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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
Windsor is not yet out of the running for a new, $2.5 billion LG Chem plant, the company said. The plant would supply cathodes and other materials to the EV battery plant being constructed in Windsor by LG and Stellantis. Invest Windsor-Essex CEO Stephen MacKenzie recently said on May 10 that LG Chem wouldn't be constructing the plant in Windsor over concerns with the available energy supply. However, on Monday, an LG Chem spokesperson told CBC Windsor via email that a final decision on the plan
State Sen. Doug Mastriano won the Republican nomination for Pennsylvania’s open governor’s office on Tuesday. (May 17)
Here's the latest for Wednesday May 18th: 2020 election denier wins Penn. GOP Gov. nomination; Penn. GOP Senate primary deadlocked; Finland and Sweden apply to join NATO; Calif. church shooting suspect goes to court.
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Staff at Jack Hulland Elementary School in Whitehorse, Yukon routinely put students in holds or seclusion prior to 2020 for not following directions, including one case where a child was put in a hold for not pulling the hood of their sweater down. Holds, where staff restrain students with their own bodies, are only meant to be used when there's an imminent threat to physical safety. Seclusion, where a student is confined in a space alone, is not supposed to be used at all. Those were among the
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Complaints to the city about rats indicate it could be another banner year for rodents in Ottawa. According to the city, 291 reports have been made about rats to Ottawa's 3-1-1 phone line in 2022 so far. While that figure is dwarfed by 2021's 1,197 service requests, 2022 has already surpassed 2018's 161 requests and 2017's 206 requests. In 2019, 510 service requests were made about rats; there were 842 requests for 2020. "I'm really unhappy about the situation. I don't feel comfortable letting m
TORONTO — Doug Ford touted his union ties and tried to position his Progressive Conservatives as the labour-friendly option for voters on Tuesday, as his political rivals accused him of simply paying lip service to workers. The Tories gained the endorsement of another construction union on the campaign trail, while the more traditionally worker-friendly NDP secured the backing of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union, which represents 180,000 workers. Ford downplayed his tiffs with public s
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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)
York Regional Police have released a one and a half minute video with several different instances of carjackings occurring north of Toronto. They said ‘These are real-life carjackings in our region. And they're on the rise.
Three huge matchups to kick off the college football season, the XFL, a new Australian Open agreement and two new “30 for 30” documentaries were announced Tuesday by ESPN as part of its presentation to advertisers in New York. The five-year agreement with the XFL concluded the presentation. It includes all 43 games (40 regular season and the playoffs) on ABC, ESPN and FX. XFL owners Dany Garcia and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson were in attendance and presented the news. The XFL is slated to kick off
The leaders of Ontario’s main political parties are getting set to square off ahead of the Monday night’s debate. Matthew Bingley sets the scene ahead of the debate, which can be viewed on Global at 6:30.
Reducing greenhouse gases is expensive, but it’s a great investment compared to the damage we can expect to the Canadian economy if the climate warms 5 C by 2100.
OTTAWA — The Terry Fox statue across from Parliament Hill will need to be moved to make way for a new building complex to house offices for MPs and senators. The new central building, which is rectangular with a nod to neoclassical design, has distinctive copper window facades, a reference to the copper roofs on existing parliamentary buildings. The parliamentary complex will encompass 11 buildings and will cost an estimated $430 million and will include 150 offices. But construction will not st
Congress held its first hearing in half a century Tuesday on unidentified flying objects. And no, there is still no government confirmation of extraterrestrial life. (May 17)
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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
Members of the Black community in Canada on Monday are warning this country is also vulnerable to hate crime as they react with shock and horror to Saturday's bloodshed in Buffalo that left 10 Black people dead. "Canada is not immune to it," Velma Morgan, the chair of Operation Black Vote Canada, told CBC News Monday. "We've seen what happened at different places of worship, we see what happens in London, Ont., we're definitely not immune to it at all." Payton Gendron, 18, is accused of a racist