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Cadets desecrate Qur'an

May 25, 2018 / 3:56 pm

Four cadets from the Royal Military College in Saint-Jean, Que., have been accused of desecrating a Qur'an with bacon and "bodily fluids" during a...

Perv teacher sentence sticks

May 25, 2018 / 3:41 pm

Alberta's highest court has upheld a 10-year sentence for an Edmonton teacher who had sex with a student. The Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal of Paul...

Canada's new space strategy

May 25, 2018 / 3:36 pm

A new Canadian space strategy that is already at least one year behind schedule is only months away, Science Minister Navdeep Bains said Friday. "We...

Missing for five decades

May 25, 2018 / 2:17 pm

Ontario Provincial Police are appealing to anyone with information about the disappearance of a young girl more than 50 years ago to come forward. Police say...

'Scud Stud' gets more $

May 25, 2018 / 11:25 am

A former war correspondent has been awarded another $200,000 in costs related to his years-long legal dispute with one of Canada's biggest media companies....

Cop killer to be sentenced

May 25, 2018 / 6:59 am

A Halifax man who murdered an off-duty police officer faces sentencing Monday, even as he fights to have his conviction overturned in part because he says...

Pipeline D-day looms

May 25, 2018 / 6:19 am

Finance Minister Bill Morneau is headed west next week with plans to give a speech to a Calgary business audience a day ahead of a deadline set by Kinder Morgan...

Mississauga manhunt

May 25, 2018 / 5:04 am

UPDATE 5:05 a.m. Police say there is no indication an explosion that injured 15 people at a Mississauga, Ont., restaurant last night was an act of terrorism or...

Tot died in hot car

May 24, 2018 / 3:23 pm

Police near Hamilton say the results of an autopsy indicate a three-year-old boy who was found in a vehicle died from overheating. Halton regional police said...

Senate balks at random tests

May 24, 2018 / 3:18 pm

Conservative senators are leading a charge to gut legislation aimed at cracking down on impaired driving — voting to delete a measure Conservatives have...

Three days stuck in tub

May 24, 2018 / 3:15 pm

Police in a community north of Toronto say a woman has been rescued after spending nearly three days stuck in a bathtub. South Simcoe police say officers were...

PM full of hugs, kisses

May 24, 2018 / 11:51 am

Hundreds of locals from the small mountainous town that will soon host the annual G7 summit gathered Wednesday night to meet Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who...

What's for dinner?

May 24, 2018 / 8:38 am

The vast majority of Canadians believe genetically modified foods should have to be labelled at the grocery store, according to a new study, which a researcher...

Flood risks, new normal?

May 24, 2018 / 7:09 am

Dawn Harp and Lars Androsoff were fully confident flooding didn't threaten their home near southern British Columbia's Kettle River. Then the couple...

Spring snow cancels school

May 24, 2018 / 7:00 am

A spring storm that has buried cars in snow and closed a slew of schools in Newfoundland has prompted dismay — and disbelief — from residents along...

Ont election up for grabs

May 24, 2018 / 5:29 am

The New Democrats have the same 37 per cent voter support as the Progressive Conservatives even though most people believe the Tories will win the Ontario...

Toddler found dead in car

May 23, 2018 / 7:31 pm

Police in Burlington, Ont., say a toddler is dead after being found in a vehicle without vital signs on Wednesday evening. Halton regional police Insp. Anthony...

Yes to gas, no to bitumen

May 23, 2018 / 3:29 pm

B.C. Premier John Horgan says he is fighting to both retain and restrict Alberta energy imports because while the existing shipments are vital to his province,...

Community trapped by fire

May 23, 2018 / 12:36 pm

Hundreds of people from a Manitoba First Nation are sitting in the local school as a raging forest fire encroaches on the community. Evacuations from Little...

Singh says No to pipeline

May 23, 2018 / 12:20 pm

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says he now opposes expanding the Trans Mountain pipeline — but he insists it has nothing to do with the fact a House of Commons...

Alberta's line in the sand

May 23, 2018 / 12:18 pm

Alberta has refused to sign the official statement stemming from the western premiers meeting in Yellowknife because it didn't include support for the Trans...

CN Rail locks up engineers

May 23, 2018 / 11:02 am

CN Rail says its 1,800 locomotive engineers in Canada have ratified a new five-year collective agreement. The Montreal-based railway says the contract with the...

Snowfall warnings issued

May 23, 2018 / 10:28 am

June may be just around the corner, but some Newfoundlanders were facing more than 30 centimetres of snow late Wednesday. Environment Canada issued snowfall...

Notley: better things to do

May 23, 2018 / 6:51 am

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley won't be at today's meeting of the western premiers in Yellowknife, but she made some choice remarks about one of the...

Playing for Prince Charles

May 23, 2018 / 6:47 am

It was sweet music to the ears of five members of the Regina Symphony Orchestra when they heard they would have a chance to mingle with royalty at a very...

No suitors for pipeline

May 23, 2018 / 5:35 am

With just over a week remaining until the May 31 deadline set for abandoning its Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, no suitors have publicly emerged to step...

No uniforms at gay march

May 22, 2018 / 9:59 pm

Police officers will march in this year's Edmonton Pride festival, but not in their uniforms. The Edmonton Pride Festival Society said it restricted police...

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...

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