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    Toronto police ID builders of mystery tunnel; no criminal intent found The Canadian Press

    Police say they have identified and interviewed two men who built a tunnel near a Pan Am Games venue in Toronto and have determined there is no criminal intent or threat. More »Toronto police ID builders of mystery tunnel; no criminal intent found

    Mystery Tunnel 20150224

    Police say they have identified and interviewed two men who built a tunnel near a Pan Am Games venue in Toronto and have determined there is no criminal intent or threat.

  • Toronto tunnel dug by 2 men as 'man cave', police say CBC

    Two men in their 20s dug the large tunnel found in north Toronto as a "man cave" to hang out in, police said Monday. The tunnel, which was discovered in January but first reported by CBC News last week, … More »Toronto tunnel dug by 2 men as 'man cave', police say

    Two men in their 20s dug the large tunnel found in north Toronto as a "man cave" to hang out in, police said Monday. The tunnel, which was discovered in January but first reported by CBC News last week, was dug near York University’s Keele campus and the Rexall Centre, a major tennis venue that’s set to host part of this …

  • Daylight saving time starts this weekend CBC

    Daylight saving time kicks in this weekend, costing Canadians an hour of sleep but giving many a daily dose of waking sunshine. More »Daylight saving time starts this weekend

    Daylight saving time kicks in this weekend, costing Canadians an hour of sleep but giving many a daily dose of waking sunshine.

  • Cars burn in warehouse fire
    Cars burn in warehouse fire CBC

    Building owner Barry Cudmore has checked the building every day for years. Cudmore is still searching for some vehicle owners to break the news. More »Cars burn in warehouse fire

    Cars burn in warehouse fire

    Building owner Barry Cudmore has checked the building every day for years. Cudmore is still searching for some vehicle owners to break the news.

  • Shawn Drennan, part of a four-family fight against Ontario's wind-turbine legislation, is seen outside court in London, Ont., on Monday, Nov. 17, 2014. A demand that four Ontario families pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal costs to billion-dollar companies is a thinly disguised warning to anyone pondering a challenge to industrial wind farms in Ontario, the families say. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel
    Anti-turbine farm families fight whopping legal bill from wind-farm companies The Canadian Press

    A demand that four Ontario families pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal costs to billion-dollar companies is a thinly disguised warning to anyone pondering a challenge to industrial wind farms … More »Anti-turbine farm families fight whopping legal bill from wind-farm companies

    Shawn Drennan, part of a four-family fight against Ontario's wind-turbine legislation, is seen outside court in London, Ont., on Monday, Nov. 17, 2014. A demand that four Ontario families pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal costs to billion-dollar companies is a thinly disguised warning to anyone pondering a challenge to industrial wind farms in Ontario, the families say. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel

    A demand that four Ontario families pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal costs to billion-dollar companies is a thinly disguised warning to anyone pondering a challenge to industrial wind farms in Ontario, the families say. In asking the courts to set the legal bill aside, the citizens say the award would cripple …

  • Snow, ice pellets, freezing rain alert for southern Ontario

    Environment Canada has issued a special weather alert for Southern Ontario with snow, ice pellets and freezing rain forecast for Tuesday afternoon. It's supposed to start off with snow or ice pellets, which will chance to freezing rain before temperatures will rise above 0 C and it will change to rain. Environment Canada …

  • Naheed Nenshi to request jury trial in $6M 'Godfather' lawsuit

    A lawyer for Mayor Naheed Nenshi will be in a Calgary courtroom Monday asking a judge to allow a jury to hear a defamation lawsuit against Nenshi. Wenzel says during the 2013 municipal election campaign, the mayor made comments on CBC Radio which insinuated that Wenzel previously broke election laws and runs a mafia-like …

  • The Dalhousie University dentistry building is seen in Halifax on Jan. 6, 2015. Male dentistry students from Dalhousie University who participated in a Facebook page that contained sexually violent content about female classmates have expressed remorse in an open letter to the community. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

    Male dentistry students at Dalhousie University who participated in a Facebook page that contained sexually violent content about female classmates have expressed remorse in an open letter to the community. The members of the class who agreed to the statement are participating in a restorative justice process the university …

  • Al- Hadi Mosque open house dispels myths about Muslim faith

    An Edmonton mosque opened its doors to the public Sunday afternoon in an effort to combat what the congregation fears is a growing backlash against the Muslim community. The idea came to Mohyuddin Mirza, the outreach director of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Canada in Edmonton, after an online video was released by an al-Qaeda​-linked …

  • People carry Russian national flags during a march in memory of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov who was gunned down on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 near the Kremlin, with The Kremlin Wall and St. Basil Cathedral in the background in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, March 1, 2015. Thousands converged Sunday in central Moscow to mourn veteran liberal politician Boris Nemtsov, whose killing on the streets of the capital has shaken Russia’s beleaguered opposition. They carried flowers, portraits and white signs that said “I am not afraid.” (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

    Canada stands with the tens of thousands of Russians who took to Moscow streets on Sunday to protest the killing of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson says. Speaking on the eve of his first foreign trip in his new portfolio, Nicholson said Sunday he doesn't know who is to blame …

  • Rob Ford auctioning infamous sweatshirt

    Rob Ford continues to sell off some of his belongings, including those tied to some of the most controversial moments of his mayoral term. On Sunday, Ford tweeted that he'd added new items to eBay, which the public can bid on. On eBay, Ford describes the sweatshirt as the one he wore when he went jogging with a National …

  • Canadian Natural Resources Minister Greg Rickford speaks about Keystone XL pipeline during a news conference at the Canadian Embassy in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. The federal and Ontario government will spend more than $785,000 to allow First Nations in the so called Ring of Fire region to do a study on establishing a year-round transportation corridor in the region. Rickford and Ontario Northern Development Minister Michael Gravelle made the announcement at a mining conference in Toronto today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ AP/Jacquelyn Martin

    Some of Canada's most remote and impoverished First Nations communities isolated within northern Ontario's so called Ring of Fire region are getting funding to conduct a study on how to open the area to development. The study will be led by the Webequie First Nation in partnership with the First Nations of Eabametoong, …

  • Andrew Robinson, Carleton University instructor, rips wages, job security

    A contract instructor at Carleton University has boldly expressed his frustrations about what he calls low wages by writing an open letter online. Andrew Robinson says he teaches first-year physics at the Ottawa school, earning about $34,000 per year without benefits or a pension. At the end of January, Robinson posted …

  • Thousands of striking University of Toronto teaching assistants are planning to set up picket lines at three Toronto-area campuses on Monday morning. Students have been told classes will go ahead at the university’s three campuses — in downtown Toronto, Mississauga and Scarborough — but there may be some strike-related …

  • Record cold in February caused by arctic air carried by jet stream

    Between Ontario and Quebec deep freezes, the Maritime snowpocalypse, and British Columbia's early spring, February was a month of extreme weather.