The Lower Mainland's real estate craze seems to have extended to Squamish, a mountain town in the midst of a major transformation.
PITTSBURGH/CHICAGO Crowds were thin at U.S. stores and shopping malls in the early hours of Black Friday and on Thanksgiving evening as shoppers responded to early holiday discounts with caution and bad weather hurt turnout.
It's not just an American tradition anymore. Black Friday, the day after U.S. Thanksgiving and the unofficial kickoff to the holiday shopping season, has grown in popularity in Canada since retailers here started offering deals and discounts.
Toyota Motor Corp outsold Volkswagen AG for the fourth straight month in October to remain the world's top-selling auto maker so far this year, after sales at the German car maker suffered following the diesel emissions scandal.
Ontario's Chief Prevention Officer says changes are coming to regulations dealing with safety in underground mines. A death this week at Goldcorp's Musselwhite mine comes after a provincial review on mining safety, led by George Gritziotis.