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The Alberta government plans to rescind a public health order barring health-care workers from working at more than one continuing-care facility by mid-February — if not sooner. Last fall, the province consulted with various unions and "other staff and employer representatives" about allowing health-care workers to work at more than one site, a spokesperson for the health ministry told CBC News in an email. The single-site order is expected to be rescinded Feb. 16, the spokesperson said. Althoug
OTTAWA — One man is dead and five people are missing after an explosion at an Ottawa tanker-truck manufacturer Thursday. Neil Greene, the owner and president at Eastway Tank Pump and Meter Ltd. said Friday he is "completely devastated." "My heart goes out to their families, loved ones and to all of our employees who are reeling from this deep loss," Greene said in a written statement Friday morning. The explosion happened around 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the business, which is located in an industri
Canadian politicians from across the political spectrum are paying tribute to Alexa McDonough, who died on Saturday at the age of 77. McDonough passed away in Halifax after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's disease, her family said. The longtime politician's career included serving as Nova Scotia's New Democratic Party leader and as the leader of the federal party. McDonough became the first woman to lead a major political party in Canada when she became the leader of the Nova Scotia NDP in 1980
MONTREAL — Quebec is reporting yet another jump in COVID-19-related hospitalizations today, saying the figure climbed by 105 in the past 24 hours and now stands at 3,300. The provincial health department says 282 patients are currently in intensive care, an increase of seven from the previous day. The province is also reporting 5,946 new cases of COVID-19, with 21 more deaths related to the virus. Authorities say 81,564 doses of COVID-19 vaccine were administered in the past 24 hours, including
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EDITOR'S NOTE: CBC has removed the name from this story. Now that this person is no longer missing, the identity is no longer in the public interest. An 89-year-old man who went missing Saturday in the Plateau-Mont-Royal borough has been found.
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Over 1,300 customers were still without power as of 11 a.m. Sunday in New Brunswick. Many of the power outages — 644 — are in the Moncton area in Riverview, according to N.B. Power. The power in the region is expected to return around 3:30 p.m. Over 700 are also without power in Madawaska and Victoria counties, which include the communities of Notre Dame De Lourdes, Siegas and Ste-Anne-Madawaska. N.B. Power expects restoration in those counties by noon. Wind warnings are in effect in Charlotte C
Rod Phillips, a prominent minister in Ontario Premier Doug Ford's cabinet, will not seek re-election in June's election, he announced Friday on Twitter. Phillips, who is the MPP for Ajax and the province's long-term care minister, said he will step down from his posts next month. He said he will be returning to the private sector. Phillips served as environment minister for the first year of Premier Doug Ford's government. He was then named finance minister, but resigned from that position in De
Kosovo says that Serbia cannot distribute ballot papers to minority voters. View on euronews
Freight cars are broken into every day on Los Angeles's railways by thieves that target packages bought online.View on euronews
Vancouver broke snowfall records from 1899, which is when record-keeping began.
The daughters of one of the Eastway Tank employees missing and presumed dead after Thursday's explosion are remembering him as a hard worker and a dedicated father whose smile could light up a room. "I just want people to know that he was a good, good person," said Darlene Mabiala about her father, Etienne, on Saturday. "He was the best. And honestly, the house feels empty without him," added her sister, Celeste. Six people are believed to have died after a violent explosion ripped through the t
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A man, who was wanted after allegedly firing gunshots toward RCMP officers in Valleyview, Alta., last summer, was arrested in Edmonton Thursday night after local police responded to a weapons complaint. Around 11:45 p.m. Thursday, Edmonton police officers responded to a weapons complaint at a home on Lakeview Road, in the city's west end, police said in a news release Friday. Officers quickly identified the suspect and found out he had warrants for a criminal flight and shooting offence in Valle
McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. (AP) — An inspection of voting machines in a heavily Republican county in Pennsylvania had been poised to go forward Friday until an 11th-hour appeal to the state Supreme Court by lawyers for Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf put it on hold. The high court decision came hours after a state judge rejected attempts by the Wolf administration to block the inspection — inspired by former President Donald Trump’s baseless claims about fraud in the 2020 election — without certain agreements
More than half a million French people will find their vaccination health pass no longer works from January 15. View on euronews
“Euphoria” is back for its highly anticipated second season, and star Zendaya says the cast and crew made a “beautiful thing I think we're all grateful for.” Zendaya, who won an Emmy in 2020 for best actress in a drama series for portraying Rue in the HBO show, also commented on the massive success of “Spider-Man: No Way Home.” (Jan. 14)
Polish border guards have detained several people accused of trafficking migrants from the Polish-Belarusian border towards western Europe.View on euronews
Phillip Howard pointed toward a stack of black ski pants piled atop a counter in his winter sports shop as evidence of the hurdles small business owners still face as the pandemic drags on. Instead, they came from China the first week of January, delayed by supply-chain failures. "Late-arriving product really kills us," Howard said this week, noting that several other items had also arrived late, missing his pre-holiday sales season.