Salvage crews managed to partially raise a sunken tug from the Fraser River off Vancouver on Wednesday before the salvage operation was paused for the evening. The B.C. government said the pause would allow for the adjustment of rigging, arrival of a barge to contain water pumped from the tug, and details
Three people are in custody after a high-speed chase during rush hour on Wayne Gretzky Drive Wednesday. Police got a call about the driver of a white Kia Soul firing a gun at a black truck near Hermitage Road and Hooke Road at about 5:20 p.m., Insp. Erik Johnson said.
A turf war over the future of Clarke Stadium has struck a truce. FC Edmonton said Clarke Stadium will remain a shared-use facility when the inaugural Canadian Premier League seasons kicks off next spring. "The reality is we need to have all the different sports succeeding and football has a need
Wednesday marked the annual Parkdale, P.E.I. homecoming event, created by late Parkdale resident and former mayor, Pat Connolly. Starting in the 1950's, Parkdale was its own village, and became a town by the 1970s. Parkdale and a handful of other communities had been consolidated by the city of
A celebrity pig whose owners raised more than half a million dollars to bring an oversized CT scanner to Canada has been diagnosed with cancer. A post on the Facebook page for Esther the Wonder Pig says the nearly 300-kilogram porker was tested last week. Steve Jenkins and Derek Walter raised the money
Justice Minister Tracy-Anne McPhee called for the inspection last year to review the controversial case of Michael Nehass, a mentally-ill inmate who spent years at correctional centre, sometimes in segregation, which experts said worsened his condition. Loukidelis's inspection was also intended
Four cameras are up and monitoring noisy spots in the city with another four digital display boards being installed at different locations. It's an extended pilot project to measure just how revved up motorcycles and vehicles can get. Scott McKeen, who lives downtown.
Both the provincial and federal governments need to "come to grips with the issue of mental health and addictions," explained Tory, and scale up harm reduction efforts. "I can't remember this many overdoses," said Ford.
Quebec's liquor board has granted an alcohol permit for a Dorval resto-bar, despite concerns it will create an unsafe environment for Inuit staying at a nearby boarding home as they seek medical care in the Montreal area. The Ullivik boarding home provides support and a place to stay a place to
Islanders shared their own stories of struggling to find housing on P.E.I. as a panel discussion delved into some of the issues the Island is facing. The Island currently has an overall vacancy rate of just 1.2 per cent, according to the latest numbers from the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation
A Liberal MP is under fire for presenting a "certificate of appreciation" to a man one Jewish advocacy group labels a purveyor of anti-Semitism. B'nai Brith Canada has started a petition demanding that Mississauga-Erin Mills MP Iqra Khalid apologize and rescind the federal certificate
The pool outside the Calgary Zoo's Chilean Flamingo enclosure was glassy and still Wednesday as the flamingos and other animals were herded into their indoor enclosures to avoid the wildfire smoke that had settled over the city. Smoke — blown in from hundreds of wildfires burning in British Columbia
In response to increased tariffs on exports bound for the United States, Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard has announced a $863-million investment over five years to help businesses across the province cope. Some of those businesses say they are already feeling the impact of the tariffs — 25 per cent
"She has changed the way that we view our lives outside the gallery space," said Mireille Eagan, curator of contemporary art at The Rooms art gallery in Pratt's hometown of St. John's. Born Mary West in Fredericton in 1935, Pratt studied at Mount Allison University in Sackville, N.B
— Health claims are not permitted for any products sold under the Cannabis Act. Health Canada says a licensed producer who wishes to make a health claim in relation to a product must seek approval under the Food and Drugs Act.
The Quebec government is setting aside almost $900 million for companies affected by tariffs recently imposed on Canada by the United States. Premier Philippe Couillard says his government will make $863 million available over five years in direct investments, tax subsidies and training. U.S. President
Air quality warnings were issued across the Prairies on Wednesday as smoke from forest fires in British Columbia continued to waft across most of Alberta and parts of Saskatchewan and southern Manitoba. Environment Canada issued a special statement for much of the Prairies that said air quality was
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh used the social media platform to say he's been waiting for Scheer to "do the responsible thing" and denounce what he calls Bernier's "divisive" words. "To everyone that belongs to a diverse community — who's been told you don't belong
A B.C. acupuncturist and former military officer is facing allegations of sexual assault against four women and Victoria police say there may be other potential victims across the country. Police say 71-year-old Kit Wong of Esquimalt, B.C., is facing four charges related to allegations of historical
Some people using street drugs in Calgary are mixing fentanyl and methamphetamine, saying it's about being awake and safe, experts tell CBC News. Colin Harris, with the Calgary Police Service's strategic enforcement unit, said some people want the high of fentanyl, but add methamphetamine not
Municipal politicians across Ontario have many questions about the province's new cannabis distribution model, including when the government's one-time offer to municipalities allowing them to opt out of allowing cannabis stores is going to expire.
The federal government is reviewing a decision of the UN Human Rights Committee that concluded Canada violated the rights of an undocumented irregular migrant by denying her essential health care. As part of its non-binding ruling, the UN committee says Canada has an onus to compensate Nell Toussaint