It would be an understatement to say Canadians like the Internet. The average Canadian visits 3,731 websites a month, and spends about 41 hours per month on line. That's lots more than the world average of 2, 278 websites and 24.6 hours on line. These and other statistics are from the just released 3rd annual CIRA Factbook.
Alison Redford, premier of oil-rich province of Alberta, resigns
The premier of the oil-rich western Canadian province of Alberta, Alison Redford, has announced she is resigning effective Sunday (March23). The premier made the announcement Wednesday in the rotunda of the Alberta legislature.
"Quite simply I am not prepared to allow party and caucus infighting to get in the way of building a better future for our province and ...
Truck drivers vow to continue strike at Vancouver port
Striking container truck drivers at the port in Canada's Pacific coast city of Vancouver are vowing not to return to work, even though the port and the British Columbia provincial government issued new ultimatums on Wednesday (March 19) in an attempt to end an ongoing labour-management dispute.
The truckers say the "bully tactics" aren't the answer and will make ...
The Canadian Coast Guard says it will send ice-breaking ships to help clear unusually heavy ice and allow ships to travel through the Great Lakes in the heart of North America, along the St. Lawrence Seaway and through to the Atlantic Ocean. An unusually cold winter in Canada has created ice conditions not seen in 20 years.
For the first time since the Boston Marathon bomb blew off the bottom part of her leg, Adrianne Haslet-Davis danced on stage with the help of a prosthetic. She appeared at the TED (Technology, entertainment, design) conference in Vancouver after a speech by Dr. Hugh Herr about his work developing prosthetics that use biomechanics together with microprocessors.