Check out this UFO sighting over Reading, England. What do you think of it?
Check out this UFO sighting over Reading, England. What do you think of it?
The commander of the Royal Canadian Navy has publicly apologized for golfing with former top soldier, retired general Jonathan Vance, who is under a military police investigation over allegations of inappropriate behaviour with female subordinates. Vice-Admiral Craig Baines issued a written statement Sunday night addressed to all military members and national defence public servants saying he was sorry for his conduct. Baines confirmed he golfed with Vance and military's second-in-command, Lt.-G
WOLSELEY, Sask. — A province mourned the loss of a slain RCMP officer on Sunday, remembering the Mountie as a compassionate fixture of his rural Saskatchewan community. Const. Shelby Patton, 26, died Saturday morning after he stopped a suspected stolen truck in the small town of Wolseley, Sask., east of Regina. He was hit by the truck while outside of his police vehicle, RCMP said. The truck took off and Patton died at the scene. Two hours later a man and a woman were arrested in a field outside
Nova Scotia will officially begin Phase 2 of its reopening plan Wednesday, which includes larger social gatherings and a return to indoor dining. In an emailed statement Monday, the provincial government said the move to Phase 2 can take place because COVID-19 cases are staying low, hospitalizations are decreasing, testing is steady, and vaccine coverage is going up. Phase 2 will allow indoor and outdoor dining at bars and restaurants, though capacity limits and distancing requirements remain in
Whitehorse RCMP say "several" people were taken to hospital in serious condition on Saturday afternoon, following a collision at the intersection of the Alaska Highway and Robert Service Way. In a news release on Monday, police say they responded to the collision at about 5:25 p.m. on Saturday. The intersection was closed for about an hour while emergency officials responded to those injured and cleared vehicle debris from the roadway. Witnesses saw a heavily-damaged small car and an upside-down
BRUSSELS — Canada's prime minister used his time at a summit of political and military allies underlining the need to present a united front against Russia, China and the general threat of authoritarianism. Justin Trudeau was in Brussels on Monday attending a meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and then a Canada-EU summit. Trudeau began his day by meeting with the president of Latvia, where the Canadian military is leading a NATO alliance battlegroup whose mission is to deter Russi
The nine-year-old lone survivor of a truck attack that killed his parents, sister and grandmother June 6 in London, Ont., has been released from hospital, a family friend said Monday, the same day the accused's murder and attempted murder charges were upgraded to include terrorism. Fayez Afzaal "is expected to recover — it's going to be some time," Saboor Khan told CBC News, saying Fayez is with relatives. "His family's main priority is to support him through that recovery." The family wishes to
U.S. and Canadian officials are set to meet Tuesday to discuss how to eventually lift pandemic-related border restrictions between the two countries, but no immediate action is expected, sources briefed on the matter told Reuters on Monday. U.S. and Canadian business leaders have voiced increasing concern about the ban on non-essential travel at land borders because of COVID-19 that was imposed in March 2020 and has been renewed on a monthly basis since. The measures, which also apply to the U.S.-Mexico border, do not affect trade or other essential travel.
On Monday, B.C. health officials announced 277 new cases of COVID-19 and four more deaths over the last three days, hours after they held a press conference to tell British Columbians the province is on track for the second step of its reopening plan. That's an average of 92 new cases a day confirmed this weekend, marking a continued and significant downward trend in B.C.'s caseload. A total of 68 cases have been reported in the last 24 hours — the lowest one-day total since Sept. 26. In a writt
Unifor, which represents workers in the Terra Nova oilfield, rallies outside Confederation Building on Monday as an emergency debate is held in the House of Assembly.(Terry Roberts/CBC) The union representing offshore workers rallied outside Confederation Building in St. John's on Monday, as an emergency debate about the future of the Terra Nova oilfield was being held in the House of Assembly. Suncor Energy, the lead oil company in the project, is expected to announce Tuesday whether the owners
Les Hay Babies were the big New Brunswick winners at the East Coast Music Awards, which wrapped up Sunday night with an online ceremony. The Acadian trio won group of the year and francophone recording of the year for Boîte aux lettres. Several other New Brunswick artists also took home prizes, including David Myles for folk recording of the year for Leave Tonight. Joel Miller won jazz recording of the year for Unstoppable. Dance recording of the year went to BRDGS & FWLR, made up of Nicholas Ro
Edmonton Police are investigating a report that a Somali Canadian woman who was wearing a hijab was attacked Friday night, the latest in a series of attacks on Black and racialized Muslim women in recent months. Jibril Ibrahim, president of the Somali Canadian Cultural Society (SCCS), said the Edmonton woman who is in her 50s, was grabbed by her neck and pushed down to the sidewalk by an unknown person while she was out for a walk near Edmonton's Northmount neighbourhood at about 9 p.m. "She was
RCMP are continuing their investigation into a fatal, two-vehicle collision in Primrose, P.E.I., Saturday afternoon. One of the drivers, a 49-year-old Kings County woman, died en route to the hospital. The other driver, a 32-year-old Kings County man, was transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries. He has since been airlifted to Moncton in critical condition, RCMP Sgt. Leanne Butler said on Monday. No passengers There were no passengers in either vehicle. Officers are trying to deter
Two days before their meeting, President Joe Biden called Russian President Vladimir Putin a "worthy adversary" but declined to say what he hopes to gain from the summit. Biden also said it would be "a tragedy" if Alexei Navalny died in prison. (June 14)
An Alberta man is canoeing across the prairies to raise money and awareness for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). David Hatto, 78, started his 1,450 km journey down the North Saskatchewan River from Rocky Mountain House, Alta. on June 2. On Saturday, he reached Edmonton and made camp. The effort is Hatto's way of honouring his granddaughter Hazel, who died of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) seven years ago. His daughter-in-law later started Hazel's Heroes as a way to help grieving mothers
OTTAWA — Canada is poised to receive around 9.5 million COVID-19 vaccine doses this week thanks to a massive infusion of shots from Moderna. The federal government says the Massachusetts-based pharmaceutical firm will deliver a total of 7.1 million jabs in two separate shipments this week. The first shipment of 2.9 million doses is scheduled to arrive and be sent to provinces in the middle of the week. The remaining 4.2 million will arrive later in the week, but won't be sent to provinces and te
Security officials under NATO command have approached Qatar to secure a base that can be used to train Afghan special forces as part of a strategic commitment after foreign forces withdraw from Afghanistan, three senior Western officials said. After two decades of war, forces from 36 countries involved in NATO's Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan are set to pull out of the country in coordination with a U.S. troop withdrawal by Sept. 11. "We are holding talks to earmark a base in Qatar to create an exclusive training ground for senior members of the Afghan forces," said a senior Western security official in Kabul.
Black community members say they don't feel much has changed in the region, more than a year after large Black Lives Matter protests landed in Windsor. Leslie McCurdy, acting chair of the Black Council of Windsor-Essex, said she feels interest in the issue has waned. "White people can get tired of it and leave it alone. Black people wake up with it everyday and face it," McCurdy said. About 12 months after back-to-back BLM protests on Windsor's Riverfront — one was a BLM balloon memorial that fo
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The endangered Sumatran Titan arum, a giant foul-smelling blossom also known as the corpse flower, went into a rare, short bloom at a botanical garden in Warsaw, drawing crowds who waited for hours to see it. The extraordinary flower, which emits a dead-body odor to attract pollinating insects that feed on flesh, bloomed Sunday. It was already withering early Monday. Those wishing to avoid the smell and crowds could watch it on live video from the Warsaw University Botanica
P.E.I.'s tourism industry is hoping new vaccination incentives will speed up P.E.I.'s reopening plan. Northumberland Ferries, which connects Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, is now taking bookings for non-commercial traffic in anticipation of the Island opening up to the rest of Atlantic Canada. A Dartmouth woman is disappointed her Charlottetown mother was refused a compassionate grounds exception for travel to help her following the birth of her first child. Chief Public Health Officer Dr
OTTAWA — A new study in England suggests the Pfizer-BioNTech and Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines are extremely good at keeping people from ending up in the hospital with COVID-19, even after just one dose. Public Health England says it looked at the records of 14,000 people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 due to the Delta variant between April 12 and June 4. It found two doses of either vaccine were more than 90 per cent effective at keeping people out of the hospital. After one dose, Pfizer was 94