Canada

September 3, 2022

Development planned for Calgary’s Stephen Avenue fuels debate about protecting city’s heritage buildings

Stephen Avenue Quarter would include the tallest building in Western Canada, and result in changes to or the complete demolition of a number of historic buildings
September 3, 2022

B.C. has yet to push panic button on wildfire threats

One year after Public Safety Minister promised better Alert Ready cellphone warnings to communities, that system has yet to sound
September 3, 2022

Enoki mushrooms recalled due to possible Listeria contamination

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has issued a recall for Enoki mushrooms distributed by WK Produce due to a possible Listeria contamination.
September 3, 2022

It's a world-renowned, for-profit Ontario hospital. Could Shouldice be a model for private health care?

The Ontario premier's praise of the for-profit Shouldice Hospital raised the question of whether it's a model that could be replicated, or would lead to the erosion of medicare and the creation of a two-tier system.
September 3, 2022

Enoki mushrooms recalled for possible Listeria contamination

Enoki mushrooms distributed by WK Produce recalled because of possible Listeria contamination
September 3, 2022

Evacuation orders, alerts issued for Interior, northern B.C. as wildfire service fights 5 fires of note

The Squamish Lilloet Regional District (SLRD) issued an evacuation order Saturday afternoon due to 'immediate danger to life safety' from a wildfire burning about 18 kilometres south of Lillooet, B.C.
September 3, 2022

Grass fire in Carstairs, Alta., forces evacuations before being brought under control

Fire crews from surrounding towns respond to grassfire at Carstairs, Alta.
September 3, 2022

Convoy organizers want funds unfrozen to pay for role in upcoming inquiry

Tamara Lich, Chris Barber, Pat King and others say that without funds to cover legal fees, they would be at a significant disadvantage during an upcoming public inquiry into the steps Ottawa took to end the Freedom Convoy occupation.
September 3, 2022

Former elite soccer coach who pleaded guilty to sex offences apologizes to victims in B.C. court

Bob Birarda, the former head coach of the Vancouver Whitecaps women's team and Canadian under-20 women's soccer team, addressed the four former players who brought sexual assault charges against him.
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