Canada News

Hurricanes risk potent

May 23, 2019 / 2:19 pm

It has been years since a major tropical storm wreaked havoc in Canada, but the Canadian Hurricane Centre is warning against complacency. The U.S. National...

Garbage plan trashed

May 23, 2019 / 2:16 pm

The Philippines has rejected Canada's late-June timeline for repatriating its garbage and is moving forward with plans to ship it back to Canada itself....

Sugary alcohol drink rules

May 23, 2019 / 1:21 pm

New federal restrictions on sugary alcoholic beverages took effect today, following at least two deaths in 18 months. The alcohol content in what Health Canada...

Scheer rolls out promises

May 23, 2019 / 10:15 am

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer pledged Thursday to get tough on crime with mandatory minimum sentences of five years for anyone convicted of abusing...

Groundbreaking lotto case

May 23, 2019 / 10:14 am

The Supreme Court of Canada will look at whether a potentially groundbreaking court case that takes aim at video-lottery terminals can proceed and, if so, on...

Sex doll OK: judge

May 23, 2019 / 9:33 am

A Newfoundland man has been found not guilty of possessing child pornography after a judge determined it was not proven he knew the sex doll he ordered was...

LNG demand 'infinite'

May 23, 2019 / 9:24 am

China's impressive investments in renewable energy and electric vehicles have led some anti-fossil fuel activists, as well as some economists, to warn that...

Statue head sought in scrap

May 23, 2019 / 8:21 am

A Winnipeg church's bronze statue of a prominent saint that was once blessed by a pope has been decapitated. The work depicting St. Volodymyr outside the...

B.C. man faces charges

May 23, 2019 / 8:02 am

A 42-year-old man living in British Columbia has been charged with second-degree murder and arson in connection with the death of a woman in northern New...

Smoke drifts west

May 23, 2019 / 8:01 am

Residents in many parts of Yukon are feeling the effects of smoke from a wildfire burning about 1,000 kilometres away in Alberta. Yukon Wildland Fire Management...

Fighting fire with fire

May 23, 2019 / 6:07 am

A fire-threatened town in northern Alberta says a successful controlled burn has been carried out to help keep a raging nearby wildfire at bay. A statement on...

Housing ideas top of mind

May 23, 2019 / 5:46 am

Federal parties are preparing to chase voters with ideas for dealing with what a new survey suggests is a major concern across the country: Housing...

Chief exonerated

May 23, 2019 / 5:40 am

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is to visit a Saskatchewan First Nation today to exonerate a chief unjustly convicted of treason more than 130 years ago. Trudeau...

Human machine combo?

May 23, 2019 / 5:34 am

It's reasonable to expect that in 50 years, humans will build their own identities the way computers download software, says futurist Martine Rothblatt. By...

Accessibility law stronger

May 23, 2019 / 5:24 am

Canada's accessibility minister says the government will be acting on the Senate's proposed recommendations to strengthen the country's first piece...

Mayor: Wildfire still a threat

May 22, 2019 / 4:50 pm

The mayor of a northwestern Alberta town says the threat from a powerful wildfire burning three kilometres away has not passed and warns evacuees they could be...

Carbon tax axed?

May 22, 2019 / 3:13 pm

The new Alberta government has set its first legislature sitting in motion with a throne speech followed immediately by a bill to repeal the provincial carbon...

Public utilities attacked

May 22, 2019 / 3:00 pm

Police forces in western Quebec are investigating a series of attacks on public utility installations and private business equipment that occurred over a...

Not so fast Romeo

May 22, 2019 / 1:21 pm

The federal government is taking the relatively rare step of revoking Canadian citizenship from a Chinese man because he allegedly got it through a bogus...

PM pipeline interruptus

May 22, 2019 / 1:12 pm

An Indigenous protester interrupted Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at a Liberal fundraiser in Vancouver today, accusing him of being a liar and a weak leader....