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The City of Iqaluit is warning it will have to raise property taxes if the Qulliq Energy Corporation's general rate application is approved. In a move to help ease the cost of living to Nunavuvammiut in smaller communities, Qulliq Energy Corp. (QEC) has proposed to slash commercials electricity rates across the territory — except in Iqaluit — and hike government rates to make up the difference. QEC needs to recover a $6.6 million shortfall with how electricity prices are set now. The proposal wo
Helen Hughes, who served as a city councillor in British Columbia's capital city for close to two decades, has died. Hughes was first elected to Victoria's city council in 1990 and spent 18 years at city hall. According to former Victoria Mayor Alan Lowe, Hughes died May 13. She was 89. An Order of Canada recipient, Hughes is remembered as a committed volunteer who dedicated much of her time to improving life for Victoria's young people. Hughes launched the Souper Bowls of Hope fundraiser for th
Barely two hours from Toronto, just across the U.S. border, community members in Buffalo, N.Y., are mourning those killed in a mass shooting. The tragedy, which is being investigated as a federal hate crime and a case of racially motivated violent extremism, is impacting communities in Ontario as well. Kayla McLean has more.
Amid stiff competition for workers, advocates are calling on companies to provide fertility benefits to attract and retain talent.
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
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Here's the latest for Tuesday May 17th: Ukraine tries to rescue remaining forces from steel plant; Investigators say accused Buffalo gunman may have planned for months; Primary day in Pennsylvania; Biden administration to allow more baby formula imports.
A Maud Lewis painting once traded for a grilled cheese sandwich 50 years ago in London, Ont., has sold for $350,000 at auction. It marks the first time a painting by the artist has exceeded a sale of $100,000. The previous record price for her work was set in November 2021 when Train Station In Winter fetched $67,250. "We didn't really realize the treasure that she was to Canadians," said Irene Demas, former owner of the painting Black Truck. "This will put her out into the world. Everybody will
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.
Here's the latest for Monday May 16th: Investigators say police visited Buffalo suspect's high school last spring; Ukraine aid hub burning 3 days after attack; Shooting at flea market in Texas; VP Kamala Harris leads US delegation to UAE.
Moncton is undertaking a study of what it could take to switch its public transit fleet to electric power. City councillors voted unanimously Monday in favour of awarding a sole-source contract to the not-for-profit Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium. The study, expected to take 30 weeks, will begin this year. Angela Allain, Moncton's director of public transit, said it will examine everything from the existing transit garage and diesel fleet to whether supplementary charg
The summer-like warmth in Ontario and Quebec will be swept away this week and temperatures will fall below 20°C.
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Cybercriminals looking to target Albertans are increasingly using Alberta Health Service's name to do so, says the organization's top information security officer. The attacks — typically in the form of a phishing text or email — started before the pandemic, prompting the health body to issue a warning to Albertans. But the number of people impersonating Alberta Health Services has only increased since then, says Robert Martin, chief information security officer at AHS. "We're being used as a re
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Senate on Monday opened an ethics investigation into a firebrand Republican member who tweeted inflammatory comments about last weekend's racist attack at a Buffalo, New York, supermarket that left 10 people dead. The referral of Sen. Wendy Rogers of Flagstaff to the Ethics Committee was in lieu of the immediate expulsion that Democratic lawmakers were planning, GOP Majority Leader Rick Gray said. Due process considerations require no less than an ethics investigation,
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — John Fetterman, Pennsylvania's lieutenant governor and a top Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, is recovering from a stroke he said was caused by a heart condition called atrial fibrillation. Fetterman said in a statement Sunday that doctors believe he's on his way to making “a full recovery.” Here's a look at what happened, the diagnosis, the future of Fetterman's campaign and what can cause A-fib. WHAT HAPPENED? It was on Friday morning when Fetterman's campaign first
Saskatchewan will be getting a new federal electoral map — it's just a question of what the end result will look like. Earlier this week, the Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for Saskatchewan released a map of its proposed changes to the 14 electoral districts in the province. The proposals are being welcomed by Ken Coates, a professor and Canada Research Chair with the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Saskatchewan. "I think they've done a very, very g
A mass shooting that killed 10 people and wounded three at a Buffalo, N.Y., supermarket Saturday afternoon was racially motivated, according to officials. The white 18-year-old charged in the shooting deaths is believed by officials to have intentionally targeted Black people.