An enormous pumpkin nicknamed “Mama” grown in a Richmond, B.C., backyard has won first place in one of North America’s most prestigious pumpkin weigh-offs, tipping the scales at more than a tonne.Grower Dave Chan, 78, says "a lot of good science" went into his victory on Saturday in the National Pumpkin Weigh Off in Wheatland, Calif., where Mama weighed in at 1,003 kilograms, or 2,212 pounds.
October 3, 2023 - 18:44 | | The Globe and Mail
The survey of 1,500 working Canadians, including 81 per cent full-time workers, found the number who considered themselves financially stressed has jumped by 20 per cent in a year.
October 3, 2023 - 18:39 | Sean Previl | Global News - Canada
A Quebec man shot by police during an investigation into threats against Premier François Legault and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is now charged with uttering death threats against the two politicians.Germain Lemay, 30, faces a total of six new charges, including making death threats against police officers and an agent with the province's workplace health and safety board.He is also charged with pointing a firearm at a police officer as well as improper storage of a firearm.
October 3, 2023 - 18:38 | | The Globe and Mail
A heat dome over southern Quebec has temperatures in the high 20s C, setting new records.
October 3, 2023 - 18:34 | Timothy Sargeant | Global News - Canada
Inside the laptop found in the small apartment of a man accused of killing a Muslim family in London, a digital forensic investigator found an early version of a manifesto and a video of someone shooting two people, jurors at his trial in an Ontario court in Windsor heard Tuesday.
October 3, 2023 - 18:24 | | CBC News - Canada
A new group has been formed to determine what can be done to help Nova Scotians struggling to pay their power bills.
October 3, 2023 - 18:23 | Skye Bryden-Blom | Global News - Canada