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B.C. Hydro bringing in more crews to help restore power across Lower Mainland

The Province - ‎2 hours ago‎
On Monday, thousands of Lower Mainland residents headed into a third evening without a clear idea of when their power would be restored, following the weekend's massive wind storm.
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Not so fast with the 'R' word

Toronto Sun - ‎3 hours ago‎
Put the brakes on the recession talk, cautions a Montreal economist. Mathieu Bedard, of the Montreal Economic Institute, says the definition of a recession is often oversimplified to two consecutive quarters of declining GDP.
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One killed after hemical factory explodes in eastern China

CTV News - ‎26 minutes ago‎
BEIJING - A chemical factory exploded in eastern China, killing one person, a state-run local news website reported Tuesday, nearly three weeks after massive chemical warehouse explosions in the country exposed lax enforcement of safety regulations.
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Kerry warns of refugee crisis due to climate change

Times of India - ‎34 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON: "Seismic changes" in temperatures and sea levels could create waves of refugees forced to abandon traditional homes and fight for food and water, US secretary of state John Kerry has said as he sought commitment from the international ...
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Streets shut as Toronto Trump tower antenna wobbly

Hamilton Spectator - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Trump Tower is shown in Toronto on Monday, August 31, 2015. Toronto Police closed intersection close to the Trump Tower due to an unstable antenna at the top of the building.
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Europe shares set to follow Asian losses as China PMIs stoke growth fears

Reuters Canada - ‎25 minutes ago‎
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares extended losses on Tuesday and European markets look set to follow after twin surveys showed China's manufacturing sector in the grip of its worst slump in several years, raising fresh fears about the health of its economy.
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Why I swam across the Mediterranean in solidarity with refugees

Mail & Guardian Online - ‎12 minutes ago‎
Contrary to the cruelty attitudes of today, 70 years ago the world opened its arms when it was Europeans fleeing crisis - and benefited as a result.
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Map: There are 10 world heritage sites in Iraq and Syria. Nine are in danger.

Washington Post - ‎55 minutes ago‎
Satellite imagery released by the United Nations on Monday has confirmed that the Islamic State destroyed one of the most important ruins in the ancient city of Palmyra this weekend.
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Vice News Journalists Detained in Turkey on Charges of 'Aiding a Terrorist ... - ‎7 hours ago‎
DIYARBAKIR, Turkey - A Turkish court charged two Vice News journalists and their assistant on Monday with "aiding a terrorist organization" and ordered them arrested pending trial.
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World Powers Condemn Violence, Urge Ukraine To Affirm Reforms

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty - ‎32 minutes ago‎
World powers condemned the violence outside Ukraine's parliament on August 31 and urged legislators to keep up their work decentralizing the government through measures that implement the Minsk cease-fire agreements.
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Ontario launches ad campaign to promote sex-ed curriculum

The Globe and Mail - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Ontario government is launching a major multilingual advertising campaign to counter what it believes is misinformation about its new sex-education curriculum.
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Despite wet weather, wildfires still a concern in BC's southern Interior

CTV News - ‎5 hours ago‎
KAMLOOPS, B.C. -- Cool, wet weather hasn't dramatically reduced the number of wildfires burning across British Columbia but has allowed officials to rescind all but one, partial campfire ban.
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Gilles Duceppe talks up past Bloc Québécois exploits

The Globe and Mail - ‎11 hours ago‎
The Bloc Québécois is reminding Quebeckers of what it brought voters during its years in Ottawa. Leader Gilles Duceppe told a Montreal news conference today that Quebeckers have been largely ignored since the party was swept out of the province in 2011 ...
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Vancouver nears worst ever record on housing affordability in Canada

The Globe and Mail - ‎3 hours ago‎
Housing affordability levels in Vancouver are approaching the worst ever recorded in Canada as home sales soar 30 per cent higher than the city's 10-year average, according to a pair of reports on Canadian housing outlooks.
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Oil Outage in Canada Boosts Prices, Fears

Wall Street Journal - ‎6 hours ago‎
CALGARY, Alberta—Problems affecting output at two Canadian oil-sands producers' mainstay operations boosted synthetic crude prices—and experts say a prolonged dip in production could alter the volume of crude exports to the U.S.. Canadian Oil Sands ...
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Canada's Q2 current account deficit narrows to $17.4B

Toronto Sun - ‎9 hours ago‎
OTTAWA - Canada's current account deficit narrowed slightly in the second quarter of 2015 to $17.4 billion on more favourable trade in goods and services, Statistics Canada said on Monday.
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MIDEAST STOCKS-Oil's surge may reignite Gulf rally

Reuters - ‎28 minutes ago‎
DUBAI, Sept 1 Gulf stock markets may rise on Tuesday after oil prices surged overnight, although profit-taking has already erased some of crude's gains and its persistent volatility, along with poor economic data from China, may keep some investors wary.
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Drivers, cyclists take note: Ontario's new rules of the road could cost you

Toronto Star - ‎9 hours ago‎
Five new rules of the road, among several changes under the province's Making Ontario's Roads Safer Act, take effect in Ontario on Tuesday.
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RCMP traffic services have busy weekend

Cumberland News Now - ‎5 hours ago‎
WENTWORTH - It was a busy weekend for RCMP Northern Traffic Services nabbing multiple drivers for offences in both Cumberland and Colchester counties.
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Test drive turns into theft: Orillia OPP - ‎15 hours ago‎
Police are investigating the theft of a motorcycle after someone took the vehicle for a test drive and never returned. Orillia OPP were contacted Aug. 28 at about 4:30 p.m.
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Miley Cyrus shares a nude bathroom selfie!

Times of India - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Unlike the time when she shared the stage with Robin Thicke a few years ago, Miley Cyrus did nothing to really shock her fans at the MTV VMAs this year.
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Was Craven Wasn't Only a Horror Director: Remembering Music of the Heart

People Magazine - ‎4 hours ago‎
In discussing the career of Wes Craven, who died on Sunday at 76, you have to start with A Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream, horror classics that will still be watched by terrified teens for decades to come.
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Christopher Bates to design new uniforms for Air Canada

CTV News - ‎8 hours ago‎
TORONTO -- A move to Milan to help expand his label is already reaping rewards for Christopher Bates. The Canadian menswear designer was recently in Toronto to unveil his European-inspired collection.
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Jennifer Lopez's technical wardrobe

Times of India - ‎41 minutes ago‎
Lopez, 46, uses a database to help her pick her outfits, reported the New York Daily News. READ: Jennifer Lopez promises 'beautiful' Las Vegas residency · Listen to Jennifer Lopez songs on Gaana.
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Questions surround Blue Jays GM after Mark Shapiro hire

Toronto Sun - ‎2 hours ago‎
It's September. Your Toronto Blue Jays are sitting in first place in the American League East. What will the talk be from now until Oct. 3? David Price, Edwin Encarnacion or pitching match-ups for next week's trip to the Bronx to see the New York Yankees?
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Top seeds in a hurry on day of US Open upsets

Reuters Canada - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW YORK (Reuters) - World number ones Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic launched their U.S. Open title bids in ruthless style on Monday, while Kei Nishikori's hopes of making another magical run to the final came to a shuddering halt.
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Special air quality statement issued for Calgary

CTV News - ‎17 hours ago‎
Environment Canada says poor air quality may return to Calgary and southern Alberta over the next few days. Currently, conditions over the province are in the low to moderate risk category, but Environment Canada says the forest fires in the ...
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Mysterious clam opens up to Ottawa researcher

Ottawa Citizen - ‎6 hours ago‎
They met by chance 30 years ago: the PhD student exploring a deep-sea canyon off Newfoundland, and the underwater life he suddenly encountered hundreds of metres deep.
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Viewers can watch deep ocean exploration Live

AmeriPublications - ‎8 hours ago‎
Scientists from Ocean Networks Canada will be live streaming robotic dives three kilometers deep in the Pacific off the B.C. coast.
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Tail as old as time—researchers trace ankylosaur's tail evolution

The Times (subscription) - ‎37 minutes ago‎
The standard ankylosaur had a large armored physique and a versatile tail. However one group of ankylosaurs - ankylosaurids - additionally had a tail membership that would have served as a helpful weapon.
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Canadian living takes toll on immigrant hearts: Study

Toronto Star - ‎7 hours ago‎
Is living in Canada bad for your heart? A groundbreaking new study has found that recent immigrants have a 30 per cent lower rate of major heart problems, such as heart attacks and strokes, than long-term residents, but that gap shrinks the longer they ...
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BC launching 'Carrot Rewards' program to encourage to healthy living

CTV News - ‎5 hours ago‎
VICTORIA -- Staying in shape and eating right will soon pay off in British Columbia where an initiative is in the works to reward people with collector points for healthy-lifestyle choices, says Health Minister Terry Lake.
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Four-Year-Old May Be Among First Cases of Lyme Disease in NL

VOCM - ‎1 hour ago‎
Testing is underway to confirm what's believed to be the province's first two cases of Lyme disease contracted locally. A four-year-old girl and her grandmother from Brigus presented to health officials with the telltale "bull's eye" rash that develops ...
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Cyclists on cancer ride hit by tree during BC storm - ‎3 hours ago‎
Two cyclists on the B.C. Ride to Conquer Cancer were hit by a tree that was torn off during the storm this weekend. "My dad and I were struck by a very large tree just before lunch," said Alana Carwithen Pirro on Facebook.
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