Thursday, August 22, 2019

SNC-Lavalin should be barred from federal contracts: Angus

The Canadian government should suspend engineering giant SNC-Lavalin from competing for future federal government contracts after two former top executives pleaded guilty to charges...

Ron Joyce, billionaire who brought Tim Hortons coffee to the masses, dead at 88

Ron Joyce, the Nova Scotia native who made Tim Hortons coffee and doughnuts a staple of Canadian diets and created a billion-dollar empire, has...

Alberta passes bill ‘to turn off the taps’ to B.C. over pipeline delays

Alberta has passed legislation giving the province's energy minister the power to choke off gasoline shipments to British Columbia if that province continues to throw...

B-1B bomber joins U.S.-South Korea drills as tensions escalate

SEOUL (Reuters) - A U.S. B-1B bomber on Wednesday joined large-scale U.S.-South Korean military exercises that North Korea has denounced as pushing the peninsula...

‘Education under fire’ as attacks on Afghan schools jump, UNICEF says

FILE PHOTO - Class 11 Afghan girl students attend a class at Zarghona high school in Kabul, Afghanistan, August 15, 2015. REUTERS/Omar...

Abbotsford, B.C., mother fighting to retrieve children taken to Lebanon

Shelley Beyak of Abbotsford, B.C. hasn't spoken to her children, Mia, 9 and Liam, 8, since they were taken to Beirut in March, without her...

Federal ban on conversion therapy could face constitutional hurdles

The federal government's indication that it might change the Criminal Code to enact a national ban on the controversial practice of conversion therapy could face...

Designer Of Waterslide That Decapitated 10-Year-Old Boy Seized On Murder Charge

The lead designer of a waterslide that killed a 10-year-old boy in Kansas City, Kansas, in 2016 has been taken into custody, according to the...

Ban on whale, dolphin captivity poised to become law in Canada

Nearly four years after the legislation was first introduced in Parliament, the Commons fisheries committee has passed a bill banning whale and dolphin captivity in...

What we know and don’t know about the foiled Kingston terrorist plot

The town of Kingston, Ont., is still reeling after a young person was charged with terrorism-related offences following thousands of hours of investigation by...