Coronavirus: Ontario woman seen in Peru news report sparks international act of compassion

A Bradford, Ont., woman had been speaking with family in her native Peru when she learned of a news report about a Canadian woman

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From books to beer, COVID-19 sparks delivery boom in Alberta

With more and more people confined to their homes due to the spread of COVID-19, businesses across Alberta have adapted to fill a growing

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‘Worst collisions that we see’: Trauma doctor sparks discussions around pedestrian safety in HRM – Halifax

After witnessing several close calls, a critical care and trauma physician in Halifax has raised concerns around pedestrian safety in the Halifax Regional Municipality.

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Lightning sparks grass fire in Kelowna near Union Road – Okanagan

Lightning sparked a grass fire near Kelowna’s Union and Begbie roads on Tuesday night. Fire crews rushed to the scene around 6:40 p.m. READ

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‘You might see this in a museum’: Boulder sparks curiosity on Toronto streets – Toronto

A newly-unearthed boulder in downtown Toronto — perhaps billions of years old — is attracting a lot of attention. Crews recently unearthed the giant

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Water shortage on Salt Spring Island sparks call for change

Since Salt Spring Island’s only public laundry facility closed in 2016, resident Cherie Geavreau has wanted to open a new one, but there’s a

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Major rock slide in Fraser River sparks fears of blocking migrating salmon

A “significant” rock slide on the Fraser River just west of Clinton, B.C. is sparking fears it could affect the journey of migrating salmon.

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California police defend placing ‘spit mask’ over boy’s head after video sparks outrage – National

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Police on Wednesday defended their use of a clear mesh “spit mask” on a combative 12-year-old boy as irate bystanders videotaped

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Mini Pop Kids tour sparks nostalgia for 1980s music fans

If you grew up in the 1980s in Canada, you probably remember the original Mini Pop Kids, a group of performers singing family-friendly versions

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Fatal shooting inquest sparks call for more police training

More de-escalation training for Vancouver police is being recommended after a coroner’s inquest into the shooting death of a man who was stabbing people

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