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Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson is "known for wanting a granular level of detail," the city's former transportation general manager John Manconi told a public inquiry last week as lawyers queried about just how involved the mayor was in the launch of the city's light rail transit system. Watson himself told lawyers under oath in April that he was "in the crow's nest looking out 30,000 feet" and didn't get into the details of the Confederation Line. Now, a chain of hundreds of messages sent on WhatsApp i
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Three dozen Members of Parliament from Johnson's own Conservative Party have quit their government jobs, and cabinet ministers tell him he must go - but he refuses. View on euronews
The deadly Fourth of July shooting rampage outside Chicago has some in the suburb of Highland Park contemplating whether to leave the United States. Locals cheered as prosecutors levelled seven charges of first-degree murder against the alleged perpetrator.
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After heavy rains and record river flooding, creeks and rivers in the Amazon capital Manaus have been covered by a carpet of trash, affecting entire communities. View on euronews
An 18-year-old Quebec woman studying at Selkirk College is dead after succumbing to injuries from a bus crash near Castlegar, B.C. last week. The woman, whose name has not been released, was travelling with about 19 students and staff from the college on a BC transit bus that collided with a delivery van near Castlegar, about 620 km east of Vancouver, on Thursday afternoon. Castlegar RCMP are still investigating the accident. "Our hearts go out to the student's family and friends," Selkirk Colle
Assembly of First Nations National Chief RoseAnne Archibald survived the first of three key votes on her leadership on Tuesday, after blaming her suspension on misogyny and misconduct within the organization. First Nations leaders from across Canada voted against continuing her suspension.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain is increasing military spending as it works toward meeting a NATO commitment by dedicating 2% of gross domestic product to defense, the Spanish government said Tuesday. Cabinet members approved a one-off expenditure of almost 1 billion euros ($1 billion) for Spain's Defense Ministry that the government said was needed to cover unexpected expenses produced by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Spain has sent military and humanitarian aid to Ukraine, and deployed more troo
Two Edmonton families facing imminent deportation — one to Mexico, the other to the Philippines — have been granted reprieves. The families, both with young children, went public in recent weeks with concerns about safety should they have to return to their countries of origin. Luis Ubando Nolasco, Cinthya Carrasco Campos and their eight and nine-year-old daughters were supposed to be on a flight to Mexico on Monday. The family fled to Canada in 2018 and sought refugee protection after a family
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken will be prepared to "engage fully" during the G20 summit this fall leading to a possible exchange with the Russian foreign minister, State Department spokesman Ned Price said on Tuesday. (July 5)
Toronto police say they are looking for the driver who fled the scene of a pedestrian-involved collision near St. Clair and Lansdowne avenues early Wednesday. The man remains in serious life-threatening condition. Kayla McLean reports.
The Highland Park Police Department describe two separate incidents in 2019 where they were made aware of suicidal and potentially violent intentions from the alleged gunman in the deadly mass shooting at an Independence Day parade in the Chicago suburb.
Canada's two major airlines have had the poorest on-time performance of the 10 biggest North American airlines so far this summer, recent data shows. However, some experts say U.S. airlines experienced delays and disruptions last year due to a surge in demand for travel, and now, it’s Canada's turn.
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Evacuation orders have been expanded for remote communities near a wildfire that's chewing through California forests. The Sierra Nevada Gold Country fire tripled in size to more than 4.7 square miles Tuesday. (June 5) (AP video by Noah Berger)
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper signed an executive order Wednesday to protect abortion providers and patients from extradition to states that have banned the practice. (July 6)
Port Moody, B.C., will be home to an innovative low-emission hydrogen power plant, according to the three companies behind a pilot project slated to start construction late next year. The test project would be the first such plant in B.C., and possibly Canada, to produce what's known as "turquoise hydrogen," an almost zero-emission method for capturing and converting methane from burning natural gas. Similar projects exist in Germany and France. The Port Moody project is now in the planning stag
A man was able to walk away after being trapped in a burning car thanks to the help he received from two police officers in Ridgefield Park, New Jersey last weekend. (July 6)
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