Canada needs a new fiscal anchor if its borrowing spree is to continue

Fitch Ratings’ wobble last week on Canada’s credit worthiness has forced the Finance Department to adjust its marketing material. “Canada remains among the top rated countries in the G7 and continues to hold a AAA rating, with a stable outlook, from all major credit rating agencies exceptFitch,” Finance wrote in the Economic and Fiscal Snapshot,…

A mysterious wave of fireworks is perplexing U.S. cities

The Fourth of July is still over a week away, but in many cities, it’s already arrived. From New York to San Francisco, the skies light up every night — and early morning — for hours, and with no apparent reason. Now, officials have had enough. Firework complaints are soaring, and they come after months…

Canada Line Bridgeport Station closed for police incident

Article content The Canada Line will not stop at Richmond’s Bridgeport Station on Sunday due a police incident. While Canada Line service will continue, trains are not stopping at Bridgeport as Transit Police deal with the ongoing incident. The station closure was announced around 11:30 a.m. We apologize, but this video has failed to load….

Doctors remove cell phone charging cable from man’s urinary bladder

TORONTO — Doctors in India removed a nearly two-foot-long cell phone charging cable from the urinary bladder of a 30-year-old man after they say he mislead them into operating on his stomach first. Guwahati-based surgeon Dr. Walliul Islam said in a Facebook post that the man was operated on at an Assam hospital after complaining…