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Actor Austin Butler talks to CBC’s Eli Glasner about playing Presley and his relationship with fans.
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
There will be no more regularly scheduled COVID-19 news conferences, Alberta's chief medical officer of health said Wednesday. The severity of the Omicron wave has been slowly declining for weeks. The provincial government changed its COVID-19 updates with Dr. Deena Hinshaw and Health Minister Jason Copping from a weekly occurrence to bi-weekly. During Wednesday's news conference, Hinshaw announced it would be the last regularly scheduled COVID update. "We remain committed to the transparent com
Saskatchewan is moving to monthly reporting of COVID-19 data from the currently weekly report beginning next week in response to a decreasing trend of COVID-19 in the province, the provincial Ministry of Health announced Thursday. Saskatchewan will post a three-week report on July 21, followed by a report outlining COVID-19 in the province for the following month on Aug. 18. It's also ending the news release that accompanied the weekly reports. "Saskatchewan residents should continue to do their
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is in the U.S. capital to promote a multibillion-dollar project to capture and store carbon emissions from the province's oilsands. He says protests like the one staged by F1 driver Sebastian Vettel during the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal only make his case stronger.
The powerful quake hit the eastern Paktika province on the border with Pakistan, and authorities fear many more people are trapped or dead in the rubble of their homes. View on euronews
Two men who planned to live in the Yukon backcountry over the winter are now considered missing and the RCMP is asking the public's help to find them. Evan Russell and Mitchell Fichten, both 28, left Faro at the end of October 2021 and headed into the Yukon wilderness, the RCMP said in a news release Wednesday. Their plan was to live in the backcountry during the winter months. Police believe the two men may have left by boat on the Pelly River. "At the time of their departure, they had a wall t
OTTAWA — The Canadian Transportation Agency says the total number of complaints it faced about air travel rose last year, boosted by a backlog of issues carried over from the previous year. The agency says there were 28,673 complaints in total for the year up to March 31, 2022, up from 26,742 from a year earlier. The year's total includes 12,158 new complaints, for about an eight per cent drop from the previous year, plus the carry-over of 16,515 reports from the prior year. The agency says it p
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.
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+).
It's been two months since Windsor resident Allanah Drouillard's air conditioner broke. On Wednesday — the third day of an ongoing heat warning — temperatures in Windsor soared to about 32 C. Living in a five bedroom house in Sandwich Towne with her boyfriend, three children, two dogs, a rabbit and guinea pigs amid yet another heat wave has been "torture" for Drouillard and her family. The couple is waiting on their landlord to get the air conditioner unit fixed, but it's unclear when that will
OTTAWA — Patrick Brown's leadership campaign is the latest to raise concerns about what it calls "misleading" emails sent to party members by his main rival. Brown's national campaign co-chair John Reynolds sent a letter today to the party's leadership election organizing committee requesting it investigate emails sent by Pierre Poilievre's campaign ahead of last month's deadline to sell $15 memberships to supporters. To vote for the next leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, the party had
On the same day she lost her cabinet post, recently re-elected Nepean MPP Lisa MacLeod announced she's taking some time off to address her mental and physical health. In a statement posted on social media Friday afternoon, MacLeod said she's following the advice of her doctor and medical support team. "The last couple of years have been difficult for many people. I know I am not alone in this regard. In my case, my mental and physical health and well-being has been greatly impacted," the stateme
The latest Ottawa update Wastewater The level of coronavirus detected in Ottawa's wastewater is stable. The most recent data available (the bold red line in the graph below) shows the seven-day average calculated on June 21 is about three times what it was in early March, before the most recent spike. Ottawa Public Health considers these levels to be high. Hospitals Six Ottawa residents are in local hospitals for treatment of COVID-19, according to Friday's Ottawa Public Health (OPH) update. The
David Chilton, author of The Wealthy Barber, looks at how high gas prices and grocery bills amid stagnant wages have hit low-income Canadians the hardest.
Europe's Green Deal still a priority, despite energy concerns from war in Ukraine, says SinkevičiusView on euronews
The rights of LGBTQ students would become enshrined in federal law and victims of campus sexual assault would gain new protections under new rules proposed by the Biden administration on Thursday. The proposal, announced on the 50th anniversary of the Title IX women's rights law, is intended to replace a set of controversial rules issued during the Trump administration by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. President Joe Biden's education secretary, Miguel Cardona, said that even though there have
Sasho MacKenzie has won the Antigonish Golf Club men's championship two years in a row, but he's becoming much more famous for his specialized golf training equipment that is now being used by some of the top golfers on the PGA Tour. On Sunday in Brookline, Mass., Matt Fitzpatrick won the U.S. Open. Following the win he heaped praise on MacKenzie, his biomechanics coach. "I've spent a lot of time working with my coach Mike Walker and my biomechanist Sasho MacKenzie," said Fitzpatrick, after winn
Karina Gould, minister of families, children and social development, told reporters on Thursday the government is increasing the number of workers and has made the printing of passports more efficient to address backlog issues that have frustrated travellers for months. Still, she says there is 'no easy solution.'
There are 1,000 eligible licensed daycares in Toronto but some parents wonder how many operators will apply and when they’ll get their refund. Marianne Dimain reports.