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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to visit Canada next weekend, April 27-28

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to visit Canada next weekend, April 27-28

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet with his Japanese counterpart, Shinzo Abe, when the latter visits Canada next weekend.
All eyes on the surging Greens as Prince Edward Island goes to the polls

All eyes on the surging Greens as Prince Edward Island goes to the polls

After a brief provincial election campaign devoid of drama, voters on Prince Edward Island appear poised to stir things up and make some history when they cast their ballots Tuesday.
Flooding, climate change force Quebecers to rethink relationship with water

Flooding, climate change force Quebecers to rethink relationship with water

MONTREAL — Quebec's history, mythology and culture are intertwined with its rivers and lakes, but recurring floods that experts say will only get worse because of climate change are forcing Quebecers and their political leaders to rethink their relat
Kirkland Signature veggie burgers recalled due to possible metal fragments

Kirkland Signature veggie burgers recalled due to possible metal fragments

OTTAWA — Belmont Meat Products is recalling its Kirkland Signature brand Harvest Burger - Gourmet Blend - Veggie Burgers due to the possible presence of pieces of metal in the products.

CNOOC Petroleum North America fined $450,000 for blast that killed two workers

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — The company formerly known as Nexen Energy has been fined $450,000 after pleading guilty to charges in the deaths of two oilsands workers in northern Alberta.
Vancouver may give businesses breathing room on plastic straw, Styrofoam ban

Vancouver may give businesses breathing room on plastic straw, Styrofoam ban

VANCOUVER — A ban on the unnecessary use of plastic straws and Styrofoam takeout cups and containers in Vancouver may be delayed until next year to give small businesses more time to adapt.

Former journalist pleads guilty to robbing two banks in Medicine Hat, Alta.

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. — A former journalist arrested almost two years ago after two banks were robbed in Medicine Hat, Alta., has been convicted of the crimes.
One American, 2 Austrian climbers presumed dead after avalanche in Banff

One American, 2 Austrian climbers presumed dead after avalanche in Banff

BANFF, Alta. — Three renowned mountain climbers are presumed dead after a large avalanche in Alberta's Banff National Park.

WestJet appeals to high court in legal action over anti-harassment promise

CALGARY — WestJet Airlines Ltd. is going to the Supreme Court of Canada in an attempt to have a proposed class-action lawsuit launched by a former flight attendant thrown out of court. The airline lost efforts to scuttle the action in both the B.C.

CRTC orders Quebecor to maintain TVA Sports signal to Bell subscribers

OTTAWA — Canada's telecom regulator issued an order Thursday compelling Quebecor to maintain its TVA Sports signal to Bell TV subscribers and threatened to automatically suspend its licence should it fail to comply.