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Five months on, the patient is hoping to get back to work after 13 years with the debilitating condition.View on euronews
The NDP and Liberals are pledging to repeal Bill 124, legislation that has capped public sector wage increases for workers such as teachers and nurses. The PC party, meanwhile, has promised to bargain "fairly."
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday, a day after a high-profile meeting with the visiting prime minister of New Zealand. Newsom has mild symptoms and will remain in isolation at least through Thursday and until he tests negative, his office said in a statement. The Democratic governor plans to work remotely during that time. His office said Newsom, 54, will begin a five-day regimen of the Paxlovid antiviral. The governor's office said i
Here's where the leaders of Ontario's main political parties are today: ____ Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford London, Ont.: Hosts rally. 1:30 p.m. ____ NDP Leader Andrea Horwath Essex, Ont.: Announcement on stopping cuts and fixing home care. 9 a.m. Backyard of 112 Iler Avenue Chatham, Ont.: Campaign stop. 11 a.m. 235 St. Clair Street London, Ont.: Campaign stop. 1:45 p.m. 2911 Bateman Trail Brantford, Ont.: Campaign stop. 4 p.m. 415 Fairview Drive, Unit C Pelham, Ont.: Campaign stop. 6
A man shot dead by police after reports of a person with a rifle forced several schools into lockdown in Toronto Thursday in fact had a pellet gun, Ontario's police watchdog says. The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) also says the man was 27. The watchdog agency said Friday that police were called to the scene just before 1 p.m. and located the man about 20 minutes later. He was pronounced dead at about 1:40 p.m. Toronto Police Chief James Ramer said officers were called to the Port Union area
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — When Brazil great Ronaldo bought Spanish club Valladolid almost five years ago, the idea was to turn the modest side into a solid team in a glamorous top tier including his former clubs Real Madrid and Barcelona. The intention wasn't for Valladolid to play soccer in the second division — with less famous opponents like Ponferradina and Amorebieta — as happened after the northern Spain side was relegated at the end of the 2020-2021 campaign. On Sunday Valladolid can seal i
The mother of a teenage gunman who shot and killed 21 people at a Texas elementary school is apologizing on behalf of her son and begging victims to forgive her. Adriana Martínez Reyes was emotional during her first public comments. (May 27)
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian navy on Saturday conducted another test of a prospective hypersonic missile, a demonstration of the military's long-range strike capability amid the fighting in Ukraine. The Defense Ministry said the Admiral Gorshkov frigate of the Northern Fleet in the White Sea launched the Zircon cruise missile in the Barents Sea, successfully hitting a practice target in the White Sea about 1,000 kilometers (540 nautical miles) away. The launch was the latest in a series of tests of
The former top leader of the Proud Boys will remain jailed while awaiting trial on charges that he conspired with other members of the far-right extremist group to attack the U.S. Capitol and stop Congress from certifying Joe Biden's presidential victory, a federal judge has ruled. Henry “Enrique” Tarrio poses a danger to the public that cannot be mitigated by home detention and banning him from using social media, U.S. District Judge Timothy Kelly said in an order issued late Friday. Tarrio, a
A Dene filmmaker says he was turned away from the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival because he was wearing moccasins. Kelvin Redvers, who is from the Northwest Territories and works in B.C., says he hopes the incident is a learning moment for event organizers and that it helps expand the festival's idea of what counts as formal wear. Redvers travelled to France as part of a delegation of six Indigenous filmmakers with support from Telefilm, the Indigenous Screen Office, and Capilano Univers
Premiers in Saskatchewan and Alberta say the federal government is ignoring their calls for a sit down meeting to discuss an increase to Canada's Health Transfer. Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says he's shocked by the lack of response.
QUEBEC — Families of the victims of the Quebec City mosque shooter say they fear Friday's Supreme Court ruling means the 17 children who lost a father could one day meet the killer in the streets of Quebec's capital. Canada's high court ruled that the killer who went on a deadly shooting spree at a Quebec City mosque in 2017 can apply for parole after 25 years behind bars. The court declared unconstitutional a 2011 Criminal Code provision that allowed a judge, in the event of multiple murders, t
Highlights of this day in history: Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay become the first to scale Mt. Everest's peak; President John F. Kennedy born; Patrick Henry gives his "If this be treason" speech; Comedian Bob Hope born. (May 29)
The Monarch butterfly is listed as a “species of special concern” in Canada.
A female has died after a fire broke out inside a unit in a community housing building in Toronto early Saturday. Toronto firefighters were called to the building at 1420 Victoria Park Ave. near O'Connor Drive shortly after 8 a.m., according to Deputy Fire Chief Jim Jessop. Smoke was reportedly coming from a unit on the eighth floor. "Upon arrival and making entry into the unit, our firefighters were met with heavy, heavy smoke conditions," Jessop said outside the building. "They were able to qu
MONTREAL — A dead whale found in the St. Lawrence River northeast of Montreal is likely the second of two minke whales spotted in the area earlier this month. A Quebec marine mammal research group says the whale was recovered Friday from the waters near Contrecoeur, Que., about 50 kilometres downstream from Montreal. A post to the Quebec Marine Mammal Emergency Response Network's website says the male whale, about 3.8 metres long and believed to be one to two years old, was transported to St-Hya
Vancouver resident Rory Richards, who began looking for daycare services for her twin daughters before they were born five years ago, says she has yet to find child care for her two girls — and told CBC she has paid upwards of $5,000 in daycare waitlist fees. "It's been a long and windy road in our search for child care," Richards told CBC News. She's among many parents and advocates speaking out about waitlist fees, which they describe as a barrier to finding affordable care. According to a 201
NEW HARRIS SETTLEMENT, N.S. — R-C-M-P in Cape Breton are looking to identify the owner of a boat found adrift near the Seal Island Bridge in New Harris Settlement. Police say they responded to a call about the boat Friday evening and were able to bring it to shore. Investigators say they are concerned someone may have been in the boat when it went adrift. A search of the area will continue today. Police say the craft is a 16-foot Starcraft aluminum boat with no outboard motor attached. The boat
VANCOUVER — The B.C. government says a Surrey-to-Langley SkyTrain line and electrified bus fleets are among the projects that will benefit from a $2.4-billion investment in Metro Vancouver transit. George Heyman, B.C.'s minister responsible for TransLink, announced the funds Friday, saying people throughout Metro Vancouver will have more affordable and convenient travel options, while reducing climate pollution. The government says in a news release the funds are part of its commitment to cover
Bus service in Whistler, Squamish and Pemberton could soon be back on the road as a tentative deal has been reached between the employer and union. Unifor, in a Friday evening statement, said it has signed a tentative agreement with B.C. Transit contractor PW Transit, which runs bus service in the region, following mediated talks. The union says its bargaining committee is "unanimously" recommending workers vote to accept the deal. A vote will take place May 30. The key issues in the strike were