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News bulletin 2022/05/20 22:43View on euronews
It wasn't easy to establish new recreational programs in Kinngait, Nunavut, especially amid a pandemic. But 24-year-old resident Joanne Weedmark managed it all the same, and her efforts did not go unnoticed. Weedmark found out this week she won the "emerging leader of the year" award from the Canadian Parks and Recreation Association. Each year, the award recognizes one emerging leader 30 years old or younger who has made a significant contribution to the sector. The recipient was announced Mond
The stock market's slump this year briefly pulled the S&P 500 into what's known as a bear market Friday, before a late rally put the index in the green. (May 20)
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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.
Police are investigating after two people were injured in a home invasion and shooting in North York overnight. Officers responded to the call just before 3 a.m. Saturday, according to a tweet from Toronto police. A group of men forced their way into a home near Don Mills Road and Green Belt Drive. One person inside the home was shot, and another person was struck by a stray bullet. Their injuries are not life-threatening. The suspects fled in a dark car. Police are on scene investigating.
At a press conference last week, Premier John Horgan announced a $789-million rebuild of the Royal B.C. Museum with a smile and one of his trademark dad jokes. "I would definitely characterize that as a mammoth announcement for the people of British Columbia," he said, a reference to the stuffed woolly creature that is the museum's best-known exhibit. The smile was soon gone, though, as what started as a feel-good announcement turned into a political own-goal unlike almost any other Horgan has f
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Based on the barrage of television ads and mailers leading up to Tuesday's primary election in Arkansas, it's obvious who the most influential Republicans in the state are. Tom Cotton's making the case for fellow Sen. John Boozman, talking up his conservative bona fides while the two-term senator fends off challenges from the right. Donald Trump's image appears in ads for Boozman and for Sarah Sanders, who served as the former president's White House press secretary and
Three Canadians detail their recent travel experiences, frustrated after spending hours to go through airport customs and security.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — It's been a month since a Montana judge temporarily blocked enforcement of a state law that required transgender people to undergo surgery before they could change their gender on their birth certificate, and the state still isn't in compliance with the court order, the ACLU of Montana said. Jon Ebelt, spokesperson for the state health department, said the agency is still working with the Department of Justice to review the April 21 ruling and its implications. He did not re
Reg Harkema and Paul Myers (author and brother of Mike Myers) are revealing the good and bad times in the troupe’s history in the documentary The Kids in the Hall: Comedy Punks on Amazon’s Prime Video.
One person is in life-threatening condition after a fire fully engulfed a garage in Scarborough on Saturday morning. Toronto Fire Services responded to a call just after 5 a.m. near Homestead Road and Coronation Drive. The fire, which was close to other homes, was quickly upgraded to two-alarm, Toronto Fire Services tweeted. A man in his 70s was taken to a hospital burn unit in life-threatening condition, Toronto EMS deputy commander Arnon Goldenberg told CBC Toronto. The fire marshal is current
Service Canada locations across the country have been seeing long lines of Canadians looking to renew their passports for months. It's now May, and the lineups are still as long as ever. Mike Drolet reports why speeding up the process is not as simple as just hiring more staff.
They're back — and they're hoping locals and tourists alike will take in what they have to offer. For the past 17 years, the Trails Tales Tunes Festival has been the unofficial kick-off to the tourism season in Gros Morne National Park, in western Newfoundland. Even during the pandemic, the Norris Point-based festival survived, albeit in a different form. Following a virtual event in 2020, organizers of the festival managed to offer a hybrid event last season, with severely reduced capacity for
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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Summer Lee has won a five-way Democratic primary for a Pittsburgh-based U.S. House seat, making her the favorite in the heavily Democratic district to win the fall general election and become the first Black woman elected to Congress from Pennsylvania. Friday was the fourth day of counting ballots after Tuesday's primary in the closely contested race for the open 12th District seat. Lee, a second-term state House member, lawyer and former labor organizer, comes from the pa
SYDNEY (AP) — Scott Morrison said his conservative government had left Australia in a robust condition, even as voters on Saturday punished him for his handling of issues including climate change and the pandemic that helped give the center-left opposition its biggest victory for almost a decade. Morrison, 54, said he would step down as head of the Liberal party — the senior member of the conservative coalition that had ruled since 2013 — after conceding defeat to the Labor party and its leader
Fiona is a beautiful soul who lives on a heavenly farm in Ontario, Canada. She roams freely with acres of lush, green grass to graze on and rolling hills nestled beside a forested area for shade. She drinks from ponds full of fresh water and she enjoys the sunshine and fresh air all day long. She's as happy as a cow can be, living a life that is as close to what nature intended as possible. Fiona has just had her first calf, and she's as perfect as Fiona is. Hope is two days old and she is curious and inquisitive. Dave, a part time farm hand in this meadow has arrived to meet Fiona's baby. He has brought a bag of corn, which is one of Fiona's favorite treats. Hope is nursing away when Dave approaches and Fiona can see that she is about to get a snack. She interrupts the milk session, walking up to Dave. But Hope follows along and checks out what is happening. She can see that her mother is having a good time with her corn but she can't quite understand the appeal. She has a sniff and she tries a little nibble but all she knows is milk and she has little interest in solid food. Fiona is a trusting cow and Hope learned quickly that people will do her no harm. The farmers here are extremely kind to their animals, placing herd health and well-being ahead of profit. The animals on this farm get quality vet care, lots of food, and a life of freedom. The herd wanders safely here with no worry about predators. There is even a gigantic bull named Gus who watches over his ladies protectively. This operation is what is referred to as an ethical farm. The cows live stress free and healthy. The farmers sell beef locally, reducing costs and avoiding shipping the animals from one location to another. Buying food from an ethical source doesn't cost much more and it is well worth the peace of mind knowing that it supports the farmers who are doing things right. Farms like these can be found in most communities.
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WARNING: This article contains images some readers could find distressing. Two men have been fined a combined $13,000 and banned from hunting for five years collectively after killing three moose illegally northwest of Kelowna, B.C. says the province's Conservation Officer Service (COS). Corey and Wayne Jopling, of Vernon, B.C., both entered a plea arrangement and were convicted with two counts of hunting without authorization and one count of failing to remove edible portions of meat. The two m