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Weather balloons are essential to weather forecasting, but it takes a lot of coordination to send them up—and to track the data they capture. The Weather Network's Kyle Brittain attached some cameras to a weather balloon to get a better picture of how the process works, and the results were very dramatic.
OTTAWA — A new report calls on federal corrections to ease caseloads, improve workplace policies and give added resources to parole officers in order to mitigate current strains on their mental health. The report, led by public safety expert Rosemary Ricciardelli and released by a union, says that federal parole officers are experiencing extremely high levels of workplace stress and compromised mental health. These 1,600 parole officers across Canada feel overwhelmed by their caseloads, are expo
Shakirullah, a secondary school student in the city of Khōst, Afghanistan, collects waste materials in his district and builds model vehicles such as tractors and bulldozers.View on euronews
Prince Charles has been invested as an extraordinary commander in the Order of Military Merit and laid a wreath at the National War Memorial in Ottawa. The prince and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, also showed support for the people of Ukraine by attending a prayer service at an Orthodox cathedral.
Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman has won the state’s Democratic primary for U.S. Senate just days after suffering a stroke. His wife, Gisele Barreto Fetterman, addressed supporters in Pittsburgh. (May 18)
The European Commission proposed on Wednesday a 9 billion euro ($9.5 billion) loan to Ukraine to keep the country going as it struggles to fend off the Russian invasion and wants to set up a reconstruction facility for after the war. The money for the 9 billion loan would be borrowed by the Commission on the markets under the macro-financial assistance mechanism, backed by guarantees of EU governments. "We are proposing to top up the significant short-term relief provided until now, with a new exceptional macro-financial assistance for Ukraine of up to 9 billion euros in 2022," Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said.
In Armenia, police are arresting hundreds of anti-government protesters who want the prime minister to resign.View on euronews
The white man charged with murdering 10 Black people at a supermarket in Buffalo appeared briefly in court Thursday after a grand jury indicted him on a first-degree murder charge. (May 19)
Relatives of shooting victims speak out at news conference, asking for end to racial violence (May 19)
Stock markets were a sea of red on Wednesday as financial results from major retailers suggested they're having a hard time dealing with stubbornly high inflation. The S&P 500 was down by more than four per cent, its worst one-day showing since June 2020 as investors reacted to troubling signs that consumers are slowing their spending in the face of high prices. Shares in Target shed more than 25 per cent of their value after the retailer said its profit was cut in half because of higher costs a
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Jacquie Woolley drives more than 50 kilometres a day for her job as a mail carrier for Canada Post in the northern B.C. city of Prince George. Woolley says she used to spend $65 per week on gas for work. Now, she spends $115 a week — but the amount she is reimbursed has remained the same. "I'm paying to do my job right now," she said. Woolley is one of many British Columbians grappling with soaring gas prices, which have hovered around $2 per litre in most places in the province, while using the
Toronto FC wingback Jahkeele Marshall-Rutty and midfielder Kosi Thompson highlight Canada's 60-man provisional roster ahead of next month’s CONCACAF Men’s Under-20 Championship. The provisional list features some other familiar names with a Borjan, Bunbury, De Rosario, Herdman and Bontis. The Canadian roster will be whittled down to 18 outfield players and two goalkeepers ahead of the 20-team tournament slated for June 18 to July 3 in Honduras. Canada has been drawn in Group E with the U.S., Cub
SEVILLE, Spain (AP) — Eintracht Frankfurt and Rangers fans clashed on the streets of Sevilla a few hours before the Europa League final on Wednesday. Several hundred Frankfurt fans were seen attacking a few dozen Rangers supporters outside a bar on the streets of the southern Spanish city hosting the final of the second-tier European competition. The fans threw chairs and tables at each other, and a couple of Rangers fans were seen collapsing after being beaten. Some Frankfurt fans had their fac
Saskatchewan NDP Leader Ryan Meili says he is resigning as the member of the legislature for Saskatoon Meewasin. He says his last day will be July 1. Meili's resignation comes after he announced in February that he was stepping down as the Opposition party’s leader. He has said he would stay on until a new leader is chosen and the NDP leadership vote is scheduled for next month in Regina. The two candidates so far are Regina Lakeview MLA Carla Beck and Saskatoon lawyer Kaitlyn Harvey. Meili won
OTTAWA — Sven Spengemann has resigned as the Liberal member of Parliament for Mississauga-Lakeshore. In a statement Wednesday, Spengemann says he is stepping down to once again serve with the United Nations. He says will start his new job on May 28 and will have more to say later about what he will be doing. Spengemann was first elected to the House of Commons in 2015 and was re-elected in 2019 and last September. He has served as chairman of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and Interna
Cannes Film Festival kicks off with video address from Ukrainian president; Amber Heard cross-examined about fights with Johnny Depp; Jerry Lee Lewis, Keith Whitley to join Country Hall of Fame. (May 18)
OTTAWA — Canada's Parliament has created a day to recognize the genocide of Tamil people in Sri Lanka. Parliament unanimously adopted the motion to make May 18 of each year Tamil Genocide Remembrance Day. Liberal MP Gary Anandasangaree put forward the motion on Wednesday. Anandasangaree, the MP for Scarborough-Rouge Park, says in a statement that Canada became the first national Parliament in the world to create such a day. He says the passed motion is the result of years of work by the Tamil co
GENEVA (AP) — Britain and Rwanda on Thursday faced down two U.N. agencies that have sharply criticized their controversial plan in which British expects to send some asylum-seekers from the U.K. to the African country. In an interview with The Associated Press before meeting top officials from the U.N. human rights and refugee agencies, Rwandan Foreign Minister Vincent Biruta acknowledged it was “fine that they be concerned,” adding that the discussion was aimed “to bring them on board” to work
Five new water shuttle routes between Montreal and the South Shore are opening this summer under a new pilot project, the regional transit authority announced Wednesday. The Autorité régionale de transport métropolitain (ARTM) will also be bringing back the route linking Pointe-aux-Trembles to Montreal's Old Port for a fourth season. Since 2018 it had been in operation as a pilot project. It ran for only one week in its first year, but over the past three had been given the green light to take o