OTTAWA _ The federal cabinet's long-awaited decision on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is due Tuesday. Here are five things to know about the project.1\. What is it?There is an existing, 1,150-km pipeline carrying crude and refined oil products from Alberta's oilsands to a terminal
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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 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
Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam remembers how she agonized over authorizing a new development in the Church-Wellesley area. The shiny 47-storey, mixed use development at 68 Charles St. E will have ground level retail, more than 400 condo units and 20 rental units reserved for the current tenants at that
The Coalition Avenir Québec is dumping its candidate for the riding of Saint-Jean, Stéphane Laroche, citing his lack of transparency. The move comes following reports about a bar owned by Laroche. The Canadian Press said O'Bock Pub, located in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, has been disciplined several
A 16-year-old male charged with shooting a German tourist in the head on a southern Alberta highway appeared in a Cochrane court Tuesday. Wearing a navy blue sweater, the teen appeared via closed-circuit television from the jail where he's being held. The purpose of the court appearance was for
The work of Quebec's Viens Commission, which is travelling around the province to hear Indigenous peoples' testimony about their mistreatment by police and other public servants, is of "utmost importance," says Grand Chief Konrad Sioui, who heads the Huron-Wendat community of Wendake
A coroner has ruled that the December death of an 8-year-old girl struck by a snowplow in Quebec City was accidental.
OPP have identified a man struck and killed near Napanee, Ont., after he pulled his vehicle over to the shoulder of Highway 401 Saturday morning. Napanee, Loyalist and Kaladar OPP said Paul Allison, 76, of Brampton, Ont., was standing near his vehicle on the eastbound shoulder of the highway near the
It will be muggy in Toronto on Tuesday and during the day on Wednesday, but the city can expect relief from the heat and humidity by Wednesday night, Environment Canada says. "It's a hot and humid start to the school year," Cheng told CBC Toronto on Tuesday.
Firefighters were quick to prevent the spread of a fire at the Links at Crowbush Cove on P.E.I.'s North Shore Monday night. Chief Alan Robbins of the Morell Fire Department said the call came in about 9 p.m., and the situation looked pretty bad when they arrived. "There was all flames out