The son of an Ontario senior who drained his entire life savings and then went deep into debt says TD Bank didn't do enough to prevent his father from being victimized — over and over — in a romance scam. Dayle Hogg says his late father Robert, a widower, went into his local TD branch in Whitby, Ont., 19…
You can run but you can't hide from internet price hikes. That's what Sean Barry in Powell River, B.C., learned after leaving his provider, Shaw, following a couple of price increases. He switched to competitor Telus in September only to discover that the cost of his current Telus internet plan is also going up — by $5 a month. "I…
It's snowing. It's blowing. And it's very, very cold. From eastern Ontario to the Maritimes, Environment Canada is warning of winter storm conditions that include snowfall, strong wind, extensive blowing snow and extreme cold. This "snow, cold and wind" combination rarely occurs in Quebec, according to Environment Canada meteorologist Alexandre Parent. Usually, he said, the temperature rises during snow…
Passengers travelling from Newark, N.J. to Hong Kong weren't expecting to stop off in Goose Bay, N.L. for 16 hours this weekend. (@sonjaydutterson/Twitter) A United Airlines plane diverted to Goose Bay Airport in Labrador Saturday night resulted in a lengthy stay on the tarmac, according to passengers who were stranded on the aircraft. After a wait…
A lawyer and political activist is accusing Alberta United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney of claiming his primary residence was in Calgary while living in Ottawa, an allegation Kenney disputes. Lawyer Kyle Morrow provided CBC News with emailed copies of documents, including expenditure reports and land title certificates, as well as parliamentary flight records while Kenney was an MP…
A GoFundMe campaign to help an unpaid restaurant owner in the Bahamas who says she fed thousands of unhappy people during the disastrous Fyre Fest music festival in 2017 has received over $90,000 US in donations. The page, which has been verified as genuine, has a target of $123,000 to help Maryann Rolle, who appeared in a highly publicized Netflix…
IV. Along a dimly lit hallway enclosed by white concrete walls is a series of doors, some a clinical pale blue, others an anemic pink, giving a hospital-like feel to the Central East Correctional Centre’s maximum solitary confinement unit, known to inmates and guards alike as 8-seg. On one end of the hall is a…
As arbitration grinds on at Canada Post following back-to-work legislation passed in November, the union has made a series of proposals beyond standard contract negotiations on wages and benefits: they want the Crown corporation to open a new bank for low-income people and turn the post office into a hub for green technology With one of the…
Jagmeet Singh says the federal government should be willing to terminate the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline if consultations do not end in "partnership" and "buy-in" from all the communities along the route. "They can't say that they want to build something and say it's going to be built, and then on the other…
Ian Patton has struggled with obesity his whole life. He'd lose weight, then put it on, going up and down like a yo-yo. When he tries to pinpoint why, sleeplessness stands out. "I think of times when I had significant re-gain or problems with my weight, it would often be tied to periods where I…
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