Legendary artists Neil Young and Bruce Cockburn were ushered into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame on Saturday with a celebration that carried a few political undertones. "I'm terribly proud to be Canadian," Young told the crowd as he was inducted. "I love the U.S.A. — by the
An American energy consultant told the BC Utilities Commission that the Site C hydroelectric dam currently under construction in the northeast region of the province doesn't make sense from an economic or energy production perspective. Robert McCullough of the Oregon-based firm McCullough Research
A Winnipeg police officer is in hospital after being stabbed while responding to an incident at a home in the city. Police say officers were responding to a report of a stabbing on Saturday afternoon when they came across a fight. A tourniquet was applied and the injured officer was transported to
"On behalf of my husband and our entire country, I want to thank you and your families for all you have sacrificed to keep us safe," she said at a reception at a downtown Toronto hotel for the nearly 100 U.S. athletes competing in the Invictus Games, a creation of Prince Harry. "I also
Just after 6 p.m. on Saturday, police were called to the Stoney Nakoda First Nation, about 60 kilometres west of Calgary, on reports of a serious crash. When officers arrived they found a pickup truck had rolled over with several occupants inside, police said in a release. One woman was pronounced
The Invictus Games got off to a rollicking start Saturday as scores of war-wounded athletes marched, limped or wheeled their way to thumping martial music, dazzling lights and supportive cheers into a downtown Toronto arena, where they heard Prince Harry praise them for the courage that had brought them
Family and friends stood sobbing outside a home in southeast Edmonton Saturday, grieving three mothers killed in a car crash. Both women have four young children in Edmonton. Gaye's father, Kanton Wright, said she remains in critical condition.
What should have been a romantic honeymoon in Mexico City turned into a terrifying ordeal for a pair of Calgary newlyweds. Nicole Misener and Stefan Strangman were three days in to a five-day getaway when a magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit on Tuesday, killing at least 295 people and knocking down buildings
After all, when Joe Slabe, the show's creator and one of its writers, sings an ode to his so called crappy Facebook friends when the show opens Sept. 26 at the Big Secret Theatre, he won't just be singing to 150 Calgary musical theatre fans. It sold out its five-star run, generated enormous
Imagine a family game night with hundreds of participants and you'll start to get an idea of what Calgary's FallCon convention is all about. The annual board game convention started out with a few dozen hobbyists testing their skills against other players at the Marlborough Community Association
A teenager has been transported to a Toronto hospital with serious injuries following a shooting in Oshawa. Police were called to the scene in the Simcoe St. and Wellington Ave. just after 4 p.m. Saturday, Durham Regional Police Const. George Tudos told CBC Toronto.
Ugo Fredette is now in a detention centre in Saint-Jérôme after spending nearly a week in two Ontario hospitals and a Quebec hospital, after he was arrested last week in connection with an Amber Alert case.
Music blared, a crowd of nearly one hundred supporters cheered as Alberta's premier Rachel Notley boasted in a campaign-style speech about her party's accomplishments and took aim at United Conservative Party leadership candidates. Fildebrandt left the United Conservative Party in August after
Coderre says he would add another $1 million to the the city's yearly child policy, to go towards creating more green alleyways in the city's boroughs. Under Coderre's promise, boroughs would apply to convert a back alley into one of the city's more than 300 "Ruelles Vertes"
Scarborough residents are demanding answers from the city after learning a new outdoor skating rink and trail scheduled to open in January 2017 will have to be ripped out and built again. The $600,000-hockey rink facility and skating path at McCowan District Park, located at McCowan Road near Eglinton
Marian Morkill lives on Donegani Avenue, and said that while she was told the construction would limit access to her driveway, she wasn't told when it would happen. Morkill went to city hall to find out more. The city did issue permits so residents can park on a nearby street, but that brings its
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is not weighing in directly on the federal government's controversial tax change proposals, but says she hopes the feds strike a balance by ensuring tax fairness without stifling economic growth. Notley says that's critical as Alberta is just rebounding from a prolonged
Three items, including a crucifix, that belonged to North-West Rebellion leader Louis Riel, which have been held by the RCMP for decades, will soon return to Metis possession. RCMP Deputy Commissioner Kevin Brosseau and Manitoba Metis Federation president David Chartrand signed a memorandum of understanding
More than 150 people gathered in front of Montreal's Spanish consulate Saturday to express their solidarity with the Catalan independence movement. Organizers also denounced what they describe as the Canadian government's timid response to the intensifying Spanish crackdown ahead of a planned
Despite tough talk from the U.S. about the job-killing impact of NAFTA on its automotive sector, Canada's chief negotiator isn't expecting to see a detailed American proposal on the matter during the latest round of talks to rewrite the continental trade pact. Rules of origin will be "a
An undercover Marketplace investigation exposed evidence some dealerships sell unnecessary service and push regular maintenance much sooner than the manufacturer recommends. Following the report, Marketplace host David Common and expert mechanic Mark Whinton participated in a Facebook Live, answering
American and Mexican trade negotiators are discovering one more disadvantage to the breakneck pace being set for renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Unable to block book a large number of rooms in one centrally located hotel on short notice, the Canadian government, which is hosting
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was one of the scores of people paying tribute at the funeral for Liberal MP Arnold Chan on Saturday morning in Toronto. Chan, the member of parliament for Scarborough-Agincourt, died of cancer earlier this month at age 50. Trudeau was one of several speakers at the ceremony
A new fair in Hunter River, P.E.I., is offering advice to people interested in starting backyard farms. "It's pretty rewarding knowing that you raised your own food," said Dave Ward, retail manager at Clarence Farm Services, which hosted the Backyard Farming Fair. Rebecca Cowans, one
Kevin Kurytnik set out to create a Canadian mythology before all the animation artists he teaches at the Alberta College of Art and Design fled to the United States. Kurytnik, who is an assistant professor of media arts at the Calgary art school, set out with partner Carol Beecher about seven years