Canada's ruling Liberal Party, led by PM Justin Trudeau, is set to form a minority government after a tight election race, according to Canadian media projections.
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called the snap election hoping to parlay a smooth Covid-19 vaccine rollout – among the best in the world – into a new mandate to steer the nation's pandemic exit.
A marine animal that lived 500 million years ago, Titanokorys gainesi, is “one of the biggest animals from the Cambrian period ever found.”
Justin Trudeau called an early election for September 20, saying he needed a new mandate to ensure voters approved of his Liberal government's plan to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic.
World number-two ranked Daniil Medvedev of Russia beat John Isner of the United States 6-2, 6-2 in the National Bank Open semifinals to face American Reilly Opelka in the final.
Daniil Medvedev, ranked second in the world, has 11 ATP Tour victories, winning this year in Mallorca and Marseille. Meanwhile, Stefanos Tsitsipas ended the 13-match win streak of Casper Ruud with a clinical 6-1, 6-4 win to also reach the semis.
Justin Trudeau is expected to pull the plug on his minority Liberal government and gamble for a majority in snap elections despite a nationwide uptick in Covid infections.
The protest comes in the backdrop of more than 1,000 unmarked graves found near former residential schools since May – discoveries that have outraged the country.
The discovery of a sponge fossil dating back 890 million years would, if confirmed, show the first animals evolved before a time when oxygen in the atmosphere and ocean reached a level scientists once thought was necessary for animal life.
Among 61 recommendations listed in a report by the National Council of Canadian Muslims range from the creation of hate crime units to an anti-Islamophobia plan for the education system.
Burning through the equivalent of 130,000 soccer fields, the Bootleg Fire, some 250 miles south of Portland, is the largest active blaze in the US.
Close to 1,000 unmarked graves discovered at former residential school sites in British Columbia and Saskatchewan in past few months.
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