Italy says 6 other countries will take migrants who’ve been at sea for 2 weeks

Letter from PM to deputy Salvini reflects heated relations within Italy’s coalition government. Spanish migrant rescue ship Open Arms is seen close to the Italian shore in Lampedusa, Italy, on Thursday. The ship entered Italian waters after a court ruling in its favour. (Guglielmo Mangiapane/Reuters) Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday that six EU […]

Musician Frank Walker poses for a photograph in Toronto on Thursday, July 18, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Canada Lifestyle

Frank Walker sets aside Stronach family empire to chase DJ dreams

TORONTO — Life can lead to the most extraordinary of crossroads when you’re the grandson of a billionaire auto industry magnate. That’s where Frank Walker found himself three years ago when he faced a rare career quandary: should he settle into a comfortable job at Magna International, the auto parts giant his grandfather Frank Stronach […]

The average premium is calculated by comparing the total premiums collected from passenger vehicles in each province and dividing it by the number of vehicles. (David Horemans/CBC)
Canada News

Data shows B.C. residents pay highest auto insurance premiums in Canada Social Sharing

British Columbians pay an average of $1,832 annually B.C. residents pay the highest auto insurance premiums in Canada, according to data released by the General Insurance Statistical Agency (GISA), the statistical agency run by Canada’s provincial insurance regulators. The data shows that people living in B.C. pay an average of $1,832 annually, compared to $1,316 in […]

Canada Economy

Canadian Real Estate Association reports home sales climbed higher in July

OTTAWA – The Canadian Real Estate Association says home sales in July rose 12.6 per cent compared with the same month last year. The increase came as sales were up in most of the country’s largest markets, including the B.C.’s Lower Mainland, Calgary, Edmonton, the Greater Toronto Area and Hamilton-Burlington, Ottawa and Montreal. On a […]

Canada News

1st-degree murder charge laid, Canada-wide warrant issued in 2018 death of man outside Brampton bar

Investigators are now searching for 28-year-old Yassine Nahi, wanted for first-degree murder Investigators are now searching for Yassine Nahi, 28, wanted for first-degree murder. Nahi should be considered armed and dangerous, and police are asking anyone who sees him to call 911. (Peel Regional Police/CBC) Peel Regional Police have laid a first-degree murder charge against one man […]