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During Ukraine's rolling blackouts, candles and 'faith in ourselves' become latest weapons Russian attacks have damaged large swaths of Ukraines electricity grid, leaving people without reliable power, light and heating. Matt Galloway talks to Ukrainians dealing with these blackouts, with a determination that life continues.
CBC.ca | Dec 2, 2022 8:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
This man fled Qatar in fear of persecution because he's gay. Now he's pushing back Referred to as Qatars first person to come out publicly as gay, Dr. Nasser Mohamed thought having the World Cup on his home soil was the perfect opportunity to shed light on the countrys mistreatment of LGBTQ2+ people.
CBC.ca | Dec 2, 2022 7:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
2-time Olympic champ Rosie MacLennan may have retired, but she remains an important ally for athletes Rosie MacLennan has not just been a champion in her sport, she has championed the voices of athletes as an advocate and leader her entire career.
CBC.ca | Dec 2, 2022 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ex-police officer indicted over shooting of teen who was eating in McDonald's parking lot A former Texas police officer who shot and wounded a 17-year-old as the teen put his car in reverse while eating a hamburger has been indicted by a grand jury on two counts of aggravated assault by a public servant and one count of attempted murder, prose
CBC.ca | Dec 2, 2022 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. dismissing charges against Huawei's Meng Wanzhou U.S. prosecutors on Thursday asked a judge to dismiss bank fraud and other charges against Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of China's Huawei Technologies whose 2018 arrest strained relations between the U.S. and China.
CBC.ca | Dec 2, 2022 11:58 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Remember that electric-vehicle spat with the U.S.? The Europeans are still steaming Canada managed to resolve its most pressing complaint about the Buy-American provisions in the U.S. Inflation Reduction Act. But the Europeans are still steaming over what it could mean for electric vehicle manufacuring. The French president's visit to Wa
CBC.ca | Dec 2, 2022 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Federal government already preparing for what organizers call 'Freedom Convoy 2.0' The federal government is already preparing to deal with a new convoy protest being planned for February, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's national security advisor told a parliamentary committee Thursday evening.
CBC.ca | Dec 2, 2022 04:26 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Former paralympian tells MPs veterans department offered her assisted death A paraplegic former member of the Canadian military shocked MPs on Thursday by testifying that she was offered,in writing, the opportunity for a medically assisted death and that the Department of Veterans Affairs even offered to provide equipment.
CBC.ca | Dec 2, 2022 02:12 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
As Kanye West praises Hitler, advocates fear antisemitism is going mainstream From far-right chat shows to sports and Saturday Night Live, some are spreading hate. Advocates warn this is what the normalization of antisemitism looks like, when you add it all up.
CBC.ca | Dec 2, 2022 12:50 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
In another legal blow to Trump, appeals court reverses special master in documents fight A U.S. federal appeals court on Thursday ended an independent review of documents seized from former president Donald Trump's Florida estate, removing a hurdle the Justice Department said had delayed its criminal investigation into the retention of top-se
CBC.ca | Dec 1, 2022 11:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend