Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting
The Vancouver Police Department says an attack on an 87-year-old Chinatown resident on Friday morning appears to be racially motivated. According to police, the senior was out for a morning walk and was standing near a bus stop close to the intersection of Pender Street and Columbia Street when a man came up to him around 11:40 a.m. PT Friday. The suspect allegedly made racist comments and bear-sprayed the senior in the face. The suspect then ran away, while nearby business staff and passersby h
This story is part of Hire Calling, a CBC Vancouver series exploring the trends behind B.C.'s labour shortage and the creative solutions that some businesses are adopting. Have feedback or a story idea? Email email@example.com. White Spot is a decades-old B.C.-based restaurant chain made popular by its focus on burgers and family dining. But as the restaurant industry changes, the 93-year-old company is looking for new ways to attract not only customers, but employees willing to work for them d
The days of chancing it and taking a trip to K-country without a Kananaskis Conservation Pass are over soon. After a year-long grace period, the province is gearing up to implement enforcement in the coming weeks, with fines in store for those who didn't purchase a single day, multi-day or annual pass. Alberta Parks hasn't issued a single infraction ticket since implementing the pass back in June 2021. But they have been doing educational compliance checks at random trailheads. "Compliance overa
Catch up with the most important stories from around Europe and beyond - latest news, breaking news, World, Business, Entertainment, Politics, Culture, Travel.View on euronews
TOKYO (AP) — President Joe Biden faced a dilemma on trade in Asia: He couldn't just rejoin the Trans-Pacific Partnership that his predecessor had pulled the U.S. out of in 2017. Many related trade deals, regardless of their content, had become politically toxic for U.S. voters, who associated them with job losses. So Biden came up with a replacement. During Biden's visit to Tokyo, the U.S. on Monday planned to announce the countries that are joining the new Indo-Pacific Economic Framework. In th
Olympic champion sprinter Bruny Surin is Canada's Olympic chef de mission for Paris 2024. He talks to The National's Ian Hanomansing about his legendary 1996 gold medal win in the 4x100-metre relay, as well as his upcoming return to the Olympics.
North-east Bangladesh's worst floods in nearly 20 years began receding on Sunday, but rescue workers were struggling to help millions marooned by extreme weather across the region that has killed around 60 people.
The body of a teenage girl who fell into a river in the Laurentians two weeks ago has been found, provincial police say. First responders were called around 9 a.m. Sunday after someone spotted the body in the waters of the Rivière du Nord, in Piedmont, Que, the Sûreté du Québec said in a statement. Police later confirmed the body they recovered was that of the girl that went missing in the same river on May 12 in Sainte-Adèle. The teenager, whose identity and age has not been made public, was st
More than 80 per cent of COVID-related deaths in Canada's first wave happened in long-term care homes. And now a new coroner's report out of Quebec paints a devastating picture of how things unfolded at one of the hardest-hit residences. As Dan Spector tells us, the hope is the lessons learned during the first wave will help improve seniors' care across the country.
World leaders are descending on the Swiss mountain resort for the WEF's belated annual meeting. Here's what the 2022 event is likely to have in store.View on euronews
A series of dangerous thunderstorms rolled through southern Ontario on Saturday, leaving one person dead in Peel Region and another dead in Brant County.
Want to watch a free live stream of Stanley Cup playoff games on Hockey Night in Canada? CBC will live stream Hockey Night in Canada on all digital platforms, meaning more Canadians will be able to access the games. On Sunday, the Calgary Flames visit the Edmonton Oilers in Game 3 of their second-round series at 8 p.m. ET. Here's your guide on how to watch. The CBC Sports app will continue to provide free live streams of Hockey Night in Canada games, which you can download at the links below.
Driving is the No. 1 danger when it comes to storms, says Mark Robinson, The Weather Network Storm Hunter and meteorologist.
News bulletin 2022/05/22 10:11View on euronews
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Sunday expressed his spiritual closeness to Catholics in China, voicing hope that the church there operates in “freedom and tranquility,’’ but making no mention of a 90-year-old cardinal who was recently arrested in Hong Kong. Addressing the public gathered in St. Peter’s Square for the pontiff's traditional Sunday remarks, Francis noted that the church celebrates, on May 24, the “Blessed Mother Mary, Help of Christians,’’ and recalled that Mary is the patron
About 43 westbound Canadian Pacific (CP) Rail cars carrying potash derailed northeast of Fort Macleod, Alta., Sunday morning, RCMP say. At 8:15 a.m., Mounties responded to a train derailment between Range Roads 251 and 252, near Highway 3. Fire crews and CP Rail also came to the scene, according to police. There are no injuries or concerns to public safety, RCMP say. CP crews have started recovery work, a spokesperson for CP Rail told CBC News in an email. The cause of the derailment is under in
The unofficial kickoff to summer will be a cool yet dry one for much of Western Canada this weekend, while the heat will spend the weekend shifting from the Great Lakes to Atlantic Canada, bringing showers and storms in its wake.
Sweat, hard work and maybe a little Irish luck helped propel the 2022 Blue Nose Marathon winner over the finish line. On Sunday, the 19th Blue Nose Marathon returned to the streets of Halifax for its first regular Victoria Day weekend since the pandemic began. The event was held in November last year. Running his first Blue Nose, Nathan Ryan O'Hehir won the marathon handily, finishing in a time of two hours, 42 minutes and 47 seconds. "That was the hardest race I've ever done," Ryan O'Hehir said
Here’s the latest for Saturday, May 21: US, SKorea open to expanded drills to deter North; Milley tells West Point cadets technology will transform war; First formula flights due to leave Europe for US; Refugee sells artwork to raise funds for Ukraine.
Non-profit organizations in Newfoundland and Labrador say the high price of gas is affecting food security in the province, but some believe expanded and better integrated public transit could be a way to help. The chairperson of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, which runs the Carbonear Food Bank, said she's concerned people in their 350 kilometre area aren't able to get the food they need. "They can't afford to put gas in their vehicle to come," Kerri Abbott said. "By the time they pay their