"I think some people think, 'Oh, if I just throw it on the ground it will disintegrate into the soil' and it just doesn't," said Cheryl Herperger with Calgary Community Standards at the city, discussing the #buttfreeyyc campaign on the Homestretch. International Avenue in the city
More than a year after arriving on Canadian soil, thousands of Syrian refugees are still struggling to make ends meet and provide for their families. Alberta welcomed nearly over 5,100 refugees between Nov. 26, 2015 and March 2017, with 2,100 settling in Edmonton. Catholic Social Services, a group
Almost 1,000 people lined up for about a block outside the Telus World of Science observatory on Monday for the chance to see the solar eclipse through telescopes. From Edmonton, the big event was only a partial eclipse, with only about 70 per cent of the sun blocked by the moon. Ellamae Gunn, 90,
Rain across the N.W.T.'s North and South Slave regions has led to a downturn in forest fire conditions, but more than one-million hectares burnt in the territory this year, according to the territory's director of fire operations. As of Monday, the N.W.T. is sitting at 1.011 million hectares
City councillors are looking at how they can help immigrants without proper permits still get access to city services. As councillors heard Monday, many of Edmonton's undocumented workers are scared to talk to government workers out of fear it could lead to their deportation. "At that context
It might be hard to believe but two friends from Mississauga have quite a story to tell about travelling across Canada with no currency but their smiles, and the hope that the kindness of strangers would keep them moving. Ahmed Tahir and Ammar Abdul-Raheem, both 24, travelled for one month together
Police say a black bear has been put down after it broke into a home and terrified a family in Gibsons, B.C. Sunshine Coast RCMP say Elery Froude was home with her two sons and a family friend on Saturday evening when an adult male bear wandered in through the sliding glass door.
The provincial government will announce the opening of Ottawa's first court for Indigenous peoples this week, CBC News has confirmed.
The opposition parties at City Hall say they aren't getting the answers they're looking for. The City had announced that the event would cost Montreal taxpayers about $24 million to host the international high-speed electric car race for the first time.
Roy Williams woke up to rain Saturday morning and thought he'd better go check his dock. All told, 28.6 mm of rain fell Saturday in Yellowknife, making it the rainiest August 19 the city has seen since 1942, when record-keeping began. A few City of Yellowknife facilities also got wet.
Municipal politicians in this eastern Ontario community said Monday they were frustrated at the paucity of information from the federal government over an influx of Haitian asylum seekers crossing to Canada from the United States. "There are mixed feelings in our community on what we think they
Alberta's police watchdog says two RCMP officers were justified when they shot and killed a man who was on a rampage with a stolen front-end loader and tried to use the massive machine to crush a police car with an officer inside against a tree. "Operating this front-end loader in the manner
The artistic director of a girls' choir at a Charlottetown church is searching for a new wave of young girls to join the ranks, saying participants will get more than vocal coaching out of the experience. Kelsea McLean, artistic director of the Harmonia Girls' Choir and the Sirens women'
A battle over cross-border beer sales threatens to end Canadian federalism as it was originally conceived, the New Brunswick government argues in a submission to the country's top court. Gerard Comeau was charged with possessing liquor not purchased from the New Brunswick Liquor Corporation and
Larry and Patricia Best are remembered as having bubbly personalities that made them feel like family to many of their friends. The Windsor couple was killed when an alleged drunk driver slammed into their motorcycle Aug. 13. The tragic crash that occurred on County Rd. 19 has rocked friends, family
A 90-year-old woman has died in hospital, three days after she and seven others were involved in a crash in west Edmonton. Police say the woman was one of four passengers in a Honda CR-V hit by a Dodge Ram truck on Friday evening while turning south on 163rd Street from 92nd Avenue.
The push for an Indigenous chapter in a renegotiated NAFTA could require support from Indigenous Peoples south of the border as well as in Canada, says Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde — a main advocate for its creation. Indigenous Peoples were left out of North American free
A 20-year-old Alberta man has been arrested on numerous charges after allegedly hacking into the social media accounts of an underage girl and accessing private photos of her in order to sextort her.
Future tenants of the old MacEwan University west campus are already raising concerns over parking at the building. The news came at Monday's Community and Public Services meeting where city administration explained to councillors that many of the 27 potential tenants of the building are worried
WASHINGTON — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be honoured at a prestigious international-affairs gala in New York City next month.
Both candidates running to be P.E.I.'s next Progressive Conservative leader say their head-to-head battle is good news for the party. James Aylward and Brad Trivers — both current PC MLAs — were confirmed as the race's only two candidates when nominations closed last Friday. "I think it
Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott says Canada's doctors have a major role to play in improving the health of the country's most vulnerable populations, including those at risk for a fatal overdose due to rampant opioid use and abuse, a crisis she characterized as a national public health
Over 400 firefighters are working to contain the largest wildfire in British Columbia's history. Kevin Skrepnek of the BC Wildfire Service said 19 fires merged in an area west of Quesnel in the Interior, creating a single fire estimated to be 4,674 square kilometres in size. It's been decades