Russia seeks arms-for-food deal with North Korea, U.S. says

Russian and North Korean flags fly on a street near a train station during North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s visit to Vladivostok, Russia, April 25, 2019.Yuri Maltsev/Reuters The White House said on Thursday it had new evidence that Russia was again seeking weapons from North Korea to fuel the war in Ukraine, this time … Read more

North Korea tests two more missiles as tensions escalate

A South Korean Army soldier observes the North Korean side at the Unified Observation Post in Paju, South Korea, near the border with North Korea, on March 24.An Yongjun/Associated Press North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast on Monday, adding to a recent string of weapons tests as … Read more

North Korea says it tested new nuclear underwater attack drone

A new nuclear underwater attack drone was tested this week under the direction of leader Kim Jong Un, as a U.S. amphibious assault ship arrived in South Korea for joint exercises, the North’s state news agency KCNA said on Friday. North Korea’s state news agency also confirmed that it fired the cruise missile during a … Read more

North Korea fires ballistic missile as U.S.-South Korea drills continue

A TV screen shows archival images of a North Korean missile launch during a news program at a train station in Seoul, South Korea, March 19.An Yongjun/Associated Press South Korea and Japan said North Korea on Sunday fired a short-range ballistic missile into the sea off the east coast of the Korean peninsula, the latest … Read more

Yellowknife, Citizens Union approve deal after strike/lockout

Unionized workers in Yellowknife approved a new collective agreement after a labor dispute that began in early February included strikes and lockouts. The Northern Workers union said in a news release Friday that they have worked tirelessly to reach the best deal with the city. The union said the deal included a compounded wage increase … Read more

North Korea says ICBM launch in response to rival drill

North Korea said on Friday it launched an intercontinental ballistic missile to “strike the enemy” as South Korea and Japan agreed at a summit to work closely with the United States on regional security and hold military exercises around the region. The missile was launched on Thursday morning when South Korean President Yoon Hek-yeol met … Read more

North Korea fires two short-range ballistic missiles into sea off east coast, South Korea says

People stand next to televisions broadcasting news reports of a North Korean missile test at a train station in Seoul on March 14.anthony wallace North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast on Tuesday, the South Korean military said, the latest in several weapons tests conducted by South Korea … Read more

Seoul: North Korea conducts submarine-launched missile test

South Korea said North Korea test-fired a missile from a submarine. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement on Monday that a North Korean missile launch from a submarine was spotted on Sunday in waters off the eastern North Korean port city of Sinpo. South Korean and U.S. intelligence authorities are analyzing … Read more

Latest snowfall on B.C.’s South Coast impacts morning commute, causing delays and cancellations

A woman walks past Douglas Coupland’s digital orca statue as light snow falls in Vancouver on Jan. 31.Daryl Decker/The Canadian Press Environment Canada has extended its snow warning to much of Greater Vancouver, with conditions expected to ease later in the day, but an unexpectedly strong storm soon caused problems across the South Coast. The … Read more

Environment Canada issues snowfall warning for parts of B.C.’s South Coast

Environment Canada says parts of British Columbia’s southern coast have yet to see snow. Snow warnings were issued for eastern Vancouver Island north and south of Nanaimo, the Malahat Highway north of Victoria, and the southern Gulf Islands. The Bureau of Meteorology said these areas could see 10 to 15 centimeters of snow by Tuesday … Read more