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Leaders talk gun violence

Sep 15, 2019 / 1:14 pm

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says he'll be speaking later Sunday with the mayor of the Toronto-area city rocked by a brutal shooting. A 17-year-old was...

Conservatives vow tax cut

Sep 15, 2019 / 12:29 pm

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer continued making a pitch to voters via their pocketbooks Sunday with the promise of a new tax cut. Scheer says the cut would...

Shooting left 1 dead 5 hurt

Sep 15, 2019 / 8:45 am

The mayor of Mississauga, Ont., says she's "shocked and saddened" after a teenage boy was killed and five other people were wounded when gunfire...

Federal leaders scatter

Sep 15, 2019 / 7:29 am

Federal party leaders have scattered across the country as the election campaign starts to ramp up in earnest. Sunday was the legal deadline for Justin Trudeau...

Candidates talk about Trump

Sep 14, 2019 / 2:45 pm

A familiar U.S. face finally showed up front and centre Saturday on the federal campaign trail: Donald Trump. NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh promised to go toe-to-toe...

Baby formula recalled

Sep 14, 2019 / 1:52 pm

The federal food safety watchdog says a brand of baby formula has been recalled due to rancidity and the product being off-colour. The Canadian Food Inspection...

RCMP official charged

Sep 14, 2019 / 8:35 am

Cameron Jay Ortis, a senior RCMP intelligence official, made a brief court appearance Friday on charges of breaching Canada's secrets law. Ortis, 47, was...

Bronco going home

Sep 14, 2019 / 7:04 am

For the first time in 526 days, former Broncos hockey player Ryan Straschnitzki will be back in Humboldt, Sask. The 20-year-old from Airdrie, Alta., was...

Past haunting candidates

Sep 13, 2019 / 6:29 pm

The federal party leaders have spent the first days of the election campaign talking policy, as they'd like, and dismissing and defending candidates over...

Grisly job for cops

Sep 13, 2019 / 4:05 pm

Medicine Hat Police Service is defending two officers who killed a severely injured deer with a knife to end its suffering. The officers were called Friday to a...

Crushed crane safety issue

Sep 13, 2019 / 12:13 pm

Nova Scotia's Labour minister says work will begin this weekend to remove a huge construction crane that collapsed in Halifax during Hurricane Dorian. Labi...

Minister quits over remarks

Sep 13, 2019 / 10:15 am

A provincial cabinet minister in Newfoundland and Labrador has resigned for making comments deemed racist by one of the province's largest Indigenous...

Male penguins parent chick

Sep 13, 2019 / 6:28 am

The Calgary Zoo's newest king penguin chick is already growing strong thanks to lots of parenting from a pair of male king penguins. Four-year-old Arthur...

Sikhs must wear helmets

Sep 13, 2019 / 6:24 am

The Quebec Court of Appeal has ruled against turban-wearing Sikh truck drivers who sought an exemption from putting on the helmet required by their employers....

Sharp exchanges in debate

Sep 12, 2019 / 9:45 pm

UPDATE: 9:45 p.m. An absent Justin Trudeau was the primary target for opposition leaders Thursday during the first debate of the federal election campaign but...

Dorian hit farmers hard

Sep 12, 2019 / 4:36 pm

Closer inspections of the ripening apple crop in Nova Scotia's fertile Annapolis Valley have revealed the damage caused by post-tropical storm Dorian was...

Kids bear sprayed at school

Sep 12, 2019 / 4:20 pm

Twenty-two Quebec schoolchildren were treated after one of them unleashed a can of bear spray found in the schoolyard. The incident took place at...

Canadians are polarized

Sep 12, 2019 / 6:38 am

Social media might not be to blame for Canadians' ideological polarization, a new report on digital democracy in Canada finds. The latest findings are from...

Campaign trail - Day 2

Sep 12, 2019 / 6:36 am

With that new-campaign-bus smell still fresh, federal party leaders are heading out for Day 2 of the 43rd general election. The excitement had been palpable...

Media bus hits campaign jet

Sep 12, 2019 / 6:33 am

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau's election plane sustained some damage in Victoria after a media bus drove under one of its wings Wednesday night. The plane...

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