A UPEI student led the charge to have the disability flag raised for the first time at Charlottetown City Hall to recognize the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, which is Dec. 3. Antwaun Rolle is studying political science at UPEI and has cerebral palsy. He approached the Black Cultural Society of P.E.I. to see if they could help him organize the flag-raising. "For me personally as a disabled person, I think to be celebrated and to be recognized is something that's very important,"
WARNING: This story contains graphic footage and images of violence. A Kelowna RCMP officer who was seen on video punching a man several times in the head during an impaired driving arrest was found not guilty of assault in Kelowna Provincial Court on Thursday. At the hearing, Justice Mary Anne Anderson found Const. Siggy Emmit-Steven Pietrzak used "necessary" force in the May 30, 2020, arrest of Tyler Russell. In video footage, Pietrzak is shown arriving on the scene in a police vehicle and run
Canada's Mathias Guillemette took silver in the men's elimination race in the fourth round of the UCI Track Champions League in London, England on Friday. The Trois-Rivières, Que., native outlasted 16 other competitors before ultimately falling to American Gavin Hoover. Guillemette topped Hoover in the first round of the competition in Mallorca in November, and has yet to finish off of the podium in four rounds of the competition, with a gold, two silvers and a bronze. Canada's Dylan Bibic — who
When 16-year-old Jaida Lee of St. John's played in the male baseball competition at the Canada Summer Games in August, she knew she was making history. What she didn't expect was the ball she used for her first pitch would eventually make it into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame. "I didn't really think they were being serious," said Lee, standing beside the display case at the Hall of Fame in St. Mary's, Ont. "I definitely didn't expect it." Lee made baseball history at the Canada Summer Games
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CBC P.E.I.'s annual Feed a Family campaign is underway, and with inflation bearing down on Islanders Charlottetown's Upper Room Food Bank expects the need to be higher than ever. "It's important every year, and this year, I guess, it's that much more important. We're seeing increases in food bank usage up to 40 per cent, month over month," said food bank executive director Mike MacDonald. "We're seeing 60, 70, 80 new families every month looking for help." That increase in need is just for Charl
Moroccan fans clashed with police in the Netherlands, with at least six people being arrested in The Hague and several others in cities across the country. At least one police officer was also injured. View on euronews
Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko warned that the temperature in homes could drop rapidly in the event of "a blackout and the destruction of infrastructure and a total absence of electricity, water supply, drainage and heat supply". "The temperature in the apartments may not differ much from the outside temperature," the former boxing champion told a security forum in Kyiv, where temperatures are around -4 degrees Celsius (25 degrees Fahrenheit).
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Welcome to our Collector Card Game Break. A little late to the game with opening The Brothers War in celebration of MTG 30th Anniversary. Oh Hasbro, what are you doing to our game. I have said this on a few occasions but I am thinking the game will cease to exist from a manufacturer standpoint, but may continue to exist on the secondary market similar to how starcraft took on a life of its own, with the die hard fans continue to play. I think with all the cards that's out there, there's definitely an ability to do this. I mean 30 years worth of cards right? Anyways, we're opening 2 set and 2 collectors boosters just to give our audience a sense of what a casual collector/player can expect. The best thing about the collector boosters.....the Transformers!! Some of my facts are definitely incorrect (ie. quicksilver is not from Tempest but rather Urza's Legacy). Collector Packs cost about $35 CAD, and Set boosters were about $5 Well I hope you like the content. Let me know what you think about the set, about the cross over and about the debacle that is Hasbro Have a great week!
MOSCOW (AP) — Former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, who fled prosecution after revealing highly classified surveillance programs, has received a Russian passport and taken the citizenship oath, Russian news agencies quoted his lawyer as saying Friday. Lawyer Anatoly Kucherena was reported as saying that Snowden got the passport and took the oath on Thursday, about three months after Russian President Vladimir Putin granted him citizenship. The reports did not specify whether Snowde
University of Windsor has committed to making changes after a financial review by the Auditor General of Ontario scrutinized the school's governance structure, financial planning and heavy reliance on international students from a few countries. The Nov. 30 report, in which the Auditor General of Ontario (AGO) reviewed four universities across the province, provides 14 recommendations to the University of Windsor that range from tracking progress of international students post graduation to impr
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Friday placed a well-known Russian paramilitary organization on a list of religious freedom violators alongside a number of notorious terrorist organizations. Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced he had designated the Wagner Group as an “entity of particular concern" for its activities in the Central African Republic. Also on the list are Afghanistan’s Taliban, Nigeria’s Boko Haram, Somalia’s al-Shabab and two factions of the Islamic State gro
The Chicago-born rapper posted an image of a swastika blended with the Jewish symbol, the star of David.
There are many questions as to why Metro Vancouver road crews and drivers appeared to be caught off guard by the first snowfall of the season. Global News Morning speaks with Jesse Miller of Mediated Reality about the importance of better emergency preparedness.
Calgary Transit riders boarding a CTrain between City Hall and the Downtown West/Kerby station will now be doing so in a newly branded zone paid for by the Toronto-Dominion Bank. The city made the announcement during a press event Friday. The deal, which runs for five years, brands the stretch as the TD Free Fare Zone. "This is actually the first time that a transit agency in Canada has worked with a sponsor to rename a section of its network," said Calgary Mayor Jyoti Gondek. "We're finding inn
HALIFAX — Nova Scotia’s Environment Department has renewed the industrial approval for the Donkin coal mine in Cape Breton for the next seven years. The department says it has set out “stringent terms and conditions” to the underground mine’s owners — Kameron Coal Management Ltd. — for the continued operation of the mine. Under the terms, the company must take steps to deal with industrial noise and must provide reports twice a year on the performance of a degasification system that must be oper
The mother of a Swiss Guard member accused of committing one of the most sensational crimes in recent Vatican history – fatally shooting his commander and the senior officer's wife before killing himself -- is turning to the UN and Pope Francis in hope of finding some closure.View on euronews
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A Winnipeg woman who is blind says she was left waiting in the cold after not one, but two Uber drivers refused to give her a ride because of her service dog.