Health Canada says it has requested testing data from Claire's Stores Inc. following reports that asbestos has been found in certain cosmetic products sold by the international retailer of youth-oriented jewelry and accessories.
Several local producers say they're facing expulsion from the Peterborough, Ont., farmers market because of their campaign to increase transparency among fellow vendors, just months after a CBC Marketplace investigation revealed two vendors were not being upfront about the provenance of their fruits and veggies.
In Edmonton, the temperature hovered around –30 C with a nipping wind which made it feel more like –37 C. According to the latest forecast, the top of the world would be no colder than –20 C on Friday, with a wind chill making it feel like –31 C.
Federal health officials have expanded a list of recalled sandwiches produced in Edmonton, due to Listeria contamination.
Some of the events planned for the New Year's Eve party on Parliament Hill in downtown Ottawa have been cancelled due to extreme cold.
Banff's reintroduced bison herd is getting ready to go it alone next summer as their paddock fences come down, and that means facing predators that have been watching the new arrivals closely.
A Toronto teacher who allegedly compared a Grade 6 student to a "crackhead" is no longer employed with the school board, a spokesperson says, but it's unclear if he could end up in front of another class.
Fire and hydro crews were busy dealing with several back-to-back calls for fallen power lines and branches in Abbotsford and Mission overnight.
A small team at Hamilton Health Sciences rents out medical equipment no longer needed to set designers working on massive television and film productions.
After four days of cancellations during the busy holiday season, the ferries between Nova Scotia and Newfoundland finally sailed Thursday night.