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Cooling-off period won’t ease B.C.’s real estate
(3 days ago) A real estate expert says the government’s cooling-off plan will not ease housing affordability in the province and could put sellers at a disadvantage. Prof. Tsur Somerville at the University of B.C.’s Sauder school of business says the legislation would give buyers more time for due diligence, but may also allow purchasers to make offers
Rebels defeat Oil Kings in tight 4-3 game rdnewsnow.com
(5 days ago) Rebels defeat Oil Kings in tight 4-3 game. The Red Deer Rebels grasped their win in the final minutes against the Edmonton Oil Kings this Saturday night at the Peavey Mart Centrium with a 4-3 win. The Rebels win their thrid game in a row and remain four points behind the Oil Kings in the Eastern Conference.
Central Alberta Refugee Effort re-branding and changing
(8 days ago) The Central Alberta Refugee Effort has announced a name change. Officials say the organization will now be called Care for Newcomers. The organization has also changed its branding to show they serve a broader community of newcomers to Canada. Founded in 1979 by a group of concerned citizens who wanted to assist with the settlement of
Behind the scenes of the removal of residential schools
(9 days ago) OTTAWA — The federal government had originally hoped to remove a Parliament Hill memorial dedicated to Indigenous children who died and went missing from residential schools months earlier than actually happened last year, according to newly released documents. Hundreds of tiny shoes, stuffed
First Nations need long-term funding for residential
(4 days ago) First Nations need long-term funding for residential school investigations: chief. WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. — The chief of a First Nation that’s searching for unmarked graves at a former residential school in British Columbia says they’re looking for long-term funding as they prepare for a visit today by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Chief
Zelenskyy: Russians create ‘complete disaster’ with mines
(8 days ago) Copy Link. KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy warned his people early Saturday that retreating Russian forces were creating “a complete disaster” outside the capital as they leave mines across “the whole territory,” including around homes and corpses. He issued the warning as the humanitarian crisis in the
‘The whole system falls apart’: Nunavut group concerned
(9 days ago) Nunavut does not have the capacity to care for elders with complex needs. Nunavut’s Health Department said there are 43 elders currently living at Embassy West in Ottawa. Crawford said Embassy West is not necessarily a “below standard” care home, but there is a great cultural gap. “This is not an appropriate place for Inuit elders
Ottawa Senators announce that owner Melnyk has died at the
(2 days ago) Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk has died at the age of 62. The Senators made the announcement Monday night. The cause of death was not immediately known. In 2015, Melnyk had a liver transplant at the Toronto General Hospital. He was reportedly mere days away from death before a suitable donor
Nova Scotia Mounties should be compelled to testify at
(8 days ago) HALIFAX — Public trust in the inquiry investigating the mass shooting in Nova Scotia almost two years ago would be undermined if the RCMP officers involved are not compelled to testify, legal experts say. Last week, the commission of inquiry came under intense scrutiny when the RCMP’s union
Washington OKs 1st statewide missing Indigenous people
(4 days ago) Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday signed into law a bill that creates a first-in-the-nation statewide alert system for missing Indigenous people. The law creates a system similar to Amber Alerts and so-called silver alerts, which are used respectively for missing children and vulnerable adults in many states.
Laptop in Veltman apartment had what appeared to be ‘hate
(2 days ago) A laptop found in the apartment of an Ontario man facing terror-related murder charges in the deaths of four members of a Muslim family contained what appeared to be “hate-related material” and a browser that can be used to access the dark web, according to newly released court documents. Police performed a preliminary search of a laptop
Victoria council debates First Nation reconciliation fund
(7 days ago) Victoria council debates First Nation reconciliation fund option for property taxes. VICTORIA — Homeowners in Victoria could soon have the option to voluntarily add between five and 10 per cent extra to their annual property tax bill as a contribution to a reconciliation fund for local Indigenous nations, says Mayor Lisa Helps.
Kenney urges Ottawa to cancel planned federal carbon tax
(8 days ago) Kenney announced the following motion that will be introduced into the Alberta legislature on Monday, which pleads Ottawa to cancel the planned increase: “Be it resolved that the Legislative Assembly call on the Government of Canada to stop its planned April 1, 2022 increase of the carbon tax to $50 per tonne, and further plan to quadruple
B.C. ski hills, churches, campuses and homes preparing for
(5 days ago) VICTORIA — British Columbia is making room to accommodate potentially thousands of Ukrainians fleeing as Russia’s invasion pushes further into their country, says Premier John Horgan. Horgan said Friday he met with Ukrainian community leaders and spoke earlier with refugee settlement agencies
Gondola being planned to connect Capstone with Bower Ponds
(2 days ago) A gondola connecting Red Deer’s Capstone neighbourhood to Bower Ponds could be reality within two years, according to Edmonton-based Prairie Sky Gondola (PSG). The company announced Tuesday its intention to build an urban ropeway in Red Deer, with a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to be signed with The City in the near future.
Minneapolis teachers reach tentative agreement to end
(4 days ago) MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Teachers in Minneapolis have reached a tentative agreement to end a more than two-week strike over pay and other issues that idled some 29,000 students and around 4,500 educators and staff in one of Minnesota’s largest school districts. The union for teachers and staff announced a tentative agreement was reached early Friday.
B.C. says focus on more than just low fees for universal
(9 days ago) B.C. Premier John Horgan made universal $10-a-day child care a key election promise in 2017 when his New Democrats formed a minority government. B.C. launched its child-care program in 2018 and expects to have about 12,500 licensed, $10-a-day child-care spaces operating by the end of the year, said Gregson, who estimated the province has about
Rebels win fourth straight over Tigers rdnewsnow.com
(2 days ago) The Red Deer Rebels continued their winning ways over the Medicine Hat Tigers Friday night with a 3-0 win at the Peavey Mart Centrium. Red Deer’s fourth straight victory against Medicine Hat puts the team in a positive spot after back-to-back losses against Lethbridge last weekend. Leading the league with 96 points, the Rebels Arshdeep Bains
Muslims ready to celebrate Ramadan together after COVID-19
(2 days ago) The member of the mosque committee at the Mecca Islamic Center in east Toronto expects the weeks ahead to be fulfilling as Muslims gather to pray and eat together without any major COVID-19 restrictions for the first time in two years. “We are excited that we will be celebrating Ramadan together in the mosque,” Patel said in an interview.
Political scientist Lori Turnbull says confidence and
(4 days ago) Political scientist Lori Turnbull says confidence and supply deal is unnecessary. OTTAWA — New Democrat Leader Jagmeet Singh could face some tough questions as the ink dries on a newly announced deal that would see his party support the Liberal minority government for the next three years. “They don’t have any more power by this at all
B.C. privacy law applies to federal political parties
(3 days ago) The decision from the office of B.C.’s privacy commissioner asserts that federal parties are also subject to the province’s privacy law when it comes to the collection, use and disclosure of the personal information of B.C. residents. “In my view, it’s not something that the political parties should be in any way resisting,” Bennett
Montreal subway extension delayed until 2029 as cost
(6 days ago) Montreal subway extension delayed until 2029 as cost estimate rises to $6.4 billion. MONTREAL — The long-planned extension of a Montreal subway line will open in 2029 and cost some $6.4 billion, government officials said Friday. It is the fifth time in the last 33 years that politicians have announced an extension of the metro’s blue line.
Idaho governor signs abortion ban modeled on Texas law
(8 days ago) BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho on Wednesday became the first state to enact a law modeled after a Texas statute banning abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy and allowing it to be enforced through lawsuits to avoid constitutional court challenges. Republican Gov. Brad Little signed into law the
House votes to further restrict Russian trade after
(4 days ago) House votes to further restrict Russian trade after invasion. WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted overwhelmingly Thursday to suspend normal trade relations with Russia and Belarus, preparing for President Joe Biden to enact higher tariffs on more products and further weaken the Russian economy in response to its military assault on Ukraine.
Travis Scott accused of violating Astroworld suits gag
(4 days ago) HOUSTON (AP) — Attorneys for some of those killed and injured during last year’s deadly Astroworld music festival alleged in court on Monday that rapper Travis Scott has violated a gag order issued in lawsuits they have filed in an effort to influence possible jurors and rebuild his reputation ahead of a potential trial.. At issue is an announcement Scott made …
Police, convenience store industry prepare for gas thefts
(7 days ago) Police and small retailers are preparing for an increase in “gas-and-dash” thefts as gasoline prices across Canada soar following sanctions against Russia that have put the squeeze on global oil supply. The invasion of Ukraine just over two weeks ago has prompted some countries, including the United States, to ban imports of Russian oil or
B.C. landslide caused 100-metre high tsunami, set off
(8 days ago) VANCOUVER — A retreating glacier in a remote British Columbia valley caused a massive landslide that crested a 100-metre tall tsunami, wiped out kilometres of salmon habitat and was detected as far away Australia, a study says. The landslide on Nov. 28, 2020, sent 18 million cubic metres of rock
Liberals, NDP reach tentative deal to keep government in
(4 days ago) OTTAWA — The Liberals and New Democrats have reached a tentative deal to keep the Liberal minority government in power through to 2025, media reports say. The CBC is reporting the leadership of both parties reached an agreement that would see the NDP support the Liberals on confidence votes. The
Two Ontario students ‘stable’ after deadly crash in Texas
(9 days ago) Two students from Ontario are recovering in hospital following a deadly crash between a pickup truck and a van carrying a college golf team in Texas. Nine people were killed in the fiery Tuesday night crash and the two Canadians — Dayton Price, 19, of Mississauga, Ont., and Hayden Underhill, 20
Reducing emissions through carbon capture in the
(3 days ago) Reducing emissions through carbon capture in the Industrial Heartland. Officials with the Alberta government say six new proposals will begin exploring how to develop environmentally safe carbon storage hubs to reduce emissions from the industrial heartland around Edmonton. “Carbon capture and storage is proven, safe and effective.
Ohio officer cleared in shooting of teenager Ma’Khia
(2 days ago) COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus police officer who shot and killed 16-year-old Ma’Khia Bryant last year has been cleared of any criminal wrongdoing, Ohio prosecutors announced Friday.. Bryant was killed in April by Columbus police officer Nicholas Reardon as she swung a knife at a young woman, just seconds after pushing another woman to the ground.
B.C. Supreme Court to hear lawsuit over First Nation’s
(8 days ago) B.C. Supreme Court to hear lawsuit over First Nation’s land rights. VANCOUVER — Members of the Nuchatlaht First Nation in British Columbia have travelled to Vancouver to mark the start of a lawsuit that asks the court to recognize the nation’s rights and title and put a stop to logging on the land they are claiming. The lawsuit filed in B
Judge rejects New York’s redistricting plan, orders new
(2 days ago) The state’s primary elections are scheduled June 28 and candidates have already begun campaigning in the new districts. The judge said that if the Legislature fails again and an outside expert is hired to draw the maps, the process would be expensive and lengthy and may leave the state without maps before Aug. 23, the last possible date that the state could push …
Inuit leader met in Rome with head of Catholic order to
(9 days ago) ROME — The leader of the national organization representing Inuit people says he had a meeting with the head of a Catholic order in Rome to discuss the case of a priest accused of crimes against children in Nunavut. “I would hope that the Catholic Church’s faith dictates that they would work
Annexation north of city proves strong relationship with
(6 days ago) Annexation north of city proves strong relationship with Red Deer County. Red Deer County council has approved, in principle, a proposed annexation of land by the City of Red Deer — an example of how the neighbouring municipalities are continuing to forge a stronger relationship. The land totalling 137.38 hectares is located west of the QEII