Canada

A military vehicle and a man navigate a flooded Highway 64 as wind pushes water over the road while Hurricane Arthur passes through Nags Head, N.C., Friday, July 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Arthur hits eastern Canada, causes power outages

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — Arthur hit Canada’s Maritime provinces Saturday with near-hurricane strength winds and torrential rains, knocking down trees and leaving more than 200,000 customers without power. Canadian Hurricane Centre spokesman Chris Fogarty said that […]

07/05/2014

Canada's natural resources minister Joe Oliver speaks at the TransCanada pipe yard for the Houston Lateral Project Wednesday, March 5, 2014, in Mont Belvieu, Texas. The project will be a component of the Keystone Pipeline system. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

Canada OKs oil pipeline to the Pacific Coast

TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s government on Tuesday approved a controversial proposed pipeline to the Pacific Coast that would allow oil to be shipped to Asia, which would be a major step in the country’s efforts […]

06/17/2014

the Budweiser airship broke free of its tether 
over a ball hockey game in Saint John on Saturday afternoon ( Courtesy: Budweiser)

The Budweiser Canada blimp is free !

Perhaps you’ll remember that the people at Budweiser Canada had a blimp designed to be a giant goal light for the Olympics. They teased it in an ad during the Super Bowl and then it […]

04/29/2014

Keystone Pipeline Project

Keystone XL foes undaunted by State Dept. report

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — With yet another obstacle removed for the Keystone XL pipeline, opponents were pressing forward with a lawsuit to challenge the project, public protests and an effort to inject the issue into […]

02/01/2014

Fire burns on the horizon at the scene of a train derailment near Plaster Rock, New Brunswick on Wednesday Jan. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Tom Bateman)

Train carrying oil derails, catches fire in Canada

PLASTER ROCK, New Brunswick (AP) — Officials in Canada said a derailed freight train carrying crude oil and propane continued to burn Wednesday morning, while they prepared to launch aerial surveillance and more than 100 […]

01/08/2014

2014's Tournament of Roses Parade Queen Ana Marie Acosta, has some soccer fun with a group of young AYSO players. (AP Photo/ AYSO, Nancy Newman)

SaveCalifornia calls for Rose Parade boycott

PASADENA (CNS) – The head of a Sacramento-based group is calling for a boycott of the Tournament of Roses Parade because two men will be married aboard the AIDS Healthcare Foundation float. Randy Thomasson, who […]

12/30/2013

(AP File Photo)

May be Friday before power back in Maine and Michigan

LITCHFIELD, Maine (AP) — Snow was falling Thursday morning in places still hustling to get power back on after a weekend ice storm that turned out the lights from Michigan to Maine and into Canada. […]

12/26/2013

(AP Photo)

US inspectors recall prosciutto shipped to Calif.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is recalling 2,600 pounds of prosciutto (pro-ZHOO-toh) because of possible contamination with a potentially deadly pathogen. The agency said Friday that it is recalling the whole […]

12/08/2013

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford addresses the media at City Hall in Toronto, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013.  (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young)

Pressure ramps up for Toronto mayor to step aside

TORONTO (AP) — City councilors called on Toronto’s deputy mayor Wednesday to “orchestrate a dignified exit from city hall” for Mayor Rob Ford, who acknowledged smoking crack in a “drunken stupor.” One of the mayor’s […]

11/06/2013

Toronto mayor Rob Ford (AP Photo)

Toronto mayor admits he smoked crack while drunk

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford acknowledged for the first time Tuesday that he smoked crack “probably a year ago” when he was in a “drunken stupor,” an admission that immediately intensified the pressure […]

11/05/2013

(AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Sears considering spinning off Lands’ End

NEW YORK (AP) — Sears is considering separating its Lands’ End and Sears Auto Center businesses from the rest of the company as it seeks to focus its attention on bolstering its business at its […]

10/29/2013

Reser’s recalling salads, other ready-to-eat foods

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon company is recalling about 109,000 cases of refrigerated prepared salads and other ready-to-eat foods because of possible listeria contamination. The Oregonian reported Wednesday that the items were produced at […]

10/23/2013

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