Canada

Canada To Ban Single Use Plastics By 2021

(CNN) - Canada's prime minister calls it a problem that can't be ignored. By 2021, single-use plastic items like bags, straws, cutlery and stirring sticks will be banned in the country. Justin Trudeau says Canadians will throw away an…

U.S. To Lift Tariffs On Metals From Canada, Mexico

(CNN) - The United States, Mexico and Canada have come to an agreement. President Trump is expected lift steel and aluminum tariffs on the two countries as soon as of Friday. This clears a key hurdle for Trump's replacement…

Half A Million Canadians Use Weed Before/At Work

San Francisco, CA (KRON) - People in Canada seem pretty happy about weed being legalized. In fact, about half a million of them say they've lit up before or even at work. And that's just since February. The latest…

Sun & Cold Breeze Return Thursday

The axis of our latest cold front is moving eastward, allowing rain to taper off to a shower before ending well before daybreak. Isolated flash flooding in areas of poor drainage is likely, so take caution if traveling. Thursday…

Winter Ahead!

A fresh batch of cold air, originating from the Northwest Territories of Canada, arrives over the next 24 hours.   The combination of the wind on Wednesday along with this cold air will make it feel like the 40s for…

Winter's Return

Call it inopportune timing, but there is more cold air this week followed by stormy weather for the weekend. Sunshine over the next couple of days will do no justice as fresh cold air arrives from Canada.    Meanwhile, a…

Warming Up

The coldest core of our latest dose of Canadian air is exiting the region.   That said, nearly calm conditions overnight along with only some wispy thin clouds will lead to a widespread frost Thursday morning;  it just won't be…

Chilled Nights; Dry Turkey

Clear skies and a fresh dose of chilly air that originated over Canada will combine for patchy frost in the coldest outlying areas later tonight.  Temperatures in many areas will dip into the 30s. Sunshine Wednesday will allow for…

Lowe's Closing 51 Stores in the U.S., Canada

(CNN) - Home improvement in North America is taking a hit. Lowe's is closing dozens of stores across the continent next year. The home improvement chain said Monday it is shutting down 20 locations in the U.S. and 31…

The Chill Of Fall Awaits

A cold front originating over the Northwest Territories of Canada has arrived in the States.   Showers, including a thundershower for some, will accompany the front Saturday.   That said, limited rainfall is expected, and most areas will have less than…