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If you see a four foot high robot roaming the streets of Erin later this month, don't be alarmed. It's there on official town business. For the second year in a row, Erin has contracted the services of a sidewalk inspecting robot from the Kitchener-Waterloo based startup, Top Hat Robotics. The town announced the return of the "new temporary town 'employee" in a newsletter last week. Using a series of cameras, the machine looks for and measures cracks, step hazards and dips in the sidewalk. It th
MIAMI (AP) — Despite a ban by Gov. Ron DeSantis, two Florida school districts have decided to require masks when children return to classrooms because of dramatic rises in coronavirus infections, with the state leading the country in hospitalizations. School boards in Duval County, home to Jacksonville, and Alachua County, home to Gainesville, made the decision based on rising hospitalizations and new cases of the coronavirus. The surge has hit parts of northeast Florida particularly hard. The D
Over 2,000 residents, and 20 organizations, tracked over 9.9 million minutes for North Grenville in ParticipACTION’s Community Better Challenge over the month of June. On July 26, ParticipACTION officially announced that North Grenville is Canada’s Most Active Community, and will receive $100,000. The annual Canada-wide challenge encourages Canadians to get moving and connect with others. ParticipACTION announced that there were approximately 376,000 participants across the country this year, wi
This is an excerpt from The Buzzer, which is CBC Sports' daily email newsletter. Stay up to speed on what's happening at the Tokyo Olympics by subscribing here. Andre De Grasse is golden. The man who already held a bouquet of silver and bronze medals from the Olympics and world championships cemented his place in Canadian sports lore this morning by winning the men's 200-metre final in Tokyo. De Grasse's victory gave Canada its first Olympic gold on the track since Donovan Bailey won the 100m an
Pre-trial proceedings continued Wednesday for accused killer John Keyler. Keyler appeared briefly by video in Fort St. John Supreme Court after retaining Vancouver-based lawyer Tony Lagemaat as his new legal counsel last month. Lagemaat told the court he is still reviewing evidence disclosures, with the matter adjourned to resume in two weeks. Keyler was arrested at the end of July 2020 after a two-week investigation into the disappearance of Sarah Foord from her home in Taylor. RCMP said Foord'
Redwood City, California-based EA also raised its annual sales forecast, but that missed estimates, ahead of a likely slowdown in gaming as world economies inch back to normal, enticing gamers to ditch their consoles and step outside. Rivals Take-Two and Activision Blizzard also forecast disappointing annual revenue earlier this week. "We are feeling more optimistic than we have ever felt in this business right now," Chief Financial Officer Blake Jorgensen said in an interview, and people are engaging more with titles like "Battlefield" and "Apex Legends".
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TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Three rockets were fired from Lebanon into Israeli territory Wednesday and the army responded with sustained artillery fire, Israel's military said. There was no immediate information on damages or casualties. The announcement came after sirens sounded in northern Israel warning of a possible rocket attack from Lebanon. Two rockets landed inside Israeli territory, the army said, adding that it fired artillery back into Lebanon. Channel 12 reported that one rocket exploded
HAVANA (AP) — Cuba's hot spot for COVID-19 infections has shifted to the central province of Ciego de Avila, where officials are converting hotels into hospitals. Instead of tourists, the Hotel Ciego de Avila will hold up to 240 low-risk pediatric patients, officials say, while the Las Canas Motel will have 53 beds for pregnant women with the coronavirus. They are also ordering isolation of whole households when a virus is detected. “The people are very frightened. Every day, more sick, more dea
July 31 and Aug. 1 saw some of the Canadian Cowboys Mounted Shooters compete in a duelling competition at the Dunmore Equestrian Arena. The Duel in Dunmore Competition had 38 competitors, Joyce Stuber of the Dunmore Equestrian Centre said. “Mounted shooting is a fast-paced event that involves horsemanship and shooting skills,” Stuber explained. “Two .45 single-action revolvers with special blank ammunition are used to engage balloon targets while riding your horse through a predetermined pattern
CALUMET, Mich. — A federal judge on Wednesday assailed the false claims of election fraud pushed by former President Donald Trump and his supporters as she sentenced a member of the mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 to time served, saying the Michigan man “placed his trust in someone who repaid that trust by lying to him.” U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson told Karl Dresch, a Calumet resident in the Upper Peninsula, that he was an “enthusiastic participant” in an effort to subvert
Cumberland County RCMP have charged a commercial truck driver after the truck struck a police vehicle that was parked on the side of highway 104 in Salt Springs, N.S., Monday. On Aug. 2, around 2:45 p.m. police were attending an unrelated collision on the 104, when a commercial truck struck a police vehicle from behind. The police car was using its hazard lights, police said. The officer in the vehicle during the incident sustained minor injuries and was taken to hospital, but was later released
NEW YORK (AP) — Blues guitar legend Buddy Guy has influenced some of the greatest rock guitarists of all time, including Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page and Gary Clark Jr. But the factors that led to his inspiration may not have happened if Guy hadn't taken a stand – literally. “When I came to Chicago, most blues musicians, including Muddy Waters, they all was sitting in a chair playing. And I said, ‘I can’t play like them, but I think I can outdo them. I can stand up and jump off the stage and get som
Local residents and travellers on Highway 3 passing Blairmore will soon have a new cluster of businesses available for their enjoyment. The Municipality of Crowsnest Pass announced July 19 that over six acres of land at 10509 20th Ave. had been sold unconditionally to Westbridge Developers, based in Lethbridge. The company has confirmed the former hospital site will soon be the home of Dairy Queen and Edo Japan restaurants, as well as a cannabis retailer and a Wyndham-branded hotel. Negotiations
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Fatal drug overdoses in Kentucky — an ongoing scourge that has ravaged communities in the state — surged nearly 50% last year and isolation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic was a “major contributing factor,” a state report concludes. More than 1,964 Kentuckians died from drug overdoses in 2020, according to the report from the Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet and the Office of Drug Control Policy. The official count easily eclipsed the state's prior record level of
WINNIPEG — Federal Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says he is concerned provinces that are lifting COVID-19 restrictions could lead to a Delta-driven fourth wave among Indigenous people. Miller says many areas of the country opened too quickly last year during the second wave and it was "dangerous and devastating to many Indigenous communities." "It’s of great concern to me," Miller said Tuesday in an interview with The Canadian Press. Prairie provinces, where there are high populations
Mont Cascades says it will remain closed for the rest of the summer after a fire tore through the ski resort and water park's main chalet over the long weekend. The fire broke out Sunday morning destroying the wood building. The resort had announced it would be closed for the remainder of this week, but now says that plan is no longer feasible. "After a thorough analysis of the situation and according to the deadlines required by several suppliers, it is obvious that a reopening is impossible in
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The head of the U.S. Agency for International Development expressed concern Wednesday about the “dehumanizing rhetoric” used by Ethiopia’s leaders amid the nine-month conflict in the Tigray region, whose forces last month were described as “weeds" and “cancer” by the country’s Nobel Peace Prize-winning prime minister, Abiy Ahmed. Samantha Power spoke to reporters after pressing Ethiopia’s government to ease a blockade of humanitarian aid to Tigray, where hundreds of thousan
VANCOUVER — Film and television giant Walt Disney Animation Studios has announced the planned opening of a new studio in Vancouver set for January next year. The company says in a news release that the new studio would focus on long-form series as well as special projects created for the Disney+ streaming platform. It says the Vancouver studio's work will begin with the musical series "Moana." Story development, storyboarding and production design for all projects will still be based in its Burb
LONDON (AP) — Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has shown her comic side in a video she released Wednesday to launch a mentoring project for women as she marked her 40th birthday. The initiative will see 40 celebrities and public figures each commit 40 minutes of their time to help a woman in their community return to the workplace. “Over two million in the U.S. alone and tens of millions around the world have lost their jobs due to COVID, and I think if we all do it and all commit 40 minutes to so