Published: May 22, 2021
Katherine Barber, a lexicographer who served as founding editor in chief of the Canadian Oxford Dictionary, a tome that codified a long-neglected argot with definitive entries on such linguistic gems as "gotchies" (slang for underpants) and "jambuster" (a jelly doughnut), died April 24 at a hospice center in Toronto. She was 61.
Published: May 20, 2021
Consumer prices in Canada climbed at the fastest rate in a decade, outpacing estimates and potentially fueling concerns that the country -- much of which is still in lockdown -- is entering a period of persistent inflation.
Published: December 26, 2020
An Air Canada Boeing 737-8 Max on a test flight had engine problems that forced the crew to shut down one of the plane's engines and make an emergency landing in Tucson, Ariz., Aviation24.be reported.
Published: March 26, 2019
A South African man – who allegedly killed a Thai jewellery businesswoman in a Bangkok hotel on Sunday before fleeing to Hong Kong – has been captured in the Canadian city of Vancouver, Immigration Bureau commissioner Pol Lt-General Surachate Hakparn said on Tuesday.
Published: January 20, 2019
A Canadian man and his Thai male accomplice have been arrested in a joint operation to crack down on a transnational drug trafficking ring that tried to smuggle heroin hidden in automobile shock absorbers into Australia, Niyom Termsrisuk secretary-general of the Office of Narcotics Control Board (ONCB), told a press conference in Bangkok on Sunday.