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After almost 3 years of Covid-19 restrictions, annual festivities focusing on the rights of LGBTQ+ people are back. View on euronews
Two fires threatening communities in central Newfoundland grew less than anticipated yesterday due to higher humidity and lighter than predicted winds, says Jeff Motty, Newfoundland and Labrador's forest protection supervisor. However, he said, firefighters are unable to use water bombers in some areas because of the heavy smoke.
Members of Halifax's growing Bangladeshi community came together this weekend to put their culture on display at the city's first Bangladesh Festival. Visitors to the two-day event hosted at the Halifax Forum enjoyed a mix of Bangladeshi food, music, performances and artisanal products. Art and products from other cultures were also on display. The festival was organized by Bangladesh-Canada Friendship Society, which is based in Halifax. The president of the society, Ahsan Chowdhury, said he's s
The emergency department at Western Hospital in Alberton, P.E.I., will be closed for the remainder of the day, according to a Health P.E.I. release sent out just after 4 p.m. Monday. The release cited a high volume of patients for the closure. The ER is scheduled to reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday. Anyone with emergency medical needs outside of these hours should call 911 or seek emergency services when: Experiencing discomfort or tightness in the chest. Experiencing unusual shortness of breath. Experi
The New Brunswick government will now exchange the driver's licences of Ukrainian refugees — but some Black advocacy groups say the province should do the same for more countries outside Europe. Drivers from 18 European countries as well as those from Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Republic of Korea and Taiwan can exchange their licences for New Brunswick licences. The province recently added Ukraine to that list, a move Matthew Martin, the executive director of Black Lives Matter New Brunswick,
Animals that fled a section of Los Yungas, Bolivia's high Andes mountains, have begun to return after noisy, dust-making trucks were rerouted away from a dangerous road that traversed their habitat.
WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. — A teenager has died in an ATV rollover in Williams Lake, B.C. RCMP say the 17-year-old female was riding at the end of the Gun-a-Noot Trail south of the city when she crashed. Police say officers attended the scene, where paramedics and fire rescue were providing medical care. The teen was transported to hospital, where she died of her injuries. The RCMP say that evidence gathered at the scene showed she wasn't wearing a helmet. Mounties and the coroners service are both in
BERLIN (AP) — Local officials with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s party rejected a bid to expel former Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder over his close ties to Russia, the news agency dpa reported Monday. An arbitration committee of the center-left Social Democrats’ branch in Hannover, where Schroeder lives, considered 17 applications from party members for proceedings against him. Schroeder’s longstanding connections to the Russian energy sector and refusal to distance himself fully from President
PARIS (AP) — France was in the midst of its fourth heat wave of the year Monday as the country faces what the government warned is its worst drought on record. National weather agency Meteo France said the heat wave began in the south and is expected to spread across the country and last until the weekend. Overall, the southern half of France expects daytime temperatures of up to 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) ad won't drop at night below 20 C (68 F). The high temperatures aren't he
Visits by foreign law-makers to Taiwan are nothing new. So why did China react in such a heavy-handed manner to Nancy Pelosi’s recent visit?
The Palestinian Islamic Jihad Movement has announced a deal with Israel to end three days of violence that has killed dozens of Palestinians. (Aug 8)
MONTREAL — The organization that runs the Montreal Pride Festival says it is conducting an internal investigation after it abruptly cancelled the city's official Pride parade on Sunday — hours before it was to begin. Festival executive director Simon Gamache has said the parade had to be called off because there wasn't enough staff to ensure it could go ahead safely. He was not available for interviews today. The festival, which ran from Aug. 1-7 and included concerts and other events, received
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LONDON (AP) — Erik ten Hag pleaded for time after starting his Manchester United reign with a disappointing loss. Erling Haaland didn't need much time at all to show what kind of impact he will have at Manchester City. The two biggest offseason arrivals in Manchester had starkly different starts to the Premier League season on Sunday. Ten Hag looked grim-faced on the sideline as the Dutch coach watched United slump to a 2-1 loss to Brighton at Old Trafford, with his side being outplayed in the f
Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador Andrew Furey provides an update on wildfires in his province. Furey says "the fire is not directly predicted to have a path that will directly impact the communities but the smoke is what is the greatest threat for us right now."
Organizers of the Montreal Pride Festival cancelled Sunday's parade, citing a lack of security staff for the parade route. The organizers said they were short 80 people — not enough to keep the parade route safe. Earlier, Montreal Pride had tweeted that the decision was made in collaboration with Montreal police. They later corrected their statement, saying the decision was made by the organizers alone. Events taking place at the Esplanade du Parc olympique from 2 p.m., including the closing sho
LOST CREEK, Ky. (AP) — President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden on Monday witnessed the damage from deadly and devastating storms that have resulted in the worst flooding in Kentucky's history, as they visited the state to meet with families and first responders. At least 37 people have died since last month's deluge, which dropped 8 to 10-1/2 inches of rain in only 48 hours. Gov. Andy Beshear told Biden that authorities expect to add at least one other death to the total. The National Weat
Prosecutors say there was "a much uglier and more sinister side" to Ryan Giggs behind closed doors that allegedly involved physical and psychological abuse. View on euronews
The opening of P.E.I.'s fall lobster season has been delayed, according to the Department of Fisheries and Oceans. The season was scheduled to open in Lobster Fishing Area (LFA) 25 on Aug. 9 and close on Oct. 10, but DFO officials say the season won't open until weather conditions improve. When opening is delayed, the season closes a day late up to a maximum of four days. In a Facebook post to members, the P.E.I. Fishermen's Association said the opening will be delayed until at least Aug. 11. Th
Evening LRT service on Ottawa's Confederation Line will be interrupted over two weeks this month while Rideau Transit Group (RTG) performs what the city calls "proactive track and maintenance work." According to a memo issued Monday by Renée Amilcar, the city's general manager of transit services, the work will begin on Friday, Aug. 12, and wrap up Thursday, Aug. 25. It will be performed in segments along the length of Line 1, mostly overnight. "Where possible, partial service and single trackin