A toothbrush. Human hairs caught in the bristles of a hairbrush. A fingerprint preserved in sealing wax. Underwater archeologists from Parks Canada found these highly personal items as they recovered more than 350 artifacts during their most recent — and they say most successful — season yet at the HMS
The federal government and eight provinces have adopted e-cigarette legislation, according to the Canadian Cancer Society. The legislation includes bans on use and sales of e-cigarettes where smoking is banned, use of e-cigarettes in stores such as specialty retailers, restrictions on advertising and promotion, sponsorship bans, ban on stretching tobacco
The skies will be filled with fireworks and military aircraft today as Canada Day celebrations are held across the country. From Nova Scotia westward to British Columbia the military will soar high above revellers celebrating Canada’s 152nd birthday, showcasing a range of aircraft both new and old including helicopters, Hercules
Last Sunday, on a flight to Washington, D.C., from hoops-obsessed Toronto, a Canadian expat bedecked in “We The North” finery took her seat in a tizzy. A weather delay meant she would miss the Raptors’ ill-fated Game 2 against the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals. The Toronto-born U.S.
This week, WhatsApp began urging its 1.5 billion or so users to update their apps to get the latest security patch. The Facebook-owned company — which touts its “simple, secure” messaging — said it discovered spyware had been installed remotely on “dozens” of smart phones through the app. The hack affected both Apple and
U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden is urging the Canadian government to accept all seven of the people who sheltered him in Hong Kong while he was fleeing prosecution as refugees. In a rare interview, he tells The National’s Adrienne Arsenault that every day the individuals remain in Hong Kong, “they are in immediate danger.” Two members
News that the Canadian Women’s Hockey League (CWHL) will cease operations has been met with nearly universal shock and disappointment. It all happened so quickly in the form of a Sunday morning conference call to team officials. A news release said the league was no longer “sustainable financially,” and it would
A CBC Marketplace investigation has found worrying levels of antibiotic-resistant bacteria on imported shrimp bought at major grocery stores across Canada. Global demand for shrimp has exploded in recent decades, worth an estimated $39 billion US and growing. Canada alone imports about $700 million in shrimp every year, with the