An explosion at a restaurant outside of Toronto has sent shockwaves through the community, but police say there is no indication the incident was a hate crime or an act of terrorism. Peel Regional Police say the blast took place Thursday at a Mississauga, Ont., restaurant located in a plaza at the northeast
Signs encouraging Ontarians to vote are placed outside prior to the 2011 Ontario election. On June 7 in Ontario, people who vote will go to their polling stations and do one of two things. Advance polling in the province right now has the New Democrats tied with the Progressive Conservatives for votes
A Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer standing in Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, Que., advises migrants that they are about to illegally cross from Champlain, N.Y., and will be arrested on Aug. 7, 2017. What should happen to an asylum seeker who illegally crosses the border into Canada only to discover
A new index of the strongest passports in the world has placed Canada as the fifth most powerful passport to have. The list put out by Henley & Partners, a a global citizenship and residence advisory firm, reaffirmed the strength of many historically powerful passports at a time when travel appears to
If you’ve already taken out your patio furniture, bring it back inside – Mother Nature is sending one last snow storm to Newfoundland, even though it’s almost June. “Temperatures will drop across much of central Newfoundland and we’re expecting expecting a lot of heavy snow across a good chunk of central
A tarp lays on top of a body on Yonge St. at Finch Ave. after a van plowed into pedestrians on April 23, 2018 in Toronto, Canada. A suspect is in custody after a white van collided with multiple pedestrians.
Mike Bullard is photographed in 2015 in Mississauga, Ont., while he was still the host of a radio show on CFRB in Toronto. Toronto police have confirmed comedian Mike Bullard was slapped with more criminal charges this week. Police say the former TV and radio talk show host was arrested this week and
Alberta’s United Conservative leader Jason Kenney took a shot at Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, insulting his intelligence and ability to govern the country. “This guy is an empty trust-fund millionaire who has the political depth of a finger bowl,” Kenney told the Calgary Sun’s Rick Bell.
If you live in British Columbia, you might want to hold off on any hiking plans as you can expect an up-and-down weather pattern, says Brett Anderson, a senior meteorologist with AccuWeather. “Saturday and Sunday there could be some isolated showers on the immediate coast and across the interior, but
When the community of Antigonish, Nova Scotia decided to sponsor a Syrian family and bring them to their town, little did they know that family would become an example of hope and peace across Canada. Through starting their business Peace by Chocolate, the Hadhad family quickly became ambassadors for
This week, as Brendon Colaco waited in rush hour traffic on Highway 401 near Blackcreek Drive, his camera captured the moment a woman violently tumbled from a moving vehicle and onto the asphalt in front of him. The video, which he shared on web content aggregator Reddit, shows a woman fall into a live
In the race to govern Ontario, the battle over teachers is a key one along the way. Last week in the province, the Liberals took aim at the New Democrats after the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario announced they were endorsing the NDP ahead of the June 7 election. The Liberals pointed to
A group of new Canadians who originate from countries that are competing in Pan Am Games pose for pictures at the Pan Am Games celebration. A new report by the Conference Board of Canada has revealed the consequences if Canada put a total end of immigration. The report warns that if immigration were
Remember in 2015 when The Dress broke the internet? Well 2018 just found the audio equivalent. Take a listen to this: What do you hear?! Yanny or Laurel pic.twitter.com/jvHhCbMc8I
In this handout photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey, a lava flow emerges from a new fissure just over a half mile northeast of the end of Hinalo Street as a result of Kilauea volcano activity on Hawaii’s Big Island on May 13, 2018 in Pahoa, Hawaii. The U.S. Geological Survey said a recent lowering
Speaking to an audience in Stanford, Calif. in February, Harper said he could have turned the party into his "political vehicle" during his leadership if he'd wanted to, but that he chose not to amass too much power for the sake of the party.
The warm air of spring is finally here and some communities are feeling it like never before.
The charges against Nield have been dropped but the recent graduate wants her story to serve as a cautionary tale to fellow Canadians driving across the border. To find out what Canadians should know about the subject, Yahoo Canada News reached out to immigration and refugee lawyer, Joel Sandaluk.
Ahead the election for the next Ontario premier, Yahoo Canada News spoke to NDP leader Andrea Horwath and asked her to respond to the questions and comments you had on her party, her vision for the province and her history in politics. Horwath’s “Change for the Better” platform emphasizes child care
Flowers and candles are placed at a memorial for victims of the mass killing on Yonge Street at Finch Avenue on April 24, 2018 in Toronto, Canada. Toronto Police Services have not made any statements about Minassian’s mental state, but if he is found to be Not Criminally Responsible (NCR), the sentence
Stories from recent years about racially-charged outbursts — like that of a woman in a Lethbridge, Alberta Denny's this month — and a seemingly growing white nationalist movement suggest racism thrives north of the 49th parallel.
Summer is finally on its way and as per usual, the province that’s going to see the best weather is British Columbia. Victoria, Vancouver and the areas along the coast are shaping up to have an ideal summer, with lots of warm days and near-normal rainfall, said Brett Anderson, a senior meteorologist