September 26th, 2021

Alberta Election

Catholic bishop hopes residential school apology will improve Indigenous relations

By The Canadian Press on September 26th, 2021

A leader in Canada’s national assembly of Catholic bishops says he hopes an apology for the harms endured at residential schools could mark a turning point in the church’s relations with Indigenous Peoples. But some Indigenous leaders say it remains to be seen whether the remorseful sentiments will be backed up by meaningful steps toward ... Read More »

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Canada faces immediate, long-term decisions on China ties after Two Michaels’ return

By The Canadian Press on September 26th, 2021

OTTAWA – While the return of two detained Canadians has ended a contentious dispute between Canada and China, experts say Ottawa now faces some hard choices when it comes to Beijing. University of British Columbia professor Paul Evans, one of Canada’s top experts on China and Asia, expects a number of decisions to be rolled ... Read More »

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German election tight; Merkel’s bloc eyes worst result yet

By Geir Moulson, The Associated Press on September 26th, 2021

BERLIN (AP) – Germany’s center-left Social Democrats were locked in a very close race Sunday with outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right bloc, which is heading toward its worst-ever result in the country’s parliamentary election, projections showed. Top officials from both parties said they hope to lead Germany’s next government and have their candidates succeed ... Read More »

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Police: Utah football player killed in house party shooting

By The Associated Press on September 26th, 2021

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – A University of Utah football player has been killed in a shooting at a house party early Sunday, Salt Lake City police said. The shooting that killed Aaron Lowe occurred just after midnight, only hours after the Utes beat Washington State 24-13. Police said another victim in the attack was ... Read More »

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Merkel’s bloc eyes worst result since 1949 but hopes to lead

By Geir Moulson, The Associated Press on September 26th, 2021

BERLIN (AP) – Armin Laschet, the candidate of outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right Union bloc, says his party will do “everything we can” to form a new government, despite facing what is expected to be its worst result in post-World War II Germany. Germany’s center-left Social Democrats were locked in a very close race ... Read More »

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Merkel’s bloc sees worst result since 1949; Social Dems rise

By Geir Moulson, The Associated Press on September 26th, 2021

BERLIN (AP) – Germany’s center-left Social Democrats were locked in a very close race Sunday with outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right bloc, which is heading toward its worst result since 1949 in the country’s parliamentary election, exit polls showed. Officials from both parties said they hope to lead Germany’s next government and have their ... Read More »

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Repentigny Black community denounce police action plan to tackle racial profiling

By The Canadian Press on September 26th, 2021

MONTREAL – Local Black leaders from a town just north of Montreal say the local police force did not hold proper community consultations when they developed an action plan to combat racism and racial profiling on the force. Associations representing Black residents from Repentigny, Que., took part in a press conference today where they said ... Read More »

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German vote nearly even for Merkel’s bloc, Social Democrats

By Geir Moulson, The Associated Press on September 26th, 2021

BERLIN (AP) – Exit polls show the center-left Social Democrats in a very close race with outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel’s bloc in Germany’s parliamentary election, which will determine who succeeds the long-time leader after 16 years in power. An exit poll for ARD public television put voters’ support at 25% each for the Social Democrats ... Read More »

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‘Dear Evan Hansen’ opens 2nd to ‘Shang-Chi’ at box office

By Lindsey Bahr, The Associated Press on September 26th, 2021

“Dear Evan Hansen” may have been a hit on Broadway, but the filmed adaptation of the Tony-winning show is off to a slow start at the box office in its first weekend in theaters. The Universal musical that’s playing exclusively in theaters grossed an estimated $7.5 million from 3,364 locations, according to studio estimates on ... Read More »

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Hamilton wins 100th F1 race to take lead over Verstappen

By The Associated Press on September 26th, 2021

SOCHI, Russia (AP) – Lewis Hamilton became the first Formula One driver to win 100 races with victory in the Russian Grand Prix on Sunday to retake the championship lead from Max Verstappen. Hamilton dropped to seventh place when he was boxed in at the first corner but fought back and passed Lando Norris for ... Read More »

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Missioni turns creative page; Liberatore mixes real, virtual

By Colleen Barry, The Associated Press on September 26th, 2021

MILAN (AP) – Five days of womenswear presentations dissolved into more online presentations as Milan Fashion Week began to tail off Sunday, and the fashion crowd prepared to decamp for Paris. The excitement of live runway shows, the return of celebrities and the blast of fashion parties energized Italy’s fashion capital for the first time ... Read More »

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