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Alberta is expanding eligibility for support programs for newly arriving Ukrainian refugees, Premier Jason Kenney said at a news conference Monday. Starting July 25, new arrivals will be eligible for temporary assistance for six months to cover basic expenses such as food, clothing and rent. Kenney said the additional supports are expected to cost between $15 million and $38 million, depending on how many Ukrainians arrive in the coming months. Ukrainian arrivals with children under 12 can apply
Newfoundland and Labrador's snow crab fishers have hopes for another strong year, but some say the industry has become too dependent on the one species — leading to potential trouble down the road.
Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for Windsor and Essex County for Monday and Tuesday. The weather authority warns temperatures will be near 31 C, with humidex values in the low forties on Tuesday. Overnight, lows are expected to be about 21 C, which will offer little relief. Environment Canada said the hot temperatures can cause deteriorating air quality. The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit has issued a heat warning based off of Environment Canada's information, warning residents to
Most so-called flushable wipes are anything but, and actually flushing them causes major problems.
Peel Regional Police are investigating a homicide that left one man dead and another injured. Erica Vella reports.
One half of Daft Punk is back but this time it's classical as Thomas Bangalter composes his first piece for a symphony orchestraView on euronews
A gunman opened fire inside a busy shopping mall in the Danish capital Sunday, killing three people and critically wounding three others, police said. (July 4)
OTTAWA — The federal government says it has signed a $20-billion final settlement agreement to compensate First Nations children and families harmed by chronic underfunding of child welfare. The Assembly of First Nations and plaintiffs in two class-action lawsuits agreed to the deal, which also accounts for the government's narrow definition of Jordan's Principle. Indigenous Services Canada says the settlement is the largest in Canadian history. The $20 billion accounts for half of an overall $4
Over 1,300 customers in the Kennebecasis Valley Fundy area and Fredericton-Oromocto region have had their power restored. N.B. Power's website indicated most of the outages were along a stretch from Evandale and Grand Bay-Westfield. N.B. Power spokesperson Marc Belliveau said a call came in regarding a power outage in the Rothesay area at around noon Sunday. Approximately 980 customers in the region had lost power. "After we patrolled the area, we found a very large tree on one of our transmissi
About 230 Ukrainian citizens are expected to arrive in Regina on Monday evening aboard a humanitarian flight from Poland. The provincial government said the nine-hour flight from Warsaw, the Polish capital, is expected to arrive at 5:05 p.m. CST Monday, meeting the provincial immigration minister's target date. The passengers are expected to spend about three to four hours passing through customs before leaving the airport. Provincial and local officials, including Regina Mayor Sandra Masters an
A group of more than 50 doctors and health professionals in Quebec's Abitibi-Témiscamingue region has published an open letter calling on the Legault government to do more to reduce the level of arsenic emissions in Rouyn-Noranda. The average annual concentration of arsenic captured in the city by the Horne copper smelter in 2021 was 87 ng/m3, nearly 30 times higher than the 3 ng/m3 level considered safe for humans by Quebec's Environment Ministry. The signatories ask Quebec Premier François Leg
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Two Russian airplanes departed Bulgaria on Sunday with scores of Russian diplomatic staff and their families amid a mass expulsion that has sent tensions soaring between the historically close nations, a Russian diplomat said. Filip Voskresenski, a high-ranking Russian diplomat, told journalists at the airport in Bulgaria's capital Sofia before the flights left that he was among the 70 Russian diplomatic staff declared “persona non grata” last week and ordered to leave the
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The U.S. Supreme Court last week voted 6-3 to overturn the Roe v. Wade interpretation of the constitution, finding it does not protect abortion rights and opening the way for states to restrict or outright ban the medical procedure. Prince Edward Island was long considered Canada's most pro-life province, and the Island's abortion politics have a long and fraught history. Here's a look back at the evolution of abortion rights on P.E.I. Decriminalization Abortion in Canada was formally banned in
Some N.W.T. communities are under a heat warning this week with temperatures anticipated to hit 30 C in some Arctic regions. Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) issued the warning for Aklavik, Inuvik, Fort Good Hope, Norman Wells, Tulita, Fort McPherson, Tsiigehtchic and surrounding areas. Though Natalie Hasell — a warning preparedness meteorologist with ECCC — said it's more common for heat waves to occur in southern N.W.T. communities, it's not unheard of to have higher temperatures i
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Ukraine's president said Kyiv's forces were forced to pull out but poured scorn on Russia's gain: "What is all this for? To be able to show a Russian or Soviet flag on the ruins."View on euronews
Which Ottawa-born entertainer was appointed to the Order of Canada? What forced OC Transpo to stop running buses on a temporary bridge installed during LRT construction? And which community has temporarily lost access to its local emergency department? These are just a few of the questions designed to vex and perplex you in this week's CBC Ottawa news quiz. On a desktop computer? For the best quiz-taking experience, click on the arrows in the bottom right-hand corner of the quiz widget to expand
CAIRO (Reuters) -Two women were killed in shark attacks in Egypt's Red Sea, south of the city of Hurghada, the Egyptian Ministry of Environment said on Sunday. It also mentioned that the Governor of the Red Sea Governorate, Major General Amr Hanafi, has issued an order to suspend all activity in the area surrounding the attacks. A security source also added that the Austrian woman had been living in Egypt over the past five years with her Egyptian husband.
Three people involved in a fiery ATV collision in northern Saskatchewan late on Canada Day have died from the collision, Dillon RCMP say. A 44-year-old woman, and two men — 21 and 24 — were declared dead at the scene by local paramedics. Their families have been notified of their death. A fourth person involved, an adult woman, was transported to hospital in Île-à-la-Crosse for what police said were non-life threatening injuries. RCMP said they received a call at 11:13 p.m. on Friday of a collis