B.C. challenges Alberta wine ban under free trade rules
The B.C. government is challenging Alberta’s ban on B.C. wines through the Canadian Free Trade Agreement's dispute settlement process.
Hedley withdraws from Juno award consideration
The members of the embattled rock band Hedley say they have withdrawn from consideration for three awards at this year's Junos and plan to "talk about how we have let some people down, and what we intend to do about it."
U.S. bipartisan gun bill aims to improve compliance with criminal background checks
In the wake of last week’s deadly shooting at a high school in Parkland, Fla., a bipartsan bill introduced last November to shore up the background checks system for Americans buying guns has White House support, a spokesperson says.
New acne diagnoses linked to increased depression risk
In the first year after being told by a doctor that they have acne, patients' risk for a diagnosis of major depressive disorder spikes by more than 60 per cent compared to the general population, according to a new study.
Quebec man arrested in 2002 death of Adrienne McColl in Alberta
A Quebec man has been arrested and charged in the 2002 death of Adrienne McColl, whose body was found in a rancher’s field near Nanton, about 85 kilometres south of Calgary.
Canada to battle arch-rival U.S. for women's Olympic hockey gold
Canada scored twice within 31 seconds early in the third period en route to a 5-0 win over the Olympic Athletes from Russia on Monday, setting up a third straight gold-medal showdown with the United States.