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Storms may brew, but in N. Korea pride over new satellite

MetroNews Canada - ‎1 hour ago‎
A passerby reads an extra newspaper reporting about the North Korea's rocket launching Sunday morning in Tokyo, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016.
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Calgary bobsled track victims ID'd as twins Jordan and Evan Caldwell - ‎2 hours ago‎
The twin 17-year-old brothers killed early Saturday after tobogganing down the bobsled track at Canada Olympic Park have been identified as Jordan and Evan Caldwell.
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Rubio falters in US Republican presidential debate

Toronto Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
MANCHESTER, N.H. - Republican contender Marco Rubio struggled at a presidential debate on Saturday at the worst possible time, potentially confounding his bid to emerge as Donald Trump's chief rival in New Hampshire and giving hope to three rivals ...
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Canucks licked by Flames for fourth straight loss

Vancouver Sun - ‎2 hours ago‎
Like a receding tide, the Stanley Cup playoffs don't make much noise as they slowly disappear from view. But that retreat looks a lot like this homestand for the Vancouver Canucks.
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Taiwan earthquake kills 18, more than 130 trapped - ‎5 hours ago‎
Rescuers in Taiwan pulled a young man alive from a collapsed apartment tower on Sunday more than 24 hours after a strong earthquake shook the island, and kept searching for more than 130 people believed trapped in the ruins of the building.
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Big city mayors meet with Trudeau and mount the pressure to open strings on infrastructure money

National Post - ‎10 hours ago‎
OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is promising to be flexible and fair with billions in new infrastructure money as mayors from the country's biggest cities press the Liberals for carte blanche on the new cash.

Australia offers help to Assange

The Hindu - ‎7 hours ago‎
Julie Bishop, Australia's Foreign Minister, has sought legal advice on the implications of a U.N. decision on Friday that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, an Australian, has been unlawfully held by Sweden and Britain for more than five years.
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Suicide bomber targeting security forces kills 8 in Pakistan

CTV News - ‎11 hours ago‎
QUETTA, Pakistan -- A suicide bomber riding on a bicycle targeted a vehicle carrying security forces in southwestern Pakistan on Saturday, killing at least eight people, mostly civilians, and wounding more than 20.

Anti-Islam marches hit Europe - ‎3 hours ago‎
A march by Germany's anti-Islamic organisation Pegida drew thousands to the eastern city of Dresden on Saturday with rallies in support of the movement also held in a string of other European cities.
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Hole in Somali plane likely caused by suicide bomber, officials say

Toronto Star - ‎11 hours ago‎
MOGADISHU, Somalia - A suicide bomber is suspected to have set off the explosive that blew a hole in a jetliner, sucked the man out of the plane and forced the aircraft to make an emergency landing on Tuesday in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, Somali ...
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Slain La Loche teacher Adam Wood laid to rest in Ontario

The Globe and Mail - ‎8 hours ago‎
Family, friends, colleagues and community members from across two provinces came together to say goodbye to Adam Wood, a teacher who was one of four people killed during a school shooting at La Loche Community School in Northern Saskatchewan.
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Cost of 2015 campaign estimated at 53 per cent more than 2011 election

The Globe and Mail - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Elections Canada says last fall's marathon federal election campaign cost $443 million to administer - 53 per cent more than the 2011 election.
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Regina couple convicted in death of four-year-old girl

Toronto Sun - ‎4 hours ago‎
REGINA -- A Regina jury has convicted a woman of second-degree murder and a man of manslaughter in the death of a four-year-old girl after the pair were accused of denying the child and her younger sister food and purposely hurting them.
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More sprinklers could have prevented deaths at Toronto Community Housing apartment, fire official says

Toronto Star - ‎6 hours ago‎
More sprinklers in a Toronto Community Housing apartment for seniors could have saved the lives of three residents who died in a two-alarm blaze at Neilson Hall Apartments, a top Toronto fire official says.
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Alberta posts worst unemployment rate in decade

CTV News - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
OTTAWA -- The bite of the oil-price shock sunk its teeth deeper into the job markets of Canada's oil-producing provinces last month, with Alberta posting its worst unemployment rate in a decade.
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Suncor Energy acquires nearly 73 per cent of Canadian Oil Sands shares

Calgary Herald - ‎15 hours ago‎
A pedestrian is reflected in a Suncor Energy sign in Calgary, Feb. 1, 2010. Suncor Energy has announced that nearly 73 per cent of Canadian Oil Sands shares and accompanying rights have been tendered to Suncor's offer.
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Oil crash has halted only 0.1 per cent of global production

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
Only 0.1 per cent of the world's oil production has been halted due to the collapse in crude prices, according to global consultancy Wood Mackenzie, suggesting the recovery will be slower than originally might have been expected.
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LinkedIn shares dive more than 40%, $11B wiped out

Toronto Sun - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
LinkedIn Corp's shares plunged as much as 43% on Friday, wiping out nearly $11 billion of market value, after the social network for professionals shocked Wall Street with a revenue forecast that fell far short of expectations.
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Twitter users mourn reported plan to prioritize tweets

Economic Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
NEW YORK: The hashtag #RIPTwitter became the top trending U.S. item on Twitter on Saturday, after a report from BuzzFeed said the company is planning to change how it displays users' tweets.
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BlackBerry cutting staff in Ontario and Florida

CTV News - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
TORONTO -- BlackBerry Ltd. (TSX:BB) is laying off 200 employees in Canada and the U.S.. The company said in a statement that 200 employees have been impacted in Waterloo, Ont.
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RIDE program blitz on Super Bowl Sunday

Toronto Sun - ‎9 hours ago‎
Local police services have a simple message for Super Bowl fans: if you're drinking this Sunday, don't drive. The OPP and R.I.
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FIRST DRIVE: 2017 Hyundai Elantra - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
BRENTWOOD BAY, BC - As Canadians switch to SUVs and crossovers, car sales are dropping. Industry-wide, car sales were down 35 per cent in 2015.
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'Deadpool' review: Ryan Reynolds crafts a foul-mouthed action masterpiece

Toronto Sun - ‎3 hours ago‎
Q: Flight, telekinesis, molecular manipulation - what could possibly be a greater mutant power than these? A: The power to make you laugh your ass off.
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Salma hospitalised after on-set accident

The Nation - ‎6 hours ago‎
COT New York - Hollywood actress Salma Hayek has been admitted to hospital to treat a head injury following an on-set accident. The Dogma star shared the news with fans on Friday (05Feb16) by posting a picture on Instagram.
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Yann Martel, animals, and the High Mountains of Portugal

Toronto Star - ‎3 hours ago‎
Though set decades apart - “Homeless,” “Homeward,” and “Home” - the three interlinked panels of The High Mountains of Portugal, Yann Martel's triptych of a novel about grief and origins, have a series of elements in common: a bereaved man, ...
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Drake and Rihanna film music video at The Real Jerk in Toronto

Toronto Star - ‎16 hours ago‎
A local eatery received the kind of PR that money just can't buy, thanks to some homegrown talent. Fans of Drake and Rihanna flocked to the The Real Jerk restaurant located at 842 Gerrard St. E. on Friday night for a chance to glimpse the superstars.
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Lazar, Karlsson lead Senators to blowout of Maple Leafs

TSN - ‎5 hours ago‎
OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators needed desperately for something to go right. Pretty much everything did Saturday. Curtis Lazar had the first two-goal game of his career and Erik Karlsson had four assists as the Ottawa Senators embarrassed the Toronto ...
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Manning's good story a bad bet

Toronto Sun - ‎2 hours ago‎
Those who find it fashionable and profitable to back the underdog have something in common with sentimental football fans when it comes to picking a winner in Super Bowl 50.
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Canadiens rout Oilers to end 4-game losing streak - ‎2 hours ago‎
Tomas Plekanec and the Montreal Canadiens finally had something to smile about, although they won't have long to enjoy it. Plekanec, who had gone seven games without a point, had a goal and three assists as the Canadiens ended a four-game losing run ...
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Demotion of Leafs' Clune 'business'

Toronto Sun - ‎6 hours ago‎
Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock had spent the past couple of weeks praising the contributions of forward Rich Clune. In eight games, Clune did not produce a single point, but put himself on Babcock's good side with an overall performance marked by ...
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National Climate Framework At Centre of Federal-Provincial Meeting in Vancouver, March 3rd

DeSmog Canada - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
After languishing in the darkness for ten years, a national climate policy in Canada could take shape during an anticipated first ministers meeting in Vancouver next month.
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Researchers map bedbug genome by following pest through subway

Canada News - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Researchers have mapped the genome of bedbugs in New York City, then traced fragments of the nefarious pests' DNA through the subway system.

Column: Great Bear Rainforest agreement is a huge win

Chilliwack Progress - ‎17 hours ago‎
From years of bitter conflict to a multi-level collaboration to protect one of the most stunningly beautiful places on Earth, the announcement of the Great Bear Rainforest Land Use Order on Monday by Premier Christy Clark is, in itself, stunning.
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Work on Drainage Channels in Prince Albert to Begin Soon - ‎14 hours ago‎
The work, starting this month, will include repairs to 12 culverts, four large storm mains, several channel slopes, and trimming just under 4-thousand metres from the channel bottom.
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Canadian 'dream team' to probe stem-cell link to brain cancer

The Globe and Mail - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
As a neurosurgeon at Toronto's Sick Kids hospital, Peter Dirks routinely confronts a devastating type of brain tumour that is the No.
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Brazilian health officials warn women to be cautious with their kisses amid Zika outbreak

Fox News Latino - ‎14 hours ago‎
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - In a sign of mounting global concern over the Zika virus, health officials on Friday warned pregnant women to think twice about the lips they kiss and called on men to use condoms with pregnant partners if they have visited ...
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Concordia student goes viral after falling asleep at work

CTV News - ‎8 hours ago‎
Though a picture of him snoozing has gone viral, Eduard Paraschivescu is anything but tired of his Internet fame. It was only the second day of Paraschivescu's internship at software engineering firm GSoft when, while sitting at his desk, his eyes ...
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Poll shows support for increasing age of foster child care from 19 to 25

640 Toronto News - ‎5 hours ago‎
A new survey has shown people in B.C. think more can be done to help youths leaving foster care. According to the poll by the Vancouver Foundation, more than 70 per cent of British Columbians support the idea of foster children receiving help until ...
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