• Some Tecumseh residents never made the switch to community mailboxes on Aug. 17 as planned, says a Canada Post spokesperson. Residents in Tecumseh were supposed to switch over from door-to-door delivery, but that did not happen for a few residents as Canada Post deemed some temporary community mailboxes unsafe. This was …

  • A 33-year-old RCMP officer remains in hospital for treatment after being injured in an incident on the Confederation Bridge two days ago. "He does have a couple broken bones including a broken femur and a broken ankle," said RCMP spokesperson Sgt. Leanne Butler. RCMP arrived at the Confederation Bridge Tuesday at 5:45 …

  • Charlottetown man killed in head-on crash near Port Elgin

    RCMP in New Brunswick are investigating a head-on collision yesterday afternoon that killed two men, including one from Charlottetown.

  • Two people have been charged after a partially bound and injured man ran out of a house on Coventry Road in northeast Calgary on Tuesday afternoon. The man was taken to hospital and treated for minor injuries, police say.

  • Quebec City's new $400-million arena opened its doors to the public for the first time this morning. The City of Quebec made the first official announcement of the construction of the arena in 2011. Quebecor took over the management of the project that same year.

  • Mor Ignatius Aphrem II of Syria holds mass in Sherbrooke, Que.

    Members of the Syrian community in Sherbrooke, Que., are hosting the patriarch of the Syriac Orthodox church, Mor Ignatius Aphrem II. The man considered to be the "pope" of the Syriac Orthodox tradition will be holding mass at St-Ephrem Church at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday. The mass is considered symbolic because St-Ephrem …

  • Edmonton official thanks residents for patience with new LRT line

    At a media unveiling of the new Metro LRT line, the city's transportation manager thanked people for their patience in waiting for the system, and said some of them will need even more in coming weeks as they deal with the resulting traffic jams. "On behalf of the city, I'd like to thank the people of Edmonton for their …

  • Chris Alexander's campaign office re-opens despite 'suspended' campaign

    Chris Alexander's campaign office re-opened early Thursday afternoon, hours after the Conservative candidate announced that he is "suspending" his re-election campaign to deal with the Syrian refugee crisis. Alexander, who represents the riding of Ajax–Pickering, announced he "suspended" his campaign a day after he sparred …

  • Alberta leads the country when it comes to entrepreneurial ambition, but the Conference Board of Canada's first innovation report only gives the province a C grade overall. With almost 20 per cent of residents reporting some kind of "early-stage entrepreneurial activity", the province gets an A-plus for that aspect of …

  • With no fixed address, two men start Toronto's only underpass library

    Toronto's new library is under a small bridge on Lower Simcoe Street in Toronto. Al's collection is called The Free Underpass Library, and Murphy's is The East Side Simcoe Library. Al's library has about 40 books, and Murphy's has about 20.

  • The territorial government is asking the public not to use the Cameron Falls Trail, about 47 kilometres east of Yellowknife, due to bear sightings in the area. The popular hiking trail is located along the Ingraham Trail in Hidden Lake Territorial Park. In a press release, the territory's Departments of Environment and Natural …

  • Sherwood Park's 12-year-old dancing phenom is back in the spotlight once more, having secured a coveted position as a dancer in Janet Jackson's Unbreakable world tour. Taylor Hatala, who's been dancing since she was three, first gained attention last year after a video of her dancing to the Nicki Minaj hit Anaconda went …

  • A 51-year-old lobster fisherman from West Point, P.E.I., remains in hospital in Halifax, following a frightening accident at sea on Saturday that resulted in the loss of his hand. Carol Livingstone said her son Trent was injured when he was trying to haul up some lobster traps that had become stuck in the sand. "Trent …

  • Frank Cavallaro unearths forgotten favourites

    CBC Radio's got a Labour Day musical treat in store for you.

  • The NDP is crying foul after Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown's campaign ran an ad in an Orillia newspaper the day before today's provincial byelection in the area. The half-page ad, which targets Premier Kathleen Wynne's Liberals, ran on page A2 of the Orillia Packet and Times on Wednesday, even though …

  • Edmonton police warn of pseudo-psychic scammers

    The old black magic has victims  in its spell, and Edmonton police say swindlers who pose as astrologers or psychic readers are to blame. Harpreet Jhinjar said in a news release. Some people seek help from astrologers or psychics to solve family or business problems, police said.

  • Frosh week hijinks can lead to 'unexpected expenses,' police warn

    If you're one of the thousands of young scholars heading off to college or university for the first time and are looking forward to frosh week festivities, York Regional Police have a warning for you: "party with caution."

  • Blue Jays fever hits Calgary CBC - 2 hours 37 minutes ago
    Blue Jays fever hits Calgary

    Dubbed "Canada's Team," the Jays are fighting their way to a playoff spot, standing at the top of the American League. It's what Jays fans have been waiting for since '93," said Paul Christie, a diehard fan from Ontario, and just one of a handful of Jays enthusiasts who gathered at the Pig and Duke Pub for Wednesday's …

  • Up to 27 Iraqi civilians may have been killed in Canadian airstrike, Pentagon document reveals

    An internal Pentagon document obtained by CBC'sthe fifth estate raises questions about the quality of the investigation conducted by coalition forces into an allegation that as many as 27 civilians were killed in Iraq by a Canadian airstrike. The Department of National Defence acknowledged last week that an investigation …

  • Any newlywed will tell you that if you want to get hitched, you have to book your wedding venue months in advance. According to Service Alberta, right now there are only 251 certified marriage commissioners in the province. "I know of some marriage commissioners in the cities — they're doing one everyday," said Marianne …

  • Quebecers identified as 2 killed in Sept-Îles helicopter crash

    Blandine Pinette-Fontaine and Pierre-Michel Fontaine have been identified by the Quebec coroner as the two people who died in a helicopter crash on the North Shore on Wednesday. Pinette-Fontaine was a 68-year-old resident of Sept-Îles, while Fontaine, 49, lived in Quebec City. The Quebec coroner released the names on …

  • Justin Trudeau says Liberals would axe Champlain Bridge toll plans

    Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says his government would reverse the Conservative plan to charge tolls to drivers using Montreal's new Champlain Bridge. The Conservative government has said that, in order to help offset the costs, it would require drivers to pay a toll. Montreal's mayor Denis Coderre, a former Liberal …

  • Blocked-off path 'frustrating' for students, residents

    Neighbours and students are upset that a short path from a Charlottetown residential street to a parking lot leading to University Avenue has been blocked off. The city-owned path from Queen Street to Brown's Court is a popular shortcut to University Avenue and the University of Prince Edward Island. The property owners, …

  • Whitehorse man frustrated after audacious break-in

    Aaron Jensen says that he and his wife were watching television when he heard noise outside. After going out to investigate, Jensen saw a young man apparently trying to break into one of his vehicles. It was at that point that Jensen realized the thief had taken the keys while they were watching TV.

  • More Windsor-Essex babies hospitalized due to mothers' addictions

    Katie Rocheleau had already lost custody of her two other daughters due to her opioid addiction. Rocheleau was put on Subutex, a drug used as a treatment for opioid dependence, early during her pregnancy. Katie's experience is part of a trend being highlighted in a new report by the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit.

  • How would you feel about a higher Quebec sales tax, if it meant paying less income tax?

  • Man found dead, another in custody after shots fired

    A 21-year-old man was found dead this morning in a northwest Edmonton apartment building, and police have another man in custody.

  • If you needed any more proof that the job market in Calgary has cooled off, a survey by a U.S.-based hiring firm has dropped the city from 10th to 19th place among the hottest job markets in the country. According to the second annual Top 50 Hot Job Markets In Canada compiled by Express Employment Professionals, the over-heated …

  • Hundreds of Edmonton landlords and renters go to war every year over the dreaded damage deposit. In the first three months of this year, 346 tenants called the board to complain about damage deposits. "The security deposit is one of the biggest issues for both parties," said Judy Downey of the landlord and tenant advisory …

  • Tractor-trailer driver dead after explosion on Highway 401 near Mallorytown

    A Toronto-area man in his 60s has died after he lost control of his tractor-trailer, which then exploded on impact when it struck a rock embankment on Highway 401 near Mallorytown, Ont. Ontario Provincial Police say the crash happened at 4 a.m. Thursday on the highway east of the Mallorytown Service Centre. Early stages …

  • MADD P.E.I. chapter ex-head Dave Griffin gets 5 days in jail for drunk driving

    The former president of a MADD chapter in P.E.I. and onetime Summerside deputy police chief has been sentenced to five days in jail after pleading guilty this morning to impaired driving. At a hearing Thursday morning in P.E.I. provincial court, Dave Griffin was also fined $1,300 and given a one-year driving prohibition …

  • A 43-year-old man was sentenced to jail after a high-speed police chase in Summerside early Tuesday morning, according to a police new release.

  • A Canadian Parapan Am Games medallist had her bronze medal stolen from her apartment this week.

  • P.E.I. author Patti Larsen's book finalist in Kindle Book Awards

    Charlottetown author Patti Larsen's book Freak Show is one of the finalists in this year's Kindle Book Awards. Larsen's first adult paranormal murder mystery is nominated in the mystery-thriller category. "This is another really amazing confirmation to me that I'm doing it right, which is fantastic and I'm super happy," …

  • Inuvik doctor Peter Boronowski 'blindsided' by departure

    "To suddenly have all of this taken away from you and your ability to practice in the future taken away from you is wrong," says Boronowski. Boronowski is the doctor of choice for many people in the community of Inuvik, including resident Abdallah Elbekai. "Believe me when I say this, I feel very very upset," says Elbekai, …

  • A woman from Long Island, New York died in a single-vehicle crash on Hwy. 401 in Augusta Township, Ontario Provincial Police say. All three people inside the vehicle are from East Quogue, N.Y., which is on Long Island.

  • The Quebec government is planning to sell a heritage building in downtown Montreal valued at $22 million, CBC/Radio-Canada has learned. It was built at the end of the 19th century for the Soeurs de la Providence, a nuns' order founded in 1843 by Émilie Gamelin. The nuns established Montreal's Institut des Sourdes-Muettes there …

  • #YEG Today: What you need to know to get where you're going

    It's Thursday, Sept. 3.

  • Pedestrian killed near Lake Shore and Park Lawn

    A female pedestrian is dead after being hit by a truck near the lake shore in Toronto's west end on Thursday morning.

  • Calgary news, weather and traffic for September 3

    This is going to begin a stretch of cool, wet weather here in Calgary — we have rain in the forecast all weekend, and highs of only 10 C and 9 C expected on Friday and Saturday. If you see anything happening on Calgary roads, you can give Calgary Eyeopener traffic reporter Angela Knight a call at #1010, *1010 or 403-5 …

 
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