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Premier Scott Moe says Saskatchewan will soon be sending a new submission to the federal government to get provincial control of carbon pricing. On Wednesday, the premier said new submissions would be sent in the next few months. "We fully expect the federal government to accept Saskatchewan's plan and give us the same treatment that they have given to other regions of the country." said Moe in a news release. In July, the federal government rejected the provincial government's proposal to take
ATLANTA (AP) — A prosecutor who’s investigating possible attempts by former President Donald Trump and others to interfere in the 2020 general election in Georgia on Thursday called for a special grand jury to help move the case along. Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis began her investigation soon after taking office last January. The investigation includes a Jan. 2, 2021, phone call between Trump and Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger in which Trump repeatedly and falsely a
The sweeping elections bill that has collapsed in the Senate was about far more than voting. The Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act would have created national automatic voter registration, allowed all voters to cast ballots by mail and weakened voter ID laws. It would have banned partisan gerrymandering and forced “dark money” groups to disclose their major donors. The legislation was an effort by Democrats to pass a major overhaul before the November elections. It was a response to what voting
One day after government MLAs on a Nova Scotia Legislature committee rejected calls for a forensic audit into a Cape Breton employment agency, Premier Tim Houston says one should go ahead. Island Employment shut its doors in November after the province ended its contract with it six months early. That followed a damning report by Nova Scotia ombudsman William Smith that found misuse or gross mismanagement of public funds. At a meeting Wednesday of the legislature's public accounts committee, the
Thanks for watching Its Only Food w/Chef John Politte. In this video we are showing you how to make green Schug sauce, a middle eastern hot sauce. Here is the recipe: Ingredients • 4-jalapeno peppers • 1 Tablespoon minced fresh garlic • ½ cup fresh parsley • ½ cup fresh cilantro • 1 Tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice • ½ teaspoon salt • ¼ teaspoon cumin • 1 teaspoon coriander seeds • ½ cup olive oil Method • De-seed the jalapenos if you wish to • Add half the olive oil into a food processor or blender, along with the jalapeno peppers and pulse a few times to break down the peppers. • Add the rest of the ingredients and the remaining olive oil and continue to pulse to emulsify the mixture. The results should be a chunky sauce with pieces of the herbs in it. Enjoy!
Survivors of clergy sexual abuse say they are not surprised following a long-awaited report on the handling of cases in Germany's Munich diocese in the 1970s and 1980s, adding they want to see action. The report faults retired Pope Benedict XVI. (Jan. 20)
A 16-year veteran with York Regional Police has been sentenced to seven-and-a-half years in prison after his conviction on charges including breach of trust and drug trafficking last year. In a news release from York police issued Thursday, Chief Jim MacSween said Const. Richard Senior has now been suspended without pay, as under the Police Services Act, a chief can't withhold pay from officers unless they are convicted and sentenced. "This unacceptable criminal behaviour is not tolerated by our
In a small shopping plaza on the Conception Bay South highway a business that specializes in health and safety training is seeing a surge in sales due to COVID-19 rapid tests. Eastern Safety Services starting selling the kits on Dec. 30, says Jason Oliver, the company's director of training and supply. "We had an overwhelming response to the point where we had to temporarily suspend sales to get our orders updated," said Oliver this week. They've already sold 30,000 units, and Oliver expects to
This adorable baby is the biggest fan of 'The Little Mermaid'! So big in fact that he knows every scene of the movie, and if you don't believe us check out this awesome clip!
One of three people accused of supplying ammunition to the man responsible for killing 22 people in a Nova Scotia shooting rampage in April 2020 has pleaded guilty to a single charge. James Banfield, 65, is the brother of Lisa Banfield, the gunman's common-law partner. The siblings, along with Brian Brewser, 61, are accused of supplying Gabriel Wortman with ammunition prior to the killings. A lawyer for James Banfield appeared in Nova Scotia provincial court Friday to enter a guilty plea on a ch
The U.S. and its NATO allies performed damage control and showed their support for Ukraine a day after President Joe Biden’s comments about how the U.S. would respond to Russia invading Ukraine.
A British Conservative lawmaker said he would meet police to discuss his accusations that Boris Johnson's government had attempted to "blackmail" parliamentarians who were suspected of trying to force the prime minister from office. William Wragg, chair of the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee and a member of Johnson's ruling party, said on Thursday some Conservatives had faced intimidation and blackmail from government representatives because of their desire to topple Johnson.
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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — This season was supposed to be Diego Simeone’s chance to firmly establish Atlético Madrid as Spain’s top team and cap his incredibly successful decade as its coach. While Barcelona lost Lionel Messi and Real Madrid had to replace coach Zinedine Zidane, Atlético strengthened its championship squad with the return of Antoine Griezmann and the signing of attacking players Rodrigo de Paul and Matheus Cunha. It looked like the perfect scenario to repeat as Spanish league champ
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announces that some data shows Alberta has reached and surpassed the peak of the Omicron wave of COVID-19, but that does come with a word of caution.
Total and Chevron said that the abuses had worsened since the military overthrew the civilian government in a coup last February.View on euronews
An airstrike on the port city of Hodeida has wiped out internet services across Yemen.View on euronews
Avalanche Canada has issued a special public avalanche warning ahead of the weekend as warming temperatures threaten to make the snowpack unstable.
Health officials in the N.W.T. say they expected the Omicron wave of COVID-19 to peak around Jan. 26, but the territory is already starting to see cases decline in many communities, though hospitalizations are rising. The N.W.T.'s chief public health officer, Dr. Kami Kandola, and Dr. AnneMarie Pegg, the territory's medical director, took questions from the public on The Trailbreaker Thursday morning. Kandola said the territory was seeing about 180 new cases of the virus a day in mid-January, bu
TORONTO — The sex assault trial of Canadian musician Jacob Hoggard is set to begin in May after it was postponed multiple times due to COVID-19 restrictions. The trial, which will be heard by a jury, is now scheduled to start May 2 and continue until early June. Hoggard, the frontman for the band Hedley, was initially set to stand trial in January of last year but it was postponed by several months, and then again to this month. The trial was delayed again because new jury trials have been put o