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Road closures in effect: FortisBC starts work on new 4-km Vancouver gas line


The new line will run underneath East 1st Avenue in Vancouver, Burnaby and Coquitlam, while the work to build it will take until late 2019.


Lost Okotoks tortoise makes his triumphant return


After nearly a week on the lam, a 50-pound tortoise who went missing near Okotoks last week has been found.

George H.W. Bush taken to hospital in Maine


Former U.S. president George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Maine after he experienced low blood pressure and fatigue, a spokesperson says.

Citizens raise concerns about Detroit Grand Prix being held on Belle Isle


Belle Isle Concern members say the group is not against car racing, but against the use of Belle Isle as the racetrack.

Gun club in Vancouver Island provincial park sparks anger from nearby residents


A neighbourhood association in the Cowichan Valley wants a local gun out of a nearby provincial park.

Fredericton care workers create sleep kits for people with dementia


Two coordinators at Fredericton's York Care Centre have created a specially made sleep kit for people with dementia, and they're looking for more caregivers to test it out.

'Cricket in the Klondike': game returns to Dawson City over 100 years later


Cricket returns to Dawson City more than 100 years since it was last played. Now the Sunday afternoon matches bring together players from 12 countries.

How a transgender woman made her mark as a world-class skateboarder


Paige Krämer Rochefort is working to encourage other marginalized people who might not feel comfortable to give skateboarding a try.

Sunday, May 27


Man arrested in death of Elisabeth Salm


Ottawa police say they've arrested a man in connection with the killing of a 59-year-old woman last week at the Christian Science Reading Room.

Happ handles former team as Jays beat Phillies

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J.A. Happ pitched neatly into the seventh inning against his former team while Devon Travis and Dwight Smith Jr. each hit two-run doubles as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-3 on Sunday.

Cyclist hit by vehicle near Whyte Ave and 109th Street taken to hospital


A cyclist was taken to hospital after he was hit by a vehicle in the area of Whyte Avenue and 109th Street Sunday afternoon.

Humboldt opens its arms to Rance Cardinal, Broncos' hockey hero


For Rance Cardinal, a journey of 1,200 kilometres from Sioux Lookout, Ont. to Humboldt, Sask. is slowly coming to an end after 47 days of walking, and an emotional reunion lies ahead. Waiting for him at the finish line will be the Broncos’…

Nazi symbols for sale at antique store sparks debate over racist relics


A Jewish couple in Halifax say they won't be returning to a local antique store after they discovered Nazi memorabilia there for sale.

The controversial rise of the eastern Metis: 'Where were these people all this time?'


Census data show the number of people who call themselves Metis soared nearly 150 per cent in Quebec and 125 per cent in Nova Scotia from 2006 to 2016, according to Statistics Canada. Dozens of new Metis organizations cropped up over the…


Second sudden death of an inmate at Clarenville Correctional Centre for Women


A woman died Saturday at the Correctional Centre for Women in Clarenville.

Emergency alert issued for out-of-control Kananaskis wildfire


Campers are being advised to avoid the McLean Creek region.

Paintings come to life at Beaverbrook Art Gallery in new novel


In The Frame-Up, the paintings have a life of their own, existing on a parallel world while visitors aren’t looking.

President of salmon anglers' group blames 'petty politics' for delayed start to season


Changes to salmon licences last week have anglers concerned for their fishing season.

Missing 23-year-old man located, Thunder Bay police say


A 23-year-old man reported missing last week has been located, Thunder Bay police say.

Ottawa Race Weekend wraps up


Tens of thousands of runners hit the streets in Ottawa-Gatineau this weekend. Here's what it looked like.

Gardening is hot with millenials right now, says master garderner


Master gardener Brian Minter says gardening has caught on big with millennials.