A preliminary analysis of the federal books suggests the government ran a 2016-17 deficit of $21.8 billion to put the Liberals close to their projection for the fiscal year. The Trudeau government's spring budget projected a shortfall of $23 billion for the fiscal year, without counting a $3-billion
Canada intends to champion the benefits of free trade and action on climate change at the G7 summit, which got underway Friday in Sicily — even as U.S. President Donald Trump tries to steer the world in another direction. "There are clearly some areas where the Canadian position may not be universally
More than two dozen great blue heron chicks and one adult bird are dead after their nesting site in Vernon, British Columbia was heavily damaged in a windstorm. Vernon-based wildlife expert Pete Wise says he walked through the heron nesting colony in a protected grove of cottonwood trees on Thursday
Authorities say a South Carolina man has been arrested and charged with kidnapping and sexually assaulting a Canadian woman he told was being hired to model. Pickens County Sheriff Rick Clark told local media the woman from Alberta was rescued from the man's trailer home Wednesday, after authorities
The Yukon Conservation Data Centre has produced several e-guides using an app called iNaturalist. Bruce Bennett, the centre's coordinator, receives a notification every time a post is made in the territory.
The federal government is appointing an advisory group to develop a plan for getting more zero-emission vehicles on Canada's roads, as part of efforts to reduce the output of gases linked to global warming. The panel's job is to come up with with options for addressing barriers to the use of
Hundreds of unionized workers at Evraz North America's steel plant in Regina have voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action to back contract demands. The vote by members of United Steelworkers Local 5890 took place Thursday at a special meeting to discuss the company's contract proposals
Yukon conservation officers are asking the public for any information about a freezer found at the Ross River landfill earlier this month.
It would be "tough" to sell Edmontonians on the idea of demolishing the old Northlands Coliseum rather than repurposing the building, according to Coun. Hockey Canada and the city are poised to sign a memorandum of understanding for the future use of the building. It also stated that a full-cost
Fans watching the Memorial Cup tournament may have seen Santa walking around the WFCU Centre with his buddy Bubba. Kim "Santa" Thomas and his pal Dave "Bubba" Gorsline are just two of the Junior Hockey Junkies, a group of hockey fanatics who follow the tournament wherever it goes
Residents in the Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles borough are fuming on social media over the "horrible smell" of carcasses strewn across the road, in what is just their latest grievance against the rendering company Sanimax. It was just horrible," said resident Michael Muldoon
SAINT-GEORGES, Que. — In Beauce, a region of rolling hills, entrepreneurs and pick-up trucks south of Quebec City, locals say they vote for the candidate, not the political party. Since 2006, the various towns along the Chaudiere River have been represented federally by the Tories' Maxime Bernier
A rotting, putrid whale remains lodged on a Newfoundland beach, as a picturesque seaside town tries to come up with a plan to get rid of it. The dead humpback washed ashore in Outer Cove, just north of St. John's, N.L., on Monday, drawing a crowd keen to see both it and a nearby iceberg. The Logy
Metrolinx will not permit its employees to wear uniforms while marching in the upcoming Pride parade, CBC Toronto has learned. The decision was made by the agency's director of transit safety out of a concern that some Metrolinx employees — such as fare inspectors — may be confused for Toronto Police
A 31-year-old Ottawa man is facing charges including attempted murder, choking, forcible confinement and aggravated sexual assault after an incident earlier this month.
More funding for smoking cessation programs could make a big difference for thousands who want to quit, says the chair of the Council for a Smoke Free P.E.I. Islanders who want to quit have little government support, said Marlene Mulligan. Currently, the province offers one $75 credit per Islander
Police and civilian agencies responsible for investigating the spread of child pornography say they are overwhelmed by the flood of images and videos hitting the internet — even through everyday sites like Facebook, Twitter and Flickr. Brian Cross opens a computer screen, showing a map of Alberta: nearly
Edmonton police are looking for a dark grey pick-up truck involved in a hit and run in Mill Woods that left a man with serious injuries Thursday afternoon.
Canada will play host to next year's meeting of G7 leaders at a remote luxury resort in the Charlevoix region of Quebec, The Canadian Press has learned. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to make the announcement at some point during this year's G7 meetings, which get underway Friday
The 13 candidates vying to lead the federal Conservatives make their final pitches to party faithful today — at which point, the marathon leadership race will be all over but the crying for 12 of them. The vast majority of party members will already have voted by mail-in ballots, although they can still
Former prime minister Stephen Harper's one-time chief of staff was never prosecuted for his role in Mike Duffy's Senate expenses fiasco, but now Nigel Wright is getting a belated slap on the wrist from the federal ethics watchdog. In a long-awaited report released Thursday, ethics commissioner
Tory Leader Jamie Baillie cast himself Thursday night as the only man who can beat Stephen McNeil, while the Liberal premier implored voters to ignore campaign "negativity" and give him a second mandate. The two, along with NDP Leader Gary Burrill, held a far-reaching and sometimes animated
The Greens want to avoid triggering another election in British Columbia after the final results left them in the historic position of holding the balance of power in a minority government, says the party leader's press secretary. Jillian Oliver said B.C. voters have little appetite for another
In setting aside the acquittal and ordering the man face a new trial, the Appeal Court expressed dismay at the conduct displayed by Superior Court Justice Susanne Goodman. "Our order directing a new trial is a terrible result for everyone involved in this proceeding," Justice David Doherty