The Bank of Canada is signalling mortgage rates will continue to rise. Personal finance columnist Rubina Ahmed-Haq offers her advice on finding the right mortgage for your situation.
For about seven months, Aleksey had been largely untouched by the war in Ukraine. Like many others in the big cities of Russia, he was able to continue working and living his life. But that changed in mid-September, after Aleksey boarded a flight headed for his hometown of Ulan-Ude, the capital of the Republic of Buryatia, which sits around Lake Baikal in the Siberian region of Russia. (Aleksey is not his real name; CBC agreed to change his name to protect him from potential reprisals.) Aleksey
Gasoline has never been more expensive, and drivers filling up at a gas station in Toronto this week were more than happy to discuss it. (Photo Credit: Evan Mitsui/CBC)
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy accused Russia on Thursday of "nuclear blackmail" over its seizure of the Zaporizhzhia power plant in southern Ukraine. Russia captured the plant in March, shortly after invading Ukraine, and President Vladimir Putin ordered his government on Wednesday to take control of it.
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.
WHO convened its emergency committee Thursday to consider declaring the monkeypox outbreak a global emergency. Epidemiologist Dr. Christopher Labos says that would be a recognition of the current reality.
COVID-19 has not gone away, so planning for better air quality indoors is needed, says cardiologist Dr. Christopher Labos. He also thinks many Canadians will choose to continue wearing masks.
Washing your hands and wearing a mask are good precautions for travellers trying to avoid monkeypox, says respirologist Dr. Samir Gupta.
Bros writer and actor Billy Eichner talks with CBC's Eli Glasner about creating the gay rom-com Bros and what he hopes audiences will take from it.
Frontline health care workers are renewing their pleas for help as emergency room wait times at the Red Deer Regional Hospital continue to balloon, hitting what doctors are calling "unprecedented" highs. The posted wait time spiked over the weekend, topping out at nearly 18 hours during the early morning hours on Sunday. "It was awful," said Dr. Timothy Gash, an ER physician who was working over the weekend. He's never seen anything like it. "Our system is struggling tremendously with emergency
It's been three years, and yet no documents or affidavits have been submitted by the Town of Norman Wells, N.W.T., in a civil court case it launched against its former SAO Catherine Mallon for fraud. The town was supposed to provide the documents before a hearing, to be heard this year on June 28 and 29, but that date was pushed to Oct. 27. However, the date was delayed further at a case management meeting, essentially a discussion involving the judge and all parties, at the Yellowknife courthou
Parents are growing increasingly worried about the lack of children’s fever medication available on shelves, but pharmacists say these medications can be made in a pharmacy and not to panic.
BOSTON (AP) — The New England Patriots caused irreparable damage to a U.S. flag signed by Tom Brady by improperly displaying it in the team's hall of fame at Gillette Stadium, the flag's owner contends in a federal lawsuit. After it had been on display a couple of months, Brady's signature written in blue Sharpie had significantly faded, which reduced the flag's value by as much as $1 million, according to the suit filed against the team Wednesday in Boston. A Patriots spokesperson said Thursday
The owner of a Montreal diner lays out his vision for the metaverse version of his restaurant
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
Comedian and actor Gilbert Gottfried sat down with CBC's Sandra Abma in 2015 ahead of four shows in Canada.
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.
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.
Stories are emerging of Cree voters in the northern Quebec riding of Ungava who were unable to cast their ballots in Quebec's provincial election this past Monday. Cynthia Neeposh has spent most of her life in the Cree community of Mistissini and has lived in the same house for the last 15 years. But on Monday, election workers said her name wasn't on the voter list and she couldn't vote. "For myself, I didn't feel right. It wasn't fair. I was there to vote. It's my right to vote," she said, add
Infectious disease specialist Dr. Isaac Bogoch says the COVID-19 pandemic 'is not over' and urges people to get vaccinated. 'Many people are under-vaccinated and the vaccines are probably the major piece of that puzzle in really protecting the individual,' he said.