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Aecon Group receives approval to rejoin Gordie Howe bridge consortium

Aecon Group receives approval to rejoin Gordie Howe bridge consortium

TORONTO — Aecon Group Inc. says it has received approval to rejoin the group selected as the preferred proponent to build and operate the Gordie Howe International Bridge.
Yosemite reopens to visitors with smoky air, limited lodging

Yosemite reopens to visitors with smoky air, limited lodging

Hikers and nature lovers returned to Yosemite National Park's scenic valley Tuesday after a rare 20-day closure because of smoke from wildfires.
Los Angeles is first in US to install subway body scanners

Los Angeles is first in US to install subway body scanners

Los Angeles' subway will become the first mass transit system in the U.S. to install body scanners that screen passengers for weapons and explosives, officials said Tuesday.
Judge cites casting couch's history, OKs Weinstein suit

Judge cites casting couch's history, OKs Weinstein suit

NEW YORK — A New York judge has ruled that an aspiring actress can sue Harvey Weinstein for violating sex trafficking laws because the proverbial casting couch, in which women are asked to trade sex for Hollywood opportunities, could be considered a
New data reveals Canadians Googled their way to 29,000 payday loan searches

New data reveals Canadians Googled their way to 29,000 payday loan searches

A search analytics firm has found that the number of online searches for payday loans far outranked mortgage-related queries over the past year in Canada.
Toronto stocks higher, while U.S. markets also gain; Loonie moves up

Toronto stocks higher, while U.S. markets also gain; Loonie moves up

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index closed higher Tuesday on broad gains as investor concerns on Turkey's economic crisis looked to ease.

Alberta Metis vote to support Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion through B.C.

LAC LA BICHE, Alta. — An organization that represents Metis in Alberta says it supports the expansion of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline through B.C.
Tiger Woods juices ratings for PGA championship

Tiger Woods juices ratings for PGA championship

NEW YORK — There's nothing like a late charge from Tiger Woods to juice the ratings of a major golf tournament. CBS reached 8.5 million viewers Sunday for final-round competition at the PGA Championship from St.

Hydro power storage project to be built near retired open pit coal mine

CALGARY — A hydro power storage project proposed at the site of one of the worst coal mining environmental disasters in Canada has been given regulatory approval.
Nebraska executes inmate using powerful opioid fentanyl

Nebraska executes inmate using powerful opioid fentanyl

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska carried out its first execution in more than two decades on Tuesday with a drug combination never tried before, including the first use of the powerful opioid fentanyl in a lethal injection.