A salvo of seven Russian missiles hit a residential area of Zaporizhzhia early Thursday morning. The city is near the front lines of Ukraine's counteroffensive against Russian forces.
OTTAWA (Reuters) -The Canadian economy added jobs in September but did little to recoup the losses of the last three months while the jobless rate beat forecasts, edging down as fewer people looked for work, official data showed on Friday. Canada added a net 21,100 jobs in September, in line with forecasts, though mostly in part-time work, Statistics Canada said. The jobless rate dropped to 5.2%, topping predictions it would remain at 5.4%.
Access to abortion is a fundamental human right, said Meghan Doherty of Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights. Overturning the 1973 Roe v. Wade case that legalized abortion in the U.S. would harm a lot of people, she said.
A combination of factors, including the boat the Montreal fire department deployed for rescues, led to a firefighter drowning, according to a report by Quebec's workplace health and safety board, the CNESST. On Thursday, the Commission des normes de l'équité de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CNESST) presented findings from its investigation into the death of Montreal firefighter Pierre Lacroix. Lacroix died on Oct. 17, 2021 when the HammerHead rescue boat he and three colleagues were in
FORT MYERS, Florida (AP) — President Joe Biden surveyed the devastation of hurricane-ravaged Florida on Wednesday, promising to marshal the power of the federal government to help rebuild as he comforted local residents alongside Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis, a potential 2024 foe. Biden praised DeSantis' handling of the storm recovery as both men — who have battled over pandemic protocols and migration as the governor mulls a presidential bid — put aside politics for a few days. The state is str
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Ron Spreeuwenberg, CEO of Toronto-based software company HiMama, says his business is booming but it is getting harder and harder to compete with U.S. giants setting up shop in Canada because of all the technology talent here.
The price of gas and other fuels rose Friday in an unscheduled adjustment from Newfoundland and Labrador's petroleum regulator, one day after a six-cent increase at the pumps. The Public Utilities Board increased the maximum price of gas by 9.3 cents per litre and diesel by 17.1 cents per litre. Furnace oil rose by 14.82 cents. Customers on the Avalon Peninsula will now pay between a $1.73 and a $1.78 per litre. Elsewhere, prices are $1.78 on the Burin Peninsula, $1.77 in central Newfoundland, $
The district said it suspended all activities of the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District Police Department "for a period of time." The district is awaiting the results of an investigation led by the Texas Police Chiefs Association and an outside firm into the shooting at Robb Elementary School, expected to be released later this month. The district said it made the decision to suspend the police force because "recent developments have uncovered additional concerns with department operations."
Despite lifting COVID-19 restrictions, richer countries maintain a moral responsibility to help end the COVID-19 pandemic around the world, says Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre.
Two men in their 20s were shot and killed in east Ottawa Wednesday night. Paramedics said they were called to a shooting at the intersection of Tompkins Avenue and Tenth Line Road in Orléans just before 9 p.m. Wednesday. Mussa Siddiqui, who owns the nearby restaurant African BBQ House, said he walked over to the Circle K in the same shopping plaza for a hot chocolate, only to re-emerge onto a chaotic scene unfolding in the parking lot. Siddiqui said when he stepped outside, he saw a man approach
The Pickering, Ont. singer talks about "being enough" in his career.
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"Let's go, girls." Those words might have already awoken a musical memory in your brain. Maybe you're even currently humming along to the country pop hit and gearing up for a high kick in the name of female empowerment. And that's exactly why Shania Twain's 1998 song Man! I Feel Like a Woman! has just been named the top karaoke hit of all time on Billboard's new list. "The crowd will know exactly what kind of party they're in for the minute they hear those first three words," Billboard notes on
Cape Breton business owners are sifting through the damage and calculating the cost of post-tropical storm Fiona. And so far, preliminary figures show property damage and lost revenue from missed sales will cost the island tens of millions of dollars. Alisha Barron owns Fired Creations, a pottery-making café in Sydney, N.S., which suffered thousands of dollars in lost revenues due to a weeklong storm-related power outage. "The employees losing their time was my main concern," said Barron. "It's
Members of the United Conservative Party elected Danielle Smith as their new leader and Alberta’s 19th premier, replacing Jason Kenney. Smith is the former leader of the Wildrose Party and campaigned on introducing a controversial sovereignty act.
A number of new smartphone apps have launched in Canada, all with a common goal: to cut down on food waste by hooking bargain hunters up with grocery stores and restaurants selling excess supply for cheap.
WINNIPEG — First Nations leaders are suing the federal and Manitoba governments over what they say are far-reaching, damaging effects of the child welfare system. The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs and other plaintiffs are seeking $1 billion in compensation and an end to apprehensions they say are often based on poverty and racial bias. They hope to have the lawsuit certified as a class action for children and their relatives, as well as communities, affected by apprehensions in the province since
EU antitrust regulators are asking games developers whether Microsoft will be incentivised to block rivals' access to "Call of Duty" maker Activision Blizzard's best-selling games, according to an EU document seen by Reuters. EU antitrust regulators are due to make a preliminary decision by Nov. 8 on whether to clear Microsoft's proposed $69 billion acquisition of Activision. The EU competition enforcer also asked if Activision's trove of user data would give the U.S. software giant a competitive advantage in the development, publishing and distribution of computer and console games, the EU document shows.
Meaghon Reid, executive director of anti-poverty group Vibrant Communities Calgary, explains how even a small rise in prices could seriously impact budgeting for those living in poverty.