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U.S. butter imports way up

Sep 19, 2018 / 12:39 pm

More Canadians have likely slathered their late-summer corncobs with American-made butter in recent years — and it had nothing to do with U.S. President...

'X' marks the spot for gender

Sep 19, 2018 / 12:36 pm

Nova Scotians who don't exclusively identify as male or female will have the option of choosing 'X' on their birth certificates under changes...

Ghomeshi essay costs job

Sep 19, 2018 / 11:19 am

An editor at the New York Review of Books has parted ways with the prestigious literary publication amid controversy over his decision to publish a personal...

Co-op develops OD tech

Sep 19, 2018 / 11:07 am

A Vancouver technology co-operative is gaining recognition for developing a mobile app and three other digital monitoring tools aimed at preventing overdoses....

Canada-wide warrant issued

Sep 19, 2018 / 8:44 am

A Canada-wide warrant has been issued for a suspect in the beating death of a man at an Ottawa hotel. The composite photo of 32-year-old Crystal Bastien, shows...

Climate change tops agenda

Sep 19, 2018 / 8:35 am

Canada's environment minister opened a meeting of her G7 counterparts with a call for action on climate change, even as prominent environmentalist David...

NAFTA not there yet

Sep 19, 2018 / 8:34 am

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau signalled today that Canada wants more from its negotiating partners before signing on to a revamped North American Free Trade...

Ford gets legal victory

Sep 19, 2018 / 8:13 am

UPDATE 8:14 a.m. Ontario's top court has stayed a ruling that upended the provincial government's plans to cut Toronto city council in the middle of a...

Renegade MP welcomed

Sep 19, 2018 / 7:30 am

Andrew Scheer is trying to fire up his Conservative troops today by officially ushering Leona Alleslev into the fold. The party leader tells his weekly caucus...

Dog found a year later

Sep 18, 2018 / 9:43 pm

A family in Moose Jaw, Sask., is overjoyed now that their pet dog is home after going missing more than a year ago almost 500 kilometres away. Brennen Duncan...

Fuel spill from derailed train

Sep 18, 2018 / 7:20 pm

A train that derailed in northern Manitoba on Saturday that killed a railway worker is leaking diesel fuel into the Metishto River. Manitoba Sustainable...

Stabbing suspect arrested

Sep 18, 2018 / 2:06 pm

UPDATE 2:05 p.m. Police have arrested a suspect following a series of random attacks that began with the stabbing of a man waiting for a train during...

Bridge opens & collapses

Sep 18, 2018 / 12:37 pm

A rural politician in eastern Saskatchewan says he's at a loss to explain why a newly built bridge collapsed just hours after opening. Reeve Duane Hicks...

Time is running out: NAFTA

Sep 18, 2018 / 11:24 am

Republicans in the U.S. Congress are ratcheting up pressure on Canada to get a deal done on the North American Free Trade Agreement. House of Representatives...

Rocker wants changes

Sep 18, 2018 / 9:34 am

Internationally renowned Canadian singer-songwriter Bryan Adams is calling on Ottawa to change copyright laws to bring them more in line with provisions in the...

Liberals defection blindsides

Sep 18, 2018 / 8:37 am

The president of an Ontario Liberal riding association says he had no prior knowledge of an MP's decision to leave the government benches for the official...

Hockey player bags grizzly

Sep 17, 2018 / 3:34 pm

A former professional hockey player is facing a backlash after he posted photos of a massive dead grizzly bear he hunted in Yukon. Tim Brent, who was born in...

NAFTA talks to resume

Sep 17, 2018 / 3:32 pm

High-level meetings are set to resume this week in Washington in an effort to bring Canada into a revised North American Free Trade Agreement. The renewed...

Ontario MP ditches Liberals

Sep 17, 2018 / 12:16 pm

An Ontario Liberal MP is crossing the floor of the House of Commons to join the Opposition Conservatives, saying Canada needs strong leadership on the economy...

Deal reached over winnings

Sep 17, 2018 / 12:15 pm

An agreement has been reached between a Nova Scotia woman and her nephew in a dispute over a million-dollar Chase the Ace jackpot that made headlines across...

Little girl found safe

Sep 17, 2018 / 11:29 am

UPDATE: 11:30 a.m. RCMP say they have yet to identify any suspects in a car theft that led to an Amber Alert in Saskatchewan. The alert was issued after police...

Trudeau ticked over meeting

Sep 17, 2018 / 10:39 am

A video posted online shows Prime Minister Justin Trudeau telling chiefs he is upset about how time was managed in a recent meeting with the Federation of...

Naked kidnapping pleas

Sep 17, 2018 / 10:11 am

Three people in Alberta have pleaded guilty after being charged in a bizarre naked kidnapping case that may have involved hallucinogenic tea. Two women and one...

Wonder Pig now cancer-free

Sep 17, 2018 / 10:03 am

An Ontario pig with a massive social media following is now cancer-free. Owner Steve Jenkins says Esther the Wonder Pig underwent surgery for breast cancer last...

Canada bans trans fats

Sep 17, 2018 / 9:45 am

Canada's ban on the main source of artificial trans fats is now in effect. The ban takes aim at partially hydrogenated oils, or PHOs, which are the main...

Rare triple breach on tape!

Sep 17, 2018 / 7:25 am

A video of three humpback whales surging out of the water one after the other off Nova Scotia has captured the attention of people around the world. The...

Home sales rise

Sep 17, 2018 / 6:46 am

The Canadian Real Estate Association says home sales rose by 0.9 per cent between July and August, marking the fourth consecutive monthly increase. The growth...

NDP slow on nominees

Sep 17, 2018 / 5:27 am

Federal political parties are gearing up for the final parliamentary session before the next election, but while the Conservatives and the Liberals tout having...

Weather Network winter

Sep 17, 2018 / 5:25 am

Canadians can expect to enjoy a full fall season with a steady transition to winter over the next two months, The Weather Network forecasts. The network is...

Rare midnight sitting

Sep 17, 2018 / 5:16 am

Protesters lingered overnight outside the Ontario legislature after they were barred from observing a rare midnight sitting meant to speed up the passage of a...

'Please keep looking'

Sep 16, 2018 / 9:20 pm

UPDATE: 9:20 p.m. Police say abducted Emma O'Keeffe is potentially in danger. "I think any six-year-old that was taken against their will is definitely...

Notwithstanding opposed

Sep 16, 2018 / 8:09 pm

As Ontario's legislature prepared to hold a rare midnight sitting to debate a bill that would cut the size of Toronto city council, members of Canada's...

Halifax harbour now clean

Sep 16, 2018 / 6:40 pm

Ten years ago, the thought of going for a swim in Halifax harbour would have made some Nova Scotians cringe — but after a successful public swimming event...

Wrong on immigration

Sep 16, 2018 / 4:24 pm

Coalition Avenir Quebec Leader Francois Legault said Sunday he was on "solid ground" with his immigration proposals, despite having incorrectly...

More women seek office

Sep 16, 2018 / 11:47 am

The percentage of women seeking office in Quebec's fall election has jumped to 40 per cent, the highest in the province's history. With registration now...

One dead in train incident

Sep 16, 2018 / 11:44 am

UPDATED: 11:44 a.m. One of the two workers who were extricated from a train that derailed south of Thompson, Man., has died. The Arctic Gateway Group, which...

Olympics could be pricey

Sep 16, 2018 / 7:34 am

Calgary's Olympic bid corporation says the city and Alberta stand to see a five-to-one return on their investment if they have another turn at hosting the...

More women truckers

Sep 16, 2018 / 7:29 am

On a cloudy Monday in late August, Vivianne Carbonneau fires the ignition on her semi truck bearing the load of both an 80,000-pound trailer and a new job title...

Killed by her dog

Sep 16, 2018 / 7:16 am

Police say a woman was killed by her own dog in Rocky View, Alta., on Saturday evening. RCMP say the boxer-pitbull cross initially attacked a three-year-old...

Pleading with Quebec

Sep 16, 2018 / 7:08 am

Along Montreal's Saint-Laurent Boulevard are rows of greystone and red-bricked buildings dating from the early 20th century, many of which used to house...

Gov't to sit at midnight

Sep 15, 2018 / 5:20 pm

Ontario's legislature will hold a rare midnight sitting as the government works to push through a bill cutting the size of Toronto's city council nearly...

Arctic patrol ship hits water

Sep 15, 2018 / 3:40 pm

The ship that will become Canada's first Arctic and Offshore Patrol Vessel met water for the first time Saturday, the first of up to six vessels of its kind...

Bears besiege capital

Sep 15, 2018 / 8:26 am

A sudden influx of bears has besieged the Ottawa area. Black bear sightings have surged in Canada's national capital region. Conservation officials say...

Better luck next time

Sep 15, 2018 / 8:12 am

No winning ticket was sold for the $55 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. However, one of the five Maxmillions prizes up for grabs will be...

10 hurt in bus-truck crash

Sep 14, 2018 / 8:00 pm

Ten people have been injured in a collision involving a semi-truck and a bus carrying workers at a highway intersection west of Saskatoon. RCMP say no one has...

Arrest in mail bombing

Sep 14, 2018 / 5:07 pm

Police have arrested a 73-year-old Whitehorse man in relation to a mail bombing in Port Alice, B.C., earlier this week. Whitehorse RCMP made the arrest Thursday...

Space trip 'taxable benefit'

Sep 14, 2018 / 12:14 pm

The Tax Court of Canada has ruled that a trip to outer space by billionaire Quebec businessman Guy Laliberte in 2009 was a taxable benefit. At issue was a...

Jagmeet's uphill battle

Sep 14, 2018 / 11:56 am

New Democrat Leader Jagmeet Singh says he's faced barriers to creating change within the party as he reflects on a shaky first year and looks toward the...

Downloading decision

Sep 14, 2018 / 7:46 am

The Supreme Court of Canada says internet service providers can recover some of the costs of helping movie companies and other copyright holders find illegal...

Van attack case postponed

Sep 14, 2018 / 7:45 am

The case of a man accused in a deadly van attack in north Toronto will return to court on Nov. 1. Lawyers for Alek Minassian appeared in court on their...

Maverick MP launches party

Sep 14, 2018 / 7:16 am

Quebec MP Maxime Bernier is naming his new political venture The People's Party of Canada. Bernier says the name— which will be PPC for short —...

Paralyzed Bronco back

Sep 14, 2018 / 5:25 am

It might be a fun, trash-talking, celebrity sledge hockey game but to Ryan Straschnitzki, it's no joking matter. In the Cowboys N Sleds Charity Sledge...

50,000-year-old mummies

Sep 13, 2018 / 7:19 pm

A snapshot of life for an ancient predator and its prey is being put on display as the mummified ice-age remains of a caribou calf and a wolf pup are unveiled...

Big bird diverted to Iqaluit

Sep 13, 2018 / 1:28 pm

A British Airways flight to Calgary from London was rerouted to Iqaluit late Wednesday. FlightAware, an online flight tracking tool, shows the Boeing 787-9...

Interspecies friendship

Sep 13, 2018 / 12:37 pm

The head of a marine research group says a young narwhal that has been spotted swimming with belugas in the St. Lawrence River appears to be just another member...

Whale of an encounter

Sep 13, 2018 / 10:03 am

A video showing a humpback whale colliding with an inflatable tour boat off the coast of Nova Scotia is making waves online, just a few months after the...

Saving Nfld's ponies

Sep 13, 2018 / 9:46 am

Help is on the way for the beloved Newfoundland pony, once an essential part of the province's cultural life but now a critically endangered species. The...

NAFTA deal in reach?

Sep 13, 2018 / 5:29 am

Canada's negotiating team spent several hours Wednesday updating Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the state of NAFTA talks and getting his marching orders...

Canadians in storm's path

Sep 13, 2018 / 5:22 am

Global Affairs Canada says thousands of Canadians are in the path of extreme weather expected to hit the U.S. and Southeast Asia. The department says 440...

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