Heavy winds uprooted trees across the Greater Toronto Area, mangled a construction crane in Mississauga and left thousands of Toronto Hydro customers without power. A wind warning was issued for the entire GTA and parts of Southern Ontario amid blustery conditions that could see wind gusts top 90 kilometres an...
Report finds Canadians waste a lot of food? An international environmental group suggests that reducing Canada’s colossal food waste would be a smart business move and good for the environment. “You can make a really strong business case for action,” said David Donaldson of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation, an...
Nearly 20,000 cases of Grolsch beer stolen from warehouse near Montreal. Police south of Montreal appealed to the public Thursday to help them find thieves who recently made off with nearly 20,000 cases of beer, dried beef and Jack Link’s brand pepperoni. The goods, which police said were worth nearly $500,000,...
Most Canadians killed in police encounters since 2000 had mental health or substance abuse issues. New data shows 18 black men and one black boy were among the 52 people killed in encounters with Toronto police officers between 2000-2017. That outnumbers other racial groups, analysis by CBC News has found. No government...
Richmond Hill crash claims life of 33-year-old woman. York Region Police say they were called to the scene of a five-car accident on Stouffville Road, east of Bayview Avenue just after 6 p.m. on Sunday night. Photos from the scene show the charred remains of a Lamborghini that was involved in...
A Canadian drug mule says she was recruited by her "sugar daddy" to be a decoy in a group who tried to smuggle $21 million worth of cocaine into Australia on a luxury cruise ship. Melina Roberge pleaded guilty in February on the eve of her trial for importing the...
Disabled Canadians are about twice as likely to experience violence as their able-bodied peers, with greater instances of victimization taking place at every stage of life, new data from Statistics Canada indicated Thursday. The numbers, drawn heavily from the agency’s 2014 General Social Survey on victimization, take an in-depth look...
Ontario Ban on Door-to-Door Sales in Effect as of March 1st. The province’s ban on door-to-door sale of certain services and appliances came into effect Thursday. The ban, which has been long discussed by the Ontario government, comes after Ontarians have flooded the government’s consumer protection officials with complaints about salespeople...
Pet pig adopted from BC SPCA killed and eaten by new owners. This is the story of Molly, a rescued Vietnamese potbelly pig recently adopted by a BC couple who promptly slaughtered and ate her. Naturally, some people are angry. The RCMP have said they are not investigating the couple who...
Quebec City dumped about 46 million litres of raw sewage into the St. Lawrence River over 12 hours in order to do scheduled maintenance work on a pumping station, the city said Friday. A spokesperson for the city said everything went as planned. The city said earlier this week that neglecting...