Prince Charles lays a wreath at a memorial monument in London on November 12, 2017, on behalf of Queen Elizabeth, who normally performs this duty herself. If he chooses to step aside, the role would fall upon 35-year-old Prince William.
Poppies have been a symbol of remembrance and hope since the First World War. It’s that time of year when the days get shorter, the air feels colder and clothing becomes brighter with the emergence of red poppies. Most Canadians know artificial red poppies with black centres are worn in honour of Remembrance
Canadian politics may seem tame to some, but certain scandals have historically become too big to ignore. As our neighbours to the south cope with the fallout from the Russia probe, it’s difficult to pinpoint an investigation with so much at stake here in Canada. The biggest Canadian political scandals
A racially-charged poster was found at the University of Victoria on Oct. 18, according to the school’s president, who issued a statement in response. The self-proclaimed “Alt-Right” has brought its message to a Canadian university with flyers that have caused outrage. A racially-charged poster found
The sexual harassment claims involving some of the biggest names in Hollywood are mounting as more and more people are speaking out. The allegations are sending shockwaves across social media, where the #MeToo campaign has made headlines worldwide. If it seems like there’s a new revelation every day,
In Canada, the Conservatives have been trying to get the Liberals to remove a portion of a bill that would allow up to four cannabis plants per household. As the Liberal bill to legalize recreational cannabis makes its way through the House of Commons, the Conservatives are holding steady with her objection
It’s a question known to stir up a debate in any Canadian household: when to turn on the heat. Female bodies also possess more estogren, which thickens the blood and reduces blood flow to the extremities such as hands and feet, according to science writer Luis Villazon.
A sexual assault claim involving a former U.S. president made headlines Wednesday when George H. W. Bush’s office responded to the allegation with an apology. The statement was in response to Heather Lind, an American actress who claimed the elder Bush “touched me from behind” during an event in 2014
This photo from June 2017 shows a marijuana leaf in Alaska, but a councillor in Halifax says calling it marijuana perpetuates racism. Pot, dope, grass, weed, Mary Jane — cannabis has many names, but according to a city councillor in Halifax, one term contains a racist origin: marijuana. On Tuesday,
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau participates in a Diwali ceremony in Ottawa on October 16, 2017. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau received a bit of backlash this week for a tweet he made about Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights. The post published Monday night said: “Diwali Mubarak! We’re celebrating
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to put the spotlight on Canada in his speech to the UN General Assembly. The Liberal leader will address Canada’s relationship with First Nations and the path toward reconciliation, a senior government source tells CBC News. The highly-anticipated New York
Hurricane Irma’s presence has been felt not only in Florida, but across the Caribbean islands. On the tiny island of Barbuda, 95 per cent of the structures were destroyed by Irma. The Category 5 storm also left a trail of destruction in St. Martin, where officials say 70 per cent of structures was
Ready or not, fall is around the corner, and this year might be a mild one for much of Canada. This year has already been the worst wildfire season for B.C. in six decades – and it’s not over yet. The weather expert warned these fires may persist until November.
McMaster University in Hamilton, Ont., saw its ranking jump 35 spots to No. 78 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings for 2018. The University of Oxford is the world’s top-ranked university for 2018, according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The publication
This photo shows a woman smoking a cigarette in her vehicle. A West Coast police force is sending a message to motorists with a hefty fine that didn’t come with a warning. The West Shore RCMP posted a tweet showing how one driver was given a $575 fine Thursday by a police officer in Langford, B.C.,
A Houston neighbourhood is devastated by in widespread flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey on Aug. 30, 2017. In June 2013, more than 200 millimetres of rain in less than 48 hours left parts of Calgary under water. A month after that happened, the Greater Toronto Area was swamped with its own flood
This photo taken in Prineville, Ore., shows a total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, 2017. If you missed the solar eclipse this week, you’ll have another opportunity to witness the natural phenomenon in 2024. Before Monday, it took 38 years for a total solar eclipse to return to the U.S. mainland, which most
This photo taken on March 9, 2016, shows a total solar eclipse in Belitung, Indonesia. Another total solar eclipse will take place across various parts of the U.S. on Aug. 21, 2017. On Monday, a rare astronomical event will present an awe-inspiring experience in North America and Canadians will be
Reports of another deadly vehicle attack in Europe struck social media Wednesday. This time, the Spanish tourist hotspot of Barcelona was targeted in what police suspect was a terror-related incident.
A fight broke out in the parking lot of a busy Toronto grocery store this past weekend, and it was all caught on camera. The incident took place outside of No Frills at Cedarbrae Mall, which is located in the eastern suburb of Scarborough. A bystander noticed a group of people fighting by the entrance
A man accused of stabbing his girlfriend to death in Ontario before fleeing the country has been arrested in Texas after more than two months on the run, police have confirmed. Michael Haffner revealed Ager Hasan was arrested Tuesday in San Antonio during a traffic stop conducted by the U.S. Secret
This screenshot shows a wildfire raging on July 9 in Hanceville, B.C. Photo from Sally Aitken/Twitter. A new video is providing a small glimpse of what it’s like to come face to face with an out of control wildfire. Sally Aitken captured the stunning footage and shared it on her Twitter page on Sunday