About 60 people gathered at English Bay today for an oil spill protest that culminated in a pinata like destruction of a paper mache Stephen Harper.
The average national price of a regular gallon of gasoline has jumped 13 cents in the past two weeks to $2.58. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that higher crude oil prices caused the run-up at the pump.
Saskatoon received 30 centimetres of snow Saturday and Sunday, smashing the previous two-day record for the period of 17 cm, Environment Canada meteorologist Justin Hobson said.
British Columbia's Environmental Assessment Office has ordered construction of two buildings at the proposed Jumbo Glacier Resort to stop.
Oil prices were mixed in Asia Monday as fighting between pro-government forces and Iran-backed rebels in Yemen fuels fears about a supply disruption in the crude-rich Middle East, analysts said.