Day: April 26, 2022

CA

Montem Resources’ exploration of renewable energy project in southwestern Alberta raises questions

Australia-based Montem Resources has announced plans to explore a renewable energy project instead of a coal mine at its Tent Mountain site in southwestern Alberta, leaving some wondering. on the intention of the company. The proposed project would include an offsite wind farm that would pump water to an upper reservoir on Tent Mountain, with […]

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Marianne Schuett was 10 years old when she disappeared. 55 years later, police and family are still searching

Ten-year-old Marianne Schuett was walking home from school wearing a reversible red jacket, plaid skirt and blue running shoes. She stopped a few steps from her house to speak to a man sitting in a small European car. The date is April 27, 1967. Marianne was not seen again. “The child was only 400 meters […]

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Health issues of remote First Nations in Ontario not taken seriously, says Deputy Chief

The deputy chief of the Fort Albany First Nation in remote northern Ontario says health issues in her community are not taken seriously and members often do not receive proper care until they do not travel elsewhere. Charlotte Nakoochee gave the example of a senior who discovered he had a tumor only after traveling to […]

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Indigenous peoples must establish their own legal system in Canada

This opinion piece is by André Bear, a recent graduate law student, former Youth Representative of the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations and Co-Chair of the Assembly of First Nations National Youth Council. For more information on CBC Opinion Sectionplease consult the FAQs. I recently graduated from law school and officially entered the Canadian legal […]

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Entertainment

Police release videos as part of investigation into shooting of Alec Baldwin movie

Law enforcement officials released a wealth of video evidence on Monday as part of the ongoing investigation into the shooting death of a cinematographer by actor and producer Alec Baldwin on the set of a Western. Data files released by the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office include rear-view camera recordings taken last October by a […]

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Global

Top Russian diplomat warns Ukraine against provoking World War III

Russia’s top diplomat has warned Ukraine against the outbreak of World War III and said the threat of nuclear conflict ‘should not be underestimated’ as his country launches attacks against railway and oil installations far from the front lines of Moscow’s new eastern offensive. Meanwhile, the British Ministry of Defense said on Tuesday that Russian […]

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A Twillingate family prepares to leave Newfoundland after losing the fight for a school bus stop near their home

Courtney Young, right, says her family is considering leaving Newfoundland and Labrador after hitting an impasse trying to get a bus stop closer to their house. (Submitted by Courtney Young) Courtney Young, a nurse practitioner in the Twillingate area, is considering withdrawing stakes and moving her family out of the province after reaching an impasse […]

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Global

Rights groups raise hate speech concerns after Musk’s Twitter takeover

Rights groups warn free speech must not come at the expense of other human rights, after self-declared ‘free speech absolutist’ Elon Musk reached an agreement to buy Twitter. Musk, the world’s richest man and chief executive of Tesla and SpaceX, has struck a $44 billion deal to buy the social media platform and take it […]

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CA

Tignish doctor leaves 14 months after arriving in PEI.

A doctor from Tignish, PEI who has been practicing medicine on the island for just over a year is leaving the province. Dr Peter Entwistle said last year he was looking for the right place to establish his practice and believed he had found it in Tignish. Entwistle wouldn’t do a taped interview about his […]

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Markham man ‘furious’ after Scarborough hospital banned him from seeing his dying mum

At lunchtime on March 7, John Wu went to Scarborough Grace Hospital to drop off a container of cantaloupe for his mother. He had brought her food almost every day since she had been admitted more than a week earlier. Since he wasn’t allowed to see her, he dropped her off at the security desk […]

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