Day: April 27, 2022

Entertainment

Jeopardy, based in Toronto! phenom maintains its streak with a 16th victory

canadian Peril! Phenomenon Mattea Roach is looking for a 17th straight win in an episode airing Wednesday night. Roach, who grew up in Halifax, extended his remarkable run on the television quiz show on Tuesday night. She has the eighth longest streak in the history of the quiz show. To move up the list, the […]

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Global

Poland and Bulgaria say they will not succumb to Russia’s ‘gas blackmail’

Poland’s prime minister slammed Russia for trying to “blackmail” his country with a brutal gas supply cut, and accused the country of retaliating against new sanctions imposed by Warsaw this week. Hours after the announcement of sanctions targeting 50 Russian oligarchs and companies – including energy giant Gazprom – Poland said it had been informed […]

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Did the key ingredients of life arrive from space? Scientists say yes

A new examination of meteorites that have landed in the United States, Canada and Australia reinforces the idea that early in Earth’s history such objects may have delivered vital chemical ingredients for the advent of life. Scientists had previously detected on these meteorites three of the five chemical components necessary for the formation of DNA, […]

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Entertainment

Haviah Mighty, bbno$, DJ Shub and more announced as 2022 Juno Artists

The Canadian Academy of Arts and Sciences (CARAS) and CBC have announced additional performers and presenters for this year’s Juno Awards. Vancouver rapper bbno$, PowWowStep godfather DJ Shub, hip-hop duo Snotty Nose Rez Kids, Toronto rapper Haviah Mighty, pop artist Lauren Spencer-Smith and TikTok sensation Tesher will all take to the Budweiser stage on Sunday, […]

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Global

Former Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi gets 5 years in prison for corruption

A military-run Myanmar court on Wednesday sentenced ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi to five years in prison after convicting her in the first of 11 corruption cases she faces, a source familiar with the matter said. the procedure. The Nobel laureate and leading figure in Myanmar’s opposition to military rule is charged with at […]

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Global

Elon Musk and Twitter agree to pay $1 billion severance fee if buyout deal fails

Elon Musk and Twitter have each agreed to pay the other billion dollars if their proposed merger collapses due to the actions of either party. A regulatory filing revealed on Tuesday that as part of Musk’s proposed $44 billion takeover of the social media company, both parties agreed to pay a termination fee of US$1 […]

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CA

Medical students learn to establish a patient’s trust. But how often does this really happen?

This column is the opinion of Leah Sarah Peer, a medical student in Montreal. For more information on CBC Opinion Sectionplease consult the FAQs. Navigating the healthcare system was nothing new to me. But waiting more than 14 hours with my sister before seeing an emergency doctor who refused to listen to me was. When […]

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Revenge of the Black Best Friend wants to rewrite the script for black actors

One of the most iconic scenes from the 2000 classic Bring it on That’s when the cheerleading team led by Torrance Shipman — played by an energetic Kirsten Dunst — is called out for stealing routines from a black team. Fast forward to 2022 and a new web satire reimagines that very scene – putting […]

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Watch a self-driving Tesla tackle the twisty streets of Old St. John’s

Sure, it can handle the grid-like streets of Toronto, but can a self-driving car navigate the centuries-old obstacle course of downtown St. John’s? That’s what Joshua Green tests, every time he gets behind the wheel of his Tesla Model Y. Green is used to being in the driver’s seat in his job as CEO of […]

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Canso doctor, 72, calls for better succession planning

After practicing medicine for 47 years in Nova Scotia, Dr. Cathy Felderhof is looking to reduce her workload and take some time off. But finding someone to replace her was a challenge. For the past two years, she has been looking for a doctor to take on her role in Canso, on the eastern edge […]

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