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Child dies in farm accident

Jul 21, 2017 / 5:58 am

RCMP say a seven-year-old girl has died of injuries she suffered when her leg was severed by a farm tractor that struck her as she played in a hay field in...

Resort clears out, fire rages

Jul 20, 2017 / 12:45 pm

A popular Rocky Mountain resort in Banff National Park is being cleared of guests so that crews can fight a wildfire raging in the nearby backcountry. Sunshine...

Man dies in donation bin

Jul 20, 2017 / 12:32 pm

Police in Calgary say foul play was not involved in the death of a man whose body was discovered in a clothing donation bin. A passerby saw the body sticking...

Stowaways in container

Jul 20, 2017 / 11:39 am

Four men found in a shipping container at the Port of Montreal were dehydrated and likely had been in the storage unit for many days, authorities said Thursday....

Fort Mac rebuild going fast

Jul 20, 2017 / 11:38 am

The federal housing agency says rebuilding efforts in Fort McMurray, Alta., are going faster than expected, with reconstruction underway on one-third of the...

Child struck by combine

Jul 20, 2017 / 6:41 am

A nine-year-old girl is in critical condition after being struck by farming equipment in rural Nova Scotia. RCMP Sgt. Terry Miller says the child was playing in...

Eighth whale found dead

Jul 20, 2017 / 6:29 am

Another endangered North Atlantic right whale has been found floating lifeless in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. A Facebook post by the Marine Animal Response...

Payette faced charges

Jul 20, 2017 / 6:10 am

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is refusing to say what he knew — and when he knew it — about a dismissed, non-felony charge against his choice for...

Don't touch the Queen!

Jul 19, 2017 / 4:20 pm

A momentary breach of protocol that saw the Governor General touch the Queen's arm has at least one British tabloid abuzz but some on social media say...

Freight train derailment

Jul 19, 2017 / 10:15 am

The Transportation Safety Board says it is investigating a freight train derailment near Strathroy, Ont. It says no dangerous goods were released after the...

Premiers talking pot

Jul 19, 2017 / 6:44 am

It's Weed Wednesday at the premiers meeting in Edmonton. The leaders of Canada's provinces and territories are set to compare notes on how to handle the...

Mounties hunt killer

Jul 18, 2017 / 9:50 pm

RCMP have issued a plea on social media for help from a small, isolated Manitoba community to find the killer in their midst. Manitoba Mounties posted on their...

Double slaying in Quebec

Jul 18, 2017 / 11:52 am

Police near Montreal will search a sprawling green space Tuesday after the discovery of two people believed to have been shot near the front gates of a...

Arrests follow tense standoff

Jul 18, 2017 / 11:47 am

RCMP say they have four people in custody following what they described as an armed and barricaded situation in a central Manitoba community. The Mounties'...

Veteran graves in disrepair

Jul 17, 2017 / 8:55 pm

The veterans' grave markers standing in orderly rows are clean and well-maintained on a brilliant summer afternoon. The words on each are easy to read, even...

Tourists: who's going where

Jul 17, 2017 / 8:00 pm

Calgary joins the ranks of one of the few cities in Canada, Canadian's will actually visit this year. Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal are the top three...

Smoke wafts into Alberta

Jul 17, 2017 / 2:31 pm

Wildfires burning in British Columbia have been causing smoky conditions in Alberta and Saskatchewan. Alberta Health Services issued precautionary air-quality...

WestJet hit by laser

Jul 17, 2017 / 2:24 pm

RCMP are investigating a report of a green laser being directed into the cockpit of a commercial aircraft as it approached the airport in Charlottetown. Police...

42% of Canadians on diets

Jul 17, 2017 / 5:00 am

Almost half of all Canadians say they went on a diet last year. A recent Insights West poll found 48 per cent of women and 37 per cent of men changed what they...

Feds form fire committee

Jul 16, 2017 / 9:42 pm

The federal government has announced the creation of a new committee help recovery efforts from wildfires raging across B.C. The ad hoc cabinet committee will...

Missing diver found in mud

Jul 16, 2017 / 4:01 pm

The body of a missing scuba diver has been found partially embedded in the mud at the bottom of a northern Alberta lake. RCMP Staff Sgt. Jeremie Landry says...

Burn tires or recycle them?

Jul 16, 2017 / 9:20 am

Lydia Sorflaten flips through decade-old clippings showing how she and her neighbours stopped a nearby cement plant from burning tires at a kiln 500 metres from...

Family farms at risk?

Jul 16, 2017 / 9:16 am

Bryan Maynard says his grandfather, a Prince Edward Island potato farmer, didn't start talking about retirement until he was 80 years old and had been...

Lotto 649 won in Ontario

Jul 16, 2017 / 7:35 am

A ticket sold in Ontario claimed Saturday night's $5-million Lotto 649 jackpot. The guaranteed $1 million prize also went to an Ontario ticket holder. The...

Flood knocks out Nav Can

Jul 16, 2017 / 7:29 am

The company that operates Canada's civil air navigation service says flooding from a severe thunderstorm in Ottawa brought down its automated flight...

Trudeau serves up pancakes

Jul 16, 2017 / 7:25 am

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says some of the people he met during his Calgary Stampede visit on Saturday lightheartedly mentioned a gaffe he made during a...

Founding father covered up

Jul 15, 2017 / 3:51 pm

Protesters who pledged to remove a statue of Halifax's controversial founder Saturday say they came away victorious after the monument to Edward Cornwallis...

Lotto Max won in Quebec

Jul 15, 2017 / 6:45 am

A ticket sold in Quebec claimed Friday night's $10-million Lotto Max jackpot. The exact location of where the ticket was purchased was not immediately...

Trudeau off to Stampede

Jul 15, 2017 / 1:00 am

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will don the stetson once more as he visits the Calgary Stampede today. Trudeau gets an early start to the day with an 8:30 a.m....

Bail in fatal hit and run

Jul 14, 2017 / 4:22 pm

A Quebec man charged with hit and run in the death of a two-year-old boy was granted bail Friday with numerous conditions. Rick Modi, 24, is not allowed to...

Pence reassures Trudeau

Jul 14, 2017 / 12:01 pm

The Canadian government has gotten what it wanted this week during U.S. meetings: clear, public reassurances from American politicians that the North American...

8.5 years for baby remains

Jul 14, 2017 / 12:00 pm

A Winnipeg woman who hid the remains of six infants in a rented storage locker has been sentenced to 8 1/2 years in prison. Andrea Giesbrecht was found guilty...

Jimmy Carter out of hospital

Jul 14, 2017 / 10:10 am

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was back at a Habitat for Humanity worksite Friday, a day after he was hospitalized for dehydration while working with the...