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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau blamed Russia for the global food crisis and urged fellow Commonwealth leaders to turn away from Moscow. But his calls were met with resistance as several countries met with Russia, China and Brazil instead.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attempted to win over a divided group of Commonwealth leaders in a series of executive and bilateral meetings with his international counterparts. He sat down for meetings with the leaders of Rwanda, Zambia and Antigua and Barbuda, hoping to bring countries onside with Canada's climate goals and its view of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Premier Blaine Higgs says he didn't tell systemic racism commissioner Manju Varma not to publish her mid-term report. But chiefs from nine Mi'kmaw communities say the commissioner told them the government wasn't prepared to accept her call for an immediate, Indigenous-led public inquiry. Those chiefs withdrew from the process on Monday, alleging political interference in the commissioner's work. A mid-term report from the commissioner recommended an immediate public inquiry that would examine sy
Accessing compassionate health care is often difficult for Two-Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and other sexual identities, such as pansexual or asexual individuals (2SLGBTQ+).
OTTAWA — Members of Parliament and charitable groups are warning that two immigration programs for Afghans who helped Canadian Forces and those at special risk from the Taliban are almost full and thousands living in peril could be left behind. Canada has created a special program for Afghans who assisted Canadians, including interpreters for the military and their families. It also established a humanitarian program for vulnerable Afghans, including LGBTQ people and human-rights defenders. The
OTTAWA — Crown-Indigenous Relations Marc Miller has tabled a bill that would create a national council for reconciliation — a recommendation the Truth and Reconciliation Commission made in 2015 and the Liberal government included in the 2019 budget. The TRC, which investigated the history and legacy of residential schools, called for an independent, Indigenous-led council to monitor the progress of reconciliation in Canada over the long term and evaluate and report on the implementation of its 9
WASHINGTON (AP) — Up to 40,000 Army National Guard soldiers across the country — or about 13% of the force — have not yet gotten the mandated COVID-19 vaccine, and as the deadline for shots looms, at least 14,000 of them have flatly refused and could be forced out of the service. Guard soldiers have until Thursday to get the vaccine. And according to data obtained by The Associated Press, between 20% to 30% of the Guard soldiers in six states are not vaccinated, and more than 10% in 43 other sta
All modes of severe weather are possible on parts of the southern Prairies on Friday, including large hail, damaging wind gusts, and even the possibility of a few tornadoes.
This home in Lethbridge, Alta., has become a symbol of joy and LGBTQ solidarity after its owners spent more than 25 hours painting it in bright rainbow colours for Pride Month.
A bipartisan gun violence bill is on the verge of winning congressional approval, in what would be the most sweeping political response to mass shootings in the US in decades. View on euronews
Shane Gibson posted 25 points to continue his high-scoring output and led the Fraser Valley Bandits past the visiting Montreal Alliance 97-81 for the franchise's fourth consecutive victory on Friday. The 6-foot-2 guard, who averaged 23.6 points in the three straight Fraser Valley wins prior to the Montreal matchup, posted 21 of his points from the three-point line, shooting 7-for-9 from 3-point range. James Karnik of Surrey, B.C., added 16 points off the bench for the Bandits in his first profes
Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis has all eyes on Austin Butler but don’t underestimate Olivia DeJonge as Priscilla Presley, giving us a “break” from the male-dominated narrative that's told from the perspective of Tom Hanks’ character Colonel Tom Parker.
The company that operated a Kentucky candle factory leveled by a deadly winter tornado plans to ramp up production with a $33 million investment at a nearby plant, Gov. Andy Beshear announced Thursday. Mayfield Consumer Products LLC, a maker of candles and other home fragrance products, plans to employ more than 500 people full time in the next five years at its factory in Hickory as it builds back production. The company's plant in Mayfield took a direct hit from the tornado that devastated the
If NATO does not seize its historic opportunity to stop Vladimir Putin in his tracks, it will face war on its own territory, says long-time Kremlin opponent Mikhail Khodorkovsky.View on euronews
Officials gathered outside a historic bar in the gay rights movement on Friday to commemorate the construction of a new visitor center aimed at educating the public about LGBTQ history. (June 24) (AP Video/Robert Bumsted)
A tornado touched down near Morris, Sask., Thursday afternoon, Environment and Climate Change Canada has confirmed. As hail, rain and dramatic cloud formations filled the sky on Thursday, ECCC issued several broadcast-intrusive alerts throughout the night for the second time in a week. "We had one confirmed tornado touched down near Morris at 5:38 p.m. CST," ECCC meteorologist Terri Lang said Friday. "As for the reports that we've received, it just touched down in a field and didn't do any damag
The highest American judiciary body made a decision on Friday to overturn the decision made almost five decades ago that granted constitutional protection to abortion rights.View on euronews
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is blaming Russia for the skyrocketing energy and food prices that have left millions of people in Africa and other parts of the world struggling to feed themselves. Trudeau levelled the accusation as he announced $250 million in new funding to address the food crisis on the sidelines of a major international meeting in Rwanda.
Thousands of people gathered along the Neva River in St Petersburg on Friday night to witness the traditional 'Scarlet Sails' festival.View on euronews
Here’s the latest for Thursday, June 23: Supreme Court strikes down New York gun law; Former Justice Department officials testify in Jan. 6 hearing; FDA bans Juul e-cigarettes; Bloodhound gets steak treat after dog show win.