The hardscrabble story behind ‘The Rock’s father, Canadian wrestling legend Rocky ‘Soulman’ Johnson

HALIFAX — Growing up in northern Nova Scotia in the 1950s, Wayde Bowles once spent 25 cents to watch wrestlers like “The Beast” compete

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Welcome to 2020: Predictions for the new year that almost certainly won’t happen

TORONTO — Predicting the future has long captivated scientists and scholars. But when it comes to forecasting what 2020 was supposed to look like,

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Governor General pays tribute to Canadian veterans in New Year’s message

TORONTO — Gov. Gen. Julie Payette is reflecting on the country’s military history in her annual New Year’s message to Canadians. In her annual

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CP freight train carrying crude derails

A Canadian Pacific freight train derailed in south-central Saskatchewan, sparking a massive blaze that filled the sky with thick smoke. Source link https://www.ctvnews.ca/polopoly_fs/1.4722355.1575925865!/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/landscape_300/image.jpg #CanadianNews

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Demand spikes for local charities, donations dwindle

This time of year, every dollar is critical for local charities. One of the challenges, is that they are all competing against each other

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Montreal police arrest blogger alleged to have glorified Polytechnique mass murderer

MONTREAL — On the 30th anniversary of the Montreal Massacre, Montreal police have announced that they have arrested an anti-feminist blogger who they allege

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One injured in Pierrefonds-Roxboro shooting

Police are investigating an apparent attempted murder that occurred in Pierrefonds-Roxboro on Sunday night. Calls were made to authorities at 9:30 p.m. reporting gunshots

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Air Canada-Transat deal clears another hurdle

Air Canada says its deal to acquire travel company Transat A.T. Inc. has cleared another hurdle. The airline says the Superior Court of Quebec

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Canadian canoe champ says she didn’t intentionally take banned substance

MONTREAL — Top Canadian Olympic medal contender Laurence Vincent Lapointe says she has no idea how Ligandrol got into her system and caused a

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‘Mother Nature can be fierce’: Hail rattles windows, shatters windshield in Spruce Grove

Residents of Spruce Grove spent part of Saturday examining the damage after heavy rains and hail battered the area west of Edmonton the day

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