Chris Tindal, METRO

Metro Snapshot: April 6, 2009

MISSILE FIZZLE: President Barack Obama faced his first global security crisis as the U.S. and its allies sought punishment for North Korea's defiantlaunch of a rocket that apparently fizzled into the Pacific, holding anemergency UN meeting in response to the "provocative act" that somebelieve was a...

Monday, April 6, 2009, 12:15 PM

Metro Snapshot: June 23, 2008

ENTERTAINMENT/PEOPLE: Comedian George Carlin, a counter-culture hero famed for his routinesabout drugs and dirty words, died of heart failure at a LosAngeles-area hospital yesterday, a spokesman said. He was 71. TERRORISM: More than four years after the arrest of Ottawa software designer...

Monday, June 23, 2008, 11:44 AM

Metro Snapshot: June 23, 2008

ENTERTAINMENT/PEOPLE: Comedian George Carlin, a counter-culture hero famed for his routinesabout drugs and dirty words, died of heart failure at a LosAngeles-area hospital yesterday, a spokesman said. He was 71. TERRORISM: More than four years after the arrest of Ottawa software designer...

Monday, June 23, 2008, 11:44 AM

Metro Snapshot: June 23, 2008

ENTERTAINMENT/PEOPLE: Comedian George Carlin, a counter-culture hero famed for his routinesabout drugs and dirty words, died of heart failure at a LosAngeles-area hospital yesterday, a spokesman said. He was 71. TERRORISM: More than four years after the arrest of Ottawa software designer...

Monday, June 23, 2008, 11:44 AM

Metro Snapshot: June 19, 2008

A man who two years ago brokered a series of transactions that ultimately turned a red paper clip into a two-storey home was looking to move on.Lower and middle-income Canadians would see their income taxes reducedby up to 10 per cent under the "green shift" to be unveiled Thursday byStephane Dion...

Thursday, June 19, 2008, 11:49 AM

Metro Snapshot: June 19, 2008

A man who two years ago brokered a series of transactions that ultimately turned a red paper clip into a two-storey home was looking to move on.Lower and middle-income Canadians would see their income taxes reducedby up to 10 per cent under the "green shift" to be unveiled Thursday byStephane Dion...

Thursday, June 19, 2008, 11:49 AM

Metro Snapshot: June 19, 2008

A man who two years ago brokered a series of transactions that ultimately turned a red paper clip into a two-storey home was looking to move on.Lower and middle-income Canadians would see their income taxes reducedby up to 10 per cent under the "green shift" to be unveiled Thursday byStephane Dion...

Thursday, June 19, 2008, 11:49 AM

Metro Snapshot: June 18, 2008

Canadian troops and Afghan troops prepared for battle againsthundreds of Taliban rebels who have seized control of several villagesoutside Kandahar city and are threatening to kill anyone whocollaborates with NATO or government forces.B.C. Crown prosecutors were looking over an RCMP report to...

Wednesday, June 18, 2008, 11:42 AM

Metro Snapshot: June 17, 2008

In Bridgewater, Nova Scotia Penny Boudreau made her first court appearance on charges of first-degree murder in the death of her 12-year-old daughter. Dozens of people crowded outside the town'scourthouse shouting and swearing at Boudreau as policeescorted her into a waiting cruiser.The Ontario...

Tuesday, June 17, 2008, 11:41 AM

Metro Snapshot: June 16, 2008

Experts said that young people are the most accident-prone employees on Canadian jobsites and must be more closely supervised if companies hope to reducethe disturbing number of injuries they suffer at work, and a 21-year-old man was outside a home in an Aboriginal community when he was shot dead...

Monday, June 16, 2008, 11:31 AM

Metro Snapshot: June 16, 2008

Experts said that young people are the most accident-prone employees on Canadian jobsites and must be more closely supervised if companies hope to reducethe disturbing number of injuries they suffer at work, and a 21-year-old man was outside a home in an Aboriginal community when he was shot dead...

Monday, June 16, 2008, 11:31 AM

Metro Snapshot: June 16, 2008

Experts said that young people are the most accident-prone employees on Canadian jobsites and must be more closely supervised if companies hope to reducethe disturbing number of injuries they suffer at work, and a 21-year-old man was outside a home in an Aboriginal community when he was shot dead...

Monday, June 16, 2008, 11:31 AM

Metro Snapshot: June 16, 2008

Experts said that young people are the most accident-prone employees on Canadian jobsites and must be more closely supervised if companies hope to reducethe disturbing number of injuries they suffer at work, and a 21-year-old man was outside a home in an Aboriginal community when he was shot dead...

Monday, June 16, 2008, 11:31 AM

Metro Snapshot: June 13, 2008

The federal Competition Bureau says it is continuing to investigate whether Canadians are getting scammed at the pump after discovering a network of gasoline price-fixing cartels. Former U.S. secretary of state Colin Powell told a Vancouver audience that he dealt with feelings of "emptiness" after...

Friday, June 13, 2008, 8:24 AM

Metro Snapshot: June 12, 2008

Prime Minister Stephen Harper apologized to Canada's First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples for their suffering in the once obligatory residential school system. Harper pointed out that the stated purpose of the system was "to kill the Indian in the child." However, Harper said, "today werecognize...

Thursday, June 12, 2008, 11:39 AM

Metro Snapshot: June 12, 2008

Prime Minister Stephen Harper apologized to Canada's First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples for their suffering in the once obligatory residential school system. Harper pointed out that the stated purpose of the system was "to kill the Indian in the child." However, Harper said, "today werecognize...

Thursday, June 12, 2008, 11:39 AM

Metro Snapshot: June 11, 2008

The head of a group that represents independent fuel retailers says that gas stations are actually making less money as high gas prices reduce their margins. Gasoline averaged $1.37 a litre across Canada last week, a more than six per cent increase over the previous week. A barrel of crude oil -...

Wednesday, June 11, 2008, 11:53 AM

Metro Snapshot: June 11, 2008

The head of a group that represents independent fuel retailers says that gas stations are actually making less money as high gas prices reduce their margins. Gasoline averaged $1.37 a litre across Canada last week, a more than six per cent increase over the previous week. A barrel of crude oil -...

Wednesday, June 11, 2008, 11:53 AM

Metro Snapshot: June 11, 2008

The head of a group that represents independent fuel retailers says that gas stations are actually making less money as high gas prices reduce their margins. Gasoline averaged $1.37 a litre across Canada last week, a more than six per cent increase over the previous week. A barrel of crude oil -...

Wednesday, June 11, 2008, 11:53 AM

Metro Snapshot: June 10, 2008

Beer was still the number one drink of choice for Canadians in terms of both volume and dollar value, but its share continued to decline as wine's share grew.The latest Canadian solider to die in Afghanistan was remembered as a natural combat leader who was fearless under fire, and two police...

Tuesday, June 10, 2008, 11:42 AM