Some residents in Castleridge in northeast Calgary are asking the city to install lights to make what they is a notoriously bad intersection safer. More than 1,600 people have signed an online petition to get the city to fix the intersection at Castleridge Boulevard and Westwinds Drive where accidents
The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) on P.E.I. is offering several free sessions to teach people to recognize when someone is at risk of suicide. Tayte Willows, CMHA's community development program manager, will help to deliver the safeTALK program.
Two Bay Street investment firms are battling over the assets of Great Slave Helicopters, according to court documents. Great Slave Helicopters is one of the subsidiaries of the now defunct Discovery Air. Buckling under the weight of its debt, Discovery Air received creditor protection earlier this
Just as anticipated, Tuktoyaktuk, N.W.T., is seeing an influx of tourists thanks to the Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk Highway, and the hamlet is starting to offer more services to meet their needs. Thanks to the help from the N.W.T. Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment, the hamlet was able to add a visitor
The United Nations Committee Against Torture is asking the Canadian government to explain why it still hasn't acted on an order to compensate a Quebec man tortured in a Mexican prison. In 2011, the Committee determined Canada had violated the UN Convention against Torture when it extradited Régent
On and off the court, Noor Bazzi wears her hijab. As a recruit to college sports, she's hoping to take this opportunity to be a role model. One she never saw reflected in her image while growing up. At 18, she's been playing in a hijab for eight years.
As a swing band plays, seniors sit at tables while eating their free lunch below the Alberta Legislature Building at an annual barbecue hosted by the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees. "Originally it started out to bring to light the issues surrounding long-term care within Alberta," said
Steve Peace has seen some bad tattoos, ones with sad stories and weird intentions. As the owner of Calgary's Immaculate Concept Tattoo, he ran a contest to rid the world of at least a few terrible ink jobs. People posted pictures on Facebook and others voted on which was the worst.
It's been a busy summer for construction in Dawson City, Yukon — which means it's also been busy for the territory's archeologists. The latest historical find was unearthed last week, as crews were building a new recreational trail. The workers stumbled upon a stack of 23 old Canadian and
A 23-year-old man from Wekweeti, N.W.T., is facing six charges after RCMP officers were flown into the community for a call to service that involved a loaded shot gun. Bruno Simpson is facing two counts of unauthorized possession of a firearm, disobeying a court order, pointing a firearm, possession
Parti Québécois candidate Guy Leclair has pulled out of the campaign after being charged with impaired driving. "I will contribute in the coming days in choosing a new candidate who will take up the work of defending the citizens of Beauharnois," Leclair said in a statement. Leclair was arrested
McCarthy, a Grade 12 student at Montague Regional High School, was injured in a collision on the field while playing in the David Voye Memorial rugby tournament in Summerside in May. He died in hospital after undergoing surgery for a brain injury. "It's just something to remember Brodie.
The Charlottetown Festival had to cancel a performance of Anne of Green Gables: The Musical Tuesday night due to a problem with the sound board. The board went down during the opening number, giving technical staff little time to find a fix. Communications manager at the Confederation Centre of the
Consumer insolvencies in Alberta were up 14 per cent in the second quarter of this year, compared with the same period in 2017, according to statistics from the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy. "A lot of people are living pay cheque to pay cheque, and just a small increase in interest
A City of Toronto investigation has led to convictions against a man over the operation of unsafe rooming houses in Scarborough. Comfort Residential Group Home Inc. and Winston Manning, a company director, pleaded guilty to multiple violations of the Ontario Fire Code and Planning Act at a provincial
In his 40 years on the job, Tom Schultz, owner of Edmonton Exterminators Ltd., has never seen it this bad. "They've actually become, number-wise, probably as problematic as bedbugs these days," Schultz said in an interview Wednesday with CBC Radio's Edmonton AM. The old belief that
Some residents of Garrison Green want drivers to slow down in their southwest community — so they're spending the morning trying to catch the attention of speeders with an awareness event. Paul Bourassa said he and several others have been complaining to the city about the problem for five years
A 19-year-old Ottawa man is facing charges after a 39-year-old man was shot and killed at a motel in Kingston, Ont., early Wednesday morning. Kingston Police said a report of a disturbance and shots fired at the Kozy Inn on Princess Street motel came in at about 1 a.m. Police said Lewis surrendered
A new report released Tuesday that raises concerns about the well-being of children in Canada shows Nunavut continues to have the highest rate of infant mortality in the country, although that number has dropped slightly in recent years. In 2016, there were 17.7 deaths for every 1,000 live births in
A Calgary property company that gave a convicted rapist keys to dozens of apartments has refused to compensate a woman who was forced to move after she was victimized.
A heat warning is in effect for Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent today, according to Environment Canada. The weather authority expects a cold front to move in this evening bringing cooler temperatures and possible showers.
Ontario Provincial Police say the search for an 11-year-old boy on the St. Lawrence River has become an effort to recover his body five days after he disappeared beneath the waves. Stéphane Leduc has regularly boated that section of the river for a decade and was part of a group of boaters that tried
Pablo Saad and Dario Ramos were sailing in Nunavut's Bellot Strait when their vessel became trapped in ice and started to sink. The raft "would have contained survival rations," wrote Carol Launderville, a spokesperson for the Canadian Coast Guard, in an email.