Canada Proud spent more than $100k boosting online posts: Elections Canada docs

OTTAWA — Elections Canada documents say Canada Proud has spent more than $100,000 this campaign season boosting its online anti-Trudeau message, with financing coming from thousands of Canadians as well as several key big-ticket donors.The third-party advertising group, which functions mostly as a popular Facebook page sharing memes and political content, is the federal outgrowth […]

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Tim Hortons pulling Beyond Meat products from menus, except in Ontario and B.C.

TORONTO — Tim Hortons will stop offering its Beyond Meat alternative protein products at thousands of Canadian locations, just three months after introducing them.Parent company Restaurant Brands International Inc. says it is pulling vegetable-based Beyond Burgers nationally and breakfast sandwiches from all locations except in B.C. and Ontario, where the “positive reaction” means customers can […]

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Searching for Survivors: Penticton fire chief and his disaster dog return from the Bahamas

The level of devastation left by hurricane Dorian on Great Abaco Island is “catastrophic,” said Penticton’s fire chief.Larry Watkinson and his loyal companion Sam were part of a 13-person, four-dog urban search-and-rescue team that has recently returned from a one-week deployment in Abaco.“Sam’s primary role as a disaster dog is to get in the disaster […]

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