Quebec reports 64 new COVID-19 cases, 10 more deaths due to data catchup

Quebec recorded 64 new COVID-19 cases and 10 additional deaths, the majority of which stem from last month, on Thursday. The government says some of the newly reported fatalities come from a...

Fire engulfs 2-storey home in Surrey; cause under investigation

VANCOUVER -- The cause of a large fire that ripped through a home in Surrey early Thursday morning is under investigation. Fire crews were on scene shortly after midnight near...

Tokyo bans Olympic spectators as Japan declares COVID-19 state of emergency

The Olympics will take place without spectators in host city Tokyo, organizers said on Thursday, as a resurgent coronavirus forced Japan to declare a state of emergency in the capital that will run throughout the...

Trudeau stays silent on possible summer election, says government is focused on its work

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is staying silent on the possibility of a summer election, insisting Wednesday that his campaign-style tour across the country this week is simply to highlight the ongoing...

Flair Airlines expanding into 6 U.S. vacation destinations this fall

Flair Airlines is entering the U.S. market, part of an ambitious five-year expansion plan for the low-cost carrier. The Edmonton-based airline announced Thursday it will launch service from Canada to six...

Afghan forces plan counterattack against Taliban in north: Report

Counteroffensive planned after forces lose ground in northern provinces, Russia’s RIA agency cites President Ghani’s adviser as saying. Afghanistan government forces are planning a counteroffensive in the country’s northern provinces...