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The Calgary fire and police departments are investigating a suspicious fire that burned through an abandoned building in Kensington early Sunday morning. The Calgary Fire Department (CFD) responded to reports of a structure fire in the 1100 block of Gladstone Road N.W. around 12:45 a.m. Sunday morning. A second alarm was immediately called to make sure enough resources were on scene, according to a CFD news release. Fire crews faced "significant smoke and visible flame" from inside the three-sto
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney condemned a controversial prize-winning essay that's been criticized for being sexist and racist during his provincewide radio call-in program, but also appeared to downplay the controversy it generated. The topic was the first that host Wayne Nelson raised during Saturday's show on CHQR and CHED, and Kenney responded there was "clearly a breakdown" in how the judges assessed the essays, adding they "screwed up." Nelson had noted in the opening of the program that wh
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A 29-year-old Delaware man died in an apparent suicide early on Sunday after crashing his car into a barricade near the U.S. Capitol and firing shots into the air, police said. While the man was getting out of the crashed car, it became engulfed in flames just after 4 a.m. (0800 GMT) at East Capitol Street and Second Street, U.S. Capitol Police said. "It is still not clear why he chose to drive to the Capitol Complex," Capitol Police said in a statement.
The news that longtime CTV anchor Lisa LaFlamme would not have her contract renewed is leaving her viewers, and fellow journalists, shocked and saddened. People took to social media to express their outrage and regret that the popular media personality would not be returning to the CTV National News anchor chair.
About 1,200 people have been driven out of their homes in parts of Valenicia, Spain as firefighters in the southeast try to contain three separate wildfires.
A new mural in the works in Beaumont, Alta. aims to bring the city's people together and highlight the city's Indigenous community. Part of the Rural Roots Fair, an annual summer event highlighting the city's roots and agriculture hosted by the Beaumont & District Agricultural Society, the mural is a collaborative initiative designed to empower and engage residents of the city. "It's like a paint by numbers," said Stacey Oswold, mural coordinator for the Artists' Association of Beaumont. "So tha
A Richmond Hill man drowned at Wasaga Beach Saturday evening, Ontario Provincial Police say. At 5:20 p.m., Huronia West OPP responded to a call about a possible drowning in the Nottawasaga River. Police said initial information revealed that a swimmer entered the water near the boat launch and did not resurface. Emergency crews located a man and performed CPR after bringing him to shore. He was taken to hospital by and where he later died. Police identified the victim as 42-year-old Kuljit Dhins
Nova Scotia Power has asked to delay public hearings on its proposed 10 per cent general rate increase so it can continue talks with the provincial government on "solutions" to mitigate the impact of rising fuel costs on rates. The company was facing a Friday deadline to update its fuel forecast ahead of regulatory hearings scheduled to start Sept. 7. Fuel costs are automatically rolled into rates on a yearly basis. The Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board wanted the fuel forecast update to refl
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York is endorsing Democratic Rep. Jerry Nadler in his contentious primary contest with another veteran U.S. House member from New York, Carolyn Maloney. Schumer said in a statement that “New York has a lot of outstanding leaders but few of them lead with the courage, conviction, and brilliant legislative effectiveness" that Nadler has. He called Nadler a “critical partner” who “was right on the issues years before so many others.”
Saint John police are investigating after a hiker discovered human remains in East Saint John. The identity of the remains has yet to be determined. The hiker found the remains Friday evening in a heavily wooded area between Lakewood Heights and Golden Grove Road. "The hiker had been walking in a densely wooded area when he made the discovery," said the force in a statement. "He marked the location and called the police." Police said a search of the immediate site was completed by forensic ident
When Megan Ansems received an email this spring from Nova Scotia's Department of Education and Early Childhood Development containing her teacher licence number, she was over the moon. "I was so excited to finally have this number that represents me in … the teaching community. It was the best feeling ever," said the recent graduate of Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, who even contemplated marking the milestone occasion with a tattoo. Ansems, who now has a bachelor of education degree
At least 41 people are dead after a fire tore through a Coptic Orthodox church in Egypt. Officials believe the fire may have started in an air conditioner.
A man has died after a shooting in Vaughan on Saturday evening. York Regional Police responded to reports of a shooting at around 8:05 p.m. near Highway 27 and Langstaff Road. When officers arrived, they found a man with gunshot wounds. The man died at the scene. The suspect fled before officers arrived, police said. Investigators with the force's homicide unit believe the incident was targeted, and there is no threat to public safety. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is ask
For parents of transgender children, normal kids' activities — like going to summer camp — aren't so simple. Jan Gootjes, a New Brunswick mother of a transgender boy, knows this all too well. She regularly screens programs and activities to make sure they'll welcome him, will use his correct pronouns and provide the right accommodations. That's what she did one day in the summer of 2020, when her son asked if he could go to Caton's Island summer camp and stay in a cabin with his male friends. Bu
"If now the world does not show strength and decisiveness to defend one nuclear power station, it will mean that the world has lost," Zelenskiy said in his nightly video message. Russia took over the station, Europe's largest nuclear facility, soon after invading Ukraine in February in what Moscow calls a "special military operation." Ukraine and Russia have accused each other of being behind shelling incidents at the station in the last week.
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Vermont farmer Brian Kemp is used to seeing the pastures at Mountain Meadows Farm grow slower in the hot, late summer, but this year the grass is at a standstill. That's “very nerve-wracking” when you're grazing 600 to 700 cattle, said Kemp, who manages an organic beef farm in Sudbury. He describes the weather lately as inconsistent and impactful, which he attributes to a changing climate. “I don’t think there is any normal anymore," Kemp said. The impacts of climate chan