Canada

May 18, 2024

What are those plump pink statues popping up around Montreal?

A new public exhibition by a French artist is bringing colour, and smiles, to people in the city's downtown.
May 18, 2024

This woman's secret to turning 105? A walk and a cup of tea

People gathered at the East Preston Recreation Centre this week to mark the 105th birthday of Liza Brooks. She was born on May 15, 1919.
May 18, 2024

Officials seize around $500K worth of elvers from Toronto Pearson Airport

Federal officials say they've made what they describe as a major seizure of baby eels after finding 109 kilograms of elvers at Toronto's Pearson International Airport earlier this week.
May 18, 2024

New head of Alberta oilsands group wants clarity from Poilievre on industrial carbon pricing

Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre needs to clarify where he stands on industrial carbon pricing, says the new head of major oilsands group that aims to bring the industry's emissions to net-zero largely through the construction of a massive carbon-capture project that relies on carbon credits.
May 18, 2024

Eyes on the fries: Alberta snatches potato crown from P.E.I.

Prince Edward Island no longer produces more potatoes than any other Canadian province. Yes, you read that correctly.
May 18, 2024

N.S. teen set to make NASCAR Canada debut

Danny Chisholm of Port Williams, N.S., will make his series debut when the NASCAR Canada season opens Sunday in Ontario. CBC's Luke Ettinger spoke with the 19-year-old university student.
May 18, 2024

'He averted a catastrophe': Parent praises bus driver after 18-wheeler fell from overpass above

A Nova Scotia bus driver is being lauded for his quick action after a tractor-trailer crashed through the guardrail of an overpass on Highway 101 and landed in front of the bus below.
May 18, 2024

Critics slam review of Canadian forestry giant's sustainability credentials, asserting conflict of interest

Canadian forestry giant Paper Excellence won't have its sustainability certification revoked by the world's premier forestry credentialing body after a review — a process critics and experts say appears to have been rife with conflicts of interest and far from independent.
May 18, 2024

Ontario's first measles death in decades offers grim reminder that unvaccinated kids are at risk

An Ontario child’s death from measles this year offered a grim reminder: When vaccination rates drop and this virus rears its head, the youngest among us bear the brunt.
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