Canada & World

Loblaws closing 22 stores, launching home delivery ahead of ‘difficult year’

“We are excited about our future. But…we expect 2018 will be a difficult year,” said Galen G. Weston, Loblaw CEO.

Australians vote Yes to endorse gay marriage

Australia’s same-sex marriage postal survey: 61.6% yes, 38.4% no

‘Weinstein Effect’ goes global as powerful men confronted

Emboldened by the women, and men, who have spoken up, the “Weinstein Effect” is rippling across the globe

Global carbon pollution on the rise

Global carbon pollution rises after three straight flat years

Magnitude 6.5 quake hits Costa Rica

A magnitude 6.5 quake hits Costa Rica coast, shakes San Jose capital

Montreal war monument vandalized on Remembrance Day

“It’s an insult to the army, and to soldiers that died for us.”: Residents angry after war monument vandalized

Powerful earthquake on Iran-Iraq border kills over 400

Authorities in Iran’s western Kermanshah province say the quake killed 407 people in the country and injured 6,700. Kermanshah

F-word ruled OK for French broadcasts

The ruling states the F-word does not have the same “vulgar connotation” in French

Plant-based milks shouldn’t be main beverage for young kids: experts

Experts warn that drinking too much of the plant-based beverages can displace hunger and cause children to eat less

Virginia elects first transgender person to state legislature

On anniversary of Trump election, Dems get something new to celebrate: victory

Calgary mayor’s race draws attention

Calgary mayor’s race most high-profile in Alberta municipal elections

Canadian horse ‘checks in’ to Kentucky motel

A video is making the rounds of Canadian horse ‘checking in’ at a pet-friendly Kentucky motel

Murky timeline the focus of Las Vegas shooting probe

Authorities are still at a lost as to why Stephen Paddock opened fire on the country music festival

Employees killed in foiled US prison break

Two employees were killed in foiled North Carolina prison break

Canadian family held captive by Taliban-linked group leave Pakistan

The family, with three young children, had been held captive for years

California dreams reduced to embers

The wildfires already rank among the deadliest in California history

Judge convicts RCMP in Moncton massacre

RCMP found guilty of failing to provide adequate training, equipment in Moncton shooting rampage

B.C. men convicted for killing off-season moose

Two Kelowna men were charged, convicted and fined for killing an off-season cow moose

Lightning sparks 14 new fires in B.C.

The wildfires in B.C. continue after lightning strikes over the weekend

Mexican firefighters arrive in Chilliwack to join the wildfire battle

More than 100 men and women scheduled to be deployed to the Interior Friday