Pay as you throw system would be fairer, more efficient for getting rid of garbage in Calgary: report

A new report says a 'pay as you throw' garbage system in Calgary would be fairer, more efficient and save money in long run.

Study shows HPV vaccination does not cause riskier sexual behaviour among teens

A new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal shows teenage girls in B.C. are waiting longer to have sex and are more likely to use contraception than they were before the HPV vaccine was made available in public schools in 2008.

Crews investigating early morning fire on Drouillard Road

Officials attended the Hogan's Printing building Tuesday at about 5:10 a.m.

Cannabis info sessions answer parents' burning questions

Ottawa Public Health (OPH) is inviting parents with questions about legal cannabis to information sessions at schools across the region over the next few weeks.

Fallen tree knocks out power to western P.E.I.

Maritime Electric is reporting more than 19,000 customers without power across P.E.I. late Tuesday morning.

Come From Away sells out amid ticket mania in St. John's

Tickets sold out amid website crashes and waiting in the rain.

1st public trial of a driverless shuttle wraps up in Calgary

The first ever public trial of a driverless shuttle in Calgary has wrapped up. The 22-day pilot project shuttled 4,500 visitors between Telus Spark and the Calgary Zoo. The 12-passenger vehicle traversed a separate roadway free of other vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians.

'It's just devastating': Century-old Miramichi train station severely damaged by fire

A well-known historic building in Miramichi was severely damaged by a fire Monday evening.

12 beautifully illustrated picture books for young readers

If your family is a fan of stunning illustrations and picture books here are 13 great reads to check out.

Brian Gallant, Blaine Higgs urged to form a grand coalition to govern New Brunswick

An elder statesman of New Brunswick politics is pushing a bold idea to resolve the political stand-off in the legislature: a coalition government between the Liberal and Progressive Conservative parties.

Ready to hoot your bud? A guide to lingo for legalized marijuana

Talk about marijuana that has been associated with the street is going to become mainstream in Canada Wednesday when legal stores open. Here's how to talk about it like a pro.

Moncton Coliseum gets $240K safety upgrades to reduce ammonia leak hazard

Moncton city council approved spending almost $240,000 on safety upgrades at the 45-year-old Moncton Coliseum to add measures to detect and protect workers from potential ammonia leaks.

We're Hiring! Join the CBC Edmonton team

We're hiring a number of positions out of the CBC Edmonton newsroom

Pride Toronto executive director Olivia Nuamah speaks

Pride Toronto announced Tuesday that the Toronto Police Service is welcome to apply to be part of the 2019 Pride parade.

Hurricane Michael death toll still expected to climb

Hurricane Michael is long over but the impact of the storm that ravaged Florida's Panhandle is still being assessed. Still to be resolved is a final death toll as search and rescue teams have not combed through all of the destruction.

Uber IPO could put company value at $120B, report says

Uber may put forth an initial public offering early next year that values the ride-hailing business at as much as $120 billion US, according to a report.

City begins process to appeal ruling on Christian Heritage Party transgender bus shelter ads

Hamilton is starting the process to appeal a superior court decision that determined the Christina Heritage Party (CHP) had the right to post bus shelter ads the city deemed "transphobic."

Outages grow to 18,000 NB Power customers as high winds hit province

More than 18,000 NB Power customers lost power throughout Tuesday morning.

4 cannabis pitches on Dragons' Den, long before anyone was talking legalization

On Oct. 17, recreational cannabis becomes legal across Canada. To commemorate the moment, Dragons’ Den looks back at some of the cannabis-related pitches of the past 13 years.

Liberals move to end solitary confinement of federal prisoners

The Liberal government is moving to end the use of solitary confinement of federal prisoners. Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale tabled legislation to create new penitentiary units to house inmates separately while still offering them access to rehabilitation and other programs.

London mayoral debate: Could the city do more to attract investment?

London's four leading mayoral candidates present their ideas about what the city could do to attract more investment to the Forest City.

Top U.S. diplomat meets Saudi king, prince over journalist who vanished in Turkey

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has met with Saudi Arabia's King Salman and his son Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman amid an international outcry over the disappearance of a prominent Saudi journalist at the Middle Eastern country's consulate in Istanbul.

Tom Osborne's still talking surplus, but he's got 99 (million) more problems

Finance Minister Tom Osborne says we're still putting less on the provincial credit card.

Meet Ryan Hemsworth: Juno winner who's been called 'Canada's golden boy DJ'

The Halifax-born DJ has just released his third solo album

So, Calgary: what if every time you threw out your garbage, you had to pay a fee?

It's an approach that would fundamentally change the way Calgarians think about their trash. And while it would come with some up-front costs, it could save us a lot of money in the long run.