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News: Canada

2nd Stella's executive fired after harassment allegations surfaced in 'Not My Stella's' campaign

Sunday  09:05,   16 december 2018
cbc.ca

The owners of Stella's Café and Bakery say they have decided to let go of regional manager Brad Burrows, who was on leave after allegations of widespread workplace harassment toward past and current employees surfaced on social... >>>

Canada abetting Washington's 'new Cold War' with Huawei arrest, says economist

Sunday  08:05,   16 december 2018
cbc.ca

The arrest of a Chinese tech executive is yet another example that the U.S. is creating "a new Cold War" in international trade, says economist Jeffrey Sachs, who adds that Canada is abetting its southern neighbour. Canadian officials arrested... >>>

‘I don’t know where I’m going to go’: Underground Vancouver homeless camp displaced after fire

Sunday  07:55,   16 december 2018
globalnews.ca

The fire that shut down SkyTrain service Friday due to smoke has mostly destroyed the camp under West Cordova Street, displacing up to 20... >>>

Former PQ minister eyes Bloc leadership

Sunday  07:20,   16 december 2018
msn

MONTREAL - It appears likely that Yves-Francois Blanchet, a former Parti Quebecois cabinet minister, will become the next leader of the Bloc Quebecois. He officially launched his campaign on Saturday in Montreal, surrounded by artists and members of >>>

While police investigate, St. Michael’s school takes on painful process of reform

Sunday  07:05,   16 december 2018
thestar

The painful introspection that has played out in public in the wake of alleged abusive behaviour at the hands of students of St. Michael’s College School has forced the prestigious institution to confront hard truths about its culture and history.... >>>

NDP vows to stall Ford government legislation to block hydro strike

Sunday  06:45,   16 december 2018
thestar

New Democrats are vowing to stall back-to-work legislation aimed at preventing a strike by 6,000 hydro workers when MPPs are called back to Queen’s Park Monday, interrupting a Christmas break that began a week ago. Premier Doug Ford short-circuited... >>>

N.W.T. privacy commissioner to investigate 'major breach' of health data found at dump

Sunday  06:45,   16 december 2018
cbc.ca

The N.W.T.'s privacy commissioner says she will investigate after a man found hundreds of confidential medical records at a dump in Fort... >>>

Early frost in New Brunswick causing shortage in Christmas trees

Sunday  06:30,   16 december 2018
globalnews.ca

The lack of growth means fewer sales for tree growers in hard hit areas . "You may not even by able to sell them because those trees need to recover for another season in order to be looking like a normal Christmas tree," says Redmond. This shortage >>>

'It's heartbreaking': Indigenous artists mourn possible cuts to culture fund under review by PCs

Sunday  06:30,   16 december 2018
cbc.ca

The Ontario government says it is reviewing a fund that supports Indigenous culture through grants and that was set up in response to calls for action from Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Indigenous artists and the provincial NDP,... >>>

Winter wildfire a reminder for Albertans to exercise caution year-round

Sunday  06:30,   16 december 2018
cbc.ca

A December wildfire that was whipped out of control and threatened the evacuation of some Alberta communities this weekend isn't as out-of-season as it might seem. "Every year, we see some fires in the wintertime. This one just garnered a little bit >>>

More high winds for Vancouver Island, Haida Gwaii as B.C. storm continues

Sunday  06:30,   16 december 2018
globalnews.ca

The wind was particularly strong in Haida Gwaii, where gusts exceeded 100 kilometres per hour in some... >>>

Yellow vest protesters come out across Canada in support of French movement

Sunday  05:30,   16 december 2018
globalnews.ca

Protesters came out in cities across Canada to promote freedom of speech and voice their opposition to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the U.N. migration pact and the federal carbon... >>>

Young girl in hospital with serious burns after clothing catches fire

Sunday  02:30,   16 december 2018
cbc.ca

Toronto police are investigating after a girl believed to be about six years old suffered serious burns when her clothing caught fire on... >>>

Teen found dead in The Pas was under CFS care

Sunday  02:30,   16 december 2018
cbc.ca

The father of a teenage girl found dead in The Pas Friday morning says she was a bright and caring person, but was troubled and couldn't get the help she needed. Fifteen-year-old Darcie Lynelle Hayden Muchikekwanape, who also spelled her name... >>>

Musician replaces veteran's stolen guitar

Sunday  02:30,   16 december 2018
msn

Musician replaces veteran's stolen... >>>