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A report commissioned by the families of the victims of the Flight PS752 accuses Iran of misidentifying victims, tampering with cellphones and using civilian air passengers as human shields against possible American attacks. Iran maintains the shooting down of the plane was an accident, but the report declares it was deliberate.
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Just as one storm system winds down, the next is ready to ramp up, with already vulnerable parts of British Columbia set to see more heavy rain this weekend.
OTTAWA — Canada is closing its borders to visitors from southern Africa after the discovery of a concerning new COVID-19 variant was detected in the region. The new variant, dubbed Omicron, first emerged in South Africa and coincided with a steep rise in the number of COVID-19 cases in that region in recent weeks, according to the World Health Organization. "We are therefore acting quickly in order to protect the health and safety of Canadians," said Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos at a news co
Alberta reported 379 new COVID-19 cases Thursday and the death of one person. There are now 4,969 active cases in the province, down from 5,033 Wednesday. As of Thursday's update, there were 465 people in hospital, including 98 in intensive care. Since the start of the pandemic, 3,232 Albertans have died from the disease. Here's a look at case numbers by zone: Calgary zone: 1,880 Edmonton zone: 1,119 North zone: 837 Central zone: 712 South zone: 413 Unknown: 8 On Friday, vaccinations get underwa
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Five U.S. lawmakers met with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday in a surprise one-day visit intended to reaffirm America's “rock-solid” support for the self-governing island that is claimed by China. The visit came as tensions between Taiwan and China have risen to their highest level in decades. Taiwan has been self-ruled since the two sides split during a civil war in 1949, but China considers the island part of its own territory. China was quick to condemn the tr
Defence Minister Anita Anand says she is looking forward to working with Gen. Wayne Eyre, who has been made permanent commander of Canada’s Armed Forces. He is officially replacing Admiral Art McDonald, who voluntarily stepped down during an investigation into a sexual misconduct allegation that resulted in no charges, and who has now begun the process of voluntarily retiring from the military.
There is not enough information yet about a new coronavirus variant, B.1.1.529, which was first identified in South Africa, said infectious disease specialist Dr. Isaac Bogoch. But he says travel restrictions are 'probably not going to be that effective' at stopping its global transmission.
GENEVA (AP) — Opponents of the plan for biennial World Cups seem scared of being toppled from the top of world soccer, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said Friday. Infantino’s speech to African soccer leaders was a clear criticism of the European and South American countries which have dominated every World Cup and are threatening a boycott of biennial men’s tournaments. “Those who are against are those who are at the top,” Infantino told officials in Cairo at a meeting of the Confederation of A
A 35-year-old Rosetown man is facing 14 charges of selling prohibited and restricted handguns, and semi-automatic rifles. David Laverne Cressman appeared in Saskatoon provincial court Friday. He returns to court on Nov. 30. The allegations span July to October of this year and all come from Rosetown. The community is 120 kilometres southwest of Saskatoon. Cressman also face one allegation of breaking into a house to steal a firearm. The handguns that RCMP investigators allege that Cressman sold
Saskatchewan has extended its public health order related to COVID-19 until the end of January. Premier Scott Moe says masks will remain mandatory for indoor public spaces, including schools, and the province's vaccine passport system will remain in place.
Thursday's freezing rain warnings have ended in parts of eastern Ontario and Gatineau. The agency issued a freezing rain warning around 6:45 a.m., saying a brief period of freezing rain was expected early Thursday morning for Ottawa-Gatineau, Prescott-Russell and the Cornwall area. It ended for the Ottawa and Cornwall areas around 10:30 a.m. and elsewhere around 11:30 a.m. All warnings were expected to end when that freezing rain changes to rain by noon. Thursday's high is 5 C in Ottawa. Environ
Premier Jason Kenney's pitch to replace the RCMP with a provincial police force fell flat at a meeting of rural leaders Friday, with the president of the Rural Municipalities of Alberta calling the idea a distraction. Paul McLauchlin, the reeve of Ponoka County, said rural leaders want changes to how the justice system deals with repeat offenders who commit the majority of crimes in their counties and municipal districts. "The badge, the car colour, all those things ... are a distraction from wh
As Catherine McDonald reports, parents and kids are excited that they’ve finally got one dose.
Prisonnier d’un cercle infernal, le blasé erre dans l’open-space en quête d’une ultime stimulation pour le sortir de sa torpeur. Dès lors, comment échapper à la boucle du blasement en entreprise ?
Conservative MP Michael Cooper, along with former jurors Mark Farrant and Tina Daenzer support Sen. Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu's reintroduction of a bill that would allow jury members to seek mental health support from a professional after traumatic experiences during a criminal trial.
Investigators say a fire that engulfed an old diesel engine on Whitehorse's waterfront this week is considered suspicious. The distinctive rail car sits outside the roundhouse building at Front and Wood Streets. The roundhouse is also home to the city's retired waterfront trolley, which sits inside. Whitehorse fire chief Jason Everitt said the fire started early Tuesday morning. He said fire crews were able to quickly get it under control and keep it from spreading to the roundhouse. "That hasn'
ZURICH (AP) — Soccer’s lawmakers moved Thursday to make permanent the pandemic-era option of using five substitutes and dropped a proposal to let halftime be extended to 25 minutes. The International Football Association Board (IFAB) announced the updates to go to its decision-making annual meeting on March 4-5 in Zurich. In May 2020, high-level competitions were given the choice to allow teams five replacements in a 90-minute game. It was to help manage players’ health and workload in pending f
Patients in Saskatchewan have the right to know if their physician is not fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to a new directive from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan (CPSS). The directive affects doctors who provide in-person care and who work in "service delivery locations outside of the Saskatchewan Health Authority," for example outside of hospitals. "It's really a patient safety issue," said Bryan Salte, a lawyer with the college and associate registrar. "The
Check out this incredible footage of a murmuration of starlings in flight in England. Amazing!