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The lack of independence granted to Quebec's public health director may have slowed the government response at the beginning of the pandemic, as hundreds were dying in long-term care homes across the province. Coroner Géhane Kamel published a report Monday following months of inquiry into deaths in seniors' residences, where the pandemic killed more than 5,000 in the spring of 2020. After hearing testimony from 220 government officials, long-term care home employees, and the loved ones of people
After two years of having in-person graduation celebrations held off, high schoolers are looking forward to the chance to celebrate prom — but the costs involved aren't easy on some families. Oftentimes, prom outfits sit and gather dust after only one wear, but this Sunday, over a hundred were given a second life at a giveaway organized by the NDG Community Council. At the giveaway in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, high school students got the chance to pick a dress or suit, a piece of jewlery, as well as
Authorities in Buffalo are working to confirm the authenticity of a 180-page manifesto posted online, which identified the mass shooting suspect by name as the gunman. It cites the ‘great replacement theory,’ a racist ideology that has been linked to other mass shootings in the United States and around the world.
Łutselk'e, N.W.T., is getting five new houses this summer, and five more could be coming. The Łutsel K'e Dene First Nation's chief, Darryl Marlowe, said that's good news for a community he characterized as "in a housing crisis." Marlowe said Łutselk'e can expect five prefabricated houses to arrive by barge this summer. An additional five units could also be coming, subject to federal funding. The community's SAO, Andre Larbie, confirmed negotiations are underway but declined to provide further d
OTTAWA — Justice Minister David Lametti says Ottawa is weighing options for the design of a commission to review possible wrongful convictions, adding he is committed to getting the new body in place. Lametti said Monday while he cannot give an "absolute timeline" as to when the commission will be formed, it's critical "to get this right." "I can assure you that this will happen, and we're moving forward," Lametti said at a news conference concerning Indigenous residential schools. The planned r
We’re launching the third season of Don’t Call Me Resilient, our podcast that takes on systemic racism and the ways it permeates our everyday lives.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Everton missed the chance to secure its place in the Premier League for another season after having two men sent off in losing 3-2 at home to Brentford on Sunday. The game turned on an 18th-minute red card to Jarrad Branthwaite for pulling back Ivan Toney, when Everton was leading 1-0 thanks to Dominic Calvert-Lewin's goal. Still, Everton — needing a win to guarantee survival — bounced back from conceding an equalizer in the 37th minute because of an own-goal by Seamus
No one was hurt in a fire that broke out at the Eclipse Nordic Hot Springs in Whitehorse Monday afternoon, according to general manager Andrew Umbach. According to another witness, firefighters arrived on scene and put out the fire. Chris Madden was at the facility with his mother and mother-in-law. He said he thinks the fire burned for about half an hour. Madden said he was leaving one of the pools and walking down a hallway when he saw people on a ladder being helped by one of the guests. He s
The eastern half of North America and all of Central and South America were treated to prime viewing of a lunar eclipse, while partial stages were visible across Africa, Europe and the Middle East. (May 16)
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Karen Sharp has no proof that angry tenants are responsible for last week's shooting of two vans emblazoned with her company's logo. "But it feels targeted," said Sharp, owner of Leading Edge Property Solutions on Somerset Street in the north end of Saint John. As far as she knows, no other vehicles in the parking lot outside the company's office were hit overnight on May 10. Saint John police say the damage appears to be consistent with damage caused by pellet guns. They say they're still inves
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With her family & friends cheering her on, Ellie the Great Dane takes the plunge into the pool & everyone realizes that swimming is not an instinctive dog ability. Watch as 5 1/2 year old Ellie floats, but makes no attempt to swim & then with encouragement & the safety of her life jacket, gives the dog paddle a try back to the pool ramp. Great Danes especially are known for sinking, not swimming, which is why life jackets & swimming lessons are so important if they don't start swimming as young puppies. Ellie will be opting for the lounge chair while watching 9 month old littermates Maddie, Reve and Remmy enjoy more of their fun swimming lessons.
A leaked Supreme Court draft opinion has suggested its conservative majority will overturn a landmark 1973 case establishing a woman's right to abortion.View on euronews
Will Towell is at an impasse: either live in a homeless shelter with cockroaches he hates or move back to a tent in the bush and deal with a bunch of other critters. What the 64-year-old Kingston, Ont., resident really needs is a wheelchair-accessible unit in social housing. But it could be years before a spot opens up and market rent for a decent apartment is far beyond what his monthly disability support cheque provides. While the thought of living outdoors tempts him, Towell decides to tough
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Montreal police are now treating the death of a man found inside a burned vehicle in the city's east end as a homicide. Emergency crews were called about a vehicle on fire in Pointe aux Prairies Park, on Gouin Boulevard, in the Rivière-des-Prairies borough just after midnight on Sunday. Once the flames were extinguished, officers found a dead body in the trunk of the vehicle, according to Jean-Pierre Brabant, spokesperson for the Service de Police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM). "For now, we're
On Thursday, May 12, the 5th International Folklore Festival, also called 'Kharibulbul', kicked off in Shusha, the cultural capital of Azerbaijan.View on euronews
While it's certainly not uncommon for impactful spring storms to hit B.C., the next Pacific system is not your average low -- exhibiting traits typically seen with a fall storm.
A person was stabbed early this morning on a Halifax street, and police have blocked off a road as part of the investigation. Halifax Regional Police said they were called at 12:45 a.m. Tuesday after a person was stabbed near Sylvia Avenue and Herring Cove Road. The person was taken to hospital for serious injuries. Police said it wasn't a random incident, and the 500 block of Herring Cove Road remained closed Tuesday morning. Motorists are being detoured around the area. Police are asking anyon