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When researchers at the University of Saskatchewan began to find bits of COVID-19 they couldn't identify earlier this month, they began to get curious. According to readings released on May 8, samples taken from Saskatoon's wastewater showed that 3.2 per cent were listed as "other lineages" and were not identified as the BA.2 variant of Omicron, which made up the vast majority of samples being taken (96.8 per cent). As a result, the researchers decided to send the mystery samples from Saskatoon
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City issued an apology for what the club described as an assault on Aston Villa goalkeeper Robin Olsen during a field invasion by City fans celebrating winning the Premier League title on Sunday. The incident happened as Olsen tried to leave the field at Etihad Stadium as it became covered in thousands of City fans after the fulltime whistle of the 3-2 win over Villa. Footage on British broadcaster Sky Sports showed Olsen covering his head as supporters swar
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VANCOUVER — Former Canadian Football League wide receiver Joshua Boden is scheduled to be sentenced today for the murder of a woman in 2009. Boden was found guilty of second-degree murder in B.C. Supreme Court last fall for the killing of Kimberly Hallgarth. The body of the 33-year-old woman was found in May 2009 at her home in Burnaby, B.C., and police said she had "suspicious injuries.'' Charges were not laid until November 2018, and a statement at the time from Hallgarth's family said they wa
A military plane carrying enough specialty infant formula for more than half a million baby bottles arrived Sunday in Indianapolis, the first of several flights expected from Europe aimed at relieving a nationwide formula shortage. (May 23)
The days of chancing it and taking a trip to K-country without a Kananaskis Conservation Pass are over soon. After a year-long grace period, the province is gearing up to implement enforcement in the coming weeks, with fines in store for those who didn't purchase a single day, multi-day or annual pass. Alberta Parks hasn't issued a single infraction ticket since implementing the pass back in June 2021. But they have been doing educational compliance checks at random trailheads. "Compliance overa
Toronto police are beefing up patrols in the Beaches after a violent night that included a shooting, stabbing and multiple robberies. Brittany Rosen reports.
Members of the feminist collective "Les colleuses" deploy a banner bearing the names of the 129 victims of feminicide in France since the last Festival, in July 2021.View on euronews
North-east Bangladesh's worst floods in nearly 20 years began receding on Sunday, but rescue workers were struggling to help millions marooned by extreme weather across the region that has killed around 60 people.
Olympic champion sprinter Bruny Surin is Canada's Olympic chef de mission for Paris 2024. He talks to The National's Ian Hanomansing about his legendary 1996 gold medal win in the 4x100-metre relay, as well as his upcoming return to the Olympics.
World leaders are descending on the Swiss mountain resort for the WEF's belated annual meeting. Here's what the 2022 event is likely to have in store.View on euronews
KUUJJUAQ, Que. — Daniel Gabois would usually be out hunting this time of year. Flocks of Canada geese have started to appear overhead in their V-formations, returning to nesting grounds in the northern Quebec region of Nunavik. That's the signal for him and many others in his hometown of Kuujjuaq to head out on the land. But the electrician and entrepreneur is working 10- to 12-hour days, trying to finish more work than he can keep up with as companies and governments scramble to fill a critical
Durham Regional Police have identified the victim of a shooting in Pickering last week. Arawin Sapesan, 20, was found with a gunshot wound near Taunton Road and Concession Road 4 around midday on Thursday, police say. Officers responded to a motor vehicle collision, where they found Sapesan with "obvious signs of trauma". He was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say Sapesan is Durham Region's sixth homicide victim this year. They're asking witnesses or anyone driving in the area at the time w
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday he would cease talking to Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and cancel a key meeting between their two governments, accusing the Greek leader of antagonizing Turkey. In a televised address following a Cabinet meeting, Erdogan accused neighboring Greece of harboring followers of U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, who Turkey says was behind a 2016 failed coup attempt, and of establishing military bases against T
Ontario reported at least 809 people in hospital with COVID-19 on Sunday, down by more than 300 from Saturday and down by 215 from a week earlier. However, more than 10 per cent of hospitals did not submit their data, as happens occasionally on the weekend, so the number is anticipated to be higher. Of those in hospital, 152 required intensive care — a decrease of eight from the previous day's total — and 72 patients needed the help of a ventilator to breathe. The province reported at least 1,05
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Puffing on a cigar, Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola celebrated his team's fourth English Premier League title in five seasons after a parade through the streets on Monday. Three open-top buses carrying City players and staff navigated a short route through Manchester center after starting at the National Football Museum. The parade came a day after City added another incredible comeback story to its history, scoring three goals in about five minutes to beat Aston
Canadian Blood Services is feeling the strain when it comes to collecting blood donations, platelets and plasma. The sudden decrease in donors is concerning many, including a local Regina woman, who was recently diagnosed with a blood disorder. Taz Dhaliwal has the story.
The body of a teenage girl who fell into a river in the Laurentians two weeks ago has been found, provincial police say. First responders were called around 9 a.m. Sunday after someone spotted the body in the waters of the Rivière du Nord, in Piedmont, Que, the Sûreté du Québec said in a statement. Police later confirmed the body they recovered was that of the girl that went missing in the same river on May 12 in Sainte-Adèle. The teenager, whose identity and age has not been made public, was st
About 150,000 customers in the Ottawa-Gatineau region are still without power for a third morning Tuesday after a destructive, fatal windstorm Saturday. More than 350,000 customers in the region were initially left without power Saturday. Hydro Ottawa is forecasting a two to four day outage, according to CEO Bryce Conrad, who said during an update Monday afternoon that the hope is to have the vast majority of service restored by the "latter part of the week." Some communities are opening up emer
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