It is stout but fast, a top predator affectionately called "Canada's shark." But years of intense fishing left the porbeagle shark endangered, and the federal government is now considering protection measures. The shark — which can reach more than three metres in length — is commonly found in Canada's North Atlantic...
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer welcomed 2019 with a warning that if Canadians re-elect Justin Trudeau this year, the federal carbon tax that’s going to take effect will only climb. “Canadians know what Justin Trudeau is going to do. Now that his carbon tax is here, it’s only going to go...
A Lower Mainland woman wanted by Calgary police on 115 charges has been arrested in Saskatoon. Laetitia Acera, 25, faces charges including assault with a weapon, break-and-enter, fraud under $5,000, motor-vehicle theft and theft of mail. Acera is to be returned to Calgary to face the charges, which date to September...
Quebec ticket takes Friday night's $60 million Lotto Max jackpot. There were also 32 Maxmillions prizes of $1 million each up for grabs, and 16 of them were claimed by a total of 21 winning tickets -- which means some will be shared. The jackpot for the next Lotto Max draw...
All passengers died after SUV crashed into tractor trailer near Parry Sound. The crash happened at about 4 p.m. on Highway 69 in Shawanaga First Nation, about 15 kilometres north of Parry Sound, said Sgt. Carlo Berardi of Ontario Provincial Police. A northbound SUV crossed the centre line and collided with...
The Quebec government has recognized the Arvida neighbourhood in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region as a heritage site. The status protecting former the industrial town — now a historic neighbourhood that falls within the limits of the City of Saguenay — was announced Sunday by Culture Minister Nathalie Roy. The area, located about...
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...
An American woman who plotted to go on a Valentine's Day shooting rampage at a Halifax mall has been sentenced to life in prison with no parole for a decade. Lindsay Souvannarath was charged with conspiracy to commit murder for the plot she called Der Untergang (German for "The Downfall"),...
Widespread heavy snow is in the forecast across the Maritimes and Newfoundland and Labrador as the moisture-packed system chugs through the region Tuesday and Wednesday, though some also have the risk for rain and a rain-snow mix. Strong northwest winds will also whip the region on the back edge...
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...