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
Two Bay Street investment firms are battling over the assets of Great Slave Helicopters, according to court documents. Great Slave Helicopters is one of the subsidiaries of the now defunct Discovery Air. Buckling under the weight of its debt, Discovery Air received creditor protection earlier this
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
As a swing band plays, seniors sit at tables while eating their free lunch below the Alberta Legislature Building at an annual barbecue hosted by the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees. "Originally it started out to bring to light the issues surrounding long-term care within Alberta," said
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.
It's been a busy summer for construction in Dawson City, Yukon — which means it's also been busy for the territory's archeologists. The latest historical find was unearthed last week, as crews were building a new recreational trail. The workers stumbled upon a stack of 23 old Canadian and
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
Consumer insolvencies in Alberta were up 14 per cent in the second quarter of this year, compared with the same period in 2017, according to statistics from the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy. "A lot of people are living pay cheque to pay cheque, and just a small increase in interest
In his 40 years on the job, Tom Schultz, owner of Edmonton Exterminators Ltd., has never seen it this bad. "They've actually become, number-wise, probably as problematic as bedbugs these days," Schultz said in an interview Wednesday with CBC Radio's Edmonton AM. The old belief that
Some residents of Garrison Green want drivers to slow down in their southwest community — so they're spending the morning trying to catch the attention of speeders with an awareness event. Paul Bourassa said he and several others have been complaining to the city about the problem for five years
A new report released Tuesday that raises concerns about the well-being of children in Canada shows Nunavut continues to have the highest rate of infant mortality in the country, although that number has dropped slightly in recent years. In 2016, there were 17.7 deaths for every 1,000 live births in
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.
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
Pablo Saad and Dario Ramos were sailing in Nunavut's Bellot Strait when their vessel became trapped in ice and started to sink. The raft "would have contained survival rations," wrote Carol Launderville, a spokesperson for the Canadian Coast Guard, in an email.
A spokesperson for the Montreal police service (SPVM) says the SPVM is "taking measures" to ensure that, in future, the rights of complainants are respected. When someone comes forward to complain about mistreatment by police, investigators are obliged under Quebec's Police Act to tell
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 Calgary restaurant has taken to social media to express distaste over how a delivery service handled outstanding payments, and while Uber Eats says the problem has been resolved, it's now "off the menu" as far as the eatery is concerned. "For a small business, it's a lot of
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
Teacher Pamela Glover says back-to-school day is one of her favourites, especially when children enter Grade 1 to start classes full-time. It's a new adventure to them — now they're big kids," said Glover, who teaches in the Catholic school system at St. Patrick's School in northeast
Timothy Henderson died by suicide only days after being released from Stanton Territorial Hospital. The teen died in an Alberta hospital on April 26 that year. Three years later, as the new Mental Health Act comes into effect Sept. 1, care in the territory has seen some changes that might have helped
A coroner has ruled that the December death of an 8-year-old girl struck by a snowplow in Quebec City was accidental.