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|As anniversary of Toronto van attacks looms, how is the city keeping public spaces safe? - Mon, 22 Apr 2019 05:00:00 EDT|
Protecting people from vehicular attacks doesn't require new technology or Draconian security measures. Look to Vision Zero, says Nicole Gelinas, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute think-tank in New York City.
|Canada Revenue Agency writes off $133M owed by one taxpayer - Mon, 22 Apr 2019 04:00:00 EDT|
CRA commissioner Bob Hamilton last fall approved the writeoff of a huge tax debt of $133 million owed by one taxpayer, though the agency won't say whether it was an individual or firm. A spokesperson acknowledges writeoffs of that magnitude "are not common."
|In Ontario town, homeowners say solution needed to coyotes who threaten their pets - Mon, 22 Apr 2019 04:00:15 EDT|
As coyotes increasingly take up residence in cities and towns across Canada, both provinces and municipalities have adopted "living with coyotes' policies. A group in Collingwood, Ont., is demanding action, saying governments are failing to protect their pets.
|Canadian journalist voicing Justin Trudeau on 'The Simpsons' - Mon, 22 Apr 2019 11:52:50 EDT|
Lucas Meyer's impressions caught the attention of 'The Simpsons' producers and he'll be portraying Justin Trudeau in an upcoming episode titled 'D'Oh Canada.'
|Flooding forces hundreds from Quebec homes as New Brunswick, Ontario also deal with spring thaw - Mon, 22 Apr 2019 06:00:26 EDT|
Flooding from the spring thaw and rain has affected more than 2,300 homes in Quebec and 1,500 residents have been evacuated, according to the latest numbers by Urgence Québec. Hundreds of Canadian soldiers were helping volunteers fill and stack sandbags.
|How Elizabeth May is making her wedding low-carbon - Mon, 22 Apr 2019 09:00:00 EDT|
Elizabeth May and her partner, John Kidder, are getting married today in Victoria. The couple is trying to make the wedding a low-carbon event.
|4 weeks, 500km, and 1 dog team: Iqaluit mushers complete epic spring trek - Mon, 22 Apr 2019 05:00:00 EDT|
Jovan Simic and Victoria Perron recently finished a 500-kilometre, 27-day dog sled trek across the Arctic tundra. But they say the hardest part was coming back home to their day-to-day lives in Iqaluit.
|A mail-order high from China nearly ended this B.C. man's life - Mon, 22 Apr 2019 11:00:00 EDT|
In 2013, Spenser Smith went looking online for a new drug. The 21-year-old addict found Etizolam and ordered it from China.
|Floodwaters to peak Monday in Fredericton, still rising further south - Mon, 22 Apr 2019 06:39:39 EDT|
The flood along the St. John River will peak in Fredericton and Maugerville on Monday but the water levels in Oak Point, Quispamsis-Saint John, Jemseg and Sheffield will continue to climb over the next 48 hours.
|Round the clock: The health perils of working overnight - Mon, 22 Apr 2019 04:00:00 EDT|
Working the night shift could cause some long-term health problems, like obesity, heart attacks and strokes, as well as more immediate issues, like inattention.
|Police ID 4 teens who died after car flipped in Miramichi - Sun, 21 Apr 2019 07:25:30 EDT|
Four teenagers died in a car accident Saturday night in Miramichi, N.B., after the vehicle they were in left the road and flipped, ending upside down in deep water.
|Canadian researchers warn of 'cascading impacts' as bumblebee species decline - Mon, 22 Apr 2019 04:00:00 EDT|
A team of researchers are York University has warned that the American bumblebee is facing imminent extinction from Canada, and this could lead to “cascading impacts” throughout the country.
|P.E.I. Green Party thankful for non-partisan support after candidate's death - Mon, 22 Apr 2019 06:17:34 EDT|
Regardless of their politics, Prince Edward Islanders are coming together around the death of Green candidate Josh Underhay, says Green Leader Peter Bevan-Baker.
|Can judges do better for trans kids in family law cases? Western study aims to find out - Mon, 22 Apr 2019 04:01:00 EDT|
A Western University study aims to provide judges with guidance on how to deal with cases in which parents are at odds over how to address their child's gender identity questions.
|Moose nose and prairie oysters: Sask. farmer, chef say nose-to-tail cooking is a sustainable option - Mon, 22 Apr 2019 07:00:00 EDT|
The concept of using all parts of the animal, from nose-to-tail, has environmental and sustainable benefits, says a Sask. farmer. She says there's a recipe for everyone, and a recipe for every part of an animal, if you're willing to get creative.
|'Catastrophically' injured van attack survivor, 92, thankful to be alive - Mon, 22 Apr 2019 11:18:36 -0400|
Aleksandra Kozhevnikova doesn't remember being hit by the van that careened through north Toronto and mowed down pedestrians on a busy thoroughfare last April.
|Canadians in Sri Lanka told to exercise extreme caution after bombings - Mon, 22 Apr 2019 10:59:39 -0400|
Canadians in Sri Lanka are being warned to exercise a high degree of caution after a series of bombings on Sunday killed nearly 300 people, including dozens of foreigners.
|P.E.I. Greens suspend activities after tragedy in campaign's final days - Mon, 22 Apr 2019 09:04:00 -0400|
With the provincial election campaign drawing to a close in P.E.I., Green party Leader Peter Bevan-Baker has suspended all canvassing and other events today as the party grieves the tragic loss of one of its candidates.
|'Shocking violation': Parish prepares to re-bury remains after grave plundered - Mon, 22 Apr 2019 00:53:53 -0400|
Once police complete their investigation into skeletal remains found on a trail in Conception Bay South, N.L., the All Saints parish is planning for a re-internment of the remains and a re-consecration of the site.
|Bodies of three mountain climbers recovered after last week's Banff avalanche - Sun, 21 Apr 2019 17:52:00 -0400|
The bodies have been recovered of three renowned mountain climbers who were believed to have been caught in a large avalanche in Banff National Park last week.
|Federal government to sell back farmland expropriated for Mirabel airport - Mon, 22 Apr 2019 06:44:00 -0400|
The federal government says portions of unused land that Quebec farmers were forced to sell for the failed Mirabel Airport will be returned to the former owners.
|Sandbagging efforts in high gear in Quebec, New Brunswick flood zones - Mon, 22 Apr 2019 05:02:00 -0400|
More than 600 Canadian soldiers have fanned out across Quebec, filling and stacking sandbags as officials warn that flood waters are likely to keep rising this week due to warming temperatures that contribute to snowmelt and ice movement.
|Canadian man reportedly stabbed to death in Mexico - Sun, 21 Apr 2019 16:17:00 -0400|
A Canadian man was found dead in a Mexican community popular with expats, having been stabbed at least five times, according to Mexican media reports.
|Person airlifted to hospital after avalanche in Yoho National Park has died - Sun, 21 Apr 2019 15:22:00 -0400|
Parks Canada says a person who was airlifted to hospital in Calgary following an avalanche in Yoho National Park has died.
|Four teens killed in single-vehicle crash in Miramichi, N.B. - Sun, 21 Apr 2019 07:43:00 -0400|
Police in Miramichi, New Brunswick say four teenagers are dead after their vehicle left the road Saturday night and came to rest upside down in deep water.