Researcher discusses new method of determining pain in cats

Researcher discusses new method of determining pain in cats

They may appear aloof and peaceful but a new scientific study says cats might be suffering in silence. The study by Dr. Daniel Pang from the University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and a colleague from the University of Montreal, says...
1min
Canadian Press
Families of PS752 to get $25K payments from Ottawa

Families of PS752 to get $25K payments from Ottawa

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Ottawa will pay families $25,000 for each of the 57 Canadian citizens and 29 permanent residents who died when Iran shot down a Ukrainian passenger jet. Trudeau says the money is intended to cover the cost of fun...
2mins
Canadian Press
St. John’s shuts down under blizzard warning

St. John’s shuts down under blizzard warning

The City of St. John’s declared a state of emergency Friday as blizzard conditions descended on the city. Environment Canada issued wind and blizzard warnings across Newfoundland, with the heaviest impacts expected in the eastern part of the islan...
1min
Canadian Press
Early flu strain making kids sick: doctor

Early flu strain making kids sick: doctor

Canada's chief public health officer says more children are being hospitalized this flu season because of an early spike in a strain of influenza B, which hits young people hard. Doctor Theresa Tam says that strain is circulating across the countr...
1min
Canadian Press
Dignitaries honour John Crosbie at state funeral

Dignitaries honour John Crosbie at state funeral

Past and present politicians filed into the Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in St. John's, N.L. for the funeral service of John Crosbie. Former prime ministers Joe Clark and Brian Mulroney filled out the front pews with past and present...
3mins
Canadian Press
Finance minister Bill Morneau sits with Calgary business group in pre-budget consultation

Finance minister Bill Morneau sits with Calgary business group in pre-budget consultation

Both Finance Minister Bill Morneau and Adam Legge, president of the Business Council of Alberta, said there was much to agree on in a pre-budget consultation Thursday morning in Calgary. But Legge added economic fear that has boosted separatist se...
2mins
Canadian Press
Ford criticizes teachers' union leadership

Ford criticizes teachers' union leadership

Premier Doug Ford is criticizing the heads of Ontario's major teachers' unions, saying the groups have "bad leadership." Ford made the comments at Queen's Park Thursday as all four unions are engaged in various job actions, including rotating stri...
2mins
Canadian Press
Countries call on Iran for compensation

Countries call on Iran for compensation

Canada and other countries are demanding compensation from Iran for the families of people killed when Iranian forces shot down an airliner leaving Tehran, killing everyone on board. There are four other elements to the agreement among Canada, Bri...
3mins
Canadian Press
Money Monitor: Sorting investment clutter key to worry-free retirement plan

Money Monitor: Sorting investment clutter key to worry-free retirement plan

Retirement planning experts say it's important to sort through and de-clutter investments gathered over your working life as you retire. The process should result in a schedule that will allow those divergent savings vehicles to be employed in the...
2mins
Canadian Press
Cannabis edibles to go on sale via Ontario's online store

Cannabis edibles to go on sale via Ontario's online store

Cannabis edibles, extracts and topicals are now available for sale through the Ontario Cannabis Store's website. The province's pot distributor says 70 new items tested by Health Canada can be purchased online. Among the new products are cannabis-...
1min
Canadian Press
Universities across Canada hold moment of silence for plane crash victims

Universities across Canada hold moment of silence for plane crash victims

Universities across Canada held a moment of silence today to honour the 176 victims of a plane crash in Iran last week. Many students, faculty and researchers from more than a dozen Canadian universities were among those who died when the Ukraine ...
2mins
Canadian Press
Eyeing U.S. and domestic markets, Air Canada unveils first Airbus A220 jet

Eyeing U.S. and domestic markets, Air Canada unveils first Airbus A220 jet

Air Canada is unveiling its first Airbus A220 jetliner, one of an eventual 45 it aims to let loose on the North American market. The narrow-body aircraft grants Canada's largest airline greater range and cost savings as the company tries to shore ...
1min
Canadian Press
Canada pushing for more access to PS752 probe, Garneau says

Canada pushing for more access to PS752 probe, Garneau says

Transport Minister Marc Garneau says Canada is pushing Iranian authorities to provide Canadian investigators with greater access to the Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 probe. In a press conference, Garneau explains what that might mean...
2mins
Canadian Press
Wave of Canadian firefighters expect tailored tactics to battle Australian blazes

Wave of Canadian firefighters expect tailored tactics to battle Australian blazes

As Canadian firefighters boarded flights Wednesday to battle blazes in Australia, they said there are some differences in the tactics they'll employ compared to local fires. In Halifax, the first three of 69 forest firefighters heading to the isla...
2mins
Canadian Press
Garneau says countries to send ‘strong messages’ to Iran on PS752 probe

Garneau says countries to send ‘strong messages’ to Iran on PS752 probe

Transport Minister Marc Garneau has provided an update on federal efforts to help the families of victims from the Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 tragedy. Canada is hosting a meeting of countries whose citizens were on the flight, and...
2mins
Canadian Press
Wave of Canadian firefighters expect tailored tactics to battle Australian blazes

Wave of Canadian firefighters expect tailored tactics to battle Australian blazes

As Canadian firefighters boarded flights Wednesday to battle blazes in Australia, they said there are some differences in the tactics they'll employ compared to local fires. In Halifax, the first three of 69 forest firefighters heading to the isla...
2mins
Canadian Press
Victoria comfortable landing spot for Prince Harry and Meghan

Victoria comfortable landing spot for Prince Harry and Meghan

A royal expert says Prince Harry and Meghan wouldn't be the first couple to visit Victoria and end up wanting to make British Columbia's capital city their home. The city's mild winters by Canadian standards, British heritage and laid-back Vancouv...
2mins
Canadian Press
Refugee and chocolate maker Tareq Hadhad becomes citizen in Halifax ceremony

Refugee and chocolate maker Tareq Hadhad becomes citizen in Halifax ceremony

A Nova Scotia chocolate maker who came to Canada as a Syrian refugee has become a Canadian citizen. Tareq Hadhad, the founder of Peace by Chocolate in Antigonish, took part in a special citizenship ceremony Wednesday in Halifax. Hadhad's family ha...
2mins
Canadian Press
Five things about Prince Harry and Meghan in Canada

Five things about Prince Harry and Meghan in Canada

Here are five things you should know about what official role Prince Harry and Meghan might play here in Canada. Would Prince Harry have any royal powers? Could Harry and Meghan take on an official role in Canada? Could Prince Harry become the nex...
2mins
Canadian Press
Province to help parents affected by education sector strikes

Province to help parents affected by education sector strikes

Ontario Education Minister Stephen Lecce says the government will give money to parents affected by rotating teachers' strikes, with compensation for child care ranging from $25 to $60 per day of missed school. Lecce says the funding is intended t...
2mins
Canadian Press
Trudeau's special representative to the Prairies visits Calgary

Trudeau's special representative to the Prairies visits Calgary

The man appointed by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to be his special representative for the Prairie provinces took a conciliatory tone at a Calgary business luncheon Tuesday. Winnipeg MP Jim Carr told his audience that he understands that the Libe...
2mins
Canadian Press
Public pays tribute to John Crosbie

Public pays tribute to John Crosbie

Newfoundland and Labrador's House of Assembly was open to the public today for John Crosbie's visitation. Crosbie, a former federal cabinet minister and lieutenant governor of the province, died Friday at age 88. Guests share their thoughts about ...
2mins
Canadian Press
Thierry Henry hits field with Montreal Impact

Thierry Henry hits field with Montreal Impact

New head coach Thierry Henry held his first practice with the Montreal Impact on Tuesday. The MLS club made international headlines when it hired the former French international star as head coach in November. Henry is getting his team ready for t...
2mins
Canadian Press
Sentencing delayed for woman who threw chair from Toronto highrise balcony

Sentencing delayed for woman who threw chair from Toronto highrise balcony

A dispute over whether a young woman who threw a chair off a downtown Toronto highrise balcony posted the video to social media has delayed her criminal case, upsetting the presiding judge. Marcella Zoia, 20, pleaded guilty to mischief causing dan...
2mins
Canadian Press
Skip the blow dry to save on salon costs

Skip the blow dry to save on salon costs

A senior hair stylist says making these simple changes to your hair salon appointment will help trim down the cost of your session. Some strip-mall salons will charge between $16 and $30 for a cut. Services such as adding colour, deep conditioning...
2mins
Canadian Press
Royals can expect 'deferential' Canadian coverage: expert

Royals can expect 'deferential' Canadian coverage: expert

A journalism expert says Prince Harry and Meghan may have been drawn to Canada's "deferential" media culture as they mulled their part-time move across the pond. The couple says they're taking a new tact with the press as part of the royal shakeup...
2mins
Canadian Press
Arden inducted into Canadian Music Hall of Fame

Arden inducted into Canadian Music Hall of Fame

Singer-songwriter Jann Arden is being inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. The Calgary-born artist will celebrate the honour with a live performance at the Juno Awards in Saskatoon on March 15. Arden launched her multi-platinum career in...
1min
Canadian Press
Ontario government to probe false nuclear alarm

Ontario government to probe false nuclear alarm

The unintended release of an Ontario-wide alert about an "incident" at the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station has sparked a provincial investigation. The investigation will be looking into how such an error could happen and how such future mist...
2mins
Canadian Press
Freeland meets with Atlantic premiers in St. John’s

Freeland meets with Atlantic premiers in St. John’s

Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland met with Newfoundland and Labrador's Premier in St. John's this morning. Joined by Natural Resources Minister Seamus O'Regan, Freeland said the would discuss interprovincial trade and NAFTA. She also met wit...
1min
Canadian Press
Dozens gather in Toronto to support protesters in Iran after deadly air crash

Dozens gather in Toronto to support protesters in Iran after deadly air crash

Several dozen Iranian-Canadians gathered in Toronto Monday to show solidarity with those in Iran who are protesting their country's government in the wake of the deadly downing of a passenger jet.
1min
Canadian Press
B.C. premier says pipeline will proceed

B.C. premier says pipeline will proceed

B.C. Premier John Horgan says the Coastal GasLink natural gas pipeline across much of northern B.C. will proceed despite protests. Horgan says the pipeline, which is part of LNG Canada's $40 billion liquefied natural gas export terminal project, h...
2mins
Canadian Press
Transportation Safety Board gives update on investigation of flight 752

Transportation Safety Board gives update on investigation of flight 752

Kathy Fox, head of the Transportation Safety Board, says two Canadian investigators are set to look over the wreckage of a Ukraine International Airlines plane and the spot where it crashed last week killing everyone on board. The access is more t...
2mins
Canadian Press
Jewish, Iranian groups want government to add Iran's Revolutionary Guards to terror listing

Jewish, Iranian groups want government to add Iran's Revolutionary Guards to terror listing

Canadian Jewish and Iranian organizations have reiterated their demands for the government to list Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a terrorist entity following last week's downing of a Ukrainian jetliner in Iran.
2mins
Canadian Press
Feds seeking better global garbage policies

Feds seeking better global garbage policies

The federal government expects to make some changes this year to keep Canada's garbage from ending up on foreign shores without consent. Environment Canada and the Canada Border Services Agency are working together to see what can be done to stop ...
1min
Canadian Press
Queen agrees to let Harry, Meghan move part-time to Canada

Queen agrees to let Harry, Meghan move part-time to Canada

The Queen is granting Prince Harry and his wife Meghan permission to move part-time to Canada and lead a more independent life. Queen Elizabeth II granted her seal of approval in a six-sentence statement following a family summit at her Sandringh...
1min
Canadian Press
Maple Leaf Foods CEO speaks on Iran crash

Maple Leaf Foods CEO speaks on Iran crash

In an unprecedented move, Maple Leaf Foods CEO took to twitter to criticize the US government for the Iranian missile strike that brought down a Ukrainian jet. All 176 people aboard the jet died, including 57 Canadians. The victims included a comp...
2mins
Canadian Press
Atlantic premiers talk health care, violence prevention

Atlantic premiers talk health care, violence prevention

Canada's Atlantic premiers met in St. John's, N.L. today, where the group discussed clean energy, health care and information sharing to prevent domestic violence in the region.
2mins
Canadian Press
Toronto businessman spearheads 'Canada Strong' campaign for plane crash families

Toronto businessman spearheads 'Canada Strong' campaign for plane crash families

A Toronto restaurateur is spearheading a national fundraising campaign to help people who lost loved ones in the Iran plane crash. Mohamad Fakih, founder of the Paramount Fine Foods restaurant chain, says he'd like to raise $1.5 million dollars to...
2mins
Canadian Press
Dean DeBlois among Canadian Oscar nods

Dean DeBlois among Canadian Oscar nods

Canadian talent from major Hollywood films including "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World," "Ford v Ferrari" and "1917" are headed to the Oscars. Animator Dean DeBlois, who hails from Aylmer, Que., got a nod for best animated feature for "H...
2mins
Canadian Press
Quebec, N.L. premiers discuss hydro in Atlantic region

Quebec, N.L. premiers discuss hydro in Atlantic region

Quebec Premier Francois Legault joined the Atlantic premiers in St. John's today as the group discussed a transition to cleaner energy sources. Legault and Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Dwight Ball say resources from their two provinces can pl...
2mins
Canadian Press
Five things to watch for in Canadian business, week of Jan 13th

Five things to watch for in Canadian business, week of Jan 13th

The Bank of Canada will release its latest business outlook survey and its new survey of consumer expectations on Monday. Shaw Communications will release its first-quarter results on Monday. Air Canada unveils its first Airbus A220 on Wednesday. ...
1min
Canadian Press
Thousands mourn Edmonton victims from Ukrainian plane crash in Iran

Thousands mourn Edmonton victims from Ukrainian plane crash in Iran

Thousands of people gathered at a memorial at the University of Alberta for the victims of a jetliner shot down in Iran this week. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says it's been "gut-wrenching" to listen to stories from relatives of 57 Canadians who...
2mins
Canadian Press
Hundreds gather in Toronto for Iran plane crash vigil

Hundreds gather in Toronto for Iran plane crash vigil

Hundreds of mourners gathered at the University of Toronto to mourn the victims of a jetliner that was accidentally shot down by an Iranian missile last week. All 176 people on board were killed, including 138 passengers bound for Canada. The Univ...
2mins
Canadian Press
Trudeau demands Iran take ‘full responsibility’ for airplane disaster

Trudeau demands Iran take ‘full responsibility’ for airplane disaster

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Saturday he spoke with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Saturday, hours after Iran admitted its military had shot a Ukrainian jetliner out of the sky over Tehran, killing all 176 civilians on board. He said the w...
2mins
Canadian Press
Natural gas pipeline opponents hold rally in Smithers, B.C.

Natural gas pipeline opponents hold rally in Smithers, B.C.

Opponents to a natural gas pipeline, led by the Wet’suwet’en hereditary clan chiefs, held a rally Friday in Smithers, B.C. The B.C. Supreme Court has granted an injunction to Coastal GasLink against opponents who have built camps and felled trees ...
3mins
Canadian Press
Canada leads international coalition demanding answers in Iran

Canada leads international coalition demanding answers in Iran

Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne said Friday Canada is leading a group of countries who lost citizens in a plane crash in Iran to demand a full and transparent investigation into the causes of the crash. Champagne said the cras...
3mins
Canadian Press
University of Ottawa remembers plane crash victims

University of Ottawa remembers plane crash victims

Several attendees at a packed University of Ottawa memorial wept Friday as they honoured those who died in the crash. Among the victims were three students from the university — health sciences undergraduate Mehraban Badiei Ardestani and graduate ...
1min
Canadian Press
Former SNC-Lavalin executive sentenced to 8.5 years in prison on fraud and corruption charges

Former SNC-Lavalin executive sentenced to 8.5 years in prison on fraud and corruption charges

Former SNC-Lavalin executive Sami Bebawi has been sentenced to eight years and six months in prison on fraud and corruption charges stemming from construction deals in Libya. Bebawi was impassive as he was sentenced and defiant as he walked in to ...
2mins
Canadian Press