OTTAWA—According to popular Canadian astrologer Georgia Nicols, Canada's Governor General should be doing what she can to “keep the peace" with loved ones today and avoid the "planetary vibe” that is urging people to engage in power struggles and disputes.
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OTTAWA—The Canadian government is expanding a recall of Kidde and Garrison brand fire extinguishers to cover some 2.7 million of the devices in Canada, including some that date back more than 40 years.
Health Canada says the fire extinguisher can become clogged or require excessive force to operate, and may fail during a fire.
PILOT BUTTE, Sask.—Patrick Maze is used to seeing flax and weeds on his farm field east of Regina, but where did the beautiful brand-new house come from?
Maze was driving by his land last week and noticed the home sitting on a big trailer where there should have been nothing but rolling prairie.
MONTREAL—The United States will continue to hammer imported Canadian softwood lumber but the U.S. Commerce department said yesterday that it will impose smaller penalties than initially announced.
CAIRO—Scientists say they have found a hidden chamber in Egypt's Great Pyramid of Giza, in what would be the first such discovery in the structure since the 19th century and one likely to spark a new surge of interest in the pharaohs.
This is the weekend most Canadians will gain an hour of sleep as they switch from daylight saving time to standard time.
In most parts of the country, clocks should be turned back one hour by 2 a.m. on Sunday.
The time change doesn't apply to Saskatchewan, which remains on central standard time year-round.
TORONTO—Sweeping changes to Ontario's policing laws were introduced yesterday, including strengthening oversight, making it possible to suspend officers without pay, and redefining police duties.
The new rules, contained in a massive piece of legislation years in the making, would include the first update to the province's Police Services Act in more than 25 years.
TORONTO—Negotiations were set to resume today in a colleges strike that has left 500,000 students out of class for more than two weeks.
More than 12,000 Ontario college professors, instructors, counsellors, and librarians went on strike Oct. 15.
OTTAWA—The federal government yesterday sought to introduce more stability into Canada's immigration system by unveiling a plan that sets out a gradual rise in admissions over the next three years.
OTTAWA—Maple Leaf Foods is recalling one of its chicken products due to possible contamination.
The firm saID the national recall of its chicken breast strips is due to possible toxins produced by Staphylococcus bacteria.