Ontario

How Canada's addiction to road salt is ruining everything

This winter, Calgary has expanded its use of beet juice as a de-icing alternative to road salt. While slightly more expensive than salt, the mixture …

Canada

GM launches a new dedicated tech center in Canada

GM has opened a new Canadian Technical Centre (CTC) in Markham, Ontario just outside of Toronto, in a brand new building capable of supporting 1,000 employees at its full target capacity, including 700 dedicated engineers. The facility will support work done on GM’s advanced driver assistance …

Southwestern Ontario

One injured after multiple reports of gunfire between Toronto and Mississauga

One man is in life-threatening condition after reports of a shooting in Mississauga overnight, Peel police said<p>Peel Regional Police were called to a …

Policing

Cannabis Stock Analysis #5: Emblem Corporation

Emblem appears more a stock that will grow slowly but steadily over the next few years.<p>Emblem provides the lowest price to book ratio in comparison …

Stocks

'We matter a lot': Indigenous youth gather in Ottawa to tackle suicide crisis

About 70 Indigenous youth from across Canada gathered at Ottawa's Wabano Centre Sunday, ahead of a national roundtable discussion today on the …

Aboriginal Canadians

Peel police investigating threat against Mississauga school

Peel Regional Police say they are investigating after a threat was made against an elementary school in Mississauga.<p>Police were called to St. …

Mississauga

OUA Men's Volleyball Roundup (Jan. 22) - Ontario University Athletics (OUA)

<b>January 19, 2018</b><p><b>Windsor 3 Brock 0</b><p>The Lancer men's volleyball team got back in the win column Friday night with a 3-0 (25-19, 25-15, 25-12) road …

Canadian University Sports

Teen charged with stealing car

THUNDER BAY – A 17-year-old male is facing criminal charges after a vehicle was allegedly stolen from the County Fair area.<p>Police, in a release …

Crime

Ottawa already knows where suicide is worst. Yet it still won’t act

In early January, the federal government announced a contract with an Ottawa-based software company to run a pilot project that detects suicide risks …

Indigenous Peoples

OUA Women's Hockey Roundup (Jan. 22) - Ontario University Athletics (OUA)

<b>January 17, 2018</b><p><b>Toronto 3 Guelph 4</b><p><b>GUELPH</b> – The Guelph Gryphons women's hockey team and their counterpart Toronto Varsity Blues aren't too fond of …

Canadian University Sports

Scottish pride on display for Robbie Burns Day

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Southwestern Ontario

Training program successful in northern Ontario

Employment, Workforce Development and Labour Minister Patty Hajdu operates one of the Origin Recruitment and Operator Training Cat heavy equipment …

First Nations

Albert and Diressa named Athletes of the Week

By Andrea Elliott<p>Jan 22, 2018<p><b>St. Louis Bar & Grill Athletes of the Week</b><p>The first #DevilishlyGood St. Louis Bar & Grill Athlete of the Week is Manny …

Canadian University Sports

Fog advisory remains in effect for Windsor-Essex

A fog advisory remained in effect for Windsor-Essex on Monday morning.<p>Continuing from an advisory issued over the weekend, Environment Canada’s …

Weather

Nokiiwin Gets Cash From Province & Feds | CJUK Thunder Bay | Magic 99.9

A local tribal council is getting plenty of cash from both levels of government.<p>Canada is providing over $3 million to Nokiiwin Tribal Council for …

First Nations

School buses cancelled for West Nipissing, North Bay, Mattawa, Parry Sound, etc

Eastern Canada

Halifax Hurricanes blow away London Lightning's 12-game winning streak

The London Lightning’s winning streak is over.

Southwestern Ontario

Man charged with impaired driving

London police arrested a man who passed out behind the wheel of a car stopped at an intersection.

Southwestern Ontario

Letters: Let drugstores handle pot

<b>Let drugstores handle pot</b><p>Does anyone else wonder why the provincial Liberals are creating a whole new expensive bureaucracy to sell pot rather than …

Tim Hortons

Churches in principles versus cash dilemma

London churches are balking over a new question on a federal grant application that helps organizations hire students on Ottawa’s dime — and some are …

Southwestern Ontario

Windsor gets nearly $2.3M from casino revenues

Windsor has received another $2,288,389 from the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation, the latest quarterly payment for hosting Caesars Windsor. …

Southwestern Ontario

Carleton's Learning in Retirement program is in fact open to all ages, plus both schools offer a range of free lectures and cheap mini-courses.

In June 2015, I wrote an article for Apt613 titled How to learn for cheap (or free!) in Ottawa. A lot has happened at Ottawa’s two big universities …

Learning

Redtail owners locked in legal fight

One elite, ultra-exclusive golf club.<p>Two longtime business partners locked in a legal battle over its future.<p>Control of the Redtail Golf Club, the …

Southwestern Ontario

Artificial intelligence being used to detect Alzheimer’s early

WATERLOO — Wilfrid Laurier University researchers and two family health teams in Waterloo Region are part of an innovative study testing the use of …

Southwestern Ontario

Spitfires notch first win since OHL trade deadline by beating Flint 1-0

It was a welcome ray of hope for a very young Windsor Spitfires squad.<br>After dealing veterans for youth and draft picks at the Ontario Hockey League …

Ice Hockey

346 bird species in 365 days — how this guy frenetically criss-crossed Ontario to set a record

Jeremy Bensette was about to break a record.<p>He parked his car and sprinted into Hamilton’s Confederation Park, where his friend had a telescope set …

Birds

B.C. repeats men’s gold-medal victory at 2018 New Holland Canadian Juniors

SHAWINIGAN, Que. — Tyler Tardi and his British Columbia team will travel to Scotland in just over a month with some unfinished business to take care …

Curling

Suspect arrested after man shot in Etobicoke

One man remains in hospital and another is under arrest after a shooting in Etobicoke on Sunday evening.<p>Toronto police were called to area of …

Crime

Canada Child Benefit eligibility reviews causing hardship for single moms, Indigenous families, says lawyer

'I think there are lots and lots of people who should be getting these benefits who aren't'<p>Eligibility reviews conducted by the Canada Revenue Agency …

First Nations

Wynne hosting Thunder Bay town hall

THUNDER BAY – Premier Kathleen Wynne is hosting a pre-election town hall in Thunder Bay on Wednesday, Jan. 31 at the Italian Cultural Centre.<p>The …

First Nations