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Motion Calls on Ottawa to Recognize Beijing’s Coercion of Overseas Uyghurs to Return to China

The Epoch Times | 2023-01-27, 23:42

Following Parliament’s declaration of China’s repression of Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims as genocide, a Liberal MP is introducing a motion

DIRTT Announces Leadership Changes

Nasdaq Globe Newswire | 2023-01-27, 23:35

CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 27, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DIRTT (or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: DRTT, TSX: DRT), a global leader in industrialized construction, today announced the departure of Jeff Dopheide as the Company’s Chief Revenue Officer. ...

Discovery Silver Grants Long-term Incentives

Nasdaq Globe Newswire | 2023-01-27, 23:35

TORONTO, Jan. 27, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Discovery Silver Corp. (TSX-V: DSV, OTCQX: DSVSF) (“Discovery” or the “Company”) announces that it has granted long-term incentives to certain officers, employees and directors of the Company. ...

Eastern Ontario community rallies behind family in need of a liver donor

CTV | 2023-01-27, 23:35

The community of Smiths Falls, Ont. is rallying around a hockey family who is in dire need of a liver transplant for their husband and father. ...

Leamington greenhouse future unclear as Lakeside Produce files for bankruptcy

CTV | 2023-01-27, 23:35

Lakeside Produce Inc., which operates a largescale commercial greenhouse in Leamington employing hundreds of people, has filed for bankruptcy. ...

Dipping below seasonal temperatures

CTV | 2023-01-27, 23:35

CTV’s Will Aiello has the region’s full forecast and tells us why you might need to keep your shovels handy this weekend. ...

Anti-feminist blogger who worshipped Polytechnique shooter sentenced to one year

CTV | 2023-01-27, 23:35

Anti-feminist blogger Jean-Claude

BC SPCA seizes 129 cattle found on property with 'numerous' dead cows

CTV | 2023-01-27, 23:35

The BC SPCA is recommending animal cruelty charges after seizing 129 cows from a property in the south Similkameen Valley, where "numerous carcasses of dead cows" were also found. ...

An accurate bathroom scale can be an important weight loss tool: consumer reports

CTV | 2023-01-27, 23:35

It's been almost four weeks since many of us made New Year's resolutions and one of the most popular goals is losing weight. ...

Josh and Julia check out snow machine trails

CTV | 2023-01-27, 23:35

On this week’s Explore the North, Josh and Julia showcase the fun of snowmobiling and cruise the trails of northern Ontario. ...

Police investigating after body found in Perth County

CTV | 2023-01-27, 23:35

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) shut down a section of a Perth County roadway Friday after they say a passerby discovered a body in the area overnight. ...

International students and new Canadians hit the ice for the first time in Cambridge

CTV | 2023-01-27, 23:35

Canadian winters are typically long and frigid. But for many, it’s the best time of year to dust off helmets, sharpen skates and find the nearest rink. ...

Manitoba teen adopted from Ukraine in need of kidney transplant

CTV | 2023-01-27, 23:35

A Steinbach area teen is hoping for the gift of life. ...

Alberta Justice spokespeople deliver duelling statements on prosecutor email review

CTV | 2023-01-27, 23:35

An Alberta government email review of whether Premier Danielle Smith’s office interfered with Crown prosecutors has taken a confusing turn, with duelling statements from two spokespeople on what was investigated. ...

Blast of Arctic air triggers extreme cold warnings throughout Manitoba

CTV | 2023-01-27, 23:35

A flurry of extreme cold warnings have been issued for sprawling portions of Manitoba. ...

Sunwing plane forced to shut down engine mid-flight after takeoff in Toronto

CTV | 2023-01-27, 23:35

A Sunwing plane was forced to shut down one of its engines midflight after experiencing issues after takeoff from Toronto. ...

Sexual assault charges against 3 UBC Thunderbirds football players stayed

CTV | 2023-01-27, 23:35

Charges that were laid against three former University of British Columbia football players over an alleged sexual assault in Vancouver more than four years ago have been stayed. ...

Chinook Blast, High Performance Rodeo: What's On in Calgary, Jan. 27-29

CTV | 2023-01-27, 23:35

The High Performance Rodeo is in full throttle as Chinook Blast kicks off in a blizzard ...

2 charged in north Edmonton death

CTV | 2023-01-27, 23:35

A man and a woman were charged after a 41-year-old man died earlier this month. Adam Garrant died in hospital after he was assaulted in a home in the area of 172 Avenue and 102 Street on Jan. 12. ...

Some P.E.I. teachers donating winter boots to students in need

CBC | 2023-01-27, 23:29

It's been a rough winter for Island families who are unable to afford winter gear for their children. But some schools and teachers are stepping in to help. ...

Hockey Night in Canada: Senators vs. Maple Leafs

CBC | 2023-01-27, 23:29

Watch live on television and online on Friday at 7 p.m. ET as the Toronto Maple Leafs host the Ottawa Senators on Hockey Night in Canada. ...

Former Quebec legislator Harold LeBel handed 8-month sentence for sexual assault

CBC | 2023-01-27, 23:29

Former Parti Québécois legislator Harold LeBel, who was convicted of sexual assault in November, has been sentenced to eight months behind bars with eligibility for parole. ...

‘Timing is right’ for NWT to harness critical minerals boom, says minister

Mining Dot Com | 2023-01-27, 23:13

“We’re welcoming everybody to the table. A lot of what is at the advanced stages now are projects explored and staked 20, 30, 40, and even 50 years ago. I was just talking with some folks doing some lithium work now, and they’re on a claim

LGBT agenda full speed ahead thanks to Pope Francis’ recent remarks on homosexuality

Life Site | 2023-01-27, 23:05

(LifeSiteNews) — This week on Faith & Reason: John-Henry Westen, Liz Yore, and Father James Altman discuss Pope Francis’ troubling remarks on African bishops who support anti-sodomy laws and then react to the recent World Economic Forum meetings in

B.C. First Nations face complex, stressful choice: should school sites be excavated?

Castanet | 2023-01-27, 23:05

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks as Williams Lake First Nation Chief Willie Sellars, left, listens during a visit to the former grounds of St. Joseph's Mission Residential School, in Williams Lake, B.C., on Wednesday, March 30, 2022. The chief says he

'We must meet this moment': Trudeau says in speech to Liberal caucus

Castanet | 2023-01-27, 23:05

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks to caucus on Parliament Hill, Friday, January 27, 2023 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called on his Liberal caucus to meet the moment on Friday, as Canadians deal with the high cost

Crash blocked Clement Avenue at Gordon Drive

Castanet | 2023-01-27, 23:05

Clement Avenue was partially blocked Friday afternoon due to a crash

Judge: Colorado supermarket shooting suspect unfit to stand trial

Al Jazeera | 2023-01-27, 22:58

A man charged with killing 10 people at a Colorado supermarket nearly two years ago remains mentally incompetent to stand trial, a judge in the United States has announced. Court proceedings against Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, 23, have been paused for more than a

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