- 129 dead at Indonesian soccer match after police fire tear gas, causing clashing fans to stampedeby The Associated Press on October 2, 2022 at 12:11 am
Panic at an Indonesian soccer match after police fired tear gas to stop brawls left 129 dead, mostly trampled to death, police said Sunday.
- Demonstrators in Canadian cities call for change in Iran after Mahsa Amini’s deathby CBC News on October 1, 2022 at 10:55 pm
Demonstrations were held in Canadian cities on Saturday in solidarity with people in Iran protesting over the repression of women’s rights following the death of Mahsa Amini after she was detained by the country’s morality police.
- French Embassy attacked in Burkina Faso capital hours after coup sees leader oustedby The Associated Press on October 1, 2022 at 3:59 pm
Angry protesters attacked the French Embassy in Burkina Faso’s capital Saturday after supporters of the West African nation’s new coup leader accused France of harbouring the ousted interim president, a charge French authorities vehemently denied.
- Curling supremacy is up for grabs — and Canada’s spot at the top is not guaranteedby Devin Heroux on October 1, 2022 at 2:29 pm
A new Olympic cycle has begun, signaling the start of a four-year grind for Canada’s elite curlers who have hopes of wearing the maple leaf at the next Winter Games in 2026.
- Former senator Don Meredith charged with 3 counts of sexual assaultby CBC News on October 1, 2022 at 2:29 pm
Former Canadian senator Don Meredith has been charged by Ottawa police with three counts of sexual assault and one count of criminal harassment.
- Sask. government tells RCMP it will not support federal firearm buybackby Adam Hunter on October 1, 2022 at 11:00 am
Saskatchewan’s Minister of Policing and Public Safety Christine Tell says she does not want provincial police resources involved in a federal firearm buyback program, a position the federal government says is reckless.
- Rescuers in Florida search for survivors as Carolinas stunned by Hurricane Ian’s damageby The Associated Press on October 1, 2022 at 9:23 am
Rescuers searched for survivors among the ruins of Florida homes flooded by Hurricane Ian, while authorities in the Carolinas began to assess damage from the storm’s second strike.
- What do I need to know about this year’s flu shot?by CBC News on October 1, 2022 at 8:00 am
Some pharmacists say many people have questions about the timing of their annual flu shot, which will coincide with the availability of bivalent COVID-19 vaccines. Here’s what we know about this year’s flu shot.
- How Quebec’s 1995 referendum was a turning point for racist comments in political discourse that’s still feltby Verity Stevenson on October 1, 2022 at 8:00 am
Immigration has dominated political discourse in the last days and weeks of the campaign. Some see parallels between CAQ comments and former premier Jacques Parizeau blaming his 1995 referendum loss on “money and ethnic votes.”
- Nord Stream pipeline leak in Baltic Sea could cement Europe’s shift to renewables — eventuallyby Inayat Singh on October 1, 2022 at 8:00 am
Before the Nord Stream gas pipelines under the Baltic Sea sprung massive leaks this week, spewing out tons of methane into the water and atmosphere, Europe had started planning for a long-term future without Russian gas — prompted by Putin’s war in Ukraine.
- Scientists watching Omicron’s next COVID curveball closelyby Adam Miller on October 1, 2022 at 8:00 am
Omicron continues to mutate and produce new strains that have been shown to better evade immunity and have the potential to drive new COVID waves.
- Why some runners and race organizers are rethinking medal traditionby Alistair Steele on October 1, 2022 at 8:00 am
For many runners, the race isn’t finished until they have that medal around their neck. But with mounting supply-chain problems and environmental concerns, some Ottawa-area event organizers are rethinking the bling.
- Former MPs find new paths and purpose after politicsby Yasmine Hassan on October 1, 2022 at 8:00 am
‘Losing sucks,’ said Maryam Monsef, the former Trudeau cabinet minister who lost her seat in 2021. But like virtually every defeated member of Parliament before her, Monsef learned that losing isn’t quite the end of the world — and life after politics can be rewarding as well.
- We let our 94-year-old father die, and I’m haunted by our choiceby Glenn Mori on October 1, 2022 at 8:00 am
Glenn Mori kept expecting to see his father in his room in his retirement home even after his death.
- James Bond stunt car sells at auctionon September 29, 2022 at 2:27 pm
An iconic Aston Martin DB5 replica used for stunts in the James Bond blockbuster No Time to Die sold for more than $4.4 million Cdn at Christie’s auction house in London.
- Indigenous Islanders win UN climate case against Australia — opening the door for othersby CBC Radio on September 28, 2022 at 8:19 pm
A United Nations committee has found that Australia had violated the human rights of a group of Torres Strait Islanders by failing to adequately protect them from the impacts of climate change.
- Is the world’s deadliest profession also among the most violent?by Ian Urbina on September 26, 2022 at 8:00 am
The Outlaw Ocean podcast is a seven-part series that explores the gritty and lawless realm of the high seas.
- After 3rd major storm in 5 years, Magdalen Islanders say they’re on front line of climate changeon September 21, 2022 at 7:56 pm
- As food costs continue to rise, here’s how you can waste less of iton June 18, 2022 at 12:02 pm
- Zelenskyy says Ukrainian flag flies in Lyman again as Russia pulls troops from cityon February 12, 2022 at 4:04 pm