When a two-kilometre grain train ran away downhill, smashing into a B.C. mountainside last February and killing three crew, Transportation Safety Board officials quickly announced the crash wasn’t caused by anything the crew did. But the mystery of what led to the crash of CP Rail Train 301 has lingered,
Now that the election is over and researchers have combed through the data collected, their conclusion is clear: there was more talk about foreign trolls during the campaign than there was evidence of their activities. Although there were a few confirmed cases of attempts to deceive Canadians online, three large research teams
Whole Foods is the latest grocery chain affected by a recall of hundreds of beef and veal products across Canada due to possible E. coli contamination. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has added more than 50 beef products sold at the chain to the list of 800-plus recalled items. Potentially
Hundreds of thousands of Canadians were at marches well underway in Eastern Canada and now in the Prairies to urge the government and corporate leaders to address climate change. The grassroots groups behind the Canadian marches have specific demands, including refusing any new oil and gas projects and cutting emissions to
More than half a million prescriptions drugs are stolen from pharmacies each year, with the majority being highly addictive opioid painkillers that end up on the street, according to an analysis of Health Canada data by CBC News. The analysis found that overall, 1.8 million doses of controlled drugs were reported missing
Canada’s Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale is facing renewed criticism over his handling of harassment and bullying inside the RCMP, in the wake of a new $1.1-billion class action lawsuit launched against the force. “He’s been the public safety minister [for years] and quite frankly done nothing,” says Darryl Davies,
The Trump administration’s crackdown on asylum seekers has renewed calls by critics to scrap or suspend the Canada-U.S. Safe Third Country Agreement (STCA); arguing that the U.S. is no longer a hospitable destination for refugee claimants. But that raises the question about whether more asylum seekers would then come into Canada.