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Car thefts are rising not just in the big city, but in cottage country as well. One Port Perry man learned the hard way after his beloved classic car was stolen right from under his nose. Kayla McLean reports.
West Point First Nation Chief Kenneth Cayen said he's starting conversations about relocating the 88-member community he leads to a more suitable area after flooding in May worsened its already severe housing crisis. Cayen said the First Nation, which is located in Hay River, N.W.T., is "overcrowded" with 15 homes on just four lots of land and he's started talking to the municipality about the possibility of moving. He also plans to broach the subject with Crown-Indigenous and Northern Affairs C
Tuba players don't often get much time in the spotlight. They will sit near the back of the stage, not usually attracting a lot of attention, adding bass depth to the melody or helping to keep the rhythm, passing the glamour roles to violins or trumpets. Emerson Hammill is an exception to that rule. At the MusicFest Canada earlier this month, the tubist earned the Slaight Music Outstanding Performer Award, after having been selected to play in the Canadian Junior Honour Band with about 100 other
A sailboat that was late arriving from its destination in Lunenburg, N.S., has established communication with search parties confirming the crew is not in danger. The sailboat, Strange Situation, was scheduled to arrive in Lunenburg, N.S., on May 25 from Bermuda. In a tweet just before 9:30 p.m. AT on Friday, the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre in Halifax (JRCC Halifax) said Strange Situation updated its anticipated arrival time. JRCC Halifax said it would monitor Strange Situation's journey to
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian navy on Saturday conducted another test of a prospective hypersonic missile, a demonstration of the military's long-range strike capability amid the fighting in Ukraine. The Defense Ministry said the Admiral Gorshkov frigate of the Northern Fleet in the White Sea launched the Zircon cruise missile in the Barents Sea, successfully hitting a practice target in the White Sea about 1,000 kilometers (540 nautical miles) away. The launch was the latest in a series of tests of
OTTAWA (Reuters) -Canada's Supreme Court on Friday upheld a decision by a lower court to speed up the parole eligibility for the man convicted of gunning down six people in a mosque in 2017 and deemed a 2011 law that allowed lengthy parole sentencing as unconstitutional. Canada's top court was adjudicating on the case challenging a 2020 decision by a Quebec court to lower Alexandre Bissonnette's parole eligibility to 25 years from the original sentence that required him to wait much longer for the possibility of parole. The Supreme Court said that such a punishment removes a realistic possibility of parole and called it "incompatible with human dignity."
The governor of Kharkiv region said seven people died and 17 were injured on Thursday in the northeastern city as result of Russian forces shelling. (May 27)
There were moments of tears, prayers and song as clients, volunteers and staff said goodbye to the Victoria Avenue location of the Downtown Mission Friday. "It's hard to say goodbye, but it also gives us the opportunity to look forward to what's next," said executive director Rukshini Ponniah-Goulin during a decommissioning ceremony. "It's time to look back and see what we've done in this place we've called home." The mission has been at 664 Victoria Ave. for 20 years after moving from the origi
A 22-year-old man accused of intentionally driving into a pedestrian earlier this month now faces a second-degree murder charge, Prince Albert police say. Allan Andres, 31, died on Thursday from injuries he suffered after being hit by a vehicle on May 18, according to police. On Friday, Rajdeepsinh Bihola, 22, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder, a news release from the Prince Albert Police Service said. Officers were called to the 800 Block of 15 Street E. — an area with several
President Joe Biden told Naval Academy graduates Friday that they will be "representatives and defenders of our democracy," as free societies are under threat from Russia's invasion of Ukraine to China's maritime expansion. (May 27)
Twenty years ago, Belgium became only the second country in the world to legalise euthanasia. Today, more than a dozen European nations allow some form of it.View on euronews
Highlights of this day in history: Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay become the first to scale Mt. Everest's peak; President John F. Kennedy born; Patrick Henry gives his "If this be treason" speech; Comedian Bob Hope born. (May 29)
Investigators probing the fatal police shooting of a man in Toronto Thursday will have to factor in the recent mass murder at a school in Texas, and also encounters Canadian police have with people carrying pellet guns that look like the real thing, a criminologist says. Encounters with weapons that appear lethal but aren't "occur with regularity across Canada," Michael Kempa, an associate professor of criminology at the University of Ottawa, told CBC News on Friday. "There's more or less about
Premiers in Saskatchewan and Alberta say the federal government is ignoring their calls for a sit down meeting to discuss an increase to Canada's Health Transfer. Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says he's shocked by the lack of response.
Ontario Liberal Leader Steven Del Duca and NDP Leader Andrea Horwath shared their plans to address the health-care shortage in the north of the province on Saturday. Their parties have both proposed to hire more nurses and doctors in the region and increase the number of spaces at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine.
As the Uvalde mass shooting victims' families try to cope with their immeasurable grief, they're finding support from those who know the horrors of gun violence all too well. Jackson Proskow talks to a couple whose daughter was killed in a mass shooting and came to Uvalde to comfort victims’ families straight from another massacre – the racist attack at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York that left ten dead and three wounded.
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LONDON (AP) — The sale of Premier League club Chelsea is expected to be completed Monday after a “final and definitive" agreement was reached with the consortium fronted by Los Angeles Dodgers part-owner Todd Boehly. The club said Saturday that “a final and definitive agreement was entered into last night” to sell to the Boehly and Clearlake Capital consortium. The price is 2.5 billion pounds ($3.2 billion) — the highest ever for a sports team. “It is expected that the transaction will be comple