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.
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
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.
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.
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.
The Pickering, Ont. singer talks about "being enough" in his career.
With Russia and Ukraine being major exporters of wheat, people can expect the price of wheat to go up and for buyers to shift their purchasing toward other markets, says the University of Saskatchewan's agricultural economics professor Richard Gray. (Photo credit: Orlin Wagner/The Associated Press)
Hockey Canada is losing more major sponsors amid the amplifying calls to revamp or replace the national governing body. It stems from how the organization handled sex assault claims and had a secret slush fund to settle with accusers. Mike Armstrong reports on the sponsors taking action over Hockey Canada's inaction.
A combination of factors, including the boat the Montreal fire department deployed for rescues, led to a firefighter drowning, according to a report by Quebec's workplace health and safety board, the CNESST. On Thursday, the Commission des normes de l'équité de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CNESST) presented findings from its investigation into the death of Montreal firefighter Pierre Lacroix. Lacroix died on Oct. 17, 2021 when the HammerHead rescue boat he and three colleagues were in
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 decision to end proof-of-vaccination in Saskatchewan is coming too soon, says Dr. Alexander Wong, an infectious diseases specialist in Regina. He suggested it is more likely due to political pressure.
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.
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.
Cape Breton business owners are sifting through the damage and calculating the cost of post-tropical storm Fiona. And so far, preliminary figures show property damage and lost revenue from missed sales will cost the island tens of millions of dollars. Alisha Barron owns Fired Creations, a pottery-making café in Sydney, N.S., which suffered thousands of dollars in lost revenues due to a weeklong storm-related power outage. "The employees losing their time was my main concern," said Barron. "It's
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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
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Russian opposition politician Vladimir Kara-Murza is being investigated for treason, his lawyer was quoted as saying on Thursday, as authorities step up their case against him for speaking out against the war in Ukraine. State-owned news agency RIA quoted lawyer Vadim Prokhorov as saying a criminal case for treason - which carries a sentence of up to 20 years - had been opened against Kara-Murza in connection with three of his public speeches. They included an address to the Arizona House of Representatives in which he said President Vladimir Putin was bombing Ukrainian homes, hospitals and schools.
Infectious diseases specialist Dr. Zain Chagla makes a case for why Canada's COVID-19 testing requirements for travellers need to change.
Starting Tuesday, New Brunswickers 18 and older will be eligible to get the Omicron-specific COVID-19 vaccine booster if five months have passed since their last dose or infection, and annual flu shots will also become available that day. "As the weather becomes cooler and people spend more time indoors, there are more chances to spread viruses," Dr. Yves Léger, the acting chief medical officer of health said in a statement. "Vaccination remains the best way to prevent severe symptoms of COVID-1