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...
Rachel Notley warns of new measures next week if no progress in B.C. pipeline talks. That province has until next week to step back from its threat to reduce bitumen shipments, or Alberta will come at its western neighbours with guns blazing. “Albertans are only so patient. We do have other...
The Canadian Surface Combatant contract was signed Thursday by the Liberal government. The contact with Irving and the Lockheed Martin-BAE consortium was negotiated in near record time. The signing of the contract will be announced by Procurement Minister Carla Qualtrough at the Irving yard in Halifax on Friday. That $60 billion...
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...
A recent inspection of six bridges with similar designs to one that collapsed last year shortly after its opening has found that five of them should have weight restrictions for safety reasons. The ministry is working with Saskatchewan rural municipalities to restrict weight or close the roadways containing the bridges...
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,...
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...
The Saudi teen whose pleas for asylum went viral after she fled from her family and escaped to Thailand earlier this week has been granted asylum in Canada. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed Friday that the country had accepted the United Nations request to give asylum to 18-year-old Rahaf...
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...
One teen has died and four others are in hospital after a single-vehicle crash in Vaughan. Emergency crews were called to the area of King Vaughan Road near Kipling Avenue just before midnight on Tuesday. Police said the vehicle was heading westbound on King Vaughan when, for an unknown reason, it...