B.C. storm causes thousands of power outages
VANCOUVER - A powerful windstorm caused chaos in southwestern British Columbia on Saturday, knocking out power to 400,000 homes and felling trees that crushed cars and critically injured a woman.
Nexen 'preparing to comply' with regulator
CALGARY - Nexen Energy says it is "preparing to comply" with requirements from the Alberta Energy Regulator following the agency's order that the company cease operations of 95 pipelines in the province.
Police: Construction crooner found dead in apparent suicide
NEW YORK, N.Y. - A karaoke-loving ironworker who briefly became a New York sensation for his serenades from a subway construction site has been found dead in an apparent suicide, a month after he disappeared from his Queens neighbourhood, police said Friday.
Harper pledges renewal of cancer agency
OTTAWA - A quiet day on the federal election campaign saw the Conservatives promise to continue funding an agency devoted to combating cancer while the Liberals and New Democrats talked about repealing Conservative citizenship and terrorism laws.
Agency urged to protect SkyGreece passengers
The Canadian Transportation Agency is being asked for an emergency order to protect and compensate stranded passengers of SkyGreece Airlines, which ceased operations on Thursday after more than a week of disrupted service.