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Quebecers will now have to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination to be able to enter big-box stores as part of a push to increase vaccinations, but some say the province's rule may not be equitable to low-income people.
A truck rally held Sunday in Southwestern Ontario is believed to be the beginning of a national protest against vaccine mandates imposed on the industry by the federal government. But as Brittany Rosen reports, it draws questions about the feasibility of restrictive public health policy decisions.
A movement to add a statue of the first woman to graduate from university, Elena Cornaro Piscopia, to a famed square, Prato della Valle, in Padua, Italy, has sparked a national debate about historical conservation and gender representation in monuments.
A convoy of vehicles protesting mandatory COVID-19 vaccination made a stop in the Edmonton area. Some of those involved in the "freedom convoy" are heading to Ottawa in protest of the federal government's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for cross-border truckers. Chris Chacon has more from Acheson.
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
Victoria Kalisky was grocery shopping last week when, despite being bundled up against southern Quebec's brutal cold, her face was in pain. "I realized that there were five men and women right next to me who were going to sleep in that –30 the entire night," the 23-year-old Montrealer said on Monday. "And then the next morning, I woke up to a news article about a woman who had died." That's when she decided it was time to help. She talked to her father, Lorne Kalisky, and started an online crowd
A man accused of sexually abusing boys in Cape Breton in the 1970s is seeking permission from the Nova Scotia Supreme Court to sue his accusers. In late December, Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh filed an application to amend his notice of defence and to file a counterclaim against six men who filed a lawsuit against him in 2019. The former businessman was convicted during trials in 2010 and 2011 on a total of 17 counts related to child sex crimes said to have happened in Cape Breton during the 1970s. T
From levitating athletes and dazzling wooden stadiums, Getty Images sports photographer Patrick Smith shares his highlights from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.View on euronews
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
The leader of Quebec's official opposition (PLQ) is calling on the province to create a squad to coordinate the reopening of the province's economy as well as prepare for potential next waves of the pandemic. At a news conference Sunday, Dominique Anglade unveiled her plan for a "COVIE-19 unit" with a goal of adapting to life with the virus and preventing the economy from closing down in the event of a future wave. Anglade criticized the Quebec government's "short-term management" of the pandemi
As of Monday, big-box stores will be screening customers and only allowing those with vaccine passports to enter. Global’s Brayden Jagger Haines reports.
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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
Red carpets to feminist fashion, how the House of Dior has evolved. (Jan. 24)
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PARIS (AP) — Amine Gouiri scored with a Panenka penalty kick and delivered an assist Sunday for Nice to beat Metz 2-0 and return to second place in the French league behind runaway leader Paris Saint-Germain, which welcomed back Lionel Messi as it routed Reims 4-0. PSG got off to a slow start at the Parc des Princes Stadium but ended up in control with goals from Marco Verratti, Sergio Ramos and Danilo Pereira after Reims crumbled and collapsed in the second half. PSG has an 11-point lead over N
With tensions high between Russia and Ukraine, people of Ukrainian heritage in Windsor are watching with concern. Father Tom Hrywna, from the parish priest at Saints Vladimir and Olga Ukrainian Catholic Church, said while many at his parish are fourth generation there are still many people in Windsor with ties back to their country. "I was speaking to one [woman] on Friday who broke down a little bit, because her brother ... if this war that's going on escalates he will probably be going to the
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska elections will be held for the first time this year under a unique new system that scraps party primaries and uses ranked choice voting in general elections. The Alaska Supreme Court last week upheld the system, narrowly approved by voters in 2020. It calls for an open primary in which all candidates for a given race appear on the ballot, regardless of party affiliation, followed by ranked voting in the general election. No other state conducts its elections with thi
Since moving back to Nova Scotia in March 2020, Natasha Ernst has struggled to find affordable housing. She and her husband have lived in about a half-dozen rental units and spent last summer and fall living in a school bus because they couldn't find long-term housing. Ernst said all they could find were short-term rentals and Airbnbs. Once they'd start living in a unit, the countdown was on for moving to the next one. "It's unbelievably stressful," she said. "We can never feel settled ... you j
Nova Scotia is reporting five new COVID-19-related deaths on Monday. According to a news release, three of the deaths are in the central zone. They are a woman in her 60s, a man in his 70s and a man in his 90s. In the western zone, a man in his 70s and a woman in her 90s have died. There are 92 people in designated COVID-19 hospital units, including 14 in intensive care. In total, there are 304 people in hospital with COVID-19: 92 hospitalized due to the virus. 93 identified as positive upon arr