Stories tagged: Canada
Mon., Oct. 3, 2016, 4:36 p.m.
A Quebec Superior Court judge on Monday temporarily suspended Montreal’s pit bull ban on the same day the new law was to come into effect.
Mon., Oct. 3, 2016, 3:59 p.m.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday that Canada will impose a tax on carbon emissions starting in 2018 as part of its efforts to meet targets set by the …
Sat., Sept. 24, 2016, 7:52 p.m.
Sidney Crosby was at his best on one of hockey’s biggest stages.
Mon., Sept. 19, 2016
The government of Canada has signed off on the renaming of the two-acre island that housed the country’s exhibit in the 1974 World’s Fair. The island has been known by …
Sat., Sept. 17, 2016, 1:33 p.m.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Saturday that a record $12.9 billion has been raised for The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria over the next three years.
Tue., Sept. 13, 2016, 7 p.m.
The Canadian government has quietly approved new drug regulations that will permit doctors to prescribe pharmaceutical-grade heroin to treat severe addicts who have not responded to more conventional approaches.
Sun., Sept. 11, 2016, 7 a.m.
Fifteen years ago, on the day the World Trade Center fell, the Pentagon burned and almost 3,000 people died, hundreds of aircraft carrying thousands of frightened passengers were ordered to …
Fri., Sept. 9, 2016, 7:16 p.m.
A Canadian judge is facing the possibility of removal from the bench after he faulted a 19-year-old woman who said she was raped for not doing enough to defend herself …
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016, 6:03 a.m.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday hailed a new era in relations with China during his first official visit to a key trading partner, saying he aims to boost …
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016, 1:36 p.m.
Privacy officials in Canada and Australia have found that cheating website Ashley Madison had inadequate security safeguards and policies despite marketing itself as a discreet and secure service
Fri., Aug. 12, 2016, 11:20 a.m.
Canadian healthcare sounds simpler than the tangled mess we still have after passage of the Affordable Care Act. Only it turns out Canada has a tangled mess, too.
Mon., Aug. 8, 2016, 11:21 a.m.
Vail Resorts Inc. announced Monday that it was purchasing Whistler Blackcomb Holdings Inc., the Canadian ski resort company, for $1.06 billion, adding to its aggressive expansion.
Thu., Aug. 4, 2016, 12:43 p.m.
Auto safety investigators in two countries may have a new air bag problem to deal with.
Wed., July 27, 2016, 11:05 a.m.
SEATTLE – A federal jury has found two brothers from Bellingham guilty of trying to smuggle cocaine into Canada. The Bellingham Herald reports a jury found 46-year-old John Brown Jr. …
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 …