The Canadian Press CALGARY—A Calgary man said he will quit his job if he’s assigned to drive a bus wrapped in a rainbow flag. The annual Calgary Pride Festival kicked off today and, as a show of support, a Calgary Transit bus has been wrapped in the symbol of inclusiveness. […]

The Canadian Press KAPUSKASING, Ont.—The wreckage of small plane that went missing 23 years ago has been found near Kapuskasing in northern Ontario. Ontario Provincial Police say they found the wreckage of a single engine aircraft in a remote area and confirmed it was that of a plane reported missing […]

The Canadian Press WINNIPEG—A dog blinded after a child in a northern Manitoba community rubbed hair dye in its eyes has a new lease on life. In February, Percy was flown south to Winnipeg after a neighbour noticed the one-year-old Jack Russell terrier-Chihuahua cross had been in extreme pain for […]

The Associated Press AURORA, Ill.—The police department in an Illinois city is going to compile a “habitual drunkard” list to help fight public intoxication. Aurora Police Department Sgt. Tom McNamara said the list will have “certain clientele” whom police and fire departments see regularly. The (Aurora) Beacon-News reported that includes […]

The Canadian Press SIMCOE, Ont.—Police in Simcoe, Ont., are looking for a thief with an apparent appetite for other people’s shoes. Norfolk OPP say a passenger was in a vehicle in the drive-thru lane at a McDonald’s restaurant early yesterday with their feet dangling out the side window. A young […]

The Associated PressSandy Cohen BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.—With hit shows like “Empire,” “black-ish“ and “How to Get Away With Murder,“ diversity is the new normal in TV. That was the message at a pre-Emmy party celebrating the industry’s diverse talent on both sides of the camera. “Diversity no longer means niche,” […]

The Canadian PressCraig Wong OTTAWA—It’s gut check time, financial advisers said this week as stock markets around the world went for a wild ride testing just how much risk investors are really comfortable with. The S&P/TSX composite index plunged more than 768 points in early trading Monday, then recouped all […]

The Canadian PressTamsyn Burgmann VANCOUVER—A natural gas operation that halted work after a 4.6-magnitude earthquake in northeastern British Columbia last week has been linked to the largest earthquake in the province that’s been attributed to fracking. Progress Energy, which is owned by Malaysia’s Petronas, paused its operations after the Aug. […]

The Canadian Press RIMOUSKI, Que.—It is not necessary to spend taxpayer money on bringing an NHL team back to Quebec City, Parti Quebecois Leader and controlling shareholder of Quebecor Inc., Pierre Karl Peladeau, said yesterday. The Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec, the province’s pension fund manager, however, could […]

The Canadian Press EMERSON, Man.—Police in Manitoba have charged NHL player Mike Richards with possession of a controlled substance. The RCMP say he is due to appear in provincial court in Emerson, Man., on Sept. 10. Police say a 30-year-old male was arrested and released on June 17 after the […]

By Leanne Italie THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — Divorce is often ugly, but the consequences for kids when infidelity is involved can deepen their anxiety, anger or confusion. Contrary to the hacked Ashley Madison cheaters’ site that offers anonymous opportunities for affairs, infidelity more often includes somebody a child […]

The Canadian Press VANCOUVER — A natural gas operation that halted work after a 4.6-magnitude earthquake in northeastern B.C. last week has been linked to the largest earthquake in the province that’s been attributed to fracking. Progress Energy, which is owned by Malaysia’s Petronas, paused its operations after the quake […]