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Culturally inappropriate?

May 22, 2018 / 4:06 pm

The painting depicts a colonial structure in an Indigenous setting, but it's the name of the work that's spurred a debate about how the art world should...

Carbon tax cover-up?

May 22, 2018 / 2:43 pm

If the federal Liberal government truly believed in carbon taxing, it would come clean on the potential cost to Canadians, Conservative critic Pierre Poilievre...

Family law changes coming

May 22, 2018 / 2:29 pm

Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould tabled legislation Tuesday which, if passed, would introduce a number of changes to federal family laws — billed by...

Pot snacks brought to school

May 22, 2018 / 12:22 pm

An Ontario police force is hoping to educate parents after kids brought marijuana-laced snacks to the same elementary school on two separate occasions. Durham...

Bear kills dog at Jasper

May 22, 2018 / 10:46 am

A black bear is being watched in Jasper National Park after it killed a dog that jumped out of a vehicle. Parks Canada officials say the encounter happened on...

Shrieking lynx go viral

May 22, 2018 / 8:53 am

An Ontario man who shot a viral video of two lynx shrieking in each other's faces says he's no stranger to the animals, but was shocked by what he saw....

WestJet talks resume

May 22, 2018 / 7:20 am

WestJet Airlines Ltd. says contract negotiations with its pilots resumed Monday in Calgary. Talks between the airline and pilots represented by the Air Line...

Tiger cub dies at zoo

May 22, 2018 / 6:47 am

A rare tiger cub has died at the Magnetic Hill Zoo more than a week after being born with three siblings at the New Brunswick facility. The zoo announced in a...

Share price manipulation

May 22, 2018 / 5:31 am

A judge is expected to sentence two key players in a sophisticated multimillion-dollar stock market scheme today for manipulating the share price of Knowledge...

Canadians coming home

May 22, 2018 / 5:28 am

A Montreal-based travel agency says hundreds of Canadians who were stuck in Cuba since a plane crash last week are returning home. Caribe Sol said Monday that...

Notley to skip conference

May 22, 2018 / 5:00 am

There won't be any fireworks between the premiers of Alberta and British Columbia at the Western premiers conference this week, because Alberta Premier...

WestJet wants to reach deal

May 21, 2018 / 3:58 pm

WestJet Airlines says they are confident they will reach an agreement with their pilots as negotiations continue this week. The Calgary-based airline's...

Escaped killer, searching

May 21, 2018 / 8:01 am

Edmonton police are frantically searching for an woman convicted of second degree murder who escaped custody Saturday night. Kecia Spade, 26, was last seen...

Supporting trans community

May 21, 2018 / 7:00 am

Mike Hooves was turning a wrench on a bike when a man came over, said "let me help you" and grabbed the tool. Hooves, who identifies as a non-binary...

Crews still at Brandon fire

May 20, 2018 / 2:01 pm

Firefighters are still at the scene of a massive blaze in Brandon, Man., that damaged or destroyed several buildings in the city's downtown. Fears that the...

How to fix 'Alert Ready'

May 20, 2018 / 10:58 am

The technology exists to fix some of the design flaws in Canada's mobile emergency alert system that was tested last week for an Amber Alert issued in...

A 94-year-old gym rat

May 20, 2018 / 8:07 am

Like many gym rats, Paul Russell lifts weights and runs obstacle courses. Here's what makes him different: Russell is 94 — so old he has been retired...

'Still beautiful' after fire

May 20, 2018 / 7:27 am

Parks Canada officials and businesses in Waterton say there will be a different type of beauty in the national park, which was devastated by a wildfire last...

Life and death

May 20, 2018 / 7:25 am

Doctors told Jody Littlewolf that her daughter was brain dead and should be taken off life support, but the mother couldn't shake a strange feeling she had...

Don't bait for photos

May 20, 2018 / 4:00 am

While some wildlife photographers dream of that perfect shot of a majestic moose or a swooping snowy owl, some observers say more and more people are stooping...

Two winning tickets

May 20, 2018 / 3:52 am

There are two winning tickets for Saturday night's $5 million Lotto 649 jackpot. Both were purchased in the Prairies, and each is worth $2.5 million. The...

'Massive' fire in downtown

May 19, 2018 / 6:14 pm

A blaze that Premier Brian Pallister called "massive" has burned through several buildings in downtown Brandon, Man., including one with dozens of...

Mulroney at royal wedding

May 19, 2018 / 4:00 pm

A Montreal designer says seeing her custom dress on tastemaker Jessica Mulroney at the royal wedding was a wonderful experience, and it's giving her brand...

11 Maxmillion prizes won

May 19, 2018 / 6:40 am

The $60 million Lotto Max jackpot remains unclaimed after Friday night's draw. However, 11 of the 30 Maxmillions prizes of $1 million each that were up for...

'Craft cannabis' in danger?

May 18, 2018 / 2:11 pm

Craft cannabis growers and sellers in British Columbia want the federal and provincial governments to take immediate steps to protect the future of their...

Bernardo to stand trial

May 18, 2018 / 11:23 am

Paul Bernardo, one of Canada's most infamous killers, was ordered Friday to stand trial for allegedly possessing a homemade shank in the maximum-security...

Humboldt mix-up explained

May 18, 2018 / 6:04 am

A coroner involved in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash says it wasn't until an injured player woke up in hospital and said he wasn't who everyone thought...

Gas hikes for the holiday

May 18, 2018 / 5:37 am

Motorists in many parts of Canada are expected to see rising gasoline prices as they fire up their vehicles for road adventures on the Victoria Day long...

PM explains Trans Mtn deal

May 17, 2018 / 6:53 pm

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says putting federal cash down as an insurance policy of sorts to get the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion built is the result of...

Letter bomber found guilty

May 17, 2018 / 5:52 pm

A Manitoba man shook his head in disbelief Thursday after he was found guilty of attempting to murder his former wife and two lawyers when he sent them letter...

GoFundMe takes $500K fee

May 17, 2018 / 5:51 pm

Money raised in a GoFundMe campaign after the Humboldt Broncos bus crash will go directly to survivors and families of those killed, but a fee of nearly...

NAFTA 'nowhere near close'

May 17, 2018 / 5:29 pm

The United States declared the NAFTA countries were nowhere close to a deal in a statement Thursday designed to douse expectations that an agreement might be...

BC to AB: see you in court

May 17, 2018 / 3:00 pm

UPDATE: 3 p.m. British Columbia is preparing to file a lawsuit as early as next week to have Alberta's new fuel restriction law declared unconstitutional....

$2B for natural disasters

May 17, 2018 / 11:14 am

The federal government has set up a $2-billion fund to help communities protect themselves from natural disasters. Federal Infrastructure Minister Amarjeet Sohi...

Shifting fish to hit BC hard

May 17, 2018 / 11:11 am

A detailed study of how climate change will affect fish stocks in Canada and the United States concludes dozens of species are moving hundreds of kilometres...

Royal fans will be watching

May 17, 2018 / 6:29 am

Donna Otto hasn't decided on wearing a fascinator or a new hat on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding day, but she knows where she'll be at 4...

'Appalled' by Dr. shooting

May 17, 2018 / 6:12 am

Justin Trudeau added his voice Wednesday to the calls for an independent investigation into the shootings by Israeli soldiers on the Gaza border that killed 59...

Fort Mac fire claims drag on

May 16, 2018 / 4:05 pm

Some 900 insurance claims remain unresolved two years after a wildfire dubbed "The Beast" tore through the city of Fort McMurray and the surrounding...

9,000 police for G7 summit

May 16, 2018 / 3:55 pm

There will be between 8,000 and 9,000 police officers on hand to provide security for the G7 Summit, Quebec City's police chief said Wednesday. The police...

Long, hot wildfire season

May 16, 2018 / 10:18 am

Federal researchers say Canada may be heading into a long, hot summer in the forests. Richard Carr of Natural Resources Canada says wildfire numbers are already...

Feds to regulate vaping

May 16, 2018 / 10:00 am

The federal government has passed legislation that makes significant changes to tobacco laws by regulating vaping products and giving Health Canada the power to...

Tough call to leave outports

May 16, 2018 / 9:53 am

Raymond Blake can still see his mother, a strong woman raising six kids alone after his father died, dissolve into tears as the schooner pulled away from their...

Harper back in spotlight

May 16, 2018 / 7:00 am

Suddenly, Stephen Harper is turning up everywhere. In the past couple of weeks, he's made headlines for writing a book, telling an American audience in...

Royal invites arrive

May 16, 2018 / 6:35 am

All three of Ben and Jessica Mulroney's children have been selected to be among the bridesmaids and page boys for Saturday's royal wedding of Prince...

Feds will back pipeline

May 16, 2018 / 6:32 am

Finance Minister Bill Morneau says if Kinder Morgan wants to abandon plans to build the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, there are plenty of other investors...

First right whale of season

May 16, 2018 / 5:23 am

The first North Atlantic right whale of the season has been spotted in waters off eastern Cape Breton amid concerns from fishermen that measures meant to...

Canadians eager for nuptials

May 16, 2018 / 5:00 am

Nicola Day's flight to London will land just hours before Prince Harry is set to wed Meghan Markle in a lavish ceremony at Windsor Castle, and she's...

Timmies being sued

May 15, 2018 / 9:17 pm

A Tim Hortons franchisee filed a $4-million lawsuit against the coffee-and-doughnut chain's parent company after he says it refused to renew a licence for...

Teen dies from 'rare' injury

May 15, 2018 / 8:37 pm

Canadian rugby associations, and some of the sport's most prominent players, are expressing condolences to the family of a P.E.I. high school athlete who...

Pipeline update Wednesday

May 15, 2018 / 8:35 pm

Finance Minister Bill Morneau will provide an update Wednesday on the status of his talks with Kinder Morgan to expedite the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion...

Get tough on BC: Sask.

May 15, 2018 / 8:16 pm

REGINA - Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe is calling on the Prime Minister to get tough with British Columbia over its opposition to the Trans Mountain oil...

Vernon Harper dead at 85

May 15, 2018 / 7:32 pm

A Cree elder who was a co-organizer of a cross-Canada trek to raise awareness of broken treaties and grievances against the federal government has died,...

Metis taking on Manitoba

May 15, 2018 / 7:23 pm

The Manitoba Metis Federation says it is taking the province to court in a dispute over planned hydro projects. Metis federation president David Chartrand met...

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