Marineland has banned a number of people from its premises, some of whom have never visited the Niagara Falls, Ont., tourist attraction, days before the facility was set to open for the season. A lawyer, a filmmaker and a scientist are among those who received a notice of trespass, which are all identically worded save for the names. The notices say the recipients "are prohibited from entering upon the property known as Marineland of Canada, Inc" and cannot enter the property "at any time for an
Here’s the latest for Saturday, May 21: US, SKorea open to expanded drills to deter North; Milley tells West Point cadets technology will transform war; First formula flights due to leave Europe for US; Refugee sells artwork to raise funds for Ukraine.
Highlights of this day in history: Charles Lindbergh completes his trans-Atlantic flight; Clara Barton founds American Red Cross; Musical 'Gypsy' opens on Broadway. (May 21)
President Joe Biden’s approval rating dipped to the lowest point of his presidency in May, a new poll shows, with deepening pessimism emerging among members of his own Democratic Party. Only 39% of U.S. adults approve of Biden’s performance as president, according to the poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Research, dipping from already negative ratings a month earlier. Overall, only about 2 in 10 adults say the U.S. is heading in the right direction or the economy is good, bot
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LEEDS, Maine (AP) — The ripple effects of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine have been devastating for families of all kinds — including those who have seen their prospective adoptions put on hold. Ukraine was once one of the U.S.’s most frequent partners on international adoptions, but the war changed all that: The embattled country has halted all international adoptions as the country copes with the turmoil unleashed on its courts and social services. Many children, including orphans, have also fled
The BC Centre for Disease Control confirms two people suspected of contracting monkeypox in our province did not come into contact with the disease. However, public health officials will remain vigilant. Stephen Hoption Cann from the UBC School of Population and Public Health explains what monkeypox virus is and how the disease is transmitted.
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
The unofficial kickoff to summer will be a cool yet dry one for much of Western Canada this weekend, while the heat will spend the weekend shifting from the Great Lakes to Atlantic Canada, bringing showers and storms in its wake.
Ukrainian soldiers who surrendered at the besieged Mariupol steel plant face an uncertain future as some of them are sent to a former penal colony by Russia. In the eastern Donbas region of Ukraine, President Volodymyr Zelensky is accusing Russian forces of ‘completely destroying’ the area.
The Vancouver Police Department says an attack on an 87-year-old Chinatown resident on Friday morning appears to be racially motivated. According to police, the senior was out for a morning walk and was standing near a bus stop close to the intersection of Pender Street and Columbia Street when a man came up to him around 11:40 a.m. PT Friday. The suspect allegedly made racist comments and bear-sprayed the senior in the face. The suspect then ran away, while nearby business staff and passersby h
It's second time lucky for Boeing as they successfully launch their space capsule and dock it at the International Space Station. View on euronews
KOENIGSWINTER, Germany (AP) — Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen celebrated a “historic day” last summer when more than 100 nations agreed to a global minimum tax deal, aimed at putting the world's countries on a more equal footing in attracting and keeping multinational companies. President Joe Biden tweeted that the idea was "diplomacy reshaping our global economy and delivering for our people.” But this week, as Yellen joined Group of Seven finance ministers for meetings in Germany, she found he
A series of dangerous thunderstorms rolled through southern Ontario on Saturday, leaving one person dead in Peel Region and another dead in Brant County.
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Tammy Abraham scored twice to help Roma win at Torino 3-0 on Friday and seal a spot in Europe for next season ahead of the Europa Conference League final next week. Both Abraham goals came in the first half of Roma’s final Serie A match. The England international took his tally to 26 goals in all competitions in a fantastic first season at the Italian club. Lorenzo Pellegrini converted a second penalty for Roma 12 minutes from time. It was Roma’s first Serie A win in more tha
The forecast may be improving in Minnedosa, but that doesn't mean people in the flooded southwestern Manitoba town can let their guards down just yet. "The big rain is behind us. Not time to get complacent, though," Jim Doppler, the town's chief administrative officer, told host Marcy Markusa on CBC's Information Radio Friday morning. People in Minnedosa were frantically sandbagging and pumping water throughout a downpour Thursday, as the Little Saskatchewan River inched higher. A rainfall warni
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — It was lunch hour at the abortion clinic, so the nurse in the recovery room got her Bible out of her bag in the closet and began to read. “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding,” her favorite proverb says, and she returns to it again and again. “He will make your paths straight.” She believes God led her here, to a job at the West Alabama Women’s Center, tending to patients who’ve just had abortions. “I trust in God,” said Ramona, w
Seventeen people were arrested this week after allegedly violating a court injunction granted to forestry company Cooper Creek Cedar by blocking access to a logging road in the Kootenay region of British Columbia. Environmental activists from the small B.C. communities of Argenta and Johnsons Landing have fought for decades to protect what's known as the Argenta Johnsons Landing Face, a 10-kilometre stretch of forest along Kootenay Lake. The area borders the Purcell Wilderness Conservancy Park,
Aimée Hutchinson can't remember a time when horses weren't a part of her life. "It started at the age of three when I fell in love with horses for no reason, living in the middle of the city with parents who didn't know anything about horses," she said of her childhood in Moncton. "One day we went for a bike ride and there happened to be pony rides, right there" in the Kmart parking lot. "And I just couldn't leave." From then on, Hutchinson knew horses were her destiny. She began taking riding l
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