It looks like we’ll be getting a colder start to spring this year in Canada. According to AccuWeather’s spring outlook, cold weather will still be around for first half of the new season across the western and central portions of the country. “This will favour an extended ski season across much of
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his family are currently in India enjoying the tourist sites as well as doing some business, but it’s their outfits that have people talking.
AR-15 rifles are seen here on display at the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting in Louisville, Ky., on May 20, 2016. This firearm was the weapon used at several mass shootings in the U.S., including the most recent one at a high school in Parkland, Fla. Photo from . For nearly two decades,
Following the killing of a young Indigenous man in Saskatchewan, a new poll revealed that less than half of Canadians have faith in the country’s justice system. The fallout from the death of Colten Boushie has continued to be felt across the country after the farmer who shot him was found to be not
Patrick Brown has entered Ontario’s PC leadership race. Former Ontario Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown will enter the party leadership race prompted by his resignation on Jan. 25, CBC, National Post and the Toronto Sun report. Brown resigned from the position several weeks ago amid sexual
The federal government announced the pilot program during the World Economic Forum in January. It's a border security app that will allow smart phones to catalog detailed information about travellers and share it with border security agents.
As Canada continues to be classified as a “distrusting” nation, the country has bypassed the plummeting trust in the United States, according to the 2018 Edelman Trust Barometer. The study found 65 per cent of Canadian respondents worry about the threat of “fake news,” while trust in media and overall
Although we can all rhyme off the topics covered in the video, from locating emergency exits to finding a life vest, many air travellers have never actually experienced an emergency landing situation. “That means the pilots expect abnormal or emergency landing,” Bergeron tells Yahoo Canada News. Once
The storm that walloped Alberta last night is continuing today and may result in 10 to 20 cm of snow across the southwestern part of the province, including the Calgary area, said Brett Anderson, a senior meteorologist with AccuWeather. After that system finishes with the Prairies, it’s going to move
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is being scrutinized abroad for his controversial word choice. “We like to say ‘peoplekind,’ not necessarily ‘mankind’ because it’s more inclusive,” the prime minister said to a chorus of cheers. The clip was played while the hosts at Fox and Friends were speaking to University
It’s going to be a snowy, messy day for those that live or work in Toronto. A storm coming up from the southern U.S. hit extreme southwestern Ontario around 5 or 6 a.m this morning. “Our official forecast is for 8 to 15 cm for Toronto, but likely seeing more like 8 to 12 cm, I would say,” said Brett
Here's how some cities deal with their sidewalk snow, from sending our sidewalk plows, to making residents do it, to a combination of both.
On Wednesday, February 7th, Tim Hortons is once again launching the beloved Canadian Roll up the Rim contest. According to the Tim’s website, over 36 million prizes were won last year and this year the contest is taking place in over 3,500 Canadian locations. This prompted some customers to say they
David Rodriguez is a University of Ottawa law student who believes in the right to vote ‘none of the above’ on an election ballot. A court challenge by a University of Ottawa law student to have a clearly listed “None of the above” option on federal election ballots is gaining the attention of the Canadian
Groundhog Day, a beloved tradition where a rodent tells us if we’re going to have an early spring based off of seeing it’s own shadow or not, can be a polarizing event.
The Senate of Canada passed a bill Wednesday that would see the words to “O Canada” change from “in all thy sons command” to “in all of us command.” Photo from . Canada is one step closer to having a gender-neutral national anthem, but not everyone’s on board. On Wednesday, the Senate passed a bill
Following years of lobbying, the Senate of Canada has voted to make our national anthem gender-neutral. While opposed by some Conservative members of the chamber and doubtlessly by a large number of Canadians, the change is actually a return to the original anthem written in 1908. The official version
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks at the Liberal National Caucus in Ottawa. Despite having cleared the halfway point of their mandate, the governing Liberal Party has maintained its lead over the Conservatives, according to the first poll of 2018 performed by Abacus Data. Support for the party has
❤ this tweet to get a friendly reminder to join the conversation on Jan. 31 for Bell Let’s Talk Day. January 31, 2018 marks Bell Let’s Talk Day, an initiative that strives to promote awareness and move mental health forward in Canada. From 2011 to 2017, Bell has provided over $7 million in community
Fairplay Canada, a coalition of artists, content creators, unions and guilds, aims to stop pirates stealing work on Canada’s corner of the web. A new coalition of content producing organizations has filed an application requesting that the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission
The British Columbia coast is known as a high risk zone for natural disasters, particularly earthquakes and resulting tsunamis. On January 23, 2018, a 7.9 magnitude earthquake in Alaska resulted in a tsunami warning for the B.C. coast but ended up not being a tsunami-producing earthquake. Experts say
Ontario is going to get hit this afternoon and evening, with snowfall between 10-20 cm in London and Toronto getting about 8-15 cm. “Roads will be very slippery for tomorrow morning’s commute across southern Ontario,” said Brett Anderson, a senior meteorologist with AccuWeather . It’s not just Ontario
The Ontario SPCA says orders were issued to provide adequate insulated shelter, clean potable water and appropriate feed, as well as veterinarian assessments of the dogs. A veterinarian has examined the animal and has advised the officer in writing that the health and well-being of the animal necessitates
Today marks the one year anniversary of the Quebec City mosque shooting that killed six and wounded 19 others, five seriously, as they were ending their evening prayers. The attacker, Alexandre Bissonnette, is facing six charges each of first-degree murder and attempted murder and will stand trial in