Premier Rachel Notley officiated a historic Alberta wedding on Friday. Calgary-Cross MLA Ricardo Miranda, who is also the minister of culture and tourism, became the province's first cabinet minister to be married in a same-sex wedding. Miranda and his partner Christopher Brown tied the knot at Calgary's Glenbow Museum Friday. Notley thanked...
The owner of a chowder restaurant in Vancouver is apologizing after a customer allegedly found a dead rat inside a bowl of soup. Ashton Phillips, owner of Crab Park Chowdery, says two women were in his restaurant on Dec. 27 when they made the alleged discovery. He says staff apologized,...
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...
The jury trial for a Calgary man charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Sara Baillie and her daughter Taliyah Marsman in 2016 started on Monday morning. In her opening address to a five-man, seven-woman jury, Crown lawyer Carla MacPhail detailed the case she and co-prosecutor...
A Calgary millionaire, a former police officer, and the officer’s wife, have been convicted in a harassment case. The jury finding millionaire Ken Carter guilty of criminal harassment in trial that centered on a custody battle between Carter and his ex-girlfriend. The woman claimed she was the subject of a...
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...
Winner of largest Lotto jackpot in B.C. history to remain anonymous. The winning ticket in the record $30-million April 25 draw was purchased at the IGA grocery store on Parkway Boulevard in Coquitlam. You won’t, however, be seeing the customary photo of the lucky person posing with a giant novelty cheque. The...
United Nations review tells Canada to step up to end poverty, homelessness, and inequality. Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould represented Canada in Geneva for the UN's third Universal Periodic Review of human rights. Wilson-Raybould says she heard the council's message "loudly and clearly," including the need to support the national inquiry into...
Environment Canada updated its weather warnings for strong winds and “severe” thunderstorms in the Ottawa-Gatineau region Friday, as heavy rainfall descended on the National Capital Region. According to the advisory, “very strong wind gusts can damage buildings, down trees and blow vehicles off the road.” The agency also warns that...
Coast guard has been called to help with flood relief work as water levels expected to continue rising. Authorities in the Maritimes province of New Brunswick have put residents of several communities in the St. John River basin on high alert due to rising flood waters, especially downstream from Fredericton. The...