Package delivery firm Purolator suspended acceptance of new shipments Tuesday after its largest union issued 72 hours' notice of a possible strike, which would commence Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. ET. The move comes after a majority of Teamsters Canada members rejected…
The conventional view of economists has been that work is what poor people do. The richer we got, individually and as a society, the more we would revel in taking time off. Two new studies on work and leisure have turned that…
A petition calling for the boycott of Netflix's upcoming movie Death Note because of casting decisions is getting close to its goal of 10,000 signatures. The move comes after a trailer for the film, which is based on the popular Japanese manga series with the same…
A woman on the Wahta Mohawk territory is getting kicked out of the home she built with her ex-husband without receiving a settlement she said is owed to her. "I'm in a situation where there isn't equality when the breakdown…
Canadian Olympic medallist Mark McMorris was injured in a backcountry snowboarding accident in Whistler, B.C. on Saturday, says Canada Snowboard. McMorris suffered a fractured jaw, fractured left arm, ruptured spleen, a stable pelvic fracture, rib fractures and a collapsed left lung. McMorris…
Jane Huang can't remember the crash that changed her life forever. On May 8, 2014, a freight train travelling 46 km/h smashed into her grey Mercedes at a rail crossing in Langley, B.C., slamming her car into a ditch. "I…
The world experienced its hottest year in 2016, a trend that contributed to the wildfires that decimated parts of Alberta and appears to already be worsening, according to a global analysis released Tuesday. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) found that…
It's a gloves-off, no-holds-barred debate: Is Pluto a planet or not? Lately, the question has elicited some fiery exchanges between the scientists at the forefront of the argument. Both sides claim to have great respect for the other's work, but when…
Canada's inflation rate was two per cent in February, a slight cooldown from January's level. Statistics Canada reported Friday that if the impact of gas prices is stripped out, the cost of living increased by 1.3 per cent in the year…
Heavy caseloads, a toxic workplace culture, officer safety and low pay are among the reasons Mounties are choosing to leave the RCMP for new careers at other Canadian police forces.  That's according to Mounties who recently left or are preparing…