Tens of thousands of teachers, students and parents took to the streets on Wednesday night calling for better working conditions for teachers. View on euronews
Regina city council's executive committee has created a policy that will help manage the city's infrastructure, after hearing about the status of many of its assets. A pair of interconnected motions were on the agenda for the committee's meeting Wednesday. According to a report presented to executive committee, the city has assets with a total replacement value of $12.9 billion, as of Dec. 31, 2020. That list includes thousands of kilometres of roads, 153 ball diamonds, 84 bridges, 158 transit a
Cape Breton business owners are sifting through the damage and calculating the cost of post-tropical storm Fiona. And so far, preliminary figures show property damage and lost revenue from missed sales will cost the island tens of millions of dollars. Alisha Barron owns Fired Creations, a pottery-making café in Sydney, N.S., which suffered thousands of dollars in lost revenues due to a weeklong storm-related power outage. "The employees losing their time was my main concern," said Barron. "It's
A cancer diagnosis is among the scariest news someone can receive from their doctor. But as Alexia Kapralos reports, for many, finding levity in that diagnosis is key to coping with the stress and fear that comes with it. It can also unite an entire community.
A number of new smartphone apps have launched in Canada, all with a common goal: to cut down on food waste by hooking bargain hunters up with grocery stores and restaurants selling excess supply for cheap.
Writer and director David Cronenberg walked the red carpet in Toronto Monday night for his new sci-fi film Crimes of the Future.
NORTH PORT, Fla. (AP) — Christine Barrett was inside her family’s North Port home during Hurricane Ian when one of her children started yelling that water was coming up from the shower. Then it started coming in from outside the house. Eventually the family was forced to climb on top of their kitchen cabinets — they put water wings on their 1-year-old — and were rescued the next day by boat. After the floodwaters had finally gone down Barrett and her family were cleaning out the damp and muddy h
With Russia and Ukraine being major exporters of wheat, people can expect the price of wheat to go up and for buyers to shift their purchasing toward other markets, says the University of Saskatchewan's agricultural economics professor Richard Gray. (Photo credit: Orlin Wagner/The Associated Press)
Federal officials are throwing their support behind Quebec's provincial hockey federation for its decision to cut ties with Hockey Canada in the wake of new allegations against the sporting body. In a resolution voted on Tuesday night and first obtained by La Presse, Hockey Québec stated that it no longer has "confidence in the ability of Hockey Canada to act effectively to change the culture of hockey with the structure in place." It said it will no longer transfer funds to the national organiz
Members of the United Conservative Party elected Danielle Smith as their new leader and Alberta’s 19th premier, replacing Jason Kenney. Smith is the former leader of the Wildrose Party and campaigned on introducing a controversial sovereignty act.
Access to abortion is a fundamental human right, said Meghan Doherty of Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights. Overturning the 1973 Roe v. Wade case that legalized abortion in the U.S. would harm a lot of people, she said.
A man suspected of robbing a bank in Vancouver's Chinatown neighbourhood was Tasered and arrested after a two-hour standoff with police on Thursday evening. Employees at the bank near Main and East Pender Streets called 911 just after 5:30 p.m. to report the robbery, according to a press release from the Vancouver Police Department. Officers who responded to the call allege they saw the suspect trying to flee the scene in a cab. When police were able to stop the taxi at Main Street and National
Bolivian painter Claudia Callizaya has adapted the famous artwork by adding the traditional cholita hat and an Andean shawl because she feels Mona Lisa represents women from all over the world.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government announced changes Thursday to its telecommunications law to protect vulnerable customers after personal details were stolen in a major cyberattack on the nation’s second-largest wireless carrier. The changes to Telecommunications Regulations allow Optus and other providers to better coordinate with financial institutions and governments to detect and mitigate the risk of cybersecurity incidents, fraud, scams and other malicious cyber activitie
Americans will receive one-fifth of the standard dose of monkeypox vaccine as U.S. health officials look for a way to immunize more at-risk people with a limited supply of doses. CBC's Natasha Fatah reports.
TAIPEI (Reuters) -Taiwan expects China to increase its coercion and intimidation to achieve its goal of bringing the island under Beijing's control once President Xi Jinping assumes a third term in office, a senior Taiwanese minister said on Thursday. Beijing's once-in-five years leadership reshuffle is set for the Communist Party congress that starts Oct. 16, where Xi is poised to break with precedent and secure a third leadership term. China views democratically governed Taiwan as its own territory and has ramped up military and political pressure to assert sovereignty claims, including staging war games near the island in August after U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited Taipei.
Ron Spreeuwenberg, CEO of Toronto-based software company HiMama, says his business is booming but it is getting harder and harder to compete with U.S. giants setting up shop in Canada because of all the technology talent here.
The surgeon who successfully transplanted a pig heart into a patient says the cardiac team has prepared for David Bennett, Jr.'s body to put up a fight against the foreign organ.
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The price of gas and other fuels rose Friday in an unscheduled adjustment from Newfoundland and Labrador's petroleum regulator, one day after a six-cent increase at the pumps. The Public Utilities Board increased the maximum price of gas by 9.3 cents per litre, diesel by 17.1 cents and furnace oil by 14.82 cents. Stove oil also rose by between 12 and 16 cents across the province. The upticks leave the price of unleaded, regular gasoline at $1.82 per litre on the Avalon Peninsula, $1.83 in Corner