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France's Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne has thanked European nations for help in tackling the the spread of the fires.View on euronews
Canada's main stock index rose on Friday, extending the week's gains, as investors cheered signs of easing inflation pressures and two major telecom companies made headway with their merger deal. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index ended up 187.93 points, or 0.9%, at 20,179.81, closing above the 20,000 threshold for the first time since June 10. "It looks like inflation pressures are ebbing a little bit," said Elvis Picardo, portfolio manager at Luft Financial, iA Private Wealth.
Saint John is getting "the short end of the stick" when Air Canada makes decisions about flights into New Brunswick, says David Duplisea, CEO of the Saint John Region Chamber of Canada. Saint John flights are being cut to only two per day, while Fredericton's has six daily flights and Moncton five, Duplisea said. "Air Canada should not be picking winners [and] losers in New Brunswick with regards to local economies and airports," he wrote in a letter this week to Air Canada president Michael Rou
Catch up with the most important stories from around Europe and beyond - latest news, breaking news, World, Business, Entertainment, Politics, Culture, Travel.View on euronews
Marina Ovsyannikova was charged over a street protest last month, when she held up a banner calling Putin a killer, and Russian soldiers fascists. View on euronews
A wildfire on Hawaii's Big Island grew overnight as firefighters worked to contain the large blaze that is burning in a rural area between Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea volcanoes. (Aug. 12)
A fearless lawyer known for her strong work ethic and tenacious dedication to family has died. Elaine Keenan Bengts passed away in her Yellowknife home Monday after fighting with cancer. She was 63. Keenan Bengts was born in Saskatoon in 1958 and came to Yellowknife "for two years" with her family in 1969. Like many northerners, she ended up staying for over 50 years. She raised her family here and made the North her home. She was inspired by her father to earn her law degree. "Dad always used t
A 70-year-old retiree from Toronto's Scarborough area won big after scoring the $20 million Lotto 6/49 prize from the July 9 draw.
New Brunswick has its first confirmed case of monkeypox. Public Health announced the confirmed case Friday evening. In a statement, Public Health did not provide details on the age or gender of the infected individual, but said the individual did not recently travel outside the province. Public Health said they are working to identify the source of the infection and to identify and notify close contacts. "New Brunswickers should know that monkeypox virus spreads by close contact with infected hu
Ninety-year-old David George Bryant moved into Drumlin Hills in the Town of Bridgewater, N.S., nearly a decade ago because his memory was failing. He and his wife would burn their dinners after forgetting them on the stove. So Bryant chose an assisted-living suite at Drumlin Hills while his wife moved into a nearby long-term care home. This way, he could visit her three times a week and still have food and housekeeping services in his apartment. Now Bryant, along with others in assisted-living a
Arizona began moving in shipping containers to close a 1,000-foot gap in the border wall near the southern Arizona farming community of Yuma on Friday, with officials saying they were acting to stop migrants after repeated, unfulfilled promises from the Biden administration to block off the area. (Aug. 12)
It's not what you'd expect to find on the 29th floor of a Toronto office building. Instead of cubicles, a complex arrangement of lasers, mirrors and optical fibres run from floor to ceiling, making up the quantum computer called Borealis. And Borealis recently hit a milestone by solving a colossal math problem. "If we ran [the problem] on the most powerful supercomputer out there, it would take 9,000 years. For Borealis, it takes less than a second, which is quite incredible," says Christian Wee
WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided Congress gave final approval Friday to Democrats' flagship climate and health care bill, handing President Joe Biden a back-from-the-dead triumph on coveted priorities that the party hopes will bolster their prospects for keeping their hold on Congress in November's elections. The House used a party-line 220-207 vote to pass the legislation, which is but a shadow of the larger, more ambitious plan to supercharge environment and social programs that Biden and his party
LONDON (AP) — Raheem Sterling is aiming to become more of a leader and a direct attacking threat at Chelsea after leaving Manchester City in search for more playing time. Chelsea may need both of those attributes on Sunday when it hosts Tottenham in the season’s first meeting between two of the “Big Six” teams. “Inside the changing room and at the football club, there’s a developing side of me which I’d like to see a lot more, and that’s to be more involved in decisions in the dressing room, to
WARNING: This story contains graphic details. The 39-year-old accused of attacking a man at Saskatoon's Royal University Hospital in June has now been charged with murder, police say. Kevin Witchekan is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Randy Beauchesne, Saskatoon police said Thursday. Beauchesne, 55, was attacked on June 13 at Royal University Hospital. He suffered critical injuries and died this past weekend. Witchekan was originally charged with attempted murder, but police sa
Estonia said on Thursday it will from next week prevent most Russians from entering the country with visas issued by Estonian authorities, cutting off a popular route into Europe's passport-free Schengen zone. While exceptions apply, the Foreign Ministry for Estonia, a European Union member, said it will also cease to issue visas to Russians for work, study and business in the country. "We have seen an enormous rise in the number of Russian citizens coming into or passing through Estonia," Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu said in a statement.
The two children at the centre of Monday's Amber Alert issued in Saskatchewan remain safe with authorities in South Dakota, but more details are coming out about their journey, including how they, their mother and her common-law partner got across the border. Their mother and her common-law partner, Benjamin Martin Moore, a convicted sex offender, were arrested in South Dakota on Tuesday at about 11:30 p.m. MT, according to Meade County Sheriff Ron Merwin. Saskatchewan RCMP confirmed on Friday t
The emergency department at Western Hospital in Alberton, P.E.I., will be closed for the weekend. Health P.E.I. said in a release Thursday that due to a temporary lack of staff, the hospital's emergency department will be closed Saturday, Aug. 13, and Sunday, Aug. 14. It will reopen on Monday at 8 a.m. The hospital has been facing severe staff shortages. Last week, Health P.E.I. made the decision to close its Collaborative Emergency Centre, which operates between 8 p.m. and 8 a.m., until Sept. 1
Court papers reveal the FBI seized records include some marked as classified and "top secret", while the Justice Department says it has reason to believe Trump violated the Espionage Act. View on euronews
Structural issues delaying the $1.8 billion Edmonton Valley Line Southeast LRT could take months to resolve, an independent engineer says. On Wednesday, TransEd, the construction company behind the project, said that as many as 18 concrete piers may need repairing along the 13-kilometre line from Mill Woods to downtown. It is the latest setback to the project that was supposed to be opened in the winter of 2020. Last October, the company announced the project was delayed because of a longer-than