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HFX Wanderers FC is expecting a crowd for Tuesday's visit by Toronto FC in Canadian Championship quarterfinal play. "I think there would be people climbing the trees to see the game," said HFX coach Stephen Hart. "I think we'll be sold out." Tuesday's game at Wanderers Ground marks the beginning of TFC's chase for an eighth Canadian title. HFX has already started its cup trail, winning 2-0 at League1 Ontario champion Guelph United on May 10 to reach the quarterfinals. The lure of cup play pittin
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
Driving is the No. 1 danger when it comes to storms, says Mark Robinson, The Weather Network Storm Hunter and meteorologist.
Here’s the latest for Monday, May 23: At Davos, Ukraine's Zelenskyy calls for Russian sanctions; Ukrainian supporters host exhibit showing Russian war impact; Pfizer submits data for kid jab, 5 and under; California man airlifted from a seaside cliff.
More than 80 per cent of COVID-related deaths in Canada's first wave happened in long-term care homes. And now a new coroner's report out of Quebec paints a devastating picture of how things unfolded at one of the hardest-hit residences. As Dan Spector tells us, the hope is the lessons learned during the first wave will help improve seniors' care across the country.
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.
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
TOKYO (AP) — President Joe Biden faced a dilemma on trade in Asia: He couldn't just rejoin the Trans-Pacific Partnership that his predecessor had pulled the U.S. out of in 2017. Many related trade deals, regardless of their content, had become politically toxic for U.S. voters, who associated them with job losses. So Biden came up with a replacement. During Biden's visit to Tokyo, the U.S. on Monday planned to announce the countries that are joining the new Indo-Pacific Economic Framework. In th
TOKYO (Reuters) -The four Indo-Pacific leaders of the "Quad" grouping vowed on Tuesday to stand together for a free and open region at the start of talks, vowing also to work on fighting climate change. U.S. President Joe Biden and his counterparts from Australia, India and Japan began discussions aimed at countering an increasingly assertive China and paving over differences on issues including Russia. Biden, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and new Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese will also hold bilateral meetings, with Modi set to meet Kishida for talks and a working dinner after the larger talks have finished.
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
Canoe sprinter Katie Vincent of Mississauga, Ont., opened her World Cup season tying for a silver medal in the women's C1 200-metre A final on Sunday in Racice, Czech Republic. The reigning world champion crossed the finish line in 45.19 seconds along with Wenjun Lin of China behind winner Yarisleidis Duboys of Cuba (45.08). Edmonton's Sophia Jensen was sixth of nine finishers in 46.12. Vincent is preparing to defend her world title at this year's event Aug. 3-7 in Dartmouth, N.S. "I really feel
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Sunday expressed his spiritual closeness to Catholics in China, voicing hope that the church there operates in “freedom and tranquility,’’ but making no mention of a 90-year-old cardinal who was recently arrested in Hong Kong. Addressing the public gathered in St. Peter’s Square for the pontiff's traditional Sunday remarks, Francis noted that the church celebrates, on May 24, the “Blessed Mother Mary, Help of Christians,’’ and recalled that Mary is the patron
LONDON (Reuters) -The World Health Organization does not believe the monkeypox outbreak outside of Africa requires mass vaccinations as measures like good hygiene and safe sexual behaviour will help control its spread, a senior official said on Monday. Richard Pebody, who leads the high-threat pathogen team at WHO Europe, also told Reuters in an interview that immediate supplies of vaccines and antivirals are relatively limited. His comments came as the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it was in the process of releasing some Jynneos vaccine doses for use in monkeypox cases.
Seventy fishing vessels are set to be outfitted with emergency position indicating radio beacons this season. The Labrador Fishermen's Union Shrimp Company is outfitting dozens of vessels between Cartwright and L'Anse au Clair that are under 40 feet and harvesting for them. The move comes less than a year after two fishermen died near Mary's Harbour and shortly following a Transportation Safety Board report into the loss of the FV Sarah Anne in Placentia Bay. The TSB report found the Sarah Anne
Visitors to a popular Fraser Valley recreation site over the Victoria Day long weekend may have noticed something different in the water. New control buoys have been installed at Cultus Lake to serve as a reminder of the 10 km/ speed limit within 30 metres from shore. On any warm summer day hundreds of people can be seen on the lake on boats, kayaks, canoes, paddleboards and jet skis. Over the past two years traffic has increased significantly, according to David Jimmie, chief of the Ts'elxwéyeq
Helicopter footage shows the aftermath of Saturday's storm in parts of Ontario and Quebec. In Ottawa, tens of thousands are still without power.
A chance discovery of nearly-forgotten, close to half-century-old kokanee salmon samples from Kluane National Park and Reserve are helping shape present-day conservation efforts. Using modern techniques, researchers at the University of British Columbia (UBC) Okanagan campus extracted DNA from the historic fin and scale samples, collected as part of routine field work in the 1970s and early '80s, and compared it to recent samples from wild and hatchery-raised kokanee. The salmon currently in the
MONTREAL — Quebec's provincial police say the body of a teen girl who fell into a river in Ste-Adele two weeks ago was found today. Police say officers were called around 9 a.m. Sunday after a resident spotted a body in the waters of the Rivière du Nord, north of Montreal. Police later confirmed the body they recovered was of the girl that went missing on May 12. The teenager, whose identity has not been made public, was standing on rocks with three other people under a bridge when she allegedly
The Philadelphia School District is reinstating a mask mandate for students and staff while in school buildings and on buses. The superintendent says the decision was based on rising COVID case counts. (May 23)