Ontario Premier Doug Ford weighs in on beer sale battle

Ontario Premier Doug Ford says the media is misleading the public when it comes to his government’s plan to extend beer and wine sales to corner and big box stores in the province. Story continues below In an unprompted call…

Alberta RCMP investigating liquor store robbery in Wabamun

RCMP are searching for a man responsible for an armed robbery in a community west of Edmonton. Police said the Lakeside Liquor Store in Wabamun, Alta., was robbed on April 17 at around 12:15 p.m. READ MORE: Alberta bank robbed; police…

Edmonton SingularityU summit focused on using technology to solve world issues

Edmonton is hosting some of the world’s brightest minds this week to explore how technology, artificial intelligence and digital medicine can solve the world’s biggest challenges. Alberta’s capital is hosting the SingularityU Canada Summit Tuesday and Wednesday, where innovators are…

Halifax basic income conference aims to make the economic concept a reality in Canada

Advocates of a national basic income plan are calling on the provincial and federal governments to adopt a Canadian basic income guarantee program and say the “evidence speaks” for itself. Basic Income Nova Scotia is hosting a mini-conference Saturday at…

One year after Toronto van attack, experts say outrage over incel movement ‘forgotten’

The man accused of a deadly van attack on a busy Toronto sidewalk one year ago identified as an incel — launching a nation-wide conversation about internet culture in Canada. Story continues below Alek Minassian, charged with 10 counts of…

Western University considers penalties for student misconduct during Fake Homecoming

Western University students might start facing academic penalties for misconduct at unsanctioned events, like illegal street parties. A report going before the school’s Board of Governors on Thursday suggests expanding the student code of conduct to include events that aren’t…