Norwegian Lundby wins world ski jumping championship

Norway’s Hans Christer Holund produced a dominant display to win the gold medal in the men’s 15km freestyle at the FIS World Ski Championships in Oberstdorf on Wednesday. Holund finished in 33 minutes 48.7 seconds to cross the line 20.2 seconds ahead of compatriot Simen Hegstad Krueger while compatriot Harald Amundsen won the bronze medal in an event where the […]

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo admits he ‘made people uncomfortable’ but won’t resign

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday he intends to stay in office amid sexual harassment allegations that have weakened his support and led to calls for his resignation, even among some fellow Democrats. The governor, speaking in his first public appearance since three women accused him of inappropriate touching and offensive language, apologized and said he “had learned an […]

Federal wage and rent subsidies extended through June

The federal government will extend two pandemic support programs that subsidize wages and rent to businesses until June as the country continues to fight the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. During a press conference in Ottawa today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy and the Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy will be maintained at their current […]

After 100 days of lockdown, Toronto wants to move into gray zone

After 100 days in isolation, Toronto’s mayor and senior doctor said on Wednesday they were ready for the province to lift a stay-at-home order for the city. The city’s medical officer of health, Dr Eileen de Villa, announced the change at a press conference on Wednesday with Mayor John Tory, calling it “a step forward towards more flexibility.” She encouraged […]

Yaklaşan lansman: Shell, Scottford’daki faaliyetlerine bir robot ekibi ekliyor

Bir köpek eğitim akademisi, Scottford Shell Kompleksi’nde çok özel bir çift köpeğe ve onların insan meslektaşlarına yeni numaralar öğretiyor. Ancak kapıları açma ve fotoğraf çekme yetenekleriyle, Bolt ve Gadget dört ayaklı robotlar, köpeğin vasat bir kesimidir. Şirketin dış ilişkiler müdürü Conal MacMillan CBC Radio’ya “Amaç, bunları bazı temel bakım denetimlerinde kullanmaktır,” dedi. Edmonton AM Çarşamba “Onları fabrika koşullarını test etmek, […]

Conservative MP David Sweet joins choir calling for an end to COVID-19 restrictions

A Tory MP has joined the chorus of voices calling for an end to COVID-19 lockdowns. Ontario MP David Sweet says pandemic restrictions are causing serious psychological and economic damage. He says public health measures should focus on vulnerable communities, not healthy individuals. Sweet, who represents Flamborough-Glanbrook, took part in non-essential trips earlier this year and was later removed as […]

Trudeau says China fabricated charges for Canadian detainees after Meng’s arrest

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said today that China has concocted national security charges to pin Canadians Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig following the arrest of Huawei telecommunications executive Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver – making echoing an assertion by the Chinese ambassador that the cases are not linked. “It is evident that the two Michaels were arrested on trumped-up national security […]

Research institutions will receive financial support from the federal government

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today announced more than $ 518 million in funding for research projects at colleges, universities and hospitals across the country. Part of the funding will go to projects to speed up national vaccine production. The Liberal government has come under fire for what critics call insufficient efforts to invest in national COVID-19 vaccine research and manufacturing […]

No fun NHL? Restrictions help players enjoy hockey more

Instead of going out to dinner with his fiancée after coming home from training, Brandon Carlo takes his dogs for long walks to get out of the house and enjoy some fresh air. “It’s good that I can still do these things,” said the Boston defenseman. NHL players and their families are limited in what they can do this season […]

Police intelligence on Thursday uncovers possible plot to rape U.S. Capitol by ‘unidentified militia group’

The US Capitol Police Department obtained information indicating a possible plot to “rape the Capitol by a group of unidentified militiamen” Thursday, the agency said on Wednesday. He is working with local, state and federal agencies “to stop any threat to the Capitol,” the statement said. “We take the intelligence seriously,” the statement said, without providing further details on the […]