Seniors who live at the private seniors' home (RPA) La Seigneurie de Salaberry in Quebec City are facing eviction. The building they call home was recently sold to a real estate investor from Montreal who plans to convert it into rental condos by the spring. The residents of the RPA were told they will be able to stay only if they are capable of living autonomously. About 100 seniors currently live there. "We weren't expecting this," said Nicole Gagné, 76, who has been living at the RPA for seve
Members of the United Conservative Party elected Danielle Smith as their new leader and Alberta’s 19th premier, replacing Jason Kenney. Smith is the former leader of the Wildrose Party and campaigned on introducing a controversial sovereignty act.
Tricia Williams, the director of research, evaluation and knowledge mobilization at Ryerson University's Future Skills Centre, says automation won't be able to take over job tasks that involve human interaction and require people skills.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is accusing Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre of deliberating courting "anti-women, far-right extremist" groups to further his political ambitions. Poilievre says he did not know about a hidden hashtag that would direct his YouTube videos to hateful anti-women groups online, and says he condemns it.
SARAJEVO, Bosnia (AP) — Several thousand people in Bosnia joined an opposition protest Thursday against a result in the country's general election last weekend, alleging a pro-Russia Bosnian Serb leader rigged the vote to win the position he sought. Chanting slogans against Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik, the protesters blocked traffic in central Banja Luka, the main city in the Serb-run part of Bosnia. They want a repeat of Sunday's vote for the president of the Serb entity, Republika Srpska
A tense situation during the afternoon commute in Vancouver Thursday afternoon when a suspected bank robber commandeered a taxi. It began in Chinatown around 5:30 pm when Vancouver police say a man robbed a bank at Main and Pender. The suspect then tried to flee the scene in an occupied cab -- but he didn't get very far.
A number of new smartphone apps have launched in Canada, all with a common goal: to cut down on food waste by hooking bargain hunters up with grocery stores and restaurants selling excess supply for cheap.
The World Health Organization says about 1,000 health-care entities in Ukraine are at or near the front lines of the war and some hospitals are being abandoned because they can no longer function.
Leaders at B.C. Hockey aren't saying if they will follow in the footsteps of other provincial associations in cutting funds to Hockey Canada. Both Hockey Québec and the Ontario Hockey Federation announced Tuesday they will no longer collect player fees on behalf of the national federation in the wake of revelations about a second multi-million dollar slush fund to deal with sexual abuse allegations and a widely-panned appearance by Hockey Canada interim board chair Andrea Skinner in front of a p
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Canadian actor Adrian Holmes describes the process of making a Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reboot, and reimagining Uncle Phil for a modern audience.
The Pickering, Ont. singer talks about "being enough" in his career.
The surgeon who successfully transplanted a pig heart into a patient says the cardiac team has prepared for David Bennett, Jr.'s body to put up a fight against the foreign organ.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia plans record development spending in 2023 despite a proposed smaller national budget Friday that is also laden with the usual cash handouts, tax cuts and other goodies ahead of impending general elections. Finance Minister Zafrul Aziz unveiled in Parliament a budget proposal of 372.3 billion ringgit ($80 billion), down from estimated spending of 385.3 billion ringgit ($85 billion) in the current year. With the economy expected to slow next year amid global
The Toronto Blue Jays are finally able to play post-season baseball at home in Rogers Centre. The Blue Jays last post-season appearance was in 2020 at an empty ballpark due to COVID-19 restrictions and they missed out by one win the next season.
The price of gas and other fuels rose Friday in an unscheduled adjustment from Newfoundland and Labrador's petroleum regulator, one day after a six-cent increase at the pumps. The Public Utilities Board increased the maximum price of gas by 9.3 cents per litre and diesel by 17.1 cents per litre. Furnace oil rose by 14.82 cents. Customers on the Avalon Peninsula will now pay between a $1.73 and a $1.78 per litre. Elsewhere, prices are $1.78 on the Burin Peninsula, $1.77 in central Newfoundland, $
A group of southwest Calgary neighbours sprung into action Monday morning to rescue a great-horned owl they found tangled in a soccer net. Derek Jugnauth was walking his kids to the school bus in the community of Patterson Heights when they noticed a cluster of kids standing around the net. What he did not expect to discover upon approaching it was a large bird of prey with striking eyes, tangled up and trapped with a tightly wrapped wing that Jugnauth estimates could stretch to about 2½ ft. "Th
Infectious diseases specialist Dr. Zain Chagla makes a case for why Canada's COVID-19 testing requirements for travellers need to change.
They wore their favourite jerseys of their favourite teams, and were eager to meet some of their favourite players ahead of a professional hockey showdown that hit rural Newfoundland on Thursday night. Fans crowding inside the Steele Community Centre in Gander earlier Thursday were dressed up and ready to welcome the Ottawa Senators and Montreal Canadiens for a practice and a preseason game, the culmination of a contest called Kraft Hockeyville. The prize was awarded to nearby Twillingate more t
Provincial police are investigating after at least one person was injured in a shooting Friday afternoon in the parking lot of a hotel complex in Estérel, Que., about 100 kilometres north of Montreal in the Laurentians. The victim is Valeriy Tarasenko, according to Estérel Mayor Frank Pappas and Radio-Canada's police sources. He is being treated in hospital for serious, but non-life-threatening injuries, police say. Tarasenko is an entrepreneur of Russian-speaking Ukrainian origin who holds asse