It looks like a white Christmas for Vancouver, B.C.
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It looks like a white Christmas for Vancouver, B.C.
A man, who was wanted after allegedly firing gunshots toward RCMP officers in Valleyview, Alta., last summer, was arrested in Edmonton Thursday night after local police responded to a weapons complaint. Around 11:45 p.m. Thursday, Edmonton police officers responded to a weapons complaint at a home on Lakeview Road, in the city's west end, police said in a news release Friday. Officers quickly identified the suspect and found out he had warrants for a criminal flight and shooting offence in Valle
VICTORIA — A section of Highway 1 between Kanaka Bar and Spences Bridge in British Columbia's Fraser Canyon has been reopened two months after parts of it were washed away in torrential storms. A statement from the Transportation Ministry says the route opened Friday to traffic with legal width and loads, but vehicle length is restricted to 25 metres. It says the highway remains closed south of Kanaka Bar to Hope as record snow and avalanche risk have delayed reconstruction work. A series of atm
MONTREAL — Thousands of elementary and high school students are set to return to in-person learning across Quebec on Monday, but parents say they're concerned the province hasn't done enough to ensure classrooms safety amid COVID-19's virulent fifth wave. Premier François Legault announced last week he would proceed with a plan to reopen schools to in-person learning on Jan. 17 even as pandemic-related infection rates and hospitalizations continue to mount provincewide. The government promised a
EDITOR'S NOTE: CBC has removed the name from this story. Now that this person is no longer missing, the identity is no longer in the public interest. An 89-year-old man who went missing Saturday in the Plateau-Mont-Royal borough has been found.
Montreal firefighters are battling a four-alarm fire in the Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve borough that broke out this morning. Firefighters received 911 call around 9:45 a.m. for a fire at a three-storey commercial and residential building on 4809 Ontario Street East. Everyone was evacuated safely from the second and third floors. The business on the first floor was closed. More than 100 firefighters were called to the scene. One was sent to hospital with minor injuries. As of Sunday afternoon,
HALIFAX — Former federal NDP leader Alexa McDonough, a political trailblazer who paved the way for women in politics, died Saturday in Halifax at the age of 77. Her family confirmed McDonough's death after a lengthy struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. McDonough became the first woman to head up a major political party in Canada when she was elected leader of the Nova Scotia New Democrats in 1980. She became leader of the federal NDP in 1995 and served in the party's top post until 2002. But in an
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Nearly 100 firefighters, with planes and helicopters, are fighting the largest fires in Nahuel Huapi National Park, the fire management service says.View on euronews
An extreme cold weather alert was issued Saturday morning as temperatures dipped to minus thirty. And while things may be warmer Sunday, the city is expected to get hit with heavy snowfall overnight into Monday, potentially impacting the return to in-person learning. Brittany Rosen has more.
WASHINGTON (AP) — From the inaugural platform, President Joe Biden saw American sickness on two fronts — a disease of the national spirit and the one from the rampaging coronavirus — and he saw hope, because leaders always must see that. “End this uncivil war,” he implored Americans on Jan. 20, 2021. Of the pathogen, he said: “We can overcome this deadly virus." Neither malady has abated. For Biden, it's been a year of lofty ambitions grounded by the unrelenting pandemic, a tough hand in Congres
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It's been two days since a massive explosion tore through a tanker truck manufacturer in Ottawa's south end, and the complex, multi-faceted investigation is only just getting started. Developments have been flying fast and furious since the first 911 calls came in at around 1:30 p.m. Thursday. While it will likely be some time before there's a firm explanation as to what caused the explosion, some details have been confirmed — including that one person is dead and five more are missing and presu
Nearly 700 customers are still without power Sunday afternoon in New Brunswick. The majority of the power outages are happening in the Moncton area in Riverview, where 692 customers were without power as 1:30 p.m., according to N.B. Power. The power in the region is expected to return around 4:30 p.m. Over 700 were also without power in Madawaska and Victoria counties earlier Sunday morning, which include the communities of Notre Dame De Lourdes, Siegas and Ste-Anne-Madawaska. That brought the t
Some parents and teachers in Yukon are concerned about the territorial government's new method to handle COVID-19 cases in schools. It's also sparked criticism from the Yukon NDP. In an email sent to parents late on Wednesday from the Department of Education, the government said it will stop reporting COVID-19 cases in schools. It reads in part that the government "will decrease the amount of case and contact management work that is done for the schools and will no longer be issuing school expos
Freight cars are broken into every day on Los Angeles's railways by thieves that target packages bought online.View on euronews
Phillip Howard pointed toward a stack of black ski pants piled atop a counter in his winter sports shop as evidence of the hurdles small business owners still face as the pandemic drags on. Instead, they came from China the first week of January, delayed by supply-chain failures. "Late-arriving product really kills us," Howard said this week, noting that several other items had also arrived late, missing his pre-holiday sales season.
An 18-year-old passenger of a car that crashed into a tree Friday night in Montreal's Mercier–Hochelaga-Maisonneuve borough has died of his injuries. Police say several calls were made to 911 around 9:40 p.m. about a car that had struck a tree on Saint-Donat Street, near Vincent-Piette Street. The man was transported to hospital where he later died of his injuries. The 19-year-old driver, also male, was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. It is not yet known why the driver lost
Vancouver broke snowfall records from 1899, which is when record-keeping began.
Five people are being treated for COVID-19 at hospitals in P.E.I. In a release Saturday, the province said two other individuals were hospitalized for other reasons, but tested positive for the virus, for a total of seven. None of the five are in intensive care. That's compared to eight individuals who were hospitalized as of Friday morning, one receiving treatment in the ICU. Later in the day Friday, the province announced two COVID-related deaths, the first for the province since the pandemic