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In Armenia, police are arresting hundreds of anti-government protesters who want the prime minister to resign.View on euronews
A new report into the 2020 sinking of the Sarah Anne off Newfoundland's south coast says the fishing vessel likely capsized suddenly, sending all four crew members into the water and causing their deaths. Clifford Harvey, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada's director of marine investigation, said the absence of life-saving equipment and distress signals support the conclusion that the vessel's capsizing took the crew by surprise. "Without critical pieces of life-saving equipment the crew
The short chapter of a Calgary site in the tragic history of Canada's residential school system will not be forgotten if the City of Calgary and Treaty 7 nations can agree on how to do that. St. Dunstan's industrial school was operated by the Anglican Church from 1892 to 1907 on land that is now in southeast Calgary. Located between Deerfoot Trail and the Bow River, a short distance south of the Calf Robe Bridge, the city has owned the land for several decades. The city is interested in working
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Thursday: ENGLAND Before the final round on Sunday, the Premier League has three games on tap that had been postponed earlier in the season. Everton can guarantee its Premier League place by beating Crystal Palace before heading to Champions League-chasing Arsenal on the final day. Everton has center back Michael Keane and midfielder Donny van de Beek fit again, while manager Frank Lampard is also hopeful defender Ben Godfrey will return after a m
Moncton is undertaking a study of what it could take to switch its public transit fleet to electric power. City councillors voted unanimously Monday in favour of awarding a sole-source contract to the not-for-profit Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium. The study, expected to take 30 weeks, will begin this year. Angela Allain, Moncton's director of public transit, said it will examine everything from the existing transit garage and diesel fleet to whether supplementary charg
Prince Charles and Camilla greeted eager crowds in St. John’s as they embarked on the first stop of their three-day royal tour across Canada. One of the key themes of their tour is Indigenous reconciliation, with Charles pledging to listen and learn from Indigenous peoples.
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This is part one of a three-part series in May — Asian Heritage Month — about people who have been bringing Asian flavours to rural Prince Edward Island. Ruby Lubigan arrived on the Island from the Philippines 11 years ago to work at a fish plant in western P.E.I. Like many other temporary foreign workers, she came to Canada looking for a better future. Now a Canadian citizen, she's running a grocery store at her home in Bloomfield called Sari Sari Retail while working full-time at a bank in O'L
U.S. Rep. Ted Budd and former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley won their respective Senate primaries on Tuesday, setting up a fall election matchup that should again test former President Donald Trump’s influence in North Carolina. (May 18)
The City of Iqaluit is warning it will have to raise property taxes if the Qulliq Energy Corporation's general rate application is approved. In a move to help ease the cost of living to Nunavuvammiut in smaller communities, Qulliq Energy Corp. (QEC) has proposed to slash commercials electricity rates across the territory — except in Iqaluit — and hike government rates to make up the difference. QEC needs to recover a $6.6 million shortfall with how electricity prices are set now. The proposal wo
The CBC's Chris Brown takes us aboard a Royal Canadian Air Force Hercules transport plane taking heavy weapons and humanitarian aid into Ukraine.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas’ highest court on Wednesday upheld a Republican redistricting law that makes it harder for the only Democrat in the state’s congressional delegation to win reelection in a big victory for the GOP. The state Supreme Court declined to declare that overly partisan gerrymandering violates the Kansas Constitution. The ruling sets district boundaries less than a month before the state’s June 10 filing deadline for congressional candidates. Lawsuits over new congressional dis
VANCOUVER — Strong winds from an unseasonable storm have knocked out power to thousands on Vancouver Island, the Sunshine Coast and Lower Mainland. Environment Canada posted wind warnings on Wednesday for much of Vancouver Island, the Sunshine Coast and the southern Gulf Islands. The forecast called for very strong southwesterly winds of 70 kilometres per hour, gusting to 90 km/h, but easing by afternoon. Special weather statements have also been posted for more than a dozen areas in southern B.
OTTAWA — The first free commercial flights to Canada for Ukrainian refugees offered through a fundraising drive involving Aeroplan points won't be available until June. The goal was to cover flights to bring at least 10,000 people fleeing from Russia's invasion in Ukraine who were approved to come to Canada, and the free travel initiative was announced a month ago by Ottawa, in partnership with Air Canada and two charities. The spots are in addition to targeted chartered flights to bring Ukraini
A new exhibit at the Maritime Museum of B.C. in Victoria is highlighting an often ignored piece of the province's nautical history. Queer at Sea explores the history and contributions of queer, transgender and two-spirit people in B.C.'s maritime industries. The exhibit features a mix of stories from the museum's archives, as well as from community members who contributed their own experiences of working on the water in all sectors, from the Canadian Coast Guard, to shipping, to lighthouse keepi
Stock markets were a sea of red on Wednesday as financial results from major retailers suggested they're having a hard time dealing with stubbornly high inflation. The S&P 500 was down by more than four per cent, its worst one-day showing since June 2020 as investors reacted to troubling signs that consumers are slowing their spending in the face of high prices. Shares in Target shed more than 25 per cent of their value after the retailer said its profit was cut in half because of higher costs a
Five new water shuttle routes between Montreal and the South Shore are opening this summer under a new pilot project, the regional transit authority announced Wednesday. The Autorité régionale de transport métropolitain (ARTM) will also be bringing back the route linking Pointe-aux-Trembles to Montreal's Old Port for a fourth season. Since 2018 it had been in operation as a pilot project. It ran for only one week in its first year, but over the past three had been given the green light to take o
A report going to Saskatoon's Board of Police Commissioners says controversial patches worn by some police officers are not authorized to be worn on uniforms. In January, the city's police board asked the Saskatoon Police Service to write a report on Thin Blue Line patches. According to Saskatoon police, the patch originally symbolized the courage of police officers in the line of duty. However, the report notes that after the emergence of the Black Lives Matter movement in the United States, th
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Senate on Monday opened an ethics investigation into a firebrand Republican member who tweeted inflammatory comments about last weekend's racist attack at a Buffalo, New York, supermarket that left 10 people dead. The referral of Sen. Wendy Rogers of Flagstaff to the Ethics Committee was in lieu of the immediate expulsion that Democratic lawmakers were planning, GOP Majority Leader Rick Gray said. Due process considerations require no less than an ethics investigation,
A movement called No Mow May has encouraged people to skip the lawnmower this month and let their grass grow long. But many conservationists say there's more people can do to help pollinators, such as bees, butterflies and moths, get access to nectar year-round. "Nova Scotia seems to have a love affair with lawns," said Marian Whitcomb, a native habitat reconstructionist in Baddeck. Instead of a green monoculture peppered with yellow dandelions, Whitcomb has a different vision for her yard — a w