Category: North America

staffJune 17, 2017

Man sentenced in Prince Albert threatens suicide in court

A man threatened to kill himself with a staple and allegedly bit a guard in a Prince Albert courtroom after ...

staffJune 15, 2017

CRTC bans cellphone unlocking fees, orders all new devices be unlocked

As of Dec. 1, cellphone customers can ask their provider to unlock their phones free of charge, the CRTC announced ...

staffJune 15, 2017

Two Canadians charged in beating of anti-Erdogan protesters in Washington

Two Canadians, at least one a resident of Toronto, have been charged in the beating of peaceful protesters outside the ...

staffJune 8, 2017

Outrage after rapist jailed with victim

Canadian officials have expressed outrage over the case of a homeless woman who was jailed after being raped and kept ...

staffJune 5, 2017

Canada tornado: Alberta lawn-mowing man defies twister

A picture of a man in Canada calmly mowing his lawn with a menacing tornado swirling in the background has ...

staffMay 8, 2017

Canada floods: Montreal declares state of emergency

A state of emergency has been declared in the Canadian city of Montreal due to flooding caused by torrential rains ...

staffMay 6, 2017

Canada considers trade action over U.S. lumber dispute

Canada is considering multiple trade actions, including banning U.S. coal export, in response to “unfair” U.S. tariffs on Canadian softwood ...

staffMay 4, 2017

Canada recalls gin over too strong alcohol content

Bottles of a popular gin have been recalled across Canada after a batch was found to contain nearly twice the ...

staffMay 1, 2017

Earthquake strikes near B.C.-Yukon border

Several powerful earthquakes struck Monday in the northern tip of British Columbia near the border with Alaska and Yukon. The ...

staffApril 20, 2017

Asylum seekers from US surge into Canada

Canadian authorities caught 887 asylum seekers crossing unlawfully into Canada from the United States in March, nearly three times the ...