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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.
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
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
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is easing public health rules, he says, as scientists there believe the Omicron wave has peaked.
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announces that some data shows Alberta has reached and surpassed the peak of the Omicron wave of COVID-19, but that does come with a word of caution.
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
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Kendra Sozinho at Fiesta Farms in Toronto says consumers are seeing higher prices because grocers are dealing with sharply higher prices themselves.
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Whether someone is scrolling mindlessly or actively conducting research, WitchTok connects witches to their practices and community.
Quebec is reporting more COVID-19 deaths than any other province in Canada. And in some cases, more than other industrialized countries in the world. This comes as the healthcare system is at the brink of collapse. But as Gloria Henriquez reports, some say the numbers are not what they seem.
Survivors of clergy sexual abuse say they are not surprised following a long-awaited report on the handling of cases in Germany's Munich diocese in the 1970s and 1980s, adding they want to see action. The report faults retired Pope Benedict XVI. (Jan. 20)
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
The iconic Basilica of St. John the Baptist could be sold off, as the Roman Catholic Episcopal Corporation of St. John's deals with insolvency. That's according to new court filings which shed more light on how the corporation plans to address liabilities related to historic sexual abuse cases. Proceedings moved to the courtroom Thursday, where a judge was asked to approve the pending sale of a monastery, and begin the process of figuring out the fate of millions raised through a Chase the Ace f
MILAN (AP) — Both AC Milan and Juventus have recent bad memories of San Siro ahead of their eagerly-anticipated Serie A match at the iconic stadium on Sunday. Juventus lost the Italian Super Cup to Inter Milan last week, when Alexis Sánchez scored the winner with the last kick of the match at the end of extra time. Milan’s last match at its home stadium was on Monday when a refereeing error cost it dearly in a dispiriting 2-1 loss to relegation-threatened Spezia. “It’s hard to lose like that. It
In 1967, The Monkees topped the U.K singles chart with “I’m A Believer.” (Jan. 19)
The U.S. and its NATO allies performed damage control and showed their support for Ukraine a day after President Joe Biden’s comments about how the U.S. would respond to Russia invading Ukraine.
EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he didn’t know until this week that his justice minister had called Edmonton’s police chief 10 months earlier about a traffic ticket. "I do recall at some point last year hearing that minister (Kaycee) Madu had gotten a ticket (and) had paid for it," Kenney told a news conference Thursday. "I got fully briefed on all of this, including about the call and the details, on Monday afternoon following media inquiries. "Shortly thereafter, I called minister
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
Quebec Premier François Legault says that situation in the province's hospitals remains too fragile to relax COVID-19 restrictions, unlike neighbouring Ontario which announced a plan to reopen gyms, restaurants and cinemas by the end of the month.