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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada will take part in the G20 summit expected to take place in Bali in November, even if Russian President Vladimir Putin goes too. Trudeau says he expects all G7 countries to take part even if Russia remains a full-fledged member of the G20.
Three of six police officers wounded in a shootout with armed robbery suspects remain in hospital, with one listed in intensive care. Saanich Police Department Chief Const. Dean Duthie says he visited the wounded officers and their families at hospital. He also says explosive devices found at the bank robbery scene were safely removed by the bomb squad and disposed of at a Victoria area landfill site.
HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese leader Xi Jinping arrived Thursday in Hong Kong to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the British handover of a city that his rule has transformed from a global hub known for its political freedoms to one that is much more tightly controlled by the Communist Party. In a staged event carried live on Chinese TV, students and others lined the platform of a high-speed rail station and packed a red carpet to greet the leader making his first trip outside of mainland China in n
U.S. President Joe Biden says his administration will soon provide another $800 million in security assistance for Ukraine to fight Russia’s invasion. (June 30)
Director Taika Waititi says it made sense "aesthetically and financially" to have Thor naked in the latest instalment. (July 1)
MONTREAL — A Quebec housing advocacy group says it's worried there will be a record number of households left without somewhere to live on the province’s July 1 moving day. “On the eve of July 1, in Quebec, we count 750 renter households that have not found housing,” said Véronique Laflamme, a spokeswoman for the Front d'action populaire en réaménagement urbain, in an interview. That estimate is based on requests for aid received by municipal housing offices in the province, Laflamme said, and c
9-1-1 dispatchers say they're facing forced overtime to meet minimum staffing levels this long weekend. Emergency Communications Professionals of BC President Donald Grant discusses the impact with Jennifer Palma.
Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, writer-director Rian Johnson's follow-up to his whodunit hit Knives Out, will premiere at this year's Toronto International Film Festival. The Canadian festival announced Wednesday that Glass Onion will make its world premiere at the 47th edition of TIFF, running Sept. 8-18. Knives Out also launched in Toronto, in 2019. While Knives Out was released by Lionsgate, Netflix last year bought two sequels for $450 million US. The streamer will release the film in lat
Ukraine says overnight strikes hit residential areas in Odesa region, killing 19, a day after Russian forces left Snake Island in what Moscow called a "goodwill gesture".View on euronews
Delays at the Trudeau Airport propelled by labour shortages in the aviation industry have made travel for those relying on Quebec's regional airlines nearly impossible. Vanessa Schneider had planned to fly with her children to visit family in her hometown of Sept-Îles, Que., last Thursday, but gave up after her Air Canada flight was cancelled four nights in a row. She's just one of thousands of travellers over recent weeks at the airport who've encountered repeated cancellations and lost luggage
With the best player in the world in the squad, Spain can finally call itself one of the title favorites entering a major women’s soccer tournament. Ballon d’Or winner Alexia Putellas will lead Spain at this year’s European Championship, where the Spaniards will try to break through after years of lackluster appearances on the international stage. The tournament is scheduled from July 6-31 at 10 stadiums in eight cities in England, including the final at Wembley. The Spanish team will be boosted
Cecilia Ramirez is a Mexican professional athlete specialised in CrossFit. Over the years she’s represented her country all over the world, inspiring women to pursue a “ripped” life. In a country that not only lacks support for sport but female leagues even more, she’s perfected her body to the true standards of a Spartan soldier and showed Mexican men and women that hard work pays off. While she continues to compete, she helps other professionals perfect their technique. She is Mexico’s best female CrossFit athlete.
There's outdoor fun, live music and fireworks on deck this Canada Day, according to the City of Toronto. With summer in full swing, the city says it's pleased to offer a wide variety of city-organized and community based public events to help Torontonians celebrate Canada's 155th birthday on Friday. Here's a list of some of those attractions and what's open and closed: Fireworks: You can also catch fireworks displays at Mel Lastman Square and at Downsview Park. Fireworks at Stan Wadlow Park have
MARSEILLE, France — Having led Marseille back to the Champions League and united the hard-to-please fans behind him, coach Jorge Sampaoli left the team's preseason preparations in tatters when he quit on Friday. After Marseille announced his departure, Sampaoli claimed his objectives were not met by the club — even though there was seemingly no bitterness between him and club president Pablo Longoria. It seemed to be simply a matter of principle since Sampaoli didn't even ask for compensation. “
Summer travel is underway across the globe, but a full recovery from two years of coronavirus could last as long as the pandemic itself. (July 1)
Prohibitive property prices, spiralling rents, speculation and evictions. Lisbon once again finds itself in the midst of a housing crisis. Euronews' Julian Gomez investigates what it means for residents and asks what the authorities are doing to combat it. View on euronews
All of Newfoundland and western Labrador saw the price of some types of fuel take a nosedive overnight. In an unscheduled release Thursday evening, the Public Utilities Board decreased diesel by 12.1 cents per litre, while furnace and stove oil also dropped just over 10 cents. The move comes outside of the regular weekly fuel price adjustment from the PUB. Fuel prices in coastal Labrador were not affected, however, following severe fluctuations in the area on Thursday, where some areas saw price
A man is facing multiple charges after a car exploded and caught fire in downtown Oshawa on Thursday night, Durham Regional Police say. Witnesses tipped off police after seeing someone "throw an incendiary device into a parked car" around 8 p.m. Police say no one was injured in the explosion. Police pursued the suspect on foot and say they quickly caught him. The 34-year-old has been charged with a number of crimes, according to police, including arson damaging property, possessing incendiary ma
Longueuil police say two people are dead and a woman is in critical condition after a row of townhouses caught fire Thursday. The fire first broke out at around 7:10 a.m. in a townhouse located on Cuvillier Street East between Chateaufort and Chambly roads. The fire spread to about four of the townhouses, all adjacent to one another, police said. The injured woman was transported to hospital, and once firefighters began getting the fire under control, the bodies of two other victims were found i
MILAN (AP) — A year after Qatar-owned beIN Sports spurned the bidding process over concerns about the Italian league’s close relationship with Saudi Arabia, Serie A finally assigned its television rights for the Middle East to Abu Dhabi Media and Starzplay. The league announced a three-year deal worth a total of $79 million — $23 million the first season, $25 million the second and $31 million the third. “But the figures could increase based on revenue share and, according to potential audience