Nunavut MP Hunter Tootoo, who was just the second Inuk to ever be in the federal cabinet when he was named fisheries minister last fall, returned to work on Wednesday after seeking treatment for alcohol addiction. “His status with regard to the Liberal caucus remains unchanged,” Cameron Ahmad said in
The problem for Stephen, a single dad, began with the first paycheque in March. The payroll glitches affected every department from immigration employees and military college instructors to federal pilots and park rangers.
An international team of visitors to Newfoundland isn’t there this summer to check out the St. John’s harbourfront or go whale watching. Research done by a team of archaeologists led by Sarah Parcak found evidence of a past Norse Viking settlement at Point Rosee, a narrow peninsula in southern Newfoundland
A compromise has been struck between Black Lives Matter members and Vancouver police just days before the Pride parade — avoiding a protest that temporarily halted the parade in Toronto earlier this month. Uniformed officers will now participate in the July 31 parade, after the Vancouver Police Department
Vancouver also recently launched a long-delayed $5-million bike share program. LaClaire says the city is trying to make it easier to drive – for those who need to do so. Bordered on three sides by water, all but surrounded by bridges and hemmed in by dense suburbs, Vancouver can’t grow out.
A Spanish man about to take a leap into matrimony was pranked into believing he was taking a massive bungee jump over the edge – only to fall a few inches. A video shows the groom-to-be stripped down to his underwear with a blindfold secured around his face.
A father’s joke pretending to forget his son’s birthday has the Internet in tears.
Warren is only a baby, but he has already learned that wandering too far from his caretakers isn’t a very good idea.
It’s no secret that the struggle to getting all of the ketchup out of a glass bottle is a feeling many can empathize with. At last, ketchup maker Heinz has revealed a long-held secret trick. A spokesperson for Heinz told Mirror the this area is the “sweet spot” of the Heinz bottle.
On Aug. 6, Justin Altmann, the mayor of Whitchurch-Stouffville in Ontario will marry his fiancé Jenny Hillier. The couple, who met in line at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in November 2015, decided against an intimate affair, and instead have invited the town’s 46,000 residents to the wedding ceremony
De-listing high-dose opioids from Ontario’s drug plan can help reduce the harms of addiction, as long as access is maintained for those who need the narcotics the most, one medical expert says. “It’s a very consistent policy decision,” says Dr. Norm Buckley, who is on the executive council of the Canadian
In May, the United Kingdom began to require all cigarettes be marketed in the same, plain packaging, which studies determined to be, basically, the ugliest colour in the world. The federal government has made it clear that it will introduce legislation for plain packaging of tobacco products, following
Controversial footage from the International Space Station (ISS) between an astronaut and mission control is causing quite the stir among UFO fans. According to UFO blogger Scott Waring, who posted the live recording on YouTube, the suspicious reference to gospel is unusual for an astronaut. “To me
“This birthday card has been regifted…94 times,” LincolnesLostSpeach wrote along with posting a photo of the card. It’s the inside of the Hallmark card where the family’s hilarious tradition is evident. Along with message “Save this card.
A guy who was just trying to get a raccoon off his patio got a surprise when the creature fought back aggressively.
The parents of Katie and Robbie Ewart did not mince their words when they left their children a four-page instructional note before heading out on holidays. “I know you both like to try and outdo each other in the ‘who can f*** up the most’ category, so don’t feel the need to express yourselves when
Well, one man committed a great deal of time, energy and focus to master the arcade game, which was a staple of the 1980s. Billy Mitchell is considered the greatest arcade gamers of all time, after being the first person to get a perfect score on Pac Man - 3,333,360 points.
A team of Canadian researchers is signing up volunteers to be part of the first human clinical trial of a vaccine to combat the Zika virus. The Université Laval’s Infectious Disease Research Centre and Centre de recherche du CHU de Québec-Université Laval will be one of a trio of research centres to
New research from St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto shows that concussions may have more long-lasting effects on young athletes than once believed, which experts say highlights the importance of prevention and proper treatment for even minor brain injuries. The study, published this week in the Journal
It’s rare to leave the house these days without passing people fixed to their cellphone screens, searching for Pokémon characters. Once they’ve revealed their training schedule and filled out some personal details, trainers are set up on a Pokémon GO date.
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The president of the Native Women’s Association of Canada is urging those awaiting the public inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women to be patient. Others are angry that preliminary terms of reference suggest the inquiry will not focus on police conduct in the more than 1,200 cases of missing
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A cringe-worthy video of a Texas man flying over the side of a water slide will have you second-guessing your next trip to the water park. David Salmon posted this video of his unfortunate ride down a backyard water slide at a rental house near Austin, Texas. Speaking to Fox News 4, Salmon described
Conservative Sen. David Wells, who is part of a Canadian delegation of parliamentarians at the Republican National Convention, says he met Donald Trump’s rival John Kasich in Cleveland. The Newfoundland and Labrador senator, appointed in 2013 by Stephen Harper, was part of a delegation that also included
A reality TV star says she plans to file a complaint with the Ontario human rights tribunal against a production company, after alleging she was fired from “The Real Housewives of Toronto” show due to scheduling issues concerning her pregnancy. Ariane Bellamar says she was hired on the production of