News From North America
2 Albertans in their 20s among the 13 COVID-19 deaths reported Saturday
by (CTVNews.ca - Canada - Public RSS) on January 23, 2021 at 11:05 pm
Two Albertans in their 20s are among the 13 COVID-19 fatalities the province reported on Saturday.
350 Canada Post employees at Mississauga, Ont. facility sent home to self-isolate as cases continue to rise
by (CTVNews.ca - Canada - Public RSS) on January 23, 2021 at 10:15 pm
A group of employees who work the same shift at a Canada Post facility in Mississauga have been sent home and advised to isolate to prevent further spread of COVID-19 as the number of cases at the site continues to climb.
UK PM has first call with Biden since inauguration
on January 23, 2021 at 10:11 pm
Boris Johnson said he looked forward to "deepening the longstanding alliance" between the UK and US.
Trump impeachment: When will he go on trial in the Senate?
on January 23, 2021 at 9:02 pm
The former US president was impeached, accused of inciting a mob. Here's a guide to the next steps.
3 COVID-19 deaths, 274 new cases reported in Sask.
by (CTVNews.ca - Canada - Public RSS) on January 23, 2021 at 7:43 pm
The Government of Saskatchewan reported 274 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, along with three new deaths related to the virus.
Vancouver couple arrested for chartering plane to Yukon and getting COVID-19 vaccine, say officials
by (CTVNews.ca - Canada - Public RSS) on January 23, 2021 at 6:49 pm
Officials say the pair chartered a small plane to Beaver Creek, Yukon, where they were able to get the Moderna vaccine at a mobile clinic by saying they were local workers.
Krystina Arielle: Star Wars supports High Republic host after racist abuse
on January 23, 2021 at 6:44 pm
Krystina Arielle, the host of Star Wars: The High Republic Show, was attacked online.
Guanajuato governor, feds meet to discuss security in most violent state
by Peter Davies (Mexico News Daily) on January 23, 2021 at 6:24 pm
A day after it was confirmed that the state recorded its most violent year on record, the federal security minister met with the governor.
Larry King: Veteran US talk show host dies aged 87
on January 23, 2021 at 4:01 pm
The popular US broadcaster conducted about 50,000 interviews, from Nelson Mandela to Lady Gaga.
U.K. variant confirmed at Barrie, Ont., care home where 32 have died
by (CTVNews.ca - Canada - Public RSS) on January 23, 2021 at 3:56 pm
The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit confirms the U.K. variant has been identified at Roberta Place Long-Term Care home in Barrie
14-day lockdown for New Brunswick's Edmundston region set to take effect
by (CTVNews.ca - Canada - Public RSS) on January 23, 2021 at 3:12 pm
New Brunswick's Edmundston region is set to enter a 14-day lockdown at midnight. Health officials in the province say the strict health order is needed to curb a steady rise in daily infections that they fear is about to get out of control.
RCMP calls off search for sunken scallop dragger in the Bay of Fundy
by (CTVNews.ca - Canada - Public RSS) on January 23, 2021 at 3:01 pm
Family members of fishermen who died when their scallop dragger sank in the Bay of Fundy reacted with shock and disappointment Saturday to word that the RCMP had officially called off its efforts to recover the vessel.
W5 investigates: Alleged phone hacking, possible factor in stayed murder charge
by (CTVNews.ca - Canada - Public RSS) on January 23, 2021 at 2:00 pm
W5 investigates the mysterious death of a woman who drowned in B.C. four years ago. After the second-degree murder charges against her husband were stayed last summer, her family is demanding answers and justice.
Larry King: TV legend who hosted 50,000 interviews
on January 23, 2021 at 1:53 pm
Larry King - who has died aged 87 - was one of the giants of US broadcasting.
Non-essential travel ban would violate Constitution but courts might allow it: expert
by (CTVNews.ca - Canada - Public RSS) on January 23, 2021 at 12:28 pm
Fear that Quebecers will catch a new variant of COVID-19 on vacation is what's driving demands by the Quebec premier for Ottawa to ban non-essential flights to the country. Legal experts, however, say a ban on non-essential travel would violate the mobility rights guaranteed in the Charter of Rights and Freedoms
Prairie ticket holder wins Friday night's $60 million Lotto Max jackpot
by (CTVNews.ca - Canada - Public RSS) on January 23, 2021 at 12:19 pm
A ticket holder from the Prairies won Friday night's whopping $60 million Lotto Max jackpot.
National Guard: President Biden apologises over troops sleeping in car park
on January 23, 2021 at 7:58 am
Photographs of National Guard members sheltering underground spark anger among lawmakers.
Trudeau conveys Keystone pipeline 'disappointment' to Biden
on January 23, 2021 at 4:27 am
Despite the revoking of the Keystone XL permit, the Canadian PM hails "a new era" in bilateral ties.
Trump impeachment: Senate trial delayed until next month
on January 23, 2021 at 2:45 am
Arguments will not begin until the week of 8 February, giving the ex-president's lawyers time to prepare.
Covid pandemic blamed for 25% drop in cigarette sales
by Peter Davies (Mexico News Daily) on January 22, 2021 at 11:22 pm
A tobacco company executive has blamed the coronavirus pandemic for a slump in cigarette sales of almost 25% in Mexico last year.
A hacienda lost in a Jalisco canyon provides a link to Guadalajara’s history
by John Pint (Mexico News Daily) on January 22, 2021 at 10:56 pm
In the 1800s, Hacienda de Ibarra provided crucial ferry services to get goods across the Santiago River so they could then reach Guadalajara.
Minimal decline in homicides cannot be attributed to public policy: security watchdog
by Peter Davies (Mexico News Daily) on January 22, 2021 at 10:26 pm
The 0.4% decline in homicides in 2020 is not the result of any government action or policy, according to an independent crime watch group.
Private sector, state governments will be able to purchase Covid vaccine
by Peter Davies (Mexico News Daily) on January 22, 2021 at 10:08 pm
States and private companies will be permitted to buy and administer vaccines as long as they inform federal authorities of their plans.
What next for Trump - and Trumpism?
on January 22, 2021 at 9:59 pm
Stripped of presidential powers and silenced online, can Trump still make a political comeback?
Hospitals are stretched to limit in Guanajuato, Michoacán, Puebla
by Peter Davies (Mexico News Daily) on January 22, 2021 at 9:42 pm
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to worsen, the health systems in many states are coming under intense pressure.
Thousands of dead sardines wash up on Sinaloa beaches
by Michelle Aguilar (Mexico News Daily) on January 22, 2021 at 9:20 pm
Thousands of dead sardines, believed to have been discarded by fishermen, have washed up onto the beaches of a Sinaloa town.
Border seesaws win international design contest
by Michelle Aguilar (Mexico News Daily) on January 22, 2021 at 6:03 pm
A project intended to show the interdependency of Mexico and the United States using seesaws has been recognized by London’s Design Museum.
These 3 plants could represent an energy revolution for Mexico
by Carlisle Johnson (Mexico News Daily) on January 22, 2021 at 5:47 pm
A common weed, castor beans and sugar could replace imports of diesel, lubricating oil and gasoline.
Millennials represent nearly half of all new Covid cases; new records set Thursday
by Peter Davies (Mexico News Daily) on January 22, 2021 at 5:00 pm
New single-day peaks for both Covid cases and deaths were set Thursday while infections among young adults have driven high case numbers.
White House: Biden wore no mask as 'he was celebrating'
on January 22, 2021 at 3:51 am
The White House spokeswoman is asked why President Biden wore no mask at an inauguration engagement.