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The Grey Cup party continues for the Toronto Argonauts. Diehard fans celebrated with the Canadian Football League champions at a victory rally in Maple Leaf Square.
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
Fire crews will be on the scene of a fire at a scrap metal yard in Goodwood, N.S., for at least a few more hours, says an official. "We're going to have this contained here soon," said Joe Fulton, acting district chief with Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency. Crews were called to the facility at 6:15 a.m. AT Saturday. Fulton said around a dozen fire trucks are at the scene. Firefighters are taking a defensive approach, meaning they are surrounding the fire with water to keep it from spreading.
A B.C. woman accused of offering illegal cosmetic injections at suspiciously low prices in questionable sanitary conditions has been the subject of several complaints from clients, along with doctors who've had to reverse her shoddy work, new court filings allege. The College of Physicians and Surgeons has filed a petition in B.C. Supreme Court asking for a permanent injunction preventing Zaliah Marie Batchelor of Victoria from performing these procedures or calling herself a doctor. "Ms. Batche
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is banning the sale of communications equipment made by Chinese companies Huawei and ZTE and restricting the use of some China-made video surveillance systems, citing an “unacceptable risk” to national security. The five-member Federal Communications Commission said Friday it has voted unanimously to adopt new rules that will block the importation or sale of certain technology products that pose security risks to U.S. critical infrastructure. It's the latest in a years
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
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
People living in parts of Vancouver Island felt the ground shake on Friday evening as a 4.8-magnitude earthquake struck near Tofino, B.C. According to Earthquakes Canada, the "lightly felt" quake happened at about 7:50 p.m. PT, about 34 kilometres northwest of Tofino. No damage has been reported, and a tsunami is not expected. Former Tofino mayor and current Minister of Land, Water & Resource Stewardship Josie Osborne tweeted that her "whole house shuddered" during the quake. Osborne also remind
American Express has now announced the most popular destinations to travel to in 2023.
VICTORIA — British Columbia's budget forecast shows a surplus of $5.7 billion, dwarfing the previous estimate and giving the government room to help people facing the ongoing cost-of-living crunch, says Finance Minister Selina Robinson. The projected surplus is $5 billion higher than the $706 million forecast last September, Robinson said Friday. The latest fiscal update, covering the government's financial results from last April to September, puts the province in a “significant surplus positio
Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music and video game platforms this week. MOVIES — Robert Downey Jr. affectionately pays tribute to this late father, Robert Downey Sr. in “Sr.,” an intimate documentary the younger Downey spent three years filming with his dad before his death in 2021 at 85. Downey Sr. was a noted cult filmmaker in the ‘60s and ’70s. His freewheeling movies also featured his son's firs
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In its latest weekly report, the B.C. Centre for Disease Control says COVID-19 hospitalizations have remained steady across the province, but the number of patients in critical care has gone up. On Thursday, the BCCDC reported 328 people in hospital with the coronavirus — the same as the week before. But the province also reported 37 people in the ICU with the disease, an increase of 42 per cent from the 26 reported on Nov. 17. The latest numbers show that as of Nov. 19, 21 people died after tes
CBC has officially launched its permanent bureau in Cranbrook, which will focus on telling stories from B.C.'s Kootenays. The new bureau is part of a CBC initiative to expand its commitment to local news, with the public broadcaster creating 14 journalism positions in smaller communities across the country. "These newly announced positions across the country are aimed at broadening and deepening our journalism while building relationships with regional and cultural communities," Susan Marjetti,
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-
School absenteeism is being felt across the country with some cities seeing absentee rates three times higher than pre-pandemic levels thanks to the triple threat of influenza, COVID and RSV.
WASHINGTON/HOUSTON (Reuters) -Chevron Corp on Saturday received an expanded U.S. license allowing the second-largest U.S. oil company to resume production in Venezuela and to import the South American country's crude into the United States. The decision allows Chevron to revive existing oil projects in the U.S.-sanctioned country and bring new oil supplies to refiners in the United States.
Premier Tim Houston said his government will not back down after a decision to cap electricity prices led Nova Scotia Power to have its credit rating downgraded. The utility's parent company, Emera, warned a weaker credit rating will lead to increased costs to borrow money. It said that could ultimately result in higher prices for customers. Rating agency S&P Global announced the downgrade on Monday, citing the province's move to limit power-rate increases to 1.8 per cent this year and next. The
Investigative reporter Justin Ling pieces together testimony from the Emergencies Act inquiry and law enforcement sources that say there was a persistent problem of operational leaks from police to protesters during the Ottawa convoy protests.
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.