Some grey wolves to be returned to endangered list
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. - A federal judge on Friday threw out an Obama administration decision to remove grey wolves in the western Great Lakes region from the endangered species list — a decision that will ban further wolf hunting and trapping in three states.
Closed-minded probe led to health firings: report
VICTORIA - A British Columbia government investigation that prompted the firings or suspensions of seven health researchers failed to follow existing procedures and reached premature conclusions, a labour lawyer says.
Raptors hand Pistons 12th straight home loss
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - Jonas Valanciunas scored 17 points to lead a balanced offence as the Toronto Raptors beat Detroit 110-100 on Friday night, handing the Pistons their 12th straight home loss.
Lower loonie boost Christmas tree profits
TORONTO - The lower loonie will put more money in the pockets of Canadian Christmas tree exporters this year, just as the industry is preparing to ramp up production to meet an anticipated surge in demand from south of the border.
Virus infecting B.C. poultry a North American first
VANCOUVER - The avian flu virus involved in an outbreak in British Columbia is related to a deadly strain that has spread through Asia and is now affecting North American poultry for the first time, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency says.