Air force to return Cyclone choppers to service 'within the coming days'

The Canadian air force has mapped out a plan to return its maritime helicopter fleet to service after narrowing down the possible causes of a fatal crash off the coast Greece earlier this spring — an accident that claimed the lives of six military members. The CH-148 Cyclones will begin flying again “within the coming days,” […]

Five years on, Trudeau's vow to build a diverse public service still unfulfilled

When they took power in 2015, the Trudeau Liberals promised to “build a government that looks like Canada.” But their government, now in its second mandate, still hasn’t hired enough minority senior staff members to truly reflect the country’s diverse makeup. Only four chiefs of staff to 37 ministers are people of colour — roughly 11 per cent of the […]

6 Canadian service members killed in helicopter crash honoured at CFB Trenton ceremony

6 Canadian service members killed in helicopter crash honoured at CFB Trenton ceremony

For years, Cpl. Simon Pittarelli would end every phone conversation with his sister, Sub-Lt. Abbigail Cowbrough, with “I love you.” That means more to him now than ever, as Cowbrough was one of six Canadian military members killed in last week’s helicopter crash off the coast of Greece who were honoured at a repatriation ceremony in Ontario Wednesday. In the end, that […]

Life changes instantly as cell service switched on in Ahousaht

Life changes instantly as cell service switched on in Ahousaht

Classes done for the day, students stream out of Ahousaht’s high school and onto the sidewalk. Like their counterparts across the country, many of the teens immediately bury their faces in their cellphones. But in this Indigenous community of 900 on an isolated island off the rugged west coast of B.C., it’s a brand new experience […]

Real estate listing contract and service agreement different: Ask Joe

Real estate listing contract and service agreement different: Ask Joe

I think I’ve found the right salesperson to sell my home. What’s the next step in the process? That’s good news. Ideally, you have discussed your service expectations and checked your salesperson on RECO’s free online registrant directory to confirm that they are in good standing. The next step is to sign a listing agreement […]

Disney Plus streaming service to launch in Canada in November

Disney Plus streaming service to launch in Canada in November

TORONTO – The Walt Disney Company is swooping into the Canadian market with its powerful new streaming platform Disney Plus in November, and analysts say the menu of Marvel superheroes, Pixar characters, and Disney animated classics could give viewers another reason to drop cable altogether. The company says Disney Plus will cost $ 8.99 per […]

A Predisposition to Save on 23andMe Health + Ancestry Service

A Predisposition to Save on 23andMe Health + Ancestry Service

A recent ruling by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) now allows for money set aside in a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) or Health Savings Account (HSA) to be used to purchase the health-related information provided through 23andMe’s Health + Ancestry Service. FSAs and HSAs both allow you to set aside a certain amount of your […]

An administrator will oversee Durham Region's police service amid allegations of 'serious misconduct'

An administrator will oversee Durham Region's police service amid allegations of 'serious misconduct'

Ontario has appointed an administrator to oversee the Durham Regional Police Service amid an investigation into allegations of “corruption, criminality and serious misconduct” all the way up to Durham’s police chief, a lawyer representing the complainants tells CBC News. Lawyer Peter Brauti says the complaints date back to Fall 2018, when a number of police officers […]

Kanye West’s weekly Sunday Service restores excitement

Kanye West’s weekly Sunday Service restores excitement

Kanye West is kicking off 2019 by giving fans — many of whom were left disgruntled by the rapper’s rocky 2018 — a new reason to be excited by his work. West’s “Sunday Service,” a weekly event that started in January, brings together a group of lucky attendees — with celebs including Paris Jackson, Courtney […]

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