Canada & World

Feds announce $20 million to reduce diesel use in remote Indigenous communities

This initiative builds on over $700 million already committed to help remote regions

Statistics Canada reports manufacturing sales down 1.3% in December

The drop for the final month of 2018 was the third consecutive month to see a decline

NASA rover finally bites the dust on Mars after 15 years

In the end, Opportunity outlived its twin by eight years

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Feds, Coast Guard seize over 200 illegal crab traps from Boundary Bay
East Ladner Tim Hortons opens its doors to customers
NEB recommends Trans Mountain pipeline expansion construction proceed
Legion Command donation boosts PTSD Service Dog Program

Year after Parkland school shooting massacre, 17 victims remembered

14 students and three staff were killed

  • Feb 14, 2019

Texas woman finds tiger in house, tells dispatch: ‘I’m not lying’

Tiger was nicknamed ‘Tyson’ after ‘The Hangover’ movie

Swastikas removed from pictures of French Holocaust survivor

French President Emmanuel Macron denounced an “intolerable increase” of anti-Semitic incident

Canadian study links teenage pot use to increased risk of suicidal behaviour

Scientists at McGill University found a higher rate of diagnosed depression in young cannabis users

Standard & Poor’s downgrades SNC-Lavalin, citing charges and diplomatic feud

Agency also highlighted the prospect of a ban of up to 10 years on contracts with the Canadian government

RCMP charges another official in connection with alleged shipbuilding leak

RCMP spokeswoman Stephanie Dumoulin says Matchett worked for Public Services and Procurement Canada

Unhappy with deal, Trump still doesn’t expect a new shutdown

Lawmakers tentatively agreed to a deal that would provide nearly $1.4 billion for border barriers

40 countries agree all new cars must have automatic braking

The regulation will start taking effect next year first in Japan

UPDATE: US jury convicts El Chapo on all counts

The 61-year-old Guzman broke out of Mexican prisons twice before he was finally recaptured

Budget watchdog says federal deficit this year to be $16.1 billion

Corporate income-tax revenues are $3 billion higher than the watchdog forecast in October

RCMP says Montreal group laundered tens of millions in drug money

Hundreds of police officers, aided by the Canada Revenue Agency, took part in raids in Ontario and Quebec

Jody Wilson-Raybould resigns from cabinet

Wilson-Raybould’s letter does not say exactly why she’s quitting

Bezos probe concludes mistress’ brother was Enquirer source

The findings add to the intrigue surrounding the clash between the pro-Trump tabloid and the world’s richest man

Smaller companies worry they can’t pass carbon tax costs to customers: poll

Ottawa says 90 per cent of the carbon-tax revenues it collects will be returned via rebates