Iran-backed bloc names Basra governor for post of Iraqi PM

BAGHDAD — An Iranian-backed bloc in Iraq’s parliament proposed Wednesday the governor of oil-rich southern Basra province as the country’s next prime minister, two

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Canadian Forces members go viral

HALIFAX — Corporal Abdulla Lardhi and Master Corporal, Jeremy Hawksworth are friends and comrades in the Canadian Forces. On Wednesday, the pair and two

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New brass band roaming Edmonton streets, when security doesn’t mind

EDMONTON — A band that’s new to Edmonton streets—literally—can be moved but not stopped. A video of a street performance by the Brasstactics being

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Disney cruise worker charged with raping 13-year-old girl

ORLANDO, FLA. — A Florida man who works for a Disney cruise line has been accused of repeatedly raping a 13-year-old girl at his

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First significant snow of the season possible

LONDON – It’s beginning to look a lot like… well you know. London and surrounding areas could see their first significant snowfall of the

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Blanket donations needed as winter approaches

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Emergency Relief Services (EERSS) kicked off their 2019 Alberta Blanket in Warmth campaign Monday. With cold winter months ahead, their

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‘What a role model:’ Paralyzed Bronco makes Adidas ad, hall of fame nominee list

AIRDRIE, Alta. — An ad shows a serious Ryan Straschnitzki taping up his hockey stick and pulling on an Adidas jersey before he slides

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Breaking down barriers with a special Shakespearean performance

Kim Phillips with files from Roger Klein, CTV Barrie Published Wednesday, August 21, 2019 4:55PM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, August 21, 2019 5:41PM EDT

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Unemployment on the rise in Edmonton

Edmonton’s unemployment rate was 7.5 per cent in July, up from seven per cent in June. The Statistics Canada report shows the heaviest hit

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Here’s where to get the free shuttle ahead of the Garth Brooks concert

A free shuttle service will be available for Garth Brooks fans before and after the concerts at the end of this week. The free

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