Canada

March 5, 2024

Rebel News sues RCMP, alleging pattern of 'intimidation and exclusion'

Rebel News and one of its media personalities, David Menzies, are taking the RCMP to court, accusing the federal police force of engaging "in a pattern of intimidation and exclusion."
March 5, 2024

2024 Just for Laughs Montreal comedy festival cancelled, company seeks creditor protection

In a news release sent Tuesday, organizers said they plan to “maintain JPR’s operations, albeit in a scaled-down format” as they restructure the event.
March 5, 2024

State funeral for Brian Mulroney to be held March 23

A state funeral for former prime minister Brian Mulroney will be held on Saturday, March 23 in Montreal, the Prime Minister's Office announced Tuesday.
March 5, 2024

Child airlifted to hospital after school bus rollover near London, Ont.

Several children suffered minor injuries when a school bus carrying approximately 40 kids rolled over south of Woodstock, Ont., on Tuesday morning in a single-vehicle crash on a country road. 
March 5, 2024

Too young to tweet? Twitter shut down CRA's account over its 'birth date,' records show

The social media team at the Canada Revenue Agency has learned firsthand what it can be like to jump through red tape when a couple of its accounts were blocked several times in recent years for various reasons, including a decision by Twitter that the CRA was underage.
March 5, 2024

Sweet! Warm days, cool nights mean Ontario maple syrup season off to early start

Maple syrup production across southern Ontario has started early with the recent mild daytime temperatures mixed with cool nights.
March 5, 2024

Affordable-housing buyers already owned homes, civil suits claim

Built with a $53-million low-interest loan from the province to help middle-income families achieve the dream of home ownership, Victoria's 135-unit Vivid condominium building was supposed to be a new model for affordable housing. But court documents obtained by CBC show a very different side to the story.
March 5, 2024

Sask. parent concerned STF 'forcing' teachers to use students as 'pawns' as strike action continues

Teachers across Saskatchewan are withdrawing from all extracurricular activities Tuesday morning for at least 48 hours.
March 5, 2024

Northern Sask. parents welcome quadruplets into the world on Leap Year Day

A family from northern Saskatchewan celebrated Leap Year Day like virtually no one else — by having quadruplets. The four babies share the rare birthday of Feb. 29
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