Canada

May 27, 2023

'It's getting out of hand,' say B.C. bird rescuers reporting an unusual surge in escaped budgies

Although warm weather often causes more of the tiny tropical birds, also known as parakeets, to fly the coop, more of them are being turned in earlier in the year, according to rescuers.
May 27, 2023

They're frustrated, not apathetic. We spoke with undecided Alberta voters in a battleground riding

Have you decided how you're voting yet? In this battleground Calgary riding, many people have not. But it's not apathy causing the delay. It's frustration.
May 27, 2023

Quebec toddler dies after falling into grain mixer

The accident occurred at a family farm in St-Lin-Laurentides, north of Montreal, police say
May 27, 2023

Would you pay $800 a month to live in a closet? In Vancouver, that may be all you can afford

Exorbitant rents in Metro Vancouver are nothing new, but renters in the region say the listings they’re coming across have reached a whole new level of absurdity. 
May 27, 2023

Great Reads: The comeback of the Blue Jay bean, Panama’s copper boom, and could book bans happen in Canada?

In this issue, a has-bean earns another chance; a copper-rich country prepares to cash in; time to reconsider the amount of screen time for children
May 27, 2023

Western Canada: Leaders make final pitches ahead of Alberta election

Four-week election campaign draws to a close with UCP Leader Danielle Smith and NDP Leader Rachel Notley neck and neck
May 27, 2023

For gardeners, Blue Jay beans are a textbook case in why seed-saving matters. Here’s how to grow them

When seed companies stopped stocking these beans, it fell to gardeners and community exchanges to keep them growing. You can do it too, with the right conditions and care
May 27, 2023

UBC’s student radio station is celebrating 85 years on the air. For more, here's Nardwuar the Human Serviette

The University of British Columbia's student radio station is celebrating its 85th anniversary.
May 27, 2023

Man stabbed at Toronto’s Downsview Park subway station

Victim has serious injuries, suspect ran from the scene, police say
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