Manitoba Premier Wab Kinew, left, and Manitoba Métis Federation President David Chartrand unveiled a new plaque for Louis Riel's portrait at the legislature on Monday. (Gilbert Rowan/Radio-Canada - image credit)The head of the Manitoba Métis Federation says his nation has reached "the turning point" of its history as Louis Riel's portrait at the legislature was updated to recognize him as the province's honorary first premier Monday. "The reason why I wanted to do that is because they called me the 25th premier of Manitoba," Kinew told gatherers near Riel's grave. WATCH | Louis Riel Day celebrated in Winnipeg:The legislation also says Manitoba school curriculum must include the contributions Louis Riel has made to the province and to Canada. Andrew Cyr said he took his family to The Forks to celebrate Louis Riel Day "in the most Manitoban way possible, which is getting outside and enjoying winter."
February 19, 2024 19:37 UTC
#TheMoment a mom bartered with a moose to save her groceriesNewsDuration 1:32Amber Rotar had a moose poking around her shopping cart in the Anchorage, Alaska, Costco parking lot last week and tried bartering with the animal so it would back off.
February 19, 2024 19:21 UTC
The woman was taken to hospital in life-threatening condition where she later died of her injuries. (Stéphane Grégoire/Radio-Canada - image credit)A 53-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder in connection to the fatal stabbing of a 51-year-old woman on Montreal's South Shore. Police found the woman with serious injuries to her upper body and tried to resuscitate her. She was taken to hospital in life-threatening condition where she was declared dead. The woman's two children — a teenager and a young adult — were in the residence at the time of the incident.
February 19, 2024 18:05 UTC
David Quirke in Supreme Court in St. John's on Feb. 19, 2024. (Malone Mullin/CBC - image credit)David Quirke in Supreme Court in St. John's on Feb. 19, 2024. David Quirke has entered a last-minute guilty plea in connection with the death of Rayna Dove in 2021. (Malone Mullin/CBC)Dozens of prospective jurors who had arrived at Supreme Court for a murder trial were sent home Monday morning after David Quirke decided to enter a last-minute guilty plea. Quirke is pleading guilty to manslaughter in connection with the death of Rayna Dove, 42, in a for-profit rooming house in downtown St. John's in December 2021.
February 19, 2024 14:07 UTC
AdPi News –AdSaskatchewan has issued a recall for some eggs that may be contaminated with salmonella. - Advertisement -On Saturday, the federal government announced that the egg recall was prompted by test results. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is now investigating and warns that more products may be affected in the future. The Food Inspection Agency is advising people to throw out the recalled eggs or return them, and is making sure stores remove the recalled items. Source linkSome eggs recalled in Saskatchewan due to salmonella – CBC.ca appeared first on Canada News Media.
February 19, 2024 13:23 UTC
A 2-vehicle collision on Highway 1 in Burnaby has left 1 person dead and 2 others critically injured. (Shane MacKichan - image credit)RCMP say one person was killed and two others were critically injured after an early morning crash in Burnaby, B.C., on Sunday morning. Burnaby RCMP said in a statement that they first received reports of a crash just before 3:45 a.m. PT Sunday at Highway 1 near the Sprott Street off-ramp. The crash closed Highway 1 near the Sprott Street exit for much of Sunday morning. The crash closed Highway 1 around the Sprott Street exit for much of Sunday morning.
February 19, 2024 10:40 UTC
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February 19, 2024 04:49 UTC
The OPP say a 29-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene, while a 33-year-old man was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press - image credit)Ontario Provincial Police say a 29-year-old woman is dead following a snowmobile collision on a trail in the Township of McNab-Braeside. In a media release, Renfrew OPP said officers and paramedics responded to a crash on an Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) trail at approximately 4 p.m. on Saturday. The woman, who was driving the snowmobile, was pronounced dead at the scene. Renfrew OPP continue to investigate the collision, the release said.
February 19, 2024 03:48 UTC
Ontario Provincial Police say a 29-year-old woman from Ottawa is dead after an SUV crashed into a stopped transport. (CBC - image credit)Ontario Provincial Police say a 29-year-old Ottawa woman is dead after an SUV crashed into a stopped transport truck on Highway 17 near Pembroke, Ont. In a social media post Sunday morning, OPP said the collision happened around 8 p.m. on Saturday near Forest Lea Road. The driver of the transport truck, a 22-year-old man, was also unhurt. Officers from the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP continue to investigate the collision.
February 18, 2024 22:50 UTC
Now he urges consumers to educate themselves as increasingly potent cannabis products become commercially available in Canada. Naturally occurring cannabis plants contain one to two per cent THC; genetically modified plants are cultivated to boost the percentage. Today, the amount in plants is much higher, and commercially available processed products can contain 20 per cent THC or more. Health Canada does have warnings online to "avoid cannabis completely" if you're at risk of psychosis or schizophrenia. He said it's important to understand that today's cannabis products are often stronger and act differently than a joint passed around in a basement in the '70s.
February 18, 2024 19:04 UTC
Photo by Jimmy Kimmel Live on YouTubeOverview of the Lawsuit filed by George Santos against Jimmy KimmelFormer U.S. Representative George Santos has filed a civil lawsuit against Jimmy Kimmel for allegedly misusing his Cameo videos. According to the complaint, Kimmel "falsely represented" himself when requesting the Cameo videos, including one in which Santos congratulated a beef-eating contest. Implications of the Lawsuit and Future of Cameo ClipsFormer Congressman George Santos has recently filed a lawsuit against Jimmy Kimmel over the alleged misuse of his Cameo videos. This Lawsuit has significant implications for the reputation of Jimmy Kimmel and other celebrities who use the Cameo Clips platform. time.com George Santos Sues Jimmy Kimmel Over Alleged Misuse .... variety.com Santos hits Kimmel with suit over alleged misuse of Cameo .... fox59.com George Santos Sues Jimmy Kimmel Over Cameo Videos .... www.businessinsider.com George Santos Sues Jimmy Kimmel Over Misusing Cameo .... www.rollingstone.com Santos hits Kimmel with suit over alleged misuse of Cameo .... www.kron4.com George Santos Sues Jimmy Kimmel For Using Cameo .... www.reddit.com George Santos sues late-night host Jimmy Kimmel for .... www.cbc.ca George Santos Sues Jimmy Kimmel For Buying Cameo .... www.forbes.com George Santos Sues Jimmy Kimmel, Disney, ABC Over .... deadline.com George Santos sues Jimmy Kimmel over Cameo video .... apnews.com George Santos Is Suing His Cameo Customer Jimmy Kimmel.
February 18, 2024 17:26 UTC
“These people, they’re not looking for justice,” Trump said at a rally Saturday in Waterford Township. Last month, a New York jury said Trump must pay writer E. Jean Carroll $83.3 million for defaming her. “Not one case was ever brought like this in the history of New York State,” Trump said. Earlier: Trump Legal Fees Threaten to Cause Cash Crunch by JulyTrump estimated on Saturday he lost some $2 billion due to his political career. “A vote for Trump is about to keep those manufacturing jobs in America and add a lot of jobs.”--With assistance from Justin Sink and Virginia Van Natta.
February 18, 2024 15:49 UTC
On the Saturday February 24, 2024 edition of The Richard Crouse Show we meet award-winning, former Toronto Star journalist Morgan Campbell. Morgan Campbell joins CBC Sports as our first Senior Contributor after 18 standout years at the Toronto Star. (Link coming soon)Here’s some info on The Richard Crouse Show! All iHeartRadio Canada stations are available across Canada via live stream on iHeartRadio.caand the iHeartRadio Canada app. iHeartRadio Canada stations are also connected through Alexa, Siri, and Google Home smart speakers.
February 18, 2024 11:16 UTC
(David P. Ball/CBC - image credit)Paul Adams spends a lot of time thinking about what it will mean to grow older in his rural B.C. 's Rural Seniors. She found that a quarter of the province's rural population is now over 65, six per cent more than in cities. 's seniors advocate, Isobel Mackenzie, wants the province to develop strategies to address the widening gap in services for rural seniors. (Mike McArthur/CBC)"I think some people will be surprised to learn that rural B.C.
February 18, 2024 05:08 UTC
earned her seventh World Championship podium in the Mass Start, bringing home silver with a time of 8:23.81. Things were equally as exciting in the men’s Mass Start, the final race of the day. The Canadians time of 8:40.70 earned him silver, with Mass Start specialist Bart Swings of Belgium winning gold (8:40.67), and Swiss skater Livio Wenger, earning bronze (8:40.77). It marked the second career World Championships medal in the Mass Start for Gélinas-Beaulieu, who last reached the podium in 2020 when he claimed bronze alongside teammate Jordan Belchos, who won silver. Blondin and Gélinas-Beaulieu have reached the World Championships podium on three consecutive days in Calgary, in Thursday’s Team Sprint, Friday’s Team Pursuit and today in the Mass Start.
February 18, 2024 01:14 UTC