WATCH: Severe storm threat through late evening
WATCH: Severe storm threat through late evening
The FTSE 100 rose on Friday morning after data showed the UK economy grew 0.2% in the second quarter.
There are no talks with the Taliban to negotiate a peace settlement, Afghan anti-Taliban leader Ahmad Massoud said on Thursday, vowing to step up "guerrilla warfare" to bring the hardline Islamists to the negotiating table. Speaking in an interview in Paris, Massoud, the exiled leader of the National Resistance Front of Afghanistan (NRF), said that the only way for the Taliban to achieve legitimacy would be to hold elections, but there was no prospect of that happening for now. "The Taliban are refusing any talks of negotiation and they just want the world and the people of Afghanistan to just accept that this is the only way going forward, which it is not," said Massoud, son of the former anti-Soviet mujahideen commander Ahmad Shah Massoud, said late on Thursday.
Gross domestic product (GDP) is now thought to have grown by 0.3% between January and March, up from a previous 0.1% estimate.
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As the latest round of consultations on protections for app-based drivers and food delivery workers in B.C. comes to an end, companies and workers are awaiting the government’s decision. But a document obtained under a freedom of information request and recent interviews suggest a possible direction. In March 2022, Labour Minister Harry Bains met officials from Uber and the United Food and Commercial Workers union to talk about worker protections. Handwritten notes from the meeting, taken by dep
The TUC says stakeholders in the high-speed rail line must be brought together "urgently".
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TORONTO — Air Canada pilots are demonstrating at Toronto's Pearson airport today, calling for better wages and working conditions as talks with the country's biggest carrier continue. The Air Line Pilots Association kick-started the bargaining process in June, one day after fellow union members at WestJet ratified a new collective agreement. The union represents more than 5,000 Air Canada pilots. Both union and employer say the so-called informational picket at Terminal 1, which comes the same d
Ladies – if you’re planning on popping to the shops this weekend for a fashion update, brace yourself. You know that advert, The Future’s Bright, the Future’s Orange? Well, it’s not.
OTTAWA — Statistics Canada will release its figures for how the economy started the third quarter this morning. The agency will report real gross domestic product numbers for July. Its early estimate for the month released on Sept. 1 suggested real GDP was essentially unchanged in July, though it cautioned at the time that the reading would be updated. It said that gains in the public, finance and insurance, and professional, scientific and technical services sectors were offset by weakness in t
LAXGALTS'AP, B.C. — A ceremony will be held today by the Nisga'a Nation in northern British Columbia for a memorial totem that has gone to Scotland and back over the last century. The 11-metre totem was carved in 1860 to honour a dead chief, but it was taken almost 100 years ago by a person doing research in the village and then sold to the National Museum of Scotland. A Nisga'a delegation, including some with family connections to the totem, travelled to Scotland a year ago to ask for its retur
Six years after a devastating injury on an Ontario farm, Leroy Thomas says he's finally feeling hopeful about the future. The former seasonal worker from Jamaica dislocated his spine while working at a Simcoe, Ont., tobacco farm in 2017, an injury that left him unable to continue as an agricultural worker and in deep financial distress after his compensation for being injured on the job ran out after 12 weeks. Now, after Ontario's Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal found that he and
There will be balloons released at Hillsborough for their Friday evening fixture but it will not be a celebration. With the Sky Sports cameras broadcasting, Sheffield Wednesday supporters are planning a protest to show their unhappiness after one of the most dramatic shifts in football narrative over the course of four months.
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The autumn festival season is always one of the highlights of the filmgoing calendar, even though this year’s strike season has left the 2023 cycle looking a little less glamorous than most.
The Victoria Gold Corp. has been fined $95,000 after pleading guilty to violating some of its licence conditions at the Eagle gold mine near Mayo, Yukon.The company was charged by the territorial government in June.The company was accused of failing to maintain minimum water storage requirements at the mine site. The government alleged Victoria Gold stored more water in its heap leach facility than its licence allows. It also said Victoria Gold failed to report the amount of water it transferred
The Liberal government is looking to cut almost $1 billion from the annual budget of the Department of National Defence (DND) — a demand the country's top military commander says is prompting some "difficult" conversations within the military.Chief of the Defence Staff Gen. Wayne Eyre and Deputy Minister of Defence Bill Matthews testified before the House of Commons defence committee late Thursday, where they acknowledged in more detail the ramifications of the federal government's spending redu
Saturday marks the third annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.It's a day set aside to remember the children who died while being forced to attend church-run and government-funded residential schools, those who survived and the families and communities still struggling with the trauma.Here are some of the upcoming community events we've either seen or been sent. All are on Saturday, unless otherwise noted.If we missed one, please send us an email.In OttawaThe national commemorative ga
OC Transpo expects to pay $3.5 million per month to operate the LRT's Trillium Line once the new extension of the north-south corridor is back online, according to an email to councillors obtained by CBC. That includes $2.1 million the city will pay to TransitNext, the project-specific group run by SNC-Lavalin which was chosen to build and maintain it.The projections come after an updated long-term financial plan for the transportation system suggested that running light rail costs a lot more th