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N.S. failing to properly monitor people serving community sentences: auditor general

N.S. failing to properly monitor people serving community sentences: auditor general

HALIFAX — The company contracted by Nova Scotia to monitor convicts serving community sentences isn't fulfilling its responsibilities, and probation officers aren't fully complying with corrections policies, the province's auditor general said Tuesda
Government's changing vape strategy shifts focus away from cigarettes, advocates fear

Government's changing vape strategy shifts focus away from cigarettes, advocates fear

OTTAWA — In the eight years or so since he opened his first vape shop in Ottawa, Ron Couchman said a great sense of community has been lost.
EXPLAINER: What we know about shuttered baby formula plant

EXPLAINER: What we know about shuttered baby formula plant

WASHINGTON (AP) — At the center of the nationwide baby formula shortage is a single factory: Abbott Nutrition's plant that has been closed for more than three months because of contamination problems. On Monday, U.S.
Boy dies after being buried under sand dune at state park

Boy dies after being buried under sand dune at state park

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A 13-year-old Utah boy has died from his injuries a day after a sand dune he was digging in collapsed and buried him at a state park, officials said Monday.

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Nonfiction 1. Finding Me by Viola Davis, narrated by the author (HarperAudio) 2. Atomic Habits by James Clear, narrated by the author (Penguin Audio) 3. Atlas of the Heart by Brené Brown, narrated by the author (Random House Audio) 4.
Pandemic wedding blues: Fewer US couples said 'I do' in 2020

Pandemic wedding blues: Fewer US couples said 'I do' in 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Far fewer Americans said "I do" during the first year of the pandemic when wedding plans were upended, a new report finds. There were 1.
Jerry Lee Lewis, Keith Whitley to join Country Hall of Fame

Jerry Lee Lewis, Keith Whitley to join Country Hall of Fame

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Jerry Lee Lewis, the late country singer Keith Whitley and music executive Joe Galante will join the Country Music Hall of Fame .
Trevali reports no survivors found in refuge chamber after Burkina Faso mine flood

Trevali reports no survivors found in refuge chamber after Burkina Faso mine flood

VANCOUVER — Trevali Mining Corp. says none of the eight workers missing since the Perkoa Mine in Burkina Faso flooded a month ago were able to reach an underground refuge chamber.
WHO: 2nd COVID booster for most vulnerable offers benefits

WHO: 2nd COVID booster for most vulnerable offers benefits

GENEVA (AP) — An expert group convened by the World Health Organization says there may be some benefit in giving a second booster dose of coronavirus vaccine to the most vulnerable people amid the continuing global spread of omicron and its subvarian
ABC tries something brave: drama with journalist as hero

ABC tries something brave: drama with journalist as hero

ABC is bringing actress Hilary Swank and the writer of the 2015 Oscar-winning film “Spotlight” together for a new drama about a journalist working in Alaska.