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.
Nova Scotia has declared a state of emergency for parts of the province most affected by post-tropical storm Fiona, as more military personnel are called in to help with restoration and cleanup. John Lohr, the minister responsible for the Emergency Management Office, requested additional support Wednesday from the Canadian Armed Forces. A news release said the state of emergency allows military members to assist with civilian duties like road work, including flagging and signage, in areas where
Windsor police say a 34-year-old man was arrested after allegedly wielding a knife during an encounter with officers on Wednesday night. Police were called to Riverside Drive and Ouellette Avenue at 9:45 p.m. after complaints that a disorderly man was on the road. The man advanced toward a police vehicle when it arrived on scene, police said in a media release Thursday. No one with the Windsor Police Service was available to answer questions about the incident. As one officer got out of the vehi
Being resilient during an extreme weather event involves a personal plan to get through the first 72 hours, a check on neighbours and better land-use planning, says Eddie Oldfield, the lead for QUEST Canada, a non-profit organization that helps communities get to net zero.
"The biggest capital, the biggest asset in the war is people can unite, people can help, people can fight," says one Mykolaiv resident.View on euronews
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.
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
TAIPEI (Reuters) -Taiwan expects China to increase its coercion and intimidation to achieve its goal of bringing the island under Beijing's control once President Xi Jinping assumes a third term in office, a senior Taiwanese minister said on Thursday. Beijing's once-in-five years leadership reshuffle is set for the Communist Party congress that starts Oct. 16, where Xi is poised to break with precedent and secure a third leadership term. China views democratically governed Taiwan as its own territory and has ramped up military and political pressure to assert sovereignty claims, including staging war games near the island in August after U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited Taipei.
Amazon Studio's Rings of Power may soon cost over $1 billion US. Star Markella Kavenah says that cost translated to larger-than-life sets.
Home buyers Kriti Bhardwaj and Sachin Advani have been looking for a home in Toronto for several years, and they say they've noticed a slowdown in the market that's given buyers a leg up.
RCMP say a man arrested Saturday after a residential fire in Bible Hill, N.S., also turned out to be a suspect in two arsons from 2018 and 2021. The 43-year-old Bible Hill man now faces three counts of arson in connection with the incidents, including Saturday's fire on Wild Chance Drive. RCMP said in a news release the home was a total loss. No one was home at the time of the fire. The accused was arrested at a home on nearby Andy's Avenue after officers followed what appeared to be a "fresh tr
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.
Elderly people with waning immunity would benefit from a fourth dose of COVID-19 vaccine, but there are many Canadians who still need their third dose, says respirologist Dr. Samir Gupta.
A salvo of seven Russian missiles hit a residential area of Zaporizhzhia early Thursday morning. The city is near the front lines of Ukraine's counteroffensive against Russian forces.
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.
COQUITLAM, B.C. — The Metro Vancouver Regional District says a small wildfire sparked in a park last Saturday is now considered under control. A statement from the district says a 50-person firefighting crew has established a 15-metre "wet line" around the perimeter of the fire in Coquitlam's Minnekhada Regional Park, preventing any further spread. It says ground crews are now focused on dousing remaining hot spots. The park will remain closed over the long weekend, and the district says intermi
The OPEC+ alliance of oil-exporting countries decided Wednesday to sharply cut production to support sagging oil prices. In reaction, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that Washington has made clear to oil-producing countries the need for energy supply to meet demand.
The Pickering, Ont. singer talks about "being enough" in his career.
Ron Spreeuwenberg, CEO of Toronto-based software company HiMama, says his business is booming but it is getting harder and harder to compete with U.S. giants setting up shop in Canada because of all the technology talent here.
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