bail money," Const. Tania Visintin s
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Crowds converged to show support for truckers protesting vaccine mandates. Shallima Maharaj reports.
In this episode of Witness, Julian Lopez travels to Athens to meet several Afghan women who were forced to flee Afghanistan following the return to power of the Taliban. Sharing their stories, they explain the daily challenges they face and their plans for the future. View on euronews
During the annual state of the university address, University of Windsor president Robert Gordon touched on how learning could develop after the pandemic, saying the institution should listen to student concerns regarding increasing accessibility to learning. "I'm truly hoping that the positive lessons that we've learned, how we've been able to kind of work through these really daunting challenges over the past 20 months, will build into how we as a university become a true leader in supporting
ATHENS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee school district has voted to ban a Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel about the Holocaust due to “inappropriate language" and an illustration of a nude woman, according to minutes from a board meeting. The McMinn County School Board decided Jan. 10 to remove “Maus” from its curriculum, news outlets reported. Art Spiegelman won the Pulitzer Prize in 1992 for the work that tells the story of his Jewish parents living in 1940s Poland and depicts him interviewing h
The Bank of Canada hasn’t hiked its core lending rate despite record inflation, but it urged Canadians to prepare for interest rates to rise over the next year.