Category: North America

staffNovember 14, 2018

Canada Post issues new offer to its employees

Canada Post has issued what it calls a “time-limited” contract offer to its employees in hopes of ending rotating strikes ...

staffOctober 17, 2018

Recreational marijuana is now legal in Canada

Recreational marijuana is now legal all over Canada. As of 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, adults will be allowed to carry and ...

staffSeptember 26, 2018

Mexico: Entire Acapulco’s police force probed

The entire police force in the coastal Mexican resort of Acapulco is under investigation amid suspicions of infiltration by drug ...

staffSeptember 24, 2018

Canadian heir convicted of killing father

A former Canadian millionaire and twice-convicted murderer has been convicted of killing his father, whose death was initially ruled a ...

staffSeptember 23, 2018

Women foreign ministers promise fresh perspective

Female foreign ministers meeting for the first summit of its kind vowed Saturday to bring a “women’s perspective” to foreign ...

staffSeptember 22, 2018

Canada hosts first meeting of women foreign ministers

Women foreign ministers from around the world kicked off a first-of-its-kind meeting on Friday, bringing together more than half of ...

staffSeptember 17, 2018

One worker dead in derailed train in northern Manitoba

The Arctic Gateway Group, which recently purchased the Hudson Bay Railway, said in a statement that authorities have confirmed the ...

staffSeptember 17, 2018

Canada’s trans fat ban comes into effect

Canada’s ban on artificial trans fats comes into effect this week, one year after the federal government announced it would ...

staffSeptember 15, 2018

Three shot dead in Mexico City tourist hotspot, “mariachi” gunmen flee

Gunmen with rifles and pistols killed three people on Friday and injured at least seven in a tourist plaza in ...

staffSeptember 7, 2018

Canadian military unveils pot policy

The Canadian military has released rules for its members when it comes to recreational cannabis consumption. The guidelines, published Friday, ...