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Alberta volunteer firefighter, 19, charged with 18 counts of arson

CTV News - ‎39 minutes ago‎
A teenager facing 18 counts of arson in Mayerthorpe, Alta. is a junior volunteer firefighter who helped to fight a number of the fires he's now accused of setting.
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Toddler lost overnight for 16 hours in BC woods

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
A toddler survived a night alone in the woods after he wandered away from a British Columbia campground and went missing for approximately 16 hours.
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US once again forced to turn to Russia for help on Syria

CTV News - ‎4 hours ago‎
GENEVA -- Scrambling to resuscitate a nearly dead truce in Syria, the Obama administration has again been forced to turn to Russia for help, with little hope for the desired U.S.
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Photos reveal Kenya's dramatic message to poachers: 105 tonnes of ivory tusks in flames

National Post - ‎6 hours ago‎
NAIROBI, Kenya - Kenya's president set fire Saturday to 105 tonnes of elephant ivory and more than 1 tonne of rhino horn, believed to be the largest stockpile ever destroyed, in a dramatic statement by this East African country against the trade in ...
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May Day anti-capitalist march intensifies in downtown Montreal

CBC.ca - ‎5 hours ago‎
Montreal police have arrested about a dozen protesters at a May Day march organized by the anti-capitalist group CLAC, as exchanges between demonstrators and police intensified.
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Matthew Fisher: After Canadian hostage beheaded, $1M reportedly paid to terrorists for 10 Indonesian sailors

National Post - ‎14 minutes ago‎
MANILA, Philippines - Six days after Canadian hostage John Ridsdel was beheaded by Abu Sayyaf, 10 Indonesian sailors were released by Islamic extremists on the same island where the Calgarian was held in what was reported in Indonesia and the ...
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Thousands mark International Workers' Day in Istanbul's Bakırköy

Hurriyet Daily News - ‎10 hours ago‎
Thousands of people gathered in the bazaar area in Istanbul's Bakırköy district to mark International Workers' Day on May 1. The celebrations started around 1 p.m.
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Two men charged in connection with alleged UBC sex assault

CBC.ca - ‎3 hours ago‎
A pair of men are facing charges of breaking and entering, sexual assault and forcible confinement in connection with an incident at an apartment building on UBC's Point Grey campus.
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Brandon police ask public for help locating missing 9-year-olds

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎1 hour ago‎
Police are asking the public for help locating two nine-year-old boys who ran away from their Brandon foster home earlier today. Tyren Thompson and Martin Chief were last seen at approximately 10:40 a.m.

Switch to jail uniforms takes away pride and dignity, inmate says

Sudbury.com - ‎9 hours ago‎
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - If it's true that clothes make the man, convicted robber Kevin Roberts says wearing orange coveralls at Her Majesty's Penitentiary in St. John's, N.L.
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Calgary woman's disappearance enters third week

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Calgary Police Service has released a photograph of a local woman who failed to appear for work on April 18, 2016 and has not been heard from since.
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CEOs of TransCanada, Imperial Oil say new emission rules not necessary

Calgary Herald - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Russ Girling, President and CEO of TransCanada Corp. speaks at a press conference after the company annual meeting in Calgary, Friday, April 29, 2016.

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world this week

CTV News - ‎8 hours ago‎
TORONTO -- Five things to watch this week in Canadian business: Tax deadline: Have you filed your taxes yet? Normally the deadline is April 30, but because that fell on a Saturday, Canadians have until Monday to do so.
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Higher electricity rates kick in for Ontario

Toronto Sun - ‎4 hours ago‎
Power to the people comes with an ever steeper price. Ontario electricity rates continue to surge in an upward trend that is far easier to predict than the wind gusts necessary to drive the province's renewable energy turbines.
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Notley defends Alberta beef, urges quick introduction of certification

Calgary Herald - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley gives the 2015-2016 Thomas O. Enders Memorial Lecture on U.S.-Canadian Relations at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, Thursday, April 28, 2016.
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Option 4 gives young Calgary distracted drivers education instead of fine

CBC.ca - ‎21 hours ago‎
Twenty two young people got out of paying a ticket for distracted driving Saturday in Calgary. Instead, they got an up close look at what can happen when you lose focus at the wheel.
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Driverless cars would mean 'a lot more sex' behind the wheel: expert

Toronto Sun - ‎20 hours ago‎
OTTAWA -- Federal bureaucrats are raising concerns about distracted driving in semi-autonomous cars that don't require much input from the driver.
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From prototype to finished product: The making of the Aston Martin DB11

The Globe and Mail - ‎9 minutes ago‎
The DB11 is arguably the most important car in Aston Martin history. (Max Earey/Aston Martin). Matt Becker's job is to 'fiddle' - tuning the thousands of things that make the difference between a fast, fun, agile car and an absolute dog.
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Internet speeds not as good in B.C. as other provinces

KelownaNow - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Newly released data indicates which provinces are falling behind when it comes to internet speed and quality across the country. The Canadians Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) has released new data on how Canadians experience internet and it ...
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Prince Fought Throat, Stomach Pains Recently, Longtime Chef Says

ABC News - ‎8 hours ago‎
On stage, Prince was still captivating audiences at recent performances in Australia and California. He hosted a pop-up party at his Paisley Park studio, and there were few outward signs in his final months that anything was wrong.
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'Jungle Book' rules box office again

Toronto Sun - ‎3 hours ago‎
NEW YORK -- Disney's "The Jungle Book" trounced a handful of underperforming new releases to rule the box office for a third consecutive week, while next week's certain champ, "Captain America: Civil War," began setting records overseas.
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Doyle: Houdini & Doyle is utter tosh, but terrific tosh

The Globe and Mail - ‎7 hours ago‎
If you ask me about Houdini & Doyle (Fox, Global, 9 p.m.), I'm not on team Doyle. Surprise! You didn't ask me, but it starts tonight so, you know, you might be interested in canvassing my opinion.
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'Big Brother Canada': Jared and Nikki shocked by double elimination

Toronto Sun - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
When a surprising double eviction ransacked the Big Brother Canada house just two weeks before the winner is crowned, the BBCAN Grand's King and Wildcard jester abruptly fell from grace and wound up heading to the jury, following the most dramatic ...
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Leafs' top pick will have it easier: Wendel

Toronto Sun - ‎18 minutes ago‎
The previous Maple Leaf picked first overall thinks the next one has a better chance of seeing team success come early. Wendel Clark, who watched Saturday's draft lottery with Leafs and Oilers fans at a charity function in Edmonton, said the June pick ...
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Jays beat Rays 5-1; Stroman allows lone run

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Marcus Stroman gave himself and the Toronto Blue Jays a birthday gift. Stroman allowed one run in eight innings on his 25th birthday, Troy Tulowitzki hit a three-run homer during a four-run ninth and the Blue Jays beat the Tampa ...
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Calgary Flames will select sixth at 2016 NHL Draft

Calgary Herald - ‎20 hours ago‎
Calgary Flames general manager Brad Treliving speaks to the media at the Scotiabank Saddledome as the team cleared out their lockers for the season on Monday, April 11, 2016.
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Valeri's free kick lifts Timbers over TFC

TSN - ‎42 minutes ago‎
PORTLAND, Ore. - Diego Valeri scored on a free kick in the 74th minute to give the Portland Timbers a 2-1 victory over Toronto FC on Sunday.
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Guide to Mars' opposition on May 22

EarthSky - ‎2 hours ago‎
Earth flies between Mars and sun on May 22, bringing it closer than Mars has been in over a decade. How to find and enjoy Mars during 2016's close opposition!

As spring bear hunt begins, environmentalists try to shut it down

CBC.ca - ‎6 hours ago‎
For the first time in 17 years, the spring bear hunt is now open all across Ontario, including the northern region. But as the hunt returns, environmental lobbyists are ramping up in opposition.
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Gwynne Dyer: Climate tipping point could be here

New Zealand Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
At 2C over the pre-industrial average, the warming we have already caused will trigger effects we cannot control, including huge releases of carbon dioxide from the warming oceans.
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'Climate Hustle,' anti-climate change film, to air in theaters Monday

Washington Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
Dan Bloom, a journalist who started the Cliffies two years ago and traces the evolution of climate change films, said it all started with “The Day After Tomorrow” in 2004.
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If you look a little older than your age, your DNA may be to blame

Myrtle Beach Sun News - ‎39 minutes ago‎
Mother, daughter, and grandmother: Researchers have shown that aging is determined not only by the accumulation of changes during our lifetime but also by the genes we are born with.
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OMA says it won't return to negotiations until binding arbitration is in place

Hamilton Spectator - ‎2 hours ago‎
TORONTO - The new president of the organization representing 34,000 Ontario doctors and medical students says she won't return to negotiations with the government until binding arbitration has been put in place.
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Munchable pot goodies pose health risks, especially to kids, federal paper warns

Montreal Gazette - ‎3 hours ago‎
OTTAWA - Bite-sized marijuana goodies such as candies and cookies pose "significant risks" to children who might accidentally swallow them, warns a draft federal discussion paper on pot legalization.
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Juice, other fluids fine to treat kids' mild diarrhea, vomiting, study proves

CBC.ca - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Parents should feel free to give young children with minimal dehydration apple juice or a favourite beverage instead of an electrolyte solution when they're recovering from vomiting and diarrhea, says a Canadian doctor who put both approaches to a test.
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