Two of Jian Ghomeshi's accusers discussed their allegations of sexual assault against the former broadcaster in thousands of messages they exchanged before and after they went to police, with one of them acknowledging in court that she deliberately misled investigators by withholding information.
Saskatchewan wants the federal government to bankroll a program that would see oil and gas workers who have lost their jobs clean up abandoned and dormant wells. Premier Brad Wall says it would help stimulate employment in the oil-and-gas sector and accelerate environmental cleanup of wells that are
The independent office charged with overseeing the British Columbia real estate market will investigate allegations of fraud and insider trading by some Metro Vancouver real estate agents, the provincial government said Monday. Superintendent of Real Estate Carolyn Rogers will work with an advisory
As a government, we know our ultimate responsibility is to protect Canadians and to defend our citizens from those who would do harm to us or our families." — Former prime minister Stephen Harper on Oct. 3, 2014, as he announced in the House of Commons a plan to send Canadian aircraft to fight in
Canada plans to extend the mission until March 31, 2017, in a non-combat role to advise, assist and equip local forces at a cost of $264 million. — Station personnel at various coalition headquarters to support members and Iraqi security forces, specifically through expertise in operational planning
The Liberal government says it's making a different choice when it comes to the ISIL mission, pulling out of bombing in favour of more training and intelligence work, more humanitarian aid, more diplomacy. What is the real reason they can't keep six CF-18 fighter jets in the mix, in addition
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An attack on convenience store clerk during an armed robbery in north Edmonton early Monday is renewing a call on the Alberta government to protect late night workers. "Yet another attack on a Mac's store worker is just an indication of how urgent the need is and how we simply can't wait
Law enforcement is only one part of a larger approach needed to solve the problem of violence in the city, Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders said Monday following a spate of homicides over the weekend. "Just the enforcement part is just a factor… there's so many other factors that need to
It's a "grave insult" that a national park in Prince Edward Island still bears the name of a military general who wanted to kill aboriginal people with smallpox, says a Mi'kmaq leader. John Joe Sark, a member of the Mi'kmaq Nation traditional government, says the name of 18th-century
Shippers on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway want the Canadian government to fund a couple of new heavy icebreakers for the waterways, possibly using money from its widely touted infrastructure program. Stephen Brooks, president of the Ottawa-based Chamber of Marine Commerce, says the binational
A woman in her 60s is in potentially life-threatening condition after she was hit by a car on Centre Street.
Canadian military trainers will likely face "engagements" with enemy Islamic militants in Iraq, but that doesn't mean they're taking part in a combat mission, the chief of the defence staff said Monday.
Kim De Lutis is so enthusiastic about hers she's changing her citizenship. The Canadian-born woman is keen to vote for Bernie Sanders — so much so that after having lived in the U.S. for 21 years, she's just applied for dual citizenship. A passionate movement has pushed the septuagenarian socialist
A long-awaited fraud trial connected to a controversial land deal in Montreal that helped spark years of investigations into corruption in Quebec's construction industry will be delayed a little while longer. The case stems from 2007 when Montreal sold a large plot of land in the city's east
A Maritime school board defended its decision to cancel classes hours before snow even started falling Monday, as critics questioned whether boards are too quick to call snow days that inconvenience parents and cost teaching time. The Halifax Regional School Board was criticized on social media Monday
Today is Chinese New Year and as people around the world usher in the Year of the Monkey, they're also celebrating Chinese culture. Two parents in Yellowknife are determined to pass on their Chinese culture and language to their Canadian-born son and they're doing it through stories and poems
Facing higher than average unemployment and a growing threat of bankruptcy, post-secondary students are lobbying the federal government this month for billions in new spending to help cover the cost of university and college education. The largest organization for post-secondary students in Canada is
One of the men accused of killing Tim Bosma placed an urgent order to have a black pickup truck painted red just days after the Hamilton man went missing, court heard Monday. The owner of an autobody shop testified that Dellen Millard called him on May 8, 2013, wanting a rush job on the work and offering
Premier Christy Clark says her government is returning to the legislature determined to stick to its big-picture goals of pursuing a liquefied natural gas industry and completing the $9-billion Site C hydroelectric dam. The British Columbia Liberal government will lay out its plans in Tuesday's
Toronto police are searching for a 12-year-old boy who went missing in Scarborough on Monday evening.
Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett met with the families of missing and murdered aboriginal women in Winnipeg on Monday and said she noticed a different tone from similar meetings in other cities. "Today we heard many things a little bit different than other places," Bennett said
Adedayo will run 17 marathons in his birth country Nigeria, from Abuja to Lagos, in 17 days for 17 in 17. The skin condition is rare in North America — there are only about 300 cases a year in the United States. Adedayo’s brother contracted Stevens-Johnson while working as a doctor in his native Nigeria
When the Canadian government goes on its infrastructure spending spree, New Democrat MPs in Windsor and Essex County say they want to lock down funding for their communities. Essex MP Tracey Ramsey has been visiting municipal leaders throughout her riding trying to determine spending priorities for
Ontario will soon be the latest province to address post-traumatic stress disorder for police officers, firefighters and paramedics. It will join other provinces that have already addressed PTSD in the workplace, particularly for first responders, through both preventative and legislative measures.
TD Canada Trust denies staff at a St. Alberta branch are guilty of racial profiling. The two people turned out to be clients of Poundmaker's Lodge, an addictions treatment centre in St. Albert that uses First Nations traditions, culture and spiritual beliefs in its counselling programs. "We