- Calgary police investigate possible shots fired in Whitehorn CBC - 2 hours 4 minutes ago
- Seniors increasingly turning to food banks to eat CBC - 3 hours ago
Food bank use among Ontario's senior citizens has spiked dramatically in the past year, according to a new report released Monday. The latest Hunger Report from the Ontario Association of Food Banks indicates the number of senior citizens using food banks spiked by 35 per cent. That's a dramatic increase, but it's not …
- Eskimos fans step up to 'Mike' and cheer themselves hoarse CBC - 3 hours ago
Edmonton Eskimos fans were living the life of Reilly on Sunday evening, after their team captured the 103rd Grey Cup with the whole country watching. Fitting, of course, that quarterback Mike Reilly was selected as the game's most valuable player, after he led the team to a come-from-behind victory over the Ottawa Redblacks. …
- Calgary climate change rally draws hundreds CBC - 3 hours ago
About 300 Calgarians joined hundreds of thousands of people around the world demanding action ahead of the Paris climate conference. Participant Scott MacDougall says action on climate change is starting to engage more people. Recent climate change forums in Calgary and Edmonton have attracted hundreds.
- Supper with Syria fundraiser raises money for refugees CBC - 4 hours ago
As Canada works toward bringing in 25,000 Syrian refugees by next March, many Torontonians came out to a special event designed to make things a little easier for everyone involved. It sets up that we're for Syria. Others in attendance included Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins, Liberal MP Carolyn Bennett, Coun.
- Drone racing: Armchair pilots strap on goggles for aerial dogfights CBC - 4 hours ago
- Grey Cup: Ottawa vs Edmonton recapped using tweets CBC - 4 hours ago
We're pulling in some of the best game day tweets to tell the story of what happened at the 103rd Grey Cup in Winnipeg.
Conservative and anti-tax activists gathered to rally the troops against the 'big spending' NDP government at a conference in Calgary Saturday. The campaign, Generation Screwed, spearheaded by the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF), attracted big name conservative activists and oil industry proponents such as Ezra Levant, …
- Toronto Mayor John Tory plays a moose in The Nutcracker CBC - 6 hours ago
An unlikely moose was on the loose Sunday at a Toronto theatre. Mayor John Tory took part in the traditional holiday play known as The Nutcracker, playing a moose with a fondness for candy canes. Following the show, the 61-year-old mayor said he "had a fun time" playing the massive mammal on stage and gave kudos to the …
- Quebec doctors will keep government overpayments CBC - 6 hours ago
Overpayments of $416.7 million made to Quebec doctors over the last five years cannot be recovered, according to Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard. The payments were given in return for patient services that have already been provided and those services cannot be undone, according to Couillard, who made the comments Sunday …
- Whitehorse police say violent crime fuelled by drug trade CBC - 7 hours ago
"Our population has gone up and our incidence of criminal offences has gone up," said Peter Clark, Yukon RCMP's commanding officer. "I don't think that anybody would be surprised to hear that there's a drug connection in some of the violent crimes over the last number of months," he said. "Unfortunately, we're a market …
- Arson and homicide units investigate fire at downtown apartment building CBC - 7 hours ago
- Rally held at Alberta legislature ahead of climate-change talks CBC - 8 hours ago
Protesters at the Alberta legislature joined thousands gathered in major cities around the world Sunday, all hoping to send a message to leaders attending the COP21 climate change conference in Paris. "The message is, 100 per cent renewables is 100 per cent possible," said Kim Pudde, one of the organizers of Sunday's rally …
Montreal Canadiens' P.K. Subban spent Sunday signing jerseys with all money raised benefiting the Montreal Children's Hospital. The Habs favourite signed Winter Classic jerseys in the atrium named after him in what was a sold-out event.
- Dorval mosque targeted by anti-refugee phone threat CBC - 9 hours ago
- Calgary at a Crossroads: The economy's tanked, now what? CBC - 10 hours ago
- St. Albert church knocks on 100 doors to deliver true meaning of Christmas CBC - 10 hours ago
- 5 Ways to avoid scams during Cyber Monday shopping spree CBC - 11 hours ago
Cyber Monday is one of the biggest shopping days of the year for online sales, but fraudsters and scammers often take advantage of customers by setting up fake websites and offering deals that are too good to be true. The Better Business Bureau reminds consumers to protect themselves from fraud, both on Cyber Monday and …
- Montreal Canadiens' Brendan Gallagher gets caught up in Twitter fight CBC - 12 hours ago
Montreal Canadiens' feisty forward Brendan Gallagher, who is out for six weeks with two broken fingers, found a way to stay busy on Saturday. Retired NHL enforcer Jim Kyte instigated an off-ice fight with Gallagher on Saturday by suggesting that the Habs' player had no honour. Gallagher quickly called Kyte out later that …
- Charlottetown Islanders hockey team hosts Prince Street school kids CBC - 12 hours ago
Some Grade six students on P.E.I. get a chance to see a Charlottetown Islanders hockey game on Sunday. Forty-three children from Prince Street Elementary School will watch the game from the arena's sky boxes. Eight businesses donated their boxes for the game against the Halifax Mooseheads.
- Movember fundraiser droops as moustache trend wanes CBC - 13 hours ago
Not so long ago, moustaches seemed to be everywhere at this time of year. In 2012, it raised $42.4 million, according to records filed with the Canada Revenue Agency. "The life cycle of a fundraising idea, of a fashionable idea, is quite short: two, three or four years," he said.
- Yukon avalanche forecasts return this winter but not until March CBC - 13 hours ago
- Quebec announces $80M education plan as negotiations drag on CBC - 13 hours ago
As talks continue between the province and striking teachers, Education Minister François Blais offered details of a plan to put $80 million into the school system. The Quebec government had already said last week it would re-invest $100 million in education over the coming months: $20 million this fiscal year and an additional …
- Proposed community music venue Folkrum finds potential home in Vanier CBC - 13 hours ago
A not-for-profit group that's been working to establish a community music hub in Ottawa is one step closer to success after locating a potential space in the city's Vanier neighbourhood. Folkrum is hosting a three-day showcase at a former martial arts studio on Selkirk Street this weekend — a venue that has potential to …
- How Canadians can help child refugees arriving in Canada CBC - 14 hours ago
- Head-on collision near Black Diamond leaves 1 dead, 3 injured CBC - 15 hours ago
A woman in her mid-30s is dead after a head-on collision with a minivan on Highway 7 and 112 Street, just east of Black Diamond on Saturday. The two passengers in the minivan, a woman in her mid-50s and a woman in her early 30s, were taken to hospital in stable condition with minor soft-tissue damage, said Alberta Health …
- CFL bans Ottawa Redblacks chainsaw squad from sawing logs at 103rd Grey Cup in Winnipeg CBC - 16 hours ago
It's been a familiar sight along the sidelines at Ottawa Redblacks home games: a crew of flannel-clad lumberjacks slicing a wooden "cookie" off a log whenever the team scores a touchdown. The Algonquin Loggersports squad, however, won't be able to wield their chainsaws at Sunday's Grey Cup game in Winnipeg. The four-member …
- Morgan Wienberg awarded Meritorious Service Cross for work in Haiti CBC - 17 hours ago
The young Whitehorse woman who traded university to help children in Haiti in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake says local people and authorities in the Caribbean country are starting to respect and appreciate her work. "The community [is] really starting to recognize what we're doing," says Morgan Wienberg, now 23. …
- Chase the Ace Tignish, P.E.I., jackpot winners were 1st timers CBC - 17 hours ago
It was a case of beginner's luck for Keaton Noye, who pulled the ace of spades to win the $734,000 Chase the Ace jackpot for himself and 17 co-workers in Tignish, P.E.I., Friday night. Noye says at first he couldn't believe his number was drawn, giving him the opportunity to try to pull the ace of spades from the deck. …
- CBC Ottawa's Giacomo Panico and Dan Seguin cover the 103rd Grey Cup from Winnipeg CBC - 17 hours ago
- Expect to see more trucks on winter road outside Yellowknife soon CBC - 18 hours ago
"If we reach the numbers that I'm expecting — and its still a bit early because it will vary between now and the start of the winter road — it could end up being the second busiest year ever on the road," said Ron Near, director of winter road operations. Near says supplies to build the Gahcho Kue diamond mine are contributing …
- P.E.I. environmentalists march Sunday to demand climate-change action CBC - 18 hours ago
Fourteen P.E.I. environmental and social justice groups are turning up the heat on world political leaders heading to the Paris climate summit next week. The groups organized a march Sunday in Stratford to demand that a meaningful climate change agreement be reached at the two-week COP21 international climate conference, …
- Victim in Brampton crash charged with impaired driving CBC - 18 hours ago
Peel Regional Police said later in the morning his condition has been upgraded to stable, and that he has been arrested and charged with impaired driving. Mississauga Road was closed from Embleton Road to Queen Street for the investigation.
- 3 employees stabbed at Crescent Street bar CBC - 19 hours ago
Three people were stabbed just as bars were closing early this morning in Montreal.
- Man shot in north-end apartment building CBC - 20 hours ago
A man is in hospital after an early morning shooting in the city's north end.
- Montreal weather: A few flurries (maybe) CBC - 20 hours ago
- Thousands descend on downtown Ottawa for climate change rally CBC - 21 hours ago
Thousands of people descended on downtown Ottawa today for a climate change rally being billed as one of the largest the city's ever seen. The 100% Possible climate march, which calls on governments to move toward 100 per cent renewable energy by 2050, is one of about 1,700 marches worldwide on Sunday, on the eve of the …
- Cold Lake Mosque hit by vandals, again CBC - Sat, 28 Nov, 2015
The mosque in Cold Lake, Alta., was scrawled with the words "Go Home" between Friday night and Saturday morning, police say — and it's not the first time that it has been vandalized. The CIBC about a block away, also on 50th Ave., had "Catch me if you can" also written with an orange marker inside the ATM area.
- Operation Red Nose celebrates 2 million rides CBC - Sat, 28 Nov, 2015
Thirty-two years later, that same man is still teaching mathematics at the university and he's also seen Operation Red Nose — known in Quebec as Opération Nez Rouge — grow into a Canada-wide organization. "We started off Operation Red Nose in Quebec City in 1984. Now, for the 32nd year, we're up to 2 million rides across …
- Peel police say gun stolen during Brampton break and enter CBC - Sat, 28 Nov, 2015
Peel Regional Police are seeking information after electronics and a gun were stolen Friday from a Brampton home.