Suspected human trafficking operation after police find more than 90 people in Texas

More than 90 people have been found at a house in southwest Houston that investigators suspect to be part of a human trafficking operation, police said Friday. Authorities initially served a search warrant at the house after someone called police Thursday night to report a loved one was being held there, Deputy Police Chief Daryn Edwards said. A special tactics […]

Military Sexual Misconduct Committee hits wall as MPs clash to question Prime Minister’s adviser

For the second time in as many weeks, the House of Commons defense committee descended into chaos and confusion today as members of the Liberal government tried to avoid an opposition request to call a senior staff official of the Prime Minister to testify about sexual misconduct in the military. The Conservatives have introduced a motion asking Prime Minister Justin […]

Olympic diving and track spots are up for grabs this weekend

This is an excerpt from The Buzzer, which is CBC Sports’ daily email newsletter. Stay up to date with what’s happening in sport by subscribing here. Two important pre-Olympic competitions take place this weekend One is on the track, the other in diving. Here’s what they are and why they’re important: World Athletics Relays Nine events are held during the […]

Pfizer-BioNTech makes another request to provide existing vaccine to adolescents

Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech have submitted a request to the European medicines regulator to extend the approval of their coronavirus vaccine to children aged 12 to 15, to an extent that could offer younger and less-at-risk populations by Europe access to the shot for the first time. In a statement released Friday, the two pharmaceuticals said their submission to the […]

Quebec wants to offer a vaccine to adolescents, an initiative considered crucial to tame the pandemic

After a long year of virtual classes, Anita Barbiero can’t wait to get her COVID-19 vaccine – and maybe, just maybe, see things get back to normal. “I think it just means finally feeling safe,” said the 17-year-old student from Collège d’Anjou, a high school in Montreal. “It’s a sign that things could be over soon,” Barbiero said. “Obviously, just […]