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April 23, 2018 9:30 PM Russian rocket stage holding highly toxic fuel to fall in Canadian Arctic

The Russian rocket stage will drop into Baffin Bay, outside Canada’s territorial waters, but within ocean it claims to regulate and control. Although the rocket is Russian, the launch is a commercial service paid for by the European Space Agency. “The ESA prides itself on being the most environmentally friendly space agency in the world,” said Byers 8

April 23, 2018 3:41 PM Don’t have a ticket for Game 6? Get there early for Maple Leaf Square tailgate party

A few Winnipeg fans were dismissive of the scene outside Air Canada Centre. While Babcock has been impressed by the turnout, a couple of Jets fans were dismissive of the Leafs fans at the square. Winnipeg police were forced to close the Portage and Main intersection Friday night as the Jets eliminated the Minnesota Wild to advance to the second round 7

April 23, 2018 12:50 PM What’s the odds-on favourite name for the newborn royal?

William Hill listed as many as 38 names that bettors can wager on. Arthur is the middle name for both William and Prince Charles. Bettors also like the connection to King Arthur, mythical leader of the knights of the Round Table. But Arthur isn’t high on the list for top names for baby boys among Canadians naming their newborns. On the website babycenter 6

April 22, 2018 3:23 PM Canadian was killed in Peru, Global Affairs says

The death was related to the reported assassination of Indigenous elder Olivia Arevalo Lomas, Global Affairs Canada said. Global Affairs Canada says the death was related to the reported assassination of Indigenous elder Olivia Arevalo Lomas. Arevalo Lomas was a human rights activist of the Shipibo-Konibo people in the Ucayali region. The federal government 10

April 22, 2018 2:03 PM North Korea nukes, Russia tension set to top G7 foreign ministers’ talks in Toronto

Chrystia Freeland and Taro Kono signed an efficiency agreement that will allow each other’s militaries to share equipment during joint exercises in Canada, Japan and elsewhere. Their meeting comes days after North Korea pledged to suspend testing of its nuclear and long-range missiles and close its nuclear test site, and days ahead of this week’s historic 7

April 22, 2018 4:49 AM Canadian women's rugby 7s fall in consolation semis

Canucks place 11th in Kitakyushu, Japan Kathy Baker scored a try in extra time as Ireland topped Canada 24-19 in a consolation Challenge Trophy semifinal Sunday at the women's HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in Kitakyushu, Japan. Canada, which failed to advance to the Cup quarterfinals for the first time, concluded its tournament with a 33-14 win over Japan 6

April 22, 2018 12:11 AM Amir Khan drops Canada's Phil Lo Greco in 39 seconds in triumphant return

Former boxing world champion wins 1st fight since 2016 loss to Saul "Canelo" Alvarez Former world champion Amir Khan won his first fight in two years by stopping Phil Lo Greco in 39 seconds on Saturday. Fighting in a British home ring for the first time in five years, Khan sent Lo Greco to the canvas inside 30 seconds. Moments later, he pinned the Toronto 6

April 21, 2018 4:38 PM BP granted approval to start drilling off Nova Scotia's coast

Project has been strongly opposed by Mi'kmaq communities BP Canada has been given the green light to start drilling off Nova Scotia's coast. On Saturday, the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) granted approval for the company to begin drilling one deepwater exploration well about 300 kilometres offshore. BP has applied to drill a total 8

April 21, 2018 1:08 PM Canadian women's rugby 7s team fails to reach quarters for 1st time

Canada's women's rugby sevens team failed to reach the Cup quarter-finals for the first time in the history of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series after going 1-2 in pool play in Kitakyushu, Japan. The Canadian squad opened the tournament with a 38-14 win over Fiji, but proceeded to drop its next two matches — a 21-19 last-second defeat to longtime rival 4

April 21, 2018 10:00 AM Bought bitcoin in 2017? Here's how cryptocurrency is taxed in Canada

Trying to hide your crypto gains is not worth the risk, accountant says So, you read all the headlines in 2017 about the millions of dollars to be made in cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and ethereum, and you took the investment plunge. Maybe you made big money, maybe just a few thousand dollars. But even though the word crypto comes from the Greek word for hidden 7