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LAVAL, Que. — Conservative leadership hopefuls are squaring off — in French — in the second official debate of the race, which is being held in Laval, Que. Here are the latest developments. All times eastern: 9:50 p.m. Former Quebec premier Jean Charest says Conservative party members need to pick someone who can unite the party and country, not someone who talks about Bitcoin and attacking the Bank of Canada governor. In his final two-minute segment in the French-language leadership debate, Cha
As wedding season gets under way in Ukraine despite months of war, couples are faced with a difficult choice : celebrate their unions in style or stay discreet so as not to upset anyone.View on euronews
The NDP and Liberals are pledging to repeal Bill 124, legislation that has capped public sector wage increases for workers such as teachers and nurses. The PC party, meanwhile, has promised to bargain "fairly."
Five months on, the patient is hoping to get back to work after 13 years with the debilitating condition.View on euronews
WASHINGTON (AP) — BTS, the Grammy-nominated South Korean boy band, will join President Joe Biden next week to talk about “Asian inclusion and representation” and to address hate crimes and discrimination against Asians, the White House announced Thursday. The musical group's White House visit next Tuesday follows Biden's trip last week to South Korea, a U.S. ally. Biden has been outspoken about being committed to combating a rise in anti-Asian hate crimes. Last year, the Democratic president sig
There were moments of tears, prayers and song as clients, volunteers and staff said goodbye to the Victoria Avenue location of the Downtown Mission Friday. "It's hard to say goodbye, but it also gives us the opportunity to look forward to what's next," said executive director Rukshini Ponniah-Goulin during a decommissioning ceremony. "It's time to look back and see what we've done in this place we've called home." The mission has been at 664 Victoria Ave. for 20 years after moving from the origi
A man shot dead by police after reports of a person with a rifle forced several schools into lockdown in Toronto Thursday in fact had a pellet gun, Ontario's police watchdog says. The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) also says the man was 27. The watchdog agency said Friday that police were called to the scene just before 1 p.m. and located the man about 20 minutes later. He was pronounced dead at about 1:40 p.m. Toronto Police Chief James Ramer said officers were called to the Port Union area
A 58-year-old man was struck and killed by a falling tree in Hastings County on Saturday as the powerful derecho storm swept through the area, Ontario Provincial Police say. The man had gotten out of his vehicle in a remote area within the Municipality of Marmora & Lake, which is about 50 kilometres north of Belleville, Ont., when he was struck by the tree at about 3:30 p.m., according to Central Hastings OPP spokesperson Const. Barbra Hunter. He was taken to hospital by Hastings-Quinte Paramedi
Investigators probing the fatal police shooting of a man in Toronto Thursday will not only have to factor in the recent mass murder at a school in Texas, but also encounters Canadian police have with people carrying pellet guns that look like the real thing, a criminologist says. Encounters with weapons that appear lethal but aren't "occur with regularity across Canada," Michael Kempa, an associate professor of criminology at the University of Ottawa, told CBC News on Friday. "There's more or le
Canada Soccer says it is cancelling a controversial exhibition game against Iran initially set for next month in Vancouver, saying it has become "significantly divisive." "Over the past week, the untenable geopolitical situation of hosting Iran became significantly divisive, and in response, the match was cancelled," said Canada Soccer in a statement issued Thursday evening. "While we considered the external factors in selecting the optimal opponent in our original decision-making process, we wi
On this day in weather history, an airplane was struck with severe hail.
Thousands of gaspereau recently died while trying to swim upstream along the Tusket River in Nova Scotia’s Yarmouth County. Fishers are placing the blame on a fish ladder at a nearby provincial hydroelectric dam that’s only designed for salmon to pass through.
Premiers in Saskatchewan and Alberta say the federal government is ignoring their calls for a sit down meeting to discuss an increase to Canada's Health Transfer. Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says he's shocked by the lack of response.
Police 'could have gone in faster,' says Javier Cazares, the father of one of the 19 children killed in Uvalde, Texas, on Tuesday.
Tensions in Slovakia and France highlight questions about the limits of European Union solidarity towards Ukrainian refugees. Can it last, without destabilizing our societies? View on euronews
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Recounting began Friday in the too-close-to-call Republican primary contest for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania, with barely 900 votes separating celebrity heart surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz and former hedge fund CEO David McCormick. Montour County began the recount Friday, one of seven counties that said they would start right away. Most of Pennsylvania's 67 counties have said they will begin next week, with a Wednesday deadline to start. For less populated counties, the process cou
It is looking more and more likely that non-citizen permanent residents of New Brunswick will get the right to vote in the next full round of municipal elections in 2026. There were no objections to the idea at a legislative committee Friday afternoon as MLAs discussed a Liberal bill on the issue. But provincial civil servants cautioned that the change is more complicated than it seems and should not be rushed. Local government deputy minister Ryan Donaghy told MLAs that no permanent resident vo
The commissioner investigating what led to the breakdowns and derailments on Ottawa's light rail system told residents Wednesday night that the upcoming public inquiry is their inquiry. "We serve you," Justice William Hourigan told a well-spaced group of a few dozen people Wednesday evening at the first of two public meetings being held at Ottawa's Shaw Centre. He encouraged others to share their experiences at the second meeting Thursday or by email. "We need to understand what went wrong, who
The rapid increase of the cost of buying a home has caught the attention of politicians at all levels, but about a third of Ontarians are renters and not homeowners, according to the Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario. Rents are rising significantly in a number of Ontario cities — not just Toronto. They include Hamilton and London. The high cost of rent is of particular concern in the northwest Toronto neighbourhood of Jane and Firgrove, where most residents are renters. Area resident Nasra Moh
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week as the labor market remains tight amid strong demand for workers despite rising interest rates and tightening financial conditions. But the outlook for the economy is uncertain, with other data on Thursday showing corporate profits falling across the board in the first quarter. Several retailers, including Walmart Inc, have lowered their full-year earnings forecasts, citing high inflation.