Canada

Are Amazon’s Black Friday deals as good as they seem? We checked

Canadians are ready to jump on Black Friday sales. And while they plan to do only a third of their Christmas shopping online, a whopping 77 per cent …

Shopping

Trudeau 'very concerned about the attacks on net neutrality'

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is none too pleased with the American plan to dismantle net neutrality.<p>Speaking to reporters, Trudeau said the U.S. …

Business (Canada)

The Best (Overlooked) Games of 2017

It has been a banner year for video games. In a year that gave us exceptional new <i>Mario</i> and <i>Zelda</i> titles, quality new franchises like <i>Horizon: Zero Dawn</i> …

Gaming

What is the best Canadian city for tech companies? Hint: It’s not Waterloo

Toronto is the best bet for technology companies looking to set up shop in a Canadian city, according to annual ranking from one of the world’s …

Business (Canada)

These are the Canadian cities with the highest homicide rates for 2016

According to Statistics Canada data released on Wednesday, police reported 611 homicides across Canada in 2016, a rate of 1.68 per 100,000 people. …

Canadian News

Trudeau Tells P.E.I. Radio Station He Sometimes Wishes He Could Just Pop Into Canadian Tire

CHARLOTTETOWN — Justin Trudeau says one of the challenges of being prime minister is not being able to pop into a Canadian Tire for a screwdriver or …

Canadian News

COMMENTARY: On returning ISIS fighters, Trudeau has a script. But he doesn’t have a clue

The tweet was not subtle. And it wasn’t meant to be.<p>Please watch this, especially #Trudeau's response. He says he has confidence in some gov't …

Andrew Scheer

What to Stream This Thanksgiving: 7 New TV Shows For Your Binge Watch

Every Thanksgiving, the question remains: What to stream? If you can sneak an hour (or seven) away from cleanup duty after shoveling plates full of turkey and stuffing into your face, or if you’re just not feeling the Black Friday mayhem, the television will always be there, ready for you to pick …

Netflix

Most dangerous places in Canada: How the ranking works

While the national crime rate has increased, it remains near historic lows. Unfortunately that can’t be said for all parts of the country.<p>Let’s start …

Justice

The Mother of Canada’s Marijuana Laws Is a Feminist Hero and a Racist Monster

Emily Murphy, one of Canada’s pioneering feminists, was recently honoured by Justin Trudeau, who left out her dark history.<p>Canada’s yearlong celebration of its history has been consistently sullied by, well, its history, from people pointing out John A. MacDonald’s genocidal tendencies to protests …

Indigenous Peoples

Canada’s economic growth has come at a price — it’s debt level is now highest in the developed world

Canadians have managed to become global leaders in indebtedness, according to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.<p>A preview of …

Economy

Ottawa vet warning dog owners about potentially deadly disease

Leptospirosis can also be passed from animals to humans<p>An Ottawa veterinarian is sounding the alarm after treating a dog for leptospirosis at his …

Pets

Adidas kicks up language scrap with ‘unacceptable’ downplaying of French at Montreal store opening

MONTREAL – After lengthy renovations, management of Montreal’s downtown Adidas store planned to make a splash with its reopening Thursday. The …

Canadian News

Trump likely to be a one-term president: JPMorgan's Dimon

CHICAGO/NEW YORK - Jamie Dimon, chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co, on Wednesday said he expects to see a new U.S. president in 2021 and …

Business (Canada)

This Justin Trudeau Wax Figure Is a Little Aged

A Canadian wax museum apparently intent on illustrating the aging effects of leadership has unveiled a new sculpture of Prime Minister Justin …

Justin Trudeau

Singh's primary political problem isn't Trudeau. It's premiers.

The only thing that took the Liberals from third-party status to majority government was Justin Trudeau.<p>The only thing that will ever take the …

Kinder Morgan

Camping Vancouver Island - 3 Best Regions To Camp Or RV

Ucluelet is the base for the Wild Pacific Trail, which has two loops that hug the coastline with storm watching decks along the way.<p>The 2.5km …

Vancouver Island

Poll reveals Canadians' view of residential schools

​“Instead of the isolation and neglect of the past, a free and equal chance with children in urban centres.” This is the voice of a male narrator in …

Canadian News

Will a Supreme Court case end provinces’ pot monopolies before legal stores even open?

As provinces begin drafting laws for the control and sale of cannabis on their territories, a case that the Supreme Court of Canada will hear in a …

Cannabis

Highway 1 in the Fraser Valley won't be fully opened until Saturday

CHILLIWACK (NEWS 1130) – Expect major delays on Highway 1 until the weekend after several earlier mudslides have caused havoc.<p>The cleanup has begun …

Fraser Valley

'It's wild': Wacky weather in Nunavut breaks records

'Nature seems confused,' says senior climatologist with Environment Canada<p>Blizzards, 140 km/h wind gusts, and rain?<p>Many regions of Nunavut …

Weather

Who gets to be Metis? As more people self-identify, critics call out opportunists

SHERBROOKE, Que. – The scent of burning sage lingers in the air as drummers begin a song of welcome. They are traditions dating back centuries, but …

Canadian News

Chrystia Freeland To Erin O'Toole: Tell Harper 'Capitulation' Won't Work In NAFTA Talks

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland has delivered a rebuke to former prime minister Stephen Harper over his criticism of the government's …

Canadian News

Review of Brian McInnes’s Sounding Thunder by Eric Story

Brian D. McInnes. <i>Sounding Thunder: The Stories of Francis Pegahmagabow.</i> Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 2015. Pp. 221.<p><b>By Eric Story, Wilfrid</b> …

Young Canadians now need 13 years to save up for a 20% down payment: Professor

Paul Kershaw, policy professor at UBC and founder of "Generation Squeeze," joins BNN to explain why he thinks the national housing strategy fails to …

Business (Canada)

Refugee system isn't for those only seeking better economic life: Trudeau

Would-be Canadians need more than just a desire for a better economic future if they expect to be granted refugee status in this country, Prime …

Canadian News

Is Google Home a History Calculator? Artificial Intelligence and the Fate of History

<i>Sean Kheraj</i><p>In their 2005 article in <i>First Monday</i>, Daniel J. Cohen and Roy Rosenzweig recount the story of a remarkably prescient colleague, Peter …

Google Home

Morneau and Trudeau are looking out for the rich

In recent years, corporations have been obliging their new employees to accept these riskier pensions, and in 2014, the Harper government pushed …

Justin Trudeau

Sears Canada investigated for alleged price mark-ups ahead of liquidation sales

TORONTO – The Competition Bureau is investigating allegations that prices on some merchandise was marked up ahead of the liquidation sales at Sears …

Money (Canada)

A whole new way screw up hydro is underway in Ontario and B.C.

The B.C. government’s decision this month to freeze electricity rates is the latest move by governments to handcuff the rate-setting authority of …

Canadian News