Canada

March 21, 2024

Canada's Homan beats Estonia to keep perfect record intact at women's curling worlds

Canada's Rachel Homan tuned up for the playoffs with a 9-4 victory over Estonia's Liisa Turmann at the world women's curling championship in Sydney, N.S.
March 21, 2024

Supreme Court won't hear appeal of private school that wouldn't let Muslim students pray

The Supreme Court has ruled on whether it will hear the appeal of a private Calgary school found to have discriminated against two Muslim students who were not allowed to perform their prayers on campus.
March 21, 2024

The Bank of Canada expects it will cut rates this year, but officials are split on the timing

The Bank of Canada's governing council members agree that if the economy and inflation evolve in line with projections, the central bank will be able to begin cutting interest rates sometime this year.
March 21, 2024

B.C. investment fraud victim thinks he was able to recover his $735K thanks to similar Manitoba case

A British Columbia man who put more than $700,000 of his money into what he thought would be a safe investment, only to have it taken by a fraudster, says the discovery of a Winnipeg fraud case is likely to thank for the recovery of his money.
March 21, 2024

How harnessing methane from landfills could help Canada fight climate change

It’s unclear how much methane Canada's landfills are putting into the atmosphere, and that poses a big problem for the country's efforts to mitigate climate change. A team from St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia is hoping their work will help.
March 21, 2024

Appetite grows for southern soul food in Canadian border city

Rain or shine, you can find Patrick Weatherspoon standing outside his new restaurant behind a large BBQ. There’s no signage yet on the Pelissier Street storefront, but Weatherspoon feels the charcoal grills out front are drawing people in through their senses.
March 21, 2024

Montrealers get their chance to pay their respects to former PM Mulroney

Mulroney, who served as Canada’s prime minister from 1984 to 1993, died on Feb. 29, 2024. His state funeral is set to be held Saturday at the Notre-Dame Basilica, in Old Montreal but members of the public can pay their respects on Thursday and Friday.
March 21, 2024

$34B Trans Mountain expansion pipeline begins filling with oil with first shipments before Canada Day

The odyssey of developing and building the Trans Mountain expansion project in Western Canada is finally nearing the finish line as sections of the pipeline begin filling with oil.
March 21, 2024

Trudeau's Jamaica vacation cost far more than same trip the year before

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Christmas holiday vacation in Jamaica cost far more than the same trip the year before and documents obtained under Access to Information reveal it was also marked by an incident.
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