The Canadian dollar climbed above 80 cents US on Monday morning for the first time since the summer of 2015. The currency has gained nearly 10 per cent since early May, fuelled by brightening economic prospects in recent months that prompted the Bank of Canada to raise its key benchmark interest rate earlier thisRead More
Signs banning children over the age of three from opposite gender change rooms at municipal pools in London, Ont. will be removed following outrage from parents. The signs posted at various municipal pools read: “Children over the age of 3 are not permitted in the opposite sex change room. If necessary, please ask aRead More
It is estimated by Kyle Ashley, famous bike lane guardian that 90% of his tickets land on the windshields of delivery vehicles with Canada post to be the worst offender.
Nine men were found dead today alongside dozens of people discovered inside a sweltering tractor trailer parked at a Walmart store in San Antonio, Texas.Authorities called it a case of “ruthless” human trafficking. McManus, the local police chief said that the tragedy came to light after a person from the truck approached a WalmartRead More
The changes, introduced by the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security has prompted Air Canada and WestJet to issue an advisory to passengers. The changes took effect today and immediately affect all Canadian airports. The travel advisory recommends: If your flight is scheduled before 10 a.m., you’re asked to arrive at the airport at least threeRead More
Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer to unveil ‘regional, gender diverse’ House leadership team tomorrow, July 20 in Ottawa. Manitoba MP Candice Bergen will be part of the five-member team that will be unveiled, with at least one other woman expected on the list.
US researchers suggests that stressful events in life such as the death of a child, divorce or being fired, can age the brain by at least four years. The researchers looked at performance in memory and thinking tests of 1,300 people in their 50s to gauge brain health. Although the research could not establish anyRead More
A family get together in Quebec to celebrate the arrival of a new baby boy suddenly turned sour past weekend when a family member discovered a piece of a catheter inside ice cream. Three people had already started eating the Coaticook brand ice cream flavoured with pecan nuts, chocolate and double caramel when one ofRead More
The CBSA(Canada Board Services Agency) is encouraging Americans to leave their weapons at home or, failing that, to declare them at the border and make proper arrangements for them while visiting Canada. Veronica Horne, CBSA chief of operations says that the best policy for visitors is to be honest, as getting caught with a concealedRead More
Canadian Finance Minister, Bill Morneau is to announce new proposals targeting to close loopholes mostly used by lawyers, doctors and other professionals to reduce their tax burdens. The finance minister is to announce measures today at a press conference in Ottawa.