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Food recall for E. coli

Apr 28, 2017 / 7:02 pm

Mom's Pantry and Jim & Leonie brand 3" Unsweetened Tart Shells and 9" Unbaked Pie Lids is being recalled from the marketplace due to possible...

Stole $18 million of syrup

Apr 28, 2017 / 3:36 pm

Three men convicted in connection with the theft of $18 million worth of maple syrup in Quebec were sentenced on Friday to between two and eight years. Superior...

Record iceberg season

Apr 28, 2017 / 12:39 pm

About 673 icebergs have drifted into shipping lanes off eastern Newfoundland so far this year. That's almost as many as were counted during the whole ice...

Spring vote in Nova Scotia?

Apr 28, 2017 / 10:30 am

A campaign video posted to the Nova Scotia Liberal Party's website today appears to confirm a spring election is in the air. The video, which is no longer...

Weeding out bad apples

Apr 28, 2017 / 9:48 am

Military officials say they have moved this year to force out 77 service members found guilty of sexual misconduct. Many of the cases are older and none of the...

Lost home, won lottery

Apr 28, 2017 / 9:41 am

Between May and December of last year, Chris Flett went through two life-changing events: his house burned down and he won the lottery. Flett, 34, recalls...

An engineering marvel

Apr 28, 2017 / 6:47 am

Somewhere off Newfoundland's southwest coast, a Norwegian ship has begun spooling out a massive, thick cable that will connect the island with Nova Scotia,...

Trekkie plate 'offensive'

Apr 28, 2017 / 6:22 am

Manitoba Public Insurance has revoked a Star Trek fan's personalized licence plate after receiving complaints that its message — ASIMIL8 — is...

Nothing could save victim

Apr 27, 2017 / 7:04 pm

A neurologist says there was nothing doctors could do to save a Calgary gas station employee brought to hospital after a hit-and-run. Maryam Rashidi, 35, was...

Border agent drug charges

Apr 27, 2017 / 2:42 pm

Two Canadian border agents are among five people arrested on suspicion of drug smuggling. RCMP and Canada Border Services Agency say the agents worked out of...

Bernier 'wouldn't quit'

Apr 27, 2017 / 2:39 pm

Kevin O'Leary says he and Maxime Bernier went several rounds trying to convince the other to drop out of the Conservative leadership race. But O'Leary...

Officers felt 'outgunned'

Apr 27, 2017 / 1:01 pm

A senior RCMP officer says he warned superiors about the lack of firepower for front line officers long before the 2014 Moncton shooting rampage that left three...

She did it for thrills

Apr 27, 2017 / 12:55 pm

A young woman stranded for hours after scaling a construction crane in the middle of the night is a thrill seeker, a friend said Thursday. Marisa Lazo, 23,...

Dive team joins search

Apr 27, 2017 / 11:02 am

A team of scuba divers was being called in Thursday to help in the search for four hunters missing in northeastern Alberta. The RCMP dive team from British...

Cops told to ditch the camo

Apr 27, 2017 / 10:58 am

Quebec Public Security Minister Martin Coiteux has tabled a bill to force municipal police officers to ditch their colourful protest pants. The bill amends the...

Study rooms not for sex

Apr 27, 2017 / 9:53 am

University students in Newfoundland are being asked to keep their studies family friendly after a custodian recently walked in on two people having early...

Building up from the ashes

Apr 27, 2017 / 9:51 am

Farid El-Hayouni and Ibtissam Saidi are almost certain they won't live on Prospect Drive again. The couple had a duplex on the street in Fort McMurray's...

Tory race 'just got real'

Apr 27, 2017 / 6:53 am

The Conservative leadership race now enters the final weeks with penultimate debate showcasing the task at hand for the majority of candidates: take down clear...

Decade of deficits ends

Apr 27, 2017 / 6:50 am

Ontario's first balanced budget in a decade is being released this afternoon and is expected to contain new money to benefit seniors, students, parents,...

Killed wife in self defence

Apr 27, 2017 / 6:45 am

The defence lawyer for a man who admits he strangled his wife and buried her body in their home says his client acted in self-defence. Closing arguments are set...

Fort Mac moves past fire

Apr 27, 2017 / 6:40 am

Wood Buffalo Mayor Melissa Blake says she's not expecting last May's wildfire to have much of an impact on the Fort McMurray area's long-term...

LAVs have crashed before

Apr 26, 2017 / 4:03 pm

A soldier who died while training at Canadian Forces Base Wainwright was in a type of armoured vehicle that has been involved in other fatal accidents. Sgt....

Human smuggling charges

Apr 26, 2017 / 3:38 pm

A Canadian man has been charged in the United States with harbouring and transporting an alien in connection with a human smuggling investigation. Victor...

Fat beaver stuck in fence

Apr 26, 2017 / 12:49 pm

A fat beaver that got stuck in a fence in an Ontario city has been freed by the soapy hands of a municipal employee. The City of Hamilton says an animal...

O'Leary quits Tory race

Apr 26, 2017 / 11:56 am

UPDATE: 11:50 a.m. Celebrity investor and reality-TV star Kevin O'Leary is quitting the federal Conservative leadership race and throwing his support behind...

Vice-admiral leaked secrets

Apr 26, 2017 / 11:17 am

The military's second-in-command leaked cabinet secrets to a shipbuilding executive as a means of pressuring the Liberal government to approve a...

Canada in Trump targets

Apr 26, 2017 / 7:03 am

Step aside, China and Mexico: Canada is now U.S. President Donald Trump's whipping-boy-du-jour on trade, something he made clear Tuesday with a tweet, a...

Crowds mourn toddler

Apr 26, 2017 / 6:51 am

About 200 people attended a vigil at the Edmonton church where the body of a slain little boy was found last week. It was standing room only at Good Shepherd...

PM's pot 'hypocrisy'

Apr 26, 2017 / 6:45 am

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau smoked marijuana as an MP but he has not suffered the same consequences as Canadians who are slapped with simple pot charges, NDP...

High drama in crane rescue

Apr 26, 2017 / 6:39 am

A woman who got stuck atop part of a construction crane in downtown Toronto for hours was rescued Wednesday morning after being strapped to a rappelling...

Killed in training accident

Apr 25, 2017 / 8:13 pm

One soldier has been killed and three others have been injured in a training accident at Canadian Forces Base Wainwright in northern Alberta. The military says...

First bison calves in 140 yrs

Apr 25, 2017 / 2:41 pm

For the first time in more than 140 years, bison calves have been born in Banff National Park's backcountry. Parks Canada says the first calf was born on...

Trump: dairy is next

Apr 25, 2017 / 6:46 am

Fresh off slapping a duty on Canadian lumber, President Donald Trump is now making threats about dairy as the northern neighbour has suddenly become his No. 1...

PM's bro dodged pot charge

Apr 25, 2017 / 5:58 am

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his younger brother, Michel, was able to avoid a criminal record after he was caught with marijuana because of his...

Softwood tariffs launched

Apr 24, 2017 / 6:29 pm

The United States has fired the opening shot in the latest softwood-lumber war against Canada, with the Trump administration announcing its first batch of...

That 'awful' sound

Apr 24, 2017 / 5:16 pm

A witness testifying in the hit-and-run death of a gas station worker says she screamed at the woman to get away from a fleeing truck because she feared it was...

$55M ticket in toy box

Apr 24, 2017 / 12:35 pm

A Montreal couple who won $55 million in a lottery jackpot hid the winning ticket in their daughter's toy box over the weekend. Nathalie Langlais and Gilles...

Forestry help will be slow

Apr 24, 2017 / 11:36 am

Ottawa has talked with provinces about helping Canada's forestry sector, but won't move immediately once the U.S. imposes duties on softwood lumber...

Ontario to test basic income

Apr 24, 2017 / 11:08 am

Ontario is launching a basic income pilot project this spring, aimed at providing financial stability for low-income residents in a time of precarious work and...

$244M spent since wildfire

Apr 24, 2017 / 10:24 am

The Canadian Red Cross says three-quarters of the $323 million raised since a massive wildfire struck Fort McMurray has been spent or committed. The fire,...

Over $1 B in extra EI

Apr 24, 2017 / 8:30 am

The federal government says it has paid out more than $1 billion in extra employment insurance benefits to out-of-work Canadians in the hardest-hit economic...

Death of baby was homicide

Apr 24, 2017 / 8:03 am

Calgary police say the death of a three-month-old baby in 2015 has been ruled a homicide. Police say Cyrus Nel was found in need of medical attention in August...

Outpouring of grief

Apr 24, 2017 / 6:22 am

Family and friends are mourning a toddler who was found dead outside a church in North Edmonton last week. A Facebook group titled R.I.P. Anthony Joseph Raine...

Passport security tightened

Apr 24, 2017 / 5:52 am

The federal government has been quietly making changes to passport offices in a bid to improve security and address concerns that the facilities could be easy...

Long line, mixed opinion

Apr 23, 2017 / 1:30 pm

French nationals in Montreal expressed mixed reactions on Sunday as preliminary results showed far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron...

Ont. town finds poop power

Apr 23, 2017 / 11:20 am

The Ontario city best known for headquartering BlackBerry may soon be known for an entirely different commodity — dog poop. Waterloo will soon be the home...

RCMP face court

Apr 23, 2017 / 7:51 am

Three years after a gunman's rampage left three Mounties dead, the RCMP itself faces trial Monday. The Labour Code trial stems from the force's handling...

Arrests in toddler death

Apr 23, 2017 / 7:38 am

Edmonton police have arrested a man and a woman in the case of a toddler whose body was found outside a church on the north side of the city. A police statement...

Have you got what it takes?

Apr 22, 2017 / 7:55 pm

Retired Canadian spaceman Bob Thirsk asks himself a couple of simple questions when sizing up people who tell him they want to become an astronaut. The first is...

Scientists march for science

Apr 22, 2017 / 1:55 pm

Hundreds of scientists gathered on Parliament Hill and in at least 17 other communities across Canada Saturday, rallying in support of their American...

Toddler's body found

Apr 22, 2017 / 1:23 pm

Homicide detectives are investigating and Alberta's premier has issued a plea for help after a toddler's body was found near a church in northeast...

Scientists take to the streets

Apr 22, 2017 / 7:13 am

Thousands of scientists worldwide, including those in Canada, are planning to leave their labs and take to the streets today to rail against what they say are...

Liberals tackle homelessness

Apr 22, 2017 / 7:09 am

The federal Liberals are aiming to halve the number of the hardest-to-help homeless and experts say it's a move that may be key to ending homelessness in...

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