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State of emergency remains in effect for St. John’s, Newfoundland, days after record-smashing blizzard (Video)

Days after a monster blizzard unleashed record amounts of snow to parts of Atlantic Canada, the country’s federal government has ordered military assistance for some of the hardest-hit locations. For the fourth straight day, a state of emergency remained in effect in St. John’s. Mayor Danny Breen initially made the declaration on Friday, the first state of

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Canadian hospitals, airports preparing for possible arrival of SARS-like coronavirus from China

Canadian hospitals and airports are putting in place enhanced infection-control measures as they prepare for the possible arrival of a SARS-like virus that China confirmed Monday can be transmitted between humans. Chinese health officials say the novel coronavirus, also known as 2019-nCoV, has sickened more than 200 people and killed four people. Infection control experts

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Canada ranked 2nd best country in the world

Canada has been ranked as the second best country globally, according to the 2020 Best Countries report by US News & World Report. We have even climbed a spot since 2019’s ranking, where we were third behind Switzerland and Japan. This year, Switzerland remained the best country in the world, where it holds its place for the fourth consecutive year.

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Snow, freezing rain, strong winds for Metro Vancouver

Environment Canada has issued yet another special weather statement for Metro Vancouver, as a Pacific storm is expected to bring snow, freezing rain, and heavy winds to the region on Friday night. The special weather statement is in effect for the following areas: Metro Vancouver – central including the City of Vancouver Burnaby and New Westminster Metro

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A new Snowfall Warning is in effect for Metro Vancouver

Not long after lifting its Snowfall Warning on Wednesday morning, Environment Canada has now issued a new Snowfall Warning for the region. The areas affected this time include the following: Metro Vancouver – North Shore including West Vancouver and North Vancouver Metro Vancouver – northeast including Coquitlam and Maple Ridge Metro Vancouver – southeast including Surrey and Langley

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What we know about the victims who were heading to Canada

A Ukrainian Boeing-737 jet carrying 176 people, including 57 Canadian citizens, has crashed in Iran. There were no survivors, according to officials. Ukrainian International Airlines flight PS752 to Kyiv went down minutes after taking off from Tehran’s main international airport on Wednesday morning. The plane crashed into farmland outside of the capital, scattering debris across

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Vancouver forecast calls for a chance of snow 6 days in a row

Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for Metro Vancouver with between five and 15 centimetres expected to fall by Sunday afternoon and temperatures set to drop to an icy -5°C. “Another low pressure system with a cool air mass will bring another round of snow to the Lower Mainland beginning this evening,” the warring

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A snowfall warning is officially in effect for Metro Vancouver

A snowfall warning is now officially in effect for Metro Vancouver. Environment Canada upgraded its Special Weather Statement to an official warning for the region this afternoon. The snow is expected to begin this evening and continue through to Friday. The weather agency some areas could see an accumulation of up to 25 cm of snow. The snowfall

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Italian blues rock icon Zucchero releasing new album in US / Canada, set to perform with Sting (Video)

By Christine Brackenhoff This Friday, Italian blues rock icon Zucchero will release his new album D.O.C. in the US and Canada. Regarding the album, Zucchero explained: “There’s a return to social commitment that reflects the way in which I try to live my private life. The freedom we’ve lost, that we’ve forgotten and believe we’ve achieved, but it’s not like

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