The Netflix musical Tick, Tick… Boom stars Andrew Garfield as Jonathan Larson, the composer of Rent, and the creative crisis he went through earlier in his career. It is the directorial debut of Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator of Hamilton.
Cape Breton business owners are sifting through the damage and calculating the cost of post-tropical storm Fiona. And so far, preliminary figures show property damage and lost revenue from missed sales will cost the island tens of millions of dollars. Alisha Barron owns Fired Creations, a pottery-making café in Sydney, N.S., which suffered thousands of dollars in lost revenues due to a weeklong storm-related power outage. "The employees losing their time was my main concern," said Barron. "It's
Bolivian painter Claudia Callizaya has adapted the famous artwork by adding the traditional cholita hat and an Andean shawl because she feels Mona Lisa represents women from all over the world.
Members of the United Conservative Party elected Danielle Smith as their new leader and Alberta’s 19th premier, replacing Jason Kenney. Smith is the former leader of the Wildrose Party and campaigned on introducing a controversial sovereignty act.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California water agencies that rely on the parched Colorado River said Wednesday they can reduce their use by one-tenth starting in 2023 in response to calls for cuts from the federal government. The agencies, which supply water to farmers and millions of people in Southern California, laid out their proposal in a letter to the U.S. Department of the Interior. It comes as drought exacerbated by climate change continues to diminish the river, and months after the U.S. Bu
Access to abortion is a fundamental human right, said Meghan Doherty of Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights. Overturning the 1973 Roe v. Wade case that legalized abortion in the U.S. would harm a lot of people, she said.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department overreached in suing Mississippi over its mental health system, the state's solicitor general has argued to a federal appeals court. A Justice Department attorney countered that there's ample precedent to show the department has the power to enforce the Americans with Disabilities Act. A three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments Wednesday in New Orleans. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reported that judges
OTTAWA — The new sport integrity commissioner needs to do a wider inquiry digging into a toxic culture of abuse in Canadian sporting organizations, federal Sport Minister Pascale St-Onge said Wednesday. With hundreds of athletes from multiple sports coming forward with allegations of physical, sexual and psychological abuse, St-Onge said clearly more needs to be done. "I think there should be (a public inquiry) and it should be conducted by the Office of the Sport Integrity Commissioner," St-Ong
SARAJEVO, Bosnia (AP) — Several thousand people in Bosnia joined an opposition protest Thursday against a result in the country's general election last weekend, alleging a pro-Russia Bosnian Serb leader rigged the vote to win the position he sought. Chanting slogans against Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik, the protesters blocked traffic in central Banja Luka, the main city in the Serb-run part of Bosnia. They want a repeat of Sunday's vote for the president of the Serb entity, Republika Srpska
COQUITLAM, B.C. — The Metro Vancouver Regional District says a small wildfire sparked in a park last Saturday is now considered under control. A statement from the district says a 50-person firefighting crew has established a 15-metre "wet line" around the perimeter of the fire in Coquitlam's Minnekhada Regional Park, preventing any further spread. It says ground crews are now focused on dousing remaining hot spots. The park will remain closed over the long weekend, and the district says intermi
TAIPEI (Reuters) -Taiwan expects China to increase its coercion and intimidation to achieve its goal of bringing the island under Beijing's control once President Xi Jinping assumes a third term in office, a senior Taiwanese minister said on Thursday. Beijing's once-in-five years leadership reshuffle is set for the Communist Party congress that starts Oct. 16, where Xi is poised to break with precedent and secure a third leadership term. China views democratically governed Taiwan as its own territory and has ramped up military and political pressure to assert sovereignty claims, including staging war games near the island in August after U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited Taipei.
A combination of factors, including the boat the Montreal fire department deployed for rescues, led to a firefighter drowning, according to a report by Quebec's workplace health and safety board, the CNESST. On Thursday, the Commission des normes de l'équité de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CNESST) presented findings from its investigation into the death of Montreal firefighter Pierre Lacroix. Lacroix died on Oct. 17, 2021 when the HammerHead rescue boat he and three colleagues were in
The World Health Organization is warning the monkeypox virus could take hold in non-endemic countries if they don't control the current outbreak.
The World Health Organization says about 1,000 health-care entities in Ukraine are at or near the front lines of the war and some hospitals are being abandoned because they can no longer function.
FORT MYERS, Florida (AP) — President Joe Biden surveyed the devastation of hurricane-ravaged Florida on Wednesday, promising to marshal the power of the federal government to help rebuild as he comforted local residents alongside Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis, a potential 2024 foe. Biden praised DeSantis' handling of the storm recovery as both men — who have battled over pandemic protocols and migration as the governor mulls a presidential bid — put aside politics for a few days. The state is str
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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.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has been reaffirming ties with the United States in a key turnaround from the often-hostile demeanor his predecessor displayed toward Manila’s treaty ally. Marcos Jr., who marks his 100th day in office Saturday, inherited daunting problems at home, including a coronavirus pandemic-battered economy, soaring inflation, unemployment and mounting foreign and domestic debt, in addition to longstanding poverty and decades-old insurge
Saskatoon police are asking for the public's help locating the ninth and final suspect charged in the believed death of Megan Gallagher. Police said in a news release Wednesday that they're searching for Summer-Sky Henry, 24, who's wanted for first-degree murder in the case. Henry also has several unrelated outstanding warrants, including for unlawful confinement, aggravated assault, robbery, and other gun and drug charges. Anyone who knows where Henry might be is asked to contact Saskatoon poli
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is accusing Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre of deliberating courting "anti-women, far-right extremist" groups to further his political ambitions. Poilievre says he did not know about a hidden hashtag that would direct his YouTube videos to hateful anti-women groups online, and says he condemns it.