Man who poses 'significant threat' to public left Canada on flight while on community pass
A man found not criminally responsible in a 2014 stabbing death left Canada on an international flight earlier this month while on an unaccompanied community pass, the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto has confirmed.
07/17/2019 - 07:32 AM
Federal government pledges millions for opioid crisis
$76.2 million announced to bring more life-saving measures to underserved communities and mitigate the impacts of the illegal drug supply
07/17/2019 - 05:53 PM
Sask. family stands by chuckwagon racing despite losing 4 horses at Calgary Stampede
Despite the loss of four horses at the Calgary Stampede, Neil Salmond says he has no plans to reconsider his participation in the sport of chuckwagon racing as he believes people are doing everything they can to make the sport safe.
07/17/2019 - 09:14 AM
Winnipeg police confirm officer took photo of intoxicated man, apologize after online backlash
Winnipeg police are apologizing after one of their officers took a photo last Friday of a vulnerable man who was intoxicated while a first responder crew was helping him.
07/17/2019 - 03:21 PM
Canada's biggest underwater volcano is just off B.C.'s coast — and scientists are finding new species there
Canada's largest underwater volcano is off the coast of British Columbia and, over the next two weeks, a team of national scientists will be doing a deep-sea exploration mission of the area.
07/17/2019 - 01:27 AM
'I'm going to Jersey': B.C. mom prepares for fight to bring allegedly abducted daughter home
Tasha Brown says she is preparing herself for an emotional reunion after European authorities located her daughter, who was allegedly abducted three years ago by Brown's estranged wife.
07/16/2019 - 08:23 PM
Plane that crashed in Labrador lake carried 4 Americans, 3 Canadians
Four Americans, two men from Newfoundland and Labrador and one Quebecer are dead or missing after a plane crashed into a remote lake in northern Labrador.
07/17/2019 - 07:28 AM
Canada needs to triple the amount of protected land and water to tackle 'nature emergency': report
Amid shocking declines in the health of the world's ecosystems and species, a new report from the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) says the federal government must now commit to much more ambitious targets to protect the country's land and water to have any chance of staving off what they call a 'nature emergency.'
07/17/2019 - 04:00 AM
University suggests faculty avoid trips to China amid RCMP probe into lab researchers
The University of Manitoba is recommending faculty avoid unnecessary travel to China in light of an RCMP investigation involving two microbiology researchers and a possible “policy breach” at the National Microbiology Lab.
07/17/2019 - 03:31 PM
Cheaper energy pulls Canada's inflation rate down to 2% in June
Canada's consumer price index rose at a two per cent annual pace in June, as the price of just about everything except energy went up.
07/17/2019 - 09:03 AM
Hinterland Who's Who releases vignette on ravens in 6 Indigenous languages
Since the 1960s, Hinterland Who’s Who has been featuring iconic Canadian wildlife. Now it has vignettes on the common raven available in six Indigenous languages.
07/17/2019 - 04:00 AM
'Life after shame': Hidden camera victim lifts publication ban to empower other women
A Winnipeg woman whose ex-husband broke into her home and installed hidden cameras in the walls of her living room and bedroom has lifted the publication ban on her name in an effort to confront the shame she felt after the incident.
07/16/2019 - 05:00 PM
Gas price inquiry questions Trans Mountain capacity, company denies collusion
One of the largest fuel companies in British Columbia says there's no retail market more competitive than gasoline in Canada and denies any price setting between competitors.
07/17/2019 - 10:49 AM
Investigation into fire that destroyed Charlottetown apartment building 'going to take a little time'
All the residents of a Charlottetown apartment building got out safely when a fire destroyed their homes early Wednesday morning.
07/17/2019 - 05:21 AM
Saskatoon software company to hire 365 people after record-breaking $40M cash injection
Saskatoon software company Vendasta has signed a deal for $40 million in growth capital and plans to expand its workforce in the next three years to 650 people from 285.
07/17/2019 - 05:00 AM
Fence and sensibility: Parks Canada tearing down Signal Hill fence
Mere days after being erected by Parks Canada, a wooden fence blocking the view of St. John's from a spot on historic Signal Hill will be torn down after public outrage.
07/17/2019 - 09:58 AM
New Zealand team bridges Indigenous cultures with haka at Sask. Powwow
Indigenous cultures converged at a Saskatchewan powwow when a New Zealand softball team performed the haka, a traditional dance of that country's Māori people.
07/16/2019 - 06:56 PM
Nomination process for federal election candidates 'uncompetitive' and 'biased': report
Just a small portion of federal candidates go through competitive nomination contests, according to a new report from the Samara Centre for Democracy describing the nomination process as "a weak point in our democratic infrastructure."
07/17/2019 - 12:01 AM
Companies look to cash in on out-of-this-world profits in new space economy
The commercialization of space involves some staggering numbers, much as $1 trillion US per year by some estimates. Canada is finding lucrative off-earth business opportunities.
07/17/2019 - 04:00 AM
Infected bat 'ran into' hand of B.C. man who later died from rabies: health officer
A 21-year-old man who died from rabies after coming into contact with an infected bat on Vancouver Island this spring had a brush with the nocturnal mammal in an "unusual" daytime encounter, health officials said Tuesday.
07/16/2019 - 01:54 PM
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