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Major hailstorms in eastern Europe led to extensive crop damage this week.
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.
Extra Kitty the cat has been quite interested in the new fawn addition to this family. Too funny!
Fort McMurray may be getting overnight child care, and business owners and parents say it could be a good move for the community, which has a high population of shift workers. The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo approved a public hearing for a bylaw that would amend the land use bylaw related to child care facilities. Currently, under the definition of Child Care Facilities in the Child Care bylaw, child care centres are not allowed to offer overnight accommodation. The amended bylaw would
As someone who uses a wheelchair, Saleh Sheihk says newer buildings in his Regent Park neighbourhood are mostly accessible, but others need upgrades that aren't always obvious to people who don't have disabilities. "When you go to a place, you don't know what's missing," said Sheikh. "Every place should be accessible for everyone." That's why he joined a group of local volunteers Wednesday to review and rank how accessible Regent Park's public spaces and businesses are. The data they're collecti
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)
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
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Adam Conover is certain that laughing and thinking at the same time is both possible and downright synergistic. He tested the approach in “Adam Ruins Everything,” in which he punctured conventional wisdom on matters ranging from charity to jaywalking. He's back with “The G Word" — that's “G” for government — a six-episode Netflix series now streaming that's aptly described as a comedy-documentary hybrid. A comic and writer from a family of scientists, Conover digs into how the
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
Rhode Island surfer Dan Fischer is using the healing power of the ocean to help families coping with a loss. He etches their loved one’s name onto one of his surfboards and takes them out into the ocean for “one last wave.” (May 27)
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A sailboat that was late arriving from its destination in Lunenburg, N.S., has established communication with search parties confirming the crew is not in danger. The sailboat, Strange Situation, was scheduled to arrive in Lunenburg, N.S., on May 25 from Bermuda. In a tweet just before 9:30 p.m. AT on Friday, the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre in Halifax (JRCC Halifax) said Strange Situation updated its anticipated arrival time. JRCC Halifax said it would monitor Strange Situation's journey to
A widespread risk for severe thunderstorms will end the weekend on the Prairies. Heavy rain with a risk for flooding will threaten already hard-hit areas.
As the Uvalde mass shooting victims' families try to cope with their immeasurable grief, they're finding support from those who know the horrors of gun violence all too well. Jackson Proskow talks to a couple whose daughter was killed in a mass shooting and came to Uvalde to comfort victims’ families straight from another massacre – the racist attack at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York that left ten dead and three wounded.
Firefighters in Vancouver are calling for motorists to pay more attention after drivers drove over a fire hose during an active fire in South Vancouver on Friday, severing the hose and sending jets of water flying. Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services were responding to a house fire at the intersection of Ash Street and 61st Avenue around 9 a.m. Friday. The fire saw one person displaced, but no injuries were reported. The displaced person lived in the house's basement suite, according to officials
Thousands of NRA members attended the annual NRA Convention in Houston Friday despite the mass shooting at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, Texas, just three days earlier (May 27)
'We need to drastically change our approach to mental health,' former U.S. president says at NRA event.
Countries around the world on Saturday adopted an initial U.S.-led reform of the rules around disease outbreaks, known as the International Health Regulations (IHR), the United States said. The amendments, adopted at the World Health Organization (WHO) assembly, were agreed at a meeting seen as a once-in-a-generation chance for the U.N. health agency to strengthen its role after some 15 million deaths during the COVID-19 pandemic. The changes sought by Washington, and backed by others such as Japan and the European Union, mark a first step in a broader reform of the IHR, which set out countries' legal obligations around disease outbreaks, expected to take up to two years.
Novelist Ian Fleming is born. Baseball's National League approves moving the Brooklyn Dodgers to Los Angeles. Duke fo Windsor dies. (May 28)
After a stormy end to the week, another risk for severe thunderstorms will crop up on the Prairies again on Saturday.