Cherry blossoms return to Japan, but the party’s not the same this year

People are celebrating Japan’s peak cherry blossom viewing season without COVID-19 restrictions for the first time…

L.A. police were willing to arrest Will Smith, Oscars producer says

Oscars producer Will Packer said Los Angeles police were ready to arrest Will Smith after Smith…

Calgary officers told to defy order to remove thin blue line patch

The association that represents more than 2,000 Calgary police officers is encouraging its members to collectively “take a…

Quartet of Canadian women to feature in NCAA’s March Madness Final Four

The NCAA’s Final Four will feature a healthy helping of Canadian content when the women hit…

De Havilland to manufacture line of firefighting planes in Calgary

De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited says it is reviving a water bomber aircraft manufacturing program…

Canada’s defence spending fell behind NATO’s forecast last year, alliance says

Canada is not quite as far ahead on defence spending as NATO predicted last year, according to…

Catherine McKenna to chair UN panel on climate change progress at corporate, local levels

The head of the United Nations announced the appointment Thursday of an expert panel led by…

Canada needs to ‘close the gap’ in racial representation in live music: report

An industry group is calling on Canada to “close the gap” in racial representation in live…

U.S. to release extra 1 million barrels of oil a day from strategic reserves to battle high prices — and Putin

U.S. President Joe Biden is ordering the release of one million barrels of oil per day from…