News

Crews searching for fisherman who went overboard near Yarmouth, N.S.

Crews with the Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre are searching for a fisherman who went overboard in the waters off southwest Nova Scotia early Thursday morning.

In a tweet sent Thursday morning, the JRCC confirmed that at approximately 4 a.m., they were notified of a man-overboard situation from a fishing vessel south of Yarmouth.

The Coast Guard, Royal Canadian Air Force and a PAL aircraft are all searching for the missing person.

The JRCC says the fishing vessel was escorted to Yarmouth by the Coast Guard, and all remaining individuals onboard are safe.

This is a developing story that will be updated. 

UPDATED

A Danish man suspected of killing five people with a bow and arrow and possibly other weapons while randomly shooting at strangers in a small Norwegian town appears to have committed an act of terrorism, authorities in Norway said Thursday.

Ontario is considering a further easing of pandemic restrictions and an announcement could come as soon as Friday as health officials say the COVID-19 situation is improving in the province, CTV News Toronto has learned.

Saskatchewan has been battered by COVID-19 s fourth wave, struggling with a surge in cases and deaths and a health care system that is on the brink of being overwhelmed — a cautionary tale, the beginnings of which can be traced back to the summer when public health measures ceased, according to one expert.

BREAKING

Ontario health officials are reporting 417 new cases of COVID-19 in the province on Thursday, as well as three more deaths due to the disease.

A developing water crisis in Nunavut’s capital city, Iqaluit, is exposing just how precarious the drinking water situation can be for the city as residents are currently paying about $9 for a litre of bottled water while major grocery stores are selling out.

Crews with the Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre are searching for a fisherman who went overboard in the waters off southwest Nova Scotia early Thursday morning.

OPINION

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s can’t-delay campaign for historic change has produced a sloth-speed government with a cabinet yet to be named, an idled bureaucracy waiting for orders and no date for Parliament’s return in sight, Don Martin writes in an exclusive column for CTVNews.ca.

Students from around the world said Canada is their top choice for post-secondary education, beating the U.S., Australia and the U.K. in a new survey from IDP Connect.

Prince William has criticized some of the world s richest men for using their wealth to fund a new space race and space tourism rather than trying to fix the problems on Planet Earth instead.
Read more on CTVnews
News Topics :
Similar Articles :
Canada
Departing Fisheries Minister Bernadette Jordan says new fishing agreements with Mi kmaq communities indicate her approach to the Indigenous lobster harvest is working, despite continuing tensions on the water. The...
Business
Freshii Inc. says it has signed a deal to buy a majority stake in health and wellness product retailer Natura Market ECommerce Inc., with rights to acquire the rest of...
Canada
The Transportation Safety Board is scheduled to release the results of its investigation today into the “possible relation” between train activities and a wildfire this summer in Lytton, B.C. CTVNewsVancouver.ca...
Top Stories
HALIFAX A search and rescue operation for a missing scallop boat and its crew is underway in the waters off Nova Scotia s Annapolis County. Military aircraft and coast...
Canada
Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Canadian military says aircraft and ships have responded to an emergency aboard a Canadian fishing vessel that has been damaged by fire...