Macedonia’s conservative president on Tuesday refused to sign off on a deal with neighbouring Greece for his country to change its name to North Macedonia, a move that would delay — but probably not derail — the deal ratified by Macedonia’s parliament last week. Under the constitution, President Gjorge Ivanov
An elephant named Rex, dozens of crocodiles and enough eel meat to fill a swimming pool. That unusual list is just a small sampling of what Canadian officials have seized over the past decade while investigating illegal attempts to smuggle animals and animal products in or out of the country. While the
News that Collingwood, Ont., Mayor Sandra Cooper’s brother may have received a secret cut of a $12.4-million construction contract is prompting calls for the mayor’s resignation. Dozens turned out to protest outside of the town’s city hall on Monday, saying they were outraged at the allegations detailed in court documents filed
Prince William started his busy Israel tour Tuesday with a visit to Jerusalem’s Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial and meetings with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. William arrived Monday night in the first-ever official visit by a member of the British royal family to the tumultuous region London once ruled. The Duke
The House of Commons trade committee will be back at work later today with a special meeting that has one major aim — demonstrating the broad economic pain of the Trump administration’s crushing steel and aluminum tariffs. The committee will hear nearly four hours of testimony from a dozen witnesses
A seven-year-old boy in Antigonish, N.S., has received the largest personal injury settlement in Nova Scotia legal history. Dr. Allison Ball, an obstetrician, and the former Guysborough Antigonish Strait Health Authority have agreed to pay a total of $6 million to Cullan Chisholm due to severe brain injuries he suffered during his delivery.
The amount of tax that Canadians admit to owing Ottawa but haven’t paid rose to a record $43.8 billion this year, despite a Liberal government promise to “stabilize” that sum. And an internal Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) projection obtained by CBC News says the amount of unpaid tax owed is
An Arctic fox generally isn’t part of a crab fishing boat’s bycatch, but one crew from southern Labrador managed just that last week. Alan Russell of St. Lewis said his ship was about seven kilometres offshore when they spotted something on a nearby iceberg. “We seen something on the ice.