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Decision day for Tories

May 27, 2017 / 8:26 am

The final votes will be cast today for a new leader of the federal Conservative party. Some 259,000 people are eligible to vote, deciding between 13 candidates...

First-aiders can say no

May 27, 2017 / 5:52 am

A Canadian Red Cross official says he sympathizes with a Manitoba postal worker who refused to perform CPR on a woman he feared might have overdosed on...

Firefighters rescue kitten

May 26, 2017 / 8:29 pm

Calgary firefighters made an unexpected rescue when they were battling a house fire in the city's southwest. On Friday afternoon, a passerby called 911 to...

New warships delayed

May 26, 2017 / 1:02 pm

The multibillion-dollar effort to replace the navy's warship fleet has run into another delay. The federal government says it is giving ship designers more...

Sad end for baby moose

May 26, 2017 / 10:07 am

A Newfoundland woman who bottle-fed a baby moose after it got lost in the woods without its mother is reeling after the local SPCA put the animal down. Brandi...

Feds run $21.8B deficit

May 26, 2017 / 9:26 am

A preliminary analysis of the federal books suggests the government ran a 2016-17 deficit of $21.8 billion to put the Liberals close to their projection for the...

Pushing for no-emission cars

May 26, 2017 / 7:22 am

The federal government is appointing an advisory group to develop a plan for getting more zero-emission vehicles on Canada's roads, as part of efforts to...

Dead whale stinks up town

May 26, 2017 / 6:55 am

A rotting, putrid whale remains lodged on a Newfoundland beach, as a picturesque seaside town tries to come up with a plan to get rid of it. The dead humpback...

Job 1 for Tories: unity

May 26, 2017 / 6:43 am

The 13 candidates vying to lead the federal Conservatives make their final pitches to party faithful today — at which point, the marathon leadership race...

More jail for touchy medic

May 26, 2017 / 6:40 am

A former military medical technician convicted of conducting inappropriate breast exams on female recruits has been sentenced to nine months in prison. Chief...

Still searching after 38 years

May 26, 2017 / 6:25 am

RCMP have issued an appeal asking for the public's help in finding the remains of a 13-year-old boy who vanished in July 1978. David Wiebe was last seen by...

Saving quints' birthplace

May 26, 2017 / 6:20 am

Cecile and Annette Dionne have just two items on their wish list as they get set to celebrate their 83rd birthday Sunday. The surviving Dionne quintuplets would...

Big year for hurricanes

May 25, 2017 / 1:00 pm

The Canadian Hurricane Centre says warm water temperatures and a weak or non-existent El Nino will contribute to an above-normal hurricane season this year,...

Wright broke ethics rules

May 25, 2017 / 12:52 pm

Former prime minister Stephen Harper's one-time chief of staff was never prosecuted for his role in Mike Duffy's Senate expenses fiasco, but now Nigel...

Another $30M for F-35

May 25, 2017 / 12:45 pm

Canada has quietly paid another $30 million for development of the F-35 stealth fighter. National Defence says the payment was made in April and brings...

Guilty plea in cop crash

May 25, 2017 / 10:29 am

A man whose truck slammed into an RCMP officer's cruiser killing a 32-year-old constable has pleaded guilty to two charges in a Victoria-area court. Kenneth...

Strike cripples Quebec

May 25, 2017 / 9:33 am

Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard says he will begin the process of adopting back-to-work legislation Monday if there is no agreement in the province's...

Cdn painting fetches $7.4M

May 25, 2017 / 6:32 am

A painting by the late Quebec artist Jean Paul Riopelle sold for more than $7.4 million on Wednesday, good for second on the list of Canada's most expensive...

Six-alarm recycling blaze

May 25, 2017 / 6:14 am

Toronto firefighters spent the night battling a stubborn six-alarm blaze at a recycling facility near the city's waterfront. Fire Chief Matthew Pegg said...

This teacher is tough

May 25, 2017 / 6:08 am

An elementary school teacher from Regina has been named one of the top strongwomen in North America. Tracey Halladay, 34, placed third in the recent competition...

Inquiry a 'bloody farce'

May 24, 2017 / 4:04 pm

Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould's father is calling the national public inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women a "bloody farce."...

Killer's progress 'slow'

May 24, 2017 / 12:53 pm

A psychiatrist says a man found not criminally responsible because of a mental illness after killing his three children is making slow progress but still...

Dog buried alive

May 24, 2017 / 10:41 am

An injured dog found buried alive on Montreal's South Shore appears to be in stable condition as the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals...

Salamanders halt quarry

May 24, 2017 / 9:58 am

A group of Ontario residents trying to ward off the development of a new quarry in their community say they have found two endangered salamanders that they hope...

Son slipped and drowned

May 23, 2017 / 7:18 pm

The father of a nine-year old Winnipeg boy who died in Ontario's Rushing River Provincial Park this weekend says his son slipped on a rock and drowned....

More security after bombing

May 23, 2017 / 7:16 pm

Security is being enhanced at Winnipeg's MTS Centre in the wake of the fatal bombing at an Ariana Grande show in Manchester, England. True North Sports and...

Fathers, sons drown

May 23, 2017 / 5:50 pm

A young man says he's devastated after his father and his dad's best friend died in a canoeing accident in northern Manitoba along with two of their...

Charged for making threats

May 23, 2017 / 5:46 pm

Police have charged a woman in southern Alberta with making online threats against the prime minister's wife and the Canadian government. RCMP Cpl. Hal...

Terrorism takes centre stage

May 23, 2017 / 3:15 pm

The deadly bombing in Manchester has thrust the familiar scourge of terrorism back under the spotlight as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau prepares for high-level...

Petition to ban caleches

May 23, 2017 / 12:38 pm

A petition to ban caleches in Quebec City has more than 34,000 signatures after two incidents involving horses on the weekend. Local police say the first...

Kids face anti-vax stigma

May 23, 2017 / 10:11 am

Children who aren't vaccinated face harsher judgment than their parents who refused immunization, says a study examining attitudes involving a contentious...

ACC tightens security

May 23, 2017 / 8:57 am

Heightened security is planned for Toronto's Air Canada Centre after the suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England. Dave Haggith, a...

Sextortion spiking with boys

May 22, 2017 / 9:00 pm

Child exploitation experts say they've detected a spike in reports of online "sextortion" cases involving teen boys. The Canadian Centre for Child...

Temps like 'whiplash'

May 22, 2017 / 9:00 pm

Temperatures this summer are experiencing "whiplash", and may swing between hot and cool over the course of the season, a top meteorologist says. The...

Solidarity after deadly blast

May 22, 2017 / 6:43 pm

Canada's public safety minister is expressing concern about what he is calling "brutal attacks" in the United Kingdom. Police in Manchester, U.K.,...

Fired for privacy breaches

May 22, 2017 / 1:24 pm

The Canada Revenue Agency says eight of its employees were fired in the last fiscal year after violating taxpayers' privacy. Previously, the agency has not...

Trudeau to talk NATO, G7

May 22, 2017 / 11:48 am

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau heads to Europe this week for the NATO and G7 summits, where global leaders are trying to figure out exactly how the world works...

Killer dad up for review

May 22, 2017 / 11:43 am

The case of a man found not criminally responsible for killing his three children because of a mental illness is up for review, two years after a provincial...

Boy's death not suspicious

May 22, 2017 / 10:29 am

Foul play is not suspected in the death of an eight-year-old boy who was found in a northwestern Ontario provincial park. Ontario Provincial Police say they...

Freeland won't bash Trump

May 22, 2017 / 10:18 am

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says the world wants Canada to trumpet tolerance and diversity. That's her plan for what is being billed as a...

CF-18's patrolling Iceland

May 22, 2017 / 7:13 am

Canadian CF-18 fighter jets will begin patrolling Iceland's airspace today as part of Canada's contribution to NATO. The operation is intended to...

Tanker restarts journey

May 21, 2017 / 1:09 pm

A tanker that ran aground east of Cornwall, Ont. on Friday has been freed. The coast guard says the ship was successfully repositioned and towed to a safe...

Body found in Ontario park

May 21, 2017 / 8:00 am

Provincial police in Kenora, Ont., say an eight-year-old boy was found dead at Rushing River Provincial Park. Ontario Provincial Police say they were called to...

Walk questions Canada 150

May 21, 2017 / 7:10 am

A Manitoba indigenous leader plans to walk 120 kilometres next month in a decidedly different commemoration of Canada's 150th birthday. Derek Nepinak, grand...

Charter architect dies

May 21, 2017 / 6:54 am

Roger Tasse, who is considered the architect of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, died in hospital Saturday in Gatineau, Que. He was 85. His wife,...

Trudeau, Kenney trade barbs

May 21, 2017 / 6:46 am

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responded to Jason Kenney's threat to sue Ottawa if Kenney becomes premier by making a dig at the former federal Conservative...

Tanker runs aground

May 20, 2017 / 12:39 pm

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is investigating after a tanker ran aground east of Cornwall, Ont. late Friday. The Travestern was making its way from...

Trudeau stands by inquiry

May 20, 2017 / 12:38 pm

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau suggested Saturday that it should be no surprise that the inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women has run into some...

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