Stories tagged: Canada
Thu., June 30, 2016, 3:10 p.m.
Canada launched a task force Thursday to study the regulation of recreational marijuana ahead of a legalization measure the government plans to send to parliament in the Spring of 2017.
UPDATED: Wed., June 29, 2016, 4:48 p.m.
The leaders of the United States, Canada and Mexico convened a summit Wednesday intended to reaffirm their close cooperation on security, the environment and trade at a time of rising …
Fri., June 10, 2016, 10:56 a.m.
General Motors will add at least 700 engineering, software development and urban mobility jobs at three sites in Canada.
UPDATED: Wed., June 1, 2016, 3:16 p.m.
A steady stream of traffic moved into the fire-damaged Canadian oil sands city of Fort McMurray on Wednesday as thousands of people who fled a wildfire at the start of …
Mon., May 30, 2016, 11:11 p.m.
Couch Slouch would like to apologize to Canada, and to all Canadians.
Wed., May 25, 2016, 2:11 p.m.
For the first time, U.S. officials have sent firefighters to help battle a giant blaze in Canada that has destroyed parts of Fort McMurray in Alberta.
Wed., May 25, 2016, 10:26 a.m.
The Tragically Hip will play 11 Canadian shows this summer as part of a tour that’s going ahead despite lead singer Gord Downie’s incurable brain cancer.
Tue., May 24, 2016, 10:14 a.m.
Canadian rootsy rock band The Tragically Hip announced Tuesday that its lead singer, Gord Downie, has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer.
Sat., May 21, 2016, 2:06 p.m.
Alberta officials on Saturday lifted mandatory evacuation orders in some areas north of Fort McMurray, where a raging wildfire has forced the evacuation of more than 80,000 people and the …
Wed., May 18, 2016, 2:31 p.m.
More than 80,000 residents who fled Canada’s main oil sands town because of a massive wildfire could return home starting on June 1 if conditions are deemed to be safe, …
Tue., May 17, 2016, 12:11 p.m.
Canadian officials said Tuesday they are taking a second look at their plan to allow people to return home to Fort McMurray after a raging wildfire spread north toward oil …
Tue., May 17, 2016, 11:04 a.m.
A Canadian-based group of men who post pictures and videos of their travels on social media are in hot water with Yellowstone National Park officials after walking out to a …
Mon., May 16, 2016, 7 p.m.
Hundreds of workers at several small oil camps north of Canada’s main oil sands city were ordered to evacuate on Monday due to a quickly spreading wildfire, and a precautionary …
Fri., May 13, 2016, 7:02 a.m.
Lowe’s says it has received approval from Canadian regulators to buy home improvement retailer Rona.
Thu., May 12, 2016
Drake has sold 852,000 copies of his new album, “Views,” during its first week on sale.
Wed., May 11, 2016, 11:51 a.m.
More than 80,000 wildfire evacuees will start receiving direct financial assistance Wednesday from the Alberta government and the Canadian Red Cross as officials asked for patience in getting residents home …
Mon., May 9, 2016, 6:11 p.m.
Canada said Monday it will support a U.N. declaration protecting the rights of more than 370 million native peoples worldwide, ending more than eight years of opposition to the historic …
Mon., May 9, 2016, 3:59 p.m.
Alberta’s premier gets a first look at the devastation in Canada’s oil sands town of Fort McMurray on Monday after cold temperatures and light rain stabilized the massive wildfire to …
Mon., May 9, 2016, 3:46 p.m.
James Taylor is using his music to help people evacuated from a huge wildfire in Canada. The “Carolina in My Mind” singer has turned two Alberta concerts next month into …
Sun., May 8, 2016, 3:38 p.m.
FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta – Officials said Sunday they reached a turning point in fighting an enormous wildfire, hoping to get a “death grip“’ on the blaze that devastated Canada’s oil …
Fri., May 6, 2016, 11:35 a.m.
A massive convoy was underway Friday to move evacuees stranded at oil field camps north of fire-ravaged Fort McMurray, Alberta, through the community to safe areas south of the Canadian …
Thu., May 5, 2016, 7:24 a.m.
A massive, raging wildfire in the Canadian province of Alberta has moved south, forcing three more communities to evacuate and an emergency operations center to move again – taking it …
Wed., May 4, 2016, 10:45 a.m.
A raging wildfire emptied Canada’s main oil sands city, destroying entire neighborhoods of Fort McMurray, Alberta, where officials warned Wednesday that all efforts to suppress the fire have failed.
Fri., April 29, 2016, 11:46 a.m.
The Canadian dollar has hit the 80 cent U.S. mark for the first time since last summer, trading at its strongest level since last June.
Thu., April 28, 2016, 12:13 p.m.
Ontario police say they have arrested 80 people as part of a sweeping investigation into internet child pornography in the province.
Mon., April 25, 2016, 12:40 p.m.
Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed that the decapitated head of a Caucasian male recovered Monday night in the southern Philippines belong to one two Canadians taken hostage by Abu …
Mon., April 18, 2016, 11:58 a.m.
Long before white-nose syndrome reached the Pacific Northwest, the U.S. Forest Service had warned visitors to Ape Cave at Mount St. Helens of the disease. Now that it’s been found …
Thu., April 14, 2016, 10:08 a.m.
Canada has introduced a new assisted suicide law that will only apply to Canadians and residents, meaning Americans won’t be able to travel to Canada to die.
Thu., April 14, 2016, 9:18 a.m.
Canadian officials say a necropsy on a killer whale found dead near British Columbia on April 1 has uncovered no clear cause of death.
Wed., April 13, 2016, 1:10 p.m.
Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 60,000 Avalon and Camry sedans in North America because their front passenger air bags may not deploy in a crash.