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

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