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News: Canada

Cabinet ministers to appear at House of Commons committee investigating WE Charity deal

Saturday  02:41,   08 august 2020

Two Liberal cabinet ministers will appear next week before a House of Commons committee investigating the government's decision to have the WE Charity administer its now-aborted student volunteer program. Minister of Employment Carla Qualtrough... >>>

Stéphane Plaza facing the death of his mother: he talks about his difficult mourning

Saturday  01:40,   08 august 2020

© Bestimage Stéphane Plaza facing the death of his mother: he talks about his difficult mourning In TV Mag, the Figaro TV supplement, currently on newsstands , the host and actor Stéphane Plaza spoke at length, and he returned in particular to the... >>>

Trudeau government refuses to support Gov. Gen. Julie Payette while under scrutiny

Saturday  01:31,   08 august 2020

Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland drew a sharp distinction between her support for the office of the Governor General and its current occupant, Julie Payette, in the wake of reporting by CBC News showing unusual spending to meet Payette's... >>>

What the Beirut blast radius would look like if it occurred in Canadian port cities

Saturday  01:31,   08 august 2020

We know from witnesses and reporting that the massive Beirut explosion earlier this week, which occurred when 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate detonated, flattened much of what was within about a three-kilometre radius of the blast. The sheer force... >>>

A summary of the Public Health Agency of Canada's back-to-school recommendations

Saturday  01:31,   08 august 2020

The Public Health Agency of Canada has issued a list of general recommendations for reopening schools in September while reducing the risk of spreading COVID-19. Some highlights: Keep those who have symptoms of COVID-19 or who have been exposed to... >>>

Avoid all onions with unclear origins amid growing salmonella outbreak: warning

Saturday  01:31,   08 august 2020

Do not eat any onions without knowing their place of origin, Canada's public health agency warns.Canadian onions appear to be safe but anyone unsure of where an onion comes from should not eat it or any products made with it, according to the... >>>

US Elections: Counter-intelligence chief warns against Russia, China and Iran

Saturday  01:05,   08 august 2020

USA-ELECTION-INGERENCE: US Elections: Counter-espionage chief warns against Russia, China and Iran © Reuters / JOSHUA ROBERTS US ELECTIONS: COUNTER-ESPIONAGE CHIEF WARNS AGAINST RUSSIA, CHINA AND IRAN by Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) -... >>>

In Canadian libraries, the era of late fees may be headed to history books

Friday  23:10,   07 august 2020

HALIFAX — The era of the stern Canadian librarian peering at a patron's record of late items and announcing the amount owed appears to be headed for the history books. All of Nova Scotia's libraries are going fine-free as they reopen from... >>>

Speculation begins on who may be interested in Nova Scotia premier's job

Friday  23:10,   07 august 2020

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil's sudden decision to step away from politics has political observers speculating on a potential successor and how this person will position the province's majority Liberal government. Names such... >>>

Freeland urges restraint with expenses following Rideau Hall renovations

Friday  23:10,   07 august 2020

OTTAWA — Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland says public office holders should be mindful of how they spend taxpayer dollars, following a report on Rideau Hall renovations. The CBC reported Thursday that hundreds of thousands of dollars have... >>>

Hockey Night in Canada: Free live streams on desktop & app

Friday  21:56,   07 august 2020

Want to watch a free live stream of Hockey Night in Canada playoff games? CBC will live stream Hockey Night in Canada on all digital platforms, meaning more Canadians will be able to access the games. On Friday the Toronto Maple Leafs battle the... >>>

Collapse of Nunavut ice shelf like losing a good friend: glaciologist

Friday  21:56,   07 august 2020

A glaciologist says it was only a matter of time before Canada's last remaining intact ice shelf broke up. The Canadian Ice Service posted satellite animation on Twitter last weekend showing the Milne Ice Shelf in Nunavut collapsing. The calving >>>

A fake rocket has been added to this video of the Beirut explosion

Friday  21:25,   07 august 2020

Fake videos showing a missile crashing into the Lebanese port are circulating on social networks. Question asked by Frédérique on 08/06/2020 Hello, A video, supposedly filmed by a thermal camera, is shared on social networks to demonstrate that the >>>

Cheikh Ndoye put on trial at Guingamp

Friday  21:05,   07 august 2020

© Supplied by Sofoot Guingamp does not even have to make a Cheikh Ndoye. He is one of the emblematic figures of SCO Angers , but now finds himself without a club. Not extended by the Loire club, Cheikh Ndoye has not played an official match since... >>>

Cheikh Ndoye put on trial at Guingamp

Friday  21:05,   07 august 2020

© Supplied by Sofoot Guingamp does not even have to do a Cheikh Ndoye. He is one of the emblematic figures of SCO Angers , but now finds himself without a club. Not extended by the Loire club, Cheikh Ndoye has not played an official match since... >>>