Tuesday, April 24, 2018

U.S. Congress likely racing toward a government shutdown

A bitterly divided Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown this weekend in a partisan staredown over demands by Democrats for a solution...

New Shellfish Hatchery at Bideford Marine Centre

In 1930, a laboratory was established on the Bideford River in Ellerslie to help restore the oyster fishery in Prince Edward Island. The timing was fortuitous, because a few years later, an epidemic swept across the Maritimes and the spat stored at the facility by biologist Dr. Alfred Needler was used to re-stock the region's decimated oyster...

Frustrations with Quebec justice system in spotlight at MMIWG inquiry

The national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls is underway in Montreal. You can watch the testimony live, or read below...

British Columbia Agrifoods Companies Dish Up Their Goods at Major Asian Food Expo

Eight British Columbia (B.C.) food companies will have the fruits of their labour on display at the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) Food Expo, Asia's largest consumer food industry event, from August 11-15, 2016....

Trump promises to rebuild FBI after ‘really disgraceful’ handling of Clinton email investigation

U.S. President Donald Trump addresses an FBI National Academy graduation class today in Virginia as he continues to impugn the agency's leadership...

Canadians split 50/50 over pipeline debate: poll

There's no shortage of opinions on whether the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project should go ahead and the role provincial governments should...

Conservatives still tops in party fundraising but Liberals close the gap

The latest fundraising filings from Elections Canada shows the Conservatives raised $3.6 million in the third quarter of 2017, topping the Liberals'...

Michigan crowns winner in contest to prevent Asian carp invasion in Great Lakes

A proposal to repel Asian carp with stinging, noisy bubbles won first prize Tuesday in a contest sponsored by the U.S. state of Michigan...

Venezuela political talks end without deal, new meeting planned Dec. 15

CARACAS (Reuters) - Members of Venezuela’s government and opposition coalition failed to reach a deal in a new round of talks in the Dominican...

Suspect arrested in connection to assault of man with autism

Police have arrested a man in connection with the recent assault of a 29-year-old man with autism at a bus terminal in Mississauga.  Parmvir 'Parm' Singh Chahil,...

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