Two people are dead and three others were treated and released from hospital Sunday after a fishing boat went down off the west coast of Vancouver Island near the remote tourist community of Tofino. All five people on board the vessel were taken to shore Sunday afternoon, but health officials later
Searchers near Fort Chipewyan, Alta., have recovered the body of one of the four boaters who was reported missing last week. The body of Walter Ladouceur, 42, was recovered Sunday from the Rocher River, RCMP said. Ladouceur's sister Gloria Halcrow told CBC News late Sunday evening that police had
The City of Montreal has unveiled a plan to build a new public square that will be used as an urban terrasse in the summer and a skating rink in the winter.
Ottawa police are looking for a suspect after a man was stabbed late Sunday afternoon in the city's downtown. At around 5:30 p.m., a man in his 40s suffered a "minor stab wound" in an altercation on the 100 block of Rideau Street, the Ottawa Police Service said in a press release. Police
Hundreds of Alberta workers and union members rallied on the steps of the Alberta legislature Sunday calling for the provincial government to update its labour laws. Rally-goers held signs that read "stop double-breasting" and "unstack the deck" at the rally, organized by the Alberta
As part of International No Spanking Day, a local clinical social worker is encouraging parents to not spank their children. "It simply teaches them that the bigger person will be able to use violence or aggression towards the smaller person, said Michelle Welgarz, a social worker and a mother-of-two
With just over a week left in British Columbia's election campaign, the leaders spent Sunday out on the hustings trying to shore up votes. Campaigning in the Kootenays, B.C. Liberal Leader Christy Clark repeated her party's promise to protect jobs in resource industries like forestry and mining
Four Quebec municipalities on the South Shore will return to court Monday as they fight the Quebec government over a stretch of land that was transferred to Kahnawake, after the construction of Highway 30.
Luxury retailer Louis Vuitton is going after the landlord of a Toronto-area flea market over the alleged sale of knock-offs on its property. According to documents released on April 19 in Ontario Superior Court, the brand, known for its iconic purses and accessories, claims the owner of Dr. Flea'
The Trudeau government is backing down from some of its most controversial proposals for reforming the way the House of Commons operates in the face of opposition filibustering that has tied parliamentary business in knots for weeks. Government House leader Bardish Chagger has written to her opposition
A new roller derby program for kids is launching in Calgary, introducing a new generation of skaters to the tough sport. The Calgary Roller Derby Association is spearheading a program of junior roller derby for young skaters. "It's a contact sport so it's kind of rough," said 10-year-old
In March, CBC Toronto reported that VIA Rail was appealing a decision by the Canadian Transport Agency calling on it to revise its policies to either allow for the storage of two mobility devices in a single tie-down area or provide two tie-down areas on each train by May 15, 2017. "This was much
More than 1500 people gathered in the Lac-Saint-Jean area to denounce the new American tax on softwood lumber, Sunday afternoon. Citizens and politicians marched in the northern Quebec town of Dolbeau-Mistassini to protest the Trump administration's imposed tariffs of up to 24 per cent on Canadian
Nearly three weeks after it suddenly deflated, a popular Ottawa sports dome is once more back to its proper puffiness — but it remains closed to the public. Workers were able to reinflate the Superdome Sports Centre in Ben Franklin Park on Sunday morning, said TMSI Sports Management, the facility'
Prince Edward Island is back on the map. A map at Vancouver's airport has been amended to include Canada's smallest province, after an earlier version overlooked it. The snub received national attention after Islander Marie Gilchrist cried foul in March.
An Ottawa-bound Air Canada flight declared an emergency and returned to London's Heathrow Airport Sunday after its air conditioning system malfunctioned.
Windsor police are still looking for a suspect after a homicide in the east end of the city. Windsor police launched a homicide investigation after a man was found injured on a sidewalk and later died in hospital from his injuries. Officers were dispatched to the 2900 block of Tecumseh Road East about
Nova Scotians will go to the polls May 30 as Premier Stephen McNeil's Liberal government seeks its second mandate following a term in office largely marked by frugal spending and public sector labour strife. In a speech before a packed room of enthusiastic supporters and party workers, McNeil acknowledged
Peel Regional Police say they have identified the body found floating in the Credit River in Port Credit Saturday morning as 47-year-old Albert Walters of Brampton.
CBC Radio's Manjula Selvarajah was awarded this year's award for most outstanding professional by the Canadian Tamil Chamber of Commerce (CTCC). The organization, which focuses on entrepreneurship in the Tamil community, held its 19th annual awards ceremony on Saturday, and Selvarajah was there
A U.S. consultant hired by Ottawa to assess Canada's eventual recreational pot market says jurisdictions that regulate cannabis should expect "unbelievably high" sales growth in the first few years as criminals are driven out of business. Adam Orens, a founding partner of the Marijuana
April showers bring May flowers — except if you live in Montreal. A heavy downpour is expected Sunday night, which could help shatter rainfall records for April in Montreal. The city has already received 147 millimetres of rain so far this month and could beat the 75-year-old record of 159 millimetres
Anyone under age 35 who loses a spouse only receives CPP survivor benefits if they have children or a disability. Jilian, who was 10 weeks shy of her 35th birthday when Derksen died, has neither. Jilian had to cover $20,000 in funeral costs.