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The deadly Fourth of July shooting rampage outside Chicago has some in the suburb of Highland Park contemplating whether to leave the United States. Locals cheered as prosecutors levelled seven charges of first-degree murder against the alleged perpetrator.
Mark Reusser, vice-president of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture and the Waterloo Federation of Agriculture, fears there may be a food shortage next year if farmers can't get fertilizer. Global tariffs have bumped up the price of fertilizer in Canada, making it harder for farmers to get their hands on it and affecting their ability to grow their crops and other food sources, said Reusser. "If we can't access fertilizer, not only us here in Ontario and Canada, but around the world, we're in
The Justice Department announced it has arrested 1500 violent crime fugitives, sex offenders, and gang members in 10 major cities across the United States as part of a month-long federal operation. (July 6)
A man was rushed to hospital in critical condition Tuesday afternoon following a shooting on Banff Avenue in south Ottawa, first responders say. The shooting happened around 12:40 p.m. in the middle of an Ottawa Community Housing complex, near a park and community centre. The victim was taken to the Ottawa Hospital's Civic campus trauma unit in critical condition, paramedics said. Police cruisers and caution tape surrounded the scene close to Ledbury Avenue. An alley running between two blocks o
People in the Hay River, N.W.T., area are still recovering from damages caused by the unprecedented spring flood. "It's going to be a lifelong impact," said Paradise Valley resident Bhreagh Ingarfield. Last week, the territory's Department of Municipal and Community Affairs (MACA) announced its assistance plan for flood recovery. Residents can submit eligible claims for reimbursement through the N.W.T. 's updated Disaster Assistance Policy. For residents of Paradise Valley — a small agricultural
A defiant British Prime Minister Boris Johnson battled to stay in power Wednesday after the resignation of two top ministers and a slew of more junior officials, who said they could no longer serve under his scandal-tarred leadership. (July 6)
The driver of a Lamborghini was caught going nearly three times the posted speed limit in Vaughan early Tuesday, York Regional Police say. They say the vehicle was clocked going 170 km/h in the area of Highway 7 and Keele Street. The posted speed limit is 60 km/h. The driver is now facing a stunt driving charge, which carries a minimum 30-day license suspension. The Lamborghini has been impounded for 14 days. Police say it happened on a stretch with the highest number of collisions annually in t
After heavy rains and record river flooding, creeks and rivers in the Amazon capital Manaus have been covered by a carpet of trash, affecting entire communities. View on euronews
Footage has emerged showing the chaotic scene during and after a gunman fired on an Independence Day parade from a rooftop in suburban Chicago, spraying the crowd with gunshots initially mistaken for fireworks, killing at least six people. (July 5)
There's been another partial closure on Yukon highways Monday – the North Klondike Highway near Horse Creek Road is down to one lane traffic after flooded that part of the highway. Resident Darren Holcombe said he was passing through the area when he saw a few cars stopped. Then, he said he saw water flooding onto the road. "The water is pouring across the road, kind of eating away around the culvert where all the gravel is," he said. He spent about an hour there, watching to see what would happ
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas voters have said no to him twice over the past four years. But Kris Kobach is nonetheless betting that this can be the year he makes a political comeback. His losses, including a 2018 defeat that handed the governor's office in this Republican-leaning state to a Democrat, might end other political careers. But Kobach, who built a national reputation as an immigration hard-liner while Kansas secretary of state, is now aiming for the state attorney general's office. He f
Perhaps beavers need holidays too, from all that dam maintenance — especially on Canada Day. Officials say a major washout on the Alaska Highway in B.C. over the holiday weekend was caused by a broken beaver dam that sent a torrent of water through the area, sweeping away a section of the highway in northern B.C. and causing major disruptions for travellers and truckers before a detour opened to traffic on Monday. "There was, you know, quite a bit of water there," said George Smith, a manager wi
First Nations leaders across Canada voted against continuing the suspension of Assembly of First Nations National Chief RoseAnne Archibald at the organization's annual general assembly in Vancouver Tuesday.
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The man charged with killing seven people at an Independence Day parade made an initial court appearance, and Associated Press writer Don Babwin was among those who attended the hearing (July 6) (AP video/Mike Householder)
Many large farm animals, up to their necks in floodwaters around Sydney, Australia, had to be rescued by emergency crews as torrential rains batter Australia's east coast.
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President Joe Biden sought to reassure frustrated blue-collar voters in Ohio by highlighting federal action to shore up troubled pension funding for millions now on the job or retired. (July 6)
Dario Gambarin is at it again!View on euronews
From a very young age, Shawn Hercules knew he was "different." He also knew that he wanted to "impact populations" and "work with underrepresented groups … and people who are not able to advocate for themselves." Hercules — a postdoctoral researcher at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, developing novel prevention tools for women at high risk for breast cancer — says he is all about being authentic and wants to encourage others, especially young people, to be the same. In addition to being a scien