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After almost 3 years of Covid-19 restrictions, annual festivities focusing on the rights of LGBTQ+ people are back. View on euronews
Following the death of his mother, Vancouver filmmaker Manny Mahal realized he knew precious little about his father, particularly his life in India before he moved to Canada. He decided the best way to learn about his dad was by doing what he knew best — making a film. For My Father, which is available on CBC Gem as part of the Absolutely Canadian series, is the result of Mahal's journey to bridge the cultural gap between himself and his father. Growing up, Mahal said he was very close to his m
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Members of Halifax's growing Bangladeshi community came together this weekend to put their culture on display at the city's first Bangladesh Festival. Visitors to the two-day event hosted at the Halifax Forum enjoyed a mix of Bangladeshi food, music, performances and artisanal products. Art and products from other cultures were also on display. The festival was organized by Bangladesh-Canada Friendship Society, which is based in Halifax. The president of the society, Ahsan Chowdhury, said he's s
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Sunday: ENGLAND Striker Erling Haaland is set to make his Premier League debut for Manchester City at West Ham. City will be without defender Aymeric Laporte for the start of its league title defense. Laporte had knee surgery and could be sidelined for a month. West Ham's new signings aren't ready to debut. Striker Gianluca Scamacca isn't fit enough yet and defender Nayef Aguerd has a knee injury. Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag has been co
The price of gasoline and diesel oil in Nova Scotia dropped Saturday after taking a significant tumble the day before. Gasoline and diesel prices fell by nine cents and six cents per litre, respectively, as part of a weekly price adjustment on Friday. At 12:01 a.m. Saturday, those prices fell another 10 and seven cents per litre, respectively, because of "significant shifts in the market prices of gasoline and diesel oil," according to the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board. The minimum price
This parrot has something very important to share with the world - watch him as he blows kisses into the miniature microphone, and then proceed to whistle a tune with his owner. Notice how he stops at the exact moment where she needs to chime in! So precious!
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The head of the Greater Toronto Airport Authority says Pearson airport has improved passenger screening times and reduced flight delays, while acknowledging more needs to be done. One expert says the improvements come too late for thousands of passengers.
LONDON (AP) — Erik ten Hag pleaded for time after starting his Manchester United reign with a disappointing loss. Erling Haaland didn't need much time at all to show what kind of impact he will have at Manchester City. The two biggest offseason arrivals in Manchester had starkly different starts to the Premier League season on Sunday. Ten Hag looked grim-faced on the sideline as the Dutch coach watched United slump to a 2-1 loss to Brighton at Old Trafford, with his side being outplayed in the f
Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador Andrew Furey provides an update on wildfires in his province. Furey says "the fire is not directly predicted to have a path that will directly impact the communities but the smoke is what is the greatest threat for us right now."
Organizers of the Montreal Pride Festival cancelled Sunday's parade, citing a lack of security staff for the parade route. The organizers said they were short 80 people — not enough to keep the parade route safe. Earlier, Montreal Pride had tweeted that the decision was made in collaboration with Montreal police. They later corrected their statement, saying the decision was made by the organizers alone. Events taking place at the Esplanade du Parc olympique from 2 p.m., including the closing sho
Police in Vancouver say an Indigenous woman last seen in the city's Downtown Eastside neighbourhood months ago is the deceased person found on a dry-docked yacht in Richmond on May 2. Tatyanna Harrison, 20, went missing in late April. On Saturday, the Vancouver Police Department said in a release that a previously unidentified body discovered in Richmond is Harrison's. "This is heartbreaking news to everyone who knew and loved Tatyanna, and to the many strangers who came together to search for h
With fires in Central Newfoundland having raged for two weeks, the Bay d'Espoir Highway will remain closed until at least Sunday morning, according to a government update issued early Saturday. Provincial forest fire duty officer Jeff Motty says the closure will likely continue over the weekend. "I'm not hopeful for tomorrow in terms of the winds. I guess today we're going to try and get in there today and work that fire," said Motty. "On Sunday afternoon, there's going to be a maximum temperatu
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Alberta's police oversight body is investigating a police shooting in Calgary Friday night that sent a man to hospital with serious injuries. Around 10 p.m., Calgary police were called to the 1500 block of 35th Street S.E., in the Radisson Heights area, after residents reported a man was carrying weapons and acting erratically, police said. Police encountered the man when they arrived on scene, but the "rapidly changing dynamics" of the situation led to an officer firing their gun, police said.
B.C.'s biggest wildfires did not grow significantly overnight, according to officials, but the wildfire risk in the province is expected to heighten at the start of next week. As of 3 p.m. PT on Saturday, 540 fires were reported throughout the fire season. Ten per cent of them are currently burning actively, though many of those are under control by firefighters. While those numbers are much lower than this time last year, numerous "wildfires of note" remain burning in the province. The biggest
An Edmonton business is aiming to change the fashion world one photo shoot at a time, as the only talent agency in the country to exclusively represent people who are disabled or neurodiverse. "There is just nothing we could find in Canada for agencies that specialize in representing disabled, neurodiverse talent," Katie MacMillan, founder and owner of Kello Inclusive, told CBC Edmonton's Radio Active. "It didn't take us very long to think that the world needed one of these." MacMillan created t
Police searched a house near a popular sports complex in Surrey, B.C., the scene of a fatal triple shooting last weekend, taking one person into custody on Friday as part of the homicide investigation. The daytime attack last Saturday afternoon left two young men dead at the South Surrey Athletic Park, at 14600 20 Ave., and another is still in hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT). Three men were found with gunshot wounds near a b
The names of soldiers who died serving their country are carved in stone on a cenotaph in Ottawa's Vanier neighbourhood, but recently a new name was added. This one was scrawled in marker over the marble. RIP Alexis, it read. The words appear at the base of a cross near the top of the marker, and are repeated on both sides of it. It's also scattered elsewhere across the memorial. Members of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 462 care for the Eastview City Cenotaph and said they're upset by the van