News: Canada

Thioune relies on “good decisions” in Corona times

Wednesday  22:05,   28 october 2020

HSV coach Daniel Thioune relies on the decisions of politics in the current corona pandemic: “I believe that this country then also has people who are very responsible for them deal with social issues, ”said the coach of the Hamburg second division >>>

Fatality inquiry into slaying of Nova Scotia family delayed until next year

Wednesday  21:35,   28 october 2020

HALIFAX — Lawyers taking part in an inquiry investigating why former soldier Lionel Desmond killed his family and himself in 2017 say hearings won't resume until next year, a delay they say is difficult to comprehend. The lawyers say the... >>>

Report raises 'serious concerns' about progress on prison isolation units: minister

Wednesday  21:35,   28 october 2020

OTTAWA — Public Safety Minister Bill Blair acknowledges that an independent report raises "serious concerns" about progress on implementing new units for isolating federal prisoners from the general jail population. In response to criticisms of... >>>

Covid-19. The mayor of Nice is raising the threat of closing “non-essential” shops

Wednesday  21:10,   28 october 2020

© Valéry Hache / AFP Christian Estrosi, the mayor of Nice, does not rule out asking for the closure of shops and cultural and sports establishments ( illustration photo). In a press conference broadcast Monday, October 26 on his Twitter account,... >>>

The Celio brand plans to close 102 stores

Wednesday  21:10,   28 october 2020

The men's ready-to-wear brand Celio, which had been placed in safeguard procedure at the end of June, plans to "close 102 branch stores and remove 383 posts ". © Yann Castanier / Sipa The men's ready-to-wear brand Celio, which had been placed in... >>>

American elections: the presidential election from A to Z

Wednesday  21:05,   28 october 2020

Coronavirus, fake news but also YMCA. D-6 before the vote between Joe Biden and Donald Trump, back to the highlights of a presidential campaign that was exceptional in every way. © UPI / ABACA Joe Biden and Donald Trump during the last presidential >>>

The area of ​​Arctic sea ice has never been so small for the month of October

Wednesday  21:05,   28 october 2020

According to satellite data used by the Danish Meteorological Institute DMI, the area of ​​ice in the Arctic in October 2020 is the lowest ever recorded since the start of measurements in 1979. © ABACA New alarm call for the Arctic sea ice: its... >>>

Call for international recognition of Nagorno-Karabakh

Wednesday  21:00,   28 october 2020

© Adrien Vautier / Le Pictorium At the cemetery of Stepanakert, October 11. The offensive against this Armenian province, landlocked in the territory of Azerbaijan, is of unprecedented magnitude and violence: Azerbaijan is benefiting this time from >>>

Trial for man behind Toronto's van attack to be conducted over Zoom, judge says

Wednesday  20:36,   28 october 2020

TORONTO — A trial for the man who killed 10 people when he drove a van down a busy Toronto sidewalk will be conducted by videoconference. Alek Minassian faces 10 charges of first-degree murder and 16 counts of attempted murder in connection with the >>>

Opioid deaths skyrocket, mental health suffers due to pandemic restrictions, new federal report says

Wednesday  20:36,   28 october 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on Canadians suffering from mental illness, opioid addiction and other substance abuse problems, says a new study released today by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) which confirms anecdotal reports... >>>

Focus on infrastructure, involve community to fix reserve water issues: observers

Wednesday  20:36,   28 october 2020

The evacuation of a remote Ontario First Nation over the latest development in a decades-long water crisis has highlighted the need to focus on reserve water infrastructure systems as a whole and involve community members in managing them, observers >>>

Coronavirus shone a ‘spotlight’ on inequalities in Canada’s health system, Tam says

Wednesday  20:36,   28 october 2020

Dr. Theresa Tam is calling for action in three areas. The first acknowledges that leadership and governance "at all levels" needs to be sustained for structural change to occur. In many ways, governments across the board have been able to... >>>

In Ile-de-France, reduced transport from 9 pm this Wednesday

Wednesday  20:15,   28 october 2020

© Boris ALLIN In a Parisian metro, May 11, first day of deconfinement. The public transport offer of the Paris region network will be modified from this Wednesday evening to adapt to the curfew. New measures could be taken after Emmanuel Macron's... >>>

Azerbaijan accuses Armenia of killing 21 civilians in a missile attack

Wednesday  19:45,   28 october 2020

© VAHRAM BAGHDASARYAN / EPA Azerbaijan accuses Yerevan of carrying out a missile attack and causing the death of 21 civilians in Nagorno-Karabakh. This attack, the second in two days, is the worst from a civilian toll in a month of fighting in... >>>

Canadian Forces targeting ‘military culture’ in new plan to root out sexual misconduct

Wednesday  19:35,   28 october 2020

Sexual misconduct in the military has been documented as a longstanding, systemic challenge.In a new 73-page document released Wednesday morning, outgoing Chief of Defence Staff Gen. Jonathan Vance said "cultural change" is essential for both the... >>>