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President Putin met the leaders of both countries, on the anniversary of a peace deal ending a conflict over the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh.View on euronews
While COVID-19 has greatly affected post-secondary students and institutions across Canada, new research shows the pandemic has resulted in only a small decline in international student enrolments nationwide. This is especially the case for students applying for study permits to the Yukon, with international student enrolment at Yukon University — the first university in Canada's North — now returning to pre-pandemic levels. The study was funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Cou
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Jennifer Jones hopes to inspire the next generation of curlers. The 2014 Olympic gold medallist is currently competing with her rink at the Canadian curling trials in Saskatoon, trying to qualify for the 2022 Beijing Winter Games. Getting more children into curling is a goal as important as winning an Olympic medal, the Manitoba curler said. "I remember going to the Scotties [tournament] in Brandon when I was younger and just thinking, wow, I just hope one day I can play in one of these events,"
Durham police have arrested a driver after a hit and run that left one person dead and another critically injured in Ajax early Saturday. The collision happened in the intersection of Harwood Avenue and Kingston Road. The suspect fled the scene but was arrested shortly afterwards. Durham police said the person who died is elderly. Paramedics have taken the injured person to a trauma centre. Roadways in the area are closed as officers investigate the fatal collision.
Grammy winner Maxwell talks being honored with the 2021 “Legend” award at this year’s Soul Train Awards. He also talks about preparing for his new album, “blacksummers'NIGHT,” the third and final installment in his trilogy project. The 2021 “Soul Train Awards” presented by BET premieres Sunday, November 28 at 8 PM ET/PT on BET and BET Her. (Nov. 26)
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President Johnson names commission to investigate JFK's assassination; U.N. passes resolution calling for the British Mandate of Palestine to be partitioned; First flight over the South Pole; Natalie Wood, Cary Grant and George Harrison die. (Nov. 29)
Residents in Washington state were preparing for possible flooding as “atmospheric rivers” once again threatened parts of the Northwest, which saw heavy damage from extreme weather earlier this month. People in the small communities of Sumas and Everson in northwest Washington were asked to voluntarily evacuate Saturday night, The Bellingham Herald reported. Both towns near the Canadian border saw extreme flooding from the previous storm. An emergency alert said road closures in the area could s
The federal government announced on Friday they intended to unveil 10 days of paid sick leave for federally regulated workers, a contingent that makes up a small percentage of the overall Canadian workforce. Labour Minister Seamus O'Regan says the sick leave plugs a hole in the country's social safety net that the pandemic exposed.
TORONTO — Ontario Premier Doug Ford has asked public health officials to ramp up surveillance and plan for "all outcomes" in light of a new COVID-19 variant that's feared to be more transmissible. Ford also requested on Friday morning that the federal government ban visitors from southern Africa due to the new variant -- a measure Ottawa announced hours later. The ban applies to foreign nationals who transited through a list of seven countries in the last 14 days, including South Africa, Mozambi
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QUEBEC — As the Quebec Liberal Party seeks to redefine itself less than a year before a provincial election, Leader Dominique Anglade wants the environment to be its main focus. The leader of the province's Opposition told Liberals at a weekend policy convention in Quebec City that environmental issues must be the ballot question when Quebecers go to the polls in October 2022. Anglade wants Quebec to fight climate change by creating government-owned green hydrogen production capacity, something
Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante says she is encouraged that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau agrees the federal government needs to do more to reduce gun violence. Plante made the comments today after meeting with Trudeau briefly this morning at Montreal City Hall. But she says any potential ban on handguns needs to apply coast to coast. Plante has repeatedly called on the federal government to ban handguns and to put stronger limits on assault weapons, and the mayor had the chance to make her case d
Britain needs French cooperation to try to stop migrants from trying to cross the English Channel, health minister Sajid Javid said on Sunday, defending a letter Prime Minister Boris Johnson wrote to the French president.
It’s beginning to look a lot like a Christmas tree shortage. So, if you are hoping to “deck the halls” with a fresh tree this year, our Melanie Zettler tells us why you might want to “run, run Rudolph.”
In 2015, Kirsten Altenhof was a happy mother of four, a business owner and had recently ran the Boston Marathon. The death of her son Zachary, 21, changed everything. "At that point, my world just went completely dark, to best describe it," she said. "I did not work. I could barely drive a car. Running was over; walking was a struggle, and I took up smoking, and at times, I smoked up to two packs of cigarettes a day." Zachary died in his sleep on May 15, 2015. To this day, the cause of his passi
Canada has banned visitors from southern Africa after the discovery of a new variant of concern in the region. The new variant, deemed 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.
Prince Edward Island announced two new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, including a child under 12. The other new case is an individual in their 50s. Both were contacts of previously announced cases and are linked to the cluster that began in Prince County. There have been 27 cases linked to the cluster. The province said that while it originated in Western P.E.I., there are active cases related to the cluster across the province. The Island has 37 active cases, and has had 367 since the pandemic be
MusicNL's Celebration of Music Week is kicking off on Monday. It's a week of music, workshops and awards — highlighted by the Lifetime Achievement Award being awarded to a Labrador band for the second year in a row. The Flummies is a four-piece Indigenous band and have been performing since 1978. Their music is a mixture of accordion jigs and reels with some local favourites and other country sounding tracks. The group released Brothers on the River in 2021, their 10th studio album. The album is