Birds are getting drunk and rowdy. Depending on the thaw-freeze cycle, Yukon wildlife officials are bracing for inebriated Bohemian waxwings, says Meghan Larivee, laboratory co-ordinator for Environment Yukon. “We know they’ve been eating berries because they’ve got red berries all over their beaks
Debate-watching parties for Democrats in London, Ont., are usually an Americans-only affair, Gena Brumitt says. “We ended up having probably about half as many Canadians last night because it’s such an amazing race,” Brumitt tells Yahoo Canada News.
Meanwhile, the fireworks will take place on New Year’s Day at Quidi Vidi Lake, where past New Year’s Eve parties have been held. Deputy Mayor Ron Ellsworth says the change came as a result of scheduling both a New Year’s Party and Canada’s 150th birthday, which is being funding by the federal government
Roberts’ journey will take him across 9,000 kilometres as he travels from St. John’s to Vancouver. Roberts said he hopes to change the stigma around youth homelessness through his cross-country efforts, including the common misconception that people are living on the streets because they want to be.
A Facebook group called Farmers With Firearms is gaining attention since its creation last Thursday and causing concern among law enforcement. “We need to protect ourselves out here,” said Lee, a farmer from west central Saskatchewan who created the group but didn’t want his surname used. Sgt. Earl
Have you ever had one of those days when you’re so hungry that you could eat something whole and not leave a crumb behind?
Another woman who fled to Canada from Iran, and from what she said was an abusive relationship with a husband who raped her, is facing deportation because she didn’t declare the marriage. A man who has spent his life in Canada, was told that because of a problem on his father’s application decades ago
[[Homa Hoodfar is shown in this undated image provided by her family. Colleagues of jailed professor Homa Hoodfar are ecstatic that the Quebec academic has been released from Iran’s most notorious prison. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirms reports from Iranian state media that Hoodfar, 65, was
“Her nature was to nurture, that is just who she was — she loved babies, she loved children, and I think it just brought something back to her, it just connected with her,” McCormack told Global News. Seeing the impact the doll had with her own mother, McCormack has dedicated the past two years creating
British media had fun with the awkward encounter between Prince George and Justin Trudeau over the three-year-old’s refusal to high five the prime minister. Video of Prince George shaking his head no as Trudeau held up his hand for a high five, a low five and then a handshake was the focus of a lot
The Tragically Hip’s last stop on their bittersweet farewell tour on Aug. 20 in Kington, Ont., has gone down in history as a day in which Canada stood still. After frontman Gord Downie revealed earlier this year he had terminal brain cancer, the band went on the Man Machine Poem tour and raised more
A tense police encounter in the U.S. involving a Maryland teenager escalated into a viral incident after body camera footage was released. The video released Wednesday shows a 15-year-old girl riding her bicycle Sunday when she collided with a car. The video shows the girl wasn’t co-operating and was
Driving on wet roads can be dangerous, but France’s Passage du Gois is taking road hazards to the next level.
With the U.S. presidential election rapidly approaching, it looks like a third option has emerged that if given the chance would sweep the polls come November. Amongst the 1,000 registered American voters polled from Sept. 16 to Sept. 19, Trump had a popularity rating of 28 per cent positive and 61
After days of dogging the Liberal government over $200,000 in moving expenses approved for two top staff members in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s office, the Conservatives are being called onto the carpet for their own staff spending. The Privy Council Office released figures Friday that show former
A video posted this week shows a man in a wheelchair having his knapsack searched by a police officer after he had trouble getting across a busy street. “No problem, I’m in the middle of the street,” the frustrated man in the wheelchair tells another officer. The man reportedly did not have any ID
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A Russian man whose car door was dented by a truck managed to put his creativity to use by drawing over the damage in a way that would make Bob Ross proud. The driver was cruising through the Altai region of southern Siberia when the collision took place. The man took advantage of his creativity and
The Club Regent Casino in Winnipeg is getting rid of the boat that has been part of their lobby decor since 1999. The venue is undergoing a makeover and will adopting a “Mayan resort” theme, the casino’s executive general manager, Rhena Bergman, told CTV News. Winnipeg resident Ed Janczyszyn explained
[Ralph Swansburg and the tanks he’s using to deliver water to drought-stricken seniors in his Nova Scotia community / Facebook]
Kathleen Wynne of Ontario, however, sits in dead last. Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall’s approval rating dropped nine points since the last Angus Reid poll, but the prairie leader still managed to top the popularity ratings of every Canadian premier — sitting at 57 per cent. The quarterly Angus Reid
Maryam Monsef, the Liberal cabinet minister feted as this country’s first Afghan-born MP, says she was shocked and angry when she found out — from a reporter — that she was not, in fact, born in the South Asian nation. It was actually the Ottawa bureau chief of the Globe and Mail newspaper that told
It’s three days before an official visit by Prince William and Princess Kate kicks off, but Victoria’s mayor says the excitement is already obvious in the B.C. capital. “It’s hopping here,” Lisa Helps tells Yahoo Canada News. Preparations are also underway farther north in the province in Bella Bella
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive in Canada this weekend for a seven-day tour that comes courtesy of the Canadian taxpayer. The tab for all these tours don’t include the cost of providing security for the high-profile public events, which comes from RCMP and municipal police budgets.