TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen has resigned as head of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party following local election losses suffered by her party. Tsai offered her resignation on Saturday evening, a tradition after a major loss, in a short speech in which she also thanked supporters. She said she will shoulder the responsibility as she had hand-picked candidates in Saturday’s elections. THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. AP’s earlier story follows below. Voters in Taiwan ove
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Some B.C. business owners say they are concerned about rising tensions between Canada and China, after Chinese President Xi Jinping confronted Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the recent G20 summit in Indonesia. China is B.C.'s second-largest trade partner. At the summit, the Prime Minister's Office told reporters that Trudeau raised serious concerns with Xi about Chinese "interference'' in Canada, but offered no specifics. In a rare unplanned exchange caught by cameras, Xi later confronted Trud
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SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Netflix's trailblazing DVD-by-mail rental service has been relegated as a relic in the age of video streaming, but there is still a steady — albeit shrinking — audience of diehards like Amanda Konkle who are happily paying to receive those discs in the iconic red-and-white envelopes. “When you open your mailbox, it's still something you actually want instead of just bills," said Konkle, a resident of Savannah, Georgia, who has been subscribing to Netflix's DVD-by-mail s
LONDON (AP) — “The Flatshare” stars Jessica Brown Findlay and Anthony Welsh got to do all their own stunts in their new rom-com TV series. The stunts in question? Writing Post-it notes, which sometimes required multiple takes: “I got so many sent back being like, ‘It’s great, but that’s not how you spell that word,’” Brown Findlay laughed. Based on the bestselling book by Beth O’Leary that was translated into more than 25 languages, “The Flatshare” revolves around two strangers who live in the s
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The municipalities of the Bow Valley have banded together to oppose upcoming changes to Alberta's victim services. Canmore, Improvement District 9, the Municipal District of Bighorn and the Town of Banff have sent a letter asking the province to halt implementation of the new model. Justice Minister Tyler Shandro announced in July that the government would dissolve the 62 victim services units across the province and create four regional boards that align with RCMP districts. The minister also s
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Fire crews will be on the scene of a fire at a scrap metal yard in Goodwood, N.S., for at least a few more hours, says an official. "We're going to have this contained here soon," said Joe Fulton, acting district chief with Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency. Crews were called to the facility at 6:15 a.m. AT Saturday. Fulton said around a dozen fire trucks are at the scene. Firefighters are taking a defensive approach, meaning they are surrounding the fire with water to keep it from spreading.
VICTORIA — British Columbia's budget forecast shows a surplus of $5.7 billion, dwarfing the previous estimate and giving the government room to help people facing the ongoing cost-of-living crunch, says Finance Minister Selina Robinson. The projected surplus is $5 billion higher than the $706 million forecast last September, Robinson said Friday. The latest fiscal update, covering the government's financial results from last April to September, puts the province in a “significant surplus positio
A B.C. woman accused of offering illegal cosmetic injections at suspiciously low prices in questionable sanitary conditions has been the subject of several complaints from clients, along with doctors who've had to reverse her shoddy work, new court filings allege. The College of Physicians and Surgeons has filed a petition in B.C. Supreme Court asking for a permanent injunction preventing Zaliah Marie Batchelor of Victoria from performing these procedures or calling herself a doctor. "Ms. Batche
The city of Windsor does not yet know how much it is costing to keep an emergency shelter for the roughly 40 residents evacuated from 1616 Ouellette Ave. earlier this week but it is tracking its expenses. "Our number one priority continues to be the health and well being of these displaced residents and the city has been working around the clock at this temporary shelter to ensure their needs are being met," said Andrew Daher, the city's commissioner of Human Health Services. Residents have been
A cold front will cut this weekend in two, bringing heavy snow to the mountain passes and dropping temperatures for next week
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MONTREAL — Delays at security check-in and other problems at Canada's airports were among the concerns raised Thursday as the air travel industry came together ahead of the busy winter travel season, but the sector warns more remains to be done. Minister of Transport Omar Alghabra convened the summit for the industry to discuss such issues as transparency, accountability and passenger rights. “The air industry was devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic," said Alghabra in a press release "Last summe
It was a joyful and tear-filled reunion for Cindy Thibert and her dog, Hercules. As one of the tenants evacuated from 1616 Ouellette Ave earlier this week, Thibert was back at the Windsor/Essex County Humane Society on Thursday to pick Hercules up. Thibert was moved into an emergency shelter set up by the City of Windsor and the Red Cross on Tuesday, after officials ordered an evacuation of the apartment building she lived in for safety reasons. "Our pets couldn't go to the shelter, so they took
At a ceremony marking the start of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, the mother of a woman who was killed in an act of intimate partner violence in 2013 lamented the soaring demand at a Newfoundland women's shelter. In her speech, Debbie Hibbs said the dire situation at Iris Kirby House speaks volumes. "We are not working hard enough, and we have to start working harder and sooner," she said. Juliane Hibbs and her fiancé, Vince Dillon, were murdered by Hibbs's ex-boyfriend in Co
Premier Tim Houston said his government will not back down after a decision to cap electricity prices led Nova Scotia Power to have its credit rating downgraded. The utility's parent company, Emera, warned a weaker credit rating will lead to increased costs to borrow money. It said that could ultimately result in higher prices for customers. Rating agency S&P Global announced the downgrade on Monday, citing the province's move to limit power-rate increases to 1.8 per cent this year and next. The
B.C. is forecasting a budget surplus of $5.7 billion, an amount five billion dollars higher than the $706 million surplus projected in September. Finance Minister Selina Robinson says the B.C. economy has been performing strongly but she's issuing cautions about global inflation trends and rising interest rates.