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People in P.E.I.'s fishing industry are raising concerns about fish being imported to be used as bait or in the production of some types of alternative bait. In March, the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans put a moratorium on commercial fishing for herring in the Gulf of St. Lawrence and mackerel across the East Coast, saying urgent action is required to allow those fish stocks to recover. That moratorium led to fears of a shortage of bait for use in the lucrative Maritime lobster fishe
HALIFAX — Nova Scotia’s Liberal party received the most donations of any political party in the province in 2021, collecting about $1.16 million. The governing Progressive Conservatives, who took power in August 2021, received the second-highest number, with about $802,000, says an Elections Nova Scotia report released Thursday. Nova Scotia’s New Democratic Party received the third most donor dollars, with $651,500. Elections Nova Scotia releases the names of donors who gave more than $200 to a
"Thor: Love and Thunder" was a family affair on-set for stars Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, and Christian Bale: "It was one big family experience." (June 24)
With millions of tons of grain exports blocked by Russia's war in Ukraine, the G7 is under pressure to do more to tackle potential famine in Somalia and elsewhere.View on euronews
Quebec residents are celebrating the provincial St-Jean Baptiste Day in-person for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic forced organizers to cancel most festivities over the past two years. About 5,000 activities across 650 locales in Quebec are planned for the long weekend, including several musical performances from the province's top talent.
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
The public may get a chance to question municipal politicians about the decision to privatize Roseway Manor, a long-term care home in Shelburne. The home is operated by the Town of Shelburne, the Municipality of the District of Shelburne and the Town of Lockeport. "We are not going to be in a debate this evening, but we will be discussing this at a future meeting," Trudy Payne, the warden of the Municipality of the District of Shelburne, said at a council meeting Wednesday. "It will be posted ab
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he still has confidence in RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki amid an allegation that she promised the Liberal government the types of guns used in a 2020 mass shooting in Nova Scotia would be released because they were "tied to pending gun control legislation." Speaking in Kigali, Rwanda, where he is attending a Commonwealth summit, Trudeau says there was no “undue influence or pressure” put on the RCMP.
Actor Austin Butler talks to CBC’s Eli Glasner about playing Presley and his relationship with fans.
Three former senior Justice Department officials testified about the pressure U.S. President Donald Trump placed on them to overturn the 2020 election.
Four Cape Breton women who attempted to make millions in a fraudulent tax scheme made a last-minute effort at sentencing Thursday to defend their crimes. But it was too little too late as Lydia Saker and daughters Nadia Saker, Angela MacDonald and Georgette Young were handed prison terms ranging from two to four years. At the start of their hearing, the women asked Nova Scotia Supreme Court Justice Robin Gogan for more time to meet with a family doctor and review medical documents. "We believe s
Nearly 100,000 students asked to repay CERB benefits they claimed during the COVID-19 pandemic could soon get a break. Under an order in council, adopted without fanfare earlier this month, students will be able to deduct the amount they could have collected under the COVID aid program for students, from the amount of CERB benefits they are being asked to repay. Carla Qualtrough, minister of employment, workforce development and disability inclusion, said the government realized when it followed
6 people died when a Vietnam-era helicopter crashed in West Virginia during an annual reunion for helicopter enthusiasts (June 23)
Andrea Prudente, who was on holiday in Malta with Weeldreyer for a "babymoon" holiday, her waters broke prematurely last week.View on euronews
Abortions continued Friday inside a Wichita clinic. Under current law, Kansas does not ban most abortions until the 22nd week of pregnancy. (June 24)
FREDERICTON — The Crown corporation that operates New Brunswick's liquor stores lacks accountability and transparency, and it is not properly documenting its activities, the province's auditor general said Thursday. NB Liquor has no plan or strategy to develop the province's liquor industry beyond the broad purpose outlined in law, Paul Martin told a legislature committee after releasing his report. The corporation, he added, "had no targets against which to regularly monitor or evaluate perform
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
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.
KYIV (Reuters) -Ukraine was set to pull its troops from the ruined city of Sievierodonetsk after weeks of street fighting and bombardment, the regional governor said, in what would be a significant gain for Russia as it grinds out its offensive in the east. Russian troops also occupied a town about 10 km (6 miles) further south, both sides said on Friday, as Moscow closed in on the last slivers of Ukrainian-held territory in the industrial region of Luhansk. Moscow said it had encircled about 2,000 Ukrainian and what it called foreign troops in the area.
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