Director Kim O’Bomsawin sits down with John Moore to discuss Telling Our Story, a new 4-part series streaming on CBC Gem. Director Kim O’Bomsawin sits down with John Moore to discuss Telling Our Story, a new 4-part series streaming on CBC Gem, which connects tales and traditions with eloquent and charismatic protagonists from 11 First Peoples in Canada. Eleven cultures speaking 11 different languages, who inhabited what’s now Quebec, Ontario and New Brunswick.
October 03, 2023 16:00 UTC
A young man was killed when a pickup truck went off Cap Saint Louis Road in Saint-Louis de Kent late Saturday afternoon, say RCMP. (RCMP - image credit)A 24-year-old man from Prince Edward Island is dead following a single-vehicle accident in eastern New Brunswick. RCMP said a pickup truck went off Cap Saint Louis Road in Saint-Louis de Kent and into the ditch. The driver, a 24-year-old man from Kings County in P.E.I., died at the scene as a result of his injuries. A 28-year-old man, the only other person in the pickup, was transported to the hospital with what are believed to be minor injuries.
October 03, 2023 15:26 UTC
National announces its three-day post-natal care policy, Labour pledges a third supermarket chain to break the duopoly and Watercare announces its plans to stop future sinkholes. Video / NZ HeraldBOOST TO POSTNATAL CARENational says mums and their babies need the best start they can get. It’s pledged to ring fence funding for extending post-natal care from two days to three - if elected. National to boost number of days in postnatal care. SINKHOLE SOLUTIONWatercare says it plans to invest in pipeline infrastructure to stop future sinkholes in Auckland.
October 03, 2023 14:21 UTC
Zachary Clay of Canada in action during the men's artistic gymnastics competition at the Commonwealth Games in Australia in 2018. Clay was instrumental in helping the men's gymnastics team qualify for the 2024 Olympics in Paris. (Dita Alangkara/The Associated Press - image credit)On Sunday, Canada's male gymnastics team qualified for the 2024 Olympics in Paris for the first time since 2008 — and B.C. They finished fourth, with Gymnastics Canada saying Clay's performance on the pommel horse was pivotal. (AP Photo/)Clay competes on the parallel bars during the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships men's qualifications in Liverpool, England in October 2022.
October 03, 2023 11:12 UTC
There is a landline telephone outage affecting the area from Woodstock to Perth-Andover, N.B. Cellphone networks and 911 services are working, the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization said in a tweet. Residents in the affected area are asked to use a cellphone to contact 911 if needed. People in the area are being asked not to call 911 to test their phones.
October 03, 2023 04:22 UTC
In a nutshell:Residents in Juliette, Georgia are urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to uphold its rejection of Alabama's proposed coal ash disposal rules. The EPA's decision not only affects Alabama but also has implications for Georgia, where Georgia Power manages coal ash from retired power plants, drawing concern from environmental advocates. We are still suffering here.”The big picture:Living near a coal ash disposal area can pose significant health and environmental risks. Improper coal ash disposal can also harm ecosystems and affect the surrounding environment, further emphasizing the importance of proper regulation and oversight in such areas. Too often toxic coal ash, a byproduct of coal-fired power, ends up in poor, minority communities, writes Brian Bienkowski.
October 02, 2023 23:49 UTC
Registration (new window) involves providing the legal name of a company, its address, its telephone number and email, and what type of services it offers. In its decision (new window) released Friday, the CRTC called registration a very light burden. CRTC's move related to Bill C-11The move is part of the implementation of the Online Streaming Act, formerly known as Bill C-11, which became law in April. Under the Online Streaming Act, social media and online services offering podcasts will now have to register with the regulator, while social media users, including those who share podcasts over social platforms, will not. The commission will also be holding consultations, starting in the winter, that could potentially redefine what counts as Canadian content.
October 02, 2023 21:36 UTC
One of the vehicles appears to have been travelling at a high speed and veered into the side of the other, police said. (David Bell/CBC - image credit)A 52-year-old man has died after two vehicles crashed Sunday evening in Murray Harbour, P.E.I., police say. Officers responded to a collision on the rural municipality's Main Street at 5:45 p.m., Kings District RCMP said in a news release. One of the vehicles appears to have been travelling at a high speed and veered into the side of the other, police said. The Murray Harbour and Murray River fire departments and Island EMS were also at the scene.
October 02, 2023 21:19 UTC
Rogers Communications Inc. has announced the activation of 5G service for all transit riders in Toronto’s downtown subway system. Toronto Mayor Olivia Chow expressed her happiness over the availability of cell service in the subway in many areas of the city. She also stated her commitment to expanding the service to cover the entire TTC subway system. In April, Rogers acquired the cellular network in the TTC subway system from the previous operator, BAI Canada. With the activation of 5G service, subway riders in downtown Toronto can now enjoy seamless connectivity while traveling underground.
October 02, 2023 20:57 UTC
Hussein, a member of Ottawa's Somali community, was one of more than 200 people at the Sept. 2 reception at the Infinity Convention Centre south of Ottawa's core. Farah Aw-Osman said it's a 'piece of crap' to claim that members of the Somali community aren't coming forward. It's insensitive, Farah said, suggesting Sutcliffe had politicized the shooting and that even mentioning the word gang was problematic. More money needs to be invested in mental health services and other tools to prevent violence, Farah said. We have to look at what the root cause is that this is happening so often within our community, Mohamud said.
October 02, 2023 17:08 UTC
Investigators believe the incident stemmed from a dispute between the victim and a 20-year-old suspect, who has been arrested. After a 911 call at 2:35 p.m., police say they found a man with several stab wounds to his upper body in an apartment on Alexis-Nihon Boulevard. A 20-year-old suspect was also hospitalized with stab wounds. Investigators believe the incident stemmed from a dispute between the two men. Police say the victim's death marks the 30th homicide of the year in Montreal.
October 02, 2023 14:18 UTC
The Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, was joined today by the Premier of Quebec, François Legault, to welcome a new electric vehicle battery manufacturing facility. The electric vehicle battery facility will be built by Northvolt Batteries North America in Saint-Basile-le-Grand and McMasterville, Quebec. The electric vehicle battery facility will produce the cleanest batteries in the worldPowered by clean electricity, the batteries produced at the facility will be amongst the greenest batteries in the world. This will make it the only fully integrated electric vehicle battery facility of this type in Canada, and one of the only ones in the world. “When electric vehicle batteries are made in Quebec, it’s a win-win-win for workers, communities, and the environment.
October 02, 2023 14:09 UTC
Red Pheasant Cree Nation, located in Saskatchewan, has declared a state of emergency after seven overdoses were reported in one day in the community. Audrey Bouvier, the health director at Red Pheasant Cree Nation, stated that the community has experienced a total of eight overdoses at this time. In response, Red Pheasant Cree Nation plans to provide additional training in the coming weeks. The Red Pheasant Cree Nation’s declaration of a state of emergency sheds light on the alarming spread of drug-related overdoses within the community. Sources:– Audrey Bouvier, Health Director at Red Pheasant Cree Nation– Chief Lux Benson, Red Pheasant Cree Nation– CBC News: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/red-pheasant-cree-nation-emergency-overdoses-1.6351754
October 02, 2023 10:59 UTC
Recent research predicts that many more Americans will find themselves regularly “stranded”— cut off from essential services, rescue workers and health care — long before flooding actually reaches their homes. “I don’t have another move in me,” Destito, 73, told EHN. “It’s a tough conversation,” Christopher Krahforst, the climate adaptation director for Hull, told EHN. There needs to be access,” Tarabochia-Gast told EHN in a phone conversation. And that can be really facilitated by connectivity back to the emergency room,” he told EHN.
October 02, 2023 09:41 UTC
However, in the current housing market in Toronto, this dream seems to be slipping further out of reach for the average person. Toronto’s housing market has become increasingly unaffordable in recent years. However, these solutions have yet to have a significant impact on improving the accessibility of homeownership in Toronto. In conclusion, the dream of homeownership in Toronto is becoming increasingly unattainable for the average person. “Toronto’s Housing Market Unattainable for Average Person.” CBC News, www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/home-ownership-unattainable-toronto-market-1.6243949.
October 02, 2023 03:42 UTC