• 'Why do we have 4 car seats?': Saskatoon man uses family pictures, sarcasm to respond to federal tax review

    It looks like Devin Dubois is headed back to his family photo albums for the second year in a row to provide evidence for a federal tax review. In 2014, during a tax review, the Canada Revenue Agency asked Dubois for a wide range of information— including proof that he and his wife were Canadian citizens.

    CBC
  • Weiner's wife is leaving him amid a new sexting scandal

    Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin said Monday that she is leaving her husband, Anthony Weiner, after the former New York congressman was accused in yet another sexting scandal. "After long and painful consideration and work on my marriage, I have made the decision to separate from my husband," Abedin, vice chair of Clinton's presidential campaign, said in a statement issued by the campaign. The New York Post published photos late Sunday that it said Weiner, a Democrat, had sent last year to a woman.

    The Canadian Press
  • Women bare breasts for gender equality on GoTopless Day

    GoTopless Day is celebrated annually on the Sunday closest to Women's Equality Day, marking the day American women earned the right to vote. A few dozen women, and some men, went topless Sunday afternoon as they walked down Broadway in New York City. The event in New York City was one of several planned for cities across the globe.

    The Canadian Press
  • Elderly man denied access to Saskatoon washroom brings to light public access problem

    Scouting out a public washroom can be tough, especially when you need it most. Last week, Jenneffer Albert witnessed an elderly man with a walker begging employees at a Saskatoon Co-op gas station to use the building's washroom. A few weeks earlier, Jessica Green was also told she was unable to use the washroom at the same gas station.

    CBC
  • Sexual assault victim awarded $189K in lawsuit against attacker

    The woman, referred to as N.L. in court documents to protect her identity, filed a lawsuit against J.-P.L. for damages from sexual assaults that began when she was around eight years of age and continued until she was 20. It was 2010 before N.L. was able to reveal the assaults against her. The recent Bathurst Court of Queen's Bench judgment by Justice Larry Landry in the civil lawsuit does not state the outcome of the criminal proceedings, where N.L. lives now, or where she lived when the sexual assaults took place.

    CBC
  • Lightning strike kills more than 300 reindeer in Norway

    STOCKHOLM — More than 300 wild reindeer have been killed by lighting in central Norway.

    The Canadian Press
  • 2 United pilots suspected of being drunk arrested in Glasgow

    Two United Airlines pilots who have been arrested for suspected intoxication before they were to fly 141 passengers from Scotland to the United States will appear in a Scottish court Monday, police said. The Police Service of Scotland said it arrested both pilots Saturday at Glasgow Airport and both men, aged 45 and 35, would be arraigned at a court in Paisley, a Glasgow suburb, to face charges connected to Britain's transport safety laws. United Airlines said Saturday's flight from Glasgow to the U.S. city of Newark, New Jersey, was delayed for 10 hours while the airline sought replacement pilots.

    The Canadian Press
  • The Latest: Trump says he'll speak Wednesday on immigration

    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump says he's planning a speech Wednesday on illegal immigration. Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson says he's optimistic about getting into the presidential debates, but admits it would be "game over" if he doesn't make the cut. Donald Trump's chief supporters, led by his vice-presidential running mate, are having trouble speaking for him, especially on immigration policy.

    The Canadian Press
  • Private sponsors given choice of swapping delayed Syrian refugees for others

    Ottawa is offering certain private sponsors of Syrian refugees whose entry to Canada has been delayed to get replacement families.

    CBC
  • Newcomer couple cut in knifepoint robbery in downtown Winnipeg

    A 36-year-old man faces several charges after a couple who are new to Canada were robbed at knifepoint in downtown Winnipeg last week. Winnipeg police said the woman and man were approached by a man who tried to sell them stolen goods.

    CBC
  • $265K spent to entertain travel writers in Cape Breton in June

    Various levels of government spent $112,000 to wine, dine and escort Canadian travel media around Cape Breton in June but one of the organizers says it was well worth the cost. The total tab of the Travel Media Association of Canada conference was $265,000. The Destination Cape Breton Association, the island's marketing agency, was one of the organizers and hosts and contributed money raised through its marketing levy on hotel rooms.

    CBC
  • Okotoks RCMP arrest several people after De Winton house party turns violent

    Three men have been taken to hospital and several people arrested after a large house party at a rural home near Okotoks, Alta., descended into violence, officials said. Okotoks RCMP were called to the property, southwest of De Winton, at around 3 a.m. on Sunday. One was airlifted by STARS ambulance to Foothills Hospital with "serious and potentially life-threatening head injuries," EMS spokesman Stuart Brideaux told CBC News.

    CBC
  • Trudeau visits China: 6 things to watch

    As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau departs for his first official visit to China, Canada's second-largest trading partner, here are six things to watch. When Stephen Harper first went to China in 2009, the prime minister received a frosty reception and was famously chastised by Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao for not visiting sooner. Trudeau has been critical of the Harper government's handling of the relationship.

    CBC
  • Turning ancient rocks into art at Meyer's Minerals in Pasadena

    Some of the oldest rocks in the world can be found in Newfoundland and Labrador. "Certainly, having cut a lot of rocks over the last 20 or 30 years, you do have an idea of what it's going to look like on the inside," says geologist and shop owner Jamie Meyer.

    CBC
  • Police investigating 2 sudden deaths in Delisle, Sask.

    RCMP are investigating the sudden deaths of a man and a woman, both aged 26, who police say were found dead inside a home in Delisle, Sask., on Saturday. 

    CBC
  • Leaside community rallies to remember, celebrate 7 year old killed by careless driver

    On Saturday her family held the second annual Georgia Walsh memorial baseball game: a charity event combining Georgia's favourite sport and raising awareness for safer community streets. "It's both overwhelming and touching," Georgia's mother, Jillian Walsh, told CBC News. The volunteer-run event included a bouncy castle, face painting and a host of other activities, and was centred around an all-star baseball game featuring young players from around the GTA.

    CBC
  • CA Farmers Use Advanced Drone Tech to Save Water

    In the drought-stricken West, where every drop of water counts, some California farmers are using advanced drone technology to save the scarce resource. (Aug. 29)

    AP Canada
  • Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?

    The famous human ancestor known as Lucy walked the Earth, but it was her tree climbing that might have led to her demise, a new study suggests. Lucy likely died quickly, said John Kappelman, an anthropologist at the University of Texas at Austin, who published the findings Monday in the journal Nature. How Lucy met her end has remained a mystery since her well-preserved fossil remains were unearthed more than four decades ago.

    The Canadian Press
  • Winkler comes together to get bike shop's wheels in motion

    Peter Loewen spent six years building up his bike business, Country Cycle, and in one night it was gone.

    CBC
  • MacEwan University residence fills up as students return back to school

    Tyson Vey, 17, was feeling a mix of emotions as he prepared to move into student residence at MacEwan University on  a chilly Sunday. Vey, who hopes to become an optometrist some day, said none of his friends back home are joining him at MacEwan. Vey is one of around 600 students who moved into MacEwan's student residence on Sunday.

    CBC
  • More than 100 gather for Reid's Fight for Life rally in Winnipeg

    The steps of the Manitoba Legislative Building were full of people supporting mental wellness in Manitoba on Sunday. More than 100 people gathered for Reid's Fight for Life rally and to talk about improvements to mental health treatment in the province. "[People] can't be complacent, they can't hide behind their doors, they have to get involved," Bonnie Bricker said.

    CBC
  • Big boats disrupting lakeside harmony in Quebec

    A group of people who live or have cottages on Lake Memphremagog are pushing to have federal laws changed so municipalities can have more control over boat activity on Quebec lakes. "When everybody is on the lake, there is a hell of a lot of people," said Robert Benoît, the president of Memphremagog Conservation. The lake has seen an increase in an array of boats, including monster boats, cigar boats and small boats.

    CBC
  • Social media sale gone wrong among calls on busy Sunday for Saskatoon police

    Saskatoon police are looking for a suspect after they say a person was robbed at knifepoint after agreeing to sell something over social media. The victim had sold an item to the suspect that was for sale on social media and when the two met in person to complete the transaction, the suspect pulled out a knife, stole the item and left on foot, police said.

    CBC
  • Austrian experts recover giant tusks of rare mammoth breed

    An Austrian museum team has recovered two giant tusks and other remnants of what experts say are apparently the remains of a rare mammoth breed, after construction crews unearthed them while working on an Austrian freeway. Also found at the site 50 kilometres (30 miles) north of Vienna were parts of the animal's vertebrae. This story has been corrected to show that the museum's name is Museum of Natural History, not Museum of National History.

    The Canadian Press
  • 'Hold on' - Ox race winner's secret

    Every four years, people in Bavaria, southern Germany, stage the Muensing Ox Race - which draws crowds of thousands.

    BBC News

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