Frost on trees in Neelby, Saskatchewan.
Frost on trees in Neelby, Saskatchewan.
The union that represents paramedics in Nova Scotia wants the provincial government to give its members what it handed continuing care assistants last February — an immediate and substantial raise. Kevin MacMullin, business manager for the International Union of Operating Engineers, told a legislature committee Tuesday that a salary increase is needed to retain paramedics who are leaving the province because of low wages. "There's only one thing that's going to solve this right away and that's c
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SEVILLE, Spain (AP) — Eintracht Frankfurt and Rangers fans clashed on the streets of Sevilla a few hours before the Europa League final on Wednesday. Several hundred Frankfurt fans were seen attacking a few dozen Rangers supporters outside a bar on the streets of the southern Spanish city hosting the final of the second-tier European competition. The fans threw chairs and tables at each other, and a couple of Rangers fans were seen collapsing after being beaten. Some Frankfurt fans had their fac
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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Mandela Barnes highlights his middle class upbringing in his first television ad released Wednesday, after two of his primary challengers have already spent millions on TV spots and as polls show a tightening race. The winner of the Aug. 9 primary in the battleground state will advance to face Republican Sen. Ron Johnson. He has also been on the air for months and groups backing him have launched multimillion-dollar ad campaigns. Th
U.S. Rep. Ted Budd and former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley won their respective Senate primaries on Tuesday, setting up a fall election matchup that should again test former President Donald Trump’s influence in North Carolina. (May 18)
The CBC's Chris Brown takes us aboard a Royal Canadian Air Force Hercules transport plane taking heavy weapons and humanitarian aid into Ukraine.
A public inquiry into the Nova Scotia mass shooting heard from a retired officer who led the tactical response, and was critical of the RCMP for not having enough staff, proper technology or mental health support to deal with the incident and its aftermath.
MONTREAL — Quebec's decision to focus on protecting hospitals, coupled with the chronic dysfunction in the long-term care system, contributed to many long-term care deaths at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the province's coroner said Monday. Health Department officials were aware that older people were among the most vulnerable to COVID-19, yet officials failed to give specific instructions to long-term care centres, Géhane Kamel said in her new report. "This indicates that even though we w
The brief shot of summer-like weather is in the rear-view mirror in Ontario and Quebec, replaced by temperatures reflective of spring. Will the cool weather last?
State Sen. Doug Mastriano won the Republican nomination for Pennsylvania’s open governor’s office on Tuesday. (May 17)
A new exhibit at the Maritime Museum of B.C. in Victoria is highlighting an often ignored piece of the province's nautical history. Queer at Sea explores the history and contributions of queer, transgender and two-spirit people in B.C.'s maritime industries. The exhibit features a mix of stories from the museum's archives, as well as from community members who contributed their own experiences of working on the water in all sectors, from the Canadian Coast Guard, to shipping, to lighthouse keepi
The P.E.I. government is seeking public input on proposed amendments to the Vital Statistics and Change of Name acts. The amendments are intended to support a more inclusive gender designation process for Islanders. One removes the requirement for anyone 16 or older to get a written statement from a medical practitioner to change the sex indicator on a birth certificate. The other removes the requirement for parental consent for a name change for 16 and 17 year olds. The province is also proposi
One more person has died in Newfoundland and Labrador of COVID-19 since Friday, as the province introduces new regulations to prevent serious illness in older and immunocompromised people. The new death — a person in their 80s or older in the Western Health region — raises the total of fatalities due to the virus to 177. Th Fourteen people are in hospital, including two in critical care, according to a government update on Wednesday. Eight of the hospitalizations are in the Eastern Health region
Staff at Jack Hulland Elementary School in Whitehorse, Yukon routinely put students in holds or seclusion prior to 2020 for not following directions, including one case where a child was put in a hold for not pulling the hood of their sweater down. Holds, where staff restrain students with their own bodies, are only meant to be used when there's an imminent threat to physical safety. Seclusion, where a student is confined in a space alone, is not supposed to be used at all. Those were among the
The short chapter of a Calgary site in the tragic history of Canada's residential school system will not be forgotten if the City of Calgary and Treaty 7 nations can agree on how to do that. St. Dunstan's industrial school was operated by the Anglican Church from 1892 to 1907 on land that is now in southeast Calgary. Located between Deerfoot Trail and the Bow River, a short distance south of the Calf Robe Bridge, the city has owned the land for several decades. The city is interested in working
He was speaking after 10 people were killed in Buffalo in what is believed to have been a racially motivated hate crime.View on euronews
After more than two months of relentless attacks, Ukrainian forces have managed to push Russian troops out of the Kharkiv region, exposing the physical and emotional scars left behind by war.
A landspout tornado was observed near Keeler, Sask., Tuesday night after a line of severe thunderstorms tracked through the province.
An ongoing ban on landing endangered shortfin mako sharks is likely to mean a majority survive accidental capture in the Canadian longline fishery, according to a federal assessment. Two years ago, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans ordered the release of all makos — dead or alive — when landed unintentionally. Canada doesn't have a targeted mako fishery. Under Canadian leadership, the policy of not retaining makos was adopted in 2022 on a temporary basis by dozens of other fishing nations b