President Donald Trump is eager to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin with full diplomatic bells and whistles when the two are in Germany for a multinational summit next month. Many administration officials believe the U.S. needs to maintain its distance from Russia at such a sensitive time — and interact only with great caution.
When Howie Mandel played a Boston doctor on the 1980s medical drama "St. Elsewhere" it wasn't the medical jargon he struggled with — it was his Canadian accent. Over Canada's 150-year history, the Canuck English accent has varied in sound and strength, depending on the region.
A homeowner along Halifax's Young Avenue is not convinced that proposed new land-use rules will protect the historic nature of his neighbourhood from the wrecking balls of developers.
The U.S. Coast Guard had a busy day Friday, rescuing 17 people during two seperate incidents. A crew from Station St. Clair Shores arrived on scene within 10 minutes and began bailing the boat using pumps. Coast Guard members removed everyone from the boat and transferred them to shore and a tow boat brought the damaged vessel back in.
By Makiko Yamazaki and Taro Fuse TOKYO (Reuters) - Western Digital Corp has told Toshiba Corp that it will not agree to a sale of the Japanese conglomerate's prized memory chip unit to a preferred bidding consortium that includes rival chipmaker SK Hynix Inc . Western Digital, which jointly runs Toshiba's main semiconductor plant, has been feuding bitterly with its Japanese partner over the sale of the world's No. 2 producer of NAND chips and has sought a U.S. court injunction to prevent any deal that does not have its consent. The tensions come amid uncertainty over whether Toshiba can sign as planned a definitive agreement with its preferred bidder - a group led by the Japanese government and including U.S. private equity firm Bain Capital - by Wednesday, the day of its annual shareholders meeting.
Canada Day is just under a week away and thanks to the demand for flags leading up to the big celebration, one New Brunswick woman has had to put her retirement on hold. Theresa King's basement is full of bright materials and the tools to turn them into something special. Since March, most of King's projects have been paused while she helps her former employer.
There have been more than 1,000 hydraulic fracturing operations in Alberta since January. Numbers provided to the CBC by the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) show between January 2017 and June 30, 2017, there have been 1,127 fracking operations conducted. The AER says the holder of a drilling licence must inform the AER about its intentions to frack an oil or gas well five days before starting the work.
When Cameron Hicks produced a short stop-animation movie with Lego for a high school assignment in Souris, Man., little did he know he'd animate a feature-length Lego movie for Warner Brothers and give it a connection to Manitoba.
Across the front, it says Midgic Airport, all in white embroidered caps. My mom, Frances Weldon, remembers a very specific joke about the Midgic Airport from her childhood. Over the years I'd heard different theories as to why an airport was chosen as the joke.
A new neighbourhood watch group made up of the city's Filipino community says they've been inspired by the Bear Clan Patrol and they're set to hit the streets of Winnipeg. "It's actually a group of volunteers and the direction is to do something like the Bear Clan is doing but we are starting with the Filipino community," said Leila Castro, who started the group. A few months ago, a member of the Filipino community who lives by Castro posted on Facebook how his daughter had been robbed by two men with machetes, Castro said.
A pair of Toronto newlyweds is sounding the alarm after they claim a private career college led them to believe one of them could apply to stay and work in Canada after graduation — only to be told at the border that she was facing removal. A post-graduate work permit allows graduates of Canadian post-secondary institutions to gain work experience that can help them to qualify for permanent residency. Yescenya, 29 and her now husband, Jordan Bigford, 25, have been together for two years — she an American citizen, he a Canadian.
An Island collector is hoping to trade in his Monopoly money for some real money. Shawn Arsenault from York, P.E.I., has amassed about 45 copies of the famous Hasbro board game since he started collecting them as a teenager. This is Arsenault's second attempt at selling off his collection.
Canadians will soon have guidance from the federal government on how to dispose of mercury-containing light bulbs in an environmentally responsible way. Bill C-238, a new act that sets out rules for a national light bulb disposal strategy, received royal assent on Thursday. The National Strategy for Safe and Environmentally Sound Disposal of Lamps Containing Mercury Act commits the government to identify ways to dispose of mercury-containing light bulbs safely and establish guidelines for facilities that dispose of them, and then promote the program to Canadians.
The prices of Alpine, Budweiser, Bud Light, Coors Light, Molson Canadian, Moose Light and Sleeman Clear have decreased to $35.99 from $42.99. NB Liquor announced in late May that it would drop the prices on some domestic beers.
Uhma is using her memories and her mother's personal belongings to shape the work, including her mother's diary, photographs and cards received and sent. The book will also have some memories from other family members, as Uhma describes the time of her mother's sickness as a shared experience.
After a two year search — and a battle with a failing, leaky roof — the North End Community Health Centre's primary care site is ready to open in its new home in Major General Donald J. MacDonald building, just steps from its former home. There was fear in April of last year that the roof of the old primary care site might collapse, at the time Wilson said the roof was beyond patching and often leaked. The primary care site's move is the first of three phases.
The Regina Police Service is expanding a mental health crisis unit in order to operate seven days a week. The initiative, which involves a partnership between the service and the Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region's Mental Health Service, went into operation at the start of 2016. The two-person police officer and mental health worker duo respond to situations where someone is experiencing a mental health crisis.
A former high school and university football star from Ottawa was fatally shot early Monday morning after an argument at a Rideau Street bar spilled out onto the street and turned deadly. Ashton Dickson, 25, who played running back at St. Patrick's High School in Ottawa and later at St. Francis Xavier University, has ben identified as the victim in the fatal shooting. Ottawa police Chief Charles Bordeleau told reporters the incident began as a "minor argument" inside the Mingle Room Bar and Grill before spilling out into the street.
"This is not an appropriate project for Maliseet territory and we urge Canada to reject it," said Tobique Chief Ross Perley, in a statement on behalf of the five First Nations communities, about 14 months ago. It became clear federal environmental approval for the development was going to be difficult, if not impossible to obtain with that level of opposition. This led the province to develop a package of incentives to win the communities over.
"We decided that this platform needs to be for people who want to get rid of something, not make money out of it," Frédéric Proulx, creator of Grabville told CBC Montreal's All in a Weekend host Sonali Karnick. Developers are planning to expand to Montreal's Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Rosemont, and Ville Saint-Laurent areas this fall. After the connection between the grabber and the grabee is made, Grabville creates an interactive map of buyers and sellers to make the process faster for potential exchanges in the future.
By Foo Yun Chee PARIS (Reuters) - Europe's top court is likely to rule on Intel's appeal against a record 1.06 billion euro ($1.19 billion) EU antitrust fine next year, an EU judge said on Monday, a case that may affect companies such as Google and Qualcomm in the EU's crosshairs. The European Commission hit Intel with the record penalty seven years ago, accusing it of trying to stifle rival Advanced Micro Devices by giving rebates to PC makers Dell [DI.UL], Hewlett-Packard Co , NEC and Lenovo for buying most of their computer chips from Intel. The U.S. ...
Tara Schaffer, who owns the Sundae Times ice cream stand in Regina Beach, Sask., said they've had disappointing weather this spring, leading to a decrease in ice cream sales. "I think the worst part is cutting our staff who are always so excited to come in here and work," said Schaffer. The Sundae Times employs youth ages 13-17 to scoop ice cream for tourists from all over Canada and the U.S. While on their peak days they sell about 1,500 ice cream cones, this year they haven't touched that number.
The sites were approved by Health Canada last month and are run by community organizations that have been operating needle exchange programs in the city for years — Cactus, Dopamine and Spectre de rue. Sandhia Vadlamudy, who heads Cactus, said the new site on Sanguinet and Berger streets has welcomed 40 people every evening since it opened.