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Canada News Last 7 days

Man, 2 kids killed in crash

Aug 19, 2017 / 7:40 pm

A man and two children are dead after the minivan they were in collided with a semi in Manitoba. RCMP say the van was heading east on the Trans-Canada Highway...

Sorry about that: Penn

Aug 19, 2017 / 8:38 am

Celebrity magician Penn Jillette has apologized after Newfoundlanders took him to task for insulting their intelligence on a talk show. Jillette, half of the...

75th anniversary of Dieppe

Aug 19, 2017 / 6:35 am

Veterans Affairs Minister Kent Hehr is leading a Canadian government delegation to France today to mark the 75th anniversary of the Dieppe raid during the...

Play a foreign lottery

Aug 18, 2017 / 8:53 pm

A Gibraltar-based company says its online lottery jackpot shop is open for business in Canada. Lottoland says it gives Canadians a chance to bet on the...

NAFTA board grills oil sands

Aug 18, 2017 / 8:50 pm

The environmental arm of NAFTA is demanding Canada explain what it is doing to stop oilsands tailings ponds from leaking into Alberta waterways. The request...

Loon rescued by campers

Aug 18, 2017 / 6:59 pm

This is a story about one lucky loon. Don Gibson was standing with his family on a dock in Fish Lake Provincial Park in west-central Alberta last weekend when...

Victim VPD member's dad

Aug 18, 2017 / 6:04 pm

A Canadian killed in a terrorist attack on a popular street in Barcelona was described by his family as a man who enjoyed lively debate and travelling. Ian...

Ban burqas on buses?

Aug 18, 2017 / 6:39 am

Quebec's public transportation systems are the latest target in the ongoing debate in the province over religion and identity. Neither Montreal's...

Urged to avoid attack area

Aug 17, 2017 / 11:52 am

Canadians in Spain are being urged to avoid the Las Ramblas area in Barcelona, where a van has plowed through a crowd in the popular tourist area near the city...

Deficit smaller than forecast

Aug 17, 2017 / 10:53 am

A new report says last year's federal budgetary shortfall was smaller than the government predicted last spring. The parliamentary budget officer projects...

An emotional reunion

Aug 17, 2017 / 10:51 am

A woman in Winnipeg tightly embraced her 12-year-old son for the first time in three years Thursday morning when the child was reunited with his family after...

3 kids killed in crash

Aug 17, 2017 / 7:03 am

Three children are dead after a semi-trailer truck collided with an SUV Wednesday near Hanna, Alta. Chris Kalyn with Alberta Health Services said paramedics...

$130M drug ring bust

Aug 17, 2017 / 6:56 am

A Canadian man has been sentenced to 20 years in a U.S. federal prison for his role in a smuggling operation that sent more than $130 million worth of drugs...

Cops charged in beating

Aug 16, 2017 / 1:43 pm

The family of a black teen who lost sight in one eye after a confrontation with a Toronto officer and his brother is calling for an investigation into how two...

Angus takes leave from race

Aug 16, 2017 / 1:39 pm

NDP leadership hopeful Charlie Angus is taking a leave from the race following the death of his sister. The longtime New Democrat MP from Ontario announced late...

Fire atop CN Tower

Aug 16, 2017 / 6:51 am

Firefighters have put out a smouldering fire at Toronto's landmark CN Tower that broke out in the early morning hours Wednesday. Toronto Fire Service...

Climber dies in accident

Aug 16, 2017 / 6:00 am

Resourceful and demanding, with a big heart under a tough exterior, Richard Boruta touched the lives of many Canadian biathletes. The former national team coach...

Lost ring found on carrot

Aug 15, 2017 / 7:14 pm

A woman who lost her engagement ring 13 years ago while weeding her garden on the family farm is wearing it proudly again after her daughter-in-law pulled it...

Fruit growing goes high-tech

Aug 15, 2017 / 5:23 pm

Canada's agriculture minister says using DNA-based technology to test the health of fruit plants will grow Canada's agricultural export sector. Lawrence...

Boy stops sister's abduction

Aug 15, 2017 / 10:41 am

Edmonton police are praising the actions of a boy who they say thwarted the attempted abduction of his sister. Police say a man allegedly took the five-year-old...

Bird to fly first class

Aug 15, 2017 / 9:41 am

A Bullock's oriole that landed in eastern Ontario in 2015 will finally be flying home to B.C. — by plane. The little western bird drew national...

Scorpion in his bananas

Aug 14, 2017 / 11:08 am

A weatherman says he got more than he bargained for during a recent trip to a Costco in Halifax after finding what appeared to be a live scorpion in a bag of...

Beluga dies at Marineland

Aug 14, 2017 / 6:22 am

Marineland Canada says it's mourning the passing of a "beloved" beluga whale at its facility in Niagara Falls, Ont. Marineland issued a statement...

Seeking asylum, homes

Aug 14, 2017 / 6:10 am

Asylum-seekers who have recently crossed the Canada-U.S. border say they're struggling to find a place to live once they leave government-run temporary...

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