17-year-old Toronto trumpeter reaches crowdfunding goal to attend Juilliard

A young trumpeter with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to attend the Juilliard School in New York City has raised enough money to cover his…

Originally Posted on May 2, 2018 and reposted on October 19, 2018">Continue Reading →

Power surge knocks out Jasper SkyTram, stranding 160

Some 160 people were rescued by helicopter after a power surge shut down the Jasper SkyTram Monday night, stranding them at the…

Originally Posted on June 27, 2018 and reposted on August 13, 2018">Continue Reading →

Risk levels at long-term care homes under the microscope at Wettlaufer inquiry

The focus at the Wettlaufer inquiry into safety and security of long-term care homes will turn this week to how Ontario oversees the…

Continue Reading →

Tropical cyclone notice issued for Newfoundland

After days of dry, hot weather with fire hazard ratings up and some heat warnings in effect, parts of Newfoundland…

Continue Reading →

Infill roadmap a must to get Edmonton on right path, developer says

City councillors are giving their initial thumbs up to a new blueprint for infill housing, which calls for more low-rise apartments,…

Continue Reading →

Senate to implement mandatory harassment training for all senators, staff

As part of an effort to move beyond recent scandals — and to stave off future ones — the Senate…

Continue Reading →

Former SNC-Lavalin executive charged in illegal political donations scheme

A former vice-president of SNC-Lavalin has been charged with soliciting illegal campaign donations from employees of the engineering firm and reimbursing…

Continue Reading →

Ottawa’s Trans Mountain insurance raises hopes in the oilpatch, but plenty of challenges remain

In the corridors of Alberta’s legislature and around the oilpatch, federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s commitment to backstop construction of the Trans Mountain…

Continue Reading →

‘Astounding’ survey of fly species suggests we might be underestimating global biodiversity

A University of Calgary entomologist recently participated in a landmark study that revealed just how much we don’t know about…

Continue Reading →

Paramedic house calls launched in northern Alberta

Alberta Health is rolling out its community paramedic program in northern Alberta, as part of a provincewide expansion of medical house…

Continue Reading →