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More than a dozen killed in Syria's Aleppo

CTV News - ‎4 hours ago‎
BEIRUT -- Syrian opposition fighters on Tuesday shelled government-held parts of Aleppo, killing at least 12 people, as the army claimed it was repelling a wide offensive by the rebels in the country's largest city.
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Prince Harry has become a better man. Pity: Menon

Toronto Star - ‎5 hours ago‎
His Royal Highness is making the world a better place. So why do I miss Bad Harry? Britain's Prince Harry greets admirers outside of Queen's Park on Monday.
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Stocks, loonie retreat on China economy worries

CBC.ca - ‎1 hour ago‎
Stock markets retreated and the Canadian dollar plunged almost a cent Tuesday on renewed fears of economic weakness in China. In late morning trading, the S&P/TSX composite index was down by 221 points at 13,644, weighed down by stocks in the ...
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Calgary Flames fire coach Bob Hartley after season of regression

Montreal Gazette - ‎19 minutes ago‎
CALGARY - The Calgary Flames fired Bob Hartley on Tuesday, less than a year after he was voted the NHL's coach of the year. Calgary regressed by 20 points in 2015-16 after reaching the second round of playoffs the previous season, finishing with a ...
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North Korea's ruling party is readying for a rare congress

Washington Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
PYONGYANG, North Korea - The streets of Pyongyang, this most Potemkin of villages, are festooned with red this week, as the North Korean regime prepares to open the seventh congress of its ruling Workers' Party.
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Baby pulled from rubble alive 80 hours after Kenyan building collapse

Toronto Star - ‎3 hours ago‎
NAIROBI, KENYA—A baby almost six months old was on Tuesday rescued from the rubble of a building that collapsed Friday night, raising hopes that more survivors could still be found even though the death toll rose to 23 and 93 people have been reported ...
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Cruz hits at Trump as Indiana votes, calling him 'amoral'

CTV News - ‎30 minutes ago‎
INDIANAPOLIS -- Republican Ted Cruz launched a blistering attack on rival Donald Trump as voters cast ballots in Indiana on Tuesday, calling him "amoral" and likening him to a fictitious character he described as "a braggadocious, arrogant buffoon.
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Citizenships granted without all the checks: AG

CTV News - ‎4 hours ago‎
OTTAWA -- People with serious criminal records and others using potentially phoney addresses are among those who managed to secure Canadian citizenship, thanks to a system that doesn't do enough to root out fraud, the auditor general has found.
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Wynne says she dealt with sexual-harassment allegations against MPPs

The Globe and Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
Premier Kathleen Wynne admits she's had to deal with allegations of sexual harassment against at least two Liberal members of the provincial legislature.
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Tkachuk: I never advised Duffy about expenses

CTV News - ‎25 minutes ago‎
OTTAWA -- A senior Conservative senator who was labelled as the guru of Senate rules by Mike Duffy's judge says the widely held view of his role in the whole affair is more fiction than fact.
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Toronto city council debates rules, safety standards for Uber

Toronto Star - ‎39 minutes ago‎
Vote expected on proposed regulations that taxi owners say could destroy their business - and Uber says could drive it out of the city.
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Molson Coors net profit almost doubles, helped by sale of Vancouver brewery

Vancouver Sun - ‎3 hours ago‎
MONTREAL - Molson Coors Brewing Co. beat expectations as its net profit almost doubled to US$158.8 million in the first quarter, helped by proceeds from the sale of its Vancouver brewery.
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WestJet reports higher-than-expected profit

The Globe and Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
Canada's WestJet Airlines Ltd on Tuesday reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by lower fuel costs. Calgary-based WestJet's fuel expenses, typically an airline's largest variable cost, fell nearly 21 per cent to $166.4-million ...
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Encana posts US$379 million Q1 loss

CTV News - ‎10 minutes ago‎
Calgary-based Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA) has reported a US$379-million net loss for the first quarter as revenue fell 40 per cent compared with the same time last year.
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Tuesday's analyst upgrades and downgrades

The Globe and Mail - ‎5 hours ago‎
The precious metals sector is approaching “fair value,” according to Canaccord Genuity analyst Tony Lesiak, who believes a further rise in gold prices is necessary to facilitate “further material share performance in the current bull phase of the rally.

The super-cheap Canadian cellphone deals only Americans can buy

CBC.ca - ‎9 hours ago‎
Timi Thornton loves her cellphone plan. She pays just $19 a month for a no-contract deal. "I think it's super," declares the satisfied customer.
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Driverless cars means more time for sex experts warn

E Canada Now - ‎3 hours ago‎
MONTREAL - Experts claims self-driving cars will lead to drivers having sex behind the wheel. A Canadian expert told CBC, people will have 'a lot more sex in cars', once a computer takes over and this could be dangerous as the 'drivers' won't be paying ...
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Google acquires Indian-origin entrepreneur Varun Malhotra's startup: 5 things to know about Synergyse

Financial Express - ‎12 minutes ago‎
Indian-origin entrepreneur Varun Malhotra's Synergyse is the latest startup in Google's kitty! Synergyse Training, a business technology startup, was launched in 2013 with a mission to teach the world how to use Google Apps.
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BlackBerry 'Hamburg' And 'Rome' Hype: Hardware Business Is 'Very Close' To Being Profitable Again, Says BlackBerry ...

Tech Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
BlackBerry CEO John Chen is optimistic that the company is “very close to be being profitable again.” He also confirmed that BlackBerry will continue making handsets with enhanced security and design features.
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Afeni Shakur, mother of rapper Tupac Shakur, dies at 69

CBC.ca - ‎1 hour ago‎
Afeni Shakur, the political activist mother of slain rap icon Tupac Shakur who inspired her son's work and strived to keep his legacy alive, has died.
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Kiefer Sutherland to play debut album at TD Toronto Jazz Festival

Toronto Sun - ‎2 hours ago‎
Canadian actor Kiefer Sutherland will perform at the TD Toronto Jazz Festival in June. Organizers say Sutherland will perform music from his forthcoming debut country album, "Down In A Hole," at the Horseshoe Tavern on June 27.
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'Hamilton' sets a new record with 16 Tony Award nominations

Calgary Herald - ‎26 minutes ago‎
This image released by Philip Rinaldi Publicity shows Brandon Victor Dixon, left, and Audra McDonald during a performance of "Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed" at The Music Box Theatre in New York.
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Country music legend Dolly Parton headed to Calgary for September Saddledome show

Calgary Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
Dolly Parton arrives at the 51st annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Las Vegas.
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Flame lands in troubled Brazil for 94-day relay to Games

Reuters Canada - ‎3 hours ago‎
BRASILIA (Reuters) - President Dilma Rousseff lit the Olympic torch in Brazil's capital on Tuesday and pledged that political turmoil engulfing her nation would not harm the first Games to be held in South America.
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IIHF president worried NHL players will skip 2018 Games

Toronto Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
The head of hockey's international body says there's a strong possibility that NHL players won't be competing at the next Winter Olympics.
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Inuit applaud US decision not to push polar bear trade restrictions

CBC.ca - ‎9 hours ago‎
Nunavut and Nunavik organizations say the United States's decision to back off this year from actively pushing tougher restrictions on the trade of polar bears is good news for Inuit.
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Fighting invaders: May is invasive species action month

CBC.ca - ‎15 hours ago‎
With spring in full bloom, and both humans and B.C.'s animal populations enjoying warmer weather, the Invasive Species Council of B.C.
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Watch transit of Mercury with special filters to protect eyes says Royal Astronomical Society

Market Business News - ‎May 1, 2016‎
When you look up at the sky to witness the transit of Mercury, make sure you use approved, specially-designed filters in your equipment, warns the Royal Astronomical Society, or you could risk permanent damage to the retina and even blindness.
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'Rare celestial event': NASA to cover Mercury's journey past the sun

CTV News - ‎58 minutes ago‎
Space junkies and astronomers are in for a treat next week: NASA will be providing coverage when the planet Mercury passes between Earth and the sun.

Vitamin found to delay aging process in organs

CTV News - ‎3 hours ago‎
An international study, published in the journal Science has led to a promising breakthrough in the field of anti-aging medicine. A vitamin called nicotinamide riboside (NR) -- already known to boost metabolism -- has been found to restore the body's ...
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Expectant mom's flu shot protects 2

KTBS - ‎51 minutes ago‎
A type of psychotherapy might help cancer survivors deal with the long-term thinking problems some experience after chemotherapy, researchers say.
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Playground concussions rising, often caused by monkey bars, swings

The Globe and Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
Playground concussions are on the rise, according to a new government study, and monkey bars and swings are most often involved. Most injuries studied were mild, but all concussions are potentially serious and the researchers say the trend raises ...
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Alberta Party calls for stricter regulation of naturopathy

Cantech Letter - ‎13 hours ago‎
David and Collet Stephan were found complicit in the 2012 death of their son who died of viral meningitis, a condition they treated with naturopathic remedies despite multiple warnings.
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