Varcoe: Tar Sands Producers Post ‘Absolute Blockbuster’ Quarter With $12.5B Earnings

Breadcrumb Trail Links Energy columnists The gains have allowed Canada’s five largest producers to return more money to shareholders and modestly increase capital spending. Drew Zieglgansberger, executive vice president of natural gas and technical services for Cenovus Energy, demonstrates the molasses-like consistency of bitumen during a press tour at the Christina Lake facility in 2011. […]

El auge de la sextorsión coincide con el cambio en línea de la pandemia, mientras los expertos dan la voz de alarma

Enlaces de senderos de migas de pan Noticias Noticias locales Delito La extorsión sexual, o sextorsión, ocurre cuando alguien amenaza con distribuir material privado, a menudo sexualmente explícito, en línea si la víctima no cumple con sus demandas, generalmente por dinero. Autor del artículo: la prensa canadiense brieanna charlebois Foto por JONATHAN HAYWARD /la prensa […]

Data from Statistics Canada shows that police-reported extortion cases in Canada have risen nearly 300 percent in the past decade, but crime has risen significantly during the pandemic.

The massive shift online sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic coincided with a boom in so-called “sextortion scams,” new data from Statistics Canada suggests. As authorities seek to educate youth and parents about online sex crimes, experts are calling for more regulation, education and law enforcement. Sexual extortion, or sextortion, occurs when someone threatens to distribute […]

Taiwan says China’s military drills appear to simulate attack on self-ruled island – National | Canadian

Taiwan said Saturday that China’s military drills appear to simulate an attack on the self-ruled island, after multiple Chinese warships and aircraft crossed the median line of the Taiwan Strait following U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taipei that infuriated Beijing. Taiwan’s armed forces issued an alert, dispatched air and naval patrols around the […]

Guess who benefited during the pandemic?

Benefits put in place at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic allowed vulnerable Canadians to stay healthy and maintain an income, but business supports were excessive and show the outsized influence of business groups on public policy, economists say. Nearly two and a half years ago, the federal government faced an unprecedented task of shutting […]

Paramedics see jump in

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local News Local Health Health Code purple and red, used for life-threatening calls, are on the rise in B.C. That’s more work for understaffed ambulances and hospitals. Ian Tait is a regional vice-president with the Ambulance Paramedics of B.C. and a paramedic in Chilliwack. Photo: Craig Chapman Photo by JENNIFER GAUTHIER […]

Justin Fornal will swim from Canada to Greenland

Breadcrumb Trail Links Weird News Canada Greenland training swim in the Western Brook Pond in Newfoundland, Canada. Photo by Justin Fornal /Instagram Article content Famed adventurer Justin Fornal likes to splash around in the water just as much as the next guy. Advertisement 2 This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. […]