Advertisements

A whirlwind visit by Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, has ended but the calls for meaningful reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples have not.
The couple departed Canada Thursday night after a three-day tour that began in St.
See Full Article
 

Canadian volunteer in Ukraine roots for the Calgary Flames

It means staying up until 4:30 a.m., but Steve Rock is cheering for the Calgary Flames from Ukraine. 
Rock, 34, was travelling in Europe when Russia invaded Ukraine. He wanted to find a way to be useful, so after several difficult conversations with family and friends, he decided to become a volunteer with organizations working in the war-torn country, including Calgary-founded Helping Ukraine Grassroots Support (HUGS), which provides aid to the country.
See Full Article
 
Late in 2018, Maclean's magazine put five Conservative leaders on its cover and billed them as "the resistance" — an apparent play on the name of the movement that had emerged to oppose Donald Trump in the United States.
See Full Article
 

Riding the waves off Nova Scotia, this surfer says she felt cancer-free

It could be the most beautiful summer day in Nova Scotia or the harshest day of winter; if there are waves, Amber Spurrell will surf.
Even while undergoing six rounds of chemotherapy.
"Getting in the ocean allowed me not to have cancer for a few minutes and just be," says Spurrell, 42, who was diagnosed last year with breast cancer.
See Full Article
 
Over the last three weeks, Ontario election campaign leaders and candidates have addressed a range of issues — including affordability, housing and health care — and offered promises leading up to the vote next month. 
But there has yet to be substantive conversation about Indigenous people and issues, say several current and former political leaders and analysts who spoke with CBC News.
See Full Article
 
The six chiefs of the Wolastoqey Nation in New Brunswick have renewed their call for an Indigenous-led inquiry into systemic racism, saying this week's coroner's inquest into the police shooting death of Chantel Moore during a wellness check in Edmundston has demonstrated the "urgent need.
See Full Article
 
A charity that rescues LGBTQ2S+ refugees facing violence and discrimination internationally is calling on the Canadian government to partner with them to facilitate a way out for the hundreds of Afghans who have reached out to them in desperation.
See Full Article
 
World Bee Day is often a chance to celebrate the hard work bees do to pollinate our plants and keep our ecosystems healthy —  but this year, experts say it's also an opportunity to sound the alarm about the dangers they face, especially after more than two years of COVID-19.
See Full Article
 
Hungry for some uplifting news, a man from western Canada stumbled across a story about a painting up for auction. The work by acclaimed Nova Scotia folk artist Maud Lewis had been traded in the 1970s for some grilled cheese sandwiches.
See Full Article
 

The ideals and principles that proved Jason Kenney's undoing

This column is an opinion by Howard Anglin, a former senior aide to Alberta Premier Jason Kenney. For more information about CBC's Opinion section, please see the FAQ.
Well, that's one thing settled. After winning a majority of votes in the UCP leadership review, Jason Kenney announced he will step down as Alberta premier.
See Full Article
 
An internet debate has broken out over the exotic cat that was mistaken for a cougar this week in Vancouver – and Carole Baskin has weighed in with her opinion.
The co-star of Netflix's hit documentary "Tiger King" disputed the assessment of conservation officers, who identified the spotted feline as a savannah cat after helping police wrangle the animal on Wednesday.
See Full Article
 

Canadian study offers important clue to why some back pain becomes chronic

A study conducted by researchers at McGill University and scientists from Italy suggests that blocking inflammation after injury might make that pain chronic — a finding that challenges the standard approach to treating pain.
Chronic pain — especially in the lower back — is a common ailment, but scientists don't know why some back injuries resolve themselves while others cause suffering for years.
See Full Article
 

Flood fight ramps up in Minnedosa, Man., amid heavy rainfall

The flood fight continues in parts of western Manitoba.
And with a rainfall warning in place due to a weather system expected to bring 30 to 40 millimetres by Friday morning, people in the southwestern town of Minnedosa were frantically sandbagging and pumping water throughout a downpour Thursday, as the Little Saskatchewan River inched higher.
See Full Article