• P.E.I. Premier appoints ethics commissioner

    Sullivan-Curley's responsibilities will include dealing with expense and conflict of interest disclosure within the public service.

  • CUPE to vote Tuesday on tentative deal in York U strike

    Striking York University teaching assistants and other contract staff voted overwhelmingly to accept a new contract and end the strike that had crippled the Toronto university this month. Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 3903 Unit 1 voted 750 to 37 to accept the new offer, while Unit 3 voted 175 to 16 in favour …

  • Stanley Bridge roundabout project to get a second look

    Transportation officials in Prince Edward Island are taking another look at the design of a planned roundabout in Stanley Bridge. The move comes after concerns were brought up at a recent public meeting by some local business people and residents, according to chief engineer for the province Stephen Yeo. The roundabout …

  • Meika Jordan's bruised and battered body was of one of the worst cases of child abuse a 25-year veteran medical examiner has ever seen, according to his testimony today. Spencer Jordan and Marie Magoon are accused of beating Meika to death in Nov. 2011. Milroy told Justice Rosemary Nation today that Meika's injuries were …

  • Lucas Wayne Windsor sentenced for Mission bank robbery believed to be inside job

    One of the men involved in a bank robbery police described as an 'inside job' was sentenced to five years and two months in prison for his role. Lucas Wayne Windsor admitted he tried to steal thousands of dollars from the Bank of Montreal in the southwest community of Mission last November. Calgary police said at the …

  • Jane Goodall is coming to Calgary and you could win a chance to meet the famous wildlife researcher at a VIP reception. Post the photo and story to our CBC Calgary Facebook page.

  • Fraser border hours reduced for travellers entering Yukon

    The number of people using the Fraser crossing in the wee hours of the morning doesn't warrant funding the border service around-the-clock, Yukon MP Ryan Leef told CBC News. Buckwheat Donahue at the Skagway Convention & Visitors Bureau called the decision to shorten the border hours a disappointment. "I think the folks …

  • Evelyn Skookum honoured on Aboriginal Languages Day

    Little Salmon Carmacks First Nation is celebrating Aboriginal Languages Day with a feast to honour an elder who dedicated her life's work to the Northern Tutchone language and culture. She also taught her granddaughter, Jocelyn Skookum, how to speak Northern Tutchone fluently. Now, Jocelyn is a language instructor trainee …

  • Quebec's police ethics commissioner has launched an investigation into an incident last Thursday in front of the National Assembly where a student protestor was hit directly in the face with a tear gas cannister. In a news release, the office of the ethics commissioner says an investigator will be appointed and deliver …

  • The decline in oil prices has put the brakes on much of Alberta's trucking industry. Since June 2014, truck operators supplying Alberta's oilsands region have been facing an increasingly unstable work environment rife with layoffs, said Bruno Muller, president of Caron Transportation Systems based in Sherwood Park. At …

  • A Montreal man is facing charges for 44 counts of employment insurance fraud.

  • Police spokesman Jean-Pierre Brabant said the victim is a man is his fifties with mental health issues. The victim was making purchases at a convenience store at the corner of De Lorimier Avenue and Des Carrières Street.  Brabant says he was carrying an envelope containing hundreds of dollars which he laid down on the …

  • Wetaskiwin death ruled accidental

    The death of a man found inside a camper trailer in Wetaskiwin has been determined to be accidental.

  • Horse carriage trainer hopes lessons steer volunteers to WETRA

    One man is trying to teach others the art of driving a horse drawn carriage with the hope they will volunteer their new skills with the Windsor Essex Therapeutic Riding Association. Randy Fasan was taught to drive horse drawn vehicles years ago. He runs a business that offers horse drawn carriage services for weddings …

  • Body discovered near Stadium LRT station

    Edmonton police are investigating a ravine near Stadium LRT Station, where a body was found Tuesday morning.

  • A 28 day campaign called  "Taking Care of Women's Business. The campaign was launched after Comeau read on online story about a homeless woman who felt she'd lost the last bit of her dignity when she couldn't afford feminine hygiene products.

  • Gatineau police are searching for suspects after a woman reported a home invasion on Solstice Street just after 11 a.m. Tuesday. Police would not say if the woman was injured or how many suspects were involved. On March 21, a 52-year-old man suffered minor head injuries during a home invasion just before 6 a.m on Pearson …

  • Medicine Hat police to investigate woman's injury in Yellowknife cell

    RCMP say a  man has been charged with sexual assault after allegedly groping a woman at the Mac's gas station in Yellowknife. Yellowknife RCMP say the assault happened when 41-year-old Frank James Mannilaq tried to enter the woman's vehicle after asking for a cigarette. He has committed most of his crimes while intoxicated …

  • The woman, who was 19-years-old at the time, claims she was assaulted by Dr. Ismail Taher when she visited the Sherwood Park Medicentre in August, 2013. She testified Taher had her lower her pants, touched her buttock and began to massage her breasts. Taher denies the allegations.

  • Alberta's economy will continue to slide significantly, according to ATB Financial's second-quarter forecast. The bank's latest economic outlook says the province can expect real GDP growth of just 0.8 per cent this year. - VIDEO: Alberta economy: how will the average Albertan be affected? "We're still seeing a lot of …

  • Alberta promises new schools will be built

    The provincial government says it will keep its promise to build new schools in Alberta, despite the slide in resource revenues. Premier Jim Prentice made the announcement in Calgary on Tuesday, along with Education Minister Gordon Dirks and Infrastructure Minister Manmeet Bhullar. On Monday, the government announced …

  • After 12 years of location scouting, fundraising, and gathering support, the Calgary Winter Lacrosse Association will finally get to build Calgary's first indoor lacrosse facility. Brian Couronne, past president of the Association, says the new centre should be completed by spring 2016. There are almost 6,000 active lacrosse …

  • Brooke MacMillan has been ousted from the Liquor Control Commission Tuesday after his contract was rescinded, announced Premier Wade MacLauchlan Tuesday. MacMillan was appointed to the LCC as CEO in 2008 after serving as deputy minister of the innovation department, which had responsibility for the provincial nominee program. …

  • The musical Anne and Gilbert will be on stage at the National Arts Centre later this year. "I think it's an extraordinary piece of work and I think it's an extraordinary musical," said Jillian Keiley, NAC's artistic director of English theatre. She decided to buy the rights to the show after she saw it in Charlottetown …

  • Roze Burke, a 68-year-old woman from Red Deer County who went missing on March 13, has been found dead. Police believe Burke was driving in a remote area south of Evansburg when her SUV got stuck. Police said Burke may have had "dementia-related symptoms," although she had not been diagnosed. Burke's friends and family …

  • The Quebec government could soon be pouring more money into Montreal's Olympic Stadium. An infrastructure report tabled with last week's provincial budget says the "Big O" needs $220 million in repairs over the next decade. Labrecque said the stadium hosted events on 180 days last year and another 250,000 people visited …

  • Lantz says it puts a key party commitment to Islanders in writing and outlines the standard of conduct MLAs will be expected to meet. Somewhat," said Lantz.

  • "I recommend the City of Montreal, in the context of urban development, take steps to make intersections as safe as possible for users, and especially for the most vulnerable users," wrote Coroner Jean Brochu as his sole recommendation in the report on the death of Huguette Bergeron. Bergeron died after being hit and pinned …

  • Pinkeye (medical word, conjunctivitis) is when your eye looks pink because of some irritation, which causes the tiny blood vessels of the surface of the eyeball to swell up. Those blood vessels swell up because they're trying to help get more blood flow to the area, to help clean up any damage that might be there, or to …

  • It's no joke, but Burger Love is kicking off April 1. Last year, 92,000 burgers were sold at restaurants participating in Burger Love. Rinnie Bradley says people in the industry are feeling bullish about its future.

  • Toronto Coun. Rob Ford has apologized to council for racist remarks he made during his turbulent times as mayor. 

  • Kings County is expected to receive another two to five centimetres of snow Tuesday, says CBC meteorologist Kalin Mitchell.

  • The ruling, issued earlier this month, also mandates that cable companies must offer "pick-and-pay" channel selection in some form, allowing customers to choose and pay for individual additional channels. The CRTC ruling, however, only applies to companies with over 20,000 subscribers.

  • Get ready for another round of construction work on the Turcot Interchange.

  • ASSÉ recommends postponing student protests

    ASSÉ represents 50,000 CEGEP and university-level students in 25 member student unions throughout Quebec. The executive committee wrote that it fears that an unsuccessful student protest movement now will hurt the public sector workers preparing for possible strikes this fall. The letter comes ahead of ASSÉ's general …

  • NDP Leader Mike Redmond changes election plans

    P.E.I. NDP Leader Mike Redmond has changed his mind about where he will run in the next provincial election.

  • Meat sold in Canada not inspected as well as exports: union

    Cuts to Canada's food inspection programs have created a "double standard," where meat sold to Canadians is not as well inspected than that destined for export, according to the union that represents inspectors. "These are more than just numbers on paper," Agriculture Union president Bob Kingston said. At a news conference …

  • Richard Henry Bain headed to trial in September

    Richard Henry Bain, the man accused of first-degree murder in the deadly election night shooting at a Parti Québécois victory party in Montreal in 2012, is finally headed to trial. The proceedings have delayed several times due to translation problems, delays in obtaining a psychiatric report, and difficulty finding Bain a …

  • CEO Garth Anderson said the Calgary airport regularly practices how to handle aircraft emergencies and is fully equipped with vehicles to assist with getting evacuated passengers to safety. Atkinson says it's worth noting that every emergency situation is different and that's why the Calgary airport does training exercises …

  • Polar bears in good shape, Inuvialuit hunters say in study

    Scientists are worried about the survival of western Arctic polar bears, but estimates made according to Inuvialuit traditional knowledge tell a different story, a new study suggests. "The new [scientific] estimates for the southern Beaufort is about 900 [bears], but we don't really believe that," said Frank Pokiak, chair …

 
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