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A rematch three years in the making is the most important game of the season so far for the Vancouver Whitecaps, says head coach Vanni Sartini. The club knows it must beat Cavalry FC in the second round of the Canadian Championship on Wednesday in order to advance — and Vancouver's record against the Canadian Premier League side isn't exactly positive. The 'Caps were heavily favoured when they came up against Cavalry in the 2019 tournament. But Calgary stunned with a 2-1 aggregate win, ousting t
When researchers at the University of Saskatchewan began to find bits of COVID-19 they couldn't identify earlier this month, they began to get curious. According to readings released on May 8, samples taken from Saskatoon's wastewater showed that 3.2 per cent were listed as "other lineages" and were not identified as the BA.2 variant of Omicron, which made up the vast majority of samples being taken (96.8 per cent). As a result, the researchers decided to send the mystery samples from Saskatoon
A rapidly warming climate means that the Wabanaki-Acadian forest is at risk of losing much of its rich biodiversity.
CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) — Jill Biden and Surgeon General Vivek Murthy welcomed the delivery Wednesday of a second shipment of tens of thousands of pounds of baby formula that the Biden administration is importing from Europe to ease critical supply shortages in the U.S. The first lady and the nation's doctor each sought to empathize with anxious parents nationwide who have been scrambling to find enough formula for their children. Both said President Joe Biden and his team understand what parents ar
While big brother Brenden Aaronson appears to be headed to the Premier League and possibly the World Cup, Paxten Aaronson is poised to break out on his own. Paxten, 18, is a product of the Philadelphia Union's academy system, just like his brother. Both signed homegrown contracts with the Major League Soccer club. The younger Aaronson played more than 45 minutes for the Union on Sunday, coming in as a sub in Philadelphia's 2-0 victory over Portland. It was his longest stint on field in MLS play
MONTREAL — Thousands of Quebecers were still in the dark on Tuesday after a powerful weekend storm that hit Quebec and Ontario killed at least 10 people and left a trail of damage across large swaths of both provinces. In Quebec, the province's hydro utility said about 120,000 customers were still without power on Tuesday. The hardest-hit areas included the Laurentians, where 69,495 customers were off the electricity grid, along with the Outaouais and Lanaudière regions. "Service to more than 76
NASA astronauts prepare Boeing's Starliner capsule for its return to Earth from the International Space Station. Starliner is aiming for a landing in New Mexico Wednesday. (May 24)
Workers continued to install temporary mobile homes at a site in Borodyanka, a Ukrainian town heavily damaged by Russian shelling during the first months of the war. (May 26)
HALIFAX — The commission of inquiry investigating the 2020 mass shooting in Nova Scotia has agreed to provide special accommodations for three senior Mounties when they testify about command decisions they made as the tragedy unfolded. Two of the Mounties, Staff Sgt. Brian Rehill and Sgt. Andy O’Brien, will face questions from commission counsel via a Zoom call that will be recorded and broadcast at a later date. Josh Bryson, a lawyer who represents the family of two of the killer's 22 victims,
"Jurassic World" trilogy filmmaker Colin Trevorrow says he "set the table" for future filmmakers to continue the dinosaur franchise with new heroes including DeWanda Wise. (May 25)
Power outages continue to hamper Ontarians after Saturday’s storm left thousands without power. Ahmar Khan reports.
New York City's health commissioner is urging calm among city residents amid fears of an outbreak of monkeypox. (May 24)
President Joe Biden signs an executive order on policing Wednesday, the second anniversary of George Floyd's death. (May 25)
Extensive storm clean-up continues, with at least ten fatalities reported after Saturday's devastating storms.
A 13-year-old youth who suffered injuries in an ATV accident over the weekend has died, according to the Miramichi Police Force. The name of the victim has not been released to the public, and the accident is still under investigation. The incident took place Friday at around 7:30 p.m. on trails north of Kierstead Drive in the city. A single ATV was involved, and two youths were injured. One was treated locally and released, and the other was airlifted to the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, where
The high inflation rate on P.E.I. is putting some businesses in the position of paying more to operate or charging more for services. In April, the inflation rate on P.E.I. was 8.9 per cent, the highest of any jurisdiction in the country. It means higher costs for items that need to be shipped in, such as baskets for plants at VK Greenhouses in Charlottetown. The greenhouse has had to increase the price of everything by at least 10 per cent to make a profit, said Peter Meijer, operations manager
"The Pianist," Roman Polanski's highly personal film about the Holocaust, won the Palme d'Or - the top prize - at Cannes Film Festival. (May 26)
Windsor police say the final suspect in a shooting outside a Windsor bowling alley in April has been arrested. Fernando Anthony Ratcliffe, 22, of Merlin was arrested more than a month after police identified him as a suspect. "Yesterday, our major crime unit received information that Mr. Ratcliffe was in the Greater Toronto Area," Windsor police acting Supt. Karel Degraaf said at a press conference on Wednesday. He was transported to London, Ont., and arrested by Windsor police. He was charged w
As a player who will only turn 15 next December, Whitehorse's Gavin McKenna will only be allowed to play five games with the Medicine Hat Tigers next season. But one of those games is very likely to be the team's season opener, said coach and general manager Willie Desjardins. "Our fans need to see that, you know, we have a special player coming up," Desjardins said. McKenna played in the Canadian Sport School Hockey League's U18 division last season and was drafted first overall in last week's
Environmental protesters block the entrance to the TotalEnergies general meeting, which was held behind closed doors with many shareholders unable to attend.View on euronews