• A look at where the royals are going Tuesday

    — Prince William and Kate travel to Kelowna in British Columbia's Okanagan region, where they will mark the conclusion of the 10-year anniversary of the University of British Columbia Okanagan and the 100-year anniversary of the University of British Columbia. — The couple will view a large piece

    The Canadian Press
  • Calgary man charged with second-degree murder in death of Stampeders player

    Police say about 20 witnesses, including several members of the Calgary Stampeders, were interviewed following the weekend shooting death of their teammate, Mylan Hicks. A 19-year-old man was charged Monday with second-degree murder after Hicks, a 23-year-old defensive back who was on the football team

    The Canadian Press
  • B.C. ministry to expand Metis commission's role amid high-profile toddler case

    British Columbia will expand the role of its Metis representative in the child welfare system, amid criticism of the province's plan to adopt a Metis toddler to non-aboriginal parents in Ontario. A spokesman for the Ministry of Children and Family Development said Monday that it will work with the

    The Canadian Press
  • Rise of global trade making life more difficult for central bankers, Poloz says

    The Bank of Canada's governor says greater trade integration around the world has created challenges that central bankers cannot afford to ignore. In a university lecture Monday in Bellingham, Wash., Stephen Poloz says the evolution of trade liberalization can affect economic models and decision-making

    The Canadian Press
  • Taber man's body found after weekend swimming incident

    The body of a Taber man was recovered Monday afternoon after he vanished Sunday while swimming with family members, RCMP said in a release.

    CBC
  • Find mill shooter not guilty because he was depressed: defence lawyer says

    Mill employees Fred McEachern and Michael Lunn died in the shooting on April 30, 2014, while Tony Sudar and Earl Kelly were shot but survived. Addison, 49, a former Western Forest Products employee, was arrested at the mill office minutes after police received calls about an active shooter. Gustafson

    The Canadian Press
  • Moose carcass found wasted on Liard Highway

    The fully intact carcass of a moose was found wasting on the side of the Liard Highway on Monday. "It was just at the edge of the trees and there was a visible bullet hole in it," says Marti Lys, a renewable resources officer in the Dehcho Region. The carcass was found after another wildlife

    CBC
  • Student mental health wait times on P.E.I. 'good' say counsellors

    Mental health counsellors at Holland College and UPEI say they are seeing an increase in the number of students seeking help and students with more complex mental health issues, but nothing like the "major crisis" being faced in Ontario. Colleges and universities in Ontario are facing a mental

    CBC
  • Married couple found dead inside their Wabasca home

    CBC News has confirmed the identities of the two people found dead inside a home Friday afternoon in the northern Alberta community of Wabasca-Desmarais.  

    CBC
  • Students seeking mental health services spike at University of Windsor

    The University of Windsor isn't immune to a mental health crisis on Ontario's college and university campuses, mental health counsellors at the school say. "It often feels like we're in a M.A.S.H unit, an emergency room where you are dealing with the flood of people coming through the

    CBC
  • Get ready to pay more for just about everything on P.E.I. this weekend

    Islanders will soon be paying a little more for most products and services, as the P.E.I. government is about to raise the Harmonized Sales Tax by one percent on Saturday.

    CBC
  • New PATH map concept a 'significant step forward' for users, says expert

    The PATH is "very, very challenging" to navigate, said Richard Joy, executive director of Urban Land Institute Toronto and frequent PATH user. "No city has accomplished anything as complex or successfully as this, no city has anything comparable" says Joy.

    CBC
  • Montreal city council set to weigh merits of proposed pit bull bylaw

    The fight over Montreal's contentious pit bull legislation comes to a head this week as city lawmakers are set to weigh the merits of the bylaw amid a last-ditch counter-offensive by opponents trying to convince them it's unnecessary. Mayor Denis Coderre's ruling party has tabled a proposed

    The Canadian Press
  • Skier caught in small avalanche pushed over cliff near Lake Louise

    A skier has died after a small avalanche pushed him over a cliff near Lake Louise, Alta. Tim Haggarty with Parks Canada says the man in his 20s from Golden, B.C., died Sunday on Mount Victoria. As they were skiing down, the pair became separated and a slab avalanche about 15 centimetres deep was triggered

    The Canadian Press
  • Royals blown off course: William and Kate brave bad weather to visit rainforest

    Prince William and Kate's tour of British Columbia was knocked off course on Monday as the royal couple braved bad weather to add a unique area of rainforest coastline to a conservation effort started by the Queen. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited the Great Bear Rainforest on the province

    The Canadian Press
  • Monsef case highlights absurdity of unfair law, BCCLA, refugee lawyers say

    Maryam Monsef could be stripped of her citizenship without a hearing under a law the Liberals denounced while in opposition but which they've been enforcing aggressively since taking power, civil liberties and refugee lawyers say. Monsef has said she will have to correct her birthplace information

    The Canadian Press
  • Brad Trost urges former Harper aide Guy Giorno to repay moving expenses

    Federal Conservative leadership hopeful Brad Trost wants a key aide to former prime minister Stephen Harper to repay some of the moving expenses he was reimbursed for eight years ago. The Liberals came under fire last week when they disclosed that taxpayers shelled out $1.1 million to move about four

    The Canadian Press
  • Video streaming service Shomi says it will shut down as of Nov. 30

    Shomi announced Monday it was shutting down at the end of November, two years after the video-on-demand service launched amid hopes of thriving in a hyper-competitive market. "The business climate and online video marketplace have changed markedly in the last few years," David Asch, senior

    The Canadian Press
  • Police request public's help to identify man who died at Charlevoix Metro station

    Montreal police are requesting the public's help to identify a man who died at the Charlevoix Metro station in April.

    CBC
  • Spending squabble looms as pressure mounts on Liberals over health spending

    A fresh bout of bickering over health care spending loomed on Canada's political horizon Monday as the federal Liberal government came under opposition fire for its apparent refusal to fully restore transfer payments to the provinces. In the House of Commons on Monday, NDP health critic Don Davies

    The Canadian Press
  • Male skier killed in 'Death Trap' avalanche near Lake Louise

    A male skier was killed Sunday morning by an avalanche in an area near Lake Louise commonly known as "The Death Trap," Parks Canada said Monday. The avalanche occurred as the two men were heading down, trapping one of them, a Parks Canada spokesperson told CBC News. "We suspect that

    CBC
  • Woman found dead after search near Yukon hunting camp

    RCMP in Beaver Creek say a 24-year-old woman was found dead, after search crews spent almost a day looking for her over the weekend.

    CBC
  • City should have control of Olympic bid exploration, Calgary councillors say

    Worried about handing over too much money and authority too quickly, city councillors stopped short Monday of taking a proposed next step in Calgary's potential Olympic bid. Council voted to put off a decision on a funding arrangement that would have seen a 50-50 partnership between the city and

    CBC
  • 2 dead, 1 injured in small plane crash in northern Quebec

    Two men are dead and a third is in serious but stable condition after a plane crashed in northern Quebec late Sunday afternoon. The Sûreté du Québec say someone from the Cessna 206 contacted the province's private air rescue service Airmedic at 3:30 p.m. Sunday to report the crash in Rivière-Mouchalagane

    CBC
  • MLAs propose ideas to make legislature more family friendly

    High chairs in the legislature cafeteria, more diaper-changing tables and a day care in the Federal Building are among ideas MLAs have to make the Alberta legislature more family friendly. In an update to the special standing committee on members services, Calgary-East NDP MLA Robyn Luff said Monday

    CBC

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