Canada

March 23, 2024

Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary in Alberta hopes to expand as 15 new additions settle in

Fourteen wolf-dogs and one coy-dog — a coyote-dog cross — are getting used their new homes in the shadows of the Rocky Mountains. They came from a breeding kennel on Vancouver Island in a "whirlwind" of trips, and now the Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary west of Calgary hopes to build them new enclosures.
March 23, 2024

Canada's Marielle Thompson earns 4th Crystal Globe in women's ski cross

Marielle Thompson of Whistler, B.C., has topped the women's ski cross World Cup standings, capturing the fourth Crystal Globe of her career.
March 23, 2024

Retired B.C. teacher named in 3 sexual abuse lawsuits

Alfred Quigley is named in civil claims filed by former students at St. Ann's Academy in Kamloop, O'Grady Catholic High School in Prince George, and Burnaby's St. Thomas More Collegiate. 
March 23, 2024

Years after her death, a trailblazing transgender P.E.I. artist will be part of prestigious Venice show

Erica Rutherford, a groundbreaking transgender painter, filmmaker and writer, is the first Prince Edward Island artist to be selected for the prestigious Venice Biennale art show. 
March 23, 2024

With climate change affecting the Arctic Winter Games, how can the event itself be greener?

With climate change threatening the scheduling of future of the Arctic Winter Games, the event itself is a contributor to the issue through flights, waste and merchandise.  
March 23, 2024

Nelly Furtado leads big-name performers at Sunday's Juno Awards

Nelly Furtado will get the party started this weekend as some of the biggest names in Canadian music gather in Halifax for the 53rd Juno Awards. The 10-time Juno-winning pop singer will open with a medley of her hits and host Sunday’s main event at Scotiabank Centre.
March 23, 2024

What to know about the measles vaccine — from who should get one, to how long immunity lasts

As measles cases keep rising at home and abroad, Canadian health officials are on high alert. There are now warnings about global travel and calls for people to ensure their families are up-to-date on the measles vaccine.
March 23, 2024

Mourners gather in Montreal to say goodbye to former prime minister Brian Mulroney

Former prime minister Brian Mulroney — a man whose efforts to reshape Canada earned both praise and controversy — will be laid to rest with a state funeral in Montreal today.
March 23, 2024

Calgary startup aims to launch sustainable aviation fuel facilities on the Prairies

Calgary-based startup Cap Clean Energy wants to produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba using crop residue, such as wheat straw and other byproducts of grains and oil seeds.
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