A snowfall that brought huge snowdrifts and closed roads around Buffalo was finally expected to stop, but residents still faced the threat of rain and higher temperatures through the weekend that raised the possibility of flooding.
The climbing costs of bacon, smokes and natural gas helped propel the country's annual inflation rate to the unexpected mark of 2.4 per cent last month, its fastest clip in since early 2012, Statistics Canada said Friday.
It was a highway robbery but the bandits got more than they bargained for when they stopped a taxi van in Guinea and made off with blood samples that are believed to be infected with the deadly Ebola virus.
Protesters marched in Mexico City on Thursday to demand authorities find 43 missing college students, trying to step up pressure on the government on a day traditionally reserved for the celebration of the 1910-17 Revolution.
Alberta Health Services is rescheduling 57 surgeries and medical procedures at Chinook Regional Hospital in Lethbridge following the discovery of a fine, dark residue on a number of surgical instruments.
Families in Alberta are increasingly likely to encounter waiting lists while attempting to secure a place for their children in a childcare centre, day home or after school program, and the demand for childcare is even greater in Calgary.
A Calgary company has developed what they claim is a simple, but effective, way to reduce the risk of hospital acquired infections by reducing the likelihood bacteria and germs can access and grow inside mattresses.