The Green Party will investigate and conduct a "root to branch review" of all its data-retention systems after member information was mistakenly posted online. Green Party Leader Elizabeth May says the party does not know how the breach took place, but notes the information is also publicly available on the Elections Canada website.
Video released Friday shows the husband of former U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi struggling with his assailant for control of a hammer moments before he was struck in the head during a brutal attack in the couple's San Francisco home last year. Police body-camera footage shows David DePape wrest the tool from Paul Pelosi, 82, and lunge toward him with the weapon over his head. The blow to Pelosi occurs out of the camera's view and the officers — one of them cursing — rush into the house and one
An update on a $2.8 billion class action settlement brought by members of a British Columbia Indigenous band who attended residential schools as day scholars. The government has agreed to pay that money into a trust fund, with more details of the agreement set to be released next month. Neetu Garcha reports on how those funds may be used.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's president suspended Parliament until Feb. 8, when he said he would announced a new set of long-term policies to address a range of issues including an unprecedented economic crisis that has engulfed the Indian Ocean nation for months. President Ranil Wickremesinghe issued an extraordinary decree suspending Parliament from midnight Friday. The government did not give a clear reason for the move, but Wickremesinghe' s office in a statement said his address to
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is moving to further ease restrictions on blood donations from gay and bisexual men and other groups that typically face higher risks of HIV. The Food and Drug Administration on Friday announced draft guidelines that would do away with the current three-month abstinence requirement for donations from men who have sex with men. Instead, all potential donors would be screened with a new questionnaire that evaluates their individual risks for HIV based on sexual behavior,
Significant snow squalls associated with an Arctic front brought record-breaking snowfall across sections of Calgary on Friday.
Ten civilians were killed in Ukraine, including three in Konstantynivka, as Russian artillery targeted homes. Ukraine's army says it has been exacting a heavy toll against Russian soldiers on the battlefield.View on euronews
Eighty police officers have been deployed to patrol the transit line that has been plagued by violence. Marianne Dimain reports.
MILAN (AP) — Salernitana won at Lecce 2-1 to leapfrog its opponent and gain ground in the battle to avoid being dragged into a relegation fight in Serie A on Friday. Boulaye Dia got Salernitana off to the perfect start when he gave it the lead in the fifth minute and Tonny Vilhena doubled the advantage in the 20th. Gabriel Strefezza pulled one back for Lecce three minutes later but Salernitana held on for its first win since the end of October. That lifted Salernitana up to 19th, nine points abo
Environmentalists in Nova Scotia have long warned of the dangers invasive species of plants and animals can pose to native ecosystems. The European starling is a case in point, according to Kristen Noel, council supervisor at the Nova Scotia Invasive Species Council. The boisterous European starling, a common sight across Nova Scotia with its dark iridescent plumage, is — as its name suggests — not native to North America. Predatory aquatic species like the chain pickerel and smallmouth bass wer
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak fired the chairman of his ruling Conservative Party Sunday over a “serious breach” of the ministerial code. Pressure had been building on Nadhim Zahawi amid allegations he settled a multimillion-dollar unpaid tax bill while he was in charge of the country’s Treasury. In a letter to Zahawi, Sunak wrote he had been forced to act after promising at the start of his tenure that his government “would have integrity, professionalism and accountability a
The government of Newfoundland and Labrador announced this week that it will be moving ahead with a pre-feasibility study on the construction of a road connecting the Trans-Labrador Highway to communities in northern Labrador. The road has been on the table for several years. Now Allnorth Consultants Limited will assess and evaluate the critical elements of the project, for $269,350. The study will consider the advantages and disadvantages of potential routes, the cost of necessary infrastructur
Two more teenagers, who each face a second-degree murder charge in connection with what police have called a "swarming" attack on Ken Lee in Toronto, were granted bail Friday. Lee, a 59-year-old Toronto man, was pronounced dead in hospital after he was allegedly beaten and stabbed by a group of girls not far from a downtown shelter in the early morning hours of Dec. 18, 2022. His family has described him as "a kind soul with a heart of gold." Eight teenage girls — ranging in age from 13 to 16 —
BEIJING (Reuters) -Lunar New Year holiday trips inside China surged 74% from last year after authorities scrapped COVID-19 travel curbs, state media reported on Saturday, though the number of journeys was still only half of pre-pandemic levels. Between Jan. 20-26, a week that overlapped with six days of the holiday period, China registered 6,364 COVID-linked deaths, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention said on Saturday, compared to 12,658 a week earlier. Lunar New Year is the most important holiday of the year in China, when huge numbers of people working in prosperous coastal cities head to their hometowns and villages for family reunions.
TORONTO — Training of surgeons in Canada has taken a heavy knock from the chaos of the COVID-19 pandemic, and some doctors say their clinical education has been delayed again in recent months as many hospitals across the country cancelled elective procedures to keep up with emergency care. Far from looking forward to entering the workforce, some newly graduated surgeons say they are worried and frustrated about backlogs that have put operations on hold. “I went months without participating in re
“A Thousand and One,” a drama about an impoverished single mother and her son in New York City, won the Sundance Film Festival’s grand jury prize in the U.S. dramatic competition, while “Going to Mars: The Nikki Giovanni Project” was awarded the top prize in the U.S. documentary category. This year’s winners were announced at an awards ceremony Friday afternoon in Park City, Utah, which included an audience prize for the documentary “ 20 Days in Mariupol.” Writer Jeremy O. Harris, filmmaker Eliz
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Intermittent fasting (IF) isn't a new way to eat, but researchers and experts say it's an area that has potential. It is important to know that research on intermittent fasting "is still in its infancy," said Amy Kirkham, an assistant professor in the University of Toronto's clinical cardiovascular health department. She has also led several studies on time-restricted eating, a form of IF. Intermittent fasting is generally defined as the cycle of eating and then fasting. The length of fasting ca
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A new temporary homeless shelter brought in media Thursday to offer a glimpse of what it will be like for people who stay there. The Gathering Place's New Beginnings facility is set to open Monday. Located in the old YMCA building on 13th Avenue in downtown Regina, it will provide shelter, nutrition and wraparound services to 40 people. News media were invited to tour the facility Thursday, as it wrapped up last-minute preparations before opening. "We see this as a place where people can — even