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CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) — Jill Biden and Surgeon General Vivek Murthy welcomed the delivery Wednesday of a second shipment of tens of thousands of pounds of baby formula that the Biden administration is importing from Europe to ease critical supply shortages in the U.S. The first lady and the nation's doctor each sought to empathize with anxious parents nationwide who have been scrambling to find enough formula for their children. Both said President Joe Biden and his team understand what parents ar
A Cree bead artist flying between Alberta and Quebec was disappointed recently when she had to choose what beads to leave behind at airport security. Jessica Sanderson-Barry, a member of the Chakastaypasin Band who lives in Edmonton, was travelling to Kitigan Zibi in Quebec for a hide camp. She was going to be using her beads for some special projects. She was disheartened when she had to leave a few vials of her beads at security, as only a certain amount is allowed in carry-on luggage, which s
A provincial court judge has rejected a Bathurst couple's request to challenge the constitutionality of the law used to charge them with violating pandemic restrictions at a 2021 protest in Moncton. Britney Green and Nicholas DeAngelis are accused of participating in a gathering of more than five people while not wearing masks and not being physically distanced on Jan. 24, 2021. Green and DeAngelis' trial began last week and heard testimony from RCMP officers before the Crown closed its case. On
Actor Ewan McGregor says he always has to have the voice of Alec Guinness - the original Obi-Wan Kenobi - in his mind when he plays the Jedi master. (May 25)
Euronews' Valérie Gauriat travelled to the region of Kyiv to document the alleged war crimes by Russian troops against the civilian population.View on euronews
HALIFAX — The commission of inquiry investigating the 2020 mass shooting in Nova Scotia has agreed to provide special accommodations for three senior Mounties when they testify about command decisions they made as the tragedy unfolded. Two of the Mounties, Staff Sgt. Brian Rehill and Sgt. Andy O’Brien, will face questions from commission counsel via a Zoom call that will be recorded and broadcast at a later date. Josh Bryson, a lawyer who represents the family of two of the killer's 22 victims,
Power outages continue to hamper Ontarians after Saturday’s storm left thousands without power. Ahmar Khan reports.
LONDON (AP) — Roman Abramovich’s 19-year ownership of Chelsea is ending after the British government approved the sale of the Premier League club by the sanctioned Russian oligarch to a consortium fronted by Los Angeles Dodgers part-owner Todd Boehly. The government had to be sure that Abramovich, who was sanctioned over his links to Russian President Vladimir Putin after the invasion of Ukraine, did not profit from the enforced sale of the club that his investment turned into one of the most su
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A massive storm hit parts of Ontario and Quebec on Saturday, impacting nearly half of Canada's population.
VANCOUVER — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada Border Services Agency will be the department that decides whether Iran's men's soccer team is allowed into the country for a game next month. Canada is set to host Iran in a friendly match in Vancouver on June 5, but controversy about the game has swirled and Trudeau said last week that the event was ill advised. Speaking to media in Vancouver on Tuesday, the prime minister said his view has not changed. "I've expressed my concern that I thi
LAVAL, Que. — Conservative leadership hopefuls are squaring off — in French — in the second official debate of the race, which is being held in Laval, Que. Here are the latest developments. All times eastern: 9:50 p.m. Former Quebec premier Jean Charest says Conservative party members need to pick someone who can unite the party and country, not someone who talks about Bitcoin and attacking the Bank of Canada governor. In his final two-minute segment in the French-language leadership debate, Cha
A 13-year-old youth who suffered injuries in an ATV accident over the weekend has died, according to the Miramichi Police Force. The name of the victim has not been released to the public, and the accident is still under investigation. The incident took place Friday at around 7:30 p.m. on trails north of Kierstead Drive in the city. A single ATV was involved, and two youths were injured. One was treated locally and released, and the other was airlifted to the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, where
A Montreal man accused of viciously beating a 10-year-old girl who was walking home from school in mid-March should be found not criminally responsible for his actions due to a mental illness, according to a psychiatric report filed Wednesday. The report says Tanvir Singh, 21, could not understand the consequences of his actions or tell right from wrong on March 15 when he assaulted the girl on du Tricentenaire Boulevard in the neighbourhood of Pointe-aux-Trembles. Lawyers have asked the court t
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says that his country will not give up its land to end Russia's war.View on euronews
Students in Nova Scotia, P.E.I. and Newfoundland and Labrador will no longer be required to wear masks in school, as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, although masks are still recommended.
The Hamlet of Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, is starting to deal with the big loss of the community's youth centre, after it burned to the ground Monday. "It was an extremely important facility in the community," said Jim MacEachern, the hamlet's chief administrative officer. The youth centre was housed in one of the oldest buildings in Cambridge Bay, which first housed the Ministry of Transport offices and residences in the 1950s. In 2018, the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program invested $120,
The Department of Fisheries and Oceans says it has known for years that fishermen on the Tusket River were worried that the wrong type of fish ladder was being used at the Nova Scotia Power facility where thousands of gaspereau were found dead last week. But Mike Wambolt didn't explain why nothing has been done to alter the ladder. "DFO has been aware and have been looking at that for a number of years," said Wambolt, the manager of the fish and fish habitat protection program for DFO in the Mar
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says 15 people were killed in a shooting Tuesday at an elementary school. (May 24)
The late Edward Lennie was known as a leader, a mentor, and a passionate advocate of Arctic sports. Now he's being recognized for his contribution to sports at a national level. Lennie, of Inuvik, N.W.T., died in 2020 at age 86. He will be inducted into the Canada's Sports Hall of Fame this fall. His son, Hans Lennie, said to be recognized with the Order of Sport is an honour. "My father's dream has finally come true," he said. Arctic sports are being recognized internationally, but Edward Lenni