Why an Edmonton Salon decided to charge gender-neutral haircut prices

Jennifer Storey, the owner of Adara Hair, explains why her salon decided to become the first place in Edmonton to advertise gender-neutral pricing.

Kids go to seniors home, refugee farmers program, Regina hot sauce maker and construction site recycling

Vancouver area school goes to seniors home once a month, Newfoundland program helps new refugees practice farming, Regina woman has side hustle as a hot sauce maker and an Ottawa construction manager recycles building site debris and gives proceeds to area food bank

Fake fire hydrants, kindergarten to grade six kids and vinyl record pressing

A Kamloops man makes a fake fire hydrant in an attempt to deter dogs from pooping on his lawn and incurs the wrath of the City, Charlottetown kids were interviewed when they were in kindergarten and again when they are leaving elementary and Quebec City coffee shop owner is also going to open vinyl record pressing business.

When it comes to firefly sex, flash size matters

The male fireflies are the show-offs. They fly back and forth over the grass while flashing a pattern of light. They are hoping to win over a female firefly by impressing her with their dazzling display.

Music, art, dance, food and humour a learning experience at Elders Gathering in northern Sask.

The ninth annual Elders Gathering in the northern Saskatchewan village of Pinehouse is underway.

'Credible evidence' Saudi crown prince is responsible for Khashoggi killing, UN says

Jamal Khashoggi was the victim of a deliberate, premeditated execution, and the state of Saudi Arabia is responsible under international human rights law, concludes a UN report that the kingdom's foreign affairs minister says contains "baseless allegations."

'We are all Treaty people': Deninu Kue First Nation chief wants everyone to celebrate Treaty Day

Louis Balsillie, chief of the Deninu Kue First Nation and mayor of Fort Resolution, is calling on the N.W.T. government and labour unions to give everyone in the community the day off to celebrate Treaty Day.

Province questions merits of $56M Galway French school proposal

The provincial government says it may now renovate the former Holy Cross school building or the former School for the Deaf instead of building a new francophone school in St. John’s.

Court reserves decision in Marissa Shephard murder appeal

The New Brunswick Court of Appeal has reserved decision in the case of a Moncton woman found guilty of killing a teenage friend more than three years ago.

Life after a brain injury: Kinnie Starr on trauma, loss and finding her way back through music

In 2015, everything changed for musician Kinnie Starr. A car accident left her with a severe brain injury, which makes it difficult for her to play music.

Melting Arctic sea ice forces sled dogs to slosh through water

A dog-sled team on a mission to retrieve specialized instruments on the sea ice near Qaannaaq, Greenland, ran into standing water after the onset of warm conditions across the northern territory caused rapid ice melt.

This Sweet Pea and Ricotta Dip could not be faster to make, and you will think of a dozen ways to eat it

Off the top of our heads: Smeared on thick toasts, dolloped onto cold salmon, scooped with plantain chips…

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News Update from CBC Toronto

Sweet Potato and Labneh Dip: Your favourite spuds in scoopable form

We found a way to take your topped up, roasted sweet potatoes on the road.

David Saint-Jacques speaks from space station for the last time before heading home

In five short days, Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques will be heading home. But before he does, he will have his final press briefing from the International Space Station (ISS).

White beans, artichokes and roasted garlic make a winning dip if ever we saw one

We’d take this to a dip-off, sign us up.

Philippa Jones has created a secular chapel of suspended orbs and it's as magical as it sounds

The St. John's artist uses subjects as visceral as the opened bodies of animals and as delicate as suspended glass to explore ideas of living and dying.

1 day after Trans Mountain approval, Bill Morneau stops in Calgary

The federal finance minister is in Calgary on Wednesday and delivered a speech to a largely business crowd in downtown Calgary for an Economic Club of Canada breakfast.

29 'back-office' positions eliminated at Waterloo Wellington LHIN as part of provincial cuts

The Waterloo Wellington Local Health Integration Network will lay off 23 people and six vacant positions have been eliminated as the province looks to merge 20 health agencies into one.

Parents concerned about possible hepatitis exposure at Orléans school

Ottawa Public Health is offering vaccinations Thursday for children who have possibly been exposed to the virus. Pam Oickle, program manager for infectious disease at the health agency, says there is no risk to most students.

Why we need to spend $1B over next 10 years to save the Great Lakes: Gord Miller

A former environmental commissioner of Ontario says that over the next decade there's an urgent need to spend a billion dollars to protect the Great Lakes. Gord Miller is part of a group that has recommended solutions to what they see as the key problems facing the lakes.

Police probe fatal shooting of 20-year-old man in Brampton

Officers were called to Orenda and McCallum courts around 10:45 p.m. for reports of gunfire. 

'Thunder snow' warning after snowfall blankets sections of B.C. highway

It's just days before the summer solstice but snow is still falling in parts of B.C. and western Alberta.
How I Wrote It

Ken Steacy teams up with Margaret Atwood to explore the Golden Age of Canadian comic books

The Victoria illustrator's graphic novel War Bears offers a fictional look at the little-known history of Canadian comics during the Second World War.

Sudbury school R.H. Murray hosts first powwow

To help students better understand National Indigenous People's Day, Sudbury’s R.H. Murray Public School is teaching its students all about Indigenous culture.