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TSX continues fall amid global growth concerns

The Globe and Mail - ‎8 hours ago‎
Financial, utility and energy companies dragged Canadian stocks lower for a third day, as equities worldwide sank amid deepening concerns about the health of the global economy.
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Human foot found in shoe at Vancouver Island's Botanical Beach

Vancouver Sun - ‎3 hours ago‎
VANCOUVER ISLAND - A human foot has been found inside a shoe by a hiker on Botanical Beach near Port Renfrew. It appears that the shoe washed ashore and was found on Sunday, Sooke RCMP said Tuesday.
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Anticipation builds over expected confirmation of gravitational waves

The Globe and Mail - ‎4 hours ago‎
The rumours have been spreading like ripples - and so, it seems, have space and time. By all indications, scientists are about to announce they have detected gravitational waves - a century-old prediction of Einstein's theory of general relativity and ...
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Zika testing encouraged for pregnant women who visited affected countries

CTV News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Canada's Chief Public Health Officer has released guidelines suggesting all pregnant women who have travelled to countries affected by the Zika virus be tested due to the possible link to birth defects.

N. Korea praises rocket; others view as covert missile test

Kelowna Capital News - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of - For North Korea's propaganda machine, the long-range rocket launch Sunday carved a glorious trail of "fascinating vapour" through the clear blue sky.
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North Korea satellite achieves stable orbit, US official says - ‎1 hour ago‎
North Korea's recently launched satellite has achieved stable orbit but is not believed to have transmitted data back to Earth, U.S.
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Ten killed, scores injured after trains suffer head-on collision in Germany

Firstpost - ‎2 hours ago‎
Bad Aibling: Two commuter trains crashed head-on Tuesday in southern Germany, killing 10 people and injuring around 90 as they slammed into each other on a curve after an automatic safety braking system apparently failed, the transport minister said.
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Developers of toppled Taiwan building detained

CTV News - ‎2 hours ago‎
TAINAN, Taiwan - Three Taiwanese construction company executives have been detained on charges of professional negligence resulting in death following the collapse of an apartment building that killed dozens.
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Syria, already a catastrophe, seems on the verge of an uncontrollable disaster

Washington Post - ‎5 hours ago‎
Suddenly, after four years of brutal civil war, Syria this week became even more of an uncontrollable military, diplomatic and humanitarian disaster.
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The tactics behind Jian Ghomeshi's defence

The Globe and Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
In Jian Ghomeshi's trial for sexual assault and overcome resistance by choking, the Crown presented three primary witnesses who alleged the former CBC host beat them during intimate moments.
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Tim Bosma's truck found in driveway of Millard's mother's home - ‎6 hours ago‎
A key piece of evidence in the trial of two men accused of killing Tim Bosma was found sitting in an affluent neighbourhood in Kleinburg, Ont.
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Halifax coast guard, military staffers charged after international drug probe

Toronto Sun - ‎6 hours ago‎
HALIFAX -- Two former employees of the Canadian Coast Guard and the Department of National Defence are facing charges in Halifax following a drug investigation with ties to Colombian and Mexican drug cartels.
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A TRIUMF for art and science at the home of particle and nuclear physics

The Globe and Mail - ‎4 hours ago‎
The artist-in-residence program at TRIUMF in Vancouver is bridging the divide between the two disciplines, allowing artists to interpret science, while bringing those scientific ideas to the public in a more accessible fashion.
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Porter Airlines denies report it's shopping for a buyer - ‎7 hours ago‎
The company that operates Toronto-based Porter Airlines has denied a report that it is looking for a buyer. The Globe and Mail, citing "people familiar with the plans," reported Tuesday that the search process is underway and there is no guarantee it ...
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BC Liberals pledge action on 'shadow flipping' by province's realtors

The Globe and Mail - ‎3 hours ago‎
Premier Christy Clark wants quick action to stem unscrupulous practices in Vancouver's real estate market, saying the provincial government is prepared to step in if required.
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Leader of First Nation suing Ottawa says community's oil wells depleted

The Globe and Mail - ‎5 hours ago‎
The chief of a First Nation that is suing the federal government for allegedly failing to protect the community's oil and gas reserves says his people have seen the few wells on their lands run dry as companies drill for oil on adjacent properties ...
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'Minecraft: Pocket Edition' top paid iPhone game app in Canada

Montreal Gazette - ‎15 hours ago‎
Top 10 free and paid game apps for the iPhone and iPad in Canada for Feb. 1-7. Top Paid iPhone Game Apps. 1. Minecraft: Pocket Edition (Mojang).
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BlackBerry focuses on software as handset business dwindles

CTV News - ‎14 hours ago‎
As BlackBerry's restructuring program continues with the announcement of 200 job cuts, the Canadian smartphone maker has seen miserably low handset sales with barely a handful of devices still on the market.
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Agencies claim Facebook is breaching privacy laws in France

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
PARIS -- Two agencies contend Facebook is breaching privacy laws in France by tracking and using the personal data of more than 30 million users, as well as non-users who are browsing the Internet.
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1Password Updates Leverages Android 6.0 Fingerprint Scanning

findBIOMETRICS - ‎8 hours ago‎
1Password Updates Leverages Android 6.0 Fingerprint Scanning A new update for the 1Password Android app has brought biometric security to the password manager.
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Zsa Zsa Gabor hospitalized, husband hopes she will live to 100

Reuters - ‎8 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES Feb 9 Ailing movie actress Zsa Zsa Gabor was in a Los Angeles hospital on Tuesday awaiting surgery, her husband said, adding that he hoped the star of Hollywood's golden age would survive to celebrate her 100th birthday in a year's time.
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Movie review: Vancouver-shot Deadpool suffers from juvenile humour

Vancouver Sun - ‎5 hours ago‎
Deadpool. Rating: 1.5 stars out of 5. Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Ed Skrein, Brianna Hildebrand. Director: Tim Miller. Duration: 108 minutes.
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Arcade Fire, LCD Soundsystem, the Killers lead WayHome lineup

Toronto Sun - ‎13 hours ago‎
TORONTO -- Canadian Grammy winners Arcade Fire will join Vegas rock band the Killers and freshly-reunited LCD Soundsystem at the WayHome Music And Arts festival in Ontario this summer.
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Montreal's CFCF distinct among Grammy remix nominees

Vancouver Sun - ‎11 hours ago‎
TORONTO - It turns out not every Grammy-nominated remix needs to flood the dance floor. Montreal-based remixer CFCF learned that lesson recently when his low-key reworking of German composer Max Richter's "Berlin By Overnight" was nominated in the ...
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Minus Dion Phaneuf, Leafs come up short against Flames

Toronto Sun - ‎32 minutes ago‎
The future might be brighter for the Maple Leafs in the wake of the Dion Phaneuf trade. But the next two months will see a lot of what transpired Tuesday at the Scotiabank Saddledome.
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Peyton pulled a Cam after Super Bowl XLIV, blew off Saints' handshake - ‎12 minutes ago‎
Perry: Florida is ranked No. 1 in all preseason polls, and has the top draft-eligible player in A.J. Puk. Can the Gators win their first NCAA title?
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Horvat helps Canucks past Avalanche

TSN - ‎1 hour ago‎
DENVER - The Vancouver Canucks got defensive Tuesday night to help stop their four-game skid. Bo Horvat had a goal and an assist, Jacob Markstrom made 29 saves and chipped in with an assist, and Vancouver got four points from its defencemen to beat ...
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Lions take care of business early

Vancouver Sun - ‎4 hours ago‎
Sometimes things just fall into your lap. Sometimes you have to give things a little push before they do. B.C. Lions defensive coordinator Mark Washington was a big promoter of University of Calgary safety Mike Edem in the 2013 Canadian Football League ...
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Agreement fails to protect rare karst landscapes, expert warns

Vancouver Sun - ‎4 hours ago‎
The newly signed Great Bear Rainforest agreement is under attack for failing to adequately protect of one of the world's most fragile landscapes - subterranean karst, including features such as caves and sinkholes.
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Stench-Ridden Corpse Flower Blooms At University of Minnesota (Video)

Canada News - ‎17 hours ago‎
The University of Minnesota's corpse flower bloomed overnight and a few thousand visitors lined up for the privilege of smelling its pungent smell that some compared to rotting fish.
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Growth of blue-green algae across Nova Scotia a concern: Dal AC prof

Farm Focus - ‎9 hours ago‎
TC MEDIA - With results of recent research, Dr. Tri Nguyen-Quang's concern about algae blooms continues to grow. Cyanobacteria blooms, or blue-green algae, has been the focus of Dr.
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Double feature at Royal Tyrrell Museum Speaker Ser

DrumhellerMail - ‎7 hours ago‎
This week's Royal Tyrrell Museum Speaker Series hosts two sessions. The first presentation, held on Thursday, February 11, will feature Calla Carbone, Royal Tyrrell Museum Technician, who will present “The Ediacaran Period - Glimpses of the Earth's ...
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Study links concussion, suicide in adults

Times Colonist - ‎6 hours ago‎
Dr. Donald Redelmeier is shown in a 2006 handout photo. Redelmeier is the lead researcher on a new study which has found that adults who experience a concussion have a long-term suicide risk three times higher than that of the general population.
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Regina radiologists want health minister to fix 'growing crisis' - ‎9 hours ago‎
Regina radiologists say there is a growing crisis in the the health region that is affecting patient care. Radiology Associates of Regina (RAR) and the Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region (RQHR) are in an ongoing contract dispute that started in May of 2015.
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YouTube video has Calgary man vowing to continue despite 'all the hate' - ‎5 hours ago‎
Ryan Kinsella, whose home-based tattoo operation was recently shut down by Alberta Health Services, says he is "going to continue to tattoo" despite "all the hate [he's] been getting.
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Carlington affordable housing plan would uproot local garden - ‎6 hours ago‎
A plan to build 42 new affordable apartments for seniors in the same building where health and social programs reside is being lauded as an innovative way to provide housing for an aging population.