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In its latest weekly report, the B.C. Centre for Disease Control says COVID-19 hospitalizations have remained steady across the province, but the number of patients in critical care has gone up. On Thursday, the BCCDC reported 328 people in hospital with the coronavirus — the same as the week before. But the province also reported 37 people in the ICU with the disease, an increase of 42 per cent from the 26 reported on Nov. 17. The latest numbers show that as of Nov. 19, 21 people died after tes
The City of Edmonton is reporting a boon in its operating finances this year — a $45.3-million surplus as of Sept. 30, that's expected to grow to $67.8 million by the end of the year. The city released the operating financial update report Thursday. Some of the surplus comes from money not spent — about $20.5 million is from not filling vacant positions across all city departments, the report says. "The surplus is partly attributable to savings in personnel costs," said Stacey Padbury, deputy ci
Warning: This story contains an image that some might find disturbing. Several members of city council say they'll ask administration to consider closing access to non-paying customers at certain CTrain stations after a brawl at a northeast station last week. Ward 10 Coun. Andre Chabot said he watched a video of an incident in which a man's jacket caught on fire after another individual appeared to fire a flare gun twice. Chabot called it a very troubling situation. "Myself, and [Coun. Sonya] Sh
OTTAWA — The Liberals say their proposed definition of a prohibited assault-style firearm applies only to guns that belong on the battlefield. But Conservative MPs are continuing to insist the federal move would outlaw many ordinary hunting rifles and shotguns. The Liberal government wants to include an evergreen definition of a prohibited assault-style firearm in gun-control legislation being studied by the House of Commons public safety committee. The measure, introduced Tuesday during clause-
The first phase of construction on the Prohibition Creek Access Road will cost $25.5 million, but a former Tulita resident is questioning how much the local economy will actually benefit from the project. The access road is expected to be part of the Mackenzie Valley Highway Project and will eventually connect the N.W.T. communities of Tulita and Norman Wells. The first phase, spanning 6.7 km between Canyon Creek and Christina Creek, began Tuesday. It will cost $25.5 million, with the federal go
A B.C. woman accused of offering illegal cosmetic injections at suspiciously low prices in questionable sanitary conditions has been the subject of several complaints from clients, along with doctors who've had to reverse her shoddy work, new court filings allege. The College of Physicians and Surgeons has filed a petition in B.C. Supreme Court asking for a permanent injunction preventing Zaliah Marie Batchelor of Victoria from performing these procedures or calling herself a doctor. "Ms. Batche
A 37-year-old woman and 53-year-old man have died at the scene of a three-vehicle collision on Highway 11. At about 6 a.m. Friday, a tractor-trailer truck, a pickup truck and a small car collided on the highway near Beresford, about 11 kilometres northwest of Bathurst, RCMP said. The man driving the pickup, from Belledune, and the woman driving the small car, from Bathurst, both died at the scene, RCMP said. They were the only occupants of their vehicles. RCMP said they believe the driver of the
Albertans heading into British Columbia this weekend will save at least an hour as they traverse newly completed sections of Highway 1. The stretch of the Trans-Canada highway east of Golden, B.C., will be available to drivers from 6 a.m. MT Friday onward. The portion of the road has been closed for two months, with the exception of Thanksgiving weekend, and was set to reopen Dec. 1. The completed portion of the Kicking Horse Canyon project includes up to two kilometres of the final 4.8-km secti
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DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Just wait, thought Ritsu Doan. Just wait. The Japan midfielder, who plays for German team Freiburg, had to grit his teeth when he heard people saying his team would be an easy opponent for Germany at the World Cup. “I listened to their talks with a fake smile on my face and in my heart,” the 24-year-old Doan said Thursday after sparking a remarkable comeback and arguably the biggest result in Japan’s World Cup history the night before. After entering in the 71st minute, Doan o
A court at a Vatican corruption trial on Thursday heard a secretly recorded telephone call between the main defendant, embattled Cardinal Angelo Becciu, and Pope Francis. She is charged with embezzlement and Becciu is changed with embezzlement, corruption, and abuse of office.
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Police say a pregnant mother lost her child following a two-vehicle collision Thursday in southeast Calgary. The crash occurred about 4:25 p.m. on Stoney Trail, near the intersection of 52nd Street S.E., according to a Calgary Police Service news release issued Friday. A 2007 Ford truck was parked in the far-right eastbound lane of Stoney Trail and waiting for a tow truck when, according to police, a grey 2013 Volkswagen Jetta travelling eastbound on the highway struck the back of the truck. The
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Premier Tim Houston said his government will not back down after a decision to cap electricity prices led Nova Scotia Power to have its credit rating downgraded. The utility's parent company, Emera, warned a weaker credit rating will lead to increased costs to borrow money. It said that could ultimately result in higher prices for customers. Rating agency S&P Global announced the downgrade on Monday, citing the province's move to limit power-rate increases to 1.8 per cent this year and next. The
A new project from the University of Calgary's Taylor Family Digital Library is creating 3D digital records of some Alberta residential schools. In consultation with Indigenous communities the library has created accurate virtual and physical models of three former residential schools in Alberta with plans for more in the future.
Russian forces in Ukraine continue defensive operations on the east bank of the Kherson region with new defensive positions southeast of the city and Zaozerne.View on euronews
The city of Windsor does not yet know how much it is costing to keep an emergency shelter for the roughly 40 residents evacuated from 1616 Ouellette Ave. earlier this week but it is tracking its expenses. "Our number one priority continues to be the health and well being of these displaced residents and the city has been working around the clock at this temporary shelter to ensure their needs are being met," said Andrew Daher, the city's commissioner of Human Health Services. Residents have been
OTTAWA — Respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, appears to be slowing in Ontario, the province's health minister said Friday, although she warned that influenza was expected to ramp up. A combination of RSV, the flu and COVID-19 have been putting immense strain on pediatric hospitals across Ontario, with many having to cancel surgeries to accommodate the influx of patients. Health Minister Sylvia Jones said that while RSV seems to be somewhat easing, the province is still heading into influenza se
CBC has officially launched its permanent bureau in Cranbrook, which will focus on telling stories from B.C.'s Kootenays. The new bureau is part of a CBC initiative to expand its commitment to local news, with the public broadcaster creating 14 journalism positions in smaller communities across the country. "These newly announced positions across the country are aimed at broadening and deepening our journalism while building relationships with regional and cultural communities," Susan Marjetti,