The 134 Ontario firefighters who died as a result of their jobs were honoured by colleagues, dignitaries and the Premier on Sunday. Ahmar Khan reports.
MONTREAL/OTTAWA (Reuters) -Quebec Premier Francois Legault, who campaigned to protect the French language and cap immigration, was set for a second term on Monday with a thumping election victory in the Canadian province, promising to cut taxes to offset higher living costs. His center-right Coalition Avenir Quebec (CAQ) is on track to boost its majority in the mostly French-speaking Canadian province of Quebec, CBC News projected. The ruling CAQ, which was founded in 2011, was set to win at least 83 of the 125 seats in Quebec's legislature, according to CBC.
U.S. national security adviser Jake Sullivan met with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's chief adviser Ibrahim Kalin in Istanbul on Sunday and discussed "progress on NATO accession for Finland and Sweden", the White House said in a statement. The two, whose meeting was unannounced to the media beforehand, also discussed Turkey's condemnation of Russia's annexation of Ukrainian territory.
British Prime Minister Liz Truss tried to reassure her party and the public on Sunday by saying she should have done more to "lay the ground" for an economic plan that saw the pound fall to record lows and government borrowing costs soar. On the first day of her governing Conservative Party's annual conference, Truss, in office for less than a month but already under intense pressure, sought a softer tone by saying she would support the public during a difficult winter and beyond. She defended her "growth plan", a package of tax-cutting measures that investors and many economists have criticised for setting out billions of pounds of spending while offering few details on how it would be paid for in the short term.
Ontario Provincial Police say the pilot of what they describe as an "amateur-built aircraft" was found and pronounced dead after failing to return on time in Hastings Highlands, Ont., on Saturday. In a news release, officers from the Bancroft detachment of the OPP said they were called just before 9 p.m. Saturday. They searched the rural area west of Ottawa and found the small aircraft and pilot. According to police, 51-year-old Jason Reynolds from Hastings Highlands was pronounced dead shortly
Ukrainian forces have retaken the eastern city of Lyman just a day after Russia annexed the region. A key logistics and supply hub, the city’s capture is seen as a possible step to retaking the entire Donbas.
In the sole Outaouais seat change of the night, CBC projects Coalition Avenir Québec's Suzanne Tremblay will defeat Liberal incumbent Maryse Gaudreault in the Hull riding. Gaudreault had been the MNA for the riding since 2007, with the riding voting Liberal for decades. The last time a non-Liberal won the riding was in 1976 when Jocelyne Ouelette with the Parti Québécois won by just two votes. Hull comprises part of the City of Gatineau. It has a population of 79,845, with 55,645 registered vote
Bosnian Serb political leader Milorad Dodik appeared to be on course for a crucial election victory in the fragile Balkan country, according to early results.
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A man is in custody after an altercation in which he sprayed a police dog with bear mace and was tasered twice, according to the Regina Police Service. The man faces several charges including two counts of assaulting a police officer, carrying a concealed weapon and resisting arrest, according to a news release on Sunday. The police K-9 unit "came across" the man in the 1000 block of Angus Street at about 5:50 p.m. CST Saturday. The man pointed a can of bear mace at the officer in what police ca
VANCOUVER — Two women who were sheltering in tents on Vancouver's Downtown Eastside have launched a court challenge of an order to dismantle the street encampment. A petition for judicial review filed to the B.C. Supreme Court argues the city's fire chief made the order without procedural fairness to those living on Hastings Street. The city's fire chief issued the order July 25, saying the tents posed an extreme fire and safety risk. The petition, filed last week by law firm Arvay Finlay on beh
One man is dead after a fire in a six-unit seniors' home in Tyne Valley, P.E.I., Sunday morning. Four other residents were able to escape unharmed, said William Bishop, chief of the Tyne Valley Fire Department. The call came in at 8:47 a.m., he said. "When we arrived flames were coming out to the east on the front and the back of the building structure," Bishop said. The building is owned by the P.E.I. Housing Corporation. "One thing about all these seniors, they're all mobile, so we're able to
Sexual health organizations in Halifax are calling for more testing resources after Nova Scotia public health reported an increase in newly diagnosed HIV cases in the province. In a news release on Monday, public health said they normally see 15 to 20 new cases of HIV per year, but this year they've already recorded 20 to 25 new cases as of the end of August. They said they've observed most new cases to be coming from social circles in the Halifax Regional Municipality, but there are still cases
The Windsor-Detroit tunnel bus is back as of Nov. 20, according to the City of Windsor's website. The cross-border service, which is provided by Transit Windsor, has been cancelled since the pandemic began. Transit Windsor had said it will resume tunnel bus service to Detroit as soon as it's feasible, now that the federal government has lifted the ArriveCan requirement at the border. The city's website says that special events service on the tunnel bus is suspended until further notice. The sche
Brian Gallagher's mind flooded with memories of his daughter as he learned that the search team who had been looking for her body had discovered human remains on Friday. "When they brought the remains up, I was reminded of how many times I'd rocked the kids to sleep, and sung them lullabies … first days of school, hockey practice," he said, speaking outside the Saskatoon provincial courthouse on Monday. Megan Gallagher went missing about two years ago. A friend saw her last on Sept. 19, 2020. Sh
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MONTREAL — Here are the latest details from Quebec's provincial election (all times eastern): 8 p.m. Polling stations across Quebec are now closed, capping off a five-week election campaign. François Legault’s Coalition Avenir Québec has maintained a solid lead in opinion polling throughout the campaign, with the latest Leger survey placing the party more than 20 percentage points ahead of its closest rival. The Quebec Liberals, Québec solidaire, the Parti Québécois and the Conservative Party of
A new report by Deloitte suggests that Canada will enter a short technical recession by the end of the year, a scenario that brings both good and bad news. Anne Gaviola speaks with Brett Chang from The Peak Daily podcast, who says that the future is uncertain.
A man was arrested and appeared in court Saturday after the fatal stabbing of a 27-year-old man in Montreal's Mile-End. The 28-year-old man was arrested just before noon Friday after fatally stabbing another man on Jeanne-Mance Street, close to Van Horne Avenue, just hours before. Paramedics found the man at around 5 a.m. Friday after a 911 call came in about someone hurt on the street. It was Montreal's 26th homicide this year. Witnesses told investigators that the two men had been fighting wit