Montreal police are implementing a new model to train officers to combat elder abuse and are hoping to share the results of their research with other Canadian law-enforcement agencies. As of May 5, all front-line Montreal police officers will receive training on how to identify and follow up on signs
TORONTO - A single winning ticket was sold for the $21 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw.
Almost two decades since an ostracized 14-year-old was swarmed, viciously beaten and then callously drowned near a Victoria bridge, Reena Virk's most notorious killer is asking for release. Kelly Ellard was 15 years old in November 1997 when she smashed Virk's head against a tree and then held
Members of Canada's naval community are gathering across the country today to commemorate the 71st anniversary of the end of the Battle of the Atlantic. It was the longest continuous battle in the Second World War, spanning from 1939 to 1945.
A man has been taken to hospital after being shot in the stomach at a store in the Bathurst and Bloor area.
Thousands of runners in the GTA will be hitting the pavement today for the marathons in Toronto and Mississauga.
Justin Peter knows what he'll be looking for when he is spending time at Point Pelee for the Festival of Birds. "All of the warblers and many other birds migrate at night," he told CBC Radio's Windsor Morning in a recent interview. If this happens while these birds are heading over
Heaven's Floor, Two Lovers and a Bear, Iqaluit: The Movie and now The Grizzlies: In less than two years, four feature films have used Nunavut's capital as a filming location.
About 1,000 Islanders annually get government permits for burning, mostly brush or trees that have fallen over the winter, but sometimes just to get rid of dead grass. "There are beliefs out there that it gets the grass growing up faster than normal or that it gets rid of the weeds, and in some
A plane crashed in the remote forests of northern Quebec on Saturday night, but police have few details yet about what happened.
A house fire injured three people, including a firefighter, on Rosemere Avenue Saturday night, paramedics say.
One of Quebec City's major sources of drinking water is at the centre of a dispute that is pitting mayors against mayors, and environmentalists against developers. Lac St-Charles provides drinking water for 300,000 people in Quebec's capital. It is located north of the city, but surrounded by
President Barack Obama squeezed in a Justin Trudeau joke at his final White House Correspondents' Dinner roast. Justin Trudeau has completely replaced you. Obama made a number of jokes about the current U.S. election.
Former Progressive Conservative cabinet minister Rick Orman said the vote was concise. Stick with the status quo, unite under the Wildrose party, unite under the PCs or form a new entity. "The vote was clear," Orman said.
Police are investigating what they're calling an act of vandalism — and what a farm spokesperson is calling an act of animal rights extremism — after some 500 minks were set loose in southwestern Ontario overnight Friday. Early Saturday morning, Ontario Provincial Police were called to the Brant
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau praised Bombardier's CSeries as an "exceptional airplane" on Saturday but would not hint whether his government plans to invest federal money in the Montreal-based aerospace giant. "That's why we're engaged in negotiations and discussions with
The average domestic airfare on major Canadian airlines remained at a six-year low in the third quarter of 2015, according to the latest figures from Statistics Canada, although that might come as a surprise to travellers. In its report this week, the agency said a one-way domestic flight cost on average
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The City of Vancouver has begun cracking down on unlicensed medical marijuana shops, but owners say they're still committed to keeping their doors open. Prominent pot activist Jodie Emery said at least two dispensaries were issued $250 fines Saturday, the first day inspectors enforced regulations
Mayerthorpe RCMP have charged a 19-year-old man with 18 counts of arson in relation to a fire that burned the CN trestle bridge on Tuesday. Lawson Michael Schalm, who is from Mayerthorpe, is charged in connection to many of them. Sharon Franks said RCMP were able to find and charge the man because
Young athletes aspiring to compete in the Paralympics got to put their skills to the test in Ahuntsic Saturday. The Paralympian Search, an event designed to test out what sport might best suit aspiring paralympians, took place at the Complexe sportif Claude-Robillard. Young athletes, including those
Police in western Manitoba say three people were found dead in a vehicle that crashed and caught fire. RCMP say they received a report of a vehicle on fire on the Opaskwayak Cree Nation near The Pas early Saturday morning. Three people inside the vehicle were all pronounced dead at the scene.
Twenty two young people got out of paying a ticket for distracted driving Saturday in Calgary. On May 4, 2013, Melody Battle was running late for work. "One moment of distraction changed everything for me … and my family," Battle explains.
A fire is burning right on the outskirts of Fort McMurray.
Social media — especially the hashtag #NHLDraftLottery — and parts of the real world exploded with activity when the draw was made shortly after 8 p.m. The Toronto Maple Leafs haven't picked first since 1985, when they selected Wendel Clark of the Saskatoon Blades.
Police say they've identified the victim whose severed remains were found behind a Toronto butcher shop in mid-April. Police also say they've charged a man with indignity to a dead body in connection with the case. The woman has been identified as 30-year-old Melissa Cooper, of Toronto.