Alberta grain producers call on Ottawa to speed new transportation legislation
Alberta grain producers are advocating for changes to new transportation legislationwhich they say will help reduce a serious backlog of deliveries.
It's official — the Harper government muzzled scientists. Some say it's still happening
An investigation by the Information Commissioner of Canada concludes the Harper government muzzled scientists.

CommentMisc CDN | 9:16 PM on Saturday
A BA flight travelling from Las Vegas to London has been diverted to Montreal after reports of a bomb threat. The pilot asked to land the plane at Trudeau Airport because of an 'emergency' mid-flight.
CommentProvincial Politics | 8:25 PM on Saturday
Six provincial leaders have lower approval ratings than Donald Trump — who has broken records for low approval
CommentStrange | 7:12 PM on Saturday
A self-taught rocket scientist who believes the Earth is flat propelled himself about 570 metres into the air in his homemade vessel before a hard landing in the Mojave Desert that left him slightly bruised.
CommentHealth | 7:06 PM on Saturday
Island Health and the First Nations Health Authority are warning people not to eat herring eggs after linking them to confirmed cases of cholera on Vancouver Island. The advisory applies to herring eggs found on kelp, seaweed and other surfaces and harves
CommentHealth | 5:26 PM on Saturday
An employee at a Banff ski resort had some majestic company on his commute to work on Friday morning. The video shows a large grey wolf padding along in front of his vehicle,
CommentHealth | 5:23 PM on Saturday
It was the fourth time in a month David Doucette had been to the Halifax Infirmary emergency department. He is using his tale of surviving Stage 4 lymphoma to put a face on what he calls the Nova Scotia's health-care crisis.
CommentLaw & Order | 5:11 PM on Saturday
Attorneys are not allowed to bill for hours they spend answering complaints, according to the Law Society of Ontario. But when the time came to close the estate, the lawyer took an additional $2,340 from the estate for his time spent responding to the la
CommentMisc CDN | 5:09 PM on Saturday
A musher and his 12 Alaskan huskies have reached the halfway point of their 3,000-kilometre dog sled trek from Manitoba to his home province of New Brunswick. ustin Allen left Churchill, Man., on January 22 and arrived in Moosonee, Ont., earlier this week
CommentBusiness | 12:32 AM on Saturday
In a series of tweets, Allison Preiss of Washington, D.C., said she was rewarded with the maximum amount of compensation after being asked to give up her seat on a United Airlines flight.
CommentMisc World | 12:31 AM on Saturday
While the public can play an important role in providing information to authorities about animals that have washed ashore, there's no need for them to get on top of the dead animal.
CommentTech | 12:29 AM on Saturday
A powerful flying reptile that was as tall as a giraffe, weighed half a tonne, and had a longer wingspan than a Cessna Skyhawk plane has been put on display at a museum in Germany.
CommentMisc World | 12:28 AM on Saturday
In Asia, there will be no fish stocks for commercial fishing by 2048 if trends continue. That's one of the projections made by four new United Nations scientific reports on biodiversity that showed the Earth is losing plants, animals and clean water at a
CommentMisc World | 12:25 AM on Saturday
When Antje Springman spotted something huddled outside her home, she thought it was one of her chickens. It turned out to be a Great Cormorant a black seabird about the size of a goose, commonly called a shag in Newfoundland and Labrador.
CommentMisc CDN | 12:23 AM on Saturday
The first wildfire of the year has been confirmed two kilometres away from Lytton, B.C.The fire was initially reported Wednesday, covering about four hectares. It has since grown to 75 hectares.
CommentMisc CDN | 12:21 AM on Saturday
Nearly a hundred people gathered outside of Burnaby-North Seymour MP Terry Beech's constituency office on Hastings Street to protest the expansion of the Kinder Morgan pipeline. And they brought a gift.
CommentPolitical | 12:17 AM on Saturday
Two federal politicians, including Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, have been arrested at a protest against Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion in Burnaby, B.C.
CommentMisc CDN | 12:16 AM on Saturday
The City of Calgary has literally run out of places to store snow taken off of streets and sidewalks. Its three snow dumps are full. When that happens, the department looks for alternatives. And they may not be what you imagine.
CommentLaw & Order | 12:12 AM on Saturday
A North Bay couple won't have to pay child support for their granddaughter, but their legal struggles aren't over. Mother was asking for $760 per month, plus $47,000 in back pay
CommentLaw & Order | 12:06 AM on Saturday
New details are emerging about how the FBI helped return a pair of mammoth tusks taken from Canada more than 50 years ago. The story -- which is not yet over -- reads like a detective novel.
CommentEnvironmental | 10:31 PM on Friday
Claudia Cattaneo: As protesters in B.C. go berserk over tankers, First Nations in the Northern Coast are suing governments for banning them
CommentMisc CDN | 3:03 PM on Friday
This week the province of Quebec sent a bill to Ottawa of some $146 million. This is the amount it says it has had to pay so far to accommodate thousands of migrants who crossed illegally into Canada at a point along the Quebec-U.S. border and who have ma
CommentScience | 11:40 AM on Friday
China’s Tiangong-1 space lab will likely fall to Earth between March 30 and April 2, according to the latest prediction by the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Space Debris Office in Darmstadt, Germany.
CommentMisc World | 7:13 AM on Friday
The gunman who reportedly swore allegiance to ISIS and barricaded himself inside a supermarket in southern France, killing at least two people, has been shot to death by police
CommentMisc World | 7:09 AM on Friday
The cost of living went up at a 2.2 per cent annual pace in February, its highest level since 2014, mainly because of a sharp increase in the price of energy.
CommentPolitical | 6:17 AM on Friday
The Supreme Court of Canada will rule today on a influence peddling case against a former top adviser to Stephen Harper. Bruce Carson was found not guilty for trying to persuade First Nations communities to buy water treatment systems being sold by the co
CommentMisc World | 5:20 AM on Friday
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe says all information suggests that a shooting inside a supermarket in southern France and an earlier shooting of a police officer "seems to be a terrorist act."
CommentScience | 12:21 PM on Thursday
Robert Langlands, 81, was awarded the Abel prize for developing "a grand theory unified theory of mathematics."
CommentScience | 11:43 AM on Thursday
Scientists investigate an unusual, small, mummified skeleton from Chile to establish is medical history.
CommentEnvironmental | 9:21 AM on Thursday
A new study suggests that the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, an area spanning 1.6 million square kilometres, contains more than 79,000 tonnes of floating plastic — 16 times more than previous estimates.
CommentEnvironmental | 9:21 AM on Thursday
Global energy-related carbon emissions rose to a historic high of 32.5 gigatonnes last year, after three years of being flat, due to higher energy demand and the slowing of energy efficiency improvements, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said.