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Quebec education minister ‘would be surprised’ if Bill 40 is adopted by Christmas

Quebec education minister ‘would be surprised’ if Bill 40 is adopted by Christmas

Quebec Education Minister Jean-François Roberge admits the clock is ticking on passing his proposed reforms to the province’s education system before the end of the year.
B.C. passes law to force oil companies to reveal how gas prices are set

B.C. passes law to force oil companies to reveal how gas prices are set

British Columbia’s provincial government has passed legislation to force oil companies to reveal how they set gas prices. Lawmakers passed the Fuel Price Transparency Act on Wednesday.
Woman dead after being struck by pickup truck in Abbotsford

Woman dead after being struck by pickup truck in Abbotsford

A woman is dead after being struck by a vehicle in Abbotsford on Thursday morning. Abbotsford police say the collision happened at the intersection of Clearbrook and Peardonville roads shortly after 5 a.m.
99 B-line cyclist highlighs congestion on North America’s busiest bus route

99 B-line cyclist highlighs congestion on North America’s busiest bus route

A UBC student is commuting to and from classes with a message he hopes will spark a conversation about congestion and the need for more transit funding.
Peterborough teen charged in assault of female victim: police

Peterborough teen charged in assault of female victim: police

A 16-year-old Peterborough boy has been arrested and charged after a female victim was assaulted, Peterborough Police Service said Thursday. The incident happened on Nov. 25 at a Peterborough residence.
‘Bravery’: Dramatic photo shows firefighter rescuing baby from floods in France

‘Bravery’: Dramatic photo shows firefighter rescuing baby from floods in France

A firefighter in southern France is winning viral acclaim for rescuing a four-month-old baby from a home surrounded by raging floodwaters . The rescue played out on Nov.
7 dead, including 2 children, in Kingston plane crash

7 dead, including 2 children, in Kingston plane crash

Kingston police have confirmed that seven people are dead, including two minors, after a small aircraft crashed in Kingston. Police were made aware of a missing airplane around 5 p.m.
Instagram and Facebook are down, here’s what you need to know

Instagram and Facebook are down, here’s what you need to know

Instagram and Facebook are down, according to the photo- and video-sharing social networking services. Instagram said it was working to fix the problem as quickly as possible.
‘Scariest sound ever’: Texas plant explosion sparks Thanksgiving evacuation

‘Scariest sound ever’: Texas plant explosion sparks Thanksgiving evacuation

Two massive explosions — mere hours apart — rocked a small southeastern Texas town on Wednesday, forcing thousands of people to flee their homes. The first blast at the TPC Group plant in Port Neches, Texas, happened at around 1 a.m.
Singer Summer Walker faces online backlash after Toronto concert

Singer Summer Walker faces online backlash after Toronto concert

WARNING: This story contains explicit language. Summer Walker is facing online backlash for reportedly delaying her concert by over three hours on Nov. 25. Doors were set to open for Walker’s Toronto show at Rebel Nightclub at 8 p.m.