VANCOUVER — The case of two tonnes of missing ammonium nitrate, a chemical that can be used to make explosives, has been solved.
In fact, RCMP say the two one-tonne bags weren’t actually missing and instead it was a clerical error made by the terminal company that reported the problem in the first place.
OTTAWA—The government plans to install dozens of scanners that can see through the clothes of travellers in airports across the country.
Transport minister John Baird was to announce plans today to install the machines in 11 airports within two months.
LONDON, Ont.—Bomb squad officers set off several controlled explosions last night as they worked to defuse a “possible explosive device” found in a home in this southern Ontario city.
Police spokesman Cst. Kevin Lui said late last night that one more component was brought from the house and detonated.
PETIT ROCHER, N.B.—The surging tides that washed across New Brunswick coastlines over the weekend transformed this small community into an all-you-can-eat lobster buffet.
Chaleur Bay overflowed as heavy rains pushed the high tide up beyond the usual shoreline.
BOSTON BAR, B.C.—The way Lloyd Forman sees it, his 11-year-old grandson was saved by an “Angel.”
That’s the retriever who protected young Austin from a charging cougar during a bloody, against-all-odds confrontation Saturday in the tiny British Columbia community of Boston Bar, about 200 km northeast of Vancouver.
OTTAWA—Don’t expect tighter security at Canadian airports to relax until the United States gets over its latest air scare, aviation experts say.
The ban on certain types of carry-on luggage on U.S.-bound flights, along with other restrictions, are likely to last as long as the Americans want them to.
TORONTO—Drivers on roads and all major highways across Ontario slid into ditches and collided with other vehicles yesterday after a blast of winter weather delivered snow squalls and icy conditions to parts of the province.
CFB TRENTON, Ont. — The remains of four Canadian soldiers and the award-winning Calgary journalist who died alongside them have arrived back on Canadian soil.
The military transport plane carrying their flag-shrouded caskets touched down Sunday at CFB Trenton, Ont., east of Toronto.
Canadian workers will be a little more in demand and can be a little less fearful about job security in 2010, economists and employer surveys say.
Two employer surveys—one from CareerBuilder.ca released yesterday and one from manufacturers released Tuesday—are remarkably similar in forecasting modest job growth next year.
VANCOUVER—Vancouver actor Carly Pope and her brother are recovering with broken bones after a bizarre carjacking in downtown Vancouver that has led to charges against an Alberta man.
Kris Pope, also an actor, confirmed he and his sister were injured in the incident on Tuesday, although he said he couldn’t say anything about what actually happened.