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More residents eligible for compensation after water contamination in town north of Quebec City
by CBC News on January 18, 2020 at 5:10 pm
More residents of Shannon, Que., are eligible for compensation for a water contamination that some say gave them deadly cancer.
Auditor General reviewing federal government’s handling of student loans program
by Jordan Press on January 18, 2020 at 4:53 pm
Canada’s auditor general is examining how the government manages billions of dollars in the Canada Student Loans program, and whether it’s helping students be smarter about their financial decisions, newly disclosed documents show.
Canadian lugers slide to country’s 1st medal at Youth Olympics
by Devin Heroux on January 18, 2020 at 2:14 pm
Two 16-year-old lugers from Whistler, B.C., captured Canada’s first medal at the Youth Olympics on Saturday. With snow falling on the iconic St Moritz-Celerina Olympia Bob Run, the Canadian women’s luge duo of Caitlin Nash and Natalie Corless slid to silver with their family and friends cheering wildly at the bottom of the track.
Multi-purpose room turned ’50s diner a blast from the past for Regina seniors
by Heidi Atter on January 18, 2020 at 11:00 am
When the College Park Retirement Home wanted a new sensory room to engage residents, they came up with the idea of a ’50s diner.
Meet Dave England, a Yellowknifer in the ‘gnarly business’ of flipping sleds
by CBC News on January 18, 2020 at 10:00 am
In his spare time, Dave England runs snowmobiles up ramps, getting the machine a dozen metres in the air. Then, he flips them end over end before coming down to earth — all in the matter of seconds.
3 misconceptions about retirement in Canada
by Brandie Weikle on January 18, 2020 at 9:00 am
A new report finds that the reality of retirement in Canada isn’t quite what people expect it to be. Just 39 per cent know their retirement date a year or more in advance, and far fewer than expect to become “snowbirds” actually spend the winters in sunny climates.
Did a killer walk free after this man’s autopsy?
by Harvey Cashore, Rachel Ward, Mark Kelley on January 18, 2020 at 9:00 am
A killer may have walked free after an autopsy report into the suspicious death of an Alberta man in 2010, an investigation by CBC’s The Fifth Estate has found.
Federal government approves N.L.’s request for assistance, including army mobilization, following blizzard
by Ariana Kelland,Malone Mullin,John Gushue on January 18, 2020 at 8:38 am
The federal government approved Newfoundland and Labrador’s request for assistance in dealing with the aftermath of a record-smashing blizzard, Natural Resources Minister Seamus O’Regan said Saturday.
FBI arrests reveal shocking details in case against former Canadian reservist Patrik Mathews
by Karen Pauls,Angela Johnston on January 18, 2020 at 6:47 am
FBI officers have arrested more alleged members of a racially motivated and violent extremist group that a former Manitoba reservist has been accused of recruiting for — and court documents tell a chilling tale that includes plans to murder a married couple and overthrow the U.S. government.
Facial expressions of cats reveal their inner moods, study says
by Natalie Valleau on January 18, 2020 at 12:01 am
According to a new study by the University of Calgary and the Université de Montréal, you can tell a lot about how a cat is feeling from certain facial expressions.
B.C. woman left in a Calgary parking lot as a newborn 32 years ago finds her birth parents
by CBC Radio on January 17, 2020 at 11:14 pm
More than three decades after Teanna Elliot was found abandoned in a Calgary parking lot as a newborn, she has reconnected with her birth parents.
Canada will withdraw forces if Iraq formalizes request for foreign troops to leave: Sajjan
by Peter Zimonjic on January 17, 2020 at 11:05 pm
If the Iraqi Parliament formally asks foreign troops to leave the country, Canada will withdraw its forces, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan said today.
Pay-as-you-go health care: Uninsured people in Canada face sky-high bills, delays in treatment, doctors say
by CBC Radio on January 17, 2020 at 10:01 pm
Most Canadians are secure knowing that they benefit from universal health care. All you have to do is walk into a clinic or hospital and you will be treated. For an estimated 500,000 people who live and work among us, it’s a different reality.