Heavy flurries falling in Airdrie, Alberta.
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Heavy flurries falling in Airdrie, Alberta.
LEEDS, Maine (AP) — The ripple effects of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine have been devastating for families of all kinds — including those who have seen their prospective adoptions put on hold. Ukraine was once one of the U.S.’s most frequent partners on international adoptions, but the war changed all that: The embattled country has halted all international adoptions as the country copes with the turmoil unleashed on its courts and social services. Many children, including orphans, have also fled
The forecast may be improving in Minnedosa, but that doesn't mean people in the flooded southwestern Manitoba town can let their guards down just yet. "The big rain is behind us. Not time to get complacent, though," Jim Doppler, the town's chief administrative officer, told host Marcy Markusa on CBC's Information Radio Friday morning. People in Minnedosa were frantically sandbagging and pumping water throughout a downpour Thursday, as the Little Saskatchewan River inched higher. A rainfall warni
President Joe Biden’s approval rating dipped to the lowest point of his presidency in May, a new poll shows, with deepening pessimism emerging among members of his own Democratic Party. Only 39% of U.S. adults approve of Biden’s performance as president, according to the poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Research, dipping from already negative ratings a month earlier. Overall, only about 2 in 10 adults say the U.S. is heading in the right direction or the economy is good, bot
Founder of ‘Positive Change Group’ Julie Cass provides some advice on how to make positive changes in your mental health through small steps.
The Missouri Supreme Court denied a request by U.S. Senate candidate Mark McCloskey and his wife to give free legal advice to a conservative activist group as a condition of their professional probation, but McCloskey said Thursday he'll try to find another right-wing organization to represent. Mark and Patricia McCloskey of St. Louis were placed on probation as lawyers in February. The decision stemmed from their actions in June 2020 when they raised guns at racial injustice protesters who vent
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They're back — and they're hoping locals and tourists alike will take in what they have to offer. For the past 17 years, the Trails Tales Tunes Festival has been the unofficial kick-off to the tourism season in Gros Morne National Park, in western Newfoundland. Even during the pandemic, the Norris Point-based festival survived, albeit in a different form. Following a virtual event in 2020, organizers of the festival managed to offer a hybrid event last season, with severely reduced capacity for
Almost four decades after one of the worst massacres in the country's history, Peruvian authorities handed over the bones of people killed by the army in 1985 during the Andean nation's internal conflict with rebel groups.View on euronews
Water in Lac Saint-Jean is expected to rise to almost six metres this weekend, and officials in Quebec's Saguenay region are bracing for damage to homes from flooding. As of Saturday morning, public security officials in Roberval said the lake was at "medium" flood risk, with water levels topping the official flood mark in the area. According to Saint-Félicien Mayor Luc Gibbons, the rising waters have already damaged several roads in the city. "Public works employees are hard at work," he told R
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Tammy Abraham scored twice to help Roma win at Torino 3-0 on Friday and seal a spot in Europe for next season ahead of the Europa Conference League final next week. Both Abraham goals came in the first half of Roma’s final Serie A match. The England international took his tally to 26 goals in all competitions in a fantastic first season at the Italian club. Lorenzo Pellegrini converted a second penalty for Roma 12 minutes from time. It was Roma’s first Serie A win in more tha
MIDDLETON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republicans agreed Saturday to have a “no endorsement” option when voting on whether to throw the party's official backing behind a candidate in the hotly contested governor's race. The top candidates in the governor's race were slated to make their pitch later Saturday for an endorsement to more than 1,500 delegates attending the annual convention near Madison. But first, under pressure from those who argued the party shouldn't back any candidate before the Aug.
Pentagon press secretary John Kirby is joining the White House, according to a person familiar with the matter, adding star power to the President Joe Biden's National Security Council. Kirby, who also served as the top spokesman at the Pentagon and the State Department during the Obama administration, is expected to take handle strategic communications for the NSC, as the West Wing navigates a range of foreign policy challenges, from Russia's invasion of Ukraine to North Korea's nuclear program
The BC Centre for Disease Control confirms two people suspected of contracting monkeypox in our province did not come into contact with the disease. However, public health officials will remain vigilant. Stephen Hoption Cann from the UBC School of Population and Public Health explains what monkeypox virus is and how the disease is transmitted.
QUEBEC — A man who used a sword to kill two people and seriously injure five others in Quebec City's historic district on Halloween night 2020 was found guilty by a jury Friday on two counts of first-degree murder. A jury convicted Carl Girouard, 26, in the deaths of François Duchesne, 56, a museum employee, and Suzanne Clermont, 61, a hairdresser. Jurors also found him guilty on five counts of attempted murder. Girouard had admitted to the acts, but his defence lawyer argued his client was not
YELLOWKNIFE — Prince Charles says he and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, were departing Canada with "heavy hearts" and a deeper understanding of residential schools after their royal visit wrapped in the Northwest Territories. Charles said he was deeply moved by conversations with survivors who courageously shared their experiences of the schools during the three-day tour. “I want to acknowledge their suffering and to say how much our hearts go out to them and their families,” Charles said Thu
Seventeen people were arrested this week after allegedly violating a court injunction granted to forestry company Cooper Creek Cedar by blocking access to a logging road in the Kootenay region of British Columbia. Environmental activists from the small B.C. communities of Argenta and Johnsons Landing have fought for decades to protect what's known as the Argenta Johnsons Landing Face, a 10-kilometre stretch of forest along Kootenay Lake. The area borders the Purcell Wilderness Conservancy Park,
A new mother in northern Manitoba and her baby are doing well, after they were the focus of a call two RCMP officers won't soon forget. Responding to a call for service on Kinosao Sipi First Nation (also known as Norway House Cree Nation) Friday morning, RCMP constables Dylan Fedrau and Lindsay Bawn entered a home to find Christian Danis already in labour. Bawn cared for the woman while Fedrau delivered the baby, an RCMP news release said. RCMP officers later visited the family and brought the n
Just in time for the May long weekend, the Trans-Canada Highway will reopen to traffic through Golden, British Columbia, starting at noon on Friday. Since April 12, Alberta drivers travelling to B.C. west of Golden have had to take a 90-minute detour from the Castle Junction intersection west of Banff, Alta., travelling south on Highway 93 through Kootenay National Park, then north from Radium, B.C., up Highway 95. The detour was to allow for crews to work on phase four of the Kicking Horse Cany
Aimée Hutchinson can't remember a time when horses weren't a part of her life. "It started at the age of three when I fell in love with horses for no reason, living in the middle of the city with parents who didn't know anything about horses," she said of her childhood in Moncton. "One day we went for a bike ride and there happened to be pony rides, right there" in the Kmart parking lot. "And I just couldn't leave." From then on, Hutchinson knew horses were her destiny. She began taking riding l
GASPÉ, Que. — Fisheries and Oceans Canada is searching for an endangered North Atlantic right whale that was spotted Thursday entangled in some kind of gear east of Gaspé, Que. The whale is a 14-year-old female known as Sundog. Federal officials say marine mammal rescue agencies are on standby, though a disentanglement mission won't be attempted unless sea conditions are favourable. It remains unclear what kind of gear needs to be cut away or where it came from. There are about 336 North Atlanti