Removal of derelict, abandoned vehicles needs speeding up, Winnipeg councilor says

A Winnipeg city councilor wants to make it easier to remove derelict and abandoned vehicles from streets and properties. On Tuesday, the Assiniboia community committee approved two separate motions from…

Byelection to fill former first Brian Pallister’s Fort Whyte seat set for March 22

A March 22 date has been set for the byelection in Manitoba’s Fort Whyte riding, to fill former premier Brian Pallister’s empty seat. Premier Heather Stefanson announced the byelection date…

Trans-Canada Highway closed from Brandon to Saskatchewan border due to poor winter driving conditions

A section of the Trans-Canada Highway in western Manitoba is closed due to poor winter driving conditions. Westbound traffic on Highway 1 is closed from the Highway 10 turnoff at…

Edmonton’s Best’ Burb Contest | CBC News

Do you think you live in Edmonton’s best suburb? Tell us which Edmonton suburb you think is the best. Do your neighbors help you clear snow in the winter time?…

Community associations surprised, disappointed to find political ad in community newsletters

Some community associations in Calgary are “extremely disappointed” that a political advertisement was published in the February edition of 38 community newsletter magazines across the city without their approval. The…

Quit or get fired — Survey finds 1 in 20 family caregivers overwhelmed by competing demands

Pay the bills or care for her sick child. As a single mom, Tracy Oliver says that choice felt impossible. At the time, 14-year-old Emrrys Oliver was struggling. The teen…

New office to tackle systemic racism within health-care system in Sask.

An office that will investigate racism against First Nations people within the health-care system is being set up in Saskatchewan. The First Nations Health Ombudsperson’s Office is federally funded and…

Celebration in Coral Harbor as family, friends welcome beloved elder home from care in Ottawa

A month of fundraising and one three-hour flight later, elder Raymond Ningeocheak is home at last in Coral Harbour, Nunavut. Ningeocheak spent the past year receiving care for conditions including…

Unpassable section of Cape Breton highway frustrates business owner

A one-kilometre section of the Cabot Trail in Cape Breton that has been closed since Friday due to washouts is making daily life harder for the people and businesses who…

Winds rip off parts of cover over petroleum coke at Port Saint John

A storage structure at Port Saint John that houses the petroleum coke used to power the Coleson Cove generating station has suffered substantial damage. What started as a small tear…