Day: May 2, 2022

CA

Ontario’s wild goldfish population is exploding and climate change may be to blame

For years, Andrew Murray has watched the small schools of goldfish live in the storm pond near his home in suburban London, Ontario. He never thought much of them until this spring, on a sunny April day, when the normally greenish pond had an unusual, if not slightly orange, tint. Passionate about nature photography, he […]

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Entertainment

Making Music and Breaking Barriers from St. Kitts to Winnipeg

CBC community reporter Ayo Odeyemi set out to uncover and share the untold stories of “Africans” – Odeyemi’s phrase for Black Canadians who “have distinguished themselves and excelled, while breaking down boundaries and Protocols in the History of Friendly Manitoba”. That’s exactly what Robert J. Hobson, aka “Bobby J”, did, with a song in his […]

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Hundreds of Peguis First Nation members flee their homes as rising Fisher River floods community

Flooding has forced hundreds of people living in Peguis First Nation from their homes after local officials issued a mandatory evacuation order on Sunday. A total of 920 people are now in hotels in Winnipeg. Chief Glenn Hudson said he had never seen such severe flooding. “It’s worse than the 2011 flood, which was a […]

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Entertainment

Sexual assault trial against Hedley frontman Jacob Hoggard begins

Canadian musician Jacob Hoggard’s sexual assault trial is set to begin after multiple delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Jury selection in the case is set to begin Monday morning at a downtown Toronto courthouse. Hoggard, the frontman of the Hedley band, pleaded not guilty to sexual assault causing bodily harm and sexual interference during […]

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Global

Spanish Prime Minister and Defense Minister targeted by Pegasus phone hack

Spanish officials said on Monday that the mobile phones of the prime minister and defense minister were infected last year with Pegasus spyware, which is only available to government agencies in an unofficial operation. allowed. Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez’s mobile phone was hacked twice in May 2021, and Defense Minister Margarita Robles’ device was targeted […]

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Fogo Island’s last doctor leaves. How many inhabitants will follow?

Cancer treatments and surgeries were hard enough – she left the hospital with drainage tubes or exhausted from chemotherapy. But the breaking point for Sabrina Payne was the six-hour round trip from Fogo Island, Newfoundland, to Gander that she took every two weeks to get them. This included a sometimes unpredictable and mostly uncomfortable ferry […]

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Global

Israel takes aim at Russian claim that Hitler was part-Jewish

Israel has lashed out at Russia for its foreign minister’s “unforgivable” comments about Nazism and anti-Semitism – including claims that Adolf Hitler was Jewish. Nazism figured prominently in Russia’s war aims and narrative as it fights in Ukraine. In his attempt to legitimize the war with Russian citizens, President Vladimir Putin described the battle as […]

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‘Not a high risk’: 3 young adults explain why they didn’t get a booster

Banin Hassan says there is only one reason she would consider getting the COVID-19 vaccine to boost her first two doses. “If they make it mandatory and restrict my life’s activities or travel again, I would consider it because I love to travel,” says the 27-year-old Hamilton-based consultant. “Other than that, nothing could make me […]

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New study sheds light on how toxic and dangerous drug supply has become in Thunder Bay

Findings from a study conducted at Lakehead University during the pandemic paint a picture of the increasingly deadly drug supply in Thunder Bay. The study asked 98 people who use drugs in the northwestern Ontario city a number of questions about their drug use between April and June 2021, including substances they thought they had […]

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Global

Evacuees continue to walk out of Mariupol as Ukrainian Zelensky accuses Russia of ‘war of extermination’

Ukrainian civilians locked in a steel mill in Mariupol besieged by Russian forces for nearly two months began evacuating over the weekend and people sheltering elsewhere in the city were to leave on Monday, local officials said. Video uploaded by Ukrainian forces on Sunday showed elderly women and mothers with young children climbing a steep […]

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