Average Canadian gasoline prices are set to soar this weekend after already jumping nearly 10 cents per litre since Hurricane Harvey roared ashore in Texas a week ago.
TORONTO — Officials say a downtown armoury will open to Toronto’s homeless Saturday evening as the city faces a 13th day with an extreme cold alert in effect.
It was the last night of November 2016, and more than a hundred volunteers and front-line staff hit the streets of St. John’s to count every homeless person they could — anyone without a stable roof over their heads.
More than 4,100 NB Power customers remained without power Friday evening after a violent thunderstorm ripped through the Acadian Peninsula the previous night.
Authorities are on alert for additional flooding as heavy rains continue to batter parts of Quebec.
Newfoundland and Labrador is looking at reforming how organ donation is done but the health minister says it’s unlikely the province will adopt a system where consent is assumed.
NB Power president Gaetan Thomas is calling this week’s ice storm “the worst crisis in our history for our customers.” He says it’s worse than tropical storm Arthur, when 195,000 customers were left without power in July 2014, partly because this is happening in the winter.