SEATTLE—A couple thousand Seahawks’ fans were crowded in front of the television stage when Russell Wilson walked out of the locker-room still in full uniform.
Instantly, the chant started.
Hard to argue against Wilson after a performance like last night.
OTTAWA — Canada’s chief actuary says the Canada Pension Plan is sustainable over the long term.
The report from the chief actuary comes as Finance Minister Jim Flaherty and his provincial counterparts prepare to meet in Ottawa with expansion of the CPP as a key topic under discussion.
OTTAWA—A collection of parliamentarians of all stripes are backing Conservative MP Michael Chong’s provocative new bill—one designed to rebalance the power between MPs and domineering party leaders.
As Chong held a news conference today about the legislation he had just tabled, colleagues from the House of Commons and the Senate took their seats nearby in a public show of support.
MONTREAL — The head of Canada’s largest railway says crude oil tank cars must be redesigned to avoid another tragedy like last summer’s deadly explosion in Lac-Megantic, Que.
Canadian National Railway CEO Claude Mongeau told a business group Tuesday that tanker design was one of the “most important systematic issues” associated with the accident.
Health & Wellness
TORONTO — A new study says First Nations adults who develop Type 2 diabetes do so more than a decade earlier than non-native people, and have double the risk of going on to develop kidney failure.
The study, which looked at Type 2 diabetes cases in Saskatchewan, found that the mean age for developing diabetes among First Nations people was 47.
NEW YORK — Where’s a Black Friday shopper to turn for a 19th century vampire killing kit?
Believe it or not, the item is part of the Black Friday madness at the Ripley’s Times Square Odditorium. It will set you back about $25,000.
A shrunken head is a comparative bargain — just over $19,000.
SYDNEY, Australia — A brazen bird snatched a video camera that was recording crocodiles in northwest Australia and captured fascinating footage of its 110-kilometre (70-mile) journey across the country’s remote landscape.
TORONTO, Ontario — Disgraced theatre mogul Garth Drabinsky will have to make another pitch for full parole after a panel weighing his release Monday couldn’t reach a unanimous decision.
TORONTO, Ontario — A new international study ranks Canadian students among the top of the class in key subject areas, but there has been a noticeable decline over the years in math and science scores among the country’s pupils.