Canada & World

Forecast calls for a snowy Canadian winter

Canadians told to brace for a ‘classic’ Canadian winter with lots of snow

Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip celebrate 70th anniversary

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh are celebrating their platinum wedding anniversary

Charles Manson, leader of murderous ’60s cult, dead at 83

Charles Manson, whose cult slayings horrified world, dies

Loblaws closing 22 stores, launching home delivery ahead of ‘difficult year’

“We are excited about our future. But…we expect 2018 will be a difficult year,” said Galen G. Weston, Loblaw CEO.

Australians vote Yes to endorse gay marriage

Australia’s same-sex marriage postal survey: 61.6% yes, 38.4% no

‘Weinstein Effect’ goes global as powerful men confronted

Emboldened by the women, and men, who have spoken up, the “Weinstein Effect” is rippling across the globe

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          Global carbon pollution on the rise

          Global carbon pollution rises after three straight flat years

          Magnitude 6.5 quake hits Costa Rica

          A magnitude 6.5 quake hits Costa Rica coast, shakes San Jose capital

          Montreal war monument vandalized on Remembrance Day

          “It’s an insult to the army, and to soldiers that died for us.”: Residents angry after war monument vandalized

          Powerful earthquake on Iran-Iraq border kills over 400

          Authorities in Iran’s western Kermanshah province say the quake killed 407 people in the country and injured 6,700. Kermanshah

          Veterans with PTSD bond over military vehicles

          ‘Misfits all getting together:’ Veterans with PTSD bond over military vehicles

          NDP critic calls for support for softwood workers

          Tariffs have dropped slightly for most lumber firms, but the trade dispute continues with the U.S.

          F-word ruled OK for French broadcasts

          The ruling states the F-word does not have the same “vulgar connotation” in French

          Plant-based milks shouldn’t be main beverage for young kids: experts

          Experts warn that drinking too much of the plant-based beverages can displace hunger and cause children to eat less

          Virginia elects first transgender person to state legislature

          On anniversary of Trump election, Dems get something new to celebrate: victory

          Calgary mayor’s race draws attention

          Calgary mayor’s race most high-profile in Alberta municipal elections

          Canadian horse ‘checks in’ to Kentucky motel

          A video is making the rounds of Canadian horse ‘checking in’ at a pet-friendly Kentucky motel

          Murky timeline the focus of Las Vegas shooting probe

          Authorities are still at a lost as to why Stephen Paddock opened fire on the country music festival

          Employees killed in foiled US prison break

          Two employees were killed in foiled North Carolina prison break

          Canadian family held captive by Taliban-linked group leave Pakistan

          The family, with three young children, had been held captive for years