Shaking the trees to make a fantastic snowfall in Magnetawan, Ontario.
Shaking the trees to make a fantastic snowfall in Magnetawan, Ontario.
Italy's only Black lawmaker suspended himself from his left-wing party on Thursday after his family was accused of mismanaging funds and exploiting staff at two associations meant to help immigrants. The growing scandal has dealt a severe political blow to Aboubakar Soumahoro, Italy's best-known activist for migrants' rights who only entered parliament last month after winning a seat in a national election for his Green and Left party. Soumahoro has denied any personal wrongdoing and neither his wife nor his mother-in-law have been formally charged over allegations that they failed to pay workers and siphoned off funds at two cooperatives they managed.
OTTAWA — The Liberals say their proposed definition of a prohibited assault-style firearm applies only to guns that belong on the battlefield. But Conservative MPs are continuing to insist the federal move would outlaw many ordinary hunting rifles and shotguns. The Liberal government wants to include an evergreen definition of a prohibited assault-style firearm in gun-control legislation being studied by the House of Commons public safety committee. The measure, introduced Tuesday during clause-
VICTORIA — Plans to make room for patients with respiratory illnesses by cancelling surgeries are in place in British Columbia hospitals, says Health Minister Adrian Dix, as parents worry about long emergency room waits with sick children. But the province has yet to reach the point of scrapping operations, said Dix Thursday, as he faced Opposition calls for his resignation. Parents and the Opposition have decried lengthy waits at emergency rooms across B.C. for children suffering serious respir
Videos showing guards at the Saint John Regional Correctional Centre punching an inmate were played in Fredericton provincial court this week following an unsuccessful attempt by the province to prevent the public from seeing them. The videos show Scott Morrison being tackled to the ground by two guards, followed by more guards swarming him and punching him while he was being held in the jail on Sept. 27. Morrison was on remand pending the outcome of his trial on eight drug trafficking offences.
The decommissioned pipelines that once carried natural gas from Sable Island to mainland Nova Scotia are being considered as potential routes for the cable to carry electricity from offshore wind farms. Simply Blue Group, an Irish company promoting floating wind turbines in Atlantic Canada, recently opened an office in Halifax. It is considering the former natural gas pipeline route as a cable pathway. "It's too early to tell, but most likely a preferred option in the sense that that's a known a
Ontario’s minister of health defended her government's response to the ongoing emergency room crisis, as healthcare providers warn the government's policies will lead to worse outcomes over the next few weeks. Global News’ Queen’s Park Bureau Chief Colin D’Mello reports
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen has resigned as head of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party following local election losses suffered by her party. Tsai offered her resignation on Saturday evening, a tradition after a major loss, in a short speech in which she also thanked supporters. She said she will shoulder the responsibility as she had hand-picked candidates in Saturday’s elections. THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. AP’s earlier story follows below. Voters in Taiwan ove
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The Emergencies Act inquiry has heard from all witnesses who were scheduled to testify over the course of the six-week-long process. The Public Order Emergency Commission will have until February to decide whether the Trudeau government was justified in its unprecedented decision. Eric Sorensen examines the major findings from the course of the entire inquiry, looking at what can be learned from the ordeal.
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Black Friday can be a great time to score some great deals, but it's also a time to be on alert for potential scams.
A 37-year-old woman and 53-year-old man have died at the scene of a three-vehicle collision on Highway 11. At about 6 a.m. Friday, a tractor-trailer truck, a pickup truck and a small car collided on the highway near Beresford, about 11 kilometres northwest of Bathurst, RCMP said. The man driving the pickup, from Belledune, and the woman driving the small car, from Bathurst, both died at the scene, RCMP said. They were the only occupants of their vehicles. RCMP said they believe the driver of the
But anger is growing among the relatives of Russian servicemen fighting in Ukraine.View on euronews
Legendary Toronto Maple Leafs defenceman Börje Salming has died at the age of 71 after being diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS, earlier this year.
It was a joyful and tear-filled reunion for Cindy Thibert and her dog, Hercules. As one of the tenants evacuated from 1616 Ouellette Ave earlier this week, Thibert was back at the Windsor/Essex County Humane Society on Thursday to pick Hercules up. Thibert was moved into an emergency shelter set up by the City of Windsor and the Red Cross on Tuesday, after officials ordered an evacuation of the apartment building she lived in for safety reasons. "Our pets couldn't go to the shelter, so they took
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The municipalities of the Bow Valley have banded together to oppose upcoming changes to Alberta's victim services. Canmore, Improvement District 9, the Municipal District of Bighorn and the Town of Banff have sent a letter asking the province to halt implementation of the new model. Justice Minister Tyler Shandro announced in July that the government would dissolve the 62 victim services units across the province and create four regional boards that align with RCMP districts. The minister also s
The province says an emergency shelter for homeless men will open next month in Dartmouth, N.S. In a news release issued Thursday, the province said the shelter will operate only during the evening and overnight hours. It will be located at Christ Church at 61 Dundas St. The announcement is in addition to a shelter announced two months ago for Halifax. The group 902 ManUp will provide staffing and support services. The non-profit volunteer organization will provide on-site staff to connect clien
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s domestic airline industry is in shambles, plagued by safety problems, a ratings downgrade by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, and vandalism. This week alone, passengers missed connections because thieves cut the fiber optic cables leading into the Mexico City airport, forcing immigration authorities to return to using slow paper forms. The internet outage Wednesday came almost one month after aviation and transportation authorities were forced to suspend medi