At least one killed in fire on Quartz Drive in Spryfield

At least one person is dead after a fire at a residential structure on Quartz Drive in Spryfield, N.S.

Walmart greeter 'honoured' to win national award

A Charlottetown woman has won a national award for her dedication to making customers' days a bit brighter.

Family minister's foster care review instructions leave no paper trail

The instructions for a CFS review into the safety of and well-being of 407 children in foster homes run by a for-profit agency were never written down, according to information obtained through a Freedom of Information request.

Cape Breton golf club sale nearly a done deal, says official

An official with The Lakes at Ben Eoin says the sale of the golf club is pretty much a done deal. The Ben Eoin Development Group has offered to buy the golf course, located near Sydney, N.S., by taking over the assets and liabilities.

How a new research hub could lead to an aerospace 'renaissance' at Downsview Park

Nearly 100 years after the first planes rolled off the assembly lines at Toronto's Downsview Park, there's a new plan that could recapture the site's history of aerospace innovation, research and training.

'I'll never forget it': Budding curlers paired with pros at Scotties

Some young curlers from Cape Breton got the experience of a lifetime thanks to a program that pairs them with pros to get a closer look at the sport.

Nova Scotia's Dolly Williams, Wade Smith honoured on black history poster

Students across Nova Scotia will learn about the impact of Wade Smith and Dolly Williams after they were chosen to be featured on an annual poster that celebrates Canadian heroes.

Moose Jaw woman, 99, still confident at the curling rink

Moose Jaw resident Mickey Gower, 99, has curled for decades. She no longer plays in a league, but continues to play as a spare and is a familiar face at the rink.

David Norton to hear from victims he sexually abused ahead of sentence

Victim impact statements are expected today at the sentencing hearing for former Anglican priest David Norton.

Hantsport aboiteau work awaits necessary permits

The province’s infrastructure minister says he hopes work will be complete on the Hantsport aboiteau before the spring thaw.

Laurentian University volunteers offer swimming lessons to children with disabilities

With over 300 lakes in the Greater Sudbury area, Swimming With a Mission or SWAM wants to make sure all children have the opportunity to learn how to swim.

Ottawa offers reprieve for 421 Haitian nationals stuck in limbo in Canada

With the Canadian government's temporary halt to deportations to Haiti Friday, some Haitian nationals living in Canada under a removal order say it gives them a glimmer of hope.

Love not blood: Unconventional family shows it's the mutual support — not the makeup — that makes a difference

An 18 month old boy in Saskatoon was in a dire situation. He needed to find a family in Saskatchewan or risk deportation to Singapore. Meet the people who stepped up to build a family around this little boy.

TransCanada asks to use existing pipelines to ship gas east

The company that once hoped to ship Alberta crude oil to New Brunswick is now pitching itself as one of the province’s best hopes for a stable, inexpensive supply of natural gas.

Hiker rescued, search called off for second man after avalanche near Mount Seymour

One hiker has been rescued, but his partner is still missing after an avalanche near a North Vancouver recreation area early Monday.

Life after Rona: Workers still licking their wounds after mass job losses

It was a well-paying job that many workers thought would last until retirement. Now, it's gone.

3 police officers killed in Cairo after device carried by militant explodes

The death toll from a late-night suicide blast near Cairo's famed tourist market rose to three on Tuesday after a police officer died of his wounds, Egyptian security officials said.

Voices from a Haitian hospital: Bullet wounds, shortages and frustration

Since Feb. 7, protests have erupted across Haiti over billions of dollars in allegedly misappropriated government dollars and a devaluation of the Haitian currency, the gourde. More than 10 gunshot victims from those protests were treated at Bernard Mevs Hospital in Port-au-Prince.

Why Trump can take credit for his opponents' Green New Deal: Don Pittis

Climate change should not be a left-right issue, but by refusing to tackle the issue, the U.S. president has given the Democrats plenty of room to manoeuvre.

Gerald Butts was done in, at least partially, by the ethos of identity politics: Neil Macdonald

The power of this story, of this “narrative arc,” to use a term Trudeau himself is fond of, is the snatching away of Trudeau’s feminist/Indigenous advocate mantle by an Indigenous feminist — Trudeau being hoisted by his own moralizing petard.

'Canadians deserve answers': Opposition to press on with parliamentary probe after Gerald Butts resignation

A day after the bombshell departure of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's closest adviser, the SNC-Lavalin affair shows no sign of abating as the opposition parties cast his resignation as a sign there may be more to the scandal than initially thought.

Brampton council to hold candlelight vigil to remember Riya Rajkumar, 11

Brampton city council is hosting a vigil on Tuesday night for 11-year-old Riya Rajkumar, whose body was found at a home in Brampton, Ont., last Thursday. Riya`s father,

How a sweet-smelling fungus is threatening mighty oak trees

London arborists are gearing up for the potential arrival of oak wilt, a fungal organism that can kill trees so quickly, it's been compared to the Emerald Ash Borer.

Grand Theatre seeks $2M from city for renovations

London's Grand Theatre is asking for $2 million from the city's tourism infrastructure fund for a planned $8 million renovation, but city staff are recommending the request be deferred until the fund can generate more money.

Another sunny, cold day on tap

Look for plenty of sunshine, but the thermometer will be challenged.