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News: Canada

Danni Büchner: The truth behind the Faneteria-Aus!

Thursday  15:20,   25 february 2021

© action press Daniela Büchner: The truth behind the Faneteria-Aus! In 2018, Jens († 49) and Daniela Büchner (43) celebrated the opening of their cult bar Faneteria in Cala Millor on Mallorca. In the same year, however, Daniela Büchner lost her... >>>

Sport ,klang, Noise Canceling: Product test: These are the best Bluetooth headphones - and the price-performance winners

Thursday  14:53,   25 february 2021

Good sound for little money? This is possible, as a study by Stiftung Warentest shows. But if you want the best sound, you have to put a lot of money on the table. © Getty Images Good headphones don't have to be expensive Good sound? As long as... >>>

More sports soon at school? The artistic 1% extended to sports equipment?

Thursday  14:50,   25 february 2021

© Illustration / MAXPPP 73 senators have tabled a bill to promote the practice of sport in schools and universities. This is an ambitious text. This Thursday, 73 senators tabled a bill in favor of sports, especially school. Also included in this... >>>

Matt Gurney: Just build the damn ships. And buy the damn planes. The huge cost overruns are the price to pay for our incompetence

Thursday  14:40,   25 february 2021

The Parliamentary Budget Officer released a report on the navy’s next-generation warship program on Wednesday … and you’ve all stopped reading already, haven’t you? Hello? No one would blame you if you had. Because you’ve read how many stories like... >>>

Essonne: Six minors indicted after the murder of a 14-year-old schoolgirl

Thursday  13:50,   25 february 2021

One of them, aged 16, admitted to having carried the fatal stab. Lilibelle, 14, died in hospital after having been injured in the thorax © STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN / AFP The college of Saint-Chéron (Essonne) near which Lilibelle was stabbed RIXE - One... >>>

Sask. family trying to keep grandmother in Canada after years of applying to sponsorship program

Thursday  13:41,   25 february 2021

Fenglan Ge was told she had to leave Canada despite the COVID-19 pandemic and having applied for the sponsorship program for years.Emily Tang said she came to Canada from China as a young girl in elementary school. Her mother worked long hours at a... >>>

Chris Selley: A few days in, and 'mandatory' hotel quarantines are already a debacle

Thursday  13:41,   25 february 2021

Somehow I initially doubted reports that a few people arriving on international flights at Toronto’s Pearson Airport were just sashaying out to the Uber pickup area, having been issued fines, sooner than submitting to a “mandatory” swab-up-the-nose... >>>

Facebook promises a billion dollars to the media and regrets its firmness in Australia

Thursday  13:30,   25 february 2021

Facebook has temporarily blocked press articles in Australia in protest of a law asking the digital giants to pay the media © Samuel Rigelhaupt / Sipa USA) / SIPA Facebook temporarily blocked news articles in Australia MEA CULPA - Facebook... >>>

Alain-Fabien Delon: his questioning after the stroke of his father Alain Delon

Thursday  13:10,   25 february 2021

© LAURENT BENHAMOU / SIPA Alain-Fabien Delon: his questioning after the stroke of his father Alain Delon In an interview with in Paris Match, Alain-Fabien Delon confided in his long tumultuous relationship with his illustrious dad, the actor Alain... >>>

Insta message: Mainz denounces racism

Thursday  12:55,   25 february 2021

Munich / Mainz - The Bundesliga club Mainz 05 has taken a stand against racism on Twitter. The club published the screenshot of an Instagram message in which a Mainz player is obviously being racially attacked. "You belong in the concentration... >>>

Government back in court seeking extension on MAID reform as bill stalls in Commons

Thursday  12:51,   25 february 2021

OTTAWA — The federal government will be back in court this morning to seek a fourth extension to the court-imposed deadline for expanding access to medical assistance in dying. The government is asking for one more month, until March 26, to pass... >>>

Alberta to introduce budget: Promising renewed fight on COVID-19, but more red ink

Thursday  12:51,   25 february 2021

EDMONTON — It’s budget day in Alberta, and Premier Jason Kenney’s United Conservative government is promising more help in the fight against COVID-19, but more red ink on the bottom line. Kenney says the budget will concentrate on getting Alberta... >>>

Poll finds strong support for expanding access to medical assistance in dying

Thursday  12:51,   25 february 2021

OTTAWA — A new poll suggests months of controversy has not dampened Canadians' strong support for expanding access to medical assistance in dying. Sixty-nine per cent of respondents to the Ipsos web-based poll, commissioned by the advocacy group >>>

Gasperini: “If the referees don't understand, let them change jobs”

Thursday  12:45,   25 february 2021

© Provided by Sofoot A defeat and a lot of frustration. After the defeat of his Atalanta against Real Madrid (0-1) , Gian Piero Gasperini has still not digested the expulsion of Remo Freuler in the first period. "We were so happy to play this match >>>

Pandemic increased direct aid to fossil fuel producers, new study shows

Thursday  11:51,   25 february 2021

OTTAWA — A new report suggests the economic impact of the pandemic led to a massive increase in federal aid to Canada's oil patch. But the annual inventory of fossil fuel subsidies published by the International Institute for Sustainable... >>>