'We love showing off our beautiful city': Tour de Victoria to bring thousands of riders to local streets

Competitors in the Tour De Victoria race on August 21, 2016. (CTV News) Competitors in the Tour De Victoria race on August 21, 2016. (CTV News)

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Why Fiona's rare left hook make it a menace through Atlantic Canada

One reason why Fiona has been labelled a 'historical storm' for Eastern Canada is because of its unusual left hook. Tracking for the storm released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows that, once it passes the 40th parallel north, its trajectory appears to veer slightly left, taking it straight to Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.

Russia shells Ukrainian cities amid Kremlin-staged votes

Russian forces launched new strikes on Ukrainian cities Saturday as Kremlin-orchestrated votes took place in occupied regions to create a pretext for their annexation by Moscow, while hundreds of people were arrested in Russia for trying to protest a mobilization order that commits more troops to the fight in Ukraine.