Canada & World

Weather extremes a new fact of life for Canadians: experts

Cherry blossoms are blooming early in Victoria, while central Canada had extreme cold warnings

Crown wants truck driver sentenced to 10 years in Broncos crash

Jaskirat Singh Sidhu of Calgary has pleaded guilty to 29 counts of dangerous driving

Bruce McArthur guilty plea sparks call to widen missing persons review

Toronto police spent 18 months looking into disappearance of three missing men before concluding no foul play

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Homeless poet sheds insight about street population
Vernon hockey tournament creates cross-border friendships
Earth Strike protested in Vernon
Man in custody after fatal suspected shooting in Vernon

No footage yet showing ‘Empire’ actor being attacked in Chicago: Police

Investigators are treating the incident as a possible hate crime on actor Jussie Smollett

Premier Rachel Notley says Alberta to ease oil production cuts

Alberta is allowing increased production in February and March by 75,000 barrels per day

Halifax councillors join Vancouver in declaring climate emergency

The city is unlikely to receive additional funds from provincial or federal governments as a result

Ottawa moves to clamp down on potential meddling in next federal election

Only disruptive incidents that harm Canada’s free and fair election will be publicly disclosed

1 US case against Huawei centres around a robot called Tappy

Huawei is one of the world’s biggest cellphone companies and makers of telecommunications parts

China tells US to stop ‘unreasonable crackdown’ on Huawei

U.S. pressure on China is set to intensify further when intelligence chiefs brief Congress

‘My happy place’: Workspaces for women rise in #MeToo era

There’s little data about women-centric spaces, but it is expected to remain a small niche in some industries

Trump friend Roger Stone pleads not guilty in Russia probe case

The political operative appeared for his arraignment at the federal courthouse in Washington

‘Everybody’s going to feel it:’ Broncos families prepare for sentencing hearing

Jaskirat Singh Sidhu to be sentenced this week for crash that killed 16 people and injured 13 others

Canadian man, 61, arrested in China on fraud charges: local media

Reports say a 61-year-old Canadian is accused of trying to defraud an unnamed entertainment company

Trans Mountain pipeline work destroyed salmon habitat: scientist

Biologist calls the work on the Stewart Creek crossing in Chilliwack ‘amateur hour’

Carleton University warns of ‘hazard on campus,’ evacuates buildings

A post on the school’s website says Ottawa fire services are investigating reports of smoke

21-year-old suspect at large after 5 people shot, killed in Louisiana

Dakota Theriot, 21, is the ‘prime suspect’ in the deaths of Keith and Elizabeth Theriot of Gonzales

Quiet Canadian diplomacy helped Guaido’s anti-Maduro movement in Venezuela

Juan Guaido made a defiant pronouncement against President Nicolas Maduro

Holocaust survivor remembers Auschwitz on her 92nd birthday

For Auschwitz survivor Cipora Feivlovich, the date is doubly significant

The shutdown today: Workers to get paid ‘in the coming days’

Federal workers have gone a month without pay, marking longest government shutdown in U.S. history

Ohio boy sentenced for fatal shooting of brother, 11

A judge in northeast Ohio’s Portage County did not classify the boy, 13, as a serious youthful offender