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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
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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MONTREAL — Summer camp season in Quebec has been cut short for hundreds of children who have been sent home due to COVID-19 outbreaks, only a few days after the start to some of the province's overnight camps. Outbreaks, mostly among counsellors, have shut down at least three overnight camps across the province, Éric Beauchemin, with an association representing Quebec summer camps, said Tuesday. "People were getting infected one after the other and before losing 25 of them, parents were asked to
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
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.
A new report released by Public Health Canada is connecting socioeconomic status to opioid-related overdose rates. Researchers at the University of Waterloo wrote the peer-reviewed paper, which looked at opioid-related deaths, hospitalizations and emergency department visits between 2000 and 2017. The report found that area income was found to be highly associated with opioid overdoses and hospitalizations. Psychosocial factors, like stress, unemployment, or housing insecurity, are typically con
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 family of a seven-year-old Regina boy who was slammed by a truck says his health has improved enough that he's been moved out of the intensive care unit. Benjamin Dufour was sent to the pediatric intensive care unit at Jim Pattison Children's Hospital in late June after he was hit by the truck. His family says he had been waiting by a bus stop with his older brother and schoolmates when the accident happened. In a statement on Tuesday, his family said he's been moved out of the intensive car
OTTAWA — Canada is about to toss more than half of its doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine because it couldn't find any takers for it either in or outside of Canada. A statement from Health Canada says 13.6 million doses of the vaccine expired in the spring and will be thrown out. A year ago Canada said it would donate almost 18 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine to lower-income countries. As of June 22, almost nine million doses were delivered to 21 different nations. But Hea
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Nationwide, workers at clinics that shuttered abortion services are feeling fear and stress as they chart a path forward (July 5) (AP Video/Leah Willingham)
James May found the answer to 'la dolce vita' during his last trip to Italy for his new series, "James May: Our Man in Italy." He explains how to adopt the sweet lifestyle, and reflects on whether there is some Italian in him. (July 6)
Casey House is a specialty hospital in Toronto that cares for people living with and at risk of HIV. Susan Hay has the story.
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HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. — Residents cheered and applauded prosecutors and police Tuesday as the alleged perpetrator of a deadly Fourth of July shooting rampage in a Chicago suburb was charged with seven counts of first-degree murder. The accused gunman, 21-year-old Robert E. Crimo III, faces the prospect of life in prison with no chance of parole, as well as "dozens" more likely charges, said Lake County state's attorney Eric Rinehart. Another round of whoops and cheers went up as Rinehart told a ne
SGIy remains financially strong even after issuing auto rebates and incurring a record number of hailstorm damage claims, according to its annual report for the year of 2021-22. The minister responsible for SGI, Don Morgan, said there was a 30-per-cent increase over the company's five year average claims volume due to the Aug. 31 and Sept. 1 hailstorms, which affected most of the northwest part of Regina. "Nearly a year later, roofing companies and auto body shops are still catching up on the wo
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
A new operations hub aimed at addressing disorder and crime in Edmonton's Chinatown is still in the works as city council looks to the province to step up with funding. The Healthy Streets Operations Centre is estimated to cost $18 million over four years in a joint city-police collaboration, administration told council at a meeting Monday. The city would hire four new peace officer sergeants, 16 community peace officers, two community safety liaisons and three firefighters or fire prevention of