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Kyriakos Mitsotakis has blamed a toll road operating company after drivers were forced to abandon cars due to the snow in Athens.View on euronews
The Coast Guard says it will suspend the search for more than 30 migrants still missing from a capsized boat off Florida. At least five bodies have been found. (Jan. 27)
The U.S. Border Patrol faces major challenges monitoring a vast expanse of windblown farmland along the Canada-U.S. border, near where an Indian family of four was found dead last week. Agent Katy Siemer says the smuggling organizations don't care about migrants' safety — they only care about money.
ATHENS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee school district has voted to ban a Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel about the Holocaust due to “inappropriate language" and an illustration of a nude woman, according to minutes from a board meeting. The McMinn County School Board decided Jan. 10 to remove “Maus” from its curriculum, news outlets reported. Art Spiegelman won the Pulitzer Prize in 1992 for the work that tells the story of his Jewish parents living in 1940s Poland and depicts him interviewing h
A Toronto non-profit has partnered with Natural Resources Canada to create a fund to make it easier for municipalities and agencies to build electric vehicle charging stations. The Atmospheric Fund (TAF) says the initiative, announced Tuesday, is being dubbed the "EV Station Fund" and will support the installation of up to 300 charging stations. "We have $2 million in new funding to be made available for a lot of groups across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton area to build our electric vehicle c
Protesters gather across the country as part of annual Indigenous rights protests held on a national holiday that marks the arrival of the first British colonial troops in 1788.View on euronews
More COVID-19 patients from hospitals in Saskatoon and Regina could be transferred to rural facilities to ease pressure on the healthcare system, the Saskatchewan government said, without providing details about when and where that could happen. The practice of transferring patients to rural areas was done in the Delta wave, and one COVID-19 patient was moved from Saskatoon late last week. Hospital beds in the province's two main cities are full, while only about 70 per cent of beds in rural Sas
During the annual state of the university address, University of Windsor president Robert Gordon touched on how learning could develop after the pandemic, saying the institution should listen to student concerns regarding increasing accessibility to learning. "I'm truly hoping that the positive lessons that we've learned, how we've been able to kind of work through these really daunting challenges over the past 20 months, will build into how we as a university become a true leader in supporting
Addressing the Conservative Party’s post-election report, Leader Erin O’Toole said the party needs to “build trust” with new Canadians and “cultural communities” following disappointing results in last year’s federal election. “We have to make sure we bring more Canadians into our party, (and) make sure their voices are being heard so we can win the next election,” he said.
The Kremlin left the door open to dialogue its response to the US' rejection of Russia's demands on NATO expansion, membership, and troop deployments.View on euronews
When Amy Paul thinks of her younger sister, Erin Brooks, she thinks of someone easygoing but outspoken about her beliefs. "She was beautiful inside and out," Paul said in a phone interview to CBC as she recalls last seeing her sister on Christmas for a family gathering. "She cared tremendously for her kids and her family, and she never went a day without calling and texting her mom." It is this devotion to her family that has made the one-month disappearance of the 38-year-old-Brooks even more h
Highlights of Today in History: , Soviet troops liberate concentration camps; Paris peace accords are signed; Astonauts die on Apollo one;Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart born;Composer Jerome Kern born
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PARIS (AP) — There’s still room for diplomacy in the Ukrainian crisis. At least that’s the conviction of French President Emmanuel Macron, who continues to push for dialogue with Russia despite signs pointing to a potential war. His stance reflects France’s post-World War II tradition of carving its own geopolitical path, refusing to line up blindly behind the U.S. It’s also part of Macron’s domestic political strategy amid campaigning for April’s presidential election, where nationalists are se
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Details remain unclear for tens of thousands of Ontario patients awaiting surgeries. One patient is sharing her story with Global News after waiting nearly a full year for a procedure that will significantly improve her health. Matthew Bingley reports.
In Memory Box: Echoes of 9/11 (streaming on Peacock in the U.S. and NOW TV in the U.K. ahead of the BAFTA TV Awards), survivors of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks in the U.S. share their raw human emotions from 2002, and we see how they healed 20 years later.
Ottawa police say they have been in touch with leaders of a trucker convoy over weekend protest plans in the capital and are getting ready for a several scenarios — including violence. Ottawa police Chief Peter Sloly told the police services board today that he is working with the RCMP and intelligence bodies to prepare for the protests against a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for cross-border truckers. Sloly says the convoy organizers have been co-operative in telling police about their plans for the
Ontario long-term care workers will have extra time to get third COVID-19 vaccine doses as the Omicron variant drives up outbreaks and limits access to vaccine clinics. Staff in the sector had initially been given until Friday to get booster shots in order to stay on the job. But the date has now been pushed back to March 14, a spokeswoman for the long-term care minister said Thursday. "In response to the pressures Omicron has put on long-term care homes — such as vaccine appointments being dela
OTTAWA — An organization that develops health-care standards has released a draft of new long-term care guidance that the authors hope will fundamentally change the way Canadian care homes are accredited and inspected. Drafted in response to the thousands of resident deaths related to COVID-19, the new standards are designed to avert such tragedies in the future, said Dr. Samir Sinha, chair of a Health Standards Organization technical committee that wrote the new document. "I think a lot of the