a 1 c increase in temperature has set off a chain of events disrupting the entire ecology of the worlds largest high arctic lake. the amount of glacial meltwater going into the lake has dramatically increased, said martin sharp, a university of al
a 72 hour snow route parking ban will begin sunday at 10 a.m. after a massive storm swept over the province, dumping a record amount of snow on calgary. on friday, 13 centimetres of snow fell in calgary, breaking the previous record for that date of 10.2
a blanket of fresh snow is covering and blowing through most of quebec on this white christmas day. the strong winds and heavy precipitation are making for tricky road conditions. that includes reduced visibility, slippery roads and blowing snow.
a canadian who was convicted of plotting a terror attack targeting times square and the subway system in new york city is asking a judge for a second chance ahead of a sentencing hearing in april. abdulrahman el bahnasawy says frustration with how the wes
a central alberta zoo is facing two charges under the provinces wildlife act after a bear was taken through a drive thru for ice cream. one count is related to the bear being taken through the drive thru for ice cream, while the other stems from the bear
a data centre outage last october hit correctional service canada (csc) hard for 20 hours, wiping out email and blackberry service. csc sent a blistering letter of complaint, obtained by cbc news, to shared services canada, saying it planned to hire its o
a genomics and policy researcher with the li ka shing knowledge institute at st. michaels hospital in toronto says the health and personal freedom of patients will be at risk if a challenge by the government of quebec to canadas year old genetic non dis
a major producer of popular dog food brands has voluntarily withdrawn products over concerns they include a drug used to euthanize animals. j.m. smucker co. said it has pulled specific shipments of gravy train, kibbles n bits, ol roy, and skippy cann
a man from cape breton, n.s. is crediting his dog with saving his life after spending 10 hours trapped inside his truck, deep in the woods. his truck collided with a telephone pole and rolled over several times before coming to a stop in the woods, out of
a massive new archaeological discovery has upended the long held belief that pre columbian people never lived in the tropical forest away from river systems. many of the sites have only been discovered recently due to the advance of the agricultural and
a mohawk teacher is continuing to speak out about a plaque in old montreal that commemorates the founder of montreal killing an iroquois chief with his own hands. the plaque is on the side of a building used by the bank of montreal, near place darmes.
a musher and his 12 alaskan huskies have reached the halfway point of their 3,000 kilometre dog sled trek from manitoba to his home province of new brunswick. ustin allen left churchill, man., on january 22 and arrived in moosonee, ont., earlier this week
a nasa twins study examined the effects of being in space on the human body by comparing data from astronaut scott kelly, who spent 340 days aboard the international space station, with that obtained from his twin brother, mark kelly, who stayed on eart
a new, longer term study of video game play from the max planck institute for human development and germanys university clinic hamburg eppendorf recently published in molecular psychiatry found that adults showed no significant changes on a wide variet
a puppy named grover has made a full recovery in foster care after being found freezing, emaciated and covered in excrement near a dumpster in ottawa. grover was discovered on dec. 28 in a box in the underground parking lot of the place dorleans shopping
a quick thinking young girl is being heralded by emergency crews for dialing 911 after a frightening crash that left her mother in serious condition. the familys honda accord plunged down a snow covered embankment in torontos east end on friday morning,
a record setting russian spacewalk ended with a critical antenna in the wrong position friday outside the international space station. nasa mission control said from houston that the antenna wound up in a position 180 degrees farther than anticipated.
a remarkable video showing the birth of an octopus at the virginia aquarium has been viewed more than 1 million times on social media. the clip shows a baby caribbean reef octopus wriggling out of a flowerlike section of eggs. almost immediately, the colo
a senior government official with knowledge of the prime ministers security protocols is suggesting rogue political elements in india may have orchestrated the embarrassing invitation of a would be political assassin to a formal dinner with justin trudea
a snowy owl that was found injured late last year has made its return into manitobas wild. the owls road to recovery included time in a small enclosure where a special wrap had to be placed on the animal. she was a bit of a biter so we had to reapply t
a steller sea lion that had a thick piece of braided plastic cutting deeply into its neck has been saved by the vancouver aquariums marine mammal rescue centre. the aquarium team also tried to help a younger animal entangled in a plastic packing strap, b
a storm surge warning for nova scotia has been expanded to include the entire southern shoreline from shelburne county to guysborough county. the warnings, which environment canada first issued saturday, had previously only affected the shore as far east
a suspect in a car jacking is dead after a police shooting at the departure bay ferry terminal in nanaimo. initial information based on police accounts is that the male exited the vehicle, with what police believed was a firearm, and shots were fired res
a tragic story of dementia and domestic violence, of murder and madness, played out in edmonton in recent years almost entirely behind closed doors. cbc news fought for nearly two years to get access to court documents so that story could finally be told.
a u.s. companys complaint of bias and back room shenanigans in a canadian military contract has resulted in a military police investigation and a public works oversight review, cbc news has learned. both turned up no evidence of wrongdoing, but experts s
a via rail train from vancouver to toronto experienced a mechanical failure due to extreme cold and ended up in spy hill, sask., stalling the christmas day travels of 98 passengers, but the tiny community stepped up to make sure they were taken care of.
a wild ruffed grouse has taken an unusual shine to a man from a small township in northern ontario. the ruffed grouse is not a bird known to be especially friendly with people. in fact, they tend to turn and run or fly away at the first sight of humans.
a years long trade dispute with the u.s. over certain paper products is coming to an end in canadas favour. american tariffs on canadian supercalendered paper are now in the process of being dropped, along with a complaint alleging unfair canadian subsid
according to his agent, alex burmistrov is no longer a member of the vancouver canucks, let alone the nhl. alex made the decision to be released from his contract today in order to pursue a playing opportunity outside of the nhl, benning said in an emai
after a canadian icebreaker was diverted from a research mission in the arctic to assist with never before seen levels of ice off the coast of newfoundland, a climate change researcher is sounding the alarm about the potential for increasingly treacherous
after snowmobiler failed to attach a safety shut off cord, the riderless machine traveled the length of nine football fields before crashing into its owners friend. in a notice of civil claim, passerin sought damages for a number of physical injuries inc