The owner of a Montreal diner lays out his vision for the metaverse version of his restaurant
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The World Health Organization says nearly 15 million people around the world died from COVID-19, either directly or indirectly, by the end of 2021.
Being resilient during an extreme weather event involves a personal plan to get through the first 72 hours, a check on neighbours and better land-use planning, says Eddie Oldfield, the lead for QUEST Canada, a non-profit organization that helps communities get to net zero.
A group home centre for youth in Fort Smith, N.W.T., is set to close its doors. The Trailcross Treatment Centre takes in youth aged 12 to 18 from all over the Northwest Territories. But in recent years, the eight-bed facility has only been operating at between 10 and 15 per cent capacity, according to Kristy Jones, the executive director of child, family and community wellness with the territorial government. "We felt the need to pause, and to do a comprehensive assessment at this point in time,
Nova Scotia has declared a state of emergency for parts of the province most affected by post-tropical storm Fiona, as more military personnel are called in to help with restoration and cleanup. John Lohr, the minister responsible for the Emergency Management Office, requested additional support Wednesday from the Canadian Armed Forces. A news release said the state of emergency allows military members to assist with civilian duties like road work, including flagging and signage, in areas where
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The number of murders reported in the United States rose last year, the FBI said on Wednesday, but it warned that a change in its data collection methods meant that its tally excluded the nation's two largest cities, New York and Los Angeles. Although the new report shows that overall violent crime decreased by about 1% in 2021 and the statistics are still incomplete, experts said the bureau's findings show that violent crime remains a significant problem in America. "Violent crime, and specifically gun crime, continues to be a huge challenge for our nation," former Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo told reporters on a call organized by the left-leaning Center for American Progress.
An estimated 2.55 million U.S. middle and high school students reported using e-cigarettes during the early part of this year, health officials said on Thursday, a level they described as concerning. One in four of those students said they used e-cigarettes daily, according to a national survey conducted between Jan. 18 and May 31, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported on Thursday. "Adolescent e-cigarette use in the United States remains at concerning levels, and poses a serious public health risk to our nation’s youth," Brian King, director of FDA center for tobacco products said in a statement.
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Home buyers Kriti Bhardwaj and Sachin Advani have been looking for a home in Toronto for several years, and they say they've noticed a slowdown in the market that's given buyers a leg up.
(Reuters) -Chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices Inc on Thursday provided third-quarter revenue estimates that were about a billion dollars less than previously forecast, signaling the chip slump could be much worse than expected. AMD shares dropped 4% in after hours trading, dragging down shares of Nvidia Corp and Intel Corp by over 2%. "The PC market weakened significantly in the quarter," Chief Executive Officer Lisa Su said in a statement, adding that macroeconomic conditions drove PC demand lower than expected.
Alberta will become the first Canadian jurisdiction to regulate the use of psychedelic drugs for people in therapy, the province announced Wednesday. Associate Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Mike Ellis also introduced new rules to limit who can prescribe high-potency drugs to people with difficult-to-treat opioid addictions. The changes are aimed at protecting the public, ensuring that patients receive high standards of care and preventing risky drugs from inadvertently ending up on th
Halifax Regional Police are now calling the disappearance of a 16-year-old boy "suspicious" seven months after he was reported missing. In a release sent out Wednesday, authorities said they are continuing to investigate the disappearance of Devon Sinclair Marsman. Marsman was last seen the week of Feb. 21 and was reported missing on March 4. Investigators in HRP's criminal investigation division said in the release, "Devon's disappearance is suspicious and that there are people who have informa
Brian Gallagher says it's been difficult to process the latest update from police about the investigation into his daughter's suspected death. On Wednesday, police announced they were seeking a ninth and final suspect in the Megan Gallagher homicide case. "It's overwhelming, when you think of the numbers," Brian said outside Saskatoon's provincial courthouse on Thursday. "The number that disturbs me the most is one woman and nine people so far." Police have already arrested eight people in conne
Canadian musicians share the impact country music legend Loretta Lynn had on their own music. Lynn, who passed away at age 90, was famous for her frank songs about life and love, and paved the way for other women in country music.
During question period in the House of Commons on Wednesday, Conservative MP Rachael Thomas questioned why Justin Trudeau's government did "nothing" despite learning of sexual assault allegations against members of Team Canada. In response, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said "like we're seeing with Hockey Quebec, saying they're not going to engage with Hockey Canada anymore — more and more organizations across this country are going to turn their back on this organization."
Kids in the Hall stars Scott Thompson and Dave Foley dish on the new season of the iconic Canadian series -- debuting 27 years after its original run finished.
MALANG, Indonesia (Reuters) -Andi Hariyanto says he will never watch a football match again after his wife, two teenage daughters and a cousin were crushed to death in a stampede at an Indonesian stadium last week. The overcrowded stadium in Malang in Indonesia's East Java province descended into chaos after police fired tear gas to disperse agitated fans who had poured on to the pitch at the end of the match. Authorities have put the latest death toll at 131.
JACKSON, Mich. (AP) — Jurors in the trial of three men charged in connection with a 2020 anti-government plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer were told Wednesday about the formation and actions of a paramilitary group the government says trained as part of the scheme. Assistant Attorney General Bill Rollstin presented the Wolverine Watchmen as a gang and said in his opening statements in Jackson County Circuit Court that its purpose “was to target law enforcement for violent action.” Jo
A salvo of seven Russian missiles hit a residential area of Zaporizhzhia early Thursday morning. The city is near the front lines of Ukraine's counteroffensive against Russian forces.