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Hot dogs and other cured meats may cause mania, new study finds

Hotdogs and other cured meat such as salami and beef jerky may be causing manic episodes, according to a new study.<p>Scientists say they suspect the chemical preservative nitrate is causing the disorders.<p>They found people hospitalised for an episode had more than three times the odds of having ever …

Research

Who earns minimum wage in Alberta? About 100,000 more people than there used to be

A driver for a furnace-cleaning business. An aide at a fertility clinic. A greeter at a laser-tag arena.<p>These are some current job openings in …

Income Inequality

Family Separations Are Still Happening Along The Border, As This Father's Case Shows

The Department of Homeland Security says the man said the girl was actually his niece and that he was using a fake document to say she was his daughter.<p>A Guatemalan father detained at the border said he was separated from his 2-year-old daughter in Texas, despite President Trump's executive order …

Immigration

Canada's Hudson's Bay store drops Ivanka Trump fashion line

Canada’s oldest department store has dropped the Ivanka Trump fashion line from its website and said it will be phasing out the line from its stores, based on the brand’s “performance”.<p>The move by Hudson’s Bay – a chain that describes itself as “Canada’s iconic department store” – comes after more …

Donald Trump

Opinion: Publishing criminal record of man crushed to death "deplorable"

When the news broke a week ago that the Edmonton Police Service was investigating after a body was found at the Capital Paper Recycling facility, …

Edmonton

Bill Kelly: Hydro One CEO still gets cash for life

The $6-million man may be gone, but contrary to what we were told by the premier’s office Thursday, it looks like outgoing CEO Mayo Schmidt will …

10million

Supreme Court rules B.C. doesn't have to disclose health records to cigarette maker

British Columbia does not have to hand over the detailed health-care records of millions of people to tobacco company Philip Morris International, …

Health Care

Tiny tremors causing Vancouver Island to move away from B.C. mainland - Cranbrook Daily Townsman

Tiny tremors in recent weeks are causing southern Vancouver Island to shift roughly four to five millimetres away from the Lower Mainland, says a …

Geology

Mother forced to choose: Leave daughter in Canada or take her to Sudan where she faces genital mutilation

Aiesha Ali, 50, fled Sudan in 2013 because of fears she would be arrested, tortured or even killed for her humanitarian work helping women victimized …

Immigration

Canada to command NATO training mission in Iraq

Canada will assume command of a NATO training mission in Iraq, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Wednesday.<p>At the urging of the U.S., the …

Canada

A burglar called the cops for help after breaking into an escape room -- and not being able to find his way out

<b>(CNN) —</b> Generally, you're supposed to break <i>out</i> of an escape room, not <i>into</i> one.<p>But in Vancouver, Washington, a man had to call the police for help after he broke into NW Escape Experience -- and couldn't get out.<p>"Once we got down there [to the business] and realized the damage was minimal, we just …

Crime

Trudeau to extend Canada’s commitment to Latvia battle group during NATO summit

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to commit Canada to spend several more years leading a NATO battle group in Latvia — news that …

Geopolitics

Do aluminum vaccine adjuvants contribute to the rising prevalence of autism?

2011 Nov;105(11):1489-99. doi: 10.1016/j.jinorgbio.2011.08.008. Epub 2011 Aug 23.<p>1Neural Dynamics Research Group, Department of Ophthalmology and …

Public Health

A Clash Between U.S. And Iran Could Send Oil Prices Above $100 And Bad News For China

China’s next big problem won’t be in the South China Sea. It will be in the Strait of Hormuz.<p>That’s where both Washington and Teheran want to enforce their own freedom of navigation.<p>This prospect moves the US and Iran closer to a direct military confrontation. If that turns out to be the case, it …

Oil

The very important reason you should leave a spoon of sugar out in your garden

"If bees were to disappear from the face of the earth, humans would have just four years left to live."<p>It is a shocking claim, but one made from one …

Environmentalism

Cabinet ministers, MPs spar over who gets to call themselves a feminist

Some Liberal cabinet ministers and Conservative MPs are sparring over who gets to call themselves a feminist.<p>After a profile piece on Alberta MP …

Feminism

BREAKING: Canada wins three-year dispute with U.S. over duties

The United States government says it will lift punishing duties it had slapped on a number of Canadian paper companies three years ago - including …

Canada

Trump Admin. Officials 'Destroyed' Records of Immigrant Kids Separated from Their Parents: Report

Click here for reuse options! The administration seems to have no idea how to reunite the families it tore apart.As the Trump administration …

Immigration

AP NewsBreak: US Army quietly discharging immigrant recruits

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Some immigrant U.S. Army reservists and recruits who enlisted in the military with a promised path to citizenship are being abruptly discharged, the Associated Press has learned.<p>The AP was unable to quantify how many men and women who enlisted through the special recruitment …

Military

Land and water defenders criminalized, while Kinder Morgan gets $920 fine for violating the Water Sustainability Act

<i>In August-September 2017, Kinder Morgan installed 'fish spawning deterrent mats in streams they want their Trans Mountain pipeline to cross. One of</i> …

Kinder Morgan

More Deadly Viral Outbreaks Are Occurring Worldwide. Here's The Ugly Reason Why

Very bad, not good at all.<p>Today, we hear about dangerous viral infections around the world on a regular basis. Social media and internet access may …

Microbiology

Canadian Fisherman Say U.S. Border Patrol Is ‘Harassing’ Their Boats in Disputed Waters Off Maine

Canadian officials say armed U.S. Border Patrol agents have been stopping and boarding Canadian fishing boats to look for illegal immigrants in the …

U.S. Border Patrol

New poll suggests Notley seen as political leader most responsible for pushing Trans Mountain pipeline ahead

Remember back to the end of May.<p>Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion deadline loomed, the fate of the $7.4-billion expansion in …

Canada

This Viral Short Film Is A Must-See For All Parents

Short film <i>Alike</i> delivers a harsh reality in a very quiet and almost innocent way. The animated short begins with a father loading his son’s backpack …

Parenting

U.S. Border Patrol approaches two Canadian fishing vessels in Canadian waters

The federal government is investigating after reports that two Canadian fishing vessels were approached, and crew members questioned, by U.S. Border …

Canada

Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Mostarda

This is a great recipe for people who are just getting their grill game going. Not only is it easy as pie to master, but the combination of grilled …

Recipes

This Buttery, Too-Darn-Easy Pound Cake Breaks All the Cake Rules

No—I did not invent a recipe for making an excellent pound cake in a food processor. But I know a good thing when I see it, and I saw this good thing in America’s Test Kitchen’s latest book <i>The Perfect Cake</i>. It was simply called “Pound Cake.” Talk about burying the lead!<p>I immediately noticed that it …

Dessert

How smug politicians — including Harper — sabotaged Canada’s dreams of energy superpowerdom

It is too early to conclude that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, aided and abetted by climate activists and what the late Charles Krauthammer …

Natural Gas

Watch: Dutch PM Rutte interrupts Trump over trade deal claims

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte interrupted Donald Trump on Monday, saying “No” when the US president claimed that failing to reach a deal on EU trade would be "positive".<p>The US has imposed tariffs on European steel and aluminium imports and is conducting another national security study that could …

Donald Trump

Does Coffee Dehydrate You? Nope, Says Science

I'll wait while you process this revelation.<p>Last week, as I stared at my dry, dull face in the mirror, I proclaimed to my boyfriend that the two cups of coffee I'd downed that morning had really dried me out. He scoffed. “Coffee doesn’t actually dehydrate you—that’s a myth,” he responded, casually …

Coffee