September 23, 2022

Afraid and anxious, young protesters demand climate action

NEW YORK —  Frustrated, anxious and a tad hopeful, young activists staged a coordinated “global climate strike” Friday to highlight the effects of global warming and demand more aid for poor countries hit by wild weather. In New York, as leaders of developing disaster-struck nations pleaded their...

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Ukrainian President urges world to condemn Russia’s ‘pseudo-referendums’

File picture Photo : Twitter Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Friday urged the world to condemn “pseudo-referendums” as Kremlin proxies began voting on annexation by Russia in Moscow-held areas of Ukraine. “The world will react absolutely justly to pseudo-referendums — they will be unequivocally condemned,” Zelensky...

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Group linked to ‘Freedom Convoy’ ordered evicted from Ottawa heritage building

OTTAWA – A group loosely associated with the “Freedom Convoy” protest in Ottawa last winter has been ordered evicted from a former church east of downtown. In her ruling, Ontario Superior Court Justice Sally Gomery says The United People of Canada breached an agreement of purchase...

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Senate committee advances bill to help news organizations combat Big Tech’s power

On Thursday, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved a bill known as the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act, teeing it up for an eventual vote in the full Senate.  The bill, ostensibly designed to help news organizations negotiate fairer terms with online platforms that share their content,...

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South Korea president Suk-yeol praises Canada in visit focused on trade

OTTAWA – South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol says Canada is a natural match for boosting the production of electric vehicles. On his one-day visit to Ottawa, the president praised Canada’s natural resources and research into artificial intelligence. He said those strengths complement his country’s work in...

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More Indigenous-led services needed for communities, national wellness summit hears

Tyler Griffin, The Canadian Press Published Friday, September 23, 2022 5:44PM EDT TORONTO – More Indigenous-led services are needed to help communities deal with tragedies and mental health issues, an Indigenous leader who lost loved ones in the Saskatchewan stabbing rampage said Friday. Saskatoon Tribal Council...

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Rep. Zoe Lofgren: Committee will lay out more on Trump’s culpability

IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser. Michael Cohen thinks criminal prosecutions are ‘forthcoming’ for Trump 11:17 Now Playing Rep. Zoe Lofgren: Committee will lay out more on Trump’s culpability 11:56 UP NEXT GOP candidates have tricky relationships...

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