Standing at a bus stop in the freezing cold, wondering if it passed early or is arriving late, is now a thing of the past thanks to the new iBUS system. The information will be available on the STM website and through the Transit app. In January another app, Chrono, will also have the STM's real
P.E.I. small business advocates are still unimpressed with the federal government's latest changes to its proposed controversial tax reforms. Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau outlined an update to the government's proposed tax changes for small businesses on Wednesday. Erin McGrath-Gaudet
The actor playing baby Jesus in a church's annual Christmas pageant was under the weather, and a 10-month-old baby happened to arrive early with her family to watch the show — just in time to step in as the understudy. "[The director] said 'baby Jesus called in sick today, what do you think
Thousands of people living in eight remoter northern Ontario communities are set to greet planes full of fresh produce and none-perishable donations today.
An Ottawa farmer whose Christmas tree lot was cut off from customers by an ill-timed road closure is back in the spirit of the season, thanks to the goodwill of his neighbours. Mike Milsom owns Mike's Garden Harvest, an eight-hectare organic farm nestled between River Road and the Rideau River,
Watching an outdoor hockey game live can be fun way to spend an evening. The Sens alumni game on Parliament Hill on Friday, the NHL 100 Classic between the Ottawa Senators and Montreal Canadiens on Saturday and the game between the Ottawa 67s and Gatineau Olympiques on Sunday all take place outside.
For some, the ATR aircraft may immediately be linked to the high-profile and deadly 1991 crash of American Eagle Flight 4184 near Roselawn, Ind., which killed all 68 people on board. The West Wind Aviation turboprop crashed shortly after takeoff around 6:15 p.m. CST near the remote community of Fond-du-Lac
An Ottawa woman says the deceased rats her pet cat keeps bringing to her suggest her corner of Centretown is in the grip of a rodent plague. "Every time I open the door to let him in, he drags in another corpse," Mannion wrote Sunday in an email to the mayor, several city councillors and Roger
There's been smoke and flames in PEI National Park over the past few weeks. Crews are cutting brush and burning some of it — all in an effort to reduce the risk of wild fire and protect the nearby homes, cottages and campground, said Arja Romaniuk, visitor safety and fire co-ordinator for PEI National
A poll suggesting Doug Ford trails Mayor John Tory by single digits ahead of next fall's election is "flawed" and could misguide Toronto voters, an experienced pollster warns. The Firm Digital, a new polling agency, released the results of a poll it claims reached 15,576 Torontonians.
Jason Kenney, the former federal cabinet minister who now leads Alberta's United Conservative Party, won a seat in the provincial legislature in a byelection last night. Much of his victory speech was addressed to NDP Premier Rachel Notley, whom Kenney accused of practising "the politics of
First Nations chiefs say a plane crash in northern Saskatchewan demonstrates the need for upgraded runways and all-season roads in remote communities. A West Wind Aviation turboprop crashed Wednesday night with 22 passengers and three crew members aboard a flight from Fond du Lac to Stony Rapids. Fond
After months of bottle-feedings and curfews, a pair of moose calves rescued in northern British Columbia are thriving and giving hope for other orphaned wildlife in the region. Roy Rea, an instructor at the University of Northern British Columbia, says the male and female calves were only days old when
Former federal Conservative cabinet minister Jason Kenney threw down the gauntlet at Premier Rachel Notley late Thursday after an overwhelming byelection victory to earn a seat in the Alberta legislature. "Tonight sends a clear message that we are united, that we are stronger together and that
Crown lawyers argue that a fundamentalist Mormon leader should have relied on legal precedent instead of public statements from the provincial government for clarity on Canada’s criminal polygamy laws. Winston Blackmore, who was found guilty of practicing polygamy in July, has applied for relief from
A 66-year-old southern Alberta university professor is competing in a figure skating competition this weekend, and he had his first lesson last year. "It fast and dangerous and challenging," Will Smith told The Homestretch on Thursday. Smith says as a child, he skated in ditches and on ponds
A report commissioned by Edmonton following the death of a boxer says some rules designed to protect the health of people who enter the ring were not followed. Tim Hague, a teacher and former mixed martial arts fighter, died in June two days after losing a match to Adam Braidwood, a former Canadian
Service has resumed on Line 1 after King subway station was evacuated Thursday night when a call came into police and fire services reporting flames onboard a train.
With little daylight at their disposal and a deep freeze setting in late Thursday, investigators quickly scoured the wreckage of a deadly helicopter crash in eastern Ontario. None of the four Hydro One employees on board the Aerospatiale AS350-B2 chopper survived the crash, which happened shortly before
The Montreal Canadiens are keeping with their annual holiday tradition of giving back to the community by buying gifts for underprivileged children. For almost a decade, the Canadiens have done it by teaming up with Opération Père Noël, a charity that works with youth centres around Montreal. Genevieve
A local non-profit has axed its plans to move its homeless shelter from its downtown location to a former school in southwest Calgary after facing heated opposition from area residents. Brown said they were in early talks to move the shelter to the site of the former Erlton Elementary School on 28th
If your holiday season needs some Frank Sinatra, head to River Park church on Sunday. The Calgary Jazz Orchestra presents A Perfectly Frank Christmas at 3 p.m. and then again at 7 p.m. Yes, Frozen is still a thing, a very seasonal thing, to be sure, even though Calgary is far from frozen this year.