Canada

September 21, 2022

What happens to public art when it’s no longer wanted?

In the 1970s, Vancouver buildings filled up with paintings, murals, mosaics, tapestries, and even statues. But some of it disappeared, and no one seems to know where
September 21, 2022

Quebec election: Leaders preparing for second and final debate of campaign

The Coalition Avenir Quebec’s four main opponents are in a virtual tie for second place, according to the latest Leger poll, which put the CAQ at 38%
September 21, 2022

Queen Elizabeth's portrait will continue to face slapshots in northern Ontario rinks, for now

It's unclear how long the face of Queen Elizabeth will continue to smile in public places across northeastern Ontario. Some of the portraits have been taken down, while others have been adorned with black cloth, awaiting the portrait of King Charles.
September 21, 2022

Funeral to be held today for Toronto police officer killed in GTHA shootings

A service to celebrate the life of Const. Andrew Hong will be held at 12 p.m. at the Toronto Congress Centre, and will include tributes from dignitaries and eulogies from his wife and daughter
September 21, 2022

Woman who survived deadly torrent released from B.C. dam sues regional district for negligence

The legal action says the woman suffered physical injuries as well as post-traumatic stress disorder, and asks the court to grant damages for pain and suffering, loss of income and other alleged losses
September 21, 2022

Morning Update: Ottawa to end vaccine mandate, make ArriveCan app optional

New rules expected to take effect Sept. 30, sources say, but masking on planes and trains to remain
September 21, 2022

How Alberta’s hail suppression project helps manage severe weather

Alberta’s hail suppression project uses five aircraft, based in Calgary and Red Deer, to patrol and seed clouds as thunderstorms approach
September 21, 2022

Political advertiser spent thousands campaigning against UCP leadership candidate Danielle Smith

A political fundraising machine founded to support Alberta premier Jason Kenney’s push for office has spent thousands of dollars campaigning against Danielle Smith
September 21, 2022

Coastal GasLink warned more than 50 times over environmental violations during pipeline construction

Coastal GasLink's pipeline construction has been flagged for environmental violations, including repeated failures to protect senstive watersheds and wetlands in parts of northern B.C.
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