• Edmonton Public Library growing online resources

    Edmonton Public Library is opening a new chapter in learning. Members can use their library cards to log on to subscription-based websites for free. "It's my favorite use of tax dollars," said Gord Lacey, who picked up a free library card two years ago.

  • Grab your sunglasses and slap on some Coppertone! The temperature is expected to climb to 23 C in Calgary today, with clear, sunny skies. The wind will be out of the east at 20 km/h, becoming light this evening. If you see anything happening on Calgary roads, you can give Calgary Eyeopener traffic reporter Jonathan Love …

  • Iqaluit Airport upgrades could mean major cargo delays

    Iqaluit's airport runway will see a major overhaul this July, and airport officials are warning that it could cause major cargo delays. The airport's single runway will be resurfaced for the first time in about 20 years. "That's major work," says John Hawkins, airport manager.

  • Longueuil police officer injured in collision

    A Longueuil police officer has been transported to hospital after her car collided with another vehicle.

  • Body rub task force urges city to limit clustering of parlours

    A task force looking into the body rub industry in Edmonton recommends the city limit clustering of body rub centres in vulnerable neighbourhoods. It also advises the city to set appropriate distances between the parlours and places such as schools, playgrounds and parks and to warn businesses like daycares of body rub …

  • Maritime cities perform poorly in flood preparedness

    Maritime cities included in a research survey on flood preparedness could do no better than a mark of C, with Halifax coming in at the bottom of the list with a D. The survey, sponsored by Co-operators Insurance and carried out by researchers at the University of Waterloo, looked at 16 factors related to flood preparedness. …

  • The Windsor leg of the FINA Diving World Series event begins Friday at the downtown aquatic centre. In the stands, meanwhile, will be Julia Wilkinson, a former Canadian Olympian in swimming. Wilkinson told CBC's Windsor Morning she'd also like to see families in Windsor make time for the Pan Ams.

  • Here is today's weather outlook:

  • Phoenix Sun saga ends as long-stranded boat to leave Sorel

    After two and a half years, the Phoenix Sun will finally be leaving the port of Sorel-Tracy, after being authorized by Transport Canada to leave the downtown dock on Friday. People in the City of Sorel-Tracy are so pleased about the ship's departure, they're popping champagne on the dock as a celebration. The rusted 186-metre …

  • The latest incident of dust blowing off tailings ponds from the contaminated Giant Mine site toward Yellowknife-area communities sparked concerned calls to the Yellowknives Dene First Nation office and a video posting to YouTube late last week. Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, which is responsible for …

  • The West Baffin Eskimo Co-op's campaign to build a new art and cultural centre in Cape Dorset has begun local fundraising with a giant community bingo. The Nunavut community has produced many world-renowned artists, including the late Kenojuak Ashevak, who produce their work using the co-op's facilities. Jimmy Manning, …

  • Toronto Daystarter: Friday, May 22, 2015 CBC - 1 hour 52 minutes ago
    Toronto Daystarter: Friday, May 22, 2015

    The below seasonal temperatures will continue today, with a high of 13 C. On the brighter side, the day is expected to be sunny. The elevator on the eastbound platform at Dundas West station is out of service.

  • City of Windsor auctioning off properties in tax arrears

    The City of Windsor is putting nine properties up for sale on Friday, seized from owners who neglected to pay their municipal taxes. After four years of not paying taxes, the city can place a lien on properties. On the map, the yellow house represents a residential property, the purple building an industrial property …

  • A Gatineau Park heritage home owned by the National Capital Commission was destroyed in a fire late Thursday night.

  • 2 injured during 'suspicious' College Street fire

    Two people suffered minor injuries during a "suspicious" two-alarm fire on College Street this morning. While fire crews managed to get it under control relatively quickly, the flames penetrated the roof of the building, causing extensive damage.

  • Six-year-old Jouri Abdulmaola proudly packs up her Frozen-themed suitcase as she prepares to leave the Montreal Children's Hospital — her home since she was two years old — and move to the new location at the MUHC's Glen site. Jouri suffered a spinal cord injury when she was two years old. She now uses a wheelchair and …

  • A sushi restaurant in Brossard was heavily damaged by fire overnight.

  • There is a 40 per cent chance of an early morning shower. After that, it should become mainly sunny today. The forecast high temperature is 16 C (61 F).

  • Toronto police have located a 10-year-old girl who was missing for over 12 hours. 

  • The coroner's inquest into the rugby-related death of Ottawa teen Rowan Stringer continues today with more testimony from the referee who officiated her final match. Jim Carr began speaking at the inquest on Thursday about a series of dangerous tackles during the rugby match on May 8, 2013 between students at John McRae …

  • A Stratford, P.E.I. man, arrested in March under a section of the Criminal Code related to terrorism, will be back in court today.

  • Charlottetown hot dog vendor's curfew complaint triggers bylaw review

    After a hot dog vendor fired up protest about a controversial curfew on downtown food vendors, the mayor of Charlottetown says he wants to test the appetite for change. A bylaw amendment passed a year ago in response to noise complaints at the time now requires street vendors to shut down at midnight. Anthony Suarez has …

  • Mother, sister of murder victim share pain in exclusive interview

    "My son was a good child and whosoever done this to my child, I put them in God's hand, cause I'm a child of god," the mother of 33-year-old Marlon Lennox Mason, who identified herself as Catherine, told CBC News in an exclusive interview Thursday. Mason was shot Wednesday night after attending a birthday party with friends. Police …

  • Shayne Hay's family looks for answers at Royal Alex suicide inquiry

    Sometime between 11:30 a.m., when Shayne Hay came to the nurse's desk to ask a question, and 12:25 p.m., when he was found hanging from a light fixture over an emergency room bed, something inside a tormented young man changed, and his final act ended his life and altered countless others. On Thursday, the people who loved …

  • Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said his government's Anti-Terrorism Act will be the "law of the land" in order to safeguard the country's freedom.

  • Yukon firefighters prepare for 'toughest two minutes in sport'

    Boyd Pyper is a fire chief and a volunteer firefighter in Tagish Yukon. He says the team has been preparing for months in Whitehorse. Pyper says firefighters have been training four to six times a week by running up stairs.

  • Calgary 311 service will expand with face-to-face help

    First there was the phone line, then there was the website and the app, and now more changes are coming. In the near future, some of the 311 helpers will be placed in city facilities around Calgary in order to help in person. "They can take calls and they can deal with online requests when no one is there, but if you're …

  • York Regional Police are used to dealing with badasses on the road, but not like the two they came face-to-face with Friday. Andy Pattenden told CBC News that two officers encountered two donkeys hanging around in a parking lot near a road in Vaughan Friday. Pattenden says police began phoning all the farms in the area …

  • Ridgetown native Heather Geluk is still volunteering her time in Nepal, helping those affected by two devastating earthquakes, as rebuilding becomes a priority. "Everywhere you look, you see people hammering, sawing, deconstructing their homes and building them up again," Geluk told CBC's Afternoon Drive from eastern Nepal …

  • Michel Faure, a resident of the area, said he believes the mall is a bad investment because Canadians are in debt and the retail industry in Canada is taking a hit. "I think a very positive project for Montreal in its commercial basis," said Leblanc.

  • Rookie Alberta NDP member Deborah Drever says pretending to be assaulted with a bottle for a garage band cover photo is an inexplicable error of youth, but one she is determined to turn the page on. "What happened three years ago, frankly, was a mistake," Drever, 26, told The Canadian Press in an interview Thursday. The …

  • Shane Keating will push for new LRT line

    The current plan is to ease into the train line by building a dedicated bus route that will eventually be laid with track for the proposed Green Line, stretching from the city's northern limits to the South Health Campus on the opposite municipal edge. With the possibility of increased federal funding announced in the …

  • Cockroaches a 3-year nuisance for tenants in Yellowknife building

    Tenants of a downtown Yellowknife apartment building say they're fed up with a cockroach infestation that just won't go away. Residents of Northern Property REIT's Hudson House apartment building say cockroaches have been a problem there for three years. CBC News spoke with four tenants at Hudson House. Two of them would …

  • Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz says investigators are narrowing down how an Alberta cow was infected with bovine spongiform encephalopathy. Ritz says investigators are looking for other animals that might have been infected and any feed supplies that might be the cause.

  • Francis Boucher will remain behind bars while he waits to be tried on the latest charges against him after wrongfully being released from jail in late March. Boucher is the son of the man who at one time headed the Montreal chapter of the Hell's Angels, Maurice "Mom" Boucher. The 39-year-old is accused of escaping lawful …

  • Elder abuse often unreported, Calgary conference hears

    While most people look forward to their retirement years, it can also be a challenging time, particularly when there is emotional, financial or even physical abuse involved. Paul Greenwood, a deputy district attorney from San Diego who heads one of the only elder abuse units in the United States, told a crowd at a Calgary …

  • Regina George's Mean Girls mansion up for sale

    Regina George was wealthy beyond imagination in the film Mean Girls.

  • The Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance will receive $2.5 million over two years to sell more aquaculture products, in Canada and worldwide. Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Canada and Egmont MP Gail Shea announced the funding Thursday in Stanley Bridge, P.E.I. The primary target markets are the United States, Canada, …

  • Yukon Conservation Officers are looking for help in tracking down the person who shot a black bear and abandoned its carcass at the side of a road south of Whitehorse. The carcass of a mature, male black bear was found near the CCC Road, which is along the South Klondike Highway near Kookatsoon Lake. Conservation officers …

  • Tecumseh Road East worst road in southwest Ontario: CAA

    Tecumseh Road East is the worst road in southwestern Ontario, according to a survey by CAA.

 
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