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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.
Progressive parties are focusing their attacks not just on the incumbent Progressive Conservatives but also against each other. As election day nears, and the PCs lead in polls, some suggest the real election campaign is taking place between the NDP and Liberals for second place. Matthew Bingley reports.
OTTAWA — Canada's Parliament has created a day to recognize the genocide of Tamil people in Sri Lanka. Parliament unanimously adopted the motion to make May 18 of each year Tamil Genocide Remembrance Day. Liberal MP Gary Anandasangaree put forward the motion on Wednesday. Anandasangaree, the MP for Scarborough-Rouge Park, says in a statement that Canada became the first national Parliament in the world to create such a day. He says the passed motion is the result of years of work by the Tamil co
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
VANCOUVER — A wildfire that destroyed the British Columbia village of Lytton couldn’t have been stopped, even with an area-wide emergency response, says a new report. Published this month by the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction, the report says scientists found the root cause was "easily ignitable structures and homes, and not just a wildfire problem." Even the best possible fire response would have been "overwhelmed" because at least 20 buildings were fully engulfed within 80 minutes a
The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations said late Wednesday the Queen must apologize for the Crown's "ongoing failure to fulfil its treaty agreements" with Indigenous peoples, and suggested there should be some "restitution" for harms perpetrated by the Canadian government in her name. RoseAnne Archibald met with Prince Charles today at a reception in Rideau Hall following his tour of Ottawa with his wife, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall. Archibald told reporters she brought up the
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)
GENEVA (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization said China’s extreme approach to containing the coronavirus is unsustainable because of the highly infectious nature of the omicron variant, but that it’s up to every country to decide what policy to pursue. At a media briefing on Tuesday, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus described China’s “zero-COVID” strategy as “not sustainable” after similar remarks last week drew sharp criticism from China. “We know the virus better and
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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
Weather balloons are essential to weather forecasting, but it takes a lot of coordination to send them up—and to track the data they capture. The Weather Network's Kyle Brittain attached some cameras to a weather balloon to get a better picture of how the process works, and the results were very dramatic.
In Armenia, police are arresting hundreds of anti-government protesters who want the prime minister to resign.View on euronews
OTTAWA — A new report calls on federal corrections to ease caseloads, improve workplace policies and give added resources to parole officers in order to mitigate current strains on their mental health. The report, led by public safety expert Rosemary Ricciardelli and released by a union, says that federal parole officers are experiencing extremely high levels of workplace stress and compromised mental health. These 1,600 parole officers across Canada feel overwhelmed by their caseloads, are expo
Tickets for the Red Lot viewing party outside the Scotiabank Saddledome sold out quickly for Wednesday night's game as the Calgary Flames enter Round 2 of the NHL playoffs against the Edmonton Oilers. The Red Lot will open at 5:30 p.m., two hours before the scheduled puck drop. The city is introducing measures to ensure safety for fans during tonight's celebrations, according to a news release. Extra police and peace officers will be present on 17th Avenue S.W. Traffic will be blocked from 17th
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
Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, are spending the final day of the royal visit in Canada's North. The couple has another busy day scheduled in the Northwest Territories, with stops meant to continue the trip's focus on climate change, literacy and Crown-Indigenous relations. They're heading to the Yellowknives Dene First Nation community of Dettah in the morning, where Prince Charles is to speak with First Nations chiefs and hear about Indigenous-led solutions to climate change.
Rob Greenfield is proudly wearing rubbish, as part of a project to show how much rubbish we mindlessly throw away each month.View on euronews
Toronto FC wingback Jahkeele Marshall-Rutty and midfielder Kosi Thompson highlight Canada's 60-man provisional roster ahead of next month’s CONCACAF Men’s Under-20 Championship. The provisional list features some other familiar names with a Borjan, Bunbury, De Rosario, Herdman and Bontis. The Canadian roster will be whittled down to 18 outfield players and two goalkeepers ahead of the 20-team tournament slated for June 18 to July 3 in Honduras. Canada has been drawn in Group E with the U.S., Cub
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Prince Charles says the Russian invasion of Ukraine has hastened the urgent need to transition to a green economy. The prince told a sustainable-finance roundtable in Ottawa that Canada should use its “incredible influence” at the G7 to work on solutions to the climate and biodiversity crisis.