News: Canada

Estimate on southwestern Ontario earthquake magnitude increased to 4.1

Friday  16:26,   20 april 2018

Did you feel the earthquake at 8:01 p.m. Thursday night? Natural Resources Canada is now estimating its magnitude at 4.1 on the Richter scale.Authorities have increased their estimate on the magnitude of on Thursday night, with Natural Resources[...]

U.S. woman to be sentenced in Valentine's Day shooting plot at Halifax mall

Friday  16:06,   20 april 2018

An American woman who plotted a Valentine's Day shooting rampage at a Halifax mall is due in court today for her sentencing hearing. Lindsay Souvannarath pleaded guilty last year to conspiracy to commit murder in a plan that would have seen two [...]

CN Tower closed for 5th consecutive day due to risk of falling ice

Friday  15:31,   20 april 2018
Global News

Officials said inspectors will be examining the structure throughout the day and updates will be provided when they become available. VIDEO: Ice falling from CN tower causes damage to Rogers Centre and surrounding buildings [...]

Grassroots Liberals split on push for Canada to ease reliance on foreign oil

Friday  11:36,   20 april 2018

As the Liberal government deals with deep divisions over a western pipeline expansion, grassroots party members are pushing for a long-term vision that relies less on getting oil to market and more on Canada's energy independence.Delegates at[...]

Air Canada, WestJet offer cheap basic economy fares for no-frills seekers

Friday  11:36,   20 april 2018

Thought economy was the lowest class on a plane? Think again: Air Canada and WestJet are selling “basic economy” fares that cost less and offer even fewer features. ​ "Basic economy fares are getting you a seat, that's it " says [...]

She treated a boy with rabid dog saliva. B.C. naturopaths say she made them look bad

Friday  06:35,   20 april 2018
Global News

The BC Naturopathic Association has filed a complaint against her.B.C. naturopaths have filed a professional complaint against a Victoria-based practitioner after she prescribed a remedy made from rabid dog saliva to a four-year-old[...]

Canada given 1 year to sort out B.C. First Nations commercial fishery

Friday  06:35,   20 april 2018

A group of West Coast First Nations has won the right to harvest and sell fish commercially after a 12-year court battle. B.C. Supreme Court Justice Mary Humphries has ruled Fisheries and Oceans Canada has one year to establish a commercial fishery [...]

Justin Trudeau Laughs Off Royal Wedding Invite Snub

Friday  06:35,   20 april 2018
ET Canada

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau may not be invited to the upcoming royal wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, but he’s remaining in high spirits. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau may not be invited to the upcoming royal wedding of Meghan[...]

How 'Free the Beer' ruling could impact the B.C.-Alberta pipeline war

Friday  06:35,   20 april 2018

A Supreme Court of Canada ruling supports a province's right to impose trade barriers, but not if the intent is to punish other provinces. In a unanimous decision, Canada's highest court rejected the "Free the Beer" case as it's become known,[...]

Dodo whodunit: Feathered creature died from shotgun blast to head

Friday  06:35,   20 april 2018

Researchers in the U.K. have discovered that the dodo housed in the Oxford University Museum of Natural History for hundreds of years died a violent death. Extinct but not[...]

Airplane full of legal marijuana lands at YVR

Friday  06:25,   20 april 2018

A plane carrying more than 100,000 tiny marijuana plants landed at YVR airport on Thursday. They're going to be the start of an enormous facility being repurposed for cannabis in Delta. Cannabis giant Canopy Growth shipped more than 100,000 tiny [...]

Laureen Harper recognized with national animal welfare award

Friday  05:30,   20 april 2018
Calgary Herald

Laureen Harper recognized with national animal welfare awardLaureen Harper has been named the recipient of the inaugural Women for a Humane Canada Award for her work in animal[...]

Region shocked by earthquake centred near Amherstburg, Ont.

Friday  05:20,   20 april 2018
Windsor Star

Region shocked by earthquake centred near Amherstburg, Ont.The quake struck at 8:01 p.m. with an explosive sound and then rumbled on for about 20[...]

Accused killer takes stand in own defence

Friday  05:16,   20 april 2018

Accused killer takes stand in own defenceThat same morning, Butcher called 911. He told the dispatcher he had killed his girlfriend and tried to kill himself. Breathing heavily and wailing, he also said he had cut off his[...]

Quebec mosque shooting: Even before attack, Muslims were living in fear

Friday  05:10,   20 april 2018
The Gazette

Quebec mosque shooting: Even before attack, Muslims were living in fearQUEBEC — Even before a gunman strode into a Quebec City mosque and killed six people last January, the city’s Muslim community had been living in[...]